An tSeirbhís Oideachais Leanúnaigh agus Scileanna (SOLAS)
Grangegorman Development Authority
Higher Education Authority (HEA)
Irish Research Council
Léargas – The Exchange Bureau
Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI)
Science Foundation Ireland
€11,970 ( Note 3)
No fees are applicable in respect of these bodies
Under the one person, one salary principle, public servants and public sector employees who sit on state boards may not be paid board fees.
Option to waive board fees - it is a requirement since January 2012 that board members are given the option to waive the related board fee on a discretionary basis as a matter of formal protocol. Certain members of the board of the Science Foundation Ireland avail of this option.