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#Controversy

# controversy - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Shatter: “No evidence at all” of surveillance of GSOC Controversy

Shatter: “No evidence at all” of surveillance of GSOC

Shatter said that he has received more information on the accessing of the wifi at the GSOC offices.

# controversy - Saturday 8 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Landmark Dublin bar boycotts Coca-Cola over Sochi Olympics sponsorship By George

Landmark Dublin bar boycotts Coca-Cola over Sochi Olympics sponsorship

The George will stop selling the soft drink for the duration of the Games.

# controversy - Thursday 30 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge The Saturday Night Show will host a debate on homophobia this Saturday Debate

The Saturday Night Show will host a debate on homophobia this Saturday

According to RTE, ‘The Saturday Night Show will host a debate on homophobia; what constitutes homophobia and who gets to define the word?’

# controversy - Friday 24 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the garda whistleblowers be brought before the PAC? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the garda whistleblowers be brought before the PAC?

The Garda Commissioner is reluctant to have the whistleblowers appear in front of the committee, but government ministers want answers.

# controversy - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Was this a penalty? Suarez incident sets up Liverpool’s equaliser

Steven Gerrard scored from the spot — but was it a penalty in the first place?

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What’s happening with electricity pylons and why is it such a big issue? Pylons

Explainer: What’s happening with electricity pylons and why is it such a big issue?

Heard a lot about pylons in recent weeks, but not sure what it’s all about. Here’s Eirgrid’s projects explained.

# controversy - Friday 17 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge RTÉ releases recording of controversial God Slot show in advance of broadcast RTÉ

RTÉ releases recording of controversial God Slot show in advance of broadcast

RTÉ was forced to respond to criticism after ‘curing gays’ tweet last night.

# controversy - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Should this Cheick Tiote strike in the Newcastle-City game have stood?

The visitors ultimately won 2-0 at St James’ Park.

# controversy - Thursday 9 January, 2014

From Business ETC Intel drops McAfee name to help distance itself from founder Rebrand

Intel drops McAfee name to help distance itself from founder

The service will be rebranded as Intel Security and will take effect immediately.

# controversy - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Deenihan: ‘Limerick City of Culture should move forward in a calm and measured way’ Limerick City Of Culture

Deenihan: ‘Limerick City of Culture should move forward in a calm and measured way’

The Minister for Arts said he met with board members and local art groups.

# controversy - Sunday 5 January, 2014

‘We’re Connacht and we just deal with that’ – Pat Lam on refereeing calls

The western province’s head coach didn’t agree with decisions made by the match officials during last night’s defeat.

# controversy - Friday 3 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Limerick City of Culture chair Pat Cox stands his ground amid controversy Bad Start

Limerick City of Culture chair Pat Cox stands his ground amid controversy

The chair of the beleaguered project says he is still convinced that the first ever national city of culture can still be a success despite the initial problems.

Saints angered after Clattenburg cleared of ‘abusing and insulting’ Adam Lallana

The Premier League club saw an official complaint to the Professional Game Match Officials Board thrown out.

# controversy - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Twitter erupts as Didi Hamann brands Yaya Toure ‘a liability’ Controversy This post contains images

Twitter erupts as Didi Hamann brands Yaya Toure ‘a liability’

Will this be remembered as the ex-Liverpool star’s pen-throwing moment?

# controversy - Monday 30 December, 2013

Anelka defends ‘quenelle’ gesture, says he’s not anti-Semitic

The West Brom striker is in hot water for what he says was an ‘anti-system’ salute.

# controversy - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Nicolas Anelka accused of celebrating goal against West Ham with ‘anti-Semitic’ gesture

‘La quenelle’ is highly controversial in France.

# controversy - Thursday 26 December, 2013

12 controversies that hit the headlines during the 2013 GAA season

Featuring Sean Cavanagh’s tackle, Joe Brolly’s reaction and Hawkeye being stood down.

# controversy - Sunday 22 December, 2013

‘I got a call from Canavan. Galvin had been in touch. That pissed me off.’

Owen Mulligan talks on his new book on last February’s controversial All-Ireland IFC club final against Paul Galvin’s club Finuge.

# controversy - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Three held over new claims of match-fixing in English football

The probe is understood to involve two ex-Premier League footballers.

