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#Complaint

# complaint - Saturday 21 June, 2014

ComReg closes TV3 complaint against RTÉ due to 'insufficient grounds for action'
# Investigation
# Investigation

ComReg closes TV3 complaint against RTÉ due to 'insufficient grounds for action'

Jun 21st 2014, 3:56 PM 6,949 Views 7 Comments

The complaint was submitted by TV3 in 2008 and the investigation commenced in 2011, assisted by Deloitte.

# complaint - Monday 16 June, 2014

India: Woman alleges she is gang-raped by men who lured her into house
# Uttar Pradesh
# Uttar Pradesh

India: Woman alleges she is gang-raped by men who lured her into house

Jun 16th 2014, 10:10 AM 11,644 Views 6 Comments

This is not the first time that such an incident has occurred in the Uttar Pradesh state.

# complaint - Friday 16 May, 2014

Well that escalated quickly as Didier Deschamps files complaint over Nasri's girlfriend's Twitter rant
# Complaint
From The42
# Complaint

Well that escalated quickly as Didier Deschamps files complaint over Nasri's girlfriend's Twitter rant

May 16th 2014, 4:57 PM 11,269 Views 21 Comments

The complaint was lodged in Paris.

# complaint - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Gerry Adams makes formal complaint about Antrim police interrogation
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

Gerry Adams makes formal complaint about Antrim police interrogation

May 8th 2014, 9:14 AM 11,682 Views 122 Comments

Adams said there was no new evidential material to connect him to Jean McConville’s murder or to back up assertions he was a member of the IRA.

# complaint - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Alan Shatter 'disturbed by leaking of inaccurate information' in data protection case
# Complaint
# Complaint

Alan Shatter 'disturbed by leaking of inaccurate information' in data protection case

May 4th 2014, 7:48 PM 17,289 Views 73 Comments

The Sunday Independent reported today that the Data Protection Commissioner will find that the Minister broke the law.

# complaint - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Guardiola left frustrated by officiating following United-Bayern draw
# Complaint
From The42
# Complaint

Guardiola left frustrated by officiating following United-Bayern draw

Apr 2nd 2014, 3:21 PM 3,819 Views 14 Comments

The coach appeared to make a ‘dive’ gesture at Wayne Rooney last night.

# complaint - Friday 28 February, 2014

Complaint over "unfair" Liveline funeral mass discussion upheld
# Bai
# Bai

Complaint over "unfair" Liveline funeral mass discussion upheld

Feb 28th 2014, 12:40 PM 18,757 Views 22 Comments

The complaint centred on a discussion about sympathies being given at funeral masses in Co Meath.

# complaint - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

# complaint - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Ombudsman upholds complaint about article on 'parasitic' Roma beggars
# Roma Community
# Roma Community

Ombudsman upholds complaint about article on 'parasitic' Roma beggars

Jan 22nd 2014, 10:03 AM 19,463 Views 17 Comments

The column claimed Roma beggars “look on this country as a giant stupid cow to be milked whenever they see fit”.

# complaint - Thursday 2 January, 2014

One poor Stockport fan was sent a letter claiming he 'stinks'
# Complaint
From The42
# Complaint

One poor Stockport fan was sent a letter claiming he 'stinks'

Jan 2nd 2014, 8:11 PM 6,656 Views 3 Comments

The identity of both the writer and the recipient of the note is currently unclear.

# complaint - Friday 20 December, 2013

BAI upholds complaint about abortion coverage on RTÉ's Morning Edition
# Debate
# Debate

BAI upholds complaint about abortion coverage on RTÉ's Morning Edition

Dec 20th 2013, 3:18 PM 12,464 Views 32 Comments

The upheld complaint alleged that the presenter did not adequately challenge remarks put forward by a contributor.

# complaint - Thursday 7 November, 2013

BAI reject complaint by Direct Democracy Ireland alleging unfair treatment
# BAI Says No
# BAI Says No

BAI reject complaint by Direct Democracy Ireland alleging unfair treatment

Nov 7th 2013, 4:23 PM 8,009 Views 36 Comments

DDI had complained that LMFM had created the impression that Ben Gilroy had expressed anti-English sentiments at an abandoned distressed property auction.

# complaint - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Complaint over 'Limerick crime scene' Irish Examiner ad not upheld
# Advertising
# Advertising

Complaint over 'Limerick crime scene' Irish Examiner ad not upheld

Sep 11th 2013, 8:32 AM 8,054 Views 41 Comments

The ASAI found that the ad did not cause grave or widespread offence.

