FOI Disclosure Log 2019

2019 List of non-personal Freedom of Information Requests
FOI No.​RequesterDate and Details of Request Received​DecisionDate Released​
FOI2019150​Member of the Public

​12 March 2019

All correspondence between the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment and An Post relating to the Independent Reviewer and the Independent review process set up by An Post to assess whether An Post had adhered to their protocol in their closure of Post Offices. Applications had to be made to the Independent Reviewer by 28 September 2018. (Minister Naughten subsequently extended this date into October.)

FOI2019146​Journalist

​08 March 2019

I request under the Freedom of Information Act 2014, the following records held by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Enviornment:

- All briefing material prepared for Minister Bruton relating to the arrest of Meng Wanzhou, Huawei CFO, in Montreal on December 1.

- All briefing material prepared for Minister Bruton in relation to Huawei and its 5G technology.

The time period should cover the dates December 1, 2018 to February 1, 2019.

FOI2019145Journalist​

​07 March 2019

I wish to be supplied with all communications to and from your department in relation to the establishment of an Online Safety Commissioner/Digital Safety Commissioner and the new Online Safety Act since October 2018 to date.
This should include all forms of communication in relation to an Online Safety Commissioner/Digital Safety Commissioner and the new Online Safety Act since October 2018, and should include letters, emails etc to and from your department.

FOI2019143​Journalist

​07 March 2019

Correspondence between Minister Bruton, his office, and the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and his office regarding the announcement of the Digital Safety Commissioner from 1 January 2019 to 07 March 2019.

FOI2019142​Journalist

​06 March 2019

Can I request, under Freedom of Information legislation, all correspondence and minutes of meetings between DCCAE, the Dublin Fire Brigade and Dublin city council on the use of Eircode since 2016?

Can I also request, under FOI, any reports into Eircode and its use by emergency services.

FOI2019138​​Business / Interest Group

​06 March 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications that took place on October 15th 2018 between Denis Maher (DCCAE Principal) and Sean Kyne TD/Maura Lynskey concerning the proposed Designated Salmonid Waters Bye-Law.

FOI2019137​​Business / Interest Group

​06 March 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications that took place on October 15th 2018 between Denis Maher (DCCAE Principal) and The Office of Parliamentary Counsel (OPC) concerning the proposed Designated Salmonid Waters Bye-Law.

FOI2019136​Business / Interest Group

​06 March 2019

A copy of the "legal advice note from the Attorney General's office regarding a submission made by Pike Federations", which was emailed by Denis Maher (DCCAE Principal) to Jenny McCormack (Parliamentary Assistant to Richard Bruton TD) on October 19th 2018 at 15:36.

FOI2019135​​Business / Interest Group

​06 March 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications that took place on September 14th 2018 regarding legal advice provided to the Inland Fisheries Division (DCCAE) by the Office of Advisory Counsel (OAC) of the Attorney General concerning the proposed Designated Salmond Waters Bye-Law.

FOI2019134​​Business / Interest Group

​06 March 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications that took place on September 11th 2018 regarding information provided by the Inland Fisheries Division (DCCAE) to the Office of Advisory Counsel (OAC) of the Attorney General concerning the proposed Designated Salmond Waters Bye-Law.

FOI2019133​​Business / Interest Group

​06 March 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications that took place on August 26th 2018 of advice sought from DCCAE by a legal advisor from the Office of Advisory Counsel (OAC) of the Attorney General concerning the proposed Designated Salmond Waters Bye-Law.

FOI2019132​​Business / Interest Group

​06 March 2019

A copy of the detailed analysis of EU requirements and relevant SAC/SPA designations prepared by the Inland Fisheries Division (DCCAE) and forwarded to the DCCAE legal advisor on August 1st 2018 concerning the proposed Designated Salmond Waters Bye-Law.

FOI2019131​Business / Interest Group

​06 March 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications that took place on July 19th 2018 between officials of the Inland Fisheries Division (DCCAE) and the "in-house" legal advisors on secondment to DCCAE regarding legal advice on the proposed Designated Salmonid Waters Bye­ Law.

FOI2019130​​Business / Interest Group

​06 March 2019

A copy of a briefing note prepared by Inland Fisheries Division (DCCAE) for the Minister of State's Office (DCCAE) on June 27th 2018 concerning submissions made to the proposed Designated Salmond Waters Bye-Law public consultation process.

FOI2019129​​Business / Interest Group

​06 March 2019

A copy of a detailed briefing/response note prepared by the Inland Fisheries Division (DCCAE) on May 26th 2018 for the DCCAE legal advisor and the Minister of State's Office (DCCAE) on foot of a legal letter received from Martin E Marren Solicitors during the proposed Designated Salmond Waters Bye-Law public consultation period.

FOI2019128​​Business / Interest Group

​06 March 2019

A copy of correspondence received by the DCCAE on May 10th 2018 from Pike lobbyists [Irish Pike
Society (IPS) and Irish Federation of Pike Angling Clubs (IFPAC)] regarding the proposed Designated
Salmonid Waters Bye-Law.

FOI2019127​Business / Interest Group

​06 March 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications that took place on May 2nd 2018 between officials of the Inland Fisheries Division (DCCAE) and the Minister of State's Office (DCCAE) regarding legal advice on the proposed Salmonid Waters Bye-Law (964) 2018.

FOI2019126​​Business / Interest Group

​06 March 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications that took place in the month of May 2018 between officials of the Inland Fisheries Division (DCCAE) and "in-house" legal advisors on secondment to DCCAE regarding legal advice on the proposed Salmonid Waters Bye-Law.

