‘Irish Times’ journalists honoured at Justice Media Awards

Expose of inaccurate Garda breath test figures, and story on rape sentences, win merit

Ken Murphy, director general of the Law Society, Stuart Gilhooly, president of the Law Society, and Irish Times journalists Conor Gallagher and David Labanyi at the Justice Media Awards. Photograph: Lensmen

Ken Murphy, director general of the Law Society, Stuart Gilhooly, president of the Law Society, and Irish Times journalists Conor Gallagher and David Labanyi at the Justice Media Awards. Photograph: Lensmen

Irish Times journalist David Labanyi has been recognised for exposing inaccurate Garda breath test figures, at the Law Society of Ireland Justice Media Awards 2017.

Mr Labanyi received a merit certificate for the story while fellow Irish Times journalist Conor Gallagher received several awards for his varied coverage of the legal system.

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