DIAS Headquarters, 10 Burlington Road - D04C932 contact@dias.ie 00353 (0) 16140100

Making an FOI Request

All applications under the FOI Act should be addressed to:

Registrar’s Office,
The Freedom of Information Officer,
Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies,
10 Burlington Road,
Dublin 4.
Telephone: +353-1- 6140188
Facsimile: +353-1-6140160

E-mail: foi@dias.ie


  • Send your request in writing or by e-mail. There is no charge for making a request. (Charges may apply however for search, retrieval or photocopying).
  • Indicate clearly that the information is sought under the Freedom of Information Act
  • Indicate if the information is required in a particular form, i.e. photocopy, etc.
  • Include as much detail as possible to enable the Freedom of Information Officer to identify the record. If you have difficulty in identifying the precise records which you require, the Freedom of Information Officer will be happy to assist you in preparing your request.
  • Provide full contact details, including a telephone number and E-mail address where available, so that you may be contacted if it is necessary to clarify the details of your request.
  • You may be required to provide identification, especially when requesting personal information. A typical form of identification that you could be asked to produce will be your passport, driving licence, student ID card or birth certificate.