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#Controversy

# controversy - Today’s News

FAI Board back John Delaney following republican song controversy

The chief executive had previously apologised for any offence caused.

# controversy - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

There was another AGUEROOOOOO moment at the Ethiad tonight

Sergio Aguero scored twice late on against Bayern Munich to give City three valuable European points.

# controversy - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Wigan chairman: ‘Jewish people do chase money more than everybody else’

Dave Whelan also claimed the word “chink” was not offensive in an interview with The Guardian.

# controversy - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From Business ETC Explainer: Why is Uber in such hot water right now? Controversy

Explainer: Why is Uber in such hot water right now?

The lift-sharing service has been strongly criticised after an exec said it should smear journalists who criticised it, but its problems run much deeper.

Hodgson dismayed by England fans’ IRA chants

It came after Scotland’s supporters had booed ‘God Save the Queen’, the British national anthem.

# controversy - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams’s gunpoint comments ‘a barely concealed threat to the modern media’ Shinner Dinner

Gerry Adams’s gunpoint comments ‘a barely concealed threat to the modern media’

The Sinn Féin president will not withdraw remarks made at a fundraising dinner in New York last week.

# controversy - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Alan McLoughlin: Roy Keane rang me to apologise over book comments

The United legend blamed ghostwriter Eamon Dunphy for the issue, according to his former Ireland teammate

# controversy - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie It’s been Ireland’s City of Culture, now Limerick is bidding to be Europe’s Tourism

It’s been Ireland’s City of Culture, now Limerick is bidding to be Europe’s

They are not the only Irish city interested though…

Opinion: Rodgers’ decision to rest stars an insult to Liverpool fans

The Reds manager left out several key players for the Champions League clash at the Santiago Bernabeu

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you object to Ask.fm’s move to Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you object to Ask.fm’s move to Ireland?

The controversial site has updated its safety policies after reports of cyberbullying.

# controversy - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Maradona withdraws theft complaint against girlfriend after video leak

Argentine TV have released a short video that allegedly shows Maradona hitting Rocio Olivia.

# controversy - Saturday 25 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams: ‘Sinn Féin has not covered up abuse at any level’ Mairia Cahill

Gerry Adams: ‘Sinn Féin has not covered up abuse at any level’

The Sinn Féin President said he never doubted that Mairia Cahill suffered abuse.

From TheJournal.ie Debate Room: Should Ched Evans be allowed to return to professional football? Controversy

Debate Room: Should Ched Evans be allowed to return to professional football?

We asked two commentators to give their views on the issue…

# controversy - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

UCC awarded first Munster Senior League as Avondale lose out after months of appeals

A court of arbitration ruling on a match which took place 11 months ago has handed UCC two additional points.

# controversy - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Why do fools fall in love? A timeline of Keane and Dunphy’s relationship through the years

We examine the pundit’s love-hate relationship with the star, encompassing autobiographies and other controversies.

# controversy - Saturday 27 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie IFPA says the State is to blame for cases like Miss Y Abortion

IFPA says the State is to blame for cases like Miss Y

The head of the IFPA says the recent abortion law needs to be repealed.

# controversy - Thursday 25 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie John McNulty quits controversial state board job… but will continue his Seanad bid Controversy

John McNulty quits controversial state board job… but will continue his Seanad bid

The controversy surrounding Fine Gael’s nominee for the upper house is rumbling on today.

# controversy - Sunday 21 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Councillors surprised and shocked to hear work will begin soon on Poolbeg incinerator Controversial

Councillors surprised and shocked to hear work will begin soon on Poolbeg incinerator

One councillor said it would have been “good manners and good practice” to contact them.

# controversy - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

From Business ETC Just three board-members kept on, as Rehab continues “transformation process” Fresh Start

Just three board-members kept on, as Rehab continues “transformation process”

The 13 new appointees to the board will all serve in a voluntary, unpaid capacity.

# controversy - Thursday 21 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Debate Room: Was the New York Post’s front page photo of James Foley unethical? Controversy

Debate Room: Was the New York Post’s front page photo of James Foley unethical?

We look in more detail at an issue which has caused widespread anger…

# controversy - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Phil Hogans’ hold protest against controversial Kilkenny bridge Troubled Waters

‘Phil Hogans’ hold protest against controversial Kilkenny bridge

Protesters are keeping up a 24-hour presence at the construction site of a bridge over the River Nore.

