Welcome to the website of the RTÉ Retired Staff Association.
The RSA represents retired RTE Staff who are members of the Defined Benefit Superannuation Scheme.
The Trustees of the RTÉ Superannuation Scheme are pleased to announce that the Minister for Public Expenditure, NDP Delivery and Reform, with the support of the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, has approved an increase of 4.0% to pensions in payment with effect from 1st January 2023. Detailed administrative arrangements are … Read more
You are all aware that RTÉ have been keen to access over €30m of our funds to offset the cost of managing the Pension Scheme. Their first attempt was fought long and hard and our representations succeeded. The case was refused by Government. Nevertheless, RTÉ appealed this decision and for some time now we have … Read more
On December 14th, Deputy Brid Smith of PBP asked the question in the Dail regarding RTÉ using the pension scheme to shore up finances. The Tanaiste will send a written reply. Transcript: Deputy Bríd Smith: A couple of years ago, RTÉ wrote to Catherine Martin, the Minister, to ask for permission to use the pension … Read more
Greetings All – We’d like to brief you on what’s been happening this month. The Trustees of the Superannuation Scheme have received written confirmation that a 2.5% pension increase, backdated to January 2022, has been approved by Minister Paschal Donohoe.(We are unsure when this will be reflected in our pensions, but we’ll post the date … Read more
The Trustees (of the Superannuation Scheme) have received written confirmation that a 2.5% increase to the pension, backdated to January 2022, has been approved (by Minister Paschal Donohoe).
RE – Pension increase update, CFO and conflict of interest and approval by Minister Catherine Martin’s office of a raid on our pension scheme. The RTÉRSA Chair, Stephanie Fitzpatrick, recently sent a letter (here) to Ms Siún Ní Raghallaigh, RTÉ’s Chair, regarding the appointment of a replacement RTÉSA (RTÉ Superannuation Scheme) Trustee following the resignation … Read more
16th October 2023 Dear Ms. Ní Raghallaigh I am writing to you regarding the appointment of a replacement RTÉSA (RTÉ Superannuation Scheme) Trustee for the retiring CFO. As you are aware the pension surplus is the biggest asset on the RTÉ balance sheet. Additionally, RTÉ are always asked to express their approval or otherwise for pension … Read more
A Mass in memory of deceased staff will be held in Donnybrook Church on 2nd November at 1 pm.
MINUTES date: Thursday 26 September 2023time: 12.00 noonvenue: The Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan Road, Blackrock, Co Dublin A94 V6K5present: Current committee: Chair: Stephanie Fitzpatrick, Vice-Chair & Trustee: Tony O’Connor, Secretary: Siobhán Carew, Webmaster: Keith Hyland, Trustee: Phil Healy (who presided for the Treasurer), Mairéad de Buitléir, and Malachi Lawless. Approximately 90 Association members attended. Apologies were … Read more