A breakdown of more than €364 million in spending by three universities

These three documents provide detail on expenditure of hundreds of millions of euro by three universities in recent years.

The UCD record is by far the largest and covers a lengthy period and some €319 million in expenditure by the college between November 2016 and March of this year.

The UCC data details €11.37 million in spending including €83,000 in payments to RTÉ, €60,000 to Cork City Football Club, and €50,000 to John Banville Limited.

Finally, records have also been provided by TU Dublin for their three campuses: in the city centre, Blanchardstown, and in Tallaght. Together, they cover €33 million in expenditure.

Right to Know is also seeking this information from other third level institutions and will continue to publish it over the coming weeks and months.

The data is available in excel format so feel free to get in touch if you want a copy sent.