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From TheJournal.ie 'I was speaking to my friend who is a guard...': How Covid-19 misinformation exploded in Ireland Infodemic

'I was speaking to my friend who is a guard...': How Covid-19 misinformation exploded in Ireland

The story of coronavirus in Ireland can’t be told without also talking about the amount of misinformation that was shared about it.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's Plandemic: How a YouTube video about coronavirus racked up almost one million views before it was taken down Infodemic

Ireland's Plandemic: How a YouTube video about coronavirus racked up almost one million views before it was taken down

The interview with Dolores Cahill highlights the problem facing social media companies about when to take information down.

From TheJournal.ie Debunked: This photograph showing Donald Trump and Jeffrey Epstein embracing is a fake Debunked

Debunked: This photograph showing Donald Trump and Jeffrey Epstein embracing is a fake

The original image, which has been doctored, showed Trump with his daughter Ivanka in the 1990s.

From TheJournal.ie A 'number of people' injured in terror-related stabbing in English park Reading

A 'number of people' injured in terror-related stabbing in English park

The incident is believed to be terror-related.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach says Detective Garda Colm Horkan 'gave his life protecting the community' Castlerea

Taoiseach says Detective Garda Colm Horkan 'gave his life protecting the community'

The on-duty garda died following an incident in Castlerea which happened shortly before midnight.

From TheJournal.ie Debunked: No, "COV 19" was not found inscribed on a circuit board for a 5G mast Factcheck

Debunked: No, "COV 19" was not found inscribed on a circuit board for a 5G mast

The claim was made in a video that has gone viral on social media.

From TheJournal.ie Debunked: No, Bill Gates didn't brief the CIA in 2005 about a vaccine to immunise religious fanatics Factcheck

Debunked: No, Bill Gates didn't brief the CIA in 2005 about a vaccine to immunise religious fanatics

The hoax video shows a man who has a passing resemblance to Gates – but it’s a hoax.

From TheJournal.ie Debunked: No, Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, Anthony Fauci and the WHO are not being charged with genocide Factcheck

Debunked: No, Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, Anthony Fauci and the WHO are not being charged with genocide

The false message being shared on Facebook claims they are due to appear before a human rights tribunal next week.

From TheJournal.ie Debunked: No, TheJournal.ie is not closing down Debunked

Debunked: No, TheJournal.ie is not closing down

We’re extremely happy to be able to debunk this one.

From TheJournal.ie Five healthcare workers have died of coronavirus, says Department of Health Frontline

Five healthcare workers have died of coronavirus, says Department of Health

It is the first time that the number of fatalities of frontline workers have been confirmed.

From TheJournal.ie TheJournal.ie's Stardust wins gold at New York Festivals Radio awards Stardust Podcast

TheJournal.ie's Stardust wins gold at New York Festivals Radio awards

The longform six-part documentary podcast got the nod last night at the prestigious awards.

From TheJournal.ie Spot any potentially false posts on Facebook? Let us know and we'll factcheck them Debunked

Spot any potentially false posts on Facebook? Let us know and we'll factcheck them

TheJournal.ie is debunking some of the many rumours going around about coronavirus.

From TheJournal.ie Debunked: No, the HSE is not telling people to stockpile food, despite what this WhatsApp message says Factcheck

Debunked: No, the HSE is not telling people to stockpile food, despite what this WhatsApp message says

The rumour has been doing the rounds on WhatsApp in Ireland today.

From TheJournal.ie Got any messages on WhatsApp about coronavirus that sound untrue? Send it to us and we'll check it out Debunked

Got any messages on WhatsApp about coronavirus that sound untrue? Send it to us and we'll check it out

TheJournal.ie is debunking some of the many rumours going around about coronavirus.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: First case of Covid-19 confirmed in the Republic of Ireland Coronavirus

Coronavirus: First case of Covid-19 confirmed in the Republic of Ireland

Health officials have confirmed the first case.

From TheJournal.ie Why those messages you're getting on WhatsApp about coronavirus cases in Ireland are (probably) not true Debunked

Why those messages you're getting on WhatsApp about coronavirus cases in Ireland are (probably) not true

That WhatsApp message you got might sound believable – but check it out for yourself before sharing it.

From TheJournal.ie Couple who ran in the same constituency for different parties both get elected in dramatic final count Dail Is Fair In Love And War

Couple who ran in the same constituency for different parties both get elected in dramatic final count

The two beat off competition from a Fine Gael candidate in what is traditionally a stronghold for FG.

