Tuesday, 14 December 2010

Ceisteanna (205)

Brian Hayes


216 Deputy Brian Hayes asked the Minister for Social Protection the amount of money, under each heading, spent by him on refreshments for meetings and functions, including sandwiches, teas and coffees, and bottled water, in 2008 to date in 2010, inclusive, in tabular form; the name of the company used to supply the refreshments and the address; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46918/10]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Family)

The following table sets out the Department's expenditure on refreshments for meetings and functions from 2008 to 10 December 2010. This expenditure is included in the Incidental Expenses subhead of the Department's Vote.







up to 10/12/2010


The type of expenses included beverages, refreshments and lunches for meetings, functions and training courses. Expenditure on each subcategory is not recorded separately on the Department's financial management system.

A listing of suppliers of such goods and services from 2008 to 10 December 2010 are set out in Appendix 1. This schedule does not include instances where employees of the Department have been reimbursed for costs paid by them directly for business related expenditure.

Supplier Name


A Slice of Life

7 Connaught Street, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Academy Plaza Hotel

10-13 Findlater Place, Off O’Connell St., Dublin 1

Altmore Tea Rooms

2nd Floor, Castle Buildings, Tara Street, Tullamore

Annebrook House Hotel

Austin Friars St, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath

Anner Hotel

Dublin Road, Thurles, Co Tipperary

Arches Coffee House

Unit 5, Carroll Village, Dundalk, Co Louth

Ballykisteen Hotel

Limerick Junction, Co Tipperary

Berman & Wallace Ltd

Belfield Office Park, Clonskeagh, Dublin 14

Betelnut Café

Mermaid Arts Centre, Main Street, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Bewleys Coffee Ltd

Northern Cross, Malahide Road, Dublin 17

Bloomfield House Hotel

Mullingar, Co Westmeath

Blue Mountains Café

185 Townsend St, Dublin 2

Bon Appetit

Malahide, Co Dublin

Brambles Deli Café

Unit C4, South City Business Pk, Tallaght, Dublin 24

Brannigan’s Bar

9 Cathedral St, Dublin 1

BWG Foods Limited

Finiskin Road, Sligo

Cafe Gusto

3 Washington Street, Cork

Cafe Riva

Unit 7, 17 Northwest Business Park, Ballycoolin, Dublin 15.


6 Ballintemple, Cork City, Co Cork

Campbell Catering Ltd.

Northern Cross, Malahide Road, Dublin 17

Cassidys Hotel

Cavendish Row, Upper O’Connell St, Dublin 1

Cater Hire Ireland

Unit 9, Stillorgan Industrial Park, Blackrock, Co. Dublin.

Clarence Hotel

6- 8 Wellington Quay, Dublin 2

Coach Lane Restaurant

1-2 Lord Edward St., Sligo

College Delicatessen

185 Townsend Street, Dublin 2

Common Purpose Irl Ltd Cork

Albert Quay Hse, Albert Quay, Cork

Competition Press

54 Sandymount Ave, Dublin 4

Conaty’s Catering

116A Lwr. Kilmacud Rd., Stillorgan, Co. Dublin

Conlon’s Food Hall

14 Church Street, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Conrad Hotel, Dublin

Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2


Oranmore, Co. Galway

CORI-Justice Office

Bloomfield Ave, Off Morehampton Rd, Donnybrook, Dublin 4

Corporate Express (Irl) Ltd

Liosban Retail Centre, Tuam Rd, Galway

Cosgroves Centra Supermarket

Maugheraboy Road, Sligo

Crowne Plaza Hotel

Dublin Airport

Crumbs Sandwich Bar

5 Bridge St, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim

Supplier Name


Cruzzo Restaurant

Marina Village, Malahide, Co. Dublin

Donegal Catering Equipment

Coneyburrow Road, Lifford, Co Donegal

Elaine Maguire

c/o Canteen Con Colbert House, Kilmainham, Dublin 8


22 Ely Place, Custom House Quay, Dublin 1

Fairways Hotel & Conference Centre

Dublin Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Federation of Irish Societies


Floridita Restaurant


Food Solutions Ltd.

