Harney slams tabloid report on mother’s health

Tanaiste Mary Harney has described last week’s report in Ireland On Sunday about her mother’s hospitalisation, which contained details of her mother’s health, as ‘‘a complete invasion of privacy’’.

5th August, 2006

Tanaiste Mary Harney has described last week’s report in Ireland On Sunday about her mother’s hospitalisation, which contained details of her mother’s health, as ‘‘a complete invasion of privacy’’.

She has expressed serious concern about the ‘‘tabloid culture’’ that she claims is taking hold in the Irish newspaper industry.

Tallaght Hospital has confirmed that there was no interference by the Minister...

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