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#Banned

# banned - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Willie le Roux given one-week ban for aerial hit on Tiernan O'Halloran
# Too Little Too Late
From The42
# Too Little Too Late

Willie le Roux given one-week ban for aerial hit on Tiernan O'Halloran

Jun 26th 2016, 2:42 PM 7,357 Views 24 Comments

The fullback was fortunate not to be issued a red card in the first half of yesterday’s Test.

# banned - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

'This is not a sport, it's just cruelty': Irish TV and music stars support ban on hare coursing
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

'This is not a sport, it's just cruelty': Irish TV and music stars support ban on hare coursing

Jun 21st 2016, 3:09 PM 16,880 Views 121 Comments

Ireland is one of only three countries that allows hare coursing. Independent TD Maureen O’Sullivan wants it to end.

# banned - Monday 13 June, 2016

CJ Stander handed one-week ban after lengthy disciplinary hearing in Johannesburg
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

CJ Stander handed one-week ban after lengthy disciplinary hearing in Johannesburg

Jun 13th 2016, 7:55 PM 17,132 Views 56 Comments

The powerful Munster man will miss the second Test of Ireland’s tour in South Africa, but will be back for the encounter in Port Elizabeth.

# banned - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

David Pocock hit with three-week ban for this 'choke hold' on opponent
# Choke Tackle
From The42
# Choke Tackle

David Pocock hit with three-week ban for this 'choke hold' on opponent

Apr 5th 2016, 12:02 PM 7,536 Views 9 Comments

Pocock pleaded guilty to grasping Michael Leitch’s neck.

# banned - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Harvey Norman ad that referenced Leaving Cert students with 'sore heads' banned
# Coffee And Doughnuts
# Coffee And Doughnuts

Harvey Norman ad that referenced Leaving Cert students with 'sore heads' banned

Mar 22nd 2016, 4:18 PM 21,026 Views 27 Comments

The advertising watchdog upheld a complaint that the ad appears to reference underage drinking.

# banned - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Censorship board bans book for the first time since 1998
# The Raped Little Runaway
# The Raped Little Runaway

Censorship board bans book for the first time since 1998

Mar 12th 2016, 5:22 PM 41,645 Views 107 Comments

It includes graphic descriptions of a child being raped.

# banned - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Italian stalwart Castrogiovanni to miss Ireland game after two-week ban for stamp
# Big Loss
From The42
# Big Loss

Italian stalwart Castrogiovanni to miss Ireland game after two-week ban for stamp

Mar 2nd 2016, 4:55 PM 2,894 Views 5 Comments

The prop will be unavailable for the game in Dublin on 12 March.

# banned - Friday 22 January, 2016

Snow White book banned from Qatar school over 'sexual innuendo'
# Brothers Grimm
# Brothers Grimm

Snow White book banned from Qatar school over 'sexual innuendo'

Jan 22nd 2016, 6:10 AM 23,248 Views 73 Comments

A complaint came from the father of a pupil.

# banned - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Leinster's Fergus McFadden handed three-week ban for stamp on Nathan White
# Bold Corner
From The42
# Bold Corner

Leinster's Fergus McFadden handed three-week ban for stamp on Nathan White

Jan 6th 2016, 4:39 PM 5,277 Views 17 Comments

The Ireland international accepted he committed an act of foul play.

# banned - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

US bans soaps, body washes and toothpastes containing microbeads
# Banned
# Banned

US bans soaps, body washes and toothpastes containing microbeads

Dec 30th 2015, 8:30 PM 37,010 Views 16 Comments

Microbeads don’t get filtered out by wastewater treatment plants. Instead, they get discharged directly into rivers, lakes, and the ocean.

# banned - Friday 11 December, 2015

Parents can't rely on 'reasonable chastisement' when slapping their kids anymore
# Corporal Punishment
# Corporal Punishment

Parents can't rely on 'reasonable chastisement' when slapping their kids anymore

Dec 11th 2015, 8:10 AM 24,453 Views 159 Comments

Slapping has been effectively banned after new legislation was signed into law.

# banned - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Cardiff Blues hooker Matthew Rees handed 7-week ban for sickening stamp
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Cardiff Blues hooker Matthew Rees handed 7-week ban for sickening stamp

Nov 25th 2015, 2:46 PM 7,545 Views 7 Comments

The former Wales captain was given a reduced suspension due to his ‘clean disciplinary record.’

