Written Answers. - Appointments to State Bodies.

Thursday, 24 February 1966

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 221 No. 3

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45.

Mr. Sweetman: Information on Gerard Sweetman  Zoom on Gerard Sweetman  asked the Taoiseach if, in respect of each State-sponsored body, company or other organisation for which he is responsible or in respect of which he has any right to select or appoint a director, he will state (1) the name of any director or equivalent officer selected by him, the respective dates on which each such person was first and last so selected, the annual remuneration now paid to each such person and the total amount of the remuneration paid to each such person since first appointment to date; and (2) the name of the auditor, the first date on which each was appointed, the present annual remuneration and the total remuneration paid to such auditor since original appointment.

The Taoiseach: Information on Seán F. Lemass  Zoom on Seán F. Lemass  By virtue of section 6 (2) of the Arts Act, 1951, the Comptroller and Auditor General is the auditor to An Chomhairle Ealaíon. As such, he receives no remuneration.

46.

Mr. Sweetman: Information on Gerard Sweetman  Zoom on Gerard Sweetman  asked the Minister for External Affairs if, in respect of each State-sponsored body, company [462] or other organisation for which he is responsible or in respect of which he has any right to select or appoint a director, he will state (1) the name of any director or equivalent officer selected by him, the respective dates on which each such person was first and last so selected, the annual remuneration now paid to each such person and the total amount of the remuneration paid to each such person since first appointment to date; and (2) the name of the auditor, the first date on which each was appointed, the present annual remuneration and the total remuneration paid to such auditor since original appointment.

Minister for External Affairs (Mr. Aiken): Information on Frank Aiken  Zoom on Frank Aiken  There is no State-sponsored body, company or other organisation for which I am responsible or in respect of which I have the right to select or appoint a director or equivalent officer. The remainder of the Deputy's question does not therefore arise.

47.

Mr. Sweetman: Information on Gerard Sweetman  Zoom on Gerard Sweetman  asked the Minister for Transport and Power if, in respect of each State-sponsored body, company or other organisation for which he is responsible or in respect of which he has any right to select or appoint a director, he will state (1) the name of any director or equivalent officer selected by him, the respective dates on which each such person was first and last so selected, the annual remuneration now paid to each such person and the total amount of the remuneration paid to each such person since first appointment to date; and (2) the name of the auditor, the first date on which each was appointed, the present annual remuneration and the total remuneration paid to such auditor since original appointment.

Minister for Transport and Power (Mr. Childers): Information on Erskine Hamilton Childers  Zoom on Erskine Hamilton Childers  Following is the information available—

[463][464]State Body Directors Auditors
Present Directors Date of first Appointment Date of last Appointment Annual remuneration at present Present Auditors Date of first Appointment Annual remuneration at present
£ £
1. Aer Lingus Teoranta P. Lynch (Chairman) 1954 1964 Nil Kennedy Crowley & Company,Dublin. 1936 1,218
J.J. O'Leary 1936 1963 500
C. Carrigan 1947 1963 500
J.F. Dempsey 1957 1964 500
A.P. McClafferty 1957 1965 Nil
J.C. O'Connor 1959 1965 Nil
D. Herlihy 1964 Nil
2. Aerlínte Éireann Teoranta P. Lynch (Chairman) 1954 1965 Nil Kennedy Crowley & Company, Dublin. 1962 567
T.J. O'Driscoll 1958 1965 Nil
C. Carrigan 1960 1964 Nil
D. Herlihy 1947 1964 Nil
J.C. Kelly- Rodgers 1965 1965 500
3. Bord na Móna A. O'Rahilly (Chairman) 1946 1964 750 Comptroller & Auditor General 1946 1,650
D.C. Lawlor (Man. Dir.) 1958 1963 4,500
L.D. Collen 1960 1965 500
W. Sweeney 1956 1961 500
A. Woods 1946 1962 500
C.I. O'Flynn 1965 500
H.V. Flinn 1964 500
4. Electricity Supply Board T. Murray (Chairman) 1959 1965 5,040 Kennedy Crowley & Company Dublin. 1929 3,675
J.A. Ryan 1951 1962 500
T. McMohan 1953 1962 500
C.G. Lambert 1964 500
H. Kennedy 1927 1962 500
B. O'Carroll 1959 1964 500
J.C. Tonge 1960 1965 500
5. Bord Fáilte Éireann B. O'Regan (Chairman) 1955 1962 600 Comptroller & Auditor General. 1955 Nil
J. Conroy 1955 1965 500
J.F. Dempsey 1955 1962 500
S.M. Glynn 1957 1964 500
J. Groome 1957 1962 500
Mrs. C. Dunne 1965 500
A.L. Downes 1957 1964 500
6. B. & I. Company Limited L. St. J. Devlin (Chairman) 1965 750 Stokes Bros. & Pim. 1936 1,000
D. Ó Riordáin 1965 500
P. Alexander 1965 500
T.A. Moran 1965 500
P.H. Greer 1965 500
J. Greene 1965 500
K. Briscoe 1965 500
7. Shannon Free Airport De- velopment Company Limited B. O'Regan (Chairman) 1959 1965 750 Comptroller and Auditor General 1959 150
G. Farren 1959 1965 325
A. Kennan 1959 1963 325
J.B. Mackenzie 1959 1963 325
J.J. Walsh 1959 1964 325
R.C. O'Connor 1959 1964 325
[465][466]8. Córas Iompair Éireann C. S. Andrews (Chairman) 1958 1963 6,160 Craig Gardner & Co., Dublin 1945 3,000
E. Cassidy 1961 1963 500
M.F. Maloney 1958 1963 500
T.P. Hogan 1957 1963 500
J.T. O'Farrell 1950 1963 500
L. Ferris 1955 1963 500
W. McMullen 1958 1963 500
9. Ostlanna Iompair Éireann. C. S. Andrews (Chairman) 1961 Nil Craig Gardner & Co., Dublin 1962 500
K. Besson 1961 1964 200
W.J. Stapelton 1961 1965 200
L. Ferris 1961 1965 200
E. Cassidy 1964 200
T.P. Hogan 1963 200

