Pensioners Take To The Streets In Call For Greater Supports

They have two points of concern in particular.

Pensioners are calling for a Commissioner for Older People and arbitration after retirement.

They're taking to the streets of Dublin this afternoon, protesting being treated like "has-beens".

The National Federation of Pensioners' Associations is organising the demonstration outside Dáil Éireann to call for greater supports for older people - including a representation in labour court.

Mullingar's Michael Casey -

Chairperson of the group, Mullingar's Michael Casey also believes a Commissioner for Older People should be appointed to look after pensioners' needs:


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