Houses of the Oireachtas Service FOI Disclosure Log 2016-2017

The FOI disclosure log is a list of all non-personal FOI requests received 2016-2017. It contains the following information: date received, request number, category of requestor and a description of the request (transcribed from the original request received). 

Date ReceivedRequest NumberRequestor CategoryRequest Description
05/01/2017 R1260 Journalist Records of all communications between the Houses of the Oireachtas and the National Museum relating to the upcoming temporary relocation of Seanad Éireann to the Museum. I wish to cover the timeframe 01/10/16- present day.
20/12/2016 R1259 Journalist As discussed it is acceptable to proceed with no.3:  Quotation and brief etc from Flexi-Time to the relevant official/committee
20/12/2016 R1258 Journalist I refer to a recent release of documentation made to [...] of the Irish Independent under the Freedom of Information Act 2014.  I wish to submit a FOI application in the same terms for release of the same documentation: A breakdown, by Oireachtas members, of the use of in house printing facilities for: i) Christmas cards and other personalised items. ii) 2017 calendars. In relation to In relation to the above, I wish to obtain the number of each printed and the estimated cost.
19/12/2016 R1257 Journalist I would like to request copies of all records relating to the agreement by the National Museum of Ireland to provide accommodation at Kildare Street for the Seanad while renovation work is being carried out on Leinster House.  (I previously submitted this request when the issue was deemed to be still part of the deliberative process.)
19/12/2016 R1256 Other 1. A list of all Uniform and clothing tenders issued by the Office of Government Procurement (and its Former Names) for the Houses of the Oireachtas Service for the past 5 years 2. For each tender supply the list of all Purchase Order by value issued, with the required delivery date as set out in the tender documents. 3. For each contract issued, provide details of the value of all penalties award against the contractor. 4. For each of the Purchase order referred to in 2 above please supply the actual delivery date when order was completed. 5. Percentage of additional value allowed to be added to the contract under EU tender regulations. 6. All correspondence in relation to non-performance of contracts in terms of Delivery times. Service and Quality
19/12/2016 R1255 Private Individual 1. The names, roles and salaries of the political staff appointed by Senators, TDs, Ministers and Ministers of State, which come under the remit of the Oireachtas. I understand that personal assistants and secretarial assistants to Ministers / Ministers of State along with TDs and Senators now fall under the remit of the Oireachtas.  2. Along with this I would like a list of TDs and Senators who printed Christmas Cards and Calendars in 2016 and the numbers each printed.
16/12/2016 R1254 Journalist 1. The costs of external media monitoring services or any same such service for each year from 2006 to date.  2. Details of contracts for external media monitoring services or any same such service for each year from 2006 to date.
15/12/2016 R1253 Private Individual I request a copy of the PSA declaration form completed by Senator Michelle Mulherin on appointment as a Senator this year and a copy of any waiver of the TAA she signed.  From the Houses of the Oireachtas website it appears she is not taking the TAA at all. There is no Band No. by her name and the amount paid equates to the full PRA allowance. As a TD she always took the Band 8 rate.
14/12/2016 R1252 Journalist 1. A schedule of all ICT equipment which has was purchased by Oireachtas members who were not re-elected to the Dáil or Seanad in 2016, to include a description of the items, their original value, the amount received in respect of the items, and the identity of the former member in each case  2. A schedule of all ICT equipment still owned by the Houses of the Oireachtas not returned to date by Oireachtas members who were not re-elected to the Dáil or Seanad in 2016, to include an estimated value and the identity of the former member in each case  3. The number of iPads returned by Oireachtas members who were not re-elected to the Dáil or Seanad in 2016 and the identity of the former member in each case  4. The number of iPads retained and purchased at a depreciated value by Oireachtas members who were not re-elected to the Dáil or Seanad in 2016, the amount received in each case, and the identity of the former member in each case  5. The number of iPads not returned and not purchased by Oireachtas members who were not re-elected to the Dáil or Seanad in 2016, with details of estimated value and the identity of the former member in each case
14/12/2016 R1251 Journalist A database/spreadsheet of how much has been paid in MEP pensions & lump sums in period 1 January 2013 to the current date to include the name of the individual and the amount paid in each calendar year, broken down according to category of payment.
14/12/2016 R1250 Journalist Details of all costs incurred by TDs and Senators printing Christmas Cards and Calendars in October, November and to date in December 2016. The information released should include the names of the TDs/Senators involved and the number of items printed.
09/12/2016 R1249 Journalist 1. Expenses of TD Noel Rock from 26 February 2016 up to 31 October 2016.  2. Monthly totals for these to be given, and an itemised list of everything that has been claimed in expenses.  3. The political diary for TD Noel Rock for this period also to be released.
08/12/2016 R1248 Journalist 1. Details of Christmas card and calendar orders made by TDs or senators of the Oireachtas printing press in 2016. Please include the TD's or senator's name, the number of their order and a copy of the card or calendar which was printed. Please indicate the cost of each order.  2. A breakdown of all orders made by TDs or senators to the printing press from January 2016 to date (on non-Christmas related material).
07/12/2016 R1247 Journalist 1. In total, how much profit has been made from operating the Dail bars and restaurant in 2015 and so far this year? Please provide a separate breakdown of profits made in each of the two bars and the restaurant.   2. How many kegs of beer and bottles of wine were sold during the aforementioned period?   3. A price list of all drinks sold in each bar as well as the price of food and drink in the restaurant.   4. The amount spent in both of the Dail bars and restaurant on the day the government announced Budget 2017.  Please provide the total number of each alcoholic drink sold on the night.
07/12/2016 R1246 Journalist The number and amount spent purchasing IPads/mobile phones for politicians in both the Houses of the Oireachtas and Seanad since the current minority led administration came to power.  This would include the model/type of tablet/ mobile phone purchased, as well as the cost of all repair work carried out on all devices since the government came to power.  I am seeking a list of all individuals who received an Ipad/mobile phone, as well as the cost of any apps or accessories purchased on their behalf.  Please include the name of any individuals who waived their right to an iPad/mobile phone
06/12/2016 R1244 Journalist 2. A list of internet search history from 1 January 2016 -1 December 2016 from computers used in the Houses of the Oireachtas;  3. A list of days of absence for all members of both houses, and a reason - if given - for the absence;  4. Any reports or documents showing attempts to substantiate the information supplied in the 2015 Register of Interests of Dáil Éireann; any reasoning as to why 99     members of the Dáil listed their occupation as "nil";  5. A breakdown of all state funding issued to political parties in the 2016 calendar year;  6. A breakdown of the cost of legal fees and compensation (when applicable), due to civil cases taken against the state from January 1st, 2016 to present; a      breakdown of the cost incurred by the state for supplying free legal aid from January 1st, 2016 to present.
05/12/2016 R1243 Other In the meantime all I would like now is the notice that issued to Members referenced in the minutes of the Commission meeting on 2.6.2010 that informed them of the  cut-off times per day for recording attendance for that day.
05/12/2016 R1242 Journalist 1. All records in relation to the visitors bar and Dail Bar located within Leinster House that relate to drinks bought and the receipts of each purchase- during        the dates January 2016 to December 4th.       2.Records that break down the number of alcoholic drinks, minerals, foods purchased within both bars on each night      3. Where possible  records of receipts which outline the names of the drinks and food items purchased.     4.   A total figure for the year and a breakdown per month
01/12/2016 R1241 Private Individual Re:   FOI request re TAA allowance  I request a document(s) showing the times Brian Walsh TD clocked in on the following dates in August 2015 - 5th, 19th, 20th, 24th  25th, 26th.
28/11/2016 R1238 Journalist Copies of all records on:  Spending in both the Members’ Bar and the Visitors’ Bar of the Houses of the Oireachtas, broken down and tabulated according to each bar, for the following periods –  1) 8pm to Midnight on Wednesday November 23, 2016.  2) Midnight to 4.30am on Thursday November 24, 2016, or such time as the bars closed, if later, and please advise of the exact time/s in this eventuality.  The Dáil was guillotining the Finance Bill at the time, and the session ran to 3.30am.  I am seeking print-outs of the specific drinks ordered in the above timeframes, if this can be tabulated in a spread-sheet, i.e. 69 pints of Guinness, four measures of vodka, etc.  I am seeking releases electronically and by hard copy, and any acknowledgement may be emailed to [...]
23/11/2016 R1235 Journalist A spreadsheet with details of foreign travel costs from the start of the current Dáil .
22/11/2016 R1234 Private Individual I would like to request details on all payments made to each of those listed below since their terms as Dail deputies ended in February of this year. The payments should include termination 'lump sums', termination pay, ordinary pension payments and ministerial pensions. 1) Frank Feighan (former Roscommon-South Leitrim TD) 2) James Bannon (former Longford-Westmeath TD) 3) Gabrielle McFadden (former Longford-Westmeath TD) 4) John Perry (former Sligo-North Leitrim TD) 5) Michael Colreavy (former Sligo-North Leitrim TD)
22/11/2016 R1233 Journalist A breakdown of every printing request made by each TD and Senator for Christmas Cards and Christmas Calendars and any other Christmas printing request. This should include the name of the deputy, the type of order, the quantity ordered by each deputy, and the overall cost of each order, and a final total for all Christmas printing orders.
21/11/2016 R1232 Journalist The overall cost of the new visitor scanner and registration machines in LH2000.
21/11/2016 R1231 Journalist 1. All correspondence concerning the amount owed by TDs and senators to the Dail bar in the Houses of the Oireachtas.  2. What is the largest single outstanding bill?  3. The names of each politician who has yet to settle their bill and the amount owed in each case.  4. The amount owed since the establishment of the current minority-led coalition?  5. How much money has been spent in the Dail Bar and the Visitors Bar in Leinster House since the start of 2016 to present.  6. A list of the top five most popular alcoholic drinks purchased in the Dail bar in each of the past three years.  7. A list of the wine and champagne currently available to purchase in the Dail bar and the cost of each bottle.  8. The application is for the five busiest nights in the Dail bar in 2016 to date – the nights that the bar took in the most amount of money in 2016. 
