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FOI Request 22/024




FOI Request 22/024


I am submitting an FOI request under the Act to the department,  or any relevant department, for a record being a declaration of interest by Minister Simon Coveney that (1)  for the purposes of discussion by the Government, or any relevant Minister, of the financing of RTE, and (2) discussions by the Government and any relevant Minister, of RTE's use of bogus self employed contracts, that Minister Coveney is a brother of Mr Rory Coveney who is RTEs Strategic Director and has been a member of the RTE Board and that, therefore, Minister Coveney has or had a personal interest in the outcome of the aforementioned discussions.


January 11, 2022


January 20, 2022

Reply 22/024