Wednesday May 27, 2020

Niall Muldoon: ‘Children’s words are like weapons if you use them properly’

The clinical psychologist is coming to the end of his term as Ombudsman for Children. He remains affected and driven by the harrowing stories he encounters, and says he is deeply hurt when justice and fairness cannot easily be achieved

Killian Woods

Business reporter

12th April, 2020
Dr Niall Muldoon, Ombudsman for Children; one of his biggest achievements is the progress his office has made in getting the state to recognise children in care with disabilities. Picture: Fergal Phillips

In brief:

Name and role: Dr Niall Muldoon, Ombudsman for Children

Lives: Stillorgan, Co Dublin

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