15/11/2016 R1230 Journalist Re-release of FOI Request R1210
14/11/2016 R1228 Journalist A breakdown, by Oireachtas members, of the use of in house printinig facilities for: i) Christmas cards and other personalised items. ii) 2017 calendars.   In relation to the above, I wish to obtain the number of each printed and the estimated cost.
11/11/2016 R1227 Private Individual The amount of kegs sold per year in the five most popular drinks on tap in the Dáil bar from 2010 - 2016.
09/11/2016 R1226 Private Individual Letter from [...] to the Oireachtas Committee on Finance and the Public Service Debate, received on 3 September 2008, in which [...] "was clarifying and expanding on remarks made at the meeting between the Joint Committee on Finance, the public sector and the big banks on July 2" 2008 (Irish Independent, 4 September 2008).  Some, but not all, of the content of this letter have been quoted in the Irish Independent's article of 4 September 2008, entitled "Banking chiefs seek 'dig-out' from taxpayers". The article states that [...] letter had been received and opened by the Finance Committee on 3 September 2008.  The letter from [...] was sent to the Committee on Finance in reply to its request for clarification to [...], following [...] participation and statments in the Committee Meeting of 2 July 2008. The Committee's decision to write to [...] and request clarification of his statements was taken under item 134 during its meeting on 15 July 2008, with the request being initiated by Senator Feargal Quinn. The latter is evident from the Committee minutes of 15 July 2008, as available on www.oireachtas.ie.
08/11/2016 R1225 Journalist A list of all TDs and Senators and the names of their parliamentary assistants, secretarial assistants and any other staff assigned to their offices, including a breakdown of each individual staff member's salary as of end of October 2016.
03/11/2016 R1224 Private Individual I would like records which would give me the answers to the following questions relating to the clocking in systems in the Houses of the Oireachtas. Such records might include internal memos, minutes of relevant committee(s), supplier quotations/correspondence etc.   1. Clocking system used by staff   1. What grades of staff use this system and which do not?  2. When was this system introduced?  3. Describe the system ie supplier, specific name/reference no etc  4. Do staff clock in and out?  5. Does the system record time of clocking in and out? (I ask this because the system used by Members apparently does not as the attendance records on the Houses of the Oireachtas website only give the dates of clocking).  6. Why was this system not used by Members when SI 84/2010 required clocking in/or manual attendance recording for the new expenses regime introduced March 2010.   2. Clocking system used by Members.   7. Does the system record the time of clocking?  8. If it does (a) why is the time of clocking not recorded on the attendance records available on the Houses of the Oireachtas website and (b) which grades of staff have access to the time of clocking and who is in overall charge of reviewing the information provided by the system?  9. Does the system record clocking out? If yes, why is this facility apparently not used?  10. Describe the system ie supplier, specific name/reference no etc
03/11/2016 R1223 Journalist Under the FOI Act 2014, I am seeking the following (all as referred to in Commission meeting of July 14):  1. discussion paper on the allocation of resources under the Scheme for Secretarial Assistance.  2. copy of annual resource plan for 2016.  3. copy of discussion document on staffing levels for officeholders.
02/11/2016 R1222 Journalist 1. Is the Oireachtas crèche subsidised using taxpayer money? If so, how much was spent in subsidy payments in each of the past five years?  2. Does the crèche only accept children of TDs, Senators, their staff and staff of the Houses of the Oireachtas or government departments?  3. How many TDs currently use the Dail crèche? What is the male/female breakdown of TDs who have children enrolled in the crèche?  4. What is the name of the current service provider and is that provider subsidised to compensate for losses associated with operation of the crèche? If so, how much has the provider received in each of the past five years?  5. What are its opening hours and is it located on the grounds of the Dail? Also, how many cildren ona full-time and part-time can it cater for, and how many places are currently available?
27/10/2016 R1221 Journalist A spreadsheet of the amounts owed by TDs & Senators of the 31st/32nd Dail & 24th/25th Seanad under the following categories.  1. Services or goods provided by the ICT Unit.  2.  Services or goods provided by the Broadcasting Unit.  3. Services or goods provided by the Communications Unit.  4. Services or goods provided by the Interparliamentary Unit.  5.  Imprest accounts operated by the Finance Unit.  In each case, I am also seeking a list of the services & goods for which money is owed.
27/10/2016 R1220 Journalist I wish to request, under the Freedom of Information Act, details of all personal injuries settlements made by the Houses of the Oireachtas in 2014, 2015 and 2016. Please include the name of the recipient, the amount of the settlement and the nature of the personal injury.
26/10/2016 R1219 Other Request copies of any record, correspondence, reports, minutes, research or letters which the Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement used in relation to the Irish language, the Strategy for the Irish Language, an Irish Language Bill or an Irish Language Act or any other material related to the language in the North from the start of 2007.
26/10/2016 R1218 Journalist Request copies of all records relating to the agreement by the National Museum of Ireland to provide accommodation at Kildare Street for the Seanad while renovation work is being carried out on Leinster House.
19/10/2016 R1216 Journalist 1. A list of all former TDs or Senators who hold a former members’ pass allowing them access to the Oireachtas. 2. A list of any former TDs or Senators barred from applying for/holding a former members' pass, along with the reason for the bar.
18/10/2016 R1215 Journalist The names of all of the former members of the European Parliament receiving pensions from the Oireachtas including the annual amounts they receive.
18/10/2016 R1214 Journalist 1. I wish to request, under the Freedom of Information Act, a copy of any correspondence with the National Museum in relation to rehousing the Seanad in 2016.   2. I also wish to request, under FoI, a copy of any correspondence with the OPW about rehousing the Seanad in 2016.
17/10/2016 R1213 Journalist 1. Details of all costs associated with individuals invited to address either or both of the Houses of the Oireachtas since June 2011, to include accommodation, travel, subsistence expenses, commemorative gifts, honorariums, or other costs; including details of the payee to whom the money was paid (ie the hotel, restaurant, or other vendor). 2. Details of all costs associated with individuals invited to address either or both of the Houses of the Oireachtas since June 2011, to include accommodation, travel, subsistence expenses, commemorative gifts, honorariums, or other costs; including details of the payee to whom the money was paid (ie the hotel, restaurant, or other vendor).
14/10/2016 R1212 Journalist Copies of all of the complaints made by members of the public and members of the Oireachtas regarding the appearance of TDs, including their clothing and any calls for a dress code, in 2015 and 2016
14/10/2016 R1211 Journalist 1. Copies of all complaints made by members of the public about the standard of dress or physical appearance of TDs and Senators since the last general election.  2. Copies of any complaints or correspondence about the general standard of dress in the Oireachtas or the absence of a dress code.
12/10/2016 R1210 Journalist 1. Details or estimates of the annual pension entitlement for all outgoing members who will be new entrants to the scheme following general election.  2. details of the termination payments, lump sums etc for all of the above.  3. details or estimates of the step down salary payments for those not yet entitled to pension who lost seats, and who left Oireachtas following general election.  As clarified previously, this request refers to any termination or lump sum or any other type of payment that somebody would receive on cessation of being a member
12/10/2016 R1209 Private Individual 1. The amount generated through each bar, restaurant, coffee shop etc in Dail Eireann in the years 2014, 2015 and to-date in 2016  2. Please indicate which of the restaurant, bars, coffee shop are for TD, Senators and their personal staff only, House of Oireachtas staff Members of the media are allowed to use, members of public can use during a tour of House of Oireachtas  3. The opening hours of each bar, restaurant and coffee shop within Dail Eireann, Please indicate if the opening hours change if the House is in session or if the House is not in session
11/10/2016 R1208 Private Individual In tabular format, I am seeking the individual termination payments paid out to date this year to former named members of the Dail and the Seanad.  If i can refer you to the Oireachtas Commission’s 2017 estimates where it discloses that it is projecting to spend this year €3.38m in termination payments.
10/10/2016 R1207 Journalist I wish to request, under the Freedom of Information Act, how much was spent on Seat of Power, the Oireachtas documentary, including how much was paid to
05/10/2016 R1205 Journalist I wish to request a breakdown of the €42,300 in overpayments due to be repaid as of December 31, 2015 to the Oireachtas Pension Scheme (Ciste Pinsean Thithe an Oireachtais) and records detailing any regular repayments by former members
03/10/2016 R1204 Journalist Copies of all records requesting accommodation changes i.e. to move office, allocation of additional office space etc since 1 March 2016
28/09/2016 R1203 Journalist I wish to get the following information via the Freedom of Information Act.  The names, roles and salaries of the political staff appointed by Senators, TDs, Ministers and Ministers of State, which come under the remit of the Oireachtas.  I understand that personal assistants and secretarial assistants to Ministers / Ministers of State along with TDs and Senators now fall under the remit of the Oireachtas.
26/09/2016 R1200 Journalist Under the FOI Act 2014, I am seeking the following: - a spreadsheet of costs associated with all foreign travel for the Oireachtas for the calendar year thus far (excluding such records already released to me)
26/09/2016 R1199 Journalist Under the FOI Act 2014, I am seeking the following: - copies of any forms received by members of the Oireachtas seeking changes to be made regarding addresses etc for purposes of payment of travel and accommodation allowance since 1 June. This should not include the original forms submitted.
