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  • Investments

Stocks closed out the week on a positive note on the back of Thursday’s jobs report, as US markets were closed on Friday due to the 4th July celebrations, writes Ian Slattery.

  • Pensions

Since COVID-19 more people are reflecting and evaluating the important aspects of their lives. Family and health are priority and a person’s financial wellbeing is intrinsically linked to both, writes Maurice Ryan, Customer and Corporate Distribution Manager at Zurich.

  • Culture
  • Awards
Award-winning essayist, editor and renowned arts critic Sinéad Gleeson, who wins the Dalkey Literary Award for Emerging Writer with Constellations. Watch this video of her receiving the news of her win.
  • Culture
  • Awards
Novelist and short story writer Christine Dwyer Hickey, wins the Dalkey Literary Award for Novel of the Year with her novel The Narrow Land. Watch this video to see her receive the great news.
  • Culture
  • Awards
The Dalkey Book Festival, in conjunction with Zurich Insurance, has announced the winners of the inaugural Dalkey Literary Awards.
  • Awards
  • Culture

The Dalkey Book Festival, in conjunction with Zurich Insurance, is delighted to announce the shortlisted authors for the inaugural Dalkey Literary Awards.

  • Community
In support of our partners Rugby Players Ireland, the Z Zurich Foundation have made a donation to the #TheBigRugbyRun fundraising initiative, raising money to support the 'Feed the Heroes' fund.
  • Wellbeing
  • Community

Ireland and Ulster Rugby Player and Tackle Your Feelings ambassador, John Cooney has today shared his story of how in challenging times setting goals and working towards them helps him take control, a powerful message in these uncertain times.

  • Careers

Would you like to work for one of Ireland’s leading insurance companies? Encouraging an earn while you learn approach, Zurich’s 2020 Apprenticeship Programme is now open for applications and could be the first step as you begin your career.

  • Investments
Equities saw choppy trading last week before finishing the week lower as a number of key officials tempered optimism, writes Ian Slattery.