# banned - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Jimmy Gopperth to miss Leinster return after being suspended for this flying-punch
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Jimmy Gopperth to miss Leinster return after being suspended for this flying-punch

Nov 4th 2015, 5:35 PM 11,003 Views 8 Comments

The Wasps fly-half has been handed a three-week ban.

# banned - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

The last legal defence for slapping children is set to be removed
# Smacking Ban
# Smacking Ban

The last legal defence for slapping children is set to be removed

Oct 21st 2015, 3:05 PM 19,617 Views 72 Comments

A new poll finds most people do not favour an all-out ban on parents smacking their children.

# banned - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Sean O'Brien handed one-week ban for Papé punch, will miss Argentina clash
# Tullow Tank
From The42
# Tullow Tank

Sean O'Brien handed one-week ban for Papé punch, will miss Argentina clash

Oct 13th 2015, 8:54 PM 50,902 Views 128 Comments

The Tullow Tank will be hoping to fight for his place again if Ireland reach the semi-final.

# banned - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Chelsea ban banter as they bid to curb poor early season form - reports
# Desperate Times
From The42
# Desperate Times

Chelsea ban banter as they bid to curb poor early season form - reports

Sep 15th 2015, 11:00 AM 7,121 Views 10 Comments

It’s the London club’s worst start to a top-flight season in 29 years.

# banned - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Blow for the Dubs as Diarmuid Connolly's replay ban is upheld
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Blow for the Dubs as Diarmuid Connolly's replay ban is upheld

Sep 3rd 2015, 8:02 AM 28,416 Views 150 Comments

Vincent’s star must decide whether to continue his appeal before Saturday’s clash with Mayo.

# banned - Friday 14 August, 2015

'I'll be surprised if he doesn't play' - Kerry boss has sympathy for McCann
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

'I'll be surprised if he doesn't play' - Kerry boss has sympathy for McCann

Aug 14th 2015, 12:30 AM 5,792 Views 11 Comments

Eamonn Fitzmaurice has sympathy for the Tyrone footballer.

# banned - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Chelsea Manning in trouble over Caitlyn Jenner magazine
# Solitary Confinement
# Solitary Confinement

Chelsea Manning in trouble over Caitlyn Jenner magazine

Aug 13th 2015, 6:49 PM 22,007 Views 52 Comments

The former US army soldier is serving a 35-year military prison sentence.

Dublin hotel tells homeless family not to use front door
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Dublin hotel tells homeless family not to use front door

Aug 13th 2015, 6:47 PM 48,654 Views 112 Comments

Families in emergency accommodation were issued with strict rules restricting their access to hotel facilities.

# banned - Saturday 1 August, 2015

A country full of AK-47s is banning toy guns
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

A country full of AK-47s is banning toy guns

Aug 1st 2015, 10:00 AM 9,617 Views 15 Comments

Almost two hundred children have been injured by toys guns.

# banned - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Ukraine has blacklisted French actor Gerard Depardieu
# Blacklisted
# Blacklisted

Ukraine has blacklisted French actor Gerard Depardieu

Jul 29th 2015, 8:37 AM 16,669 Views 51 Comments

The 66-year-old actor has described Russia as a “great democracy”.

# banned - Monday 27 July, 2015

Irish cyclist hit with four-year suspension for anti-doping violation
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Irish cyclist hit with four-year suspension for anti-doping violation

Jul 27th 2015, 7:06 PM 35,442 Views 33 Comments

Ciaran Kelly has tested positive for clenbuterol.

# banned - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Carter Reynolds is trending on Irish Twitter today, but who is he?
# VINE STAR
# VINE STAR

Carter Reynolds is trending on Irish Twitter today, but who is he?

Jul 25th 2015, 8:49 PM 68,008 Views 53 Comments

Carter Reynolds is the latest internet celebrity to land himself in a huge heap of trouble.

# banned - Friday 26 June, 2015

Clint Dempsey receives 2-year cup ban for incident with referee
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Clint Dempsey receives 2-year cup ban for incident with referee

Jun 26th 2015, 1:33 PM 7,727 Views 10 Comments

The USA captain is now a doubt to feature at the Gold Cup for his country.

# banned - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

S*@#! Waterford has banned swearing in its public parks
# Curse That
# Curse That

S*@#! Waterford has banned swearing in its public parks

Jun 24th 2015, 3:32 PM 10,037 Views 51 Comments

But how careful do you have to be?

