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'A distorted perspective': How anti-lockdown groups are using data to downplay the impact of Covid-19
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'A distorted perspective': How anti-lockdown groups are using data to downplay the impact of Covid-19

Jun 8th 2021, 12:05 AM 25,650 Views 0 Comments
  • Anti-lockdown accounts on social media often leave out important context or misconstrue data to argue that the pandemic is not real.
  • A disinformation professor at DCU says online misinformation often draws on "a grain of truth" - and then distorts it.
  • Lauren Boland breaks down the official statistics and how you can find the facts.
Two climbers - from the US and Switzerland - have died on Mount Everest
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Two climbers - from the US and Switzerland - have died on Mount Everest

May 13th 2021, 1:50 PM 25,846 Views 20 Comments

On average, around five climbers die every year on the world’s highest peak.

38 deaths in homeless services in first three months of this year
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38 deaths in homeless services in first three months of this year

May 6th 2021, 9:36 PM 18,142 Views 19 Comments

North Inner City Councillor Anthony Flynn said the report on the 79 deaths in Dublin last year needs to be published urgently.

Worldwide Covid-19 death toll exceeds three million people
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Worldwide Covid-19 death toll exceeds three million people

Apr 17th 2021, 10:53 AM 13,897 Views 39 Comments

The count by Johns Hopkins University comes as cases are spiking in many countries.

Deadline for registering deaths in Ireland could be cut to two weeks
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Deadline for registering deaths in Ireland could be cut to two weeks

Feb 18th 2021, 1:16 PM 21,058 Views 28 Comments

Relatives currently have up to three months to register a death in the State.

At least 20 people dead as 100 million Americans brace for more cold, ice and snow
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At least 20 people dead as 100 million Americans brace for more cold, ice and snow

Updated Feb 17th 2021, 4:19 PM 62,370 Views 28 Comments

Nearly three million customers remained without power early today in Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi.

Johnson takes 'full responsibility' for pandemic response as expert warns UK could see 50,000 more deaths
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Johnson takes 'full responsibility' for pandemic response as expert warns UK could see 50,000 more deaths

Jan 27th 2021, 7:08 AM 27,869 Views 26 Comments

The UK Prime Minister offered his “deepest condolences” to those whose relatives have died from Covid-19.

No deaths in Europe directly linked to Covid vaccine, experts say
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No deaths in Europe directly linked to Covid vaccine, experts say

Jan 24th 2021, 11:46 AM 31,224 Views 34 Comments

Health agencies say the vast majority of post-vaccination fatalities were among people who were elderly and already vulnerable.

10% of all Covid-19 deaths in Ireland since beginning of pandemic occurred last week
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10% of all Covid-19 deaths in Ireland since beginning of pandemic occurred last week

Jan 22nd 2021, 1:34 PM 16,080 Views 60 Comments

That’s according to the latest statistics released by the CSO this morning.

Covid-19 deaths in US top WWII fatalities as Biden warns worst is yet to come
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Covid-19 deaths in US top WWII fatalities as Biden warns worst is yet to come

Jan 21st 2021, 6:58 AM 18,531 Views 40 Comments

405,400 people have died from the disease, more than the 405,399 total US combat and non-combat deaths in WWII.

UK records its deadliest day of Covid-19 amid warning hospitals are like 'war zone'
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UK records its deadliest day of Covid-19 amid warning hospitals are like 'war zone'

Jan 20th 2021, 5:35 PM 46,318 Views 28 Comments

A total of 1,110 Covid-19 deaths took place on 12 January 2021, according to government figures.

NPHET stresses pressure on health system as 208 deaths recorded in January
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NPHET stresses pressure on health system as 208 deaths recorded in January

Jan 14th 2021, 7:12 PM 13,715 Views 4 Comments

The youngest person to pass away with Covid-19 this month was 25-years-old.

Coronavirus: 12 more deaths announced as Ireland's Covid-19 death toll passes 2,000
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Coronavirus: 12 more deaths announced as Ireland's Covid-19 death toll passes 2,000

Nov 18th 2020, 5:58 PM 138,108 Views 188 Comments

The sobering milestone has been reached following the release of the latest figures from NPHET this evening.

