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# tweet-2 - Friday 6 December, 2019

Elon Musk cleared of defamation over 'pedo guy' tweet

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

# tweet-2 - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

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

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

# tweet-2 - Friday 7 December, 2018

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

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

# tweet-2 - Monday 28 May, 2018

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

Johnson said that she ‘fecked up’.

# tweet-2 - Monday 19 March, 2018

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

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

# tweet-2 - Monday 8 January, 2018

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

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

# tweet-2 - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump tweet

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

# tweet-2 - Friday 29 December, 2017

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

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

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

# tweet-2 - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

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

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

# tweet-2 - Saturday 4 November, 2017

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

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

# tweet-2 - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

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

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

# tweet-2 - Sunday 9 July, 2017

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

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

# tweet-2 - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Trump deletes 'covfefe' post after baffling Twitter

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

# tweet-2 - Friday 28 April, 2017

What words does President Donald Trump most like to tweet?

He reaches 100 days in office tomorrow.

# tweet-2 - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

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

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

# tweet-2 - Monday 12 December, 2016

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

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

# tweet-2 - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

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

GMP said that the tweet was “unacceptable”.

# tweet-2 - Sunday 31 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge Chrissy Teigen absolutely burned the Miss Teen USA pageant with one tweet Sarcasm Strong

# tweet-2 - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

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

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

# tweet-2 - Monday 2 May, 2016

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

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

# tweet-2 - Monday 25 April, 2016

From The42 Conor McGregor says he's BACK ON the fight card for UFC 200 Guess Who's Back

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

The fighter has just made the announcement on social media.

# tweet-2 - Monday 4 April, 2016

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

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

# tweet-2 - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge This official McDonald's account sent the worst promotional tweet of 2016 so far Slurped

# tweet-2 - Monday 28 September, 2015

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

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

# tweet-2 - Friday 18 September, 2015

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

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

# tweet-2 - Friday 11 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here's the story behind that bizarre Mariah Carey SodaStream tweet Hashtag Sodastream

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

And then Mariah comes along…

# tweet-2 - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

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

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

# tweet-2 - Monday 10 August, 2015

Disney apologises for 'insensitive' Nagasaki anniversary tweet

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

# tweet-2 - Sunday 19 July, 2015

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

The tweet has been shared over 3,000 times.

# tweet-2 - Friday 17 July, 2015

# tweet-2 - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Donald Trump accidentally used Nazi soldiers to symbolise American greatness

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

# tweet-2 - Monday 13 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge Phil Neville demonstrated the dangers of Google Translate with this embarrassing tweet Double Meaning

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

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

# tweet-2 - Monday 22 June, 2015

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

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

# tweet-2 - Monday 16 March, 2015

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

Former Fine Gael senator was trending on Twitter yesterday.

# tweet-2 - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Sinn Féin MP apologises for controversial 'load of rubbish' tweet

The tweet was sent after the BBC programme aired new claims about abuse in the republican movement last night.

# tweet-2 - Monday 9 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge This girl got fired over Twitter before she even started her new job Slice Of Life

# tweet-2 - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Israeli Embassy in Ireland deletes tweet saying it "warned" over Paris attacks

The photo features the Mona Lisa in a Hijab.

# tweet-2 - Monday 1 December, 2014

How potty-mouthed are you on Twitter? You better watch out...

…naughty and nice lists are being made

# tweet-2 - Saturday 18 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Everyone's sharing this sarcastic tweet about a Bono headline Burns Unit

Everyone's sharing this sarcastic tweet about a Bono headline

Because it’s great.

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