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FOI Request 16/039




Kitty Holland


Tara Street, Dublin 2


The Irish Times


FOI Request 16/039


Records of the expenditure on parties and/or receptions held to mark St Patrick’s Day 2016 in Irish embassies, or hosted by Irish ambassadors/consulates/the Irish State, this year (ie 2016) - in London, United Kingdom; Washington DC, New York City, San Francisco in the USA; Ottawa, Canada; Paris, France; Beijing, China; New Delhi, India; and Pretoria, Capetown, South Africa. I would like to receive the information in tabular form broken down by expenditure on food, drink, flowers, entertainment and venue hire.

I seek copies of the guest list for these functions, in London, UK; in Washington DC and New York, USA; in Ottawa, Canada; in Paris, France and in Beijing, China.

I seek records of the travel expenses of any guest(s) whose travel expenses to attend these functions were paid for by the Irish State.


30th March 2016


18th May 2016


Request 16/039

Reply 16/039

Schedule 16/039