Other than ‘sickening’.
Simon Coveney has become the sixth Cabinet member to breach the Government’s own rules in securing a staggering pay deal for his special adviser.
It has emerged today that the Agriculture Minister fought to award an extraordinary €110,000 salary to qualified dental surgeon Ross Mac Mathuna.
Six senior ministers [Howlin, Burton, Bruton, Varadkar, Rabbitte, and Coveney] have now broken the rules and awarded salaries above the €92,600 Government-imposed limit.
Also: Not the first time.
Meanwhile, remember this?