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'A ruling of significant importance': Supreme Court orders re-opening of landmark FOI appeals
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'A ruling of significant importance': Supreme Court orders re-opening of landmark FOI appeals

Sep 25th 2020, 4:51 PM 23,170 Views 3 Comments

The country’s highest court made the order in two rulings today.

22 gardaí were convicted of a crime in past three years
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22 gardaí were convicted of a crime in past three years

Aug 1st 2020, 7:15 AM 41,319 Views 47 Comments

The convictions cover drink driving, misuse of drugs, sexual crime, and an offence under the Child Trafficking and Pornography Act.

'An issue of systemic importance': Supreme Court FOI ruling will alter public's relationship with State
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'An issue of systemic importance': Supreme Court FOI ruling will alter public's relationship with State

Jan 18th 2020, 8:45 AM 18,370 Views 19 Comments

When the Supreme Court decides on the future of FOI in Ireland, it will be the end of a glacial process.

Revealed: How Michael D Higgins and Mary McAleese used government jet service hundreds of times
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Revealed: How Michael D Higgins and Mary McAleese used government jet service hundreds of times

Jul 31st 2019, 12:05 AM 34,530 Views 92 Comments

Information about the presidents’ use of the service can be revealed for the first time following a landmark ruling this year.

Government ordered to release records about use of its jet service by Michael D Higgins and Mary McAleese
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Government ordered to release records about use of its jet service by Michael D Higgins and Mary McAleese

Jun 4th 2019, 12:05 AM 21,153 Views 39 Comments

The ruling was made by the Commissioner for Environmental Information last week.

Transparency group in court battle to gain access to more Cabinet climate change docs
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Transparency group in court battle to gain access to more Cabinet climate change docs

Nov 17th 2018, 10:00 PM 14,933 Views 0 Comments

Right to Know are seeking access to more documents on what has been said about climate change at the Cabinet table.

Met Éireann staff told not to link specific extreme weather events with climate change
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Met Éireann staff told not to link specific extreme weather events with climate change

Oct 19th 2018, 6:20 AM 92,959 Views 70 Comments

The advice in a guidance document for staff says linking extreme weather to global warming was a problem.

Dozens of 'non-existent' emails between former Minister for Justice and PR firm discovered
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Dozens of 'non-existent' emails between former Minister for Justice and PR firm discovered

Aug 17th 2018, 1:44 PM 72,564 Views 81 Comments

Communications to and from Terry Prone’s PR company were discovered following an FOI request by transparency group Right to Know.

Clare's Law protects women at risk of domestic violence
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Clare's Law protects women at risk of domestic violence

Jun 24th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,249 Views 0 Comments

Police in Manchester have made disclosures about 52 people with records of violence offences but detectives would like more families to take up the opportunity.