Police in the Republic of Ireland are no longer investigating a claim that British comedian Stephen Fry uttered blasphemous remarks on a TV show.
Irish media say the Garda dropped the case as there was no injured party.
A viewer had complained about comments made by Fry on a TV show in 2015.
Fry had asked why he should “respect a capricious, mean-minded, stupid god who creates a world…. full of injustice”. He later said he was not “offensive towards any particular religion”.
…A controversial law against blasphemy was introduced in 2009. It carries a maximum penalty of a fine of €25,000 (£22,000).
…Speaking to the Irish Independent newspaper, the man who had accused Fry said: “I did my civic duty in reporting it.
“The guards did their duty in investigating it. I am satisfied with the result.”