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Freedom of Information Training

Course Details

For Whom: All Staff
Dates: Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Location: Online
Time: 10.00 - 11.00
Presenter: Maria Connolly
Duration: 1 Hour

Course Overview


The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 2014 applies to the University of Limerick and impacts on all of us in our day-to-day work. 

This practical 1 hour FOI awareness session will provide an understanding of FOI and will cover:

An introduction to the FOI Act 2014, including important definitions

  • How the FOI process works within the University,
  • Practical implications of FOI - obligations and requirements FOI places on each of us as employees of the University.

This session is highly recommended for all employees of the University – both those new to the area of FOI and those who wish to refresh their FOI knowledge.

At least one person from each division/department/unit is strongly encouraged to attend.   OPTIONAL LINE???

Information on FOI at the University of Limerick is available at





To book a place, please email

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy:

If you are unable to attend we would ask that you give us 48  hours’ notice.

Failure to do so will result in a €75 cost code fine.