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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Learn about the rights of children and young people. Plus lots of resources for those who work with children.
05 Mar 2018
It’s Our Brexit Too: Children’s Rights, Children’s Voices
This is a report on the views, hopes and fears of young people, North and South, and is the outcome of a unique cross-border conference…
02 Feb 2018
A Guide to Child-Centred Complaints Handling
This Guide to Child-Centred Complaints Handling sets out core principles of good practice for dealing with complaints made by or on behalf of children. We…
05 Mar 2018
Report by Young People aims to influence Brexit
A report on the views, hopes and fears of young people, North and South, will be presented to members of the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly at…
15 Jan 2018
Child with disability, abandoned at birth not receiving sufficient support
The Ombudsman for Children, Dr Niall Muldoon, today (15th January 2018) published Molly’s* case; an investigation into a complaint made on behalf of Molly who…