FOI2019125​​Business / Interest Group

​06 March 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications that took place on April 17th 2018 between officials of the Inland Fisheries Division (DCCAE) and "in-house" legal advisors on secondment to DCCAE concerning the drafting of the proposed Designated Salmonid Waters Bye-Law.

FOI2019124​Business / Interest Group

​06 March 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications that took place from December 1st 2017 to present day between officials of the Inland Fisheries Division (DCCAE) and The Office of Parliamentary Counsel (OPC) concerning the (proposed) Designated Salmonid Waters Bye-Law (964) 2018.

FOI2019123​Business / Interest Group

​06 March 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications that took place on October 12th 2018 between Denis Maher (DCCAE Principal} and The Office of Parliamentary Counsel (OPC) concerning the proposed Designated Salmonid Waters Bye-Law.

FOI2019122​Journalist

​06 March 2019

I wish to request all records/correspondence between Mark Griffin and Amazon Web Services for 2017, 2018 and 2019 in relation to Ireland's energy and infrastructure priorities. I also wish to request minutes of the meeting as noted here: https://www.lobbying.ie/return/35369/amazon-web-services between Mark Griffin and representatives of Amazon Web Services. Any internal correspondence in relation to that meeting between Mark Griffin (or his secretarial team) and the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment, and any memos received from Amazon, or sent to Amazon in preparation to or for that meeting. 

FOI2019121​Journalist

​06 March 2019

I am writing to request access to records held by Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment under the Freedom of Information Act, 2014.

Based on the Lobbying Register I understand the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) has been in contact with this Department in relation to concerns about RTE's financial position.
 
In accordance with section 12 of the Freedom of Information Act 2014, I wish to request access to the following records/details:

- Letter sent (as mentioned on the Lobbying register) to the Department by ICTU on 25 October 2018.
- All follow-up communication between the Department and ICTU in relation to the aforementioned letter

FOI2019120​Journalist

​07 March 2019

Details of all complaints and related queries from consumers or businesses regarding sites located within the 'blue area' of the National Broadband Plan map for the period 1 January 2019 to 5 March 2019 inclusive.

The records I am seeking relate to those who have raised concerns about being unable to access high-speed broadband from commercial providers as planned for sites located within this blue area.

They may be redacted to remove individuals' details such as names and contact information in order for them to be released.

Clarification received
By 'blue area' I mean the dark blue area of the NBP map - those premises where commercial operators (excluding Eir's 300,000 site rollout) are due to deliver services
- I am looking for contacts that have come direct from consumers or businesses to the department not PQs from TDs

FOI2019118​Journalist

06 March 2019

​- All internal correspondence from March 2014 to present date (6 March 2019) mentioning fire-safety and/or structural defects in apartment blocks, housing estates, or hotels built during 1996 – 2008.
- All external correspondence from March 2014 to present date (6 March 2019) mentioning fire-safety and/or structural defects in apartment blocks, housing estates, or hotels built during 1996 – 2008.

FOI2019117​Member of the Public

​04 March 2019

All written records, emails and minutes of meetings relating to fixed penalty notices for dog fouling in the county of Cork held by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment dated between the 01/01/2017-01/01/2019.

FOI2019115​Business / Interest Group

​01 March 2019

All   correspondence,   memoranda,   written   records,   emails   and   any other
communications to date between DCCAE - Inland Fisheries Division and The Chief State Solicitor's
Office (CSSO) concerning the defence of the Designated Salmonid Waters Bye-Law (964) 2018 in the High Court (Case 2018 441 MCA).

FOI2019114​Business / Interest Group

​01 March 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date between Denis Maher (DCCAE Principal) and The Attorney General concerning the defence of the Designated Salmonid Waters Bye-Law (964) 2018 in the High Court (Case 2018 441 MCA).

FOI2019113​Business / Interest Group

​01 March 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date between Denis Maher (DCCAE Principal) and The Chief State Solicitor's Office (CSSO) concerning the defence of the Designated Salmonid Waters Bye-Law (964) 2018 in the High Court (Case 2018 441 MCA).

FOI2019112​Business / Interest Group

​01 March 2019

All internal DCCAE - Inland Fisheries Division correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date concerning the defence of the Designated Salmonid Waters Bye-Law (964) 2018 in the High Court (Case 2018 441 MCA).

FOI2019111​Business / Interest Group

​01 March 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date between Seán Kyne TD (Former Minister of State at DCCAE) and Denis Maher (DCCAE Principal) concerning the defence of the Designated Salmonid Waters Bye-Law (964) 2018 in the High Court (Case 2018 441 MCA).

FOI2019110​Business / Interest Group

​01 March 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other
communications to date between Seán Kyne TD (Former Minister of State at DCCAE) and Dr. Ciarán Byrne (CEO Inland Fisheries Ireland) concerning the defence of the Designated Salmonid Waters Bye-Law (964) 2018 in the High Court (Case 2018 441 MCA).

FOI2019109​Business / Interest Group

​01 March 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date between Denis Maher (DCCAE Principal) and Dr. Ciarán Byrne (CEO Inland Fisheries Ireland) concerning the defence of the Designated Salmonid Waters Bye-Law (964) 2018 in the High Court (Case 2018 441 MCA).

FOI2019108​Business / Interest Group

​01 March 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date between Richard Bruton TD (Senior Minister at DCCAE) and Denis Maher (DCCAE Principal) concerning the defence of the Designated Salmonid Waters Bye-Law (964) 2018 in the High Court (Case 2018 441 MCA).

FOI2019107​Business / Interest Group

​01 March 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date between Sean Canney TD (Minister of State at DCCAE) and Denis Maher (DCCAE Principal) concerning the defence of the Designated Salmonid Waters Bye-Law (964) 2018 in the High Court (Case 2018 441 MCA).

