Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Ceisteanna (225, 226)

Timmy Dooley

Ceist:

225. Deputy Timmy Dooley asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the amount her Department has spent on social media training and consultancy in each of the years 2011 to 2016. [18159/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Timmy Dooley

Ceist:

226. Deputy Timmy Dooley asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if training has been delivered in her Department on the use of social media; the frequency and cost of this training; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [18195/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Children)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 225 and 226 together.

In relation to my Department I can confirm that the costs for the provision of social media training and consultancy for each year from 2011 - 2018 are set out in the following table.

Year

Costs incurred by Department

Social Media Training Delivered

Number of Staff Attended

Social Media Consultancy

2011

Nil

Nil

Nil

Nil

2012

Nil

Nil

Nil

Nil

2013

Nil

Nil

Nil

Nil

2014

Nil

Nil

Nil

Nil

2015

Nil

Nil

Nil

Nil

2016

Nil

Nil

Nil

Nil

2017

€950

Social Media for Business

2

Nil

2018

€495

Social Media for Business

1

Nil