232. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the way in which his departmental officials have been contributing to and taking part in Government of Ireland social media messages; the way in which they are co-ordinated in each of the policy areas of his Department; the Department that is the lead Department in relation to same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15410/19]


Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): My Department’s social media channels are managed internally by the Department’s Press and Communications Office. he Press and Communications Office also creates the vast majority of multi-media content featured on those channels, in consultation with the relevant policy divisions, and engagement with other relevant Departments on cross-cutting areas of public service delivery. Standard Government of Ireland graphics are applied where appropriate by staff of the Office.