Zurich Life Blog

A round up of all the latest news, views, commentary and analysis on the insurance, pensions and investment industry.

Climate change poses important risks and opportunities for business and financial leaders globally and the Zurich sponsored Bloomberg Green Summit event will see top experts, influencers and activists call for real climate action and lasting positive change.

Aidan Crotty wins the Portrait Prize and Eva McParland has been crowned the winner of the Young Portrait Prize at the National Gallery of Ireland’s Zurich Portrait Prize which was held as a virtual event this year.

Garry Ringrose was voted Zurich Players’ Player of the Year, Caelan Doris was voted Young Player of the Year and the Irish Women’s XVs Player went to Cliodhna Moloney at the Zurich Irish Rugby Players Awards 2020.

Caelan Doris and Louise Galvin were on hand to announce the nominees for the 2020 Zurich Players’ Player of the Year Award.

Enda Bowe wins this year’s Zurich Portrait Prize with his photograph of a mother and child. Winners of the Zurich Young Portrait Prize were also announced yesterday at the National Gallery of Ireland.

Children ranging in age from three to seventeen have become finalists in the Zurich Young Portrait Prize. The overall category winners will be announced today at the National Gallery Ireland and an exhibit of all the shortlisted artists will run until 12 January 2020. 

A final call is being made for children and young people to enter the inaugural Zurich Young Portrait Prize, an inclusive all-Ireland art competition open to children and young people of all abilities aged from 0 to 18.

The inaugural Zurich Young Portrait Prize at the National Gallery of Ireland has been announced and encourages children of all ages to get creative through the medium of portraiture.

Last chance to see the Zurich Portrait Prize exhibition at the National Gallery before it closes on 13 January. 

The National Gallery of Ireland has announced the winning artist for the 2018 Zurich Portrait Prize. Mandy O’Neill won for her portrait and Kim Haughton and Blaise Smith were highly commended.