Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Ceisteanna (138)

Stephen Donnelly

Ceist:

138. Deputy Stephen S. Donnelly asked the Taoiseach if he will provide in tabular format, a breakdown of all annual costs associated with the running of the MerrionStreet.ie Government news service since 2011; including staffing, overtime, website maintenance, equipment costs, hosting, spend on promoting content on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter or any other platforms and any other associated costs. [21003/14]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Taoiseach)

Table

Year

Salaries

Overtime

Equipment

Hosting/IT Costs

Miscellaneous

2011

41,730.21

11,718.79

688.13

12,276

405.35

2012

66,691.78

15,922.51

2,639.47

4,107

271.38

2013

74,461.07

19,247.73

814.38

2,918

12.24

2014

29,207.76

7,351.16

1,387.39

0

0

There are no costs associated with promoting content on Youtube, Twitter, Facebook or any other platform.