FOI disclosure log


Disclosure Log 2018

Disclosure log and index of precedents

Below is the log of requests received and processed in 2018, together with the decisions made and any exemptions relied upon.

GSOC FOI request log 2018

GSOC FOI request log 2018

Category of Requester

Description of Request

Date of Request

Date of Reply

Decision

Exemption

Personal/Non-personal

Member of the Public Correspondence between GSOC and the Dept of Justice and Equality. 15-Jan 12-Feb Refused P.3/Ch.2/S.15/S.1(a) & (1)(f) NP
Member of the Public (Complainant) Disclosure of PULSE data and garda records relating to requester. 29-Jan 31-Jan Transferred Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information relating to case files 06-Feb 07-Feb Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public Information relating to case files 08-Feb 22-Feb Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information relating to case files 09-Feb 22-Feb Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information relating to case files 08-Feb 22-Feb Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public Information relating to the use of pepper spray 22-Feb 04-Apr Refused P.4/S.37(1) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information relating to case files 27-Feb 06-Mar Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information relating to case files 08-Mar 14-Mar Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public Correspondence between GSOC and the Dept of Justice and Equality 22-Mar 17-Apr Refused Sec 15 (1)(a) NP
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information relating to case files 11-Apr 12-Apr Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of Business/Interest Group Information relating to GSOC prosecutions under Section 110 of the GSA Act, 2005 19-Apr 02-May Released NP
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information relating to case files 23-Apr 27-Apr Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of Oireachtas Information relating to case statistics, GSOC offices, GSOC vehicle policy 04-May 01-Jun Released Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) NP
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information regarding case statistics 24-May 21-Jun Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information relating to case files 05-Jun 06-Jun Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Garda Information relating to case file/disclosures made to other agencies or a third party 05-Jun 12-Jun Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information relating to case files 07-Jun 19-Jun Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information relating to case files 11-Jun 21-Jun Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public Information relating to case files 11-Jun 21-Jun Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public Information relating to case files 11-Jun 21-Jun Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public Information relating to case files 13-Jun 15-Jun Withdrawn & Handled outside FOI P
Garda Information relating to case files 14-Jun 20-Jun Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public Information relating to application of section 11 of the Mental Health Act 2001 19-Jun 10-Jul Refused Sec 15 (1)(a) NP
Journalist Complaint Statistics 19-Jul 14-Aug Released NP
Garda Information relating to case file 23-Jul 25-Jul Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of Business/Interest Group Complaint Statistics 31-Jul 15-Aug Released NP
Journalist Correspondence between GSOC Chair & Minister since Jan 2018 04-Aug 14-Sep Released NP
Journalist Correspondence between GSOC and the Department of Justice and Equality – Legislative Amendments 04-Aug 01-Oct Released NP
Journalist Submissions by GSOC to Commission on Future of Policing 04-Aug 28-Aug Refused Sec 15 (1)(d) NP
Member of the Public Complaint Statistics RE: Kerry division 10-Aug 17-Aug Released NP
Journalist Statistics re Garda discharge of firearms & less lethal devices 20-Aug 14-Aug Released NP
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information relating to case file 17-Aug 23-Aug Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information relating to case file 27-Aug 29-Aug Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information relating to case file 27-Aug 29-Aug Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information relating to case file 04-Sep 06-Sep Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Oireachtas Report in relation to GSOC office 13-Sep 27-Sep Refused Sec 37(1) NP
Journalist Submissions and replies to the Commission on Future of Policing 24-Sep 08-Oct Refused Sec 15 (1)(d) NP
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information relating to case file 24-Sep 05-Oct Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information relating to case file 26-Sep 05-Oct Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P

Download Disclosure Material 2018 #1

File Type File Name File Size Last Updated

FOI Response No 012 of 2018

139.89 KB 3 Apr 2019

FOI Response No 14 of 2018

2.66 MB 3 Apr 2019

FOI Response No 15 of 2018

536.77 KB 3 Apr 2019

FOI Response No 25 of 2018

151.94 KB 3 Apr 2019

FOI Response No 27 of 2018

81.82 KB 4 Apr 2019

FOI Response No 28 of 2018

5.76 MB 4 Apr 2019

FOI Response No 29 of 2018

1.64 MB 3 Apr 2019

FOI Response No 29 Pages 1 65 Part1

3.59 MB 4 Apr 2019

FOI Response No 29 Pages 1 65 Part2

5.96 MB 4 Apr 2019

FOI Response No 29 Pages 1 65 Part3

2.29 MB 4 Apr 2019

FOI Response No 29 Pages 66 92

6.66 MB 4 Apr 2019

FOI Response No 29 Pages 93 111

6.47 MB 3 Apr 2019

FOI Response No 31 of 2018

198.84 KB 4 Apr 2019

FOI Response No 32 of 2018 Notifications 2016

280.72 KB 4 Apr 2019

FOI Response No 32 of 2018 Notifications 2017

276.02 KB 4 Apr 2019

Download disclosure Material 2018 #2

File Type File Name File Size Last Updated

FOI Response No 32 of 2018 Notifications 2018

204.63 KB 4 Apr 2019

Disclosure Log 2017

Disclosure log and index of precedents

Below is the log of requests received and processed in 2017, together with the decisions made and any exemptions relied upon.

