Freedom of Information

Contact Details and Publication Scheme

GMIT is a body established for a public purpose and thus falls within the scope of the Freedom on Information (FOI) Act 2014. 

The FOI Act 2014 provides the following statutory rights:

  • A legal right for any person to access records held by GMIT
  • A legal right for individuals to have personal information relating to them amended where it is incomplete, incorrect or misleading
  • A legal right for any person to obtain reasons for an act of GMIT which affects them and in which they have a material interest.

Read our Guide to FOI (PDF, 382KB)


A considerable amount of information about GMIT is available on this website and on our Publication Scheme below.

If the information you require is not readily available, please make a request in writing, by email or using the GMIT FOI Request Form, referencing the FOI Act 2014, to the FOI Officer:

Edel Hegarty, FOI Officer, GMIT Galway Campus, Dublin Road, Galway
Tel: +353 (0) 91 74 2769

GMIT FOI Request Form (Word, 71KB)


All non-personal FOI requests are published in our FOI Disclosure Log



GMIT’s Publication Scheme provides information about the Institute as per guidelines issued by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform under Section 8 of the Freedom of Information Act 2014.  It is designed to facilitate the provision of information to the greatest extent possible, except for information exempted under the FOI Act.

View GMIT's Publication Scheme below.  A hard copy will be made available for viewing by appointment.

Latest News

L to R: Mark Costello, Director BIM RPS; Shirley Comerford, Head of Strategic Human Resources, Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (DPER); Mary Rogers, Head of Department of Building and Civil Engineering, GMIT; and Gerry Carty, Managing Director, RPS.

The GMIT Department of Building & Civil Engineering and RPS were delighted to win the ‘Excellence in Education and Training’ Award at the 2018 Human Resource Leadership and Management Awards, held in Dublin recently.

Derville Rowland, Director General, Financial Conduct, Central Bank of Ireland

GMIT is delighted to host a free public seminar on Consumer Protection by Derville Rowland, Director General, Financial Conduct, Central Bank of Ireland, on Thursday 12 April in the Galway campus (Theatre 995, 11am - 12.30pm) and Mayo campus (Theatre P002, 4.40pm to 7pm).