FOI2019106​Business / Interest Group

​01 March 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date between Richard Bruton TD (Senior Minister at DCCAE) and Dr. Ciarán Byrne (CEO Inland Fisheries Ireland) concerning the defence of the Designated Salmonid Waters Bye-Law (964) 2018 in the High Court (Case 2018 441 MCA).

FOI2019105​Business / Interest Group

​01 March 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date between Sean Canney TD (Minister of State at DCCAE) and Dr. Ciarán Byrne (CEO Inland Fisheries Ireland) concerning the defence of the Designated Salmonid Waters Bye-Law (964) 2018 in the High Court (Case 2018 441 MCA).

FOI2019104Member of the Public​

​28 February 2019

I am requesting that you provide me with the following information:

The make, model and registration year of Minister Richard Bruton's car(s).

The make, model and registration year of all cars used by employees of the Department of Climate Action and Environment .

The number of employees in the Department for Climate Action and Environment who use public transport as their main route to work.

The number of employees in the Department for Climate Action and Environment who cycle as their main route to work.

The number of employees in the Department for Climate Action and Environment who walk as their main route to work.

FOI2019103

​Journalist

​27 February 2019

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I am seeking the release of information relating to the National Broadband Plan, including emails, letters, memos, and meeting logs (with times and dates of meetings) between Department of Communications officials and DEPR officials dating from October 12 2018 and the present date.

FOI2019102​Journalist

​27 February 2019

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I am seeking the release of information relating to the National Broadband Plan, including emails, letters, memos, and meeting logs (with times and dates of meetings) between Department of Communications officials and DEPR officials dating from June 2018 to October 11 2018.

FOI2019101Journalist​

​27 February 2019

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I am seeking the release of information relating to the National Broadband Plan, including emails, letters, memos, and meeting logs (with times and dates of meetings) between Minister Richard Bruton and Minister Paschal Donohoe dating from 12 October 2018 to the present date.

FOI2019100Journalist​

27 February 2019

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I am seeking the release of information relating to the National Broadband Plan, including emails, letters, memos, and meeting logs (with times and dates of meetings) between Minister Denis Naughten and Minister Paschal Donohoe dating from June 2018 to 11 October 2018.​

FOI201999Journalist​

​27 February 2019

All correspondence received by the department regarding the potential for a nuclear waste disposal facility in Northern Ireland since 1 December 2018.

FOI201998​Journalist

​27 February 2019

Copies of the minutes of all meetings of the National Waste Enforcement Steering Committee since its establishment.
 
Also, copies of all correspondence sent to and from the committee since it was established.

FOI201997​Journalist

​27 February 2019

The minutes of all the meetings of the Household Waste Collection Price Monitoring Group (PMG) since its establishment.
 
Copies of the pricing data trends compiled by the PMG. 
 
Copies of any and all correspondence between the PMG and Government Departments that relate to the issue of waste pricing.
 
Copies of any and all correspondence between the PMG and waste collection companies.

FOI201996​Journalist

​27 February 2019

I would like to make a freedom of information request in relation to the Effort Sharing Regulation proposed by EC in July 2016 and which became legislation in May 2018 (Regulation (EU) 2018/842 ).
I am looking for records between July 2016 and December 2017.
Keeping the same time period but restricting the types of records to:
-briefing notes and speaking notes for coreper and council meetings
-research and impact assessments (if there were any)
-external correspondence with other government departments and government agencies, experts, lobby groups, companies, MEPs.
So this should eliminate the internal correspondence you refer to. I can also specify that I am not looking for correspondence with other member states or minutes of coreper and council meetings.

FOI201995​Business / Interest Group

​25 February 2019

A list of all submissions made to the Minister or Ministers of State at your Department using the e-submissions system (or whatever relevant/similar system is in place at your Department) in the period 1 December 2018 to the date of receipt of this request. This request is to include the date of the submission and its title. I am not seeking copies of the submissions themselves.

FOI201994​Member of the Public

​25 February 2019

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I am requesting a copy of the formal Oversight Agreement with RTE.

FOI201992​Journalist

​20 February 2019

All documents relating to preparations by Sky and Eir for a 'no deal Brexit', also known as a 'hard Brexit'. These may include meeting minutes, reports, briefing notes and correspondence. The records I am seeking are from the period from 1 September 2018 to 19 February 2019 inclusive.

FOI201991 ​Business / Interest Group

​19 February 2019

With regard to the communications (attached) and received previously under a separate FOI request I request the following in relation to the Salmonid Waters Bye Law:
1. Details of all communications with the party identified as "Legal Advisor" up to and including the date of enactment of the bye law;
2. Copies of all communications with the party identified as "Legal Advisor" up to and including the date of enactment of the bye law;

FOI201990 ​Business / Interest Group

​19 February 2019

With regard to the Salmonid Waters Bye Law:
1. Details of all communications with Inland Fisheries Ireland since enactment of the bye law;
2. Copies of all communications with Inland Fisheries Ireland since enactment of the bye law;

FOI201989 ​Business / Interest Group

​19 February 2019

With regard to the Salmonid Waters Bye Law:
1. Details of all communications with any government Minister/ Deputy since enactment of the bye law;
2. Copies of all communications with any government Minister/ Deputy since enactment of the bye law;

FOI201988 ​Business / Interest Group

​19 February 2019

With regard to the Salmonid Waters Bye Law:
1. Details of all communications with any angling stakeholders/ representative bodies since enactment of the bye law;
2. Copies of all communications with any angling stakeholders/ representative bodies since enactment of the bye law;

