People will not vote in such large numbers at the general election, because they do not trust the political parties to effect change. Voters can only do that themselves, in single-issue referenda, writes Shaun Connolly


Bernard Byrne: Currently AIB's director of retail and business banking, the 47-year-old has been appointed as the bank's new chief executive. His pay is capped at €500,000, the same as his predecessor, David Duffy.
AIB’s new boss to face pay demands

AIB faces mounting pay demands from its staff and a headache over shaping long-term incentives for its senior bosses as the Government prepares the bank for sale next year, experts have said.


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Fashion & Beauty

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Food & Drink

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Health & Life

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