Published 17/11/2011 | 05:00
•So, the thorny issue of the handsome salaries paid to RTE presenters raises its head yet again. For me, this issue is quite clear-cut and comes down to one thing: priorities.
Yes, the hard-pressed Irish PAYE worker has to fork out a total of €160 per year to subsidise RTE's vast talent bank.
Yet, I put this to the naysayers, talent doesn't come cheap and where would we be without these stalwarts?