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#Mistake

# mistake - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

'If you speak as much as Joe Brolly speaks you're bound to make a mistake' - O'Neill
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

'If you speak as much as Joe Brolly speaks you're bound to make a mistake' - O'Neill

Jan 27th 2015, 9:03 PM 6,032 Views 5 Comments

“I don’t want to get into an argument but, yes, he was over the top with what he said.”

# mistake - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Wayne Rooney has doubled United's lead at the Emirates
# Blunder
From The42
# Blunder

Wayne Rooney has doubled United's lead at the Emirates

Nov 22nd 2014, 7:05 PM 5,021 Views 4 Comments

Another weak effort from Arsenal against a big team.

# mistake - Saturday 8 November, 2014

CNN is the latest to fall victim to the classic Obama-Osama mix up
# Switcheroo
From The Daily Edge
# Switcheroo

CNN is the latest to fall victim to the classic Obama-Osama mix up

Nov 8th 2014, 5:00 PM 2,534 Views 2 Comments

Not again.

# mistake - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Spain stunned by Slovakia thanks to Iker Casillas howler
# Howler
From The42
# Howler

Spain stunned by Slovakia thanks to Iker Casillas howler

Oct 9th 2014, 8:29 PM 14,796 Views 12 Comments

It could be time for international retirement for the Spanish keeper.

# mistake - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

The Ryder Cup sign guy had one job... and he messed it up
# Spellcheck
From The42
# Spellcheck

The Ryder Cup sign guy had one job... and he messed it up

Sep 24th 2014, 2:11 PM 6,981 Views 7 Comments

Just how do you misspell Jimmy?

# mistake - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Sky News apologises after reporter rifled through luggage of MH17 passenger
# Mistake
# Mistake

Sky News apologises after reporter rifled through luggage of MH17 passenger

Jul 20th 2014, 7:51 PM 78,735 Views 106 Comments

“We shouldn’t really be doing this,” reporter Colin Brazier said on air.

# mistake - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Lorainne Higgins criticised after campaign van parked in a disabled space
# Oops
# Oops

Lorainne Higgins criticised after campaign van parked in a disabled space

May 20th 2014, 1:43 PM 28,152 Views 110 Comments

The Labour MEP candidate in Midlands-North-West said the incident was “an honest mistake”.

# mistake - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Driver stopped for texting told gardaí he was checking his bank balance
# Whoops
# Whoops

Driver stopped for texting told gardaí he was checking his bank balance

May 11th 2014, 3:16 PM 42,493 Views 98 Comments

Gardaí have launched a number of enforcement drives recently to crack down on mobile use.

# mistake - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Cork actress looks a bit rough in today's Irish Examiner
# Lookin Well Girl
From The Daily Edge
# Lookin Well Girl

Cork actress looks a bit rough in today's Irish Examiner

Apr 30th 2014, 12:00 PM 6,156 Views 5 Comments

Stunning.

# mistake - Friday 4 April, 2014

Eircom error will leave 30,000 paying big bills
# Crossed Wires
# Crossed Wires

Eircom error will leave 30,000 paying big bills

Apr 4th 2014, 7:26 AM 21,059 Views 99 Comments

Eircom says it failed to process direct debits.

# mistake - Friday 28 March, 2014

Man literally eats his hat after losing online bet
# Material Boy
From The Daily Edge
# Material Boy

Man literally eats his hat after losing online bet

Mar 28th 2014, 9:23 AM 1,370 Views 0 Comments

Never do this, EVER.

# mistake - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Edna strikes again: US politician Paul Ryan misspells Taoiseach's name in tweet
# Edna Kenny
# Edna Kenny

Edna strikes again: US politician Paul Ryan misspells Taoiseach's name in tweet

Mar 18th 2014, 12:39 PM 13,630 Views 34 Comments

Former US vice presidential nominee repeats mistake made by the New York Times in 2011.

# mistake - Monday 17 March, 2014

Brilliant St Patrick's Day correction from the New York Times
# Snakes
From The Daily Edge
# Snakes

Brilliant St Patrick's Day correction from the New York Times

Mar 17th 2014, 10:33 AM 7,832 Views 1 Comment

Is there anything St Patrick CAN’T do?

