The following statistical tables contain information regarding Freedom of Information requests received by the Department of Justice and Law Reform to the end of December 2007.
FOI Table 1 (PDF - 31KB): This table contains information on the type of request received (i.e. personal/non-personal) and the number of requests that were granted, part-granted, refused or handled outside the Act. It also shows the number of internal reviews received, together with the number of requests that were referred to the Information Commissioner.
FOI Table 2 (PDF - 42KB): This table contains information on the type of requester, broken down into the following categories: journalists, businesses/interest groups, Oireachtas/public representatives, staff, clients, and others.