Debunked: No, the Irish Defence Forces are not forcibly vaccinating prisoners
Social media users are sharing a post made by an anonymous person claiming to be the partner of an employee of the Irish Prison Service who alleges that the Irish Defence Forces are being called in to force vaccinations on unwilling prisoners. The post ends ominously with ‘Next it will be our children.’ In reality, all vaccinations in the Irish Prison Service for inmate and staff alike are being conducted by the National Ambulance Service. Inmates, like the rest of the population, have the right to refuse vaccination. This rumour has been debunked by The Journal.