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Scottish Tories say country is 'too cold' to means-test winter fuel payments From TheJournal.ie

Scottish Tories say country is 'too cold' to means-test winter fuel payments

May 19th 2017, 8:29 PM 9,089 Views 19 Comments

The Conservative Party wants the payment to be means-tested in other parts of the UK.

This 109-year-old's epic life advice just made her the internet's new queen
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This 109-year-old's epic life advice just made her the internet's new queen

Jan 21st 2015, 7:57 PM 5,581 Views 5 Comments

More porridge, less men.

Opinion: Ageism is far too prevalent, we need a cultural shift in how older people are perceived
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Opinion: Ageism is far too prevalent, we need a cultural shift in how older people are perceived

Jul 30th 2014, 8:00 AM 591 Views 24 Comments

Older adults are too often seen as ‘burden’ rather than people who helped build societies and economies.

89-year-old lady uses golf club to fight off sword-wielding burglar
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89-year-old lady uses golf club to fight off sword-wielding burglar

May 29th 2014, 6:00 PM 18,809 Views 16 Comments

What. A. Badass.

Kevin Phillips' 'old man and his Zimmer frame' wins goal celebration of the weekend
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Kevin Phillips' 'old man and his Zimmer frame' wins goal celebration of the weekend

Feb 2nd 2014, 12:41 PM 5,806 Views 1 Comment

The evergreen striker came off the bench to score the winner for Championship leaders Leicester City.

It's a bird, it's a plane... No, it's the 75-year-old Flying Nun
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It's a bird, it's a plane... No, it's the 75-year-old Flying Nun

May 18th 2013, 12:21 PM 11,059 Views 31 Comments

Sr. Patricia Wall braved a 200 km/h free-fall skydive from 10,000ft to raise money for the charity Aware yesterday.

Poll: Should the retirement age of 65 be scrapped?
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Poll: Should the retirement age of 65 be scrapped?

Nov 21st 2012, 9:16 AM 7,813 Views 60 Comments

Workers are generally required to retire at the age of 65 – but a new opposition party Bill argues that this is discrimination based on age. What do you think?

Poll: Should pensioners be charged for travel?
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Poll: Should pensioners be charged for travel?

Sep 15th 2012, 11:28 AM 9,871 Views 111 Comments

It’s reported that pensioners, who currently avail of free travel, could be asked to pay €5 for some journeys.

Conned Cork pensioner gets some life savings back
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Conned Cork pensioner gets some life savings back

Jun 29th 2011, 11:16 AM 917 Views 9 Comments

Two men arrested in investigation into how man posed as Garda to trick elderly man to hand over large sum of money.