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# Tweets

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2022
# Ban
Public 'don’t know all the facts' about Rassie Erasmus' ban - Jacques Nienaber
South Africa head coach says people would ‘probably form a different opinion’ if they were fully informed.
# Regret
Blackpool's Marvin Ekpiteta apologises for ‘offensive and inappropriate’ tweets
Teammate Jake Daniels earlier this week became the first Briton in the men’s professional game to come out publicly as gay since Justin Fashanu in 1990.
All time
# Euro 2020
Over 1,000 tweets removed following 'abhorrent racist abuse' of England players
Facebook said it has also removed comments and accounts “directing abuse at England’s footballers”.
# digital token
‘Just setting up my twttr’: Twitter CEO sells first-ever tweet for more than €2 million
The proceeds from the bidding war have been donated to charity.
# reada cronin
Mary Lou McDonald wants to 'clear the air' with Jewish leader over TD's anti-Semitic tweets
Réada Cronin has apologised after writing that Israel had ‘taken Nazism to a new level’.
# reada cronin
'Inaccurate, anti-Semitic and racist': Jewish Council condemns newly-elected Sinn Féin TD's 'offensive' tweets
Réada Cronin has apologised for her tweets, saying she never intended to cause hurt or distress.
# Twitter
Fianna Fáil TD denies defaming Sinn Féin's Mary Lou McDonald, court hears
A pretrial motion was mentioned before the High Court today.
# Tweets
'Hiding isn't going to make it go away': Fine Gael Ministers call on Clifford-Lee to apologise over social media comments
Lorraine Clifford-Lee has come under fire in recent days over controversial tweets she posted in the past.
# Apology
Fianna Fáil senator apologises for derogatory tweets that she says were 'taken out of context'
The tweets, which were posted in 2011, used words such as “knacker” and “Traveller” in a derogatory manner.
# First Amendment
President Trump can't block critics from his Twitter account, US court rules
The US Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan upheld a lower court judge who said Trump violates the Constitution when he blocks his critics.
# Tweet Elite
Cobh Ramblers' managerial vacancy, Keano's costume and more Tweets of the Week
Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.
# irish tweets
50 of the funniest tweets by Irish women in 2018
It’s been a hell of a year.
# Tweet Elite
Petr Cech's headgear gaffe and more tweets of the week
Plus, Roy Keane’s kickabout in the park.
# story telling
Trump accuses ex-lawyer Cohen of making up 'stories' to get plea deal
Trump also said he felt sorry for Paul Manafort.
# Musings
Showering with the World Cup trophy, celebrating a Lions cap and more sporting tweets of the week
Here’s what some familiar faces in the sporting world had to say on Twitter over the past week.
# Some Thoughts
John O'Shea's farewell, Cork and Limerick's thriller and more in the sporting tweets of the week
Also featuring Simon Zebo and Gary Lineker.
# 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.
# Tweet Elite
Spider Dad and Spider Lad, don't let Mam on Facebook and more tweets of the week
Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.
# oh god
Irish people have been sharing the worst things they've ever said in interviews and it's hilarious
Leaving Cert orals have caught a lot of us out.
# amena khan
Model quits L'Oreal ad campaign due to alleged 'anti-Israeli' tweets
Khan was to be the first woman in a hijab to front a mainstream shampoo campaign.
# britain first
Donald Trump has been retweeting anti-Muslim videos from a British far-right leader
The videos had been shared by deputy leader of Britain First, Jayda Fransen.
# Tweet Storm
The Meylers are taking over - it's the sporting tweets of the week
Also featuring Home and Away’s biggest Cork City fan.
# Study
Gamble on sports? 'Tone' of tweets can help predict the outcome of football matches
A study has found that the tone of a Twitter post that can predict when a team is more likely to win.
# totally made up
Trump slams 'dishonest media' for reports of rift with Chief of Staff John Kelly
“The fake news is at it again.”
# ELECTION INVESTIGATION
Twitter reveals Russia-backed ads ahead of US election
Twitter said Russia-backed news organisation RT spent €230,000 on the ads in 2016.
# Tweets
9 of the quickest reactions to Twitter's new 280 character limit
280 characters?!
# Regret
NBA star Kevin Durant sorry for 'idiotic' tweets
US media reports have said the Golden State Warriors star had meant to post the remarks from a fake account.
# Sharia Law
Fine Gael criticises one of its councillors for 'unacceptable' comments about Islam
Councillor Brian Murphy claimed that Sharia law is operating in Ireland.
# Tweets
22 hilarious tweets written by Irish people
A nice way to start your week off.
# Tweet Elite
Karl Lacey tributes and Joe Ward's incredible record - it's tweets of the week
Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.
# Tweet Elite
Richie Hogan at Southampton and more in our sporting tweets of the week
Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.
# Trump
Trump refuses to say whether or not he'll fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions
Trump has expressed increasing anger with Sessions as his Justice Department’s investigations into possible Trump-Russia collusion have quickened.
# no worries bra
Just 18 hilarious tweets that will resonate with anyone who wears a bra
Oh, bras.
# Bingo
'I'd rather eat my own sh*t than listen to them' - Liam Gallagher just roasted Bono on Twitter
Bongo will be mad.
# Morning Joe
Trump hits out at journalist again, calling her 'dumb as a rock'
Earlier in the week, the US President was criticised for saying Mika Brzezinski was “bleeding badly from a face-lift”.
# Morning Joe
'We're ok, the country is not': TV hosts hit back at Donald Trump for insulting tweets
“I am very concerned about what this once again reveals about the President of the US,” MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski said.
# The Twitterati
Richie Power's quest to banish injury woes and more in the sporting tweets of the week
Plus, Munster rugby pay tribute to Peter O’Mahony.
# just lovely
17 wholesome and pure tweets that will cheer you right up
Each one of these is like a tiny hug.
# which is it
Trump says he's being investigated by the FBI, but Trump's lawyer insists he isn't
Lawyer Jay Sedulow said, “He’s not afraid of the investigation – there is no investigation… there is not an investigation of the president of the United States, period.”
# Tweeter in chief
What words does President Donald Trump most like to tweet?
He reaches 100 days in office tomorrow.