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Freedom of Information (FOI) Decision Logs - 2017

Freedom of Information (FOI) Decision Logs - 2017

Requester

Description Of Request

Decision

Decision Details

Journalists

A breakdown of the number of investigations into assault in Limerick, between January 2012 and January 3, 2017.

Refused

FOI-000002-2017 Decision

Others

A chronological list of all bombings that took place in the Republic of Ireland from 1969 to 2007 along with those believed to be responsible?

Refused

FOI-000003-2017 Decision

Others

The number of complaints of rape, sexual assault, or sexual misconduct made against members of An Garda Síochána since 2015 and outcomes of any investigations

Refused

FOI-000009-2017 Decision

Journalists

Incidents of suspected domestic violence as recorded on the PULSE system since November 2015.

Refused

FOI-000011-2017 Decision

Journalists

All written correspondence including, but not limited to, emails and minutes of meetings between representatives of An Garda Siochana and University Hospital Limerick between June 2016 and January 2017.

Refused

FOI-000018-2017 Decision

Public

Records relating to all sexual assault and/or harassment and/or rape charges or allegations of such activities on or near the properties of any third level educational institute in Ireland.

Refused

FOI-000022-2017 Decision

Public

Records and documents and statistics pertaining to crime in the Carlow county area believed and/or reported to be related to any drug or gang activity.

Refused

FOI-000023-2017 Decision

Public

All Irish Politicians and Political Party's reported to the Garda by the standards in Public Office Commission-during the last election- for irregularity's and fraudulent acts.

Refused

FOI-000024-2017 Decision

Public

Number of email, SMS and voice call interception devices deployed nationally.

Refused

FOI-000041-2017 Decision

Academics

Crime and Detection Rates

Refused

FOI-000050-2017 Decision

Academics

Number of sexual assaults and rapes reported to An Garda Siochana, taking place on university campuses in Dublin in 2016.

Refused

FOI-000051-2017 Decision

Academics

Number of children that went missing from State care facilities in 2016.

Refused

FOI-000052-2017 Decision

Academics

Serving Gardaí who received penalty points in 2016 and how many successfully appealed

Refused

FOI-000053-2017 Decision

Journalists

Number of Fixed Charge Notices issued to cyclists for breaking road traffic laws in 2016.

Refused

FOI-000057-2017 Decision

Academics

Number of Rape complaints and convictions from January 2014-January 2017.

Refused

FOI-000061-2017 Decision

Academics

The crime rates committed by under 12-year-olds & the number of race related hate crimes.

Refused

FOI-000062-2017 Decision

Academics

The number of untrained Garda drivers driving official Garda vehicles

Refused

FOI-000068-2017 Decision

Public

Correspondence An Garda Siochana, Dept of Justice and Muintir Na Tire concerning The Community Alert and Neighbourhood Watch programmes for period 1/1/2013 to 18/2/2017.

Refused

FOI-000070-2017 Decision

Academics

The number of reported crimes in 2014 that involved social networks.

Refused

FOI-000076-2017 Decision

Journalists

How many new Garda recruits have been assigned to Carlow since the moratorium on recruitment lifted [January 1, 2014] to the present day and how many retirements were there in Carlow

Grant

FOI-000208-2017 - Decision

Journalists

How many new Garda recruits have been assigned to Kilkenny since the moratorium on recruitment lifted [January 1, 2014] to date this year, including the graduation of probationary Gardai on July 6, 2017 and how many graduated

Part Grant

FOI-000300-2017 - Decision

Public

Records of consultations or approvals for the erection of approved road signage and/or traffic calming measures

Refused

FOI-000081-2017 Decision

Journalist

Copies of all correspondence relating to the issue of inaccurate breathtest data, inaccurate MAT checkpoint data and discrepancies in the number of tests recorded vis a vis intoxilyser mouthpieces ordered.

Refused

FOI-000124-2017 Decision

Journalist

- The number of people who have made Protected Disclosures to the Garda's Protected Disclosures Manager in each calendar year since the FOI Act was extended to An Garda Siochana.

- The number of emails sent to the ProtectedDisclosuresManager@Garda.ie address in each of the calendar years as above.

- The number of calls dealt with at the dedicated 01 6661777 phone line for protected disclosures in each calendar year as above.

