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

RTÉRSA – Update – May 2023

Greetings All – We’d like to give you an update on the meeting that we’ve had with the RTÉSA Trustees. Following a request from the RTÉRSA to Ms Paula Mullooly, Chair of the RTÉSA, a meeting took place with the Trustees of the RTÉ Superannuation scheme on 19th May 2023.The RTÉRSA was represented by Stephanie … Read more

RTÉRSA – Update – April 2023

Greetings All, I hope all is well with everyone. We’d like to give you an update on the issues we’ve been involved with on the RTÉRSA committee. Demand for pension increase. First and foremost on our agenda is the issue of ensuring we get our pension increase, following the recent pay increase awarded to RTÉ … Read more

Letter to the new (interim) chair of the Trustees, Ms. Paula Mullooly

Ms Paula MulloolyChair of the TrusteesRTÉSAEmail – Paula.Mullooly@rte.ie 30th March 2023 Dear Paula, I hope all is well with you. I’m writing to request a meeting with the RTÉSA Trustees and representatives of the RTÉRSA (RTÉ Retired Staff Association) committee. The two main items we would like to discuss are as follows: Firstly, the RTÉRSA … Read more

Response from Siún Ní Raghallaigh, Chair, RTÉ Board

23 March 2023 Stephanie Fitzpatrick, Chair RTÉ Retired Staff Association By Email: rtersa2018@gmail.com Dear Stephanie, I acknowledge receipt of your submission to the Pensions Authority which has been copied to me and to the members of the RTÉ Board. It is correct to say that RTÉ has sought approval for a regulation change to allow … Read more

RTÉ Sports & Social Club

Eoin Byrne has asked us to let you know that Sports and Social Committee is making good progress on the re-opening of the gym including fitness classes. They hope to be able to update us all soon. If you would like to re-new or become a new member please email them at clubmembership@rte.ie Please spread … Read more

Irish Times

Retired RTÉ staff warn broadcaster over pensions Pensioners write to new chairwoman saying proposal could cost them €40m. BARRY O’HALLORAN RTÉ’s bid to rid of retirement fund expenses could cost its pensioners €40 million, former staff have warned the national broadcaster. The State company plans to appeal a Government refusal to allow it change the … Read more