Saturday April 4, 2020

Mansfield files suit against RTÉ over Prime Time claims

The alleged defamatory comments formed part of an RTÉ Prime Time programme about the sentencing of former INLA man Dessie O’Hare earlier this year

18th August, 2019
Jimmy Mansfield jr: alleged link with Dessie O’Hare ‘untrue and without foundation’ Picture: Fergal Phillips

Businessman Jimmy Mansfield jnr is taking legal action against RTÉ over claims made in a Prime Time programme earlier this year.

In a statement issued through his lawyer, Mansfield, a son of the late Citywest developer Jim Mansfield, confirmed that defamation proceedings had been issued.

The alleged defamatory comments formed part of an RTÉ Prime Time programme about the sentencing of former INLA man Dessie O’Hare earlier this year. Mansfield claims he was defamed...

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