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#Mistaken Identity

# mistaken-identity - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Harrington promises to learn from mistake in Galway mix-up
# Mistaken Identity
From The42
# Mistaken Identity

Harrington promises to learn from mistake in Galway mix-up

Jul 28th 2021, 11:52 AM 5,393 Views 6 Comments

‘We will ensure that it never happens again’.

# mistaken-identity - Thursday 29 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 29th 2018, 10:55 PM 11,713 Views 12 Comments

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

# mistaken-identity - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 14th 2018, 3:51 PM 62,568 Views 107 Comments

Amy Daly spoke about her ordeal on radio.

# mistaken-identity - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 23rd 2017, 10:00 AM 47,162 Views 108 Comments

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

# mistaken-identity - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Mo Farah posts photo with Noel Gallagher at U2 gig... gets it horribly wrong
# Rock And Mo Star
From The42
# Rock And Mo Star

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

Jul 12th 2017, 3:30 PM 17,989 Views 12 Comments

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

# mistaken-identity - Monday 10 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 10th 2017, 3:27 PM 44,790 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
From The Daily Edge
# 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 13,141 Views 2 Comments

And the mistake is going so viral.

# mistaken-identity - Sunday 25 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 25th 2017, 12:58 PM 39,918 Views 21 Comments

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

# mistaken-identity - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Another man has been wrongly identified as sex offender Anthony Luckwill
# Mistaken Identity
# Mistaken Identity

Another man has been wrongly identified as sex offender Anthony Luckwill

Jun 15th 2017, 9:31 PM 26,616 Views 40 Comments

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

# mistaken-identity - Sunday 28 May, 2017

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

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

May 28th 2017, 3:03 PM 59,289 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.

# mistaken-identity - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

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

Wyclef Jean handcuffed by LA police in 'mistaken identity'

Mar 22nd 2017, 10:44 PM 21,487 Views 32 Comments

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

# mistaken-identity - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 15th 2017, 4:20 PM 45,997 Views 65 Comments

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

# mistaken-identity - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Ballymun shooting victim recently released from prison after 'knuckleduster assault'
# Criminal Feud
# Criminal Feud

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

Jan 17th 2017, 11:56 AM 19,379 Views 19 Comments

Mistaken identity a possibility in last night’s attack.

# mistaken-identity - Thursday 1 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 1st 2016, 11:07 PM 24,233 Views 1 Comment

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

# mistaken-identity - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

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

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

Nov 16th 2016, 9:10 PM 13,441 Views 0 Comments

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

# mistaken-identity - Friday 4 November, 2016

Ireland prop McGrath the victim of mistaken identity in Chicago
# Silly Season
From The42
# Silly Season

Ireland prop McGrath the victim of mistaken identity in Chicago

Nov 4th 2016, 7:10 AM 15,252 Views 6 Comments

Yesterday’s press conferences threw up some odd moments.

# mistaken-identity - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 30th 2016, 2:51 PM 18,710 Views 9 Comments

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

# mistaken-identity - Monday 30 May, 2016

People are tweeting the wrong Chris Evans giving out about Top Gear
# Mistaken Identity
From The Daily Edge
# Mistaken Identity

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

May 30th 2016, 10:07 AM 6,425 Views 1 Comment

Captain America was not involved.

# mistaken-identity - Friday 22 April, 2016

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

"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 22,535 Views 54 Comments

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

# mistaken-identity - Monday 18 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 18th 2016, 4:46 PM 31,925 Views 17 Comments

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

# mistaken-identity - Sunday 17 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 17th 2016, 4:35 PM 29,344 Views 16 Comments

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

# mistaken-identity - Monday 22 February, 2016

Didier Deschamps embarrassed on TV after scouting Senegal defender for France
# Dear Oh Dear
From The42
# Dear Oh Dear

Didier Deschamps embarrassed on TV after scouting Senegal defender for France

Feb 22nd 2016, 3:15 PM 11,123 Views 7 Comments

A lesson in why you should always do your homework.

# mistaken-identity - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 2nd 2015, 8:58 AM 17,189 Views 31 Comments

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

# mistaken-identity - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Teen who stamped on schoolboy's head gets suspended sentence
# Mistaken Identity
# Mistaken Identity

Teen who stamped on schoolboy's head gets suspended sentence

Dec 1st 2015, 5:51 PM 23,346 Views 60 Comments

He also punched the boy’s friend.

# mistaken-identity - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 24th 2015, 1:14 PM 30,203 Views 41 Comments

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

# mistaken-identity - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Louis van Gaal keeps calling Chris Smalling 'Mike'
# Mistaken Identity
From The42
# Mistaken Identity

Louis van Gaal keeps calling Chris Smalling 'Mike'

Nov 21st 2015, 2:24 PM 7,461 Views 8 Comments

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

# mistaken-identity - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Police called after Belgium and Roma midfielder is mistaken for a terrorist
# You Got The Wrong Guy
From The42
# You Got The Wrong Guy

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

Nov 19th 2015, 7:19 PM 11,608 Views 6 Comments

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

# mistaken-identity - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

This student has the same name as his lecturer, and he's taking full advantage of it
# Mistaken Identity
From The Daily Edge
# 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 9,929 Views 2 Comments

*applause*

# mistaken-identity - Friday 6 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 6th 2015, 9:37 AM 5,818 Views 2 Comments

Spare a thought for him today.

# mistaken-identity - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

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

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

Oct 13th 2015, 7:00 PM 15,190 Views 21 Comments

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

# mistaken-identity - Sunday 2 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 2nd 2015, 2:26 PM 19,735 Views 38 Comments

He’s also not technically Cecil’s brother.

# mistaken-identity - Saturday 20 June, 2015

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

Man charged over mistaken identity shooting in Clonsilla

Jun 20th 2015, 10:45 AM 17,107 Views 0 Comments

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

# mistaken-identity - Friday 24 April, 2015

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

Mexican teenager dragged screaming from courthouse and sent to Texas

Apr 24th 2015, 12:26 PM 34,101 Views 32 Comments

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

# mistaken-identity - Monday 6 April, 2015

Champions drop points, red card mix-up and the talking points from the SSE Airtricity League
# LOI
From The42
# LOI

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

Apr 6th 2015, 9:48 AM 5,108 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.

# mistaken-identity - Saturday 28 February, 2015

United flatter to deceive again as they grind out win amid red card controversy
# Mistaken Identity
From The42
# Mistaken Identity

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

Feb 28th 2015, 5:21 PM 6,921 Views 9 Comments

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

# mistaken-identity - Monday 2 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 2nd 2015, 5:59 PM 7,348 Views 0 Comments

Meet Tom Bradby. He is not Tom Brady.

# mistaken-identity - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Northampton weren't quite sure which Munster out-half they signed today
# Mistaken Identity
From The42
# Mistaken Identity

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

Jan 7th 2015, 1:58 PM 12,027 Views 5 Comments

Wrong Munster 10, lads.

# mistaken-identity - Sunday 12 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 12th 2014, 4:30 PM 7,109 Views 0 Comments

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

# mistaken-identity - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 29th 2014, 7:20 PM 24,860 Views 46 Comments

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

# mistaken-identity - Friday 2 May, 2014

Australian newspaper mixes up Louis van Gaal and Harold from Neighbours
# Mistaken Identity
From The42
# Mistaken Identity

Australian newspaper mixes up Louis van Gaal and Harold from Neighbours

May 2nd 2014, 9:47 AM 6,222 Views 6 Comments

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