461. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will provide in tabular form the use of external public relations firms employed by her Department per annum in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014; a list of uses of the external public relations firm; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1449/15]


Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Frances Fitzgerald): I wish to refer the Deputy to Parliamentary Question Ref No 49385/14 which was answered on 18 December 2014.