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#Complaints

# complaints - Sunday 8 September, 2013

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

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

Sep 8th 2013, 2:05 PM 2,301 Views 12 Comments

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'
# Banking
# Banking

Mortgage arrears crisis the 'defining issue of our time'

Aug 31st 2013, 3:02 PM 8,922 Views 104 Comments

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
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Aug 27th 2013, 11:00 PM 13,376 Views 13 Comments

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
# Public Airing
# Public Airing

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

Aug 27th 2013, 3:43 PM 6,104 Views 26 Comments

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
# The Banks
# The Banks

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

Aug 22nd 2013, 6:15 AM 6,507 Views 73 Comments

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

# complaints - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Complaints to Financial Services Ombudsman up almost a third
# Customers
# Customers

Complaints to Financial Services Ombudsman up almost a third

Aug 21st 2013, 10:36 AM 3,757 Views 4 Comments

4,676 complaints were made by customers between January and June of this year.

# complaints - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Gay rights group files homophobia complaint against Twitter
# France
# France

Gay rights group files homophobia complaint against Twitter

Aug 13th 2013, 9:45 PM 10,108 Views 22 Comments

Group claims Twitter “allowed a homophobic atmosphere to develop” on the social media site in France – and is filing a complaint for incitement to hatred.

# complaints - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

169 gardaí found in breach of discipline last year
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

169 gardaí found in breach of discipline last year

Jul 31st 2013, 4:45 PM 12,580 Views 113 Comments

Over €62,000 in monetary penalties were imposed on gardaí found to be in breach last year.

# complaints - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Why being a tall person is the worst ever
# Growth Spurt
From The Daily Edge
# Growth Spurt

Why being a tall person is the worst ever

Jul 21st 2013, 1:00 PM 45,247 Views 107 Comments

You’re having a giraffe, mate.

# complaints - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Adverts in breach: Healing bracelets, shoes that tone and cowboys in vans
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

Adverts in breach: Healing bracelets, shoes that tone and cowboys in vans

Jul 4th 2013, 11:08 AM 13,680 Views 19 Comments

Twenty-one complaints were upheld by the ASAI, Ireland’s advertising watchdog, in it’s latest complaints bulletin.

# complaints - Thursday 30 May, 2013

35 new complaints a month against doctors to Medical Council
# Annual Report
# Annual Report

35 new complaints a month against doctors to Medical Council

May 30th 2013, 1:00 PM 8,376 Views 10 Comments

That’s an increase of 12 per cent between 2011 and 2012, according to the council’s annual report.

# complaints - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Garda watchdog slams force for not cooperating with investigations
# Complaints
# Complaints

Garda watchdog slams force for not cooperating with investigations

May 23rd 2013, 5:31 PM 6,569 Views 59 Comments

Garda Ombudsman Commission received more than 2,000 complaints last year.

# complaints - Friday 17 May, 2013

Waterford: Gardaí arrest man in connection with sexual assault complaints
# Arrest
# Arrest

Waterford: Gardaí arrest man in connection with sexual assault complaints

May 17th 2013, 10:54 AM 8,562 Views 9 Comments

The man is in his 60s and was arrested in Waterford City today.

# complaints - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Electricity customer accidentally billed for second property for seven years
# Complaints
# Complaints

Electricity customer accidentally billed for second property for seven years

Mar 23rd 2013, 3:54 PM 17,089 Views 28 Comments

An official report outlines some of the customer complaints upheld against energy providers last year.

# complaints - Thursday 28 February, 2013

BAI upholds complaint about Vincent Browne's 'cancer in foreign affairs' show
# Broadcasting
# Broadcasting

BAI upholds complaint about Vincent Browne's 'cancer in foreign affairs' show

Feb 28th 2013, 1:36 PM 14,464 Views 126 Comments

A complaint about an Ireland AM segment on abortion was also upheld.

# complaints - Thursday 31 January, 2013

BAI upholds another three complaints against TV3 'psychics' show
# Complaints
# Complaints

BAI upholds another three complaints against TV3 'psychics' show

Jan 31st 2013, 5:38 PM 9,959 Views 49 Comments

The latest batch of broadcasting complaints includes five against Psychic Readings Live, with three upheld in full or in part.

