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#Complaints

# complaints - Sunday 17 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Ten complaints made against senior garda in four-year period Complaints

Ten complaints made against senior garda in four-year period Exclusive

The station in question is facing what has been described by multiple sources as a “serious morale” problem.

# complaints - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Over 200,000 people have been through JobPath, but only 11,000 have held down jobs for over a year Jobseekers

Over 200,000 people have been through JobPath, but only 11,000 have held down jobs for over a year

Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty says the government has a legally binding contract with the operators that it must honour.

# complaints - Thursday 7 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Gucci 'deeply' apologises and pulls 'blackface' jumper from stores Backlash

Gucci 'deeply' apologises and pulls 'blackface' jumper from stores

The jumper was priced at $890.

# complaints - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ receives more than 500 pieces of feedback over Prime Time programme about transgender issues Prime Time

RTÉ receives more than 500 pieces of feedback over Prime Time programme about transgender issues

The programme examined the growth in the number of young people seeking to change gender.

# complaints - Friday 28 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Driving an unregistered car and overcharging: Increase in number of complaints about taxis Driver Behaviour

Driving an unregistered car and overcharging: Increase in number of complaints about taxis

The most common complaints were about driver behaviour and issues with fares.

# complaints - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Pessimistic' alerts and Dublin bias among complaints sent to Met Éireann in 2018 Kicking Up A Storm

'Pessimistic' alerts and Dublin bias among complaints sent to Met Éireann in 2018

It was an eventful year for Irish forecasters – but the public weren’t always happy with their predictions.

# complaints - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'People die when lessons aren't learned': Report criticises HSE failure to address patient complaints Complaints

'People die when lessons aren't learned': Report criticises HSE failure to address patient complaints

Just 10 of 36 recommendations in a 2015 report have been fully implemented.

# complaints - Sunday 11 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 84 complaints from Direct Provision residents so far this year Asylum System

84 complaints from Direct Provision residents so far this year

Direct Provision centres are temporary accommodation facilities for people who come to Ireland and present as asylum seekers.

# complaints - Sunday 21 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Lost documents and damaged marriage certs: The things that get people angry at the Passport Office Complaints

Lost documents and damaged marriage certs: The things that get people angry at the Passport Office

In the first six months of this year, the office received more than 500,000 applications.

# complaints - Saturday 13 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Homeless accommodation: Staff complaints detail racial abuse, drug use, threatening behaviour Complaints

Homeless accommodation: Staff complaints detail racial abuse, drug use, threatening behaviour

New documents reveal complaints by staff in emergency accommodation to the homeless providers in Dublin.

# complaints - Monday 1 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Tralee Advertiser apologises for publishing 'racist joke' Complaints

Tralee Advertiser apologises for publishing 'racist joke'

The newspaper said the story was published in error.

# complaints - Friday 28 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water staff made house calls to those reported over hosepipe ban Complaints

Irish Water staff made house calls to those reported over hosepipe ban

The utility warned that fines may still be issued over the flouting of the restrictions.

# complaints - Sunday 23 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí 'hugely frustrated' at false complaints made to Gsoc 'without fear of prosecution' Oversight

Gardaí 'hugely frustrated' at false complaints made to Gsoc 'without fear of prosecution'

A report this week recommended an overhaul of the system for dealing with complaints against gardaí.

# complaints - Saturday 4 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Multiple allegations of assaults on residents of Irish disability services Health Watchdog

Multiple allegations of assaults on residents of Irish disability services

The allegations are contained in documents released to TheJournal.ie under the Freedom of Information Act.

# complaints - Thursday 2 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Teacher accused of sexual impropriety against student goes to High Court to stop garda vetting notification High Court

Teacher accused of sexual impropriety against student goes to High Court to stop garda vetting notification

The student was 19-years-old at the time of the allegations.

# complaints - Friday 27 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Gap in law means watchdog can't probe complaints after a TD has left office Complaints

Gap in law means watchdog can't probe complaints after a TD has left office

SIPO wants the law changed so it has the power to investigate complaints which come to light after a politician has left office.

# complaints - Sunday 1 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Senior garda at centre of whistleblower claims accused of alleged verbal attack on clerical worker Complaints

Senior garda at centre of whistleblower claims accused of alleged verbal attack on clerical worker

The woman was seriously distressed when leaving the station..

# complaints - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Seven complaints rejected over Late Late Show panellist suggestion to 'bin' cyclists Bai

Seven complaints rejected over Late Late Show panellist suggestion to 'bin' cyclists

Three panellists were invited to state what things they would “bin” for the New Year.

From TheJournal.ie Doctor not returning calls to patient waiting on test results among 356 complaints received last year Medical Council

Doctor not returning calls to patient waiting on test results among 356 complaints received last year

The Medical Council said nearly one in five of the complaints related to communication issues.

# complaints - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irish boutique Cari's Closet responds to criticism made on anonymous Instagram account Complaints

Irish boutique Cari's Closet responds to criticism made on anonymous Instagram account

The boutique came under fire in posts on the Instagram page earlier this week.

# complaints - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Dehumanising and heartbreaking': TFMR group complain to RTÉ over Claire Byrne Live debate Abortion

'Dehumanising and heartbreaking': TFMR group complain to RTÉ over Claire Byrne Live debate

The broadcast has drawn criticism from a number of people.

