Recent Decisions and News

175/2019 - Mr Bulelani Mfaco and The Irish Times

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Posted on: 12-Nov-2019
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The Press Council of Ireland has upheld an appeal by Mr Bulelani Mfaco against a decision of the Press Ombudsman not to uphold a complaint he made that The Irish Times breached Principle 8 (Prejudice) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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197/198/2019 - Mr J Perry, Mr S Sefton and The Irish Times

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Posted on: 06-Nov-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has decided that he has insufficient evidence to make a decision on two complaints that The Irish Times breached 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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192/2019 - A Woman and the Northern Standard

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Posted on: 06-Nov-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint that the Northern Standard breached Principle 5 (Privacy) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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206/2019 - Ireland S. E. Development Office and The Irish Times

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Posted on: 06-Nov-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has upheld a complaint 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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181/2019 - Complaint about Irish Examiner upheld

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Posted on: 02-Sep-2019
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142/2019 - Complaint about University Observer not upheld

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Posted on: 28-Aug-2019
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104/2019 - A Woman and the Waterford News and Star

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Posted on: 02-Aug-2019
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4123/2019 Mr Dan Duane and The Sunday Times

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Posted on: 16-Jul-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has decided that The Sunday Times offered to take action which was sufficient to resolve a complaint made by Mr Dan Duane that Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland had been breached.

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4096/2019 Mr Jim Corr and the Sunday World

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Posted on: 04-Jun-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has upheld a complaint made by Mr Jim Corr that the Sunday World breached Principle 4 (Respect for Rights) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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Annual Report for 2018 Launched

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Posted on: 29-May-2019
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The 2018 Annual Report of The Press Council of Ireland and the Office of the Press Ombudsman was launched today (29 May 2019) at an event in Buswells Hotel, Molesworth Street, Dublin 2. 

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117/2019 - Mr Patrick Nevin and the Irish Daily Star

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Posted on: 25-Sep-2019
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The Press Ombudsman determined that he had insufficient evidence available to him to make a decision on a complaint by Mr Patrick Nevin that the Irish Daily Star breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy), Principle 2 (Distinguishing Fact and Comment) and Principle 4 (Respect for Rights) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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117/2019 - Mr Patrick Nevin and the Irish Daily Star

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Posted on: 25-Sep-2019
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The Press Ombudsman determined that he had insufficient evidence available to him to make a decision on a complaint by Mr Patrick Nevin that the Irish Daily Star breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy), Principle 2 (Distinguishing Fact and Comment) and Principle 4 (Respect for Rights) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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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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