The42 uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 5 °C Friday 30 January, 2015

#Controversy

# controversy - Today’s News

AFC chief ‘stunned’ amid reports that certain countries want Australia out of Asian football

Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa said his comments had been “manipulated”.

# controversy - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Coláiste Eoin didn’t specify that ShoutOut workshop was about bullying Controversy

Coláiste Eoin didn’t specify that ShoutOut workshop was about bullying

The Principal of the school acknowledged that was probably where “misinformation” came from.

# controversy - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Mourinho refuses to wade into Costa incidents after Chelsea’s defeat of Liverpool

The manager kept his counsel on incidents involving the Spanish international.

# controversy - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

‘We took a risk and it backfired’ – Paraic Duffy on moving the Mayo v Kerry replay from Croke Park

The GAA Director-General says lessons have been learned from last August’s controversy.

# controversy - Monday 19 January, 2015

‘I thought I won the fight clearly’ – Pendred in no doubt after contentious call

The SBG fighter says he is constantly improving after earning his third UFC victory.

# controversy - Friday 16 January, 2015

Dennis Siver ‘doesn’t trust’ the judges to give him a fair chance against Conor McGregor

Siver thinks the judges will be swayed by the Boston crowd.

# controversy - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Israeli Embassy in Ireland deletes tweet saying it “warned” over Paris attacks Controversy

# controversy - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Not everyone is happy about Woody Allen’s new TV show Amazon Prime

Not everyone is happy about Woody Allen’s new TV show

It hasn’t been made yet, but there is a lot of commentary about it online.

# controversy - Sunday 11 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The Urban Outfitters ‘thigh gap’ ad sparked a rage in me – have we learned nothing? Body Image

Opinion: The Urban Outfitters ‘thigh gap’ ad sparked a rage in me – have we learned nothing?

As my little girl inevitably becomes more and more aware of the world around her, an awareness of her own shape and size is only just around the corner.

# controversy - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Richard Dunne involved in angry confrontation with QPR fans

Meanwhile, Harry Redknapp was left fuming at QPR’s “horrendous” defending for Burnley’s second goal.

# controversy - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Limerick “over-sensitivity” about crime is holding city back — Donal MacIntyre Controversy

Limerick “over-sensitivity” about crime is holding city back — Donal MacIntyre

There’s been huge criticism of the broadcaster’s ‘Breaking Crime’ documentary on the city over the last 24 hours.

# controversy - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Zlatan sparks controversy after allegedly shooting a moose

The incident is not the first time the 33-year-old striker’s love of hunting has been made apparent.

# controversy - Monday 22 December, 2014

Steve Bruce hits out at Paul McShane after Twitter controversy

The Wicklow native’s future at the club is in doubt following the manager’s latest comments.

# controversy - Friday 19 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Mandy Rice-Davies — a key figure in the 1963 Profumo affair — has died, aged 70 Controversy

Mandy Rice-Davies — a key figure in the 1963 Profumo affair — has died, aged 70

The controversy rocked the British political establishment at the height of the Cold War.

# controversy - Monday 15 December, 2014

Remember Dave Whelan’s remarks on Jewish & Chinese people? He’s accepted an FA charge

The Wigan chairman has requested a non-personal hearing.

# controversy - Friday 5 December, 2014

From Business ETC Uber CEO plans to make company ‘humble’ after it reaches $40 billion valuation Cha-ching!

Uber CEO plans to make company ‘humble’ after it reaches $40 billion valuation

The taxi company raised $1.2 billion in funding this week as it plans to expand in the Asia-Pacific region.

# controversy - Monday 1 December, 2014

Roy Keane left Villa after training ground bust-up with players – reports

It is also believed the lack of intensity in training was another reason for the Ireland assistant boss’ unhappiness.

# controversy - Thursday 27 November, 2014

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.

1 2 3 4 5