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#Ban

# ban - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

France prop Haouas gets three-week ban for punch against Scotland
# Suspended
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# Suspended

France prop Haouas gets three-week ban for punch against Scotland

Mar 11th 2020, 5:29 PM 5,209 Views 7 Comments

The 25-year-old had three weeks shaved off for his “good conduct, guilty plea and relative inexperience.”

# ban - Monday 6 January, 2020

Draft law that aims to ban the sale of fossil fuel cars by 2030 published today
# Climate Action Plan
# Climate Action Plan

Draft law that aims to ban the sale of fossil fuel cars by 2030 published today

Jan 6th 2020, 6:00 AM 20,894 Views 147 Comments

Minister Richard Bruton says today is a ‘hugely important step’ in underpinning measures of the Climate Action Plan.

# ban - Monday 23 December, 2019

Bahrain player hit with 10-match ban for racist 'slitty eye' gesture to Hong Kong fans
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

Bahrain player hit with 10-match ban for racist 'slitty eye' gesture to Hong Kong fans

Dec 23rd 2019, 5:33 PM 5,707 Views 8 Comments

Sayed Baqer committed the offence at the end of a World Cup qualifying match.

# ban - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Irish Times ban remains as Communicorp invites The Currency back on air
# Lifted
# Lifted

Irish Times ban remains as Communicorp invites The Currency back on air

Dec 12th 2019, 4:29 PM 13,119 Views 8 Comments

Last month, Communicorp effectively banned journalists from The Currency appearing on the group’s stations.

# ban - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Ulster's Addison receives 4-week suspension for 'reckless contact'
# Ban
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# Ban

Ulster's Addison receives 4-week suspension for 'reckless contact'

Nov 27th 2019, 3:34 PM 13,987 Views 26 Comments

He is set to miss the province’s Champions Cup double-header against Harlequins as a result.

# ban - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Frankfurt captain won't play again in 2019 after barging coach
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

Frankfurt captain won't play again in 2019 after barging coach

Nov 13th 2019, 10:44 PM 10,723 Views 7 Comments

David Abraham has apologised ‘in all forms’ for the incident.

# ban - Thursday 24 October, 2019

EU gives Ireland the green light to introduce microbead ban
# Microbeads
# Microbeads

EU gives Ireland the green light to introduce microbead ban

Oct 24th 2019, 8:16 AM 18,584 Views 26 Comments

The European Commission has given clearance for the bill.

# ban - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Dáil: New bill to prevent radio and television stations from blacklisting other media outlets
# Blacklist
# Blacklist

Dáil: New bill to prevent radio and television stations from blacklisting other media outlets

Oct 15th 2019, 6:10 AM 18,167 Views 16 Comments

Last month, Communicorp effectively banned journalists from The Currency appearing on the group’s stations.

# ban - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Samoa say they'll do everything they can to ensure Aki doesn't get banned
# Hearing
From The42
# Hearing

Samoa say they'll do everything they can to ensure Aki doesn't get banned

Oct 12th 2019, 3:02 PM 27,729 Views 47 Comments

The Connacht man was sent off against Samoa and now faces a suspension.

# ban - Friday 11 October, 2019

Liverpool youngster Harvey Elliott handed 14-day ban for video mocking Harry Kane
# Suspended
From The42
# Suspended

Liverpool youngster Harvey Elliott handed 14-day ban for video mocking Harry Kane

Oct 11th 2019, 4:01 PM 14,892 Views 17 Comments

The 16-year-old recorded himself impersonating the England captain alongside a derogatory caption on Snapchat.

# ban - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Iranian fan dies after setting herself on fire outside court over ban on women attending matches
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Iranian fan dies after setting herself on fire outside court over ban on women attending matches

Sep 10th 2019, 5:50 PM 5,842 Views 6 Comments

Sahar Khodayari, dubbed ‘blue girl’, was due to stand trial for entering a stadium to watch her favourite team, Esteghlal FC.

# ban - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Law to ban microbeads in Ireland set to be published
# Pollution
# Pollution

Law to ban microbeads in Ireland set to be published

Jun 11th 2019, 8:18 PM 21,110 Views 21 Comments

Microbeads are mostly used in some soaps, shower gels and facial scrubs.

# ban - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Kenyan coach who was sent home from Rio Olympics banned for 10 years for corruption
# Athletics
From The42
# Athletics

Kenyan coach who was sent home from Rio Olympics banned for 10 years for corruption

May 22nd 2019, 7:39 PM 2,591 Views 1 Comment

Michael Rotich, the former head of the nations’ track and field team, has been suspended from the sport.