23/09/2016 R1198 Other Under the Freedom of Information Act 2014, I would like to request information on all the expenses each of the following representatives have incurred since their election to the Dail in February 2016. 1) Deputy Denis Naughten 2) Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice 3) Deputy Eugene Murphy 4) Deputy Martin Kenny 5) Deputy Marc McSharry 6) Deputy Eamon Scanlon 7) Deputy Tony McLaughlin 8) Deputy Robert Troy 9) Deputy Kevin Boxer Moran 10) Deputy Peter Burke 11) Deputy Willie Penrose
15/09/2016 R1196 Private Individual 1. How many Irish language courses were offered to TDs and Senators from 2014-present inclusive.  2. How long are the courses in duration, and where are they held.  3. How much did these Irish courses cost each, and who pays for them.  4. Please names the TDs and Senators enrolled on these Irish language courses in the same period (2014-present).  5. Which company runs these courses, if outside the Oireachtas.  6. What levels of Irish tuition is offered.  7. How are TDs and Senators assessed in these courses re their progress and proficiency.  8. What other services are available to TDs and Senators within the Oireachtas to improve their Irish.  9. How many Oireachtas staff are fluent Irish speakers...if known.  10. How many current TDs and Senators speak Irish fluently...if known.  11. What kinds of initiatives are made within the Oireachtas to encourage staff, and elected reps to speak or learn Irish or to revive the use of the language within the Oireachtas.  12. Can TDs or Senators avail of Oireachtas funding should they wish to study Irish in their own time elsewhere.  13. Part 13 Withdrawn 14. What are the most common types of assistance given to TDs and Senators from Rannóg staff.
15/09/2016 R1195 Private Individual 1. What company is operating the Oireachtas crèche and when did this company win this tender. 2. What is the tender up for renewal. 3. How many children can be catered for in the crèche in Kildare House and how many are currently enrolled full time or part time. 4. What facilities are there in the crèche ie how many rooms, toilets etc. 5. I wish to receive a full list of fees associated with this crèche. 6. What are the opening hours of this crèche. 7. How many day/months of the year is it open. 8. I wish to receive a copy of a weekly food menu provided to toddlers there. 9. How many members of the Dail and Seanad use this crèche. 10. Who is entitled to use the crèche. 11. Is the crèche subsidised by exchequer funding. If so in what ways. 12. Does the operator receive any subsidy from the state to run the centre. If so, how much. 13. How many staff work at the centre. 14. Does the operator receive any other state funding for its business.
15/09/2016 R1194 Journalist I wish to request, under the Freedom of Information Act, access to any correspondence between the Oireachtas and Senator Michelle Mulherin in relation to her place of residence for expenses purposes / TAA band since her election to the Seanad earlier this year.
13/09/2016 R1193 Other 1. Copies of all correspondence between the Houses of the Oireachtas and Mazars regarding the audit report on the Public Representation Allowance 2014. 2. copies of all correspondence between the Houses of the Oireachtas and/or Mazars with members with regard to repayment of expenses that had been incorrectly claimed in the period covered by the audit report on the Public Representation Allowance 2014.
09/09/2016 R1192 Journalist The engagement of Rentokil to carry out pest control within the environs of Leinster House, plus all reports and paperwork submitted to the Oireachtas by the firm since as to their undertakings, investigations results, findings and recommendations or opinions. The timeframe I imagine would be from the date when Rentokil was so engaged, or at least since January 1, 2015, to date of this letter email.
25/08/2016 R1191 Journalist 1. Any records relating to the ongoing provision of services, supports, facilities, goods and so on to former members of the Dáil after dissolution and whether this was appropriate when they were no longer serving members. Revised wording rec'd 08/09/2016 as follows: " Any records relating to discussions/queries raised as to whether ongoing provision of services, supports, facilities, goods and so on should be provided to former members of the Dáil after dissolution." Any records relating to discussions/consideration of whether former members who had become candidates for election are entitled to be provided with services and facilities. Any briefing papers, notes, advice, memos or guidance prepared for the Commission or the Management Advisory Committee relating to the above. Copies of any analysis/reports held by the Oireachtas relating to practice in other parliaments for provision of such services to former members. All of the above are to cover the period 1 January 2015 to the current date. 2. Any records relating to discussions/consideration of whether former members who had become candidates for election are entitled to be provided with services and facilities. 3. Any records relating to the ongoing provision of services, supports, facilities, goods and so on to former members of the Dáil after dissolution and whether this was appropriate when they were no longer serving members. Revised wording rec'd 08/09/2016 as follows: " Any records relating to discussions/queries raised as to whether ongoing provision of services, supports, facilities, goods and so on should be provided to former members of the Dáil after dissolution." Any records relating to discussions/consideration of whether former members who had become candidates for election are entitled to be provided with services and facilities. Any briefing papers, notes, advice, memos or guidance prepared for the Commission or the Management Advisory Committee relating to the above. Copies of any analysis/reports held by the Oireachtas relating to practice in other parliaments for provision of such services to former members. All of the above are to cover the period 1 January 2015 to the current date. 4. Any records relating to the ongoing provision of services, supports, facilities, goods and so on to former members of the Dáil after dissolution and whether this was appropriate when they were no longer serving members. Revised wording rec'd 08/09/2016 as follows: " Any records relating to discussions/queries raised as to whether ongoing provision of services, supports, facilities, goods and so on should be provided to former members of the Dáil after dissolution." Any records relating to discussions/consideration of whether former members who had become candidates for election are entitled to be provided with services and facilities. Any briefing papers, notes, advice, memos or guidance prepared for the Commission or the Management Advisory Committee relating to the above. Copies of any analysis/reports held by the Oireachtas relating to practice in other parliaments for provision of such services to former members. All of the above are to cover the period 1 January 2015 to the current date.
24/08/2016 R1190 Journalist I would like the following pension details for the below named TDs.  1) I would like to know if they asked to convert their Seanad service to Dail service for pension purposes.  2) In each case, I would like details of how much the conversion was worth or will be worth to the TD and how much they contributed.  3) I would also like details of how the pension transfer scheme works and any literature given to parliamentarians on the scheme.  Dan Neville  Ruairi Quinn  Micheal Kitt  MJ Nolan  Batt O’Keefe  Mary Harney  Ulick Burke Paul Connaughton Snr  Micheal D Higgins  Martin Cullen  John Cregan Brian O’Shea  Phil Prendergast  Mary Wallace  Brian O’Shea  Cyprian Brady  Jimmy Deenihan  Frank Fahey  Michael Finneran  Brendan Kenneally  Martin Mansergh  Pádraic McCormack  Micheal Mulchay Mary O’Rourke Dick Roche
22/08/2016 R1188 Private Individual 1. A copy of any documents (including emails) concerning any letters sent to former TD Jimmy Deenihan  [...] , concerning the sale of Arramara Teoranta.  2. A copy of any documents (including emails) concerning any letters sent to/from Senator Brian O'Domhnaill [...] in 2014 concerning the sale of Arramara Teoranta.
17/08/2016 R1187 Journalist 1. Details of all TDs who have converted their Seanad service to Dail service for pension purposes over the last 15 years.         In each case, I would like details of how much the conversion was worth or will be worth to the TD.   2. Details of how the pension transfer scheme works and any literature given to parliamentarians on the scheme.
16/08/2016 R1185 Journalist 1. a table of all expenditure under the special secretarial allowance scheme in period between election and the current date (relating to current members only).   2. copies of receipts/invoices in relation to the above.
09/08/2016 R1184 Journalist Copies of all invoices submitted by members of the new Dáil and Seanad for the purposes of claiming under the mobile phone allowance.
02/08/2016 R1182 Journalist i. A schedule of all ICT equipment which has was purchased by Oireachtas members who were not re-elected to the Dáil or Seanad in 2016, to include a description of the items, their original value, the amount received in respect of the items, and the identity of the former member in each case ii. A schedule of all ICT equipment still owned by the Houses of the Oireachtas not returned to date by Oireachtas members who were not re-elected to the Dáil or Seanad in 2016, to include an estimated value and the identity of the former member in each case iii. The number of iPads returned by Oireachtas members who were not re-elected to the Dáil or Seanad in 2016 and the identity of the former member in each case iv. The number of iPads retained and purchased at a depreciated value by Oireachtas members who were not re-elected to the Dáil or Seanad in 2016, the amount received in each case, and the identity of the former member in each case v. The number of iPads not returned and not purchased by Oireachtas members who were not re-elected to the Dáil or Seanad in 2016, with details of estimated value and the identity of the former member in each case vi. Details of outstanding bar and restaurant accounts in respect of former members who were not re-elected or re-appointed to the Dáil or Seanad in 2016, to include the amount and - preferably - the identity of the former member, although this can be anonymised if necessary with regard to the provisions of the Act vii. Details of the final allocation of envelopes to members of the last Dáil and Seanad who were not subsequently re-elected or re-appointed to either House, to include the date on which they were allocated, whether they were collected, the identity of the members concerned, and whether any of these were returned.
28/07/2016 R1181 Journalist A breakdown of all costs associated with employing pest control companies in each of the past five years.
28/07/2016 R1179 Private Individual I would like to make a request for a copy of FOI documents released, the reference number is R1147: A full list of the names of all parliamentary assistants and secretarial assistants hired by TDs and senators in this respective Dail and Seanad and their respective TDs and senators who they are working for.
27/07/2016 R1178 Journalist Under the FOI Act 2014, I am looking for re-release of the request R1147
25/07/2016 R1176 Journalist Under the Freedom of Information Act I am requesting the amount spent on printing by Michael Healy-Rae TD and Danny Healy-Rae TD on  - mass cards - poems for funerals - information on funeral grants - information about pensions and other social welfare for the family of the bereaved.  It's being requested on the basis of this story which outlined the "bereavement packs" sent by the TDs to families of recently deceased people http://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/healy-raes-criticised-for-attending-funerals-of-people-they-do-not-know-1.272856
18/07/2016 R1175 Other To register  a political  party, the party must have a constitution, a memorandum or another document or set of rules that have been adopted by the party. Under Freedom of information Act 2014 can I request a copy of documents submitted by People before profit when registering as a party.
15/07/2016 R1174 Journalist The amount of overtime paid to the Parliamentary Assistants and Secretarial Assistants by members of the 32nd Dail to date this year.  It would be preferable if the information listed the TD, their PA/SA, the number of hours overtime and the amount consequentially paid out.
