Decided by the Press Ombudsman

Mr Jim Hynes and the Irish Daily Star

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Posted on: 18-Feb-2014
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The Press Ombudsman has decided to uphold a complaint by Mr Jim Hynes that two articles in the Sunday World about the murder of his partner, John Maguire, were in breach of Principle 5 (Privacy) of the Code of Practice for Newspapers and Magazines.

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Mr Jim Hynes and the Sunday World

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Posted on: 18-Feb-2014
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The Press Ombudsman has decided to uphold a complaint by Mr Jim Hynes that two articles in the Sunday World about the murder of his partner, John Maguire, were in breach of Principle 5 (Privacy) of the Code of Practice for Newspapers and Magazines.

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Mr Brian Arnold and the Irish Independent

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Posted on: 11-Feb-2014
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The Press Ombudsman has decided not to uphold a complaint by Mr Brian Arnold that an article in the Irish Independent was in breach of Principles 1 (Truth and Accuracy), 2 (Distinguishing Fact and Comment),  3 (Fairness and Honesty)  and 8 (Prejudice)  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: 10-Feb-2014
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The Press Ombudsman has decided that there is insufficient evidence to allow him uphold a complaint by Mr Sean Fitzgerald that an article about him in the Sunday World on  3 November 2013 was in breach of Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) 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: 10-Feb-2014
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The Press Ombudsman has decided that there is insufficient evidence to allow him uphold a complaint by Mr Sean Fitzgerald that an article about him in the Sunday World on 10 November 2013 was in breach of Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) 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: 10-Feb-2014
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The Press Ombudsman has decided that there is insufficient evidence to allow him uphold a complaint by Mr Sean Fitzgerald that an article about him in the Sunday World on 29  September 2013 was in breach of Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) of the Code of Practice for Newspapers and Magazines.

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Dr Sandrine Brissett and Trinity News

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Posted on: 30-Jan-2014
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The Press Ombudsman has decided to uphold a complaint by Dr Sandrine Brisset that an article published in Trinity News on 16 October 2013 breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) of the Code of Practice for Newspapers and Magazines.

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Mr Harry Browne and The Irish Times

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Posted on: 24-Jan-2014
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The Press Ombudsman has decided to uphold a complaint by Mr Harry Browne that an editorial addition to a letter from the complainant published in The Irish Times on 14 October 2013 was in breach of Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) of the Code of Practice for Newspapers and Magazines.

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Ms L Siggins and Village Magazine

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Posted on: 16-Jan-2014
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The Press Ombudsman has decided to uphold a complaint by Lorna Siggins that an article in the Village magazine was in breach of Principles 1 (Truth and Accuracy) and 4 (Respect for Rights) of the Code of Practice for Newspapers and Magazines.

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Mr D Quinlan and the Sunday Independent

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Posted on: 20-Dec-2013
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The Press Ombudsman has decided not to uphold a complaint by Mr Derek Quinlan that an article in the Sunday Independent on 28 July 2013 was a breach of Principle 5 (Privacy) of the Code of Practice for Newspapers and Magazines.

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