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

Tue, 17 Apr

Independent auditors report on Public Representation Allowance (PRA) for 2016 All Members

Independent auditors report on Public Representation Allowance (PRA) for 2016 All Members (PDF)

Tue, 17 Apr

Information note, independent auditors report on Public Representation Allowance (PRA) for 2016

Information note, independent auditors report on Public Representation Allowance (PRA) for 2016 (PDF)

Tue, 17 Apr

Explanatory memorandum, independent auditors report on Public Representation Allowance (PRA) for 2016

Explanatory memorandum, independent auditors report on Public Representation Allowance (PRA) for 2016 (PDF)

Tue, 17 Apr

Independent auditors report on Public Representation Allowance (PRA) for 2016

Independent auditors report on Public Representation Allowance (PRA) for 2016 (PDF)

Thu, 5 Apr

Parliamentary Standard Allowance Payments to Senators for February 2018

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