Complaints about Met Éireann focus on poor forecasting and 'glamour orientated' presenters

Complaints about Met Éireann focus on poor forecasting and 'glamour orientated' presenters
RTE Weather Presenter Karina Buckley

The way female presenters dress and getting the forecast wrong are some of the complaints made to Met Éireann this year.

People were also concerned that poor forecasting was putting lives at risk.

"You'd hardly know it's cold out by the way the female presenters are dressed" was one of the 78 complaints made to Met Éireann this year.

The documents were released under the Freedom of Information Act.

Some complaints about presenters were about the way they dressed, that they read too fast and that they are too "glamour orientated".

Many complaints were about Met Éireann getting the forecast wrong, with one man saying it ruined his holiday.

A fisherman complained inaccurate forecasts at sea were putting his crew at risk.

There were a number of complaints sent claiming that there is a Dublin bias - and that Dubliners should have to "pay for their own rubbish forecast themselves".


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