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# top earners

This year
Gary Lineker tops list of highest-paid BBC presenters sixth year in a row
He is the only one whose earnings surpass £1 million.
Boris Johnson tops list of UK MPs with biggest outside earnings
The former UK prime minister has earned £2.3 million (€2.6 mil) since leaving office, making him the highest-earning MP in the past year.
All time
117 RTÉ staff members earned over €100,000 in basic salary last year
That is according to new figures published by RTÉ.
'Unjustifiable gap' between CEO pay and average worker earnings criticised in new report
The ICTU report shows that among the 26 large firms studied, CEO pay rose in 11 of them.
Match of the Day pair Lineker and Shearer among the BBC's top earners
A full list of salaries has been published today.
Taylor Swift tops Forbes celebrity rich list making $170 million in 2016
Irish rockers U2 came in at number 30 on the list.
And the highest grossing Hollywood actors in 2014 are...
Gettin’ those dolla bills.
Forbes lists the 25 richest musicians in 2012
Dr Dre came out on top, with Irish rockers U2 taking the fourth spot.
Top earners see 8% increase in disposable income: CSO
While most people have seen their disposables income plunge in recent years, new figures show that the top 10 per cent of earners have actually seen an increase.
RTÉ stars could have salaries cut by 30 per cent
Director General Noel Curran says RTÉ prepared for possibility of some presenters moving to rival broadcasters. We look at what those cuts would do to the top earners’ pay packets…