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Fine Gael promise to reduce taxes and increase pensions as part of election manifesto

Fine Gael has promised to reduce taxes, create jobs and to increase pensions as part of its general election manifesto launched today. Speaking in Dublin, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar insisted that Fine Gael could be trusted with the economy and the...

Election 2020 Your Politics: Bone or Scintilla?

Election 2020 Your Politics: Bone or Scintilla? Download the podcast here Accusations of auction politics by economists, the fallout of the FG vs FG leaders' debate, the pensions issue rumbles on & is the environment getting traction as an issue? Political...

Coalition launched to fight increase in pension age

A new coalition of groups led by the country's largest trade union SIPTU has called on political parties to halt the rise in the State pension qualification age to 67 next year. The 'STOP67' campaign includes the National Women's Council...

As it happened: Varadkar, Martin face off in TV debate

Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar and Fianna Fáil's Micheál Martin clashed over health, housing, pensions and sharing power with Sinn Féin in tonight's leaders' debate on Virgin Media Television. http://www.rte.ietrue/

Pension age increase continues to cause controversy

There is a real sense of déjà vu about it. The pensions and perks of politicians are always a lightning rod for public anger, particularly when they are held up as a comparison to how others are treated. On Monday, we...

Pensions: the thorny issue of Election 2020

Planning ahead for most of us probably doesn't go much further than next year’s summer holiday or putting a few bob away for a rainy day. Worrying about where we’ll be in thirty years’ time doesn’t generally feature in most...

Average worker will be barely €20 a month better off after tomorrows boring Budget

With final talks going on today between Cabinet ministers ahead of Budget 2018, here are some of the things expected to be announced by Minister For Finance Paschal Donohoe when he presents his plans in the Dail tomorrow.  Introduction...

Thousands of pensioners lose out from Government pension cut

A new report from Age Action claims more than 35,000 pensioners had their pensions cut because of changes introduced to the State Pension in 2012 by the previous government. Thousands of retired workers are losing more than €1,500 a...
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