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Dáil Éireann Debate, Wednesday - 4 November 2020

Wednesday, 4 November 2020

Questions (52)

Catherine Murphy


52. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media the number of staff employed by the National Archives of Ireland in each year since 2016; if there are positions that remain to be filled; if so, the number; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [34010/20]

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Written answers (Question to Tourism)

I am informed that my Department's HR records show that the number of staff employed at the National Archives in each year since 2016 was as set out below:

Number of staff employed in the National Archives at ;


31 December 2016


31 December 2017


31 December 2018


31 December 2019


2 November 2020


My Department is currently reviewing it's workforce planning in the context of it's changed remit and available resources. Appropriate staffing of the NAI is being reviewed as part of this exercise.

Question No. 53 answered with Question No. 49.