Part grant

FOI-000097-2017 - Decision

Journalist

I wish to request, under the Freedom of Information Act, access to the contract and terms of conditions, including how much they will be paid, of Michael O'Sullivan, Tony Howard and Brendan Mangan who have reportedly been hired to liaise with the Charleton Tribunal.

Please include details of any other people hired to liaise with the Tribunal, detailing their terms and conditions, including how much they will be paid.

Please also document any other staff members assigned to this role / unit, including their names and roles; the duration for which they will act in these roles; and how much they will be paid.

Part grant

FOI-000112-2017 - Decision

Journalist

- Copies of the contracts issued to former members of An Garda Síochána who have appointed to the liaison unit tasked with dealing with the Disclosures Tribunal.

- Copies of all agreements between An Garda Síochána and the former members of An Garda Síochána who have appointed to the liaison unit tasked with dealing with the Disclosures Tribunal.

- Full details of the remuneration agreed between An Garda Síochána and the former members of An Garda Síochána who have appointed to the liaison unit tasked with dealing with the Disclosures Tribunal.

- Copies of the tenders for the positions.

- Copies of the contracts issued to members of the legal team which has been appointed to advise An Garda Síochána in relation to the Disclosures Tribunal.

Part grant

FOI-000116-2017 - Decision

Public

A) The number of marked and unmarked Garda Cars, Vans and motorcycles that were withdrawn from the fleet in the years 2015, 2016 and to-date in 2017

B) If possible could you tell me the types & number of vehicles that were withdrawn from the fleet in each of those years eg 30 unmarked Ford Mondeo vehicles were withdrawn from fleet in 2015, 20 Opel Vectra Marked Garda vehicles were withdrawn in 2016 etc

Refuse

FOI-000132-2017 - Decision

Journalist

* all files within An Garda Siochana relating to the improper issuing of fixed charge notices from January 1 2014 to date; and

* all files between An Garda Siochana and the Department/Minister for Justice on the same matter.

Refuse

FOI-000137-2017 - Decision

Business / Interest Groups

* all files between An Garda Siochana and the Medical Bureau of Road Safety in relation to the mandatory breath test issue from January 1 2014 to date; and

* all files between An Garda Siochana and the Department/Minister for Justice on the same matter.

Refuse

FOI-000145-2017 - Decision

Journalist

-How much income was generated in each division through fines in 2015 and 2016?

Grant

FOI-000147-2017 - Decision

Journalist

"Has An Garda Siochana ever used a psychic / clairvoyant to assist them in an investigation?

"If so, can you please outline how many times the force has availed of one and for what cases in particular?"

Refuse

FOI-000156-2017 - Decision

Journalist

The number of phone calls made to the number 1513 717101 from each garda station in Ireland between January 8, 2017 and March 27, 2017 and the cost of these phone calls. Please include the number of phone calls made from each garda station on each date and the cost of these calls.

Refuse

FOI-000160-2017 - Decision

Journalist

I am looking for the numbers of shotgun licenses obtained by rnembers of the public in all garda districts from 2012 to March 2017.

I am looking for the numbers of lapsed shotgun licenses in all garda districts from 2012 to March 2017-

The details would show the number of years the licenses are 'lapsed' for.

1 am looking for the numbers of fines issued for not having the correct shotgun licenses or having a 'lapsed' license in all garda districts from 2012 to March 2017.

Refuse

FOI-000164-2017 - Decision

Other

Any reports, briefings, proposals or other similar documentation produced by An Garda Síochána in relation to its participation in the European Network for Law Enforcement Technology Services (ENLETS).

Refuse

FOI-000165-2017 - Decision

Journalist

1. The number of Gardai found to have provided inaccurate alcohol breath testing figures arising from roadside testing in each year since 2008.

I am seeking a breakdown of this information under two headings: a) the input of inaccurate testing figures due to human error b) gardai found to have deliberately provided inaccurate testing figures.

2. The number of Gardai sanctioned as a result of providing inaccurate testing figures, either through human error or as a result of deliberately falsifying data.

To be clear, I am seeking a breakdown of the type and number of penalties imposed in each year since 2008.

