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# banned - Monday 30 April, 2018

Rugby league star banned for 14 months over cocaine use
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Rugby league star banned for 14 months over cocaine use

Apr 30th 2018, 2:18 PM 7,766 Views 11 Comments

Zak Hardaker was sacked by Castleford in February.

# banned - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Warner and Smith handed year-long bans for ball tampering
# Just Not Cricket
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# Just Not Cricket

Warner and Smith handed year-long bans for ball tampering

Mar 28th 2018, 9:42 AM 6,220 Views 6 Comments

The pair were handed the punishment for their role in a premeditated plan to tamper with the ball.

# banned - Monday 26 March, 2018

Jason Sherlock to serve eight-week ban following Galway sideline incident
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Jason Sherlock to serve eight-week ban following Galway sideline incident

Mar 26th 2018, 12:35 PM 11,192 Views 50 Comments

Jim Gavin confirms that Sherlock will not challenge the CCCC’s proposed ban.

# banned - Monday 12 March, 2018

Poll: Should pepper spray be legalised in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should pepper spray be legalised in Ireland?

Mar 12th 2018, 9:19 AM 39,906 Views 73 Comments

Pepper spray and taser guns are currently illegal to possess here.

# banned - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Ex-Arsenal and Man City midfielder Samir Nasri handed six-month doping ban
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Ex-Arsenal and Man City midfielder Samir Nasri handed six-month doping ban

Feb 27th 2018, 2:13 PM 7,441 Views 7 Comments

The French international had appealed to Uefa for a therapeutic use exemption.

# banned - Friday 16 February, 2018

Mayo selector Tony McEntee slapped with proposed eight-week ban after Galway clash
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Mayo selector Tony McEntee slapped with proposed eight-week ban after Galway clash

Feb 16th 2018, 11:27 AM 6,166 Views 13 Comments

Galway and Mayo county boards have been fined €4,000 each.

# banned - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Italian U20 star handed four-week ban for tip tackle in Dublin
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Italian U20 star handed four-week ban for tip tackle in Dublin

Feb 13th 2018, 9:11 PM 7,039 Views 4 Comments

Jacopi Bianchi won’t play for a while after his challenge on Jack Dunne.

# banned - Friday 2 February, 2018

Priests say Mary McAleese being banned from Vatican conference is 'embarrassing'
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Priests say Mary McAleese being banned from Vatican conference is 'embarrassing'

Feb 2nd 2018, 10:45 PM 88,646 Views 330 Comments

The inclusion of McAleese on the Voices of Faith speaker panel was opposed by Cardinal Kevin Farrell.

# banned - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Bastareaud to miss Ireland game following 3-week suspension for homophobic slur
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Bastareaud to miss Ireland game following 3-week suspension for homophobic slur

Jan 17th 2018, 3:29 PM 5,798 Views 18 Comments

The Toulon centre made the remark to Benetton Rugby’s Sebastian Negri Da Oleggio last weekend.

# banned - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Suspension sidelines England prop Marler for opening rounds of Six Nations
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Suspension sidelines England prop Marler for opening rounds of Six Nations

Jan 9th 2018, 9:59 PM 6,730 Views 7 Comments

Marler was red-carded in the second half of Harlequins’ 30-29 defeat at Sale Sharks on Saturday.

# banned - Monday 8 January, 2018

Leeds forward slapped with six-match ban for spitting at opponent during FA Cup tie
# Unsavoury
From The42
# Unsavoury

Leeds forward slapped with six-match ban for spitting at opponent during FA Cup tie

Jan 8th 2018, 11:57 AM 4,864 Views 3 Comments

Samu Saiz was sent off during the final minutes of Leeds’ FA Cup defeat to Newport County yesterday.

# banned - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Arnold out of Munster's Champions Cup games after three-week ban for red card
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# Banned

Arnold out of Munster's Champions Cup games after three-week ban for red card

Jan 3rd 2018, 7:24 PM 8,161 Views 13 Comments

The centre appeared in front of a Pro14 disciplinary panel earlier.

# banned - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

'The system is too lenient': Speeding drivers could face a ban even on first offence
# Shane Ross
# Shane Ross

'The system is too lenient': Speeding drivers could face a ban even on first offence

Jan 2nd 2018, 2:10 PM 25,229 Views 148 Comments

Shane Ross said he wants a sliding scale to be brought in.

