To help rectify this and offer links to his apology and those
affected, I wrote this up. Do feel free to copy and paste all of
this and post it far and wide.
I, Leo Sherlock apologise for my unauthorised usage of photographs
owned by Independent Newspapers
(Ireland) Limited on my website
I acknowledge that by using some without
licence, permission, authority or consent I infringed copyright. I
undertake not to commit any further breaches of copyright. I have
agreed to pay Independent Newspapers
(Ireland) an undisclosed sum
in damages together with its costs.
Apology to CCC.Nuacht Teo
Between June 2015 and November 2016
TheLiberal.ie published four articles,
which have since been
deleted from this website, which
reproduced or adapted articles
by CCC.Nuacht, a
leading Irish court news agency whose stories
appear in Irish media outlets. I on behalf of
acknowledge that these articles were published without obtaining
a licence to do so and that they thereby infringed the copyright
I acknowledge the important work of court reporters in informing
the public about court proceedings and in furthering the
administration of justice in public as required by the Constitution.
Ion behalf of TheLiberal.ie apologise
to CCC.Nuacht and its court
reporters for publishing these stories without obtaining and
paying for a licence entitling them to do so and I undertake that
neither I nor TheLiberal.ie will publish
or adapt any further copyright materials owned by
CCC.Nuacht without licence.