Author: Maeve McDonagh
Publisher: Round Hall
Publication Date: 18/05/2015
The new edition of Freedom of Information Law provides the user with a clear and comprehensive analysis of the Freedom of Information Act 2014, referring to decisions of the Information Commissioner and of the courts as well as to overseas FOI decisions. It also covers the separate legislative regime for access to environmental information.
Professor Maeve McDonagh is an academic lawyer specialising in information law who has published widely in the field of information law. She has advised on the drafting and implementation of FOI legislation in various countries and she has been engaged as an expert on information law matters by the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). Professor McDonagh was Deputy Chair of the Press Council of Ireland from 2007 - 2013. In 2013, she was appointed by the Irish government to the FOI Implementation Review Group.