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Ombudsman ordered bank to reimburse money to child's account after father withdrew €66,000
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Ombudsman ordered bank to reimburse money to child's account after father withdrew €66,000

Feb 3rd 2021, 6:15 AM 81,896 Views 44 Comments

The financial services ombudsman has released his decisions from the second half of last year.

Man (50s) arrested in Cork over suspected pension fraud released without charge
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Man (50s) arrested in Cork over suspected pension fraud released without charge

Oct 10th 2020, 9:59 AM 22,490 Views 8 Comments

Gardaí said a file would be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions in relation to the matter.

The public will no longer get to know how much former Taoisigh and ex-ministers are paid
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The public will no longer get to know how much former Taoisigh and ex-ministers are paid

May 7th 2020, 12:05 AM 142,728 Views 145 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty has said that it’s important for transparency on the issue and added: “At the end of the day, it’s public money.”

'We've been waiting for 12 years': Hundreds of Community Employment supervisors strike over pension rights
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'We've been waiting for 12 years': Hundreds of Community Employment supervisors strike over pension rights

Feb 14th 2020, 3:08 PM 11,231 Views 14 Comments

They want the incoming government to implement a Labour Court recommendation issued in 2008 that a pension scheme be put in place for them.

State pension: Taoiseach says 65-year-olds will still have to sign on under Fine Gael's new plan
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State pension: Taoiseach says 65-year-olds will still have to sign on under Fine Gael's new plan

Jan 23rd 2020, 1:17 PM 67,331 Views 208 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar confirmed to reporters today that the transitional pension would only apply to 66-year-olds.

The State pension 'mess': Can we afford to roll back on the pension age?
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The State pension 'mess': Can we afford to roll back on the pension age?

Jan 22nd 2020, 5:05 PM 35,353 Views 104 Comments

Finance expert Dr James Stewart told TheJournal.ie that pensions age issue had become “a bit of a mess”.

Bríd Smith: The main political parties 'loaded the gun and pulled the trigger on the pension age'
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Bríd Smith: The main political parties 'loaded the gun and pulled the trigger on the pension age'

Jan 22nd 2020, 4:05 PM 17,669 Views 94 Comments

People Before Profit TDs have called for the pension age to be reversed to 65.

The pension age is now a major election issue - so where do all the parties stand?
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The pension age is now a major election issue - so where do all the parties stand?

Jan 21st 2020, 12:05 AM 52,062 Views 125 Comments

The pension age is set to increase to 67 in 2021, and 68 in 2028.

'It will get worse': 'Embarrassed' over-65s forced to sign on the dole
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'It will get worse': 'Embarrassed' over-65s forced to sign on the dole

Jan 17th 2020, 12:05 AM 107,592 Views 161 Comments

Sinn Fein has pledged to restore the pensionable age to 65

France paralysed as hundreds of thousands take to the streets in protest over pensions overhaul plan
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France paralysed as hundreds of thousands take to the streets in protest over pensions overhaul plan

Dec 5th 2019, 9:20 PM 18,806 Views 23 Comments

The protest stem from French President Macron’s proposals to reform the pension and retirement structure.

Poll: Do you support the government's plan to 'auto-enrol' people for pensions?
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Poll: Do you support the government's plan to 'auto-enrol' people for pensions?

Nov 1st 2019, 9:10 AM 36,275 Views 92 Comments

The government this week announced plans for the new pension system.

There's a big difference between what Irish men and women are living off in retirement
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There's a big difference between what Irish men and women are living off in retirement

Sep 11th 2019, 6:10 AM 25,284 Views 15 Comments

The ESRI has put the gender pension gap at 35%.

Fianna Fáil slaps down government's idea of means-testing for pension payments
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Fianna Fáil slaps down government's idea of means-testing for pension payments

Jul 21st 2019, 9:30 AM 50,709 Views 157 Comments

Fianna Fáil accused the government of kite-flying.

Over 20,000 pensioners to benefit from rate increase following review
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Over 20,000 pensioners to benefit from rate increase following review

May 23rd 2019, 5:37 PM 49,581 Views 32 Comments

Another 21,294 will remain on their existing rate of payment.

