THE Central Bank made a record profit last year of €1.4bn.
The bank's annual report for 2012 said that €1.1bn will be paid to the exchequer.
Governor Patrick Honohan said restoration of financial stability to the Irish economy remains a significant challenge.
"However, despite the scale of this task and the backdrop of a weak external economic environment, the overall policy stance is moving things in the right direction", he said.
Mr Honohan was entitled to €276,324 in salary and fees last year. He gifted €63, 324 to the state, leaving a net remuneration of €213,000.
Financial Regulator Matthew Elderfield, who is leaving his post, received €340,000 in salary and fees.