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#Judges Pay

# judges-pay - Friday 4 October, 2013

Let’s figure this out – what’s the real plural of referendum?
# A House Divided
From The Daily Edge
# A House Divided

Let’s figure this out – what’s the real plural of referendum?

Oct 4th 2013, 6:30 AM 52,392 Views 66 Comments

It often seems as if the debate on pluralising ‘referendum’ can be as divisive as the issues being voted upon. So who’s right?

# judges-pay - Saturday 29 September, 2012

State paid judges €27 million in 2011
# Pay Cheque
# Pay Cheque

State paid judges €27 million in 2011

Sep 29th 2012, 5:38 PM 5,848 Views 38 Comments

This figure is likely to be significantly lower in 2012 after the results of last year’s referendum on judges’ pay.

# judges-pay - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Questions, run-offs and the latest census: the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Questions, run-offs and the latest census: the week in numbers

Apr 28th 2012, 7:30 PM 3,286 Views 5 Comments

Plus: what’s Ireland’s fastest-growing town – and how much does it cost to rent a parking pace for a civil servant?

# judges-pay - Monday 23 April, 2012

Commission criticises short window for publishing referendum guides
# October 27
# October 27

Commission criticises short window for publishing referendum guides

Apr 23rd 2012, 6:04 PM 2,048 Views 27 Comments

The Referendum Commission had 23 days to write, design and print its guide for the Oireachtas Inquiries referendum – and will only have 27 for the Fiscal Compact…

43 per cent of voters didn't understand Oireachtas Inquiries referendum by polling day
# Referendums
# Referendums

43 per cent of voters didn't understand Oireachtas Inquiries referendum by polling day

Apr 23rd 2012, 5:55 PM 1,731 Views 15 Comments

Only 57 per cent of voters claimed to understand the proposal, compared to 71 per cent who understood plans on judges’ pay.

# judges-pay - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

33 per cent drop in judicial costs over past four years
# Expenses
# Expenses

33 per cent drop in judicial costs over past four years

Mar 28th 2012, 8:35 AM 1,353 Views 7 Comments

The costs of transport, accommodation and judicial attire has dropped in recent years – even as the number of judges in the country has risen.

# judges-pay - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

In full: what former ministers get after the government's new levy
# Pensions
# Pensions

In full: what former ministers get after the government's new levy

Nov 30th 2011, 10:08 AM 7,233 Views 47 Comments

We’ve gone through the list of ministerial pensions to see precisely how each living former minister is hit by the various levies.

Higher pension levy hits Ahern and Cowen - by €80 a week
# Pensions
# Pensions

Higher pension levy hits Ahern and Cowen - by €80 a week

Nov 30th 2011, 9:40 AM 2,637 Views 44 Comments

High earners will still keep the vast majority of their huge pensions, as Brendan Howlin admits there is little the government can do.

Bill to cut judges' pay rubber-stamped by TDs
# Judges Pay
# Judges Pay

Bill to cut judges' pay rubber-stamped by TDs

Nov 30th 2011, 7:16 AM 960 Views 4 Comments

The bill, which emerged from last month’s referendum, was passed in the Dáil last night.

# judges-pay - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Government announces cut to public sector pensions over €100k
# Pension Cut
# Pension Cut

Government announces cut to public sector pensions over €100k

Nov 29th 2011, 6:51 PM 3,690 Views 54 Comments

Brendan Howlin made the announcement during a debate on the legislation which will cut judges’ pay.

# judges-pay - Monday 28 November, 2011

Household charge legislation to be pushed through ahead of Budget
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Household charge legislation to be pushed through ahead of Budget

Nov 28th 2011, 8:30 AM 3,479 Views 60 Comments

The final legal measures to cut judges’ pay will also be voted on by the Dáil this week.

# judges-pay - Sunday 30 October, 2011

Fianna Fáil lashes out at 'arrogance' of government over inquiries referendum
# Referendum
# Referendum

Fianna Fáil lashes out at 'arrogance' of government over inquiries referendum

Oct 30th 2011, 10:46 AM 935 Views 51 Comments

The government has said it’s disappointed that the Oireachtas inquiries referendum has been defeated, while Fianna Fáil has said that the public response is ‘loud and clear’.

# judges-pay - Saturday 29 October, 2011

Amendment on Oireachtas inquiries is defeated
# Referendums
# Referendums

Amendment on Oireachtas inquiries is defeated

Oct 29th 2011, 8:17 PM 2,394 Views 74 Comments

However, Brendan Howlin indicated earlier that we haven’t heard the end of the issue – and we may go to the polls on a new version.

Referendum on judges' pay is passed with huge majority
# Referendums
# Referendums

Referendum on judges' pay is passed with huge majority

Oct 29th 2011, 7:43 PM 2,833 Views 51 Comments

However, nearly 38,000 votes were spoiled in the vote to change the Constitution to allow the cutting of judicial salaries.

