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#Mistaken Identity

# mistaken-identity - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

TV station removes broadcaster 'Robert Lee' from covering football game - because of his controversial name

The decision came following the recent violence in the Virginia city of Charlottesville.

# mistaken-identity - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

From The42 Mo Farah posts photo with Noel Gallagher at U2 gig... gets it horribly wrong Rock And Mo Star

Mo Farah posts photo with Noel Gallagher at U2 gig... gets it horribly wrong

The Olympic gold medallist clearly isn’t an Oasis fan.

# mistaken-identity - Monday 10 July, 2017

The Herald has apologised after mistaking Stormzy for Romelu Lukaku on its back page

The mix-up has gone viral and also led to a response from the musician.

From The Daily Edge The Herald accidentally used a photo of Stormzy instead of Lukaku in the paper today Stormzy In A Teacup

# mistaken-identity - Sunday 25 June, 2017

11 days after his funeral, a US family received a call to say their brother was still alive

His family were told by authorities that Frank M Kerrigan had been found dead. He hadn’t.

# mistaken-identity - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Another man has been wrongly identified as sex offender Anthony Luckwill

Last month, a man who was house-hunting in Kildare was verbally abused by locals after being wrongfully identified.

# mistaken-identity - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Man mistaken for sex offender confronted on street after photo shared on news site's Facebook page

The publication has released an apology after an image of the wrong man was shared by a commenter on its Facebook page.

# mistaken-identity - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Wyclef Jean handcuffed by LA police in 'mistaken identity'

The Grammy-winning artist said he was “appalled” after being handcuffed and questioned by police.

# mistaken-identity - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

'Unconditional apology' from State after gardaí repeatedly call to family's home

The High Court was told that the family were harassed by gardaí calling and asking about a person who didn’t live there.

# mistaken-identity - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Ballymun shooting victim recently released from prison after 'knuckleduster assault'

Mistaken identity a possibility in last night’s attack.

# mistaken-identity - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Prime Time shows footage of suspect in Trevor O’Neill murder

The father-of-three was gunned down in Majorca in August.

# mistaken-identity - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Lawyers for alleged human trafficker say photos of the 'real criminal' exonerate their client

Lawyers for the man have said he is the victim of a mistaken identity.

# mistaken-identity - Friday 4 November, 2016

From The42 Ireland prop McGrath the victim of mistaken identity in Chicago Silly Season

Ireland prop McGrath the victim of mistaken identity in Chicago

Yesterday’s press conferences threw up some odd moments.

# mistaken-identity - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Dublin man killed in case of mistaken identity is laid to rest

Dublin Lord Mayor Brendan Carr and city manager Owen Keegan were among the mourners at Trevor O’Neill’s funeral.

# mistaken-identity - Monday 30 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge People are tweeting the wrong Chris Evans giving out about Top Gear Mistaken Identity

People are tweeting the wrong Chris Evans giving out about Top Gear

Captain America was not involved.

# mistaken-identity - Friday 22 April, 2016

"He was in the wrong place, but he was on the right path" - Martin O'Rourke laid to rest

The father of three was shot on Dublin’s Sheriff Street last week.

# mistaken-identity - Monday 18 April, 2016

Shooting victim Martin O'Rourke was 'on his way to class' when he was killed

The young man had been trying to rebuild his life, the father of his fiancée has said.

# mistaken-identity - Sunday 17 April, 2016

'Thousands' raised to cover funeral costs of shooting victim Martin O'Rourke

The 24-year-old was shot on Sheriff Street in Dublin in a case of mistaken identity.

# mistaken-identity - Monday 22 February, 2016

From The42 Didier Deschamps embarrassed on TV after scouting Senegal defender for France Dear Oh Dear

Didier Deschamps embarrassed on TV after scouting Senegal defender for France

A lesson in why you should always do your homework.

# mistaken-identity - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Man held at Guantánamo Bay for 13 years in case of mistaken identity

Mustafa al-Aziz al-Shamiri has been detained at the camp without charge.