# ban - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Man City 'extremely concerned' by Champions League ban story
# Worry
From The42
# Worry

Man City 'extremely concerned' by Champions League ban story

May 14th 2019, 1:47 PM 8,712 Views 28 Comments

They believe ‘individuals intent on damaging’ the club may be behind a recent news report.

# ban - Friday 3 May, 2019

Munster fan who confronted Billy Vunipola banned from Thomond Park
# PROHIBITED
From The42
# PROHIBITED

Munster fan who confronted Billy Vunipola banned from Thomond Park

May 3rd 2019, 12:07 PM 39,552 Views 79 Comments

The supporter will also be prohibited from attending matches at Irish Independent Park.

# ban - Thursday 25 April, 2019

Donegal man pleads with GAA to overturn club ban for staging 'unauthorised' fundraiser
# Donegal
From The42
# Donegal

Donegal man pleads with GAA to overturn club ban for staging 'unauthorised' fundraiser

Apr 25th 2019, 10:46 AM 24,655 Views 70 Comments

Paul Dillon, who has Motor Neurone Disease, feels ‘guilty’ that Naomh Colmcille have been suspended.

# ban - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

13-week ban for Cheetahs player who cleared nose onto face of Connacht player
# Grim
From The42
# Grim

13-week ban for Cheetahs player who cleared nose onto face of Connacht player

Feb 20th 2019, 5:00 PM 77,384 Views 65 Comments

‘It is difficult to imagine how an act of foul play of this sort could be worse,’ said the disciplinary panel.

# ban - Saturday 16 February, 2019

'The future of humanity hangs in the balance': Why the world could not handle a nuclear attack
# Global Ban
# Global Ban

'The future of humanity hangs in the balance': Why the world could not handle a nuclear attack

Feb 16th 2019, 10:00 PM 22,494 Views 32 Comments

An expert explains how we could be “headed for a nuclear arms race”.

# ban - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Hawaii is considering a law to ban cigarettes being sold to anyone under 100
# Age Limit
# Age Limit

Hawaii is considering a law to ban cigarettes being sold to anyone under 100

Feb 5th 2019, 7:17 AM 27,694 Views 44 Comments

The proposed law would effectively amount to a cigarette ban by 2024.

# ban - Friday 21 December, 2018

Large fishing trawlers banned inside six miles of Irish coast under new shake up
# Fishing
# Fishing

Large fishing trawlers banned inside six miles of Irish coast under new shake up

Dec 21st 2018, 10:15 PM 17,231 Views 36 Comments

The restrictions will kick in in 2020.

# ban - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Four men released in soccer referee assault investigation
# Mullingar Town
# Mullingar Town

Four men released in soccer referee assault investigation

Nov 29th 2018, 1:09 PM 13,797 Views 0 Comments

The men were released in the early hours of this morning.

# ban - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Four men arrested in relation to assault on referee after soccer match
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Four men arrested in relation to assault on referee after soccer match

Nov 28th 2018, 5:44 PM 20,290 Views 0 Comments

The assault occurred at Horseleap, Co. Offaly, on Sunday 11 November after a match between Horseleap and Mullingar Town.

# ban - Monday 26 November, 2018

Woman banned for life from owning pets after keeping starved husky in emaciated state in her flat
# Courts
# Courts

Woman banned for life from owning pets after keeping starved husky in emaciated state in her flat

Nov 26th 2018, 4:37 PM 20,697 Views 0 Comments

Amy Lee, with an address at School Street Flats, Dublin 8, was prosecuted for neglecting her husky named Sky.

# ban - Thursday 25 October, 2018

EU parliament approves ban on single-use plastics, including straws and cotton buds
# Plastic Pollution
# Plastic Pollution

EU parliament approves ban on single-use plastics, including straws and cotton buds

Oct 25th 2018, 10:18 AM 19,457 Views 69 Comments

The parliament said its ban across the EU targets single-use cutlery, cotton buds, straws and stirrers.

# ban - Friday 5 October, 2018

League of Ireland pair suspended for 'manipulating matches' have appeals thrown out
# Match-Fixing
From The42
# Match-Fixing

League of Ireland pair suspended for 'manipulating matches' have appeals thrown out

Oct 5th 2018, 1:50 PM 4,402 Views 1 Comment

Athlone Town’s Igor Labuts and Dragos Sfrijan were handed 12-month suspensions in 2017.

# ban - Monday 10 September, 2018

Mathieu Bastareaud set for ban after forearm hit on opponent
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

Mathieu Bastareaud set for ban after forearm hit on opponent

Sep 10th 2018, 11:13 AM 6,866 Views 14 Comments

The France star was sent off for thumping Christophe Samson.

