Right of Reply
Where a person is of the opinion that their reputation has been impugned by an assertion of incorrect facts or information, they are entitled to seek a right-of-reply under Section 49 of the Broadcasting Act 2009. Please note that a Right of Reply is about the correction of incorrect facts or information; it does not provide for the broadcast of an alternative or contrary opinion.
Anyone wishing to exercise this right should contact TV3 in writing at the following address:
Right of Reply Section
Westgate Business Park
Any such request must be made within 21 days of the broadcast. The request should include the name of the programme, date and time of broadcast and should contain sufficient information to enable the identification of incorrect facts or information that are alleged to have occurred. Please note that broadcasters are not liable for any costs incurred by the requester of a Right of Reply in relation to such a request.
TV3 will decide whether to accept or refuse a request within 10 days of receipt. If the decision is to allow the right of reply TV3 and the requester will reach a decision with regard to manner of the broadcast of the right of reply.
If TV3 decide to refuse the request for a right of reply or the parties cannot reach an agreement regarding the form of right of reply the requester may appeal to the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland by letter or email:
Broadcasting Authority of Ireland
2-5, Warrington Place,
Any appeal should be made within 21 days or receipt of the refusal to grant a right of reply. The BAI's Right of Reply Scheme is available online.
These terms and conditions and the TV3 Site are governed by Irish law.