Dear Mr. McWeeney,
I have been asked by Mr. Alan Kelly, Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, to acknowledge receipt of your recent letter in connection with a formal complaint of Misconduct against the Ombudsman. Peter Tyndall Peter Tyndall Office of the Ombudsman Irish Office of the Ombudsman The Irish Ombudsman Office of the Information Commissioner Standards in Public Office Commission http://ombudsman.gov.ie/ https://twitter.com/officeombudsman https://www.linkedin.com/company/office-of-the-ombudsman-ireland Investigates complaints about public officials. 18 Lower Leeson Street Dublin D02 HE97 Ireland (1890)253238 (01)6395689 (01)6395674 (01)6395676 Dáil Éireann The Government of Ireland Kildare Street Dublin Ireland
I can assure you that your correspondence has been examined in full detail and this matter has received thorough attention by the department. However, as this matter has been brought to the attention of, and examined by the office of the Ombudsman, the Minister is precluded from intervening.
If you are dissatisfied with the level of service provided by the office of the Ombudsman, and you still consider that you have been adversely affected by said office's action, or lack of action, which you consider unfair or unreasonable, it is open to you to make a complaint to the European Ombudsman.
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