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Update on Recent happenings within Alliance of Retired Public Servants.

Noel O’Sullivan, Vice Chairman of Alliance of Retired Public Servants, and GSRMA Central Committee member reports from the the most recent Alliance meeting. Hereunder are the main points discussed: Urgent meeting with Minister Pascal Donohue re. Industrial Relations has been requested and reply from the Minister is on the way to Alliance. Alliance had meeting […]

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Fairness and Equity letter from GSRMA Member

We would like to share a letter received from one of our members. Dear Sir, Firstly let me declare my interest in, and support for AGSI and GRA in their on-going attempts to seek a justified (partial) restoration of sacrificed pay. I believe Trade Unions and Staff Associations, the Public Services Committee of ICTU and the […]

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Ireland’s Income Tax hurting middle Income earners.

Well low and behold, the IMF have come out with the following in relation to Ireland’s middl tax earners!  Haven’t we at GSRMA and through the Alliance of Retired Public Servants been saying this for the past 8 years.  The IMF when in town with the Troika were singing a totally different tune. IRELAND’S income […]

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ALLIANCE — Battle to Rescind FEMPI

“Alliance of Retired Public Servants intends to meet Department Officials after the General Election with a view to having the FEMPI Legislation reviewed.  The ALLIANCE will be seeking a commitment that FEMPI legislation is rescinded by the new Government.  This is based on recent Government statements that the Irish economy is the best in the […]

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Statement — ALLIANCE Retired Public Servants

The Alliance of Retired Public Servants whose membership consists of constituent pension organisations (representing some 140,000 public service pensioners and their families) has received a small restoration to their modest pensions with the start of the government pension restoration as set out in Part III of the FEMPI Act, 2015. Whilst this small restoration is […]

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Noel E. O’ Sullivan – Alliance Vice Chairman

October, 2015, the National Council of the “Alliance of Retired Public Servants” elected Noel E. O’ Sullivan, (GSRMA Central Committee) as Vice Chairman of the Alliance Group.  He replaced Mr. Gerard Blake (also GSRMA) who spent two successful years in office.  Paschal Feeney (Gen. Sec. GSRMA) is the other GSRMA Representative on the ALLIANCE which […]

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Pension increase for Retired Public Servants.

Minister for Public Expenditure, Mr. Brendan Howlin, has signed an order which will provide for pay increases for 300,000 staff in the Public Service as well as pension increases for retired personnel from early next year. The pay and pension increases which were agreed as part of the Landsdown Road accord, will come into effect […]

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Press Statement – Alliance Retired Public Servants.

The Alliance of Retired Public Servants has completed a process of consulatation with constituent pension organisations (representing some 100,000 public service pensioners) on the government decision on pension restoration which is now set out in Part 111 of the FEMPI Bill 2015. The Bill provides for the gradual restoration of pensions over 2016, 2017 and […]

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Alliance Pre-Budget Submission

The Alliance of Retired Public Servants held a pre-Budget briefing with members of the Oireachtas at Buswells Hotel, Dublin, between 11am and 4pm on the 7th. October, 2015. All members of the Oireachtas were invited and the following responded and were present : Bernard Durkan, Seán Kenny, Tommy Broughan, Pat O’ Donovan, Willie Penrose, Maureen […]

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Joint Consultative Council – Research Doc.

When the Garda Pensioners’ Association was established 52 years ago, its Central Committee realised the need to UNITE with other retired associations in the battle to gain Parity of State Pensions.  Three stalwarts from the G.P.A. along with representatives from retired teachers, army officers and civil servants set-up a “Joint Consultative Council (JCC) of Retired […]

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