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COVID-19 UPDATE MAY 2020

On Friday 1 May 2020, the Taoiseach announced the plans for a phased reopening of Irish society and business - https://www.gov.ie/en/news/58bc8b-taoiseach-announces-roadmap-for-reopening-society-and-business-and-u/.  A link to the full text of the Roadmap document is...

April update on payment of pension increases

The PSSC (Payroll Shared Services Centre) has provided the RCPSA with an update on the payment of pension increases and on the application of the reduction in the PSPR (Public Service Pension Reduction).  The Data Cleanse exercise is still underway.  The PSSC has a...

APRIL NEWSLETTER

Your April 2020 Newsletter has gone to the printers and will issue in hard copy soon (subject to the various constraints currently in place nationally). In the meantime, you can click below to access it online.

RULES TIDIED UP

In preparation for the 2020 AGM, the Standing Orders Committee has corrected some minor typos and omissions and has standardised the use of AGM and Annual General Meeting in the Rules. The result of that exercise is the Rules as printed below. To avoid any future...

AGM POSTPONED

IMPORTANT NOTICE ATTENTION ALL MEMBERS  PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE RCPSA, SCHEDULED TO TAKE PLACE ON 21 MAY 2020, HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Notwithstanding the provisions of Rule 8(e), that the AGM shall be held before 31st...

eircom.net email service

Eircom.net email service - 29 March 2020 eir had planned to introduce a €5.99 per month charge for its eircom.net email service from the end of March 2020. In view of the current Covid-19 outbreak, eir has put that decision on hold – see statement below from their...

COVID-19

As we now know, Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a serious illness and we, because of our age profile, may be at greater risk than others if we catch it - see HSE information below on at risk categories*. For many of us, we would have been the ones who volunteered in the...

Information on social welfare payments March 2020

From: Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty, announced today that a single payment to cover two weeks will be made to social welfare customers, beginning next week (Monday, 23...

Eircom pensions

Information with regard to the eircom Superannuation Funds, issued on behalf of Brian Duncan, Chairman of the Trustees of the eircom Superannuation Fund and Ray Lawlor, Chairman of the Trustees of the eircom No 2 Superannuation Fund. We are going through a very...

Members who retired at Asst Sec level or above

Members who retired at Asst Sec level or above are advised to check out the potential impact of Circular 19/2019 on their pensions. The Circular should be read in conjunction with Letter to Personnel Officers dated 11 Dec 2018 and Circular 8/2013.