Wednesday, 4 December 2019

Ceisteanna (225)

Niall Collins

Ceist:

225. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development the photography costs for his Department in each of the years March 2011 to 2018 and to date in 2019; the costs incurred from use of the ministerial allowance; the occasions for which photographers were booked; the photographers used; the costs associated with each occasion that a photographer was used in tabular form; if there is a policy in his Department regarding the booking of photographers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50578/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Rural)

The details requested by the Deputy are set out in the tables below. As my Department was established on 19th July 2017, the information provided includes expenditure by my Department from the remainder of 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019.

All photography services are secured in accordance with Office of Government Procurement procedures.

2019 Photography Costs (to date)

Photographer used

Occasion

Cost

CLIVE WASSON PHOTOGRAPHY

Project Ireland 2040 event in Donegal

€393.60

MICHAEL MCLAUGHLIN STUDIOS LTD

Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme launch in Turlough

€340.50

MAXWELL PHOTOGRAPHY LTD

Mobile Phone and Broadband Taskforce event

€319.80

RAFAL WEPA PHOTOGRAPHY

Departmental event and visit to GIY Garden in Ballina

€280.00

MAXWELL PHOTOGRAPHY LTD

Ministerial visit to Smart Docklands

€590.40

MAXWELL PHOTOGRAPHY LTD

Water Safety Ireland Award

€246.00

LAFAYETTE PHOTOGRAPHY

Social Enterprise Policy launch

€345.08

LAFAYETTE PHOTOGRAPHY

Photography At Ploughing

€1,539.44

MAXWELL PHOTOGRAPHY LTD

TidyTowns Awards Events

€590.40

MAXWELL PHOTOGRAPHY LTD

Rural Regeneration Development *23/11/18

€221.40

Total Photography costs for 2019 (to date)

€4,866.62

*Invoice paid in 2019

2018 Photography Costs

Photographer used

Occasion

Cost

MAXWELL PHOTOGRAPHY LTD

LEADER Food Initiative launch

€522.75

MAXWELL PHOTOGRAPHY LTD

Southill Area Centre event

€885.60

MAXWELL PHOTOGRAPHY LTD

Greenway/Local Improvement Scheme event

€836.40

MAXWELL PHOTOGRAPHY LTD

Rural Broadband event

€559.65

MAXWELL PHOTOGRAPHY LTD

Lourdes day-care centre event

€393.60

MAXWELL PHOTOGRAPHY LTD

Public Participation Networks event

€190.65

MAXWELL PHOTOGRAPHY LTD

Men's Shed funding event

€528.90

MAXWELL PHOTOGRAPHY LTD

Dormant Accounts Fund Action Plan event

€356.70

MAXWELL PHOTOGRAPHY LTD

Project Ireland 2040 event

€1,180.80

MAXWELL PHOTOGRAPHY LTD

National Library Strategy launch at Tallaght Library

€492.00

PICSELL8 LTD

Project Ireland 2040 Sligo event

€283.88

OLLY GALLAGHER VIDEOS

2018 PPN Conference

€1,200.00

AOIFE HERRIOTT PHOTOGRAPHY

Ministerial event in Tullycross and Letterfrack

€250.00

Total photography costs for 2018

€7,680.93

2017 Photography Costs

Photographer used

Occasion

Cost

Maxwell Photography LTD

Tidy Towns Competition

€602.70

Maxwell Photography LTD

National Ploughing Championships

€512

Julien Behal Photography

Seniors Alert System Launch

€676.50

Total photography costs for 2017

€1,791.20