FOI201987​Business / Interest Group

​19 February 2019

1. Details of all communications with the office of the Attorney General up to and including the date of enactment of the bye law;
2. Copies of all communications with the office of the Attorney General up to and including the date of enactment of the bye law;
3. Copy of the legal advice note (point 3 highlighted in yellow) and any other communications and/ or responses related to this note from the office of the Attorney General, DCCAE or Ministers Office;

FOI201986​Business / Interest Group

​19 February 2019

1. Details of all communications with the OPC, the office of the Attorney General and any Departmental "Legal Advisor" since enactment of the bye law and up to the submission of legal challenge by the Irish Pike Society and Irish Federation of Pike Angling Clubs;
2. Copies of all communications with the OPC, the office of the Attorney General and any Departmental "Legal Advisor" since enactment of the bye law and up to the submission of legal challenge by the Irish Pike Society and Irish Federation of Pike Angling Clubs;

FOI201985 ​Business / Interest Group

19 February 2019

1. Details of all communications with the OPC, the office of the Attorney General and any Departmental "Legal Advisor" since submission of legal challenge by the Irish Pike Society and Irish Federation of Pike Angling Clubs;
2. Copies of all communications with the OPC, the office of the Attorney General and any Departmental "Legal Advisor" since submission of legal challenge by the Irish Pike Society and Irish Federation of Pike Angling Clubs;

FOI201984 ​Business / Interest Group

19 February 2019

With regard to the email attached, sent from Mr. Denis Maher to Minister Sean Kyne, dated 10th April 2018, re: Draft Bye Law, and received previously under a separate FOI request I request the following:
1. Copy of the "existing policy" referred to in the email as being "agreed" at the "January meeting";
2. Copy of the finalised minutes of the meeting of 17th January, referred to in the email;
3. Copy of the "scoping document" and "draft Bye Law" submitted for the attention of Minister Sean Kyne,  following the meeting of 17th January;
4. Copy of the document received by Mr. Denis Maher from Ms. Ann Flaherty on behalf of Minister Sean Kyne on 10th April 2018 advising of  "suggested amendments" to the draft Bye Law along with a copy of the  included "second section for other salmonid lakes";
5. Copy of all correspondence initiated by Mr. Denis Maher in relation to "extending the scope of the Bye Law" including copies of all correspondence, diary records or observations recorded or received that led to the conclusion that there would be consequences for "angling stakeholder relations" and "political ramifications";
6. Copy of the minutes of the meeting of Friday 13th April 2018 or thereabouts of the "Legislation Group" referred to in the email;
7. Copy of any other correspondence between Mr. Denis Maher and Minister Sean Kyne, or his representatives subsequent to 4pm on 10th April 2018 regarding discussions at subsequent meetings of the "Legislation Group" in relation to the designation of the 7 waters and/or the amendment of pike angling legislation on the 7 waters inclusive of the "other salmonid lakes" referred to in the document received by Mr. Denis Maher from Ms. Ann Flaherty on behalf of Minister Sean Kyne on 10th April 2018;
8. Copies of all minutes of all meetings of the "Legislation Group" referred to in the email, from the 1st January 2018 to the enactment of the salmonid waters Bye Law, containing any and all discussions in any way relevant to the fisheries termed "designated waters" and/or to the amendment of pike angling Bye laws within those, or any other, fisheries;

FOI201983​Business / Interest Group​19 February 2019

With regard to the communications (attached) and received previously under a separate FOI request I request the following in relation to the Salmonid Waters Bye Law:
1. Details of all communications with the OPC up to and including the date of enactment of the bye law;
2. Copies of all communications with the OPC up to and including the date of enactment of the bye law;
3. Communications related to any questions/ responses from the OPC and the answers or responses of any kind to same;

FOI201982​Journalist

​18 February 2019

All information relating to the following lobbying return:

https://www.lobbying.ie/return/2075/irish-rugby-football-union

FOI201981​Journalist

​19 February 2019

Under the FOI Act 2014, I am seeking the following:

A database/spreadsheet/list containing the following data:
• The number of employees of the department sacked in 2016, 2017, 2018.
• The reason for the dismissal of each of the above employees.
• The number of employees of the department suspended in 2016, 2017, 2018.
• The reason for the suspension of each of the above employees.
• The number of complaints of bullying received by the department in 2016, 2017, 2018.
• The number of complaints of sexual harassment received by the department in 2016, 2017, 2018.

FOI201980​Journalist

​18 February 2019

All complaints relating to Met Éireann in 2018.

Transferred​18 February 2019
FOI201979​Journalist

​18 February 2019

All correspondence between the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment and the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment regarding the changes of carbon tax laws in Ireland for the period of January 1, 2018 to February 1, 2019.                                                 

All lobbying materials received by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment and the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment regarding the changes of carbon tax laws for the period of January 1, 2018 to February ,2019.        

By 'lobbying materials', I mean any emails or letters sent to the department on behalf of or by registered lobby/interest groups.

FOI201978​Journalist

​18 February 2019

Any Correspondence between the Department and RTE regarding the increase in fare evasion in the TV licence fee in the years 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and to-date in 2019.
The number of TV licence fees paid for the years 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and to-date in 2019.
The number of court prosecutions taken for unpaid licences for the years 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and to-date in 2019 and the result of same.

FOI201977​Journalist

​15 February 2019

All correspondence between the Department of Communications and Amazon UK Services for 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.

​Withdrawn​27 February 2019
FOI201976​Journalist

​19 February 2019

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2014 I wish to request e-mails between the Department of Communications, Climate Action and the Environment and Eirgrid regarding the North-South Interconnector that relate to Brexit between 3rd September 2018 and February 13th 2019. 

