The State pension age must surely rise. Photograph: iStock

Some 130 days after Ireland went to the polls, the State pension age became one of the very final issues to be resolved among the three parties hoping(...)

Willie O’Dea  confirmed Fianna Fáil plans to outlaw contracts that force workers to leave their jobs at 65. Photograph: iStock

Pulling plans to increase the State pension age will cost the incoming government up to €470 million a year, according to Government’s own figures, Fi(...)