Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin, Jack Chambers, Oireachtas, Social Media

Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin, Jack Chambers

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

TDs have said they will question Twitter representatives about the abusive comments directed at the Ryans during an Oireachtas committee meeting today.

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

Today, members of the joint-Oireachtas committee are meeting with representatives from Twitter, Facebook and Google to discuss online harassment, and to look at the steps these companies are taking to address hateful content on their platforms.

Sticks and stones? Have they nothing better to discuss?

“That cannot continue, and I think anyone that witnessed their experience will want to see these companies move to change, or be forced to change.”

During the Late Late Show on Friday, presenter Ryan Tubridy read out a tweet from the account of former Irish Independent journalist and unsuccessful presidential candidate, Gemma O’Doherty. It said, “German dump @lidl_ireland gaslighting the Irish people with their multicultural version of ‘The Ryans’. Kidding no-one! Resist the Great Replacement wherever you can by giving this kip a wide berth. #ShopIrish #BuyIrish.

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“Yet in this instance there seems to only be a reliance on their willingness to self-regulate and at the end of the day, they have demonstrated time and time again that their efforts are simply not fit for purpose.”

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Or is it *Today, during an Oireachtas committee meeting, TDs will question Twitter representatives about the abusive comments directed at the Ryans* syntax abusive comments directed at the Ryans during an Oireachtas committee meeting today ? Whoever is guilty of that ridiculous, offensive, uneducated, just-plain-stupid behaviour needs to face real consequences. Ireland does not need that type of stupidity!!

Abusive comments directed at the Ryans during an Oireachtas committee meeting? Surely not? Or is the sentence just poorly constructed? They could start by getting everyone on twitter verified and using their real name. Why aren't the Guards doing that And hopfully they will also investigate the fact they are paid actors and not a couple and also fiona Ryan lives in England who pretends she will leave Ireland due to comments made to her! Do your research people, its very clear there paid actors to push this fake hate speech law

Their address was UK before this They could also ave the Ryan's in and ask, Were they paid to be on LLS. Were their flights/sailing booked to return to UK prior to G O'D tweet Who decided which tweet to read out. & why not read out the death threat as it had more shock value

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Get ready for being arrested for 'mean tweets' Study that heading. Why is an Oireachtas Committee directing abusive comments at the Ryan’s? Is she returning to her home in England ? Remember if you dare question the story your a member of the ku klux klan. This is a big PR stunt, they don’t even live in Ireland. 🇮🇪 Also: the ‘threats’ were never made public or proven to be real. Are they even married, as was initially reported?

Would be better to go to local Gardai and make complaint under incitement to hatered legislation, than doing political grandstanding, shinners and others have short memory from using dail as a safe haven to make personal attacks worse than social media This is hilarious. Don’t get how they couldn’t track the death threats through an ip address. Calling it a civil matter is bizarre

And keyboard cowards comment in 3,2,1...National something something, Ireland for Irish something something, took our jobs something something.....

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No doubt they're shaking in their boots. Fake News

Pamela Flood and Ronan Ryan no longer face immediate threat of repossessionFORMER Miss Ireland Pamela Flood and her family no longer face an immediate threat of repossession after a court ruled a vulture fund cannot enforce an order for possession of their home. The High … Wow !!! Getting away with not paying your mortgage for years!!!! Untouchables!!!

Pamela Flood and Ronan Ryan allowed to appeal repossession of Dublin home by finance fundThe high-profile couple appealed against a decision by the Circuit Court to allow Tanager DAC to repossess their home. I'll ask again, where can I go about getting a 'Buy now, pay never' mortgage deal? Seems there were plenty back in the day for the right people. Bums, feck em out. WTF😳 The judges in this country are SHOCKING🤯 & it needs addressing ASAP🙌🏻

Court rules in favour of Ronan Ryan in ongoing battle over home with vulture fund - Independent.ieHigh-profile restaurateur Ronan Ryan has won a significant legal victory in his ongoing battle to hold on to the house he shares with his wife, former Miss Ireland Pamela Flood. How can they pay these legal fees when they could make a mortgage payment. Baffling. Why oh why do I pay my bills. A law for them and another law for the rest of us.

Philip Ryan: 'Living in the shadow of Brexit blamed as taxpayers, older people and renters lose out in Budget 2020' - Independent.ieTHE key message from Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe’s Budget speech was we are all living in the “shadow of Brexit” but the Government “stands ready” to tackle the challenges posed by And the climate crisis? Let me get this straight.....zero for old and disadvantaged but loads for Brexit and bureaucracy.

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