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FOI Request 14/067





Noel Baker


Irish Examiner
Linn Dubh
Assumption Road


Irish Examiner


FOI Request 14/067


I am requesting details as to the number of occasions in which Irish diplomatic/embassy/consulate/related staff and/or contractors have requested diplomatic immunity of, or from the authorities in another state, for the years 2010 to 2013 inclusive. Please provide details as to the nature of the request, the reason why it was requested, whether or not it was requested, who made the request (e.g. Ambassador, officer etc.), the date, and the location, plus the authority or authorities in the named country to which the request was made. Please also include any correspondence or communiqués from said authority or agency in each case regarding the decision to deal with the request.

Please also, according to the same wording, provide details as to all requests made to Irish authorities in Ireland for diplomatic immunity. Please also include any correspondence or observations passed by the Irish authorities, including the Department of Foreign Affairs, to the requester, or related or other relevant agency, regarding the request (e.g. Department of Justice, or other Department, or Road Safety Authority, or Garda Síochána etc.).


25th August 2014


19th September 2014 


Request 14/067

Reply 14/067

Schedule 14/067