From TheJournal.ie Factchecking the election: Here's how we ranked all the claims made by politicians over the last four weeks Factcheck

Factchecking the election: Here's how we ranked all the claims made by politicians over the last four weeks

We’ve been keeping an eye on the campaign over the last four weeks to sort out the facts from the waffle.

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: What just happened in the UK general election? Podcast

The Explainer: What just happened in the UK general election?

There is a lot to unpack about this momentuous election.

From TheJournal.ie Jeremy Corbyn says he intends to step down as Labour leader Gone

Jeremy Corbyn says he intends to step down as Labour leader

It was Labour’s worst election result in more than 80 years.

From TheJournal.ie FAI board member John Earley resigns 'in the best interests of Irish football' FAI

FAI board member John Earley resigns 'in the best interests of Irish football'

The move comes just under a week after the FAI president announced that he is stepping down.

From TheJournal.ie More types of bottled water have been recalled over arsenic levels Food Safety

More types of bottled water have been recalled over arsenic levels

Own-brand water from Dunnes, Lidl, Londis, Mace and Spar has been recalled.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ and TheJournal.ie are the most popular online news sources in Ireland Thank You

RTÉ and TheJournal.ie are the most popular online news sources in Ireland

32% of people in Ireland read TheJournal.ie in the last week, according to the Reuters Institute Digital News Report for 2019.

From TheJournal.ie Election count day 2: What can we expect today? We Go Again

Election count day 2: What can we expect today?

The story of Friday’s election is still being written.

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: Why has Ireland had a 208% increase in measles cases? Podcast

The Explainer: Why has Ireland had a 208% increase in measles cases?

In the next episode of our weekly podcast, we look at why cases of the illness are increasing in Ireland and other countries, despite a vaccination which prevents it.

From TheJournal.ie Private cancer patients getting access to drugs that public patients can't get is 'incredibly unfair' Inequality

Private cancer patients getting access to drugs that public patients can't get is 'incredibly unfair'

The Irish Cancer Society said that lifesaving medicines should be available to everyone who could benefit from them, not just people with private health insurance.

From TheJournal.ie TheJournal.ie launches Noteworthy, a new investigative journalism website First Day

TheJournal.ie launches Noteworthy, a new investigative journalism website

The new platform will fund in-depth journalism based on suggestions from the public.

From TheJournal.ie Police investigation underway after suspected car bomb in Derry city centre Northern Ireland

Police investigation underway after suspected car bomb in Derry city centre

Politicians have condemned the attack which occurred shortly after 8pm yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation after garda submachine gun found in Dublin city centre by member of the public Lost And Found

Investigation after garda submachine gun found in Dublin city centre by member of the public Exclusive

The gun was handed in to Store Street Garda Station yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Did Sweden shut down a music festival because of attacks carried out by migrants? Factcheck

FactCheck: Did Sweden shut down a music festival because of attacks carried out by migrants?

A Facebook post from TheLiberal.ie has been shared widely since it was posted earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie It's Yes: Ireland has voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment Result

It's Yes: Ireland has voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment

More than two million votes were cast, making it one of the highest turnouts in the history of the State.

From TheJournal.ie Tony O'Brien has stepped down as HSE Director amid cervical cancer scandal Gone

Tony O'Brien has stepped down as HSE Director amid cervical cancer scandal

O’Brien had been the head of the health service since July 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí confirm body found in river is missing 14-year-old Elisha Gault Tipperary

Gardaí confirm body found in river is missing 14-year-old Elisha Gault

The teenager had been missing for eight days.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump says he wants to come to Ireland as he meets Leo Varadkar in the Oval Office Dublin West Wing

Donald Trump says he wants to come to Ireland as he meets Leo Varadkar in the Oval Office

The US president said the Irish are ‘wonderful people’.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 8 At 8

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s all the news you need to know as the country faces another snowy day.

From TheJournal.ie Met Éireann issues red alert for Munster and Leinster, warning of 'blizzard-like' conditions Batten Down

Met Éireann issues red alert for Munster and Leinster, warning of 'blizzard-like' conditions

The warning is in place from 4pm on Thursday until 12 noon on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie First case of 'highly pathogenic' bird flu found in eagle in Tipperary Avian Influenza

First case of 'highly pathogenic' bird flu found in eagle in Tipperary

The risk to humans is considered to be very low.

From TheJournal.ie Sign up to get daily emails about what happens at the Disclosures Tribunal Disclosures

Sign up to get daily emails about what happens at the Disclosures Tribunal

Stay on top of all the developments at the Tribunal.

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