Written Answers. - EU Presidency.

Ivor Callely

Question:

662 Mr. Callely asked the Minister for Transport, Energy and Communications if he will give details of the programme of meetings and dinner functions he intends to host in Ireland for the EU Council of Ministers in the context of Ireland's Presidency of the EU; the venues for such functions; the numbers attending; the basis on which the venue was chosen; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16689/96]

Details of meetings of the EU Council of Ministers to be hosted in Ireland during Ireland's Presidency of the EU are contained in a document lodged in the Oireachtas Library. From this the Deputy will be aware that my Department is not scheduled to host any such meetings or functions.