# controversy - Friday 6 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Michael O’Leary takes customer service to a new level by checking boarding passes himself Customer Service

Michael O’Leary takes customer service to a new level by checking boarding passes himself

Michael O’Leary gets his hands dirty and checks Ryanair passangers boarding passes at Terminal 1 today.

# controversy - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Rabbitte: ‘There must be meaningful engagement with the public over Eirgrid plans’ Eirgrid

Rabbitte: ‘There must be meaningful engagement with the public over Eirgrid plans’

Minister Pat Rabbitte said tonight that it is the Government’s policy to deliver infrastructure in the most “cost efficient and timely way possible”.

Footballer’s wife sparks outrage after posting a sexy selfie three days after giving birth

The Norwegian fitness blogger has ignited a debate with the picture.

# controversy - Monday 2 December, 2013

Mike Phillips joining Jonny Sexton at Racing Métro

The Welsh scrum-half will be linking up with his Lions teammate in Paris for the rest of the season.

# controversy - Friday 29 November, 2013

Wenger fears football may never be rid of match-fixing

The Arsenal manager did add that he believes the English game is ‘completely clean’ though.

# controversy - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Wes Brown was sent off today for this innocuous challenge as Sunderland lost

Sunderland were left with 10 men following a less-than-malicious tackle by the ex-United defender.

# controversy - Friday 22 November, 2013

Croatia defender Simunic fined for pro-Nazi chants after WC qualification

FIFA are also investigating the incident which saw the experienced player lead fans at the final whistle of their win over Iceland.

# controversy - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Benzema and Sakho blast France past Ukraine and into World Cup

But they couldn’t go through without just a little bit of controversy.

From The Daily Edge This ‘offensive’ Christmas advert is making people extremely angry Jingle Balls This post contains a poll

This ‘offensive’ Christmas advert is making people extremely angry

It features men doing something *slightly* compromising.

# controversy - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Glasgow Warriors lodge official complaint against unnamed Munster player

The individual is alleged to have committed an act of foul play on Niko Matawalu.

# controversy - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Facebook removes controversial beheading video following controversy Removed

Facebook removes controversial beheading video following controversy

However, Facebook was adamant last night that it did not reverse or change any policies as a result of the controversy.

# controversy - Monday 21 October, 2013

FA to investigate Villa Park flare incident

The incident occurred just after Andros Townsend had given Tottenham a 1-0 lead over the hosts.

# controversy - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Linesman struck by flare thrown from the crowd at Villa Park

Assistant referee David Bryan was injured by a canister in the first half of today’s Premier League game.

# controversy - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

GAA’s black card rule labelled as ‘ridiculous’ by All-Ireland club winner

St Brigid’s goalkeeper Shane Curran is unhappy with the new rule that is being introduced next January.

# controversy - Monday 7 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge 15 Shades of Gay… a look back at Uncle Gaybo through the years Roll It There

15 Shades of Gay… a look back at Uncle Gaybo through the years

There’s more to him than just The Late Late Show you know…

# controversy - Sunday 6 October, 2013

This goal was disallowed as Kilmacud Crokes crash out of Dublin SFC

What do you think, did the ball cross the line?

# controversy - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Was this challenge on Ashley Young a penalty?

Robin van Persie gave United the lead following a contentious decision.

# controversy - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

DRA turn down Limerick’s appeal after Hawk-Eye controversy GAA

DRA turn down Limerick’s appeal after Hawk-Eye controversy

Limerick have failed in their attempts to overturn the result of last month’s game with Galway.

# controversy - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Ron Atkinson in trouble following racist joke on Celebrity Big Brother

The former commentator previously came under fire for comments about Marcel Desailly.

# controversy - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Brolly: referee gave Mayo a penalty to make up for disallowed goal ‘balls-up’

The former Derry player was in full agreement with his RTÉ punditry partner Pat Spillane for once.

# controversy - Thursday 15 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Story of late-term abortion doctors in USA set for Irish film festival Controversy This post contains videos

Story of late-term abortion doctors in USA set for Irish film festival

Stranger Than Fiction festival in Dublin will see Irish premiere of controversial documentary, with one of the doctors to attend the screening.