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Freedom of Information

Freedom of Information Act 2014

Fees and Charges are payable as set out in the Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Fees) (No. 2) Regulations, 2014.


Fee Type Standard Fee Medical Card holders
Request for a record No charge No charge
Internal Review for Non -  Personal Information €30 €10
Seeking an Internal Review for Personal Information No Charge No charge
Review by Information Commissioner €50 €15
Search,retrieval, extraction and copying costs which do not exceed €100 No charge No charge
Search, retrieval and copying costs of €101 or more and up to €700   (Note: The Council can request a deposit of at least 20% which must be paid before the Council begins the search and retrieval. The full cost must be paid before the release of the records.)
  • €20.00 per hour spent in search, retrieval etc.
  • €0.04 per sheet for a photocopy,
  • €10.00 per CD ROM,
Same as standard fee
Search, retrieval and copying costs above €700 If requester does not refine the FOI request to bring costs below €700 and the request is processed by the Council, the full actual cost of producing records will apply. The records will not be released until full payment is made. Same as standard fee

For information on fees relating to applications for review to the Office of the Information Commissioner, see here.