On 19 July the Press Ombudsman upheld a complaint that a headline in the Irish Examiner breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.
Wed, 25 Sep, 2019
Newspapers are being inhibited from investigating and publishing on issues of public importance due to the Government’s failure to reform defamation laws.
Wed, 29 May, 2019
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.
Thu, 11 Apr, 2019
The Press Council of Ireland and the Office of the Press Ombudsman launched their 2017 report yesterday.
Fri, 25 May, 2018
Gerry Adams has not had a complaint against the Irish Independent upheld by the Press Ombudsman.
Mon, 08 Jan, 2018
The Office of the Press Ombudsman says it is powerless to seek redress for a man, who was wrongly identified as a sex offender and a threat to children on the Facebook page of a local news outlet, as the organisation is not a member.
Tue, 13 Jun, 2017
Anti-Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy has called on the protesters who shouted personal insults at President Michael D Higgins to apologise.
Thu, 29 Jan, 2015
Ireland’s Press Council has defended its role in the wake of recent criticisms voiced by Denis O’Brien during his libel action against the Irish Daily Mail.
Wed, 20 Feb, 2013
Fining newspapers for bad behaviour is unlikely to act as a deterrent or boost public confidence in the press, according to the Press Ombudsman.
Tue, 13 Nov, 2012
THE Press Ombudsman has warned young people that material they publish on social networking websites such as Facebook and Twitter could be accessed and used by journalists.
Sat, 02 Apr, 2011
At least one complaint was made to the press watchdog every day in its first year, it was revealed today.
Tue, 31 Mar, 2009
THESE last few days, and even weeks, will have been terribly difficult for anyone close to the tragedy surrounding the death of schoolboy Robert Holohan.
Tue, 15 Jan, 2008
Minister for Justice Brian Lenihan has said new legislation governing privacy rights in Ireland will not be introduced for at least two years.
Thu, 10 Jan, 2008
The academic and author John Horgan has been appointed by the newspaper industry as Ireland's first Press Ombudsman.
Wed, 15 Aug, 2007
THE appointment of a national press ombudsman has been welcomed by the newspaper industry.
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