Complaints to Financial Services Ombudsman up 12% last year
# Complaints
# Complaints

Complaints to Financial Services Ombudsman up 12% last year

Jan 31st 2013, 11:59 AM 2,257 Views 6 Comments

Figure show that 40 per cent of all banking complaints related to mortgages.

# complaints - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Prison rules amended to support prisoner complaints
# Prison
# Prison

Prison rules amended to support prisoner complaints

Jan 23rd 2013, 8:08 AM 4,697 Views 52 Comments

The amendments have been described as a “major step forward” by Justice Minister Alan Shatter.

# complaints - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

TV3 axes Psychics Readings Live show
# Axed
# Axed

TV3 axes Psychics Readings Live show

Dec 4th 2012, 11:02 AM 10,373 Views 50 Comments

After a numbers of complaints, producers have decided to cancel TV3′s Psychics Readings Live.

# complaints - Friday 9 November, 2012

Anders Behring Breivik complains about “sadistic” Norwegian prison conditions
# Breivik
# Breivik

Anders Behring Breivik complains about “sadistic” Norwegian prison conditions

Nov 9th 2012, 4:03 PM 14,371 Views 81 Comments

Complaints range from not having a personal light and TV switch, censored phone calls, “screaming” prison mates and cold coffee.

BAI upholds four complaints against TV3's 'Psychics Live'
# Complaints
# Complaints

BAI upholds four complaints against TV3's 'Psychics Live'

Nov 9th 2012, 2:48 PM 10,010 Views 54 Comments

One of the complaints was made against a presenter’s comments who stated as fact that a woman’s home would burn down but it would be OK, because insurance would cover it.

# complaints - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Trinity Ents pulls Chris Brown ticket competition after complaints
# Chris Brown
From The Daily Edge
# Chris Brown

Trinity Ents pulls Chris Brown ticket competition after complaints

Nov 6th 2012, 7:44 PM 13,717 Views 46 Comments

The Trinity College Dublin entertainment society pulled the Facebook competition, apologising to anyone offended by it.

# complaints - Saturday 27 October, 2012

'Real World' star settles with MTV over rape claims
# Reality TV
# Reality TV

'Real World' star settles with MTV over rape claims

Oct 27th 2012, 7:45 AM 15,478 Views 0 Comments

Tonya Cooley alleged that she had been attacked by fellow contestants but Hollywood Reporter says the case has been settled.

# complaints - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Restaurant removes urinals shaped like woman's mouth
# Australia
# Australia

Restaurant removes urinals shaped like woman's mouth

Oct 10th 2012, 7:54 AM 23,433 Views 104 Comments

The two urinals designed by female Dutch artist Meike van Schijndel, which resemble a woman’s lipsticked mouth, are to be removed after being labelled “an example of misogyny”.

# complaints - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Oct 3rd 2012, 8:41 AM 7,775 Views 4 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you start your day…

# complaints - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

BAI upholds complaints against TV3 'psychic' service
# Broadcasting
# Broadcasting

BAI upholds complaints against TV3 'psychic' service

Oct 2nd 2012, 2:47 PM 11,723 Views 71 Comments

On two occasions, on-air psychics discussed the health of callers in breach of the General Commercial Communications Code.

# complaints - Thursday 13 September, 2012

5pc spike in complaints to Financial Services Ombudsman
# Complaints
# Complaints

5pc spike in complaints to Financial Services Ombudsman

Sep 13th 2012, 8:40 AM 2,242 Views 7 Comments

3,700 people lodged complaints with Bill Prasifka’s office in the first half of 2012 – a 5 per cent increase in last year.

# complaints - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Over €80,000 paid to consumers in refunds and compensation last year
# Consumers
# Consumers

Over €80,000 paid to consumers in refunds and compensation last year

Aug 30th 2012, 6:22 PM 4,468 Views 3 Comments

Air passengers complaints amounted to half of the total number of cases where the ECC liaised with traders directly on behalf of customers.

