I received notice party documents yesterday from McCann Fitzgerald solicitors in to the impending case between Anglo Irish Bank and the Commissioner for Environmental Information. NAMA are also taking a similar case. Both are in relation to requests I submitted to both organisations in early 2010.
To be clear here: my sole motivation is the public’s right to know more about Anglo Irish Bank and the National Asset Management Agency – two organisations that are costing the State a fortune, and are two of the most important bodies in the history of the State. The Environmental Regulations were the only avenue open to me from a right to information standpoint – so I have pursued the case, in partnership with Fred Logue, who holds similar views – and we intend seeing it through to the end.
These are the court documents: