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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
# State Pension
# State Pension

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

Jul 21st 2020, 6:05 AM 9,254 Views 4 Comments

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
# Old Age Pension
# Old Age Pension

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

Jul 5th 2019, 6:20 AM 12,856 Views 48 Comments

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?
# Budget 2017
# Budget 2017

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

Oct 11th 2016, 7:54 PM 9,550 Views 21 Comments

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
# Poll
# Poll

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

Oct 3rd 2016, 11:35 PM 10,934 Views 52 Comments

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
# Jobseekers
# Jobseekers

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

Jul 17th 2014, 7:15 AM 10,715 Views 82 Comments

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
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

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

Aug 21st 2013, 2:38 PM 5,815 Views 114 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Aug 11th 2013, 10:09 AM 19,295 Views 292 Comments

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
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Thursday

Nov 11th 2010, 4:59 PM 450 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Lowry lays gauntlet as Ó Cuív says pensions may be cut

Lowry lays gauntlet as Ó Cuív says pensions may be cut

Nov 11th 2010, 1:37 PM 381 Views 2 Comments

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