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#Old Age Pension

# old-age-pension - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

ESRI: Those who live alone are at greater risk of falling below the poverty line when they retire

Researchers examined whether soon-to-be pensioners will have adequate income in retirement.

# old-age-pension - Friday 5 July, 2019

Age Action calls for €9 weekly rise in old age pension

The pension has only increased by a little over €7 in the last 10 years.

# old-age-pension - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Pensions up and charges down - How did the elderly fare in the Budget?

An increase in the State pension of €5 per week was the much heralded measure the Government announced today.

# old-age-pension - Monday 3 October, 2016

Almost 80% of Irish people think the old age pension needs to be increased

The findings result from a new poll conducted by Amárach Research for Claire Byrne Live.

# old-age-pension - Thursday 17 July, 2014

'No evidence' that disproportionately high number of migrants receive social welfare

A new study has found that the number in receipt of these payments are just a little or below the number in the work force.

# old-age-pension - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Howlin: We want to ensure a 'basic threshold of decency' in Budget 2014

Public Expenditure and Reform Minister Brendan Howlin has insisted today that the parameters of the budget adjustment in October have not yet been set.

# old-age-pension - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Poll: Should the old age pension be cut to help reduce the Budget deficit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the old age pension be cut to help reduce the Budget deficit?

If the pension was cut by €10 a week, it could save up to €300m, greatly reducing the country’s Budget deficit. But is it worth it?

# old-age-pension - Thursday 11 November, 2010

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Lowry lays gauntlet as Ó Cuív says pensions may be cut

Éamon Ó Cuív says nothing is safe in next month’s Budget – while Michael Lowry says a pension cut won’t pass the Dáil.