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# banned - Saturday 4 January, 2020

Menthol cigarettes will be banned in Ireland from May
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# PROHIBITED

Menthol cigarettes will be banned in Ireland from May

Jan 4th 2020, 6:30 AM 78,954 Views 58 Comments

Minister Harris says there is evidence that menthol flavoured cigarettes may be more addictive.

# banned - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Tottenham fail with Son appeal
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Tottenham fail with Son appeal

Dec 24th 2019, 4:38 PM 7,361 Views 7 Comments

Spurs will be without Son Heung-min for three games following his red card against Chelsea at the weekend.

# banned - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Munster's Arno Botha suspended for three weeks after red card against Saracens
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Munster's Arno Botha suspended for three weeks after red card against Saracens

Dec 11th 2019, 3:26 PM 7,919 Views 36 Comments

The South African back row was red-carded late in his team’s win last weekend.

# banned - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Kemboy cleared to race again following owner's Horse Racing Ireland ban
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# Eligible

Kemboy cleared to race again following owner's Horse Racing Ireland ban

Nov 27th 2019, 6:27 PM 3,609 Views 1 Comment

The Cheltenham Gold Cup contender will feature in the Savills Chase at Leopardstown over Christmas after today’s decision.

# banned - Monday 4 November, 2019

Companies that break new alcohol advertisement rules will face fines and jail time
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Companies that break new alcohol advertisement rules will face fines and jail time

Nov 4th 2019, 6:00 AM 12,826 Views 23 Comments

Alcohol ads will be banned near schools, creches and playgrounds from next week.

# banned - Monday 28 October, 2019

Wild Swans author Jung Chang "It is me that is being banned. I feel very sad... there is nothing I can do"
# Modern China
# Modern China

Wild Swans author Jung Chang "It is me that is being banned. I feel very sad... there is nothing I can do"

Oct 28th 2019, 10:00 PM 24,151 Views 7 Comments

Her latest book looks at the lives of the ‘fairytale’ Soong sisters and their rise to power.

# banned - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Vahaamahina to miss Clermont's trip to Ulster after picking up six-week ban for elbow
# Gone Til December
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# Gone Til December

Vahaamahina to miss Clermont's trip to Ulster after picking up six-week ban for elbow

Oct 24th 2019, 5:00 PM 3,165 Views 7 Comments

The France lock was issued a red card in the quarter-final loss to Wales.

# banned - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Ireland will not appeal Aki ban as Herring flies in to replace Cronin
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Ireland will not appeal Aki ban as Herring flies in to replace Cronin

Oct 17th 2019, 4:24 AM 6,090 Views 11 Comments

The Ireland centre’s World Cup is now definitely over but he will remain in Japan.

# banned - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Ireland waiting to make decision on appealing Aki's three-game ban
# Appeal
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# Appeal

Ireland waiting to make decision on appealing Aki's three-game ban

Updated Oct 15th 2019, 9:51 AM 26,287 Views 63 Comments

The Connacht man’s World Cup is over unless Ireland launch a successful appeal.

# banned - Monday 14 October, 2019

Bundee Aki's World Cup is over after being handed a three-match ban
# Breaking
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# Breaking

Bundee Aki's World Cup is over after being handed a three-match ban

Oct 14th 2019, 3:12 PM 65,627 Views 150 Comments

The Connacht man was red-carded for a high tackle against Samoa on Saturday.

# banned - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Benetton winger banned after 'reckless' act in defeat to Leinster
# Pro14
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# Pro14

Benetton winger banned after 'reckless' act in defeat to Leinster

Oct 2nd 2019, 9:10 PM 11,506 Views 26 Comments

Ratuva Tavuyara was sent off for dangerously tackling Dave Kearney in the air.

# banned - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

'I believe in a free press': Taoiseach says he doesn't condone Communicorp ban on certain Irish journalists
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# Banned

'I believe in a free press': Taoiseach says he doesn't condone Communicorp ban on certain Irish journalists

Oct 1st 2019, 4:17 PM 20,261 Views 49 Comments

The Currency reporters are the latest Irish journalists to be banned from O’Brien-owned stations.

Alberto Salazar, Mo Farah's former coach, handed four-year doping ban
# Doping
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# Doping

Alberto Salazar, Mo Farah's former coach, handed four-year doping ban

Oct 1st 2019, 8:17 AM 5,752 Views 11 Comments

Farah left Salazar’s camp in 2017 but denied the decision was related to doping accusations.

