Ombudsman seeks powers to investigate COVID-19 care home deaths

The Ombudsman plans to write to ministers to fast-track an extension of his powers to investigate the complaints about the care and deaths of residents in nursing homes and hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 8 September 2020

Two complaints against Law Society upheld by Ombudsman

Two complaints against the Law Society of Ireland have been upheld by Ombudsman Peter Tyndall.

Published 21 May 2020

Complaints to Ombudsman reach nine-year high

Complaints to the Ombudsman rose by nine per cent to reach a nine-year high last year, according to new figures.

Published 20 May 2020

Pandemic has highlighted 'unsuitability and unsustainability' of Direct Provision accommodation

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted how "unsuitable and unsustainable" accommodation for asylum seekers in Ireland is, the Ombudsman has said.

Published 23 April 2020

Irish nuns who stopped receiving Portuguese pension have payments reinstated by Ombudsman

Three nuns who stopped receiving their Portuguese state pension after returning to Ireland have had the payments reinstated following an intervention by the Irish Ombudsman.

Published 10 October 2019

Complaints to Ombudsman up by 11 per cent

The number of complaints made to the Ombudsman rose by 11 per cent last year, new figures reveal.

Published 28 May 2019