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#Mistaken Identity

Harrington promises to learn from mistake in Galway mix-up
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Harrington promises to learn from mistake in Galway mix-up

Jul 28th 2021, 11:52 AM 5,362 Views 6 Comments

‘We will ensure that it never happens again’.

Photograph of blue-eyed Vincent van Gogh is not the Dutch painter but his brother Theo
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Photograph of blue-eyed Vincent van Gogh is not the Dutch painter but his brother Theo

Nov 29th 2018, 10:55 PM 11,698 Views 12 Comments

The discovery brings the number of existing van Gogh photographs back down to one.

Woman wrongly put in Mountjoy was told 'if you keep being dishonest I can keep you in longer’
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Woman wrongly put in Mountjoy was told 'if you keep being dishonest I can keep you in longer’

Mar 14th 2018, 3:51 PM 62,400 Views 107 Comments

Amy Daly spoke about her ordeal on radio.

TV station removes broadcaster 'Robert Lee' from covering football game - because of his controversial name
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TV station removes broadcaster 'Robert Lee' from covering football game - because of his controversial name

Aug 23rd 2017, 10:00 AM 47,140 Views 103 Comments

The decision came following the recent violence in the Virginia city of Charlottesville.

Mo Farah posts photo with Noel Gallagher at U2 gig... gets it horribly wrong
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Mo Farah posts photo with Noel Gallagher at U2 gig... gets it horribly wrong

Jul 12th 2017, 3:30 PM 17,960 Views 10 Comments

The Olympic gold medallist clearly isn’t an Oasis fan.

The Herald has apologised after mistaking Stormzy for Romelu Lukaku on its back page
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The Herald has apologised after mistaking Stormzy for Romelu Lukaku on its back page

Jul 10th 2017, 3:27 PM 44,595 Views 56 Comments

The mix-up has gone viral and also led to a response from the musician.

The Herald accidentally used a photo of Stormzy instead of Lukaku in the paper today
# Stormzy In A Teacup
# Stormzy In A Teacup

The Herald accidentally used a photo of Stormzy instead of Lukaku in the paper today

Jul 10th 2017, 11:43 AM 13,068 Views 2 Comments

And the mistake is going so viral.

11 days after his funeral, a US family received a call to say their brother was still alive
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11 days after his funeral, a US family received a call to say their brother was still alive

Jun 25th 2017, 12:58 PM 39,913 Views 21 Comments

His family were told by authorities that Frank M Kerrigan had been found dead. He hadn’t.

Another man has been wrongly identified as sex offender Anthony Luckwill
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Another man has been wrongly identified as sex offender Anthony Luckwill

Jun 15th 2017, 9:31 PM 25,732 Views 40 Comments

Last month, a man who was house-hunting in Kildare was verbally abused by locals after being wrongfully identified.

Man mistaken for sex offender confronted on street after photo shared on news site's Facebook page
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Man mistaken for sex offender confronted on street after photo shared on news site's Facebook page

May 28th 2017, 3:03 PM 59,205 Views 56 Comments

The publication has released an apology after an image of the wrong man was shared by a commenter on its Facebook page.

Wyclef Jean handcuffed by LA police in 'mistaken identity'
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# Fugees

Wyclef Jean handcuffed by LA police in 'mistaken identity'

Mar 22nd 2017, 10:44 PM 21,383 Views 32 Comments

The Grammy-winning artist said he was “appalled” after being handcuffed and questioned by police.

'Unconditional apology' from State after gardaí repeatedly call to family's home
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'Unconditional apology' from State after gardaí repeatedly call to family's home

Feb 15th 2017, 4:20 PM 45,489 Views 63 Comments

The High Court was told that the family were harassed by gardaí calling and asking about a person who didn’t live there.

Ballymun shooting victim recently released from prison after 'knuckleduster assault'
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Ballymun shooting victim recently released from prison after 'knuckleduster assault'

Jan 17th 2017, 11:56 AM 19,269 Views 19 Comments

Mistaken identity a possibility in last night’s attack.

