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#Twitter

# twitter - Yesterday’s News

Eoghan McDermott has backtracked on his rant about RTÉ’s referendum gag order

“F**k you RTÉ, with all my beating heart.”

# twitter - Friday 22 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie People are coming #HomeToVote and it’s making Ireland fierce emotional Planes Trains Automobiles

The #HomeToVote hashtag is getting everyone very emotional this morning

Irish emigrants are returning from all across the globe to vote in today’s referendums.

# twitter - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Here’s what went viral today: Thursday

We read the internet so you don’t have to

From The42 The Steve Finnan mystery appears to have been solved Closure

The Steve Finnan mystery appears to have been solved

The former full-back is the only member of the 2005 Liverpool squad who won’t be turning up for an upcoming event.

# twitter - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

# twitter - Monday 18 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama FINALLY gets his own Twitter account – and he’s pretty excited Oh Hai Potus
From Business ETC Ireland is now responsible for the privacy of 240 million Twitter users Private Dancers

Ireland is now responsible for the privacy of 240 million Twitter users

Or rather, the Irish Data Protection Commissioner is. Rather her than us.

Louis CK has caused outrage with his opening monologue on Saturday Night Live

The routine has been widely criticised on social media.

From TheJournal.ie #Girlswithtoys is trending to show that science is not just for boys The Menz

# twitter - Sunday 17 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie These people lost their jobs over a single tweet Tweets Of Rage

These people lost their jobs over a single tweet

Remember, Twitter is a public forum.

From TheJournal.ie Rosanna Davison has slammed this ‘misleading headline’ and says she is 100% feminist Misrepresented
From The42 Alan Shearer (yes, Alan Shearer) is quickly becoming one of our Twitter favourites Bouncing Back

Alan Shearer (yes, Alan Shearer) is quickly becoming one of our Twitter favourites

The legendary striker is absolutely smashing the cutthroat world of social media.

From The42 UFC matchmaker mistaken for Boyzone member – The sporting tweets of the week! Tweet Elite

UFC matchmaker mistaken for Boyzone member – The sporting tweets of the week!

Also featuring an impressive Twitter debut from Alan Shearer.

# twitter - Saturday 16 May, 2015

The 9 best ‘Are you a…’ burns ever handed out

Are you a pre-roll ad? Because you don’t last long but it feels like an eternity.

# twitter - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney impressed a lot of people talking about the marriage referendum last night Reaction

Simon Coveney impressed a lot of people talking about the marriage referendum last night

The programme also heard from Special Rapporteur for Children, Geoffrey Shannon.

# twitter - Monday 11 May, 2015

# twitter - Saturday 9 May, 2015

‘Your Da’ insults are officially the new ‘Your Ma’ insults

Heard your da wears trousers that zip off into shorts.

# twitter - Friday 8 May, 2015

So Bryan Dobson left his Twitter logged on in RTÉ last night…

Yes, someone hijacked Dobbo’s Twitter. The AUDACITY!

Here are the funniest tweets about the bonkers British election results

Exit polls! Russell Brand! Paddy Ashdown’s hat!

# twitter - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Feminists took over the #HowToSpotAFeminist hashtag and it was wonderful

Sometimes hashtags are just there for the taking.

Explainer: What exactly is going on with Joss Whedon?

The Avengers director quit Twitter on Monday.

# twitter - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

16 people who have mortifying crushes just like you

Introducing #shamelust.

From TheJournal.ie Avengers: Age of Ultron director quits Twitter after abuse over new film Joss Whedon

Avengers: Age of Ultron director quits Twitter after abuse over new film

Joss Whedon had 1.15 million followers before his departure.

# twitter - Sunday 3 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie People are outraged over actress swap in ‘Independence Day 2′ Independence Day

People are outraged over actress swap in ‘Independence Day 2′

Fox has not yet given a reason for why Mae Whitman wasn’t considered for the sequel.

# twitter - Saturday 2 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘If Bin Laden was following me on Twitter, he may have had an early warning’ Operation Neptune Spear

‘If Bin Laden was following me on Twitter, he may have had an early warning’

TheJournal.ie spoke to Sohaib Athar, four years after he unknowingly live-tweeted history in the making.

# twitter - Friday 1 May, 2015

10 people who spectacularly failed at getting the joke

A new blog, Yes That’s The Joke, chronicles people not getting it. And it’s excruciating.

# twitter - Thursday 30 April, 2015

14 of the greatest celebrity #ThrowbackThursday photos of all time TBT

14 of the greatest celebrity #ThrowbackThursday photos of all time

The hashtag is three years old, so there is only one thing to do.

# twitter - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

7 ways Jay Z is driving everyone mad

Sorry, that should be Jaÿ Z.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter’s results have leaked early, and they’re not pretty… Plummet

Twitter’s results have leaked early, and they’re not pretty…

Shares in the social media giant dropped dramatically in the aftermath.

# twitter - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “There is nothing ‘black’ about rioting”: Grey’s Anatomy actor’s powerful tweets about Baltimore Jesse Williams

Ed Balls himself joined in on Ed Balls Day celebrations earlier

So it’s officially become too commercial.

A guy dancing to Michael Jackson during the Baltimore riots is going super viral

He’s moonwalking his way into the hearts of many.

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