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“I anticipate that the first review outcomes will be notified to pensioners in early 2019,” Minister for Employment Affairs Regina Doherty said. Photograph: iStock

More than 70,000 pensioners will receive letters shortly on a review of their State pension and(...)

Pensioner prediction: the numbers aged over 65 are set to more than double by 2046, according to CSO projections. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

(...), taking up a proposal by Prof Philip Lane to plan ahead for future growth in the numbers of pensioners(...)

Data show that the proportion of the population in the dependent age groups will continue to rise for the foreseeable future, creating upward pressure on pension spending, and thus on taxes, for at least the next 30 years. File photograph: Getty Images

(...) children or pensioners for every worker, this had fallen to a ratio of one to one by 2005. Individual(...)

Jerry Moriarty, chief executive of the Irish Association of Pension Funds: Government appears to have forgotten the voting strength of pensioners

More than 13,000 pensioners face a cut in their retirement income if the Government does not(...)