13/07/2016 R1173 Journalist A list of all FOI requests / FOI logs – received by the House of the Oireachtas in 2011, 2012 and 2013. If possible I would prefer to receive this information in electronic format, such as a PDF for example.
11/07/2016 R1172 Journalist Under FOI I request a copy of the Oireachtas Internal Audit Report 2015 - Amended on 12/07 to Internal audit of the One Stop Shop 2014
11/07/2016 R1171 Other Please can you provide me with a list of all website addresses viewed within the Oireachtas internet system in the last six months.
11/07/2016 R1169 Other Please can you tell me how much money was paid to people who successfully sued for damages after suffering an injury at Leinster House (such as a fall) including the date of each incident and details of each incident (such as a fall), including the location of each incident (such as stairs).
08/07/2016 R1168 Journalist 1. All correspondence concerning maintenance works to be carried out in the Seanad. To be clear, this would include a breakdown of all costs or estimated costs associated with the works to be carried out, as well as the length of time it is expected to take. 2. All correspondence concerning where Senators will be moved during this renovation period.
08/07/2016 R1167 Journalist Copy of internal audit report on administration of members pensions,
07/07/2016 R1166 Journalist A breakdown of payments made to companies for translating services between 1/1/13 - 31/12/15. I wish to receive details of each individual payment i.e. the name of the company, the amount paid and a description of the work carried out.  I would prefer to receive this information in electronic format if possible.
04/04/2016 R1165 Journalist All of the complaints sent regarding TDs dress codes since the government formed earlier this year
30/06/2016 R1164 Journalist 1. All correspondence concerning the amount owed by TDs and senators to the Dail bar in the Houses of the Oireachtas.   2. What is the largest single outstanding bill?   3. The names of each politician who has yet to settle their bill and the amount owed in each case.   4. The amount owed since the establishment of the current minority-led coalition?   5. A list of the top five most popular alcoholic drinks purchased in the Dail bar in each of the past three years.   6. A list of the wine and champagne currently available to purchase in the Dail bar and the cost of each bottle.
30/06/2016 R1163 Journalist 1. All correspondence in the past five years concerning measures taken to deal with vermin in the Houses of the Oireachtas and the Seanad.   2. I am also seeking all correspondence in the past-five years concerning measures-taken to deal with seagulls causing difficulties around the buildings of the Seanad.
30/06/2016 R1162 Other  If possible, could I receive a breakdown of the religions of the TDs as percentages.
28/06/2016 R1161 Journalist All correspondence sent from former TD Alan Shatter to the Houses of the Oireachtas arising from the findings of the O'Higgins report.
28/06/2016 R1159 Journalist All correspondence in the past twelve months between the Houses of the Oireachtas and members of the UK parliament, including Prime Minister David Cameron, concerning Britain's referendum to leave the EU.
28/06/2016 R1158 Journalist 1. A list of gifts offered to politicians from private companies and Heads of State in each of the past five years. To be clear, this would include the cost of each item. A list of gifts offered by politicians to private companies and Heads of State in each of the past five years. This would also include the cost of each item. 2. A list of gifts offered to politicians from private companies and Heads of State in each of the past five years. To be clear, this would include the cost of each item. A list of gifts offered by politicians to private companies and Heads of State in each of the past five years. This would also include the cost of each item. 3. A list of gifts offered to politicians from private companies and Heads of State in each of the past five years. To be clear, this would include the cost of each item. A list of gifts offered by politicians to private companies and Heads of State in each of the past five years. This would also include the cost of each item.
28/06/2016 R1157 Journalist 1. All correspondence received by the Oireachtas in the past five years concerning the attire and appearance of TDs. 2. All correspondence received by the Oireachtas in the past five years concerning the attire and appearance of  senators.
28/06/2016 R1156 Journalist All correspondence in the past twelve months concerning US presidential candidate Donald Trump's proposed visit to Ireland.
28/06/2016 R1155 Journalis All correspondence in the past twelve months between the Houses of the Oireachtas, and US presidential candidate Donald Trump, or any organisation or individual acting on behalf of Mr Trump.
21/06/2016 R1154 Journalist I wish to make the following request under the Freedom of Information Act for a list of all visitors and guests to Leinster House from February 1st 2016 to-date
17/06/2016 R1152 Journalist Copies of all records – to include emails, memos, letters, faxes, reports etc – relating to decision to allow filming by broadcasters within the Leinster House complex.
10/06/2016 R1148 Journalist 1. copies of any reports, submissions, memoranda or other similar material prepared for the Oireachtas audit committee regarding payment of the travel and accommodation allowance in period 1 January 2015 to the current date (excluding such records as already released to me).  2. copy of the internal audit report on the T&A allowance.  3. a list of all internal audit reports compiled within the Houses of the Oireachtas in period 1 January 2015 to the current date,
09/06/2016 R1147 Journalist A full list of the names of all parliamentary assistants and secretarial assistants hired by TDs and senators in this respective Dail and Seanad and their respective TDs and senators who they are working for.
09/06/2016 R1146 Journalist A spreadsheet of all repayments made by TDs for the use of Oireachtas facilities during the dissolution period and in the run-up to the election. In this spreadsheet, I would like a breakdown of costs according to where they were incurred: eg accommodation, office space, envelopes and so on. If it is more convenient for the Oireachtas, I am happy to accept copies of all the reimbursement forms submitted by members instead. 
08/06/2016 R1145 Journalist I am seeking details regarding internet usage by in the Oireachtas. The details I require are as follows:  1. The top 10 most visit websites on Oireachtas computers during 2015 and to date in 2016 and the number of times each site was visited.   2. The number of times that internet users in the Oireachtas have logged onto the following social networking sites (i) Facebook (ii) Youtube and (iii) Twitter during the same period.  3. Details of any breaches of the Oireachtas’ internet policy, any investigates that may have taken place and the sanctions taken.
08/06/2016 R1144 Journalist I wish to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I am seeking copies of all correspondence between An Garda Siochana and the Public Accounts Committee during 2014 and 2015.
07/06/2016 R1142 Journalist Please accept this under the Freedom of Information Act. In relation to a previous Freedom of Information request I made concerning staff employed on behalf of former Senator Imelda Henry, there were three individuals named as being  employed: Aiden Meehan; Heather Meehan; and Ruth Ann Lawlor. Please can I now receive the dates from which the three were employed in the Oireachtas.
02/06/2016 R1140 Journalist Under the FOI Act 2014, I am seeking the following: - a spreadsheet of costs associated with all foreign travel for the Oireachtas for the calendar year thus far.
02/06/2016 R1139 Journalist I was wondering would it be possible to get a rerelease of records that issued in request R1076 re: bullying.
02/06/2016 R1138 Journalist Under the FOI Act 2014, I am seeking the following: - copies of the mileage declarations for all current members of the Seanad
01/06/2016 R1137 Journalist 1. Copies of all correspondence between the Houses of the Oireachtas and TD Frank O'Rourke regarding the travel and accommodation allowance.   2. Copies of any records held by the Oireachtas in relation to the claiming of the T&A allowance by Frank O'Rourke TD.
30/05/2016 R1136 Journalist The names and details of each parliamentary assistant and secretarial assistant hired by the TDs of the 32nd Dail.  It would be preferable if the information listed the TD by name, followed by the name of their PA, SA, and if possible, the relationship between the TD and both of those staff members, i.e. family member, colleague, campaign worker etc.
24/05/2016 R1134 Journalist I wish to make a request for the release of information pertaining to the bar in Dail Eireann under the Freedom of Information Act 2004. The request is as follows: How much money has been spent in the Dail Bar and the Visitors Bar in Leinster House since the start of 2016 to present. How much was spent since the formation of the government? Is there a way of extracting the figure spent on alcohol and if so can you provide it? Are there any outstanding tabs in either bar and if so, how many and to what value? I would like this information communicated via email.
23/05/2016 R1133 Journalist 1. A list of all printing jobs carried out by the Houses of the Oireachtas printing facility, between 1 October 2015 and 20 May 2017, on requests from members of the Oireachtas and/or political parties represented therein. Such details to include:  ·    The job number assigned to each order  ·    The date on which it was received  ·    The political party (where appropriate) to which a member belongs/belonged  ·    The title (Minister/Deputy/Senator, as appropriate) of the member  ·    The name of the member  ·    A description of the order  ·    The quantity of materials sought  ·    The number of sheets required to fulfil the task  ·    The cost of materials used to fulfil the order
16/05/2016 R1132 Private Individual As discussed briefly, I'm trying to find the cost of cleaning services for Leinster House.  If you could let me have the most up to date costs, what it covers and the same for the previous year.  Can you let me know if the costs are broken down into different areas, ie Dail chamber, Seanad, TDs' offices, and let me have those for now and compared to a year earlier.
13/05/2016 R1131 Journalist 1. a list of the 100 most expensive calls made in the Oireachtas in 2015.  2. a list of the 100 longest calls made in the Oireachtas in 2015.  3. a list of the 100 most frequently dialled numbers from the Oireachtas in 2015.
13/05/2016 R1130 Journalist 1. copies of all invoices submitted by members of the new Dáil and Seanad for the purposes of claiming under the mobile phone allowance.  2. a list of all members who have claimed the constituency office grant, and how much they have claimed for,
11/05/2016 R1129 Journalist I wish to request, under the Freedom of Information Act, copies of any Declaration Forms provided by members detailing their use of services and facilities provided out of public funds following the dissolution of the Dail.
10/05/2016 R1128 Journalist In relation to former Senator Imelda Henry, please provide me with a breakdown of all parliamentary staff employed by Ms Henry's office since April 2011 until she left office in April 2016 (such as parliamentary assistants, secretarial staff etc). Included in this list should be any staff employed as temporary or maternity cover. Please also include on this a breakdown of what the staff were paid.
