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17 retiring TDs to share €22m pension pot

Retiring TDs will receive an estimated €22m pension pot as parties try to deal with the fallout surrounding the rise in the pension age for voters.

Analysis of the 17 retiring TDs, including Enda Kenny, Michael Noonan and Gerry Adams, shows that they will receive massive golden handshakes and huge pensions after stepping down before the election.

Below is a list of exactly how much each TD will be receiving.

Fine Gael

Enda Kenny
Pension value: €3,250,978
Lump sum: €140,399
Annual pension: €46,800

Sean Barrett
Pension value: €2,845,253
Lump sum: €140,399
Annual pension: €46,800

Michael Noonan
Pension value: €2,713,433
Lump sum: €140,399
Annual pension: €46,800

John Deasy
Pension value: €1,053,739
Lump sum: €126,359
Annual pension: €42,120

Dara Murphy
Pension value: €687,988
Lump sum: €63,179
Annual pension: €212,006

Tony McLoughlin
Pension value: €686,592
Lump sum: €63,179
Annual pension: €21,060

Jim Daly
Pension value: €616.512
Lump sum: €63,179
Annual pension: €21,060

Sinn Fein

Caoimhghin O Caolain
Pension value: €1,726,451
Lump sum: €140,399
Annual pension: €46,800

Martin Ferris
Pension value: €1,525,175
Lump sum: €126,359
Annual pension: €42,120

Gerry Adams,
Pension value: €686,592
Lump sum: €63,179
Annual pension: €21,060

Jonathon O’Brien
Pension value: €495,140
Lump sum: €63,179
Annual pension: €21,060

Independants

Finian McGrath
Pension value: €1,555,366
Lump sum: €126,359
Annual pension: €42,129

Maureen O’Sullivan
Pension value: €887,362
Lump sum: €77,219
Annual pension: €25,740

John Halligan
Pension value: €755,588
Lump sum: €63,179
Annual pension: €21,060

Michael Harty
Pension value: €357
Lump sum: €28,080
Annual pension: €9,360

Labour

Willie Penrose
Pension value: €1,509,202
Lump sum: €140,399
Annual pension: €46,800

Brendan Ryan
Pension value: €1,007,926
Lump sum: €63,179
Annual pension: €21,060

Public anger is growing over Government plans to extend the age for the State pension from 66 to 67 years old next year. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said Fine Gael would introduce a pension for people waiting to receive the State pension and it will match what they were entitled to.

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