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#Complaint

# complaint - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Woman subjected to 'grossly offensive comments' on fatal foetal abnormality on 98FM show Dublin Talks

Woman subjected to 'grossly offensive comments' on fatal foetal abnormality on 98FM show

A caller into the Dublin Talks show was also said to have “made allusions to her complicity in what he considered to be murder”.

# complaint - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Sebastian Coe's evidence 'lacked credibility'

Damian Collins, a Conservative Party politician, is not satisfied with the world athletics supremo’s recent comments.

# complaint - Saturday 3 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Today FM team given stern talking to about 'weak c**k' comment Lost In Translation

Today FM team given stern talking to about 'weak c**k' comment

The presenter was talking about the literal translation of a German word.

# complaint - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Radio show allowed special needs children to be called 'mongos' FM104

Radio show allowed special needs children to be called 'mongos'

The BAI noted the man was allowed to talk for a considerable period of time before his comments were strongly challenged by the show’s presenter.

# complaint - Friday 28 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Someone made an official complaint over Oliver Callan talking about Thomas Clarke's genitalia Bold Bai

Someone made an official complaint over Oliver Callan talking about Thomas Clarke's genitalia

There were three complaints made in relation to coverage around the 1916 Rising.

# complaint - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge Tesco probably regrets asking this customer to 'elaborate' on his complaint Carrot Batons

# complaint - Thursday 21 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Complaint upheld against gym over 'epileptic fit' ad Airside Bootcamp

Complaint upheld against gym over 'epileptic fit' ad

Epilepsy Ireland said the Facebook ad had caused upset and hurt to people with epilepsy and their families.

# complaint - Sunday 27 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The Sun censured over claim that one in five Muslims support Isis Pressing Matters

The Sun censured over claim that one in five Muslims support Isis

The story generated more than 3,000 complaints.

# complaint - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Cork man’s Brunch ice cream complaint struck a chord on Facebook Brunch

# complaint - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Harvey Norman ad that referenced Leaving Cert students with ‘sore heads’ banned Coffee And Doughnuts

Harvey Norman ad that referenced Leaving Cert students with ‘sore heads’ banned

The advertising watchdog upheld a complaint that the ad appears to reference underage drinking.

# complaint - Monday 14 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie City councillor lodges complaint over new Starbucks in Dublin Creative Quarter

City councillor lodges complaint over new Starbucks in Dublin

The new Starbucks outlet has raised questions about the the over-saturation of big brands in the city.

# complaint - Friday 29 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Presenter did not break broadcasting rules with ‘c**k socket’ comment Naughty

Presenter did not break broadcasting rules with ‘c**k socket’ comment

The radio station held a competition for the best name for female genitalia – and one listener did not approve.

# complaint - Saturday 26 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie One Dublin Bus passenger was angry about drivers urinating in front of his daughter Bad Form

One Dublin Bus passenger was angry about drivers urinating in front of his daughter

A complaint was made to the Department of Transport back in January.

# complaint - Thursday 17 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Vincent Browne’s broadcast from The George was one-sided, says complainant Marriage Referendum

# complaint - Friday 20 November, 2015

Ronald Koeman was not impressed with Ireland picking Shane Long during the week

Southampton have no new injury worries following the international break as they prepare to face Stoke.

# complaint - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

‘The referee had a terrible night’ – Bosnia coach

Björn Kuipers awarded Ireland what looked a dubious penalty in the first half.

# complaint - Saturday 24 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge This Irish guy wrote a puntastic complaint to Cadbury’s and got the best response Need A Hero

# complaint - Friday 18 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Mick Wallace ‘will not be distracted’ by Peter Robinson threat to sue It's On

Mick Wallace ‘will not be distracted’ by Peter Robinson threat to sue

Robinson has sent the TD a legal letter about a tweet he sent.

# complaint - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Complaint that Ireland AM showed condom being put onto model of erect penis Wrap It Up

Complaint that Ireland AM showed condom being put onto model of erect penis

The complainant said it was “completely inappropriate”.

# complaint - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge A bacon lover penned this hilariously dramatic rant to Tesco about a missing rasher Rinding Me Up

A bacon lover penned this hilariously dramatic rant to Tesco about a missing rasher

Don’t mess around with people’s bacon, Tesco. Bacon is serious business.

# complaint - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin councillor complains to party over Facebook ‘bullying’ Internal Affairs

Sinn Féin councillor complains to party over Facebook ‘bullying’

Jonathan Graham has made a formal complaint in the last fortnight, it is understood.

# 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.

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