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#Controversy

# controversy - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Liverpool ask Premier League to review VAR decisions from derby

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Clearly in the public interest': NUJ defends Golfgate coverage following Seamus Woulfe remarks Controversy

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

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 Controversy This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ellen DeGeneres addresses toxic workplace allegations in her show's opening monologue Toxic Workplace

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

“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

‘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

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

From TheJournal.ie European Commission president 'seeking clarification' as Phil Hogan hands in his Golfgate report Controversy

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

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

# controversy - Friday 21 August, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Golfgate: Who were the public figures at this week's controversial Oireachtas Golf Society dinner? Clifden

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Phil Hogan 'left Kildare two days before localised lockdown', says spokesperson Controversy

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

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

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

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.

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