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Standing up for the HSE

Maureen Lynott is impervious to media criticism of her large salary, writes Aileen O’Meara

11th April, 2009

In her first interview since she joined the ‘kitchen cabinet’ of the Health Service Executive three and a half years ago, Maureen Lynott - when asked to outline t h e work that pays he r €254,000 a year as personal adviser to chief executive Brendan Drumm - said: ‘‘I’m well paid, but I work hard.”

But this is no defensive interview; there is no anger evident on...

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