Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Ceisteanna (3039)

Shane Cassells

Ceist:

3039. Deputy Shane Cassells asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the expenditure by her Department on social media advertising and promotional material within the past year in tabular form. [34609/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Culture)

The information requested by the Deputy in respect of expenditure by my Department on social media advertising and promotional material to date in 2019 is set out in the following table.

2019

Activity

Expenditure

Culture Ireland: social media content

€2,446

Creative Ireland: social media content

€35,978

Total

€38,424

In respect of expenditure in 2018 I would refer the Deputy to I would refer the Deputy to the reply given to Dáil Questions No 596 and 597 of 19th December 2018.

Value for money is always an important consideration for my Department when assessing expenditure of this nature.