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#Ombudsman

# ombudsman - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Many under 65s in nursing homes have 'wasted lives' with limited options, report finds
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Many under 65s in nursing homes have 'wasted lives' with limited options, report finds

May 5th 2021, 8:05 AM 16,997 Views 10 Comments

The Ombudsman investigated the placement of younger people in nursing homes.

# ombudsman - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Children's Ombudsman warns of rise in number of serious school bullying cases
# Bullying
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# Bullying

Children's Ombudsman warns of rise in number of serious school bullying cases

May 4th 2021, 8:10 PM 12,456 Views 16 Comments

Dr Niall Muldoon said his office has received more than 400 reports of bullying in schools since 2018.

# ombudsman - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Issues with Covid-19 high on the list of complaints by Direct Provision residents, says ombudsman
# Direct Provision
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# Direct Provision

Issues with Covid-19 high on the list of complaints by Direct Provision residents, says ombudsman

Mar 25th 2021, 3:29 PM 6,843 Views 14 Comments

Only 61 complaints were received by the Office of the Ombudsman in 2020, dropping from 168 in 2019.

# ombudsman - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Ombudsman ordered bank to reimburse money to child's account after father withdrew €66,000
# Complaints
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# Complaints

Ombudsman ordered bank to reimburse money to child's account after father withdrew €66,000

Feb 3rd 2021, 6:15 AM 81,878 Views 44 Comments

The financial services ombudsman has released his decisions from the second half of last year.

# ombudsman - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Children with disabilities waiting years for assessment a violation of their rights, committee to be told
# Children's Rights
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# Children's Rights

Children with disabilities waiting years for assessment a violation of their rights, committee to be told

Dec 1st 2020, 6:15 AM 8,834 Views 9 Comments

Over 6,000 children are currently overdue an assessment of their needs.

# ombudsman - Friday 7 August, 2020

Boris Johnson backs call for Premier League clarity on failed Saudi Newcastle takeover
# Political Football
# Political Football

Boris Johnson backs call for Premier League clarity on failed Saudi Newcastle takeover

Aug 7th 2020, 5:15 PM 5,586 Views 3 Comments

The Independent Football Ombudsman has also advised the Premier League to release a statement.

# ombudsman - Friday 12 June, 2020

Ombudsman expresses 'grave concern' over potential abolition of Department of Children
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# Ombudsman

Ombudsman expresses 'grave concern' over potential abolition of Department of Children

Jun 12th 2020, 1:16 PM 10,824 Views 5 Comments

The Children’s Ombudsman has written a letter to the three party leaders involved in government formation talks.

# ombudsman - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Complaint to Ombudsman after social housing tenant deemed to have sent 'insulting' tweet about neighbour
# Annual Report
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# Annual Report

Complaint to Ombudsman after social housing tenant deemed to have sent 'insulting' tweet about neighbour

May 20th 2020, 12:10 PM 26,435 Views 14 Comments

The Ombudsman received more than 3,600 complaints about public services last year.

# ombudsman - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Covid-19 crisis highlights how 'unsuitable' some Direct Provisions conditions are, Ombudsman says
# Direct Provision
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# Direct Provision

Covid-19 crisis highlights how 'unsuitable' some Direct Provisions conditions are, Ombudsman says

Apr 23rd 2020, 6:05 AM 10,665 Views 14 Comments

The Ombudsman today published his annual commentary on Direct Provision complaints.

# ombudsman - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Three Irish nuns had their pensions restored after intervention by the Ombudsman
# Divine Intervention
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# Divine Intervention

Three Irish nuns had their pensions restored after intervention by the Ombudsman

Oct 10th 2019, 8:51 AM 25,177 Views 30 Comments

The sisters’ payments stopped after they returned from Portugal to live in Ireland.

# ombudsman - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Ombudsman criticises use of hotels as emergency accommodation for asylum seekers
# Direct Provision
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# Direct Provision

Ombudsman criticises use of hotels as emergency accommodation for asylum seekers

Updated Sep 25th 2019, 11:35 AM 13,008 Views 20 Comments

Peter Tyndall called for more powers for the Ombudsman’s office.

# ombudsman - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Years of mistakes: How the Department of Social Protection mishandled social welfare overpayments
# Overpayments
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# Overpayments

Years of mistakes: How the Department of Social Protection mishandled social welfare overpayments

Jul 30th 2019, 6:00 AM 31,730 Views 49 Comments

Some overpayments have not been recovered because of a litany of mistakes by the Department of Employment and Social Protection.

# ombudsman - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Schools are teaching 'difficult' children for fewer hours as an invisible way of suspending them
# Losing Out
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# Losing Out

Schools are teaching 'difficult' children for fewer hours as an invisible way of suspending them

Jun 13th 2019, 6:30 AM 19,758 Views 49 Comments

Ombudsman Dr Niall Muldoon said anecdotal evidence shows some children suffer disproportionately from “reduced timetables”.

