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#Pensions

# pensions - Thursday 21 September, 2017

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

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

# pensions - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

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

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

# pensions - Sunday 30 July, 2017

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

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

# pensions - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

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

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

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

# pensions - Saturday 1 April, 2017

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

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.

# pensions - Saturday 25 February, 2017

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

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

# pensions - Monday 23 January, 2017

Cork TD says people should pay €6 a year for travel pass to wipe out Bus Éireann deficit Local Town This post contains a poll

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

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

# pensions - Thursday 29 December, 2016

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

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

# pensions - Friday 14 October, 2016

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

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

# pensions - Sunday 9 October, 2016

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

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

# pensions - Sunday 4 September, 2016

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

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

# pensions - Monday 1 August, 2016

The top 500 public sector pensions cost €50 million a year

The figures were released to Sinn Féin finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty.

# pensions - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Poll: Should all employers be required to contribute to their workers' pensions? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should all employers be required to contribute to their workers' pensions?

A new workplace saving scheme may be introduced to encourage people to save for retirement.

# pensions - Monday 25 January, 2016

The average pension payout for Irish people is just €6,000 per year at present

25% more Irish people are covered by a pension plan now however, compared with 2010, according to a new survey.

# pensions - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Busting the myths of who exactly was inside Dublin's GPO during the Easter Rising...

The GPO Garrison Easter Week, a 30-year labour of love for author Jimmy Wren, aims to say definitively who was present in the landmark building during the seismic events of late April 1916.

# pensions - Monday 7 December, 2015

This chart shows how hard Irish people work for their pensions

Full benefit comes after 43 years of contributions.

# pensions - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Will the State Pension actually be there for me when I retire?

Wondering whether you need to bite the bullet and sign up for a pension? Eamon Dwyer says the State Pension as we know it, might not exist by the time we retire.

# pensions - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Cowen and Bertie under pressure to refuse ‘disgusting’ pension boosts

Several former cabinet ministers are in line for pension increases under the new public sector pay deal.

# pensions - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Mick Wallace, Ireland’s asylum system and the Greek referendum had people talking today.

Former ministers to get pension boost, but one thinks the country "isn't ready" yet

Mary Hanafin has said former ministers should be the “very last” people to get an increase.

# pensions - Thursday 2 July, 2015

What's the issue with Greece's pension system?

The main bone of contention in negotiations between Greece and its creditors has been how to resolve the pension system. But why is it such a huge issue?

# pensions - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Joan slams social welfare fraudsters for ‘giving two fingers to their neighbours’

Tens of millions of euro are overpaid each year.

# pensions - Thursday 11 June, 2015

'The day is coming that someone says the game is over for Greece'

The IMF has pulled its team out of talks with the cash-strapped nation.

# pensions - Thursday 28 May, 2015

What do same-sex marriage and pension protection have in common?

A clause should be inserted into the Constitution to ensure pension protection, according to the Professional Insurance Brokers Association.

# pensions - Monday 25 May, 2015

From Business ETC Forcing people to pay for their own retirement will ‘put many jobs and businesses at risk’ Pensioned Off

Forcing people to pay for their own retirement will ‘put many jobs and businesses at risk’

The government wants a universal pension system – but not everyone thinks that’s a good idea.

# pensions - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Bertie and Brian got over €80k each last year

The former taoisigh’s annual pensions cannot be cut further, Brendan Howlin has said.

# pensions - Friday 6 March, 2015

Can this new plan halt Ireland’s looming pension crisis?

Our ageing population will mean that the current State pension will become unsustainable, leaving an uncertain future for many of us.

# pensions - Saturday 28 February, 2015

From Business ETC Revenue apologises to 5,000 pensioners after tax blunder Sorry

Revenue apologises to 5,000 pensioners after tax blunder

Thousands were charged significantly more tax than they should have been this month.

# pensions - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Ireland is one of the worst places in Europe to retire right now

A lack of doctors means the country’s rating for healthcare has plunged.

# pensions - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Here’s why AIB staff are warning they might go on strike

The union Unite wants to meet the Finance Minister over the issues.

# pensions - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Do you have a pension? You might be forced to get one*

*When the economy gets better and pay goes up.

# pensions - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Opinion: Our state pensions ponzi scheme is nearing a breaking point

The demographic pressures on our welfare system are becoming less and less tomorrow’s problem…

# pensions - Sunday 28 December, 2014

What is the 0.15% pension levy being spent on?

Fianna Fáil aren’t happy with the Government’s answer.

# pensions - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Former Waterford Crystal workers unanimously vote in favour of €178m pension deal

The factory in Waterford closed in 2009.

# pensions - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

€178m pension deal agreed for Waterford Crystal workers

The workers took on the case when they were laid off from the company in 2009.

# pensions - Sunday 7 December, 2014

From Business ETC Pension deal for former Waterford Crystal workers on the table Long Time Coming

Pension deal for former Waterford Crystal workers on the table

The factory in Waterford closed in 2009 with the loss of 1,000 jobs.

# pensions - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

These are the firms with the biggest black holes in their pension schemes

Irish funds are taking more risks with pension money… and those holes are growing.

# pensions - Friday 31 October, 2014

A lot of UK firefighters are out on strike tonight

The strike is due to continue until 4th of November.

# pensions - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Good news if you have a private pension: The levy is on its way out

The levy will be reduced from 2015 and will be abolished at the end of next year.

# pensions - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Five years on – Waterford Crystal workers speak of struggle to secure pensions

The workers have been campaigning for five years.

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