Dáil Éireann - Volume 470 - 22 October, 1996

Written Answers. - Public Relations Costs.

52. Mr. D. Ahern asked the Taoiseach the amount paid by his Department in relation to publicity and public relations in each of the years from 1994 to date in 1996; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19177/96]

The Taoiseach: The amounts paid by my Department in relation to publicity and public relations in each of the years from 1994 to date in 1996 are:

£

1994

Carr Communications

28,065

Communicating Europe Initiative

47,607

Photography costs for the Department

15,976

1995

Carr Communications

1,543

Carr Communications

1,500

Peter White & Associates

580

NESC: Teamworks

263

Jon Nichols & Co. Australia (Famine tour of Australia)

23,000

Communicating Europe Initiative *includes grant of £100,000 to Institute of European Affairs

172,940*

Photography costs

21,051

1996

Keating & Associates (Local Development)

9,322

Stopforth Bright Anderson, Liverpool (Famine tour)

7,440

Communicating Europe Initiative

39,588

Photography costs

13,354