Decided by the Press Ombudsman

Mr Sean Fitzgerald and the Sunday World

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Posted on: 18-Aug-2014
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The Press Ombudsman has decided that there is insufficient evidence to allow him make a decision on a complaint by Mr Sean Fitzgerald that an article about him in the Sunday World on 23 March 2014 was in breach of Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) of the Code of Practice for Newspapers and Magazines.

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Mr Sean Fitzgerald and the Sunday World

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Posted on: 01-Aug-2014
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The Press Ombudsman has decided that there is insufficient evidence to allow him make a decision on a complaint by Mr Sean Fitzgerald that an article about him in the Sunday World on 9 March 2014 was in breach of Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) of the Code of Practice for Newspapers and Magazines.

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The family of the late Mr Michael Devoy and The Herald

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Posted on: 10-Jul-2014
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The Press Ombudsman has decided that an article published in The Herald on 20 January 2014, about the circumstances surrounding the murder of a young man in Dublin, was not in breach of Principle 5 (Privacy) of the Code of Practice for Newspapers and Magazines.

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The family of the late Mr Michael Devoy and The Irish Times

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Posted on: 10-Jul-2014
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The Press Ombudsman has decided that an article published in The Irish Times on 20 January 2014, about the circumstances surrounding the murder of a young man in Dublin, was not in breach of Principle 5 (Privacy) of the Code of Practice for Newspapers and Magazines.

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Mr Michael Smith, Editor, Village Magazine and The Irish Times

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Posted on: 13-Jun-2014
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The Press Ombudsman has decided that the actions taken, and offered to be taken, by The Irish Times in response to a complaint by Mr Michael Smith, Editor, Village Magazine, about a court report published on 8 October 2013, was sufficient remedial action on its part to resolve a complaint made under Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) and Principle 7 (Court Reporting) of the Code of Practice for Newspapers and Magazines.  Other parts of the complaint were not upheld.

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A Man and the Sunday World

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Posted on: 05-Jun-2014
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The Press Ombudsman has decided not to uphold a complaint by a man that an article about him in the Sunday World was in breach of Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) of the Code of Practice for Newspapers and Magazines.

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Dr David Abrahamson and The Irish Times

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Posted on: 05-Jun-2014
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The Press Ombudsman has decided not to uphold a complaint by Dr David Abrahamson that an article published in The Irish Times on l6 January 2014 was in breach of Principle 2 (Distinguishing Fact and Comment) of the Code of Practice for Newspapers and Magazines.

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Ryanair and the Irish Daily Mail

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Posted on: 05-Jun-2014
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The Press Ombudsman has decided to uphold a complaint by Ryanair about the Irish Daily Mail under Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) of the Code of Practice for Newspapers and Magazines on the grounds that the article concerned was significantly distorted.

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Ryanair and the Irish Mail On Sunday

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Posted on: 05-Jun-2014
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The Press Ombudsman decided that an article published in the Irish Mail on Sunday on 23 February 2014 was significantly misleading and, in that respect, a breach of Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) of the Code of Practice for Newspapers and Magazines.   

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Mr Concubhar Ó Liatháin and the Limerick Leader

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Posted on: 16-May-2014
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The Press Ombudsman has decided that the Limerick Leader made an offer of sufficient remedial action to resolve a complaint by Mr Concubhar Ó Liatháin that an article published on 23 February 2014 was in breach of Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) of the Code of Practice for Newspapers and Magazines.

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