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Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015

The Regulation of Lobbying Act, 2015 is designed to provide information to the public about who is lobbying whom about what. Further information is available at

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:

  • to allow members of the public to identify those persons who are designated public officials;
  • to be used as a resource for lobbyists filing a return to the Register who may need to source a designated public official’s details.

Members of the Science Foundation Ireland Board who are Designated Public Officals are:

Ms Mary Doyle, Deputy Secretary, Department of Education

Mr Dermot Mulligan, Assistant Secretary, Department of Enterprise, Jobs & Innovation