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# Retirement Age

Last month
January 2023
# Paris
France prepares for 'hellish' day of protests over controversial pension reform
The changes would raise the retirement age for most people from 62 to 64 and increase the years of contributions required for a full pension.
Last year
2022
# Retiring
Lidl to remove mandatory retirement age of 65 for its employees
The company said this will allow it to “attract more mature and life-experienced talent”.
All time
# state pension
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.
# Retirement Age
The pension age is now a major election issue - so where do all the parties stand?
The pension age is set to increase to 67 in 2021, and 68 in 2028.
# Race Against Time
Public servants 'in limbo' as law to change retirement age faces 'tight' Christmas deadline
Unions and politicians have expressed fears that many more will be forced to retire before new legislation comes in.
# Retirement Age
Teachers will be allowed work beyond 70 in their final school year under new law
Under current rules, those working in the public service must retire from their job at age 65.
# Retirement Age
Minister to amend law to allow Garda Commissioner work past the age of 60
The change will will remove any disincentive to potential candidates for vacancies that might arise at the top of the Garda organisation.
# Your Say
Poll: Should there be a retirement age?
Many people retire around the age of 65.
# Retirement Age
'They should be able to work longer if they wish': New anti-discrimination guidance on older workers
The IHREC has published new guidance for employers and employees to prevent discrimination of older workers.
# Happy Birthday
Clerical officer forced to take €11,000 salary cut for same job because he's turning 65
“It’s not fair that somebody facing that kind of cut will be expected to continue to do the same job because of a birthday.”
# Retirement Age
'I couldn't eat, couldn't sleep... I mean, f**k, I was in a dark place'
The 30-year old, three-time Olympian announced his retirement on Tuesday.
# interim measures
Public servants approaching retirement who want to work past 65 will be re-hired and placed on a lower pay scale
Interim measures apply to those approaching retirement who wish to work on before the necessary legislation has been enacted.
# beyond 65
Explainer: Retirement at age 70 - what do the new rules mean?
Under current rules, those working in the public service must retire from their job at age 65.
# Your Say
Poll: What age would you like to retire at?
The mandatory retirement age for civil servants is to rise from 65 to 70 under new measures.
# Retirement Age
'Workers are being told "bugger off, you're 65 now". It's not fair'
The Independent Alliance want Paschal Donohoe to give workers the option to work until the age of 66 if they choose.
# Cost of Living
Noonan's former right-hand man says government should consider raising retirement age
The former Secretary General of the Department of Finance said the focus should shift from tax cuts to reducing the cost of living.
# Happy retirement
'Retirement should be an option' - plan to abolish retirement age welcomed
It has received widespread welcome from older people’s’ groups.
# Anne Ferris
Dáil to hear another attempt to end compulsory retirement age
A Bill put forward by Labour TD Anne Ferris would see the current compulsory retirement age of 65 scrapped.
# This Is Your Life
As Deco retires from football, here are 5 of his best moments
The 35-year old called it a day because of injury.
# Retirement
Scrap compulsory retirement age, says Fianna Fáil
Senator Mary White (pictured) said there are people in their 60s and 70s who have a lot more to offer in their workplace.
# Slovenia
Slovenians head to the polls to vote on retirement age
The proposal would see the retirement age rise to 65 but it is likely to be rejected by voters.
# Chaos
Blockade puts pressure on French fuel supplies amid new terror warning
Demonstrations over pension reforms continue to target fuel supplies, leading to a rush to fill up at petrol stations.
# Strike
Protests over retirement age hit France
Government plans to raise retirement age from 60 to 62 spark widespread protests.