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#Banned

# banned - Thursday 6 February, 2014

This is why a woman was banned from keeping dogs for 2 years
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

This is why a woman was banned from keeping dogs for 2 years

Feb 6th 2014, 9:30 PM 35,686 Views 143 Comments

An ISPCA inspector and gardaí found two emaciated boxer dogs at the woman’s house a year ago.

# banned - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Meet the festival that celebrates the films Ireland banned
# Censored
# Censored

Meet the festival that celebrates the films Ireland banned

Feb 1st 2014, 9:45 AM 11,819 Views 31 Comments

Yep, it even includes Gone With the Wind.

# banned - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Here's the Scarlett Johansson advert that got banned by the Super Bowl
# Sodastream
From The Daily Edge
# Sodastream

Here's the Scarlett Johansson advert that got banned by the Super Bowl

Jan 29th 2014, 8:57 AM 12,371 Views 7 Comments

But not for the reason you’d expect.

# banned - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Ban on Pirate Bay lifted by Dutch court
# Computer Says No
# Computer Says No

Ban on Pirate Bay lifted by Dutch court

Jan 28th 2014, 3:00 PM 12,218 Views 53 Comments

Access to Pirate Bay is still blocked to the majority of Irish internet users.

Demand for tickets to ‘blasphemous’ Bible play breaks website
# He's Not The Messiah
# He's Not The Messiah

Demand for tickets to ‘blasphemous’ Bible play breaks website

Jan 28th 2014, 11:05 AM 8,798 Views 74 Comments

The play was banned by councillors in Newtownabbey last week for being ‘disrespectful to Christians’.

# banned - Thursday 23 January, 2014

12-week ban for McCarthy stamp rules Ian Evans out of Six Nations
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

12-week ban for McCarthy stamp rules Ian Evans out of Six Nations

Jan 23rd 2014, 4:28 PM 5,289 Views 8 Comments

Welsh second row was sent off during Ospreys’ Heineken Cup defeat against Leinster.

# banned - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Jason Whelan banned for eight weeks following DCU incident
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Jason Whelan banned for eight weeks following DCU incident

Jan 22nd 2014, 9:28 PM 9,147 Views 36 Comments

Dublin forward banned for “inflicting injury recklessly” during the O’Byrne Cup defeat.

# banned - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Topless rights protest attracts just four women... and over 100 photographers
# Brazil
# Brazil

Topless rights protest attracts just four women... and over 100 photographers

Dec 22nd 2013, 5:15 PM 49,005 Views 46 Comments

Under Brazil’s penal code, which dates back to the 1940s, female toplessness is an “obscene act,” punishable by three months to a year in prison, or fines. Even the law’s critics admit few are prosecuted.

# banned - Thursday 19 December, 2013

EU proposes ban on cloning farm animals and selling clone meat
# Ban
# Ban

EU proposes ban on cloning farm animals and selling clone meat

Dec 19th 2013, 7:45 AM 3,838 Views 26 Comments

A ban on all imports into the EU of cloned animals was also proposed.

# banned - Monday 9 December, 2013

This Australian condom ad was banned for being too raunchy
# Banned
From The Daily Edge
# Banned

This Australian condom ad was banned for being too raunchy

Dec 9th 2013, 8:59 AM 6,882 Views 6 Comments

Watch it here – heads up, it’s quite unsafe for work.

# banned - Friday 6 December, 2013

Twerking banned in US school after student sets off fire alarm
# Twerk It Out
From The Daily Edge
# Twerk It Out

Twerking banned in US school after student sets off fire alarm

Dec 6th 2013, 12:15 PM 2,081 Views 2 Comments

It was only a matter of time, really.

# banned - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Fan gets season-long ban for throwing beer on player
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Fan gets season-long ban for throwing beer on player

Nov 6th 2013, 6:27 PM 5,443 Views 6 Comments

A Gloucester fan won’t be able to watch his team again after emptying his drink on Wasps’ Elliot Daly.

# banned - Thursday 17 October, 2013

15 'c-bombs' in FA disciplinary report on Paul Ince ban
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

15 'c-bombs' in FA disciplinary report on Paul Ince ban

Oct 17th 2013, 1:31 PM 4,057 Views 3 Comments

Ince handed five-match ban after telling fourth official, “I’ll knock you f**king out you c**t.”

# banned - Friday 11 October, 2013

French court upholds ban on fracking
# Banned
# Banned

French court upholds ban on fracking

Oct 11th 2013, 11:36 AM 4,983 Views 38 Comments

France banned the practice in 2011 over the objections of the oil industry.

