Written Answers. - State Expenditure on Advertising.

Wednesday, 14 May 1969

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 240 No. 8

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70.

Mr. L'Estrange: Information on Gerald L'Estrange  Zoom on Gerald L'Estrange  asked the Minister for Education (a) the total amount paid for advertising by his Department for the years ended December, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968 to the Cork Examiner, the Irish Press, the Irish Times, the Irish Independent and the Farmers' Journal.

[1247]Minister for Education (Mr. B. Lenihan): Information on Patrick J. Lenihan  Zoom on Patrick J. Lenihan  The information sought is not readily available but is being abstracted from the Department's records. It will be forwarded to the Deputy as soon as it is available.

71.

Mr. L'Estrange: Information on Gerald L'Estrange  Zoom on Gerald L'Estrange  asked the Minister for Social Welfare the total amount paid for advertising by his Department for the years ended December, 1965, 1966, 1967 and 1968 to the Cork Examiner, the Irish Press, the Irish Times, the Irish Independent and the Farmers' Journal.

Minister for Social Welfare (Mr. J. Brennan): Information on Joseph Brennan  Zoom on Joseph Brennan  The information so far as my Department is concerned is as follows:—

[1248] 1965 1966 1967 1968
£ £ £ £
Cork Examiner 187 165 304 143
Irish Press 203 288 605 288
Irish Times 194 263 573 244
Irish Independent 213 296 710 304
Farmers' Journal Nil Nil Nil Nil

The figures for 1968 represent the amounts paid on accounts received up to the date of the question.

72.

Mr. L'Estrange: Information on Gerald L'Estrange  Zoom on Gerald L'Estrange  asked the Minister for Industry and Commerce the total amount paid for advertising by his Department for the years ended December, 1965, 1966, 1967 and 1968 to the Cork Examiner, the Irish Press, the Irish Times, the Irish Independent and the Farmers' Journal.

Minister for Industry and Commerce (Mr. Colley): Information on George Colley  Zoom on George Colley  The information requested by the Deputy is set out in the following table:—

Year ended 31 December Cork Examiner Irish Press Irish Times Irish Independent Farmers' Journal
£ s. d. £ s. d. £ s. d. £ s. d. £ s. d.
1965 659 11 9 1,516 16 11 1,552 11 9 1,609 17 3
1966 1,092 14 3 2,634 10 3 2,558 19 6 2,890 17 1
1967 731 17 10 2,269 2 0 1,626 14 6 2,367 18 0
1968 479 19 5 1,865 16 9 2,081 8 0 1,852 11 9

73.

Mr. L'Estrange: Information on Gerald L'Estrange  Zoom on Gerald L'Estrange  asked the Minister for Health the total amount paid for advertising by his Department for the years ended December, 1965, 1966, 1967 and 1968 to the Cork Examiner, the Irish Press, the Irish Times, the Irish Independent and the Farmers' Journal.

Minister for Health (Mr. S. Flanagan): Information on Seán Flanagan  Zoom on Seán Flanagan  The information, which relates to the Central Mental Hospital as well as the Department of Health, is as follows:—

1965 1966 1967 1968
£ £ £ £
Cork Examiner 99 81 24 44
Irish Press 184 163 60 110
Irish Times 171 149 44 113
Irish Independent 197 179 61 120
Farmers' Journal Nil Nil Nil Nil

74.

Mr. L'Estrange: Information on Gerald L'Estrange  Zoom on Gerald L'Estrange  asked the Minister for Lands the total amount paid for advertising by his Department for the years ended December, 1965, 1966, 1967 and 1968 to the Cork Examiner, the Irish Press, the Irish Times, the Irish Independent and the Farmers' Journal.

Minister for Lands (Mr. Faulkner): Information on Padraig Faulkner  Zoom on Padraig Faulkner  The following are details of the amount paid for advertising by the Department of Lands to the Cork Examiner, the Irish Press, the Irish Times, the Irish Independent and the Farmers' Journal during the calendar years 1965, 1966, 1967 and 1968:

[1249][1250]Year Cork Examiner Irish Press Irish Times Irish Independent Farmers' Journal
£ £ £ £ £
1965 215 1,863 1,762 1,975
1966 441 2,229 2,086 2,409 13
1967 157 1,495 1,036 1,574 15
1968 326 2,486 2,652 2,619 15

75.

Mr. L'Estrange: Information on Gerald L'Estrange  Zoom on Gerald L'Estrange  asked the Minister for the Gaeltacht the total amount paid for advertising by his Department for the years ended December, 1965, 1966, 1967 and 1968 to the Cork Examiner, the Irish Press, the Irish Times, the Irish Independent and the Farmers' Journal.

Minister for the Gaeltacht (Mr. Faulkner): Information on Padraig Faulkner  Zoom on Padraig Faulkner  Is mar a leanas atá na sonraí:

1965 1966 1967 1968
£ £ £ £
Cork Examiner 7
Irish Press 13 1
Irish Times 12 1
Irish Independent 14 1
Farmers' Journal


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