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.
Take part in our monthly survey about issues affecting children and young people in Ireland.
Learn about the rights of children and young people. Plus lots of resources for those who work with children.
12 Sep 2018
Submission on the Draft Policing Priorities for 2019
We welcome the draft Policing Priorities for 2019, including the focus on organisation development, data quality, cybercrime, human trafficking, sexual offences, domestic violence, vulnerable victims,…
13 Aug 2018
Waiting for Scoliosis Treatment: A Children’s Rights Issue 2018
Since July 2009, my office has received complaints from parents on behalf of their children who have scoliosis and in need of surgery. Over a…
17 Sep 2018
Winners of national animation competition revealed by Ombudsman for Children’s Office
The Ombudsman for Children, Dr Niall Muldoon, is delighted to announce the 5 winners of ‘Get Animated about Rights’ – a competition celebrating the 25th…
21 Jun 2018
‘Joining the Dots’ Survey Results on child-friendly healthcare in hospital
Joint Press Release ‘Joining the Dots’ Survey Results Published by the Children’s Hospital Group Board and the Ombudsman for Children’s Office The Children’s Hospital Group…