Taoiseach's department spent over €12,000 on photography in six months

Taoiseach's department spent over €12,000 on photography in six months

The Taoiseach's department spent more than €12,000 on photography in the first half of the year, it has been revealed.

In total, more than €120,000 has been spent on pictures by Enda Kenny's Department since he took office in 2011.

More than €4,500 was spent on pictures at the State Reception to mark Easter Sunday.

A further €3,000 was spent on photography for the parade marking the Easter Rising and wreath laying ceremonies at Kilmainham Gaol.

Taoiseach's department spent over €12,000 on photography in six months

Some €780 was spent on photos of the new Cabinet members at their first meeting.

The Department of the Taoiseach said that costs have been significantly reduced - down from the €83,000 spent in 2008 alone.

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