# banned - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Stephen Lee claims to be 'totally innocent' after match fixing ban
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Stephen Lee claims to be 'totally innocent' after match fixing ban

Sep 25th 2013, 1:48 PM 1,284 Views 2 Comments

The former world number five says he has “done nothing wrong”.

Stephen Lee banned for 12 years for snooker match-fixing
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Stephen Lee banned for 12 years for snooker match-fixing

Sep 25th 2013, 10:58 AM 9,805 Views 37 Comments

English snooker player found guilty on seven counts and suspended until 2024.

# banned - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Here's a list of things that Paolo Di Canio has banned at Sunderland
# He So Crazy
From The42
# He So Crazy

Here's a list of things that Paolo Di Canio has banned at Sunderland

Aug 17th 2013, 2:23 PM 5,101 Views 9 Comments

The Italian coach has forbidden players from singing in the shower, claiming it “disrupts concentration”.

# banned - Friday 16 August, 2013

Martin Penrose ban upheld as appeal 'not submitted within the period allowed'
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Martin Penrose ban upheld as appeal 'not submitted within the period allowed'

Aug 16th 2013, 1:41 PM 1,592 Views 7 Comments

The Tyrone forward will miss the semi-final against Mayo on 25 August.

# banned - Thursday 25 July, 2013

This is the condom ad banned in Pakistan for being "too racy"
# Advertising
From The Daily Edge
# Advertising

This is the condom ad banned in Pakistan for being "too racy"

Jul 25th 2013, 3:58 PM 20,386 Views 35 Comments

Strawberry flavoured is a no-no.

# banned - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Joan Burton says 23 companies have been banned from JobBridge
# Internships
# Internships

Joan Burton says 23 companies have been banned from JobBridge

Jul 9th 2013, 7:22 PM 27,105 Views 90 Comments

The Social Protection Minister has answered questions about the government’s flagship internship scheme in the Dáil today.

# banned - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Column: What Irish companies need to know about cyberbullies in the workplace
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What Irish companies need to know about cyberbullies in the workplace

Apr 24th 2013, 7:30 PM 468 Views 11 Comments

With new media comes new risks, writes Julie O’Neill who says many employers might not know they could be liable for statements made by their employees outside of working hours.

# banned - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

City Councillors vote to ban rickshaws from streets of Galway
# Off Yer Bike
# Off Yer Bike

City Councillors vote to ban rickshaws from streets of Galway

Mar 13th 2013, 6:05 PM 12,521 Views 54 Comments

Claims that rickshaws are “too dangerous” and the streets of Galway are “too narrow” have been rubbished by a legal operator of the bike taxis.

# banned - Friday 8 March, 2013

Tevez arrested for driving while disqualified - reports
# Citizen's Arrest
From The42
# Citizen's Arrest

Tevez arrested for driving while disqualified - reports

Mar 8th 2013, 12:19 PM 1,519 Views 0 Comments

The Manchester City was banned from driving for six months in January.

# banned - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Pocket knives to be allowed on US flights
# United States
# United States

Pocket knives to be allowed on US flights

Mar 6th 2013, 8:35 AM 9,414 Views 48 Comments

The ban on pocket knives on US flights – in place since 9/11 – has now been lifted.

# banned - Friday 15 February, 2013

6 Nations chiefs confirm Cian Healy is suspended for Leinster’s game this weekend
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

6 Nations chiefs confirm Cian Healy is suspended for Leinster’s game this weekend

Feb 15th 2013, 3:30 PM 6,618 Views 20 Comments

The prop was hit with a three-week ban this week for a stamp on England’s Dan Cole in the Lansdowne Rd defeat last weekend.

# banned - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Eden Hazard's ban for kicking the Swansea ball boy won't be increased
# Ballboy-gate
From The42
# Ballboy-gate

Eden Hazard's ban for kicking the Swansea ball boy won't be increased

Jan 31st 2013, 6:24 PM 847 Views 3 Comments

Just the three games so.

# banned - Friday 4 January, 2013

Time on his hands: Banned Dettori enters Celebrity Big Brother house
# Racing
From The42
# Racing

Time on his hands: Banned Dettori enters Celebrity Big Brother house

Jan 4th 2013, 11:08 AM 1,035 Views 0 Comments

Surely a nice break in the Bahamas would’ve been a better idea, Frankie?

