Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Ceisteanna (176)

Shane Cassells

Ceist:

176. Deputy Shane Cassells asked the Minister for Finance the expenditure incurred in respect of external legal fees in each year since March 2011, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32282/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Finance)

The amount my Department incurred in respect of external legal fees in each year since March 2011 are in tabular form.

Year

External Legal Fees Amount

2019

€240,452.52

2018

€948,806.92

2017

€2,463,556.26

2016

€734,859.80

2015

€2,107,875.92

2014

€1,246,311.20

2013

€2,549,203.80

2012

€3,171,899.32

2011 (March to Dec)

€1,280,231.99

Between 2011 and 2019 over €6m has been recouped from financial institutions in relation to the above expenditure.