RTAI Office – Level 5 Restrictions

RTAI staff will be working from home for the next 5 weeks in accordance with Government instructions. During this time telephone enquires will be dealt with as normal via the office number: 01 245 4130. (Please call in the morning where possible). General email...

Pension Increase

For post 1 March 2012 retirees   Arising from the Public Service Stability Agreement [PSSA] the teachers’ pay scale increased by 2%, and allowances by 5%, on 1 October 2020. This is the fourth and final pay increase under this pay agreement. This increase also applies...

Health Insurance Rebate – VHI customers

As part of the Government’s contingency plan to deal with the Covid 19 crisis the HSE effectively ‘leased’ most private hospitals from April to June last; Health Insurers are passing on savings made during this period to their customers; Many retired teachers pay...

Members’ Writing

Members are responding to our current challenges in a variety of creative ways, including by putting pen to paper! A new section has been added to our website where members’ writing will be located.  You can access the articles by choosing the drop-down tab...

Office Closure – Latest News

Dear members, The RTAI office is now closed and is unlikely to reopen before 29 June next. We remain committed to being available to our members at this worrying time. Our preferred way for you to contact us during the closure is via email. General queries can be sent...

Keeping Healthy while Cocooning

By Sarah Keogh, Dietitian and Nutritionist   The changes and restrictions of the past few weeks have been quite an upheaval. Many of us are full time at home with limited access to all our usual exercise and food. It’s not difficult to feel out of sorts and...