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Friday 9 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Removal

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# writing on the wall
€1 million spent on graffiti removal in Dublin city every year - but it's not disappearing fast
The south east area of the city received the most complaints about graffiti every year.
# Hate speech
Google takes down Taliban propaganda app
The app, which was designed to show news and videos from the group, was only up shortly before it was taken down.
# Best Of
These are the best smartphone apps of 2015
A wide variety of apps for any taste.
# Limerick
White doves to be released at graveside during Jason Corbett's funeral
The father of two died in a domestic incident in the US earlier this month.
# mallow
Large crowds gather for removal of Karen Buckley
A traffic management plan is in place in Mallow for the removal.
# Rubbish
Dublin City Council denies suggestion it is "wholesale" removing litter bins
A local councillor says removing bins is not the way to discourage illegal dumping.
# Removal
Google received 1,440 right to be forgotten requests from Ireland
And almost 150,000 requests were made across Europe since Google started processing requests in May.
# insensitive
Google pulls 'Bomb Gaza' game from app store after backlash
The Android game, which allows players to be the Israeli army and drop bombs on the city of Gaza, was removed from the Google Play store after complaints were made.
# right to be forgotten
Google starts removing search results under 'right to be forgotten' ruling
Those search results which had links removed will come with a disclaimer at the bottom of the page.
# Removal
Google may mark pages affected by ECJ's 'right to be forgotten' decision
Search result pages which had links removed could be marked at the bottom of the page, similar to how Google highlights takedown requests over copyright infringing material.
# Defence Forces
Asbestos found on LÉ Aoife this week should have been removed a decade ago
The ship was taken out of action for a period this week while items were inspected for asbestos.
# martyn turner
Irish Times to explain why controversial cartoon was removed from website
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin had said last week that priests were “hurt” by the cartoon’s publication.
# Athlone
Breakdown of communication led to Roma boy being removed from family
The wrongful removal of a two-year-old boy has been blamed on a lack of communication between agencies.
# mole mapping
Calls for health insurers to include mole mapping in general policies
However, the Irish Cancer Society believes it is more important for people to check and know their own skin rather than having their moles mapped digitally.
# be not afraid
How do you know if you're at an Irish funeral?
The sandwiches MUST be in triangles.
# implants
UK: No evidence for routine removal of breast implants
There are fears over the safety of implants made by French company PIP. The British government says there’s no evidence to say implants should be removed – but will pay for removal for anyone who wants it.
Hundreds gather at the removal of Brian Lenihan
President Mary McAleese was among those who joined the former Minister’s family for the removal in Dublin this evening.