Tag: Banking

‘Cashless’ banks & older people

The Irish Senior Citizens’ Parliament views with dismay the announcement by Bank of Ireland of significant changes to the level of service which will be available in up to 80% of their branches across the country within the next few months. The Parliament view is that these changes will restrict the ability of many, across […]

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Bank of Ireland must re-consider proposed banking changes

The Irish Senior Citizens Parliament are deeply concerned that once again unilateral changes are being made by banks which restrict the ability of older people to access their accounts through the branch networks in face to face transactions. Many older people will be affected by the Bank of Ireland proposed changes as they do not […]

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Across the generations we stand

Older people are suffering the ill effects of the cutbacks and they stand in solidarity with their children & grandchildren who are also suffering. This is why the Irish Senior Citizens Parliament will proudly march alongside trade unions and other community groups before Budget 2013 on Saturday next to say “No to Austerity”. We are […]

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Older People facing serious issues

Older People are facing a variety of challenges in their lives today – now more so than ever before – according to the Irish Senior Citizens Parliament. 2009 brought Irish people the continuing banking and credit crisis, the Nursing Home Support Scheme, the introduction of the National Asset Management Agency (NAMA), the “Bord Snip Nua” […]

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National Pensions Framework

National Pensions Framework Announced! Following the launch of the long awaited National Pensions Framework, by Minister Hanafin today at Government Buildings, Máiréad Hayes CEO of the Irish Senior Citizens Parliament (ISCP) welcomed the Framework but expressed her concern over the increase in the minimum age for the non-contributory State pension. The Parliament has always been […]

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Reply from ISCP to article about Gay Byrne in Irish Times

This letter is a reply to the original article which appeared in the Irish Times on Saturday 13 February 2010. ——— Madam – Saturday’s Irish Times article on Gay Byrne provided some remarkable insights – not only into the mind of the great broadcaster, but also into how many of Ireland’s Older People feel they are treated. […]

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Dublin European Election Meeting

The Irish Senior Citizens’ Parliament organised 2 meetings with European Election candidates from the Dublin Euro Constituency to facilitate both older people & the candidates. The meetings took place on 21 May 2009 in EPIC in the European Parliament office in Molesworth Street. The morning meeting was attended by four European Candidates: Joe Higgins (Socialist […]

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Fergus Finlay at the Annual Parliament Meeting 2009

Making all our Voices heard Remarks by Fergus Finlay, CEO, Barnardos At the Senior Citizens Parliament Dublin, 17th April 2009 It was our former Minister for Finance, Charlie McCreevy, who famously urged us to party on as if there were no tomorrow. And for many years it seemed, despite all sorts of warning signs, that the party […]

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