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.
The findings of a new research paper highlight the lengthy and complex road to citizenship for non-national and non-citizen children in Ireland
Learn about the rights of children and young people. Plus lots of resources for those who work with children.
16 Sep 2020
Annual Report 2019
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 Sep 2020
Education continues to be the most complained about issue for children according to Ombudsman for Children’s Office 2019 Annual Report
The Ombudsman for Children’s Office 2019 Annual Report reveals an increase in the percentage of complaints received relating to education, despite an overall decrease in…
03 Sep 2020
How’s your Head? A guide to staying afloat post COVID-19
The Ombudsman for Children’s Office is proud to support How’s your Head? A guide to staying afloat post COVID-19, a mental health manual created by…