The compilation of the information requested by the Deputy about the total remuneration paid to each Director and each Auditor since the original appointment would entail a disproportionate amount of time and labour.

48.

Mr. Sweetman: Information on Gerard Sweetman  Zoom on Gerard Sweetman  asked the Minister for Finance if, in respect of each State-sponsored body, company or other organisation for which he is responsible or in respect of which he has any right to select or appoint a director, he will state (1) the name of any director or equivalent officer selected by him, the respective dates on which each such person was first and last so selected, the annual remuneration now paid to each such person and the total amount of the remuneration paid to each such person since first appointment to date; and (2) the name of the auditor, the first date on which each was appointed, the present annual remuneration and the total remuneration paid to such auditor since original appointment.

Minister for Finance (Mr. J. Lynch): Information on John Lynch  Zoom on John Lynch  Following is the information available:—

Body Present Directors appointed by Minister for Finance Auditor
Name Date of (a) first appointment (b) most recent appointment Present annual Remuneration Name Date of first Appointment Present annual Remuneration
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7)
£ £
Aer Rianta Teo. P. Lynch (a) 1954 1,500 Kennedy, Crowley & Co. 1936 315
(b) 1964
J.C. O'Connor (a) 1959 500 (Comptroller and Auditor General was auditor during the period 1945-1962)
(b) 1963
D. Herlihy (a) 1946 500
(b) 1965
G. Doyle (a) 1957 500
(b) 1965
A.P. McClafferty (a) 1957 500
(b) 1964
[467][468]Agricultural Credit Corporation Limited* B.C. Considine (a) 1958 3,250 (Full time Chairman) Thomas 1938 700
(b) 1964 Geoghegan & Co.
T.F. Hennessy (a) 1947 500
(b) 1963
J.J. Brady (a) 1951 500
(b) 1965
P.F. Quinlan (a) 1954 500
(b) 1964
Ceimicí Teoranta* St. J. Connolly (a) 1959 450 Butler, Chance & Co. 1962 425
(b) 1963
L.M. FitzGerald (a) 1956 325
(b) 1961
Dr. G. van der Lee (a) 1939 325
(b) 1965
P. O'Halpin (a) 1964 3,360 (Salary as Managing Director)
(b) 1964
The Central Bank of Ireland P. Bourke (a) 1955 750 Comptroller and Auditor General 1943 Nil
(b) 1965
J. Leydon (a) 1963 750
(b) 1963
J.J. McElligott (a) 1943 750
(b) 1966
W. O'Brien (a) 1943 750
(b) 1966
J.P. Reihill (a) 1960 750
(b) 1965
J.A. Ryan (a) 1963 750
(b) 1963
M. Sweetman (a) 1943 750
(b) 1963
T.K. Whitaker (a) 1958 750
(b) 1958
Cólucht Groighe Náisiúnta na hEireann, Teo. J.P. Frost (a) 1959 375 Comptroller and Auditor General 1946 110
(b) 1965
J.G. Duggan (a) 1959 200
(b) 1964
J.P. Keane (a) 1957 200
(b) 1962
[469][470] S. Myler (a) 1957 200
(b) 1963
M. Parle (a) 1960 200
(b) 1961
Comhlucht Siúicre Éireann Teo. B. Dowling (a) 1956 500 Kean & Co. 1933 2,100
(b) 1959
D.J. Daly (a) 1958 500
(b) 1963
R. Roberts (a) 1956 500
(b) 1965
Erin Foods Ltd. Gardner, Donnelly & Co. 1963 700
Industrial Credit Company, Ltd.* J.P. Beddy (a) 1952 5,000 (Salary as Chairman and Managing Director) Kevans & Sons 1933 525
(b) 1952
M.W. O'Reilly (a) 1943 500
(b) 1966
C.K. Mill (a) 1959 500
(b) 1965
P. McDonald (a) 1963 500
(b) 1963
Irish Life Assurance Company, Ltd. Griffin, Lynch & Co. 1959 1,050
Irish National Theatre Society, Ltd.* S. Wilmot (a) 1965 Nil F.R. O'Connor & Co. Prior to 1965 200
(b) 1965 Nil
W. Macken (a) 1965 Nil
(b) 1965 Nil
The Minister's right of appointment of two of the directors of this Company dates from 1965
Irish Shipping Ltd. P.H. Greer (a) 1962 750 Haughey, Boland and Co. 1962 840
(b) 1965
L.St. J. Devlin (a) 1959 500
(b) 1965
N. Griffin (a) 1960 500
(b) 1963
S. MacKenzie (a) 1950 500
(b) 1964
D. Barnes (a) 1961 500
(b) 1964
F. Robbins (a) 1959
(b) 1962 500
G. Jones (a) 1965 500
(b) 1965
The Racing Board J.H. de Burgh (a) 1965 Nil Gardner, Donnelly & Co. 1945 500
(b) 1965
J. Byrne (a) 1965 ,,
(b) 1965
S.W.N. Collen (a) 1965 ,,
(b) 1965
[471][472] The Earl of (a) 1965 Nil
Donoughmore (b) 1965
J.G. Duggan (a) 1950 ,,
(b) 1965
J.P. Frost (a) 1965 ,,
(b) 1965
D. Kerr (a) 1965 ,,
(b) 1965
D. McCarthy (a) 1965 ,,
(b) 1965 ,,
C.P. McGrath (a) 1963 ,,
(b) 1965
F. O'Beirne (a) 1945 ,,
(b) 1965
Taiscí Stáit Teoranta T.K. Whitaker (a) 1964 Nil Comptroller and Auditor General 1964 Nil
(b) 1965
J.C.B. MacCarthy (a) 1964 ,,
(b) 1965
Miss T.J. Beere (a) 1964 ,,
(b) 1964
J.C. Nagle (a) 1964 ,,
(b) 1964

