Monday 22 January 2018

Shane Ross: No bonus bonfire at AIB or ESB

BLOATED FATCAT: Padraig McManus, who gets €752,000 a year, enjoying the ESB corporate box at the Aviva Stadium
BLOATED FATCAT: Padraig McManus, who gets €752,000 a year, enjoying the ESB corporate box at the Aviva Stadium

DID you miss the wonderful news in the Budget? You did? Well, the pay of semi-state bosses is to be capped at €250,000.

Welcome to the brave new world of sharing the burden. In this time of poverty, even Ireland's oligarchs must limit themselves to five grand a week.

And if you believe that, you will believe anything.

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