10/05/2016 R1127 Journalist 1. Copies of any correspondence including emails between the One Stop Shop/other Dail Departments and Members elected on 26 February 2016 in connection with the information given on the Parliamentary Standard Allowance Declaration Form relating to the distance from their homes to the Dail.  2. Copies of any internal correspondence including emails relating to Members’ Parliamentary Standard Allowance Declaration Forms submitted after General Election 2016.  3. I am particularly interested where a member has given a distance involving a Band 1 payment that has been queried by the One Stop Shop. I would like to know whether the distance given is automatically checked with a relevant source.
10/05/2016 R1126 Private Individual A breakdown of alcoholic drink sales in the Dail bar including total number of units sold for pints, bottled beers, spirits, glasses of wine and bottles of wine for the dates 26th February through to 6th of May. I don't require totals for individual dates, but rather a total for the entire period.
06/05/2016 R1125 Journalist The details of all non-salary payments made and recorded by the Houses of the Oireachtas since March 2012.  In order to focus the request I am happy to refine this to all payments above €20,000. I am seeking this in the manner consistent across all other state bodies which includes the date, supplier, contract description and amount. If the Houses of the Oireachtas wishes to restrict the release to Purchase Order data or similar I am happy to follow this approach.
04/05/2016 R1124 Journalist Can you please provide the annual spend in the past two years on bottled water (water coolers) in the Houses of the Oireachtas.
03/05/2016 R1123 Journalist Under the Freedom of Information Act 2014, I am writing to request records of the redundancy remuneration of all Oireachtas staff (Dáil and Seanad) who have left their positions since February 26th 2016.
03/05/2016 R1122 Other I'd like to request access to the following records under the Freedom of Information Act:  1. A schedule of all ICT equipment which was purchased by Oireachtas members who were not re-elected to the Dáil or Seanad in 2016, to include a description of the items, their original value, the amount received in respect of the items, and the identity of the former member in each case 2. A schedule of all ICT equipment still owned by the Houses of the Oireachtas not returned to date by Oireachtas members who were not re-elected to the Dáil or Seanad in 2016, to include an estimated value and the identity of the former member in each case 3. The number of iPads returned by Oireachtas members who were not re-elected to the Dáil or Seanad in 2016 and the identity of the former member in each case 4. The number of iPads retained and purchased at a depreciated value by Oireachtas members who were not re-elected to the Dáil or Seanad in 2016, the amount received in each case, and the identity of the former member in each case 5. The number of iPads not returned and not purchased by Oireachtas members who were not re-elected to the Dáil or Seanad in 2016, with details of estaimated value and the identity of the former member in each case
27/04/2016  R1121 Journalist   Copies of all correspondence between the Banking Inquiry and the Central Bank's former Chief Economist.
25/04/2016 R1120 Journalist Under the FOI Act 2014, I am seeking the following: - copies of any submissions, reports, recommendations or emails relating to changes made regarding use of Oireachtas resources in run-up to election, which allow for members to use such resources as long as they pay subsequently. - copies of any submissions, reports, recommendations or emails discussing what the cost of repayment for such resources would be. - a table or spreadsheet of all such repayments made to the Oireachtas by members or former members. I would prefer to receive this information electronically if possible,
21/04/2016 R1119 Journalist The application is for any records that indicate the number of times each former TD and former senator used parking facilities at Leinster House between January 1, 2015 and April 1, 2016
19/04/2016 R1117 Journalist 1. Copies of the minutes of the meetings of the CPP for period 1 January 2015 until the current date [Dáil] 2. Copies of the minutes of the meetings of the CPP for period 1 January 2015 until the current date [Seanad]
19/04/2016 R1116 Journalist I wish to make a request under the Freedom of Information act. The application is for the five busiest nights in the Dail bar in 2015 – the nights that the bar took in the most amount of money in 2015.
19/04/2016 R1115 Journalist 1. A detailed breakdown of all leaflets, canvass cards and any other printed items printed by the in-house Oireachtas printing facility at the request of TDs and Senators between 29 February and 19 April 2016 inclusive. This should include a list of the individual Oireachtas members who requested the items for printing, the nature of the items, the volume of items, the cost of each and the overall costs incurred in the printing of these items. 2. A detailed breakdown of all drink, food, cigarettes, cigars and other items sold in the two Houses of the Oireachtas bars - members’ and visitors’ - on 10 and 22 March, 6 April and 14 April 2016 inclusive
 19/04/2016 R1114   Private Individual 1. The amount the House of Oireachtas spent on hotel accommodation and flights abroad for staff travelling abroad for work related business in the years 2013,2014,2015 and to-date in 2016  2. Please exclude any amount in which the House of Oireachtas could recoup the costs from another source eg; EU etc  3. If any staff member travelling abroad on work related business sought that their class of flight be upgraded; if so why the staff member requested that their class of flight be upgraded; and if the upgrade flight class was approved or refused  4. If the House of Oireachtas have put out to public tender for the contract for being "Official Travel Agent Partner to the House of Oireachtas; if so if the contract was just put out for contract within Ireland or throughout the EU; if so the name of travel agents awarded the contract 
 18/04/2016  R1113  Journalist The Dáil bars’ and restaurant’s total bad debts in unpaid tabs from TDs and former TDs which had to be written off in 2015 and 2014. 
 15/04/2016 R1112  Journalist   1. the tender cost of the managed print service.  2. how many staff are now using the managed print service.  3. how many staff retain individual printers and any briefing note/records that might explain why a dual system has ended up in place.  4. a copy of the logs showing how much mono printing and colour printing each staff member did last year.  5. a copy of any log which shows whether, and if so, how many pages were sent to print but never collected.  6. a copy of any report or analysis undertaken to evaluate the increase/reduction in print volumes and the increase/reduction in print costs.  7. a copy of any request for a staff member or a section to be excluded from the managed print service, and all records created arising from such a decision.  Before you consider this request, I would like to ask that you have particular regard to the exclusions at (i), (ii), and (iii) at the end of the definition of "personal information" in Section 2 of the FOI Act 2014 and also the provisions of Section 17(4) of the Act.  
 14/04/2016 R1110  Journalist I wish to get the following information via the Freedom of Information Act.  A list of the names of the parliamentary assistants and parliamentary secretaries hired by each TD.  
 13/04/2016 R1109  Journalist   Under FOI legislation I would like all records relating to the decision to grant Brian Walsh early retirement based on sickness and to give him an extra five years notional service. Please include  any records showing the cost of this decision to the state and the financial benefit for Mr Walsh.   Separately, I would like copies of all correspondence from and to the Oireachtas with former members relating to the return of Oireachtas equipment (eg i-pads etc). I would like this request to cover 2016 to date.
11/04/2016 R1107 Journalist A database of all appointments made by TDs in the period since the date of the general election
07/04/2016 R1106 Private Individual 1.  All applications to and from the Ceann Comhairle and his office in relation to Standing Order 40a for the period of 1st of January 2015 to 31st December 2015. This should include: the application letter, email or form sent to the Ceann Comhairle and/or his office; the question the application relates to; the answer given; the form that is used the Ceann Comhairle and his office which has information such as the application number, the applicant name, application date and the status of the application; and any other form of correspondence to and from the applicant and the Ceann Comhairle and his office. 2. All form of correspondence, including email and written letters, to and from the Sub-Committee on Dail Reform regarding Standing Order 40a.
06/04/2016 R1104 Journalist 1. I am seeking details of the salary, allowances and expenses paid to the National Parliament Representative, based in Brussels, in each year since 2011.  This request should include the following, broken down by year:  - salary.  - married accompanied allowance.  - entertainment allowance.  - removal expenses.  - other expenses.  - maintenance charges.  - furniture.  - travel home.  - cost of living allowance.  - child foreign allowance.  - monthly rent in permanent accommodation.  - temporary accommodation allowance.  - detention allowance.  2. I am also seeking the following:  an updated list of the maxima permitted in each category of expense for the National Parliament Representative.  3. a copy of all outputs of the NPR official in the month January 2014, to include a schedule of all outputs which are not releasable under FOI,
04/04/2016 R1102 Journalist 1. The number of sympathy cards printed by the Oireachtas printing presses for each TD and Senator, broken down on an individual basis for each TD and Senator  from 1/1/2015-1/3/2016  2. The number of Seanad 2016 election material (including leaflets, newsletters, etc.) printed by the Oireachtas printing presses, broken down on an individual basis for each TD and Senator who availed of the printing presses for this purpose. 3. The number of ink cartridges used from the Oireachtas by each TD and Senator, broken down on an individual basis, including any outstanding costs for cartridges, from 1/1/2015-1/3/2016
01/04/2016 R1101 Journalist 1. copies of all email correspondence between Sean Barrett and the Oireachtas regarding arrangements for a ministerial driver to be allowed claim an overnight allowance to cover period 1 September 2014 to the current date.  2. copies of any authorisation forms, sanctions or other similar material allowing for one of his drivers to claim an overnight allowance.  3. copies of any forms, declarations or otherwise by Mr Barrett or  stating a change of address for the purposes of claiming such an allowance.  4. copies of any correspondence between and the Oireachtas regarding his claiming of an overnight allowance.  5. copies of any correspondence between the Oireachtas and D/PER regarding the above.
31/03/2016 R1100 Journalist 1. Spending on supplied water by the Houses of the Oireachtas in each of the following years: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015, by cumulative total in each year and also broken down and tabulated, where possible, according to each individual contract and sub-component. This refers to water supplied by the OPW and billed buy them (see details anon).  2. Spending on commercial bottled water and cooler water in the same years, ditto as above.  3. To know also the nature of the usage and any discernible changes thereto (in both cases), whether upwards or downwards in consumptioon, or brought about by any limitation devices or initiatives in any areas, and information as to what these might have been, and when initiated.  4. To know the liability (if any) for water charges of any kind in the years cited.  And if you will make a statement on the level of expenditure on water in light of the reply below from OPW to a question of mine on this subject, viz:  “The water at the Leinster Lawn fountain is re-cycled. If the water level drops due to evaporation, the pond is topped up. All water to the Leinster House complex is metered and billed to the Oireachtas facilities unit.”
