Justin Moran

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The Mazars survey found that awareness of anti-bribery and corruption legislation enacted in 2018 is “worryingly low”.  Photograph: iStock

Occupational fraud and abuse is causing financial losses in half of all businesses, a survey from professional services firm Mazars suggests. Awaren(...)

Vulnerable older people are being targeted by a scam that tricks them into purchasing iTunes gift cards in order to pay fabricated bills or fix nonexi(...)

Joan McLoughlin from Naas, Co Kildare, worked in the then Department of Local Government (now Housing) from 1964 until 1972. She left due to the marriage bar and is “fuming” over her pension entitlement. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Tax breaks to “wealthy individuals” who take out private pensions should be “reviewed” as one measure to address inequalities in the State pension int(...)

Colleges and universities are increasingly shifting their focus towards “lifelong learning”, identified as a key growth area in education over the coming years. Photo: iStock

Donal Denham attends lectures but doesn’t worry about grades or cramming for finals. He’s not trying to earn a new degree or retrain for a new career.(...)

Booking a holiday, at home or abroad – maybe even a cycling holiday –  could make a world of difference to your wellbeing. Photograph: Getty

We’ve all heard that saying that you’re only as young as you feel – this is why it is so important to remain positive as our bodies get older. There (...)

Emily Logan, chief commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish men receive an average of 41 per cent more than women in their pension payments, the Citizens’ Assembly will hear today. Emily Logan, chief com(...)

The Road Safety Authority said its statistics showed “elderly drivers were not over-represented in crash statistics”

Claims by a judge that the growing number of elderly drivers on the road poses a danger to motorists are “ageist” and “just wrong”, road safety expert(...)

Under the Fair Deal scheme, a resident pays 80 per cent of his or her income, and 7.5 per cent of the value of any assets, toward the cost of upkeep in a private nursing home and the State pays the balance.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Contracts signed on admission to nursing homes, by residents or their carers, should be examined carefully for extra charges, the Ombudsman’s Office h(...)

Customers will not be permitted to withdraw large sums or transact foreign currency and coin services within these “cashless” branches.

The curtailment of branch banking services, including a switch to “cash-only” days may make it harder to pick up on the financial abuse of elderly peo(...)

Elderly rights and rural affairs groups say questions need to be asked about Garda resourcing in rural areas following the murder of a pensioner in Wa(...)

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