Liveblog: Michael D Higgins elected President - as it happened
Live Oct 29th 2011, 3:16 PM

Liveblog: Michael D Higgins elected President - as it happened

Liveblog: The 2011 Presidential election count, Day 2: 9am-3:15pm
Live Oct 29th 2011, 2:15 PM

Liveblog: The 2011 Presidential election count, Day 2: 9am-3:15pm

# judges-pay - Thursday 27 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Oct 27th 2011, 8:11 PM 2,787 Views 3 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Ireland goes to the polls, markets embrace the Greece deal, how much you’ll pay for an iPhone 4S, and just what DID cause Monday night’s flooding?

# judges-pay - Monday 24 October, 2011

Presidential candidates split on referendums voting
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Presidential candidates split on referendums voting

Oct 24th 2011, 3:34 PM 985 Views 14 Comments

While some candidates have revealed their voting intentions, others have declined to comment.

Gilmore defends referendums after AGs urge 'No' vote
# Referendums
# Referendums

Gilmore defends referendums after AGs urge 'No' vote

Oct 24th 2011, 9:02 AM 914 Views 27 Comments

Eight former attorneys general signed a public letter saying that the two constitutional amendments will endanger individual rights and judicial independence.

# judges-pay - Sunday 23 October, 2011

Kenny, Gilmore speak out for Yes vote in two referenda
# October 27
# October 27

Kenny, Gilmore speak out for Yes vote in two referenda

Oct 23rd 2011, 3:09 PM 973 Views 31 Comments

The government leaders come out in force as the Irish Council for Civil Liberties hails declining support for Oireachtas inquiries.

# judges-pay - Saturday 22 October, 2011

Column: Cutting judges’ pay has a price – and it’s not worth it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Cutting judges’ pay has a price – and it’s not worth it

Oct 22nd 2011, 8:15 PM 27 Views 92 Comments

A Yes vote on Thursday won’t benefit anyone much – but it will mean a serious compromise to our constitution, writes Sinéad Keogh.

# judges-pay - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Poll: How will you vote on the judges' pay referendum?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How will you vote on the judges' pay referendum?

Oct 18th 2011, 10:27 AM 2,775 Views 50 Comments

Today we’re asking how you plan to vote on one of the two referendums which are taking place on 27 October alongside the Presidential election.

# judges-pay - Saturday 15 October, 2011

What are the two referendums about? Your guide to the 27 October ballot
# Referendum Guide
# Referendum Guide

What are the two referendums about? Your guide to the 27 October ballot

Oct 15th 2011, 10:30 AM 2,655 Views 37 Comments

Two referendums are being voted on alongside the Dublin West by-election and the Presidential election: one concerns judges’ pay and the other concerns giving powers of inquiry to the Oireachtas.

# judges-pay - Saturday 8 October, 2011

Poll shows support for passing two referendums
# Referenda
# Referenda

Poll shows support for passing two referendums

Oct 8th 2011, 2:34 PM 713 Views 12 Comments

Meanwhile, Fianna Fáil is urging the Government to publish the text of the referenda as a matter of urgency.

# judges-pay - Monday 26 September, 2011

Referendums confirmed on Oireachtas inquiries and judges' pay
# Constitution
# Constitution

Referendums confirmed on Oireachtas inquiries and judges' pay

Sep 26th 2011, 5:45 PM 382 Views 6 Comments

Minister Phil Hogan has suggested that unemployed people could be given jobs at polling stations during the ballots.

# judges-pay - Saturday 24 September, 2011

Total for judges' travel and clothing expenses tops half a million euro
# Expenses
# Expenses

Total for judges' travel and clothing expenses tops half a million euro

Sep 24th 2011, 9:29 AM 691 Views 15 Comments

Details of 40 District and Circuit Court judges’ expenses have been revealed…

# judges-pay - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

Retired judge to oversee referendum on judges' pay
# Judicial Pay
# Judicial Pay

Retired judge to oversee referendum on judges' pay

Sep 6th 2011, 2:25 PM 427 Views 11 Comments

Bryan MacMahon, formerly of the High Court, will chair the Referendum Commission overseeing next month’s referendum.

# judges-pay - Thursday 4 August, 2011

Top judges face 23pc pay cut if referendum is passed - Shatter
# Referendum
# Referendum

Top judges face 23pc pay cut if referendum is passed - Shatter

Aug 4th 2011, 2:54 PM 572 Views 4 Comments

The minister publishes draft legislation to cut judges’ pay, which will be enacted if the public approves October’s referendum.

# judges-pay - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

# judges-pay - Monday 25 July, 2011

New Chief Justice rejects €38k pay rise
# Judges Pay
# Judges Pay

New Chief Justice rejects €38k pay rise

Jul 25th 2011, 8:35 PM 1,178 Views 16 Comments

Chief Justice Susan Denham says the judiciary does not oppose a referendum allowing their pay to be cut – and has refused a pay rise of €38,044.

# judges-pay - Monday 11 July, 2011

# judges-pay - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

Cabinet approves autumn referendum on allowing pay cuts for judges
# Referendum
# Referendum

Cabinet approves autumn referendum on allowing pay cuts for judges

Jun 14th 2011, 1:00 PM 974 Views 12 Comments

The Cabinet approves plans for a public vote on removing the safeguard for judges’ pay, alongside the Presidential election.

# judges-pay - Thursday 28 April, 2011