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# Salaries

All time
# top earners
117 RTÉ staff members earned over €100,000 in basic salary last year
That is according to new figures published by RTÉ.
# Pay Day
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.
# 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.
# cutting back
Real Madrid players accept up to 20% pay cut
Spanish football remains on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic.
# feed the heroes
'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.
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.
# Gender Pay Gap
'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.
# Media
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
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.
# 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.
# pac'ed courtroom
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.
Popping the question: The right time to ask for a pay rise
How to talk money with the boss and get what you deserve.
# On the up
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.
# Charities
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.
# average wage
'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.
# 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?
# Salaries
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.
# turbulence ahead
Copenhagen mayor bans 45,000 staff from using Ryanair
Ryanair says it’s surprised by the boycott.
# Make Money Money
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.
# Salary caps
Gerry to Enda: I'm trying to prick your 'golden circle' bubble
Several ministers lobbied to have their advisers’ salaries increased.
# sorted
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.
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
# Salary
Whoops! Teachers got paid a week early by mistake
Is it pay day? Eh, no.
# Happy Days
If you like salary hikes and promotions, you might like being a Chartered Accountant right now
Well, in Leinster, at least…
# Emigration Nation
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.
# News Fix
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.
# Angela Kerins
Rehab Group reveals top executive salaries… and twelve earn over €100k
“Performance related payments” were waived by all executives in 2010 and 2011
# Rehab
'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.
Iarnród Éireann workers may face pay cuts from next month
The choice on whether to accept the wage reduction lies with employees, says union.
# Cha-ching!
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.
# disclosure
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.
# More Water
There are 29 Irish Water staff earning over €100,000
And 27 senior managers get a car allowance.
# Charity
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
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.
# Pay Scales
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.
# Your Say
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?
# crc
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.
# Living wage
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?
# top-ups
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
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.