The High Court has decided to refer a point of EU law to the CJEU regarding an access to information claim brought by the information activist group Right To Know CLG (RTK) against the Taoiseach.
Published 26 April 2021
Proposals to update regulations on accessing environmental information to bring them into line with the Aarhus Convention have gone out to consultation.
Published 9 March 2021
Environment Minister Eamon Ryan has launched a consultation on Ireland's implementation of the Aarhus Convention on access to environmental information and the PRTR Protocol on publicly accessible national pollutant registers.
Published 27 November 2020
Government plans to limit forestry licensing appeals are compliant with the Aarhus Convention, ministers have said.
Published 1 October 2020
Ireland is in breach of the binding Aarhus Convention because of the length of appeal proceedings related to rejected Access to Information on the Environment (AIE) requests, draft findings suggest.
Published 11 August 2020