# banned - Friday 30 November, 2012

Michael Jordan explains what happened when he was banned from a golf course
# Clarification
From The42
# Clarification

Michael Jordan explains what happened when he was banned from a golf course

Nov 30th 2012, 10:08 PM 1,699 Views 0 Comments

The golfer was reprimanded for violating the dress code by wearing cargo.

# banned - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

'Unsporting' Adriano slapped with one-match suspension
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

'Unsporting' Adriano slapped with one-match suspension

Nov 27th 2012, 7:01 PM 1,303 Views 3 Comments

Shakhtar’s Brazilian striker scored after taking advantage of an uncontested hop ball by the referee which was punted forward.

Video: ‘Jacob Zuma’ fish and chips ad banned by South African broadcaster
# South Africa
# South Africa

Video: ‘Jacob Zuma’ fish and chips ad banned by South African broadcaster

Nov 27th 2012, 2:00 PM 9,473 Views 6 Comments

The country’s state broadcaster SABC is refusing to air the 31-second spot which depicts President Zuma having fish and chips with his wives and children. Watch the ad…

# banned - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Russia briefly bans YouTube 'by mistake'
# Oops
# Oops

Russia briefly bans YouTube 'by mistake'

Nov 21st 2012, 3:03 PM 5,226 Views 6 Comments

YouTube briefly appeared on the list of banned addresses today – but officials in Russia blamed a technical error.

# banned - Thursday 8 November, 2012

French starlets slapped with lengthy bans
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

French starlets slapped with lengthy bans

Nov 8th 2012, 5:52 PM 1,847 Views 0 Comments

Rennes’ Yann Mvila has been suspended from international football until the summer of 2014 as punishment for breaking a curfew.

# banned - Thursday 25 October, 2012

VIDEO: Andy Hazell hit with 14-week ban for this attack on opponent
# Suspended
From The42
# Suspended

VIDEO: Andy Hazell hit with 14-week ban for this attack on opponent

Oct 25th 2012, 1:34 PM 1,414 Views 3 Comments

The Gloucester flanker was dismissed for striking an opponent. A few times.

# banned - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Armstrong report: 6 ex-teammates suspended in doping fall-out
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Armstrong report: 6 ex-teammates suspended in doping fall-out

Oct 11th 2012, 4:21 PM 700 Views 0 Comments

Their bans were announced by the USADA alongside the organisation’s detailed reasons why it banned Armstrong for life in August.

# banned - Monday 10 September, 2012

VIDEO: Springboks lock Etzebeth suspended for this headbutt attempt
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

VIDEO: Springboks lock Etzebeth suspended for this headbutt attempt

Sep 10th 2012, 3:26 PM 1,114 Views 0 Comments

The 20-year-old thrust his head into the face of Wallabies counterpart Sharpe in the first half of Australia’s 26-19 comeback win in Perth on Saturday.

# banned - Sunday 2 September, 2012

Grosjean banned and fined after Belgian Grand Prix crash
# Unsafe
From The42
# Unsafe

Grosjean banned and fined after Belgian Grand Prix crash

Sep 2nd 2012, 9:10 PM 1,491 Views 4 Comments

A thrilling race was marred by wild driving earlier today.

# banned - Friday 24 August, 2012

USADA strip Lance Armstrong of all Tour titles and initiate lifetime ban
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

USADA strip Lance Armstrong of all Tour titles and initiate lifetime ban

Aug 24th 2012, 6:10 PM 8,819 Views 62 Comments

Doubt remains over the US anti-doping agency’s right to unilaterally take these decisions.

Lance Armstrong to be stripped of 7 Tour titles
# Armstrong
From The42
# Armstrong

Lance Armstrong to be stripped of 7 Tour titles

Aug 24th 2012, 7:14 AM 13,552 Views 118 Comments

Armstrong maintains his innocence but says he will not fight charges that he doped while cycling.

# banned - Monday 25 June, 2012

Kart driver hit with nine-month ban for cannabis use
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Kart driver hit with nine-month ban for cannabis use

Jun 25th 2012, 4:27 PM 1,095 Views 7 Comments

Cian Sheahan tested positive following the Munster Kart Club Race at Watergrasshill in March.

# banned - Thursday 24 May, 2012

LA bans plastic… bags not surgery
# PLASTI-TAX
From The Daily Edge
# PLASTI-TAX

LA bans plastic… bags not surgery

May 24th 2012, 9:25 PM 3,989 Views 9 Comments

Ten years after Ireland issued a plastic bag tax, the land of plastic fantastics plans to phase them out.