Monthly Archives: September 2011

Anglo Irish Bank – a public authority under EIR

Similar in nature to the earlier NAMA decision, the Commissioner for Environmental Information today ruled that Anglo Irish Bank (now known as the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation) is a public authority for the purposes of the Environmental Information Regulations (EIR). It relates to requests I submitted to the Bank in February 2010, which the bank… Read More »

NAMA – A public authority

Update: December 2011: This case has been appealed to the High Court. In February of 2010 I sent a request to NAMA asking for a set of information under the Environmental Information Regulations (EIR) (SI 133/2007) (NOT the same as FOI, but similar). NAMA refused on the basis that it did not consider itself a… Read More »

The case against David Drumm

Ever wonder where stories like this originate? Says Simon Carswell: From September 2008, as the Irish banking crisis deteriorated, Ms Drumm opened 15 accounts in eight banks in her sole name. Cash was transferred to the couple’s joint accounts or her own accounts, the trustee has claimed. Mr Drumm has yet to respond to a… Read More »

Interim report on the Glackin Report

This is the Interim Report on the Glackin Report, written by the Select Committee on Enterprise and Economic Strategy in 1993. It was written after the publication of the Glackin Report (also known as the Chestvale Properties Limited and Hoddle Investments Limited Report). We do like reports. Glackin (Interim) Report (PDF) Glackin (Interim) Report (Text)

Reformatory and industrial schools system report 1970

This is the Reformatory and industrial schools system report 1970, which was chaired by District Justice Eileen Kennedy. It is also known as the Kennedy Report. Reformatory and industrial schools system report 1970 chaired by District Justice Eileen Kennedy (PDF) Reformatory and industrial schools system report 1970 chaired by District Justice Eileen Kennedy (Text)