Recent Decisions and News

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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4115/2019 - Mr Ken O'Shea and The Sunday Business Post

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Posted on: 26-May-2019
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On  25 February 2019 a sub-committee of the Press Council of Ireland upheld a complaint from Mr Ken O’Shea that articles published by The Sunday Business Post on 16 September 2018 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.  Other parts of the complaint were not upheld. 

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