The Oireachtas budget office has warned Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe that the annual public sector pay bill could spiral by €1.1 billion.
It has highlighted the cost of pay demands by the public sector unions as numbers in the public sector are due to reach their highest-ever level at the end of this year.
The Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) was set up to give TDs and senators an independent view of the nation’s finances...
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