On World Press Freedom Day, Ireland ranks at number 11

WPF IndexOn World Press Freedom Day, the Reporters Without Borders/Reporters sans frontières 2015 World Press Freedom Index, Ireland is ranked at number 11 (up from 16 last year). World Press Freedom Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993, and is celebrated worldwide on 3 May, the anniversary of the Declaration of Windhoek (1991) which declared:

… the establishment, maintenance and fostering of an independent, pluralistic and free press is essential to the development and maintenance of democracy in a nation, and for economic development.