Successful OCEI Appeal against DAFM refusal to release consolidated forestry data in Excel


OCEI consideration of DAFM AIE responses

Dept tested consolidating the data into a usable format

DAFM has not shown that the information is publicly available

Easily accessible

Administrative burden

Setting of binding precedent


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Minister of Agriculture statement on Irish water quality


“The Minister for Agriculture gave a radio interview on Saturday 29 July 2023 where is said that Ireland was number 2 or 3 in the EU for water quality. I would be very grateful if you could forward the data or report from which this claim is derived.”