Posts Tagged ‘pension’

‘Pension age increase re-writes the social contract in Ireland’, says ALONE

October 9th, 2021

ALONE, the organisation that supports older people at home, has today said that it rejects the recommendation from the Pensions Commission on increasing the State Pension age. The Commission recommended that the State Pension be increased, on a gradual basis, to 68 years of age.

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ALONE Says Five Euro Increase to Pension Is Unacceptable

September 17th, 2021

‘In no uncertain terms will a €5 increase in the State Pension be acceptable’

ALONE says Budget 2022 must deliver on commitment made by government at setting the State Pension at 34% of average earnings


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ALONE call for focused Government support of older people as Budget 2019 is released

October 9th, 2018

ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, has welcomed the increase to the state pension announced this afternoon as part of Budget 2019, but has stated that further Government action is needed to support Ireland’s older people. 


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ALONE comments on government’s Budget 2017 announcements

October 11th, 2016

Charity comments on government’s Budget 2017 announcements

ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, has welcomed the increase to the state pension, announced as part of Budget 2017, but stated that the government needs to do more to support older people in the community.


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