Freedom of Information

Cork ETB is a public body under the Freedom of Information Act 2014 and is, therefore, covered by its provisions as and from 14th April, 2015.

Section 8 of this Act requires FOI bodies to prepare and publish as much information as possible in an open and accessible manner on a routine basis and as part of their normal business activities.

Accordingly, a range of information about Cork ETB, categorised under the headings below, is available here in our Publication Scheme.

Each link below will take you to a page containing information under that heading as well as links to relevant information on

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Under the FOI Act, every person has the right to:

  • access official records held by public bodies prescribed under the Act;
  • have personal information held on them corrected or updated; and
  • be given reasons for decisions taken by public bodies that affect them.

If you would like to exercise any of these rights in relation to information that may be held by Cork ETB, please see the section below on How to Make a Freedom of Information Request.

If you cannot locate the information you require in our Publication Scheme, please contact Cork ETB Head Office at or 021-4907100.

Details of all FOI requests for non-personal information, received since April 2015 and decisions made regarding these requests are also available on our  FOI Disclosure Logs listed below,  a copy of these logs may also be obtained by emailing

How to Make a Freedom Of Information Request

All FOI requests should be made in writing to: The FOI Officer, Cork ETB, 21 Lavitt’s Quay, Cork or by email to

Requests should:

  • specify that the request is being made under the FOI Act;
  • contain enough details to enable the record(s) requested to be readily identified; and
  • be signed and dated.

Requests for personal information will require proof of identity from the requester.

Requests may be for any personal records whenever created or for non-personal records created from April 2008 onwards.

An Application Form for FOI Requests is available to download at:


No fee applies to FOI requests for personal information.

In the case of requests for non-personal information, charges may be applied depending on the level of search, retrieval and copying required.

Useful links providing further information:

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