Attorney General advised Department of Justice it did not have to search private email address for correspondence between ex-minister Frances Fitzgerald and PR advisor Terry Prone

THE Information Commissioner threatened to use his legal powers to force the Department of Justice to have searches carried out on private emails between former minister Frances Fitzgerald and PR advisor Terry Prone. The request was made as part of the handling of a Right to Know request for correspondence between Ms Fitzgerald and Ms… Read More »

Fine Gael Minister Michael Ring allocates almost one-eighth of national funding pot to home county

THE constituency of Minister Michael Ring got almost one eighth of the national pot of money from a recreation scheme funded by his Department. Mayo received €216,000, over €26,000 more than the next highest allocation given to a county under the scheme according to departmental records. Altogether, €1.82 million was given out in the first… Read More »