Recent Decisions and News

Mayo County Council and the Sunday Independent

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Posted on: 10-May-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint made by Mayo County Council that the Sunday Independent breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) and Principle 3 (Fair Procedures and Honesty) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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Mr Dan Duane and the Irish Examiner

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Posted on: 10-May-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint made by Mr Dan Duane that the Irish Examiner breached Principles 1 (Truth and Accuracy) and Principle 4 (Respect for Rights) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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Mr Ian Bailey and The Irish Times

By: admin
Posted on: 25-Apr-2019
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A complaint by Mr Ian Bailey that The Irish Times breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy), Principle 2 (Distinguishing Fact and Comment), Principle 3 (Fair Procedures and Honesty), Principle 4 (Respect for Rights), Principle 5 (Privacy) and Principle 8 (Prejudice) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland has not been upheld.

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A Mother and Evoke.ie

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Posted on: 23-Apr-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has upheld a complaint that Evoke.ie breached Principle 3 (Fair Procedures and Honesty), Principle 5 (Privacy) and Principle 9 (Children) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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A Man and The Irish TImes

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Posted on: 16-Apr-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint that The Irish Times breached Principle 8 (Prejudice) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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A Mother and Extra.ie

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Posted on: 11-Apr-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has upheld a complaint made by a mother that Extra.ie breached Principle 4 (Respect for Rights), Principle 5 (Privacy) and Principle 9 (Children) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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A Couple and Irishmirror.ie

By: admin
Posted on: 21-Mar-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has decided not to uphold a complaint made by a couple that Irishmirror.ie breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy), Principle 2 (Distinguishing Fact and Comment), Principle 3 (Fair Procedures and Honesty), Principle 4 (Respect for Rights) and Principle 5 (Privacy) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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SIPTU and the Sunday Independent

By: admin
Posted on: 27-Feb-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has decided that the Sunday Independent offered to take action sufficient to resolve a complaint by SIPTU that Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) and Principle 4 (Respect for Rights) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland had been breached.

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Headline and The Sunday Times

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Posted on: 18-Feb-2019
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The Press Council of Ireland has rejected an appeal from The Sunday Times against a decision made by the Press Ombudsman.

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PSYCHOSIS and PSYCHOPATHY

By: admin
Posted on: 17-Jan-2019
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At a seminar on Reporting Mental Health last October organized by Headline (the national media programme for responsible reporting and representation of mental health and suicide) and Shine (campaigning for the rights of people with mental illness) an issue was raised about the widespread confusion between the use of the terms “Psychosis” and “Psychopathy”.

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Speech by Sean Donlon to Association of European Journalists

By: admin
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

By: admin
Posted on: 16-Jun-2017
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Statement from Chairman of Press Council of Ireland – Defamation Awards

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