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# taoisigh - Monday 6 July, 2020

'Who took this decision?': Top civil servant queried decision not to publish pensions paid to former Taoisigh
# Robert Watt
# Robert Watt

'Who took this decision?': Top civil servant queried decision not to publish pensions paid to former Taoisigh

Jul 6th 2020, 6:30 AM 47,145 Views 48 Comments

DPER Secretary General Robert Watt told an official: “I don’t understand why we should not release the information.”

# taoisigh - Saturday 14 December, 2019

Leo Varadkar signed off on former Taoisigh special support plan four months after taking office
# SUPPORTS
# SUPPORTS

Leo Varadkar signed off on former Taoisigh special support plan four months after taking office

Dec 14th 2019, 12:05 AM 61,421 Views 138 Comments

New documents obtained under FOI detail what would be involved in the supports.

# taoisigh - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Fears over publishing anonymous list of former ministers' pensions in case they were easily identifiable
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Fears over publishing anonymous list of former ministers' pensions in case they were easily identifiable

Dec 15th 2018, 8:15 AM 13,822 Views 31 Comments

The 2017 list was never published due to concerns over data protection and that even an anonymous list could create a breach.

# taoisigh - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Micheál Martin: I still keep in touch with Brian Cowen
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Micheál Martin: I still keep in touch with Brian Cowen

Feb 16th 2013, 8:00 AM 11,617 Views 111 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader said he had a “good chat” with his predecessor at a recent funeral but neither Cowen nor Bertie Ahern have any input to party policy.

# taoisigh - Friday 3 August, 2012

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Aug 3rd 2012, 8:38 AM 7,861 Views 9 Comments

It’s almost the long weekend…but here’s nine things to know first.

# taoisigh - Monday 9 July, 2012

Gallery: Former taoisigh… where are they now?
# Gone Fishin
# Gone Fishin

Gallery: Former taoisigh… where are they now?

Jul 9th 2012, 7:30 AM 13,445 Views 28 Comments

Bertie, Albert, Brian and co. What are they up to these days?

# taoisigh - Saturday 31 December, 2011

5 things that were bothering Charlie Haughey in 1981
# State Papers
# State Papers

5 things that were bothering Charlie Haughey in 1981

Dec 31st 2011, 12:00 PM 9,448 Views 24 Comments

State papers show that while he was only Taoiseach for half the year, Haughey found a number of issues to get riled up about.

# taoisigh - 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 7,080 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 2,625 Views 45 Comments

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

# taoisigh - 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 3,672 Views 54 Comments

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

# taoisigh - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Ahern claimed €377k in expenses since leaving office
# Taoisigh
# Taoisigh

Ahern claimed €377k in expenses since leaving office

Oct 5th 2011, 11:45 AM 47,275 Views 86 Comments

Details provided to Wicklow TD Anne Ferris show that the ‘Teflon Taoiseach’ has claimed over €10,000 in phone expenses alone.

# taoisigh - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

Poll: Where should Bertie Ahern's portrait hang?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Where should Bertie Ahern's portrait hang?

Mar 15th 2011, 3:24 PM 3,921 Views 0 Comments

The former Taoiseach will have his official portrait unveiled in Dail Eireann this year – but can you think of a more suitable location?