Recent Decisions and News

1363/2022 - A Man and The Irish Times

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Posted on: 20-Oct-2022
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint that The Irish Times breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) and Principle 3 (Fairness and Honesty) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland).

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1352/2022 - A Complainant and the New Ross Standard

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Posted on: 28-Sep-2022
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint that the New Ross Standard breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy), Principle 2 (Distinguishing Fact and Comment), Principle 4 (Respect for Rights) and Principle 5 (Privacy) of the Code of Practice.

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1438/2022 - A Complainant and the Irish Examiner

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Posted on: 07-Dec-2021
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The Press Ombudsman has decided not to uphold a complaint made about an article published online by the Irish Examiner on 25 August 2022 in its opinion section.  The complainant has asserted his right to anonymity.

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COVID 19

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Posted on: 25-May-2020
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The Office of the Press Ombudsman is operating in line with Government advice on Covid-19, and our operations are being delivered by staff working remotely.  We remain open for any advice or assistance you may require in matters relating to the press.   If you wish to contact the Office our usual telephone and email details apply: telephone (01) 648 9130 emai [email protected]

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3801/2019 - Mr Niall Doyle and the Sunday World

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Posted on: 22-Apr-2020
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint by Mr Niall Doyle that the Sunday World 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 7 (Court Reporting) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.  

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284/2020 - A Man and the Western People

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Posted on: 15-Apr-2020
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint that the Western People breached Principle 3 (Fair Procedures and Honesty) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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238/2019 - Mr Raymond Kilbride and The Sunday Times

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Posted on: 19-Feb-2020
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint by Mr Raymond Kilbride that The Sunday Times breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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4025/2019 - Mr Niall Doyle and The Anglo-Celt

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Posted on: 19-Feb-2020
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint made by Mr Niall Doyle that The Anglo-Celt breached 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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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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