Written answers

Tuesday, 10 November 2009

Department of Defence

Ministerial Travel

9:00 pm

Photo of Lucinda CreightonLucinda Creighton (Dublin South East, Fine Gael)
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Question 354: To ask the Minister for Defence further to Parliamentary Questions Nos. 261 and 262 of 14 October 2009, the origin, destination, and any intermediary stop off points of each one of the journeys listed since May 2007; the person who accompanied the relevant Minister on each one of these journeys; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40696/09]

Photo of Willie O'DeaWillie O'Dea (Minister, Department of Defence; Limerick East, Fianna Fail)
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The information requested by the Deputy is set out in the form of a tabular statement which I propose to circulate with the Official Report.

DateAircraftMinisterial Time On BoardRouteMinisterPassengers
16-May-07EC 13590Baldonnel-Waterford-BaldonnelTransportMinister Martin Cullen
03-Jul-07AW 13980Phoenix Park-Cahir-BaldonnelAgricultureMinister Mary Coughlan, Tom Moran, Dermot Murphy
04-Jul-07AW 13990St. Patrick's Drumcondra-Bundoran-St Patrick's DrumcondraTaoiseachTaoiseach Bertie Ahern, Liam Beirne, Tom Mc Loughlin, Gerry Howlin
09-Jul-07AW 13990St. Patrick's Drumcondra-Galway Airport-St Patrick's DrumcondraTaoiseachTaoiseach Bertie Ahern, Liam Beirne, Eddie Walsh
17-Jul-07AW 13980St Patrick's Drumcondra-Armagh-St Patrick's DrumcondraTaoiseachTaoiseach Bertie Ahern, David Feeney, Olive Melvin, John Byrne, Gerard Howlin, Mandy Johnson
06-Sep-07EC 135130Baldonnel-Sarsfield Barracks-Haulbowline-Sarsfield BarracksDefenceMinister Willie O'Dea, Michael Howard
13-Sep-07AW 139140Baldonnel-Dungloe-Tory Island-Dungloe-Ashford CastleCommunity, Rural & Gaeltacht AffairsMinister Éamon Ó Cuív, Minister of State Pat The Cope Gallagher, Sorcha De Bruch, Seamus Mac Giolla Chonhail
25-Sep-07AW 13960Baldonnel-Tullamore-BaldonnelAgricultureMinister Mary Coughlan, Tom Moran, Martina Kearney, Michael Walsh, Trevor Shaw, Gerry Crawford
27-Sep-07AW 13980St Patrick's Drumcondra - Tullamore - Naas - Bray - DrumcondraTaoiseachTaoiseach Bertie Ahern, Liam Beirne, Eoghan Ó Neachtain, Jerry Hickey, Denise Kavanagh
02-Nov-07AW 139100Baldonnel-Trim-Knock-Trim-BaldonnelTransportMinister Noel Dempsey,Minister of State Dr Jimmy Devins, Veronica Scanlon
16-Nov-07AW 13980St Patrick's Drumcondra-Templemore. Nenagh-St Patricks DrumcondraTaoiseachTaoiseach Bertie Ahern, Eoghan Ó Neachtain, Padraig Tierney
17-Dec-07AW 13960Carnmore, Galway -CorkHealthMinister Mary Harney, Patricia Ryan, Derek Cunningham, Tony O'Brien
17-Dec-07AW 13945Phoenix Park-Fermoy, CorkJusticeMinister Brian Lenihan, Sinead McGuinness, Dale Sunderland
31/01/2008EC 13580Phoenix Park - Templemore - Phoenix ParkJustice, Equality and Law ReformMinister Brian Lenihan, Sinead McGuinness, Dale Sunderland, Shay Martin
01/02/2008AW 13990Baldonnel-Mullingar Barracks- Galgorm Manor Ballymena - St Pats Drumcondra- BaldonnelAn TaoiseachTaoiseach Bertie Ahern, Eoghan Ó Neachtain,Olive Melvin, John Byrne, Nick Reddy
08/02/2008AW 13940St Patrick's Drumcondra -WaterfordAn TaoiseachTaoiseach Bertie Ahern, Olive Melvin, John Downey, Tom McLoughlin, Eoghan Ó Neachtain, Denise Kavanagh