Messers. Lynch, O'Connor, Herlihy and McClafferty are also directors of Aer Lingus Teo, and Messers. Lynch and Herlihy are directors of Aerlínte Éireann Teo. They receive no extra remuneration in respect of these directorships.

*In the case of these companies the Directors named are those appointed by the Minister for Finance; other Directors are elected by the shareholders.

The compilation of the information sought by the Deputy regarding total remuneration would entail a disproportionate expenditure of time and labour.

49.

Mr. Sweetman: Information on Gerard Sweetman  Zoom on Gerard Sweetman  asked the Minister for Local Government if, in respect of each State-sponsored body, company or other organisation for which he is responsible or in respect of which he has any right to select or appoint a director, he will state (1) the name of any director or equivalent officer selected by him, the respective dates on which each such person was first and last so selected, the annual remuneration now paid to each such person and the total amount of the remuneration paid to each such person since first appointment to date; and (2) the name of the auditor, the first date on which each was appointed, the present annual remuneration and the total remuneration paid to such auditor since original appointment.

Minister for Local Government (Mr. Blaney): Information on Neil T.C. Blaney  Zoom on Neil T.C. Blaney  Following is the information requested:—

[473][474] National Building Agency Ltd.:

Date first appointed Date last appointed Annual remuneration Total remuneration from first appointment to date
£ £ s. d.
(1)Names of Directors (all part-time)
M.B. Lawless (Chairman) 14/1/61 31/3/65 450 136 7 8
F.P. Cosgrave 14/1/61 31/3/65 325 622 18 4
C. Ó Dochartaigh 14/1/61 31/3/65 325 622 18 4
D.J. Lynch 14/1/61 31/3/65 325 622 18 4
J.T. Godfrey 11/4/61 31/3/65 325 622 18 4
(2)Name of Auditor
Comptroller and Auditor General 25/5/62 continuing 150 350 0 0
AN FORAS FORBARTHA TEORANTA:
(1)Names of Directors (part-time except Managing Director who is wholetime)
G. Meagher (Chairman) 13/4/64 13/4/64 Nil Nil
I. Finlay ,, ,, ,, ,,
N. O'Brien ,, ,, ,, ,,
S. Ó Cearbhaill ,, ,, ,, ,,
C. Ó Dochartaigh ,, ,, ,, ,,
P. Ó h Uiginn (Managing Director) ,, ,, 2,800 4,596
E. Sheehy ,, ,, Nil Nil
(2) Name of Auditor
Comptroller and Auditor General 13/4/65 continuing 50 50

NATIONAL BUILDING ADVISORY COUNCIL:

Present appointments were made by the Minister for Industry and Commerce but ministerial responsibility for this body is in course of transfer to me.

Date first appointed Date last appointed Annual remuneration Total remuneration from first appointment to date
£ £
(1)Names of Directors (all part-time)
D. McGreevy (Chairman) 15/12/64 24/1/66 Nil Nil
G.H.C. Crampton ,, 15/12/64 ,, ,,
L. Crawford ,, ,, ,, ,,
J. Cox 8/11/65 8/11/65 ,, ,,
B. Devlin 15/12/64 15/12/64 ,, ,,
P. Mac Guill ,, ,, ,, ,,
D. Mcllvenna ,, ,, ,, ,,
C.A. Manahan ,, ,, ,, ,,
J. Molloy ,, ,, ,, ,,
E. Ó Cionnaoith ,, ,, ,, ,,
F. O'Connor ,, 24/1/66 ,, ,,
C. Ó Dochartaigh ,, 24/1/66 ,, ,,
D. O'Dwyer ,, 15/12/64 ,, ,,
D. Ó Suilleabháin ,, 24/1/66 ,, ,,
D.G. O'Sullivan 27/9/65 27/9/65 ,, ,,
T.P. Shinkwin 15/12/64 24/1/66 ,, ,,
(2)Name of Auditor
Comptroller and Auditor General 27/7/65 Not yet fixed ,, ,,

[475]50.