Prime Time shows footage of suspect in Trevor O’Neill murder
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Prime Time shows footage of suspect in Trevor O’Neill murder

Dec 1st 2016, 11:07 PM 24,216 Views 1 Comment

The father-of-three was gunned down in Majorca in August.

Lawyers for alleged human trafficker say photos of the 'real criminal' exonerate their client
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Lawyers for alleged human trafficker say photos of the 'real criminal' exonerate their client

Nov 16th 2016, 9:10 PM 13,431 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for the man have said he is the victim of a mistaken identity.

Ireland prop McGrath the victim of mistaken identity in Chicago
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Ireland prop McGrath the victim of mistaken identity in Chicago

Nov 4th 2016, 7:10 AM 15,231 Views 6 Comments

Yesterday’s press conferences threw up some odd moments.

Dublin man killed in case of mistaken identity is laid to rest
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Dublin man killed in case of mistaken identity is laid to rest

Aug 30th 2016, 2:51 PM 18,649 Views 9 Comments

Dublin Lord Mayor Brendan Carr and city manager Owen Keegan were among the mourners at Trevor O’Neill’s funeral.

People are tweeting the wrong Chris Evans giving out about Top Gear
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# Mistaken Identity

People are tweeting the wrong Chris Evans giving out about Top Gear

May 30th 2016, 10:07 AM 6,409 Views 1 Comment

Captain America was not involved.

"He was in the wrong place, but he was on the right path" - Martin O'Rourke laid to rest
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"He was in the wrong place, but he was on the right path" - Martin O'Rourke laid to rest

Apr 22nd 2016, 2:10 PM 22,486 Views 54 Comments

The father of three was shot on Dublin’s Sheriff Street last week.

Shooting victim Martin O'Rourke was 'on his way to class' when he was killed
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Shooting victim Martin O'Rourke was 'on his way to class' when he was killed

Apr 18th 2016, 4:46 PM 31,899 Views 16 Comments

The young man had been trying to rebuild his life, the father of his fiancée has said.

'Thousands' raised to cover funeral costs of shooting victim Martin O'Rourke
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'Thousands' raised to cover funeral costs of shooting victim Martin O'Rourke

Apr 17th 2016, 4:35 PM 29,332 Views 17 Comments

The 24-year-old was shot on Sheriff Street in Dublin in a case of mistaken identity.

Didier Deschamps embarrassed on TV after scouting Senegal defender for France
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# Dear Oh Dear

Didier Deschamps embarrassed on TV after scouting Senegal defender for France

Feb 22nd 2016, 3:15 PM 11,107 Views 7 Comments

A lesson in why you should always do your homework.

Man held at Guantánamo Bay for 13 years in case of mistaken identity
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Man held at Guantánamo Bay for 13 years in case of mistaken identity

Dec 2nd 2015, 8:58 AM 17,178 Views 31 Comments

Mustafa al-Aziz al-Shamiri has been detained at the camp without charge.

Teen who stamped on schoolboy's head gets suspended sentence
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Teen who stamped on schoolboy's head gets suspended sentence

Dec 1st 2015, 5:51 PM 23,317 Views 60 Comments

He also punched the boy’s friend.

Woman seen in tabloid bubble bath photo is NOT suspected Paris jihadi
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Woman seen in tabloid bubble bath photo is NOT suspected Paris jihadi

Nov 24th 2015, 1:14 PM 30,192 Views 41 Comments

Moroccan woman Nabila Bakkatha said a former friend sold the image out of revenge.

Louis van Gaal keeps calling Chris Smalling 'Mike'
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Louis van Gaal keeps calling Chris Smalling 'Mike'

Nov 21st 2015, 2:24 PM 7,440 Views 8 Comments

The defender has been one of the Red Devils’ standout players this season.

