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RTÉ journalist experienced racist abuse online for over two years

Zainab Boladale said she has been dealing with much of the abuse since 2017.

18.11.2019

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Jacqueline Jossa takes a swipe at husband Dan Osborne on I'm A Celebrity

Jacqueline Jossa takes a swipe at husband Dan Osborne on I'm A Celebrity

18.11.2019

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Young Irishwoman told she 'looks like monkey' while working for RTE

Young Irishwoman told she 'looks like monkey' while working as RTE presenter

18.11.2019

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Migration, the Irish experience, and those letters from America - Independent.ie

Migration, the Irish experience, and those letters from America

17.11.2019

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Shane Duffy to captain Ireland in Denmark showdown

Shane Duffy to captain Ireland in Denmark showdown

17.11.2019

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Jason O'Mahony: 'RTÉ funding debate badly in need of some home truths' - Independent.ie

Jason O'Mahony: 'RTÉ funding debate badly in need of some home truths'

16.11.2019

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Govt making 'little or no progress' against online abuse and child exploitation, committee told

The Justice Committee is examining issues such as cyberbullying, harassment, stalking and revenge porn.

16.10.2019

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Govt failing to resource Gardai to deal with online harassment, expert says

Govt failing to resource Gardai to deal with online harassment, expert says

16.10.2019

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Govt pays hotels and guest houses almost €500k a week to accommodate 1,453 asylum seekers

Govt pays hotels and guest houses almost €500k a week to accommodate 1,453 asylum seekers

16.10.2019

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Disabilities group calls for extra €211m Govt funding

The Cope Foundation and agencies like it throughout the country say their services are at breaking point

16.10.2019

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Barnier believes Brexit deal is 'still possible' this week

The UK housing secretary said a “great deal” of progress has been made in negotiations.

15.10.2019

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UK rejects Finnish leader's claim there's 'no time' for new Brexit deal

UK rejects Finnish leader's claim there's 'no time' for a new Brexit deal

15.10.2019

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People running abusive Twitter accounts should be 'educated' instead of banned, Twitter tells Oireachtas committee | JOE.ie

People running abusive Twitter accounts should be 'educated' instead of banned, Twitter tells Oireachtas committee

9.10.2019

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Most people in UK who think they have Lyme disease, probably do not, expert says

Most people in UK who think they have Lyme disease, probably do not, expert says

9.10.2019

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Twitter defends response to 'absolutely abhorrent' abuse directed at Ryan family

TD Jack Chambers described their response to the situation as “weak”.

People using Twitter to complain about Twitter ...........😕
Gaslighting for hate speech legislation

9.10.2019

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Ryan Tubridy says Late Late Toy Show 2019 'arguably biggest one to date'

Ryan Tubridy says Late Late Toy Show 2019 'arguably biggest one to date'

9.10.2019

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Twitter to be challenged by TDs over racist comments which forced Ryan family to leave Ireland

Meath couple Fiona Ryan and Jonathan Mathis spoke of death threats they received on the Late Late show on Friday.

9.10.2019

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Budget 2020 - Analysis with Donal O'Donovan, Sinead Ryan & Charlie Weston - Independent.ie

Watch More: Kevin Doyle - All you need to know about Budget 2020

8.10.2019

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#Budget2020 reaction: 'Disappointment for older people as they are denied pension increase'- ALONE

Budget2020 reaction: 'Disappointment for older people as they are denied pension increase'- ALONE

8.10.2019

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#Budget2020 reaction: 'Disappointment for older people as they are denied pension increase'- ALONE

Budget2020 reaction: SIPTU slams 'muddled, contradictory and regressive' budget

8.10.2019

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200 people search for missing mum-of-four in Irish town

Frankie Devlin attended a function at the Garryvoe Hotel on Saturday and hasn't been seen since

8.10.2019

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#Budget2020: Ryan says 'status quo' carbon tax increase won't go far enough

