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#Fake

# fake - Monday 29 November, 2021

Debunked: No, this poster claiming the HSE will void your vaccine passport without boosters is not real
# Factchecked
# Factchecked

Debunked: No, this poster claiming the HSE will void your vaccine passport without boosters is not real

Nov 29th 2021, 8:00 PM 28,198 Views 0 Comments

A fake vaccine poster claiming to be authorised by the HSE has proved to be fake.

# fake - Monday 24 August, 2020

Ronaldinho released from Paraguay detention after five months
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

Ronaldinho released from Paraguay detention after five months

Aug 24th 2020, 10:14 PM 12,484 Views 2 Comments

Judge Gustavo Amarilla also released the star’s brother Roberto de Assis Moreira

# fake - Friday 19 June, 2020

Piping in crowd noise risks turning Premier League into 'American sitcom' - Pearson
# Fake
From The42
# Fake

Piping in crowd noise risks turning Premier League into 'American sitcom' - Pearson

Jun 19th 2020, 8:09 AM 4,492 Views 11 Comments

All games in the Premier League are being played behind closed doors as part of strict health protocols.

# fake - Saturday 27 April, 2019

China police smash $30 million fake Lego ring
# Brick By Brick
# Brick By Brick

China police smash $30 million fake Lego ring

Apr 27th 2019, 5:00 PM 30,581 Views 53 Comments

The seized moulds included a Star Wars knock-off called Star Plan.

# fake - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Study finds 40% of people have a fictional first childhood memory
# Fake
# Fake

Study finds 40% of people have a fictional first childhood memory

Jul 22nd 2018, 8:00 AM 10,440 Views 16 Comments

The authors of a new study said it is not until people are five or six that they form adult-like memories and some participants said they had memories from when they were babies.

# fake - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Australian woman jailed after 'despicably' faking cancer treatment in order to fund party lifestyle
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Australian woman jailed after 'despicably' faking cancer treatment in order to fund party lifestyle

Apr 11th 2018, 8:12 AM 88,812 Views 61 Comments

A court in Melbourne heard how Hanna Dickenson had needed money to further fund a party lifestyle.

# fake - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Fake it 'til you make it: The art of deception... have humans mastered it?
# Science Gallery
# Science Gallery

Fake it 'til you make it: The art of deception... have humans mastered it?

Dec 31st 2017, 8:30 PM 14,307 Views 16 Comments

Fake’ is running in the Science Gallery Dublin from 2 March to 3 June 2018.

# fake - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Warning after arsenic and lead found in counterfeit Kylie Jenner beauty products
# Be Cautious
# Be Cautious

Warning after arsenic and lead found in counterfeit Kylie Jenner beauty products

Dec 6th 2017, 1:18 PM 13,243 Views 22 Comments

During the busy Christmas shopping period, people are being warned to look out for fake, and potentially dangerous, products.

# fake - Saturday 2 December, 2017

'We want to connect and surprise': Dublin's Science Gallery has some big plans for 2018
# 2018 Launch
# 2018 Launch

'We want to connect and surprise': Dublin's Science Gallery has some big plans for 2018

Dec 2nd 2017, 9:45 AM 8,140 Views 7 Comments

Science Gallery Dublin launched its programme for 2018 at an event at its Trinity site yesterday.

# fake - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Fake alcohol warning issued after man becomes seriously ill from drinking methanol
# Fake Booze
# Fake Booze

Fake alcohol warning issued after man becomes seriously ill from drinking methanol

Mar 14th 2017, 7:39 PM 24,148 Views 18 Comments

He thought he was drinking vodka.

# fake - Friday 9 December, 2016

Gardaí seize lots of counterfeit goods in Christmas crackdown
# Not Chanel
# Not Chanel

Gardaí seize lots of counterfeit goods in Christmas crackdown

Dec 9th 2016, 10:22 PM 20,556 Views 20 Comments

The goods seized include handbags, purses and other accessory items.

# fake - Monday 7 November, 2016

That viral story about Leonardo DiCaprio talking about Limerick ladies is a fake
# Leo Dicaprio
From The Daily Edge
# Leo Dicaprio

That viral story about Leonardo DiCaprio talking about Limerick ladies is a fake

Nov 7th 2016, 12:14 PM 7,315 Views 1 Comment

No Leo is not in love with Limerick ladies.

# fake - Friday 1 April, 2016

It's Wrestlemania week — this is what everyone gets wrong about the WWE being fake
# Fyi
From The42
# Fyi

It's Wrestlemania week — this is what everyone gets wrong about the WWE being fake

Apr 1st 2016, 10:10 AM 8,661 Views 23 Comments

In the past few years, Vince McMahon has loosened his grip on the perception that what you see on TV is “real.”