Mr. Sweetman: Information on Gerard Sweetman  Zoom on Gerard Sweetman  asked the Minister for Social Welfare if, in respect of each State-sponsored body, company or other organisation for which he is responsible or in respect of which he has any right to select or appoint a director, he will state (1) the name of any director or equivalent officer selected by him, the respective dates on which each such person was first and last so selected, the annual remuneration now paid to each such person and the total amount of the remuneration paid to each such person since first appointment to date; and (2) the name of the auditor, the first date on which each was appointed, the present annual remuneration and the total remuneration paid to such auditor since original appointment.

Minister for Social Welfare (Mr. Boland): Information on Kevin Boland  Zoom on Kevin Boland  The answer is none.

51.

Mr. Sweetman: Information on Gerard Sweetman  Zoom on Gerard Sweetman  asked the Minister for Lands if, in respect of each State-sponsored body, company or other organisation for which he is responsible or in respect of which he has any right to select or appoint a director, he will state (1) the name of any director or equivalent officer selected by him, the respective dates on which each such person was first and last so selected, the annual remuneration now paid to each such person and the total [476] amount of the remuneration paid to each such person since first appointment to date; and (2) the name of the auditor, the first date on which each was appointed, the present annual remuneration and the total remuneration paid to such auditor since original appointment.

Minister for Lands (Mr. Moran): Information on Michael Moran  Zoom on Michael Moran  As far as my Department is concerned, the answer is none.

52.

Mr. Sweetman: Information on Gerard Sweetman  Zoom on Gerard Sweetman  asked the Minister for the Gaeltacht if, in respect of each State-sponsored body, company or other organisation for which he is responsible or in respect of which he has any right to select or appoint a director, he will state (1) the name of any director or equivalent officer selected by him, the respective dates on which each such person was first and last so selected, the annual remuneration now paid to each such person and the total amount of the remuneration paid to each such person since first appointment to date; and (2) the name of the auditor, the first date on which each was appointed, the present annual remuneration and the total remuneration paid to such auditor since original appointment.

Minister for the Gaeltacht (Mr. Moran): Information on Michael Moran  Zoom on Michael Moran  Dhá chomhlacht atá i gceist:—

1. GAELTARRA ÉIREANN:

Ainm an Stiúrthóra Céad-cheapadh ó Ath-cheapadh ó Luach saothair faoi láthair An t-iomlán atáíoctha
Seán Ó Braonáin 1 Aibreán, 1958 1 Aibreán, 1963 £750 £1,022
Aindriú Mac Giolla Phádraig (Stiúr- thóir Bainistí lánaimsire) 25 Eanáir, 1962. 1 Aibreán, 1963. £3,141 £11,141
Seán Ó Dochartaigh 1 Aibreán, 1958. 1 Aibreán, 1963. £375 £2,500
Pádraig Ó hAodha 1 Aibreán, 1958 1 Aibreán, 1963 £375 £2,500
Micheál Mac Fhionntaigh 1 Aibreán, 1958 1 Aibreán, 1963 £375 £2,500

Iniúchóirí: An tArd-Reachtaire Cuntas agus Ciste atá ina Iniúchóir do Ghaeltarra Éireann ó bunaíodh an Bord ar 1 Aibreán, 1958. Tá £6,500 san iomlán íoctha ag Gaeltarra Éireann mar tháillí iniúchóireachta agus bhain £1,400 de sin leis an mbliain 1964-65.

[477] 2. ARRAMARA, TEORANTA:

Ainm an Stiúrthóra Céad-cheapadh ó Táille Bhliantúil faoi láthair An t-iomlán atá íoctha
G. Mac an Bháird 16 Nollaig, 1949. £50 £802
A. Ó Baoighealláin 16 Nollaig, 1949, mar Stiúrthóir agus ó 1 Deireadh Fómhair, 1951, mar Chomh-Stiúrthóir Bainistí £200 £2,952

Iniúchóirí: Messrs. Thomas Geoghegan & Co. atá ina n-iniúchóirí agus bhí siad mar iniú chóiríag an gcomhlacht sula bhfuair an tAire scaireanna ann sa bhliain 1949. £50 a fuair na hiniúchóirí sa bhliain dar chríoch 30 Meán Fómhair, 1965, agus níl táillí iniúchóireachta foilsithe ach amháin £50 don bhliain roimhe sin.

53.

Mr. Sweetman: Information on Gerard Sweetman  Zoom on Gerard Sweetman  asked the Minister for Defence if, in respect of each State-sponsored body, company or other organisation for which he is responsible or in respect of which he has any right to select or appoint a director, he will state (1) the name of any director or equivalent officer selected by him, the respective dates on which each such person was first and last so selected, the annual remuneration now paid to each such person and the total amount of the remuneration paid to each person since first appointment to date; and (2) the name of the auditor, the first date on which each was appointed, the present annual remuneration and the total remuneration paid to such auditor since original appointment.

