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Regulation of Lobbying - Designated Public Officials

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Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015

The Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015 is designed to provide information to the public about who is lobbying whom about what. Further information is available at www.lobbying.ie.

Section 6(4) of the Act requires each public body to publish a list of designated public officials of the body.  The purpose of the list is twofold:

  • To allow members of the public identify those persons who are designated public officials; and
  • As a resource for lobbyists filing a return to the Register who may need to source a designated public official’s details.

List of designated public officials under the Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015

Name Organisation Job Title Area of Responsibility
Darragh O'Brien T.D Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage Minister  
Peter Burke, T.D Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage Minister of State  
Malcolm Noonan T.D Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage Minister of State  
Graham Doyle Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage Secretary General   
Mary Hurley Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage Assistant Secretary Local Government
Maria Graham Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage Assistant Secretary Planning
Paul Lemass
Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage  
Assistant Secretary Housing Policy, Legislation and Governance 
Fiona Quinn Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage Assistant Secretary Corporate and Business Support 
Feargal Ó Coigligh Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage Assistant Secretary Water 
Barry Quinlan Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage Assistant Secretary Housing Delivery
Niall Ó'Donnchú Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage Assistant Secretary Heritage
Eoin Moran Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage

Director

Met Éireann
Niamh Larkin Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage Director of Audit  
Ciara Shaughnessy Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage Special Adviser to Minister O'Brien  

 

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