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#Complaints

# 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.

# complaints - Monday 27 February, 2012

Complaint to Garda Ombudsman over treatment of protesters during China visit
# China Visit
# China Visit

Complaint to Garda Ombudsman over treatment of protesters during China visit

Feb 27th 2012, 11:47 AM 2,395 Views 9 Comments

The Garda Ombudsman is reviewing a complaint concerning the treatment of protesters during the recent official visit of China’s Vice President to Ireland.

# complaints - Sunday 19 February, 2012

Too sexy, too violent or plain offensive: 20 ads banned in the UK
# Banned
# Banned

Too sexy, too violent or plain offensive: 20 ads banned in the UK

Feb 19th 2012, 10:00 AM 20,784 Views 17 Comments

Are you offended?

# complaints - Thursday 16 February, 2012

RTÉ rejects #Aras11 'bogus' tweet claims
# That Tweet
# That Tweet

RTÉ rejects #Aras11 'bogus' tweet claims

Feb 16th 2012, 1:38 PM 4,403 Views 45 Comments

RTÉ’s head of broadcast compliance has written to the Irish Times to dispute a sentence in yesterday’s front page article.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Feb 16th 2012, 8:36 AM 4,815 Views 6 Comments

Nine things to know by 9am: Half of waste water plans not up to scratch, insurance complaints on the rise, and could a curry help you beat dementia?

# complaints - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Complaints against financial insitutions could be made public
# Complaints
# Complaints

Complaints against financial insitutions could be made public

Dec 29th 2011, 1:46 PM 1,898 Views 27 Comments

A bill has been published by Fianna Fáil Spokesperson Michael McGrath TD and if approved would mean that the Financial Services Ombudsman could publish and report on complaints made against regulated financial service providers.

# complaints - Friday 16 December, 2011

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

The 5 at 5: Friday

Dec 16th 2011, 4:50 PM 3,103 Views 12 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Oireachtas receives ‘thousands’ of complaints over TDs' conduct in Dáil
# Decorum
# Decorum

Oireachtas receives ‘thousands’ of complaints over TDs' conduct in Dáil

Dec 16th 2011, 12:03 PM 3,169 Views 17 Comments

Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett reveals that there have been thousands of complaints over conduct in the Dáil chamber.

# complaints - Friday 2 December, 2011

BBC receives more than 20,000 complaints over Jeremy Clarkson 'joke'
# Big Mouth
# Big Mouth

BBC receives more than 20,000 complaints over Jeremy Clarkson 'joke'

Dec 2nd 2011, 7:58 PM 6,733 Views 69 Comments

The controversial ‘Top Gear’ presenter joked that striking public sector workers should be shot in front of their families.

Nando's pulls 'dictator' ads following complaints
# Nando's
From The Daily Edge
# Nando's

Nando's pulls 'dictator' ads following complaints

Dec 2nd 2011, 11:45 AM 3,033 Views 5 Comments

The controversial South African ad depicted Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe as ‘the last dictator standing’, and was pulled following protests from his country.

# complaints - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

X Factor judge Tulisa faces probe over arm gesture
# X Factor
From The Daily Edge
# X Factor

X Factor judge Tulisa faces probe over arm gesture

Nov 22nd 2011, 3:40 PM 10,544 Views 28 Comments

The singer faces an investigation over the arm gesture she makes during each programme.

# complaints - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Frankie Cocozza booted from X Factor amid drugs allegations
# X Factor
From The Daily Edge
# X Factor

Frankie Cocozza booted from X Factor amid drugs allegations

Nov 8th 2011, 2:41 PM 3,811 Views 2 Comments

X Factor hopeful Frankie Cocozza is reported to have been kicked off the show for failing to curb his hard-partying lifestyle.

# complaints - Thursday 13 October, 2011

Banks 'not coming to grips with financial crisis' as complaints rise
# Banks
# Banks

Banks 'not coming to grips with financial crisis' as complaints rise

Oct 13th 2011, 5:23 PM 420 Views 11 Comments

The Financial Services Ombudsman has said the industry is “not responding” to his concerns.

# complaints - Monday 10 October, 2011

Government urged to address 'sub-standard' prison conditions
# Prison
# Prison

Government urged to address 'sub-standard' prison conditions

Oct 10th 2011, 8:58 PM 691 Views 23 Comments

The Irish Penal Reform Trust has also asked the government to commit to a timeframe in bringing prison conditions in line with international standards.

