Posts Tagged ‘Sean Moynihan’

Statement from ALONE in response to the proposed universal, one-off electricity credit of €100 per household

December 10th, 2021

Seán Moynihan, CEO of ALONE, said “This is a welcome assistance for older people in the wake of increased energy prices throughout 2021. Fuel poverty has detrimental effects on the quality of life for an older person and our older people who are living on the State Pension which is below the poverty line are feeling a huge pinch from their pockets.
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Help us leave no one ALONE at Christmas

November 23rd, 2021

ALONE want your time this Christmas as they support older people across the county
Páraic Duffy, former GAA Secretary General, calls on individuals in the local community to reach out to their older neighbours and give them the gift of companionship


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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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‘Fuel Allowance accounted for with fees, taxes and increased charges’, says ALONE

September 13th, 2021

ALONE, the organisation that supports older people to age at home, today called on government to extend the Fuel Allowance season to 32-weeks and increase the payment by €4 per week. The organisation’s call comes against the backdrop of dramatic increases in fuel prices over 2021, placing many older people at greater risk of fuel poverty.
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‘Housing for All must deliver for ageing demographic’, says ALONE

September 3rd, 2021

ALONE, the organisation that supports older people to age at home, has broadly welcomed the government’s new housing strategy, ‘Housing for All – A New Housing Plan for Ireland’, which was announced earlier today.
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ALONE encourage public to check in on older neighbours, friends and relatives as temperatures spike in the coming week

July 20th, 2021

ALONE, the organisation which supports older people, is urging older people to be careful and take necessary precautions as temperatures are set to rise this week, following separate warnings from Met Éireann, the HSE and the Department of Health, as daytime high temperatures are set to remain in the 27 to 30 degree range over coming days.
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‘Budget 2022 must lift older people out of poverty’, says ALONE

July 7th, 2021

 ALONE, the organisation that supports older people to age safely and securely at home, has put forward a series of asks in their pre-budget submission to the Department of Social Protection in advance of this year’s Budget, highlighting income gaps faced by older people and calling for a number of factors to be considered by the Department in order to protect Ireland’s growing ageing population.
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Minister Mary Butler launches new ALONE services in Tipperary and Waterford

June 14th, 2021

ALONE, the organisation that supports older people to age safely and securely at home, has launched a series of new services today in the South of the country; The Good Morning South Tipperary service and the Waterford Contact Services project were launched today by Minister for Mental Health and Older people, Mary Butler, TD.
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“We are heading towards generation after generation experiencing preventable housing issues that are already worsening today.”

June 4th, 2021

ALONE, the organisation that supports older people to age at home, has today put forward nine recommendations in their submission for the new housing strategy being devised by the Department of Housing.
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ALONE welcome Government’s approval of Sláintecare Implementation Strategy & Action Plan 2021-2023

May 12th, 2021

ALONE, the organisation that supports older people to age safely and securely at home, has welcomed and is encouraged by the Sláintecare Implementation Strategy & Action Plan 2021-2023, published this morning.
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