Please note, it is advisable to submit FOI requests via email ([email protected]) as preference due to remote working. Response times to requests in certain instances may be affected.
The Freedom of Information Act 2014 (the “2014 Act”) as passed by both Houses of the Oireachtas was signed into law on Tuesday 14th October, 2014. The Act has effect on and from this date.
The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 2014 establishes three key rights:
Right of any member of the public to access to records
Right of any member of the public to amend records containing personal information
Right of interested parties to reasons for decisions
In general, members of the public are entitled to obtain official information from the Institute provided it does not conflict with the public interest and the right of privacy of individuals.
Requests for information must be submitted in writing to the Freedom of Information Office.