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Jailed former RTÉ journalist Mícheál Ó Leidhin appeals 15-month sentence for sexual assault

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Mícheál Ó Leidhin outside the Central Criminal Court last July. Picture by Collins Courts

Mícheál Ó Leidhin outside the Central Criminal Court last July. Picture by Collins Courts

Mícheál Ó Leidhin outside the Central Criminal Court last July. Picture by Collins Courts

An RTÉ journalist who was fired from his job and jailed for 15 months after he was found guilty of sexual assault is to appeal his prison sentence.

Mícheál Ó Leidhin, a 38-year old Kerryman who worked as a political reporter for Raidió na Gaeltachta, was found guilty in May of the sexual assault of a woman.


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