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Freedom of Information (FOI) Decision Logs - 2016

Freedom of Information (FOI) Decision Logs - 2016

Requester

Description Of Request

Decision

Decision Details

Academics

The current number of firearms officers in the Garda Police Force from 2012 till present date and the number of incidents where firearms have been discharged by the police
How many firearms incidents there have been in Garda force area since January 2012 and how many incidents firearms officers have attended?

Refused

FOI-000009-2016 Decision

Journalists

Copy of the report into the Garda GP system whereby serving Gardaí can reclaim GP expenses.

Granted

FOI-000012-2016 Decision

Journalists

The number of requests made and amounts paid for telecommunications records for 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010

Refused

FOI-000014-2016 Decision

Others

The accounts and payments made by the Department of Finance to the contractor who supplied and installed the 2008, €500,000 cost of supply, delivery, installation and maintenance of DRS (Digital Recording System) in all Garda Stations

Refused

FOI-000016-2016 Decision

Journalists

The number of primary and secondary teachers who have been accused of having a sexual relationship with a pupil in each of the past five years.

Out of Scope

FOI-000026-2016 Decision

Journalists

All correspondence concerning the number of alleged sexual offences in Irish schools reported to An Garda Síochána in each of the past four years.

Out of Scope

FOI-000028-2016 Decision

Journalists

Complaints received by An Garda Síochána from members of the public between 1 January 2015 and 31st December 2015

Refused

FOI-000034-2016 Decision

Journalists

A figure for the total number of arrests made in Ireland in 2015. A breakdown of the number of arrests, divided by which Garda station those arrested were brought to following their arrests.

Out of Scope

FOI-000035-2016 Decision

Journalists

Copies of all internal audits prepared by or for An Garda Síochána since 1 January 2015 to date.

Granted

FOI-000043-2016 Decision

Journalists

All records relating to the administration and cost of Garda operations at the XXXXXXXX, Dundalk, Co. Louth created since January 1st of this year.

Out of Scope

FOI-000047-2016 Decision

Journalists

A copy of all contracts and associated documentation entered into with the Go Safe consortium.

Refused

FOI-000049-2016 Decision

Journalists

Information about all items which have been reported lost/missing or stolen within the Gardaí since 2011.
This should include a description of each item, the date it was reported as missing/lost or stolen and its value.

Refused

FOI-000052-2016 Decision

Journalists

Any policy, practice, law or guidance provided to Garda officers as to what are authorised signals to stop a vehicle at a vehicle checkpoint.

Out of Scope

FOI-000058-2015 Decision

Journalists

All correspondences/letters/emails etc between the Commissioner/Commissioners Office and the GRA since September 1st 2015 to February 16th 2016.

Refused

FOI-000064-2016 Decision

Journalists

All correspondences/letters/emails etc between the Commissioner /Commissioners Office and the An Garda Síochána Retired Members Association since September 1st 2016 to February 16th 2016.

Out of Scope

FOI-000065-2016 Decision

Journalists

Number of Gardaí deployed to the University of Limerick on Monday 15th February for the RTÉ Leaders Debate.

Out of Scope

FOI-000069-2016 Decision

Journalists

The list of Garda stations where they provide CCTV monitoring and the number of CCTVs they are monitoring.

Out of Scope

FOI-000070-2016 Decision

Others

Any documents pertaining to incidents of on-line fraud reported to An Garda Síochána, specifically, incidents relating to scams on classified advertisement/auction websites

Out of Scope

FOI-000072-2016 Decision

Academics

The number of man-hours Gardaí spent monitoring CCTV in Limerick county in the years 2011 to 2015

Refused

FOI-000085-2016 Decision

Academics

The number of man-hours Gardaí spent monitoring CCTV in Limerick city in the years 2011 to 2015

Refused

FOI-000086-2016 Decision

Academics

The total number of FOI requests that successfully obtained the intended information asked for.

Administrative Access

FOI-000093-2016 Decision

Others

Guidelines on the surveillance of journalists and other members of the public.

Out of Scope

FOI-000095-2016 Decision

Academics

The current amount of vehicles in the Garda fleet and the breakdown by year of registration.

Out of Scope

FOI-000096-2016 Decision

Academics

The number of people murdered in gangland related violence between quarter one of 2012 to quarter one of 2014 and between quarter one of 2014 to 2016.

Out of Scope

FOI-000098-2016 Decision

Academics

How many arrests were made on O'Connell Street, North Earl Street and surrounding areas in Dublin City Centre on the 6th February 2016

Out of Scope

FOI-000100-2016 Decision

Others

Any documents pertaining to Garda in Counties Limerick, Dublin, Cork, Galway, including the amount of money paid to police informers and the amount of cases solved with their assistance over the period from January, 2015 to March, 2016

Refused

FOI-000104-2016 Decision

Public

The levels of reported pick-pockets/theft in the Dublin City Centre area in 2015.

