Oct 082010
 
 October 8, 2010  Non-U.S.

The High Court has dismissed a breach of privacy and defamation case taken by the partner of David Agnew and her baby son.

Ruth Hickey, 36, had sued the Sunday World over the publication of photographs of her and Mr Agnew after they registered their son’s birth in 2006.

The president of the High Court Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns dismissed the case.

Read more in RTÉ. The arguments the High Court made are similar to what we see here, i.e., that she had previously sought publicity and (more importantly), the pictures were taken in a public place.

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