Gardaí launch murder investigation over death of mother and two children in Ballinteer following post-mortem exams
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Gardaí launch murder investigation over death of mother and two children in Ballinteer following post-mortem exams

Oct 30th 2020, 4:00 PM 59,669 Views 0 Comments

No arrests have been made.

Number of births in Ireland falls by almost 20% in 10 years
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Number of births in Ireland falls by almost 20% in 10 years

Oct 30th 2020, 2:40 PM 23,258 Views 56 Comments

The number of births has fallen by 18.8% since 2010 and 1.3% since 2017.

'They will be greatly missed': School principal pays tribute to children and mother found dead in Ballinteer
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'They will be greatly missed': School principal pays tribute to children and mother found dead in Ballinteer

Updated Oct 29th 2020, 7:26 PM 119,537 Views 0 Comments
  • The family has been named as 37-year-old Seema Banu, her 11-year-old daughter Affira and 6-year-old son Razam
  • Seema Banu was the victim of an alleged assault earlier this year. A suspect in that case has appeared in court on related charges.
  • Post-mortem exams are due to take place today and will inform the direction of the garda probe
  • Gardaí have asked people not to speculate about the case on social media
Lengthy note discovered on body of younger son killed in Kanturk shooting
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Lengthy note discovered on body of younger son killed in Kanturk shooting

Updated Oct 28th 2020, 5:34 PM 178,075 Views 0 Comments

A father and his two sons were found dead on Monday in Kanturk, Co Cork.

Two children among four dead after migrant boat sinks off French coast
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Two children among four dead after migrant boat sinks off French coast

Oct 27th 2020, 5:58 PM 17,398 Views 4 Comments

It is believed to be the single biggest loss of life during the current migrant crisis.

Birth numbers continued to decrease in 2019 as deaths increased slightly
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Birth numbers continued to decrease in 2019 as deaths increased slightly

Oct 27th 2020, 6:30 AM 17,353 Views 19 Comments

In 2019, just over 60,000 births were registered, a continuation of a yearly decrease.

Global Covid-19 death toll passes one million - but the true figure is likely higher
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Global Covid-19 death toll passes one million - but the true figure is likely higher

Sep 29th 2020, 7:00 AM 13,964 Views 29 Comments

The US has so far recorded the most deaths from the virus.

Bereaved families want answers about their loved ones' final days in nursing homes, committee is told
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Bereaved families want answers about their loved ones' final days in nursing homes, committee is told

Sep 16th 2020, 1:59 PM 16,476 Views 21 Comments

An expert warned that the huge issue will have implications for the grieving process.

Debunked: No, there weren't 'only 717 deaths' in Ireland in July
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Debunked: No, there weren't 'only 717 deaths' in Ireland in July

Sep 11th 2020, 5:40 PM 56,951 Views 0 Comments

The figures in question refer to the number of deaths registered for that month so far, not the total number of people who died.

India overtakes Britain with fourth highest coronavirus death toll
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India overtakes Britain with fourth highest coronavirus death toll

Aug 14th 2020, 12:54 PM 16,182 Views 13 Comments

The Health Ministry reported 1,007 deaths in the past 24 hours, to make a total of 48,040.

Covid-19 deaths may have been overestimated, Hiqa report finds
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Covid-19 deaths may have been overestimated, Hiqa report finds

Updated Jul 3rd 2020, 2:13 PM 71,579 Views 132 Comments

Leo Varadkar said the findings are “interesting but not a surprise” because of how deaths related to the virus are counted.

FactFind: Here is how Covid-19 deaths are counted in Ireland
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FactFind: Here is how Covid-19 deaths are counted in Ireland

Updated Jul 3rd 2020, 10:55 AM 92,241 Views 101 Comments

A Hiqa report has noted a 13% increase in deaths in Ireland during the pandemic.

Coronavirus: Six further deaths and 23 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: Six further deaths and 23 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 27th 2020, 5:34 PM 88,870 Views 128 Comments

The figures were released by the Department of Health this evening.

