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Written Answers - Local Authority Staff

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 754 No. 3

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 332.  Deputy Mary Lou McDonald Information on Mary Lou McDonald Zoom on Mary Lou McDonald  asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government Information on Philip Hogan Zoom on Philip Hogan  if he will provide a detailed breakdown of the number of local authority workers who have availed of the Croke Park early retirement scheme including their grade and the local authority for whom they work in tabular form. [6657/12]

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 334.  Deputy Peadar Tóibín Information on Peadar Tóibín Zoom on Peadar Tóibín  asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government Information on Philip Hogan Zoom on Philip Hogan  the number of staff within local government seeking to avail of the early retirement scheme by their local authority and grade. [6670/12]

 335.  Deputy Pádraig Mac Lochlainn Information on Pádraig MacLochlainn Zoom on Pádraig MacLochlainn  asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government Information on Philip Hogan Zoom on Philip Hogan  the number of staff that have availed of the early retirement scheme across local authorities in County Donegal. [6680/12]

 346.  Deputy Dessie Ellis Information on Dessie Ellis Zoom on Dessie Ellis  asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government Information on Philip Hogan Zoom on Philip Hogan  the number of local authority staff who have availed of the Croke Park early retirement scheme from the north west area of Dublin City Council. [6819/12]

Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government (Deputy Phil Hogan): Information on Philip Hogan Zoom on Philip Hogan I propose to take Questions Nos. 332, 334, 335 and 346 together.

My Department is collecting data on retirement figures from local authorities on a fortnightly basis at present. Based on the most recent figures, a total of 120 local authority employees have retired in the period 1 January 2012 to 27 January 2012 and a further 739 employees have notified local authorities of their intention to retire in the period 28 January, 2012 to 29 February, 2012. The total figure of 859 represents a significant increase on the previous figure of 755.

A breakdown by local authority of the numbers who have retired or notified their intention to do so is provided in table 1 below. A breakdown by grade of the numbers that have retired is provided in table 2 below:

  Numbers of Retirements from 01 January 2012 to 27 January 2012 inclusive Numbers of Retirement Notices on hand where the notice of retirement is from 28 January 2012 to 29 February 2012 inclusive Total
City Councils      
Cork 3 24 27
Dublin 23 145 168
Galway 1 7 8
Limerick 1 19 20
Waterford 3 8 11
County Councils     0
Carlow 0 7 7
Cavan 2 22 24
Clare 1 20 21
Cork 2 46 48
Donegal 3 37 40
Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown 3 18 21
Fingal 6 32 38
Galway 7 23 30
Kerry 1 21 22
Kildare 4 16 20
Kilkenny 1 14 15
Laois 3 11 14
Leitrim 2 10 12
Limerick 8 24 32
Longford 0 9 9
Louth 2 8 10
Mayo 8 24 32
Meath 0 16 16
Monaghan 1 14 15
Offaly 2 4 6
Roscommon 2 8 10
Sligo 1 9 10
South Dublin 12 43 55
Tipperary North 4 13 17
Tipperary South 2 17 19
Waterford 3 15 18
Westmeath 3 9 12
Wexford 4 25 29
Wicklow 2 21 23
Total 120 739 859

Breakdown by grade of those who have retired from 01 January 2012-27 January 2012 inclusive
City Councils  
Cork General Operative (1)
  Water Production Attendant (1)
  Park Ranger (1)
Dublin Administrative Officer (1)
  Assistant Community Officer (1)
  Assistant Staff Officer (1)
  Building Inspector (1)
  Clerical Officer (1)
  Senior Executive Officer (1)
  Senior Housing Officer (1)
  Senior Staff Officer (1)
  Sheltered Housing Liaison Officer (1)
  Superintendant of Building Works (1)
  Assistant Foreman (1)
  Chargehand(1)
  Firefighter (2)
  Foreman (2)
  Painter (1)
  General Operative (5)
  Sub Officer (1)
Galway Clerical Officer (1)
Limerick Craftsman (1)
Waterford Clerical Officer (1)
  Driver (1)
  City Hall Superintendant (1)
County Councils  
Carlow Nil
Cavan Craftsman (1)
  Driver (1)
Clare Retained Firefighter (1)
Cork Executive Planner (1)
  Plumbers Helper (1)
Donegal Senior Engineer (1)
  Senior Staff Officer (1)
  Multi Skilled (1)
Dún Laoghaire/Rathdown Senior Executive Parks Superintendant (1)
  Assistant Staff Officer (1)
  Clerical Officer (1)
Fingal Administrative Officer (2)
  Librarian (1)
  Senior Librarian (1)
  Library Attendant (1)
  Ganger (1)
Galway Assistant Staff Officer (1)
  Branch Librarian (1)
  Executive Engineer (1)
  Executive Planner (1)
  General Operative (1)
  Craftworkers Mate (1)
  Chargehand (1)
Kerry Roads Foreman (1)
Kildare Chief Technician (1)
  Revenue Collector (1)
  Settlement Worker (1)
  General Services Supervisor (1)
Kilkenny Driver (1)
Laois Clerical Officer (2)
  Fire Station Officer (1)
Leitrim County Librarian (1)
  Retained Firefighter (1)
Limerick School Warden (2)
  Retained Firefighter (1)
  Senior Library Assistant (1)
  Roads Foreman (1)
  Ganger (1)
  Craftworkers Mate (1)
  Waterworks Caretaker Grade Three (1)
Longford Nil
Louth General Services Supervisor (1)
  Craftworker (1)
Mayo Assistant Staff Officer (1)
  Foreman (1)
  Ganger (1)
  General Operatives (2)
  Library Driver (1)
  Waterworks Caretaker Grade Three (2)
Meath Nil
Monaghan General Operative (1)
Offaly Foreman (1)
  Semi Skilled (1)
Roscommon Waterworks Caretaker (2)
Sligo General Operative (1)
South Dublin Staff Officer (2)
  Water and Drainage Inspector (1)
  Driver (1)
  Ganger (1)
  Craftworker (2)
  Wheelie Bin Operative (2)
  General Operative (2)
  Park Ranger (1)
Tipperary North Staff Officer (1)
  County Librarian (SEO) (1)
  Library Officers (2)
Tipperary South Clerical Officer (1)
  General Operative (1)
Waterford Clerk of Works (1)
  Foreman (1)
  General Operative (1)
Westmeath Assistant Staff Officer (1)
  General Operative (1)
  Life Guard (1)
Wexford Drivers (2)
  Waterworks Caretaker (1)
  General Operative (1)
Wicklow Driver (1)
  General Services Supervisor (1)


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