Monday 20 November 2017

Eilish O'Regan: Gravy train rolls on as rest of the country goes off the rails

Eilish O'Regan

Eilish O'Regan

THE resistance of hospital consultants to work evening and weekend rosters will not sit well today when the full extent of their golden years payments is revealed.

The revelation that some received lump sums of €400,000 along with pensions of up to €125,000 under the government's incentivised early retirement deal shows just how well-protected they are.

They enjoy gilt-edged retirement payments at a time when so many private pension funds are in trouble.

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