What is the Ombudsman for Children's Office?
- We are a human rights institution and work to protect the rights of children and young people in Ireland.
- We investigate complaints about services provided to children by public organisations.
- We want children and young people to be actively heard and respected so they experience safe, fulfilling and happy everyday lives.
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28 May 2019
Annual Report 2018
The Ombudsman for Children’s Office is required under law to submit to the Oireachtas an Annual Report on the performance of our functions. The Annual…
16 May 2019
Strategic Plan 2019-2021
The Ombudsman for Children’s Office Strategic Plan 2019-2021 builds on the very positive work that has taken place over the past three years. It sets…
13 Jun 2019
Ombudsman for Children expresses concern at inappropriate use of reduced timetables in schools
The Ombudsman for Children, Dr Niall Muldoon, will appear before the Oireachtas Committee on Education and Skills on Thursday 13th June where he will express…
28 May 2019
Economic upturn leaving children behind – Ombudsman for Children’s Office Annual Report 2018
The Ombudsman for Children’s Office Annual Report 2018 will be launched by young person Margaret Ward and the Ombudsman for Children, Dr Niall Muldoon at…