29/03/2016 R1097 Journalist Details of all bilateral trips hosted by the Oireachtas for the years 2014 & 2015. To include a list of those who travelled, the itinerary for the trip and copies of all receipts associated with the travel: airlines, hotels, gifts, entertainments, sightseeing, etc.
29/03/2016 R1096 Journalist I wish to request, under the Freedom of Information Act, the names of all secretarial assistants and parliamentary assistants appointed by TDs to date in the 32nd Dáil.
24/03/2016 R1095 Journalist 1. details or estimates of the annual pension entitlement for all outgoing members who will be new entrants to the scheme following general election. 2. details of the termination payments, lump sums etc for all of the above. 3. details or estimates of the step down salary payments for those not yet entitled to pension who lost seats, and who left Oireachtas following general election.
23/03/2016 R1094 Journalist Under the FOI Act 2014, I am seeking the following: - copies of all correspondence - written or electronic - between the Oireachtas and either former member Ivor Callely or Ned O'Keeffe relating to the repayment of mobile phone expenses.
23/03/2016 R1093 Journalist Under the FOI Act 2014, I am seeking the following: - copies of all the forms submitted by new TDs specifying the band in which they will be claiming the travel and accommodation allowance. - a copy of the latest version of the guidelines issued to new TDs and Senators for claiming of expenses etc.
 23/03/2016  R1092 Journalist  Under the FOI Act 2014, I am seeking the following: - a copy of the official diary kept for former Ceann Comhairle Sean Barrett to cover period 1 January 2015 to the date on which he ceased to be Ceann Comhairle. - copies of all subsistence claims made by the Ceann Comhairle's driver in the period since my last such request (last claim form 3 Feb 2016) and the date on which he ceased to be Ceann Comhairle. - copies of any correspondence - written and electronic - between the Oireachtas and Mr Barrett regarding mileage, overnight or subsistence payments in period 1 January 2016 to the current date. 
22/03/2016 R1091 Journalist Under the FOI Acts 1997-2014 I wish to request the following information:  1. Copies of the Parliamentary Standard Allowance Declaration Form completed by the new TDs elected on 26.2.2016 listed below: Kate O’Connell TD                Imelda  Munster TD Jim O’Callahan TD Catherine Martin TB Eamon Ryan TD             Josepha Madigan TD Noel Rock TD Maria Bailey TD John Brady TD                             Louise O’Reilly TD Katherine Zappone TD Eoin O’Broin TD Denise Mitchell TD                James Lawless  TD Gino Kenny TD Jack Chambers  TD Frank O’Rourke TD                Pat Casey TD Colm Brophy TD, Shane Cassells TD Fiona O’Loughlin TD                John Lahart TD  2. Copies of any cover letter with the PSA form in (1) stating for example that the Deputy does not want one of both of the allowances or which asks for the allowances to be paid at a rate different to the standard one applicable.
18/03/2016 R1089 Private Individual I request that a copy of the following documents be provided to me with regard to the most recent budget in 2015. In order to help to better my understanding of our economy and what changes our government has made it regard to spending. I request a waiver of all fees for this request. Disclosure of the requested information to me is in the public interest because it is likely to contribute significantly to public understanding of the operations or activities of the government and is not primarily in my commercial interest.
14/03/2016 R1088 Private Individual I would like 3 transcripts of the following address by Dr. Maurice Manning the Director of the Irish Human Rights Commission in September of 2011 to Seanad Éireann.
14/03/2016 R1087 Journalist I wish to request, under the Freedom of Information Act, details of any "bar tabs" not settled within 30 days of the dissolution of the Dail. Please provide a breakdown of all bills detailing how much is outstanding. Please also include the names of the TDs/Senators that have outstanding bills not settled within 30 days.
14/03/2016 R1086 Journalist  I wish to request, under FoI, details of all mobile phone and car kit claims by TDs / Senators in  2016.
11/03/2016 R1085 Other All emails and attachments and any other documents held by, sent to or received by Senator Lorraine Higgins or Senator Darragh O'Brien which include any reference to myself. The relevant periods are from 01 January 2013 to 29 February 2016.
10/03/2016 R1084 Journalist I wish to request, under FoI, copies of any Declaration Forms provided by members’ detailing their use of services and facilities provided out of public funds following the dissolution of the Dail.
08/03/2016 R1083 Journalist Please send me a full breakdown of how much is owed in unpaid bar and restaurant tabs in the Oireachtas.  The information should show how much is owed on each tab (Person A €50, Person B €100, Person C €150 etc) and to what bar/restaurant. It should also indicate whether the tab belongs to an outgoing TD who has not been re-elected, an outgoing TD who has been re-elected or a new TD who has just been elected.
08/03/2016 R1082 Journalist 1. I wish to request, under the Freedom of Information Act, details of all reconciliation days sought by members during 2016, including details of whether the reconciliations were granted or refused. 2. I also wish to request, under FoI, details of any TDs that claimed travel expenses for one journey from Leinster House to their constituency or residence following the dissolution of the Dail. Please include a copy of the claim forms. 3. I also wish to request, under FoI, details of how much stationery and consumables for computer, printing and office equipment was collected by TDs or their staff during January and February 2013 up until the day of dissolution. 4. I also wish to request, under FoI, details of all staff overtime claims by Senators between the date of dissolution and the date of this FoI. 5. I also wish to request, under FoI, details of the telephone bills accrued by TDs and also by Senators contesting the general election following the dissolution of the Dail and details of any repayments requested / made from TDs / Senators contesting the general election for calls made that did not arise from ongoing representational duties. Please include any correspondence surrounding the repayments. 6. I also wish to request, under FoI, minutes of any meetings of the Informal Feedback Forum between October 2015 and the date of the Dail's dissolution.
07/03/2016 R1081 Private Individual Between December 2012 and February 2013 the Joint Committee on Justice, Equality and Defence held a series of hearings on "the future direction of prostitution legislation". Under the Freedom of Information Act 2014 I wish to request copies of all correspondence and memos of correspondence, internal and external, concerning the selection of interested parties to be invited to contribute to the hearings. This includes correspondence of the clerk and secretariat, not just the Committee itself. I am not looking for copies of any of the submissions.
07/03/2016 R1080 Journalist 1. Details or estimates of the annual pension entitlement for all outgoing members who will be new entrants to the scheme following general election.  2. Details of the termination payments, lump sums etc for all of the above.  3. Details or estimates of the step down salary payments for those not yet entitled to pension who lost seats, left oireachtas following general election.
07/03/2016 R1079 Private Individual I kindly request a copy of records, in machine readable form, pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act 2014, that reveal the number of bills that have been brought before the Houses of the Oireachtas between 2011 and 2016, as a result of EU (European Union) directives and regulations?
04/03/2016 R1078 Private Individual (i) How many bills that at brought before the Houses of the Oireachtas, are as a result and a direct consequence of EU (European Union) directives and regulations?   (ii) What percentage of bills brought before the Houses of the Oireachtas, are as a result and a direct consequence of EU (European Union) directives and regulations?
04/03/2016 R1077 Private Individual 1) The total expenditure by political parties for campaign posters for the 2016 General Election. Please provide the breakdown for each individual party.  2) The amount of money spent on the 2016 General Election campaign posters that has been claimed back by the candidates. Please provide the breakdown for each individual party.  3) The total cost of the 2016 General Election posters that is being subsidised by the Government and the amount being allocated to each individual party.
04/03/2016 R1076 Private Individual 1. Records outlining the numbers of complaints filed by members of the Oireachtas in relation to bullying within the workforce for the years 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and the first two months of 2016.  2. In addition, I request records outlining the various examples of bullying that were given to the Human Resource Management Unit when a complaint was filed.
03/03/2016 R1075 Journalist This information provided for the period between 01/01/2015 and 31/12/2015.  1. The number of all sick days taken by personnel in the Houses of the Oireachtas.   2. The number of sick days broken down in tabulated form by month.  3. A breakdown of the reasons cited for the sick days taken by overall number of times cited.  4. The total number of staff who took a sick day on Wednesday 18 March.
02/03/2016 R1074 Private Individual The amount of sick days that were taken by members of Dail Eireann in 2015.
02/03/2016 R1073 Solicitor All records which evidence and/or refer to and/or relate to and/or arise from and/or touch upon the complaint made by Mr Edward Kearns concerning the Revenue Commissioners made to the Ombudsman and the request made by Mr Kearns to various Joint Committees of the Houses of the Oireachtas for consideration of the matter, namely (i) the Joint Committee on Finance and Public Service of the 29th Dail; and/or (ii) the Joint Committee on Finance and Public Service of the of the 30th Dail; and/or (iii) the Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform of the 31st Dail , includ ing but not exclusive to: (a) correspondence from the Ombudsman to the Joint Committee which refers to Mr Kearns accepting an offer made by the Revenue Commissioners by way of settlement of Mr Kearns complaint; (b) the letter sent by Mr Pat Whelan, Director General of the Ombudsman's Office, to the Joint Committee in August 2003; (c) correspondence sent by the Joint Committee to the Ombudsman and/or Mr Kearns in respect of the matter; (d) the recommendation of February 2008 made in this matter and related records; and (e) the special report entitled "Report on the Principle of Acceptance by Public Bodies of Recommendations of the Ombudsman" and related records.
22/02/2016 R1072 Private Individual In November 2013, my case before the EU Petitions Committee, PETI Petition 0161/2006, was transferred to the Oireachtas Joint sub-Committee on Public Petitions.  1. I would be obliged if you could send me the documentation held by you relating to this transfer, specifically copies of all emails and correspondence between the PETI Secretariat and the Irish Authorities leading up to the transfer indicating who initiated  the request that the case be transferred, who approved  the transfer and  the conditions under which the transfer was made.  2. I would also like a copy of all documentation and correspondence indicating the activities undertaken by the Joint sub-Committee on Public Petitions to resolve the case in the two years since the transfer was made.
