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As football's social media boycott begins, Henry says it's only the start in fight against racism
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# Blackout

As football's social media boycott begins, Henry says it's only the start in fight against racism

Apr 30th 2021, 10:55 AM 1,743 Views 2 Comments

A number of organisations and clubs will log off for the weekend from 3pm today.

Media blackout in Poland to protest new ad tax
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# Freedom Of Speech

Media blackout in Poland to protest new ad tax

Feb 10th 2021, 11:33 AM 28,866 Views 28 Comments

State media outlets would be exempt from the tax.

RTÉ forced to cancel live broadcast of Dublin Derby due to high winds
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RTÉ forced to cancel live broadcast of Dublin Derby due to high winds

Updated Feb 15th 2020, 2:10 PM 36,394 Views 52 Comments

Dalymount Park has been battered by the high winds of Storm Dennis.

Chinese state TV keeps NBA opening games off the air amid Hong Kong row
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Chinese state TV keeps NBA opening games off the air amid Hong Kong row

Oct 23rd 2019, 12:01 PM 2,864 Views 0 Comments

The blackout added to an unusual start to the NBA season, as activists distributed t-shirts in support of Hong Kong democracy.

Massive power outage leaves Uruguay and Argentina without electricity
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Massive power outage leaves Uruguay and Argentina without electricity

Jun 16th 2019, 4:47 PM 26,408 Views 17 Comments

Two Argentine power companies confirmed that the failure knocked out electricity throughout Argentina.

Cheika hopes All Black defeats serve as 'watershed moment' for Wallabies
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Cheika hopes All Black defeats serve as 'watershed moment' for Wallabies

Aug 26th 2018, 12:16 PM 7,922 Views 2 Comments

“A few little tweaks, but perseverance definitely. It’s not always instant gratification.”

Michael Ryan ends ban and confirms he'll speak to the media going forward
# Short Lived
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# Short Lived

Michael Ryan ends ban and confirms he'll speak to the media going forward

May 22nd 2018, 11:55 AM 9,599 Views 13 Comments

The Tipperary boss has explained the pre-planned media blackout and shared his regret.

U2 fans have been receiving these cryptic unmarked letters in the post
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# Snail Mail

U2 fans have been receiving these cryptic unmarked letters in the post

Aug 22nd 2017, 4:30 PM 5,933 Views 0 Comments

They’ve gone full Taylor Swift.

Ruthless All Blacks thrash Wallabies in Sydney with record points tally
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Ruthless All Blacks thrash Wallabies in Sydney with record points tally

Aug 19th 2017, 1:45 PM 13,850 Views 9 Comments

Eight tries for New Zealand in today’s Rugby Championship opener at the Olympic Stadium.

New Zealand steam-roll Canada to complete perfect run to World Cup semis
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# Blackout

New Zealand steam-roll Canada to complete perfect run to World Cup semis

Aug 17th 2017, 1:55 PM 4,996 Views 1 Comment

An eight-try rout has left 2014 runners-up Canada out of the running for a semi-final berth.

Bad news for Irish viewers as they face a blackout of the US PGA Championship
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# No Show

Bad news for Irish viewers as they face a blackout of the US PGA Championship

Jul 14th 2017, 9:21 AM 12,008 Views 17 Comments

The PGA of America has ended its multi-year deal with Sky Sports.

British Airways cancels all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick after massive IT failure
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# Computer Outage

British Airways cancels all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick after massive IT failure

May 27th 2017, 1:33 PM 32,371 Views 28 Comments

Some passengers have suggested that the outage was caused by a lightning strike.

WhatsApp back in service after worldwide blackout
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# Whatsup

WhatsApp back in service after worldwide blackout

May 4th 2017, 7:27 AM 17,173 Views 13 Comments

This could be helpful for those following our Live A Better Life series.

