Dáil Éireann - Volume 465 - 21 May, 1996

Written Answers. - Departmental Costs.

69. Mr. Callely asked the Taoiseach the total cost to his Department of consultancies carried out in 1995; if he will give a breakdown of this cost; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10299/96]

71. Mr. Callely asked the Taoiseach the total cost to the Exchequer in 1995 arising from the engagement, by him and his Department, of public relations companies; if he will give a breakdown of this cost; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10474/96]

The Taoiseach: I propose to answer Questions Nos. 69 and 71 together. The information requested by the Deputy is outlined in the following schedule.

1995 Consultancy expenditure

£

£

Anderson Consulting

19,506

Computer Learning Centre

1,750

VMRA Consulting

1,189

Dr. Dermot Nally

252

Dr. David Cabot

1,474

Mr. Peter Kelly

24,200

Dr. Mary Redmond

12,100

Mr. Jim Kirby

7,156

Department of Political Science, TCD

8,000

Mr. Noel Dorr (UN Carlsson Group)

3,840

79,467

Local Development

Woodgrange Consultants

10,042

Dr. Michael Bannon, Services Industry Research Centre

8,000

Combat Poverty Agency

20,500

38,542

[1537][1538]Western Development:

Pilot Programme

D & G Information Consultants

8,253

8,253

Western Development Partnership Board

Dr. Michael Keane

500

Greenfield Co-ordinators

150

Synectics Ireland Ltd.

1,450

EC-BIC — Business Innovation Centre

4,961

Robin Anderson Consultants

7,260

Business Consulting & Training

10,625

Peter Quinn Consultancy Services

5,000

Centre for Development Studies (UCG)

5,100

Lilcon, Galway

3,425

Jim Lyons, chief executive officer, County Clare vocational education committee

2,420

Nomade Productions

1,815

Suzanne Kelly

1,210

Prof. Brendan Kearney

7,050

50,966

Forum for Peace and Reconciliation

KPMG

57,172

‘Obstacles’ study: Terence Brown, Dermot Keogh, Professor Brice Dickson, Dr. Arthur Aughey

4,500

Jerry Sexton, ESRI

15,500

Professor Kevin Boyle, Professor Tom Hadden,

Dr. Colm Campbell

4,766

Ed Miliano

6,128

Dr. Eide

12,127

Professor Bradley, ESRI

10,000

110,093

Constitution Review Group

Legal Research

Mr. Barry Doherty

3,934

Mr. Michael Conlon BL

4,200

Ms Eileen Barrington BL

4,133

Legal Consultancy

Honorarium to Prof. Brian Farrell

300

Professor David Gwynn-Morgan

300

Dr. Michael Gallagher

500

Design, Editorial and Typesetting

Butler Claffey Design

2,475

Celia Byrne — typesetting

403

Tom Turley — copy editing

4,755

Research — political and social science

Ms Majorie Fitzpatrick

400

IT Consultancy

1,427

Information Services, TCD

1,132

IPA — Library Services

184

24,143

National Economic and Social Council

Dr. Ciarán Driver, Professor Phil Cooke, Gradu- ate School of Business Studies, UCD

55,935

Total

367,399

[1539] 1995 Public Relations expenditure

£

Carr Communications

3,043

Peter White & Associates

580

National Economic and Social Council:

Teamworks

263

Total

3,886