17/02/2016 R1071 Journalist 1. Copies of all receipts, invoices, itineraries with regard to hotels, flights, subsistence, gifts, dining, airport services, transport etc for the trip undertaken by two     Oireachtas members to Mexico for WIP Summit.  2. Copies of all receipts, invoices, itineraries with regard to hotels, flights, subsistence, gifts, dining, airport services, transport etc for the trip undertaken by Ceann Comhairle Sean Barrett to New York for World Conference of Speakers.  3. Copies of all receipts, invoices, itineraries with regard to hotels, flights, subsistence, gifts, dining, airport services, transport etc for the trip undertaken by Ceann Comhairle Sean Barrett to Bucharest on visit to Romania.
17/02/2016 R1070 Journalist 1. Copies of all subsistence claims submitted by Oireachtas member Jim Walsh for the period 1 January 2015 until the current date.  Copies of all subsistence claims submitted by Oireachtas member Jack Wall for the period 1 January 2015 until the current date.  Copies of all subsistence claims submitted by Oireachtas member Paddy Burke for the period 1 January 2015 until the current date.  2. Copies of all subsistence claims submitted by Oireachtas member Jim Walsh for the period 1 January 2015 until the current date.  Copies of all subsistence claims submitted by Oireachtas member Jack Wall for the period 1 January 2015 until the current date.  Copies of all subsistence claims submitted by Oireachtas member Paddy Burke for the period 1 January 2015 until the current date.
12/02/2016 R1069 Journalist I wish to receive copies of all invoices received by the Houses of the Oireachtas in relation to the Banking Inquiry. This should include all invoices submitted for reimbursement, payment and other costs incurred by the Banking Inquiry since it started.
09/02/2016 R1068 Private Individual 1. What are the opening hours of the Oireachtas Fitness Room, year round 3. What was the average number of daily attendees in 2015, 2014 and 2013 4. Do staff at the Oireachtas pay for use of the centre in any way and is there membership required 5. What fitness classes were available at the centre in 2015, 2014 and 2013 6. Can you provide me with a full list of all equipment/facilities at the centre 7. What was the salary received by a fitness instructor at the centre in 2015, 2014 and 2013 and how many hours per day did they work at the centre 8. Were other staff employed in any capacity at the centre 9. Which company won the contract to run the centre in 2015, 2014 and 2013 and how much did it receive in these years for its services 10.How much did it cost to maintain the equipment in the gym in 2015, 2014 and 2013 and which company has this contract 11. What are the physical dimensions of the gym ie it's size 12. Are there showers, changing rooms attached to the fitness centre 13. Where is its exact location within the Oireachtas building 14. I wish to receive a picture of the Oireachtas fitness centre. 2.  How many people worked at the Oireachtas in 2015 and 2014 and 2013 ie how many people were eligible to use the centre in 2015 and 2014 and 2013
08/02/2016 R1067 Journalist The outstanding bill for the Oireachtas Members Bar following the dissolution of the 31st Dáil on 3rd February 2016, and a breakdown to include the following: -    Outstanding amounts due to the Members Bar for A) food, B) drinks and C) alcoholic beverages. -    A list detailing how many sitting members from each party had yet to settle outstanding bar bills at the time of this request, and how much the bills amounted to for each party. -    The amount yet to be paid by members of the Oireachtas who left prior to the formation of the 31st Dáil and 24th Seanad who never ‘settled up’ before leaving. -    A figure for the largest single outstanding bar bill.  In addition to this, I would like to request an up-to-date price list for food, drink and beverage items for sale in the Oireachtas Members Bar.  Finally, I would be grateful if you could detail the level of subvention that applies for these items.  Please note that I do not seek any names, nor personal or private identifying details of any individual members of the Oireachtas.
04/02/2016 R1066 Journalist Copies of all receipts /invoices held by the Oireachtas in relation to the 2014 audit of expenses conducted by Mazars. Copies of all receipts/expenses submitted for review by the members chosen for the 2014 audit.
04/02/2016 R1065 Journalist All correspondents concerning paintings/antique which were either lost or stolen from the Houses of the Oireachtas in each of the past ten years. To be clear, this would include the name and cost of each painting/antique, as well as the year it was purchased. It would also include the building and exact location (i.e. the room) of the painting before it was reported missing.
03/02/2016 R1064 Journalist I wish to request, under the Freedom of Information Act, details of all reconciliation days sought by members during 2016, including details of whether the reconcilliations were granted or refused.
03/02/2016 R1063 Journalist Records of expenses paid for witnesses to the Banking Inquiry to include: · copies of all receipts filed in relation to the same · a schedule of the total amount paid in respect of each witness · a breakdown of the costs re accommodation, food, travel and any other expenses occurred for each witness.
03/02/2016 R1062 Private Individual 1. The amount paid in salary and expenses to each of the following TDs during the current Dáil term - Fine Gael Deputy Frank Feighan, Independent Deputy Denis Naughten and Independent Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice. The amount paid in salary and expenses to each of the following Senators during the current Seanad term - Senator John Kelly (Labour) and Senator Terry Leyden (Fianna Fáil). 2. The amount paid in salary and expenses to each of the following TDs during the current Dáil term - Fine Gael Deputy Frank Feighan, Independent Deputy Denis Naughten and Independent Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice. The amount paid in salary and expenses to each of the following Senators during the current Seanad term - Senator John Kelly (Labour) and Senator Terry Leyden (Fianna Fáil).
02/02/2016 R1061 Journalist 1. I am seeking all correspondence concerning the Dáil gym, including a list of members who are TDs, and the number of occasions the gym used by each TD in the past twelve months. 2. I am also seeking a breakdown of all running costs since the current administration came to power in 2011. This would include an overall average daily cost associated with operating the gym. To be clear, I would like a breakdown of staff employed by the Oireachtas either full-time or part-time. 3. What is the average number of people who use the gym on a daily basis. 4. All correspondence concerning the purchase of equipment since it was opened.
02/02/2016 R1060 Journalist A full history to the websites visited from 1 January 2015 -31 December 2015 from computers used in the Houses of the Oireachtas. Mainly computers used within Leinster House.
02/02/2016 R1059 Private Individual 1. FOI request for Certification of Expenditure Forms for Travel and Accommodation (TAA) for some members for 2015 Please see attached list of members (Dublin and Band 1) for whom the above form is requested under the FOI Acts. For the year 2015 did any members claim sick leave credits or credits for absence on Parliamentary businesss to make up the minimum attendance required? If so, please provide a schedule in the format below stating how many sick days credits were allowed. (See page one on attachment - table) 2. Please supply the relevant part of any staff procedures manual relating to the processing of the TAA completed forms.  3. Two members who live in Dublin are being paid the Band 1 rates as their claim that their commute to the Dail brings them into the Band 1 distance has been accepted. I would like copies of any relevant paperwork that shows this is within the current rules.
01/02/2016 R1058 Private individual Records, communication, and status regarding the petition of the Equal Status Act 2000 section 7(3)(c) to grant equal school access for unbaptised children in Ireland (petition logged in November 2015).
29/01/2016 R1057 Oireachtas Member Release of FOI R1021 (Parts 1 and 2) issued to journalist. 1. Details of all orders placed by members of the Oireachtas since January 2015, including type of material ordered and quantity. 2. Copies of all Christmas cards and calendars ordered by members during this period.
28/01/2016 R1056 Journalist 1. All correspondence with Brian Walsh TD in relation to his stepping down as a TD in 2016. Please include any correspondence with the Ceann Comhairle or Clerk of  the Dail. 2. Access to records of any other TDs / Senators that changed their bands for expenses purposes in December 2015 or to date in January 2016. 3. Access to any records created in 2014 or 2015 in relation to the commissioning of portraits of Presidents, taoisigh and Ceann Comhairle, including Michael D Higgins, Brian Cowen and John O'Donoghue. Please include internal and external correspondence.
27/01/2016 R1055 Journalist All records relating to the suspected “cyber attack” that disrupted access to the Houses of the Oireachtas website on the 21/22 January 2016.
26/01/2016 R1054 Journalist  Details of the full itemised costs of the Banking Inquiry from December 1, 2015 to January 31, 2016. This can be in the form of a spreadsheet or so-called 'data dump'.
 25/01/2016 R1053  Oireachtas Member  I would like a copy of the records released to Kevin Doyle, Group Political Editor of the Irish Independent, in respect of the following FOI request: “I wish to make a request under the Freedom of Information in relation to the use of Oireachtas printing facilities. Specifically, I would like the following information: Details of all orders placed by members of the Oireachtas since January 2015, including type of material ordered and quantity. “ 
 25/01/2016 R1052  Private Individual    1. Request for early retirement on health grounds made by Brian Walsh TD made in December 2015. Note I do not want any medical information included with the application.  2. Correspondence between the Commission and Deputy Walsh and internal correspondence relating to his application.  Has a decision been reached on the application? If it has, I would like a copy of the document communicating that decision.  3. Can I also have a copy of the rules relating to early retirement on health grounds and for ‘added years’ service.
 22/01/2016  R1051 Journalist  A copy of the briefing note circulated to members of the Houses of the Oireachtas Commission for their meeting on November 24, regarding debt and aged debt in the Oireachtas bar and restaurants. 
21/01/2016 R1050 Journalist 1. The number of cyber attacks (unauthorised accessing of information systems, interference with information systems or with data on such systems, interception or transmission of data to or from information systems) on computer information systems in the Houses of the Oireachtas for each year over the last five years.   2. Details of these cyber attacks (unauthorised accessing of information systems, interference with information systems or with data on such systems, interception or transmission of data to or from information systems) in the Houses of the Oireachtas for each year over the last five years.   3. Details of measures taken to counter cyber attacks (unauthorised accessing of information systems, interference with information systems or with data on such systems, interception or transmission of data to or from information systems) in the Houses of the Oireachtas for each year over the last five years.   4. All internal and/or external correspondence/memos/reports/emails/minutes/reports relating to cyber attacks (unauthorised accessing of information systems, interference with information systems or with data on such systems, interception or transmission of data to or from information systems) on computer information systems in the Houses of the Oireachtas from January 1, 2015 to date.
