Decided by the Press Ombudsman

840/2021 - A Man and The Journal

By: Gabrielle Collins
Posted on: 12-Nov-2021
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On 1 October 2021, the Press Ombudsman did not uphold a complaint against The Journal that Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland had been breached.

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922-2021 - A Man and The Irish Times

By: Gabrielle Collins
Posted on: 09-Nov-2021
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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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972/2021 - Mr Hermann Kelly and The Journal

By: Gabrielle Collins
Posted on: 01-Nov-2021
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint made by Mr Hermann Kelly that The Journal breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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913/2021 - Mr Ken Byrne and the Irish Examiner

By: Gabrielle Collins
Posted on: 08-Oct-2021
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On 20 August 2021, the Press Ombudsman did not uphold a complaint by Mr Ken Byrne that the Irish Examiner breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy), Principle 2 (Distinguishing Fact and Comment), Principle 3 (Fair Procedures and Honesty), Principle 4 (Respect for Rights), Principle 8 (Prejudice) and Principle 9 (Children) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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777/2021 - Dr Christine Gaffney, Ms Rachel Moran, Professor Kathleen Stock and The Irish Times

By: Gabrielle Collins
Posted on: 08-Oct-2021
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On 6 August 2021, the Press Ombudsman determined that The Irish Times offered to take sufficient action to resolve a complaint made by Dr Christine Gaffney, Ms Rachel Moran and Professor Kathleen Stock that Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy), Principle 2 (Distinguishing Fact and Comment), Principle 3 (Fair Procedures and Honesty), Principle 4 (Respect for Rights) and Principle 8 (Prejudice) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland had been breached.

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832/2021 - A Woman and the Irish Mail on Sunday and Extra.ie

By: Gabrielle Collins
Posted on: 28-Sep-2021
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The Press Ombudsman has found that the Irish Mail on Sunday and Extra.ie offered to take action which would have been sufficient to resolve a complaint that Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland had been breached. He has found that Principle 2 (Distinguishing Fact and Comment) and Principle 4 (Respect for Rights) were not breached.

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919/2021 - A Woman and the Irish Mail on Sunday

By: Gabrielle Collins
Posted on: 28-Sep-2021
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The Press Ombudsman has found that the Irish Mail on Sunday offered to take action which would have been sufficient to resolve a complaint that  Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland had been breached. He has found that Principle 2 (Distinguishing Fact and Comment) and Principle 4 (Respect for Rights) were not breached.

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923/2021 - Mr Ciarán Ferrie and The Irish Times

By: Gabrielle Collins
Posted on: 20-Sep-2021
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint by Mr Ciarán Ferrie 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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924/2021 - Ms Geri Lalor and the Sunday Independent

By: Gabrielle Collins
Posted on: 20-Sep-2021
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint made by Ms Geri Lalor that the Sunday Independent breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy), Principle 4 (Respect for Rights) and Principle 8 (Prejudice) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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874/2021 - Mr. David O'Brien and DublinLive.ie

By: Gabrielle Collins
Posted on: 16-Sep-2021
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Press Ombudsman upholds complaint by Mr David O’Brien.  The Press Ombudsman has upheld a complaint made by Mr David O’Brien that Dublinlive.ie breached Principle  2 (Distinguishing Fact and Comment) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland. The Press Ombudsman has insufficient evidence to make a decision that Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) had been breached, and has not upheld  the complaint made under Principle 3 (Fair Procedures and Honesty) and Principle 4 (Respect for Rights).

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