Recent Decisions and News

Press Council upholds complaint by Mr Matthew Martin

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Posted on: 03-Feb-2017
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The Press Council of Ireland decided to uphold a complaint by Mr Matthew Martin following his appeal of a decision made by the Press Ombudsman about an article published in the Sunday World on 7 August 2016.

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Press Council makes submission to Department of Justice

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Posted on: 18-Jan-2017
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Press Release: Press Council of Ireland makes submission to Department of Justice on review of the Defamation Act

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Submission by the Press Council of Ireland to the Department of Justice and Equality Review of the Defamation Act 2009

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Posted on: 18-Jan-2017
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Submission by the Press Council of Ireland to the Department of Justice and Equality Review of the Defamation Act 2009

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Press Ombudsman upholds complaint by Ms Katrina Whelan

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Posted on: 04-Jan-2017
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A Complainant and The Sunday Times*

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Posted on: 04-Jan-2017
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint that The Sunday Times breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy), Principle 3 (Fair Procedures and Honesty) and Principle 4 (Respect for Rights) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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Mr George Mitchell and the Irish Daily Star

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Posted on: 19-Dec-2016
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The Press Ombudsman decided on 26 October 2016, that there was insufficient evidence available to him to make a decision on a complaint made by Mr George Mitchell that the Irish Daily Star breached Principle 4 (Respect for Rights) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.   

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Review of the Defamation Act 2009

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Posted on: 01-Nov-2016
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Press Ombudsman upholds Complaint by Mr Kevin Clarke

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Posted on: 24-Oct-2016
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On 23 May 2016 the Press Ombudsman decided to uphold a complaint made by Mr Kevin Clarke against the Sunday Independent.

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Press Ombudsman upholds complaint by Julie and Robert Duhy

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Posted on: 02-Sep-2016
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On 23 June 2016 the Press Ombudsman decided to uphold a complaint by Julie and Robert Duhy that Evoke.ie breached Principle 9 (Children) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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