Tuesday, 9 July 2019

Questions (115)

David Cullinane

Question:

115. Deputy David Cullinane asked the Taoiseach the amount spent on tribunals, commissions of investigation and statutory inquiries in each of the years 2009 to 2018 and to date in 2019, by inquiry, tribunal or commission. [29840/19]

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Written answers (Question to Taoiseach)

Details of expenditure on tribunals and commissions of investigation funded through my Department's Vote, in each of the years 2009 to date in 2019, is set out in the following table.

Moriarty Tribunal of Inquiry

Year

Admin

Legal Costs

3rd Party Costs

Total

2009

€444,767

€3,350,611

€0

€3,795,378

2010

€516,409

€2,608,484

€0

€3,124,893

2011

€469,609

€1,131,116

€0

€1,600,725

2012

€342,915

€748,772

€501,679

€1,593,366

2013

€210,873

€581,657

€1,720,497

€2,513,027

2014

€171,172

€979,268

€2,546,938

€3,697,378

2015

€197,585

€760,470

€1,897,744

€2,855,799

2016

€201,206

€703,708

€181,057

€1,085,971

2017

€206,895

€674,994

€5,670,156

€6,552,045

2018

€179,783

€643,630

€1,176,313

€1,999,726

end June 2019

€52,790

€201,245

€31,859

€285,894

McCracken Tribunal of Inquiry (Dunnes Payments)**

Year

Admin

Legal Costs

3rd Party Costs

Total

2015

€0

€0

€56,847

€56,847

**One payment made in 2015 in respect of a third party costs claim. Report published in August 1997.

Fennelly Commission of Investigation

Year

Administration

Legal Costs

Total

2014

€386,283

€191,683

€577,966

2015

€546,830

€612,738

€1,159,568

2016

€402,358

€889,791

€1,292,149

2017

€110,345

€388,630

€498,975

The Fennelly Commission completed its work in 2017.

Cregan Commission of Investigation (IBRC)

Year

Administration

Legal Costs

Total

2015

€344,655

€132,289

€476,944

2016

€722,949

€315,959

€1,038,908

2017

€782,059

€772,591

€1,554,650

2018

€924,559

€1,070,763

€1,995,322

end June 2019

€647,552

€650,591

€1,298,143

Cooke Commission of Investigation (NAMA)

Year

Administration

Legal Costs

Total

2017

€198,045

€151,694

€349,739

2018

€397,172

€484,108

€881,280

end June 2019

€303,103

€253,215

€556,318