We use cookies to give you the best possible online experience. If you continue, we'll assume you are happy for your web browser to receive all cookies from our website. See our Privacy & Cookie policy statement for more information on cookies and how to manage them.

Freedom of Information (FOI)

Freedom of Information (FOI) Requests 

At the Legal Aid Board, we are committed to transparency and openness, in line with the principles of the Freedom of Information Act. We understand the importance of the public's right to access information, and we are here to assist you in navigating the FOI request process. We believe in operating with integrity and transparency, ensuring that the public's right to know is upheld.

Making a Freedom of Information Request

If you seek records held by the Legal Aid Board, you can make a Freedom of Information request. Here's how:
1. Identify the Information: Consider the specific information or
documents you wish to access. The more precise you are, the better we can assist you.
2. Submit Your Request: You can send your FOI request to us via
email at FOI@LegalAidBoard.ie or by post.
3. FOI Act: You must state your request is made under the FOI
Act. Please include your contact details and describe the information you seek.
4 ID Requirement: If you seek access to records which concern
your personal affairs, you may need to provide a copy of photographic ID.
5. Processing Your Request: We will acknowledge your request upon
receipt and aim to respond within 20 working days. Please note that certain exemptions may apply, and in some cases, there may be a fee for the processing of your request.

Contact Us

For any enquiries or assistance regarding Freedom of Information requests, please do not hesitate to contact us:
FOI Officer: John Sugrue
Email: FOI@LegalAidBoard.ie
Phone: 066 947 1000
Legal Aid Board
Quay Street,
Co. Kerry.
V23 RD36