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Sunday 10 December 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Walmart

This year
FactCheck: The ‘15-minute city’ concept does not involve detaining or punishing people
Conspiracy theorists falsely claim 15-minute cities prohibit eating meat or traveling.
Last year
Gunman who killed six people at US Walmart store was employee, police say
Four people remain hospitalised in unknown condition following the shooting.
Walmart offers to pay $3.1 billion to settle opioid lawsuits
The proposal follows similar announcements earlier in November from the two largest US pharmacy chains, CVS Health and Walgreen Co.
All time
FactCheck: Did Twitter, Walmart and CNBC's CEOs resign on same day as Ghislaine Maxwell's trial?
The highly publicised trial has attracted false internet-based claims before so let’s take a look at the latest allegations.
US jury rules that three pharmacies bear responsibility for opioid crisis in parts of Ohio
A federal judge will assess penalties in the case against the companies.
The US is suing Walmart over the opioid crisis
The opioid crisis has claimed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in the US since 1999.
Walmart removes guns and ammo from shelves ahead of US presidential election
It made the step a week before the US heads to the polls.
Trump backs 'fantastic' TikTok deal with Oracle and Walmart
President Trump has been targeting TikTok, a video app popular with younger people, as well as WeChat, another Chinese-owned app.
TikTok owner chooses Oracle to acquire video-sharing app in US after Trump ordered it to sell up
The Trump administration has claimed the China-owned app represents a security risk to the US.
Two dead after man drives into Walmart centre in California and begins shooting
Police officers shot the suspected gunman at the centre in Red Bluff after he killed one person and injured four others.
Police in the US searching for person who tried to release bedbugs in Walmart store
The store manager contacted police on Saturday after store employees found pill bottles with bugs in them.
Three dead following shooting at Walmart store in US
The shooting happened in the state of Oklahoma.
El Paso shooter pleads not guilty to capital murder
The district attorney’s office has said it will be seeking the death penalty.
Walmart to stop selling electronic cigarettes at its stores
President Donald Trump has proposed a federal ban on flavoured e-cigarettes and vaping products.
Man (20) walks into Walmart armed with guns to 'test his right to bear arms'
Dmitriy Andreychenko’s wife Angelice had told him it wasn’t a good idea.
Ellen brought the yodelling kid from the meme on to her show where he got a college scholarship from Walmart
Finally, some good news!
Walmart bans 'hyper-sexualised' Cosmopolitan magazine from checkout aisles
Walmart said that it had heard concerns raised over the content of the magazine.
Eight people found dead in tractor-trailer, nearly 30 injured, in Texas Walmart human trafficking tragedy
The tragedy was discovered after one of the people involved emerged from the truck and asked a passerby for some water.
Boy walks into store with lighter and scooter, causes nearly €1 million in damage
The 12-year-old set fire to the arts and crafts department of a Walmart in Barstow, California, on Wednesday afternoon.
Suspect gunman 'shot dead' after workplace incident at a Walmart in Texas
Earlier reports indicated that he had captured hostages.
Here's one toy dog you definitely won't be seeing on the Toy Show this year
Dat fluffy ass though.
Ronda Rousey goes off on Walmart for not selling her book in stores
Reports suggest the supermarket chain think the content ‘too violent’.
Mrs Brown, tourists, and the Luas: The week in numbers
Plus: What was the lowest temperature in Ireland this week?
Family grapple with how to tell 2-year-old that he shot and killed his mother at Walmart
Veronica Rutledge (29) was a nuclear research scientist who had a passion for guns.
Walmart forced to apologise after offering 'fat girl costumes' section on their website
“It is unacceptable, and we apologise.”
These Walmart St Patrick's Day t-shirts are causing absolute uproar
They don’t have the look of the Irish about them.
Watch: Shoppers brawl over flat-screen TVs in Walmart
And 10 other objects that caused physical fights yesterday.
The internet's ugliest shoes prompt amusing reviews
They are really quite something.
Column: Why can’t I be guaranteed that my clothes haven’t contributed to someone’s death?
Standardised textile labelling is vital to keep vulnerable workers safe in developing countries like Bangladesh, writes Aisling Twomey.
10 viral marketing Facebook posts that got most 'likes'
These were the most successful marketing posts on Facebook last month.
Woman who allegedly pepper-sprayed Black Friday crowd surrenders
The pepper-spraying was just one of a number of incidents across the US on the notoriously busy kick-off to the Christmas shopping season.
Shopper pepper-sprays Black Friday crowd in push for Xbox
Police are looking for a woman in Porter Ranch, California who reportedly injured 20 people at a Walmart store with pepper spray as the shop opened early for the annual sale.
Budget leaks: the hypermarket could be on its way to Ireland
According to leaked documents seen by, the Government has agreed to make changes to the retail size caps which could allow for Wal-mart and Costco to set up shop here.