PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU ENTERED INTO A CIVIL PARTNERSHIP OR A SAME SEX MARRIAGE AFTER RETIREMENT, YOU ARE ADVISED TO READ CIRCULAR 18/20  IN DETAIL AS A MATTER OF URGENCY. 

This website was last updated on 25 January 2021

Application of pension increases

The PSSC letter of 29 May 2019 to all pensioners has been withdrawn and is replaced by a letter of 11 October 2019 to all pensioners.

Information on the Nursing Home Support Scheme (the Fair Deal)

See also News posts for a Key Information sheet.

IMPORTANT NEW CIRCULAR - 30 NOVEMBER 2020

The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform has published a Circular (Circular 18/2020), entitled

Recognition of same sex marriages/civil partnerships under Public Service ‘Original’ Spouses’ and Children’s Contributory Pension Schemes. 

It is of limited, but significant, application and members who have entered into a same sex marriage or civil partnership are advised to study the Circular carefully.

January 2021 Newsletter

Your January 2021 Newsletter will issue shortly in hard copy.  In the meantime, it has been posted to this website.  Happy New Year to all.

Notice of AGM 2021 - CORRECTED

CORRECTION TO PAGE 5 OF THE NEWSLETTER:

The post of Executive Assistant/Secretary is not an elected position under the Rules.  See revised text attached.

UPDATE on Eircom No 2 Superannuation Fund

This Fund provides funding for the benefits in respect of members’ service in the company prior to 1 January 1984.  It received a single contribution from the State when the Fund was initially established. There have been no further contributions by the State and no ongoing contributions to the Fund.

Members were advised in the 2020 Newsletter that the Trustees anticipated that the Fund would move to a pay-as-you-go arrangement as agreed with the Minister in early 2021. Please be advised that the Minister is paying monies into the Fund on a scheduled basis in respect of benefits to be paid.

 

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UPDATE on Eircom No 2 Superannuation Fund Jan 2021

This Fund provides funding for the benefits in respect of members' service in the company prior to 1 January 1984.  It received a single contribution from the State when the Fund was initially established. There have been no further contributions by the State and no...

AGM RCPSA 2021

The RCPSA 2021 has been provisionally arranged for Thursday 27th May 2021  in the Ashling Hotel, Parkgate St., Dublin 8 at 2.00 pm  Please note: These arrangements may be subject to change, depending on Government Guidelines in respect of Covid-19.  Invitations to...

BRANCH AGMs 2021

Many thanks for the hard work of local Branch members who give voluntarily of their time and who arrange for Branch AGMs and Branch meetings. Council is conscious that the measures taken by the Government to control the spread of COVID-19 have, of necessity, disrupted...

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