Minister for Defence (Mr. Hilliard): Information on Michael Hilliard  Zoom on Michael Hilliard  There is no organisation of the type indicated in the question for which I am responsible or to which a director or equivalent officer is appointed by me.

54.

Mr. Sweetman: Information on Gerard Sweetman  Zoom on Gerard Sweetman  asked the Minister for Industry and Commerce if, in respect of each State-sponsored body, [478] company or other organisation for which he is responsible or in respect of which he has any right to select or appoint a director, he will state (1) the name of any director or equivalent officer selected by him, the respective dates on which each such person was first and last so selected, the annual remuneration now paid to each such person and the total amount of the remuneration paid to each such person since first appointment to date; and (2) the name of the auditor, the first date on which each was appointed, the present annual remuneration and the total remuneration paid to such auditor since original appointment.

Minister for Industry and Commerce (Dr. Hillery): Information on Patrick John Hillery  Zoom on Patrick John Hillery  The information available is embodied in the attached tabular statement. Compilation of the information sought regarding total remuneration since date of first appointment would entail a disproportionate expenditure of time and labour.

The accounts of the bodies referred to in the statement are audited by the Comptroller and Auditor General.

Following is the statement:—

Persons appointed Body Present Appointment Date of first Appointment Date of last Appointment Current annual remuneration
T. Scanlon Min Fhéir (1959) Teoranta Chairman 16th May, 1960 14th September, 1965 £325
K.P. Murray do. Director do. do. £200
E.L. Hynes do. do. do. 2nd September, 1963 £200
S. Ó Donncadha do. do. do. 24th August, 1964 £200
P. Duffy do. do. 5th March, 1962 do. £200
J. O'Dwyer Fair Trade Commission Chairman 19th March, 1965 £3,860
F.V. Buckley do. Member 12th June, 1953 12th June, 1963 £3,465
D. O'Mahony do. do. 30th March, 1965 £500
J.J. Walsh Industrial Development Authority. Chairman 1st April, 1965 (formerly Member) £4,000
Dr. F.G. Hall do. Member 1st April, 1965 £3,465
C. Loughney do. do. 15th December, 1953 26th May, 1964 £3,465
P. Ó Slatarra do. do. 19th March, 1965 £500
C. Barnes Institute for Industrial Re- search and Standards. Chairman 9th October, 1961 £450
J.D. Barry do. Member do. £325
L. Crawford do. do. do. £325
V.E. Davidson do. do. do. £325
M. Rigby Jones do. do. do. £325
D. Larkin do. do. do. £325
D.T. Long do. do. do. £325
A.P. Reynolds do. do. do. £325
Prof. J. O'Donnell do. do. 28th January, 1963 £325
G.P.S. Hogan Irish Steel Holdings Ltd. Chairman and Executive Director 19th March, 1961 (formerly Chairman on part-time basis). £2,950
T. O'Shea do. Director 24th June, 1947 14th December, 1961 £700 (Includes £250 for special duties)
F.J.R. Cross do. do. 8th September, 1961 30th December, 1963 £450
[481][482]J. Connor Irish Steel Holdings, Ltd. Director 1st December, 1956 30th January, 1963 £450
T.J. Cahill Labour Court Chairman 1st July, 1962 (formerly Deputy Chairman). £4,350
J.P. Rice do. Deputy Chairman 10th September, 1962 6th September, 1965 Daily fee basis
E.E. Benson do. Member 23rd September, 1956 23rd September, 1965 £2,070
J.S. Quigley do. do. 23rd September, 1962 do. £2,070
C. O'Shannon do. do. 23rd September, 1946 do. £2,070
P. Doyle do. do. 6th February, 1956 do. £2,070
J. Haughey Córas Tráchtála Chairman 1st September, 1959 1st September, 1963 £450
A.R. Bradshaw do. Member do. 1st September, 1965 £325
R. Gallagher do. do. do. 1st September, 1963 £325
B. Roche do. do. do. 1st September, 1964 £325
D. Murphy do. do. 23rd November, 1961 1st September, 1965 £325
J. Kiernan do. do. 22nd November, 1965 £325
N. Mac Liam An Cheard Chomhairle Chairman 5th August, 1965 £3,250
T.S. O'Neill Industrial Development Authority. Member 12th January, 1961 £3,465
An Foras Tionscal Chairman 1st April, 1965 (formerly member). £450
J.F. Glynn An Foras Tionscal Member 23rd January, 1952 22nd January, 1965 Nil
M.J. Barry do. do. 23rd January, 1962 do. £325
D. Herlihy do. do. do. do. £325
J.C. Ryan do. do. 29th March, 1965 £325
J. Murphy Nítrigin Éireann Teo. Chairman 13th October, 1961 19th March, 1965 £4,635
J.B. Hynes do. Managing Director do. 30th March, 1965 £3,920
C.J. Byrnes do. Director do. 11th November, 1963 £500
T. Finegan do. do. do. 6th November, 1964 £500
T.C. Glynn do. do. do. £500
A. Lund do. do. 13th May, 1964 6th November, 1964 £500
A.J. O'Reilly do. do. 30th March, 1965 £500
T.A. Moran National Buy Irish Committee Chairman 26th November, 1964 £1,000

[483]55.

