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.
19 Jun 2019
Homelessness is a real children’s issue – Ombudsman for Children
The Ombudsman for Children, Dr Niall Muldoon, appeared before the Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs today (Wednesday) to discuss the OCO’s No Place Like…
19 Jun 2019
Submission to Oireachtas Committee on Justice and Equality: Examination of Direct Provision and the International Protection Application Process
The Oireachtas Committee on Justice and Equality (Committee) invited stakeholders and interested parties to make written submissions on Direct Provision and the international protection application…
17 Sep 2019
One stop shop for victims of sexual abuse should be available to all – Ombudsman for Children
The Ombudsman for Children, Dr Niall Muldoon today (Monday) attended the opening of the Barnahus, One House Project in Galway. Niall congratulated all of those…
20 Aug 2019
Beyond Limits the first event of its kind for young people with disabilities
Beyond Limits: Empowering young people with disabilities, a summit for young people with disabilities will be launched on Tuesday, 20th August at Croke Park. The…