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Courses for 2019

We are offering a range of courses to meet the needs of our public sector clients including training for all Freedom of Information Practitioners, from beginners with our Introduction to FOI Course, our Decision Maker Training and for those at review stage, we offer a full day's Internal Reviewer Training.  We also offer a range of courses to help you comply with the new legal requirements under the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulations.  These courses include 90 minute awareness raising sessions for all staff up to full day training on the specifics of the law for those involved in compliance or processing Data Access Requests.

If you would like to attend a course or would like to organise a specific class for your organisation then please contact Sinéad today at 087 6828733 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

What is FOI?

The FOI Act 2014 was signed into law on the 14th October 2014 and replaces both the 1997 and 2003 Acts.  Its long title states "An Act to enable members of the public to obtain access, to the greatest extent possible consistent with the public interest and the right to privacy, to information in the possession of public bodies, other bodies in receipt of funding from the State and certain other bodies...".  The FOI Act 2014 removes the list of Schedule Bodies and extends the remit of the Act to all public bodies.  It is intended to also extend the Act to funded Agencies with Ministerial Regulations to be drafted to effect this.  

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What is Data Protection?

The Data Protection (DP) Act was introduced in Ireland in 1988 to regulate the use of automated records (i.e. records on computer or records created and held with the intention of putting them on computer). The Act was amended in 2003 and the scope was extended to include manual records.
The Acts are concerned with personal data only and the definition in the Act is:-
…data relating to a living individual who is or can be identified either from the data or from the data in conjunction with other information that is in, or is likely to come into, the possession of the data controller.

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