Month: May 2010

Budget Fever Hits Early

ARE OLDER PEOPLE BEING TARGETED WE ASK The Minister for Social Protection Éamon Ó Cuív T.D., in response to a question posed to him, responded that he cannot rule out a Budget Cut to the Older Age Pension (State Pension). The Irish Senior Citizens Parliament would remind the Minister that over 50% of Older People are dependent on […]

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Special Delegate Meeting 2010

In the Liberty Hall Theatre & Conference Centre on Friday 21 May from 12.00 noon sharp to 3.15pm. This Special Delegate Meeting will provide the Parliament’s 400 affiliated member organisations an opportunity to consider affiliation / membership fees.

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News in Brief 2009

The Irish Senior Citizens Parliament has issued a special “News in Brief” focusing on its Annual Parliament Meeting, 2010. Click here: News in Brief April 2010 to view / download the newsletter (pdf format, 1Mb).

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ISCP first Executive members honoured

Two members of the first Executive of the Irish Senior Citizens Parliament were honoured at APM 2010. Emer Cosgrave and Jim Eadie (pictured) were thanked for their dedication and vision in helping set up the Parliament in 1996, following on from the European Year of Older People three years earlier and for their service on […]

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APM 2010 – Motions

Two Emergency Motions were passed at the APM. The first motion called on the Government to address without delay the current dispute in the public services due to the effect it was having on Older People in relation to pensions and other social and medical services. This motion was proposed by the Finglas Division of the ISCP […]

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New Executive elected at APM 2010

The following Officers and Executive Committee were elected at the Annual Parliament Meeting to serve for the coming year. President: Peter Campbell Vice-President: Ena O’Mahoney Hon. Secretary:Evelyn Moran Treasurer: Nell Foley Trustees: John Tierney, John J. McLoughlin Executive Committee Members: Jim Cousins, Anthony Gilligan, Henry Harding, Barney Hartnett, Joe Jennings, Ignatius Martin, Patrick Morgan, John F. […]

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