Fury as RTE’s Mooney show featuring same-sex marriage chat has complaint upheld

Same-sex marriage discussion featured on January 20 show but BAI rules that no opposing opinions were featured

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A gay rights group has slammed the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) for upholding a complaint against a Derek Mooney programme discussing same-sex marriage.

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Kieran Rose, Chairman of the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network (GLEN) said: “Does it now mean contributors to a broadcast programme may not now talk about possible future constitutional change on any issue, unless the programme segment has opposing views?”

Donal O’Sullivan–Latchford complained after the January 20 programme, which saw Mooney discussing same-sex marriage with former newsreader Michael Murphy and Glen’s Tiernan Brady.

Read more at Irishmirror.ie

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