Wednesday, 13 January 2016
Department of Health
Departmental Advertising Expenditure
593. To ask the Minister for Health the annual cost to his Department or the Health Service Executive of advertisements placed on its behalf in newspapers, magazines, television and radio, and social media. [46758/15]
In 2014, the Department spent €58,209 on advertisements in newspapers and other print media, mainly to promote awareness of new schemes or public consultations, in addition to posting updates to and using social media (@roinnslainte). No advertisements were placed on radio, television or through social media. Figures for 2015 are being compiled and I will forward those on to the Deputy when they are available.