Royal visit to Donegal cost over €17,000, excluding security costs

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The government spent €12,800 on transport when Prince Charles and his wife Camilla visited Donegal in May.

The visit of the royals also incurred a €1,400 photography bill, while just over €1,100 was spent on catering.

The figures, published by the Department of Foreign Affairs, do not include the amount spent on security operations or garda overtime.

More than €25,000 was spent on the visit of US Vice President Joe Biden, €10,000 of which was spent on airport costs.

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