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Charlie Weston: A garda earning €75,000 and living on cornflakes? It doesn't add up

Published 18/10/2012 | 12:00

Charlie Weston
Charlie Weston

SOMETHING does not add up about the garda sergeant whose wife has written to Cabinet members claiming the family can't feed its children.

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The sergeant earns €75,000 a year when overtime and allowances are taken into account.

But his wife has written to politicians claiming the family has just €109 left a week after income tax, the universal social charge, pension, health insurance, mortgage and utility deductions have been taken out of the pay packet.

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