Wednesday, 12 January 2011

Ceisteanna (681)

Liz McManus

Ceist:

734 Deputy Liz McManus asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture and Sport the number and cost of each website that falls under her remit; the number of unique visitors per month to each website; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [48211/10]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Arts)

The Department of Tourism, Culture and Sport provides four websites and the following are the details for each.

1.Department of Tourism, Culture and Sport website

Website address: www.tcs.gov.ie

Cost: €8,164.00

Monthly Unique Visitors

Date

Number

January 2010

18,597

February 2010

17,512

March 2010

19,597

April 2010

15,363

May 2010

13,714

June 2010

11,887

July 2010

10,434

August 2010

10,284

September 2010

11,765

October 2010

12,554

November 2010

13,455

December 2010

7,939

2.National Archives of Ireland website

Website address: www.nationalarchives.ie

Cost: €11,491

Monthly Unique Visitors

Date

Number

January 2010

85,255

February 2010

69,218

March 2010

80,627

April 2010

63,604

May 2010

62,475

June 2010

150,016

July 2010

88,053

August 2010

86,253

September 2010

66,962

October 2010

64,659

November 2010

55,741

December 2010

42,121

(b) 1911 Census Search facility Website address: www.census.nationalarchives.ie

Cost: €38,300

Monthly Unique Visitors

Date

Number

January 2010

183,668

February 2010

144,845

March 2010

150,988

April 2010

128,240

May 2010

127,426

June 2010

461,582

July 2010

238,391

August 2010

211,430

September 2010

173,704

October 2010

152,832

November 2010

118,393

December 2010

100,775

3.Irish Genealogy website and the Church Records Search facility

Website address: www.irishgenealogy.ie

Cost: €5,364.20

Monthly Unique Visitors

Date

Number

January 2010

19,057

February 2010

16,939

March 2010

19,693

April 2010

15,184

May 2010

16,252

June 2010

31,263

July 2010

31,249

August 2010

30,414

September 2010

25,791

October 2010

23,998

November 2010

20,717

December 2010

17,559

4.Culture Ireland website

Website address: www.cultureireland.gov.ie

Cost: €10,159.12

Monthly Unique Visitors

Date

Number

January 2010

2,290

February 2010

4,732

March 2010

5,775

April 2010

1,943

May 2010

2,989

June 2010

3,350

July 2010

3,434

August 2010

3,849

September 2010

4,461

October 2010

3,977

November 2010

4,436

December 2010

3,385