Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Ceisteanna (242)

Timmy Dooley

Ceist:

242. Deputy Timmy Dooley asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht 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. [18197/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Culture)

I am advised that, during the period 2012 to 2017, my Department spent €6,383 on social media training for staff. A breakdown of the year provided, training course, number of staff who attended and cost is provided in the following table.

Year

Training Course

Number of Staff

Cost

2012

Social Media in the Public Sector

3

€1,337

2013

Social Media for Consultation

1

€433

2013

Social Media Marketing

1

€349

2014

Social Media Training

20

€3,264

2016

Social Media for Business

1

€500

2017

Social Media for Business

1

€500