Out of Scope

FOI-000114-2016 Decision

Journalists

Statistics on reported assaults in which a stiletto shoe was used in an assault last year.

Out of Scope

FOI-000115-2016 Decision

Other

The name of the covert military/Garda operation being conducted over the sky's of Finglas & the reason for such an operation?

Refused

FOI-000119-2016 Decision

Journalists

Request for the type of goods (alcohol, cigarettes) number of and value of goods seized by customs officers from passengers and passengers’ baggage arriving into the ROI from the Canary Islands between 01/01/2012 - 23/03/2016.

Out of Scope

FOI-000121-2016 Decision

Journalists

The number of firearm certificate applications made and granted in 2010 & 2015

Out of Scope

FOI-000139-2016 Decision

Public

The number of Garda Vetting applications submitted to the Garda Vetting Unit by XXXXXXXXXXXXXX.

Out of Scope

FOI-000145-2016 Decision

Journalists

The number of cyclists who have received on the spot fines, have paid fines and have been & how many have been prosecuted since their introduction in August 2015.

Out of Scope

FOI-000140-2016 Decision

Public

Fraudulent registration of vehicles in the state i.e the number of vehicles involved.

Out of Scope

FOI-000151-2016 Decision

Journalists

PULSE and IT issues

Out of Scope

FOI-000155-2016 Decision

Journalists

Firearm offences and firearm homicides committed 2006 - 2016

Out of Scope

FOI-000158-2016 Decision

Journalists

Cases of Necrophilia/Interference with Corpse and Theft of a Corpse/ Human Body were recorded between 1996 to 2016 (March).

Out of Scope

FOI-000159-2016 Decision

Journalists

Correspondence between An Garda Síochána and representatives of the GoSafe Consortium in relation to traffic monitoring and enforcement during between 1 June 2015 and 31 December 2015.

Out of Scope

FOI-000162-2016 Decision

Others

The application is for the number of dogs and horses related to the garda mounted unit & garda dog unit since January 1, 2010 until present.

Granted

FOI-000137-2016 Decision

Journalists

The contract of employment of former Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan.

Refused

FOI-000146-2016 Decision

Journalists

Any research or opinion polls carried out by An Garda Siochana to measure levels of public trust in the force in the period 1 Jan 2015 to the current date.

Refused

FOI-000154-2016 Decision

Journalists

Copies of all replies issued by An Garda Síochána in response to Parliamentary Questions between November 14, 2015 and April 27, 2016 (dates inclusive).

Refused

FOI-000163-2016 Decision

Public

The numbers of the Sex Offenders Register.

Refused

FOI-000164-2016 Decision

Journalists

Request for details on a missing persons case

Refused

FOI-000166-2016 Decision

Public

The number of fixed charges for the Bailieboro Region in relation to violation of stop signs,  since Jan 2015 till the present date.

Refused

FOI-000170-2016 Decision

Others

The total number of preliminary breath tests conducted in Republic of Irelnd, total number of positive result or those who failed or refused to provide.

Refused

FOI-000171-2016 Decision

Journalists

Information on the amount of money gardaí paid out to people for tips and information over the last five years.

Refused

FOI-000172-2016 Decision

Journalists

The number of taxi drivers that have had their SPSV licences revoked.

Refused

FOI-000175-2016 Decision

Journalists

Requesting the total number of road collisions involving cyclists in 2015 with breakdown.

Refused

FOI-000192-2016 Decision

Journalists

All records relating to items stolen from the gardaí for years 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Refused

FOI-000194-2016 Decision

Solicitors

All records concerning the operation of the fixed charge notice system for driving offences and Tico Mail Works.

Refused

FOI-000195-2016 Decision

Journalists

Request for  how much stolen property, broken down by type, was recovered by the gardaí of the Roscommon/Longford division last year.

Refused

FOI-000199-2016 Decision

Journalists

Information on how many motorists have been caught so far this year and in total during 2015 and 2014, who did not have motor insurance on their vehicle?

Refused

FOI-000200-2016 Decision

Academics

How many reports relating to the Public Order Act 2003 and 1994 have been made relating to incidents that have occurred on Dublin Bus, Luas, DART and Bus Eireann since January 2012 by An Garda Siochana.

Refused

FOI-000201-2016 Decision

Journalists

Senior Management Expenses and Salaries

Refused

FOI-000077-2016 Decision

Journalists

Staff Surveys

Refused

FOI-000103-2016 Decision

Journalists

Copies of all expenses filed by Ms Noirin O'Sullivan between March 2014 to October 2015.

Refused

FOI-000136-2016 Decision

Journalists

All internal reports on the Moral within the force, leaking of information to media/journalists,

Refused

FOI-000185-2016 Decision

Journalists

Annual health and fitness assessment in each of the past five years.

