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#Allowances

# allowances - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Hundreds waiting over a year to appeal refused disability allowance
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Hundreds waiting over a year to appeal refused disability allowance

Oct 20th 2012, 5:01 PM 9,961 Views 44 Comments

Figures released by Joan Burton show 4,169 are appealing a refusal, with 321 of them waiting over a year for it.

Review could see TDs recommend cuts to their own allowances
# Allowances
# Allowances

Review could see TDs recommend cuts to their own allowances

Oct 20th 2012, 2:15 PM 4,486 Views 30 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee is to review allowances paid to ministers and others – and could ask for them to be cut.

# allowances - Monday 15 October, 2012

Troika have no issue with reported Croke Park savings – government
# Croke Park
# Croke Park

Troika have no issue with reported Croke Park savings – government

Oct 15th 2012, 1:46 PM 5,227 Views 26 Comments

The Department of Public Expenditure says it’s checked with the Troika – and there’s no worries about the reported savings.

Fine Gael TDs challenge Government stance on Croke Park
# Croke Park
# Croke Park

Fine Gael TDs challenge Government stance on Croke Park

Oct 15th 2012, 8:21 AM 5,242 Views 43 Comments

The eight TDs argue in today’s Irish Examiner that “protecting core pay” does not equate to supporting incremental pay increases and allowances for high earners.

# allowances - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Howlin looking at incorporating public sector allowances into core pay
# Croke Park Agreement
# Croke Park Agreement

Howlin looking at incorporating public sector allowances into core pay

Oct 11th 2012, 12:04 PM 6,651 Views 76 Comments

Speaking to the Public Accounts Committee this morning, Brendan Howlin said it would be unreasonable to take away such a large portion of pay from certain groups.

Gilmore: 'Individual departments' to pursue public sector allowance cuts
# Allowances
# Allowances

Gilmore: 'Individual departments' to pursue public sector allowance cuts

Oct 11th 2012, 11:53 AM 2,972 Views 11 Comments

The Tánaiste says the planned removal of public sector allowances will be done in “accordance with industrial relation procedures”.

# allowances - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Expenses, insurance and fire engines: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Expenses, insurance and fire engines: The week in numbers

Oct 6th 2012, 7:30 PM 7,474 Views 7 Comments

Which Irish county has the fewest same-sex civil partners? And how many times could Facebook fill Croke Park?

# allowances - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Government criticised over Defence Force allowances and Ombudsman downgrade
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Government criticised over Defence Force allowances and Ombudsman downgrade

Oct 3rd 2012, 3:40 PM 7,708 Views 80 Comments

PDFORRA has said members are not entitled to overtime and so allowances are part of core pay.

# allowances - Monday 1 October, 2012

Oireachtas members paid €764k allowances for month without sittings
# Allowances
# Allowances

Oireachtas members paid €764k allowances for month without sittings

Oct 1st 2012, 10:14 AM 6,826 Views 70 Comments

224 of the 226 members of the Dáil and Seanad were paid allowances in August, even though both houses were in recess.

# allowances - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Column: Moaning about allowances lets us ignore Ireland’s real problems
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Moaning about allowances lets us ignore Ireland’s real problems

Sep 25th 2012, 7:30 AM 35 Views 81 Comments

Public sector allowances are small fry – but the media storm is a distraction from the real bad news, writes Michael Taft.

# allowances - Monday 24 September, 2012

Howlin defends progress in public sector reform despite allowances hurdle
# Allowances
# Allowances

Howlin defends progress in public sector reform despite allowances hurdle

Sep 24th 2012, 3:16 PM 3,602 Views 26 Comments

Brendan Howlin says the results of the review on public sector allowances will lead to substantial savings over time.

Hayes: Public sector salaries over €100k have to be looked at
# Public Sector
# Public Sector

Hayes: Public sector salaries over €100k have to be looked at

Sep 24th 2012, 2:15 PM 8,031 Views 81 Comments

The junior finance minister says that salaries of over €100,000 paid to people in the public sector is “the biggest area” the government needs to look at.

# allowances - Saturday 22 September, 2012

Debates, weights and Damien Duff: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Debates, weights and Damien Duff: The week in numbers

Sep 22nd 2012, 7:30 PM 3,530 Views 0 Comments

Plus – which Irish area has been keeping all the single people to itself? And how little confidence is ‘confidence’?

# allowances - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Dáil public accounts committee to examine public sector allowances
# Allowances
# Allowances

Dáil public accounts committee to examine public sector allowances

Sep 20th 2012, 8:41 PM 6,063 Views 47 Comments

The committee is to scrutinise the controversial allowances to public sector workers following news that savings targeted this year will not be met.

