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.
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.