Kilkenny County Council got some interesting requests presented to them under the freedom of information act since January 2016.
Among those was any communication made to the department from members of the public with regard to UFO’s, UFO sightings or incidents of a similar nature.
The request was made by a Journalist in January of this year, but was refused by the local authority.
Another request that was refused was when a business asked for a list of common areas in the city for parking which do not require or need a parking disc or ticket.
In 2016 the council were asked to release the total amount of money spent for paying celebrities to attend events from 2013 – 2016. This request was also refused.
Among the requests granted under the freedom of information act was the total amount spent on public notices in newspapers and the breakdown of payments to companies for translating services.