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#Controversy

# controversy - Yesterday’s News

This was the most talked-about penalty decision of the Pro12 weekend

Niko Matawalu’s exaggeration of a high challenge by Ulster’s Ricky Lutton was poorly received.

# controversy - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Marouane Fellaini was sent off for this nasty challenge on Paul McShane

The Belgian international appeared as a substitute in Man United’s 0-0 draw with Hull

# controversy - Monday 18 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Louis CK has caused outrage with his opening monologue on Saturday Night Live Controversy

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

The routine has been widely criticised on social media.

# controversy - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Former Ireland U21 international fails drugs test

Wolves’ Aaron McCarey denies any wrongdoing.

Italian football chief does NOT think female footballers are a ‘bunch of lesbians’

Felice Belloli has denied claims stemming from minutes taken from a federation meeting.

# controversy - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

‘There was a degree of inevitability’ that a GAA player would fail a drugs test

GPA Chief Executive Dessie Farrell speaks out after a week that cast the drugs issue into the spotlight

# controversy - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Brady suspended for four games over ‘Deflategate,’ Patriots fined $1 million

The NFL stripped the Super Bowl champions of both their 2016 first round draft pick and the 2017 fourth round draft pick.

# controversy - Monday 11 May, 2015

‘It’s the only case I know of’ – GAA President reluctant to be drawn on drugs controversy

A GAA player is under investigation by the Irish Sports Council.

# controversy - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Some of Sepp Blatter’s biggest critics arrested in Qatar

WDR claim officials erased data from the journalists’ electronic equipment.

# controversy - Saturday 2 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin defends leaflet amid accusations of ‘blatant sectarianism’ Criticism

Sinn Féin defends leaflet amid accusations of ‘blatant sectarianism’

A leaflet for Gerry Kelly contains census figures showing more Catholics than Protestants in North Belfast.

# controversy - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Hector is sorry for saying Miriam O’Callaghan “talks s****” Moment Of Madness

Hector is sorry for saying Miriam O’Callaghan “talks s****”

He wanted to “officially apologise” while speaking to Anton Savage yesterday.

# controversy - Monday 27 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie NI health minister apologises for anti-gay remarks and resigns Controversy

NI health minister apologises for anti-gay remarks and resigns

Jim Wells drew links between gay relationships and child abuse last week. Police are investigating.

# controversy - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Spending watchdog to examine IBRC sale of Siteserv… and more FOIs to be released SiteServ

Spending watchdog to examine IBRC sale of Siteserv… and more FOIs to be released

Earlier, Alan Dukes denied any impropriety in the sale of Siteserv to the Denis O’Brien company.

# controversy - Friday 10 April, 2015

The final 18 seconds of THAT match have been replayed

England’s U19s women’s team drew 2-2 with Norway on Thursday.

# controversy - Thursday 2 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Cosmo used white models for ‘gorgeous’ trends and some black models for trends that ‘need to die’ Controversy

Cosmo used white models for ‘gorgeous’ trends and some black models for trends that ‘need to die’

It’s causing a real stir online, as you can imagine.

From The Daily Edge Cosmo used white models for ‘gorgeous’ trends and some black models for trends that ‘need to die’ Boycott

Cosmo used white models for ‘gorgeous’ trends and some black models for trends that ‘need to die’

It’s causing a real stir online, as you can imagine.

# controversy - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Montenegro fan turns himself in after allegedly striking player with flare

The supporter is suspected of throwing the flare that hit Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev on Friday.

# controversy - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Northern Ireland’s key Euro 2016 qualifier to be met with religious protests

Michael O’Neill’s men have made a blistering start to the campaign.

# controversy - Friday 20 March, 2015

‘No one likes Gary Neville’: Ince & Carragher pick their best combined Liverpool/Man Utd XI

With so many high-profile names in the mix, what team did they settle on?

# controversy - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From Business ETC Germany has banned Uber… again Controversy

Germany has banned Uber… again

Its offices in Paris were also raided this week as part of an investigation into UberPop.

# controversy - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Alleged racial abuse of Cup hero mars historic Reading victory

Reading winger Garath McCleary was allegedly racially abused by a fan during Monday’s FA Cup quarter-final win over Bradford City.

# controversy - Thursday 12 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Britain doesn’t need anti-discrimination laws, says Farage Here We Go Again

Britain doesn’t need anti-discrimination laws, says Farage

He made the comments in a documentary that will go out next week.

# controversy - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge 9 of Jeremy Clarkson’s most unfortunate moments Suspended

9 of Jeremy Clarkson’s most unfortunate moments

Clarkson has a storied history of making a fool of himself.

# controversy - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Dublin firefighters to vote on industrial action over ambulance dispatch move 999 Emergency

Dublin firefighters to vote on industrial action over ambulance dispatch move

The National Ambulance Service will be taking all Dublin calls from now on – but firefighters aren’t happy with the move.

# controversy - Saturday 28 February, 2015

United flatter to deceive again as they grind out win amid red card controversy

A second-half brace from Wayne Rooney saw United over the line after the referee wrongly sent-off Wes Brown.

# controversy - Friday 27 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge ‘If people can’t have a laugh, we don’t want them’ – Dublin hotel defends Facebook controversy Controversy

# controversy - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Swansea to deal with director who called LVG an ‘arrogant b*****d’

Huw Jenkins has confirmed the Welsh club will investigate the incident.

# controversy - Monday 23 February, 2015

More Fitzgibbon Cup drama as reports that Mary Immaculate are heading to the DRA

The third-level competition could be set for further chaos.

# controversy - Saturday 21 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams: I’ve given the guards names of alleged IRA sex offenders Mairia Cahill Controversy

Gerry Adams: I’ve given the guards names of alleged IRA sex offenders

Adams discussed the Mairia Cahill controversy in an interview with TheJournal.ie this week.

# controversy - Friday 20 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Controversial Newlands Cross flyover may go to public consultation Veronica Guerin

Controversial Newlands Cross flyover may go to public consultation

Sinn Féin Councillor Jonathan Graham said last week that the process should take place before naming the structure.

# controversy - Friday 13 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Veronica Guerin’s family asks for her name to be withdrawn from flyover proposal Memorial

Veronica Guerin’s family asks for her name to be withdrawn from flyover proposal

A Sinn Féin councillor asked that the naming be open to public consultation.

# controversy - Friday 6 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Magazine denies altering Kerry Washington’s skin colour on cover, fans remain unconvinced Controversy
From The Daily Edge ‘I was angry at this supposed God’: Stephen Fry on THAT Gay Byrne interview Controversy

‘I was angry at this supposed God’: Stephen Fry on THAT Gay Byrne interview

Speaking this morning, Fry said that he was astonished by the reaction to his RTÉ interview.

# controversy - Friday 30 January, 2015

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 - Thursday 29 January, 2015

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.

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