The Information Commissioner has uncovered 68 documents the Department of Justice previously claimed did not exist when requested under FOI.
Increased pay to attract “high calibre” TDs and Senators, a room to gather and have “space”, and a confidential support service for politicians suffering abuse from the public are just some of the suggestions made in a survey of senior politicians in Leinster House.
Following the controversial passage of the Heritage Bill in June 2018 which reduced restrictions on cutting hedgerows, you can now read the briefings and reports that preceded the decision.
The national policing authority has claimed there is an ‘increasing demand nationally’ for more Gardai operated CCTV, with the latest policy document listing traffic management, VIP visits and protest marches amongst the reasons for ‘legitimate use’.
Documents which were denied under FOI by the Department of Justice on the basis they ‘did not exist’ have been unearthed upon review by the Information Commissioner nearly 18 months after the initial request.
THE government gathered video evidence which they claim showed some hospital consultants were working privately when they were supposed to be working in public hospitals.
EVEN the smallest changes in Ireland’s system of direct provision had the potential to “sink the asylum system” in Ireland, a Department of Justice briefing warned.
FACEBOOK looked for advice on how to deal with U.S. pages targeting Irish voters in the run-up to the repeal referendum only to find there was no “definitive answer” on what could be done.
Who they met with, where and when? Ten years of political activities of our senior state representatives…
MORE than two out of every five childcare services being funded by the state were found to be majorly non-compliant with requirements, a damning report has found.