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Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2014 11:06:06 +0000
Subject: RE: access to information request - correspondence between ECB and Department of Finance (Ireland)
From: Philip Connolly <>

Dear European Central Bank,

Thank you for your swift reply.

In relation to my request under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I had requested documents which contain the following information:

- All communications between the ECB (its board, president or staff) and the Irish Department of Finance (be they staff,politicians, ministers) between November 1, 2013 and December 31, 2013, inclusive.

If I could clarify my request and amend it to focus on all communication related to the following topics -

1)Ireland's exit from the EU-IMF Programme of Financial Support,
2)asset quality reviews,
3)the restructuring of Permanent TSB,
4)banking stress tests,

Thank you for your help.

Yours faithfully,

Philip Connolly

-----Original Message-----

Dear Mr Connolly,
The ECB hereby confirms receipt, on 18 March, of your application for
access to documents as outlined in your below e-mail.
Please note that access to ECB documents is governed by Decision
ECB/2004/3 (the unofficial consolidated version of this Decision is
available on the<[1]ECB website>). 
Under Article 6(1) of this Decision a request must be sufficiently precise
as to enable the ECB to identify the requested documents. We therefore ask
you to provide a more precise indication of the particular topic that is
of interest to you and to be as specific as possible.
Upon receipt of your reply, the ECB will assess your request on the basis
of Decision ECB/2004/3.
Yours faithfully,
European Central Bank
Kaiserstrasse 29
60311 Frankfurt am Main
[2][email address]
Phone: +49 69 1344 0
Fax: +49 69 1344 6170

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