"There is no requirement for an equal portion of time to be devoted to each service or to each faith," says the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.
“It is very disappointing when media agendas succeed in trampling over and insulting faith practice," - Martin Long, Director of the CCO.
When you take the emphasis off 'balance', the idea of fairness becomes almost an optional extra, because balance is a way of measuring fairness - Family and Media Association
Of all the 33 complaints five were upheld. Just over one third of the 28 rejected complaints were about religion, blasphemy and pro-life.
Third complaint against The Ray D’Arcy Show upheld.
Broadcasting Authority of Ireland upholds another complaint of media bias by The Ray D’Arcy Show in its treatment of the issue of abortion.
Editor of Religious Programmes at RTÉ, Roger Childs, rejects contention that the Angelus is biased in favour of Catholics.
Iona Institute reminds media presenters that they ought to be more like referees, ensuring a balanced debate.
But proximity to RTE's bandwidth making it more difficult for Spirit to roll out service on FM across whole of Ireland.
Family and Media Association complained that one side was “forcibly absent” from a debate on same-sex marriage on Derek Mooney Show.
Liveline broadcast on funeral guidelines "was not presented with due accuracy."