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21st May 2019

PICS: Can You Spot What’s Not Quite Right About This Photo Of The Gardaí?

James Fenton

If you were driving around Blanchardstown on New Year’s Day you may have noticed an increased Garda presence in the area.

It was all part of a clampdown on dangerous driving as Ireland heads into 2019 hoping to see further decreases after figures revealed that there were seven fewer road deaths in 2018 than 2017.

However, as the Garda social media accounts shared visual updates of the checkpoint, some people noticed something a bit off about an officer in one of the photos. Take a look below and see if you can figure it out…

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No, not the one in the front. Look closer…

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Yikes. Yep, the Garda in the top left of the image appears to be walking around without a head. A camera glitch or a Halloween prank nine months early? You decide.

More images the checkpoint can be found below.

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