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#Niall Muldoon

# niall-muldoon - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Children with disabilities waiting years for assessment a violation of their rights, committee to be told
# Children's Rights
# Children's Rights

Children with disabilities waiting years for assessment a violation of their rights, committee to be told

Dec 1st 2020, 6:15 AM 8,569 Views 9 Comments

Over 6,000 children are currently overdue an assessment of their needs.

# niall-muldoon - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Child with profound disability left in hospital for two years after HSE and Tusla unable to secure care for him
# Investigation
# Investigation

Child with profound disability left in hospital for two years after HSE and Tusla unable to secure care for him

Nov 26th 2020, 8:39 AM 36,289 Views 59 Comments

The child suffered brain damage and significant life-changing injuries in 2016.

# niall-muldoon - Saturday 30 May, 2020

Some school children returning and others not 'would be discrimination' - Children's Ombudsman
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

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

May 30th 2020, 4:52 PM 26,663 Views 29 Comments

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

# niall-muldoon - Thursday 9 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 9th 2020, 7:01 PM 32,139 Views 34 Comments

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

# niall-muldoon - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

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

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

Jun 20th 2018, 7:48 PM 51,539 Views 44 Comments

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

# niall-muldoon - Saturday 25 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 25th 2017, 12:10 AM 14,643 Views 13 Comments

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

# niall-muldoon - Friday 7 August, 2015

Foster kids without homes made vulnerable by HSE inspection issues
# State Care
# State Care

Foster kids without homes made vulnerable by HSE inspection issues

Aug 7th 2015, 11:52 AM 8,241 Views 8 Comments

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

# niall-muldoon - Monday 30 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 30th 2015, 8:17 PM 39,339 Views 86 Comments

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

# niall-muldoon - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 3rd 2015, 4:11 PM 15,163 Views 10 Comments

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

# niall-muldoon - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

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

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

Jun 10th 2014, 7:42 PM 4,488 Views 4 Comments

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