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The New Ireland Fund, Inc. Monthly Portfolio Update

March 1, 2019

BOSTON, March 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The New Ireland Fund, Inc. (NYSE: IRL) today released an updated Monthly portfolio statement as of February 28, 2019.

Issuer Name Shareholding US $ Market Value % of Net Assets --------------------------- ------------ ----------------- -------- AIB GROUP PLC 333,051 1,566,835 2.84 AMRYT PHARMA PLC 1,804,917 369,540 0.67 APPLEGREEN PLC 223,909 1,472,080 2.67 BANK OF IRELAND GROUP 273,378 1,777,096 3.22 CIE DE SAINT-GOBAIN 34,075 1,227,097 2.22 COVANTA HOLDING CORP 97,509 1,655,703 3.00 CRH PLC 464,188 14,699,251 26.61 DALATA HOTEL GROUP PLC 322,959 2,229,812 4.04 DCC PLC 18,889 1,634,733 2.96 GLANBIA PLC 40,453 820,416 1.49 GLENVEAGH PROPERTIES PLC 1,000,000 978,206 1.77 GRAFTON GROUP PLC 155,697 1,650,002 2.99 GREEN REIT PLC 900,477 1,509,740 2.73 GREENCOAT RENEWABLES PLC 1,226,599 1,520,762 2.75 GREENCORE GROUP PLC 43,369 112,744 0.20 HOSTELWORLD GROUP PLC 230,095 573,170 1.04 IPL PLASTICS PLC COMMON B 223,828 1,811,443 3.28 IRISH CONTINENTAL GROUP PLC 177,922 1,011,886 1.83 KERRY GROUP PLC 8,435 868,292 1.57 KINGSPAN GROUP PLC 60,377 2,847,298 5.15 MALIN CORPORATION PLC 81,980 512,865 0.93 MINCON GROUP PLC 562,704 761,656 1.38 ORIGIN ENTERPRISES PLC 21,273 131,148 0.24 PADDY POWER BETFAIR PLC 13,908 1,124,777 2.04 RYANAIR HOLDINGS PLC ADR 20,097 1,498,030 2.71 RYANAIR HOLDINGS PLC 269,938 3,730,546 6.75 SMURFIT KAPPA GROUP PLC 72,556 2,058,268 3.73 TOTAL PRODUCE PLC 748,397 1,583,350 2.87 UDG HEALTHCARE PLC 102,268 784,694 1.42 VEOLIA ENVIRONNEME 46,257 1,015,469 1.84

The holdings are subject to change at any point in time hereafter.

Investment Objective: The New Ireland Fund, Inc. (NYSE: IRL), a closed-end non-diversified investment company, seeks long-term capital appreciation through investment of at least 80% of its assets in a portfolio of Irish securities.

The New Ireland Fund, Inc. is managed by KBI Global Investors (North America) Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of KBI Global Investors Ltd, and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol IRL. For further information, please contact the Fund at (800) 468-6475 or investor.query@newirelandfund.com Website: newirelandfund.com