Decided by the Press Ombudsman

1437/2023 - Safety BeforeLNG and the Irish Examiner

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Posted on: 26-Jan-2023
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The Press Ombudsman upheld a complaint made by an individual on behalf of the Safety BeforeLNG group that the Irish Examiner breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) and Principle 2 (Distinguishing Fact and Comment) of the Press Council’s Code of Practice.

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1381/2022 - Mr Brian McDermott and www.irishmirror.ie

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Posted on: 15-Dec-2022
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The Press Ombudsman has decided to uphold a complaint by Mr Brian McDermott that the Sunday World breached Principle 5 (Privacy) of the Press Council's Code of Practise when it published a photograph which included his taxi with visual details that could be used to identify him.  He said that the newspaper had breached Principle 5.1 and 5.2 of the Code.

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1386/2022 - Mr Brian McDermott and the Sunday World

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Posted on: 15-Dec-2022
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On 2 November 2022 the Press Ombudsman has decided to uphold a complaint by Mr Brian McDermott that the Sunday World breached Principle 5 (Privacy) of the Press Council's Code of Practise when it published a photograph which included his taxi with visual details that could be used to identify him.  He said that the newspaper had breached Principle 5.1 and 5.2 of the Code.

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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

By: Gabrielle Collins
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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1310/2022 Blake O'Donnell and the Irish Independent

By: Gabrielle Collins
Posted on: 27-Sep-2022
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On 26 July 2022 the Press Ombudsman decided not to uphold a complaint that the Irish Independent 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 7 (Court Reporting) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland. In regard to part of the complaint that Principle 1 had been breached the Press Ombudsman decided that the newspaper took, or had offered to take, action sufficient to resolve that part of the complaint.

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1281/2022 - Glenveagh and the Irish Examiner

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Posted on: 23-Aug-2022
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The Press Council of Ireland upheld an appeal submitted by the editor of the Irish Examiner on the following complaint.

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1314/2022 - Senator Lynn Ruane and the Meath Chronicle

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Posted on: 23-Aug-2022
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1232/2022 - Mr Declan Leydon and The Irish Times

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Posted on: 08-Aug-2022
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1312/2022 - A Complainant and The Irish Times

By: Gabrielle Collins
Posted on: 25-Jul-2022
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The Press Ombudsman has decided that The Irish Times did not breach Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy), Principle 3 (Fair Procedures and Honesty) and Principle 6 (Protection of Sources) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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