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From TheJournal.ie 'It's like someone is watching my every move': Children in Direct Provision face lack of privacy, discrimination Children's Ombudsman

'It's like someone is watching my every move': Children in Direct Provision face lack of privacy, discrimination

A 100-page report by The Ombudsman For Children’s Office contains interviews with children living in Direct Provision.

From TheJournal.ie Some school children returning and others not 'would be discrimination' - Children's Ombudsman Covid-19

Some school children returning and others not 'would be discrimination' - Children's Ombudsman

Schools have been closed since 12 March as part of efforts to stop the spread of Covid-19.

From TheJournal.ie Children's ombudsman calls on government to clarify plans for Junior and Leaving Cert exams Niall Muldoon

Children's ombudsman calls on government to clarify plans for Junior and Leaving Cert exams

Schools across the country remain closed ahead of this year’s exams in June.

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert students sat the first ever Politics exam today - here's what was in it Politics And Society

Leaving Cert students sat the first ever Politics exam today - here's what was in it

A tweet from Leo Varadkar featured on the first ever exam.

From TheJournal.ie 'The damage is done, a piece of his spine will have to be removed' Scoliosis This post contains videos

'The damage is done, a piece of his spine will have to be removed'

Tommy Long is one of over 200 children waiting for scoliosis surgery in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Foster kids without homes made vulnerable by HSE inspection issues State Care

Foster kids without homes made vulnerable by HSE inspection issues

A new investigation by the Ombudsman for Children has shed light on the situation.

From TheJournal.ie Intimidation and forced stripping: St Patrick's Institution will FINALLY close today Underage Prisoners

Intimidation and forced stripping: St Patrick's Institution will FINALLY close today

The facility began housing underage prisoners in the 1980s, in what was supposed to be a temporary measure.

From TheJournal.ie 97 people wanted to be the new Ombudsman for Children, but this man got the job New Job

97 people wanted to be the new Ombudsman for Children, but this man got the job

Dr Niall Muldoon has been working in child protection for 20 years.

From TheJournal.ie Complaints to Children's Ombudsman have increased by 15% since 2010 Child Protection

Complaints to Children's Ombudsman have increased by 15% since 2010

One particular investigation showed that a child had been moved to 11 different residencies in 4 months.