Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees
Thursday, 20 January 2022
Public Accounts Committee
2020 Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General and Appropriation Accounts
Vote 33: Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media
Programme E - Broadcasting
Ms Fiona O'Shea:
One can see, obviously in 2020 the impact of Covid, there is a surplus on commercial activities of €600,000. In the previous year, 2019, it was approximately €2.5 million. So that would be the surplus and commercial revenues generated.
In respect of the number of employees, there are approximately 160 employees engaged in the orchestras.