Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015
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The Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015 is designed to provide information to the public about who is lobbying whom about what. Standards in Public Office Commission have established an online register of lobbying at https://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:
|Norma Foley TD||Department of Education||Minister for Education|
|Josepha Madigan TD||Department of Education||Minister of State with responsibility for Special Education and Inclusion|
|Thomas Byrne TD||Department of Education||Minister of State with responsibility for Sport and Physical Education|
|Áine Doyle||Department of Education||Special Adviser to Minister Foley|
|Eoin Murphy||Department of Education||Special Adviser to Minister Foley|
|Daniel Griffin||Department of Education||Special Advisor to Minister Byrne|
|Bernie McNally||Department of Education||Secretary General|
|Martina Mannion||Department of Education||Assistant Secretary, Social Inclusion, Special Education, NEPS and Early Years Education Policy|
|Deirdre Shanley||Department of Education||Assistant Secretary, Schools Division|
|Gavan O’Leary||Department of Education||Assistant Secretary, Corporate Services, Finance, HR, Communications and Gaeltacht Education Unit|
|Deirdre McDonnell||Department of Education||Assistant Secretary, Shared Services, Payroll, Pensions and Information Technology|
|Dalton Tattan||Department of Education||Assistant Secretary, Curriculum & Assessment Policy, Teacher Education|
|Tomás Ó Ruairc||Department of Education||Assistant Secretary, Data Compliance & Support, Statistics, Public Service Reform, Central Policy/Legal Services and International|
|Aoife Conduit||Department of Education||Assistant Secretary, Teachers, SNA T&C, External HR, School Transport, RIRU|
|Hubert Loftus||Department of Education||Assistant Secretary, Planning & Building Unit|
|Yvonne Keating||Department of Education||Chief Inspector, Inspectorate|
In line with the principles of openness and transparency, a number of groups and committees in the Department of Education operate under the guidelines set out in the Transparency Code . This means that the groups' membership, work programme, and the minutes and agendas of all meetings are published here on this website.