Saturday, June 12, 2010

Over 80 individuals in Irish public sector paid more than the Taoiseach

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
JUDICIARY Chief Justice 1
  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

Master Consultant
Academic Consultant
Clinical Directors

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.

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