Lansdowne Road News


April date agreed for pay improvement

The €1,000 increase, originally due for payment from 1st September 2017 under the Lansdowne Road agreement (LRA), has been brought forward by five months and will now be paid from 1st April 2017. The payment, which is worth €38.33 a fortnight before tax, is due to all public servants who earn €65,000 a year or less. []


Legislation for Lansdowne Road Agreement enacted

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin TD, last week (Monday 30th November) formally signed the Commencement Order bringing into law the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (FEMPI) Act 2015. continuereading1