Sinn Féin TD takes breach of privacy action against Mediahuis and state

Martin Kenny also suing the gardaí and the state over a series of articles published last year which did not name him

Martin Kenny, Sinn Féin TD: seeking damages and costs as well as an injunction restraining Mediahuis

Martin Kenny, the Sinn Féin Sligo-Leitrim TD, has initiated High Court proceedings against Irish Independent-publisher Mediahuis Ireland, the gardaí and the Irish state over an alleged breach of privacy.

The action relates to a series of articles published last year, which did not name Kenny.

As part of the proceedings, Kenny, who is the party’s spokesman on communications, is seeking a declaration that there as a breach of his rights to privacy and confidentiality under ...