Complaints from Kerry to the Office of the Ombudsman, rose by more than a fifth in the past year, with most of the complaints relating to Kerry County Council.
That’s according to Ombudsman Peter Tyndall, who’ll be in Tralee next week to hold a free open seminar for the public.
According to statistics, 106 complaints from Kerry were lodged to the office in 2014 – this had increased to 128 by last year.
While a large percentage of the complaints related to the council, Mr Tyndall says this shouldn’t be viewed as a reflection on the local authority’s work in Kerry.
He urged people to attend the seminar on Thursday, September 22 at the Rose Hotel, Tralee, where they’ll have a unique opportunity to have their voices heard: