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From TheJournal.ie Farmers block industry representatives from entering first taskforce meeting MEAT INDUSTRIES IRELAND

Farmers block industry representatives from entering first taskforce meeting

A newly established beef task force was due to meet this morning to examine the future of the beef industry in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie US Senate fails to block sale of $8.1 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia Veto

US Senate fails to block sale of $8.1 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia

Trump issued a trio of veteos to attempt to push through the sale.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council launches High Court challenge after it was refused planning for two new bridges Blocked

Dublin City Council launches High Court challenge after it was refused planning for two new bridges

The council says the board’s decision means the costs of building the bridges will increase by between €25m and €42 million.

From The42 Northern Ireland block Kyle Lafferty from playing for Rangers on Sunday following international no-show Blocked

Northern Ireland block Kyle Lafferty from playing for Rangers on Sunday following international no-show

The Fermanagh-born striker ruled himself out of Northern Ireland’s Nations League games this week.

From TheJournal.ie MP who blocked upskirting ban targeted by protesters as Britain presses ahead with new law Upskirting

MP who blocked upskirting ban targeted by protesters as Britain presses ahead with new law

Christopher Chope blocked the passage of the bill on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Trump violated US constitution by blocking people on Twitter court says Block Rockin Tweets

Trump violated US constitution by blocking people on Twitter court says

The ruling comes in response to a lawsuit filed by a group of Twitter users.

From TheJournal.ie Movie giants get orders blocking streaming websites from internet providers Blocked

Movie giants get orders blocking streaming websites from internet providers

None of the ISP’s opposed the application.

From TheJournal.ie Gale force winds broke a yacht free and pushed it into a busy Shannon estuary shipping lane Get In Lane

Gale force winds broke a yacht free and pushed it into a busy Shannon estuary shipping lane

The yacht was retrieved by a RNLI lifeboat crew.

From TheJournal.ie Plans to allow mining in the Amazon rainforest have been halted Renca Reserve

Plans to allow mining in the Amazon rainforest have been halted

Brazilian President Michel Temer had signed a decree to allow the reserve to be opened up for private use.

From TheJournal.ie US politicians are being accused of violating free speech - by blocking people on social media Blockbusters

US politicians are being accused of violating free speech - by blocking people on social media

Politicians at all levels increasingly embrace social media to discuss government business.

From TheJournal.ie Delays on M50 as jackknifed truck blocks slip road Heavy Traffic

Delays on M50 as jackknifed truck blocks slip road

Emergency services are at the scene.

From TheJournal.ie Three popular illegal streaming sites have been blocked by Irish courts Internet Piracy

Three popular illegal streaming sites have been blocked by Irish courts

Irish internet providers will now have to block Movie4k.to, primewire.ag and onwatchseries.to

From TheJournal.ie Stephen Donnelly briefly blocked on Twitter by Social Democrats Soc It To Dem

Stephen Donnelly briefly blocked on Twitter by Social Democrats

His former party said it was a mistake and they are “looking into what happened”.

From TheJournal.ie Repeal the Eighth Bill blocked in the Dáil after government deal Abortion

Repeal the Eighth Bill blocked in the Dáil after government deal

Fine Gael, the Independent Alliance and independents in government took a unified approach to the issue.

From TheJournal.ie US politicians want unbreakable encryption on your smartphone to be illegal Blocked

US politicians want unbreakable encryption on your smartphone to be illegal

Apple said it wasn’t able to break into the iPhone of one of the San Bernado

From TheJournal.ie WhatsApp has been accused of blocking links to this rival app Blocked

WhatsApp has been accused of blocking links to this rival app

Some users have seen links to Telegram blocked on the Android version of WhatsApp.

From The42 Taulupe Faletau's move to Bath is off after Warren Gatland blocks his transfer Blocked

Taulupe Faletau's move to Bath is off after Warren Gatland blocks his transfer

Faletau will now likely leave the Dragons at the end of the season.

From TheJournal.ie The IAAF accused of blocking report that shows widespread doping One Third

The IAAF accused of blocking report that shows widespread doping

This follows new research by a German university.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams and Mary Lou have blocked Maíria Cahill on Twitter Denied

Gerry Adams and Mary Lou have blocked Maíria Cahill on Twitter

The Sinn Féin leader said it was his own business who he permitted on his Twitter account.

From TheJournal.ie Halawa sisters say they've been blocked by Charlie Flanagan on Twitter Blocked

Halawa sisters say they've been blocked by Charlie Flanagan on Twitter

Somaia Halawa, who runs the ‘Free Ibrahim Halawa’ Twitter account, claims that Flanagan blocked the account after a Twitter storm organised ahead of her brother’s last postponed trial.

14 of the greatest ever responses to wrong number texts

Sup girl I like things spicy.

From TheJournal.ie The government is looking in to blocking mobile phone signals in prisons Prison Cell-Phone

The government is looking in to blocking mobile phone signals in prisons

That’s after 728 were confiscated last year.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter is making it easier for you to report nasty comments Blocked

Twitter is making it easier for you to report nasty comments

The website is also improving its system for blocking accounts – and this is just the first step.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think community service should be given for less serious crimes? Crime And Punishment This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think community service should be given for less serious crimes?

Rather than blocking up the prisons with less serious offenders would community service be a more viable option?

From TheJournal.ie Greyhound trucks 'blocked' by protesters as court date looms Dispute

Greyhound trucks 'blocked' by protesters as court date looms

The move comes ahead of the company returning to court on Thursday over an injunction.

From TheJournal.ie Greyhound truck stopped in Dublin park during peaceful protest Dispute

Greyhound truck stopped in Dublin park during peaceful protest

The incident happened at Cromcastle Avenue in the city.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí at the scene of water meter protest in Portlaoise Irish Water

Gardaí at the scene of water meter protest in Portlaoise

Gardaí are at the scene but no arrests have been made.

Block function on Twitter reinstated after outcry from users

The changes meant that if you blocked someone, they could still see all your activity.

From TheJournal.ie French court orders Google to block search results of ex-F1 boss Max Mosley's orgy Blocked

French court orders Google to block search results of ex-F1 boss Max Mosley's orgy

Google had opposed the landmark ruling as they say such filters are clumsy and impinge internet freedom by also filtering related content.

From TheJournal.ie EU blocks Aer Lingus takeover, Ryanair says it will appeal Denied

EU blocks Aer Lingus takeover, Ryanair says it will appeal

The European Commission has now officially confirmed a decision that had been expected. Ryanair said immediately it will appeal the rejection of its third bid for Aer Lingus.

The burning question*: Do you answer calls from blocked numbers? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Do you answer calls from blocked numbers?

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

From TheJournal.ie Russia briefly bans YouTube 'by mistake' Oops

Russia briefly bans YouTube 'by mistake'

YouTube briefly appeared on the list of banned addresses today – but officials in Russia blamed a technical error.

From TheJournal.ie San Francisco transport officials block phone signals to hinder protest San Francisco

San Francisco transport officials block phone signals to hinder protest

Mobile phone service in San Francisco’s downtown subway stations was shut off to prevent a repeat of a protest in July which ended in arrests. The protest was sparked when police shot a man.

From TheJournal.ie Belarus blocks Twitter and Facebook in bid to prevent protests Blocked This post contains images

Belarus blocks Twitter and Facebook in bid to prevent protests

In photos: Social networking sites blocked as Belarus celebrates its independence with military parade through the capital.