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# Freedom of Information

22nd July 2024
Courts Service receives dozens of representations from politicians about lengthy probate delays
This year
Department warned Finance Minister against tax break for landlords in Budget 2024
Last year
'Stop annoying the long suffering Irish people': Viewers complain about RTÉ Player
Twelve patients reported to have been sexually assaulted in mental health facilities last year
Officials warned that lack of social workers would delay giving adopted people their records
Leaving Cert students ask Foley to keep 'no cliff edge' vow - and avoid clash with Harry Styles gig
All time
'Why do I pay my TV licence?': Viewers complain about 'awful' RTÉ Player
No Access: Bord na Móna companies blanket blocking release of information
Watchdog expresses concern over the number of FOI requests 'deemed refused'
'Butchered and mutilated': How the government was alerted to out-of-season hedge-cutting last year
Nursing home complaints: 'Window visits not being permitted' and other Covid concerns
HSE warned at start of pandemic that it 'may not receive' quantities of PPE it had paid for
Average occupancy of Citywest isolation facility was 13.8% during first six months of pandemic
Two international journalism awards for our investigative platform Noteworthy
'A crisis in FOI': How Zapponegate highlighted crucial flaws in Ireland's transparency legislation
Sinn Féin calls for all documents related to Zappone appointment to be published
Coveney asks to appear before Oireachtas Committee to clarify text controversy
Noteworthy investigations reveal biggest climate emitters and violent bike theft increase
Freedom of Information Act to be reviewed by government
Noteworthy investigations expose environmental issues and analyse far-right activity
'Imagine someone clicked their fingers and you had no family or history, that's the reality for thousands of us'
Debunked: No, an FOI request did not show that RTÉ 'took orders' from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
'I put an 11-week-old fetus into a little coffin': Student nurses to the Taoiseach in their own words
'I had to tell them their baby was dead': Student nurses to Stephen Donnelly in their own words
Nursing home complaints during Covid: Concerns over isolation and lack of social distancing
Debunked: No, a Freedom of Information request to the HSE did not prove that Covid-19 does not exist
More than 500,000 people had points on their licences this year - here's a county-by-county breakdown
TDs and Senators rack up over €2,000 in arrears at Dáil bar and restaurant
RTÉ says it's striving to improve Player amid complaints about 'frustrating' and 'ridiculous' service
'Ciara caused a lot of hassle': Irish pronunciation leaves Dutch tongue-tied in naming of 2020-21 storms
'A ruling of significant importance': Supreme Court orders re-opening of landmark FOI appeals
Government urged to drop novels with 'racial slurs' from Junior Cert syllabus in response to Black Lives Matter protests
'I urge you to use common sense': Praise and criticism in public's emails to Leo during start of lockdown
Tusla suffers 23 'high risk' data breaches - including stolen files and loss of devices - since last year
CityJet and Stobart Air asked government for six-month bailout to ensure their survival after Covid-19
HSE was 'gifted' €544,000 in free advertising by Google and Facebook during Covid-19 pandemic
Information Commissioner calls for incoming government to 'improve' Freedom of Information Act
Hiqa sent more than 170 complaints relating to Covid-19 in nursing homes during March and April
Masturbation, sex toys and multiple partners: Emails show how the HSE drafted its Covid-19 sex guidelines
Irish Water staff threatened with machete and pelted with rocks