1. Ombudsman’s European connections solve nuns’ pension problems

    • 10 October 2019

    Ombudsman Peter Tyndall had to contact his Portuguese counterpart when the Portuguese State pension authorities stopped paying three Irish nuns their pensions. The nuns had returned to Ireland after spending decades in Portugal providing education and care to disadvantaged people. The nuns had been without pension payments for over six months when they complained to the Ombudsman. The Ombudsman used the European Ombudsman Network to eventually restore the payments to the nuns.

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  2. Busy day for Ombudsman complaints team in Ennis

    • 23 September 2019

    People in Clare made 53 complaints to Ombudsman Peter Tyndall’s office at its ‘complaints clinic’ in Treacy’s West County Hotel Ennis, on Thursday (19 September). The ‘complaints clinic’ was one of a number of events held in Clare last week as part of the Ombudsman’s Outreach programme.

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