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  • » How do I submit an FOI request?

    How do I submit an FOI request?

    An FOI request must:

    -            be in writing (either by letter or in the case of personal requests, by email)

    -            state that the information is being requested under the FOI Act

    -            be addressed to the Freedom of Information Officer, Letterkenny Institute of Technology. 

    Request forms are available from the FOI office.  If you require assistance or guidance in writing a request, you may contact Helen McGrandles, FOI Officer, Tel: 0749186044 or foi@lyit.ie.

  • » What information is available?

    What information is available?

    Any official information held by public bodies can be sought under the Act. 

  • » Can anyone ask for reasons for decisions?

    Can anyone ask for reasons for decisions?

    A person who is materially affected by a decision may request reasons for that decision.  This is a different type of request than the regular request for records.  It is a Section 18 request (application form available from the FOI Office).