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Aisling O’Loughlin’s Instagram page is no longer available after Christian Eriksen comments

Aisling O'Loughlin

Neil Fetherstonhaugh

An Instagram page set up by controversial commentator Aisling O’Loughlin is no longer available.

Followers attempting to access the site have been greeted with the message, “Sorry, this page isn't available.

"The link you followed may be broken, or the page may have been removed. Go back to Instagram.”

Yesterday the former Xpose presenter posted a video to the site in which she made comments regarding the collapse of footballer Christian Eriksen during a game on Saturday.

She said it was a “justifiable question” to ask if Eriksen’s cardiac arrest was “related to the jab or the so-called vaccination."

Aisling O'Loughlin

Ms O’Loughlin who has previously described the vaccination programme as "the biggest scandal the world has ever seen”, said “we’re talking about Christian Eriksen, he’s only 29, the Danish guy who dropped on the pitch from a heart attack.

“We're just talking about whether it's a justifiable question to put it out there, was it related to the jab or the so called vaccination? Now, I would say it's absolutely justifiable in light of what is going on globally and all the evidence that has come initially from Israel about the effects of the so-called vaccine with young men and teenage boys.”

She also referred to Inter Milan director Giuseppe Marotta, (where Eriksen plays club football) who she says, “came out and he said Christian had never had Covid and he wasn't vaccinated. Okay, so I was like alright well maybe, I'd like to hear it from the horse’s mouth.

Denmark’s Christian Eriksen (David Davies/PA)

“But even at that, remember Juventus defender (Matthijs de Ligt) so he's like 21 and he’s at the peak of his health and he came out and said my body, my choice kind of thing and that he didn't quite trust the vaccine.

“He thought the vaccine might lead to worse consequences than Covid itself. Fair, absolutely fair, and all backed up by evidence and he had to beat a hasty retreat.

“He had to come out like very shortly afterwards and say no I want the vaccine, in a tweet. It's really suspicious because we know that they're not his thoughts but he had to say that officially.”

The post generated some criticism on other social media with some users slamming her for using a "tragedy like this to push her antivax agenda" as "a new low".

Radio DJ Jeremy Dixon tweeted: "I have to call this out because nobody else seems to want to. Aisling O'Loughlin now trying to link what happened to #ChristianEriksen to the Covid vaccine is utterly despicable. To use a tragedy like this to push her antivax agenda is a new low."

In May, O’Loughlin said she may "move on" after recent posts on her Instagram page were censored by the social media platform.

Some of her posts were tagged with an advisory stating ’False Information’.

A ‘see why’ option brings social media users to a page hosted by thejournal.ie that explains how a number of false and misleading claims about Covid-19 and vaccines have been widely shared by Irish users of Instagram.

In one of the videos that comes with an advisory she says: "Just one more thing. I want to say a big to thank everybody who is making the effort to find me because I’ve been de-prioritised, I’ve been shadow-banned, as confirmed by the journal.ie.

"But also, at the same time, thank you to Instagram for continuing to host me. People are continuing to find me against the odds. You have to put in my full name and nobody spells my name right so I’m way down the list but people are still getting in touch."

She adds in another video about how she might move on to another platform.

“I was thinking to myself, if I do get de-platformed I think I’m going to move on,” she says. “It will be a sign that I’ve outgrown Instagram and that it's time to move. So I’m not sure if I’m going to do a backup account. I don't think so...I think I’ll just find another space.

Aishling, who describes herself as a “Momma of three wild boys, Irish living in Provence. Columnist, journalist and lover of freedom", has added the hashtags #idonotconsent #novaccinepassports to her Instagram profile.

The outspoken mother-of-three, who now lives in France with her sons, has previously spoken out about why she would refuse the vaccine and expressed her anger at what she said was a “blackmail” approach to make her get the jab against coronavirus.

In previous videos she has said: “You don't come near my kids with an experimental drug, you don't come near me with an experimental drug

"You don't blackmail me and tell me that if I don't get this experimental drug injected into my children, injected into me, that then I can't go back and see my family in Ireland.

“That's my baseline and that's my motive,” she adds.

This is despite the fact that vaccines have been tested extensively by medical officials across the world and have proven highly effective in reducing the spread of Covid-19 and reducing deaths.

She has also described her discomfort at the fact her children have to wear masks while attending school in France

"This is France, the poor children (are) stuck with their masks on and then coming out the gates ...their parents with their masks of. I’m just so happy we've got this month off to breathe be free and also think about what the hell is going on.”

However, the World Health Organisation has said that wearing face coverings do not reduce oxygen intake

The World Health Organisation and the HSE both recommend the use of masks to help curb the spread of the virus.

There is widespread scientific evidence to show that masks can help to reduce the spread of infections.

O'Loughlin was also forced to address a comment she made referring to Joseph Goebbels, the Nazi minister of propaganda in World War Two in one of her posts.

In one of the clips she says she wants to “address a little bit of pushback about a comment” that she posted that featured the infamous Nazi politician.

“It was a quote saying that if you tell a big enough lie and keep repeating it, the people will start believing it,” she says, quoting the infamous line that is often attributed to the Nazi minister.

“People are now saying that I'm aligning myself with Nazi values…No, the point of that comment and the point that I would certainly put forward is that Nazi techniques are certainly being used right now.

“We're in some kind of totalitarian regime where we've handed over all our powers and there's a hell of a lot of propaganda being used, so I'm not going to shirk from use of Nazi terminology. And not because I'm aligning myself with Nazi terminology, no. "

A link on her censored videos brings users to a page hosted by thejournal.ie.

“As we reported, former television presenter Aisling O’Loughlin is gaining a significant new following as a result of her dissemination of the same messages – including videos that appear to undermine the use of vaccines and certain health measures which aim to fight Covid-19,” it states.

“Videos being shared by accounts such as O’Loughlin’s often contain claims that are misleading, untrue or which cannot be proved – or which misrepresent the facts or lack important contextual information."

The page then offers a breakdown of some of the most common claims being made on Irish Instagram and explanations for why they are false or misleading.

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