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More than 50 gardaí were paid €100,000 overtime since 2013

A new report by the Department of Public Expenditure found that the cohort of 'over 50 individuals... have been earning over €20,000 in each of the last five years'

14th October, 2018

More than 50 gardaí have been paid at least €100,000 each in overtime over the last five years, according to a new report by the Department of Public Expenditure.

The report found that the cohort of “over 50 individuals . . . have been earning over €20,000 in each of the last five years”.

According to the report, overtime spending has increased by 185 per cent since 2013, which it says “is not sustainable, particularly as the...

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