# fake - Thursday 10 December, 2015

PHOTOS: Gardaí seize €200,000 worth of fake designer shoes, handbags and make-up
# Fake Bust
# Fake Bust

PHOTOS: Gardaí seize €200,000 worth of fake designer shoes, handbags and make-up

Dec 10th 2015, 11:30 PM 21,475 Views 30 Comments

No longer coming to a Christmas market near you.

# fake - Friday 25 September, 2015

This driver tried to fool gardaí with a fake driver's licence - and failed
# Come On The Disc's A Fake
# Come On The Disc's A Fake

This driver tried to fool gardaí with a fake driver's licence - and failed

Sep 25th 2015, 12:06 PM 32,087 Views 0 Comments

They were arrested for drink-driving.

# fake - Friday 28 August, 2015

Keep your wits about you - there are a LOT of counterfeit tickets to big events doing the rounds
# Worthless
# Worthless

Keep your wits about you - there are a LOT of counterfeit tickets to big events doing the rounds

Aug 28th 2015, 3:47 PM 15,490 Views 16 Comments

Ticketmaster have warned music and sporting fans to be on the lookout.

# fake - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Stop the world - fake milk is on the way
# Unreal
# Unreal

Stop the world - fake milk is on the way

Jul 26th 2015, 3:00 PM 25,176 Views 67 Comments

For a good reason though. Muufrii (pronounced ‘Moofree’) will provide all the goodness of real milk without any of that pesky cow nonsense.

# fake - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

This is about as fake as fake €100 notes get
# Fake Fake Fake
# Fake Fake Fake

This is about as fake as fake €100 notes get

Mar 11th 2015, 2:55 PM 23,602 Views 20 Comments

The Early Learning Centre is not authorised to print currency.

# fake - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

That unretouched photo of Cindy Crawford? The photographer says it's totally fake
# Fake
From The Daily Edge
# Fake

That unretouched photo of Cindy Crawford? The photographer says it's totally fake

Mar 3rd 2015, 8:27 AM 6,943 Views 0 Comments

The “unretouched” photo went viral a few weeks ago.

# fake - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

'Sunshine, put it down': Philip Boucher-Hayes steps in to stop (fake) robbery
# Punked
# Punked

'Sunshine, put it down': Philip Boucher-Hayes steps in to stop (fake) robbery

Feb 24th 2015, 1:34 PM 27,524 Views 14 Comments

Philip, my hero.

# fake - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Sorry, everyone -- Domhnall Gleeson is not playing the son of Skywalker in Star Wars VII
# Fake
From The Daily Edge
# Fake

Sorry, everyone -- Domhnall Gleeson is not playing the son of Skywalker in Star Wars VII

Feb 11th 2015, 7:35 AM 3,485 Views 0 Comments

At least not yet.

# fake - Monday 1 December, 2014

No, the Christmas lights in Tallaght aren't 'penis-shaped'
# Fake
From The Daily Edge
# Fake

No, the Christmas lights in Tallaght aren't 'penis-shaped'

Dec 1st 2014, 11:07 AM 16,880 Views 2 Comments

Allow us to explain.

# fake - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Iceland's Christmas 'minge pies' are going viral... but they're fake
# Minge Pies
From The Daily Edge
# Minge Pies

Iceland's Christmas 'minge pies' are going viral... but they're fake

Oct 28th 2014, 1:45 PM 5,732 Views 1 Comment

Tragically.

# fake - Friday 17 October, 2014

This footballer's mortifying Twitter porn gaffe is going viral... but it's a hoax
# Hoax
From The Daily Edge
# Hoax

This footballer's mortifying Twitter porn gaffe is going viral... but it's a hoax

Oct 17th 2014, 9:13 AM 15,583 Views 9 Comments

Dele Adebola appeared to tweet a link to porn, and then be unable to delete it.

# fake - Thursday 16 October, 2014

The internet went crazy for this photo of the 'ebola puppy'. Only problem? It's fake
# Ebola Puppy
From The Daily Edge
# Ebola Puppy

The internet went crazy for this photo of the 'ebola puppy'. Only problem? It's fake

Oct 16th 2014, 2:56 PM 4,183 Views 0 Comments

Will the real ebola puppy please stand up?

# fake - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Paul Murphy accepts Sinn Féin apology for sharing fake Facebook post
# Dublin South West
# Dublin South West

Paul Murphy accepts Sinn Féin apology for sharing fake Facebook post

Oct 5th 2014, 1:43 PM 17,542 Views 91 Comments

An image circulating on social media is now claimed to have come from a fake account.

