Monthly Archives: February 2013

NAMA vs OCEI High Court judgment

The judgment of Colm MacEochaidh in full. Media coverage: The Journal – NAMA loses High Court appeal over environmental information requests Broadsheet.ie – Unredacting NAMA Irish Times – Nama loses information appeal RTE – NAMA appeal over information requests dismissed NAMAv CommissionerforEnvironmentalInformation (PDF) NAMAv CommissionerforEnvironmentalInformation (Text)

NAMA decision (update)

Update: The court has found in favour of the OCEI and dismissed NAMA’s appeal. We will publish a copy of the judgment as soon as we have it. We are expecting a High Court ruling on the case of NAMA vs the Office of the Commissioner of the Environmental Information on the morning of February… Read More »

Decisions, Decisions

Thestory.ie would like to welcome a guest post from Rodney Breen of foireland.blogspot.ie ==== There’s theory, and then there’s reality. In 2004, I was working for a British university, preparing the staff for the Freedom of Information Act due to come into effect on the following 1st January. One question people regularly asked was this:… Read More »

Oireachtas Committee

I am scheduled to appear in front of the Oireachtas Committee on Finance and Public Expenditure & Reform on February 6 at 11.30am to speak about the FOI draft bill. You can watch proceedings here from Committee Room 4. (unless they change rooms!) As ever we will be trying to represent the views of other… Read More »