# banned - Friday 12 June, 2015

New Zealand club player given 45 week ban after leaving opponent with life-threatening injuries
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

New Zealand club player given 45 week ban after leaving opponent with life-threatening injuries

Jun 12th 2015, 12:25 PM 7,117 Views 5 Comments

He left his opponent with broken ribs, a ruptured spleen and a damaged kidney.

# banned - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Copenhagen mayor bans 45,000 staff from using Ryanair
# Turbulence Ahead
# Turbulence Ahead

Copenhagen mayor bans 45,000 staff from using Ryanair

May 19th 2015, 9:51 AM 36,001 Views 44 Comments

Ryanair says it’s surprised by the boycott.

# banned - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Clare football manager slapped with 12-week ban
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Clare football manager slapped with 12-week ban

May 14th 2015, 5:46 PM 8,349 Views 2 Comments

The Banner men will take on Limerick but their manager will have to watch from the stands.

# banned - Friday 17 April, 2015

Russia bans Tom Hardy movie as it casts the country as 'a sort of Mordor'
# Censored
# Censored

Russia bans Tom Hardy movie as it casts the country as 'a sort of Mordor'

Apr 17th 2015, 9:57 AM 13,656 Views 59 Comments

The Russian culture minister said ‘Child 44′ painted the population as “sub-human”.

# banned - Friday 10 April, 2015

A man wants to ban Kim Kardashian and Kanye West from entering Florida
# Banye West
From The Daily Edge
# Banye West

A man wants to ban Kim Kardashian and Kanye West from entering Florida

Apr 10th 2015, 8:35 AM 2,630 Views 7 Comments

He may have a point.

# banned - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Limerick have told 30 of their fans that they are 'no longer welcome' at matches
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Limerick have told 30 of their fans that they are 'no longer welcome' at matches

Mar 19th 2015, 7:01 PM 12,486 Views 13 Comments

Limerick says behaviour was “unacceptable” as fans expressed their disappointment.

# banned - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Anti-water charge float banned from Limerick parade
# Sidelined
# Sidelined

Anti-water charge float banned from Limerick parade

Mar 17th 2015, 6:55 AM 23,983 Views 138 Comments

The Anti-Austerity Alliance support the We Won’t Pay group.

# banned - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Paris museums move towards ban on selfie sticks
# NOT ALLOWED
# NOT ALLOWED

Paris museums move towards ban on selfie sticks

Mar 7th 2015, 3:26 PM 16,359 Views 27 Comments

‘Cheeeeeeese’

# banned - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Watch: Ad for 'the world's slimmest phone' banned for objectifying women
# Kazam
# Kazam

Watch: Ad for 'the world's slimmest phone' banned for objectifying women

Feb 26th 2015, 6:13 AM 24,077 Views 57 Comments

Authorities in the United Kingdom received several complaints about the ad.

# banned - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Reddit puts its foot down on revenge porn and stolen nude pics
# Banned
# Banned

Reddit puts its foot down on revenge porn and stolen nude pics

Feb 25th 2015, 5:40 PM 26,346 Views 19 Comments

Six months after the stolen photos of nude celebrities leaked, Reddit bans anyone from uploading nude photos without consent.

# banned - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Pascal Pape handed 10-week ban for Jamie Heaslip incident
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Pascal Pape handed 10-week ban for Jamie Heaslip incident

Feb 19th 2015, 9:00 PM 10,370 Views 31 Comments

For you, Pascal, the tournament is over.

# banned - Monday 16 February, 2015

Dublin's 3Arena has officially banned selfie sticks from gigs
# Selfie Sticks
From The Daily Edge
# Selfie Sticks

Dublin's 3Arena has officially banned selfie sticks from gigs

Feb 16th 2015, 11:07 AM 3,113 Views 5 Comments

The backlash has started.

# banned - Friday 30 January, 2015

Diego Costa banned for three matches and will miss Chelsea's clash with Man City
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Diego Costa banned for three matches and will miss Chelsea's clash with Man City

Jan 30th 2015, 12:38 PM 3,770 Views 21 Comments

The top two meet at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening.

# banned - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Seth Rogen banned from random US restaurant over American Sniper comments
# Barred
From The Daily Edge
# Barred

Seth Rogen banned from random US restaurant over American Sniper comments

Jan 29th 2015, 4:39 PM 7,915 Views 11 Comments

Michael Moore has also been barred from the steakhouse over perceived unpatriotic tweets.