Revealed: How 26 Irish bankers were paid €50,000,000

European figures show the bankers earned an average of €1.9 million each in 2015

12th February, 2017

More than €50 million in salary and bonuses was paid out to just over two dozen bankers in Ireland, new figures reveal.

Some 26 top executives at banks, insurance companies and asset management firms were paid €14.7 million in fixed remuneration in 2015, data released by the European Banking Authority (EBA) shows. The same individuals shared €37 million in variable remuneration, made up of cash bonuses and share options. Some of the variable pay has...

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