Retired Gardai — “Struggling Financially”

Conor Lally, Irish Times Reporter, writes following the Garda Retired Annual Conference in Sligo that “Retired Gardai who gave their best years of their working lives to the State are financially supporting their adult children on reduced pensions after having gone guarantor for them on large mortages during the boom”.  Gerry Blake, President of the Association speaking at the conference gave an example where the pension for a former garda had fallen from €29,000 a decade ago to €26,000 at present.

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