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#Complaints

# complaints - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 26th 2014, 10:12 AM 21,950 Views 64 Comments

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
# Bai
# Bai

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

Nov 21st 2014, 7:00 AM 15,583 Views 55 Comments

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
# Water Protest
# Water Protest

Nobody has complained to GSOC about the Gardaí bollard push video

Nov 18th 2014, 7:38 AM 19,913 Views 132 Comments

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

# complaints - Friday 7 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 7th 2014, 3:23 PM 6,695 Views 7 Comments

Tommy McAnairey has got people’s backs up.

# complaints - Friday 17 October, 2014

More people have been complaining about gardaí this year
# Investigations
# Investigations

More people have been complaining about gardaí this year

Oct 17th 2014, 5:53 PM 10,564 Views 45 Comments

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)
# Mad Men
# Mad Men

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

Sep 23rd 2014, 2:34 PM 33,308 Views 34 Comments

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

# complaints - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Government to sign UN protocol that gives Irish children more rights
# Complaints
# Complaints

Government to sign UN protocol that gives Irish children more rights

Sep 17th 2014, 10:50 PM 4,413 Views 4 Comments

The move was welcomed by the Children’s Rights Alliance.

# complaints - Friday 29 August, 2014

Which industry did Irish consumers complain about most in 2013?
# Kick Up A Fuss
# Kick Up A Fuss

Which industry did Irish consumers complain about most in 2013?

Aug 29th 2014, 10:18 PM 20,992 Views 8 Comments

No prizes…

# complaints - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Does Ireland provide equal public transport to wheelchair users?
# On The Move
# On The Move

Does Ireland provide equal public transport to wheelchair users?

Aug 17th 2014, 8:04 AM 9,283 Views 38 Comments

Wheelchair users are to be treated the same as any other passengers under the law, but is that the case?

# complaints - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Here's what happened when Mick Wallace and Ming complained about Alan Shatter
# SIPO
# SIPO

Here's what happened when Mick Wallace and Ming complained about Alan Shatter

Aug 7th 2014, 4:06 PM 25,828 Views 102 Comments

SIPO received complaints about the former justice minister from the two outspoken politicians.

# complaints - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Man kicked off flight for tweeting about 'rude' airline staff
# Grounded
From The Daily Edge
# Grounded

Man kicked off flight for tweeting about 'rude' airline staff

Jul 27th 2014, 11:42 AM 8,197 Views 4 Comments

Be careful… you’re being watched.

# complaints - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

More than 1,100 public complaints filed against gardaí last year
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

More than 1,100 public complaints filed against gardaí last year

Jul 22nd 2014, 4:35 PM 7,338 Views 11 Comments

Today’s annual report also reveals information on disciplinary action and deaths in custody.

# complaints - Monday 21 July, 2014

Parents of sick children angry over Varadkar's comments about medical cards
# WORRIED
# WORRIED

Parents of sick children angry over Varadkar's comments about medical cards

Jul 21st 2014, 10:40 PM 17,591 Views 54 Comments

The CEO of Jack & Jill has written to Minister Varadkar and the Taoiseach about the medical card issue.

# complaints - Monday 14 July, 2014

Anger over Australian campervan firm's 'little slut' slogan
# Not Ok
# Not Ok

Anger over Australian campervan firm's 'little slut' slogan

Jul 14th 2014, 3:30 PM 47,013 Views 38 Comments

The company has said it doesn’t try to be controversial and pokes fun at everything.

# complaints - Thursday 3 July, 2014

GSOC received 2,027 complaints last year
# Who Polices The Police
# Who Polices The Police

GSOC received 2,027 complaints last year

Jul 3rd 2014, 11:31 AM 4,150 Views 12 Comments

The Garda watchdog also opened three investigations itself.

# complaints - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

These Ryanair customers were unhappy with the airline's response to flight chaos
# Strrrrrrrrrrike
# Strrrrrrrrrrike

These Ryanair customers were unhappy with the airline's response to flight chaos

Jun 25th 2014, 6:06 PM 24,785 Views 60 Comments

Do you know your rights as an airline customer?

# complaints - Friday 13 June, 2014

Ombudsman to investigate how hospitals handle complaints
# Complaints
# Complaints

Ombudsman to investigate how hospitals handle complaints

Jun 13th 2014, 10:37 PM 8,160 Views 21 Comments

And he wants your help in investigating.

Complaint against fashion designer's "damaging young virgins" remark upheld
# Slip Of The Tongue
# Slip Of The Tongue

Complaint against fashion designer's "damaging young virgins" remark upheld

Jun 13th 2014, 12:47 PM 20,998 Views 43 Comments

The fashion designer was speaking on RTÉ’s The Business show.

# complaints - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Complaints to Children's Ombudsman have increased by 15% since 2010
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Complaints to Children's Ombudsman have increased by 15% since 2010

Jun 10th 2014, 7:42 PM 4,491 Views 4 Comments

One particular investigation showed that a child had been moved to 11 different residencies in 4 months.

# complaints - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Canadian recruitment firm apologise for 'Drunken Paddy' newspaper ad
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

Canadian recruitment firm apologise for 'Drunken Paddy' newspaper ad

Jun 8th 2014, 8:15 AM 41,751 Views 70 Comments

Kiss Me, I’m Irish. *Rolls eyes*

# complaints - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Anti-racism hotline needed to make sure 'complaints are taken seriously'
# Hate Crimes
# Hate Crimes

Anti-racism hotline needed to make sure 'complaints are taken seriously'

May 20th 2014, 8:24 AM 4,296 Views 63 Comments

The Immigrant Council of Ireland is calling for one to be set up to ensure victims of these crimes come forward.

