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#Controversy

# controversy - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Extinction Rebellion hits out at co-founder after he calls Holocaust 'just another f**kery in human history' Roger Hallam

Extinction Rebellion hits out at co-founder after he calls Holocaust 'just another f**kery in human history'

In an interview, Roger Hallam compared the Holocaust to other historical massacres.

# controversy - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Government signs off on contract for controversial €3 billion National Broadband Plan Controversy

Government signs off on contract for controversial €3 billion National Broadband Plan

The cabinet met this morning to facilitate signing off on the multi-billion euro plan.

# controversy - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Alexander-Arnold feared VAR intervention prior to Liverpool opener

Liverpool’s win over Manchester City was not without controversy, with Trent Alexander-Arnold at the forefront due to a possible handball.

# controversy - Thursday 7 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Department boss says he's 'satisfied' the Public Services Card rollout is value for money Controversy

Department boss says he's 'satisfied' the Public Services Card rollout is value for money

The Secretary General of the Department of Social Protection is due before the PAC today.

# controversy - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Croatian footballer in trouble for killing chicken on pitch

Ivan Gazdek was red-carded for unsporting behaviour.

# controversy - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

'I've just felt nothing but low' - Shamrock Rovers 'keeper addresses FAI Cup final anthem stance

Alan Mannus received criticism after not facing the Irish flag.

# controversy - Monday 21 October, 2019

'Explanations will be necessary' - France upset over Jaco Peyper photo

The South African referee has come under fire for a photo shared on social media.

# controversy - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Turkey defends footballers over controversial goal celebration

Players were seen as supporting the country’s current military operation in Syria.

# controversy - Monday 30 September, 2019

Players considering withdrawing from Carlow panel due to club hurling fall-out

The Carlow CCC informed St Mullins yesterday that they had been awarded the win.

# controversy - Friday 27 September, 2019

Fifa hit out at 'unfair and misleading' reports over voting for The Best awards

Mohamed Salah appeared to be upset when the full list of voting was released without his country’s selections.

'It was the right call morally' - Why Antrim's chairman halted semi-final replay shootout Controversy This post contains videos

'It was the right call morally' - Why Antrim's chairman halted semi-final replay shootout

Lamh Dhearg and Portglenone will go to a second replay.

# controversy - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Over a thousand names added to home help waiting list in space of four months as total surges to 7,300 Controversy

Over a thousand names added to home help waiting list in space of four months as total surges to 7,300

The latest HSE figures from July show that 7,300 people are waiting on home support services.

# controversy - Friday 13 September, 2019

Legendary racehorse trainer denies doping Triple Crown king Justify

‘I unequivocally reject any implication that scopolamine was ever intentionally administered,’ Bob Baffert said.

# controversy - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Anthony Joshua's trainer clarifies concussion comments after coming under fire

Rob McCracken initially suggested he allowed his fighter to continue while concussed.

# controversy - Thursday 5 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie PSNI chief moves to clarify 'we will have your kids' threat to paramilitaries Controversy

PSNI chief moves to clarify 'we will have your kids' threat to paramilitaries

Byrne said he accepted his enthusiasm to speak in soundbites had created a distraction.

# controversy - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Inter fans' group incredibly excuses Lukaku racist abuse as 'a form of respect'

The Belgium striker was subjected to monkey chants from Cagliari supporters over the weekend.

# controversy - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Mo Salah U-turn on team-mate's harassment scandal divides Egyptians

The Liverpool star sent controversial tweets that demanded the disgraced player be given a ‘second chance’.

# controversy - Sunday 18 August, 2019

VAR controversy hides chasm between Man City and Spurs GAP

VAR controversy hides chasm between Man City and Spurs

The difference in the shot count was telling, as Tottenham mustered three to the hosts’ 30.

# controversy - Saturday 17 August, 2019

'It's a rule we need to accept' - Pochettino resigned to VAR after Spurs' great escape

Gabriel Jesus thought he had extended City’s league winning run to 16 games, only to see his last-gasp goal ruled out for a handball.

# controversy - Monday 8 July, 2019

PSG vow to take action as Neymar fails to show up for pre-season training

The statement by the Ligue 1 champions is the latest development in a tumultuous summer for the Brazil star.

