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#Controversy

# controversy - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Del Bosque defends De Gea over allegations over sexual abuse case

The Spain coach defended the goalkeeper, but could not guarantee that he would start in Monday’s Euro 2016 opener against Czech Republic.

# controversy - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The government is reversing that €12 million cut to the mental health budget Controversy

The government is reversing that €12 million cut to the mental health budget

The government is revising its spending upwards. €40 million will also go to the guards.

# controversy - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Trump comments called "racist" by senior Republican politician Controversy

Trump comments called "racist" by senior Republican politician

House Speaker Paul Ryan still said that he is still backing Trump for the presidency, however.

# controversy - Monday 6 June, 2016

'If I made inappropriate comments, I obviously apologise' - Martin O'Neill sorry for 'queers' remark

The Irish manager was speaking at a press conference in Abbotstown today.

# controversy - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

14 Russian athletes fail Beijing re-tests

It was announced by the International Olympic Committee last week 31 athletes from six sports could be banned from competing in Rio.

# controversy - Monday 16 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Weather forecaster plays down being made cover the dress she was wearing live on air Cover Up This post contains videos

Weather forecaster plays down being made cover the dress she was wearing live on air

Liberte Chan was handed a cardigan while presenting the weather live on air at the weekend.

# controversy - Sunday 15 May, 2016

Cork manager plays down 'storm in a teacup' after Derry boss's sectarian abuse allegation

There was drama on the field at Turner’s Cross, as two late goals saw the hosts earn a last-gasp victory on Friday.

# controversy - Friday 13 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Facebook denies burying stories in its trending news section Controversy

Facebook denies burying stories in its trending news section

Its CEO Mark Zuckerberg said there was “no evidence” its curation team would omit stories that could be deemed politically conservative.

# controversy - Thursday 5 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "In theory you could do anything you wanted with a human embryo in Ireland" Moral Dilemma?

"In theory you could do anything you wanted with a human embryo in Ireland"

A new, controversial embryo-growth breakthrough could help science in the study of infertility. However, fears abound that the research breaches ethical guidelines.

# controversy - Sunday 17 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Irish parents are stopping their children from getting a cervical cancer vaccine - but why? Media Controversy

Irish parents are stopping their children from getting a cervical cancer vaccine - but why?

Public health professionals are blaming recent negative media coverage for the drop in uptake.

# controversy - Saturday 16 April, 2016

'It was definitely high' - McFadden escapes card for hit against Edinburgh

The Leinster wing hammered into Damien Hoyland at the RDS.

Wenger slams decision to remove referee Friend from Spurs game

The official will no longer take charge of Tottenham’s clash against Stoke.

# controversy - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Maria Sharapova's future in tennis could be decided next week

WADA’s revelation that meldonium bans could be overturned has incensed the attorney of the suspended star.

# controversy - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Boxer who was in induced coma says recovery his 'toughest fight'

The 25-year-old collapsed shortly after his 10th-round stoppage loss to Chris Eubank Jr.

# controversy - Monday 4 April, 2016

Referee controversy in Dundalk-Derry and more League of Ireland talking points

Plus, water water everywhere as Wexford Youths secure historic win.

From TheJournal.ie Aran Islands air service tender re-issued after last year's controversy Taking Flight

Aran Islands air service tender re-issued after last year's controversy

A previous tender was cancelled late last year.

# controversy - Friday 1 April, 2016

Stoichkov poses with dead animals on Safari

The ex-Barcelona striker, known as ‘The Dagger’, has sparked outrage.

# controversy - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Lionel Messi under fire for ‘humiliating’ boot donation

Member of Parliament and TV presenter Said Hasasin has responded furiously to the act.

# controversy - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Irish Olympian hits out at Aer Lingus following flight debacle

The athlete had been travelling to a competition as part of his preparations for Rio.

# controversy - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Player exits club after discovering team-mate cheating with his wife

The 31-year-old midfielder says he has been “knifed in the back” by his team-mate.

# controversy - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Gatland apologises for labelling Marler abuse of Lee as ‘banter’

The Wales coach initially tried to downplay the exchange between the two players.

# controversy - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why is everyone talking about Nama again? BBC Spotlight

Explainer: Why is everyone talking about Nama again?

The BBC Spotlight programme broadcast last night used secret recordings of businessman Frank Cushnahan.

# controversy - Monday 29 February, 2016

Analysis: Should kicking the ball out of rucks be outlawed?

Conor Murray took a blow to the face as Mike Brown attempted to dislodge the ball on Saturday.

# controversy - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Lokomotiv player taunts Turkey with pro-Putin shirt

To the joy of home fans, Fenerbahce won the match 2-0.

# controversy - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Manny Pacquiao apologises after comments that gay couples are ‘worse than animals’

The boxer was speaking ahead of May elections in the Philippines.

# controversy - Monday 15 February, 2016

‘Pathetic!’ – Angry Blanc responds to homophobic insults from one of his players

Serge Aurier has been suspended by Paris Saint-Germain.

# controversy - Sunday 14 February, 2016

PSG suspend Aurier after Blanc ‘faggot’ social media jibe

The decision to suspend the 23-year-old defender means he will not play any part in Tuesday’s Champions League last 16.

# controversy - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Barcelona demand respect after Neymar Senior incident

The Catalan side have issued a statement on the matter.

# controversy - Thursday 4 February, 2016

‘They call me Blackenbauer’ – new Monaco player’s nickname sparks race row

The club were accused of racism on social media earlier.

# controversy - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Pardew criticises Tottenham hero for alleged stamp

Spurs earned a 3-1 win at Crystal Palace earlier today.

# controversy - Friday 15 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The head of the Irish Cancer Society is taking a €10k pay cut Massive Controversy

The head of the Irish Cancer Society is taking a €10k pay cut

It follows the controversial decision to cut the hardship fund for families of children with cancer – which was later reversed.

# controversy - Thursday 7 January, 2016

IAAF orders life bans over doping bribes scandal

Papa Massata Diack, son of Lamine Diack, was among those charged.

Suarez allegedly threatens Espanyol players after Barcelona’s fiery win

In the official referee’s report, the Uruguayan is alleged to have caused a bust-up in the tunnel.

# controversy - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

From Business ETC Remember this hugely controversial fitness company? It’s back with a new TV ad Sexism Claims

Remember this hugely controversial fitness company? It’s back with a new TV ad

Protein World was accused of sexism and ‘fat shaming’ with its ‘beach body ready’ ad last summer.

# controversy - Friday 25 December, 2015

The NFL’s catch rule continues to confuse just about everybody

What could turn out to be the final game in Oakland proved controversial last night.

# controversy - Monday 21 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Very few Sinn Féin-ers want to talk about the ‘Slab’ Murphy story A Good Republican

Very few Sinn Féin-ers want to talk about the ‘Slab’ Murphy story

Gerry Adams has been heavily criticised for his defence of Murphy, but there has been, as yet, no dissent from within Sinn Féin.

# controversy - Sunday 13 December, 2015

This is the penalty Anthony Foley was furious about after Munster’s defeat

Romain Poite left the Munster coach deeply annoyed.

# controversy - Friday 11 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie David Norris says people on social welfare shouldn't be allowed to buy drink Slabs Of Drink

David Norris says people on social welfare shouldn't be allowed to buy drink

The independent senator said alcohol had now become “a human right” in Ireland.

# controversy - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: American mayor calls Donald Trump an “a**hole” Nutter

WATCH: American mayor calls Donald Trump an “a**hole”

Meanwhile, the Taoiseach says Trump’s plan to ban Muslim immigration is “not acceptable.”