Monthly Archives: March 2012

McDonagh on the NAMA case

At a recent Oireachtas committee hearing: Deputy Pearse Doherty: Did the board of NAMA decide to take the Information Commissioner to the High Court? Mr. Brendan McDonagh: That is not specifically in respect of FOI. It relates to environmental regulations. Deputy Pearse Doherty: It is freedom of information under European environmental regulations. Mr. Brendan McDonagh:… Read More »

Category: AIE

Mahon reports

As a long time follower of the Mahon/Flood Tribunal my main take away is this (and no doubt Public Inquiry thinks similar): Throughout that period, corruption in Irish political life was both endemic and systemic. It affected every level of Government from some holders of top ministerial offices to some local councillors and its existence… Read More »

Talk on FOI and AIE

I will be giving a talk at the Science Gallery Dublin tomorrow, March 13, at 6pm on the subject of FOI and AIE. It might be of help to people who are considering doing a request, or have done one but need some advice on what to do next. Booking is required and details are… Read More »