Coes Rd, Dundalk, Co. Louth

G. Elliott & Sons Ltd.

4/10 Camden Row, Dublin 8

Gallaghers Hotel

100 Main St, Letterkenny, Co Donegal

Gemma’s Farmhouse Kitchen

c/o Dept. Of Agriculture, Old Abbeyleix Road, Portlaoise, Laois

Grand Hotel

Malahide, Co. Dublin

Harbourmaster Bar

Custom House Quay, Dublin 1

Harvey’s Point — Restaurant & Country Hotel

Lough Eske, Donegal Town, Donegal

Headfort Arms Hotel,

Kells, Co. Meath

Hibernian Fine Foods Ltd

Hibernian Court, Longford

Hilton Dublin Airport

Northern Cross, Malahide Rd, Dublin 17

Hochtief Facility Management

Landscape House, Landscape Road, Churchtown, Dublin 14

Hugh Jordan & Co Ltd

Unit 4, Airways Ind. Est., Santry, Dublin 17

Ice House

Ballina, Co Mayo

Il Vignardo Restaurant

Store Street, Dublin 1

International Centre for Local & Regional Dev.

Eimear Donnelly, 39 Abbey St, Armagh BT61 7EB

Irish Taxation Institute

1st Flr, South Block, Longboat Quay, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2

Jacobs Ladder

4 Nassau Street, Dublin 2

Knights Catering

5 Upper O’Connell St., Dublin 1

L.S. Catering Ltd

5 Upper O’Connell St., Dublin 1

Life Café Bar


Linda Bowan

c/o Canteen, DSFA, St Oliver Plunkett Rd, Letterkenny, Co Donegal


Convenience Store, 8 Drumfinn Pk, Ballyfermot, Dublin 10

Longford Arms Hotel

Main Street, Longford

Lord Bagenal Inn

Main Street, Leighlinbridge, Co Carlow

Lough Rynn Castle Ltd

Lough Rynn, Mohill, Co Leitrim

Lydon House Catering Ltd

3 Buttermilk Walk, Middle Street, Galway

Mac Torcaills

15 Townsend St., Dublin 2

Maldron Hotel

Oranmore, Galway

McCabes Delicatessen

37 Tara Street, Dublin 2


38 Shop St., Galway

Supplier Name


Mona Lisa

Dublin 2

Ms. Amanda Gill

8 Taobh An Sruthain, Buncrana, Co. Donegal


Millennium Walk, Dublin 1

Newgrange Hotel

Bridge St., Navan, Co Meath

Norton Group

Unit 3B, Airport Business Park, Cloghran, Co. Dublin

O’Briens (Fine Wines)

Unit 33, Spruce Avenue, Stillorgan Industrial Estate, Co. Dublin

O’Briens Irish Sandwich Bar

Tara St., Dublin 2

O’Callaghan Davenport Hotel

Hospitality House, 16-20 South Cumberland St, Dublin 2

Phresh Coffee Shop

Poolbeg, St. Dublin 2

Plaza Hotel

Tallaght, Co. Dublin

Quinsworth & Tesco


Radisson Hotel

Paddy Harte Road, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

Radisson SAS Farnham Est. Hotel

Farnham Estate, Cavan

Regent Catering Facility

River Cottage, Umberstown Little, Trim, Co Meath

Roasted Bean Coffee Co

53 Talbot St, Dublin 1

Robert Reades

19 Store Street, Dublin 1

Sally Ann Luykx

Private Caterer, 43 North Strand Road, Dublin 3

Sligo Park Hotel.

Pearse Road, Sligo

Temple Bar Hotel

Fleet St., Dublin 2

The Bush Hotel

Carrick on Shannon, Co Leitrim

The D Hotel

Scotch Hall, Marsh Rd, Drogheda, Co. Louth

The French Paradox

Dublin 4

The Glasshouse

Swan Point, Sligo

The Gresham Metropole

Mac Curtain Street, Cork

The Harbourmaster Bar

Dublin 2

The Landmark Hotel

Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim

The Pig & Heifer

6 Guild Court, Amiens Street, Dublin 1

The Pitstop Café

Northside Civic Centre, Bunratty Road, Coolock, Dublin 17

The Spiced Bean Café

Mary St, Mullingar, Co Westmeath

The Westin Hotel

College Green, Westmoreland Street, Dublin 2

Tipperary Water

16 Cherry Orchard Estate, Ballyfermot, Dublin 10

Toni’s Bistro

Main St, Donegal Town, Co. Donegal

Trinity Capital Hotel

Pearse Street, Dublin 2

Value Centre Cash & Carry

Finiskin Road, Sligo

Wynn’s Hotel

35-39 Lr Abbey Street, Dublin 1

Question No. 217 withdrawn.