# complaints - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

Column: We Irish are addicted to 'recession porn'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We Irish are addicted to 'recession porn'

Jul 27th 2011, 8:33 AM 119 Views 54 Comments

We all love complaining about bad news – but we need to devote that energy to improving things instead, writes Ed Fidgeon-Kavanagh.

# complaints - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Rise in number of complaints against doctors
# Doctors
# Doctors

Rise in number of complaints against doctors

Jul 20th 2011, 12:20 PM 560 Views 3 Comments

The Irish Medical Council said there was a 22 per cent increase in complaints last year.

# complaints - Monday 4 July, 2011

Data watchdog received 25 election-related complaints
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Data watchdog received 25 election-related complaints

Jul 4th 2011, 3:09 PM 520 Views 1 Comment

Over two dozen members of the public have made official complaints after politicians tried to access their personal information.

# complaints - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Defence Forces Ombudsman says public sector moratorium affecting redress
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Defence Forces Ombudsman says public sector moratorium affecting redress

Jun 21st 2011, 11:55 AM 469 Views 8 Comments

Annual report’s highlights are available in four languages after a record number of international visitors to the Ombudsman’s website.

# complaints - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Tuesday

Jun 14th 2011, 5:04 PM 1,369 Views 2 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Saoirse Ronan movie drew most ratings complaints in 2010
# Complaints
From The Daily Edge
# Complaints

Saoirse Ronan movie drew most ratings complaints in 2010

Jun 14th 2011, 12:22 PM 1,926 Views 5 Comments

Four complaints over Peter Jackson’s film The Lovely Bones are among the 14 lodged with the Irish Film Classification Office.

# complaints - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

Complaints to Ombudsman's office hit highest level in over a decade
# Complaints
# Complaints

Complaints to Ombudsman's office hit highest level in over a decade

Jun 8th 2011, 1:00 PM 345 Views 1 Comment

Emily O’Reilly says complaints to her office increased by 30 per cent last year in comparison with 2009, with almost half of all complaints relating to the civil service.

# complaints - Thursday 19 May, 2011

Mary Byrne X-Factor voting complaint dropped by BAI
# Broadcasting
From The Daily Edge
# Broadcasting

Mary Byrne X-Factor voting complaint dropped by BAI

May 19th 2011, 7:12 PM 2,320 Views 0 Comments

Complaints over the X-Factor’s controversial sing-off elimination are resolved by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland – but Hook, Tubridy and D’Arcy are all scolded.

# complaints - Thursday 21 April, 2011

Complaints to Financial Services Ombudsman hit record levels
# Ombudsman
# Ombudsman

Complaints to Financial Services Ombudsman hit record levels

Apr 21st 2011, 7:36 AM 402 Views 0 Comments

Nearly half of all the complaints made to the office of the Financial Services Ombudsman related to insurance.

# complaints - Wednesday 13 April, 2011

Ireland's taxpayers should not complain - ECB board member
# ECB
# ECB

Ireland's taxpayers should not complain - ECB board member

Apr 13th 2011, 9:00 AM 3,334 Views 0 Comments

A board member of the European Central Bank explains why the Irish people should stop whingeing about having to foot the bill for the banking collapse.

# complaints - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Competition Authority received over two dozen allegations of illegal cartels in 2010
# Cartels
# Cartels

Competition Authority received over two dozen allegations of illegal cartels in 2010

Mar 2nd 2011, 10:07 AM 505 Views 0 Comments

Cartels typically involve a number of businesses conspiring to make consumers pay more for goods and services.

# complaints - Friday 4 February, 2011

OMFG! Xposé's Karen rapped by Broadcasting Authority
# Complaints
# Complaints

OMFG! Xposé's Karen rapped by Broadcasting Authority

Feb 4th 2011, 4:06 PM 4,620 Views 0 Comments

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland upholds three complaints – including one against Xpose using the phrase ‘OMFG’.

# complaints - Saturday 8 January, 2011

EastEnders cot death storyline to be cut short after public backlash
# TV
From The Daily Edge
# TV

EastEnders cot death storyline to be cut short after public backlash

Jan 8th 2011, 3:17 PM 1,831 Views 0 Comments

An “insensitive” storyline in which a mother bereaved through cot death steals another woman’s baby will be cut short – after the plotline becomes the most complained about in the show’s history.

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