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# right-to-know - Friday 25 September, 2020

'A ruling of significant importance': Supreme Court orders re-opening of landmark FOI appeals
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

'A ruling of significant importance': Supreme Court orders re-opening of landmark FOI appeals

Sep 25th 2020, 4:51 PM 22,933 Views 3 Comments

The country’s highest court made the order in two rulings today.

# right-to-know - Saturday 1 August, 2020

22 gardaí were convicted of a crime in past three years
# Garda Convictions
# Garda Convictions

22 gardaí were convicted of a crime in past three years

Aug 1st 2020, 7:15 AM 41,097 Views 47 Comments

The convictions cover drink driving, misuse of drugs, sexual crime, and an offence under the Child Trafficking and Pornography Act.

# right-to-know - Saturday 18 January, 2020

'An issue of systemic importance': Supreme Court FOI ruling will alter public's relationship with State
# Freedom Of Information
# Freedom Of Information

'An issue of systemic importance': Supreme Court FOI ruling will alter public's relationship with State

Jan 18th 2020, 8:45 AM 18,325 Views 19 Comments

When the Supreme Court decides on the future of FOI in Ireland, it will be the end of a glacial process.

# right-to-know - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Revealed: How Michael D Higgins and Mary McAleese used government jet service hundreds of times
# Right To Know
# Right To Know

Revealed: How Michael D Higgins and Mary McAleese used government jet service hundreds of times

Jul 31st 2019, 12:05 AM 34,296 Views 92 Comments

Information about the presidents’ use of the service can be revealed for the first time following a landmark ruling this year.

# right-to-know - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Government ordered to release records about use of its jet service by Michael D Higgins and Mary McAleese
# Right To Know
# Right To Know

Government ordered to release records about use of its jet service by Michael D Higgins and Mary McAleese

Jun 4th 2019, 12:05 AM 21,124 Views 39 Comments

The ruling was made by the Commissioner for Environmental Information last week.

# right-to-know - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Transparency group in court battle to gain access to more Cabinet climate change docs
# Judicial Review
# Judicial Review

Transparency group in court battle to gain access to more Cabinet climate change docs

Nov 17th 2018, 10:00 PM 14,927 Views 0 Comments

Right to Know are seeking access to more documents on what has been said about climate change at the Cabinet table.

# right-to-know - Friday 19 October, 2018

Met Éireann staff told not to link specific extreme weather events with climate change
# Global Warming
# Global Warming

Met Éireann staff told not to link specific extreme weather events with climate change

Oct 19th 2018, 6:20 AM 92,939 Views 70 Comments

The advice in a guidance document for staff says linking extreme weather to global warming was a problem.

# right-to-know - Friday 17 August, 2018

Dozens of 'non-existent' emails between former Minister for Justice and PR firm discovered
# Frances Fitzgerald
# Frances Fitzgerald

Dozens of 'non-existent' emails between former Minister for Justice and PR firm discovered

Aug 17th 2018, 1:44 PM 72,437 Views 81 Comments

Communications to and from Terry Prone’s PR company were discovered following an FOI request by transparency group Right to Know.

# right-to-know - Monday 24 June, 2013

Clare's Law protects women at risk of domestic violence
# Right To Know
# Right To Know

Clare's Law protects women at risk of domestic violence

Jun 24th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,243 Views 0 Comments

Police in Manchester have made disclosures about 52 people with records of violence offences but detectives would like more families to take up the opportunity.