Ombudsman for the Defence Forces

Ombudsman for the Defence Forces meets District Committee of PDFORRA at Custume Barracks in Athlone

11 February 2010

The Ombudsman for the Defence Forces, Ms. Paulyn Marrinan Quinn S.C. visited Custume Barracks. At the invitation of Ger Guinan – the Chairman of the District Committee of PDFORRA the Ombudsman had a lengthy meeting with members of the District Committee during which she had an interesting exchange of information and discussion about the powers and limitations of her role as Ombudsman. The Committee Members addressed a number of issues of concern and the Ombudsman took the opportunity of explaining how she processes and investigates the Cases, which are referred to her. The Ombudsman was also invited to a meeting with the GOC – Brig Gen Hegarty.