IFA Joins Call For Pension Equality

IFA Farm Family and Social Affairs Chairperson Caroline Farrell is calling on all farmers to join the push for pension equality for women.   Caroline Farrell was speaking as she and other IFA representatives joined a protest organised by a group including the National Women’s Council, Age Action, and Pensioners for Equality today (Thurs) in […]

ALONE Endorses Plan To Tie State Pension To Rate Of Inflation

ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, is endorsing the Minister for Social Protection’s plan to tie the state pension to the rate of inflation. The state pension could be tied to the rate of inflation and the cost of living if Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar pushes through plans for […]

Pensions restored for farm women

IFA President John Bryan has welcomed the decision of the Minister for Social and Family Affairs Eamon O’Cuiv restoring the State Contributory Pension to elderly farm women. John Bryan said, “this swift decision by Eamon O’Cuiv is the mark of a caring Minister who was not prepared to stand over the injustice that had been […]