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# Fake

Last year
# misinfo
Financial advisor warns against hoax crypto ads featuring Leo Varadkar and other public figures
Users of multiple websites reported encountering the false ad featuring the FG leader in recent weeks.
All time
# Factchecked
Debunked: No, this poster claiming the HSE will void your vaccine passport without boosters is not real
A fake vaccine poster claiming to be authorised by the HSE has proved to be fake.
# problems
Ronaldinho released from Paraguay detention after five months
Judge Gustavo Amarilla also released the star’s brother Roberto de Assis Moreira
# Fake
Piping in crowd noise risks turning Premier League into 'American sitcom' - Pearson
All games in the Premier League are being played behind closed doors as part of strict health protocols.
# brick by brick
China police smash $30 million fake Lego ring
The seized moulds included a Star Wars knock-off called Star Plan.
# Fake
Study finds 40% of people have a fictional first childhood memory
The authors of a new study said it is not until people are five or six that they form adult-like memories and some participants said they had memories from when they were babies.
# Melbourne
Australian woman jailed after 'despicably' faking cancer treatment in order to fund party lifestyle
A court in Melbourne heard how Hanna Dickenson had needed money to further fund a party lifestyle.
# Science Gallery
Fake it 'til you make it: The art of deception... have humans mastered it?
Fake’ is running in the Science Gallery Dublin from 2 March to 3 June 2018.
# be cautious
Warning after arsenic and lead found in counterfeit Kylie Jenner beauty products
During the busy Christmas shopping period, people are being warned to look out for fake, and potentially dangerous, products.
# 2018 launch
'We want to connect and surprise': Dublin's Science Gallery has some big plans for 2018
Science Gallery Dublin launched its programme for 2018 at an event at its Trinity site yesterday.
# fake booze
Fake alcohol warning issued after man becomes seriously ill from drinking methanol
He thought he was drinking vodka.
# not chanel
Gardaí seize lots of counterfeit goods in Christmas crackdown
The goods seized include handbags, purses and other accessory items.
# leo dicaprio
That viral story about Leonardo DiCaprio talking about Limerick ladies is a fake
No Leo is not in love with Limerick ladies.
# fyi
It's Wrestlemania week — this is what everyone gets wrong about the WWE being fake
In the past few years, Vince McMahon has loosened his grip on the perception that what you see on TV is “real.”
# fake bust
PHOTOS: Gardaí seize €200,000 worth of fake designer shoes, handbags and make-up
No longer coming to a Christmas market near you.
# Come On The Disc's A Fake
This driver tried to fool gardaí with a fake driver's licence - and failed
They were arrested for drink-driving.
# worthless
Keep your wits about you - there are a LOT of counterfeit tickets to big events doing the rounds
Ticketmaster have warned music and sporting fans to be on the lookout.
# Unreal
Stop the world - fake milk is on the way
For a good reason though. Muufrii (pronounced ‘Moofree’) will provide all the goodness of real milk without any of that pesky cow nonsense.
# fake fake fake
This is about as fake as fake €100 notes get
The Early Learning Centre is not authorised to print currency.
# Fake
That unretouched photo of Cindy Crawford? The photographer says it's totally fake
The “unretouched” photo went viral a few weeks ago.
# punked
'Sunshine, put it down': Philip Boucher-Hayes steps in to stop (fake) robbery
Philip, my hero.
# Fake
Sorry, everyone -- Domhnall Gleeson is not playing the son of Skywalker in Star Wars VII
At least not yet.
# Fake
No, the Christmas lights in Tallaght aren't 'penis-shaped'
Allow us to explain.
# minge pies
Iceland's Christmas 'minge pies' are going viral... but they're fake
# Hoax
This footballer's mortifying Twitter porn gaffe is going viral... but it's a hoax
Dele Adebola appeared to tweet a link to porn, and then be unable to delete it.
# ebola puppy
The internet went crazy for this photo of the 'ebola puppy'. Only problem? It's fake
Will the real ebola puppy please stand up?
# Dublin South West
Paul Murphy accepts Sinn Féin apology for sharing fake Facebook post
An image circulating on social media is now claimed to have come from a fake account.
# do not like
Here's how Facebook is fighting fake likes
Ever heard of ‘bought likes’?
# Fake
'It's not always easy to spot a fake' - IRB video reminds people to buy official tickets
This is quite a clever way to get their point across.
# bogus
The 'Camel Toe Challenge' is going viral, but here's what you need to know
It’s fake. Fake fake fake.
# Say Cheese
Why we smile...and why we fake it
Studies indicate smiling plays a key role in our social dynamics, but can you tell a fake from the real thing?
# Fake
Got an email from Netflix today? Be careful as it could be a scam
The phishing scam comes in the form of a fake Netflix message and tells users to enter in their account details to ensure their account isn’t cancelled.
# Fake
Counterfeit vodka material seized in a shed in Louth
Two people were questioned after the seizure on Wednesday night.
# cry wolf
US teen fakes her own kidnapping to win back boyfriend
She’s expected to face charges for filing a false police report.
# Seizure
Twenty cases of counterfeit vodka hidden in air conditioning unit seized
A man in his 50s was arrested at the scene.
# cashback
€10m found as large-scale fake cash operation busted on Dublin's northside
A man in his fifties has been arrested.
# blanch
That Blanchardstown Centre account offering prizes on Instagram is a fake scam
Don’t follow it.
# Fake
Here's what €2m worth of counterfeit cash looks like
The cash was seized from dissident republican groups last weekend.
# Counterfeit
Probe into dissident republican groups turns up fake money and a printing press
Three men have been arrested following the seizure which was made yesterday.
# Hoax
Video of Fox reporter's inappropriate remarks towards missing woman a fake
Many were duped by the shocking video.