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# ban - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Column: We should ban smacking – but we also need to help parents to do their job

Children’s charities want introduce legislation to ban smacking. That’s great – but it also needs to ensure parents get the balance right between positive parenting and discipline, writes Martina Newe.

# ban - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Column: If we want to see the end of nuclear weapons then we need to ban nuclear testing

The treaty banning nuclear testing is yet to ratified by the US and other countries, but it is key to the steps to the path of nuclear disarmament, writes Jason Douglas.

# ban - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Government considers banning drivers from wearing Google Glass

The wearable technology is currently being trialed on a limited basis but one government has already decided it is likely to ban the smart-glasses when they are launched next year.

# ban - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Poll: Should we ban fur farming in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we ban fur farming in Ireland?

Simon Coveney told us this week that although he doesn’t like the industry, he believes regulating it is the way to go. But do you think fur farms should be closed down?

# ban - Monday 1 July, 2013

Councillors vote NOT to ban charity shops on Grafton St

Fianna Fáil councillor Mary Fitzpatrick tabled a motion to remove the ban from a draft plan for the city centre street this evening.

# ban - Sunday 23 June, 2013

From The42 VIDEO: Sickening clothesline tackle on former Munster centre Jean de Villiers Headwrecker

VIDEO: Sickening clothesline tackle on former Munster centre Jean de Villiers

Alesana Tuilagi has been banned for two weeks for the stiff arm tackle on the Springbok captain.

# ban - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Junk food TV ad ban to begin in September, but cheese is excluded

A consultation process has resulted in lobbying from the industry to ensure that cheese advertising is not banned.

Banning alcohol sponsorship of sport is 'based on opinion, not evidence'

Former GAA president Seán Kelly has hit out at proposals to ban alcohol companies from sponsoring major sporting events.

# ban - Sunday 26 May, 2013

From The42 Rory Best receives Lions call-up as Dylan Hartley gets 11-week ban Hooked Up

Rory Best receives Lions call-up as Dylan Hartley gets 11-week ban

The England hooker was reprimanded for verbally abusing referee Wayne Barnes.

# ban - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Ukraine gay rights activists hold first ever march Gay Rights This post contains images

Ukraine gay rights activists hold first ever march

Around one hundred gay rights activists marched in Ukraine today despite fears of violence and a court ban – marking the first gay pride event in the ex-Soviet country.

# ban - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

From The42 Jockey Eddie Ahern banned for 10 years in corruption case Ban

Jockey Eddie Ahern banned for 10 years in corruption case

The 35-year-old Group One jockey was found guilty of conspiring to commit a corrupt or fraudulent practice in relation to the laying of five horses.

# ban - Saturday 11 May, 2013

From The42 Rule book 'technicality' clears Corbett and Delaney from championship bans Fighting Chance

Rule book 'technicality' clears Corbett and Delaney from championship bans

“It’s a great boost and we’re delighted,” said Tipperary county board chairman Sean Nugent.

# ban - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Supreme Court: Ireland has a right to life, not a right to die

There was standing-room only in the small courtroom on Monday morning as the 7 judges ruled that Marie Fleming, who has MS, did not have the right to end her own life with help from her partner.

# ban - Monday 29 April, 2013

# ban - Saturday 27 April, 2013

From The42 Ferguson backs Liverpool over Suarez ban Reaction

Ferguson backs Liverpool over Suarez ban

The veteran coach said he understood Liverpool’s decision not to take pre-emptive action against Suarez.

# ban - Friday 26 April, 2013

From The42 'I really want to learn from what has happened': Suarez won't appeal 10-match ban History Repeating

'I really want to learn from what has happened': Suarez won't appeal 10-match ban

Liverpool’s star striker may not return to Premier League action until October.

# ban - Thursday 25 April, 2013

From The42 You think a 10 game ban is bad, try 8 years Dope

You think a 10 game ban is bad, try 8 years

Godolphin trainer Mahmood Al Zarooni will be out of the sport for the foreseeable future.

# ban - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

From The42 How Twitter reacted to the Luis Suarez ban Twittersphere This post contains images

How Twitter reacted to the Luis Suarez ban

A less than partial FA disciplinary panel, and more amusing tweets from the site.

# ban - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Dutch court overturns paedophile association ban

The group, Martijn, argues for society’s acceptance of consensual sex between children an adults – but a court has overturned a ruling banning it.

# ban - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Russia concerned by US move not to charge dead boy's parents

The US has decided not to prosecute the adoptive parents of a Russian boy who died in January – despite Russian claims that the toddler was tortured and murdered.

