Pascal Donohoe says Fine Gael’s election promises aren’t to blame for public pay claims.
The party ran in last year’s general election using the slogan ‘keep the recovery going’.
With news of financial gains – hundreds of thousands of public sector workers have been seeking wage hikes.
The private sector is now attempting to follow suit – with ICTU looking for an extra thousand per person.
But Public Expenditure Minister Pascal Donohoe says it’s not his party’s fault: