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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 22 gardaí were convicted of a crime in past three years Garda Convictions

22 gardaí were convicted of a crime in past three years

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

From TheJournal.ie 'An issue of systemic importance': Supreme Court FOI ruling will alter public's relationship with State Freedom Of Information

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Revealed: How Michael D Higgins and Mary McAleese used government jet service hundreds of times Right To Know

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Government ordered to release records about use of its jet service by Michael D Higgins and Mary McAleese Right To Know

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Transparency group in court battle to gain access to more Cabinet climate change docs Judicial Review

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Met Éireann staff told not to link specific extreme weather events with climate change Global Warming

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dozens of 'non-existent' emails between former Minister for Justice and PR firm discovered Frances Fitzgerald

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Clare's Law protects women at risk of domestic violence Right To Know

Clare's Law protects women at risk of domestic violence

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.