# mistake - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Oops! There was a mistake in last year's Junior Cert science paper...and engineers are not happy
# Dumbing Down
# Dumbing Down

Oops! There was a mistake in last year's Junior Cert science paper...and engineers are not happy

Mar 16th 2014, 8:15 AM 32,786 Views 52 Comments

The State Examiner admitted the incorrect photo was used in the Physics section, but said it had no affect on students’ answers.

# mistake - Saturday 8 March, 2014

9 decisions that you will immediately regret
# Bad Idea Bear
From The Daily Edge
# Bad Idea Bear

9 decisions that you will immediately regret

Mar 8th 2014, 9:30 AM 32,701 Views 26 Comments

Within a few hours, max.

# mistake - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti admits he regrets Mesut Ozil sale
# Mistake
From The42
# Mistake

Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti admits he regrets Mesut Ozil sale

Jan 15th 2014, 7:20 AM 5,873 Views 11 Comments

Arsenal signed the German international for £42.5million back in September.

# mistake - Monday 13 January, 2014

E! apologises after airing insensitive 'fun fact' about Michael J. Fox
# Big Mistake...huge
From The Daily Edge
# Big Mistake...huge

E! apologises after airing insensitive 'fun fact' about Michael J. Fox

Jan 13th 2014, 8:46 AM 17,849 Views 17 Comments

The network referred to the actor’s Parkinson’s diagnosis as a ‘fun fact’.

# mistake - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Cocaine delivered to Aldi in believed 'logistical error' by drug smugglers
# Whoops
From The Daily Edge
# Whoops

Cocaine delivered to Aldi in believed 'logistical error' by drug smugglers

Jan 8th 2014, 6:00 PM 50,198 Views 38 Comments

The drugs were valued at six million euro.

# mistake - Monday 23 December, 2013

British Airways plane collides into a building at Johannesburg Airport
# Crash
# Crash

British Airways plane collides into a building at Johannesburg Airport

Dec 23rd 2013, 8:48 AM 19,937 Views 37 Comments

The airline has stated that all passengers disembarked safely.

# mistake - Thursday 19 December, 2013

St Vincent's Hospital denies fraud claims by Senator John Crown
# Cancer Drugs
# Cancer Drugs

St Vincent's Hospital denies fraud claims by Senator John Crown

Dec 19th 2013, 10:57 PM 13,998 Views 33 Comments

The chairman of St Vincent’s Healthcare Group has written to Senator John Crown and asked him to send on all information he has in relation to the matter.

# mistake - Saturday 23 November, 2013

VIDEO: Olivier Giroud strike following goalkeeping howler helps Arsenal to victory
# Gift
From The42
# Gift

VIDEO: Olivier Giroud strike following goalkeeping howler helps Arsenal to victory

Nov 23rd 2013, 4:10 PM 4,324 Views 6 Comments

Artur Boruc won’t enjoy watching this on Match of the Day tonight.

# mistake - Thursday 21 November, 2013

'Dead' baby wakes at funeral parlour before cremation
# China
# China

'Dead' baby wakes at funeral parlour before cremation

Nov 21st 2013, 3:53 PM 49,746 Views 34 Comments

The critically-ill boy had been issued with death certificate – a doctor has been suspended, a nurse fired and a probe launched.

# mistake - Friday 27 September, 2013

Bill Gates says CTRL-ALT-DELETE was a mistake
# Login
From The Daily Edge
# Login

Bill Gates says CTRL-ALT-DELETE was a mistake

Sep 27th 2013, 12:19 PM 25,751 Views 44 Comments

Did you try turning it off and turning it back on again?

# mistake - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Here's what happened with THAT error in the Leaving Cert Maths paper
# Oops
# Oops

Here's what happened with THAT error in the Leaving Cert Maths paper

Aug 14th 2013, 7:15 AM 19,883 Views 15 Comments

The State Examinations Commission said today that approximately 4 per cent of candidates had been impacted by the error.

# mistake - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Are RTE being sarcastic?
# The Red Daddy
From The Daily Edge
# The Red Daddy

Are RTE being sarcastic?

Jul 25th 2013, 11:45 AM 4,639 Views 7 Comments

Someone in RTE is possibly less than enthused about our Hector.

# mistake - Friday 19 July, 2013

Man finds his house demolished by mistake
# Whoops
From The Daily Edge
# Whoops

Man finds his house demolished by mistake

Jul 19th 2013, 10:24 AM 25,121 Views 36 Comments

The demolition crew in Texas were supposed to raze the building next door.

