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#Controversy

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From TheJournal.ie Veronica Guerin’s family asks for her name to be withdrawn from flyover proposal Memorial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

# controversy - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

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

Israeli Embassy in Ireland deletes tweet saying it “warned” over Paris attacks

The photo features the Mona Lisa in a Hijab.

# 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.