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Articles about false or misleading or prejudice promoting stories which have appeared in the press.

Damien O'Reilly - A fool rushes in...

Damien O’Reilly- A Fool Rushes in…

Better to Remain Silent and Be Thought a Fool than to Speak and Remove All Doubt Damien O’Reilly, broadcaster and farming journalist, has become one of the many people in Irish public life to be caught red-handed using ignorance while trying to appear intelligent. O’Reilly wrote last year in the Farmer’s Journal that ‘while not…

Leo Varadkar & His Verifiable Lies

Leo Varadkar & His Lies

Leo’s Varadkar’s apology following the publication of the final report of the commission of investigation into mother and baby homes proved once and for all that even those who are qualified as a medical doctor can be quite unintelligent. It would appear that Varadkar never bothered reading the final report, choosing instead to repeat the…

Commission of investigation broke the law

Distinguished lawyers acted unlawfully!

Yet another carbuncle has been added to the corpus of Ireland’s mother and baby homes saga. In a recent judgement, the Irish High Court has ruled that a Circuit Court Judge, a Professor of Law and a Professor of history did not know the first thing about law and so ‘acted unlawfully’. I imagine the…

Cost of mother and baby homes compensation scheme will exceed €1bn

Cost of mother and baby homes compensation scheme will exceed €1bn

Irish taxpayers are being forced to pay massive a compensation bill — costing each worker an average of €355 — for supposed historic abuse that never happened. Government officials estimate that the compensation scheme will have a final cost €800 million. However, these are probably the same people who estimated that the Ryan Commission would…

The big mistakes of Catherine Corless

The Mistakes of Catherine Corless

Catherine Corless has put into the public domain the records of children who died at the Tuam Children’s Home but with significant omissions. Had these relevant details been included it would certainly have removed the potential from the media and others to have added their excitable and incompetent interpretation to state death records. Corless claimed…

The complete idiot's guide to medical statistics

A Spoofer’s Guide to Infant Mortality Statistics

Recent research conducted by the investigative historian Eugene Jordan during 2020 has found that infant mortality rates at the old Rahoon Parish in Galway city, during the 1950s, were extremely high and were multiples of the national infant mortality rate. The parish was known — for almost a century before — to have had higher…