# fake - Friday 3 October, 2014

Here's how Facebook is fighting fake likes
# Do Not Like
# Do Not Like

Here's how Facebook is fighting fake likes

Oct 3rd 2014, 10:00 PM 18,524 Views 21 Comments

Ever heard of ‘bought likes’?

# fake - Friday 19 September, 2014

'It's not always easy to spot a fake' - IRB video reminds people to buy official tickets
# Fake
From The42
# Fake

'It's not always easy to spot a fake' - IRB video reminds people to buy official tickets

Sep 19th 2014, 6:33 PM 3,791 Views 4 Comments

This is quite a clever way to get their point across.

# fake - Friday 22 August, 2014

The 'Camel Toe Challenge' is going viral, but here's what you need to know
# Bogus
From The Daily Edge
# Bogus

The 'Camel Toe Challenge' is going viral, but here's what you need to know

Aug 22nd 2014, 10:34 AM 165,277 Views 9 Comments

It’s fake. Fake fake fake.

# fake - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Why we smile...and why we fake it
# Say Cheese
# Say Cheese

Why we smile...and why we fake it

Jul 10th 2014, 7:14 AM 14,646 Views 13 Comments

Studies indicate smiling plays a key role in our social dynamics, but can you tell a fake from the real thing?

# fake - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Got an email from Netflix today? Be careful as it could be a scam
# Fake
# Fake

Got an email from Netflix today? Be careful as it could be a scam

Jun 5th 2014, 3:55 PM 19,493 Views 35 Comments

The phishing scam comes in the form of a fake Netflix message and tells users to enter in their account details to ensure their account isn’t cancelled.

# fake - Friday 23 May, 2014

Counterfeit vodka material seized in a shed in Louth
# Fake
# Fake

Counterfeit vodka material seized in a shed in Louth

May 23rd 2014, 4:26 PM 9,808 Views 35 Comments

Two people were questioned after the seizure on Wednesday night.

# fake - Friday 2 May, 2014

US teen fakes her own kidnapping to win back boyfriend
# Cry Wolf
From The Daily Edge
# Cry Wolf

US teen fakes her own kidnapping to win back boyfriend

May 2nd 2014, 6:00 PM 47,111 Views 51 Comments

She’s expected to face charges for filing a false police report.

# fake - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Twenty cases of counterfeit vodka hidden in air conditioning unit seized
# Seizure
# Seizure

Twenty cases of counterfeit vodka hidden in air conditioning unit seized

Apr 26th 2014, 1:23 PM 15,176 Views 19 Comments

A man in his 50s was arrested at the scene.

# fake - Thursday 17 April, 2014

€10m found as large-scale fake cash operation busted on Dublin's northside
# Cashback
# Cashback

€10m found as large-scale fake cash operation busted on Dublin's northside

Apr 17th 2014, 8:37 PM 23,445 Views 26 Comments

A man in his fifties has been arrested.

# fake - Monday 10 March, 2014

That Blanchardstown Centre account offering prizes on Instagram is a fake scam
# Blanch
From The Daily Edge
# Blanch

That Blanchardstown Centre account offering prizes on Instagram is a fake scam

Mar 10th 2014, 12:33 PM 17,252 Views 36 Comments

Don’t follow it.

# fake - Friday 7 February, 2014

Here's what €2m worth of counterfeit cash looks like
# Fake
# Fake

Here's what €2m worth of counterfeit cash looks like

Feb 7th 2014, 1:17 PM 18,082 Views 32 Comments

The cash was seized from dissident republican groups last weekend.

# fake - Monday 3 February, 2014

Probe into dissident republican groups turns up fake money and a printing press
# Counterfeit
# Counterfeit

Probe into dissident republican groups turns up fake money and a printing press

Feb 3rd 2014, 1:41 PM 11,770 Views 55 Comments

Three men have been arrested following the seizure which was made yesterday.

# fake - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Video of Fox reporter's inappropriate remarks towards missing woman a fake
# Hoax
From The Daily Edge
# Hoax

Video of Fox reporter's inappropriate remarks towards missing woman a fake

Jan 8th 2014, 1:44 PM 2,645 Views 0 Comments

Many were duped by the shocking video.

# fake - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

How to tell counterfeit Smirnoff vodka from real deal
# Check The Label
# Check The Label

How to tell counterfeit Smirnoff vodka from real deal

Dec 18th 2013, 12:36 PM 63,445 Views 62 Comments

FSAI spot counterfeit one-litre bottles of vodka with fake Smirnoff Red Label branding.

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