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Irish Property Market Outlook – June 2018

Friday 13th July 2018.

The economic outlook for 2018 and beyond continues to look optimistic, with forecasted growth of 4.4% for Ireland for 2018 (Central Bank). Unemployment is now at 5.8% (CSO May 2018) predicted to fall to 5% this year which is regarded as full employment, not experienced here since 2007.

Top up your pension savings and get up to 40% tax back

Wednesday 18th October 2017.

This is a final opportunity to reduce last year’s tax bill. If you don’t avail of this opportunity before the tax deadline, then you may have paid more tax than you need have paid for 2016 and you have missed your last chance to get this tax back or reduce the income tax you are about to pay.

Budget 2018- What you need to Know

Tuesday 10th October 2017.

Budget 2018 was delivered by Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, today. We have compiled a document with a list of the main changes that have taken place.

New Year, new savings plan

Wednesday 18th January 2017.

New savings plan

Important Pension info for people approaching their 75th birthday or aged 75 years and over

Tuesday 10th January 2017.

This information is very important for people aged 75 or over who have unclaimed pension funds.

What is Guaranteed Insurability?

Wednesday 5th October 2016.

What is Guaranteed Insurability?

Guaranteed insurability aka the life events option lets you increase your level of cover without the need for medical information.

It is available on some life insurance, mortgage protection and income protection policies.

Maturity of Oil Bonus Note 3

Saturday 20th August 2016.

We are delighted to announce the successful maturity of another product in the BlackBee range of investments. Hot on the heels of Gold Bond 1 which matured in May 2016 and Oil Bonus Note 2 in June 2016, Oil Bonus Note 3 has also matured.

Equities Bounce Back

Wednesday 10th August 2016.

Good news on the equities front this week with a number of stock indices reaching new highs:


An update to the Investment Outlook 2016

Tuesday 12th July 2016.

Equity markets have been subjected to increased volatility in 2016 due to a confluence of events. These include economic growth concerns in China, severe oscillation in the price of oil, negative interest rates in some regions and, more latterly, Brexit.

Easy Access SmartFunds offer

Thursday 16th June 2016.

On behalf of New Ireland, we are delighted to announce the new Easy Access SmartFunds offer. 

Welcome to our New Website

Wednesday 4th May 2016.

After a couple of months of planning, we are delighted to announce the launch of our new website. We wanted a design that is more modern, but that would also make it easier for you to find the information that you are looking for. The site is now compatible with modern tablets and smart phones to allow you to keep in touch while on the move.

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