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Brian Stanley apologises for IRA tweets: We need to talk about the past in a way that doesn't deepen division
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Brian Stanley apologises for IRA tweets: We need to talk about the past in a way that doesn't deepen division

Dec 2nd 2020, 5:06 PM 23,719 Views 98 Comments
  • Stanley repeated his apology for his tweet about two IRA attacks on the British Army.
  • The PAC chairman told his colleagues he was sorry for the position he had put them in.
McDonald says she won't ask SF TD to step down as chair of PAC following tweet about IRA attacks
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McDonald says she won't ask SF TD to step down as chair of PAC following tweet about IRA attacks

Dec 1st 2020, 9:01 AM 23,514 Views 85 Comments

Brian Stanley has apologised for the tweet about IRA attacks on the British Army.

Trump appears to acknowledge Biden victory for first time with ‘he won’ tweet
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Trump appears to acknowledge Biden victory for first time with ‘he won’ tweet

Nov 15th 2020, 4:58 PM 69,896 Views 75 Comments

The president’s message came as he repeated several baseless claims about the presidential vote.

Following criticism, former UUP deputy leader deletes 'appalling' tweet about Kamala Harris
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Following criticism, former UUP deputy leader deletes 'appalling' tweet about Kamala Harris

Updated Nov 9th 2020, 7:43 PM 131,805 Views 76 Comments

John Taylor referred to Kamala Harris without using her name, and solely as “the Indian”. He later deleted the tweet.

Twitter reveals further details about the large-scale hack of celebrity accounts
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Twitter reveals further details about the large-scale hack of celebrity accounts

Aug 1st 2020, 7:24 AM 15,622 Views 1 Comment

The company said hackers attempted to mislead certain employees.

Elon Musk cleared of defamation over 'pedo guy' tweet
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Elon Musk cleared of defamation over 'pedo guy' tweet

Dec 6th 2019, 10:55 PM 29,788 Views 44 Comments

Vernon Unsworth, a veteran cave explorer, said that Musk’s tweet was “very hurtful”.

Pro-Brexit group apologises and deletes 'xenophobic' tweet targeting Germany's Merkel
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Pro-Brexit group apologises and deletes 'xenophobic' tweet targeting Germany's Merkel

Oct 9th 2019, 11:08 AM 30,263 Views 25 Comments

The tweet featured an image of Merkel and invoked Britain’s wartime victories.

Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host after criticism for past homophobic tweets
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Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host after criticism for past homophobic tweets

Dec 7th 2018, 7:47 AM 27,796 Views 90 Comments

When given the ultimatum between apologising for the tweets or withdrawing as Oscars host, the comedian chose the latter.

British journalist Rachel Johnson apologises for 'moronic' tweet about Irish vote
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British journalist Rachel Johnson apologises for 'moronic' tweet about Irish vote

May 28th 2018, 10:00 AM 101,654 Views 79 Comments

Johnson said that she ‘fecked up’.

Mary Lou says senator who retweeted post calling IRA victim a 'sadist' made 'catastrophic error'
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Mary Lou says senator who retweeted post calling IRA victim a 'sadist' made 'catastrophic error'

Mar 19th 2018, 5:00 PM 92,984 Views 297 Comments

Máire Devine has been suspended from Sinn Féin for three months.

NBC apologises after it sends tweet calling Oprah 'OUR future president'
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NBC apologises after it sends tweet calling Oprah 'OUR future president'

Jan 8th 2018, 5:55 PM 37,593 Views 51 Comments

The network sent out the tweet following a joke by presenter, American comedian Seth Meyers.

Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump tweet
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Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump tweet

Jan 2nd 2018, 7:38 AM 26,270 Views 22 Comments

The US President used his first tweet of 2018 to tear into Islamabad.

Barack Obama ends 2017 with a series of 'good news' tweets
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Barack Obama ends 2017 with a series of 'good news' tweets

Dec 29th 2017, 7:28 PM 15,884 Views 34 Comments

In a series of tweets, the former US president referenced a number of different news stories from 2017.

