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#Complaint

# complaint - All time

Arsenal hurt by 'horrendous' atmosphere - Wenger
# Complaint
From The42
# Complaint

Arsenal hurt by 'horrendous' atmosphere - Wenger

May 22nd 2017, 6:05 AM 8,281 Views 16 Comments

The French boss accepted that uncertainty over his future as manager, which has divided fans, had polluted the air at the Emirates Stadium.

Complaint upheld after man is surprised Lidl jumper is only 3% cashmere
# Fine Knit
# Fine Knit

Complaint upheld after man is surprised Lidl jumper is only 3% cashmere

May 5th 2017, 6:10 AM 56,273 Views 32 Comments

The “classic and elegant” jumper cost €16.99.

Claim George Hook spoke about HPV vaccine in 'ill-informed and irresponsible' manner rejected
# HPV Vaccine
# HPV Vaccine

Claim George Hook spoke about HPV vaccine in 'ill-informed and irresponsible' manner rejected

Apr 27th 2017, 6:05 AM 19,949 Views 25 Comments

The BAI said that Hook’s approach to discussing the vaccine had satisfied its Code of Fairness, but “only in a barely minimal fashion”.

Woman subjected to 'grossly offensive comments' on fatal foetal abnormality on 98FM show
# Dublin Talks
# Dublin Talks

Woman subjected to 'grossly offensive comments' on fatal foetal abnormality on 98FM show

Jan 31st 2017, 2:47 PM 34,114 Views 96 Comments

A caller into the Dublin Talks show was also said to have “made allusions to her complicity in what he considered to be murder”.

Sebastian Coe's evidence 'lacked credibility'
# Complaint
From The42
# Complaint

Sebastian Coe's evidence 'lacked credibility'

Jan 11th 2017, 9:12 AM 3,132 Views 1 Comment

Damian Collins, a Conservative Party politician, is not satisfied with the world athletics supremo’s recent comments.

Today FM team given stern talking to about 'weak c**k' comment
# Lost In Translation
# Lost In Translation

Today FM team given stern talking to about 'weak c**k' comment

Dec 3rd 2016, 11:00 AM 50,778 Views 37 Comments

The presenter was talking about the literal translation of a German word.

Radio show allowed special needs children to be called 'mongos'
# FM104
# FM104

Radio show allowed special needs children to be called 'mongos'

Nov 30th 2016, 1:38 PM 29,110 Views 26 Comments

The BAI noted the man was allowed to talk for a considerable period of time before his comments were strongly challenged by the show’s presenter.

Someone made an official complaint over Oliver Callan talking about Thomas Clarke's genitalia
# Bold Bai
# Bold Bai

Someone made an official complaint over Oliver Callan talking about Thomas Clarke's genitalia

Oct 28th 2016, 6:03 AM 20,808 Views 21 Comments

There were three complaints made in relation to coverage around the 1916 Rising.

Tesco probably regrets asking this customer to 'elaborate' on his complaint
# Carrot Batons
From The Daily Edge
# Carrot Batons

Tesco probably regrets asking this customer to 'elaborate' on his complaint

Jul 6th 2016, 9:15 AM 24,163 Views 3 Comments

Oh he elaborated, all right.

Complaint upheld against gym over 'epileptic fit' ad
# Airside Bootcamp
# Airside Bootcamp

Complaint upheld against gym over 'epileptic fit' ad

Apr 21st 2016, 6:10 AM 27,642 Views 18 Comments

Epilepsy Ireland said the Facebook ad had caused upset and hurt to people with epilepsy and their families.

The Sun censured over claim that one in five Muslims support Isis
# Pressing Matters
# Pressing Matters

The Sun censured over claim that one in five Muslims support Isis

Mar 27th 2016, 7:00 AM 13,186 Views 40 Comments

The story generated more than 3,000 complaints.

This Cork man's Brunch ice cream complaint struck a chord on Facebook
# Brunch
From The Daily Edge
# Brunch

This Cork man's Brunch ice cream complaint struck a chord on Facebook

Mar 23rd 2016, 7:55 AM 12,651 Views 6 Comments

Bring back Brunch.

Harvey Norman ad that referenced Leaving Cert students with 'sore heads' banned
# Coffee And Doughnuts
# Coffee And Doughnuts

Harvey Norman ad that referenced Leaving Cert students with 'sore heads' banned

Mar 22nd 2016, 4:18 PM 21,041 Views 27 Comments

The advertising watchdog upheld a complaint that the ad appears to reference underage drinking.

