Author Archives: Gavin Sheridan

Right To Know and Public.Resource.Org initiate legal action against the European Commission

Today, Right To Know – in collaboration with US access to information NGO Public.Resource.Org (“Public Resource”) – announced they have initiated legal action against the European Commission at the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). Right To Know and Public Resource are seeking from the European Commission access to descriptions of certain technical… Read More »

Right To Know and the eNet saga: A Timeline

Given the god awful mess the National Broadband Plan is now in, it is worth reviewing the strange tale of the Metropolitan Area Networks and eNET – a tale we are now involved in via FOI litigation….

Judgment in Right to Know v An Taoiseach

Today Right to Know won its case against An Taoiseach in relation to access to records of Cabinet discussions. The unapproved judgment is here and is subject to correction:

FOI documents for Social Protection ‘cheats us all’ campaign

Below is the full FOI release in relation to Ken’s story in TheJournal. CONCERNS WERE RAISED in the Department of Social Protection over calling people “cheats” as part of the controversial advertising campaign on social welfare launched by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar while he was Minister for Social Protection. The ‘Welfare Cheats Cheat Us All’ campaign… Read More »