Tuesday 19 September 2017

Brendan Keenan: It takes feisty women to shed light on how elite look out for themselves

Brendan Keenan

Brendan Keenan

Linking top civil servants' pay to the private sector meant they joined a tiny, privileged minority – and won't budge

IT fell to Olivia O'Leary, on RTE radio, to mention the unmentionable; and no better woman.

Someone who can wind up the Queen of England before a couple of thousand people is afraid of nothing. This time, she was taking on senior civil servants who, if anything, are rather more intimidating than Elizabeth II.

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