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The viewer was not said to be offended himself but believed Fry's comments qualified as blasphemy under the law, which carries a maximum penalty of a fine of 25,000 euros (£22,000).
The law prohibits people from publishing or uttering "matter that is grossly abusive or insulting in relation to matters held sacred by any religion, thereby causing outrage among a substantial number of the adherents of that religion".
The government said at the time it was needed because the republic's 1937 constitution gives only Christians legal protection of their beliefs.
Fry's representatives have been contacted for a comment.
Speaking to the BBC in 2015, Fry said he had been "absolutely astonished" by some of the reaction on social media to what he had said on the show.
He said: "I don't think I mentioned once any particular religion and I certainly didn't intend, and in fact I know I didn't say anything offensive towards any particular religion."
A police spokeswoman told the BBC: "We are not commenting on an ongoing investigation."
originally posted by: gortex
a reply to: Raggedyman
No point telling others how to act in their own country Poor Mr Fry, left his manners at home and may pay for it
He was asked a question and he answered it , it is his personal opinion.
originally posted by: grainofsand
a reply to: SprocketUK
Ours only really relate to incitement to hatred, but we also have the catch all crime of using threatening, abusive, and insulting words or behaviour under the public order act.
Free speech is subjective in UK depending on who takes offence.