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Government Reveals Costs Of Advisors For Ministers

The government is set to spend 2 million euro a year on 23 advisers to ministers and junior ministers. Eight of the media and political advisers are on salaries of over 100,000 euro a year.

They include former journalists Paul Melia, Chris Donoghue and Susan Mitchell.
Environment Minister Eamon Ryan has three advisers, who are all paid between 87,000 and just over 101,000.
Both of Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe's two advisers are paid 101,114 euro.

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