# complaint - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

BAI: Presenter's 'medical cards for Africans' monologue "lacking in impartiality or objectivity"
# Neil Prendeville
# Neil Prendeville

BAI: Presenter's 'medical cards for Africans' monologue "lacking in impartiality or objectivity"

Sep 10th 2013, 12:53 PM 13,902 Views 129 Comments

Cork 96fm presenter Neil Prendeville made comments about medical cards being provided to Africans and “social welfare to former Russians” in the course of a long pre-prepared monologue on the state of the nation.

# complaint - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Twitter introduces new 'report tweet' button
# Online Abuse
# Online Abuse

Twitter introduces new 'report tweet' button

Aug 29th 2013, 9:16 AM 3,469 Views 15 Comments

The move comes after a number of high-profile women said they had received abusive messages on the social networking site.

# complaint - Monday 26 August, 2013

Bus Éireann investigate after woman is trapped in luggage hold
# Complaint
# Complaint

Bus Éireann investigate after woman is trapped in luggage hold

Aug 26th 2013, 11:07 PM 32,564 Views 100 Comments

The woman was travelling from Clare to Galway, where she was undergoing treatment for cancer.

# complaint - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Labour says Senator Denis Landy's 'bribe' claim 'is a matter for himself'
# Denis Landy
# Denis Landy

Labour says Senator Denis Landy's 'bribe' claim 'is a matter for himself'

Aug 8th 2013, 6:30 AM 5,435 Views 30 Comments

The Labour Party has indicated it does not intend to pursue a claim from Senator Denis Landy that he was offered a trip abroad in order to miss a crucial Seanad vote last month.

# complaint - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Complaint made over Labour senator Denis Landy's 'bribe' claim
# Denis Landy
# Denis Landy

Complaint made over Labour senator Denis Landy's 'bribe' claim

Jul 30th 2013, 6:15 AM 6,713 Views 19 Comments

A member of the public has complained to the Houses of the Oireachtas Commission over an allegation by Denis Landy that he was approached with an offer of a holiday in exchange for missing a crucial Seanad vote.

# complaint - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Complaint over Drivetime "rant of hate" about Pope resolved
# Broadcasting
# Broadcasting

Complaint over Drivetime "rant of hate" about Pope resolved

Jul 25th 2013, 6:30 AM 13,421 Views 49 Comments

A listener had objected to a feature about the former Pope, Pope Benedict, on the week he resigned.

# complaint - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Complaint about 'unfair' Liveline interview with priest upheld by watchdog
# Broadcasting
# Broadcasting

Complaint about 'unfair' Liveline interview with priest upheld by watchdog

Jul 24th 2013, 5:00 PM 13,234 Views 42 Comments

The priest went on air to defend an article he had written about Enda Kenny in Alive! newspaper.

# complaint - Monday 15 July, 2013

Doherty to complain over Norris after 'sexist and deeply inappropriate language'
# Seanad Abolition
# Seanad Abolition

Doherty to complain over Norris after 'sexist and deeply inappropriate language'

Jul 15th 2013, 8:49 PM 18,161 Views 174 Comments

Regina Doherty will be complaining to the leader of the Seanad over remarks by David Norris earlier today.

# complaint - Friday 28 June, 2013

Ryan Tubridy 'butt plugs' complaint resolved by broadcasting watchdog
# Unplugged
# Unplugged

Ryan Tubridy 'butt plugs' complaint resolved by broadcasting watchdog

Jun 28th 2013, 7:15 AM 26,952 Views 49 Comments

The BAI received a complaint over an item on Tubridy’s 2FM show discussing the use of sex toys.

# complaint - Friday 14 June, 2013

Listen: Man calls police to say his sex worker isn't good looking enough
# Unhappy
# Unhappy

Listen: Man calls police to say his sex worker isn't good looking enough

Jun 14th 2013, 8:11 AM 23,728 Views 51 Comments

Police in Britain have released audio of the bizarre 999 call to highlight the abuse of the emergency number.

# complaint - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Ming: Shatter released info about me, but I'm not saying what that info is
# Ming V Shatter
# Ming V Shatter

Ming: Shatter released info about me, but I'm not saying what that info is

May 30th 2013, 7:40 PM 14,907 Views 61 Comments

Independent TD Luke Ming Flanagan would not discuss the substance of a complaint he has made to the Data Protection Commissioner about the Justice Minister Alan Shatter.

# complaint - Friday 24 May, 2013

Poll: Have you ever lodged a complaint about a hospital?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever lodged a complaint about a hospital?

May 24th 2013, 10:19 AM 12,008 Views 108 Comments

Almost 227,000 patients in 2011 were unaware that they could lodge a complaint about their hospital stay.

# complaint - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

"What a bunch of cox sackers" - the BBC gets into trouble over innuendo
# Ooh Matron
# Ooh Matron

"What a bunch of cox sackers" - the BBC gets into trouble over innuendo

May 15th 2013, 3:22 PM 15,372 Views 36 Comments

Oops.