Refused

FOI-000186-2016 Decision

Journalists

Details, of how many impounded vehicles (cars, motorbikes, vans, etc…) seized by Gardaí so far in 2016 (June 3rd) were crushed/destroyed

Refused

FOI-000215-2016 Decision

Academics

We have been researching and documenting evidence for 40 years of a new burn injury classification - the Fifth Degree Burn - that is characterized by localized and near-total incineration of the victim amid absence of significant heat/flame damage

Refused

FOI-000222-2016 Decision

Publi

Request regarding the E.R.U. Uniforms and vehicles

Refused

FOI-000236-2016 Decision

Journalists

How many of the newly attested Gardaí have left the force?

Partial Granted

FOI-000232-2016 Decision

Public

Working closely with Transparency International Ireland and other similar organisations- due to recent scandals relating to An Garda Síochána.

Refused

FOI-000234-2016 Decision

Public Representatives

Details of holders of a Garda Collection Permit

Refused

FOI-000235-2016 Decision

Journalists

All correspondence concerning the number of number plates stolen from vehicles in each of the past five years.

Refused

FOI-000240-2016 Decision

Journalists

A breakdown of the number of Garda background checks carried out in the financial years 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15 for taxi driver applicants.

Refused

FOI-000246-2016 Decision

Others

The number of allegations of rape or sexual assault made against taxi drivers in the past 5 years.

Refused

FOI-000249-2016 Decision

Journalists

Deaths whilst in prison investigated since 2006

Refused

FOI-000251-2016 Decision

Academics

The number of reports on money laundering suspicion received by the GBFI for all years available.

Refused

FOI-000253-2016 Decision

Journalists

How many incidents relating to Quinn Group and/or Aventas Group and/or Quinn Industrial Holdings in Ballyconnell, County Cavan have taken place in the last three years.

Refused

FOI-000254-2016 Decision

Journalists

How many people have been arrested / charged /convicted in relation to incidents at Quinn Group, and/or Aventas Group and/or Quinn Industrial Holdings in Ballyconnell, County Cavan in the last three years.

Refused

FOI-000255-2016 Decision

Journalists

How many deaths by suicide have been reported to police / or have been attended by police in the Cavan area in the last three years.

Refused

FOI-000256-2016 Decision

Academics

The number of seizures of cannabis and estimated value for each year from 2010 to 2015.

Refused

FOI-000257-2016 Decision

Journalists

All FOI requests (non-personal) submitted by journalists Mr XXXXXXXX and Mr YYYYYYYY

Refused

FOI-000268-2016 Decision

Journalists

Number of Garda officers that have been disciplined in the last two years, by rank, station and the reasons and details on how each officer was disciplined.

Refused

FOI-000252-2016 Decision

Journalists

All records relating to the overtime and extra Gardaí deployed for music festivals in 2016 and the costs of deploying extra members of Gardaí for the Forbidden Fruit, Longitude, Disclosure and Faithless concerts.

Refused

FOI-000269-2016 Decision

Journalists

The number of domestic violence cases reported to police in the last year and the number of prosecutions and/or convictions.

Refused

FOI-000273-2016 Decision

Journalists

The number of dangerous dogs seized, the number of attacks reported and the number of dog destroyed  in Dublin in the last 12 months

Refused

FOI-000274-2016 Decision

Journalists

The number of children who have been rescued from child sex rings in the Republic of Ireland in the last three years.

Refused

FOI-000275-2016 Decision

Journalists

Please can you email me details on how many sex offenders are currently on the run in Ireland and how many may have fled abroad.

Refused

FOI-000276-2016 Decision

Journalists

Figures on how many young people have been caught in possession of illegal drugs in Dublin in the last 12 month.

Refused

FOI-000277-2016 Decision

Journalists

The number of incidents reported to police in the last 12 months that relate exclusively to Facebook, Twitter, eBay and other websites.

Refused

FOI-000278-2016 Decision

Journalists

The number of thefts from churches throughout the Republic of Ireland.

Refused

FOI-000279-2016 Decision

Journalists

Records outlining the budget afforded to the Garda Covert Human Intelligence Section (CHIS).

Refused

FOI-000283-2016 Decision

Journalists

Records relating to the cost of selecting, training and running the new Armed Support Unit (ASU) based in the Dublin Metropolitan Region (DMR).

Refused

FOI-000284-2016 Decision

Journalists

Request relating to Sex Offenders List.

Refused

FOI-000295-2016 Decision

Public

Referrals to TULSA/social services for 2014 and subsequent years

Refused

FOI-000297-2016 Decision

Journalists

All information held by the Gardai relating any Metropolitan police officer suspected or known to have visited Ireland while working undercover.

Refused

FOI-000310-2016 Decision

Journalists

Recording of crimes against farms/farmers on PULSE

Refused

FOI-000314-2016 Decision

Journalists

The number of hate crimes recorded by an Garda Síochána in 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010.

