Decided by the Press Ombudsman

Minister of State Mr John Perry TD and the Irish Mail On Sunday

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Posted on: 25-Apr-2014
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The Press Ombudsman has decided to uphold a complaint by Mr John Perry TD, Minister of State for Small Business, made through his solicitors, that an article published in the Irish Mail on Sunday on 11 August 2013 was in breach of Principle 1 of the Code of Practice.  

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Minister of State Mr John Perry TD and the Irish Mail On Sunday

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Posted on: 16-Apr-2014
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The Press Ombudsman has decided not to uphold a complaint by Mr John Perry TD, Minister of State for Small Business, made through his solicitors, that an article in the Irish Mail on Sunday on 16 April 2014, about his mileage expenses was in breach of Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) of the Code of Practice for Newspapers and Magazines.

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Mr Daniel Tarrant and The Herald

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Posted on: 16-Apr-2014
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The Press Ombudsman has decided to uphold a complaint by Mr Daniel Tarrant, made through his solicitors, that references to court proceedings in an article about him in The   Herald on 25 June 2013 were significantly misleading and, in that respect, a breach of Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) and 7 (Court Reporting) of the Code of Practice for Newspapers and Magazines.

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The Health Service Executive and the Irish Independent

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Posted on: 09-Apr-2014
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The Press Ombudsman has decided to uphold a complaint by Mr Paul Connors, National Director for Communications, Health Services Executive, that an article in the Irish Independent on 18 October 2013 was in breach of Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) of the Code of Practice for Newspapers and Magazines.

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Mr Bryan MacDonald and The Nationalist

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Posted on: 19-Mar-2014
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The Press Ombudsman has decided that The Nationalist made an offer of sufficient remedial action  to resolve a complaint made by Mr Bryan MacDonald that an article it  published was in breach of Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) and Principle 3 (Fairness and Honesty) of the Code of Practice for Newspapers and Magazines.

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Mr Sean Fitzgerald and the Sunday World

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Posted on: 13-Mar-2014
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The Press Ombudsman has decided that he has insufficient information to allow him make a decision in relation to a complaint made by Mr Sean Fitzgerald that an article published in the Sunday World on l7 November 2013 breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) of the Code of Practice for Newspapers and Magazines.

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Ms Alison Kelly and the Sunday World

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Posted on: 07-Mar-2014
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The Press Ombudsman has decided to uphold a complaint made by Ms Alison Kelly that two articles published in the Sunday World on l0 and l7 November 2013 were in breach of Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) of the Code of Practice for Newspapers and Magazines.

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Mr Adam Levick and The Irish Times

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Posted on: 07-Mar-2014
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The Press Ombudsman has decided that The Irish Times made an offer of sufficient remedial action  to resolve a complaint by Mr  Adam Levick, Managing Editor,  CiF Watch, that an article it published about massacres in the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps in 1982 was in breach of Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) of the Code of Practice for Newspapers and Magazines.

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Mr Gerry Adams and the Irish Daily Mail

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Posted on: 07-Mar-2014
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The Press Ombudsman has decided that the Irish Daily Mail took sufficient remedial action to resolve a complaint by Mr  Gerry Adams TD that an article about him was in breach of Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) and Principle 4 (Respect for Rights) of the Code of Practice for Newspapers and Magazines.

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Dr Sandrine Brissett and the Sunday Independent

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Posted on: 24-Feb-2014
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The Press Ombudsman has decided to uphold a complaint by Dr Sandrine Brissett that an article published in the Sunday Independent on 13 October 2013 was in breach of Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) of the Code of Practice for Newspapers and Magazines.

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