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# pension age

This year
# french protests
New violent clashes rock France in protest against construction of water reservoirs
It’s the latest in a series of violent standoffs as social tensions erupt nationwide.
# France
French strikes hit trains and schools as a million protesters push back on pension age increase
An unpopular pension reform would increase the retirement age.
# macron
France braces for new strikes against pension age increase
Around 1.1 million people took to the streets for the first strike day on 19 January and police expect a similar number tomorrow.
# France
French PM says pension age hike 'non-negotiable' as strikes loom
France’s current retirement age of 62 is set to be increase to 64.
Last year
# pension age
Pension age to stay at 66, but higher payments for those who continue to work
People will have the option of working to age 70 in exchange for a higher rate of pension payments.
Pension age shouldn't go beyond 66, says Micheál Martin
Opinion: I am one of 'generation rent' - it sounds like a joke but we've stopped laughing
# Your Say
Poll: At what age would you like to retire?
The State pension age is currently 66.
# pension age
Pension age shouldn't go beyond 66, says Micheál Martin
Additional PRSI contributions will be needed to ensure the pension age is not increased, says Micheál Martin.
# Retirement
Proposals on possible pension age increase to go to Govt before summer recess, says minister
The Pensions Commission has recommended a gradual increase in the qualification age from 66 to 68 over the next 17 years.
# pension age
Proposals on State pension age to be brought to Govt 'very soon', says minister
The Pension Commission has recommended that the State pension age should rise to 67 by 2031.
# Explainer
The government's launched a plan to auto-enrol workers for pensions - here's how it will work
The auto-enrolment pension scheme is set to come into effect in early 2024.
# Pension
Government to keep 'open mind' on committee recommendation to maintain state pension at age 66
An Oireachtas Committee has said the pension age should not be increased.
All time
# working life
State pension age set to rise by three months each year from 2028 until it hits 67 in 2031
The government this evening published Pension Commission report.
# pension age
Pension age unsustainable in the long term, according to report by fiscal council
Increased costs due to pensions and healthcare will drive future fiscal policy.
# ge2020
Bríd Smith: The main political parties 'loaded the gun and pulled the trigger on the pension age'
People Before Profit TDs have called for the pension age to be reversed to 65.
Column: Why force people to retire at 65, or any age?
Scrapping mandatory retirement means people can contribute to the economy – and their pensions – for as long as they wish, writes Peter Kavanagh.