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26 May 2022

County Councillors set for pay increase in July

County Councillors set for pay increase in July

County Councillors to get pay increase in July

Leitrim county counillors are currently paid a base wage of €17,000 before expenses.

All county councillors will get an €8,000 euro a year pay rise from July 1.

Cabinet Ministers will be asked to approve implementation of the Moorhead report today, which recommends a 50%  pay rise.

They're currently paid just over 17,000 euro a year - but this will rise to 25,000 euro a year over the summer.

Some TDs say the payrise is justified.

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