Members of An Gardai Siochana were injured in assaults 943 times in the past three years with injuries ranging from bites, fractures, dislocation, open wounds and internal head injuries.
The Senior Management of An Gardai Siochana incurred expenses of over €32,000 for the first six months of 2018.
The Managing Director of TV3 wrote a letter to RTE in April claiming that the national broadcaster was engaging in ‘de facto censorship of TV3’ by excluding references to the channel and its talent.
Right to Know has obtained documents under FOI allowing a unique insight into the Irish government’s increasingly strained relationship with Facebook after a number of scandals rocked the tech giant this year. Continue reading “#FacebookFiles: After the Scandals and Inside the Irish Government Meetings”
Over €50,000 has been spent making videos promoting government policies go viral on social media, in which Taoiseach Leo Varadkar features heavily.
The Minister responsible for climate action responded defiantly to a report claiming Ireland was the second worst in Europe on fighting climate change but admits he is ‘disappointed’ in recent projections. Continue reading “Minister for Climate ‘does not accept’ Ireland’s low EU ranking but admits ‘disappointment’ in recent projections”
A HOTEL suite costing €600-per-night, limousines that cost up to €400 an hour, and private performances of Ulysses and traditional music were among the costs billed to the taxpayer to entertain visiting foreign politicians.
COMMUNICATIONS minister Denis Naughten told Facebook he was “appalled” by an undercover report into the company especially because he had publicly defended the social media giant on several occasions.
Irish Water’s National Draught Plan from 2016 recommended focusing communications on ‘using drought situations’ to promote controversial policies like water metering, while no mention of climate change awareness was made.
The Information Commissioner has uncovered 68 documents the Department of Justice previously claimed did not exist when requested under FOI.