« BackRTE settles defamation case with former archbishop

Former Archbishop Richard Burke will not receive damages as part of his settled High Court action for defamation against RTE.
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The cleric, aged 66, sued the broadcaster over the 2011 ‘Mission to Prey’ documentary which he said wrongly depicted him as a paedophile.
Mr Burke denied allegations made in the programme that he’d slept with Dolores Atwood when she was a 14 year old girl in Nigeria in the 1980s.
The case settled on its 8th day before a jury.
RTE’s Managing Director of News and Current Affairs is Kevin Bakhurst: