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Thursday 1 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Ombudsman

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# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Thursday
Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed…
# Education
Minister to bring in new legislation on school enrolment
Meanwhile, the Department of Education said that the Munster school that would not enrol a pregnant teenager is the subject of an inspection. The results are due in the next few months.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Saturday
All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…
Gardaí and banks should be more transparent - Ombudsman
Emily O’Reilly said the gardaí, Nama and State-owned financial institutions should all be made subject to Freedom of Information laws.
# Gaeilge
Irish language community slam merger of Language Commissioner
In a letter to the Irish Times, 33 people say they “expect” the government not to merge the commissioner with the Ombudsman.
# Mystery
Garda Ombudsman still seeking information on mystery man
The man was found unconscious outside the Arlington Hotel in Dublin. He is in a serious condition in hospital and the Ombudsman is still seeking his identity.
PSNI officer's "flawed judgements and actions" criticised in report on Steven Colwell killing
The Police Ombudsman has released his report on the shooting of the 23-year-old man outside a police station in Co Down in 2006.
# Ombudsman
Garda group raises ‘serious concerns’ over actions of Ombudsman
The Ombudsman’s office has rejected allegations that its staff acted inappropriately.
# Northern Ireland
Troubles killings "cannot be reinvestigated"
The killings cannot be investigated by the police ombudsman’s office as they have already been investigated by the police.
# Organised Crime
Shots fired as gardaí seize firearm and cash in Co Wicklow
A man has been arrested by gardaí after his car was stopped on the Wicklow / Kildare border yesterday. Shots were fired by gardaí during the incident. A firearm and cash were seized.
# Investigation
Probe into death of man in Garda custody
The Garda Ombudsman has been called into investigate the death in Co Louth last night.
# Defence Forces
Defence Forces Ombudsman says public sector moratorium affecting redress
Annual report’s highlights are available in four languages after a record number of international visitors to the Ombudsman’s website.
# Complaints
Complaints to Ombudsman's office hit highest level in over a decade
Emily O’Reilly says complaints to her office increased by 30 per cent last year in comparison with 2009, with almost half of all complaints relating to the civil service.
# Ombudsman
Children's Ombudsman sees increased complaints for 2010
The Ombudsman for Children’s annual report will today publish an annual report showing a 34 per cent increase in cases.
# Roads
Man 'fighting for his life' after Limerick crash which Garda Ombudsman to investigate
A marked garda car had been in pursuit of another car when the incident occurred and the Garda Ombudsman is to investigate.
Information Commissioner wants FOI legislation extended
Emily O’Reilly has said the general public should be able to place Freedom of Information requests with public bodies like the gardaí, Central Bank and NAMA.
# Ombudsman
Complaints to Financial Services Ombudsman hit record levels
Nearly half of all the complaints made to the office of the Financial Services Ombudsman related to insurance.
# Banking
Banking complaints on the up
To be expected?
# Gag attempt?
HSE accused of trying to gag Ombudsman
Emily O’Reilly says the HSE’s legal action against Ireland’s rights watchdog was “perverse.”