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#Sunday World

# sunday-world - Monday 26 November, 2018

Dana secures six-figure settlement after defamatory Sunday World article

The piece was written in 2014.

# sunday-world - Monday 30 July, 2018

Pete Taylor is suing the Sunday World newspaper

Taylor, who was shot in an early-morning attack on his Bray boxing club in early June, launched the proceedings last Friday.

# sunday-world - Monday 5 June, 2017

From The Daily Edge Vogue Williams wrote a column calling for the internment of Muslims, and people are baffled What?

Vogue Williams wrote a column calling for the internment of Muslims, and people are baffled

Vogue Williams, counter-terrorism expert?

# sunday-world - Friday 13 March, 2015

Ireland's biggest newspaper group spent €9.3 million on redundancies last year

Advertising and cost-cutting are keeping the books balanced for the media group.

# sunday-world - Monday 27 October, 2014

Sunday World journalist heads to UTV Ireland as news editor

Mick McCaffrey previously worked with the Evening Herald and Sunday Tribune.

# sunday-world - Friday 26 September, 2014

Call for re-investigation of Sunday World journalist's 'public execution'

The OSCE’s representative on Freedom of the Meda said it is “unacceptable” that so much time has passed and not one person has been held responsible.

# sunday-world - Thursday 28 August, 2014

NUJ staff at Independent News and Media say there is an 'oppressive management culture'

The NUJ chapel at the media company has also expressed disappointment at Irish Independent editor Claire Grady’s sudden departure yesterday.

# sunday-world - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Bad news for Irish newspapers: every single one has dropped in circulation

The Herald saw the biggest drop, while the Sunday Independent remains the best-selling newspaper in the country.

# sunday-world - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Voluntary redundancies at Sunday World and Herald under staff merger INM

Voluntary redundancies at Sunday World and Herald under staff merger

There is a quota of 13 job losses.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# sunday-world - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Whoops... Media outlets duped by North Korea 'rocket to the sun' story

A raft of sites have been taken by the ‘Waterford Whispers’ report on North Korea’s out-of-this-world claims — including our own Sunday World.

# sunday-world - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Police Ombudsman to investigate 2001 killing of Sunday World journalist

Martin O’Hagan was shot dead in Lurgan in September 2001.

# sunday-world - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Sinn Féin official disputes claim he knows who killed Adrian Donohoe

A Sinn Féin official in Belfast was reported to have disclosed that he knew who killed the Detective Garda in January but he contests this. The journalist who wrote the story stands by it.

# sunday-world - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Newspapers record falls in circulation in second half of 2012

Every national title recorded a drop in its average circulation, though some fared better than others.

# sunday-world - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Court rules Sunday World journalist does not have to testify in US case

The case before the High Court, partly concerning mind guru Tony Quinn, raised key issues about journalists and their protection of sources.

# sunday-world - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Fr Brian D'Arcy 'censured by Vatican watchdog' - report

Sunday World columnist and media commentator Fr Brian D’Arcy is reportedly censured by the Holy See’s theological body.

# sunday-world - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Prime numbers: The week in stats

Debts, draw-downs, state assets and lunar rock – all of that, and more, in your weekly numerical wrap-up.

# sunday-world - Thursday 23 February, 2012

New figures show falling circulation for most Irish daily newspapers

ABC figures show the Sunday World as the highest-selling paper in Ireland, marginally ahead of the Sunday Independent.

# sunday-world - Thursday 1 December, 2011

Six questioned over threats to kill Sunday World journalist

Three people, two women and one man, remain in custody over threats allegedly made against a Sunday World crime reporter.

# sunday-world - Friday 30 July, 2010

JUDGE NICHOLAS KEANRS has chosen to reserve his decision on Ruth Hickey’s defamation case against the Sunday World until after the summer recess.

After hearing submissions from both sides in the case the judge said he would give his judgement early in the new term (October).

Earlier this week counsel for Ruth Hickey put her case forward. They told the court that Hickey had been defamed by the Sunday World in two articles and that pictures of Hickey with her new born son violated her and her sons right to privacy.

Closing the case for Hickey, Senior Counsel Turlough O’Donnell  said ‘it simply could not be permissible’ under the constitution to photograph a mother and her child and use the words which were used to accompany the photographs.

Mr O’Donnell said it was highly significant that the newspaper was saying that the use of the word ‘whore’ did not mean Hickey was an actual prostitute. But O’Donnell did say the paper did not address the fact that it could mean that she was a person engaged in a sexual relationship in which there was no love.

Senior Counsel Eoin McCullough for the Sunday World said if the court were to accept the analysis of Hickey’s lawyers then a great deal of ordinary journalism would have to be excluded from newspapers.

For example he said photos of people walking down the street on a sunny day would fail the test, as would photos of people at a funeral or of where a person lives.

He said there could not be a reasonable expectation of privacy in respect of having gone to register a birth at the Births, Deaths and Marriages office.

Mr McCullough said the words used were vulgar abuse – the newspaper repeating them does not make them anything else.

# sunday-world - Wednesday 28 July, 2010

Lawyers for Ruth Hickey have today failed to gag the media.

The PR girl and partner of Twink’s ex-husband David Agnew is taking a defamation case against the Sunday World in the High Court.

Today, Lawyers for Hickey said the coverage of the case breached her right to privacy according to TodayFm. However, Judge Nicholas Kearns ruled that this was not the case. Mr Justice Kearns said he did not see the point in a gag, as the information revealed in the case was already in the public domain.

Hickey, told the court yesterday that a transcript of a voice mail published in the paper made her look like a ‘whore’. She also said the use of pictures of her newborn son breached her and her sons rights.

The case continues.