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2023
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
FactCheck: Is the Government giving landlords twice as much as renters in Budget 2024?
FactFind: QAnon website promoted on anti-SPHE leaflets protesting sex ed in Ireland
Debunked: Video alleging fraud cites baseless claims about Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s assets
Debunked: Australian footage from 2021 used to imply Covid lockdowns are being enforced again
Factcheck: MEP Clare Daly ‘mistakenly’ cited wrong fatality figures for Russian invasion of Ukraine
Debunked: Fake government letter used to spread rumour of Ukrainians being extradited to fight
Debunked: Doctored image of RTÉ headline spread with anti-immigrant messages
Debunked: Conspiracy site Infowars used fake claims about Ireland as evidence of 'white genocide'
Factcheck: What did an expert on Youth Justice tell the Citizens’ Assembly about drug crime?
Debunked: The Canadian government hasn't banned the British outlet GB News
FactFind: What are the laws around asylum seekers being able to vote in Irish elections?
FactFind: Do more than a thousand people die per year in Ireland due to burning solid fuels?
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: Government has not forbidden business grants and modular homes for Irish people
Debunked: Incompatible athlete death stats continue to be used to mislead about vaccines
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
FactFind: What is contained in the proposed SPHE syllabus about sex and gender?
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: Are a Senator’s maps showing potential Safe Access Zones around hospitals accurate?
Debunked: Draft SPHE syllabus doesn't say Critical Race Theory will be taught on Leaving Cert
How much of a pay cut did Ryan Tubridy really take after 2020?
Debunked: The official US women’s soccer team did not lose 12-0 to a team of Wrexham 'veterans'
FactCheck: Will the EU Nature Restoration Law turn Lapland’s capital into a forest?
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
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