Paudie Coffey

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Fine Gael senator Paudie Coffey  is pictured at the Four Courts during his  High Court defamation action. Photograph: Collins Courts.

The editor of the Kilkenny People has told the High Court he decided to put the headline ‘Coffey the Robber’ on an allegedly defamatory article about (...)

Neans McSweeney, whose McSweeney Media provides services to Minister of State John Paul Phelan, is pictured at the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A public relations consultant who came up with the idea of comparing a politician to an 18th century highwayman in a press release has told the High C(...)

John Paul Phelan pictured leaving court on Friday  after giving evidence during the second week of a High Court action taken by his Fine Gael colleague Senator Paudie Coffey. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Fine Gael TD who issued a press release containing comments subsequently published by a Kilkenny newspaper and which are at the centre of a defamati(...)

Paudie Coffey, pictured leaving the Four Courts on Thursday after   his High Court action. Photograph: Collins Courts

An adviser to Paudie Coffey has told the High Court he discussed the benefits of having a minister in the former Fine Gael TD’s constituency with Enda(...)

Senator Paudie Coffey, pictured leaving the Four Courts on Tuesday. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Fine Gael TD will say he was “astonished” that fellow party member and Senator Paudie Coffey is suing for defamation over a newspaper article, a Hig(...)

Senator Paudie Coffey: had asked the paper, through his lawyers, to retract, apologise and offer redress. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Senator who claims he was defamed in a newspaper story which he says called him a highway robber made a decision to sue rather than make a complaint(...)

Fine Gael senator Paudie Coffey (left) and Labour TD Alan Kelly are  pictured leaving the Four Courts on Thursday. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A Fine Gael senator has told the High Court that “for the rest of my life my name is garbage” as a result of a local newspaper article which compared (...)

Senator Paudie Coffey at the Four Courts on Wednesday for the second day of his High Court action against Iconic Newspapers, publishers of the ‘Kilkenny People’. Photograph: Collins Courts

When Crotty the Robber stood on the gallows in Waterford city in 1742, he probably assumed his courtroom days were behind him. He was wrong. And whe(...)

Senator Paudie Coffey is  pictured outside the Four Courts on Wednesday. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A Fine Gael senator suing over a newspaper story which he says described him as a robber has told the High Court he was shocked and upset when he saw (...)

Senator Paudie Coffey, a former TD and minister of state, is suing Iconic Newspapers, publisher of the ‘Kilkenny People’. File photograph: Sara Freund/The Irish Times.

A Fine Gael senator claims he was defamed when likened to an 18th century highway robber in a report in a local newspaper which featured comments from(...)

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