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#Lobbyists

# lobbyists - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

New code of conduct for lobbyists comes into effect today

The goal is for lobbying to be carried out in an ethical and transparent manner.

# lobbyists - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Here are Ireland's most active business lobbyists

Nearly 10,000 returns were submitted to the Register of Lobbying last year.

# lobbyists - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Five officials sought 'cooling-off period' waivers before taking up lobbying jobs

The purpose of a ‘cooling-off’ period is to prevent the use of insider information.

# lobbyists - Friday 20 June, 2014

Here's what you need to know about Brendan Howlin's new lobbying law

A Bill published by Brendan Howlin will essentially deal with: ‘Who is contacting whom and about what’.

# lobbyists - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Website needed for disclosure of lobbyists' meetings with policy makers

Transparency International Ireland has reacted to a report in today’s Irish Times outlining proposed laws that will force lobbyists to disclose their contacts with politicians and senior civil servants.

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# lobbyists - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Public submissions show support for 'cooling-off' period for political lobbying

Submissions made to Brendan Howlin show general support for a two-year period before politicians can be hired as lobbyists.

# lobbyists - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

MEP: McCreevy's boom-time diary raises issues about lobbyists

New documents show that McCreevy met with many major developers and bankers – including Sean Quinn and Bernard McNamara – during the Irish property bubble.

# lobbyists - Monday 23 January, 2012

Fianna Fáil publishes bill to regulate lobbyist industry

The party says a lobbyists’ register must be brought into effect before the State considers selling off its major assets.