Mr. Sweetman: Information on Gerard Sweetman  Zoom on Gerard Sweetman  asked the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries if, in respect of each State-sponsored body, company or other organisation for which he is responsible or in respect of which he has any right to select or appoint a director, he will state (1) the name of any director or equivalent officer selected by him, the respective dates on which each such person was first and last so selected, the annual remuneration now paid to each such [484] person and the total amount of the remuneration paid to each such person since first appointment to date; and (2) the name of the auditor, the first date on which each was appointed, the present annual remuneration and the total remuneration paid to such auditor since original appointment.

Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries (Mr. Haughey): Information on Charles J. Haughey  Zoom on Charles J. Haughey  Following is the information available:—

[485][486]DIRECTOR OR EQUIVALENT OFFICER AUDITOR
Body Name Date of First Appointment Date of Last Appointment Annual Remuneration Name Date of First Appointment Annual Remuneration
Agricultural S. Lee 1/8/64 £900
Wages Board* E. Cassidy 10/1/61 1/1/64
E. Mac Bhloscaidh 22/10/62 ,,
Miss E. Nic Eachnaidh 1/1/37 ,,
T. Kiely 1/1/55 ,,
N. McCabe 1/1/61 ,,
T. King 1/1/64
R. McCulloch 1/1/64
P. Durcan 1/1/49 1/1/64
J. Fahey 1/1/52 ,,
C. Moynihan 1/1/52 ,,
P. Murphy 1/1/49 ,,
An Bord Bainne D.B. O'Loughlin 4/11/63 1/10/65 £325 Comptroller and Auditor General 16/1/61 Nil
R. Godsil 1/10/65 1/10/65 £325
M.J. Mullally 17/5/61 1/10/65 £325
A.J. Hennerty 17/5/61 1/10/65 £325
Dublin District Milk Board M.J. Mullally 26/1/43 28/11/46 £2,270 full time W. O'Doherty 1/12/36 £105
Cork District Milk Board M.J. Mullally 25/3/37 9/9/49 £480 M.J. Sheehan 16/6/64 £47
National Dairy Publicity Council R. McKenna 15/6/64 15/6/64 Nil Comptroller and Auditor General 28/9/65 Not fixed
A.J. Hennerty 15/6/64 15/6/64 Nil
Dairy Disposal Co. Ltd. J. Hannigan 27/9/54 27/9/64 £3,750 full time Kean & Co. 1927 £3,790
T. O'Sullivan 18/9/61 18/9/61 £325
C.H. Fletcher 31/7/61 31/7/61 £325
P.J. McDermott 31/7/61 31/7/61 £2,935 full time
M.J. Mullally 5/4/61 5/4/61 £135
T. Dennehy 27/9/54 27/9/54 £2,935 full time
Salmon Research Trust A.E.J. Went 1/6/55 13/2/60 Nil Messrs. Craig Gardner & Co. 6/6/65 £25
M.J. Gallagher 9/2/60 9/2/60 Nil
[487][488]Inland Fisheries Trust M.J. Gallagher 26/9/65 1/9/65 Nil Messrs. Atkins Chirnside & Co. 24/4/59 £187 10s.
M.J. Fletcher 14/6/65 1/9/65 Nil
C.J. McGrath 26/7/51 1/9/65 Nil
S. Davin 24/2/54 1/9/65 Nil
Foyle Fisheries Commission E. O'Kelly 1/4/52 25/4/59 £250 Craig Gardner & Co. 18/7/52 £516
R.J. McKenna 15/2/66 £250
An Bord Iascaigh Mhara B.M. O'Kelly 1/1/63 24/4/63 £3,750 full time Comptroller and Auditor General 1964 £600
J.B. Healy 24/4/52 24/4/65 £365
M.F. McNamara 24/4/58 24/4/63 ,,
J. O'Callaghan 24/4/60 24/4/64 ,,
C. McCarthy 9/10/64 9/10/64 ,,
R.B. Godsil 9/10/64 24/4/65 ,,
Bord na gCon D. Hanrahan 1/10/65 1/10/65 £3,360 full time Haughey, Boland & Co. 10/11/58 £472 10s.
P.J. Cox 13/10/62 11/7/63 £325
D. Duffy 18/5/60 11/7/63 ,,
T. Fitzgibbon 11/7/58 11/7/63 ,,
J. Moriarty 11/7/58 11/7/63 ,,
C. Murphy 11/7/63 11/7/63 ,,
J. Ross 13/10/62 11/7/63 ,,
An Bord Gráin T.R. McCartney 16/8/63 1/8/64 £325 Comptroller and Auditor General 1958 Nil
F.L. Jacob 30/7/58 1/8/64 £200
T.A. Kavanagh 16/8/63 1/8/64 ,,
J. Moynihan 16/8/63 1/8/64 ,,
J. Mullins 30/7/61 1/8/64 ,,
J. O'Neill 30/7/58 1/8/64 ,,
R.G. Patton 30/7/58 1/8/64 ,,
J. Richards-Orpen 30/7/58 1/8/64 ,,
A.S. Whitehead 30/7/58 1/8/64 ,,
[489][490]Irish Potato Marketing Co. Ltd. R.G. Patton 16/2/50 16/2/50 Nil Finlay- Mulligan & Co. 27/12/51 £235
E. McGivern ,, ,, ,,
M. Sheehan ,, ,, ,,
J.J. Stafford ,, ,, ,,
C. Gold ,, ,, ,,
R. Barrett ,, ,, ,,
M. Clarke ,, ,, ,,
T. Glynn 28/8/53 28/8/53 ,,
E.J. Sheehy 13/12/63 13/12/63 ,,
Pigs and Bacon Commission J. Wallis 14/12/64 £325 Comptroller and Auditor General 1961 Nil

