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#Ombudsman

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Minister to bring in new legislation on school enrolment
# Education
# Education

Minister to bring in new legislation on school enrolment

Apr 30th 2012, 6:02 PM 3,309 Views 6 Comments

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.

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Mar 10th 2012, 7:55 PM 3,093 Views 4 Comments

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
# FOI
# FOI

Gardaí and banks should be more transparent - Ombudsman

Mar 10th 2012, 3:20 PM 2,540 Views 23 Comments

Emily O’Reilly said the gardaí, Nama and State-owned financial institutions should all be made subject to Freedom of Information laws.

Irish language community slam merger of Language Commissioner
# Gaeilge
# Gaeilge

Irish language community slam merger of Language Commissioner

Jan 6th 2012, 5:51 PM 3,107 Views 39 Comments

In a letter to the Irish Times, 33 people say they “expect” the government not to merge the commissioner with the Ombudsman.

Garda Ombudsman still seeking information on mystery man
# Mystery
# Mystery

Garda Ombudsman still seeking information on mystery man

Dec 19th 2011, 10:34 AM 8,911 Views 28 Comments

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
# PSNI
# PSNI

PSNI officer's "flawed judgements and actions" criticised in report on Steven Colwell killing

Dec 15th 2011, 11:17 AM 1,085 Views 11 Comments

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.

Garda group raises ‘serious concerns’ over actions of Ombudsman
# Ombudsman
# Ombudsman

Garda group raises ‘serious concerns’ over actions of Ombudsman

Dec 15th 2011, 7:05 AM 3,749 Views 37 Comments

The Ombudsman’s office has rejected allegations that its staff acted inappropriately.

Troubles killings "cannot be reinvestigated"
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Troubles killings "cannot be reinvestigated"

Nov 25th 2011, 8:35 AM 921 Views 4 Comments

The killings cannot be investigated by the police ombudsman’s office as they have already been investigated by the police.

Shots fired as gardaí seize firearm and cash in Co Wicklow
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Shots fired as gardaí seize firearm and cash in Co Wicklow

Aug 22nd 2011, 10:29 AM 823 Views 6 Comments

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.

Probe into death of man in Garda custody
# Investigation
# Investigation

Probe into death of man in Garda custody

Jun 29th 2011, 3:19 PM 1,180 Views 0 Comments

The Garda Ombudsman has been called into investigate the death in Co Louth last night.

Defence Forces Ombudsman says public sector moratorium affecting redress
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Defence Forces Ombudsman says public sector moratorium affecting redress

Jun 21st 2011, 11:55 AM 476 Views 8 Comments

Annual report’s highlights are available in four languages after a record number of international visitors to the Ombudsman’s website.

Complaints to Ombudsman's office hit highest level in over a decade
# Complaints
# Complaints

Complaints to Ombudsman's office hit highest level in over a decade

Jun 8th 2011, 1:00 PM 355 Views 1 Comment

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.

Children's Ombudsman sees increased complaints for 2010
# Ombudsman
# Ombudsman

Children's Ombudsman sees increased complaints for 2010

Jun 1st 2011, 7:10 AM 173 Views 0 Comments

The Ombudsman for Children’s annual report will today publish an annual report showing a 34 per cent increase in cases.

Man 'fighting for his life' after Limerick crash which Garda Ombudsman to investigate
# Roads
# Roads

Man 'fighting for his life' after Limerick crash which Garda Ombudsman to investigate

May 16th 2011, 9:18 AM 1,163 Views 0 Comments

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
# FOI
# FOI

Information Commissioner wants FOI legislation extended

May 4th 2011, 3:36 PM 457 Views 0 Comments

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.

Complaints to Financial Services Ombudsman hit record levels
# Ombudsman
# Ombudsman

Complaints to Financial Services Ombudsman hit record levels

Apr 21st 2011, 7:36 AM 414 Views 0 Comments

Nearly half of all the complaints made to the office of the Financial Services Ombudsman related to insurance.

Banking complaints on the up
# Banking
# Banking

Banking complaints on the up

Jul 27th 2010, 11:22 AM 183 Views 0 Comments

To be expected?

HSE accused of trying to gag Ombudsman
# Gag Attempt?
# Gag Attempt?

HSE accused of trying to gag Ombudsman

Jul 15th 2010, 10:13 PM 238 Views 0 Comments

Emily O’Reilly says the HSE’s legal action against Ireland’s rights watchdog was “perverse.”