# mistake - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Confusion as Labour TD votes against government
# Mistake
# Mistake

Confusion as Labour TD votes against government

Jul 11th 2013, 12:06 PM 7,231 Views 33 Comments

Michael McNamara voted against the government but the party said it was a ‘genuine mistake’.

# mistake - Monday 1 July, 2013

Woman accidentally superglues lips together
# Sticky Situation
From The Daily Edge
# Sticky Situation

Woman accidentally superglues lips together

Jul 1st 2013, 2:00 PM 20,690 Views 34 Comments

She mistook superglue for cold sore cream.

# mistake - Monday 10 June, 2013

This video redefines awkward with just one "adult toy"
# Awkward Alert
From The Daily Edge
# Awkward Alert

This video redefines awkward with just one "adult toy"

Jun 10th 2013, 12:44 PM 2,811 Views 1 Comment

This man really has no idea what he’s doing.

# mistake - Saturday 30 March, 2013

The best 404 error pages of any websites
# Error! Error!
# Error! Error!

The best 404 error pages of any websites

Mar 30th 2013, 9:15 AM 22,126 Views 18 Comments

Most companies have boring 404 pages – but some use them to have a bit of fun.

# mistake - Monday 11 March, 2013

Hooters ballgirl interrupts baseball game after mistakenly grabbing live ball
# Baseball
From The42
# Baseball

Hooters ballgirl interrupts baseball game after mistakenly grabbing live ball

Mar 11th 2013, 2:41 PM 6,134 Views 1 Comment

That’s embarrassing.

# mistake - Thursday 14 February, 2013

UPDATE: South African athlete Oscar Pistorius charged with murder
# Oscar Pistorius
# Oscar Pistorius

UPDATE: South African athlete Oscar Pistorius charged with murder

Feb 14th 2013, 10:20 AM 49,125 Views 121 Comments

A case of mistaken identity? The Paralympic gold medallist is said to be in shock after he reportedly shot dead his girlfriend at his home in Pretoria.

# mistake - Sunday 30 September, 2012

Amazon criticised over Nazi death camp jigsaw puzzle
# World War II
# World War II

Amazon criticised over Nazi death camp jigsaw puzzle

Sep 30th 2012, 4:59 PM 12,023 Views 61 Comments

A German politician has criticised Amazon for selling the puzzle which depicts the crematorium at Dachau.

# mistake - Monday 6 August, 2012

Olympic walking champion booted out of games after failed drugs test
# Mistake
From The42
# Mistake

Olympic walking champion booted out of games after failed drugs test

Aug 6th 2012, 8:29 PM 2,344 Views 2 Comments

“I wanted to be stronger for this Olympics, I was wrong,” said the Beijing 2008 gold medallist Alex Schwazer, from Italy.

# mistake - Monday 23 January, 2012

ITV reprimanded for mistakenly showing 'IRA' video game footage
# Mistake
# Mistake

ITV reprimanded for mistakenly showing 'IRA' video game footage

Jan 23rd 2012, 5:04 PM 4,263 Views 12 Comments

The UK media regulator said ITV “breached audience trust” by showing footage purporting to be of an IRA attack – but which actually came from a video game.

# mistake - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Olympic synchronised swimming tickets oversold by mistake
# Oops
From The42
# Oops

Olympic synchronised swimming tickets oversold by mistake

Jan 4th 2012, 6:19 PM 621 Views 0 Comments

Locog have asked 3,000 customers to return tickets after accidentally overselling the Olympic synchronised swimming events.

# mistake - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Tevez apologises to Man City fans for 'misunderstanding'
# Mistake
From The42
# Mistake

Tevez apologises to Man City fans for 'misunderstanding'

Sep 28th 2011, 10:16 AM 297 Views 2 Comments

The striker rejects allegations that he refused to come on in Man City’s Champions League tie last night.

# mistake - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

RTÉ removes Higgins mistake from website
# Mistake
From The42
# Mistake

RTÉ removes Higgins mistake from website

May 3rd 2011, 3:45 PM 1,221 Views 0 Comments

RTÉ has removed footage in which they mistakenly described Alex “Hurricane” Higgins as John Higgins’ father – but not before Twitter picked up on the error.