An Coimisinéir Teanga uses cookies to give you the best experience on our websites. By using this site you agree to our use of cookies as described in this Privacy Policy. Click here to remove this message.

Freedom of Information

The Office of An Coimisinéir Teanga is a partially included agency under the Freedom of Information Act 2014.

The Freedom of Information Act confirms the right of members of the public to obtain access to official information to the greatest extent possible consistent with the public interest and the right to privacy of individuals.

Under the Act, any person is entitled to apply for access to information not otherwise publicly available. The Act provides:

Certain records held by the Office of An Coimisinéir Teanga do not come under the scope of the Freedom of Information Act. These records relate to the principal statutory functions of An Coimisinéir under Section 21 of the Official Languages Act 2003:

Other records held by the Office that come within the scope of the Act include:

Making a Request under the Freedom of Information Act

Publication Scheme

The Freedom of Information Act 2014 requires public bodies to publish a Publication Scheme within six months of the commencement date of Section 8 of the Act. The Scheme includes such information as:

The Publication Scheme of the Office of An Coimisinéir Teanga

The Publication of Requests Received

Logs of all non-personal requests submitted to the Office of An Coimisinéir Teanga under the Freedom of Information Act will be published here from April 14th 2015 (the date the Act comes into effect). These records will be updated on a regular basis.

Logs of the applications received

Further Information

If you would like to submit a request under the Freedom of Information Act or if you have any general queries in relation to the operation of the Act in the Office of An Coimisinéir Teanga, please feel free to contact the FOI Officer, Éamonn É Bróithe, and we will be happy to help you.

The Freedom of Information Officer 
The Office of An Coimisinéir Teanga 
An Spidéal 
Galway

Email: FOI@coimisineir.ie
Telephone: 091-504006

Further information in relation to the Freedom of Information Acts can also be obtained on the website, www.foi.gov.ie, which is maintained by the Freedom of Information Central Policy Unit in the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.

Ilikecake Ltd