By Shane Ross:
MINISTER for Health James Reilly has one. NTMA boss John Corrigan has one
Union boss David Begg has one. Pensions supremo Brendan Kennedy has one.
A chateau on the Loire?
Siptu chief Jack O’Connor has one.
You’ve guessed it.
Bushy beards were once the preserve of the bourgeois brethren of the revolution. Today they are sprouting in the ranks of the chief executives of the semi-states. The super quangos are beginning to demand that no one worthy of the top job reveals the colour of his chin……………….
God forbid, chinless wonders could soon become de rigueur in the private sector.
Last week were you startled to see yet another man with a beard on the platform, presenting the results of a report into fees and charges in the pensions industry?
- Big salaries and pensions of union bosses uncovered (independent.ie)