St Patrick's Mental Health Services confirms it received official complaint in relation to Al Porter

St Patrick's Mental Health Services has confirmed it has received an official complaint in relation to Al Porter.

The Hospital is now investigating the complaint against the comedian and former Today FM presenter.

Last weekend, allegations broke of inappropriate behaviour made against Al Porter while engaging in an awareness-raising event at St Patrick's Mental Health Services.

In a press statement, St Patrick's said that no allegations, complaints or concerns had been made to them by service users or staff in respect of Mr Porter, and encouraged people to come forward to Gardai.

Since issuing that press release, St Patrick's says it has now received a complaint.

The organisation says it is currently investigating it in line with its policies and procedures.

They say there will be no further statements until the investigation is complete.

Porter resigned from Today FM following allegations of inappropriate behaviour made on social media and in several newspapers.

In a statement released by the comedian, he said he "at no time intended to upset anyone" with his conduct.

More on this topic

30% rise in sex assault cases; DNA database assists in 870 cases

MeToo leader says level of harassment at universities is horrifying

New €400,000 initiative to tackle sexual harassment at universities

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre support proposal to make colleges obliged to provide consent classes

More in this Section

Number of learner drivers who have never sat test 'shocking', says CEO of RSA

New IRA: Dissident republican group linked with four murders

Delay in fighting Donegal gorse fire due to crews coming from 'all over the country' - Air Corps

Woman arrested in connection with Lyra McKee murder as New IRA admits responsibility


Ask a counsellor: My husband has a drink problem – what do I do?

Vicky McClure sings out about dementia on BBC

More From The Irish Examiner