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#Emily Logan

# emily-logan - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Travellers are ten times more likely to face discrimination compared to other Irish people

The findings are contained in a new report which details experience of discrimination.

# emily-logan - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

15 million girls under the age of 18 are married every year - that's one every two seconds

Today is the sixth annual International Day of the Girl.

# emily-logan - Monday 9 May, 2016

'People with disabilities should have a say in tracking UN Convention'

Ireland signed the UN Convention on Rights of People with Disabilities in 2007, but the State is yet to ratify it.

# emily-logan - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Melanie McCarthy-McNamara killer wins High Court case over solitary confinement

The High Court decided that Daniel McDonnell’s constitutional rights were breached.

# emily-logan - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

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.

# emily-logan - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Fine Gael could have another Seanad headache on its hands

With independent senator Jillian van Turnhout in the running for Children’s Ombudsman there could be another vacancy in the upper house.

# emily-logan - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Emily Logan: Give GSOC the power to investigate claims of excessive force by gardaí

The Irish Human Right and Equality Commission is calling for GSOC to be allowed to investigate a wider range of offences.

# emily-logan - Friday 31 October, 2014

Emily Logan says new commission will make her office more powerful and give new level of independence

President Michael D Higgins will appoint Emily Logan as chief commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission today.

# emily-logan - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Timeline to end 'slopping out' in prisons needs to be set

The new human rights commissioner said she is concerned about serious gaps in prison complaints procedures.

# emily-logan - Monday 29 September, 2014

Children are to help choose the next Ombudsman for Children

They will be involved the developing the job spec and the selection process.

# emily-logan - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

A Week in the Family Court: 'There needs to be intervention before we reach crisis point'

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court. Here’s what the people working in child protection think needs to be done.

# emily-logan - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Closure of St Patrick’s Institution is 'unfinished' as 8 boys remain locked up

The Ombudsman for Children said that ‘vulnerable’ boys should be removed to Weatfield Prison.

# emily-logan - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Number of complaints made to the Ombudsman for Children up 16%

Child protection continues to be a problem in Ireland said Emily Logan.

Keeping children in Direct Provision for 10 years is not right, says Logan

The issue of direct provision is “unresolved” for the Ombudsman for Children.

# emily-logan - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

Look who's been nominated Ireland's new human rights commissioner...

Emily Logan will step down from her post as the Ombudsman for Children to take up role on Ireland’s new rights and equality body.

# emily-logan - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Opinion: Prejudice and hysteria caused two Roma children to be taken from their families

I have no doubt Garda and HSE staff acted in what they believed to be the best interests of those two children, but there were clear elements of ethnic profiling involved.

# emily-logan - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Roma girl dyes hair to prevent being taken away from her family again

The little girl had blonde hair and blue eyes, different to her parents and siblings.

'A wake up call': Where to now after the Logan Report?

The report into the removal of two Roma children from their families last year has been described as “shocking”.

# emily-logan - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Children's Ombudsman says Ireland must change the way it treats adopted people

Logan has published her recommendations on the Children and Family Relationships Bill.

# emily-logan - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

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.

# emily-logan - Friday 25 April, 2014

It's the 10 year anniversary of the Children's Ombudsman Office

Children’s Ombudsman, Emily Logan, says accountability is needed for the independence of Ombudsman institutions.

# emily-logan - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Roma child cases: Emily Logan's handed her report in to Alan Shatter

The removal of the two children from their families in Dublin and Athlone last October led to strong criticism of the HSE and Gardaí.

# emily-logan - Friday 25 October, 2013

Children's Ombudsman given powers to investigate gardaí as well as HSE

It follows the removal of two children, aged seven and two, from their parents in Dublin and Athlone on Monday and Tuesday of this week after authorities were informed that they were not their children.

# emily-logan - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Shatter: Greece case may have had 'some undue influence' on Roma child removals

The Minister for Justice has said that he has “no doubt” that gardaí and the HSE acted in good faith and expects a report on what happened within two weeks

# emily-logan - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Litany of failures in how HSE dealt with child's abuse allegations

The Ombudsman for Children upheld a complaint from the family and found that the HSE’s actions had negatively affected the young girl.

# emily-logan - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Boy who would have "been in a wheelchair until he's dead" to have costs paid by HSE

The Office of the Ombudsman for children heard that the HSE had withdrawn funding for a boy born with severe limb abnormalities to travel abroad for treatment.

# emily-logan - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Oireachtas Agenda: The state of the roads and young offenders

What’s on Leinster House today? Well, as you asked…

# emily-logan - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Officers who mistreated teens at St Patrick's will not move to Wheatfield

After visiting Wheatfield, the Children’s Ombdusman Emily Logan said she felt reassured about the move.

# emily-logan - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Children with Down Syndrome "let down" by resource allocation

Down Syndrome Ireland is to meet with the Minister for Education, Ruairí Quinn, on Tuesday.

# emily-logan - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Children in care more likely to be 'suspended, excluded and leave school early'

“Given that there are currently 6,300 children in the care of the State – a relatively small number”, Emily Logan believes more should be done to support them.

# emily-logan - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Children's Ombudsman gains power to oversee 180 new state bodies

Legislation taking effect today gives Emily Logan the power to investigate the treatment of children by a slew of new agencies.

# emily-logan - Monday 5 November, 2012

Children’s Ombudsman recommends schools take action on cyber-bullying

A nationwide consultation of over 300 pupils finds schools need to better encourage students to take responsibility for their actions.

# emily-logan - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Minister for Justice: All teenagers to be removed from St Patrick's by 2014

The Inspector of Prisons has reported incidents of forced stripping of prisoners, excessive punishment, and bullying and intimidation of young and vulnerable inmates by staff at the facility.

# emily-logan - Monday 27 August, 2012

Ombudsman: Children's rights referendum won't bring "radical change"

Emily Logan said she had seen a “cautious approach” taken to any change in the constitution in the past.

# emily-logan - Sunday 24 June, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday

All the main news from today, plus a few bits and pieces you may have missed along the way…

Children's Ombudsman criticises application of 'in camera' rule on child cases

Emily Logan also said her office met with “resistance” when investigating children in care.

# emily-logan - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Ombudsman to discuss Children First Bill with Oireachtas Health Committee

Emily Logan is to give her input ahead of the drafting of the legislation.

# emily-logan - Monday 21 May, 2012

New law on disclosing child abuse may not apply to priests

An Oireachtas briefing paper outlines that Alan Shatter’s proposed legislation does not tackle ‘sacerdotal privilege’.

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