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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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Amending FEMPI 2015 – Legislation.

The National Federation Pensioners’ Association (NFPA) held  a meeting at the Metroploe Hotel, Cork to-day.  A total of 40 people attended which included 16 GSRMA members.  During the meeting Pat Lehane (GSRMA Central Committee) made a brief presentation on the Amending FEMPI 2015 Legislation  -v- Pension Restoration.  Hereunder is a snap-shot of Pat’s presentation: “Since […]

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FEMPI 2015 Act

The Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Act 2015 (“FEMPI 2015”) became law on 27 November 2015. Its principal measures are a set of partial reversals of the pay and pension cuts imposed on public service workers and retirees under the earlier FEMPI Acts. The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform has signed a […]

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A SENIOR CARD — For Over 60’s

A Seniors Card is a new initiative introduced in 2015 by Guerin Media Ltd. It’s quite simply a means of rewarding our older citizens with a simple Discount Scheme, Where there is no assets test or income bias. To qualify you must be over 60 years of age. Seniors Card holders are eligible for discounts […]

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Minister Howlin’s Letter on FEMPI

Garda Siochána Retired Members Association (GSRMA), have been continuously pursuing the objective of having our pensions fully restored.  With that in mind our General Secretary communicated with each and  every TD, all 166 and each member of Seanad Eireann.  These communications, from General Secretary,  were prior to and after the introduction of FEMPI Act 2015 […]

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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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GSRMA — STRATEGIC PLAN

The Garda Síochána Retired Members Association (GSRMA) published a three year  Strategic Plan last Autumn.  It was prepared around the time the GSRMA were taken a giant-step in opening a New Office Head Quarters for its  5,700 Membership. The plan  was aimed to address the many challenges facing the organisation. The work outlined in the […]

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