Wednesday, 4 December 2019

Questions (119)

Niall Collins

Question:

119. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Education and Skills the photography costs for his Department in each of the years March 2011 to 2018 and to date in 2019; the costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasions for which photographers were booked; the photographers used; the costs associated with each occasion that a photographer was used in tabular form; if there is a policy in his Department regarding the booking of photographers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50570/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

The following table provides a list of the photography costs for the Department since 2011. The Department books photographers when there is a requirement to do so for an event. Photographers are chosen based on the nature of the job and estimate received for the job. In addition, Department officials regularly take photographs for use on social media.

Date

Event

Photographer

Amount

30/06/2011

Copies of photographs of a school project and their use on an A1 display board for the joint RIAI/Department colloguium on school design

Donal Murphy Photography

€ 381.15

12/06/2012

Visit of UN Special Representative on Violence against children

Fennell Photography

€ 301.35

24/07/2013

Changes to third level fees for migrant students

Maxwell Photography

€ 154.98

06/09/2013

National Parents Council Anti Bullying Launch

Maxwell Photography

€ 172.20

07/10/2013

Photos ahead of trade mission to Brazil

Maxwell Photography

€ 154.98

02/12/2013

Digital Strategy for Schools

Maxwell Photography

€ 404.93

23/05/2014

Photography for ISSU

Maxwell Photography

€ 413.28

29/05/2014

Winners of Irish History Competition

Maxwell Photography

€ 361.62

15/08/2015

Jan O'Sullivan Seal of Office

Maxwell Photography

€ 17.22

03/06/2016

Action Plan for Disadvantaged Schools

Maxwell Photography

€ 516.60

10/06/2016

Music Bursary Scheme awards

Maxwell Photography

€ 499.38

15/09/2016

Action Plan for Education Launch

Maxwell Photography

€ 981.54

17/10/2016

EIB Loan Agreement Signing

Maxwell Photography

€ 120.54

06/02/2017

Department Action Plan Launch

Phocus Photography

€492.00

14/03/2017

Literacy and Numeracy Strategy

Fennell Photography

€497.20

25/04/2017

Active Schools Week Launch

Maxwell Photography

€499.38

20/06/2017

Digital Strategy Launch

Maxwell Photography

€522.37

26/06/2017

Music Generation Photography

Fennell Photography

€369.00

23/08/2017

Minister Mitchell O'Connor Portraits

Maxwell Photography

€189.42

25/08/2017

Minister Bruton Portraits

Maxwell Photography

€223.86

06/09/2017

Minister Halligan Portraits

Maxwell Photography

€504.30

22/09/2017

Digital Learning Framework for Schools

Fennell Photography

€ 95.00

17/10/2017

Minister Bruton Photocall

Fennell Photography

€109.25

06/11/2017

Gender Taskforce Launch

Jason Clarke Photography

€492.00

11/12/2017

Physical Education Announcement

Maxwell Photography

€412.05

20/12/2017

Minister Bruton Computer Science Accouncement

Maxwell Photography

€393.60

21/12/2017

Minister Mitchell O'Connor Funding Announcement

Maxwell Photography

€430.50

09/04/2018

Action Plan Launch

Maxwell Photography

€473.55

09/04/2018

Photography PE as a LC Subject

Maxwell Photography

€412.05

16/04/2018

Announcement on contract Signing Higher Education Marino

Fennell Photography

€162.03

24/04/2018

Ministerial Photography DIT Grangegorman

Maxwell Photography

€356.70

14/05/2018

Launch at Warrenmount Primary School

Maxwell Photography

€375.15

25/06/2018

Non-mainstream Music Education Bursary Scheme 2018 awardees

SON Photographic Ltd

€430.50

29/08/2018

TU announcement Grangegorman

Maxwell Photography

€393.60

09/10/2018

Photography for Consent report

Maxwell Photography

€528.90

09/10/2018

Minister Mitchell O'Connor and THEA photocall

Fennell Photography

€276.75

12/11/2018

Photography UK Sec of State visit

Maxwell Photography

€375.15

12/11/2018

Announcement of €11.9 billion investment in Education as part of Project Ireland 2040

Maxwell Photography

€418.20

12/11/2018

Key Provisions Announcement

Fennell Photography

€461.25

12/11/2018

Workshop on consent & Tackling sexual issues

Fennell Photography

€276.75

19/11/2018

Announcement on co-funding of re-development of Royal Irish Academy of Music

Fennell Photography

€461.25

10/12/2018

Gender Taskforce launch

Fennell Photography

€492.00

22/01/2019

Launch of Review of the national Access

Fennell Photography

€461.25

22/01/2019

Announcement with HEA

Fennell Photography

€276.75

27/02/2019

Photo Print of Minister

Irish Photo Archive Ltd

€85.13

03/04/2019

Action Plan for Education Launch

Julien Behal Photography Limited

€645.75

23/04/2019

Photography for Consent Launch

Fennell Photography

€461.25

08/07/2019

CLIL Launch Maynooth University

Julien Behal Photography Limited

€522.75

10/07/2019

Senior Academic Leadership Initiative event

Jason Clarke Photography

€492.00

10/07/2019

Consultative meeting on substance abuse Writers Museum

Jason Clarke Photography

€522.75

15/07/2019

Medal Ceremony – minister Mitchell O’Connor

Jason Clarke Photography

€492.00

16/08/2019

Videography for Small Schools Symposium

PI Communications

€1,451.40

04/10/2019

Wellbeing Photocall with Minister McHugh

Julien Behal Photography Limited

€522.75

26/09/2019

Launch of Rapid Response group on drug and substance abuse

Jason Clarke Photography

€430.50

06/11/2019

Launch of TURN Report – Minister Mitchell O’Connor

Jason Clarke Photography

€492.00

12/11/2019

William Campbell Bursary photocall

Julien Behal Photography Limited

€485.85

15/11/2019

DCU STEM Event

Photocall Ireland

€369.00

Questions Nos. 120 and 121 answered with Question No. 114.