Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Ceisteanna (562)

Maurice Quinlivan

Ceist:

562. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the number of workers employed by her Department and in each office or agency under the aegis of her Department who earn less than the living wage of €12.30 per hour; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [38253/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Culture)

I have been advised by my Department that there are 100 employees in this Department earning less than €12.30 per hour.

In respect of the State Agencies under the remit of my Department, there is an overall total of 81 officers earning less than €12.30 per hour. The is illustrated in the table below:

Agency

No. of Employees earning less than €12.30 per hour

Arts Council

1

Chester Beatty Library

4

Crawford Art Gallery

Nil

Foras na Gaeilge

7

Heritage Council

Nil

Irish Museum of Modern Art

Nil

National Concert Hall

Nil

National Gallery of Ireland

24

National Library of Ireland

3

National Museum of Ireland

42

Screen Ireland

Nil

Údarás na Gaeltachta

Nil

Ulster Scots Agency

Nil

Waterways Ireland

Nil