Court and Crime
Organisation: Sunday World
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Court and Crime
The Supreme Court is to hear further submissions on whether a defamation action in which a man was awarded €900,000 should go back for a full jury re-trial or whether the court itself could assess damages.
Wed, 12 Jul, 2017
The Court of Appeal was incorrect in overturning a €900,000 damages award for defamation to a man called a drug dealer by a newspaper, the Supreme Court has found.
Wed, 28 Jun, 2017
A former Kildare county footballer awarded €310,000 over a newspaper article describing him as the "king of the swingers" must be paid €50,000 within 36 days as a condition of the paper being allowed to appeal the award, the High Court has ruled.
Thu, 01 Jun, 2017
‘Sunday World’ lawyer criticises ex-footballer who featured in articles as ‘the biggest swinger in town’
Sun, 26 Mar, 2017
A former Kildare footballer who was described by the Sunday World as “the biggest swinger in town” started a defamation action against the newspaper yesterday.
Tue, 14 Mar, 2017
A seven-judge Supreme Court has reserved judgment on a man’s appeal over orders overturning his €900,000 damages award for defamation and directing a rehearing.
Tue, 15 Nov, 2016
Irish Examiner columnist and journalist Michael Clifford was today named 2016 NewsBrands Ireland Journalist of the Year at a ceremony in Mansion House, Dublin.
Thu, 03 Nov, 2016
Sun, 23 Oct, 2016
The Sunday World has apologised, and agreed to pay undisclosed damages, to a Bank of Ireland employee under a settlement of his legal action alleging defamation in an article concerning a €7.6m tiger kidnapping heist in Dublin.
Wed, 06 Jul, 2016
Tue, 17 Nov, 2015
Tue, 27 Oct, 2015
The Sunday World has urged the Court of Appeal to overturn a €900,000 damages award made to a man after a jury found he was libelled in an article describing him as a “Traveller drug king”.
Wed, 29 Jul, 2015
A Garda and an employee of the Sunday World yesterday told the High Court they saw former Premier League star David Speedie in the company of an alleged gangland figure.
Fri, 26 Jun, 2015
Journalist Mick McCaffrey yesterday told the High Court he “stands over” articles he wrote saying former Premier League footballer David Speedie associated with criminals.
Thu, 25 Jun, 2015
Independent News and Media say there will be no more than 30 jobs lost as part of a restructuring at the group.
Thu, 29 Jan, 2015
Action against the State has run for nine weeks to date and jury is anxious to know a likely finish date
Fri, 23 Jan, 2015
A former British soldier has told the Ian Bailey case at the High Court he agreed to meet the Garda Síochána Ombudmsman Commission (GSOC) in February 2014 but left after it refused to pay him expenses for being off work.
Thu, 22 Jan, 2015
When Mary Boyle went missing from near her grandparents’ home in Cashelard, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal, on March 18, 1977, she was one of the country’s youngest ever disappeared.
Wed, 22 Oct, 2014
The arrest today of a man in connection with the alleged kidnapping of six-year-old Mary Boyle in 1977 has brought the case of Ireland’s youngest ever disappeared back into the public spotlight.chronicles the background to the case.
Tue, 21 Oct, 2014
There is likely to be more consolidation in the Irish newspaper industry over the next five years, according to Independent News & Media chairman, Leslie Buckley.
Fri, 29 Aug, 2014
Thirteen jobs are to be lost as part of continued restructuring at Independent News and Media (INM) which will see the editorial staff of the Sunday World and Herald newspapers merge.
Thu, 14 Aug, 2014
Editorial staff at The Herald and Sunday World newspapers are to merge as part of a digital strategy by Independent News and Media.
Wed, 13 Aug, 2014
A man who gave evidence in the murder trial of Catherine Nevin cannot continue a legal action against a newspaper over an article stating he tried to sell it photographs of him and Mrs Nevin naked in bed together, the High Court has ruled.
Sat, 31 May, 2014
Revenue at Irish News & Media fell by more than 6% in the 12 months to December, but restructuring of the group saw it report an operating profit of €32.7m
Fri, 14 Mar, 2014
A judge refused to strike out an assault charge when a solicitor claimed his client had been prejudicially affected by media coverage.
Wed, 22 May, 2013
Eight people investigated about the murder of a journalist in the North over a decade ago will not be prosecuted because of concerns about the evidence of a key witness, the DPP for Northern Ireland said yesterday.
Sat, 26 Jan, 2013
Eight people investigated in connection with the murder of a journalist in the North more than a decade ago will not be prosecuted because of concerns about a key witness's evidence, the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) said today.
Fri, 25 Jan, 2013
Irish Examiner sports writer Ewan MacKenna has been named as Sports Reporter of the Year at the annual National Newspapers of Ireland awards ceremony in Dublin yesterday.
Fri, 26 Oct, 2012
A former Fianna Fáil councillor who claims he was blackmailed has told a jury he does not recall cocaine at a party in Blanchardstown in Dublin in 2006.
Tue, 29 Nov, 2011
The man convicted of killing east Cork boy Robert Holohan, Wayne O'Donoghue, has settled libel actions against the Sunday World and the Evening Herald.
Thu, 17 Nov, 2011
A SUNDAY newspaper has issued a public apology to Sinn Féin MLA Gerry Kelly arising from false allegations made against him in articles published 15 years ago.
Fri, 11 Nov, 2011
INDEPENDENT News and Media Group chief Gavin O’Reilly has reported a half year operating profit of €23.1 million, down from €46.3m on the same period last year.
Sat, 27 Aug, 2011
A FORMER member of the elite Irish Army Ranger wing who is suing the Sunday World for defamation of character has been told by the High Court he must curtail the scope of his claim for damages.
Wed, 10 Aug, 2011
'Nob Nation' comedian Oliver Callan today apologised in the High Court for referring to a guesthouse in Waterford as a brothel.
Thu, 14 Jul, 2011
AN 84-year-old guesthouse owner has begun a High Court libel action for damages against RTÉ over a Gerry Ryan “Nob Nation” sketch which said his former hotel the Maryland was a “byword in Waterford for prostitution”.
Wed, 13 Jul, 2011
An 84-year-old hotelier from Waterford is suing RTÉ, claiming that a Nob Nation skit defames him by implying his guesthouse is a brothel.
Tue, 12 Jul, 2011
An article which Dublin Sinn Féin TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh claims wrongly accused him of failing to report a serious crime to gardaí has been removed from the Sunday World newspaper's website, the High Court heard today.
Mon, 17 Jan, 2011
THE Sunday World has apologised before the High Court to a woman who sued it for libel over articles related to the laundering of the proceeds of the IRA’s £26.5 million Northern Bank robbery in 2004.
Wed, 01 Dec, 2010
The Sunday World has today apologised to former Sinn Fein Dublin City Councillor Christy Burke regarding an article from May 2007.
Tue, 09 Nov, 2010
THE partner of panto star Twink’s former husband, David Agnew, yesterday lost an action for defamation and breach of privacy against a newspaper for publishing photos and articles about her.
Sat, 09 Oct, 2010
The High Court is to rule today on a defamation action taken by Ruth Hickey, the partner of pantomime star Twink's former husband David Agnew.
Fri, 08 Oct, 2010
IT cannot be permissible under the Constitution to photograph a mother and her young son and then use words suggesting she is a whore and the child a bastard, the High Court was told yesterday by counsel for the woman who claims she was defamed and her family’s privacy invaded by a newspaper.
Sat, 31 Jul, 2010