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Journalists launch legal action against Eoghan Harris over accounts linked to 'Barbara J Pym'
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# Eoghan Harris

Journalists launch legal action against Eoghan Harris over accounts linked to 'Barbara J Pym'

May 12th 2021, 6:14 PM 29,785 Views 0 Comments

Harris confirmed he had received solicitors’ letters and added that he would “see them in court”.

Sam Allardyce won’t start winding up rival managers until Baggies start winning
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# Trolling

Sam Allardyce won’t start winding up rival managers until Baggies start winning

Dec 27th 2020, 11:47 AM 4,094 Views 0 Comments

The West Brom boss will leave his usual ‘tittle-tattle’ to one side while he focuses on leading a rescue effort at the Hawthorns.

Sinn Féin says Leo Varadkar's claims about 'racist and homophobic' online supporters are 'without foundation'
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# Public Discourse

Sinn Féin says Leo Varadkar's claims about 'racist and homophobic' online supporters are 'without foundation'

Updated Dec 3rd 2020, 5:25 PM 42,421 Views 127 Comments

Louise O’Reilly says Varadkar is seeking to distract attention from government policy.

Jose Mourinho intrigued to see Madrid reaction to Gareth Bale’s Tottenham winner
# Trolling
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# Trolling

Jose Mourinho intrigued to see Madrid reaction to Gareth Bale’s Tottenham winner

Nov 2nd 2020, 5:45 PM 16,118 Views 2 Comments

The Wales international arrived back at Spurs on a season-long loan in September.

Social media abuse became ‘too much for me’, says ex-England star and pundit Alex Scott
# Trolling
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# Trolling

Social media abuse became ‘too much for me’, says ex-England star and pundit Alex Scott

Updated Sep 30th 2020, 9:31 PM 52,528 Views 33 Comments

The footballer-turned-pundit says she is taking the hit of online abuse in order to pave the way for others.

Miss Ireland describes 'disgusting' trolling against her - and calls on social media companies to take action
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# Chelsea Farrell

Miss Ireland describes 'disgusting' trolling against her - and calls on social media companies to take action

Sep 11th 2020, 2:59 PM 87,710 Views 67 Comments

Chelsea Farrell said she’d received a stream of abuse messages since being crowned Miss Ireland.

‘I hope your son gets corona' - Troy Deeney receives abuse over football restart concerns
# Trolling
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# Trolling

‘I hope your son gets corona' - Troy Deeney receives abuse over football restart concerns

May 28th 2020, 10:10 AM 5,542 Views 12 Comments

The striker has not returned to training.

Facebook policy chief says 'we all have a role to play' tackling online harassment following Caroline Flack death
# Trolling
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# Trolling

Facebook policy chief says 'we all have a role to play' tackling online harassment following Caroline Flack death

Feb 19th 2020, 6:05 AM 14,563 Views 20 Comments

Monika Bickert spoke in Dublin about the challenge of identifying and removing harmful content on social media.

'No-machenko' doesn't want to fight me, Haney claims, after win
# Trolling
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# Trolling

'No-machenko' doesn't want to fight me, Haney claims, after win

Sep 14th 2019, 9:26 AM 3,280 Views 2 Comments

The American outclassed Zaur Abdullaev in New York, needing just four rounds to claim a TKO victory.

‘Liverpool fans will be supporting Man United’ – Neville makes bold derby prediction
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# Manchester Derby

‘Liverpool fans will be supporting Man United’ – Neville makes bold derby prediction

Nov 11th 2018, 11:52 AM 7,630 Views 11 Comments

The England and Old Trafford legend believes that if anyone is going to beat Man City to the league title, they need all the help they can get

Diving school! Neymar teaches kids to fall and roll in tongue-in-cheek video
# Trolling
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# Trolling

Diving school! Neymar teaches kids to fall and roll in tongue-in-cheek video

Jul 20th 2018, 6:57 PM 7,415 Views 6 Comments

The Brazilian superstar was widely lambasted at the World Cup for his theatrical reactions to challenges.

Mourinho aims fresh jibe at Wenger by suggesting Arsenal are 'ready for failure'
# ARSENE KNEW
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# ARSENE KNEW

Mourinho aims fresh jibe at Wenger by suggesting Arsenal are 'ready for failure'

Sep 6th 2017, 1:25 PM 5,755 Views 13 Comments

The Portuguese has launched a thinly-veiled dig at the Frenchman while refuting suggestions that he is a short-term manager.

