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Tribunal barrister objected to withdrawal of state fee

Eunice O’Raw, who earned over €4.2 million in fees at the Mahon Tribunal, disputed the government’s ‘one person, one salary’ rule

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

30th December, 2014

A barrister who was paid over €4 million for work on the Mahon Tribunal objected to the withdrawal of her €15,000 state board fee.

Eunice O’Raw was told that she would have to give up her fee for serving on the board of the RTE Authority because of her position as the HSE’s head of legal services. This was because of the government’s “one person, one salary” rule, which does not allow public sector workers...

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