Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Thursday, 17 December 2020

Public Accounts Committee

Caranua: Financial Statements 2019

11:30 am

Ms Rachel Downes:

That is something we worked very hard on to try to minimise. As the Deputy said, we had that balance between the operational costs versus the funding supports. It has always been the aim of the board and the executive to ensure that we maximise the funding supports. Overall, the operational costs have run at about 12.1%, which is relatively low. It is actually very low for a public body and is on a par with a charitable organisation. We have worked extremely hard. Outside of our salaries----