GSOC FOI request log 2017

GSOC FOI request log 2017

Category of Requester

Description of Request

Date of Request

Date of Reply

Decision

Exemption

Personal/Non-personal

Journalist Specific complaint stats 14-Dec 12-Jan Released NP
Garda Information contained in case files 05-Jan 10-Jan Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of Business/Interest Group GSOC statistics 08-Jan 13-Jan Withdrawn & Handled outside FOI
Member of the Public Information contained in case files 11-Jan 13-Jan Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Journalist GSOC statistics 16-Jan 18-Jan Withdrawn & Handled outside FOI NP
Journalist GSOC Stats 17-Jan 26-Jan Withdrawn & Handled outside FOI NP
Garda Copy of GSOC Report 20-Jan 25-Jan Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Journalist GSOC Stats 01-Feb 24-Feb Withdrawn & Handled outside FOI NP
Member of Business/Interest Group Information relating to legal fees 02-Feb 09-Feb Released NP
Member of the Public Information held by Gardaí 07-Feb 08-Feb Transferred P
Journalist Information relating to legal fees 09-Feb 10-Feb Withdrawn & Handled outside FOI NP
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in case files 01-Feb 13-Feb Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information relating to case files 16-Feb 17-Feb Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) NP
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information relating to case files 17-Feb 23-Feb Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information releating to case files 21-Feb 23-Feb Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in case files 02-Apr 02-Apr Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Garda Copies of reports forwarded by AGS to GSOC 13-Apr 26-Apr Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) NP
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information relating to case files 24-Apr 02-May Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information relating to case files 28-Apr 03-May Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) NP
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information releating to case files 08-May 10-May Withdrawn & Handled outside FOI P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information relating to case files 25-May 25-May Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information relating to case files 30-May 06-Jun Transferred P
Journalist Information relating to assault and sexual assault complaints 07-Jul 22-Aug Withdrawn & Handled outside FOI NP
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information relating to case files 13-Jul 14-Jul Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public Information relating to case files 17-Jul 21-Jul Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Journalist Information relating to assault complaints 17-Jul 18-Aug Withdrawn & Handled outside FOI NP
Garda Information relating to case files 18-Jul 28-Jul Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information relating to case files 24-Jul 27-Jul Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information relating to case files 26-Jul 28-Jul Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public Information relating to Garda investigation file & protocols 31-Jul 01-Aug Transferred  NP
Member of Business/Interest Group Information relating to case files 09-Aug 04-Sep Released NP

Download Disclosure Material 2017

File Type File Name File Size Last Updated

FOI Response No 001 of 2017

Statistics regarding the number of allegations against Gardai of sexual offences and harassment submitted to GSOC since 2010
111.47 KB 26 Feb 2018

FOI Response No 009 of 2017

Details of the legal costs paid by GSOC from 2013 to 2016
148.86 KB 26 Feb 2018

FOI Response No 031 of 2017

Details on the number of complaints involving Local Intervention prior to their submission to GSOC from 2007 to 2017
297.02 KB 26 Feb 2018

FOI Response No 039 of 2017 Part1

Correspondence between GSOC and the Dept of Justice relating to requests for additional resources from 01 May 2016 to 22 November 2017
6.53 MB 26 Feb 2018

FOI Response No 039 of 2017 Part2

Correspondence between GSOC and the Dept of Justice relating to requests for additional resources from 01 May 2016 to 22 November 2017
6.57 MB 26 Feb 2018

FOI Response No 039 of 2017 Part3

Correspondence between GSOC and the Dept of Justice relating to requests for additional resources from 01 May 2016 to 22 November 2017
2.63 MB 26 Feb 2018

Disclosure log 2016

Disclosure log and index of precedents

Below is the log of requests received and processed in 2016, together with the decisions made and any exemptions relied upon.

