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# false-claims - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

RTÉ criticised for inauguration coverage after commentator called Joe Biden a 'criminal'
# False Claims
# False Claims

RTÉ criticised for inauguration coverage after commentator called Joe Biden a 'criminal'

Wed 8:00 PM 310,405 Views 121 Comments

James Conner of Republicans Overseas previously suggested on air that Antifa was behind the attack on the US Capitol.

# false-claims - Saturday 7 November, 2020

How Biden and Trump reacted to news of the presidential result
# President-elect Biden
# President-elect Biden

How Biden and Trump reacted to news of the presidential result

Nov 7th 2020, 6:00 PM 105,202 Views 87 Comments

President Trump issued his statement while golfing at his club in Virginia.

# false-claims - Sunday 16 August, 2020

From Myanmar, New York, Mexico, Switzerland to Ireland: The global spread of Covid misinformation
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

From Myanmar, New York, Mexico, Switzerland to Ireland: The global spread of Covid misinformation

Aug 16th 2020, 12:01 AM 22,801 Views 11 Comments

There have been countless claims made about Covid-19. We examined the origins of a select few.

# false-claims - Monday 30 March, 2020

Debunked: That WhatsApp message with health tips from a doctor in China is false and misleading
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# False Claims

Debunked: That WhatsApp message with health tips from a doctor in China is false and misleading

Mar 30th 2020, 3:34 PM 54,089 Views 29 Comments

A message claiming to be from a friend’s uncle who works in a hospital in China has been circulating lately.

# false-claims - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Leaflets making false link between abortion and cancer on offer at World Meeting of Families
# False Claims
# False Claims

Leaflets making false link between abortion and cancer on offer at World Meeting of Families

Aug 23rd 2018, 3:31 PM 39,390 Views 71 Comments

The best-available medical evidence consistently refutes the claims made in the leaflet.

# false-claims - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Woman charged with fraud after claiming husband had died in Grenfell Tower fire
# False Claims
# False Claims

Woman charged with fraud after claiming husband had died in Grenfell Tower fire

Sep 5th 2017, 2:31 PM 16,900 Views 0 Comments

Joyce Msokeri is alleged to have claimed over €10,000 in funds meant for survivors of the fire.

# false-claims - Sunday 16 April, 2017

'Do they really say that?': Schmidt denies claims he has a say on provincial team selection
# False Claims
From The42
# False Claims

'Do they really say that?': Schmidt denies claims he has a say on provincial team selection

Apr 16th 2017, 4:32 PM 12,904 Views 53 Comments

The Ireland head coach gave a wide-ranging interview to RTÉ’s Michael Corcoran.

# false-claims - Sunday 25 October, 2015

Man United defender denies rumours he's one of two players planning to come out as gay
# False Claims
From The42
# False Claims

Man United defender denies rumours he's one of two players planning to come out as gay

Oct 25th 2015, 12:05 PM 25,621 Views 30 Comments

The Daily Mirror claim one of them is an England international.

# false-claims - Monday 6 April, 2015

Rolling Stone has been forced into a massive back-down over this frathouse rape story
# False Claims
# False Claims

Rolling Stone has been forced into a massive back-down over this frathouse rape story

Apr 6th 2015, 8:10 PM 43,703 Views 43 Comments

The magazine has issued an apology after the article was widely discredited.