Limerick TD calls for speedy remedy to pensioners’ plight

first_imgFacebook Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Twitter Willie O’Dea TDLIMERICK Fianna Fáil TD Willie O’Dea has called on Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty to speed up a remedy for pensioners who are on reduced payments because they took time out of the workforce.The issue mainly concerns women who left paid employment to raise children and particularly those affected by the marriage ban.Deputy O’Dea has said the numbers involved were continuing to grow and that some pensioners were dying without receiving a timely remedy.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “We are dealing with pensioners here. They do not necessarily have years and years to wait,” he said.More political news here Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Email Printcenter_img Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live TAGSDeputy Willie O’DeaFianna Fáillimerickmarrige banpensioners Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Advertisement NewsPoliticsLimerick TD calls for speedy remedy to pensioners’ plightBy Bernie English – January 14, 2018 1491 Previous articleCollaborations and tours – Irish Chamber OrchestraNext articleOld photographs give rare insight into social history of Limerick Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Linkedinlast_img read more