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Progress Report on The Alliance of Retired Public Servants – By Joe Dirwan

The Alliance of Retired Public Servants (ARPS) represents over 140,000 public servants, and since 2013, has been recognised by successive government’s on-ad-hoc basis as the representative body for retired public servants’.  It does not have negotiations rights.  The Garda Siochana Retired Members’ Association (GSRMA) is a constituent member with two representatives -Joe Dirwan and John […]

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New GSRMA Branch Athy Co. Kildare

A new GSRMA Branch has been formed in Athy Co. Kildare. A group of GSRMA members met at Golf Club Athy on Thursday 18th. October 2018, which was attended by General Secretary Paschal Feeney and Vice President Marie Roche. Following discussion, the following were elected as interim office holders. Chairman Tony Timoney; Branch Secretary Vera […]

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Plan for the Future

Upon retirement in 2015 Garda Siochana Retired Members’ Association member Willie Gleeson took up the position of Funeral Director with O’ Connor Bros. Funeral Homes, Cork. Willie served in An Garda Siochana in Cork City and County and with the United Nations in the former Yugoslavia. He represented the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors […]

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Updated details of Garda Employee Assistance Service

Garda Employee Assistance Service GARDA EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE SERVICE FAX NO:  (01) 8726247 INSPECTOR DELLA MURRAY – EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE OFFICER based at Garda Employee Assistance Service Office, 16 Parnell Square East, Dublin Phone No. 01 8980120  Mobile: 086 8281683 – E-mail address: SERGEANT CLARE MALONE– EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE OFFICER based at the Garda Employee Assistance Service […]

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Video — from GSRMA Seminar – Jan. 2016

Last Thursday 21st January, GSRMA House held the first Seminar of the year 2016 at the Skylon Hotel Dublin, as part of GSRMA  Development & Organisational Review subcommittee strategy. All 44 Branches of the country network and connect as part of the Workshop designed for the day. The Development & Organisational Review Subcommittee task is to […]

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Your Social Insurance – Record

To be eligible for the Contributory Pension at 66 years, you must have paid 520 Social Insurance Contributions since you started working.  You must have built up a yearly average of social insurance contributions over your working life.  You can fall short on these targets if your employer hasn’t paid the right social insurance. So […]

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Checklist – Death of GSRMA Member – Entitlements

We have updated the “Check-List” documents and hope it may be of assistance to families dealing with the Death of a GSRMA Member.  The situation is somewhat similar following the Death of a GSRMA Widow or Widower.  A total of three Hand-Outs are available from GSRMA Head Office . For further information, please contact: GSRMA House, […]

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Importance of making a WILL

John Lowe in the Sunday Independent, Feb. 1st., replies to an interesting question which read:  “My husband died recently.  Although he left details of all his savings accounts, when I tried to withdraw the money from them, I was told that I needed to get in touch with the Revenue Commissioners before any money can […]

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