Recent Decisions and News

210/2019 - A Woman, her Son and the Sunday World

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Posted on: 20-Dec-2019
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The Press Council of Ireland has upheld an appeal by the Sunday World against a decision of the Press Ombudsman that an article breached Principle 5 (Privacy) and Principle 9 (Children) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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243/2019 - Pagan Federation Ireland and The Irish Times

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Posted on: 20-Dec-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has decided that The Irish Times offered to take action which was sufficient to resolve a complaint by Pagan Federation Ireland that Principle 2 (Distinguishing Fact and Comment), 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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213/2019 - Ryanair and the Irish Independent

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Posted on: 27-Nov-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint by Ryanair that the Irish Independent breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) and Principle 3 (Fair Procedures and Honesty) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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211/2019 - Ryanair and the Irish Daily Star

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Posted on: 27-Nov-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint by Ryanair that the Irish Daily Star breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) and Principle 3 (Fair Procedures and Honesty) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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212/2019 - Ryanair and the Irish Daily Mirror

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Posted on: 27-Nov-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint by Ryanair that the Irish Daily Mirror breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) and Principle 3 (Fair Procedures and Honesty) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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144/2019 - A Father and Son and the Irish Farmers Journal

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Posted on: 20-Nov-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint that the Irish Farmers Journal breached Principle 5 (Privacy) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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175/2019 - Mr Bulelani Mfaco and The Irish Times

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Posted on: 12-Nov-2019
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The Press Council of Ireland has upheld an appeal by Mr Bulelani Mfaco against a decision of the Press Ombudsman not to uphold a complaint he made that The Irish Times breached Principle 8 (Prejudice) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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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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117/2019 - Mr Patrick Nevin and the Irish Daily Star

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Posted on: 25-Sep-2019
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The Press Ombudsman determined that he had insufficient evidence available to him to make a decision on a complaint by Mr Patrick Nevin that the Irish Daily Star 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.

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117/2019 - Mr Patrick Nevin and the Irish Daily Star

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Posted on: 25-Sep-2019
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The Press Ombudsman determined that he had insufficient evidence available to him to make a decision on a complaint by Mr Patrick Nevin that the Irish Daily Star 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.

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Speech by Sean Donlon to Association of European Journalists

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Posted on: 13-Oct-2017
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Speech given by Seán Donlon, Chairperson of the Press Council of Ireland, to the Association of European Journalists in Ireland on 13 October 2017

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Statement by Press Council Chairman on Defamation Awards

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Posted on: 16-Jun-2017
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Statement from Chairman of Press Council of Ireland – Defamation Awards

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