Tuesday, 26 February 2019
Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
659. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the number of staff in her Department that attended a summit (details supplied) in Dublin in 2017 and 2018, respectively; the cost to her Department or agency under the remit of her Department; if her Department or an agency associated with her Department undertook advertising or sponsorship in respect of the summit; the cost in this regard; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [9199/19]
I have been advised by my Department that no employees in this Department attended the Pendulum Summit in Dublin in 2017 or in 2018, and that in respect of the agencies under the remit of my Department, no employees attended the Pendulum Summit. As such, no costs were incurred by this Department, nor was any advertising or sponsorship paid for in respect of the summit.