The study, which was carried out by PhD students in Trinity College Dublin, was aimed at measuring the current level of known toxins in the water and studying their impact on human health. Researchers expected to find the usual substances, but were shocked when they came across particles of Jim Corr in the water.
Commenting earlier, Siobhan Noonan, one of the PhD students commented:
We were expecting a run of the mill study, nothing too serious. But we were blown away when we found the Jim Corr particles amongst the water. It’s a ground-breaking discovery that may have serious implications for human health.
The group are now focusing on how Jim Corr may affect human health. Ireland is the only country in Europe, that is known to have Jim Corr added to the water supply and this is raising concerns for many.
Previous studies have shown that increased exposure to Jim Corr may be linked to people developing paranoia, hysteria and delusional tendencies. There have been no studies published to date that show any clear health benefit, physical or mental, that comes from adding Jim Corr to the water supply.
A national campaign has been launched that is trying to raise awareness of the issue. “The Girl Against Jim” campaign has been launched to try and rally support and place pressure on the government to finally remove Jim Corr from the water.
Head of the campaign Aisling Fitzpatrick is taking legal action against the Irish government to prevent them from adding Jim Corr to the water until he has been proven safe for human consumption.
She claims that there are numerous peer reviewed scientific journals that show that Jim Corr has been proven to lower the IQ of people along with increasing their tendencies to watch badly researched conspiracy theory documentaries on YouTube.
She, along with the research students will be upping their pressure on government to make changes in their water policy in the coming months.