23/03/2008EC 135100Sarsfield Barracks-Phoenix Park-Sarsfield BarracksDefenceMinister Willie O'Dea, Mrs. O'Dea.
25/03/2008EC 13560Kilkenny Barracks - FarranforeEducation & ScienceMinister Mary Hanafin,Bridget McManus, Geraldine Butler, Avril Power
26/03/2008EC 135120Farranfore-Wexford-BaldonnelEducation & ScienceMinister Mary Hanafin, Bridget McManus, Geraldine Butler, Avril Power
04/04/2008EC 13530St Patrick's Drumcondra - Ritz Carlton Powerscourt -Phoenix ParkAn TaoiseachTaoiseach Bertie Ahern, Eoghan Ó Neachtain, Jackie Bryan, John Downey
11/04/2008EC 135100St Patrick's Drumcondra - Ashford Castle - St Patrick's DrumcondraAn TaoiseachTaoiseach Bertie Ahern, Tom Smithers
11/04/2008EC 13545Galway - Phoenix ParkHealth & ChildrenMinister Mary Harney, Brian Geoghegan,Olive O'Connor, Paul Flanagan
14/04/2008EC 13550Sarsfield Barracks-Phoenix ParkDefenceMinister Willie O'Dea
09/04/2008EC 13555Baldonnel - GalwayHealth & ChildrenMinister Mary Harney, Brian Geoghean, Paul Flanagan, Olive O'Connor
17/04/2008EC 13530Phoenix Park - Ballyraggart KilkennyAgriculture Fisheries & FoodMinister Mary Coughlan
18/04/2008EC 13570Mount Juliet - Finner CampAgriculture Fisheries & FoodMinister Mary Coughlan
29/04/2008EC 13520Phoenix Park - Mount Wolseley Hotel CarlowJustice, Equality and Law ReformMinister Brian Lenihan, Sean Aylward, Dale Sunderland, Sinead Mc Guinness
01/05/2008AW 139115Baldonnel - Sarsfield Barracks - Sligo Airport - Finner - Sarsfield Barracks - BaldonnelDefenceMinister Willie O'Dea, Sec Gen Michael Howard
01/05/2008AW 13960Baldonnel - Kilkenny Barracks - BaldonnelJustice Equality & Law ReformMinister Brian Lenihan, Sinead Mc Guinness, Dale Sunderland
30/05/2008AW 139100Sarsfield Barracks - Phoenix Park - Sarsfield BarracksDefenceMinister Willie O'Dea
29/05/2008EC135120Dundalk Barracks - Waterford Airport - Dundalk BarracksJustice Equality & Law ReformMinister Dermot Ahern, Barry O'Donnell, Richard Moore
30/05/2008AW 13990UCD - CastleislandHealth & ChildrenMinister Mary Harney, Brian Geoghegan
10/06/2008EC 13570Sarsfield Barracks - Curragh - Sarsfield BarracksDefenceMinister Willie O' Dea
19/06/2008EC 135100Sarsfield Barracks - Baldonnel - Sarsfield BarracksDefenceMinister Willie O'Dea
15/08/2008AW 13980Baldonnel - Omagh(Lisanelly) - Tullamore(Harriers) - BaldonnelTaoiseachTaoiseach Brian Cowen, David King, Martin Fraser, Eoghan O'Neachtain, Orla Tunney, Paul McGarry,Kevin Mc Carthy
26/08/2008AW 139100Sarsfield Barracks(Limerick) - Curragh Camp - Sarsfield BarracksDefenceMinister Willie O'Dea
05/09/2008EC13555Knock Airport - Waterford AirportArts,Sports &TourismMinister Martin Cullen, John Conroy
10/09/2008EC13540Phoenix Park - Kilkenny CastleDefenceMinister Willie O'Dea
12/09/2008EC13580Sarsfield Barracks - Phoenix Park- Sarsfield BarracksDefenceMinister Willie O'Dea
13/09/2008AW 13960Frosses Football Pitch(Donegal) - City West Hotel(Dublin)Tanaiste (Enterprise Trade & Employment)Tanaiste Mary Coughlan
23/09/2008AW 13945Farmleigh House - Cuffesgrange(Kilkenny) - Tullamore(Harriers) - CurraghAn TaoiseachTaoiseach Brian Cowen, Mary Cowen,Jim Harrington,Eoghan O Neachtain
23/09/2008AW 13945Baldonnel - Cuffesgrange(Kilkenny) - BaldonnelTanaiste (Enterprise Trade & Employment)Tanaiste Mary Coughlan,Roisin Mc Cann, Bridget Flynn, Trevor Shaw, Dermot Murphy
