Annual Report 2016

Information Commissioner and Commissioner for Environmental Information, Peter Tyndall, published his Annual Report for 2016.

The report can be viewed online or downloaded from the website.

Annual Report 2015

Information Commissioner and Commissioner for Environmental Information, Peter Tyndall, published his Annual Report for 2015.

The report can be viewed online or downloaded from the website.

Annual Report 2014

Information Commissioner and Commissioner for Environmental Information, Peter Tyndall, published his second Annual Report for 2014, the seventeenth since the founding of the Office in 1998.

The report can be viewed online or downloaded from the website.

Annual Report 2013

Information Commissioner and Commissioner for Environmental Information, Peter Tyndall, published his first Annual Report for 2013, the sixteenth since the founding of the Office in 1998.

The report can be viewed online or downloaded from the website.

  • Noted a 29% increase in the number of reviews completed in 2013, compared to 2012.
  • Anticipated a significant increase in demand for his Office's services due to the FOI Amendment Bill and the extension of the Act to all public bodies, including bodies such as the Central Bank of Ireland, NAMA, the NTMA and An Garda Síochána.

Annual Report 2012

Information Commissioner and Commissioner for Environmental Information, Emily O'Reilly, published her Annual Report for 2012, the fifteenth since the founding of the Office in 1998.

The report can be viewed online or downloaded from the website.

Annual Report 2011

Information Commissioner and Commissioner for Environmental Information, Emily O'Reilly, published her Annual Report for 2011, the fourteenth since the founding of the Office in 1998.

The report can be viewed online or downloaded from the website.

Annual Report 2010

The Information Commissioner, published her Annual Report for 2010, the thirteenth Report since the founding of the Office in 1998. At the launch of her Report the Information Commissioner strongly welcomed the commitment of the Government in its new Programme to "restore the Freedom of Information Act" and to "extend its remit to other public bodies including the administrative side of An Garda Síochána, subject to security exceptions".

The report can be viewed online or downloaded from the website.

Annual Report 2009

The Information Commissioner, Emily O'Reilly, published her Annual Report for 2009. It is the twelfth report since the founding of the Office in 1998. In her Report the Commissioner: criticises the practice of removing public bodies that have been subject to Freedom of Information (FOI) from the scope of the FOI Acts; notes that a number of key public bodies, including those in the financial and economic sectors, still remain outside the scope of FOI; records a 7% increase in appeals to her Office against decisions of public bodies and an upsurge of 13% in FOI requests to public bodies.

The report can be viewed online or downloaded from the website.