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Entries Tagged as 'Public sector'

Brian Cowen’s Statement in the National Interest

February 3rd, 2009 · 1 Comment · Irish Politics, Recession

The sound is a teeny bit out but if you want to catch our sombre/edgy Taoiseach’s statement on Expenditure Control and Economic Strategy I had a go at uploading the file I was sent today. (Next step will be recording live output online, never did I think I’d be interested but in the national interest […]


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Five More Equality Authority Board Members Resign

January 19th, 2009 · 7 Comments · Equality, Irish Politics

Five more members of the board of the Equality Authority have resigned. David Joyce from ICTU, Louise McDonnell a senior official in IMPACT (Public sector trade union) and Frank Goodwin from the Carers Association have informed the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform, Dermot Ahern that the authority can no longer fulfill it’s core […]


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Academics and pay cuts

January 6th, 2009 · 9 Comments · Irish Politics, Recession

Image via Wikipedia Associate Professor of Finance at TCD, Dr. Brian Lucey, was on Nightly News with Vincent Browne (TV3) tonight saying he would not mind taking a pay cut as he’s a very well paid public sector worker and can afford to do so. Of course he also thinks others should follow his lead. […]


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