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#Complaint

# complaint - Friday 26 June, 2015

From Business ETC Is ‘jealous little b***h’ an acceptable insult to use on radio? Complaint

Is ‘jealous little b***h’ an acceptable insult to use on radio?

Yes, under certain circumstances.

# complaint - Friday 5 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Would you have given up your seat on packed train to this boy’s granny? Left Standing This post contains a poll

Would you have given up your seat on packed train to this boy’s granny?

A 13-year-old has complained that his granny and a pregnant woman were among those forced to stand for three hours on an Irish Rail train.

# complaint - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Corporal punishment to be outlawed in foster care – James Reilly Smacking

Corporal punishment to be outlawed in foster care – James Reilly

An EU ruling stating Irish laws on smacking children are in breach of European law was issued this morning following a formal complaint from a UK-based NGO.

# complaint - Friday 15 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Barber who refused to cut woman’s hair did not discriminate Equality Tribunal

Barber who refused to cut woman’s hair did not discriminate

The woman had been looking for an ‘undercut’.

# complaint - Sunday 3 May, 2015

From Business ETC Welfare Wednesday pub ad could encourage ‘immoderate or irresponsible drinking’

Welfare Wednesday pub ad could encourage ‘immoderate or irresponsible drinking’

Charity Alcohol Action Ireland made a complaint to advertising watchdog the ASAI.

# complaint - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Jeremy Clarkson cleared over the use of the word ‘pikey’ on Top Gear Complaint

Jeremy Clarkson cleared over the use of the word ‘pikey’ on Top Gear

The decision has been criticised by a Traveller group which accused the BBC of ‘legitimising a racist word’.

# complaint - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From Business ETC Lots of people still have complaints about their mortgages Satisfied Customers?

Lots of people still have complaints about their mortgages

Mortgage issues continue to be the highest drivers of complaints.

# complaint - Thursday 5 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge The Gardaí were caught rapid on Twitter last night Caught Rapid

# complaint - Thursday 18 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ wrong to describe killing of four boys on Gaza beach as “murder” Loaded Term

RTÉ wrong to describe killing of four boys on Gaza beach as “murder”

Someone complained to the BAI that use of the term was unfair.

# complaint - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Mary Harney is not happy that Mary Lou named her in the Dáil last week Mary Versus Mary

Mary Harney is not happy that Mary Lou named her in the Dáil last week

The former tánaiste has made a formal complaint to the Dáil Ceann Comhairle.

# complaint - Thursday 20 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Newstalk presenter condemns “daft and depressing” same-sex marriage ruling Bai

Newstalk presenter condemns “daft and depressing” same-sex marriage ruling

Although another one put to the BAI about ‘The People’s Debate with Vincent Browne’ was rejected.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Exaggerated and inaccurate’: RTÉ denies bias in election coverage as complaint is rejected Six One News

‘Exaggerated and inaccurate’: RTÉ denies bias in election coverage as complaint is rejected

Nessa Childers wasn’t happy with a feature on the Six One News.

# complaint - Thursday 25 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Phil Hogan’s making legal threats against an Irish MEP Complaint

Phil Hogan’s making legal threats against an Irish MEP

Here’s Childers’ letter she sent the the European Legal Affairs Committee last night.

# complaint - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Newbridge ad deemed too sexy (not the Ronan O’Gara one) Mad Men

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

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

# complaint - Monday 18 August, 2014

Jose Mourinho picks players on reputation rather than form – Demba Ba

The Senegal international scored eight goals in all competitions for Chelsea last season.

# complaint - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you ever made an official complaint about a company? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever made an official complaint about a company?

Over 56,000 complaints were made to the National Consumer Agency alone. Do you kick up a fuss when you’re not happy with a service?

# complaint - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dáil hears lack of Garda cooperation stalled murder investigation complaint Gsoc

Dáil hears lack of Garda cooperation stalled murder investigation complaint

Pádraig Mac Loclainn said that GSOC had to delay investigating a complaint made by the family of Seamus Doherty due to a lack of cooperation from gardaí in Donegal.

# complaint - Saturday 21 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ComReg closes TV3 complaint against RTÉ due to ‘insufficient grounds for action’ Investigation

ComReg closes TV3 complaint against RTÉ due to ‘insufficient grounds for action’

The complaint was submitted by TV3 in 2008 and the investigation commenced in 2011, assisted by Deloitte.

# complaint - Monday 16 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie India: Woman alleges she is gang-raped by men who lured her into house Uttar Pradesh

India: Woman alleges she is gang-raped by men who lured her into house

This is not the first time that such an incident has occurred in the Uttar Pradesh state.

# complaint - Friday 16 May, 2014

# complaint - Thursday 8 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams makes formal complaint about Antrim police interrogation Not Happy

Gerry Adams makes formal complaint about Antrim police interrogation

Adams said there was no new evidential material to connect him to Jean McConville’s murder or to back up assertions he was a member of the IRA.

