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

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Date requested

24 Apr 2020

Request no.

OIR-FOI-2020-0062

Requestor

Journalist

I would like to request a list of all persons employed as secretarial assistants and parliamentary assistants by TDs and Senators as of the date of receipt of this request. I would like each persons employer to be identified.

Date requested

23 Apr 2020

Request no.

OIR-FOI-2020-0061

Requestor

Other

1.Legal Advice received by the Houses of the Oireachtas concerning the question of whether the Constitution permits remote meetings or sittings of the Dail or Seanad. 2.The questions asked or instructions given to legal advisors in seeking the advice at 1. above. 3.The identity or identities of the person or persons who formulated the questions or instructions in 2. above. 4.Records, transcripts or minutes of meetings or discussions held in which it was decided to seek the advice at 1. and/or at which the questions or advice at 2. were formulated or decided upon.

Date requested

23 Apr 2020

Request no.

OIR-FOI-2020-0060

Requestor

Journalist

Under the FOI Act 2014, I am seeking the following:- copies of the self-declaration forms for all TDs when they signed the electoral roll. I am only seeking details of the name of the TD and the declared distance from their home to Leinster House and not any other information from these forms. This request to cover 2020 only.

Date requested

22 Apr 2020

Request no.

OIR-FOI-2020-0059

Requestor

Other

Under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2014, I now wish to seek all and any correspondence regarding those contacts between the Translation Section of the Houses of the Oireachtas, or any individual member of that Translation Section, and the Department of the Taoiseach or the Department of Foreign Affairs, or any individual member of those Departments, or any institution of the European Union, or any individual member of those institutions. My request relates to the period since 3 February 2020.

Date requested

20 Apr 2020

Request no.

OIR-FOI-2020-0058

Requestor

Other

I note that a handful of Members were not paid the full PSA amounts. Can you send me a copy of the request by these Members not to be paid the full amount. As promised to facilitate staff, I set out below the names of the Members who were paid less than the standard PSA allowance for February 2020 and who must have submitted paper work asking for a lesser amount to be paid. Senators: Ivana Bacik, Victor Boyhan, Keith Swannick, John O'Mahony, Paul Coughlan. TDs: Patrick Costello, Brendan Howlin, Gino Kelly, Eoin O'Broin, Cian O'Callaghan, Jim O'Callaghan, Michael Ring

Date requested

20 Apr 2020

Request no.

OIR-FOI-2020-0057

Requestor

Other

*As clarified - Under the current FOI legislation I wish to have copies of the following documents:It has been reported in the media that a number of TDs/senators have written to the relevant Dail Department asking about the possibility of an allowance for working fromhome in the current coronavirus situation. I would like a copy of these requests and a copy of the official responses to the requests.

Date requested

16 Apr 2020

Request no.

OIR-FOI-2020-0056

Requestor

Journalist

1. Any written correspondence sent by any Senator/TD to either: the Oireachtas Clerk / House of the Oireachtas Services / Houses of the Oireachtas Commission: that related to inquiries for allowances for working from home, pending the Covid pandemic. The time frame I refer to is from March 1st 2020 - present date (16th April). 2. Any responses issued to correspondence referred to in part.1 of this request.

Date requested

15 Apr 2020

Request no.

OIR-FOI-2020-0055

Requestor

Journalist

- copies of any emails received from members of the Oireachtas seeking an allowance or entitlements for the creation of a new home office or purchase of home equipment due to the COVID-19 crisis. I am also seeking the response that issued in each instance. This request to cover the period March 17 to date of receipt of the request.

Date requested

15 Apr 2020

Request no.

OIR-FOI-2020-0054

Requestor

Journalist

*As clarified -A database/spreadsheet of all foreign travel undertaken by TDs and Senator for the calendar year 2019, to include a breakdown by the name of member,destination, purpose of trip, cost of flights, cost of hotels, othercosts, subsistence claims, etc.

Date requested

14 Apr 2020

Request no.

OIR-FOI-2020-0053

Requestor

Journalist

*As clarified - A list of all the termination payments/termination lump sums that TDs who lost their seats, or chose not to seek re-election, in the recent general election, are due to receive or have received.

Date requested

6 Apr 2020

Request no.

OIR-FOI-2020-0051

Requestor

Journalist

Under the FOI Act 2014, I am seeking the following:- a database/spreadsheet of all electronic or other equipment that is outstanding and which is held by former members of the Oireachtas. - the name of the person who holds the equipment. - the estimated value of the equipment.

Date requested

6 Apr 2020

Request no.

OIR-FOI-2020-0050

Requestor

Journalist

Under the FOI Act 2014, I am seeking the following:- a list of all parliamentary assistants (PAs) and secretarial assistants (SAs) employed by members of the Oireachtas on the date of this request. Also, to include start dates.