Media legal action concludes with apology…

As if to emphasise the importance of playing the ball and not the man, PA reports the that an out-of-court settlement after a personal attack by Andersonstown News columnist Squinter on Sharon O’Neill, one of the top journalists at the Irish News, which has led to the former to make a public apology, three years after the fact.

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