Tuesday, 29 September 2020

Ceisteanna (153)

Catherine Murphy

Ceist:

153. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Taoiseach if a schedule will be provided of advisers and special advisers appointed and-or recruited by him since his appointment; the roles and responsibilities attributed to each; and the salary for each appointee, in tabular form. [27061/20]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Taoiseach)

The persons employed in my Department as Special Advisers are detailed in the table.

It should be noted that all appointments are subject to formal Government approval which I will seek in due course. Relevant contracts will be laid before the Oireachtas in due course also. All appointments will be made in line with the Public Service Management Act, 1997

Office of the Taoiseach

Name

Role

Salary Scale

Deirdre Gillane

Chief of Staff (Taoiseach's Office)

Deputy Secretary

Pat McParland

Deputy Chief of Staff (Taoiseach's Office)

Assistant Secretary

Alan Ahearne

Economic Adviser to the Taoiseach

Assistant Secretary equivalent

(part-time)

Kevin Dillon

Special Adviser to the Taoiseach

Principal Officer

Grainne Weld

Special Adviser to the Taoiseach

Principal Officer

Diarmuid Lynch

Special Adviser to the Taoiseach

Principal Officer

Office of the Government Chief Whip

Sam Griffin

Special Adviser to the Government Chief Whip

Principal Officer

Office of the Tánaiste

Brian Murphy

Chief of Staff (Tánaiste’s Office)

Deputy Secretary

Angela Flanagan

Special Adviser to the Tánaiste

Principal Officer

Philip O'Callaghan

Special Adviser to the Tánaiste

Principal Officer

Clare Mungovan

Special Adviser to the Tánaiste

Principal Officer

Jim D'Arcy

Special Adviser to the Tánaiste

Assistant Principal (Higher)

Office of the Leader of the Green Party

Anna Conlan

Joint Chief of Staff

Assistant Secretary

Donall Geoghegan

Joint Chief of Staff

Assistant Secretary

Eamonn Fahey

Special Adviser to the Leader of the Green Party

Principal Officer

David Healy

Special Adviser to the Leader of the Green Party

Principal Officer (part-time)

Niamh Allen

Special Adviser to the Leader of the Green Party

Principal Officer (part-time)