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Donegal man pleads with GAA to overturn club ban for staging 'unauthorised' fundraiser
Paul Dillon, who has Motor Neurone Disease, feels ‘guilty’ that Naomh Colmcille have been suspended.
13-week ban for Cheetahs player who cleared nose onto face of Connacht player
‘It is difficult to imagine how an act of foul play of this sort could be worse,’ said the disciplinary panel.
'The future of humanity hangs in the balance': Why the world could not handle a nuclear attack
An expert explains how we could be “headed for a nuclear arms race”.
Hawaii is considering a law to ban cigarettes being sold to anyone under 100
The proposed law would effectively amount to a cigarette ban by 2024.
Large fishing trawlers banned inside six miles of Irish coast under new shake up
The restrictions will kick in in 2020.
Four men released in soccer referee assault investigation
The men were released in the early hours of this morning.
Four men arrested in relation to assault on referee after soccer match
The assault occurred at Horseleap, Co. Offaly, on Sunday 11 November after a match between Horseleap and Mullingar Town.
Woman banned for life from owning pets after keeping starved husky in emaciated state in her flat
Amy Lee, with an address at School Street Flats, Dublin 8, was prosecuted for neglecting her husky named Sky.
EU parliament approves ban on single-use plastics, including straws and cotton buds
The parliament said its ban across the EU targets single-use cutlery, cotton buds, straws and stirrers.
League of Ireland pair suspended for 'manipulating matches' have appeals thrown out
Athlone Town’s Igor Labuts and Dragos Sfrijan were handed 12-month suspensions in 2017.
Mathieu Bastareaud set for ban after forearm hit on opponent
The France star was sent off for thumping Christophe Samson.
New Zealand to ban single-use plastic bags
New Zealand uses “hundreds of millions” of single-use plastic bags each year.
Tampa Bay quarterback vows to win back trust after getting three-game ban over alleged groping incident
Jameis Winston has said he has apologised to team-mates and says he will be a role model for his newborn son and fiancee.
Dublin hosepipe ban in operation and bans in other areas to be announced
Anyone found in breach of the ban could potentially face a fine of €125.
Saudi Arabia finally lifts ban on women driving
Despite the end of the ban, several activists have been arrested recently.
Dublin without All-Star defender for Kerry clash as one-match ban upheld
Cuala’s Michael Fitzsimons was shown a red card against Mayo.
Florida passes bill to restrict guns and arm some teachers
Last month’s mass shooting at a Florida school took 17 lives.
Boots bans sale of energy drinks to under 16s
The pharmacy chain will no longer sell energy drinks containing more than 150mg of caffeine per litre to children under 16.
It begins - German court rules that cities can ban diesel cars to combat air pollution
The move paves the way for the phasing out of diesel vehicles in a country with a huge automotive industry.
Poll shows support for ban on smoking outdoors near food
Would you agree with a ban?
Cork striker receives one-match ban after controversial red card
Graham Cummins was dismissed against St Patrick’s Athletic last week.
Munster confirm Gerbrandt Grobler 'will continue to be considered for selection' following doping controversy
The province’s acquisition of the player last summer has since been criticised.
Transgender people can join the US military from tomorrow - for now
The proposed ban is currently on hold.
Judge rules transgender people are free to enlist in the US military from January
The move will be seen as a blow to President Donald Trump.
Disgraced trio banned for life by Fifa
Rafael Esquivel, Julio Rocha and Richard Lai have been found guilty of taking bribes by a US court.
Patrice Evra banned from European football until next season for head kick
The defender also picked up a €10,000 fine.
'Breathtaking hypocrisy': Calls to ban hare coursing in light of animal ban in circuses
Wild animals will be banned in circuses from 1 January 2018. Hare coursing remains legal.
Ronan O'Gara handed 10-week touchline ban for remarks made to Top 14 referee
Racing 92 have also been fined €15,000.
Saudi's driving ban: 'You cannot force men to allow their sisters and wives to drive'
What do men in Saudi Arabia think about the removal of the ban on women driving?
Unlikely bad boy Villas-Boas given eight-match ban for insulting referee in China
The Portuguese coach has clocked up about 16 grand in fines this week.
Munster's Fineen Wycherley handed three-week ban for 'reckless behaviour'
The second row was sent off in the defeat to Glasgow.
World Rugby slams calls for tackling ban in schools
Allyson Pollock and Graham Kirkwood from the Institute of Health at Newcastle University have published research on the issue.
Fifa scraps ban of poppies on football shirts
The organisation’s initial stance was based on a strict interpretation of its laws.
Uber has lost its licence to operate in London after black cab protests
Uber said it will fight the decision in the courts.
Davy Russell gets four-day ban for punching a horse
Russell was initially cautioned for the incident at Tramore racecourse.
Anyone who gets caught with a plastic bag in Kenya could face a €31,000 fine or four years in prison
The ban came into force today but has sparked a lot of criticism.
Swimming ban in place at Dublin beach over animal contamination
The results of a routine sample showed a deterioration in the water quality.
One of the NFL's biggest names suspended for six games after year-long investigation
The Dallas Cowboys will be without one of their star players for the first six games of the new season.
New sanctions imposed on North Korea are 'a whole new level'
A ban on exports aims to deprive Pyongyang of about €850 million in annual revenue.
US wants UN ban on North Korean exports of coal, iron and seafood
The move could cost Pyongyang about €850 million in annual revenue.