The RMATUI Are Working to protect retirees quality of life

Joining RMA has now been made easier with our online application form......  click to Join RMA Now.

Remember first year membership is free


Forthcoming Calendar Events

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The annual RMA membership subscription of €25 becames due on Sept 1st, 2023. For further details on how to proceed ......please click here.

If you pay the €25 annual membership fee by deduction at source or by bank standing order your membership is renewed automatically and you have to do nothing. 

Autumn Break

17th, 18th and 19th October 2023

Sligo Park Hotel & Leisure Club...........Click for details

As of today (28-09-2023) there are just 3 rooms left

Update on Pension Payments to RMA members 2022-2023

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Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015

It has recently been confirmed that a full commencement of the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015 will take place on 26 April 2023. The Assisted Decision-Making Act will replace the Lunacy Regulation Act of 1871 and the associated Wards of Court system. A new law that will give all adults with capacity issues the right to make key decisions about their health and finances comes into effect this week. The full operationalisation of the Decision Support Service (DSS) will occur when people interact with the new service. The act will be in line with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities. To find out how this impacts you

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Click Here For details of Advance Healthcare Directive

Click Here For details of Enduring Power of Attorney

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Fair Deal Scheme

Household Benefits Package For Over 70s

The Household Benefits Package (HBP) helps towards the costs of your electricity or gas bills. It also includes your television licence. Only one HBP is payable per household. The package is available to everyone over 70. It is not means tested and you do not need to be getting a state pension. Besides being over 70 you must also:

  • live in Ireland (full-time, all year round)

  • get the electricity or gas bill in your name

  • be the only person in the house getting the Household Benefits Package

The rate of payment for your electricity or gas bill is €1.15 per day, paid monthly. When you qualify for the Household Benefits Package you qualify for a free Television Licence from its next renewal date. You apply for this as part of your Household Benefits Package application.

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Over 70s GP Visit Card

If you are over 70 you can register for a GP visit card, regardless of income.

Register Online

You can also phone 0818 22 44 78 to order an application form in the post.

Budget 2023 Fact Sheet


Main social welfare changes and rates of payments

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Big improvement to the Qualifying Requirements for

Fuel Allowance for over 70s

It Could Be You

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Circular Letter 0064/2022

Revision of Teacher Salaries under
Building Momentum - A New Public Service Agreement 2021-2022 (“The Agreement”)
Application of pay adjustments due on 2 February 2022 and 1 October 2022

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Circular Letter 0068/2022

Revision of salaries of certain grades other than Teachers and SNAs employed by ETBs under Building Momentum - A New Public Service Agreement 2021-2022 (“The Agreement)
Application of pay adjustments due on 2 February 2022 and 1 October 2022

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August 2023 RMA News

A New Public Service Agreement


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Update on Industrial Relations Amendments Bill

July 4th 2021

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The online CORE Portal system has been upgraded during 2022 and access to online payslips is more user friendly as a result.

Click here for up to date  a guide to viewing payslips online.