Ombudsman for the Defence Forces

News & Press Releases

•  19 October 2015 2013-14 Annual Report
•  26 July 2012 Capacity Building and Ombudsman Institutions for the Armed Forces: Challenges and Opportunities.
•  06 June 2012 STATEMENT BY MR. ERNST-REINHARD BECK, MEMBER OF THE GERMAN BUNDESTAG AND DEFENCE POLICY SPOKESMAN OF THE CDU/CSU PARLIAMENTARY GROUP, AT THE 684th MEETING OF THE OSCE FORUM FOR SECURITY CO-OPERATION
•  21 May 2012 Ombudsman for Defence Forces Commends Positive Engagement with her Office by Key Stakeholders in Annual Report
•  08 May 2012 Ombudsman addresses CESS Conference in Istanbul
•  27 April 2012 Ombudsman meets with Chairman of British Armed Forces Federation (BAFF)
•  27 April 2012 Ombudsman attends 105th Presidium Meeting of EUROMIL in Limerick
•  29 February 2012 Ombudsman makes presentation to Joint Committee on Investigations, Oversight and Petitions
•  15 February 2012 Ombudsman attends Human Rights seminar in Dublin
•  22 November 2011 Ombudsman invited as Guest of Honour to Annual reception of the Austrian Parliamentary Commission for the Federal Armed Forces
•  10 October 2011 Ombudsman delivers keynote address to Conference of the OSCE Mediterranean Partners chaired by Ireland
•  01 September 2011 Ombudsman hosts South African Delegation
•  29 June 2011 Report of Ombudsman for the Defence Forces Annual Report 2010 to the 650th meeting of the OSCE's Forum for Security Co-Operation
•  28 June 2011 Ombudsman for the Defence Forces briefs Swiss Defences Attache
•  21 June 2011 Ombudsman for the Defence Forces Releases Fifth Annual Report
•  12 May 2011 Ombudsman attends BIOA Annual Conference and General Meeting
•  13 April 2011 Ombudsman at 3rd International Conference of Ombudsman Institutions for Armed Forces, Belgrade
•  01 March 2011 3rd International Conference of Ombudman Institutions for Armed Forces 12-15th April 2011 - Preparatory Planning Meetings - Office of the Protector of Citizens, Republic of Serbia, Belgrade
•  22 February 2011 OSCE ‘Expert Round Table’ Event in Yerevan, Republic of Armenia in the role of a Military Ombudsman in safeguarding the Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Armed Forces Personnel
•  14 December 2010 The Ombudsman for the Defence Forces launched a new Case Reports/Digest project.
•  09 December 2010 Mediation in the Civil Service – The Ombudsman for the Defence Forces
•  18 October 2010 Ombudsman for the Defence Forces makes presentation to the AGSI Autumn Seminar Series
•  30 August 2010 Ombudsman for the Defence Forces invited to contribute to publication on Human Rights and Civil/ Military relations.
•  23 June 2010 Statement by Paulyn Marrinan Quinn SC, Ombudsman for the Defence Forces, on the Passing of Lt Gen Dermot Earley
•  08 June 2010 Ombudsman for Defence Forces Releases Fourth Annual Report
•  13 May 2010 BIOA – Association Annual Meeting and Dinner – Cardiff (13-May-10 to 14-May-10)
•  25 April 2010 Ombudsman for Defence Forces addresses the 2nd International Conference of Ombudsman Institutions for the Armed Forces (25-Apr-10 to 26-Apr-10)
•  18 March 2010 Ombudsman accepts EUROMIL invitation to attend 101st Presidium Meeting in Berlin
•  17 March 2010 Ombudsman makes presentation at London Workplace Mediation Forum
•  11 February 2010 Ombudsman for the Defence Forces meets District Committee of PDFORRA at Custume Barracks in Athlone
•  24 December 2009 Christmas Card Donation to ONET
•  05 December 2009 Ombudsman for the Defence Forces makes presentation to the Irish Women Lawyers Association
•  06 October 2009 Ombudsman delivers Keynote Address to the United Nations Training School
•  04 October 2009 Ombudsman for the Defence forces attends PDFORRA ADC
•  10 September 2009 Ombudsman for the Defence Forces meets new National Executive of PDFORRA
•  09 June 2009 Ombudsman attends World Conference of Ombudsman’s Institute
•  28 May 2009 Ombudsman for the Defence Forces releases third Annual Report
•  10 May 2009 Ombudsman for Defence Forces attends inaugural International Conference of Ombudsman Institutions for the Armed Forces in Berlin
•  07 May 2009 British and Irish Ombudsman Association Biannual Conference
•  12 April 2009 Ombudsman Observed Easter Rising Ceremonies
•  19 November 2008 Report on the recent visit of the Ombudsman for the Defence Forces to the Canadian Military Ombudsman
•  03 June 2008 Ombudsman For The Defence Forces Report Highlights Growth in Cases From Serving Members
•  03 June 2008 Address by Kevin Murphy, former Ombudsman and Information Commissioner, at the launch of the 2007 Annual Report of the Defence Forces Ombudsman.
•  26 May 2008 Ombudsman for the Defence Forces to Deliver Keynote Address at Launch of OSCE Publication on the Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Armed Forces Personnel
•  15 May 2007 Ombudsman for the Defence Forces Issues first Annual Report
•  26 October 2006 Important Announcement - Online Complaint Form
•  16 June 2006 Ombudsman for the Defence Forces website goes live