# complaints - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Prime Time is holding three European election debates - but not everyone's happy about it
# Election Porn
# Election Porn

Prime Time is holding three European election debates - but not everyone's happy about it

May 18th 2014, 6:30 PM 29,737 Views 120 Comments

Almost 200 complaints have already been made – before anyone’s even opened their mouth or read out any tweets.

# complaints - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Forum needed to deal with "overwhelming" amount of Garda malpractice complaints
# Justice4all
# Justice4all

Forum needed to deal with "overwhelming" amount of Garda malpractice complaints

May 17th 2014, 3:23 PM 8,556 Views 38 Comments

The Justice4All group met today in Navan to call for the setting up of the forum.

# complaints - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Gardaí claim GSOC tells them: 'Accept this, it's no biggie... you just have to suck it up'
# Justice Committee
# Justice Committee

Gardaí claim GSOC tells them: 'Accept this, it's no biggie... you just have to suck it up'

May 14th 2014, 4:33 PM 10,464 Views 21 Comments

John Redmond, chair of the AGSI, said gardaí sometimes had to apologise to complainants even if they weren’t in the wrong.

Ryanair has revealed the number of complaints it received last month...
# Bag Issues
# Bag Issues

Ryanair has revealed the number of complaints it received last month...

May 14th 2014, 2:15 PM 34,339 Views 67 Comments

The airline says that 99 per cent of complaints were answered within 7 days.

# complaints - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Apr 23rd 2014, 4:51 PM 7,836 Views 1 Comment

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# complaints - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Complaints against social welfare staff have increased six-fold
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

Complaints against social welfare staff have increased six-fold

Apr 17th 2014, 6:30 AM 21,554 Views 98 Comments

Some 171 complaints were made against named officers in 2013, up from 27 in 2010.

# complaints - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

No 'Bienvenidos a Miami' for Beckham as MLS move is in doubt
# Port Authority
From The42
# Port Authority

No 'Bienvenidos a Miami' for Beckham as MLS move is in doubt

Apr 15th 2014, 5:51 PM 6,350 Views 3 Comments

A group called the Miami Seaport Alliance is objecting.

# complaints - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Petition set up demanding RTÉ scrap 'The Centre' over portrayal of transgender character
# Equality
# Equality

Petition set up demanding RTÉ scrap 'The Centre' over portrayal of transgender character

Apr 9th 2014, 8:46 PM 21,867 Views 82 Comments

The petition says the show encourages “abuse of transgender people”.

# complaints - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

RTÉ receives 24 complaints over transgender character in new sitcom 'The Centre'
# Hot Water
# Hot Water

RTÉ receives 24 complaints over transgender character in new sitcom 'The Centre'

Mar 25th 2014, 8:15 PM 31,657 Views 78 Comments

The group TENI said the programme is a throwback to the dark ages of television and RTÉ should do better.

# complaints - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

People are losing the rag about the price of Freddo bars
# Fredd-oh No
From The Daily Edge
# Fredd-oh No

People are losing the rag about the price of Freddo bars

Mar 5th 2014, 5:23 PM 14,782 Views 18 Comments

Riots in the streets. (Well, not quite.)

# complaints - Friday 28 February, 2014

The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Friday

Feb 28th 2014, 4:47 PM 7,034 Views 1 Comment

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Complaints made over pay and conditions on 22 school building projects
# Up To Scratch
# Up To Scratch

Complaints made over pay and conditions on 22 school building projects

Feb 28th 2014, 11:20 AM 7,500 Views 4 Comments

There were 28 complaints received and five projects were referred to the Revenue Commissioners.

# complaints - Thursday 30 January, 2014

RTÉ receive 847 complaints about Panti appearance and apology to Iona Institute
# Panti Bliss
# Panti Bliss

RTÉ receive 847 complaints about Panti appearance and apology to Iona Institute

Jan 30th 2014, 7:30 PM 32,500 Views 118 Comments

The majority of the emailed complaints have been received in the past three days.

# complaints - Sunday 12 January, 2014

13 celebrities complaining about their everyday lives
# Tiny Violin
From The Daily Edge
# Tiny Violin

13 celebrities complaining about their everyday lives

Jan 12th 2014, 2:51 PM 6,006 Views 4 Comments

It’s hell out there for celebrities.

# complaints - Friday 6 December, 2013

Michael O'Leary takes customer service to a new level by checking boarding passes himself
# Customer Service
# Customer Service

Michael O'Leary takes customer service to a new level by checking boarding passes himself

Dec 6th 2013, 5:20 PM 28,275 Views 65 Comments

Michael O’Leary gets his hands dirty and checks Ryanair passangers boarding passes at Terminal 1 today.

# complaints - Saturday 26 October, 2013

‘Accountability and lessons need to be learnt from the deaths of Bray fire men’
# Fire Service
# Fire Service

‘Accountability and lessons need to be learnt from the deaths of Bray fire men’

Oct 26th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,861 Views 10 Comments

The IFESA, local Wicklow councillors and family of the deceased firemen are asking for a full fire service to be rolled out.

# complaints - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

New Ombudsman wants to bring 'objectivity and clarity' to role
# Complaints
# Complaints

New Ombudsman wants to bring 'objectivity and clarity' to role

Oct 23rd 2013, 6:28 PM 5,783 Views 12 Comments

Peter Tyndall is due to replace Emily O’Reilly in the role and spoke about his hopes for the new job.

# complaints - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Sep 25th 2013, 4:58 PM 6,091 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

SUSI 'working closely' with the Ombudsman on student grant complaints
# Student Grants
# Student Grants

SUSI 'working closely' with the Ombudsman on student grant complaints

Sep 25th 2013, 2:30 PM 5,102 Views 17 Comments

A total of 55 cases of complaints against the grant system were accepted by the Ombudsman with 34 of them still open.