FOI201975​Journalist

​12 February 2019

All messages and correspondence between department officials (principal officer level and above) or ministerial offices and representatives of Eir dated between 1 October 2018 and 12 February 2019;

Any briefing notes or minutes relating to meetings between department officials or ministers and representatives of Eir between 1 October 2018 and 12 February 2019.

FOI201974Journalist​

​12 February 2019

I would like to request some information under the Freedom of Information Act.
I understand that Virgin Media (formerly TV3) submitted its views to the department on RTE's request to get additional 'plus one' services.
Can I please get copies of that correspondence and any related material such as briefing notes, follow up correspondence and internal communication on the topic.
Can I get copies of RTE's submissions requesting permission for additional 'plus 1' services, including documents outlining its rationale for these extra services. I would also like records relating to any other third party views/submissions on the additional 'plus one' services.

FOI201973​Journalist

​12 February 2019

I would like to request some information under the Freedom of Information Act. According to the lobbying register, RTE's director general was at a meeting in the department in September. Below is an excerpt from the register.

"Meeting on 21 September 2018 at Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment, with Mark Griffin, Secretary General. RTÉ attendee: Dee Forbes, Director General."

Please can I have any correspondence (including all electronic correspondence) related to this meeting as well as all other records  such as briefing note or memos related to this meeting. Also, if there have been any meetings with RTE representatives between then and the date of this email, could I please get any records related.

FOI201972​Journalist

​12 February 2019

All reports submitted to the department from EirGrid or the CRU regarding the implications of a disorderly Brexit (ie no-deal Brexit/hard Brexit) on Ireland's electricity market, including for Irish-UK power interconnector trading.

FOI201971​Journalist

​07 February 2019

All briefing notes, memos, minutes, correspondence and any other documents that relate to the secretary general's meeting with Amazon Web Services as listed in the lobbying register: https://www.lobbying.ie/return/35369/amazon-web-services    

FOI201970​Journalist

​07 February 2019

All briefing notes, memos, minutes, correspondence and any other documents that relate to the secretary general's meeting with RTÉ director general Dee Forbes as listed in the lobbying register: https://www.lobbying.ie/return/37307/raidi%C3%B3--teilif%C3%ADs-%C3%A9ireann

FOI201969​Journalist

​05 February 2019

Under the FOI Act 2014, I am seeking the following:
• Any minutes or records taken at the meeting held on the 21st of September 2018, between Mark Griffin, and RTE director Dee Forbes on the future and funding of RTE.
• Any correspondence or records pertaining to, or mentioning the same.

FOI201968​Member of the Public

05 February 2019

National Postcode System Agreement. Capita and Minister for Communications 20/12/2013 Sechedule 5 - Page 66 of 112. End date: 31/12/14 - Integration An Post and GeoDirectory.                                                          Request copy of specified 'Test Report'.

FOI201967​Journalist

​05 February 2019

I wish to request, under the Freedom of Information Act, access to any minutes / memos / briefings / correspondence relating to the meeting between Dee Forbes of RTE and Mark Griffin on September 21. 

FOI201966​Member of the Public

​05 February 2019

A complete list of the renewable generation sites that benefit from the REFIT scheme. Specifically being, site name, overall plant size, subsidy, location, trading name, office address, contact point, technology, location including Irish grid coordinates and tariff.

FOI201964​Business / Interest Group

​31 January 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records. emails and any other communications to date between Denis Maher (DCCAE Principal) and Suzanne Campion (Head of Business Development Inland Fisheries Ireland) concerning the Consolidated Fisheries Bill 2019.

FOI201963​​Business / Interest Group

​31 January 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date between Denis Maher (DCCAE Principal) and Suzanne Campion (Head of Business Development Inland Fisheries Ireland) regarding conservation measures for Ferox Trout and Wild Brown Trout (WBT).

FOI201962​Business / Interest Group

​31 January 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date between Denis Maher (DCCAE Principal) and Suzanne Campion (Head of Business Development Inland Fisheries Ireland) discussing Trout fishing licences and Trout fishing logbooks.

FOI201961​​Business / Interest Group

​31 January 2019

All records of briefing material pertaining to the Consolidated Fisheries Bill 2019 prepared by DCCAE - Inland Fisheries Division for Dr. Ciaran Byrne (CEO Inland Fisheries Ireland) concerning the Consolidated Fisheries Bill 2019.

FOI201960​​Business / Interest Group

​31 January 2019

All records of briefing material pertaining to the Consolidated Fisheries Bill 2019 prepared by DCCAE - Inland Fisheries Division for Richard Bruton TD (Senior Minister at DCCAE) concerning the Consolidated Fisheries Bill 2019.

FOI201959​​Business / Interest Group

​31 January 2019

All records of briefing material pertaining to the Consolidated Fisheries Bill 2019 prepared by DCCAE - Inland Fisheries Division for Sean Canney TD (Minister of State at DCCAE) concerning the Consolidated Fisheries Bill 2019.

FOI201958​Business / Interest Group

​31 January 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date between Denis Maher (DCCAE Principal) and Dr. Greg Forde (Head of Operations Inland Fisheries Ireland) discussing Trout fishing licences and Trout fishing logbooks.

FOI201957​​Business / Interest Group

​31 January 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date between Denis Maher (DCCAE Principal) and Dr. Ciaran Byrne (CEO Inland Fisheries Ireland) discussing Trout fishing licences and Trout fishing logbooks.

FOI201956​Business / Interest Group

​31 January 2019

All internal DCCAE - Inland Fisheries Division correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date discussing Trout fishing licences and Trout fishing logbooks.