Twitter admits 'mistakes will be made' as it tries new ways to combat online trolls
# Algorithms
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# Algorithms

Twitter admits 'mistakes will be made' as it tries new ways to combat online trolls

Mar 1st 2017, 4:32 PM 5,205 Views 23 Comments

New algorithms will be used to weed out online trolls.

Foul-mouthed David Haye rises to Tony Bellew fans bait
# Trolling
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# Trolling

Foul-mouthed David Haye rises to Tony Bellew fans bait

Feb 28th 2017, 12:02 AM 7,596 Views 7 Comments

“When he comes back to Liverpool, be there for him, because he’s going to need you,” said the 36-year-old.

Twitter to clamp down on trolls as new safety features unveiled
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# Tweet Nothings

Twitter to clamp down on trolls as new safety features unveiled

Feb 8th 2017, 7:40 AM 8,705 Views 35 Comments

Twitter bosses said they will not tolerate the abuse of its users by nameless accounts.

Sweden's deputy PM trolls Donald Trump with a women-only photo
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# Trolling

Sweden's deputy PM trolls Donald Trump with a women-only photo

Feb 3rd 2017, 10:41 PM 27,118 Views 84 Comments

The bill she signed will bind future Swedish governments to net zero emissions by 2045 – “for a safer and better future”.

Mourinho mocks Klopp after Man United reach final
# Wild Is The Wind
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# Wild Is The Wind

Mourinho mocks Klopp after Man United reach final

Jan 27th 2017, 9:26 AM 11,519 Views 41 Comments

The Liverpool boss said the wind had made conditions difficult in Liverpool’s 1-0 loss to Southampton

13 times one Irishman brilliantly trolled Metro's missed connections page
# Rush Hour Crush
# Rush Hour Crush

13 times one Irishman brilliantly trolled Metro's missed connections page

Jan 2nd 2017, 6:00 PM 12,317 Views 2 Comments

So good.

'The bitch is back': Why is RTÉ giving a platform to Katie Hopkins this week?
# Opinion
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# Opinion

'The bitch is back': Why is RTÉ giving a platform to Katie Hopkins this week?

Nov 10th 2016, 8:30 PM 387 Views 107 Comments

Popular culture writer Amy O’Connor has little faith in The Late Late Show to “adequately grill Katie Hopkins on her dangerous, xenophobic views”.

Shamrock Rovers make generous offer to senator who complained about All-Ireland final tickets
# Clever Marketing
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# Clever Marketing

Shamrock Rovers make generous offer to senator who complained about All-Ireland final tickets

Sep 21st 2016, 3:00 PM 40,826 Views 35 Comments

The SSE Airtricity League club have promised to give free admission to this Friday’s game with Galway United.

'Good luck with the Ballon d'Or!' - Carragher aims another jibe at Balotelli
# Trolling
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# Trolling

'Good luck with the Ballon d'Or!' - Carragher aims another jibe at Balotelli

Sep 5th 2016, 3:31 PM 11,538 Views 16 Comments

The war between the two players has been ongoing for some time and the former England man has prodded the Italian once again

Zidane brushes aside Pique's Champions League jibe
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# Trolling

Zidane brushes aside Pique's Champions League jibe

Aug 26th 2016, 6:51 PM 9,318 Views 3 Comments

The defender indicated Real Madrid were the beneficiaries of a fortuitous draw.

Police report Katie Hopkins to Twitter over poll about the deaths of five men
# Camber Sands
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# Camber Sands

Police report Katie Hopkins to Twitter over poll about the deaths of five men

Aug 25th 2016, 9:08 PM 64,057 Views 96 Comments

In the hours after the tragedy Hopkins – known for her controversial antics on Twitter – posted a poll about the event.

Michael Conlan trolls Vladimir Putin - it's the sporting tweets of the week
# Twittersphere
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# Twittersphere

Michael Conlan trolls Vladimir Putin - it's the sporting tweets of the week

Aug 21st 2016, 8:45 AM 11,053 Views 2 Comments

Plus, Derval O’Rourke is impressed with Jerry Kiernan’s new haircut.

'You never picked him in the summer!' Carra hits back after Neville praises Stones
# Trolling
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# Trolling

'You never picked him in the summer!' Carra hits back after Neville praises Stones

Aug 15th 2016, 8:46 PM 17,647 Views 20 Comments

The €56 million defender made his competitive debut for Man City at the weekend.

Twitter bans right-wing writer after Ghostbusters actor targeted by trolls
# Nero
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# Nero

Twitter bans right-wing writer after Ghostbusters actor targeted by trolls

Jul 20th 2016, 8:54 AM 32,966 Views 489 Comments

Milo Yiannopoulos was told his account is being permanently suspended due to repeated violations of the Twitter rules.