# complaint - Sunday 4 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Alan Shatter ‘disturbed by leaking of inaccurate information’ in data protection case Complaint

Alan Shatter ‘disturbed by leaking of inaccurate information’ in data protection case

The Sunday Independent reported today that the Data Protection Commissioner will find that the Minister broke the law.

# complaint - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Guardiola left frustrated by officiating following United-Bayern draw

The coach appeared to make a ‘dive’ gesture at Wayne Rooney last night.

# complaint - Friday 28 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Complaint over “unfair” Liveline funeral mass discussion upheld Bai

Complaint over “unfair” Liveline funeral mass discussion upheld

The complaint centred on a discussion about sympathies being given at funeral masses in Co Meath.

# complaint - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# complaint - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

From Business ETC Ombudsman upholds complaint about article on ‘parasitic’ Roma beggars Roma Community

Ombudsman upholds complaint about article on ‘parasitic’ Roma beggars

The column claimed Roma beggars “look on this country as a giant stupid cow to be milked whenever they see fit”.

# complaint - Thursday 2 January, 2014

One poor Stockport fan was sent a letter claiming he ‘stinks’

The identity of both the writer and the recipient of the note is currently unclear.

# complaint - Friday 20 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie BAI upholds complaint about abortion coverage on RTÉ’s Morning Edition Debate

BAI upholds complaint about abortion coverage on RTÉ’s Morning Edition

The upheld complaint alleged that the presenter did not adequately challenge remarks put forward by a contributor.

# complaint - Thursday 7 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie BAI reject complaint by Direct Democracy Ireland alleging unfair treatment BAI Says No

BAI reject complaint by Direct Democracy Ireland alleging unfair treatment

DDI had complained that LMFM had created the impression that Ben Gilroy had expressed anti-English sentiments at an abandoned distressed property auction.

# complaint - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Complaint over ‘Limerick crime scene’ Irish Examiner ad not upheld Advertising

Complaint over ‘Limerick crime scene’ Irish Examiner ad not upheld

The ASAI found that the ad did not cause grave or widespread offence.

# complaint - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie BAI: Presenter’s ‘medical cards for Africans’ monologue “lacking in impartiality or objectivity” Neil Prendeville

BAI: Presenter’s ‘medical cards for Africans’ monologue “lacking in impartiality or objectivity”

Cork 96fm presenter Neil Prendeville made comments about medical cards being provided to Africans and “social welfare to former Russians” in the course of a long pre-prepared monologue on the state of the nation.

# complaint - Thursday 29 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Twitter introduces new ‘report tweet’ button Online Abuse

Twitter introduces new ‘report tweet’ button

The move comes after a number of high-profile women said they had received abusive messages on the social networking site.

# complaint - Monday 26 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Bus Éireann investigate after woman is trapped in luggage hold Complaint

Bus Éireann investigate after woman is trapped in luggage hold

The woman was travelling from Clare to Galway, where she was undergoing treatment for cancer.

# complaint - Thursday 8 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Labour says Senator Denis Landy’s ‘bribe’ claim ‘is a matter for himself’ Denis Landy

Labour says Senator Denis Landy’s ‘bribe’ claim ‘is a matter for himself’

The Labour Party has indicated it does not intend to pursue a claim from Senator Denis Landy that he was offered a trip abroad in order to miss a crucial Seanad vote last month.

# complaint - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Complaint made over Labour senator Denis Landy’s ‘bribe’ claim Denis Landy

Complaint made over Labour senator Denis Landy’s ‘bribe’ claim

A member of the public has complained to the Houses of the Oireachtas Commission over an allegation by Denis Landy that he was approached with an offer of a holiday in exchange for missing a crucial Seanad vote.

# complaint - Thursday 25 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Complaint over Drivetime “rant of hate” about Pope resolved Broadcasting

Complaint over Drivetime “rant of hate” about Pope resolved

A listener had objected to a feature about the former Pope, Pope Benedict, on the week he resigned.

# complaint - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Complaint about ‘unfair’ Liveline interview with priest upheld by watchdog Broadcasting

Complaint about ‘unfair’ Liveline interview with priest upheld by watchdog

The priest went on air to defend an article he had written about Enda Kenny in Alive! newspaper.

# complaint - Monday 15 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Doherty to complain over Norris after ‘sexist and deeply inappropriate language’ Seanad Abolition

Doherty to complain over Norris after ‘sexist and deeply inappropriate language’

Regina Doherty will be complaining to the leader of the Seanad over remarks by David Norris earlier today.

# complaint - Friday 28 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ryan Tubridy ‘butt plugs’ complaint resolved by broadcasting watchdog Unplugged

Ryan Tubridy ‘butt plugs’ complaint resolved by broadcasting watchdog

The BAI received a complaint over an item on Tubridy’s 2FM show discussing the use of sex toys.

# complaint - Friday 14 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Listen: Man calls police to say his sex worker isn’t good looking enough Unhappy This post contains videos

Listen: Man calls police to say his sex worker isn’t good looking enough

Police in Britain have released audio of the bizarre 999 call to highlight the abuse of the emergency number.

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