About Us

Insurance Ireland is the Voice of Insurance in Ireland and represents the Irish general insurance, health insurance, life assurance, reinsurance and captive management sectors. 

Insurance Ireland represents almost 130 companies providing insurance domestically in Ireland and internationally from Ireland. Total industry employment is approximately 28,000 people both directly and indirectly with one in four jobs in finance being in insurance. One of the most important aspects of insurance is to pay claims to customers at times when they need it most. Our members pay out more than €13 billion in claims and benefits to Irish customers annually and contribute over €1.6 billion in tax to the Irish exchequer each year. 

The Irish Insurance Industry holds €200 billion in assets in Ireland of which €35 billion is invested in Irish infrastructure and government debt. Insurance makes a major contribution to Ireland’s economic growth and development and is a cornerstone of modern life. 

Insurance Ireland’s mission is to represent and enable the development of the insurance sector for its customers, our members and the broader economy. As the Voice of Insurance, Insurance Ireland's key functions include:

-Enabling a healthy regulatory and competitive environment

-Building our contribution to society and the economy

-Enabling industry deliver best outcomes for customers 

-Representing members’ interests to Government, state agencies, regulatory bodies, public representatives, interest groups, the media and the general public;

-Representing the position of members at a European level, particularly via Insurance Europe, the European association for national representative bodies, and at a global level via the Global Federation of Insurance Associations (GFIA);

-Developing Ireland as a hub for internationally traded insurance and reinsurance through promotional activity, advocacy, collaboration with state agencies and informing Government policy such as IFS2020; 

-Helping develop the industry’s response to Brexit through collaboration with state agencies and promoting the sector’s interests internationally;  

-Helping the development of an InsurTech ecosystem in Ireland through our partnerships with academic institutions, professional services firms, Government agencies and start up incubators.  


As a member of Insurance Ireland, you belong to a representative body comprising of industry leaders who proactively represent and support the operation of your business in the Irish, European and International market. To have your voice heard, contact us on info@insuranceireland.eu


Insurance Ireland - The Voice of Insurance

Contact details


Dublin Address:
Insurance Ireland,
Insurance Centre,
5 Harbourmaster Place,
Dublin 1, DO1 E7E8.

Contact Details

Telephone: 01 676 1820
Fax: 01 676 1943

or use our Query form

Brussels Address:
51, Rue Montoyer,
B-1000 Brussels

EU Transparency Register ID: 978587826097-61

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