Emily Logan to be new Human Rights and Equality Commissioner

Emily Logan is to be nominated as Chief Commissioner of the new Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission.

She will step down as Ombudsman for Children in order to take up the position in the autumn.

In a statement this lunchtime she says it will be an honour to work with a Commission of 'such calibre, expertise and diversity'.

She also says it's been a privilege to serve as Ireland's first Ombudsman for Children for the past decade.

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