# banned - Friday 20 September, 2019

Walmart to stop selling electronic cigarettes at its stores
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Walmart to stop selling electronic cigarettes at its stores

Sep 20th 2019, 10:45 PM 15,835 Views 52 Comments

President Donald Trump has proposed a federal ban on flavoured e-cigarettes and vaping products.

# banned - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Four new staff to be employed by Dublin council to enforce new sandwich board rules
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Four new staff to be employed by Dublin council to enforce new sandwich board rules

Sep 4th 2019, 6:30 AM 25,265 Views 37 Comments

If a premises is found to be using a sandwich board without a licence then the board can be removed by the council.

# banned - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Israel bars two US congresswomen from entering country following Trump plea
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Israel bars two US congresswomen from entering country following Trump plea

Aug 15th 2019, 9:12 PM 26,590 Views 82 Comments

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the move against Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib necessary.

# banned - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Messi given three-month Argentina ban for accusing CONMEBOL of 'corruption'
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Messi given three-month Argentina ban for accusing CONMEBOL of 'corruption'

Aug 3rd 2019, 3:15 PM 6,519 Views 14 Comments

Messi was sent off as Argentina beat Chile 2-1 in the Copa America third-place play-off last month.

# banned - Friday 28 June, 2019

Milan banned from this season's Europa League
# Rossoneri
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# Rossoneri

Milan banned from this season's Europa League

Jun 28th 2019, 11:32 AM 8,651 Views 9 Comments

The Serie A club won’t take part in the European competition due to their breach of Uefa Financial Fair Play rules.

# banned - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

San Francisco becomes first major US city to ban e-cigarette sales
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San Francisco becomes first major US city to ban e-cigarette sales

Jun 26th 2019, 8:56 AM 37,230 Views 91 Comments

The legislation does not restrict the use of vaping products – only sales, manufacturing and distribution.

# banned - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Wexford forward suspended for Leinster final for 'abusive language towards a referee'
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Wexford forward suspended for Leinster final for 'abusive language towards a referee'

Jun 25th 2019, 2:53 PM 27,710 Views 52 Comments

Aidan Nolan has been handed a two-match ban.

# banned - Monday 24 June, 2019

Government plans to 'phase out' fur farming in Ireland
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Government plans to 'phase out' fur farming in Ireland

Jun 24th 2019, 1:34 PM 9,096 Views 43 Comments

Government will consider an implementation plan to ban fur farming.

# banned - Thursday 6 June, 2019

England U20 hooker handed five-week ban for upending Ireland's Hodnett
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England U20 hooker handed five-week ban for upending Ireland's Hodnett

Jun 6th 2019, 7:26 PM 12,171 Views 33 Comments

Alfie Barbeary’s U20 World Championship is over after a moment of madness.

# banned - Monday 29 April, 2019

Catalonia's former president Carles Puigdemont blocked from running in EU elections
# European Elections
# European Elections

Catalonia's former president Carles Puigdemont blocked from running in EU elections

Apr 29th 2019, 10:32 PM 13,610 Views 18 Comments

Puigdemont slammed the move in a tweet as a “legal scandal and a coup to democracy”.

'Parents are texting instead of encouraging their kids': Meath GAA club praised for banning mobile phones
# Put The Phone Away
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# Put The Phone Away

'Parents are texting instead of encouraging their kids': Meath GAA club praised for banning mobile phones

Apr 29th 2019, 5:00 PM 21,608 Views 30 Comments

Navan O’Mahonys has banned use of mobile phones by parents at their Saturday nursery sessions.

# banned - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

'Unacceptable' - Sale prop Pope banned after second failed drugs test
# Guilty
From The42
# Guilty

'Unacceptable' - Sale prop Pope banned after second failed drugs test

Apr 9th 2019, 6:27 PM 8,121 Views 5 Comments

The 21-year-old has received a six-month ban after testing positive for cocaine and cannabis.

# banned - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

UK bans all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft from its airspace following Ethiopia Airlines crash
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# Banned

UK bans all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft from its airspace following Ethiopia Airlines crash

Updated Mar 12th 2019, 2:14 PM 18,156 Views 28 Comments

A total of 157 people died after the plane went down on Sunday.

