Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross
The Oireachtas Members’ Restaurant in Leinster House.
There’s a reason you can’t get a table lately.
Between January and June, Minister Ross invited 507 guests to the Members’ Restaurant compared to Minister Jospeha Madigan‘s 95 guests.
Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys and Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone invited 56 and 42 guests, respectively.
Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan had 20 guests, Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy had 16, while Minister for Health Simon Harris had 14 recorded guests.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar had eight guests, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney and Minister for Communications and Climate Action Richard Bruton both had six.
Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed had four guests in the restaurant, while Minister for Social Affairs Regina Doherty had three.
Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe, Minister Michael Ring of Rural Affairs and Minister for Education Joe McHugh are listed as having no invited guests during this time.