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We examine complaints from people who feel they have been unfairly treated by certain public bodies, for example, government departments, local authorities, the HSE and publicly funded third level education bodies.

We provide a free public service which is open and accountable. Our job is to examine complaints in a fair and impartial way.

Ombudsman Peter Tyndall

Ombudsman to visit Donegal 12th November 2015

If you live in Donegal and are unhappy with a decision or a service provided to you by a Government Department, the HSE or a local authority then it may be worth visiting Letterkenny on Thursday 12 November next.   Staff from the Office of the Ombudsman will be visiting Letterkenny to take complaints that the public may have about a ‘public service provider’. 

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