O'Reilly v Irish Press

JurisdictionIreland
Judgment Date01 January 1937
Date01 January 1937
CourtHigh Court (Irish Free State)
[H. C., I. F. S.],
O'Reilly
and
Irish Press

Usage - Custom as to notice - Chief sub-editor and night editor -Daily newspaper - Journalist profession - Usage of six months' notice - Not established - Reasonable notice - Six months.

The Court, in this case, held that the plaintiff, chief sub-editor and night editor of a daily newspaper, failed to prove a usage or custom entitling him as chief sub-editor to six months' notice, but held that he was, as chief sub-editor and night editor, entitled to six months' notice as reasonable notice.

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