IFA general secretary earned €535,000 in 2013

Salary revealed a day after Pat Smith quit amid row over wages

20th November, 2015
Pat Smith at pre budget submission Pic: RollingNews.ie

The salary of former general secretary of the Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) has been revealed at a meeting of the organisation's executive council in Portlaoise.

Pat Smith stepped down from the role yesterday following a row over his earnings.

According to the The Irish Farmers Journal, IFA President Eddie Downey told the meeting that Smith was paid €445,000 in 2014.

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