Members of the Oireachtas are paid a basic salary plus a salaried allowance based on any additional positions they hold. They can also claim the Parliamentary Standard Allowance and other allowances. Full details of these salaries and allowances are available to the public here.

Salaries

Members of the Oireachtas are paid a basic salary and may also receive a salaried allowance. Members’ basic salaries and salaried allowances are subject to tax, PRSI, USC, pension levy and pension contributions.

Parliamentary Standard Allowance

The Parliamentary Standard Allowance is an annual allowance which comprises the travel and accommodation allowance (TAA) and the public representation allowance (PRA).

Other allowances

Members of the Dáil can claim a once-off allowance towards the cost of setting up a constituency office. Oireachtas Members can also be reimbursed for the cost of a mobile phone.

Recently published returns

Thu, 1 Nov

Parliamentary Standard Allowance Payments to Senators for September 2018

Parliamentary Standard Allowance Payments to Senators for September 2018 (PDF)

Thu, 1 Nov

Parliamentary Standard Allowance Payments to Deputies for September 2018

Parliamentary Standard Allowance Payments to Deputies for September 2018 (PDF)

Mon, 1 Oct

Parliamentary Standard Allowance Payments to Senators for August 2018

Parliamentary Standard Allowance Payments to Senators for August 2018 (PDF)

Mon, 1 Oct

Parliamentary Standard Allowance Payments to Deputies for August 2018

Parliamentary Standard Allowance Payments to Deputies for August 2018 (PDF)

Sat, 1 Sep

Parliamentary Standard Allowance Payments to Senators for July 2018

Parliamentary Standard Allowance Payments to Senators for July 2018 (PDF)