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#Complaints

# complaints - Monday 19 December, 2016

Anti-social behaviour and verbal abuse among complaints over homeless guests in emergency accommodation
# Emergency Accommodation
# Emergency Accommodation

Anti-social behaviour and verbal abuse among complaints over homeless guests in emergency accommodation

Dec 19th 2016, 6:15 AM 13,411 Views 14 Comments

New documents reveal complaints by accommodation providers to homeless services in Dublin.

# complaints - Saturday 12 November, 2016

RTÉ received over 1,300 complaints before Katie Hopkins' appearance on the Late Late Show
# Controversy
# Controversy

RTÉ received over 1,300 complaints before Katie Hopkins' appearance on the Late Late Show

Nov 12th 2016, 10:02 AM 69,565 Views 255 Comments

The complaints were before the controversial personality even appeared on the show

# complaints - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Station made "personal and pointed" remarks about election candidate who didn't turn up for interview
# Noel Walsh
# Noel Walsh

Station made "personal and pointed" remarks about election candidate who didn't turn up for interview

Oct 27th 2016, 6:00 PM 17,137 Views 4 Comments

It noted there had been some “fundamental conflict of fact” in regard to whether Noel G Walsh was supposed to turn up or not.

# complaints - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Most consumer complaints are about flight cancellations and lost luggage
# Delayed
# Delayed

Most consumer complaints are about flight cancellations and lost luggage

Aug 31st 2016, 6:00 AM 7,906 Views 3 Comments

People also had issues with electrical goods, online services and car rental.

# complaints - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

More than 150 court summonses sent to parents about poor school attendance
# Tusla
# Tusla

More than 150 court summonses sent to parents about poor school attendance

Aug 23rd 2016, 12:27 PM 11,126 Views 16 Comments

Tusla’s annual report shows there were over 6,300 children in care in Ireland in 2015.

# complaints - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Complaints about French TV's 'racist' Olympics coverage
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

Complaints about French TV's 'racist' Olympics coverage

Aug 9th 2016, 10:13 PM 57,057 Views 56 Comments

Thomas Bouhail, a medal-winning Olympic gymnast who is working as an analyst on the gymnastics coverage, has been widely criticised.

# complaints - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Met Éireann complaint says calling storms after Christian names is 'very unfair'
# Storm Names
# Storm Names

Met Éireann complaint says calling storms after Christian names is 'very unfair'

Aug 7th 2016, 7:15 AM 28,177 Views 65 Comments

Over a 10 month period, Met Éireann received 112 complaints from members of the public.

# complaints - Saturday 6 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 6th 2016, 7:15 AM 42,037 Views 45 Comments

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
# Justice
# Justice

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

Jul 20th 2016, 12:09 PM 23,239 Views 31 Comments

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
# Nice And Warm

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

Jul 19th 2016, 3:44 PM 23,841 Views 59 Comments

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'
# Don't Make Me Laugh
# Don't Make Me Laugh

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

Jun 30th 2016, 10:06 PM 24,788 Views 54 Comments

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
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

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

May 29th 2016, 7:00 AM 32,854 Views 74 Comments

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
# More Complaints
# More Complaints

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

May 27th 2016, 6:10 AM 14,527 Views 71 Comments

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
# Vicious Assaults
# Vicious Assaults

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

Apr 28th 2016, 7:58 PM 20,192 Views 57 Comments

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'
# Complaints
# Complaints

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

Apr 11th 2016, 10:15 PM 48,080 Views 56 Comments

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
# Complaints
# Complaints

RTÉ has been getting a lashing over THAT Michaella McCollum interview

Apr 5th 2016, 10:26 AM 54,874 Views 156 Comments

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
# Online
# Online

UK man guilty of raping five women from match.com

Mar 2nd 2016, 8:26 PM 25,854 Views 16 Comments

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'
# Column
# Column

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

Jan 31st 2016, 8:00 AM 2,266 Views 80 Comments

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

# complaints - Thursday 7 January, 2016

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

A mouldy pizza base from Tesco made for one hilariously clueless Twitter exchange

Jan 7th 2016, 6:51 PM 10,467 Views 2 Comments

Poor 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
# Aggressive
# Aggressive

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

Dec 27th 2015, 9:24 PM 65,322 Views 170 Comments

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'
# Bad Ads
# Bad Ads

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

Dec 17th 2015, 3:17 PM 27,169 Views 100 Comments

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
# Not So Special
# Not So Special

Complaints upheld against two Irish food retailers about their special offers

Nov 19th 2015, 6:10 AM 56,573 Views 31 Comments

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
# Complaints
# Complaints

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

Nov 17th 2015, 3:32 PM 49,695 Views 93 Comments

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
# Complaints
# Complaints

More passengers are complaining about Aer Lingus than Ryanair

Nov 12th 2015, 3:24 PM 17,988 Views 34 Comments

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

Leo wants to make it easier for patients to complain
# Open Disclosure
# Open Disclosure

Leo wants to make it easier for patients to complain

Nov 12th 2015, 10:16 AM 6,861 Views 70 Comments

“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
# Liveline
# Liveline

Man living rough in grounds of RTÉ calls into Joe Duffy

Nov 6th 2015, 9:15 PM 40,367 Views 67 Comments

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'
# Balance
# Balance

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

Oct 28th 2015, 3:30 PM 37,754 Views 51 Comments

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
# FOI
# FOI

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

Sep 19th 2015, 7:55 PM 57,667 Views 67 Comments

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
# Can You Smell That?
# Can You Smell That?

Here are 10 of Ireland's smelliest places

Aug 26th 2015, 11:58 AM 39,367 Views 50 Comments

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
# Consumer Rights
# Consumer Rights

The European Union has a bone to pick with Disneyland

Jul 29th 2015, 7:21 AM 21,308 Views 34 Comments

Are customers some certain countries being charged more?

# complaints - Sunday 26 July, 2015

'Holy Land' tour brochure banned after Palestine border dispute
# Could Cause Offence
# Could Cause Offence

'Holy Land' tour brochure banned after Palestine border dispute

Jul 26th 2015, 8:45 AM 15,474 Views 107 Comments

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
# Not On
# Not On

Eastenders has defended itself after a funeral home gay sex scene

Jul 21st 2015, 7:08 PM 45,838 Views 48 Comments

48 people have made official complaints.

# complaints - Monday 13 July, 2015

Patients complain of rude doctors, lack of compassion and misdiagnosis
# Complaints
# Complaints

Patients complain of rude doctors, lack of compassion and misdiagnosis

Jul 13th 2015, 1:22 PM 15,076 Views 52 Comments

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?
# Appropriate?

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

Jun 10th 2015, 4:07 PM 34,570 Views 79 Comments

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
# Slovenia
# Slovenia

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

May 30th 2015, 2:08 PM 19,593 Views 12 Comments

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
# Prisoner Complaints
# Prisoner Complaints

Prisoners in Irish jails are being forced to sleep on floors

May 27th 2015, 1:43 PM 13,808 Views 75 Comments

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
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

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

Mar 2nd 2015, 6:50 PM 28,757 Views 47 Comments

A model mechanic she aint.

# complaints - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

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 9,570 Views 23 Comments

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
# Loved Up
# Loved Up

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

Feb 16th 2015, 11:13 PM 76,565 Views 74 Comments

Some even made formal complaints.

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

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

Feb 16th 2015, 8:00 PM 5,614 Views 1 Comment

There were even complaints about the rowdy audience. Complaints!