Internal restructuring
Border; Midland and Western;
Location of affected unit(s)
Financial Services
Financial And Insurance Activities
Insurance, Reinsurance And Pension Funding, Except Compulsory Social Security
65 - Insurance, reinsurance and pension funding, except compulsory social security

180 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
30 September 2004
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 March 2006


Hibernian Group is planning to cut its 1,400 strong workforce by 180 over the next 18 months. The decision was taken following a detailed cost review. The cost review is the subject of negotiations with AMICUS, the trade union representing the workers. The Hibernian Group's wide range of activities embrace general insurance, risk management, pensions, life assurance etc. Hibernian is part of the Aviva Group, which is one of the world's largest insurance organisations.


  • 1 October 2004: The Irish Examiner
  • 1 October 2004: The Irish Times


Eurofound (2004), Hibernian Group, Internal restructuring in Ireland, factsheet number 60721, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/60721.