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#hoax call

# hoax-call - Friday 2 September, 2016

Teen with autism spared jail time after making hoax bomb calls to US

Ben Megarry made the calls to schools, airports and businesses in the US in 2012.

# hoax-call - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

‘Profoundly stupid’ man who made hoax Islamic State bomb call to Intel avoids jail

Colin Hammond made the call to get his friend out of work.

# hoax-call - Friday 31 July, 2015

'Profoundly stupid': Young man makes Intel hoax bomb call to get his friend out of working

The judge had some harsh words for Colin Hammond today.

# hoax-call - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Coast Guard unsure if Carlingford Lough distress call was a hoax

It usually gets three or four hoax calls a year.

# hoax-call - Friday 13 February, 2015

Man arrested over hoax call about person jumping into Waterford river

Several units of emergency services were called to help in the search, including the Coast Guard helicopter.

# hoax-call - Monday 26 January, 2015

Man who prank called Cameron was 'off his face on booze and cocaine'

The man pretended to be the head of spy agency GCHQ.

# hoax-call - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Australian radio station donates €350k to family of nurse who took her own life

The station apologised to the family of Jacintha Saldanha, whose inquest was held this week.

# hoax-call - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Over 4,000 hoax calls made to ambulance service last year

Fine Gael TD John O’Mahony is calling for penalties to be put in place to hold the people making the calls to account.

# hoax-call - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Police consider bringing charges over Kate hoax call

Scotland Yard said it has been liaising with the Crown Prosecution Service following the death of nurse Jacintha Saldanha.

# hoax-call - Monday 17 December, 2012

Funeral of Jacintha Saldanha to be held in India today

The nurse will be buried in a small town in southwest India this morning, ten days after she was found dead in London.

# hoax-call - Saturday 15 December, 2012

The Evening with added festive lunges

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Family of royal hoax call nurse pay tribute after memorial mass

Jacintha Saldanha’s daughter said the family is “shattered” by the loss and the family home is like “an empty dwelling” without her mother.

# hoax-call - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Department of Finance issues warning over hoax calls offering €2,000 refund

The caller tells recipients they are due the refund but will need to deposit €250 into a bank account in order to receive it.

Australian media watchdog opens probe into royal prank station

The media regulator says the investigation is into the 2Day FM station and not the presenters who made the hoax call.

# hoax-call - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Australian radio station to give $500,000 to dead nurse's family

The radio station is giving all its profits until the end of the year to a fund for Jacintha Saldanha’s family.

# hoax-call - Monday 10 December, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here’s the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your week.

# hoax-call - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Australian radio station reviewing policy after nurse's death following hoax call

Nurse Jacintha Saldanha’s death followed a hoax call during which details of the Duchess of Cambridge’s medical condition were given to a radio station.

# hoax-call - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Tributes to royal hoax nurse, radio boss says DJs are 'completely shattered'

There has been anger and condemnation following the death of nurse Jacintha Saldanha at the hospital where Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, was treated earlier this week.

# hoax-call - Friday 7 December, 2012

The Evening with added heartbreaking dog rescue stories

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Update: Royal hoax presenters suspended following death of nurse

Today the hospital said it had been supporting the woman after a hoax call from the Australian radio station.