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attended a meeting of the Victims of Crime Group, organised by the Department of Justice and Equality, to ensure that victims of crime and their families were made aware of the functions and powers of our Office, and how we might be of assistance to them. He also met the Ombudsman for Children to discuss the coordination of activities between both offices on matters of common interest relating to the welfare and media coverage of children, and particularly children in crisis situations. We sometimes find ourselves dealing with pre-publication concerns of individuals who are worried that a story that is to be published about them may be incorrect, or may breach their privacy. We will give advice to such individuals on how they can ensure that a publication is aware of any concerns they may have in advance of the story being published. We are happy to consider requests from representative organisations or groups to speak to their members about the work that we do, and how we might be of assistance to them.

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Miriam Laffan, PA/Administration Peter Feeney, Press Ombudsman Bernie Grogan, Case Officer

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