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#Controversy

# controversy - Monday 20 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie GamerCon fiasco: Convention Centre hits back after organisers blame venue Angry Scenes

GamerCon fiasco: Convention Centre hits back after organisers blame venue

Thousands were queuing in the rain for hours on Saturday waiting to gain entry to the event.

# controversy - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Six Nations investigating France's late HIA replacement against Wales

There was also an allegation of a bite on Wales wing George North.

# controversy - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Brazilian football club criticised for signing player who had his girlfriend murdered

Bruno Fernandes de Souza, a 32-year-old goalkeeper, was convicted of the crime in 2010.

# controversy - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Timeline: The seismic controversy over the Project Eagle sale as it unfolded from start to finish Nama Drama

Timeline: The seismic controversy over the Project Eagle sale as it unfolded from start to finish

The Public Accounts Committee published its report into the sale today.

# controversy - Saturday 11 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Gay army veterans WILL be allowed to march in Boston St Patrick's Day parade Outvets

Gay army veterans WILL be allowed to march in Boston St Patrick's Day parade

Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone said yesterday she would not take part in the parade.

# controversy - Friday 10 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Canadian judge resigns over 'keep your knees together' comment in sexual assault trial Controversy

Canadian judge resigns over 'keep your knees together' comment in sexual assault trial

Judge Camp had said in a 2014 trial that “pain and sex sometimes go together”.

# controversy - Thursday 2 March, 2017

'How do you turn down the US President?': McGinley on McIlroy's round with Trump

The former Ryder Cup captain says Rory McIlroy was in a no-win situation.

# controversy - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

'It's the equivalent of racism and sexism' - Kevin Kilbane hits out at David Haye for 'retards' slur Controversy This post contains videos

'It's the equivalent of racism and sexism' - Kevin Kilbane hits out at David Haye for 'retards' slur

The ex-Ireland international criticised the boxing star for calling fans the derogatory term.

# controversy - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Right-wing commentator Milo resigns from Breitbart over 'child abuse' comments Controversy

Right-wing commentator Milo resigns from Breitbart over 'child abuse' comments

He had earlier been dropped from a major Conservative conference.

# controversy - Monday 20 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos at centre of storm over 'child abuse' comments Controversy

Right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos at centre of storm over 'child abuse' comments

He was dropped from the Conservative Political Action Conference, where President Donald Trump is due to speak.

Brazilian player leaves pitch in tears after racial abuse Controversy This post contains videos

Brazilian player leaves pitch in tears after racial abuse

Everton Luiz suffered abuse during the match in Serbia and grew emotional after confronting Rad supporters.

# controversy - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Disney cuts ties with YouTube star PewDiePie over anti-Semitic videos Controversy

Disney cuts ties with YouTube star PewDiePie over anti-Semitic videos

Maker Studios said that it has severed ties with PewDiePie over a number of videos he posted.

# controversy - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Longford anger as their one-point defeat to Louth was blown up a minute early

We take you through all the games in Division 3 and 4.

# controversy - Monday 6 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie David Beckham emails exposed by hackers who 'demanded £1m' Controversy

David Beckham emails exposed by hackers who 'demanded £1m'

Beckham’s spokesperson said that the emails had been hacked and doctored.

# controversy - Sunday 8 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie At least four dead as truck crashes into Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem Truck Crash

At least four dead as truck crashes into Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem

Meanwhile, the Israeli embassy in London apologised after one of its staff threatened to “take down” a British government minister.

# controversy - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Racing 92 launch legal proceedings against Goosen over 'blatant fraud'

The Springbok has left the Parisian club despite having signed a four-year contract last season.

# controversy - Friday 30 December, 2016

Fiona Doyle: To know that you're being beaten by drug cheats is heartbreaking

The Irish swimmer reflects on an eventful 12 months in which she finally fulfilled her childhood dream of competing at the Olympics.

# controversy - Saturday 3 December, 2016

French league match abandoned after goalkeeper hurt by firecracker Controversy This post contains videos

French league match abandoned after goalkeeper hurt by firecracker

The Portugal international was hospitalised by a flare thrown onto the pitch on Saturday.

