Corrections & Clarifications

 

An article in last Wednesday’s edition, concerning the Meath East byelection, said in error that no sitting government has won a byelection since 1982. Patrick Nulty won the October 2011 Dublin West byelection.

An article in the edition of February 15th, concerning the libel action by Denis O’Brien against the Irish Daily Mail, said that Mr O’Brien’s interview with Charlie Bird took up 12 minutes of RTÉ news broadcasts. In fact, while Mr O’Brien was interviewed for 12 minutes, his solicitors have pointed out that just over three minutes of it was broadcast.

The article also stated that Mr O’Brien lent Mr Bird a satellite phone and helped in getting him a car and camera man. In fact, Mr O’Brien lent Mr Bird a satellite phone and helped in getting a car for him and his camera man.