FOI, AIE, Data Protection & Protected Disclosures

FOI Publication Scheme

The Freedom of Information Act 2014 (FOI Act) establishes a number of important legal rights for those seeking access to official information.

Statutory rights under the FOI Act:

  • A legal right for each person to access information held by public bodies
  • A legal right for each person to have official information relating to him/herself amended where it is incomplete, incorrect or misleading
  • A legal right to obtain reasons for decisions affecting oneself

The FOI Act is designed to allow public access to information held by the Commission which is NOT routinely available through other sources. Access to information under FOI is subject to certain exemptions and involves specific procedures and time limits



Applications for Information under the FOI Act should be addressed to:-

Information Access Executive,
Commission for Communications Regulation,
One Dockland Central,
Guild Street,
Dublin 1,
D01 E4X0.
Tel: 01-804-9769

Applications should be in writing and should indicate that the information is sought under Freedom of Information legislation. An application form “Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act” is available but you are not required to use the form.

FOI Application Form – please return this form to or the postal address above.

Should you require assistance in identifying the records required, the Information Access Executive will be happy to assist you.

ComReg operates in compliance with the Freedom of Information legislation and charges may be incurred in the FOI process in accordance with provisions of the FOI legislation.

FOI requests and queries can also be communicated via e-mail