# ban - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

City Councillors vote to ban rickshaws from streets of Galway

Claims that rickshaws are “too dangerous” and the streets of Galway are “too narrow” have been rubbished by a legal operator of the bike taxis.

# ban - Monday 11 March, 2013

US judge blocks New York ban on giant sodas

The judge ruled the measures were “arbitrary” and he was banning the plan “permanently”.

# ban - Monday 18 February, 2013

Doctors in UK call for 'soda tax' and ban on junk food advertising

The Academy of Medical Royal College said current restrictions, on advertising for children in particular, were failing to tackle obesity problems.

# ban - Friday 15 February, 2013

Ireland looking to land 'Killer' blow on Scots to salvage 6 Nations bid

Munster prop Dave Kilcoyne is expected to start at tighthead prop in Murrayfield with Tom Court as back-up.

# ban - Thursday 14 February, 2013

From The42 Declan Kidney: We were told that Cian Healy is suspended this weekend Clear As Mud

Declan Kidney: We were told that Cian Healy is suspended this weekend

The simple matter of suspending the Irish prop for a stamp has become very murky.

From The42 Leinster 'delighted' with chance to play internationally banned Healy Looking Up

Leinster 'delighted' with chance to play internationally banned Healy

Forwards coach Jonno Gibbes says he does not have a problem with starting the prop against Treviso.

# ban - Friday 25 January, 2013

Sri Lanka to ban women from working as maids abroad

The move follows the beheading of a 17-year-old Sri Lankan nanny in Saudi Arabia.

# ban - Thursday 17 January, 2013

From The42 Ronan O'Gara handed 1-week ban for kicking incident Ban

Ronan O'Gara handed 1-week ban for kicking incident

Ian Keatley looks set to start against Racing Metro on Sunday in the Heineken Cup.

# ban - Friday 28 December, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: Dwyane Wade’s kick to the groin gets him a one-game ban Nutcracker This post contains videos

VIDEO: Dwyane Wade’s kick to the groin gets him a one-game ban

The Miami Heat star made a knee-jerk reaction against the Bobcats.

# ban - Thursday 20 December, 2012

From The42 Russian cyclist banned for taking EPO Ban

Russian cyclist banned for taking EPO

Denis Galimzyanov faces two years out of cycling after a positive EPO test.

# ban - Monday 17 December, 2012

From The42 Balotelli to take fine case to league tribunal More Trouble

Balotelli to take fine case to league tribunal

Mad Mario has been fined two weeks’ wages — or approximately £350,000 — according to reports in England this morning.

From The42 Sideline cut as GAA approves reduction in non-playing numbers New Rules

Sideline cut as GAA approves reduction in non-playing numbers

Ard Comhairle confirmed new regulations which will only allow a maximum of five backroom staff on the lines at inter-county matches next season.

# ban - Thursday 13 December, 2012

UK lifts 'fracking' ban

The Green Party in Ireland has reiterated its call for a ban on fracking in this country.

# ban - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

From The42 Banned: Frankie Dettori suspended for 6 months Frankie

Banned: Frankie Dettori suspended for 6 months

The jockey’s ban has been backdated, leaving him free to ride in the Epsom Derby on 1 June.

# ban - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

From The42 All Black Andrew Hore banned for five weeks following forearm smash Right Hooker

All Black Andrew Hore banned for five weeks following forearm smash

The New Zealand veteran displayed ‘genuine remorse’ when called in front of the citing commissioner.

# ban - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: Darren Randolph facing 2-match ban for Paterson clash Trouble This post contains a poll This post contains videos

VIDEO: Darren Randolph facing 2-match ban for Paterson clash

The Motherwell and Republic of Ireland keeper clashed with Hearts striker Callum Paterson on Saturday.

# ban - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

San Francisco sheds part of free-spirit by banning public nudity

If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some clothes.

# ban - Friday 2 November, 2012

From The42 WADA decide not to appeal Lance Armstrong case Lance Armstrong

WADA decide not to appeal Lance Armstrong case

Following a “full and careful review” of the evidence, the World Anti-Doping Agency says it won’t contest the decision to strip Armstrong’s seven Tour de France wins.

# ban - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

From The42 Limerick football fan handed 96-week ban Suspension

Limerick football fan handed 96-week ban

The county’s CCC have moved to act swiftly in the wake of the controversy which overshadowed last Sunday’s senior football showpiece.

# ban - Monday 22 October, 2012

Deenihan bans hunting of Kerry red deer

The Minister also announced his decision to begin a general review of the Open Season Order for other deer species.