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#Controversy

# controversy - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Ex-Premier League star embroiled in race row

Mark Fish represented Bolton Wanderers and Charlton Athletic among others.

# controversy - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Shock among TDs over sacking of Barry Cowen Controversy

Shock among TDs over sacking of Barry Cowen

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

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

# controversy - Monday 13 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Minister denies being source on Barry Cowen drink-driving ban report Controversy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# controversy - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Johnson to face grilling from senior MPs as Dominic Cummings controversy continues Controversy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The former footballer has apologised for the remark.

# controversy - Friday 14 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'French Oscars' board resigns amid Roman Polanski controversy CESAR ACADEMY

'French Oscars' board resigns amid Roman Polanski controversy

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

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

# controversy - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Malaga sack coach after explicit video emerges

Victor Sanchez del Amo has been fired on disciplinary grounds.

# controversy - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Diarmaid Ferriter: Expert Advisory Group 'did not recommend State commemoration of the RIC' Controversy

Diarmaid Ferriter: Expert Advisory Group 'did not recommend State commemoration of the RIC' Exclusive

Ferriter, a member of the EAG, told TheJournal.ie today that the group had envisioned an academic event such as a conference or seminar.

# controversy - Monday 23 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Verona Murphy has been 'through a tough time' but it's the right decision to take her off the FG ticket, says Coveney Controversy

Verona Murphy has been 'through a tough time' but it's the right decision to take her off the FG ticket, says Coveney

Coveney said the by-election campaign was ‘personally stressful’ on Murphy.

# controversy - Monday 16 December, 2019

Serie A use monkey paintings for anti-racism initiative

The new artwork sparked a backlash on social media but the artist explained that he wanted to turn the derogatory term on racists who use it.

'It will have serious implications for Arsenal' - China on Ozil

The Gunners have distanced themselves from their player’s comments.

# controversy - Thursday 5 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Theoretically, things could cost anything': Children's hospital chairman says costs could increase more Nch

'Theoretically, things could cost anything': Children's hospital chairman says costs could increase more

The Public Accounts Committee met in the Oireachtas today.

# controversy - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Ballon d'Or: Mane overlooked for being African, claims Senegal team-mate

Cheikhou Kouyate indicated he feels European and South American players are favoured in the voting.

# controversy - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Tiger Woods defends Saudi Arabian golf tournament

Meanwhile, Phil Mickelson’s decision to play in the country has been criticised.

# controversy - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Old Oireachtas printers not eco-friendly, case for new controversial printer argued Controversy

Old Oireachtas printers not eco-friendly, case for new controversial printer argued

The purchase of the printer is due to be discussed by the Public Accounts Committee later this week.

# controversy - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Mario Balotelli dropped after training ground bust-up

The player has a row with Brescia coach Fabio Grosso.

# controversy - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

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 - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

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.

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