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# aliens

Last year
2022
# Quiz
Quiz: How much do you know about the paranormal in film and television?
From aliens to ghosts, how much do you know?
All time
# Your Say
Poll: Do you believe that alien life exists?
A landmark US government report on UFO sightings said most could not be explained.
# Myth Busted
Researchers solve the mystery of 'alien' skeleton found 15 years ago
It belonged to an infant girl with a handful of rare gene mutations.
# THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE
'Mystery' signal from space is solved and it's not aliens
It turns out the noise was just interference from a distant satellite.
# lunch crunch
Poll: Do you believe 'intelligent alien life' exists?
Your daily bite-sized ballot break.
# RIP
Titanic, Twister and Aliens actor Bill Paxton has died at the age of 61
The actor also starred in Terminator, Weird Science and Apollo 13.
# we are not alone
TD John Halligan is sending out alien-themed Christmas cards (again)
The Waterford TD traditionally sends his alien-themed cards as an alternative to traditional Christmas scenes.
# THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE
Tune in to the X-Files last night? Here's how they made that massive alien spaceship
The X Files was trending on Twitter last night as Irish fans tuned in after its 13 year hiatus from television.
# the rendlesham forest incident
Christmas lights: The inside story of one of the world's most notorious UFO sightings
Three decades on, TheJournal.ie talks to the man at the centre of the Rendlesham Forest incident, Christmas 1980.
# truth is out there
Scientists think they may have found alien 'megastructures' in space
Have we finally uncovered evidence of an alien civilisation?
# THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE
The 12 most compelling scientific reasons that suggest aliens are real
Let’s look at the evidence.
# home from home
Twins? Not quite. But Nasa has found the most Earth-like planet yet
Pack your bags though, it’s quite a trip.
# aliens
Nasa isn't ruling out 'methane burps' as evidence of life on Mars
However, it could also mean that life once existed. It could also disappointingly be from another source.
# Foo Fighters
The Irish government were briefed on flying saucers in 1950
The letter came from the embassy in Washington.
# i want to believe
13 creepy Wikipedia pages that'll keep you awake tonight
It takes all sorts to make a world. All sorts.
# THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE
CIA papers reveal that Area 51 does exist
Declassified CIA documents provide proof that Area 51 is a real place, but there is no mention of UFOs.
# so sorry
The Sun has just issued this apology...
No comment.
Voices
Column: I filmed a horror movie in Ireland. Here’s why.
How many movies about giant tentacled aliens have been filmed in Ireland? Jon Wright explains why he made the first.
# Hoax
7 of the world's greatest hoaxes (or are they?)
Aliens invading New Jersey, spaghetti growing on trees… just some of the hoaxes that had the world fooled.
# aliens
New poll says Obama better than Romney… at dealing with alien invasion
36 per cent of American believe in UFOs – but only 2 per cent would try to harm an alien if they invaded.
# aliens
White House forced to deny extra-terrestrial 'cover-up'
An official petition on the White House website forces a senior communications official to deny a Roswell-style cover-up.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
Our collection of the day’s news, developments and random tidbits.
# Alien Telescope
US alien search programme scrapped
Telescopes aimed at monitoring potential extra-terrestrial communication from the United States have been scrapped after a massive cut in federal funding.
LIVE
Declassified FBI files tell of UFO sightings in Utah and New Mexico
Recently declassified memos show that agents had exchanged information about UFOs being spotted in Utah and New Mexico in the late 1940s.
# New life?
Who’s there? NASA finds new life form… on earth
Discovery of arsenic-based life form is unlike anything ever seen before.