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# debunked

Last year
2023
Debunked: YouTube ads feature Elon Musk in deepfake videos pushing cryptocurrency scams
Debunked: A double-decker bus which caught fire in Bradford was not an electric vehicle
Debunked: Fake RTÉ posts about Anne Doyle are a hoax to promote a cryptocurrency scheme
Debunked: An old image of Leo Varadkar has been altered to promote a climate change conspiracy
FactFind: QAnon website promoted on anti-SPHE leaflets protesting sex ed in Ireland
Debunked: Australian footage from 2021 used to imply Covid lockdowns are being enforced again
Lasers, ‘magic trees’ and Simpsons predictions: False claims about Maui wildfires spread online
Debunked: Irish users among those fooled by AI image of Pope in front of huge crowds
Debunked: A public killing and attempted abductions latest in baseless claims against migrants
Debunked: No, there hasn't been a 21% rise in deaths due to the Covid-19 vaccine
FactCheck: Did five garda recruits resign immediately after starting training?
Debunked: This video does not show Ukrainian soldiers surrendering 'without a fight'
Debunked: No, a factory in England is not growing human meat for consumption
Debunked: Climate change is not still being debated by scientists
Debunked: Images of Tommy Bowe being escorted by gardaí and PSNI officers are fake
Debunked: There is no such thing as 'asymptomatic' climate change
Debunked: Ireland does not have a higher rate of Jobseeker's Allowance for migrants
Debunked: Death Valley Park Rangers were joking wearing jackets and gloves during record temperatures
Debunked: A video claiming Prince Harry asked Cillian Murphy if he was British has been doctored
Debunked: Draft SPHE syllabus doesn't say Critical Race Theory will be taught on Leaving Cert
Debunked: The official US women’s soccer team did not lose 12-0 to a team of Wrexham 'veterans'
Debunked: Screenshot of headline about far-right conspiracy theories being true is fabricated
Debunked: Footage from an attack in the US has been re-shared to blame refugees in Ireland
Debunked: Dialing 55 during an emergency in Ireland won't alert a phone operator to a 'silent' call
Debunked: 'Cloud factory' clip released on 1 April doesn't show that humans control the weather
Debunked: No evidence for claims by anti-immigrant activist of attempted abduction in Kerry
Debunked: No, a UN report doesn't call to decriminalise sex 'between adults and children'
Debunked: Safety sheet used to show an edible coating is risky is actually for a cleaning fluid
Debunked: No, Scotland is not reducing motorway speed limits to 30mph due to climate change
Debunked: An Irish news headline about 'pregnant men at risk from climate change' is fake
Debunked: Video of fatal explosion used to falsely claim that electric cars are dangerous
Debunked: Recent studies indicate masks can be effective at preventing the spread of disease
Debunked: Leo Varadkar did not say that 'biological males' shouldn't be put in female prisons
Debunked: No, the first man to receive Pfizer's Covid vaccine did not die because of the jab
Debunked: It's untrue that over 20 migrants were jailed for sex offences in six weeks in Ireland
5 skincare myths debunked and crucial information you need to know from our resident expert
Debunked: No, a Dublin community centre has not been closed because it is housing 150 Somalians
Debunked: There is no evidence that more 15-year-olds are dying of heart attacks due to vaccines
FactFind: Does a new scientific review show masks are useless at stopping disease?
Debunked: Old footage used to claim migrants 'brutally pushed' someone off a train platform in Dublin