Budget2020: Ryan says 'status quo' carbon tax increase won't go far enough

8.10.2019

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Budget 2020: 56,000 more people will be eligible for medical cards - Independent.ie

Budget 2020: 56,000 more people will be eligible for medical cards

8.10.2019

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Over 55,000 more people to be eligible for medical cards after Budget

Budget 2020 to make over 55,000 more people eligible for medical cards in Ireland

8.10.2019

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Pamela Flood and Ronan Ryan no longer face immediate threat of repossession

Pamela Flood and Ronan Ryan no longer face immediate threat of repossession

7.10.2019

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Pamela Flood and Ronan Ryan allowed to appeal repossession of Dublin home by finance fund

Pamela Flood and Ronan Ryan allowed to appeal repossession of Dublin home

7.10.2019

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Lidl mum left 'shaking' after cruel online trolls 'attack' mixed race family

Leo Varadkar slams abuse as ‘disgusting’ as Lidl ad mum-of-one left ‘shaking’ after cruel online trolls ‘attack’ mixed race family

27.9.2019

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Varadkar describes online racial abuse of Meath couple in Lidl advert as ‘disgusting’

Varadkar describes online racial abuse of Meath couple in Lidl advert as ‘disgusting’

27.9.2019

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Lidl worker speaks out after selfless act for elderly customer goes viral

Lidl worker speaks out after selfless act for elderly customer goes viral

27.9.2019

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Couple featured in Lidl ad considering leaving Ireland after being subject to abuse | JOE.ie

“When I first saw it, I was shaking... I couldn't believe that someone would take a picture of us and look at it negatively”

27.9.2019

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Couple from supermarket ad campaign 'considering leaving Ireland' after online abuse

They have called for more robust hate-crime legislation to be introduced.

Shes just a geebag
How is Gemma ODoherty still walking the streets.. seriously🤷🏼‍♀️

27.9.2019

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Most of Ireland supports mixed-race couple, says councillor who suffered racist abuse

Most of Ireland supports mixed-race couple, says councillor who suffered racist abuse

27.9.2019

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Most of Ireland supports mixed-race couple, says councillor who suffered racist abuse

Most of Ireland supports mixed-race couple, says councillor who suffered racist abuse

27.9.2019

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Couple in ad campaign left ‘shaking and fearful’ after online abuse

Most-read: Couple in ad campaign left ‘shaking and fearful’ after online abuse

27.9.2019

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Irish couple severely out of pocket after 'Aer Lingus ruins dream holiday'

An Irishman said Aer Lingus 'ruined the holiday before it's even started'

27.9.2019

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RTE's Rotunda meets brave couple who bring baby's remains into delivery room

RTE's Rotunda meets brave couple who bring baby's remains into delivery room

26.9.2019

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Irish couple remember baby who died at birth of second child on The Rotunda

Baby Ellie was born at 36 weeks and died shortly afterwards

26.9.2019

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US comedian Josh Pray to stop posting videos about GAA due to online abuse

US comedian Josh Pray to stop posting videos about GAA due to online abuse

11.9.2019

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Josh Pray to stop posting about Irish culture over negative comments

Comedian Josh Pray to 'refrain from posting about Irish culture for a few weeks' after negative comments

11.9.2019

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Comedian Josh Pray to stop making Irish-themed videos following online abuse | JOE.ie

This is why we can't have nice things

11.9.2019

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US rescuers save four men trapped inside capsized cargo ship

The cause of the capsizing remains under investigation.

10.9.2019

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Pyongyang ready to resume talks with US over nuclear programme - Independent.ie

Pyongyang ready to resume talks with US over nuclear programme

10.9.2019

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US extracted spy from Russia amid fears Trump administration mishandled classified intelligence

The source, who had been providing information for decades, had access to Putin and sent pictures of high-level documents.

