Recent Decisions and News

Ms Kristel Meier and Extra.ie

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Posted on: 13-Aug-2018
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The Press Ombudsman has upheld a complaint by Ms Kristel Meier that Extra.ie breached Principle 5 (Privacy) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland. Claims that Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) and Principle 4 (Respect for Rights) were breached are not upheld. The Press Ombudsman has found that he has insufficient evidence to make a decision on a claim that Principle 3 (Fair Procedures and Honesty) was breached.

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Mr Sean Fenton and The Irish Times

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Posted on: 27-Jul-2018
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint made by Mr Sean Fenton that The Irish Times breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) and Principle 3 (Fair Procedures and Honesty) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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A Woman and Independent.ie

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Posted on: 23-Jul-2018
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The Press Council of Ireland has decided to uphold an appeal from the Newspaper against a decision of the Press Ombudsman.  

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A Woman and the IrishSun.ie

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Posted on: 23-Jul-2018
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The Press Council of Ireland has decided to uphold an appeal from the Newspaper against a decision of the Press Ombudsman. 

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Ryanair and The Irish Times

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Posted on: 25-Jun-2018
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The Press Ombudsman has decided that The Irish Times took sufficient remedial action to resolve a complaint made by Ryanair under 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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Reuters Institute Digital News Report (Ireland) 2018

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Posted on: 14-Jun-2018
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Trust in Irish media remains high (71%) according to Reuters Institute Annual Digital News Report launched today. Trust in individual titles is holding up though newspapers as source of news continues to decline. 

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A Man and Independent.ie

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Posted on: 30-May-2018
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint made by a man that Independent.ie breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy), Principle 2 (Distinguishing Fact and Comment), 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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Remarks of Press Ombudsman Peter Feeney at launch of 2017 Annual Report

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Posted on: 24-May-2018
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Remarks by Mr Peter Feeney, Press Ombudsman, at the launch of the 2017 Annual Report for The Press Council of Ireland and the Office of the Press Ombudsman in the Maldron Hotel, Pearse Street, Dublin 2

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2017 Annual Report of The Press Council of Ireland and the Office of the Press Ombudsman

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Posted on: 24-May-2018
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The Press Council of Ireland and the Office of the Press Ombudsman today launched their Annual Report for 2017. The Report highlighted that the Office of the Press Ombudsman received 330 complaints in 2017, up from 261 in the previous year. The complaints related to articles published in national and local newspapers, magazines and online-only news publications. 

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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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