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# Complaint

This year
Rubiales insists Hermoso kiss was 'mutual' and 'consented'
The Spanish football federation president has faced unprecedented criticism.
Judge opens investigation into Rubiales over World Cup kiss
The magistrate asked media outlets to send him footage from different angles of Rubiales’ kiss.
Report finds senior HSE official conducted 'seriously flawed' and 'biased' investigation
The report arose out of serious concerns after an elderly patient suffered a dramatic decline in her health before dying in hospital.
Solicitor Ammi Burke files complaint against judge who heard High Court case
Justice Marguerite Bolger granted an application by the WRC and Burke’s former employer to dismiss the case due to Burke’s conduct in court.
Charity apologises for 'Nanny 911' advice to Cork parents of girl with intellectual disability
The family parted ways with the non-profit last year amid the fallout from the incident.
Last year
Government TD makes garda complaint about 'threatening' online video
Cathal Crowe made a complaint to gardaí about the video which attacks him over comments he made in the Dáil against hate speech.
All time
Argentina 'felt really disrespected' by Rugby Championship photoshoot
‘All of a sudden we’re 1,400km away, cannot get here and they take the freaking picture.’
BAI upholds complaints made against RTÉ sketch about God being arrested for sex crimes
One complainant said she found the sketch “to be offensive in the extreme”.
BBC coverage of Prince Philip's death breaks UK TV complaints record
Some 110,000 complained about the news coverage.
Meghan makes formal complaint to Ofcom about Piers Morgan
Morgan quit the breakfast show after an on-air row with a colleague who criticised him for ‘continuing to trash’ the duchess.
Supermac's franchise apologises after Deaf couple refused service at Dublin drive-thru
The fast-food franchise in Spawell said the incident is being “fully investigated”.
Snooker stars treated like 'lab rats' - Ronnie O'Sullivan
The five-time world champion launched his attack on the plan after asthma-suffering fellow player Anthony Hamilton said he fears for his health at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre.
FA to investigate after Wycombe striker claims he was abused
Adebayo Akinfenwa alleges he was called a ‘fat water buffalo’ by a Fleetwood representative.
Racing criticise 'ludicrous' and 'grotesque' decision to only fine Saracens
The French club are not happy.
Arsenal 'unfair' to recall youngster from Leeds - Bielsa
The Whites boss says the Premier League club were wrong to bring Eddie Nketiah back to north London.
Artwork containing sexual words and images in Dept of Health moved after complaint
The OPW said the piece has been moved into an individual office now after “an objection” to the artwork.
Complaint of 'racism' against Wexford shop whose owner painted his face black for advert upheld
Smyths Homevalue shared the video on Facebook to promote Black Friday last year.
'I wouldn’t want to be like her': Persoon to appeal narrow loss to Taylor
The Belgian policewoman was defeated by Taylor in a tight contest at Madison Square Garden.
Family of boy detained by gardaí lodges complaint with Garda Ombudsman
The incident occurred last Sunday evening.
Complaint upheld after Aer Lingus advert about cost for pet travel 'likely to mislead'
The ASAI determined that the advertisement should not reappear in the current format.
Daily Telegraph ordered to correct Boris Johnson claim that no-deal Brexit was public's favoured option
The ruling was made by the UK-based Independent Press Standards Organisation.
Eamonn Fitzmaurice's Kerry school make complaint after alleged racial abuse
PS Chorca Dhuibhne claim racist chants were aimed at a player during their All-Ireland colleges A football semi-final.
ODCE is investigating a second official complaint regarding FAI's finances
The FAI is due before an Oireachtas Committee on Wednesday.
Artists who wrote letter criticising Abbey Theatre direction 'won't be blacklisted'
That was among the sentiments expressed at an Oireachtas committee meeting today during which the current issues with the Abbey Theatre were discussed.
'Shane Duffy is a big lad... And he's gone down easily under an innocuous challenge'
Mark Hughes criticised the decision to award a penalty following a challenge on the Irish international.
'It was a penalty' - Pochettino bemoans no-call in Liverpool loss
The Spurs boss felt his team should have a had a spot kick, but conceded his team were second best.
Complaint upheld over Ryanair ad that 'promoted excessive drinking'
Complainants thought the advert “encouraged drunken behaviour”.
Teacher who allegedly called student a 'little b***h' wins appeal to challenge dealing of complaint
The High Court ruled Pierce Dillion was not entitled to a judicial review against Catholic University School in 2016.
New sexual assault complaint against Kevin Spacey filed in LA, prosecutors say
Another investigation was opened in April for a complaint about an alleged assault in 1992 involving a man.
Doctor not returning calls to patient waiting on test results among 356 complaints received last year
The Medical Council said nearly one in five of the complaints related to communication issues.
Klopp: 'West Brom decided not to water the pitch at half-time and that makes it difficult'
Liverpool let a 2-0 lead slip as West Brom snatched a draw at The Hawthorns.
Juventus president calls for VAR after accusing referees of bias against Italian clubs
Andrea Agnelli was left fuming after his side were dumped out of the Champions League by a late Real Madrid penalty.
'It was gruesome': Fox torn apart by hunt hounds in the middle of Kerry housing estate
One resident said the dogs left behind the tail and entrails of the fox, which one of her neighbours later had to clean up.
Gerry Adams' complaint about IRA murder article rejected by Press Ombudsman
An article in the Irish Independent reported Adams said he thought jailing the men who killed a Louth farmer would be counterproductive.
'I was completely mortified': Mother ordered off Dublin Bus because her baby was crying
The woman was travelling with her 20 month old daughter on Tuesday when the incident occurred.
Complaint against George Hook rejected after he called texter a 's**t'
Hook also jokingly said he would box the texter in the face.
First 'fitness to teach' hearing due to take place next week
About 25 complaints are currently being considered by the Teaching Council.
'If I kicked my kid in the garden he wouldn’t fall like that'
Sean Dyche has expressed his disappointment about diving in football once more.
'Unless the government allocate funds... there is no easy solution': Irish Rail responds to overcrowding complaint
A customer care representative said that more funding was needed to reduce overcrowding.
The Charleton Tribunal has finished its hearings about Garda Keith Harrison
The complaint against Garda Keith Harrison was made under section 102 of the Garda Siochana Act, relating to gardaí causing serious harm or death.