# ombudsman - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Complaint to Ombudsman after man 'distressed' over hearing instrument noise during surgery
# Annual Report
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# Annual Report

Complaint to Ombudsman after man 'distressed' over hearing instrument noise during surgery

May 28th 2019, 6:00 AM 20,811 Views 12 Comments

The Ombudsman received more than 3,300 complaints about public services last year.

# ombudsman - Monday 8 April, 2019

Ombudsman criticises HSE and TUSLA over care for children with disabilities
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# Ombudsman

Ombudsman criticises HSE and TUSLA over care for children with disabilities

Apr 8th 2019, 9:02 AM 8,906 Views 17 Comments

The collaboration between the HSE and Tusla is still of concern, the ombudsman said.

# ombudsman - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

PSNI refers its handling of Tyrone disco crush to Ombudsman
# Cookstown
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# Cookstown

PSNI refers its handling of Tyrone disco crush to Ombudsman

Mar 26th 2019, 1:35 PM 18,748 Views 28 Comments

The PSNI has said the first officers at the scene “withdrew to await further police support”.

# ombudsman - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Direct provision: Complaints about lack of cooking facilities, accommodation and refusals of transfer requests
# Asylum Seekers
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# Asylum Seekers

Direct provision: Complaints about lack of cooking facilities, accommodation and refusals of transfer requests

Mar 13th 2019, 6:10 AM 14,991 Views 45 Comments

Complaints from residents were about food, lack of cooking facilities and the availability of transport.

# ombudsman - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'People die when lessons aren't learned': Report criticises HSE failure to address patient complaints
# Complaints
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# Complaints

'People die when lessons aren't learned': Report criticises HSE failure to address patient complaints

Nov 14th 2018, 6:00 AM 7,858 Views 12 Comments

Just 10 of 36 recommendations in a 2015 report have been fully implemented.

# ombudsman - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Foster mother gets backdated payment of €28,600 after Tusla cut her allowances
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# Ombudsman

Foster mother gets backdated payment of €28,600 after Tusla cut her allowances

Jun 20th 2018, 10:58 AM 20,770 Views 4 Comments

The woman’s allowances were reduced significantly when her two children turned 18, despite them both having intellectual disabilities.

# ombudsman - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Magdalene reparations will finally be paid to those who lived in the forgotten institutions
# At Last
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# At Last

Magdalene reparations will finally be paid to those who lived in the forgotten institutions

Jun 2nd 2018, 1:38 PM 25,965 Views 54 Comments

Previously, women who had worked in laundries not covered by the Magdalene Restorative Justice scheme had been denied compensation.

# ombudsman - Thursday 29 March, 2018

A man with no computer literacy had money stolen from him using his online banking service
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# Ombudsman

A man with no computer literacy had money stolen from him using his online banking service

Mar 29th 2018, 4:09 PM 22,650 Views 6 Comments

The case was mediated on by the Financial Services Ombudsman, and the man’s family were awarded €8,000.

# ombudsman - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Objections by Department of Justice to Magdalen redress investigation 'disingenuous' - Ombudsman
# Opportunity Lost
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# Opportunity Lost

Objections by Department of Justice to Magdalen redress investigation 'disingenuous' - Ombudsman

Nov 23rd 2017, 11:30 AM 13,751 Views 21 Comments

The Ombudsman has been harshly critical of the Department of Justice in his report published this morning.

# ombudsman - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Ombudsman rejects complaint that Defence Forces member was subjected to 'bullying, intimidation and harassment'
# Complaints
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# Complaints

Ombudsman rejects complaint that Defence Forces member was subjected to 'bullying, intimidation and harassment'

Oct 21st 2017, 7:15 AM 11,095 Views 21 Comments

The case is included in the Defence Forces Ombudsman annual report for 2016.

# ombudsman - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

The Charleton Tribunal has finished its hearings about Garda Keith Harrison
# Disclosures Tribunal
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# Disclosures Tribunal

The Charleton Tribunal has finished its hearings about Garda Keith Harrison

Oct 10th 2017, 6:15 PM 12,288 Views 0 Comments

The complaint against Garda Keith Harrison was made under section 102 of the Garda Siochana Act, relating to gardaí causing serious harm or death.

# ombudsman - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Man dies after crashing car and becoming unresponsive while being restrained by gardaí
# Gsoc
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# Gsoc

Man dies after crashing car and becoming unresponsive while being restrained by gardaí

Sep 23rd 2017, 11:04 AM 94,257 Views 37 Comments

Gardaí have confirmed that the matter has been referred to the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission.

# ombudsman - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

'You cannot trust these people' - Woman who had disclosure of abuse lost by Tusla slams report on its failings
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# Having Her Say

'You cannot trust these people' - Woman who had disclosure of abuse lost by Tusla slams report on its failings

Aug 8th 2017, 12:05 AM 14,441 Views 12 Comments

The woman, whose records were lost by the HSE/Tusla for over three years, says she feels the latest ombudsman report into Tusla’s complaints procedures won’t change anything.

