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This year
Basketball Ireland's Instagram account 'permanently disabled' following fraught game with Israel
Basketball Ireland's Instagram account 'permanently disabled' following fraught game with Israel
All time
Russia media watchdog says it is limiting access to some international news organisations
Twitter unveils 'Safety Mode' to temporarily block abuse
EU investment deal with China formally frozen until sanctions are lifted, after landslide vote
Facebook exec says there are 'no plans' to end Trump ban
Trump's Facebook and Instagram accounts blocked 'indefinitely' following Capitol riots
Gardaí and internet providers team up to block new domains hosting child abuse images
Roads reopen and delays expected as housing protest finishes in the centre of Dublin
Twitter specifies how it will ban political ads but it will allow campaigns on 'social causes'
Farmers block industry representatives from entering first taskforce meeting
US Senate fails to block sale of $8.1 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia
Dublin City Council launches High Court challenge after it was refused planning for two new bridges
Northern Ireland block Kyle Lafferty from playing for Rangers on Sunday following international no-show
MP who blocked upskirting ban targeted by protesters as Britain presses ahead with new law
Trump violated US constitution by blocking people on Twitter court says
Movie giants get orders blocking streaming websites from internet providers
Gale force winds broke a yacht free and pushed it into a busy Shannon estuary shipping lane
Plans to allow mining in the Amazon rainforest have been halted
US politicians are being accused of violating free speech - by blocking people on social media
Delays on M50 as jackknifed truck blocks slip road
Three popular illegal streaming sites have been blocked by Irish courts
Refugee targeted by trolls over selfie with Angela Merkel loses his case against Facebook
Stephen Donnelly briefly blocked on Twitter by Social Democrats
Repeal the Eighth Bill blocked in the Dáil after government deal
US politicians want unbreakable encryption on your smartphone to be illegal
WhatsApp has been accused of blocking links to this rival app
Taulupe Faletau's move to Bath is off after Warren Gatland blocks his transfer
The IAAF accused of blocking report that shows widespread doping
Gerry Adams and Mary Lou have blocked Maíria Cahill on Twitter
Halawa sisters say they've been blocked by Charlie Flanagan on Twitter
14 of the greatest ever responses to wrong number texts
The government is looking in to blocking mobile phone signals in prisons
Twitter is making it easier for you to report nasty comments
Poll: Do you think community service should be given for less serious crimes?
Greyhound trucks 'blocked' by protesters as court date looms
Greyhound truck stopped in Dublin park during peaceful protest
Gardaí at the scene of water meter protest in Portlaoise
Block function on Twitter reinstated after outcry from users
French court orders Google to block search results of ex-F1 boss Max Mosley's orgy