Wednesday 18 January 2017

Little justice in failed bosses keeping generous pensions

Published 22/04/2011 | 09:42

Colm Doherty, former AIB chief who received a golden handshake
worth €3m
Colm Doherty, former AIB chief who received a golden handshake worth €3m

I RETIRED from the prison service in 2007 with a modest pension.

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The modesty reflected what the State thought my worth was. In earning that pension I was spat at, attacked with a syringe, had boiling water laced with sugar thrown at my face, hit with a bowl and punched on the head whilst performing my duty.

I assumed that my modest pension was sacrosanct.

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