Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Questions (399)

Niall Collins

Question:

399. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources the total costs of photography incurred by his Department in 2011, 2012 and to date 2013 in tabular form per event. [30565/13]

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Written answers (Question to Communications)

The information requested by the Deputy is set out in the following table. The booking of photographers is managed by my Press Office in each case.

Photography Costs - Department of Communications, Energy & Natural Resources

Jan 2011 – May 2013 Inclusive

Pay Date

Company

Event Date

Event

Cost

8/11/2011

Maxwell Photograph

24/10/2011

Minister Rabbitte welcomes EU Commission Telecoms specialists to Dublin

552.67

28/01/2011

Maxwell Photography

9/12/2010

Launch of National Broadband Scheme

599.25

15/07/2011

Maxwell Photography

13/06/2011

Government convenes Next Generational Broadband Taskforce

340.92

29/08/2011

Maxwell Photography

27/07/2011

Age Action Silver Surfer Launch (pre shoot)

274.97

12/10/2011

Maxwell Photography

23/09/2011

Minister Rabbitte stock photos available for widespread media use

409.58

(1) 27/11/11

Publication of the Government’s Affordable Energy Strategy

16/01/2012

Maxwell Photography

(2) 16/11/11

Launch of Irish Anti Botnet Website (anti cyber crime initiative)

1,052.70

29/12/2011

Fennell Photography

09/12/2011

Cunningham Awards, Geological Survey of Ireland, University Geology Project Competition Awards

510.75

25/01/2012

Jason Clarke Photography

10/01/2012

Launch of Community Outreach Campaign - Digital TV Switchover

492.00

28/02/2012

Jason Clarke Photography

13/01/2012

Launch of the SMS 112 emergency service

492.00

17/02/2012

Jason Clarke Photography

06/02/2012

Nationwide rollout of high speed broadband to second level schools

492.00

14/03/2012

Jason Clarke Photography

01/03/2012

Minister Rabbitte welcomes 23 Digital Outreach Champions

492.00

13/06/2012

Maxwell Photography

02/05/2012

Next Generation Broadband Taskforce launch

485.85

13/06/2012

Jason Clarke Photography

28/05/2012

Launch of the Renewable Energy Strategy Report

492.00

06/09/2012

Jason Clarke Photography

22/08/2012

Third Central & North Atlantic Conjugate Margins Conference

492.00

19/09/2012

Jason Clarke Photography

30/08/2012

Launch of the National Broadband Plan

492.00

20/11/2012

Jason Clarke Photography

15/10/2012

Minister Rabbitte visits Kippure TV mast for Digital Switchover with media

492.00

20/11/2012

Phocus

08/11/2012

Minister Rabbitte inspects high speed broadband in St. Colman’s School

359.78

08/02/2013

Jason Clarke Photography

17/12/2012

Announcement of Ireland’s Digital Champion

492.00

08/02/2013

Jason Clarke Photography

24/01/2013

Signing of Energy MoU with Britain

492.00

08/03/2013

Maxwell Photography

28/02/2013

Launch of National Energy Efficiency Action Plan

499.38

02/05/2013

Maxwell Photography

05/03/2013

Announcement of phase II of Schools Broadband in Warrenmount School

361.62

TOTAL

10,367.47