Press Releases

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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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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Press Release - need for regulation of Social Media

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Posted on: 12-Jun-2017
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The recent publication on the Facebook page of KildareNow (an online-only news service for County Kildare) of an image of a man falsely accused of being a threat to children has received extensive coverage in the media.  

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Article by Chairman of Press Council in Irish Independent of 10 June 2017

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Posted on: 10-Jun-2017
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There is a major anomaly, in Ireland as elsewhere, in the way in which organisations which provide news are treated. Newspapers and magazines and some online-only news publications are subject to a Code of Practice which is implemented by the Press Council, a body independent of Government and the press.

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Remarks of Chairman Sean Donlon at launch of 2016 Annual Report

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Posted on: 25-May-2017
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Launch of the 2016 Annual Report of the Press Council of Ireland and Office of the Press Ombudsman  - Remarks of Chairman, Seán Donlon

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Remarks of Press Ombudsman Peter Feeney at launch of 2016 Annual Report

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Posted on: 25-May-2017
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Launch of 2016 Annual Report of the Press Council of Ireland and Office of the Press Ombudsman - Remarks of the Press Ombudsman Peter Feeney. 

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Launch of 2016 Annual Report

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Posted on: 25-May-2017
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Launch of the 2016 Annual Report of the Press Council of Ireland and Office of the Press Ombudsman by Denis Naughten TD, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment

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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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