# complaints - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Death in The Jungle Book and genitalia in Baywatch: Why people complained about films last year Irish Cinemagoers

Death in The Jungle Book and genitalia in Baywatch: Why people complained about films last year

In all, the IFCO received complaints about 16 films in 2017.

# complaints - Thursday 26 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council received 19 complaints on Friday about litter Grand Canal

Dublin City Council received 19 complaints on Friday about litter

A senator said that she was “disgusted” at images of Dublin’s canal after Friday and Saturday night.

# complaints - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'We're in a new era of accountability': 30 garda superintendents under investigation by Gsoc Complaints

'We're in a new era of accountability': 30 garda superintendents under investigation by Gsoc

The Association of Garda Superintendents its members should be entitled to legal representation when complaints are made about them.

# complaints - Thursday 8 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'It was pretty appalling' - Aer Lingus communication slammed by Irish stranded across Europe during Storm Emma Failure To Communicate

'It was pretty appalling' - Aer Lingus communication slammed by Irish stranded across Europe during Storm Emma

Customers stranded in airports across the continent have vented at the perceived lack of communication from the airline as to what was going on.

# complaints - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Complaint partially upheld about 'Despicable Me' Sky ad Broadband

Complaint partially upheld about 'Despicable Me' Sky ad

The ASAI also upheld a complaint against Lidl in relation to a competition it ran.

# complaints - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Newstalk 'failed to act in a timely fashion' after George Hook rape comments Watchdog

Newstalk 'failed to act in a timely fashion' after George Hook rape comments

The BAI has upheld a complaint filed over comments made by George Hook on-air on Newstalk.

# complaints - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ombudsman receives 97 complaints from Direct Provision residents Direct Provision

Ombudsman receives 97 complaints from Direct Provision residents

The Ombudsman’s office began accepting complaints from people in Direct Provision last April.

# complaints - Monday 8 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard suspends use of Beaumont Hospital landing site after resident complaints Emergency

Coast Guard suspends use of Beaumont Hospital landing site after resident complaints

Crews are being told to use Dublin Airport for transfers to Beaumont Hospital, adding up to 20 minutes onto the journey for the patient.

# complaints - Sunday 7 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Driver refunded after claiming clampers waited for grace period to expire in 'ambush type exercise' Clamping Complaints

Driver refunded after claiming clampers waited for grace period to expire in 'ambush type exercise'

Questions around the ten minute grace period not being fairly given made up a number of the complaints about clamping last year.

# complaints - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Over 23,000 formal complaints were made to the HSE in 2016 Health Of The Nation

Over 23,000 formal complaints were made to the HSE in 2016

Community Healthcare Organisations (CHOs) were the subject of 3,984 complaints.

# complaints - Thursday 28 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a TRACKING app, where did those four minutes go?': Complaints made about Dublin Bus Public Transport

'It's a TRACKING app, where did those four minutes go?': Complaints made about Dublin Bus

Some people took issue with proposed changes to public transport in the capital, while others complained about alleged dangerous driving.

# complaints - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Dramatic' warnings, contradictory forecasts and irritating ads: Complaints sent to Met Éireann Not Happy

'Dramatic' warnings, contradictory forecasts and irritating ads: Complaints sent to Met Éireann

Some people took offence to the language forecasters use and even their voices.

# complaints - Sunday 24 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie From being overcharged to the car 'smelling like a zoo': Why people complain about taxis Not Happy

From being overcharged to the car 'smelling like a zoo': Why people complain about taxis

The National Transport Authority receives around 1,000 complaints about taxis every year.

# complaints - Friday 22 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'The minister is talking about the Man United game instead of the rail strike' Complaints

'The minister is talking about the Man United game instead of the rail strike'

Industrial action by Irish Rail workers affected many commuters in November.

# complaints - Thursday 21 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'When are you going to bring in the army to drive the buses?': Complaints made during Bus Éireann strike Dear Minister

'When are you going to bring in the army to drive the buses?': Complaints made during Bus Éireann strike

Commuters were affected by three weeks of industrial action earlier this year.

# complaints - Monday 11 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Multiple allegations of sexual and physical abuse against disability care staff UNSOLICITED Information

Multiple allegations of sexual and physical abuse against disability care staff

The concerns are all raised in documents released by Hiqa (the Health and Quality Authority) to TheJournal.ie under the Freedom of Information Act.

# complaints - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Complaints made to RTÉ about Panti Bliss trailer before Six Nations rugby and the Angelus Queen Of Ireland

# complaints - Thursday 2 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie First 'fitness to teach' hearing due to take place next week Misconduct

First 'fitness to teach' hearing due to take place next week

About 25 complaints are currently being considered by the Teaching Council.

# complaints - Monday 30 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Guns, drunken melees, and pest infestations - living in emergency accommodation in Dublin is no joke Housing Crisis

Guns, drunken melees, and pest infestations - living in emergency accommodation in Dublin is no joke

Three months’ worth of complaints to the Dublin Regional Homeless Executive suggest conditions in the capital’s emergency accommodation are fraught.

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