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#hoax call

From TheJournal.ie Teen with autism spared jail time after making hoax bomb calls to US Antrim

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.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Profoundly stupid’ man who made hoax Islamic State bomb call to Intel avoids jail Leixlip

‘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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Profoundly stupid': Young man makes Intel hoax bomb call to get his friend out of working Courts

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard unsure if Carlingford Lough distress call was a hoax Mystery

Coast Guard unsure if Carlingford Lough distress call was a hoax

It usually gets three or four hoax calls a year.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested over hoax call about person jumping into Waterford river Hoax

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.

From TheJournal.ie Man who prank called Cameron was 'off his face on booze and cocaine' Drunk Dialling

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Australian radio station donates €350k to family of nurse who took her own life Hoax Call

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.

From TheJournal.ie Over 4,000 hoax calls made to ambulance service last year Hoax

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.

From TheJournal.ie Police consider bringing charges over Kate hoax call Hoax Call

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.

From TheJournal.ie Funeral of Jacintha Saldanha to be held in India today Hoax Call

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.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix...now with added festive lunges Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added festive lunges

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

From TheJournal.ie Family of royal hoax call nurse pay tribute after memorial mass Hoax Call

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.

From TheJournal.ie Department of Finance issues warning over hoax calls offering €2,000 refund Hoax Call

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.

From TheJournal.ie Australian media watchdog opens probe into royal prank station Hoax Call

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.

From TheJournal.ie Australian radio station to give $500,000 to dead nurse's family Hoax Call

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.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

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

From TheJournal.ie Australian radio station reviewing policy after nurse's death following hoax call Hoax Call

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.

From TheJournal.ie Tributes to royal hoax nurse, radio boss says DJs are 'completely shattered' Royal Hoax

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.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix...now with added heartbreaking dog rescue stories Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added heartbreaking dog rescue stories

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

From TheJournal.ie Update: Royal hoax presenters suspended following death of nurse Hoax Call

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.