Dáil Éireann - Volume 671 - 17 December, 2008

Written Answers. - Departmental Funding.

Deputy Finian McGrath asked the Minister for Defence the amount of taxpayers money given to the Institute for International and European Affairs in the lead up to the Lisbon referendum. [47097/08]

  Deputy Willie O’Dea: I wish to state that no taxpayers’ money was given by my Department to the Institute for International and European Affairs in the lead up to the Lisbon Referendum. The only payment made to this company is in respect of Corporate Membership renewal in the sum of €6,000, which fell due in September 2008.