*The names of the 68 persons appointed to be members of the five Agricultural Wages Area Committees for 1966 are given on pages 57 and 58 ofIris Oifigiúil of 14 January, 1966.

The compilation of the information sought regarding total remuneration since the first date of appointment would entail a disproportionate expenditure of time and labour.

[491]56.

Mr. Sweetman: Information on Gerard Sweetman  Zoom on Gerard Sweetman  asked the Minister for Justice if, in respect of each State-sponsored body, company or other organisation for which he is responsible or in respect of which he has any right to select or appoint a director, he will state (1) the name of any director or equivalent officer selected by him, the respective dates on which each such person was first and last so selected, the annual remuneration now paid to each such person and the total amount of the remuneration paid to each such person since first appointment to date; and (2) the name of the auditor, the first date on which each was appointed, the present annual remuneration and the total remuneration paid to such auditor since original appointment.

Minister for Justice (Mr. B. Lenihan): Information on Patrick J. Lenihan  Zoom on Patrick J. Lenihan  The answer is that there are no such bodies.

57.

Mr. Sweetman: Information on Gerard Sweetman  Zoom on Gerard Sweetman  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs if, in respect [492] of each State-sponsored body, company or other organisation for which he is responsible or in respect of which he has any right to select or appoint a director, he will state (1) the name of any director or equivalent officer selected by him, the respective dates on which each such person was first and last so selected, the annual remuneration now paid to each such person and the total amount of the remuneration paid to each such person since first appointment to date; and (2) the name of the auditor, the first date on which each was appointed, the present annual remuneration and the total remuneration paid to such auditor since original appointment.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Brennan): Information on Joseph Brennan  Zoom on Joseph Brennan  1. Radio Éireann is the only State-sponsored body for which I have responsibility, but its members are appointed by the Government. The particulars requested by the Deputy concerning the present members are as follows:—

Name Date of appointment Date of re-appointment Rate of remuneration Remuneration received up to 31/1/66
Éamonn Andrews, Chairman 1st June, 1960 1st June, 1965 £1,000 p.a. £5,666 13s. 4d.
Ruaidhri Brugha, Member 1st June, 1965 £500 p.a £333 6s. 8d
James I. Fanning,, 1st June, 1960 1st June, 1965 £500 p.a. £2,833 13s. 4d.
Fintan Kennedy,, 1st June, 1960 1st June, 1965 £500 p.a. £2,833 13s. 4d.
Edward B. MacManus ,, 1st June, 1960 1st June, 1965 £500 p.a £2,833 13s. 4d.
Michael Noonan,, 1st June, 1965 £500 p.a. £333 6s. 8d.
Mrs. Seán T. O'Kelly,, 1st June, 1965 £500 p.a. £333 6s. 8d.
Donall Ó Móráin,, 1st June, 1965 £500 p.a. £333 6s. 8d.
Dr. Theodore W. Moody,, 1st June, 1960 1st June, 1965 £500 p.a. £2,833 13s. 4d.

2. The auditor to the Authority is the Comptroller and Auditor-General whose first appointment in 1960/61 has been renewed annually. The present annual fee is £500 and the total paid in audit fees since date of appointment is £2,250.

58.

Mr. Sweetman: Information on Gerard Sweetman  Zoom on Gerard Sweetman  asked the Minister for Health if, in respect of each State-sponsored body, company or other organisation for which he is responsible or in respect of which he has any right to select or appoint a director, he will state (1) the name of any director or equivalent officer selected by him, the respective dates on which each such person was first and last so selected, the annual [493] remuneration now paid to each such person and the total amount of the remuneration paid to each such person since first appointment to date; and (2) the name of the auditor, the first date on which each was appointed, the present annual remuneration and the total remuneration paid to such auditor since original appointment.