Major breakthrough in UK as cheap steroid is first drug to reduce coronavirus deaths
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Major breakthrough in UK as cheap steroid is first drug to reduce coronavirus deaths

Jun 16th 2020, 3:21 PM 32,935 Views 44 Comments

A study found the steroid cut the risk of death by a third for patients on ventilators.

New York Times fills front page with names of 1,000 lives lost to Covid-19
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New York Times fills front page with names of 1,000 lives lost to Covid-19

May 24th 2020, 1:25 PM 30,755 Views 107 Comments

The United States has been the hardest-hit country in the coronavirus pandemic by far.

Report highlights increase in deaths involving street tablets in Ireland
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Report highlights increase in deaths involving street tablets in Ireland

Apr 28th 2020, 6:30 AM 15,394 Views 0 Comments

The purchasing of drugs online brings significant regulatory challenges.

Covid-19 deaths in the UK may have reached 41,000, more than double the reported number
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Covid-19 deaths in the UK may have reached 41,000, more than double the reported number

Apr 22nd 2020, 12:55 PM 37,950 Views 49 Comments

Over 17,000 people have died, according to the government’s figure.

Holohan clarifies delay in reporting of Covid-19 deaths as daily growth rate declines
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Holohan clarifies delay in reporting of Covid-19 deaths as daily growth rate declines

Apr 21st 2020, 7:52 AM 64,966 Views 91 Comments

The 77 deaths confirmed yesterday is the highest mortality figure recorded in one day.

'Ongoing analysis' into potential under-reporting of deaths in Ireland related to Covid-19
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'Ongoing analysis' into potential under-reporting of deaths in Ireland related to Covid-19

Apr 13th 2020, 3:32 PM 143,058 Views 130 Comments

The question of extra deaths in the population as a result of the virus has been raised several times over the past number of weeks.

Fauci says US may start to reopen next month as death toll rises above 20,000
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Fauci says US may start to reopen next month as death toll rises above 20,000

Updated Apr 12th 2020, 4:55 PM 53,328 Views 54 Comments

There are over 500,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the United States of America.

Earthquake kills at least eight people in Turkey
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Earthquake kills at least eight people in Turkey

Feb 23rd 2020, 11:45 AM 13,208 Views 2 Comments

At least 21 people have been injured.

Coronavirus: Chinese President Xi Jinping says country facing 'grave situation'
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Coronavirus: Chinese President Xi Jinping says country facing 'grave situation'

Updated Jan 25th 2020, 2:10 PM 36,176 Views 26 Comments

1,287 cases of the deadly virus have been found so far in total.

Construction deaths more than doubled last year with falls from heights being the leading cause
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Construction deaths more than doubled last year with falls from heights being the leading cause

Jan 10th 2020, 6:00 AM 18,036 Views 32 Comments

Overall, 46 people died in workplace accidents in 2019 and agriculture remains the most dangerous sector in which to work.

1,200 people detained in India amid widespread protests over new citizenship law
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1,200 people detained in India amid widespread protests over new citizenship law

Dec 19th 2019, 10:18 PM 10,922 Views 6 Comments

At least three people were reported to have been killed during protests around the country.

At least 43 people dead in New Delhi garment factory fire
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At least 43 people dead in New Delhi garment factory fire

Dec 8th 2019, 5:45 PM 11,562 Views 15 Comments

Workers at the factory were earning around €1.80 per day.

Older people, men and those in rural areas at higher risk of dying in residential fires, report finds
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Older people, men and those in rural areas at higher risk of dying in residential fires, report finds

Oct 16th 2019, 4:21 PM 4,274 Views 5 Comments

The Health Research Board found there were 101 fires recorded in closed inquest cases between 2014-2016.

Number of births in Ireland continue to decrease as number of deaths increase
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Number of births in Ireland continue to decrease as number of deaths increase

Oct 14th 2019, 4:07 PM 22,415 Views 30 Comments

In 2018, a total of 61,901 births were registered in Ireland, down from 62,919 the year previous.

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