03/10/2008AW 13985St Patrick's Drumcondra - Cork (UCC) - Tullamore (Harriers) - BaldonnelAn TaoiseachTaoiseach Brian Cowen,Eoghan O Neachtain, Kevin McCarthy, Brian Murphy
31/10/2008EC 135100Trim(New GAA Pitch) - Foynes GAA Pitch (Limerick) - Trim (New GAA Pitch)TransportMinister Noel Dempsey, Veronica Scanlon, Olive Stephens
04/11/2008AW 13970Phoenix Park - Lough Erne Hotel(Enniskillen) - Dundalk Barracks - BaldonnelJusticeMinister Dermot Ahern, Barry O'Donnell, Ciaran O'Cuinn, Richard Moore
08/11/2008AW 139100Sarsfield Barracks - Tullamore(Harriers) - Phoenix Park - Tullamore(Harriers) - Sarsfield BarracksAn Taoiseach/DefenceTaoiseach Brian Cowen, Minister Willie O'Dea
30/11/2008EC13565Baldonnel - Tullamore(Harriers) - Race Course Wexford - Kilkenny BarracksAn TaoiseachTaoiseach Brian Cowen, Eoghan Ó Neachtain ,John Downey
05/12/2008AW 139120Baldonnel - Dundalk Barracks - Sarsfield Barracks - Dundalk Barracks - BaldonnelJustice, Equality & Law ReformMinister Dermot Ahern, Barry O' Donnell, Richard Moore
04/12/2008AW 13960Phoenix Park - Cork AirportTanaiste (Enterprise, Trade & Employment)Tanaiste Mary Coughlan, Michael Shovlin, Barry O Leary
09/12/2008AW 139100Baldonnel - Galway - BaldonnelEducation & ScienceMinister Batt O Keeffe, Bernard Mallee, Éamon Ó Cuív, Frank Fahy, Margaret Mc Carthy
30/01/2009AW139120Baldonnel - Dundalk Barracks - Clanree Hotel(Letterkenny) - Dundalk Barracks - BaldonnelJustice, Equality & Law ReformMinister Dermot Ahern, Fachtna Murphy, Paddy McDermott, Richard Moore, Barry O Donnell
29/01/2009AW13945Belfast City - BaldonnelForeign AffairsMinister Michéal Martin, Christy Mannion, Jerry O'Connor, Pat Hennessy
06/02/2009AW13990Knightsbrook Hotel, Trim - Shannon - Knightsbrook Hotel, TrimTransportMinister Noel Dempsey, Veronica Scanlan, John Murphy
23/02/2009AW13945Shannon Airport - Trim GAA PitchTransportMinister Noel Dempsey
02/03/2009AW139110Baldonnel - Waterford Airport - Racecourse, Killarney - Farranfore Airport - BaldonnelArts, Sports & TourismMinister Martin Cullen, John Conroy, Paul Bates
30/03/2009AW13960Donegal GAA Pitch - Phoenix ParkTanaiste (Enterprise, Trade & Employment)Tanaiste Mary Coughlan
13/04/2009EC135100Cork Airport - Raphoe(Co Donegal)Education & ScienceMinister Batt O Keeffe
14/04/2009AW13995Raphoe(Co Donegal) - FarranforeEducation & ScienceMinister Batt O Keeffe, Margaret Mc Carthy, Bernard Mallee, Bridget Mc Manus, Deirdre Mc Donald
20/04/2009EC135110Phoenix Park - GAA Pitch Rathkeale - Phoenix ParkFinanceMinister Brian Lenihan, Dermot Moylan,Eoin Dorgan
17/07/2009AW139205Baldonnel - Ballingeary - Bere Island - Cape Clear Island - Corca Dhuibhne - BaldonnelCommunity, Rural & Gaeltacht AffairsMinister Éamon Ó Cuív, Sorcha de Bruch, Oilibhéar Ó hÍarlaithe, Teresa White, Layla Decogan Chin
16/07/2009EC135120Phoenix Park - Cork Airport - Phoenix ParkAgriculture, Fisheries & FoodMinister Brendan Smith, Philip Carroll, Martina Kearney & Dympna Keogh
23/09/2009EC135130Phoenix Park - Cork Airport - Phoenix ParkTanaiste (Enterprise, Trade & Employment)Tanaiste Mary Coughlan, Bridget Flynn


steve white
Posted on 12 Nov 2009 4:19 pm (Report this comment)

helicopter flights with accompanying officials names too, interesting

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