A series of budget measures aimed at winning over public support which came into effect yesterday risk being undermined by the fact a €3,600 TDs’ pay hike was also introduced at the same time, writes Fiachra Ó Cionnaith.
Tue, 02 Jan, 2018
Hundreds of county and city councillors will benefit from a €3,500-a-year pay hike under measures being put forward by Local Government Minister Simon Coveney.
Tue, 24 Jan, 2017
The latest public pay increases have not been budgeted for and will pose a “significant challenge”, politicians have been told.
Fri, 20 Jan, 2017
The Government has avoided potential industrial action by bringing forward a €1,000 pay increase for public workers.
Wed, 18 Jan, 2017
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