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#Complaints

# complaints - Saturday 6 August, 2016

'Why did you get it so wrong?': Most complaints made to Met Éireann are about inaccurate weather forecasts

One complainant said they took two days off work based on the sunny weather forecast, only for it to be rainy and cloudy.

# complaints - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Failure by gardaí to show understanding of 'near-endless anguish' of grieving families

A panel of barristers said this may be attributed to the emotional distance gardaí have to observe in order to do their jobs.

# complaints - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

"You wanna feel?" - Complaints that this Opel ad is 'sexist' have been rejected Nice And Warm This post contains videos

"You wanna feel?" - Complaints that this Opel ad is 'sexist' have been rejected

Regulators say the ad was ‘light-hearted’ in nature.

# complaints - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Jokes about the Queen's sex life on BBC Radio 4 ruled as 'personal, intrusive and derogatory'

The BBC issued a formal apology on its Corrections and Clarifications section shortly after the broadcast.

# complaints - Sunday 29 May, 2016

'His terrible jokes weren't worth the extra cash': Here are Ireland's complaints against its taxi drivers

Almost 500 complaints were made to the NTA between November 2015 and April of this year.

# complaints - Friday 27 May, 2016

Ray D’Arcy interview about vasectomies and abortion did not break broadcasting rules

The context of the RTÉ Radio One interview with Dr Andrew Rynne was noted by the BAI.

# complaints - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Snapshot of an Irish prison: Officers being slashed and having human excrement thrown at them

The POA says the Prison Service is trying to play down the number of assaults that are taking place on staff.

# complaints - Monday 11 April, 2016

Nursing home residents abused and 'left short of food as staff ate it' Exclusive

Documents released under the Freedom of Information Act detail a number of instances of alleged abuse.

# complaints - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

RTÉ has been getting a lashing over THAT Michaella McCollum interview

The state broadcaster’s meeting with convicted drug-smuggler McCollum attracted over half a million viewers to RTÉ One on Sunday night.

# complaints - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

UK man guilty of raping five women from match.com

Four of his victims complained to match.com, but the court heard that one of the complainants was told no action could be taken because he had not sent abusive messages.

# complaints - Sunday 31 January, 2016

'No profession has a public trial for making a mistake at work, other than doctors'

Lorraine Courtney writes that naming doctors in fitness to practice inquiries should be scrapped.

# complaints - Thursday 7 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge A mouldy pizza base from Tesco made for one hilariously clueless Twitter exchange Dammit Linda

# complaints - Sunday 27 December, 2015

'I couldn't give a rat's arse if you report me!': There have been complaints about the swearing of Dublin Bus drivers

A lot of customers have been airing their grievances.

# complaints - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Irish company's Caitlyn Jenner ad 'offensive, transphobic and demeaning to transgender people everywhere'

The advertising authority received a number of complaints in relation to the ad.

# complaints - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Complaints upheld against two Irish food retailers about their special offers

Customers at Dunnes Stores and Supervalu both felt they got an unfair deal.

# complaints - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Viewers lodge complaints over Ray D'Arcy's 'sexist' interview with Pamela Anderson

Nine formal complaints were lodged and a further seven calls and emails were received by the broadcaster.

# complaints - Thursday 12 November, 2015

More passengers are complaining about Aer Lingus than Ryanair

This follows Ryanair’s move towards becoming more customer friendly last year.

Leo wants to make it easier for patients to complain

“The director of patient safety is somebody I want to run into in the lift every other day, it’s not somebody I want to meet in a formal meeting once every two months or six months.”

# complaints - Friday 6 November, 2015

Man living rough in grounds of RTÉ calls into Joe Duffy

Joseph had been sleeping at the broadcaster’s Donnybrook headquarters for the past two weeks.

# complaints - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

TV and radio watchdog reject complaints that Chris Donoghue was 'rude and hostile'

TV and radio watchdog busy with complaints about same-sex marriage

# complaints - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Met Éireann received A LOT of complaints about Ireland's changeable weather Exclusive

Documents released to TheJournal.ie under the Freedom of Information reveals that 118 complaints were made to the forecaster over a 12 month period.

# complaints - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Here are 10 of Ireland's smelliest places

Included are a landfill site, a meat processing plant and a number of recycling centres.

# complaints - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

The European Union has a bone to pick with Disneyland

Are customers some certain countries being charged more?

# complaints - Sunday 26 July, 2015

'Holy Land' tour brochure banned after Palestine border dispute

A map included by the tour company could potentially cause offence, according to the advertising standards body.

# complaints - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Eastenders has defended itself after a funeral home gay sex scene

48 people have made official complaints.

# complaints - Monday 13 July, 2015

Patients complain of rude doctors, lack of compassion and misdiagnosis

Women, older doctors and doctors who qualified in Ireland are less likely to face serious disciplinary outcomes, according to a new report.

# complaints - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

There's a new sex shop opening in Dublin next to a national school, and some people are not happy Appropriate? This post contains a poll

There's a new sex shop opening in Dublin next to a national school, and some people are not happy

Kilkenny-based adult store Playblue is expanding to the capital.

# complaints - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Alleged rape victim was accused of crying on cue during cross-examination

The woman has been awarded €13,500 after the European Court of Human Rights ruled she was mistreated during the course of her trial.

# complaints - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Prisoners in Irish jails are being forced to sleep on floors

Reports by the Prison Visiting Committees of eleven prisons have been released this morning,

# complaints - Monday 2 March, 2015

Man says Claudia Schiffer is a liar, Astras DO break down

A model mechanic she aint.

# complaints - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Lots of people still have complaints about their mortgages

Mortgage issues continue to be the highest drivers of complaints.

# complaints - Monday 16 February, 2015

Some people weren't too pleased with the antics on The Late Late Show

Some even made formal complaints.

From The Daily Edge Some people weren't too pleased with the antics on the Late Late Show... Late Late Gone Wild

Some people weren't too pleased with the antics on the Late Late Show...

There were even complaints about the rowdy audience. Complaints!

# complaints - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Obesity, Waterford Crystal, and a Massey Ferguson tractor: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of men in Ireland are overweight or obese?

# complaints - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge TV3 pull segment about 'cross-dressing Action Man' from Toy Show repeat after complaints Tv3 Toy Show

TV3 pull segment about 'cross-dressing Action Man' from Toy Show repeat after complaints

TV presenter Brian Dowling ruffled a few feathers with his description of his favourite Christmas toy.

# complaints - Friday 21 November, 2014

The Savage Eye's 'foul mouthed children' did not break broadcasting rules

One complainant said the series should be called ‘The Savage Mouth’.

# complaints - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Nobody has complained to GSOC about the Gardaí bollard push video

No one present when the incident occurred has come forward to the Ombudsman.

# complaints - Friday 7 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Bord Gáis: We didn't mean to offend with 'inappropriate' new singing canary ad Tommy Mcanairey

Bord Gáis: We didn't mean to offend with 'inappropriate' new singing canary ad

Tommy McAnairey has got people’s backs up.

# complaints - Friday 17 October, 2014

More people have been complaining about gardaí this year

GSOC said time taken to receive information requested from the Garda Síochána in relation to investigations has “improved significantly”.

# complaints - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

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

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