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Thursday 9 February 2023 Dublin: 2°C
# High Court
Today FM is being sued by a journalist over an interview it did with Aslan's frontman
Journalist with the Irish Sun Ken Sweeney has taken a case against the radio station in the High Court.

90176333_90176333 Christy Dignam, pictured in 2010

RADIO STATION TODAY FM is being sued in the High Court by an Irish journalist in relation to an interview carried out on air with Aslan singer Christy Dignam last June.

Entertainment journalist Ken Sweeney lodged initial papers last week against Radio Ireland trading as Today FM.

It’s understood that the case relates to an interview on the Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show with Dignam in early June, which in turn related to a story written by Sweeney for the Irish Sun.

On that programme, Dignam allegedly contradicted another interview he had already given for the article in the Sun.

Neither Sweeney or his representatives responded to a request for comment regarding the nature of the proceedings.

Today FM, meanwhile, told it would not be commenting on the case.

Sweeney has been an entertainment journalist in Ireland for over 20 years.

He has been showbiz editor with the Irish Sun since 2014. Prior to this he worked for Independent News and Media across their titles for four years.

Comments are closed as the case is before the courts

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