Dáil Éireann - Volume 451 - 04 April, 1995

Written Answers. - Pensions and Allowances.

169. Mr. O'Leary asked the Minister for Defence the number of persons in receipt of IRA service pensions, IRA special allowances, and IRA widows' pensions from his Department. [6969/95]

Minister for Defence (Mr. Coveney): The information requested is as follows:

Type of pension-allowance

Total number of recipients as at 31 March, 1995

Military service pension.

105

Special allowance under the Army Pensions Acts.

253

Allowance for spouses of deceased military service pensioners.

1,474

Allowance for spouses of other deceased veterans.

2,073

Total

3,905