** UPDATE **

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).

RTÉRSA meeting with Ms Siún Ní Raghallaigh RTE Chair and Ms Paula Mullooly, Chair Trustees, RTÉSA

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

Letter to Ms Siún Ní Raghallaigh, RTE Chair

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

Annual General Meeting 2023

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

Excerpt From Irish Times business article on 21/7/2023

RTÉ’s pension scheme in top condition Unlike the broadcaster itself, the RTÉ pension scheme is awash with cash. With assets of €1.2 billion and liabilities of €0.83 billion, there’s plenty of leeway to top up the pensions of its members. Any increase must be approved by both the Minister for Arts and the Minister for … Read more

RTÉRSA – Update – June 2023

Greetings All – We’d like to give you on what’s been happening this month. Trustee Panel Can I remind you that the RTÉSA scheme is presently drawing up a panel of candidates for the Trustee Panel. You should all have received documents about this and the deadline for the submission of names of candidates and … Read more

Letter to Paschal Donohue re pension increase delay

To: Minister Paschal Donohue, Minister for Public Expenditure, National Development Plan Delivery and Reform cc: Minister Catherine Martin, Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Mediacc: Ms. Paula Mullooly – Chair of the Trustees, RTÉSA Date: June 9th, 2023 Dear Minister, I am writing to you about the application for a pension increase submitted … Read more