Over 1,000 power outages following strong winds overnight and fire at Dublin substation
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# Disruption

Over 1,000 power outages following strong winds overnight and fire at Dublin substation

Jan 11th 2017, 9:13 AM 13,386 Views 6 Comments

The disruptions have been reported in parts of Carlow, Kilkenny, Galway, Sligo and Cork.

Almost 400 homes left without power in west Dublin after ESB sub station fire
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# Ballyfermot

Almost 400 homes left without power in west Dublin after ESB sub station fire

Dec 28th 2016, 8:48 PM 17,370 Views 15 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade worked with the ESB to make the scene safe a short time ago.

Argentina players boycott media after Lavezzi marijuana claims
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Argentina players boycott media after Lavezzi marijuana claims

Nov 16th 2016, 8:15 AM 7,028 Views 8 Comments

A delicious free-kick from Lionel Messi had helped the Albiceleste to a much-needed win over Colombia.

You won't be able to watch the first El Clasico of the season live on TV
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# Ah Here

You won't be able to watch the first El Clasico of the season live on TV

Oct 12th 2016, 3:10 PM 26,358 Views 36 Comments

The 3:15pm kick-off for Barcelona v Real Madrid means it will not be broadcast live on these shores.

Two Aran Islands could be without power until tomorrow
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Two Aran Islands could be without power until tomorrow

Aug 7th 2016, 7:00 AM 10,230 Views 3 Comments

The plan is to ship the generators today, but that may not be possible.

Further bad news for Virgin Media subscribers who plan to watch Conor McGregor's rematch against Nate Diaz
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Further bad news for Virgin Media subscribers who plan to watch Conor McGregor's rematch against Nate Diaz

Aug 6th 2016, 4:18 PM 12,205 Views 12 Comments

UFC 202 takes place on 20 August.

The All Blacks have somehow found a way to be even blacker at the World Cup
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The All Blacks have somehow found a way to be even blacker at the World Cup

Aug 4th 2015, 1:25 PM 13,706 Views 10 Comments

The entire team will be wearing Blackout boots at the World Cup

Could the solar eclipse cause blackouts in Ireland?
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# Power Out

Could the solar eclipse cause blackouts in Ireland?

Mar 19th 2015, 6:02 AM 31,543 Views 40 Comments

Solar power has become a much more common way of generating power than after the last eclipse.

Dublin turned black and blue as World Cup winners hit town
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Dublin turned black and blue as World Cup winners hit town

Nov 24th 2014, 8:49 PM 14,016 Views 3 Comments

Dan Carter and Bernard Brogan probably discussed car insurance over the starters.

Armagh boss Grimley says it's his 'basic human right' to snub media
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Armagh boss Grimley says it's his 'basic human right' to snub media

Aug 7th 2014, 12:36 PM 4,750 Views 14 Comments

The Orchard management cancelled a media event yesterday.

Work continuing, but 25,000 still without power
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# Lights On

Work continuing, but 25,000 still without power

Feb 16th 2014, 7:56 AM 5,118 Views 11 Comments

ESB says that today’s progress will be slow, but it will continue to work to restore power.

ESB crews working to restore power
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ESB crews working to restore power

Feb 15th 2014, 7:37 AM 6,836 Views 29 Comments

The electricity network is warning those cleaning up to be wary of power lines.

Bord Gáis announces 2.2% electricity price increase
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Bord Gáis announces 2.2% electricity price increase

Jan 31st 2014, 11:45 PM 12,745 Views 80 Comments

After absorbing the price increase for the winter, Bord Gáis Energy is to add around 50 cent a week to bills.

Yahoo's amazing response to the great Gmail blackout of 2014
# Gfail
# Gfail

Yahoo's amazing response to the great Gmail blackout of 2014

Jan 24th 2014, 7:37 PM 4,696 Views 0 Comments

Gmail was down, but now it’s back. Everyone relax.

