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

Sun, 1 Jul

Parliamentary Standard Allowance Payments to Senators for May 2018

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

Sun, 1 Jul

Parliamentary Standard Allowance Payments to Deputies for May 2018

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

Mon, 25 Jun

Information on the Parliamentary Standard Allowance and End of Year Statements 2017

Information on the Parliamentary Standard Allowance and End of Year Statements 2017 (PDF)

Mon, 25 Jun

End of year statement of the total PSA paid to Senators from 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2017

End of year statement of the total PSA paid to Senators from 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2017 (PDF)

Mon, 25 Jun

End of year statement of the total PSA paid to TDs from 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2017

End of year statement of the total PSA paid to TDs from 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2017 (PDF)