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468. Deputy Anne Rabbitte asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he or his officials or political staff were recipients of tickets and or hospitality from an organisation (details supplied) during the term of office of a person; the details of each occasion tickets and or hospitality was provided by the organisation during this period; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18795/19]

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Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): The following table details the invitations accepted by me and my predecessor from the organisation mentioned by the Deputy since the formation of this Government in 2016. While these items remain in my diary, I was unable to attend a number of matches due to Government business.

Date Event No. of Tickets
15/11/2018 International Friendly – Republic of Ireland v Northern Ireland 2
12/10/2018 International Friendly – Republic of Ireland v Denmark 2
01/08/2018 International Champions Cup 2
06/10/2017 World Cup Qualifier – Republic of Ireland v Moldova 3
05/09/2017 World Cup Qualifier – Republic of Ireland v Serbia 2
28/03/2017 International Friendly – Republic of Ireland v Iceland Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald accepted 4 tickets