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# salaries - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Micheál Martin to be paid more as Taoiseach than Varadkar was after 'pay cut'

Martin will be paid almost €1,500 more than Varadkar was in the last government, despite a 10% cut to the official level of pay.

# salaries - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

From The42 Scottish Rugby makes pay cuts amidst 'uncertainty' over November Tests On Hold

Scottish Rugby makes pay cuts amidst 'uncertainty' over November Tests

Argentina, New Zealand and Japan are due to visit Murrayfield later this year.

# salaries - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

From The42 Real Madrid players accept up to 20% pay cut Cutting Back

Real Madrid players accept up to 20% pay cut

Spanish football remains on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic.

# salaries - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

'We can see how fragile rugby is... there's going to be a big readjustment'

Ex-Grenoble and Dragons boss Bernard Jackman isn’t surprised to see rugby struggling financially.

# salaries - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Tubridy, Duffy, are the presenters in the firing line for substantial pay cuts at RTÉ

It was announced last night that RTÉ is to cut 200 jobs as part of a major restructuring plan.

# salaries - Saturday 31 March, 2018

'I found it difficult to see the justification': Bryan Dobson on the pay gap with Sharon Ní Bheoláin

It was revealed last year Dobson earned between €60,000 – €80,000 more than Sharon Ní Bheoláin.

# salaries - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Varadkar says his new separate PR unit has cost nothing to date

Those in opposition have dubbed the new communications unit the Taoiseach’s own “spin machine”.

# salaries - Monday 24 July, 2017

Poll: Is it fair to ask RTÉ's higher-earners to reveal their salaries? Salaries This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it fair to ask RTÉ's higher-earners to reveal their salaries?

Denis Naughten said he wants RTÉ to publish the salaries of all those who earn over €100,000 a year.

# salaries - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

From The42 Match of the Day pair Lineker and Shearer among the BBC's top earners Wage Packets

Match of the Day pair Lineker and Shearer among the BBC's top earners

A full list of salaries has been published today.

# salaries - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Timeline: Angela Kerins, charity salaries, and the saga of the baying PAC

Today’s High Court judgement against the former Rehab Group CEO brought to an end a saga that lasted almost three years.

# salaries - Monday 7 November, 2016

Popping the question: The right time to ask for a pay rise

How to talk money with the boss and get what you deserve.

# salaries - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Irish builders are commanding €100,000 salaries as companies hunt for construction skills

Recruitment firm Hays says that demand for construction professionals was up 40% on a year ago.

# salaries - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Parents of special needs kids at St John of God school 'furious' over salary top-ups

The parents said they feel betrayed that these payments were made while the school suffered cuts.

# salaries - Sunday 24 April, 2016

'You always knew you weren't going to get rich becoming a member of SF'

It’s long been Sinn Féin policy that Dáil deputies are asked to accept a salary of around €38,000 – far short of the Dáil salary of €87,000.

# salaries - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Poll: Do you expect to get a pay rise this year? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you expect to get a pay rise this year?

Do you think your pay package will have increased the end of 2016?

The top five highest-paying business jobs in Ireland are...

The positive employment stats seen in Ireland in recent times are set to continue according to a new jobs guide for 2016.

# salaries - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Copenhagen mayor bans 45,000 staff from using Ryanair

Ryanair says it’s surprised by the boycott.

# salaries - Thursday 2 April, 2015

The number of NAMA staff on over €100,000 has more than doubled in five years

But the agency isn’t saying why or who they are.

# salaries - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Gerry to Enda: I'm trying to prick your 'golden circle' bubble

Several ministers lobbied to have their advisers’ salaries increased.

# salaries - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Ray D'Arcy's salary will be 'more than covered' by sponsorship money

The incoming chair of RTÉ has been talking stars’ pay before an Oirechtas committee this morning.

# salaries - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Small business employees can forget about a wage hike this year

This follows an IBEC survey earlier in the week suggesting a 2% wage hike across

# salaries - Friday 24 October, 2014

Whoops! Teachers got paid a week early by mistake

Is it pay day? Eh, no.

# salaries - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

# salaries - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Over 10,000 visas for Canada are out tomorrow

A huge demand is expected for the Working Holiday Visas, places went within 48 hours last year.

# salaries - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everybody’s talking about Rehab Group salaries, the sad passing of Christine Buckley and the continuing search for the Malaysian Airlines plane.

Rehab Group reveals top executive salaries… and twelve earn over €100k

“Performance related payments” were waived by all executives in 2010 and 2011

# salaries - Friday 28 February, 2014

'Kerins should disclose salaries of executives sooner rather than later' says PAC chairman

The PAC said it could be Tuesday before they have legal clarity on whether they can publish salary figures.

# salaries - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Iarnród Éireann workers may face pay cuts from next month

The choice on whether to accept the wage reduction lies with employees, says union.

# salaries - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Some top Irish executives get bonuses of 100% (with no pay cap)

A new salary guide published by professional recruitment agency Morgan McKinley also found that Dublin professionals get paid more that those in other parts.

# salaries - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Majority of CEOs think State-funded bodies aren't monitored enough

Two-thirds of those surveyed believe that organisations in receipt of State funding are not adequately monitored or held to account.

# salaries - Thursday 23 January, 2014

There are 29 Irish Water staff earning over €100,000

And 27 senior managers get a car allowance.

# salaries - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Former CRC boss to face stern questioning over salary top-ups

Former CEO of the Central Remedial Clinic Brian Conlan agreed to meet with the Public Accounts Committee after they contemplated compelling him to attend.

# salaries - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Nine minsterial advisers have salaries higher than pay guidelines

A number of ministers explained that their advisers had previously been on much higher pay scales when working in the private sector prior to their appointment in the respective departments.

# salaries - Saturday 21 December, 2013

92 NAMA staff earned over €100k last year, four earned over €200k

When both NTMA and NAMA staff figures are combined, 15 staff members earned over €200,000 in 2012.

# salaries - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Poll: Should the government have greater control of charities? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government have greater control of charities?

Minister Alan Shatter has already said legislation for a regulator is being considered, but do you think it’s a good idea?

# salaries - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

7 things we learned from the CRC’s grilling by the PAC

Contractual obligations, a failing business and a pension fund that doesn’t actually exist – it was an interesting day in Committee Room 3.

# salaries - Monday 9 December, 2013

Spanish PM says falling wages help save jobs

“It is better to bet on earning a little bit less and maintain as many jobs as possible” – do you agree with Mariano Rajoy?

# salaries - Monday 2 December, 2013

HSE were sent reports stating a portion of salaries were being paid with lottery proceeds, says CRC

It was agreed that lottery funds would fund the difference between approved pay scales and contractually agreed contracts, and the HSE knew this, said the CRC.

# salaries - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Beaumont Hospital Foundation charity 'does not pay top-ups'

The charity took out an ad in today’s Irish Independent saying it does not pay top-ups to any hospital staff.

# salaries - Friday 29 November, 2013

Jack & Jill CEO: 'I get no top-up payments, no bonus, no pension'

Jonathan Irwin said charity staff having their salaries topped up with money from donations is “damaging”.

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