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# peter-tyndall - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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

And he wants your help in investigating.

# peter-tyndall - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

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

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

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

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

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.