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#Controversy

# controversy - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Welsh Tory leader quits after politicians found drinking following pub alcohol ban
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Welsh Tory leader quits after politicians found drinking following pub alcohol ban

Sat 6:15 PM 29,093 Views 12 Comments

Paul Davies said the controversy over his conduct had become a ‘distraction’ for the party.

# controversy - Friday 15 January, 2021

Stoke chief 'very disappointed' after James McClean's alleged Covid-19 breach
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# Controversy

Stoke chief 'very disappointed' after James McClean's alleged Covid-19 breach

Jan 15th 2021, 9:57 PM 4,347 Views 4 Comments

Tony Scholes also emphasised footballers’ ‘duty to act responsibly’ during the pandemic.

# controversy - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Toulon study appeal after Scarlets given European win for 'harrowing' Covid-19 withdrawal
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# Controversy

Toulon study appeal after Scarlets given European win for 'harrowing' Covid-19 withdrawal

Dec 19th 2020, 8:57 PM 10,827 Views 2 Comments

Scarlets were awarded a 28-0 bonus-point victory after Toulon did not fulfil last night’s fixture due to covid concerns.

# controversy - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Brian Stanley says he's 'an ally of the LGBT community' and he wishes to apologise to Leo Varadkar
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# Controversy

Brian Stanley says he's 'an ally of the LGBT community' and he wishes to apologise to Leo Varadkar

Dec 15th 2020, 5:10 PM 21,791 Views 48 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD apologised for two tweets he sent that have caused controversy.

# controversy - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Millwall fans boo players taking a knee
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Millwall fans boo players taking a knee

Dec 5th 2020, 5:29 PM 10,232 Views 28 Comments

In footage seen on social media, booing from the stands is heard after referee Darren England blows his whistle.

# controversy - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

LGFA 'fully understand Limerick’s wish to use their own venue for training purposes'
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# Controversy

LGFA 'fully understand Limerick’s wish to use their own venue for training purposes'

Updated Dec 2nd 2020, 12:00 PM 8,083 Views 13 Comments

The All-Ireland ladies football semi-final was moved from LIT Gaelic Grounds to Parnell Park earlier this week.

# controversy - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Hungarian MEP apologises after attending lockdown-breaking party
# Sex Party
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# Sex Party

Hungarian MEP apologises after attending lockdown-breaking party

Dec 1st 2020, 6:51 PM 19,825 Views 14 Comments

Jozsef Szajer resigned over the weekend after going to what local press called an ‘orgy’.

McDonald says she won't ask SF TD to step down as chair of PAC following tweet about IRA attacks
# Brian Stanley
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# Brian Stanley

McDonald says she won't ask SF TD to step down as chair of PAC following tweet about IRA attacks

Dec 1st 2020, 9:01 AM 23,457 Views 85 Comments

Brian Stanley has apologised for the tweet about IRA attacks on the British Army.

# controversy - Saturday 28 November, 2020

Referee timekeeping correct in both All-Ireland semi-finals, camogie officials insist
# Camogie Association
# Camogie Association

Referee timekeeping correct in both All-Ireland semi-finals, camogie officials insist

Nov 28th 2020, 5:16 PM 7,719 Views 3 Comments

There was some confusion over the timekeeping in both games.

# controversy - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Derry bus company apologises after advertising shopping trips to Dublin during NI lockdown
# Outcry
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# Outcry

Derry bus company apologises after advertising shopping trips to Dublin during NI lockdown

Nov 26th 2020, 2:38 PM 21,464 Views 27 Comments

A TD branded the mooted trip a “disgrace”.

# controversy - Thursday 29 October, 2020

13 Barbarians players to face disciplinary hearing for Covid-19 breaches
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# Controversy

13 Barbarians players to face disciplinary hearing for Covid-19 breaches

Oct 29th 2020, 5:18 PM 10,402 Views 12 Comments

The unnamed individuals have been charged after their actions led to last weekend’s game against England being cancelled.

# controversy - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Liverpool ask Premier League to review VAR decisions from derby
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# Controversy

Liverpool ask Premier League to review VAR decisions from derby

Oct 17th 2020, 7:33 PM 16,193 Views 32 Comments

Jordan Pickford’s tackle on Virgil Van Dijk and Jordan Henderson’s late disallowed goal have been called into question by the Reds.

# controversy - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

'Clearly in the public interest': NUJ defends Golfgate coverage following Seamus Woulfe remarks
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'Clearly in the public interest': NUJ defends Golfgate coverage following Seamus Woulfe remarks

Oct 6th 2020, 6:30 AM 29,965 Views 37 Comments

Mr Justice Woulfe described reports of the scandal as “appalling” and “fake”.

