Desmond Crofton, who won his civil action in relation to a Facebook comment. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

An award of €75,000 in damages to a man following a defamatory Facebook posting has been described as a wake-up call for online users that they are no(...)

A Co Monaghan man posted a defamatory item on Facebook suggesting the head of the National Regional Game Council had made the organisation go ‘broke’

A Co Monaghan man who posted a defamatory item on Facebook about the national director of the country’s game shooting body has been ordered to pay €75(...)