GSOC FOI request log 2016

GSOC FOI request log 2016

Category of Requester

Description of Request

Date of Request

Date of Reply

Decision

Exemption

Personal/    Non-personal

Journalist All internal and external correspondence to/from any Ombudsman Commissioner and Minister Frances Fitzgerald relating to the surveillance/monitoring/accessing of telephone records and/or use of powers under the Garda Síochána (Amendment) Act 2015 and/or prosecutions by GSOC under section 62 of the Garda Síochána Act 2005. 20-Jan 17-Feb Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) NP
Journalist Internal correspondence and drafts related to article by Ombudsman Commission in Irish Times on 23/01/16 about legislation giving specific investigative powers. 25-Jan 17-Feb Released n/a NP
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in a GSOC case file. 26-Jan 22-Feb REVIEW – Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Journalist Statistics. 03-Feb 02-Mar Info on Website n/a NP
Garda Information contained in a GSOC case file. 04-Feb 03-Mar Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in a GSOC case file. 17-Feb 15-Mar Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in a GSOC case file. 23-Feb 08-Mar Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in a GSOC case file. 26-Feb 25-Mar Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Journalist Information related to GSOC guidelines on the surveillance of journalists and other members of the public. 02-Mar 01-Apr No info to release n/a NP
Garda Information contained in a GSOC case file. 11-Mar 10-Apr Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Garda Information contained in a GSOC case file. 06-Apr 12-Apr Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in a GSOC case file. 04-May
Journalist Request for (bespoke) statistics. 13-May 16-May Dealt with outside FOI NP
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in a GSOC case file. 19-May 23-May Dealt with outside FOI P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in a GSOC case file. 03-May 16-May Dealt with outside FOI P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in a GSOC case file. 26-May 07-Jun Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Garda Information contained in a GSOC case file. 09-Jun 21-Jun Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Request for all information held by GSOC 09-Jun 13-Jul Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Garda Information contained in a GSOC case file. 28-Jul 03-Aug Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in a GSOC case file. 29-Jul 23-Aug Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Informationt contained in a GSOC case file 02-Aug 04-Aug Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in a GSOC case file. 03-Aug 04-Aug Refused – but complainant’s own letter of 12 July 2016 released Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in a GSOC case file. 09-Aug 09-Aug Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in a GSOC case file. 07-Sep 13-Sep Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Garda Request for information contained in case file 13-Sep 19-Sep Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Journalist Request for details on GSOC’s overseas travel expenses for 2015 and 2016 (to-date) 27-Sep 24-Oct Released NP
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in a GSOC case file. 30-Sep 11-Oct Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in a GSOC case file. 04-Nov 11-Nov Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Garda Information contained in a GSOC case file. 21-Nov 23-Nov Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in a GSOC case file. 11-Nov 30-Nov Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Journalist Specific Complaint Statistics 14-Dec 12-Jan Released NP

Disclosure Log 2015

Disclosure log and index of precedents

GSOC only became subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2014 on 14 April 2015. Below is the log of requests received and processed in 2015, together with the decisions made and any exemptions relied upon.

GSOC FOI request log 2015

Category of Requester

Description of Request

Date of Request

Date of Reply

Decision

Exemption
(if applicable)

Personal/Non-Personal

Garda Information contained in a GSOC case file. 03-Apr 01-May Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public Information and statistics upon which an article which appeared in the Evening Echo concerning complaints made to the Garda Ombudsman was based. 14-May 18-May Released n/a NP
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in a GSOC case file. 15-May 23-May Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in a GSOC case file. 12-May 08-Jul Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in a GSOC case file. 19-May 27-May Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Journalist Request meant for another body (AGS). 19-May 21-May Referred/ forwarded n/a NP
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in a GSOC case file. 27-May 03-Jun Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in a GSOC case file. 25-Jun 23-Jul Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in a GSOC case file. 15-Jun 15-Jun Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public Information about road users who have succeeded of failed in acquiring exemptions from penalty points for academic research. 16-Jun 17-Jun Handled outside FOI n/a NP
Member of the Public (Complainant) GSOC staff code of conduct, information on extension of time policy, copy of CCTV from GSOC offices, information contained in a GSOC case file. 15-Jun 10-Jul Part-Released n/a NP & P
Member of the Public Number of (inadmissible) allegations made last year disputing fixed penalty notices. 20-Jul 29-Jul Handled outside FOI n/a NP
Journalist Information and statistics related to complaints numbers for Cork Divisions. 20-Jul 24-Aug Handled outside FOI n/a NP
Member of the Public Request meant for another body (AGS). 28-Jul 28-Jul Referred/ forwarded n/a NP
Member of the Public Correspondence between GSOC and Sean Guerin and related records. 07-Aug 04-Sep Part-released s. 29,30,31,32, 35,37 NP
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in a GSOC case file. 07-Aug 04-Sep Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in a GSOC case file. 08-Aug 05-Sep Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public Request meant for another body (AGS). 13-Aug 09-Sep Referred/ forwarded n/a P
Journalist Correspondence between GSOC and Sean Guerin and related records. 15-Aug 11-Sep Part -released s. 29,30,31,32, 35,37 NP
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in a GSOC case file. 25-Aug 22-Sep Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Journalist Correspondence between GSOC and the Office of the Taoiseach relating to the Guerin Inquiry. 09-Sep 11-Sep Released n/a NP
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in a GSOC case file. 29-Sep 20-Nov Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public Information and statistics upon which an article which appeared in the Evening Echo concerning complaints made to the Garda Ombudsman was based. 15-Sep 15-Oct Released n/a NP
Garda Information and statistics upon which an article which appeared in the Evening Echo concerning complaints made to the Garda Ombudsman was based. 15-Oct 03-Nov Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public Request meant for another body (AGS). 27-Oct 30-Oct Referred/ forwarded n/a NP
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information and statistics upon which an article which appeared in the Evening Echo concerning complaints made to the Garda Ombudsman was based. 30-Oct 03-Nov Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public Request meant for another body (AGS). 16-Nov 16-Nov Referred/ forwarded n/a NP
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in a GSOC case file. 01-Dec 13-Jan Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P
Member of the Public (Complainant) Information contained in a GSOC case file. 07-Dec 13-Jan Refused Sch1/P.1/S.6 (y) P