21/01/2016 R1048 Journalist Copies of all correspondence between the Houses of the Oireachtas and Michael Lowry T.D., in relation the printing of Christmas cards and other printing materials for the Christmas of 2015. This should include emails, memos, texts, phone call logs and any other form of correspondence.
21/01/2016 R1047 Journalist The list of requests made by all Senators and TDs to the Oireachtas in-house printing service for all items for the months of December 2015 and the period of the year to date in 2016. This should include a list of the individual TD or Senator, the type of item they requested for printing, the volume of items they requested, and the overall cost of printing those items.
21/01/2016 R1046 Journalist The number of Christmas cards, calendars, and other Christmas items that were printed by the Oireachtas for TDs and Senators for Christmas 2015. This should include a list of the individual TD or Senator, the type of item they requested for printing, the volume of items they requested, and the overall cost of printing those items.
19/01/2016 R1045 Journalist  Copies of all records held by the Oireachtas relating to how the competiton/interviewing process/appointment of a new Secretary General for the service. Copies of any letters or emails sent by Ceann Comhairle Sean Barrett, or his staff, relating to the above in period 1 January 2015 to the current date.
19/01/2016 R1044 Journalist 1. Copies of any records regarding the payment of an overnight allowance to the current Ceann Comhairle.  2. The amount paid to the current Ceann Comhairle in the calendar years 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015 under that heading, if any.  3. A copy of any records, which would indicate the arrangements in place for travel for the Ceann Comhairle to and from the Dáil.  4. Copies of any subsistence claims made by drivers working for the Ceann Comhairle.  5. The amount paid to the current Ceann Comhairle in mileage payments (if any) for the calendar years 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015. 
 19/01/2016 R1043 Journalist  A database/spreadsheet of all travel undertaken by TDs and Senators for the calendar year 2015. To include the breakdown as provided to me in the past of name of member, destination, purpose of trip, cost of flights, cost of hotels, other costs, subsistence claims etc. 
 18/01/2016 R1042   Journalist Copies of all expenses claims for the purchase of mobile phones, including copies of all invoices, submitted to the Houses of the Oireachtas Commission’s One Stop Shop by TDs and Senators from September 2, 2015 to January 18, 2016. 
 18/01/2016 R1041   Journalist 1. The number of print jobs completed by the Oireachtas Print Facility during the term of the 31st Dail to date, which were subsequently recycled without being collected following either the instructions of a member of the Oireachtas or a failure to reply to a notification from the Print Facility that the print job would be recycled unless it was collected. 2. In the case of each such print job, the name of the member who ordered the job, details of the print job (to include a date, description of the product and the quantity printed). 
 15/01/2016 R1040  Journalist I am seeking the following records: Emails that appear contained in Senator Lorraine Higgins's Oireachtas email account (sent/received from 1 Sept 2014-31 Dec 2014) under the following search terms: "Nama" + "Paul Hennigan" + ("John Rogerson's Quay" OR "John Rogersons Quay) Please do not be case sensitive for the purposes of this search. 
 15/01/2016 R1039  Journalist  In accordance with section 12 of the Freedom of Information Act 2014, I wish to request access to the following records/details:  1. The amount of money taken by the Dáil bar over the course of 2015.  2. The three nights of 2015 when the Dáil bar took the most money, including the figures for the amount of money taken.   3. The three nights of 2015 when the Dáil bar took the least money, including the figures for the amount of money taken.  4. A tabular breakdown of the number of pints of each draft beverage sold on the three busiest nights of the year.   5. The amount of Guinness, Carlsberg, Heineken and Budweiser sold over the course of the year, broken down by number of kegs. 
 14/01/2016 R1038   Journalist 1. All expense claims submitted by Senator Lorraine Higgins since Jan 2014.  Please note that included in this should be any actual invoices submitted. 2. All expense claims submitted by Senator Lorraine Higgins since Jan 2014.  Please note that included in this should be any actual invoices submitted.  
 12/01/2016 R1037  Journalist  In respect of the years 2013, 2014 and 2015, can you provide me with a list of all contracts awarded by the Oireachtas to outside companies for any type of service or consultancy? In respect of each contract please provide details of:  The date the contract was awarded.  The value of the contract.  The company, organisation or individual to whom the contract was awarded.  The location of their business.  The Departmental representative who signed off on the contract. 
12/01/2016 R1036 Journalist 1. The total cost of running the Dail gym in 2015. Please provide a detailed breakdown of the budget for 2015 including: Staff numbers and remuneration. Light, heating, food, sanitary facilities and all other day to day running costs. Details of any extraordinary expenditure eg staff overtime for opening late or early to accommodate clients. 2. The total number of TDs and senators who attended the gym in 2015. Please provide details including: A month by month breakdown of the number of TDs and Senators who attended the gym in 2016. Details of any fees paid by TDs and Senators to attend the gym. 3. Operational details about the creche including Opening hours. Food menus /catering services. A detailed breakdown of all the facilities, equipment and services in the in the gym.
12/01/2016 R1035 Journalist  1. The total cost of running the Dail creche in 2015. Please provide a detailed breakdown of the budget for 2015 including: Staff numbers and remuneration. Light, heating, food, sanitary facilities and all other day to day running costs. Details of any extraordinary expenditure eg staff overtime for opening late or early to accommodate clients. 2. The number of children who attended the creche in 2015 and the number of TDs and Senators whose children attended the creche in 2015 Please provide details including: The number of TDs whose children attended the creche, full time, part-time etc. The number of TDs and Senators with more than one child attending the creche. 3. Operational details about the creche including Opening hours. Food menus. Details of facilities in the creche, eg the number of beds, running costs for any special equipment/machinery/services etc.
12/01/2016 R1034 Private Individual Copies of all statements/invoices incurred by the Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis for external services for the year of 2015.
 07/01/2016 R1033  Private Individual  I live in London and have an NUI Seanad vote using the Gaelic legal version of my name. I am intrigued by the lack of voting data on your website and would appreciate voting records of NUI Senators for the last two years. Electronically please. 
08/01/2016 R1032 Journalist 1. The amount of kegs/pints of Heineken and Guinness sold at the Dail bar in 2015.  The dates of the busiest five nights at the Dail bar in 2015 and the revenues generated on each of the five busiest nights.  The number of pints of Guinness and Heineken sold on the top three busiest nights in 2015.  The revenues and profits recorded by the Dail bar and restaurant in 2015.    2. The spend by the Oireachtas Commission in 2015 on legal costs and a breakdown of the costs.  The amounts paid to named counsel and external solicitors in 2015.
06/01/2016 R1031 Journalist In accordance with Section 7 of the Freedom of Information Act 1997, I wish to request access to the following records: Records outlining total revenues and the profit or loss made by the Leinster House bars during 2015. Records outlining total revenues and the profit or loss made by Leinster House restaurants during 2015. Records providing a breakdown of the five busiest days, in terms of revenue,for the Leinster House bars in 2015, with a list of the quantity of specific drinks purchased on those dates. For example, how many pints of Guinness, .Heineken, Carlsberg etc were sold on each given day. I understand similar information has been provided under the Freedom of Information Act in the past. Records outlining the number of kegs of different beers used in the Leinster House Bars in 2015. Copies of all correspondence issued to current and former Oireachtas members in relation to non-payment of bills in the Leinster House bars and restaurants since January 1, 2015. Copies of all responses to this correspondence. Copies of records indicating whether or not the outstanding bills referred to in the correspondence were subsequently paid.
 04/01/2016 R1030  Private Individual  1. I wish to have sight of all documentation held by the Oireachtas Committee on Communications, Energy and Natural Resources in regard to appointments to the   Board of Inland Fisheries Ireland in accordance with section 12 (1)(b) and section 12 (3) of Inland Fisheries Act 2010. Information is being sought in respect of the period since the enactment of the act and the date on which the information is being provided.  2. The information to include copies of all lists of all panels of candidates held since the coming into force of the 2010 act, including dates on which persons were added to or removed from the list, all correspondence and representations made in relation to any potential board member, names of all persons proposed to the Minister by the Oireachtas Committee.  3. I also wish to have sight of copies of all agendas and minutes of meetings of Joint Oireachtas Committee at which any discussion, consideration, or decision took place in relation to appointment to Inland Fisheries Ireland or proposals to the Minister in accordance with section 12 (1) (b).  4. I also wish to have sight of any ranking or order of suitability or eligibility of all persons included on lists or panels of candidates or of persons proposed to the Minister in accordance with section 12 (1)(b). 
 04/01/2016 R1029  Journalist  1. The current price list for all alcoholic drinks sold in the Dail Bar and Restaurant and the Private Members bar.   2. The current price list for all non-alcoholic drinks sold in the Dail Bar and and the Private Members bar.   3.The current price list for all food (including meals, snacks etc) sold Dail Bar and the Private Members bar.   4.The five dates in 2015 which represent the largest takings/the most income received by the Dail bar and the Private members bar.   5. A list of all current suppliers associated with the Dail bar / private members bar.  2. The amount of money paid to the suppliers of Sky TV / Horse Racing UK TV channel over the last five years. 
 04/01/2016  R1028 Journalist  A list of all Lost and Found items received by the Lost and Found office in the Houses of Oireachtas  A list of all claimed Lost and Found items  A list of all destroyed Lost and Found items  Any documents / guidelines / protocols which surround the Lost and Found office in the Houses of Oireachtas.  
 04/01/2016 R1027  Journalist  A list of all FOI requests / FOI logs - received by the Houses of the Oireachtas in 2015, 2014, 2013. 
04/01/2016 R1026  Journalist  1. A list of names of all former TDs and Senators who owe money to the Oireachtas Bar and Restaurant / Member’s bar as of December 15th 2015. Please state the amount owed by each TD and Senator