The implementation of increases to Defence Forces (DF) pensions from the Dept of Defence’s Pensions Financial Administration Finance Branch.

Update you regarding the implementation of the following pension increases arising on foot of the extended Building Momentum Agreement;

–       1 October 2022  – increase of 1%, or €500, whichever is greater, and 

–       1 March 2023    – increase of 2%. 

I can confirm that the above increases, and associated arrears, have been implemented for Defence Forces (DF) pensions and will be paid in the May pension payroll.  

Payment is due to be made to the relevant bank accounts on Tuesday 30th May.


An Roinn Cosanta 

Department of Defence

#DefenceForces #Veterans #Pension #Pay #Military