€28 million in pension payments to former TDs, Senators and government ministers over the past two years
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€28 million in pension payments to former TDs, Senators and government ministers over the past two years

May 17th 2019, 12:05 AM 32,423 Views 82 Comments

For the first time ever, the Department of Public Expenditure has refused access to individual pensions for former ministers and officeholders

'Volunteers were sent for the coffins': New docs reveal IRA activities during War of Independence
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'Volunteers were sent for the coffins': New docs reveal IRA activities during War of Independence

Feb 23rd 2019, 10:00 AM 27,227 Views 48 Comments

The Brigade Activity Files are the latest release by the Military Service Pensions Collection.

Fears over publishing anonymous list of former ministers' pensions in case they were easily identifiable
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Fears over publishing anonymous list of former ministers' pensions in case they were easily identifiable

Dec 15th 2018, 8:15 AM 13,826 Views 31 Comments

The 2017 list was never published due to concerns over data protection and that even an anonymous list could create a breach.

Putin softens plans to reform Russia's pension system amid public outcry
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Putin softens plans to reform Russia's pension system amid public outcry

Aug 29th 2018, 9:18 PM 13,601 Views 23 Comments

Putin suggested raising the state pension age by five years to 60 years for women, instead of the earlier proposed eight years to 63.

Government to launch automatic enrolment into pension plans for all citizens by 2022
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# Planning Ahead

Government to launch automatic enrolment into pension plans for all citizens by 2022

Aug 23rd 2018, 10:49 AM 27,062 Views 138 Comments

The consultation process for the proposed automatic enrolment of all citizens into pension plans has now been launched and will last until 4 November.

'The State pension wasn't designed to support the lifestyles people have in mind'
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'The State pension wasn't designed to support the lifestyles people have in mind'

Jul 29th 2018, 3:00 PM 47,827 Views 86 Comments

Within the complex landscape of pension investment, auto-enrolment provides a compelling case for increasing and encouraging pension take-up, writes Jerry Moriarty.

Injured in The Troubles: 'I don't know whether they're just waiting for us to die off'
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Injured in The Troubles: 'I don't know whether they're just waiting for us to die off'

May 12th 2018, 10:00 AM 9,958 Views 19 Comments

Some of those left severely injured in the Troubles are now in their 70s and 80s. They says it’s imperative a special pension be introduced.

From 2022, workers will be 'auto enrolled' on pension savings schemes
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# Retirement Ready

From 2022, workers will be 'auto enrolled' on pension savings schemes

Feb 28th 2018, 10:46 AM 19,921 Views 38 Comments

The government has also announced a new “total contributions approach” to pensions from 2020.

The government will spend €40 million closing the 'pensions gap'
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# Mind The Gap

The government will spend €40 million closing the 'pensions gap'

Jan 23rd 2018, 2:39 PM 21,286 Views 31 Comments

The people impacted, mainly women, lose out on around €30 per week under the measures.

'I never cost the State a penny, but now they're taking part of my pension'
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'I never cost the State a penny, but now they're taking part of my pension'

Jan 18th 2018, 6:00 AM 59,361 Views 53 Comments

Tens of thousands of people are losing out on receiving a full State pension due to rules that were introduced in 2012.

Most women 'don't know how to start a pension' as surveys highlights gender gap
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Most women 'don't know how to start a pension' as surveys highlights gender gap

Jan 12th 2018, 6:15 AM 9,269 Views 41 Comments

Just over one in three women have a pension, compared to over half of men.

The State's public service pension liability currently stands at €114.5 billion
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The State's public service pension liability currently stands at €114.5 billion

Dec 19th 2017, 7:34 PM 19,829 Views 136 Comments

The figure was calculated under the assumption that future pension increases will continue to be in line with pay rates

'I found myself shouting at the radio': War of words between Doherty and O'Dea on pension motion
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'I found myself shouting at the radio': War of words between Doherty and O'Dea on pension motion

Oct 18th 2017, 10:30 AM 23,934 Views 107 Comments

The Government looks set to lose a vote in the Dáil.