# controversy - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Cathal McCarron was grilled in a tense interview on Off the Ball tonight

The Tyrone Gaelic footballer was asked about his relationship with an underage girl he met on Tinder.

# controversy - Monday 28 November, 2016

'Anarchy does not work in any team' - Mercedes consider Hamilton action

Lewis Hamilton could face action from Toto Wolff after ignoring team orders during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

# controversy - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Ron Atkinson on the Desailly controversy, Paul McGrath and his best-ever signings Interview This post contains videos

Ron Atkinson on the Desailly controversy, Paul McGrath and his best-ever signings

The former Manchester United manager chats to The42 about an eventful career in football.

# controversy - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Fourth English former player alleges sex abuse

Former England and Manchester City star David White is the latest footballer to speak out.

# controversy - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Despite pre-show deluge, only 20 'formal' complaints to RTÉ about Katie Hopkins Late Late

Despite pre-show deluge, only 20 'formal' complaints to RTÉ about Katie Hopkins

RTÉ received 1,664 emails criticising her planned appearance on the show before it aired.

# controversy - Saturday 12 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of thousands protest against president in South Korea capital Scandal

Hundreds of thousands protest against president in South Korea capital

The demonstration may be South Korea’s largest protest since it shook off dictatorship three decades ago.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ received over 1,300 complaints before Katie Hopkins' appearance on the Late Late Show Controversy

RTÉ received over 1,300 complaints before Katie Hopkins' appearance on the Late Late Show

The complaints were before the controversial personality even appeared on the show

# controversy - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Graham leads Seahawks to controversial win over Bills

Suspect officiating took centre stage as the Seattle Seahawks edged the Buffalo Bills in the NFL.

# controversy - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

England plan to wear poppies for Scotland clash despite Fifa ban

FA chairman Greg Clarke insists the players will be marking Remembrance Day but world football’s governing body is standing firm.

# controversy - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Luis Enrique, Valencia condemn missile throwing after Barcelona winner

Neymar was hit by a bottle thrown by fans, prompting stern words from the Spanish club.

# controversy - Friday 14 October, 2016

'I have never doped so to be there at all was shocking to me'

Irish athlete Steven Colvert continues to claim he is innocent despite a positive EPO test in 2014.

# controversy - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Indonesia parliament passes chemical castration laws for convicted paedophiles Indonesia

Indonesia parliament passes chemical castration laws for convicted paedophiles

The controversial laws were the subject of fierce debate, with two opposition parties voting against the measures.

# controversy - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Lewis Hamilton refuses to answer reporters' questions after Snapchat saga

He said: “I don’t plan on sitting here many more times” after the reaction to his antics.

# controversy - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Zorya CEO hits out at 'dirty and drunk' Manchester in homophobic rant

The Ukrainian side came up against one of the most prestigious sides in world football, but the club’s chief was left far from impressed by the city.

# controversy - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Michael Conlan and Steven Donnelly sanctioned for betting on Olympic boxing events

Donnelly bet on himself to lose his last 16 bout but ended up winning.

New Zealand rugby rocked by off-the-field scandals

The knives are out for NZR chief Steve Tew.

# controversy - Sunday 18 September, 2016

James McCarthy's All-Ireland final ended after 25 minutes for this black-card incident

Dublin lead by 2-4 to 0-5 at the interval after an incredible first-half of football.

# controversy - Thursday 8 September, 2016

'How can the FAI have jurisdiction in Serbia?' Fan quizzed over anti-Delaney flag

Zeno Kelly said was he stopped by an FAI official outside Monday’s qualifier in Belgrade.

# controversy - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Kerry supporters appear to throw objects at referee following controversial finish at Croke Park

David Gough was the man in the middle as All-Ireland champions Dublin beat Kerry by 0-22 to 2-14 in a classic semi-final earlier this afternoon.

# controversy - Saturday 27 August, 2016

NFL star refuses to stand for US anthem in protest against 'a country that oppresses black people'

‘There are bodies everywhere’, said 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

# controversy - Friday 26 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Burkini inventor says there's a high demand from fair-skinned Irish women Burkini Ban

Burkini inventor says there's a high demand from fair-skinned Irish women

Aheda Zanetti hit out at French officials over the recent ban on the swimwear.

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