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Anti-vaxxers hitch a ride on religious radio shows

Broadcaster that gives uncritical platform to anti-vax brigade is partly funded by the State

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Dolores Cahill

Dolores Cahill

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Tony Foy of Net Ministeries said his reason for being vaccine-hesitant was “simply philosophical”, believing the lockdowns were “too severe” and feeling there was a lack of “proper debate in society and in journalism” in Ireland.

Tony Foy of Net Ministeries said his reason for being vaccine-hesitant was “simply philosophical”, believing the lockdowns were “too severe” and feeling there was a lack of “proper debate in society and in journalism” in Ireland.

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Dolores Cahill

With more and more religious fundamentalists throughout Ireland rejecting the Covid-19 vaccination, is a dividing line being drawn between faith and science?

Christian radio station Life FM, which proclaims to be “shining a light over Cork”, continues to platform some of Ireland’s most outspoken anti-vaxxers without challenge. 


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