Refuse

FOI-000166-2017 - Decision

Journalist

I am seeking all correspondence between the Medical Bureau of Road Safety and An Garda Siochana between July 2014 up to the end of 2016 about roadside breathalyser testing equipment.

Refuse

FOI-000170-2017 - Decision

Public

All information and communications with Bus Eireann agent's relating to the location of bus stops at Srelane Cross and Farrar Post Office on the N 22 in 2005.

Kilumney to Cloughduv Road; Lisheen Fields; "Sanrayan" house.

I also apply for information and copies of all communications with Bus Eireann agent's relating to disembarkation of bus passengers at an unauthorised stopping place, outside a house named 'Sartrayan' contrary to Section 36. 2 (d ) & (k) : Statutory Instrument 182 / 1997: S I. 190 of 1963, Duties of Drivers; & Section 55 of the Road Traffic Act 1961

Refuse

FOI-000171-2017 - Decision

The preliminary report, submitted in May 2014 by the Assistant Commissioner, Western Region, which addressed the issues raised in the April 2014 anonymous letter from a Garda reservist in the Western Region regarding the conduct of Mandatory Alcohol Checkpoints.

- The concluding report into the above issues submitted by the Assistant Commissioner, Western Region, which was submitted following a forum for Garda Reserves in the Western Region.

- The direction from Assistant Commissioner, Traffic issued in March 2015 which stated that each Divisional and District Officer should ensure that they have mechanisms in place to monitor Mandatory Alcohol Testing (MAT) checkpoints.

And other such records.

Refuse

FOI-000175-2017 - Decision

Journalist

I am seeking records on how much money has been spent on specialist eavesdropping/surveillance equipment by gardai since anti-gang legislation was introduced by the government in 2009.

Also is it possible to disclose what sort equipment is being used.

Refuse

FOI-000180-2017 - Decision

Solicitors

We wish to make a Freedom of Information request for records in relation to road accidents which have occurred between junctions 9 and 13 on the M8 since it was opened.

Refuse

FOI-000182-2017 - Decision

Public

The amount An Garda Siochana paid last year in compensation claims, including legal costs, to members of the public in counties Longford, Leitrim and Roscommon, with a breakdown as follows: claims arising from actions of gardaí in the performance of their duties; and claims arising from accidents involving Garda vehicles.

Refuse

FOI-000185-2017 - Decision

Journalists

How much money was spent on firearms and firearms training by the gardai each year since 2010 and a breakdown of what weapons were bought.

Part grant

FOI-000178-2017 - Decision

Public

Information on all paid fixed-charge notices for each of the Roscommon/Longford and Sligo/Leitrim Garda divisions so far in 2017, broken down by the offence group, number and amount.

Grant

FOI-000181-2017 - Decision

Public

Numbers of sexual assaults reported on the campus of DCU, TCD, and UCD for the year 2016.

Refuse

FOI-000188-2017 - Decision

Journalists

The number of people convicted of drink driving in Ireland split by driver-age, gender, and county.

Refuse

FOI-000203-2017 - Decision

Public

Information in relation to deaths, major injuries, minor accidents on a stretch of Road in Fara Village during the past 10 Years? 

Refuse

FOI-000206-2017 - Decision

Public

Details of contact between An Garda Síochána and Police Scotland for assistance with investigations in the last financial year 2016/17?

Please indicate the means of correspondence - ie: phone, email, letter - and the reason for it.

Refuse

FOI-000222-2017 - Decision

Public

A list of all the buildings that An Garda Siochána is currently renting in each of counties Roscommon, Leitrim and Longford, including details of the annual rent payable, the length of each lease, the name and address of each building

Refuse

FOI-000228-2017 -  Decision

Journalists

i) Records showing details of all purchases of Draeger Drug Test 5000 by An Garda Síochána to include quantities of the items and the total cost

ii) Copies of all correspondence referring to operation of the above-named devices in adverse weather conditions

Refuse

FOI-000231-2017 - Decision

Journalists

1: The total cost so far in relation to Garda training in relation to the new road side drug testing laws which were introduced into Ireland.

2: The number of Garda who have been trained so far on these courses.

3: Details of what counties have availed of the Garda training courses in relation to the drug testing.

Part Grant

FOI-000438-2017 - Decision