Refused

FOI-000316-2016 Decision

Journalists

Information about speeding notices and fines issued in 2015 to drivers of foreign cars/drivers of hired cars and vans/foreign drivers of Irish cars

Refused

FOI-000318-2016 Decision

Journalists

Credit card expenses for senior officers in each of the past five years.

Granted

FOI-000289-2016 Decision

Journalists

All correspondence between civilian staff of An Garda Síochána on the issue of internal controls and structures within An Garda Síochána and Garda Commissioner Nóirin O'Sullivan and her office and Deputy Garda Commissioner Dónall O'Cualáin.

Partially Granted

FOI-000329-2016 Decision

 

Journalists

Disturbance that may have occurred in Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo in August/September of last year.

Refused

FOI-000356-2016 Decision

Public

Sexual Offenders Registrar

Refused

FOI-000369-2016 Decision

Journalists

Copies of correspondence to/from An Garda Síochána in relation to the review of the reopening of six Garda stations as set out in the Programme for Partnership Government.

Refused

FOI-000370-2016 Decision

Public

The number of holding cells, the usage of these cells particularly in relation to overcrowding and time spent in cells, holding cell size.

Refused

FOI-000372-2016 Decision

Journalists

The number of teenage drug dealers, or teenagers found with illegal drugs/substances on them.

Refused

FOI-000373-2016 Decision

Public

A of all documents related to the amount of arrests made for procession of cannabis intended for  personal use in

Refused

FOI-000374-2016 Decision

Public

The number of court cases resulting from not receiving fixed penalty notices or defendants claiming not to have received same per annum & their judicial outcomes.

Refused

FOI-000377-2016 Decision

Public

Information on various Traffic Offences

Refused

FOI-000378-2016 Decision

Journalists

Overseas football policing /surveillance operations carried out by plain-clothes members of An Garda Síochána for each year between 1st January 2010 and 1st October 2016.

Refused

FOI-000380-2016 Decision

Solicitors

Reported robberies, attempted robberies, burglaries and attempted burglaries in the area of Boyle Co. Roscommon, the area of Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim and the area of Ballinafad Co.

Refused

FOI-000381-2016 Decision

Academics

Incidents involving schools, colleges and universities over the last five years.

Refused

FOI-000382-2016 Decision

Journalists

Incidents at the Coovagh House special care unit in Limerick City between January 1,2014 and October 17,2016.

Refused

FOI-000383-2016 Decision

Academics

How many speeding tickets were overturned in the year 2015 and this year (2016) so far?

Refused

FOI-000390-2016 Decision

Public

A list of the items that are An Garda Siochana property stolen in the past six months.

Refused

FOI-000391-2016 Decision

Journalists

Any record relating to the general operation of the Protected Disclosures Policy within An Garda Síochána, including but not limited to any review of the scheme.

Refused

FOI-000367-2016 Decision

Journalists

How many fines were given out for people parking in disabled parking spaces in 2016?

Refused

FOI-000392-2016 Decision

Public

Number of motoring offences committed between October 1st 2015 and September 30th 2016, figures broken down county by county.

Refused

FOI-000396-2016 Decision

Journalists

Review of the 28 Garda victim services offices undertaken in the last number of months and any correspondence or minutes from meetings about the same.

Refused

FOI-000413-2016 Decision

Journalists

Email policy of the force and any computer security information made available to members.

Refused

FOI-000428-2016 Decision

Public

Number of Crime Analysist & Body Cameras

Refused

FOI-000434-2016 Decision

Public

Records on CAB raids in which took place in Carlow in November of this year.

Refused

FOI-000441-2016 Decision

Journalists

Stations in Cork Divisions with no access to PULSE

Refused

FOI-000442-2016 Decision

Public

How Many Arrests In Relation To Anti-Social Behaviour, Violence, Assault, Drug Use And Property Damage Have Been Made On The Premises Of XXXXXXXXXXX, Limerick, From September 2015 To November 2016.

Refused

FOI-000406-2016 Decision

Journalists

The number of times Gardaí have been called to Crumlin Children's Hospital and Temple Street Children's Hospital in Dublin in response to reports of theft between July 2015 and November 2016

Refused

FOI-000420-2016 Decision

Journalists

The amount spent on or paid to Garda informers or Covert Human Intelligence Sources for the years 2011 - 2016.

Refused

FOI-000427-2016 Decision

Public

Documents relating to education and training courses organised by An Garda Síochána for the Gardaí in relation to the Mental Health Act 2001 plus Crisis Intervention Teams

Refused

FOI-000430-2016 Decision

Journalists

Incidents reported to Gardaí of so-called revenge porn in the years 2014, 2015, 2016.

Refused

FOI-000433-2016 Decision