'There are times when you have to stand up for what's right'
Seán Gallagher believes that his case against RTÉ was not about him, but about ensuring that it would never happen to anyone again
Former presidential candidate Seán Gallagher could not be contacted last Tuesday morning when RTÉ decided to finally settle his six-year battle with the national broadcaster. Gallagher was watching his son Bobby play the role of a shepherd in a school nativity play in Delgany, Co Wicklow.
It was only when he turned on his phone that he realised RTÉ was going to not only apologise to him but also pay out damages....
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