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#Public sector pensions

# public-sector-pensions - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Column: TDs’ pensions should reflect Ireland’s economic reality

Politicians are just the same as other public servants – and their expenses should be reduced in line with the sacrifices being made across the country, writes Sarah O’Neill.

# public-sector-pensions - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Aaron McKenna: Large pay packets aren’t an injustice – they’re a reward

Controversy over generous pension arrangements for executives means we risk throwing the baby out with the bathwater.

# public-sector-pensions - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

In full: what former ministers get after the government's new levy

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

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

# public-sector-pensions - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Government announces cut to public sector pensions over €100k

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

# public-sector-pensions - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Government proposes ‘far-reaching transformation’ of public sector pensions

But one trade union has strongly criticised the reforms which it is estimated will save €1.8 billion per year.