# controversy - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Landon Donovan-managed side walk off pitch in protest after alleged anti-gay slur
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Landon Donovan-managed side walk off pitch in protest after alleged anti-gay slur

Oct 1st 2020, 11:20 PM 7,792 Views 7 Comments

It was claimed that midfielder Collin Martin was targeted.

# controversy - Friday 25 September, 2020

Tipperary dual club pull out of camogie final due to 'player welfare issues' amidst fixture clash
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# Controversy

Tipperary dual club pull out of camogie final due to 'player welfare issues' amidst fixture clash

Sep 25th 2020, 9:42 AM 6,542 Views 8 Comments

Cahir will contest the Tipperary senior A football final on Sunday afternoon, but not the camogie decider on Saturday.

# controversy - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Marseille allege Neymar made racist remarks towards Japan star
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# Controversy

Marseille allege Neymar made racist remarks towards Japan star

Sep 22nd 2020, 2:18 PM 6,015 Views 3 Comments

The individual said Andre Villas-Boas’s side have evidence of the Brazil forward making the comments on two occasions.

# controversy - Monday 21 September, 2020

Ellen DeGeneres addresses toxic workplace allegations in her show's opening monologue
# Toxic Workplace
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# Toxic Workplace

Ellen DeGeneres addresses toxic workplace allegations in her show's opening monologue

Sep 21st 2020, 6:18 PM 74,741 Views 31 Comments

“I want to say I am so sorry to the people who were affected.”

# controversy - Monday 7 September, 2020

German FA defend decision to fly to Basel as fans rage
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# Controversy

German FA defend decision to fly to Basel as fans rage

Sep 7th 2020, 5:18 PM 14,684 Views 3 Comments

‘Stupid’, ‘anti-social’, ‘oblivious to the future’ – were some of the comments posted.

# controversy - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Novak Djokovic disqualified from US Open after hitting line judge with ball
# Controversy
# Controversy

Novak Djokovic disqualified from US Open after hitting line judge with ball

Sep 6th 2020, 9:53 PM 86,879 Views 84 Comments

The top seed and 17-time grand slam champion had just dropped serve to trail Spanish opponent Pablo Carreno Busta 6-5.

# controversy - Monday 24 August, 2020

European Commission president 'seeking clarification' as Phil Hogan hands in his Golfgate report
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European Commission president 'seeking clarification' as Phil Hogan hands in his Golfgate report

Updated Aug 24th 2020, 1:00 PM 66,794 Views 195 Comments

Last night, it emerged that Hogan was stopped by gardaí while driving to the dinner.

# controversy - Friday 21 August, 2020

Golfgate: Who were the public figures at this week's controversial Oireachtas Golf Society dinner?
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# Clifden

Golfgate: Who were the public figures at this week's controversial Oireachtas Golf Society dinner?

Aug 21st 2020, 6:56 PM 92,109 Views 58 Comments

81 people are said to have attended the event in Clifden this week.

Phil Hogan 'left Kildare two days before localised lockdown', says spokesperson
# Controversy
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# Controversy

Phil Hogan 'left Kildare two days before localised lockdown', says spokesperson

Updated Aug 21st 2020, 5:00 PM 108,693 Views 167 Comments

The EU Commissioner is based in Belgium, which is not on Ireland’s travel ‘green list’.

# controversy - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Ex-Premier League star embroiled in race row
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Ex-Premier League star embroiled in race row

Jul 23rd 2020, 11:41 PM 14,974 Views 11 Comments

Mark Fish represented Bolton Wanderers and Charlton Athletic among others.

# controversy - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Shock among TDs over sacking of Barry Cowen
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Shock among TDs over sacking of Barry Cowen

Jul 14th 2020, 11:37 PM 61,714 Views 97 Comments

The Taoiseach announced this evening that he had sacked Agriculture Minister Barry Cowen.

'I still don't know what happened' - McKenna remains in dark over positive Covid-19 test
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'I still don't know what happened' - McKenna remains in dark over positive Covid-19 test

Jul 14th 2020, 11:01 AM 5,079 Views 1 Comment

Essendon star Conor McKenna hasn’t ruled out the possibility of lining out with Tyrone in 2021.

# controversy - Monday 13 July, 2020

Minister denies being source on Barry Cowen drink-driving ban report
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Minister denies being source on Barry Cowen drink-driving ban report

Jul 13th 2020, 5:08 PM 61,077 Views 0 Comments

Thomas Byrne, a Fianna Fáil TD from Meath East, addressed allegations made about him online that he gave the story to the media,

# controversy - Friday 10 July, 2020

National Children's Hospital developer confirms works will resume at the site from Monday
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From TheJournal.ie
# Controversy

National Children's Hospital developer confirms works will resume at the site from Monday

Jul 10th 2020, 9:22 PM 16,805 Views 42 Comments

Taoiseach Micheal Martin appealed to the contractor and those working on building the hospital to get back on site.

