Submissions Received


A call for submissions on a draft Code of Conduct for persons carrying on lobbying activities issued in July 2018.  The following submissions were received:


Minister Michael Ring - Department of Rural and Community Development

Mr Martin Kroger - Joint Transparency Register Secretariat

J Flood

Mr Robert Watt - Department of Public Expenditure and Reform

Minister Simon Coveney and Mr Niall Burgess - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Mr John McCarthy - Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government

Dr John Hogan 

Mr Brian Cotter - American Chamber of Commerce Ireland 

Chambers Ireland

Tamara Texio Balinas - ITMAC

National Federation of Retail Newsagents

Ms Helen Howes - County Wicklow PPN

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties

Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada

Mr David Hall - Irish Mortgage Holders Association

Mr Matt Moran

Dr Andrew Kelly - ISPCA

High Authority for Transparency in Public Life

Irish Heart Foudation

Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Social Justice Ireland

Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport

Joint Transparency Register Secretariat

Irish South and West fishermen’s Producer Organisation

Mr Declan Carty

Mr Michael Healy-Rae T.D.

Ms Lisa Fahy - SSE

The Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA)

Banking and Payments Federation Ireland 

Ms Siobhan Masterson - IBEC

Mr Eunan McKinney - Alcohol Action Ireland

Mr John Devitt - Transparency International Ireland 

The Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII)

The Wheel

Disability Federation of Ireland

Ervia (including Gas Networks Ireland and Irish Water)

Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation Ltd (KFO)

Ms Siobhan Masterson - IBEC (amended)

Mr John McKeon - Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection

Mr Paul O'Brien - Department of Health 

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA)