Former Taoisigh in line for pension increase is ’embarrassing’ – McLoughlin

Padraig MacLochlainn

Former Taoisigh Brian Cowen and Bertie Ahern are in line for an increase to their six-figure pensions.

They currently get around 134-thousand euro per year.

But a report in today's Sunday Times says that under a sideline deal to the Landsdowne Road agreement, their pensions will rise to just under 136-thousand.

Donegal Deputy Padraig  McLaughlin has been giving his reaction to Highland Radio News: