Friday January 24, 2020

No virtue in a public body keeping us in the dark

We need transparency. We need it now. How many more Pat Smiths are there?

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

29th November, 2015
George McNeice was on a salary of about €500,000 the year he left the National Association of General Practitioners

It was a case of déjà vu for doctors as the scandal over executive pay engulfed the Irish Farmers Association (IFA).

The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) was rocked by a similar scandal just three years ago when it emerged that the former chief executive George McNeice was entitled to a €20 million pension package.

The saga carried on for a number of months with internal clashes and revelations about the use of...

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