FOI201955​​Business / Interest Group

​31 January 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date between Denis Maher (DCCAE Principal) and Dr. Ciaran Byrne (CEO Inland Fisheries Ireland) regarding conservation measures for Ferox Trout and Wild Brown Trout (WBT).

FOI201954​Business / Interest Group

​31 January 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date between Denis Maher (DCCAE Principal) and Dr. Greg Forde (Head of Operations Inland Fisheries Ireland) regarding conservation measures for Ferox Trout and Wild Brown Trout (WBT).

FOI201953​​Business / Interest Group

​31 January 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date between Denis Maher (DCCAE Principal) and Dr. Greg Forde (Head of Operations Inland Fisheries Ireland) concerning the Consolidated Fisheries Bill 2019.

FOI201952​​Business / Interest Group

​31 January 2019

All internal DCCAE - Inland Fisheries Division correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date discussing conservation measures for Ferox Trout and Wild Brown Trout (WBT).

FOI201951​Business / Interest Group

​31 January 2019

All internal DCCAE - Inland Fisheries Division correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date concerning the Consolidated Fisheries Bill 2019.

FOI201950​Business / Interest Group

​31 January 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date between Sean Kyne TD (Former Minister of State at DCCAE) and Denis Maher (DCCAE Principal) concerning the Consolidated Fisheries Bill 2019.

FOI201949​Business / Interest Group

​31 January 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date between Denis Maher (DCCAE Principal) and Tara Taheny (Private Secretary to Sean Canney TD) concerning the Consolidated Fisheries Bill 2019.

FOI201948​Business / Interest Group

​31 January 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date between Sean Kyne TD (Former Minister of State at DCCAE) and Dr. Ciaran Byrne (CEO Inland Fisheries Ireland) concerning the Consolidated Fisheries Bill 2019.

FOI201847​Business / Interest Group

​31 January 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date between Denis Maher (DCCAE Principal) and Dr. Ciaran Byrne (CEO Inland Fisheries Ireland) concerning the Consolidated Fisheries Bill 2019.

FOI201946​Business / Interest Group

​31 January 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date between Richard Bruton TD (Senior Minister at DCCAE) and Denis Maher (DCCAE Principal) concerning the Consolidated Fisheries Bill 2019.

FOI201945​Business / Interest Group

​31 January 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date between Sean Canney TD (Minister of State at DCCAE) and Denis Maher (DCCAE Principal) concerning the Consolidated Fisheries Bill 2019.

FOI201944​Business / Interest Group

​31 January 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date between Richard Bruton TD (Senior Minister at DCCAE) and Dr. Ciaran Byrne (CEO Inland Fisheries Ireland) concerning the Consolidated Fisheries Bill 2019.

FOI201943​Business / Interest Group

​31 January 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date between Sean Canney TD (Minister of State at DCCAE) and Dr. Ciaran Byrne (CEO Inland Fisheries Ireland) concerning the Consolidated Fisheries Bill 2019.

FOI201942​Member of the Public

​31 January 2019

1. Minutes of a meeting with RTE officials and the Department secretary general on 21st September 2018.

2. Any briefings prepared for the secretary general in respect of the above meeting.

Meeting referenced here:
https://www.lobbying.ie/return/37307/raidi%C3%B3--teilif%C3%ADs-%C3%A9ireann

FOI201941​Journalist

​30 January 2019

All records (minutes, correspondence, memos, follow up notes, etc) associated with this entry in the lobbying database: https://www.lobbying.ie/return/37307/raidi%C3%B3--teilif%C3%ADs-%C3%A9ireann

FOI201940​Journalist

​30 January 2019

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2014, I am seeking the release of minutes of a meeting between the Department's Secretary General Mark Griffin and RTÉ on 21 September 2018 regarding improved public funding.

I am specifically looking for information about the meeting outlined on the lobbying register here: https://www.lobbying.ie/return/37307/raidi%C3%B3--teilif%C3%ADs-%C3%A9ireann

FOI201939​Member of the Public

​30 January 2019

The amount of money drawn down by Limerick City & County Council under the 2018 Anti Dumping Initiative from the Dept of Communications, Climate Action and Environment.

Withdrawn​31 January 2019
FOI201936​Journalist

​28 January 2019

All records associated with this entry in the lobbying database:

https://www.lobbying.ie/return/35369/amazon-web-services

FOI201935​Journalist

​25 January 2019

Details of expenditure by all Ministers and Ministers of State at the Department under the vouched Ministerial allowance scheme from January 1st 2018 to January 1st 2019.

FOI201934​Journalist

​24 January 2019

Reports provided to the Department by SRK Consulting on the subsidence risk of gypsum mines operated by Gypsum Industries, also known as Irish Gypsum, Gyproc and Saint-Gobain,  in County Monaghan since and including 1998.

Reports provided to the Department by any other external entity on the subsidence risk of gypsum mines operated by Gypsum Industries, also known as Irish Gypsum, Gyproc and Saint-Gobain,  in County Monaghan since and including 1998.

Reports produced internally within the Department and/or the Exploration and Mining Division of the Department on the subsidence risk of gypsum mines operated by Gypsum Industries, also known as Irish Gypsum, Gyproc and Saint-Gobain,  in County Monaghan since and including 1998.

Data supplied to the Department by Gypsum Industries, also known as Irish Gypsum, Gyproc and Saint-Gobain, relating to subsidence monitoring in County Monaghan since and including 2005.

Reports of inspections carried out by the Department and/or the Exploration and Mining Division of the Department of gypsum mines operated by Gypsum Industries, also known as Irish Gypsum, Gyproc and Saint-Gobain in County Monaghan since and including 2017.

