Wednesday February 19, 2020

Doctor settles defamation action against Newstalk and Kelly

The legal action by Dr Thomas Edward Gabriel Stewart against the radio station and presenter was taken almost two years ago

26th January, 2020

A doctor has settled a defamation case against Newstalk and presenter Ciara Kelly for an undisclosed sum.

Dr Thomas Edward Gabriel Stewart, a qualified GP originally from Co Galway, took a case against the Communicorp Media-owned radio station and its lunchtime presenter Kelly in February 2018.

Earlier that month, Kelly had interviewed Fine Gael TD Kate O’Connell as part of the Health Matters section of her Lunchtime Live show. The segment dealt with O’Connell’s proposed legislation...

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