Shane Ross: Bonus culture runs right through official Ireland
It's no wonder bank bosses and semi-state chiefs are rich from payouts when the Department of Finance also got them, says Shane Ross
IT was bad enough when the big bad bankers retired with their saddlebags bulging. It was worse when the retiring regulator rode off into the sunset with a gold-plated package.
And we thought we had hit the bottom when it was revealed that some of the most reckless developers are today being employed at vast salaries by Nama.
But the bottom was yet to come.