# ban - Friday 10 August, 2018

New Zealand to ban single-use plastic bags
# Bag It Up
# Bag It Up

New Zealand to ban single-use plastic bags

Aug 10th 2018, 8:42 AM 9,711 Views 15 Comments

New Zealand uses “hundreds of millions” of single-use plastic bags each year.

# ban - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Tampa Bay quarterback vows to win back trust after getting three-game ban over alleged groping incident
# Rebuild Trust
From The42
# Rebuild Trust

Tampa Bay quarterback vows to win back trust after getting three-game ban over alleged groping incident

Jul 26th 2018, 9:19 PM 6,694 Views 3 Comments

Jameis Winston has said he has apologised to team-mates and says he will be a role model for his newborn son and fiancee.

# ban - Monday 2 July, 2018

Dublin hosepipe ban in operation and bans in other areas to be announced
# Conserve
# Conserve

Dublin hosepipe ban in operation and bans in other areas to be announced

Updated Jul 2nd 2018, 8:45 AM 21,984 Views 68 Comments

Anyone found in breach of the ban could potentially face a fine of €125.

# ban - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Saudi Arabia finally lifts ban on women driving
# Arrests
# Arrests

Saudi Arabia finally lifts ban on women driving

Jun 24th 2018, 8:03 AM 10,834 Views 45 Comments

Despite the end of the ban, several activists have been arrested recently.

# ban - Friday 9 March, 2018

Dublin without All-Star defender for Kerry clash as one-match ban upheld
# Mick Fitz
From The42
# Mick Fitz

Dublin without All-Star defender for Kerry clash as one-match ban upheld

Mar 9th 2018, 11:51 AM 8,373 Views 4 Comments

Cuala’s Michael Fitzsimons was shown a red card against Mayo.

# ban - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Florida passes bill to restrict guns and arm some teachers
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Florida passes bill to restrict guns and arm some teachers

Mar 8th 2018, 7:08 AM 12,012 Views 35 Comments

Last month’s mass shooting at a Florida school took 17 lives.

# ban - Monday 5 March, 2018

Boots bans sale of energy drinks to under 16s
# Give It The Boot
# Give It The Boot

Boots bans sale of energy drinks to under 16s

Mar 5th 2018, 1:10 PM 24,853 Views 56 Comments

The pharmacy chain will no longer sell energy drinks containing more than 150mg of caffeine per litre to children under 16.

# ban - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

It begins - German court rules that cities can ban diesel cars to combat air pollution
# Not Suckin' Diesel
# Not Suckin' Diesel

It begins - German court rules that cities can ban diesel cars to combat air pollution

Feb 27th 2018, 10:56 PM 21,376 Views 42 Comments

The move paves the way for the phasing out of diesel vehicles in a country with a huge automotive industry.

# ban - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Poll shows support for ban on smoking outdoors near food
# Restaurants
# Restaurants

Poll shows support for ban on smoking outdoors near food

Feb 25th 2018, 10:01 PM 20,364 Views 78 Comments

Would you agree with a ban?

# ban - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Cork striker receives one-match ban after controversial red card
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

Cork striker receives one-match ban after controversial red card

Feb 22nd 2018, 2:08 PM 4,235 Views 19 Comments

Graham Cummins was dismissed against St Patrick’s Athletic last week.

# ban - Friday 9 February, 2018

Munster confirm Gerbrandt Grobler 'will continue to be considered for selection' following doping controversy
# Backing
From The42
# Backing

Munster confirm Gerbrandt Grobler 'will continue to be considered for selection' following doping controversy

Feb 9th 2018, 12:19 PM 17,036 Views 64 Comments

The province’s acquisition of the player last summer has since been criticised.

# ban - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Transgender people can join the US military from tomorrow - for now
# On Hold
# On Hold

Transgender people can join the US military from tomorrow - for now

Dec 31st 2017, 5:00 PM 7,754 Views 120 Comments

The proposed ban is currently on hold.

# ban - Monday 11 December, 2017

Judge rules transgender people are free to enlist in the US military from January
# Transgender
# Transgender

Judge rules transgender people are free to enlist in the US military from January

Dec 11th 2017, 9:18 PM 9,098 Views 24 Comments

The move will be seen as a blow to President Donald Trump.

# ban - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Disgraced trio banned for life by Fifa
# Corruption
From The42
# Corruption

Disgraced trio banned for life by Fifa

Nov 21st 2017, 1:22 PM 5,174 Views 4 Comments

Rafael Esquivel, Julio Rocha and Richard Lai have been found guilty of taking bribes by a US court.