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# Public Bodies

Last year
Public sector buildings to turn off heat 1-2 hours before closing time
Public sector bodies will be required to set temperatures to the guideline of 19 degrees where appropriate.
All time
Ireland is less corrupt than it used to be...
… although there is still “a clear incentive for some people to engage in graft”.
Ever wanted to ask the Gardaí something about their records? Now you can
A new law extends Freedom of Information requests to cover limited areas of an Garda Síochána and other organisations. They don’t have to answer you though…
New Ombudsman wants to bring 'objectivity and clarity' to role
Peter Tyndall is due to replace Emily O’Reilly in the role and spoke about his hopes for the new job.
Information Commissioner: staff resources no excuse for FoI delays
Emily O’Reilly said processing Freedom of Information requests is a statutory requirement of public bodies.
Waste and inefficiency persist across many public bodies: PAC
Committee Chairman John McGuinness has promised to “follow up rigorously” on the implementation of the recommendations of the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee.
Information Commissioner wants FOI legislation extended
Emily O’Reilly has said the general public should be able to place Freedom of Information requests with public bodies like the gardaí, Central Bank and NAMA.