1. Covid-19 Notice

    • 20 March 2020

    Due to the current public health emergency it is unavoidable and understandable that it is causing considerable disruption to the delivery of public services, as well to the work of our own Office. With this in mind, we would ask for your patience and cooperation

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  2. 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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