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#Mix-up

From The42 Froome knocked off his bike by French policeman who mistakes him for fan Mix-up

Froome knocked off his bike by French policeman who mistakes him for fan

‘It was a misunderstanding. Chris is fine,’ said a Team Sky spokesman.

From TheJournal.ie Revenue threatens to dock public servant's pay over a property they'd never heard of In The Wrong Place

Revenue threatens to dock public servant's pay over a property they'd never heard of

It’s unclear why Revenue believed that the individual owed the State outstanding tax on a number of properties in another county.

From TheJournal.ie An Austrian hospital gave parents the wrong babies and nobody knew for nearly 30 years Mix-up

An Austrian hospital gave parents the wrong babies and nobody knew for nearly 30 years

Doris Gruenwald only found out after she took a DNA test.

From TheJournal.ie A bathroom mix-up caused a Sligo train to be held up for 40 minutes Not My Bag

A bathroom mix-up caused a Sligo train to be held up for 40 minutes

The train waited for 40 minutes in a lay-by at Enfield – here’s the full story.

From TheJournal.ie Accountants behind Oscars mix-up will never work ceremony again Not Coming Back

Accountants behind Oscars mix-up will never work ceremony again

The screw-up marked the most embarrassing mistake in Oscars history.

From TheJournal.ie Academy apologises for Best Picture fiasco as tweeting accountant blamed Sorry

Academy apologises for Best Picture fiasco as tweeting accountant blamed

The academy also apologised to presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway and to viewers.

From The42 'It's embarrassing and smacks of ignorance' - Nazi-era German anthem mistakenly sang at Fed Cup Mix-up This post contains videos

'It's embarrassing and smacks of ignorance' - Nazi-era German anthem mistakenly sang at Fed Cup

Tennis player Andrea Petkovic is outraged while organisers have apologised for the gaffe.

From TheJournal.ie Single mother went on 'massive spending spree' after €51k accidentally put in her account, court hears Finglas

Single mother went on 'massive spending spree' after €51k accidentally put in her account, court hears

The Finglas woman told the court, “Any young girl on social welfare like me would have done what I did.”

From TheJournal.ie Adult chat line sending models to Westport after town bombarded with calls meant for Babestation Wrong Number

Adult chat line sending models to Westport after town bombarded with calls meant for Babestation

Babestation apologised both to disappointed callers who made the calls and Westport residents who received them.

From The42 Kammy produced another comical moment on Soccer Saturday yesterday Tongue Tied This post contains videos

Kammy produced another comical moment on Soccer Saturday yesterday

‘Sacary Bagna… Bacary…. eh, Sagna!’

From The42 Opportunities abound, fresh faces, and Ireland's returning big names

Opportunities abound, fresh faces, and Ireland's returning big names

Joe Schmidt has named an exciting matchday 23 for the clash with Canada.

From TheJournal.ie Sentencing of inmate who assaulted three prison officers suspended over Section 99 problems

Sentencing of inmate who assaulted three prison officers suspended over Section 99 problems

The case will not be heard until a recent High Court decision on activation of suspended sentences has been clarified.

From The42 Who's Shane McLowry? ESPN reporter gets his Irish golfers mixed up during Masters interview Confusion This post contains videos

Who's Shane McLowry? ESPN reporter gets his Irish golfers mixed up during Masters interview

The Offaly man appeared to take it well.

From TheJournal.ie Man orders Kindle, gets tumour specimen instead Unfortunate

Man orders Kindle, gets tumour specimen instead

Not a great gift.

From The42 ‘I must have taken 10 million pictures and autographs’ – McGregor apologises to disgruntled fans Mix-up

‘I must have taken 10 million pictures and autographs’ – McGregor apologises to disgruntled fans

The UFC interim featherweight champion has cancelled the final charity Q&A event.

From The42 Cork City apologise to fans who were locked out of Turner's Cross Mix-up

Cork City apologise to fans who were locked out of Turner's Cross

A number of supporters missed last night’s SSE Airtricity League game with Dundalk after the gates were shut temporarily.

From TheJournal.ie John Player mix-up sees smokers get the wrong cigarettes in their packets Smoke Signals

John Player mix-up sees smokers get the wrong cigarettes in their packets

The factory say a production line error is the cause of a packaging mix-up.

From TheJournal.ie Hospital accidentally sent miscarried babies to laundrette instead of morgue

Hospital accidentally sent miscarried babies to laundrette instead of morgue

The hospital has been in contact with the family.

From The42 A New York priest insists he has NOT signed for Celtic

A New York priest insists he has NOT signed for Celtic

At least it wasn’t Philipp Lahm of God.

Something seems a bit off in Graham Norton's Google biography...

Well that doesn’t sound right.

RTÉ Teletext also fell prey to the old Obama-Osama mistake

RTÉ Teletext also fell prey to the old Obama-Osama mistake

First CNN, now Teletext. Is anybody safe?

Sainsbury's staff poster with plans to make customers spend more goes viral

The supermarket chain is not too pleased about the mix-up, naturally.

From TheJournal.ie A US couple accidentally flew to Grenada instead of Granada... Whoops

A US couple accidentally flew to Grenada instead of Granada...

The couple asked a member of the airline’s crew what was going on… “He said ‘Spain? What are you talking about?”

From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou says Taoiseach held secret meeting with Shatter... but government says he didn't Gardagate

Mary Lou says Taoiseach held secret meeting with Shatter... but government says he didn't

The Taoiseach’s office says a ‘clerical error’ is to blame for the diary entry that recorded a meeting taking place 36 hours before it actually did.

BBC News mixes up the Irish and Indian Olympic teams

Hey! That’s us!

From TheJournal.ie Patrick Halpin still missing after police 'mix-up' reported that he had been found Patrick Halpin

Patrick Halpin still missing after police 'mix-up' reported that he had been found

The 18-year-old has been missing in London since Wednesday morning.

From The42 Eason apologises after tickets mix-up for Alex Ferguson event Technical Glitch

Eason apologises after tickets mix-up for Alex Ferguson event

The former Manchester United manager will be in Dublin to promote his autobiography in November.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation underway after Nurofen tablet mix-up Mix-up

Investigation underway after Nurofen tablet mix-up

A large number of Nurofen Plus packets were found in the UK to contain an anti-psychotic drug, Seroquel XL.

From TheJournal.ie No jag-pot for online Lotto winners Not Winning

No jag-pot for online Lotto winners

Due to an error, everyone who won a cash prize on an online promotion was told they also won a €150,000 Jaguar XK convertible.

From The42 Cribbin was willing to switch dates to accommodate Limerick, he reveals Mix-up

Cribbin was willing to switch dates to accommodate Limerick, he reveals

Two Limerick players have been forced to choose which code to play after their football and hurling teams had matches scheduled for the same day in different venues.