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# tweet-2 - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Brian Stanley apologises for IRA tweets: We need to talk about the past in a way that doesn't deepen division
# PAC Chair
# PAC Chair

Brian Stanley apologises for IRA tweets: We need to talk about the past in a way that doesn't deepen division

Dec 2nd 2020, 5:06 PM 23,719 Views 98 Comments
  • Stanley repeated his apology for his tweet about two IRA attacks on the British Army.
  • The PAC chairman told his colleagues he was sorry for the position he had put them in.

# tweet-2 - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

McDonald says she won't ask SF TD to step down as chair of PAC following tweet about IRA attacks
# Brian Stanley
# Brian Stanley

McDonald says she won't ask SF TD to step down as chair of PAC following tweet about IRA attacks

Dec 1st 2020, 9:01 AM 23,515 Views 85 Comments

Brian Stanley has apologised for the tweet about IRA attacks on the British Army.

# tweet-2 - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Trump appears to acknowledge Biden victory for first time with ‘he won’ tweet
# End Of The Line
# End Of The Line

Trump appears to acknowledge Biden victory for first time with ‘he won’ tweet

Nov 15th 2020, 4:58 PM 69,897 Views 75 Comments

The president’s message came as he repeated several baseless claims about the presidential vote.

# tweet-2 - Monday 9 November, 2020

Following criticism, former UUP deputy leader deletes 'appalling' tweet about Kamala Harris
# VP Elect
# VP Elect

Following criticism, former UUP deputy leader deletes 'appalling' tweet about Kamala Harris

Updated Nov 9th 2020, 7:43 PM 131,808 Views 78 Comments

John Taylor referred to Kamala Harris without using her name, and solely as “the Indian”. He later deleted the tweet.

# tweet-2 - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Twitter reveals further details about the large-scale hack of celebrity accounts
# Hacked
# Hacked

Twitter reveals further details about the large-scale hack of celebrity accounts

Aug 1st 2020, 7:24 AM 15,622 Views 1 Comment

The company said hackers attempted to mislead certain employees.

# tweet-2 - Friday 6 December, 2019

Elon Musk cleared of defamation over 'pedo guy' tweet
# Tweet
# Tweet

Elon Musk cleared of defamation over 'pedo guy' tweet

Dec 6th 2019, 10:55 PM 29,788 Views 44 Comments

Vernon Unsworth, a veteran cave explorer, said that Musk’s tweet was “very hurtful”.

# tweet-2 - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Pro-Brexit group apologises and deletes 'xenophobic' tweet targeting Germany's Merkel
# Brexit
# Brexit

Pro-Brexit group apologises and deletes 'xenophobic' tweet targeting Germany's Merkel

Oct 9th 2019, 11:08 AM 30,263 Views 25 Comments

The tweet featured an image of Merkel and invoked Britain’s wartime victories.

# tweet-2 - Friday 7 December, 2018

Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host after criticism for past homophobic tweets
# Academy Awards
# Academy Awards

Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host after criticism for past homophobic tweets

Dec 7th 2018, 7:47 AM 27,796 Views 90 Comments

When given the ultimatum between apologising for the tweets or withdrawing as Oscars host, the comedian chose the latter.

# tweet-2 - Monday 28 May, 2018

British journalist Rachel Johnson apologises for 'moronic' tweet about Irish vote
# The Mainland
# The Mainland

British journalist Rachel Johnson apologises for 'moronic' tweet about Irish vote

May 28th 2018, 10:00 AM 101,654 Views 79 Comments

Johnson said that she ‘fecked up’.

# tweet-2 - Monday 19 March, 2018

Mary Lou says senator who retweeted post calling IRA victim a 'sadist' made 'catastrophic error'
# Brian Stack
# Brian Stack

Mary Lou says senator who retweeted post calling IRA victim a 'sadist' made 'catastrophic error'

Mar 19th 2018, 5:00 PM 92,984 Views 297 Comments

Máire Devine has been suspended from Sinn Féin for three months.

# tweet-2 - Monday 8 January, 2018

NBC apologises after it sends tweet calling Oprah 'OUR future president'
# Golden Globes
# Golden Globes

NBC apologises after it sends tweet calling Oprah 'OUR future president'

Jan 8th 2018, 5:55 PM 37,593 Views 51 Comments

The network sent out the tweet following a joke by presenter, American comedian Seth Meyers.

# tweet-2 - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump tweet
# Safe Havens
# Safe Havens

Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump tweet

Jan 2nd 2018, 7:38 AM 26,270 Views 22 Comments

The US President used his first tweet of 2018 to tear into Islamabad.

# tweet-2 - Friday 29 December, 2017

Barack Obama ends 2017 with a series of 'good news' tweets
# Good News
# Good News

Barack Obama ends 2017 with a series of 'good news' tweets

Dec 29th 2017, 7:28 PM 15,884 Views 34 Comments

In a series of tweets, the former US president referenced a number of different news stories from 2017.

