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Compulsory Retirement Age

Published: 12 March 2019
From: Department of Public Expenditure and Reform

The Public Service Superannuation (Age of Retirement) Act 2018 was enacted on 26 December 2018 and came into effect immediately from that date. The Act provides for an increase in the compulsory retirement age of most public servants recruited prior to 1 April 2004, from age 65 to age 70.

Compulsory Retirement Age of Public Servants

Information on the compulsory retirement age of public servants recruited before 1 April 2004.


Public Service Retirement Age - Report to Oireachtas 2019

Report to Oireachtas of 26th March 2019.