Police called after Belgium and Roma midfielder is mistaken for a terrorist
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# You Got The Wrong Guy

Police called after Belgium and Roma midfielder is mistaken for a terrorist

Nov 19th 2015, 7:19 PM 11,599 Views 6 Comments

Radja Nainggolan saw the funny side when hotel guests contacted the authorities after claiming he looked suspicious.

This student has the same name as his lecturer, and he's taking full advantage of it
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# Mistaken Identity

This student has the same name as his lecturer, and he's taking full advantage of it

Nov 11th 2015, 9:56 PM 9,922 Views 2 Comments

*applause*

Here's why the man behind the @JohnLewis account is an internet treasure
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# Mistaken Identity

Here's why the man behind the @JohnLewis account is an internet treasure

Nov 6th 2015, 9:37 AM 5,814 Views 2 Comments

Spare a thought for him today.

Bearded hipsters may rethink lifestyle choices - after being mistaken for ISIS
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# Bearded Villains

Bearded hipsters may rethink lifestyle choices - after being mistaken for ISIS

Oct 13th 2015, 7:00 PM 15,158 Views 22 Comments

The Bearded Villains, a club of, well, bearded men, were mistaken for Islamic State soldiers by Swedish police.

'A case of mistaken identity': Jericho the lion was NOT killed
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'A case of mistaken identity': Jericho the lion was NOT killed

Aug 2nd 2015, 2:26 PM 19,717 Views 38 Comments

He’s also not technically Cecil’s brother.

Man charged over mistaken identity shooting in Clonsilla
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Man charged over mistaken identity shooting in Clonsilla

Jun 20th 2015, 10:45 AM 17,084 Views 0 Comments

Two other men arrested in connection with the murder were released without charge.

Mexican teenager dragged screaming from courthouse and sent to Texas
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# Spirited Away

Mexican teenager dragged screaming from courthouse and sent to Texas

Apr 24th 2015, 12:26 PM 34,052 Views 32 Comments

A Houston woman claimed Alondra Luna Nunez was her daughter but she’s since been proven wrong.

Champions drop points, red card mix-up and the talking points from the SSE Airtricity League
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Champions drop points, red card mix-up and the talking points from the SSE Airtricity League

Apr 6th 2015, 9:48 AM 5,093 Views 0 Comments

Derek Prendergast was wrongly shown a red card while Dundalk were held by Limerick and Bray Wanderers picked up their first win of the season this weekend.

United flatter to deceive again as they grind out win amid red card controversy
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United flatter to deceive again as they grind out win amid red card controversy

Feb 28th 2015, 5:21 PM 6,902 Views 9 Comments

A second-half brace from Wayne Rooney saw United over the line after the referee wrongly sent-off Wes Brown.

ITV journalist becomes accidental target of Super Bowl abuse, deals with it in best possible way
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# Mistaken Identity

ITV journalist becomes accidental target of Super Bowl abuse, deals with it in best possible way

Feb 2nd 2015, 5:59 PM 7,343 Views 0 Comments

Meet Tom Bradby. He is not Tom Brady.

Northampton weren't quite sure which Munster out-half they signed today
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Northampton weren't quite sure which Munster out-half they signed today

Jan 7th 2015, 1:58 PM 12,011 Views 5 Comments

Wrong Munster 10, lads.

Parents discover son isn't dead when he answers door at girlfriend's house
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# Mistaken Identity

Parents discover son isn't dead when he answers door at girlfriend's house

Oct 12th 2014, 4:30 PM 7,099 Views 0 Comments

The couple were wrongly informed that their son had died in a car crash.

NZ paper uses photo of Jackass star Ryan Dunn in place of dead Israeli soldier
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NZ paper uses photo of Jackass star Ryan Dunn in place of dead Israeli soldier

Jul 29th 2014, 7:20 PM 24,843 Views 46 Comments

The paper apologised after they took the wrong photo from the soldier’s Facebook.

Australian newspaper mixes up Louis van Gaal and Harold from Neighbours
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Australian newspaper mixes up Louis van Gaal and Harold from Neighbours

May 2nd 2014, 9:47 AM 6,203 Views 6 Comments

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