# banned - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Cian Healy banned for three weeks and will miss Leinster's Christmas inter-pros
# Bold Step
From The42
# Bold Step

Cian Healy banned for three weeks and will miss Leinster's Christmas inter-pros

Dec 20th 2017, 8:17 PM 10,646 Views 28 Comments

The prop was found guilty of an act of foul play during the province’s win over Exeter Chiefs last Saturday.

# banned - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Former Bayern Munich and Hamburg striker has doping ban extended by Fifa
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Former Bayern Munich and Hamburg striker has doping ban extended by Fifa

Dec 5th 2017, 9:21 PM 10,192 Views 1 Comment

Paolo Guerrero denies he used drugs.

# banned - Friday 1 December, 2017

Three Irish jockeys handed two-year bans for cocaine use
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Three Irish jockeys handed two-year bans for cocaine use

Dec 1st 2017, 2:55 PM 7,118 Views 3 Comments

Ger Fox, Danny Benson and Roger Quinlan tested positive for a banned substance at Galway last month.

# banned - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Turkey bans all LGBTI events across Ankara province
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# Banned

Turkey bans all LGBTI events across Ankara province

Nov 19th 2017, 3:35 PM 18,984 Views 77 Comments

Homosexuality has been legal since the creation of the modern Turkish republic in 1923.

# banned - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Pope Francis orders ban on sale of cigarettes in the Vatican
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# Banned

Pope Francis orders ban on sale of cigarettes in the Vatican

Nov 9th 2017, 12:17 PM 12,975 Views 55 Comments

The move will see the Vatican give up an estimated €10 million a year in profits.

# banned - Monday 6 November, 2017

Disney bans Los Angeles Times from press screenings after critical story
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Disney bans Los Angeles Times from press screenings after critical story

Nov 6th 2017, 10:50 PM 22,514 Views 12 Comments

Disney said that LA Times showed “a complete disregard for basic journalistic standards”.

# banned - Saturday 4 November, 2017

'We cannot tolerate this': Outcry after Afghanistan bans WhatsApp
# Censorship
# Censorship

'We cannot tolerate this': Outcry after Afghanistan bans WhatsApp

Nov 4th 2017, 2:36 PM 18,222 Views 30 Comments

Afghan authorities said that it was just “testing new technologies” when explaining the reasons for the ban.

# banned - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

2015 world snooker champion handed six-month ban for breaking gambling rules
# Betting
From The42
# Betting

2015 world snooker champion handed six-month ban for breaking gambling rules

Oct 24th 2017, 10:06 AM 5,979 Views 3 Comments

The WPBSA estimate that Stuart Bingham placed bets worth £35,771.

# banned - Monday 16 October, 2017

France plans instant fines for cat-calling women
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# Banned

France plans instant fines for cat-calling women

Oct 16th 2017, 8:00 PM 27,239 Views 96 Comments

The new law will see men fined on the spot for lecherous and aggressive behaviour.

# banned - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Minister calls for ban on sulky racing on public roads
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Minister calls for ban on sulky racing on public roads

Oct 4th 2017, 6:20 AM 12,550 Views 48 Comments

Communications Minister Denis Naughten also wants a ban on animals being used in circuses.

# banned - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

'It actually made me feel sick and it makes me feel sick now': Dan Carter on drink drive error
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From The42
# Banned

'It actually made me feel sick and it makes me feel sick now': Dan Carter on drink drive error

Oct 3rd 2017, 8:18 AM 7,565 Views 7 Comments

Carter was banned from driving for five months after police caught him intoxicated behind the wheel in Paris last February.

# banned - Saturday 30 September, 2017

In the 21 years since Playboy hit Irish shelves, the mag has featured Rosanna Davison and Danny Healy-Rae
# Separate Appearances
# Separate Appearances

In the 21 years since Playboy hit Irish shelves, the mag has featured Rosanna Davison and Danny Healy-Rae

Sep 30th 2017, 4:00 PM 43,546 Views 27 Comments

Playboy magazine lost its founder this week with the death of Hugh Hefner.

# banned - Friday 29 September, 2017

'Toxic ideologies': UK bans two more far-right extremist groups
# Scottish Dawn
# Scottish Dawn

'Toxic ideologies': UK bans two more far-right extremist groups

Sep 29th 2017, 9:10 AM 16,638 Views 174 Comments

Membership of these organisations can now lead to up to 10 years in prison.