# controversy - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Almost 6,000 greyhounds killed in Ireland every year, new RTÉ documentary reveals Controversy

Almost 6,000 greyhounds killed in Ireland every year, new RTÉ documentary reveals

The programme also revealed cases of unregulated hare coursing in Cork.

# controversy - Monday 24 June, 2019

FAI hit back at claims they are not doing enough to stamp out violence against referees

20-year-old official Harry McCann said an U13 manager attempted “to strike me” in a game on Saturday.

# controversy - Monday 17 June, 2019

Double dose of VAR drama as France allowed re-take missed penalty - and score Women's World Cup This post contains videos

Double dose of VAR drama as France allowed re-take missed penalty - and score

Hosts top Group A with 100% record while Norway go through as runners-up.

# controversy - Thursday 13 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Police in the UK are investigating comedian Jo Brand over 'battery acid' joke on BBC radio show Controversy

Police in the UK are investigating comedian Jo Brand over 'battery acid' joke on BBC radio show

Brand make a joke about throwing battery acid at “unpleasant characters” rather than milkshakes.

# controversy - Saturday 1 June, 2019

Explainer: Why Liverpool's Champions League final penalty was given

The referee’s decision to penalise Moussa Sissoko for handball seemed harsh as it struck his chest before touching his arm.

# controversy - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

'He is very important for us, on the pitch and off. We want to give him a trophy'

This week’s all-London Europa League final has been marred by Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s decision not to travel due to fears for his safety.

The long-running row dividing Irish karate has been resolved

The outcome has been hailed as a step in the right direction for the sport.

# controversy - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Life support resumes for man in controversial case after court reverses earlier decision Vincent Lambert

Life support resumes for man in controversial case after court reverses earlier decision

Vincent Lambert is at the centre of a hugely controversial court case.

# controversy - Sunday 19 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Iceland contestants have Palestine flag banners confiscated at Eurovision venue Controversy

Iceland contestants have Palestine flag banners confiscated at Eurovision venue

Meanwhile Eurovision organisers released a statement after two of Madonna’s dancers wore Israeli and Palestine flags.

# controversy - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Arsenal tell Uefa they are 'bitterly disappointed' over Europa League final ticketing debacle

They have been given just 6,000 tickets for the game, less than 10% of the stadium’s capacity.

# controversy - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Rangers furious as defender handed retrospective ban

Jon Flanagan has become the latest member of Steven Gerrard’s squad to be charged by the SFA.

# controversy - Saturday 11 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Not about bringing Netflix to rural Ireland': Naughten says broadband plan ready to go 'for months' Timing

'Not about bringing Netflix to rural Ireland': Naughten says broadband plan ready to go 'for months'

The former minister took part in a heated debate on RTÉ’s Saturday with Katie Hannon this afternoon.

# controversy - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Cheika gives evidence at Folau 'anti-gay' hearing

The 30-year-old was informed last month of plans to terminate his multi-year, multi-million-dollar deal after he posted on social media that ‘hell awaits’ homosexuals.

# controversy - Thursday 2 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why a former British minister is 'swearing on his children's lives' over latest scandal Leaking

Explainer: Why a former British minister is 'swearing on his children's lives' over latest scandal

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has been fired over the latest scandal to rock the British government.

# controversy - Monday 15 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: 'Government can't continue funding the FAI unless it's confident the organisation is run properly' Controversy

Taoiseach: 'Government can't continue funding the FAI unless it's confident the organisation is run properly'

In an interview with TheJournal.ie this evening, the Taoiseach stopped short of stating there should be a clear out of the entire Board

# controversy - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Rugby Australia investigating after Folau's 'unacceptable' social media posts

The Wallabies fullback has drawn criticism again.

# controversy - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

'All you can do is laugh!' – Sterling unimpressed by Bonucci comments

The Man City star has voiced his support for Juventus’ Moise Kean.

# controversy - Sunday 31 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Joe Biden defends himself after being accused of inappropriate behaviour by female politician Presidential Race

Joe Biden defends himself after being accused of inappropriate behaviour by female politician

Biden’s defence comes amid a growing row about a kiss on the campaign trail

# controversy - Friday 29 March, 2019

Turkish footballer accused of in-game razor blade attack gets reprieve

Mansur Calar was originally banned for life owing to the alleged incident.

# controversy - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Lost in all the controversy, it's been a magnificent week for Irish underage football

The U19s recently qualified for a major tournament for the first time since 2011.

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