[494]Minister for Health (Mr. O'Malley): Information on Donogh O'Malley  Zoom on Donogh O'Malley  In the context of the question, it is presumed that the Deputy requires information only in respect of bodies the directors or members of which are remunerated for their services or in relation to which the Minister has any function regarding the appointment of auditors. On that basis, the information requested is as follows:

Name of Organisation or Body Remuneration of Directors, etc. Name of Auditor Remuneration of Auditor
(1) (2) (3) (4)
An Bord Altranais No remuneration Local Government Auditor See Foot note 1
Bord na Radharcmhastóirí do. Messrs. Gardner, Donnelly & Co. Ltd. £42 a year £278 5s. since 1958
Blood Transfusion Service Board do. *Messrs. Kean & Co. £245 for 1964 £1,441 since 1948
Dublin Dental Hospital Board do. Messrs. Craig, Gardner & Co. £307 10s. for 1964 £480 15s. since 1963
Dublin Rheumatism Clinic do. Local Government Auditor See Footnote 1
Hospitals Commission See Footnote 2 Local Government Auditor See Footnote 1
Hospitals Joint Services Board No remuneration Messrs. Craig, Gardner & Co. Appointed 1965. No Payment to, date
Hospitals Library Council do. *Messrs. Merry, Mullen & Co. £10 10s. for 1965 £210 since 1946
Hospitals Trust Board do. Messrs. Kean & Co. £210 a year £2,919 since 1939
Mass-Radiography Board do. *Messrs. Kenny & McHugh £75 for 1964-65 £827 10s. since 1951
Medical Research Council do. Local Government Auditor See Footnote 1
Medico-Social Research Board do. Not yet appointed
National B.C.G. Committee do. Messrs. D. O'Connor & Co. £46 4s. for 1964 £535 17s. since 1949
National Organisation for Rehabilitation do. *Messrs. Purtill & Co. £157 10s. for 1964 £189 since 1962
St. Laurence's Hospital Board do. Messrs. Stokes Bros. & Pim £850 for 1964 £9,156 5s. since 1943
St. Luke's Hospital do. *Messrs. Purtill & Co. £500 for 1964 £4,469 10s. since 1950
Voluntary Health Insurance Board See Footnote 2 Messrs. Briscoe Smith & Co. £750 for 1965
£5,078 since 1957

FOOTNOTE 1: Where a Local Government Auditor is employed, a fee is paid to the Department of Local Government but the Auditor receives no extra remuneration for the work. In the cases marked with an asterisk in column 3, the accounts are also examined by a Local Government Auditor.

FOOTNOTE 2: The following is the relevant information as respects persons at present members of the Hospitals Commission:—

Dr. M. ffrench O'Carroll: Appointed member 1st January, 1963. Chairman since 1st September, 1964; current annual remuneration £2,000; total remuneration since appointment £4,166.

Mr. P. Ó Cinnéide: Appointed member 1st January, 1963; Chairman from 1st January, 1963, to 31st August, 1964; re-appointed member from 1st September, 1964; current annual remuneration £1,000; total remuneration since appointment £5,082.

Dr. J. P. Shanley: Appointed member 24th October, 1958; last re-appointed 24th October, 1964; current annual remuneration £1,000; total remuneration since appointment £6,050.

Mr. P. Cogan: Appointed member 4th June, 1957; last re-appointed 4th June, 1965; current annual remuneration £600; total remuneration since appointment £4,458.

Mr. J. McCann: Appointed member 27th May, 1954; last re-appointed 27th May, 1964; current annua remuneration £600; total remuneration since appointment £5,958.

Mr. J.J. McWeeney: Appointed member 4th March, 1957; last re-appointed 4th March, 1965; current annual remuneration £600; total remuneration since appointment £4,583.

Dr. George Maguire: Appointed member 1st January, 1963; re-appointed 1st January, 1965; current annual remuneration £600 total remuneration since appointment £1,666.

[495][496] The following is the relevant information as respects persons at present members of the Voluntary Health Insurance Board:—

Mr. J.G. Troy: Appointed Chairman 12th February, 1957; last re-appointed 12th February, 1962; current annual remuneration £500; total remuneration since appointment £4,500

Mr. M.P. Linehan: Appointed member 12th February, 1957; last re-appointed 12th February, 1966; current annual remuneration £325; total remuneration since appointment £2,400.

Mr. T.C.J. O'Connell: Appointed member 12th February, 1957; last re-appointed 12th February, 1965; current annual remuneration, £325; total remuneration since appointment £2,400.

Mr. H.B. O'Hanlon: Appointed member 12th February, 1957; last re-appointed 12th February, 1964; current annual remuneration £325; total remuneration since appointment £2,400.

Mr. P. J. Shaw: Appointed member 12th February, 1957; last re-appointed 12th February, 1963; current annual remuneration £325; total remuneration since appointment £2,400.

59.

Mr. Sweetman: Information on Gerard Sweetman  Zoom on Gerard Sweetman  asked the Minister for Education if, in respect of each State-sponsored body, company or other organisation for which he is responsible or in respect of which he has any right to select or appoint a director, he will state (1) the name of any director or equivalent officer selected by him, the respective dates on which each such person was first and last so selected, the annual remuneration now paid to each such person and the total amount of the remuneration paid to each such person since first appointment to date; and (2) the name of the auditor, the first date on which each was appointed, the present annual remuneration and the total remuneration paid to such auditor since original appointment.

Minister for Education (Mr. Colley): Information on George Colley  Zoom on George Colley  There are no institutions of the kind envisaged in the question the directors of which are selected or appointed by me or for which my Department is responsible.


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