Recent Decisions and News

4115/2019 - Mr Ken O'Shea and The Sunday Business Post

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Posted on: 26-May-2019
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On  25 February 2019 a sub-committee of the Press Council of Ireland upheld a complaint from Mr Ken O’Shea that articles published by The Sunday Business Post on 16 September 2018 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.  Other parts of the complaint were not upheld. 

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3770/2019 Mr C Keaveney and The Irish Times

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Posted on: 21-May-2019
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The Press Ombudsman decided to uphold a complaint by Mr Colm Keaveney 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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4128/2019 Mayo County Council and the Sunday Independent

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Posted on: 10-May-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint made by Mayo County Council that the Sunday 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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4118/2019 Mr Dan Duane and the Irish Examiner

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Posted on: 10-May-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint made by Mr Dan Duane that the Irish Examiner breached Principles 1 (Truth and Accuracy) and Principle 4 (Respect for Rights) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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288/2019 Mr Ian Bailey and The Irish Times

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Posted on: 25-Apr-2019
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A complaint by Mr Ian Bailey that The Irish Times 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 8 (Prejudice) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland has not been upheld.

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128/2019 A Mother and Evoke.ie

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Posted on: 23-Apr-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has upheld a complaint that Evoke.ie breached Principle 3 (Fair Procedures and Honesty), Principle 5 (Privacy) and Principle 9 (Children) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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20/2019 A Man and The Irish TImes

By: admin
Posted on: 16-Apr-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint that The Irish Times breached Principle 8 (Prejudice) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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17/2019 A Mother and Extra.ie

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Posted on: 11-Apr-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has upheld a complaint made by a mother that Extra.ie breached Principle 4 (Respect for Rights), Principle 5 (Privacy) and Principle 9 (Children) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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4132/2019 A Couple and Irishmirror.ie

By: admin
Posted on: 21-Mar-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has decided not to uphold a complaint made by a couple that Irishmirror.ie breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy), Principle 2 (Distinguishing Fact and Comment), Principle 3 (Fair Procedures and Honesty), Principle 4 (Respect for Rights) and Principle 5 (Privacy) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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16/2019 SIPTU and the Sunday Independent

By: admin
Posted on: 27-Feb-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has decided that the Sunday Independent offered to take action sufficient to resolve a complaint by SIPTU that Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) and Principle 4 (Respect for Rights) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland had been breached.

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