# complaint - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

'Unexpected number' of gardaí accessed information on Clare Daly arrest
# Leak
# Leak

'Unexpected number' of gardaí accessed information on Clare Daly arrest

Mar 27th 2013, 7:06 PM 29,689 Views 110 Comments

Justice Minister Alan Shatter said today that he has had concerns for some time about sensitive and confidential information finding its way into the public domain.

# complaint - Monday 17 December, 2012

Martinez angry over 'ruthless' treatment of James McCarthy
# Complaint
From The42
# Complaint

Martinez angry over 'ruthless' treatment of James McCarthy

Dec 17th 2012, 4:25 PM 2,510 Views 0 Comments

The Wigan manager suggested Norwich “targeted” the Irish international in Saturday’s game between the two sides.

# complaint - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Stoke cry foul over treatment by referees
# Complaint
From The42
# Complaint

Stoke cry foul over treatment by referees

Dec 12th 2012, 1:58 PM 501 Views 0 Comments

Tony Pulis has also called for more high-profile football managers to lead the fight against diving.

# complaint - Monday 3 December, 2012

Bishops claim Mario Rosenstock sketch is "grossly offensive"
# Complaint
# Complaint

Bishops claim Mario Rosenstock sketch is "grossly offensive"

Dec 3rd 2012, 5:14 PM 22,292 Views 182 Comments

The Catholic Communications Office said that a recent sketch “is grossly offensive to all Catholics” as it shows a man spitting into a bucket before receiving Holy Communion.

# complaint - Friday 30 November, 2012

Judge dismisses US referee murder case in California
# Closure
From The42
# Closure

Judge dismisses US referee murder case in California

Nov 30th 2012, 7:41 PM 785 Views 1 Comment

Lois Goodman, 70, was arrested in New York in August, on suspicion of killing her husband.

# complaint - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Bayern job is almost as hard as Merkel's: Heynckes
# Complaint
From The42
# Complaint

Bayern job is almost as hard as Merkel's: Heynckes

Nov 17th 2012, 11:47 AM 443 Views 0 Comments

The coach added that “in a top club, you can’t really enjoy the football anymore”.

# complaint - Monday 29 October, 2012

Chelsea lodge Clattenburg complaint
# Complaint
From The42
# Complaint

Chelsea lodge Clattenburg complaint

Oct 29th 2012, 10:05 AM 1,208 Views 4 Comments

Controversial referee accused of using “inappropriate language.”

# complaint - Friday 26 October, 2012

Celtic unworthy of Champions League, Schuster says
# Complaint
From The42
# Complaint

Celtic unworthy of Champions League, Schuster says

Oct 26th 2012, 12:01 PM 1,343 Views 13 Comments

The ex-Barca star claims the Scottish side “do not merit their place if they are going to play in this style”.

# complaint - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Lawrie takes aim at unsportsmalike US fans
# Complaint
From The42
# Complaint

Lawrie takes aim at unsportsmalike US fans

Oct 3rd 2012, 8:29 PM 2,280 Views 0 Comments

The golfer expressed his annoyance at some of the comments made by those in attendance at the Ryder Cup.

# complaint - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Gerrard, Rodgers want fair deal for Suarez
# Complaint
From The42
# Complaint

Gerrard, Rodgers want fair deal for Suarez

Sep 25th 2012, 2:37 PM 925 Views 1 Comment

The duo claim the Uruguayan international’s reputation precedes him when it comes to referees’ decisions.

# complaint - Friday 31 August, 2012

Man calls police to complain about rising prostitution prices
# Complaint
# Complaint

Man calls police to complain about rising prostitution prices

Aug 31st 2012, 8:37 PM 17,225 Views 42 Comments

Michigan police are investigating what they say are vastly different accounts of the incident.

# complaint - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Ivo Karlovic claims he was cheated, calls Andy Murray 'English'
# Complaint
From The42
# Complaint

Ivo Karlovic claims he was cheated, calls Andy Murray 'English'

Jun 28th 2012, 8:04 PM 1,958 Views 0 Comments

The Croat described the perceived bias towards his opponent as “a little bit outrageous”.

# complaint - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Nadal exits Madrid Open, threatens to boycott future tournaments
# Complaint
From The42
# Complaint

Nadal exits Madrid Open, threatens to boycott future tournaments

May 10th 2012, 10:00 PM 507 Views 0 Comments

The Spaniard claims the competition’s weak surface “destabilises the game”.

# complaint - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Crying foul: Guardiola says referees cost Barca
# Complaint
From The42
# Complaint

Crying foul: Guardiola says referees cost Barca

May 3rd 2012, 7:24 PM 657 Views 0 Comments

The manager was not overjoyed at the decisions to award his side two penalties last night.