• Find out about the different types of pensions.
  • Occupational pensions are organised by employers to provide pensions to one or more employees on retirement. What are the rules about occupational pension schemes?

  • There are rules that apply to personal pensions. Information on personal pensions for self-employed people or employed people who do not have an occupational pension

  • A Personal Retirement Savings Account (PRSA) is long-term personal retirement account designed to help you to save for retirement in a flexible way.

  • You can get income tax relief on your pension contributions. You can also get tax relief on a lump sum pension payment when you retire.

  • A comprehensive explanation of how pensions are taxed in Ireland.

  • The Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman has the power to investigate and determine complaints concerning disputes of fact, law and errors in relation to occupational and other pension schemes.

  • The Pensions Authority is the regulatory body for Occupational Pension Schemes and Personal Retirement Savings Accounts (PRSAs).

  • When you end a relationship by judicial separation, divorce or dissolution, the court can decide to share your pension with your former partner and (or) any dependent children. This is called a pension adjustment order.