South Korea seizes ship that was allegedly selling oil in secret to North Korea
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South Korea seizes ship that was allegedly selling oil in secret to North Korea

Dec 29th 2017, 3:30 PM 18,896 Views 15 Comments

It follows US President Donald Trump’s tweets about the alleged transfer of oil.

These were the news stories that dominated Irish Twitter feeds this year
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These were the news stories that dominated Irish Twitter feeds this year

Dec 5th 2017, 6:01 AM 10,397 Views 1 Comment

Repeal the Eighth, Brexit and Storm Ophelia were the most tweeted about news stories by Irish Twitter users.

US journalist charged with attempting to overthrow Robert Mugabe after calling him 'selfish and sick'
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US journalist charged with attempting to overthrow Robert Mugabe after calling him 'selfish and sick'

Nov 4th 2017, 7:15 PM 10,267 Views 0 Comments

Martha O’Donovan, who works in Zimbabwe, has been remanded in custody.

'No one is born hating another person': This Barack Obama tweet is now the most liked of all time
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'No one is born hating another person': This Barack Obama tweet is now the most liked of all time

Aug 16th 2017, 7:32 AM 30,868 Views 72 Comments

Posted in the wake of Charlottesville, the picture shows Obama with children of different races.

'Trump doesn’t use Twitter to govern. He uses it to stay in touch with the American people'
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'Trump doesn’t use Twitter to govern. He uses it to stay in touch with the American people'

Jul 9th 2017, 8:45 AM 4,440 Views 63 Comments

I am disheartened by President Trump’s tweets, and much more besides, but it’s past time to get real, writes Larry Donnelly.

Trump deletes 'covfefe' post after baffling Twitter
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Trump deletes 'covfefe' post after baffling Twitter

May 31st 2017, 11:50 AM 60,518 Views 90 Comments

The US President tweeted: ‘Despite the constant negative press covfefe.’

What words does President Donald Trump most like to tweet?
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What words does President Donald Trump most like to tweet?

Apr 28th 2017, 2:20 PM 13,292 Views 21 Comments

He reaches 100 days in office tomorrow.

Trump insists he doesn't know Putin - or have any deals in Russia
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Trump insists he doesn't know Putin - or have any deals in Russia

Feb 7th 2017, 5:30 PM 12,009 Views 46 Comments

The President of the United States made the comments on Twitter – where else? – today.

Market value of US military contractor drops by €1.8bn after Trump tweet
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Market value of US military contractor drops by €1.8bn after Trump tweet

Dec 12th 2016, 10:07 PM 26,492 Views 83 Comments

The President-elect said he will cut “billions” in costs for military purchases.

Manchester police apologise after tweeting picture of men dressed in Nazi SS uniforms
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Manchester police apologise after tweeting picture of men dressed in Nazi SS uniforms

Aug 9th 2016, 8:04 AM 16,244 Views 66 Comments

GMP said that the tweet was “unacceptable”.

Chrissy Teigen absolutely burned the Miss Teen USA pageant with one tweet
# Sarcasm Strong
# Sarcasm Strong

Chrissy Teigen absolutely burned the Miss Teen USA pageant with one tweet

Jul 31st 2016, 1:59 PM 13,324 Views 10 Comments

It’s over. Call it off.

"The Irish were sold as slaves" - Gerry Adams has spoken once again about THAT tweet
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"The Irish were sold as slaves" - Gerry Adams has spoken once again about THAT tweet

May 4th 2016, 2:45 PM 23,789 Views 258 Comments

Adams caused uproar for posting a racially-charged tweet on Sunday night while watching Django Unchained.

"I haven't got a racist bone in my body" - Adams apologises for n-word tweet
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"I haven't got a racist bone in my body" - Adams apologises for n-word tweet

May 2nd 2016, 12:38 PM 69,919 Views 336 Comments

In an earlier statement Sinn Féin president said the tweet was “ironic” and not intended to cause offence.