# complaints - Thursday 2 August, 2012

'Valid' air passenger complaints up 137 per cent
# Flying
# Flying

'Valid' air passenger complaints up 137 per cent

Aug 2nd 2012, 9:14 AM 2,590 Views 4 Comments

While overall level of complaints fell in 2011, the Commission for Aviation Regulation says number coming under its responsibility grew.

# complaints - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Financial Services Ombudsman 'not overrun' with Ulster Bank complaints
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Financial Services Ombudsman 'not overrun' with Ulster Bank complaints

Jul 18th 2012, 12:34 PM 3,430 Views 11 Comments

Legislation restricts the Financial Services Ombudsman from dealing with any complaints from non-Ulster Bank customers who were affected by the ‘technical glitch’.

# complaints - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

"Spanking", "MILF" and hangover Jesus too much for the Advertising Standards Authority
# Complaints
# Complaints

"Spanking", "MILF" and hangover Jesus too much for the Advertising Standards Authority

Jun 27th 2012, 3:08 PM 14,435 Views 45 Comments

Ads for the 48 mobile network and a hangover cure have been shot down by the ASAI.

# complaints - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Six gardaí convicted of crimes last year - Garda Ombudsman
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Six gardaí convicted of crimes last year - Garda Ombudsman

Jun 13th 2012, 12:56 PM 5,340 Views 44 Comments

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission says it received 2,275 complaints last year, with more than one third relating to abuse of authority by gardaí.

Eight doctors struck off the register last year, 37 investigated
# Doctors
# Doctors

Eight doctors struck off the register last year, 37 investigated

Jun 13th 2012, 12:09 PM 3,645 Views 8 Comments

A total of 380 complaints about doctors were received by the Medical Council last year.

# complaints - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Immigrant council "deeply disappointed" with BAI ruling over sex trade ads
# Advertising
# Advertising

Immigrant council "deeply disappointed" with BAI ruling over sex trade ads

Jun 5th 2012, 4:09 PM 5,928 Views 79 Comments

BAI upheld part of complaint which said that ad concerning prostitution in Ireland was directed towards a ‘political end’.

# complaints - Monday 28 May, 2012

'Odious practices' exposed by Leveson not present in Ireland - Rabbitte
# Media
# Media

'Odious practices' exposed by Leveson not present in Ireland - Rabbitte

May 28th 2012, 5:29 PM 2,386 Views 18 Comments

The annual report of the Press Council of Ireland and the Press Ombudsman was launched in Dublin today with the Leveson inquiry featuring heavily.

# complaints - Friday 18 May, 2012

Almost half of children 'affected by bullying' at school
# Bullying
# Bullying

Almost half of children 'affected by bullying' at school

May 18th 2012, 11:53 AM 1,752 Views 13 Comments

Around one in 16 children do not feel safe at their school, according to a new survey.

# complaints - Monday 30 April, 2012

Data Commissioner dealt with record number of complaints in 2011
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Data Commissioner dealt with record number of complaints in 2011

Apr 30th 2012, 12:20 PM 1,427 Views 1 Comment

Billy Hawkes said his office received 1,161 complaints for investigation last year.

# complaints - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

Central Bank warns public to look out for unauthorised investment firms
# Caution
# Caution

Central Bank warns public to look out for unauthorised investment firms

Apr 11th 2012, 12:25 PM 1,716 Views 16 Comments

The Central Bank says there has been a 100 per cent increase in complaints from the public about unauthorised investment firms.

# complaints - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Garda Ombudsman to investigate sex abuse complaints
# Cloyne Report
# Cloyne Report

Garda Ombudsman to investigate sex abuse complaints

Mar 22nd 2012, 10:13 AM 2,389 Views 0 Comments

The GSOC is to investigate the handling of complaints of sex abuse against a Fr Corin, about which concerns were raised in the Cloyne Report.

# complaints - Monday 12 March, 2012

Regulator fines Aviva €490,000
# Reprimanded
# Reprimanded

Regulator fines Aviva €490,000

Mar 12th 2012, 4:50 PM 5,591 Views 12 Comments

The insurance firm had breached the Consumer Protection Code on a number of occasions between 2007 and 2011.