A suite of funds designed to suit various investment risk profiles.

Passive IRIS

Our passively managed target date fund core investment strategy

Passive IRIS is an ideal investment solution for members who want to take a retirement lump sum and invest in an Approved Retirement Fund (ARF) at retirement. Additional Passive IRIS options aimed at individuals who want to purchase an annuity or take a cash lump sum at retirement are also available.

Passive IRIS

Passive IRIS has a number of unique characteristics:

  • The individual enters a fund dictated by their expected retirement age
  • The individual remains in the one fund throughout their retirement journey
  • The asset mix of that fund changes over the term, reducing risk assets the closer the individual approaches retirement
  • Unlike other default lifestyle strategies available in the Irish market, Passive IRIS allows members to switch in and out of the fund and combine it with any other available funds in order to facilitate maximum fund flexibility

Find out more about Passive IRIS here.

ESG (Environmental, Social Governance) Investing

At New Ireland we view the adoption of responsible investment principles as both an integral part of an investment process and critical part of any investment firm's fiduciary duty to its clients. Our responsible investment framework is aligned to the United Nations' Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI). This represents the leading global standard for investors. We demonstrate our commitment to responsible investment, to collaborate and learn with our peers about the financial and investment implications of ESG issues.

New Ireland's investment partners have various offerings within ESG guidelines. State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) and Legal & General Investment Managers (LGIM) are the main managers underpinning the investment funds, both following a predominately passive/index tracking based investment mandate. Both investment managers proactively engage with managers of the businesses that make up these indices to ensure adoption of ESG principles. Both managers are signatories to the UN PRI and hold the highest A+ rating.

Further information on New Ireland's ESG commitment is available on our Sustainable Investing webpage.

Warning: If you invest in this product you will not have access to your money until your retirement date.
Warning: The value of your investment may go down as well as up.
Warning: If you invest in these funds you may lose some or all of the money you invest.
Warning: These funds may be affected by changes in currency exchange rates.
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To find out more about the New Ireland Master Trust, please contact Neville Maxwell, Group Pensions Sales Manager at or your New Ireland Account Manager.

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