# allowances - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Teachers' unions criticise allowance decisions as cuts to salary
# Allowances
# Allowances

Teachers' unions criticise allowance decisions as cuts to salary

Sep 19th 2012, 7:47 AM 8,429 Views 142 Comments

The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation says enforcing cuts originally introduced in the Budget means a third successive pay cut.

# allowances - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Public Sector Allowances: The ones they *might* change
# Allowances
# Allowances

Public Sector Allowances: The ones they *might* change

Sep 18th 2012, 7:56 PM 19,155 Views 53 Comments

These allowances still stand but might be modified for future appointees: Secretaries to ministers and taoisigh; giving advice on keeping people safe on winter roads; taxi allowances and more…

Public Sector Allowances: The ones they want to keep
# Allowances
# Allowances

Public Sector Allowances: The ones they want to keep

Sep 18th 2012, 7:56 PM 21,316 Views 42 Comments

Gardaí are to keep their dog handling, uniform cleaning and boot allowances, while teachers with more than 35 years service will continue to receive a corresponding allowance.

Public Sector Allowances: The ones they want abolished
# Allowances
# Allowances

Public Sector Allowances: The ones they want abolished

Sep 18th 2012, 7:56 PM 16,838 Views 27 Comments

New appointees in the public/civil sector may no longer get allowances for things you may not have known they were entitled to… like not leaking exam papers and for “night attire”.

# allowances - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Allowances, Reilly and property tax on the agenda as Cabinet returns
# Back To Business
# Back To Business

Allowances, Reilly and property tax on the agenda as Cabinet returns

Sep 4th 2012, 6:30 AM 4,296 Views 66 Comments

The Cabinet meets for the first time in over a month today amid growing tensions between the two coalition parties over Health Minister James Reilly.

# allowances - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

New teachers' salaries down 30 per cent since 2010
# Back To School
# Back To School

New teachers' salaries down 30 per cent since 2010

Aug 28th 2012, 10:52 AM 9,017 Views 76 Comments

Unions hope the government will lift the suspension on new teachers’ allowances in a cabinet meeting next week.

# allowances - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Burton: No plans to change disability allowance eligibility
# Disability Allowance
# Disability Allowance

Burton: No plans to change disability allowance eligibility

Aug 7th 2012, 8:33 PM 5,139 Views 47 Comments

The Minister noted a surge in applications for disability allowance, but denied any changes in criteria or conditions.

# allowances - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Over €1m spent on sending children of Irish diplomats to school
# School Fees
# School Fees

Over €1m spent on sending children of Irish diplomats to school

Jul 19th 2012, 6:45 AM 6,161 Views 22 Comments

The cost will rise this year but in over a third of Irish foreign posts there are no children in education paid for by the State.

# allowances - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Public service allowances: see all the figures for yourself
# Allowances
# Allowances

Public service allowances: see all the figures for yourself

Jul 4th 2012, 1:13 PM 33,311 Views 112 Comments

From cost of living allowances to clothing payments… all the info is here.

Shoes, health insurance top ups and school fees - public service allowances revealed
# Allowances
# Allowances

Shoes, health insurance top ups and school fees - public service allowances revealed

Jul 4th 2012, 9:49 AM 10,608 Views 68 Comments

Millions in school fees and cost of living expenses are paid to those posted overseas, while details of allowances paid across many of the departments have been revealed.

# allowances - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Number of carers rises by 23,000 as over half a million claim a disability
# Cso Stats
# Cso Stats

Number of carers rises by 23,000 as over half a million claim a disability

Jun 28th 2012, 7:30 PM 4,662 Views 33 Comments

4.1 per cent of the population are now listed as being carers, latest census figures show, as 13 per cent of the population claim they have a disability.

# allowances - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Howlin confirms review of €1.5bn of public sector allowances
# Public Sector
# Public Sector

Howlin confirms review of €1.5bn of public sector allowances

Apr 25th 2012, 8:48 AM 3,994 Views 69 Comments

One union says it expects the review of some 800 different allowances and that some will go.

# allowances - Thursday 2 February, 2012

The TDs who were paid less than €50k in expenses - and why
# TD Expenses
# TD Expenses

The TDs who were paid less than €50k in expenses - and why

Feb 2nd 2012, 6:32 PM 8,329 Views 26 Comments

We look at how the majority of the 31st Dáil representatives were paid allowances in 2011.

# allowances - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

Teachers angry as allowances suspended
# Education
# Education

Teachers angry as allowances suspended

Feb 1st 2012, 8:21 AM 7,418 Views 106 Comments

The Teachers Union of Ireland has claimed the suspension will lead to a further loss of income for new teachers of up to 15 per cent.

# allowances - Wednesday 30 November, 2011