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Government — No Change to Pension Levy

The first step in unwinding the Emergency Leglislation that under-pinned pay-cuts across the Public Service at the height of the financial crisis was taken yesterday by the Government.  Minister for Public Expenditure & Reform, Brendan Howlin, secured Cabinet agreement to delete a key section of the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Act 2009 […]

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Our Worries in an Ageing Society.

Yesterday, the Irish Independent featured a very interesting article from David McWilliam.  The author of the article was reflecting back to the death of his own father (79 yrs.) five years ago.  His father was a healthy man up to a number of years before he died, but over-night his quality of life plummeted dreadfully. […]

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Alliance Retired Public Servants — LETTER

In May 2013, the Minister for Public Expenditure & Reform, Mr. Brendan Howlin TD, met with the Alliance of Retired Public Servants to discuss their grievances on cuts that were made to pensions and the restoration of full pension entitlements in the future.  On the 10th March last, Mr. Christry Conville (Sec. Alliance RPS) sent […]

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ALLIANCE – New Council Members Elected

The Garda Siochana Retired Members Association is an active member of the Alliance of Retired Public Servants  set-up 18 months ago. Mr. Brendan Howlin, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform in correspondence with the Alliance welcomed it’s  formalised structure for ongoing engagement on public service pension matters. Membership of the “ALLIANCE“  includes representatives of the […]

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Alliance of Retired Public Servants – Update

On the 7th November, the Alliance of Retired Public Servants approved a written Constitution that governs the new association which the Garda Síochána Retired Members’ Association (GSRMA) affiliated to last year. The Alliance will have access to negiotate with the Minister of Public Expendenture & Reform on Public Service Pension etc. The first Biannial General […]

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Alliance of Retired Public Servants Budget 2014 Submission.

The Alliance of Retired Public Servants  in its Budget 2014 submission highlights the affect the pension reductions are having all retired public servant including retired Gardai. It calls for the restoration of our pension entitlements. The full text of the submission can be viewed here Alliance Budget Proposals on Pension Reduction

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Mr Jimmy Deenihan, Minister for Arts, Heritage and Gaelteacht raised GSRMA pension concerns with Minister Brendan Howlin

As part of our ongoing campaign against the cuts to our pensions and the austerity measures introduced by this government the Central Committee of Garda Síochána Retired Members’ Association continues to lobby politicians on behalf of our members. Arising from this Mr Jimmy Deenihan, Minister for Arts, Heritage and Gaelteacht raised our concerns with Mr. […]

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