Ombudsman Receives 62 Complaints About Tipperary Public Services

Ombudsman Peter Tyndall received 3,021 complaints about providers of public services last year.  62 complaints were received from people living in Tipperary. The Ombudsman’s annual report for 2017 was published today [Wednesday 20 June] and shows that the sectors that were the most complained about in 2017 were:   Government Departments/Offices 953 complaints Local Authorities […]

Complaints make public services better says Ombudsman Tyndall

Ombudsman Peter Tyndall wants to see more people complain about services provided by public bodies such as government departments, local authorities and the HSE. Launching his annual report for 2015 today (2 June 2016) the Ombudsman said that complaints can be used to improve the delivery of public services.     “In most cases the […]

Department sought repayment of €25,000 from man after his land flooded

A man complained to Ombudsman Peter Tyndall after the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine sought to recover a grant of over €25,000 from him following flooding of his land in Kerry. The man had received a grant under the Department’s Afforestation Scheme to establish a forest on his land. However the forest had […]

Ombudsman Must Be Allowed To Investigate Irish Water -Seamus Healy

Minister Alan Kelly T.D. must allow the Ombudsman to examine complaints about Irish Water. The Ombudsman, Mr Peter Tyndall, has confirmed that he has been prevented from investigating complaints about Irish Water. This is totally unacceptable and there must be an immediate scrutiny of Irish Water. Irish Water is still on the State’s Books and […]