# controversy - Monday 29 June, 2020

'Heartbroken' and 'disgusted' - Outrage among county minor teams after cancellations but no change in sight
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'Heartbroken' and 'disgusted' - Outrage among county minor teams after cancellations but no change in sight

Jun 29th 2020, 5:08 PM 9,729 Views 1 Comment

Dublin and Waterford minor ladies football teams launch online petitions after competitions impacted.

# controversy - Thursday 25 June, 2020

On this day in 2014, Luis Suarez is handed a four-month ban for biting
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On this day in 2014, Luis Suarez is handed a four-month ban for biting

Jun 25th 2020, 5:23 PM 153 Views 0 Comments

Fifa took unprecedented against the Uruguayan striker after the infamous incident at the World Cup in Brazil.

Outrage over 'very unfair' decision to cancel minor camogie action but association mounts defence
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Outrage over 'very unfair' decision to cancel minor camogie action but association mounts defence

Jun 25th 2020, 5:03 PM 4,584 Views 3 Comments

A petition has been launched over the decision to cancel the All-Ireland minor championship.

# controversy - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Players take knee before goalline row gives Villa point on Premier League return
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Players take knee before goalline row gives Villa point on Premier League return

Jun 17th 2020, 8:31 PM 8,693 Views 10 Comments

After 100 days in coronavirus lockdown, the Premier League returned.

# controversy - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Johnson to face grilling from senior MPs as Dominic Cummings controversy continues
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Johnson to face grilling from senior MPs as Dominic Cummings controversy continues

May 27th 2020, 6:51 AM 12,276 Views 15 Comments

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to face questions at a Commons committee meeting later today.

# controversy - Saturday 9 May, 2020

More controversy surrounds this weekend's UFC return as fighter and cornermen test positive for Covid-19
# EEK
# EEK

More controversy surrounds this weekend's UFC return as fighter and cornermen test positive for Covid-19

May 9th 2020, 12:05 PM 51,669 Views 47 Comments

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza’s fight is off but as of now, UFC 249 is still going ahead.

# controversy - Friday 24 April, 2020

Rangers call for another investigation as report finds ‘no evidence of improper behaviour’ in SPFL vote
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# Controversy

Rangers call for another investigation as report finds ‘no evidence of improper behaviour’ in SPFL vote

Apr 24th 2020, 7:53 PM 5,575 Views 12 Comments

The Glasgow club believe the first investigation did not go far enough.

# controversy - Thursday 16 April, 2020

Hearts owner 'disillusioned' by result of Scottish league vote
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# Controversy

Hearts owner 'disillusioned' by result of Scottish league vote

Apr 16th 2020, 12:15 PM 8,335 Views 5 Comments

The leagues below the Premiership have been ended as Dundee reversed their intended vote.

# controversy - Monday 24 February, 2020

Mo Farah caught up in controversy over 2014 London Marathon injection
# Under Fire
# Under Fire

Mo Farah caught up in controversy over 2014 London Marathon injection

Feb 24th 2020, 7:48 PM 16,271 Views 21 Comments

The four-time Olympic champion had been asked by USADA whether he had been injected with L-carnitine.

# controversy - Friday 21 February, 2020

Eddie Jones issues apology to journalist after race joke
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Eddie Jones issues apology to journalist after race joke

Feb 21st 2020, 7:05 AM 42,503 Views 51 Comments

The England head coach is under pressure ahead of Sunday’s game against Ireland.

# controversy - Sunday 16 February, 2020

BBC severs ties with pundit Ramage after Derby ‘black lads’ comments
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BBC severs ties with pundit Ramage after Derby ‘black lads’ comments

Feb 16th 2020, 11:59 PM 16,960 Views 11 Comments

The former footballer has apologised for the remark.

# controversy - Friday 14 February, 2020

'French Oscars' board resigns amid Roman Polanski controversy
# CESAR ACADEMY
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# CESAR ACADEMY

'French Oscars' board resigns amid Roman Polanski controversy

Feb 14th 2020, 12:39 PM 16,412 Views 14 Comments

His film An Officer and a Spy topped the list of nominations.

# controversy - Sunday 9 February, 2020

Jones makes UFC history despite question marks over contentious decision
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# Controversy

Jones makes UFC history despite question marks over contentious decision

Feb 9th 2020, 10:50 AM 9,129 Views 8 Comments

Dominick Reyes was adamant that he did enough to dethrone Jon Jones last night in Houston.

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