South Korea seizes ship that was allegedly selling oil in secret to North Korea
# Red Handed
# Red Handed

South Korea seizes ship that was allegedly selling oil in secret to North Korea

Dec 29th 2017, 3:30 PM 18,896 Views 15 Comments

It follows US President Donald Trump’s tweets about the alleged transfer of oil.

# tweet-2 - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

These were the news stories that dominated Irish Twitter feeds this year
# Moments
# Moments

These were the news stories that dominated Irish Twitter feeds this year

Dec 5th 2017, 6:01 AM 10,397 Views 1 Comment

Repeal the Eighth, Brexit and Storm Ophelia were the most tweeted about news stories by Irish Twitter users.

# tweet-2 - Saturday 4 November, 2017

US journalist charged with attempting to overthrow Robert Mugabe after calling him 'selfish and sick'
# Freedom Of Speech
# Freedom Of Speech

US journalist charged with attempting to overthrow Robert Mugabe after calling him 'selfish and sick'

Nov 4th 2017, 7:15 PM 10,267 Views 0 Comments

Martha O’Donovan, who works in Zimbabwe, has been remanded in custody.

# tweet-2 - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

'No one is born hating another person': This Barack Obama tweet is now the most liked of all time
# Strong Message
# Strong Message

'No one is born hating another person': This Barack Obama tweet is now the most liked of all time

Aug 16th 2017, 7:32 AM 30,868 Views 72 Comments

Posted in the wake of Charlottesville, the picture shows Obama with children of different races.

# tweet-2 - Sunday 9 July, 2017

'Trump doesn’t use Twitter to govern. He uses it to stay in touch with the American people'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Trump doesn’t use Twitter to govern. He uses it to stay in touch with the American people'

Jul 9th 2017, 8:45 AM 4,440 Views 63 Comments

I am disheartened by President Trump’s tweets, and much more besides, but it’s past time to get real, writes Larry Donnelly.

# tweet-2 - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Trump deletes 'covfefe' post after baffling Twitter
# What Is Covfefe
# What Is Covfefe

Trump deletes 'covfefe' post after baffling Twitter

May 31st 2017, 11:50 AM 60,518 Views 90 Comments

The US President tweeted: ‘Despite the constant negative press covfefe.’

# tweet-2 - Friday 28 April, 2017

What words does President Donald Trump most like to tweet?
# Tweeter In Chief
# Tweeter In Chief

What words does President Donald Trump most like to tweet?

Apr 28th 2017, 2:20 PM 13,292 Views 21 Comments

He reaches 100 days in office tomorrow.

# tweet-2 - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Trump insists he doesn't know Putin - or have any deals in Russia
# Haters Going Crazy
# Haters Going Crazy

Trump insists he doesn't know Putin - or have any deals in Russia

Feb 7th 2017, 5:30 PM 12,009 Views 46 Comments

The President of the United States made the comments on Twitter – where else? – today.

# tweet-2 - Monday 12 December, 2016

Market value of US military contractor drops by €1.8bn after Trump tweet
# Fighter Planes
# Fighter Planes

Market value of US military contractor drops by €1.8bn after Trump tweet

Dec 12th 2016, 10:07 PM 26,492 Views 83 Comments

The President-elect said he will cut “billions” in costs for military purchases.

# tweet-2 - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Manchester police apologise after tweeting picture of men dressed in Nazi SS uniforms
# Reenactment
# Reenactment

Manchester police apologise after tweeting picture of men dressed in Nazi SS uniforms

Aug 9th 2016, 8:04 AM 16,244 Views 66 Comments

GMP said that the tweet was “unacceptable”.

# tweet-2 - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Chrissy Teigen absolutely burned the Miss Teen USA pageant with one tweet
# Sarcasm Strong
From The Daily Edge
# Sarcasm Strong

Chrissy Teigen absolutely burned the Miss Teen USA pageant with one tweet

Jul 31st 2016, 1:59 PM 13,330 Views 10 Comments

It’s over. Call it off.

# tweet-2 - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

"The Irish were sold as slaves" - Gerry Adams has spoken once again about THAT tweet
# The 'n' Word
# The 'n' Word

"The Irish were sold as slaves" - Gerry Adams has spoken once again about THAT tweet

May 4th 2016, 2:45 PM 23,789 Views 258 Comments

Adams caused uproar for posting a racially-charged tweet on Sunday night while watching Django Unchained.

# tweet-2 - Monday 2 May, 2016

"I haven't got a racist bone in my body" - Adams apologises for n-word tweet
# Criticism
# Criticism

"I haven't got a racist bone in my body" - Adams apologises for n-word tweet

May 2nd 2016, 12:38 PM 69,919 Views 336 Comments

In an earlier statement Sinn Féin president said the tweet was “ironic” and not intended to cause offence.

# tweet-2 - Monday 25 April, 2016

Conor McGregor says he's BACK ON the fight card for UFC 200
# Guess Who's Back
From The42
# Guess Who's Back

Conor McGregor says he's BACK ON the fight card for UFC 200

Apr 25th 2016, 7:24 AM 53,308 Views 91 Comments

The fighter has just made the announcement on social media.

