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#Pensioners

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should free travel for pensioners be means-tested? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should free travel for pensioners be means-tested?

Reports today suggest the Government is considering bringing in an income threshrold for pensioners to receive their free travel. Good idea? Bad idea?

From The42 Preview: Unbeaten Shakhtar await Chelsea's entertainers Group E

Preview: Unbeaten Shakhtar await Chelsea's entertainers

Roberto Di Matteo has promised more expansive football as the Pensioners travel to Ukraine for their Champions League fixture.

Elderly couple grew enormous cannabis plant… by mistake

The pensioners applied their gardening skills to the herb, until it was seized by police.

From TheJournal.ie One third of pensioners in one Irish county live on their own – census All Alone

One third of pensioners in one Irish county live on their own – census

This interactive graph based on census data show how isolated people across parts of Ireland are.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should pensioners be charged for travel? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should pensioners be charged for travel?

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

From TheJournal.ie Almost 80 per cent of lone pensioners have no internet access Pensioners

Almost 80 per cent of lone pensioners have no internet access

Age Action Ireland said it has concerns that older people may become increasingly isolated and excluded from certain services as they continue to move online.

From TheJournal.ie Glanbia retirees launch court action over alleged breach of contract Glanbia

Glanbia retirees launch court action over alleged breach of contract

The group has launched a High Court action over an alleged breach of contract regarding pension payments.

From TheJournal.ie Weekly income for elderly people drops 6 per cent - CSO CSO

Weekly income for elderly people drops 6 per cent - CSO

The average weekly income fell to €403.23 in 2010 compared with €428.86 the previous year.

From TheJournal.ie Two elderly pensioners injured in Tuam aggravated burglary Galway

Two elderly pensioners injured in Tuam aggravated burglary

The two men aged in their 80s received minor injuries during an aggravated burglary involving two masked men in Galway yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie When I'm 65: Irish pensioners can expect 11 healthy years (but less for men) Getting On

When I'm 65: Irish pensioners can expect 11 healthy years (but less for men)

Irish women aged 65 can expect to live for a total of 21.1 years while men can expect an additional 18.1 years, new figures have found.

From TheJournal.ie Column: I don't have political leanings - but neither, it seems, has Labour Opinion

Column: I don't have political leanings - but neither, it seems, has Labour

This week, former trader Nick Leeson explains how he left London believing all UK political parties were the same – and how it looks like Ireland’s Labour party is also losing its Robin Hood status.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

THE REVENUE COMMISSIONERS has said they will open their telephone service tomorrow to answer public queries in relation to the disclosure that some holders of State pensions may be liable for extra tax. The number to call, a LoCall 1890 number, changes depending on your geographical area and is outlined on the letter that affected pensioners will have received this week from the Revenue.

From TheJournal.ie Opposition cry foul over Revenue pensions 'mess-up' Pensions Row

Opposition cry foul over Revenue pensions 'mess-up'

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin demand immediate clarification on how 115,000 pensioners were told they may face extra tax.

From TheJournal.ie Revenue not ruling out back tax on pensioners Tax

Revenue not ruling out back tax on pensioners

Declan Rigby from the Office of the Revenue Commissioners said that there will not be an across-the-board amnesty on pensioners who owe tax.

From TheJournal.ie 115,000 pensioners told: You'll have to pay more tax Pensions

115,000 pensioners told: You'll have to pay more tax

The Revenue Commissioners and Department of Social Protection identify 115,000 pensioners whose income had been underdeclared.

From TheJournal.ie 230,000 Japanese centenarians missing Fraud

230,000 Japanese centenarians missing

Is there something strange happening in Japan?