Where we come from
Financially strong and secure, Royal London in Ireland has a history of protecting our policyholders and their families for over 190 years, and we’re committed to continue to do so for a long time to come!
The time line below shows some key dates in our history in Ireland.
The Caledonian Insurance Company opened on Dame Street, Dublin where it remained for over 100 years.
Caledonian became a member of the Guardian Group of Companies.
The Guardian Group merged with the Royal Exchange Group to form The Guardian Royal Exchange Group.
Royal Liver Group completed its purchase of Guardian Life.
Returning to its original roots, the Caledonian Life name was re‑launched as a new force in financial services.
Caledonian Life was acquired by the Royal London Group following the group’s takeover of Royal Liver.
Caledonian Life rebranded to the name of its parent company, Royal London.
Royal London strengthens its commitment to customers in Ireland by establishing a subsidiary business here.