This Irish girl trolled her mam wonderfully with a set of fake teeth
# Poor Mam
# Poor Mam

This Irish girl trolled her mam wonderfully with a set of fake teeth

Mar 1st 2016, 5:13 PM 10,210 Views 1 Comment

“Mam I look like Marty Morrissey”.

Muslims say they're too busy watching Netflix and making carrot cake to join ISIS
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# Trolling

Muslims say they're too busy watching Netflix and making carrot cake to join ISIS

Dec 28th 2015, 7:07 PM 26,543 Views 34 Comments

Priorities.

A man who went viral for being named 'Phuc Dat Bich' has just admitted it was a hoax
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# Trolling

A man who went viral for being named 'Phuc Dat Bich' has just admitted it was a hoax

Nov 25th 2015, 9:07 AM 22,997 Views 29 Comments

It was too good to be true.

No, feminists are not 'pissing their pants for equality' -- it's a giant hoax
# Trolling
# Trolling

No, feminists are not 'pissing their pants for equality' -- it's a giant hoax

Oct 6th 2015, 10:30 AM 14,185 Views 4 Comments

Oh, for the love of God.

US third-choice goalkeeper illustrates the difference between MLS and Premier League salaries
# Trolling
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# Trolling

US third-choice goalkeeper illustrates the difference between MLS and Premier League salaries

Oct 6th 2015, 8:17 AM 15,441 Views 9 Comments

Flight mode, enabled.

Jose Mourinho says Arsenal should win the league and he would love to manage their players
# Trolling
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# Trolling

Jose Mourinho says Arsenal should win the league and he would love to manage their players

Sep 21st 2015, 7:53 AM 6,072 Views 8 Comments

The Blues boss has insisted that each Gunners player would be welcome at Stamford Bridge.

This radio station had the greatest response to the One Direction hiatus
# Trolling
# Trolling

This radio station had the greatest response to the One Direction hiatus

Aug 25th 2015, 4:16 PM 5,091 Views 1 Comment

Full coverage.

Beyoncé just trolled the entire world with a 'big announcement'
# Booyonce
# Booyonce

Beyoncé just trolled the entire world with a 'big announcement'

Jun 8th 2015, 2:56 PM 6,940 Views 1 Comment

The reveal was a massive letdown for everyone.

'Man do cars, woman do cake' - Death threats for Sue Perkins amid Top Gear rumours
# Sexist Backlash
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# Sexist Backlash

'Man do cars, woman do cake' - Death threats for Sue Perkins amid Top Gear rumours

Apr 14th 2015, 3:33 PM 26,936 Views 46 Comments

The presenter says some people have suggested they want her ‘burned alive’.

Customer tells Tesco that he saw snake in store, but it's just the set up to an excellent joke
# Snakey
# Snakey

Customer tells Tesco that he saw snake in store, but it's just the set up to an excellent joke

Apr 1st 2015, 5:02 PM 8,094 Views 3 Comments

Well played.

'I want to see McGuigan’s face when I beat his fighter' - Quigg on potential Frampton fight
# Trolling
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# Trolling

'I want to see McGuigan’s face when I beat his fighter' - Quigg on potential Frampton fight

Mar 2nd 2015, 11:17 PM 5,795 Views 6 Comments

The Bury fighter was at ringside in Belfast on Saturday night.

Mourinho: I don't understand why Arsenal aren't title challengers
# Trolling
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# Trolling

Mourinho: I don't understand why Arsenal aren't title challengers

Feb 22nd 2015, 5:23 PM 9,346 Views 11 Comments

The outspoken Chelsea manager praised the Gunners’ squad and style of play but suggested that Arsene Wenger is just waiting for success.

Twitter boss says what everyone has suspected about how the company deals with trolls
# Taking Responsibility
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# Taking Responsibility

Twitter boss says what everyone has suspected about how the company deals with trolls

Feb 5th 2015, 3:25 PM 16,982 Views 33 Comments

In a leaked memo, Dick Costolo said he found the service’s lack of action against trolls and abuse ‘embarrassing.’

George Takei accuses Trinity College Dublin of trolling students
# They Seem Me Trollin
# They Seem Me Trollin

George Takei accuses Trinity College Dublin of trolling students

Jan 18th 2015, 9:01 AM 6,493 Views 3 Comments

The Star Trek star isn’t having any of this student union sign.

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