Charge to be rescued
The figure of €400,000 relating to Mr Goan's total package was the result of an analysis by a financial expert based on figures contained in the RTE annual report and other factors, including an estimated monetary value on job security.
It includes his salary plus €24,000 in pension contributions, car allowance of €26,400 plus €46,000 bonus paid in 2008. Mr Goan's basic salary is €260,000, which was voluntarily reduced from €298,000. The pension analysis was based on the higher amount of €298,000
-- Letters Editor