# mistaken-identity - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Teen who stamped on schoolboy's head gets suspended sentence

He also punched the boy’s friend.

# mistaken-identity - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Woman seen in tabloid bubble bath photo is NOT suspected Paris jihadi

Moroccan woman Nabila Bakkatha said a former friend sold the image out of revenge.

# mistaken-identity - Saturday 21 November, 2015

From The42 Louis van Gaal keeps calling Chris Smalling 'Mike' Mistaken Identity

Louis van Gaal keeps calling Chris Smalling 'Mike'

The defender has been one of the Red Devils’ standout players this season.

# mistaken-identity - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Police called after Belgium and Roma midfielder is mistaken for a terrorist

Radja Nainggolan saw the funny side when hotel guests contacted the authorities after claiming he looked suspicious.

# mistaken-identity - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge This student has the same name as his lecturer, and he's taking full advantage of it Mistaken Identity

# mistaken-identity - Friday 6 November, 2015

# mistaken-identity - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Bearded hipsters may rethink lifestyle choices - after being mistaken for ISIS

The Bearded Villains, a club of, well, bearded men, were mistaken for Islamic State soldiers by Swedish police.

# mistaken-identity - Sunday 2 August, 2015

'A case of mistaken identity': Jericho the lion was NOT killed

He’s also not technically Cecil’s brother.

# mistaken-identity - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Man charged over mistaken identity shooting in Clonsilla

Two other men arrested in connection with the murder were released without charge.

# mistaken-identity - Friday 24 April, 2015

Mexican teenager dragged screaming from courthouse and sent to Texas Spirited Away This post contains videos

Mexican teenager dragged screaming from courthouse and sent to Texas

A Houston woman claimed Alondra Luna Nunez was her daughter but she’s since been proven wrong.

# mistaken-identity - Monday 6 April, 2015

From The42 Champions drop points, red card mix-up and the talking points from the SSE Airtricity League LOI

Champions drop points, red card mix-up and the talking points from the SSE Airtricity League

Derek Prendergast was wrongly shown a red card while Dundalk were held by Limerick and Bray Wanderers picked up their first win of the season this weekend.

# mistaken-identity - Saturday 28 February, 2015

From The42 United flatter to deceive again as they grind out win amid red card controversy Mistaken Identity

United flatter to deceive again as they grind out win amid red card controversy

A second-half brace from Wayne Rooney saw United over the line after the referee wrongly sent-off Wes Brown.

# mistaken-identity - Monday 2 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge ITV journalist becomes accidental target of Super Bowl abuse, deals with it in best possible way Mistaken Identity

# mistaken-identity - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From The42 Northampton weren't quite sure which Munster out-half they signed today Mistaken Identity

# mistaken-identity - Sunday 12 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Parents discover son isn’t dead when he answers door at girlfriend’s house Mistaken Identity

Parents discover son isn’t dead when he answers door at girlfriend’s house

The couple were wrongly informed that their son had died in a car crash.

# mistaken-identity - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

NZ paper uses photo of Jackass star Ryan Dunn in place of dead Israeli soldier

The paper apologised after they took the wrong photo from the soldier’s Facebook.

# mistaken-identity - Friday 2 May, 2014

From The42 Australian newspaper mixes up Louis van Gaal and Harold from Neighbours Mistaken Identity

# mistaken-identity - Friday 4 April, 2014

From The42 Bray Wanderers will not be fighting John Cena at Wrestlemania Mistaken Identity

Bray Wanderers will not be fighting John Cena at Wrestlemania

If you were planning to stay up on Sunday night to see David Cassidy’s finishing move, we’ve got bad news for you…

# mistaken-identity - Monday 24 March, 2014

Russian thugs beat up St Patrick’s flashmob after mistaking it for gay activists

Police said the fight was based on a “misunderstanding”.

# mistaken-identity - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Timeline of a killing: Shane Geoghegan murdered in case of mistaken identity

John Dundon was convicted of the murder and sentenced to life in prison by the Special Criminal Court today.

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