Category : Ireland
Padraig Reidy: “Denis O’Brien to sue everyone”
Ireland’s richest media mogul, owner of the country’s largest newspaper group, had a satire malfunction last week when his solicitors, Meaghers, pursued up-and-coming satirical website Waterford Whispers.
Has Ireland reintroduced criminal libel?
An Irish court has created a precedent where damage to a person’s reputation could lead to criminal sanction -- and no one seems to have noticed, writes Padraig Reidy
Padraig Reidy: Why use the “offended” line? Because it works
The archdiocese of Rio is offended and reportedly threatening to sue Italian broadcaster RAI for an advert showing the Christ The Redeemer statue wearing the Italy Jersey. Such complaints of “offence” are really demands for “respect” -- in the Corleone sense