Decided by the Press Ombudsman

Sinn Féin and the Irish Independent

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Posted on: 03-Aug-2016
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The Press Ombudsman has decided that sufficient action was offered to resolve a complaint by Mr Shaun Tracey on behalf of Sinn Féin that the Irish Independent and Independent.ie breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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MCC and The Sunday Business Post

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Posted on: 19-Jul-2016
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The Press Ombudsman has decided not to uphold a complaint by Mr Thomas McNally on behalf of MCC that the Sunday Business Post breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy), Principle 2 (Distinguishing Fact and Comment), 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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Councillor Toiréasa Ferris and The Irish Times

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Posted on: 14-Jul-2016
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The Press Ombudsman has decided to uphold a complaint by Councillor Toiréasa Ferris that The Irish Times breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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Irish Council for Civil Liberties/Pavee Point and the Irish Daily Mail

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Posted on: 08-Jul-2016
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The Press Ombudsman has decided that sufficient action was offered to resolve a complaint by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) and Pavee Point Traveller and Roma Centre (Pavee Point) that the Irish Daily Mail breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) and Principle 8 (Prejudice) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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Julie and Robert Duhy and Evoke.ie

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Posted on: 23-Jun-2016
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On 24 February 2016 Evoke.ie reported that Julie Duhy on behalf of her child had sued Ralph Lauren Ireland Limited for the faulty manufacture of baby pants which had resulted in the child sustaining red welts on her thighs. Ralph Lauren agreed to pay €17,500 plus legal costs. The article was accompanied by two photographs of the child at play.

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Julie and Robert Duhy and the Irish Sun

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Posted on: 23-Jun-2016
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On 23 February 2016 the Sun.ie reported that Julie Duhy on behalf of her child had sued Ralph Lauren Ireland Limited for the faulty manufacture of baby pants which had resulted in the child sustaining red welts on her thighs. Ralph Lauren agreed to pay €17,500 plus legal costs. The report published in the Sun.ie was accompanied by two photographs of the child.   

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Julie and Robert Duhy and Irish Daily Mail

By: admin
Posted on: 23-Jun-2016
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On 24 February 2016 the Irish Daily Mail reported that Julie Duhy on behalf of her child had sued Ralph Lauren Ireland Limited for the faulty manufacture of baby pants which had resulted in the child sustaining red welts on her thighs. Ralph Lauren agreed to pay €17,500 plus legal costs. The article which appeared on the front page and on page four was accompanied by two photographs of the child at play.

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Julie and Robert Duhy and the Irish Daily Star

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Posted on: 23-Jun-2016
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On 24 February 2016 the Irish Daily Star reported that Julie Duhy on behalf of her child had sued Ralph Lauren Ireland Limited for the faulty manufacture of baby pants which had resulted in the child sustaining red wields on her thighs. Ralph Lauren agreed to pay €17,500 plus legal costs. The article was accompanied by two photographs of the child, one at play, the other with her mother.

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Munster Technology University Project and the Irishtimes.com

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Posted on: 22-Jun-2016
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The Press Ombudsman has decided not to uphold a complaint made by the Munster Technology University Project that the Irishtimes.com breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) and Principle 2 (Distinguishing Fact and Comment).

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Mr Kevin Clarke and the Sunday Independent

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Posted on: 23-May-2016
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On 20 March 2016 the Sunday Independent published an article under the headline “Pharmacies a prescription for prices that are far too high”. The thrust of the article was that profits made by retail pharmacies were very high and that consumers were paying too much for medicines. Support for this viewpoint came from comments by an academic expert in a Dublin university.

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