# ombudsman - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Dying man refused access to grandchildren over 'unfounded' abuse allegation
# Tusla
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# Tusla

Dying man refused access to grandchildren over 'unfounded' abuse allegation

Jul 19th 2017, 12:05 AM 30,517 Views 27 Comments

A new report from the Ombudsman highlighted case studies where Tusla failed to adequately investigate abuse allegations.

# ombudsman - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

'We need consistency': Long delays by Tusla in dealing with abuse allegations, report says
# Taking Stock
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# Taking Stock

'We need consistency': Long delays by Tusla in dealing with abuse allegations, report says

Jul 18th 2017, 12:06 PM 7,249 Views 14 Comments

The Ombudsman was critical of Tusla’s procedures for dealing with abuse allegations.

# ombudsman - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Mullingar hospital apologises to new mother after a 'series of errors'
# Discharge Summary
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# Discharge Summary

Mullingar hospital apologises to new mother after a 'series of errors'

Jun 1st 2017, 6:20 AM 37,195 Views 14 Comments

After suffering from bleeding and ongoing pain, the woman was not contacted by the hospital and eventually had to go to A&E.

# ombudsman - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Department of Social Protection pursued a woman for €20,000, but she was actually owed €700
# Welfare
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# Welfare

Department of Social Protection pursued a woman for €20,000, but she was actually owed €700

May 31st 2017, 12:46 PM 102,933 Views 49 Comments

The incident was included as a case study in the Office of the Ombudsman’s annual report for 2016.

# ombudsman - Friday 21 April, 2017

Family of woman shot at same time as Garda Tony Golden to sue Gardaí
# Siobhán Phillips
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# Siobhán Phillips

Family of woman shot at same time as Garda Tony Golden to sue Gardaí

Apr 21st 2017, 3:50 PM 34,740 Views 118 Comments

An RTÉ Investigates programme broadcast last night called into question whether the man who shot Garda Golden and Siobhán Phillips was in fact a Garda informer.

# ombudsman - Monday 6 March, 2017

Litany of errors by child services saw woman's claims of serious sexual abuse 'lost' for over three years
# Mistake Upon Mistake
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# Mistake Upon Mistake

Litany of errors by child services saw woman's claims of serious sexual abuse 'lost' for over three years

Mar 6th 2017, 12:05 AM 20,906 Views 31 Comments

The HSE’s child and family services, the precursor to Tusla, also repeatedly sent details of the case to a series of incorrect addresses.

# ombudsman - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Not getting a promotion was the most common complaint in the Defence Forces last year
# Not Happy
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# Not Happy

Not getting a promotion was the most common complaint in the Defence Forces last year

Dec 20th 2016, 11:10 AM 10,090 Views 26 Comments

Cases under review by the Ombudsman for Defence Forces rose 15% in 2015.

# ombudsman - Thursday 6 October, 2016

No evidence of Garda misconduct in case where man shot himself in head
# Investigation
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# Investigation

No evidence of Garda misconduct in case where man shot himself in head

Oct 6th 2016, 9:40 PM 16,186 Views 11 Comments

A GSOC report found that there had been no wrongdoing by gardaí in the incident.

# ombudsman - Thursday 22 September, 2016

GSOC: 'Gardaí are damned if they do, damned if they don't'
# Gsoc
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# Gsoc

GSOC: 'Gardaí are damned if they do, damned if they don't'

Sep 22nd 2016, 6:15 AM 19,008 Views 43 Comments

Judge Mary Ellen Ring said they are taking up the slack for other agencies.

# ombudsman - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

A woman was asked to pay the Dept. of Social Protection €105,000 after her mother died...
# Welfare Charges
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# Welfare Charges

A woman was asked to pay the Dept. of Social Protection €105,000 after her mother died...

Jun 10th 2015, 12:32 PM 32,316 Views 29 Comments

The woman’s mother, who suffered from mental health problems, passed away in 2012.

# ombudsman - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Lots of people still have complaints about their mortgages
# Satisfied Customers?
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# Satisfied Customers?

Lots of people still have complaints about their mortgages

Feb 25th 2015, 1:20 PM 9,563 Views 23 Comments

Mortgage issues continue to be the highest drivers of complaints.

# ombudsman - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

97 people wanted to be the new Ombudsman for Children, but this man got the job
# New Job
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# New Job

97 people wanted to be the new Ombudsman for Children, but this man got the job

Feb 3rd 2015, 4:11 PM 15,224 Views 10 Comments

Dr Niall Muldoon has been working in child protection for 20 years.

# ombudsman - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Nobody has complained to GSOC about the Gardaí bollard push video
# Water Protest
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# Water Protest

Nobody has complained to GSOC about the Gardaí bollard push video

Nov 18th 2014, 7:38 AM 19,913 Views 132 Comments

No one present when the incident occurred has come forward to the Ombudsman.

# ombudsman - Friday 17 October, 2014

More people have been complaining about gardaí this year
# Investigations
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# Investigations

More people have been complaining about gardaí this year

Oct 17th 2014, 5:53 PM 10,564 Views 45 Comments

GSOC said time taken to receive information requested from the Garda Síochána in relation to investigations has “improved significantly”.

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