Brian Cowen is paid a salary of €228,446. His counterpart, David Cameron, is paid €237,475, including his MP’s salary of €77,700.
The following are paid more than the Taoiseach
|Sector||Function||Number of persons|
|Supreme Court Justice||7|
|President of the Circuit Court||1|
|Judge of the High Court||35|
|EDUCATION||President of UCC||1|
|COMMERCIAL STATE BODIES||CEO of Coillte, ESB, Bord na Móna, Bord Gáis, An Post, RTE, VHI. Dublin Bus, CIE, Dublin Airport Authority, Iarnród Éiresann, Irish Aviation Authority||12|
|NON-COMMERCIAL STATE BODIES||CEO National Roads Authority, Director General, Science Foundation Ireland||2|
|FINANCE||EBS, Executive Directors |
Anglo Irish Bank
Irish Nationwide, Executive Directors
Irish Nationwide, Management
|HEALTH||CEO, HSE |
The HSE are unable to provide details of how many are paid more than €228,446.
Remuneration at the Central Bank and Financial Regulator are not included in the foregoing. Remuneration at NAMA and NTMA are also excluded from this list.
A total of 39 individuals in the entire British public sector are paid more than €228,446.