FOI201933​Journalist

​23 January 2019

I wish to request, under the Freedom of Information Act, access to minutes / briefings / memos / correspondence in relation to the meeting between Virgin Media and Patricia Cronin in about "Hard Brexit" preparations, as outlined in the following lobbying return for the period September 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018.

https://www.lobbying.ie/return/36426/virgin-media-ireland-limited

FOI201932​Journalist

​23 January 2019

1) The dates in 2018 where the Department received a copy of the 2017 annual report and 2017 audited financial statement from each state agency under the remit of the Department in tabular form
2) If during 2018 did any state agency under the remit of the Department contact the Department requesting an extension to the deadline to submit either their annual report or financial statement to the Department; if so the name of the state agency, the reason why the sought the extension; and if the Department approved or refused the extension, if the Department approved the extension, the additional amount of time provided to the state agency
3) The name and grade of personnel within the DCCAE that meet officials from each state agency under their remit to discuss corporate governance issues and the frequently of such meetings with each state agency eg Monthly, Every 2 months etc in tabular form.

FOI201931​Journalist

​23 January 2019

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2014, I'm seeking all correspondence, including emails and letters, between then Waterford Councillor Paudie Coffey and then Minister for the Environment, Department of Environment officials, and An Taoiseach Bertie Ahern, or any other Government officials, which related to the proposed boundary extension by Waterford City Council entitled 'Kilkenny/Waterford Boundary Review of 2005'

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2014, I'm seeking all correspondence, including emails and letters, between then Minister of State Paudie Coffey and then Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly, Department of Environment officials and An Taoiseach Enda Kenny or any other Government officials, which related to the 'Kilkenny/Waterford Boundary Review 2015'

Withdrawn​29 January 2019
FOI201930​Journalist

​22 January 2019

I wish to request, under the Freedom of Information Act, access to a copy of the email from Colm Jordan of IBEC to Minister Bruton. Please also include any response from Minister Bruton. Details of the correspondence are outlined here: https://www.lobbying.ie/return/33572/ibec   

FOI201929​Journalist

​22 January 2019

I wish to request, under the Freedom of Information Act, access to a copy of the letter sent by Paul Kelly of Food Drink Ireland to Minister Bruton during 2018 and outlined in the following lobbying return. Please include any response from Minister Bruton to the letter:

https://www.lobbying.ie/return/33822/ibec 

FOI201928​Journalist

​22 January 2019

All documents held by the Department relating to preparations by Virgin Media, RTÉ and Communicorp for a 'no deal Brexit', also known as a 'hard Brexit'. These may include meeting minutes, reports, briefing notes and correspondence. The records I am seeking are from the period from 1 September 2018 to 22 January 2019 inclusive.

FOI201927​Journalist

​22 January 2019

I am specifically looking for information about the meeting outlined on the lobbying register here: https://www.lobbying.ie/return/34784/the-irish-farmers-association---ifa

Withdrawn​30 January 2019
FOI201926​Journalist

​22 January 2019

All correspondence, memos, briefings and minutes related to the meeting between Virgin Media and the Department of Communications concerning the company's preparations for a hard Brexit, as referred to in the Lobbying Register (see here).

FOI201925​Journalist

​22 January 2019

I am seeking the release of correspondence between representatives of Unique Media Ireland and Minister of State Sean Canney between 1 September 2018 and 31 December 2018.

I am specifically looking for communications as outlined on the lobbying register here: https://www.lobbying.ie/return/37155/unique-media-ltd

FOI201924​Journalist

​22 January 2019

I am seeking the release of the following: A letter from the chief executive of Eir to Minister Richard Bruton, the detail of which were published on the lobbying register (link below).

https://www.lobbying.ie/return/37211/eircom-limited

FOI201923​Journalist

​22 January 2019

I am seeking the release of any correspondence between eircom Limited and Department officials, including emails, letters and transcripts of phone calls, regarding future investment plans for mobile and fixed broadband and rural fibre investment and political engagement with Oireachtas members, as well as minutes of any meetings regarding the same.

The scope of my request covers dates between 1 September 2018 and 31st December 2018, and should also consider private correspondence.

FOI201922​Journalist

​21 January 2019

In accordance with section 12 of the Freedom of Information Act, 2014, I wish to request access to the following records that I believe to be held:
• A copy of all correspondence relating to the designation of major events (free-to-air sports) from 1st January 2009 to 31 December 2013 between the Department and the FAI
When conducting your search and retrieval please consider official information held on non-official systems, emails accounts and devices, for example WhatsApp groups etc.

FOI201921​Journalist

​21 January 2019

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2014, I am requesting the release of details regarding expenses incurred by the Ministers' visits abroad last year for St Patrick's Day, specifically
• The cost of travel and accommodation for the Minister and Junior Minister
• The cost of travel and accommodation for any advisers or other staff for both Ministers
• The cost of any gifts (including shamrock) incurred by the Department for the trips

Withdrawn ​23 January 2019
FOI201920​Journalist

​17 January 2019

I wish to request, under the Freedom of Information Act, access to the correspondence during 2017 between the Electricity Association of Ireland and Michael Manley in relation to the effects of Brexit on the electricity market.

Please also include any minutes / notes relating to the meeting between the EAI and Mr Manley.

Details of the correspondence / meeting are outlined here:

https://www.lobbying.ie/return/34758/electricity-association-of-ireland-eai

FOI201919​Member of the Public

​08 January 2019

All information on what public bodies use the states fleet of ca 6,600 state owned vehicles? What quantity are used in local authorities? What quantity of cars are used as company vehicles by individuals and in which sector of public body they work?
How many of these cars are electric vehicles and how many are hybrids? 

