BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Jun 7, 2013) -  The New Ireland Fund, Inc. (NYSE: IRL) (the "Fund") held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Tuesday, June 4th, 2013.

The only proposal before the meeting was for the re-election of Mr. David Dempsey as a director of the Fund. The proposal was carried by a substantial majority. Mr. Denis Kelleher did not stand for re-election. The Board thanks Mr. Kelleher, who served as a Director from 1991 until June 4, 2013, for his wonderful service over the years and for his excellent and very helpful contributions to the Fund.

The New Ireland Fund, Inc. is a closed-end diversified investment company that seeks long-term capital appreciation through investing at least 80% of its assets in a portfolio of Irish securities. The Fund is managed by Kleinwort Benson Investors International Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Kleinwort Benson Investors Dublin 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.

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For further information, please contact:
The New Ireland Fund, Inc.
(800) 468-6475