RTÉ Has Revealed The Salaries Of Its 10 Highest-Earning Presenters

By James Fenton

December 12, 2018 at 4:09pm


RTÉ has published the 2016 earnings for its 10 highest-paid presenters as the broadcaster continues attempts to reduce salaries by 30% compared to 2008 levels.

Top of the highest-earning list is The Late Late Show host Ryan Tubdidy, who took home €495,000 throughout the year. He was followed by Ray D'Arcy on €450,000, Joe Duffy on €389,988 and Sean O'Rourke on €308,964.

The highest-earning female presenter was Marian Finucane on €300,617, followed by Miriam O'Callaghan on €299,000.

The full top 10 is as follows:

1. Ryan Tubridy: €495,000

2. Ray D’Arcy: €450,000

3. Joe Duffy: €389,988

4. Sean O’Rourke: €308,964

5. Marian Finucane: €300,617

6. Miriam O’Callaghan: €299,000

7. Claire Byrne: €216,000

8. Bryan Dobson: €198,146

9. George Hamilton: €186,195

10. Mary Wilson: 185,679

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