Freedom of Information (FOI)

The FOI Act 2014 provides that every person has the following legal rights:

  • the right to access official records held by Government Departments and all public bodies that conform to the provisions of Section 6 of the Act;
  • the right to have personal information held on them corrected or updated where such information is incomplete, incorrect or misleading; and
  • the right to be given reasons for decisions taken by public bodies that affect them.

To make  a request or for more information then please contact the NLI's Freedom of Information Officer, National Library of Ireland, 4 Kildare St, Dublin 2. Tel: 01 60 30 266. Email:

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