# tweet-2 - Monday 4 April, 2016

Some people aren't at all happy about this tweet from Leo Varadkar
# Election 2016.2
# Election 2016.2

Some people aren't at all happy about this tweet from Leo Varadkar

Apr 4th 2016, 10:44 AM 46,507 Views 72 Comments

The Health Minister has been accused of undermining Fine Gael’s ongoing government talks with independents.

# tweet-2 - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

This official McDonald's account sent the worst promotional tweet of 2016 so far
# Slurped
From The Daily Edge
# Slurped

This official McDonald's account sent the worst promotional tweet of 2016 so far

Jan 20th 2016, 3:45 PM 7,608 Views 2 Comments

“We came, you slurped…”

# tweet-2 - Monday 28 September, 2015

Young Fine Gael hopes this tweet about killing a child didn't cause offence
# Hurtful And Offensive
# Hurtful And Offensive

Young Fine Gael hopes this tweet about killing a child didn't cause offence

Sep 28th 2015, 12:58 PM 25,100 Views 163 Comments

The Fine Gael youth wing sent a “hurtful and offensive” tweet to a Sinn Féin councillor on Friday.

# tweet-2 - Friday 18 September, 2015

Mick Wallace 'will not be distracted' by Peter Robinson threat to sue
# It's On
# It's On

Mick Wallace 'will not be distracted' by Peter Robinson threat to sue

Sep 18th 2015, 8:31 PM 17,418 Views 99 Comments

Robinson has sent the TD a legal letter about a tweet he sent.

# tweet-2 - Friday 11 September, 2015

Here's the story behind that bizarre Mariah Carey SodaStream tweet
# Hashtag Sodastream
From The Daily Edge
# Hashtag Sodastream

Here's the story behind that bizarre Mariah Carey SodaStream tweet

Sep 11th 2015, 11:15 AM 6,286 Views 0 Comments

And then Mariah comes along…

# tweet-2 - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

TV host Rosie O'Donnell says her teenage daughter hasn't been seen for a week
# Missing
# Missing

TV host Rosie O'Donnell says her teenage daughter hasn't been seen for a week

Aug 18th 2015, 6:19 PM 43,659 Views 18 Comments

The presenter and actress says Chelsea O ‘Donnell has “stopped taking her medicine and is in need of medical attention”.

# tweet-2 - Monday 10 August, 2015

Disney apologises for 'insensitive' Nagasaki anniversary tweet
# Merry Unbirthday
# Merry Unbirthday

Disney apologises for 'insensitive' Nagasaki anniversary tweet

Aug 10th 2015, 3:00 PM 21,676 Views 18 Comments

It said the company’s Twitter account will be managed better in future.

# tweet-2 - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Homeless man receives job offers after photo of his handwritten CV goes viral
# Liverpool
# Liverpool

Homeless man receives job offers after photo of his handwritten CV goes viral

Jul 19th 2015, 9:15 AM 51,294 Views 20 Comments

The tweet has been shared over 3,000 times.

# tweet-2 - Friday 17 July, 2015

This unfortunate typo has everyone morto for the Boston Globe
# Investifarted
# Investifarted

This unfortunate typo has everyone morto for the Boston Globe

Jul 17th 2015, 9:54 PM 34,682 Views 17 Comments

Yikes.

# tweet-2 - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Donald Trump accidentally used Nazi soldiers to symbolise American greatness
# Ah Trump
# Ah Trump

Donald Trump accidentally used Nazi soldiers to symbolise American greatness

Jul 15th 2015, 3:42 PM 21,771 Views 36 Comments

He’s certainly grabbing more headlines than other presidential hopefuls.

# tweet-2 - Monday 13 July, 2015

Phil Neville demonstrated the dangers of Google Translate with this embarrassing tweet
# Double Meaning
From The Daily Edge
# Double Meaning

Phil Neville demonstrated the dangers of Google Translate with this embarrassing tweet

Jul 13th 2015, 5:09 PM 10,611 Views 0 Comments

That doesn’t mean what you think it does, Phil.

# tweet-2 - Monday 22 June, 2015

Israeli minister's wife apologises for 'stupid' tweet about Obama
# Oops
# Oops

Israeli minister's wife apologises for 'stupid' tweet about Obama

Jun 22nd 2015, 10:25 AM 24,290 Views 87 Comments

The talk-show host tweeted a joke comparing the US President to a cup of weak, black coffee.

# tweet-2 - Monday 16 March, 2015

Senator Fidelma Healy Eames says THAT tweet was about starting an open debate
# Pcgonemad
# Pcgonemad

Senator Fidelma Healy Eames says THAT tweet was about starting an open debate

Mar 16th 2015, 5:26 PM 14,674 Views 61 Comments

Former Fine Gael senator was trending on Twitter yesterday.

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