Response from Minister Howlin to ALLIANCE

On the 6th May 2015, the Alliance of Retired Public Servants forwarded a 17 page submission to Mr. Brendan Howlin, Minister for Prublic Expenditure & Reform. The submission set out clearly a valid case for the immediate restoration of pension-cuts. Members of the ALLIANCE subsequently met the Minister with his Officials and expanded on their […]

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Public Sector Pension Levy – Current Position

Many of our retired Gardai may be asking – what achievements has the Alliance of Retired Public Servants made in the last year to restore the pension-cuts imposed under “The Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (FEMPI) ?  Recently, a Parliamentary Question (PQ) was tabled by Mr. Jerry Buttermer TD., on the issue.  The […]

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New GSRMA President – Matt Cosgrave

Matt Cosgrave, from Dublin North Branch was elected the 14th President of the Garda Síochána Retired members’ Association following the GSRMA conference in Killarney.  He took over the office from Gerry Blake who spearheaded the 6,000 strong membership since 2012.  The association is proud of the achievements and advances made during his tenure, in particular […]

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The 54th annual conference of the Garda Siochana Retired Members’ Association (GSRMA) was officially opened yesterday afternoon at the elegant Malton Hotel, Killarney, Co Kerry.   It was a very special occasion in the history of the Garda Retired Association because it was the first time that the conference was a two day event and […]

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Alliance Meeting at Rochestown Park Hotel, CORK

The Regional Meeting of the ALLIANCE which took place in the elegant ROCHESTOWN PARK HOTEL, Douglas, Cork City on Monday evening, 23rd March captured a gathering of 174 Retired Public Servants from the Southern Region.  Hereunder is a breakdown of those who turned-up to support the cause.  At the bottom are some photographs taken at […]

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Alliance – Newsletter (January 2015)

We are just into the first few days of “SPRING 2015” and delighted to convey the good news of the very first “Newsletter” from the Alliance of Retired Public Servants.  The January 2015 Newsletter is circulated to keep the 75,000 Alliance Membership informed of all the facts relation to: (i) Public Service Pension Reductions, (ii) […]

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Athlone Rally — Alliance Retired Public Servants

Retired Public Servants will assemble at the Sheraton Hotel ATHLONE at 7.30 pm on Monday 2nd March for a mass rally organised by the Alliance of Retired Public Servants.  Following on from well supported Regional Meetings at Limerick (Oct) and Wexford (Jan.) all those crossing Custume-Bridge on the River Shannon will be well aware that […]

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ALLIANCE Retired Public Servants — Update

The Alliance has its focus on one issue – the reinstatement of cuts imposed under the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Act 2010.  This act imposed cuts on our pensions through the Public Service Pension Reduction from January 1st 2011, and again from July 1st 2013.  As the “Emergency” eases, the Alliance are […]

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