# banned - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Cheetahs prop handed eight-week ban for head hit on Fergus McFadden
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Cheetahs prop handed eight-week ban for head hit on Fergus McFadden

Mar 7th 2019, 8:42 AM 7,886 Views 21 Comments

Disciplinary committee rules that Ox Nche’s reckless tackle deserved a red card.

# banned - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

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

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

Feb 20th 2019, 5:00 PM 77,375 Views 63 Comments

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

# banned - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Ulster Rugby issue lifetime ban to spectator who abused Simon Zebo
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Ulster Rugby issue lifetime ban to spectator who abused Simon Zebo

Jan 22nd 2019, 4:05 PM 53,928 Views 156 Comments

The Racing 92 wing was abused during a game at the Kingspan Stadium two weekends ago.

# banned - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Leinster's James Lowe to miss crucial Toulouse tie after two-week ban
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Leinster's James Lowe to miss crucial Toulouse tie after two-week ban

Jan 3rd 2019, 2:11 PM 10,203 Views 40 Comments

The 26-year-old wing was red-carded for foul play against Munster last weekend.

# banned - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Netflix drops satire episode critical of Saudi Arabia
# PATRIOT Act
# PATRIOT Act

Netflix drops satire episode critical of Saudi Arabia

Jan 2nd 2019, 6:20 PM 19,176 Views 19 Comments

The move was widely denounced by rights groups including Amnesty International.

# banned - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Try scorer against Munster suspended for Ulster's ties with Connacht and Leinster
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Try scorer against Munster suspended for Ulster's ties with Connacht and Leinster

Dec 27th 2018, 2:53 PM 11,935 Views 35 Comments

The winger will sit out for two weeks after a tackle on Munster’s Darren Sweetnam.

# banned - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Couple who named their son after Hitler sentenced to prison for membership of banned right-wing group
# Birmingham
# Birmingham

Couple who named their son after Hitler sentenced to prison for membership of banned right-wing group

Dec 18th 2018, 3:21 PM 44,353 Views 42 Comments

The pair were members of the banned group National Action.

# banned - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Chinese snooker players handed 10-year, 6-year bans for match fixing
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Chinese snooker players handed 10-year, 6-year bans for match fixing

Dec 1st 2018, 11:45 AM 4,819 Views 5 Comments

Yu Delu and Cao Yupeng hit with heavy sanctions following investigation by the WPBSA.

# banned - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Conor McGregor given six-month driving ban for speeding
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Conor McGregor given six-month driving ban for speeding

Nov 28th 2018, 3:30 PM 56,656 Views 89 Comments

McGregor was handed the ban today in Naas.

# banned - Thursday 15 November, 2018

New bill proposes ban on tattoos and intimate piercings for under 18s
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New bill proposes ban on tattoos and intimate piercings for under 18s

Nov 15th 2018, 7:11 PM 18,921 Views 46 Comments

The Bill has been brought forward by Fianna Fáil public health spokesperson Mary Butler TD.

# banned - Monday 12 November, 2018

UK couple who named child after Hitler among six convicted of being members of neo-Nazi group
# Terrorist Group
# Terrorist Group

UK couple who named child after Hitler among six convicted of being members of neo-Nazi group

Nov 12th 2018, 7:53 PM 32,476 Views 0 Comments

One was found to have a terrorist “manual” on his laptop that gave advice on homemade explosives.

# banned - Monday 5 November, 2018

Irish jockey handed four-year ban after testing positive for cocaine
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

Irish jockey handed four-year ban after testing positive for cocaine

Nov 5th 2018, 9:33 PM 42,751 Views 27 Comments

Christopher Timmons tested positive at a meeting in Ballinrobe in May.

# banned - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Lance Armstrong's former manager handed lifetime ban from cycling
# CAS
From The42
# CAS

Lance Armstrong's former manager handed lifetime ban from cycling

Oct 25th 2018, 3:03 PM 3,640 Views 0 Comments

‘There are a lot of things I wish I could have done differently, and there are certain actions I now deeply regret,’ said Johan Bruyneel.

# banned - Friday 19 October, 2018

Toulouse to appeal Kaino's five-week ban for 'striking with the shoulder'
# Clear And Obvious
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# Clear And Obvious

Toulouse to appeal Kaino's five-week ban for 'striking with the shoulder'

Oct 19th 2018, 11:11 AM 3,759 Views 9 Comments

The former All Black was suspended for a tackle on Bath’s Jamie Roberts.