Just a handful of homes still offline after storm, but UK dealing with severe flooding and power cuts
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# Storm Watch

Just a handful of homes still offline after storm, but UK dealing with severe flooding and power cuts

Dec 25th 2013, 10:53 AM 7,241 Views 4 Comments

ESB crews have been out overnight reconnecting customers. In the UK — there’s tens of thousands without power, and three severe flood warnings remain in place.

ESB restores power to 20k customers but urges conservation of electricity in Achill
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# Storm Watch

ESB restores power to 20k customers but urges conservation of electricity in Achill

Dec 24th 2013, 6:37 PM 26,194 Views 45 Comments

There were major faults in the system in west Galway and on Achill this afternoon.

Some 2,600 Dublin 15 homes left in the dark following power cut
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Some 2,600 Dublin 15 homes left in the dark following power cut

Dec 16th 2013, 9:21 PM 15,498 Views 21 Comments

ESB Networks says the problem is expected to be fixed tonight.

ESB workers announce ‘all-out’ strike as unions meet with mediators
# Down To The Wire
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# Down To The Wire

ESB workers announce ‘all-out’ strike as unions meet with mediators

Dec 6th 2013, 9:50 PM 40,811 Views 339 Comments

The company’s Unions’ Dispute Committee says it will implement a “full withdrawal of labour” later this month, although will not be meeting the Labour Relations Committee today.

Power restored on N11, but traffic still heavy
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Power restored on N11, but traffic still heavy

Nov 1st 2013, 5:44 PM 15,496 Views 14 Comments

A power outage on the N11 has affected traffic lights and street lights, gardaí say.

Switched off: Jonny Cooper on social media blackout as semi-final hype builds
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Switched off: Jonny Cooper on social media blackout as semi-final hype builds

Aug 29th 2013, 7:30 AM 2,965 Views 0 Comments

Dublin defender looking forward to pitting himself against “the team to beat” on Sunday.

In Pictures: Ten year anniversary of north America’s electricity blackout
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# Turn On The Light

In Pictures: Ten year anniversary of north America’s electricity blackout

Aug 14th 2013, 9:30 PM 14,104 Views 25 Comments

Ten years ago today, an electricity power outage caused chaos in the northern American states and Canada.

Mars missions scaled back in April because of sun
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# Mars

Mars missions scaled back in April because of sun

Apr 5th 2013, 6:30 AM 5,420 Views 6 Comments

For much of April, the sun blocks the line of sight between Earth and Mars, making it difficult for engineers to send instructions or hear from spacecraft Curiosity and Opportunity.

Sweet chariot: England shock All Blacks at season's final hurdle
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Sweet chariot: England shock All Blacks at season's final hurdle

Dec 1st 2012, 4:47 PM 3,673 Views 13 Comments

They know who Owen Farrell is now.

VIDEO: Lights go out on Argentina-Brazil friendly
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VIDEO: Lights go out on Argentina-Brazil friendly

Oct 4th 2012, 11:06 AM 654 Views 0 Comments

The match, which features only players from their respective domestic championships, had to be called off.

Crisps, Elvis and Riverdance: 30 of our favourite 'Irish Facts without Wikipedia'
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# Nonsense

Crisps, Elvis and Riverdance: 30 of our favourite 'Irish Facts without Wikipedia'

Jan 18th 2012, 6:29 PM 10,644 Views 18 Comments

The #irishfactsaboutwikipedia hashtag has been trending worldwide this afternoon. Here’s our country’s revised history.

Sites go offline in protest at US anti-piracy legislation
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# Offline

Sites go offline in protest at US anti-piracy legislation

Jan 18th 2012, 7:46 AM 3,889 Views 36 Comments

Sites such as Wikipedia, Reddit and Boing Boing are taking part in an ‘internet blackout’ today.

Around 7,000 homes without electricity after storm damage
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# Power Cut

Around 7,000 homes without electricity after storm damage

Jan 3rd 2012, 3:04 PM 2,233 Views 6 Comments

Heavy winds last night and early this morning caused a power cut to around 15,000 households.

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