Decided by the Press Ombudsman

Ms Madeline Halpin and Independent.ie

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Posted on: 14-Mar-2018
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint made by Ms Madeleine Halpin that Independent.ie breached Principle 8 (Prejudice) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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Mens Voices Ireland and Sunday Business Post

By: admin
Posted on: 08-Feb-2018
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint made by Mr William Mongey on behalf of Men’s Voices Ireland that The Sunday Business Post breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy), Principle 4 (Respect for Rights) and Principle 8 (Prejudice) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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A Man and Hot Press

By: admin
Posted on: 31-Jan-2018
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint made by a man that Hot Press breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy), Principle 2 (Distinguishing Fact and Comment), Principle 3 (Fair Procedures and Honesty), Principle 4 (Respect for Rights), Principle 5 (Privacy) and Principle 8 (Prejudice) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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A Man and Buzz.ie

By: admin
Posted on: 31-Jan-2018
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint made by a man that Buzz.ie breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy), Principle 2 (Distinguishing Fact and Comment), Principle 3 (Fair Procedures and Honesty), Principle 4 (Respect for Rights), Principle 5 (Privacy) and Principle 8 (Prejudice) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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Mr Adam Levick and The Irish Times

By: admin
Posted on: 17-Jan-2018
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The Press Ombudsman has decided that The Irish Times offered action which was sufficient to resolve a complaint made by Mr Adam Levick of UK Media Watch, an organisation which describes its function as promoting fair and accurate coverage of Israel in the media.

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A Man and the Offaly Express

By: admin
Posted on: 11-Jan-2018
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint that the Offaly Express breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy), Principle 3 (Fair Procedures and Honesty), Principle 4 (Respect for Rights) and Principle 5 (Privacy) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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Mr Gerry Adams TD and the Irish Independent

By: admin
Posted on: 13-Dec-2017
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint made by Mr Gerry Adams TD that the Irish Independent breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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A Father and the Northern Standard

By: admin
Posted on: 04-Dec-2017
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint that the Northern Standard breached Principle 5 (Privacy) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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Mr Patrick Hurley and the Irish Independent

By: admin
Posted on: 20-Oct-2017
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The Press Ombudsman has decided that the Irish Independent offered to take action which would have been sufficient to resolve a complaint by Mr Patrick Hurley that the newspaper breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) and Principle 2 (Distinguishing Fact and Comment) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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Ms Cynthia Owen and the Irish Examiner

By: admin
Posted on: 20-Oct-2017
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The Press Ombudsman has ruled on a complaint made by Ms Cynthia Owen that the Irish Examiner breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy), Principle 2 (Distinguishing Fact and Comment), Principle 3 (Fair Procedures and Honesty) and Principle 4 (Respect for Rights) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.  He has decided not to uphold parts of the complaint, that there was insufficient evidence to make a decision on other parts and that sufficient action was offered by the newspaper to resolve two elements of the complaint. 

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