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#Complaints

# complaints - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Government to sign UN protocol that gives Irish children more rights

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?

No prizes…

# complaints - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Does Ireland provide equal public transport to wheelchair users?

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

# complaints - Sunday 27 July, 2014

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

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

Be careful… you’re being watched.

# complaints - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

Do you know your rights as an airline customer?

# complaints - Friday 13 June, 2014

Ombudsman to investigate how hospitals handle complaints

And he wants your help in investigating.

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

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

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

Kiss Me, I’m Irish. *Rolls eyes*

# complaints - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

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

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

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

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'

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...

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

# complaints - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# complaints - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Complaints against social welfare staff have increased six-fold

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

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

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'

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

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

People are losing the rag about the price of Freddo bars

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

# complaints - Friday 28 February, 2014

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Complaints made over pay and conditions on 22 school building projects

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

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

# complaints - Sunday 12 January, 2014

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

13 celebrities complaining about their everyday lives

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

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’

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

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

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

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

Woman who died in hospital was unattended for 7 hours before her death

The case was one of 3,412 complaints made to the Ombudsman last year about certain public bodies.

# complaints - Sunday 8 September, 2013

From The42 Ferdinand, Hoddle call for limit on overseas stars in Premier League Complaints

Ferdinand, Hoddle call for limit on overseas stars in Premier League

The Manchester United defender has labelled the current situation “a disgrace”.

# complaints - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Mortgage arrears crisis the 'defining issue of our time'

The Financial Services Ombudsman says the banks have to “get up to speed” on the crisis.

# complaints - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about the government asking Facebook for users’ information and intervention in Syria.

Banks will be 'named and shamed' over complaints from now on

Financial service providers who have at least three complaints against them substantiated will be named by the Financial Sevices Ombudsman.

# complaints - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Howlin: It's very worrying that banks aren't taking the Ombudsman seriously

Brendan Howlin was responding to the criticism of the banks by the Financial Ombudsman yesterday.