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Notice of RCPSA Annual Consultative Forum

The 2019 Annual Consultative Forum for all Branch Chairpersons, Branch Secretaries and Members of Council is being held on Friday 11 October 2019 at 11:00 in the Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Dublin 8. The Consultative Forum will be followed by a presentation on...

Invitation to Presentation on Health Insurance

All Members of the RCPSA are invited to attend a presentation on Private Health Insurance Cover, by Mr Dermot Goode (Total Health Cover),   on Friday 11 October 2019 at 13:30  in the Ashling Hotel, Parkgate St, Dublin 8 (following the Consultative Council, which is...

Save the Date 2020

Notice of RCPSA AGM 2020 The RCPSA AGM 2020 has been provisionally arranged for Thursday 21st May 2020 in the Ashling Hotel, Parkgate St., Dublin 8, at 1.30 pm    

RCPSA prebudget Submissions

Submissions were made by the RCPSA, in June 2019, to the Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform and the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, as part of the pre-budget consultation process for Budget 2020 (Tuesday 8 October 2019).  The...

AGM 2019

Thank you to all those who attended our AGM on 30 May 2019.  Details of the Rule Change made and the Policy Motions passed at the AGM are now available on the Association Business page (under the About Us heading)

Quick rough guide to current pension increases

The current round of pension increases (ie 1 Sept 2017 to 1 Oct 2020) is extremely complex in regard to (a) eligibility for the increase(s) and (b) the application of the increases.  The full details are in DPER Circulars 20/2017 and02/2018.  The attached summary has...

Payment of Pension Increases – update 30.05.19

The PSSC has provided the RCPSA with a further update on progress.  As you can see, considerable progress has been made in the past two months.  The RCPSA will continue to request periodic updates and publish the information on the website. The PSSC has informed the...

2019 May Newsletter

The Newsletter contains the Motions and information for the AGM on THURS 30 MAY 2019, ASHLING HOTEL. The Newsletter will issue in hardcopy to each member before the AGM.Click download to get our May 2019 bulletin.  The document is large so may take a while.


SPOUSES and CHILDREN’S SCHEME - Motion passed at AGM on 25 May 2017 - UPDATE Motion passed at AGM on 25 May 2017Revised Spouses and Children Scheme. That this AGM instructs the Council of the RCPSA to seek a once-off option, for members who retired before 1 April 2011...