Tuesday, 3 February 2004

Ceisteanna (236)

Eamon Ryan

Ceist:

365 Mr. Eamon Ryan asked the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism the amount his Department paid out in 2003 for car mileage expenses; and the separate amount paid to cover rail or bus ticket expenses. [3179/04]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism)

The cost of mileage expenses incurred during 2003 by officials of my Department including staff of the National Museum of Ireland, the National Library of Ireland and the National Archives amounted to €121,851.30, while an amount of €6,630.65 was paid out in respect of bus and rail tickets for my Department including the National Museum of Ireland, the National Library of Ireland and the National Archives over the same period.