Recent Decisions and News

New Fund to Support Cross-Border Investigative Journalism

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Posted on: 29-Mar-2018
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The International Press Institute  and the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom  are launching a fund to support cross-border investigative journalism in the EU.

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A Couple and Independent.ie

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Posted on: 16-Mar-2018
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The Press Ombudsman has found that there is insufficient evidence available to him to make a decision on part of a complaint made by a couple that Independent.ie breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) and Principle 4 (Respect for Rights) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.    He has not upheld other parts of the complaint that Principle 2 (Distinguishing Fact and Comment) and Principle 3 (Fair Procedures and Honesty) of the Code of Practice were breached.

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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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Communicorp and The Irish Times

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Posted on: 09-Mar-2018
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 A sub-committee of the Press Council of Ireland decided that The Irish Times took sufficient remedial action to resolve a complaint made by Communicorp about an article published by The Irish Times on 12 September 2017.

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A Man and Hot Press

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Speech by Sean Donlon to Association of European Journalists

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Posted on: 13-Oct-2017
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Speech given by Seán Donlon, Chairperson of the Press Council of Ireland, to the Association of European Journalists in Ireland on 13 October 2017

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Statement by Press Council Chairman on Defamation Awards

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Posted on: 16-Jun-2017
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Statement from Chairman of Press Council of Ireland – Defamation Awards

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