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Saturday 3 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Viral Video

This year
# South Sudan
South Sudan journalists detained over viral video of president reportedly urinating on himself
President Salva Kiir, 71, oversaw the birth of South Sudan as an independent nation after it broke free from Sudan in July 2011.
Last year
# intervention
How effective was Arnold Schwarzenegger's viral video message to Russia?
“There is research showing that the source of information is less effective if people are forewarned of the persuasion attempt,” says Shane Timmons of the ESRI.
# Censored
China's censors scrub viral Shanghai lockdown video from online platforms
Patients have reported trouble accessing regular medical care as thousands of health staff were deployed to covid testing.
All time
# Viral Video
Hospital group 'gravely concerned' about Covid patients discharging themselves prematurely
At least two such incidents have occurred at Irish hospitals in recent days.
# Harassment
Judge slams ‘yob’ who put England's chief medical officer in a headlock
Lewis Hughes, 24, from Romford in Essex, has pleaded guilty to assaulting Professor Chris Whitty.
# Investigation
'Black Lives Matter': NUIG contacts gardaí over video of racist incident on campus
In a statement this evening, NUIG said it had been in contact with gardaí.
# factcheck
Debunked: No, "COV 19" was not found inscribed on a circuit board for a 5G mast
The claim was made in a video that has gone viral on social media.
# blue-ringed octopus
Irish tourist in Australia says he'd no idea an octopus he put on his arm is the world's deadliest
Venom from the blue-ringed octopus usually leads to paralysis and can even kill.
# Viral
Vatican explains that Pope Francis withdrew his ring for hygiene reasons
The video was shared online and had gained more than 11 million views on Twitter.
# Viral Video
French Muslim group sues Facebook and YouTube over New Zealand shooting video
Facebook France told AFP by e-mail that it would study the suit, adding that “acts of terror and hatred speech have no place on Facebook”.
# Viral Video
Man who racially abused woman on Ryanair flight 'to be prosecuted by Spanish authorities'
Footage of the incident, which occurred on a flight from Barcelona to London, went viral in October.
# Viral Video
Teen who stared at Native American protester says he was trying to calm the situation
Footage of Nick Sandmann at the protest on Friday in Washington has gone viral.
# ynwa
'It doesn't matter, I still celebrate' - Blind Liverpool fan on heartwarming moment
The video from Anfield has gone viral.
# Israel
Journalists ordered to leave courtroom in trial of Palestinian teenager accused of hitting two Israeli soldiers
A video showing the incident went viral in December.
# enchroma
This lovely video of a colourblind man seeing in colour for the first time will make you weep
“The trees don’t even look real. They look 3D!”
# allie sherlock
The 12-year-old girl who went viral for busking on Grafton Street turned down The Ellen Show
“She just enjoys a bit of busking,” says Allie Sherlock’s dad. Fair play!
# marion
The daughter from family's viral BBC interview keeps stealing the show
Long may it continue.
# turbo baby
'She was in a hippity-hoppity mood': The dad from THAT BBC interview explains the whole thing
“I made a minor mistake that turned by family into YouTube stars,” said Robert E Kelly.
# hair for you
This video of a little girl showing her dad how to do her hair is melting hearts on Facebook
“You’re almost done! You’re doing a good job!”
# hello world
This deaf baby hearing her mother speak for the first time has people tearing up
Her tiny mind is BLOWN.
# no chill
This dad found a whiskey bottle in his daughter's room and responded brilliantly
“We heard a news report about people breaking into houses and hiding whiskey bottles, so if that’s the case…”
# shhhh
This video of a dog adorably tip toeing past a sleeping cat is going viral on Facebook
Quietly does it.
# wookie mistake
You'll never be as happy as this woman is with her Chewbacca mask
“Oh, I’m such a happy Chewbacca!”
# honest to god
Irish kids gave adults dating advice, and it was actually very sweet
“Where do you bring somebody on a date?” “McDonald’s.”
# i'm a cool mom
LOOK at this teen's reaction to her parents showing up at her school dance
# mamaaa ooooo
Stop what you're doing and watch this tiny girl belt out Bohemian Rhapsody
# the breast of friends
These gals successfully attempted a boob face swap, and it's slightly horrifying
# mamaaa ooooo
Stop what you're doing and watch this tiny girl belt out Bohemian Rhapsody
# sob
The lovely moment a girl asked the man who raised her to adopt her is going viral on Facebook
It’s even caught Ellen DeGeneres’ attention.
# meesha
This video of a vet comforting a scared puppy after surgery is going super viral
Poor baby :(
# All the feels
This little boy's reaction to his sister buying him a hamster is absolutely lovely
Fair warning: You may bawl.
# i am the egg mam
Introducing the latest internet sensation: a man who throws eggs at/to his mother every day...
Lesser women would have ‘cracked’ under the pressure.
# i am the egg mam
This lad throws eggs to his unsuspecting mam every day, and it's weirdly hilarious
Lesser women would have cracked by now. (Sorry.)
Watch an entire family lose their minds over a poor unfortunate spider
# Snow Joke
This adorable little girl finds the very concept of snow laughable
A conspiracy theorist in the making.
# all you can eat
This man's attitude to a hotel buffet is an inspiration to us all
Always. Visit. The buffet.
# the rest is still unwritten
This 14-second video has mesmerised the internet
# bb-8
This little girl's excited reaction to the Star Wars trailer is just too adorable
# taco thieves
This taco shop trolled burglars by turning footage of the robbery into an ad
Yes to making the best of a bad situation.
# Howl at the Moon
The internet has fallen in love with this puppy that doesn't know how to howl