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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Cost of Diplomatic Representation.

Tuesday, 8 February 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 220 No. 7

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Mr. P. O'Donnell: Information on Patrick O'Donnell Zoom on Patrick O'Donnell asked the Minister for External Affairs the cost per embassy of this country's representation in other countries throughout the world.

Minister for External Affairs (Mr. Aiken): Information on Frank Aiken Zoom on Frank Aiken The figures for the current financial year are contained in Estimate 45 of the Book of Estimates for 1965-66, and those for next year will be found in the Book of Estimates for 1966-67 which will be published in the very near future.

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Mr. P. O'Donnell: Information on Patrick O'Donnell Zoom on Patrick O'Donnell asked the Minister for External Affairs the cost, if any, of raising Irish representation abroad from ministerial status to that of ambassadorial status.

Mr. Aiken: Information on Frank Aiken Zoom on Frank Aiken Apart from small initial costs, such as stationery, there is no extra expenditure involved.


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