Pay increase of €90,000 for job in Health

Salary boost approved by government

Sligo News File

The new head of the Department of Health will walk into a job where the government has bumped up the annual salary by a phenomenal €90,000 – an increase of over €1730 a week.  The offered salary for the post, which is being advertised by open competition, is €292,000 per annum, equal to more than €5,600 weekly. The figure is understood to be the salary rate of the governor of the Central Bank.