# banned - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Irish trainer and jockey son banned for three years after admitting doping charges
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Irish trainer and jockey son banned for three years after admitting doping charges

Sep 19th 2017, 9:28 PM 9,824 Views 1 Comment

The pair apologised and said it was down to a “lack of knowledge.”

# banned - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Liverpool appeal of Mane three-game suspension rejected by FA
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Liverpool appeal of Mane three-game suspension rejected by FA

Sep 12th 2017, 4:08 PM 4,734 Views 20 Comments

The attacker will miss Liverpool’s next three domestic matches.

# banned - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Drones banned from flying over Trevor Deely search site
# Drones
# Drones

Drones banned from flying over Trevor Deely search site

Aug 17th 2017, 8:55 AM 27,441 Views 24 Comments

Gardaí have been searching the site in Dublin 20 since Saturday.

# banned - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

10 words Irish people should be prohibited from saying
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10 words Irish people should be prohibited from saying

Aug 1st 2017, 7:58 PM 21,921 Views 17 Comments

It’s arse, not ass.

# banned - Friday 21 July, 2017

US to ban travel to North Korea in the coming weeks
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US to ban travel to North Korea in the coming weeks

Jul 21st 2017, 10:14 AM 11,076 Views 32 Comments

Relationships with North Korea have been strained since it successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile.

# banned - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Williams to miss third Lions Test after copping four-week suspension
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Williams to miss third Lions Test after copping four-week suspension

Jul 2nd 2017, 8:51 AM 20,595 Views 27 Comments

The All Blacks centre paid the price for a dangerous challenge on Anthony Watson.

# banned - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

History-making Melbourne Cup winner Michelle Payne tests positive for banned substance
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History-making Melbourne Cup winner Michelle Payne tests positive for banned substance

Jun 28th 2017, 10:04 AM 10,059 Views 8 Comments

The first female winner of the Melbourne Cup tested positive for an appetite suppressant.

# banned - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Police fire rubber bullets at crowd to stop Istanbul Pride parade
# On The March
# On The March

Police fire rubber bullets at crowd to stop Istanbul Pride parade

Jun 25th 2017, 5:15 PM 24,384 Views 118 Comments

Local authorities have banned the parade for the third year in a row, but organisers said they’d march anyway.

# banned - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Connolly's 12-week ban stands as Dublin opt against appeal
# Cool For The Summer
From The42
# Cool For The Summer

Connolly's 12-week ban stands as Dublin opt against appeal

Jun 15th 2017, 4:40 PM 13,950 Views 59 Comments

The 29-year-old was suspended after a confrontation with a linesman during Dublin’s win over Carlow.

# banned - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Dublin's Diarmuid Connolly won't appeal 12-week ban for linesman altercation
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From The42
# Banned

Dublin's Diarmuid Connolly won't appeal 12-week ban for linesman altercation

Jun 10th 2017, 7:59 AM 5,888 Views 68 Comments

The forward will be ruled out until the eve of a potential All-Ireland semi-final in August.

# banned - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

'He's old enough and wise enough to know you just shouldn't get involved in incidents like that'
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From The42
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'He's old enough and wise enough to know you just shouldn't get involved in incidents like that'

Jun 7th 2017, 1:49 PM 10,191 Views 18 Comments

Alan Brogan doesn’t think there was any malice in Diarmuid Connolly’s actions.

# banned - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Philippine authorities ban hanging rosary beads off car dashboards
# Distraction
# Distraction

Philippine authorities ban hanging rosary beads off car dashboards

May 28th 2017, 8:45 AM 20,148 Views 42 Comments

“With these religious images, drivers feel they are safer, that there is divine intervention and they are being guided and protected.”

# banned - Saturday 27 May, 2017

There are hundreds of piracy-enabling gadgets for sale on Facebook, despite a ban
# Kodi
# Kodi

There are hundreds of piracy-enabling gadgets for sale on Facebook, despite a ban

May 27th 2017, 5:00 PM 17,406 Views 39 Comments

The boxes are often tweaked to give customers access to pirate TV and film content.

# banned - Friday 28 April, 2017

'He’s not allowed be part of training': Chin believes Davy Fitz will keep distance from Wexford camp
# Model Citizen
From The42
# Model Citizen

'He’s not allowed be part of training': Chin believes Davy Fitz will keep distance from Wexford camp

Apr 28th 2017, 12:05 AM 17,574 Views 1 Comment

The Wexford boss has been banned from ‘all GAA activity’ until June 11.