Monthly Archives: August 2011

Protecting your data – Science Gallery event

Readers, Wojtek Bogusz, a digital security consultant for Frontline Defenders, who provides training and advice to human rights activists on how to increase privacy and freedom of communication in repressive environments will be giving a talk tonight in the Science Gallery Dublin. If you’re interested in attending please book on the website. I will be… Read More »

Cabinet Agendas 1999

These are the Cabinet agendas for all Cabinet meetings from January to December 1999. Cabinet Agendas (among other Cabinet related documents) become available after 10 years, under Section 19 of the FOI Act (unlike in other countries where they can appear as soon as a few days after).

Cabinet Agendas 1998

I’ve published these before but now I’ve combined them into year documents and subjected them to an OCR process. These are the Cabinet agendas for all Cabinet meetings from April to December 1998. Cabinet Agendas become available after 10 years, under Section 19 of the FOI Act (unlike in other countries where they can appear… Read More »

Taoiseach diary 2003

As part of an ongoing process. Redactions marked ‘A’ are what the department believes to be “personal information” as defined in Section 28 of the FOI act. Entries marked ‘B’ relate to the Taoiseach’s private papers as a member of the Oireachtas. Regards ‘B’ redactions – the cover letter from the FOI officer states “Section… Read More »

Minister for Environment diary 2009

As part of an ongoing process. This is the appointments diary of the Minister for the Environment for 2009. Some entries in Minister’s diary were deleted as they related to Govt. meetings and associated records (s.19), Parliamentary matters (s.22) and personal Information of parties other than the requester (s.28). Environment 2009 (PDF) Environment 2009 (Text)

Minister for Environment diary 2010

As part of an ongoing process. This is the appointments diary of the Minister for the Environment for 2010. Some entries in Minister’s diary were deleted as they related to Government meetings and associated records (s.19), Parliamentary matters (s.22) and personal Information of parties other than the requester (s.28). Environment 2010 (PDF) Environment 2010 (Text)

John Fleming bankruptcy documents

Last week in the Sunday Times Mark Tighe wrote a story about the brankruptcy filing of Cork developer John Fleming of Fleming construction. Mr Fleming moved to England, availing of bankruptcy laws there, leaving behind debts of over €1 billion. He is due to emerge from bankruptcy on November 10 this year, as under the… Read More »