City councillor lodges complaint over new Starbucks in Dublin
# Creative Quarter
# Creative Quarter

City councillor lodges complaint over new Starbucks in Dublin

Mar 14th 2016, 6:15 AM 51,575 Views 115 Comments

The new Starbucks outlet has raised questions about the the over-saturation of big brands in the city.

Presenter did not break broadcasting rules with 'c**k socket' comment
# Naughty
# Naughty

Presenter did not break broadcasting rules with 'c**k socket' comment

Jan 29th 2016, 6:08 AM 39,992 Views 65 Comments

The radio station held a competition for the best name for female genitalia – and one listener did not approve.

One Dublin Bus passenger was angry about drivers urinating in front of his daughter
# Bad Form
# Bad Form

One Dublin Bus passenger was angry about drivers urinating in front of his daughter

Dec 26th 2015, 6:10 AM 39,300 Views 53 Comments

A complaint was made to the Department of Transport back in January.

Vincent Browne's broadcast from The George was one-sided, says complainant
# Marriage Referendum
# Marriage Referendum

Vincent Browne's broadcast from The George was one-sided, says complainant

Dec 17th 2015, 3:27 PM 21,998 Views 146 Comments

The complaint was rejected.

Ronald Koeman was not impressed with Ireland picking Shane Long during the week
# Complaint
From The42
# Complaint

Ronald Koeman was not impressed with Ireland picking Shane Long during the week

Nov 20th 2015, 8:42 AM 9,156 Views 10 Comments

Southampton have no new injury worries following the international break as they prepare to face Stoke.

'The referee had a terrible night' - Bosnia coach
# Complaint
From The42
# Complaint

'The referee had a terrible night' - Bosnia coach

Nov 17th 2015, 12:21 AM 13,067 Views 25 Comments

Björn Kuipers awarded Ireland what looked a dubious penalty in the first half.

This Irish guy wrote a puntastic complaint to Cadbury's and got the best response
# Need A Hero
From The Daily Edge
# Need A Hero

This Irish guy wrote a puntastic complaint to Cadbury's and got the best response

Oct 24th 2015, 4:30 PM 12,381 Views 4 Comments

Go Cadbury.

Mick Wallace 'will not be distracted' by Peter Robinson threat to sue
# It's On
# It's On

Mick Wallace 'will not be distracted' by Peter Robinson threat to sue

Sep 18th 2015, 8:31 PM 17,439 Views 100 Comments

Robinson has sent the TD a legal letter about a tweet he sent.

Complaint that Ireland AM showed condom being put onto model of erect penis
# Wrap It Up
# Wrap It Up

Complaint that Ireland AM showed condom being put onto model of erect penis

Sep 2nd 2015, 6:07 AM 38,147 Views 47 Comments

The complainant said it was “completely inappropriate”.

A bacon lover penned this hilariously dramatic rant to Tesco about a missing rasher
# Rinding Me Up
From The Daily Edge
# Rinding Me Up

A bacon lover penned this hilariously dramatic rant to Tesco about a missing rasher

Jul 21st 2015, 10:09 PM 5,875 Views 0 Comments

Don’t mess around with people’s bacon, Tesco. Bacon is serious business.

Sinn Féin councillor complains to party over Facebook 'bullying'
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Sinn Féin councillor complains to party over Facebook 'bullying'

Jul 7th 2015, 9:15 PM 21,235 Views 81 Comments

Jonathan Graham has made a formal complaint in the last fortnight, it is understood.

Is 'jealous little b***h' an acceptable insult to use on radio?
# Complaint
# Complaint

Is 'jealous little b***h' an acceptable insult to use on radio?

Jun 26th 2015, 6:00 AM 29,675 Views 38 Comments

Yes, under certain circumstances.

Would you have given up your seat on packed train to this boy's granny?
# Left Standing
# Left Standing

Would you have given up your seat on packed train to this boy's granny?

Jun 5th 2015, 12:35 PM 37,758 Views 137 Comments

A 13-year-old has complained that his granny and a pregnant woman were among those forced to stand for three hours on an Irish Rail train.

