Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Questions (114)

Catherine Murphy

Question:

114. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Taoiseach the amount spent by his Department on third party public relations advice, communications advice, online advertising and public awareness campaigns from January 2017 to date in 2018, by year, month and company engaged in tabular form. [11774/18]

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Written answers (Question to Taoiseach)

The information requested by the Deputy is set out in the table.

The figures included represent actual expenditure incurred, and processed through my Department’s financial management system to the end of February 2018. Additional invoices for various projects are currently being processed or are yet to be received.

2017

February

Company

Description

Amount

FCR Media Ltd

Advertising in State Phone Directory

€5,571.90

August

Mediavest Ireland Ltd

Advertisement regarding process for nomination of a person by the Government to the Office of Chief Justice.

€3,118.53

Q4 Public Relations

Public Relations and Communications Services for the Data Summit 2017

€30,750

October

Mediavest Ireland Ltd

Recruitment advertisement – Nominee to European Court of Auditors

€1,968.37

December

Cawley Nea TBWA Ltd

Creative Services in production of Regional Development Fund and Self-Employed videos

€13,351.65

Cawley Nea TBWA Ltd

Creative production for radio and digital media for Healthy Ireland campaign

€16,605

2018

February

Company

Description

Amount

Cawley Nea TBWA Ltd

Project 2040 – creative services

€121,661.90

Question No. 115 answered with Question No. 73.