Government Regroup After Croke Park Extension Defeat

As the government regroup following yesterdays rejection of the Croke Park Extension proposals, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said they have to and will make €300 million of savings from the public sector payroll this year.

The government must now find another way of making the savings however after the proposals, which included pay cuts, increment freezes and longer working weeks for no extra pay, were rejected.

Mr Kenny has said they would reflect on the situation.

Meanwhile, members of the Public Services Committee of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions are meeting this afternoon to discuss the fallout.


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