# controversy - Monday 28 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Callely Controversies: From Fianna Fáil favourite to five months in prison Profile

The Callely Controversies: From Fianna Fáil favourite to five months in prison

The former Fianna Fáil minister has been jailed for five months. But why has he proved such a controversial figure over the years?

# controversy - Saturday 26 July, 2014

An ESPN host has suggested that women provoke domestic violence

After watching the video, ESPN’s own Michelle Beadle went to Twitter to express her disgust with the comments.

# controversy - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Cyclist and soigneur clash after crash, spectator moons riders TDF

Cyclist and soigneur clash after crash, spectator moons riders

There was far more to today’s Tour de France stage than just cycling.

Manchester City game called off over ‘racism’

The club’s under-21 side walked off the pitch after Seko Fofana was allegedly abused.

# controversy - Monday 21 July, 2014

GAA to wait for referee’s report on Dublin ‘bite’ allegation

Meath manager Mick O’Dowd alleged that Mickey Burke was bitten during yesterday’s Leinster SFC final.

# controversy - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Biting allegations overshadow Dublin’s Leinster final win

Meath manager Mick O’Dowd has alleged that defender Mickey Burke was bitten in the second half.

# controversy - Sunday 15 June, 2014

UCI accused of giving Froome unfair advantage by allowing use of steroid-based drug – report

The World Anti-Doping Agency is apparently studying the case, according to French Sunday newspaper, Le Journal du Dimanche.

From TheJournal.ie Stephen Donnelly quits banking inquiry, says Taoiseach stated that he will try to control it I'm Out

Stephen Donnelly quits banking inquiry, says Taoiseach stated that he will try to control it

The Government made sure they would have a majority on the inquiry after they had lost it.

# controversy - Friday 13 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Former POW Bergdahl back on US soil, will continue medical treatment in Texas Controversy

Former POW Bergdahl back on US soil, will continue medical treatment in Texas

It comes as new letters emerge, suggesting he was in a troubled state of mind before and during his deployment with the military.

# controversy - Friday 30 May, 2014

‘The All Blacks would have toured Nazi Germany’ – Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu

The former Samoan international centre posted a YouTube video questioning why New Zealand don’t visit Polynesia.

# controversy - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Was Cromwell framed? Why one man thinks he might not have been that bad after all… Controversy

Was Cromwell framed? Why one man thinks he might not have been that bad after all…

A new book by an Irish amateur historian says that two men were responsible for Cromwell’s dastardly reputation.

# controversy - Sunday 11 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie David Hall says blackmail scandal won’t put him off Dáil bid Dublin West

David Hall says blackmail scandal won’t put him off Dáil bid

David Hall, best known as a mortgage debt campaigner, says he was asked for €10,000 for a video which appears to show him making race-based remarks.

# controversy - Friday 9 May, 2014

Harsh red card for Lopes sees Bohs play out stalemate with UCD

The home side’s winless run at Dalymount Park continues after another night of frustration.

# controversy - Friday 2 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “Brown envelopes, money and Ben Dunne…it’s about the worst ingredients if you want to win a seat” No Regrets

# controversy - Thursday 1 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Jeremy Clarkson is ‘begging for forgiveness’ but denies using n-word on Top Gear Controversy

VIDEO: Jeremy Clarkson is ‘begging for forgiveness’ but denies using n-word on Top Gear

The denials come after a story in today’s Daily Mirror which claimed that Clarkson used a racist children’s rhyme.

# controversy - Monday 28 April, 2014

Jim McGuinness on club fixtures controversy: ‘I know it is coming from certain quarters’

The Donegal boss insists that they are doing nothing different to other counties.

# controversy - Friday 18 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish Times to explain why controversial cartoon was removed from website Martyn Turner

Irish Times to explain why controversial cartoon was removed from website

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin had said last week that priests were “hurt” by the cartoon’s publication.

# controversy - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Rehab admit response has been ‘inadequate’ and ‘seriously damaging’ Hands Up

Rehab admit response has been ‘inadequate’ and ‘seriously damaging’

The group has drafted in an independent management consultant to identify how they can be more transparent.

# controversy - Saturday 5 April, 2014

GIF: Jared Payne sent off for Ulster after only four minutes

The New Zealand fullback was given his marching orders after taking out opposite number Andy Goode.

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