Conor McGregor says he's BACK ON the fight card for UFC 200
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Conor McGregor says he's BACK ON the fight card for UFC 200

Apr 25th 2016, 7:24 AM 53,307 Views 90 Comments

The fighter has just made the announcement on social media.

Some people aren't at all happy about this tweet from Leo Varadkar
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Some people aren't at all happy about this tweet from Leo Varadkar

Apr 4th 2016, 10:44 AM 46,507 Views 72 Comments

The Health Minister has been accused of undermining Fine Gael’s ongoing government talks with independents.

This official McDonald's account sent the worst promotional tweet of 2016 so far
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# Slurped

This official McDonald's account sent the worst promotional tweet of 2016 so far

Jan 20th 2016, 3:45 PM 7,608 Views 2 Comments

“We came, you slurped…”

Young Fine Gael hopes this tweet about killing a child didn't cause offence
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Young Fine Gael hopes this tweet about killing a child didn't cause offence

Sep 28th 2015, 12:58 PM 25,099 Views 163 Comments

The Fine Gael youth wing sent a “hurtful and offensive” tweet to a Sinn Féin councillor on Friday.

Mick Wallace 'will not be distracted' by Peter Robinson threat to sue
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Mick Wallace 'will not be distracted' by Peter Robinson threat to sue

Sep 18th 2015, 8:31 PM 17,418 Views 99 Comments

Robinson has sent the TD a legal letter about a tweet he sent.

Here's the story behind that bizarre Mariah Carey SodaStream tweet
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# Hashtag Sodastream

Here's the story behind that bizarre Mariah Carey SodaStream tweet

Sep 11th 2015, 11:15 AM 6,286 Views 0 Comments

And then Mariah comes along…

TV host Rosie O'Donnell says her teenage daughter hasn't been seen for a week
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TV host Rosie O'Donnell says her teenage daughter hasn't been seen for a week

Aug 18th 2015, 6:19 PM 43,659 Views 18 Comments

The presenter and actress says Chelsea O ‘Donnell has “stopped taking her medicine and is in need of medical attention”.

Disney apologises for 'insensitive' Nagasaki anniversary tweet
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Disney apologises for 'insensitive' Nagasaki anniversary tweet

Aug 10th 2015, 3:00 PM 21,675 Views 18 Comments

It said the company’s Twitter account will be managed better in future.

Homeless man receives job offers after photo of his handwritten CV goes viral
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Homeless man receives job offers after photo of his handwritten CV goes viral

Jul 19th 2015, 9:15 AM 51,294 Views 20 Comments

The tweet has been shared over 3,000 times.

This unfortunate typo has everyone morto for the Boston Globe
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This unfortunate typo has everyone morto for the Boston Globe

Jul 17th 2015, 9:54 PM 34,682 Views 17 Comments

Yikes.

Donald Trump accidentally used Nazi soldiers to symbolise American greatness
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Donald Trump accidentally used Nazi soldiers to symbolise American greatness

Jul 15th 2015, 3:42 PM 21,771 Views 36 Comments

He’s certainly grabbing more headlines than other presidential hopefuls.

Phil Neville demonstrated the dangers of Google Translate with this embarrassing tweet
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# Double Meaning

Phil Neville demonstrated the dangers of Google Translate with this embarrassing tweet

Jul 13th 2015, 5:09 PM 10,611 Views 0 Comments

That doesn’t mean what you think it does, Phil.

Israeli minister's wife apologises for 'stupid' tweet about Obama
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Israeli minister's wife apologises for 'stupid' tweet about Obama

Jun 22nd 2015, 10:25 AM 24,290 Views 87 Comments

The talk-show host tweeted a joke comparing the US President to a cup of weak, black coffee.

Senator Fidelma Healy Eames says THAT tweet was about starting an open debate
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Senator Fidelma Healy Eames says THAT tweet was about starting an open debate

Mar 16th 2015, 5:26 PM 14,669 Views 58 Comments

Former Fine Gael senator was trending on Twitter yesterday.

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