Category Archives: Expenditure databases

Release: €2.6bn of State spending

How does the State spend money, and who gets it? It’s a question this blog has been concerned with since it was founded in 2009. Today we’re publishing some new data that helps answer this question – in what we believe to be the largest database by € amount ever published containing line item State… Read More »

Longford County Council operational expenditure (other) 2011

This is all operational expenditure (Other) by the council in 2011. Ap/Ar ID(T) EURO IRISH PUBLIC BODIES MUTUAL INS LTD 1,850,934.19 LONGFORD LETTING & PROPERYTY MANAGEMENT LTD 76,955.00 MARSH IRELAND LTD (GALWAY) 74,013.58 JACKIE WHITE 39,279.00 CORNMILL MANAGEMENT COMPANY LTD 39,168.00 IGOE HOMES 36,175.00 CREEGAN MCCABE 26,300.00 PAUL O BYRNE 23,400.00 CHAZEY PROPERTIES 22,565.00 FINTAN… Read More »

Longford County Council consultancy/professional fees 2011

This is all money spent by Longford County Council on consultancy and professional fees in 2011. The biggest amount went to a law firm. Ap/Ar ID(T) EURO E C GEARTY (SOLICITOR) 235,209.67 ORDNANCE SURVEY OFFICE 45,626.28 LOCAL GOVERNMENT MANAGEMENT SERVICES BOARD 26,199.75 NATIONAL UNIV OF IRELAND MAYNOOTH 25,483.21 RPS CONSULTANT ENGINEERS 24,000.05 DR NIALL DONOHOE… Read More »

Printing costs of Oireachtas members

Thanks to Catherine Halloran of the Daily Star for sharing the results of this FOI with us. Catherine asked for the number of Christmas cards printed by the Oireachtas printing presses for each TD and Senator, broken down on a individual basic for each TD and Senator and a full breakdown of printing costs in… Read More »

Department of Finance expenditure 2008 to 2011

Following an FOI request I obtained Department of Finance expenditure for 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011. The data reveals spending of €99,698,862.33 in 15,360 rows. The largest single outgoings were to charities such as the Rehab Group and Gael Linn using lottery money. The Exchequer receives lottery monies directly from An Post National Lottery Company… Read More »

Department of Taoiseach expenditure data 2010

Late last year I asked for the follow information from the Department of the Taoiseach: 1) A ‘datadump’, (ie a copy/export of) the Oracle financial management system in use by the Department covering the time period for 2010. This datadump should contain data relating only to the following subheads: Travel and subsistence (A2) Training and… Read More »

Overtime pay in acute hospitals

Thanks to Jennifer Hough over at the Irish Examiner comes this data relating to overtime pay at the HSE. You can read her story here. She wrote: Overtime paid to HSE registrars is still costing over €100 million a year, while 15 hospital doctors around the country earned more than €100,000 in overtime alone last… Read More »