Withdrawn​30 January 2019
FOI201918​Client

​09 January 2019

We seek copies of the following information under the European Communities (Access to Information on the Environment) Regulations 2007 to 2018 and the Freedom of Information Act, 2014:

1. Waste acceptance records for individual loads of material accepted at Drehid Landfill, Co. Kildare, for disposal in 2016, 2017 and 2018 stated to have arrived from a waste facility at Barnan, Rhode, Co. Offaly, operated by Guessford Limited, a subsidiary of Oxigen Environmental. The requested information is to include (but not limited to) date and time of acceptance, vehicle registration, tonnage of load, European Waste Catalogue code (EWC), any other description of waste load logged.
2. Waste acceptance records for individual loads of material accepted at Drehid Landfill, Co. Kildare, for recovery in 2016, 2017 and 2018 stated to have arrived from a waste facility at Barnan, Rhode, Co. Offaly, operated by Guessford Limited, a subsidiary of Oxigen Environmental. The requested information is to include (but not limited to) date and time of acceptance, vehicle registration, tonnage of load, European Waste Catalogue code (EWC), any other description of waste load logged and designated recovery use at Drehid.

Withdrawn14 January 2019​
FOI201917​Journalist

​08 January 2019

All correspondence between Minister Bruton, Minister Canney, Sec Gen Mark Griffin and/or Assistant Sec Brian Carroll and the Department of Finance in relation to a carbon tax.

The time period should cover the dates October 10 2018 - December 31, 2018.

FOI201916​Journalist

​15 January 2019

Reports and email correspondence regarding a desktop exercise on purchasing Eir's assets referred to in an exchange between Mr Mark Griffin and Sean Fleming at PAC last year (screenshot attached).

FOI201915​Business / Interest Group

​03 January 2019

Under the Act I wish to request the following records:

1) All records brought by officials to the Oireachtas Committee meeting of December 6, 2017, attended by Mr. Mark Griffin, Secretary General, Mr. Ciarán Ó hÓbáin, Mr. Michael Manley, Ms Finola Rossi, Mr. Richard Browne, Ms Barbara Leeson, Ms Aoife Byrne and Ms Catherine McGinty.

2) All records including minutes and agendas related to bilateral meetings between eNet and the Department in 2016 and 2017. I assume this amounts to a) regular scheduled meetings and b) the "four meetings" related to the extension of the MAN concession agreement.

FOI201914​Member of the Public​03 January 2019

I am seeking copies of the following:
• The Department's Records Management Policy.
• Any guidelines, procedures or manuals compiled as part of the Department's Records Management programme, including File Plans and Records Retention/Disposal Schedules.
• The minutes of meetings held during 2018 by any records management committee, steering group or similar body operating within the Department.

Withdrawn​24 January 2019
FOI201913 ​Business / Interest Group

​14 January 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date between Ian Forde, Chairman, Irish Pike Society, Co. Meath and Inland Fisheries Division of the DCCAE.

FOI201912​Business / Interest Group

​14 January 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date between Ian Forde, Chairman, Irish Pike Society, Dublin and Inland Fisheries Division of the DCCAE.

FOI201911​Business / Interest Group

​14 January 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date between Paul Byrne, Secretary, Irish Pike Society and Inland Fisheries Division of the DCCAE.

FOI201910​Business / Interest Group

​03 January 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date relating to the following FOI requests made to DCCAE - FOI2018345 and FOI2018346, which were subsequently withdrawn.

​FOI20199​Business / Interest Group

​03 January 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date relating to the following FOI requests made to DCCAE – FOI2018313, FOI2018314, FOI2018315, FOI2018316, FOI2018317, FOI2018318 and FOI2018319 concerning the 'Designated Salmonid Waters Bye-Law 2018'.

​FOI20198​Business / Interest Group

​03 January 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date relating to the following FOI request made to DCCAE - FOI2018312 concering 'harvest fee proposals'.

​FOI20197​Business / Interest Group

​03 January 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written recods, emails and any other communications to date  to the following FOI request made to the DCCAE - FOI2018311, which was subsequently withdrawn.

​FOI20196​Business / Interest Group

​03 January 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date relating to the following FOI requests made to the DCCAE - FOI2018295, FOI2018296, FOI2018297, FOI2018298, FOI2018299 and FOI2018301 concerning the 'Designated Salmonid Waters Bye-Law 2018'.

​FOI20195​Business / Interest Group

​03 January 2019

All records of briefing material pertaining to Inland Fisheries presented to Ministers Richard Bruton TD and Seán Canney TD on their respective ministerial appointments to the DCCAE.

​FOI20194​Business / Interest Group

​03 January 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date relating to the following FOI request made to DCCAE - FOI2018263 concerning the formation and drafting of legislation relating to Inland Fisheries.

​FOI20193Business / Interest Group

​03 January 2019

All correspondence, memoranda, written records, emails and any other communications to date relating to the following FOI request made to DCCAE - FOI2018262.

​FOI20192​Journalist​03 January 2019

Under the FOI Act 2014, I am seeking the following:

- How much was spent by the Department in 2017 and 2018 on bottled water.

FOI20191​​Journalist

02 January 2019

• A list of all the oversea trips taken by for the Minister for official Department engagements in 2017 and 2018.
• A list of the costs associated with the Minister  – and/or any departmental staff that accompanied the Minister on the trip; IE flights, accommodation, transfers, etc.
• A copy of all the expenses claimed by the Minister – or other departmental staff - associated with overseas travel for official Department engagements in 2017 and 2018.

If possible please include a brief description of the purpose for the trip.
When conducting your search and retrieval please consider official information held on non-official systems, emails accounts and devices, for example WhatsApp groups etc.