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# peter-tyndall - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Issues with Covid-19 high on the list of complaints by Direct Provision residents, says ombudsman
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Issues with Covid-19 high on the list of complaints by Direct Provision residents, says ombudsman

Mar 25th 2021, 3:29 PM 6,843 Views 14 Comments

Only 61 complaints were received by the Office of the Ombudsman in 2020, dropping from 168 in 2019.

# peter-tyndall - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Information Commissioner calls for incoming government to 'improve' Freedom of Information Act
# Peter Tyndall
# Peter Tyndall

Information Commissioner calls for incoming government to 'improve' Freedom of Information Act

Jun 17th 2020, 6:10 AM 6,549 Views 6 Comments

Peter Tyndall was commenting as he published his officer’s annual report for 2019.

# peter-tyndall - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Complaint to Ombudsman after social housing tenant deemed to have sent 'insulting' tweet about neighbour
# Annual Report
# Annual Report

Complaint to Ombudsman after social housing tenant deemed to have sent 'insulting' tweet about neighbour

May 20th 2020, 12:10 PM 26,435 Views 14 Comments

The Ombudsman received more than 3,600 complaints about public services last year.

# peter-tyndall - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Covid-19 crisis highlights how 'unsuitable' some Direct Provisions conditions are, Ombudsman says
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Covid-19 crisis highlights how 'unsuitable' some Direct Provisions conditions are, Ombudsman says

Apr 23rd 2020, 6:05 AM 10,665 Views 14 Comments

The Ombudsman today published his annual commentary on Direct Provision complaints.

# peter-tyndall - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Three Irish nuns had their pensions restored after intervention by the Ombudsman
# Divine Intervention
# Divine Intervention

Three Irish nuns had their pensions restored after intervention by the Ombudsman

Oct 10th 2019, 8:51 AM 25,177 Views 30 Comments

The sisters’ payments stopped after they returned from Portugal to live in Ireland.

# peter-tyndall - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Ombudsman criticises use of hotels as emergency accommodation for asylum seekers
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Ombudsman criticises use of hotels as emergency accommodation for asylum seekers

Updated Sep 25th 2019, 11:35 AM 13,008 Views 20 Comments

Peter Tyndall called for more powers for the Ombudsman’s office.

# peter-tyndall - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Years of mistakes: How the Department of Social Protection mishandled social welfare overpayments
# Overpayments
# Overpayments

Years of mistakes: How the Department of Social Protection mishandled social welfare overpayments

Jul 30th 2019, 6:00 AM 31,730 Views 49 Comments

Some overpayments have not been recovered because of a litany of mistakes by the Department of Employment and Social Protection.

# peter-tyndall - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'People die when lessons aren't learned': Report criticises HSE failure to address patient complaints
# Complaints
# Complaints

'People die when lessons aren't learned': Report criticises HSE failure to address patient complaints

Nov 14th 2018, 6:00 AM 7,858 Views 12 Comments

Just 10 of 36 recommendations in a 2015 report have been fully implemented.

# peter-tyndall - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Foster mother gets backdated payment of €28,600 after Tusla cut her allowances
# Ombudsman
# Ombudsman

Foster mother gets backdated payment of €28,600 after Tusla cut her allowances

Jun 20th 2018, 10:58 AM 20,770 Views 4 Comments

The woman’s allowances were reduced significantly when her two children turned 18, despite them both having intellectual disabilities.

# peter-tyndall - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

'To refuse them was a mistake': Redress plans for some women excluded from Magdalene scheme
# Redress Scheme
# Redress Scheme

'To refuse them was a mistake': Redress plans for some women excluded from Magdalene scheme

Apr 18th 2018, 8:57 AM 7,381 Views 8 Comments

Ombudsman Peter Tyndall has welcomed the government’s acceptance of his recommendations for redress for survivors.

# peter-tyndall - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Ombudsman receives 97 complaints from Direct Provision residents
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Ombudsman receives 97 complaints from Direct Provision residents

Jan 30th 2018, 8:52 AM 11,371 Views 84 Comments

The Ombudsman’s office began accepting complaints from people in Direct Provision last April.

# peter-tyndall - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Objections by Department of Justice to Magdalen redress investigation 'disingenuous' - Ombudsman
# Opportunity Lost
# Opportunity Lost

Objections by Department of Justice to Magdalen redress investigation 'disingenuous' - Ombudsman

Nov 23rd 2017, 11:30 AM 13,751 Views 21 Comments

The Ombudsman has been harshly critical of the Department of Justice in his report published this morning.

# peter-tyndall - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

A woman was asked to pay the Dept. of Social Protection €105,000 after her mother died...
# Welfare Charges
# Welfare Charges

A woman was asked to pay the Dept. of Social Protection €105,000 after her mother died...

Jun 10th 2015, 12:32 PM 32,316 Views 29 Comments

The woman’s mother, who suffered from mental health problems, passed away in 2012.

# peter-tyndall - Friday 13 June, 2014

Ombudsman to investigate how hospitals handle complaints
# Complaints
# Complaints

Ombudsman to investigate how hospitals handle complaints

Jun 13th 2014, 10:37 PM 8,160 Views 21 Comments

And he wants your help in investigating.

# peter-tyndall - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

James Reilly should not oversee review of maternity services appointment - Adams
# Conflict Of Interest
# Conflict Of Interest

James Reilly should not oversee review of maternity services appointment - Adams

Jun 11th 2014, 1:26 PM 7,057 Views 28 Comments

Sinn Féin’s leader said there is a conflict of interest for the director of the West/North West Hospital Group, Noel Daly.

# peter-tyndall - Monday 2 December, 2013

Welcome aboard: President appoints Peter Tyndall as Ombudsman
# Any Complaints
# Any Complaints

Welcome aboard: President appoints Peter Tyndall as Ombudsman

Dec 2nd 2013, 10:21 PM 7,039 Views 16 Comments

Tyndall has said that, if public bodies handled complaints better, there wouldn’t be any need for his role.

# peter-tyndall - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

New Ombudsman wants to bring 'objectivity and clarity' to role
# Complaints
# Complaints

New Ombudsman wants to bring 'objectivity and clarity' to role

Oct 23rd 2013, 6:28 PM 5,783 Views 12 Comments

Peter Tyndall is due to replace Emily O’Reilly in the role and spoke about his hopes for the new job.

# peter-tyndall - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Peter Tyndall to replace Emily O'Reilly as Ombudsman
# New Ombudsman
# New Ombudsman

Peter Tyndall to replace Emily O'Reilly as Ombudsman

Oct 8th 2013, 2:05 PM 5,104 Views 17 Comments

He’s set to take up the position after serving in the same role in Wales. There were 35 expressions of interest in the job from journalists, PR professionals, politicians and others.