Corporal punishment to be outlawed in foster care - James Reilly
# Smacking
# Smacking

Corporal punishment to be outlawed in foster care - James Reilly

May 27th 2015, 3:08 PM 27,191 Views 109 Comments

An EU ruling stating Irish laws on smacking children are in breach of European law was issued this morning following a formal complaint from a UK-based NGO.

Barber who refused to cut woman's hair did not discriminate
# Equality Tribunal
# Equality Tribunal

Barber who refused to cut woman's hair did not discriminate

May 15th 2015, 4:48 PM 56,907 Views 121 Comments

The woman had been looking for an ‘undercut’.

Welfare Wednesday pub ad could encourage 'immoderate or irresponsible drinking'

Welfare Wednesday pub ad could encourage 'immoderate or irresponsible drinking'

May 3rd 2015, 9:54 AM 14,262 Views 49 Comments

Charity Alcohol Action Ireland made a complaint to advertising watchdog the ASAI.

Jeremy Clarkson cleared over the use of the word 'pikey' on Top Gear
# Complaint
# Complaint

Jeremy Clarkson cleared over the use of the word 'pikey' on Top Gear

Mar 17th 2015, 2:02 PM 28,194 Views 64 Comments

The decision has been criticised by a Traveller group which accused the BBC of ‘legitimising a racist word’.

Lots of people still have complaints about their mortgages
# Satisfied Customers?
# Satisfied Customers?

Lots of people still have complaints about their mortgages

Feb 25th 2015, 1:20 PM 9,588 Views 23 Comments

Mortgage issues continue to be the highest drivers of complaints.

The Gardaí were caught rapid on Twitter last night
# Caught Rapid
From The Daily Edge
# Caught Rapid

The Gardaí were caught rapid on Twitter last night

Feb 5th 2015, 8:42 AM 10,566 Views 2 Comments

Oooh-err.

RTÉ wrong to describe killing of four boys on Gaza beach as "murder"
# Loaded Term
# Loaded Term

RTÉ wrong to describe killing of four boys on Gaza beach as "murder"

Dec 18th 2014, 6:30 AM 16,249 Views 125 Comments

Someone complained to the BAI that use of the term was unfair.

Mary Harney is not happy that Mary Lou named her in the Dáil last week
# Mary Versus Mary
# Mary Versus Mary

Mary Harney is not happy that Mary Lou named her in the Dáil last week

Dec 10th 2014, 9:22 AM 11,548 Views 0 Comments

The former tánaiste has made a formal complaint to the Dáil Ceann Comhairle.

Newstalk presenter condemns "daft and depressing" same-sex marriage ruling
# Bai
# Bai

Newstalk presenter condemns "daft and depressing" same-sex marriage ruling

Nov 20th 2014, 6:32 PM 48,793 Views 165 Comments

Although another one put to the BAI about ‘The People’s Debate with Vincent Browne’ was rejected.

'Exaggerated and inaccurate': RTÉ denies bias in election coverage as complaint is rejected
# Six One News
# Six One News

'Exaggerated and inaccurate': RTÉ denies bias in election coverage as complaint is rejected

Nov 20th 2014, 2:31 PM 7,573 Views 19 Comments

Nessa Childers wasn’t happy with a feature on the Six One News.

Phil Hogan's making legal threats against an Irish MEP
# Complaint
# Complaint

Phil Hogan's making legal threats against an Irish MEP

Sep 25th 2014, 8:30 AM 17,117 Views 31 Comments

Here’s Childers’ letter she sent the the European Legal Affairs Committee last night.

Newbridge ad deemed too sexy (not the Ronan O'Gara one)
# Mad Men
# Mad Men

Newbridge ad deemed too sexy (not the Ronan O'Gara one)

Sep 23rd 2014, 2:34 PM 33,393 Views 34 Comments

The advertisement was deemed ‘overtly sexual in nature’ and ‘provocative’ by the ASAI.

Jose Mourinho picks players on reputation rather than form - Demba Ba
# Complaint
From The42
# Complaint

Jose Mourinho picks players on reputation rather than form - Demba Ba

Aug 18th 2014, 2:03 PM 5,349 Views 6 Comments

The Senegal international scored eight goals in all competitions for Chelsea last season.

Poll: Have you ever made an official complaint about a company?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever made an official complaint about a company?

Jul 29th 2014, 9:04 AM 11,747 Views 81 Comments

Over 56,000 complaints were made to the National Consumer Agency alone. Do you kick up a fuss when you’re not happy with a service?