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Ireland: The settlement in Carey v Independent News & Media and the status of Bloomberg v ZXC in Ireland – Eoin O’Dell

Exclusive: Former minister Pat Carey 'satisfied' as he 'will not face prosecution' over 2015 abuse allegationsAfter a long and distinguished career as a popular public servant, first as a councillor, then then as a TD, and finally as a Minister, Pat Carey (pictured left) is now a public affairs consultant. On 11 and 12 November 2015, the Irish Independent reported that a Garda investigation was under way into allegations of child sexual abuse against an un-named former Minister. He claimed that he was identifiable as the person concerned, and he felt he had no choice but to issue a statement denying the allegations. Continue reading

News: ZXC v Bloomberg, Landmark ruling as Supreme Court finds that suspects in criminal cases have a reasonable expectation of privacy

In an important decision that will have profound implications for media reporting as well as for individuals subject to criminal investigation, the Supreme Court has today held that, as a legitimate starting point, a person under criminal investigation has a reasonable expectation of privacy in respect of information relating to that investigation (ZXC v Bloomberg [2022] UKSC 5). Continue reading

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