We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.

# Special adviser

All time
Pep Guardiola is dipping one of his immaculate loafers into the world of rugby
Nine minsterial advisers have salaries higher than pay guidelines
Taoiseach's office paid over half a million euro for five special advisers in 2012
Varadkar under fire after requesting €135k salary for adviser
Special adviser's €130,000 salary 'shows utter hypocrisy of cost-cutting'