Varadkar won't support motion which reverses pension cut for taking time out of the workforce
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Varadkar won't support motion which reverses pension cut for taking time out of the workforce

Oct 17th 2017, 8:49 PM 26,299 Views 76 Comments

Many are angry that their State pension payments are significantly smaller than they would have been before 2012.

There's a big difference between how men and women are planning for retirement
# Gender Grey Gap
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# Gender Grey Gap

There's a big difference between how men and women are planning for retirement

Sep 27th 2017, 6:05 AM 21,581 Views 36 Comments

A new survey has revealed women are less likely to be putting money aside for old age.

Leo Varadkar: 'The State can’t solve everyone’s problems for them'
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# Sharing The Burden

Leo Varadkar: 'The State can’t solve everyone’s problems for them'

Sep 21st 2017, 8:28 PM 44,503 Views 144 Comments

An Taoiseach wants workers to be automatically signed up to a private pension.

Taoiseach says politicians should settle their Dáil bar tab or have it taken from their salaries
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Taoiseach says politicians should settle their Dáil bar tab or have it taken from their salaries

Aug 1st 2017, 11:52 AM 37,564 Views 77 Comments

The unpaid tabs at the Dáil bar and restaurant amount to €5,000.

The pension is definitely going up and Micheál Martin has dismissed claims he's opposed to rises
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The pension is definitely going up and Micheál Martin has dismissed claims he's opposed to rises

Jul 30th 2017, 12:50 PM 38,728 Views 66 Comments

“We are working towards increasing the pension in the next budget,” Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said.

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'Vulnerable, scared, overworked and underpaid': A day in the life of an Irish stable worker

Jul 26th 2017, 6:05 AM 25,924 Views 38 Comments

A report into the pay and conditions of workers was published yesterday.

'I want to die here, not on some miserable grey street in Manchester' - British expats in Spain fearful of the Brexit effect
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'I want to die here, not on some miserable grey street in Manchester' - British expats in Spain fearful of the Brexit effect

Apr 1st 2017, 8:45 AM 39,559 Views 94 Comments

Free public healthcare and a state pension guaranteed to increase with inflation are just two of the perks expats could lose when Brexit takes hold.

'Retirement should be an option' - plan to abolish retirement age welcomed
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'Retirement should be an option' - plan to abolish retirement age welcomed

Feb 25th 2017, 7:10 AM 15,757 Views 25 Comments

It has received widespread welcome from older people’s’ groups.

Cork TD says people should pay €6 a year for travel pass to wipe out Bus Éireann deficit
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Cork TD says people should pay €6 a year for travel pass to wipe out Bus Éireann deficit

Jan 23rd 2017, 7:41 PM 37,521 Views 121 Comments

Jim Daly says he would be vehemently opposed to any reductions in rural services.

The gap between private pensions and public pensions has the government worried
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# Money Money Money

The gap between private pensions and public pensions has the government worried

Dec 29th 2016, 8:30 AM 25,528 Views 115 Comments

Enda Kenny said Minister Paschal Donohoe will not deal with its strategy for public pay until the Public Pay Commission sends its report.

Know your ARFs from your PRSAs? Our guide to when to start a pension
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# The Long Game

Know your ARFs from your PRSAs? Our guide to when to start a pension

Oct 14th 2016, 10:00 AM 13,836 Views 24 Comments

And what the hell is a PIP? An ARF? We got some experts to answer your questions.

"Unacceptable": Fianna Fáil's Budget battle with Varadkar is going down to the wire
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"Unacceptable": Fianna Fáil's Budget battle with Varadkar is going down to the wire

Oct 9th 2016, 10:30 AM 15,567 Views 73 Comments

The “11th hour” nature of the proposed delay in pension increases is not acceptable, according to Micheál Martin.

Worried about financial security? Here are 7 tips on how to get the right pension
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Worried about financial security? Here are 7 tips on how to get the right pension

Sep 4th 2016, 10:00 AM 3,320 Views 41 Comments

The Money Doctor, John Lowe, explains how to make to most of your money and ensure you have enough to retire on.

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