10.9.2019

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Mike Pence's stay at Donald Trumps resort cost the US taxpayer over €9,000

Mike Pence's stay at Donald Trumps resort cost the US taxpayer over €9,000

10.9.2019

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Irish comedian subjected to 'dozens' of rape and death threats over article she wrote on Junior Cert paper

Aoife Dooley said she has notified gardaí of the threats made to her online.

If you write an article its obvious some people will not agree with your views
Some amount of maggots on the journal anytime i scroll through the comments i feel sick

7.6.2019

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'It’s had a massive impact on me' - illustrator faces 'hundreds of death threats' after article is featured in Junior Cert exam - Independent.ie

'It’s had a massive impact on me' - illustrator faces 'hundreds of death threats' after article is featured in Junior Cert exam

This is horrendous behaviour. I think the Dept of Education should find these kids and make an example of them. They have to realise there are consequences for our actions.
The little shits

6.6.2019

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Junior Cert Irish: A ‘very fair’ paper 1

Junior Cert Irish: A ‘very fair’ paper 1

6.6.2019

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Junior Cert Irish: Paper 2 'more difficult but fair’

Junior Cert Irish: Paper 2 'more difficult but fair’

6.6.2019

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Author whose article featured in Junior Cert English receives online threats

Author whose article featured in Junior Cert English receives online threats

6.6.2019

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Author Aoife Dooley subject to vicious abuse following appearance in Junior Cert exam | JOE.ie

An article written by Aoife Dooley appeared in the English Junior Cert, with her words changed, and without her being consulted

6.6.2019

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Ryan Tubridy gives hope to Irish students starting exams today

Ryan Tubridy shares adorable Instagram post to encourage Junior and Leaving Cert students

6.6.2019

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Junior Cert CSPE: ‘Addressed core concepts’

Junior Cert CSPE: ‘Addressed core concepts’

5.6.2019

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Junior Cert English: a good start to the exams

Junior Cert English: a good start to the exams

5.6.2019

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Leaving and Junior Cert exams begin amid spike in student anxiety levels

Leaving Cert and Junior Cert exams begin amid spike in student anxiety levels

5.6.2019

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Garda investigation underway following claims of online abuse targeting Munster rugby players

A probe into the claims has been ongoing for the past few months.

Down with this sort of thing!
that should be interesting

22.3.2019

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Suspect package in Limerick “identical” to ‘IRA’ parcels discovered in London and Glasgow, say Gardaí | JOE.ie

An Garda Síochána continue to liaise with the UK Authorities in relation to these investigations

22.3.2019

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Garda Ombudsman notified of death of man after incident in Wolfhill, Laois

Garda Ombudsman notified of death of man after incident in Wolfhill, Laois

21.3.2019

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Garda manhunt underway for violent inmate on the run from Dublin hospital - Independent.ie

Garda manhunt underway for violent inmate on the run from Dublin hospital

20.3.2019

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Man tried to sell drugs to an off-duty garda

Man tried to sell drugs to an off-duty garda

20.3.2019

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Derek Devoy further remanded in custody over gun and garda assault charges

Derek Devoy further remanded in custody over gun and garda assault charges

19.3.2019

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Garda watchdog appeal for witnesses to Co Louth crash

Garda watchdog appeal for witnesses to Co Louth crash

19.3.2019

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Garda watchdog appeal for witnesses to Co Louth crash

Garda watchdog appeal for witnesses to Co Louth crash

19.3.2019

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Garda Ombudsman probes death of two men in road crash - Independent.ie

Garda Ombudsman probes death of two men in road crash

19.3.2019

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€2.5 million contract out for the manufacture and supply of shoes for An Garda Síochána

The Office of Government Procurement is also awarding a tender worth €3.3 million for footwear for the Defence Forces.

19.3.2019

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Garda meets cousin for first time in 40 years at NYC Paddy's Day parade

The heartwarming moment was posted to Twitter

18.3.2019

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