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#Controversy

# controversy - Friday 22 April, 2022

Damien Duff among 3 sent off as late drama sees Dundalk beat Shels
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# Controversy

Damien Duff among 3 sent off as late drama sees Dundalk beat Shels

Apr 22nd 2022, 10:15 PM 9,485 Views 7 Comments

The Lilywhites won it five minutes from time when John Martin, who had only just been summoned from the bench, scored a delightful header

Rwanda president says UK asylum seeker deal 'not trading in humans'
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Rwanda president says UK asylum seeker deal 'not trading in humans'

Apr 22nd 2022, 6:07 PM 14,624 Views 18 Comments

The agreement has attracted criticism from rights groups, opposition figures in Britain and Rwanda, and the United Nations.

# controversy - Friday 1 April, 2022

Ballincollig RFC 'shocked and disappointed' as women senior status vote doesn't go ahead
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# Controversy

Ballincollig RFC 'shocked and disappointed' as women senior status vote doesn't go ahead

Apr 1st 2022, 6:25 PM 9,851 Views 7 Comments

A motion at the Munster Branch AGM was withdrawn to allow for ‘further consultation with stakeholders’, according to Munster Rugby.

# controversy - Saturday 26 March, 2022

McFarland: 'I can’t understand why that’s not a try... In my head, we won that game'
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# Controversy

McFarland: 'I can’t understand why that’s not a try... In my head, we won that game'

Mar 26th 2022, 4:35 PM 17,072 Views 4 Comments

The Ulster boss was bewildered by the final result of a TMO check on what would have been a decisive try by Callum Reid.

# controversy - Monday 21 March, 2022

Phil Mickelson removed from list of competitors for next month’s Masters
# Opting Out
# Opting Out

Phil Mickelson removed from list of competitors for next month’s Masters

Mar 21st 2022, 11:23 PM 13,553 Views 7 Comments

The three-time winner has been listed as a ‘past champion not playing’ on the tournament website.

Top Russian chess player suspended over Ukraine remarks
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# Controversy

Top Russian chess player suspended over Ukraine remarks

Mar 21st 2022, 9:31 PM 90,704 Views 50 Comments

Sergey Karjakin is an outspoken supporter of President Vladimir Putin.

# controversy - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

Commons Speaker asks police to investigate Josh Taylor win
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# Controversy

Commons Speaker asks police to investigate Josh Taylor win

Mar 8th 2022, 9:35 PM 7,337 Views 2 Comments

Sir Lindsay Hoyle is Catterall’s MP in Chorley.

# controversy - Sunday 6 March, 2022

Russian gymnast's Ukraine invasion symbol blasted as 'shocking'
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# Controversy

Russian gymnast's Ukraine invasion symbol blasted as 'shocking'

Mar 6th 2022, 8:01 PM 96,616 Views 48 Comments

Ivan Kuliak’s shirt had the letter ‘Z’ prominently placed.

# controversy - Wednesday 2 March, 2022

After uproar, Raith loan striker back to former club
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# Controversy

After uproar, Raith loan striker back to former club

Mar 2nd 2022, 5:04 PM 5,506 Views 0 Comments

David Goodwillie’s signing provoked an outcry among Rovers fans.

# controversy - Friday 18 February, 2022

I’ve lost respect for Kell, says Amir Khan as Brook denies making racial slur
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# Controversy

I’ve lost respect for Kell, says Amir Khan as Brook denies making racial slur

Feb 18th 2022, 8:28 AM 3,871 Views 6 Comments

The pair traded final barbs ahead of their fight in Manchester this weekend.

# controversy - Monday 14 February, 2022

Keir Starmer confirms he received death threats following Boris Johnson’s Savile slur
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Keir Starmer confirms he received death threats following Boris Johnson’s Savile slur

Feb 14th 2022, 11:14 AM 14,563 Views 10 Comments

The Labour leader says the UK Prime Minister’s controversial comments ‘fed into’ a ‘right-wing conspiracy theory’, and this caused ‘difficulty’.

# controversy - Friday 11 February, 2022

Controversial US sprinter Justin Gatlin retires at 40
# End Of The Line
# End Of The Line

Controversial US sprinter Justin Gatlin retires at 40

Feb 11th 2022, 6:57 PM 6,776 Views 7 Comments

Gatlin was twice suspended for doping offenses during his career.

# controversy - Tuesday 8 February, 2022

'Animal lover' Moyes defends decision to pick Zouma
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# Controversy

'Animal lover' Moyes defends decision to pick Zouma

Feb 8th 2022, 11:29 PM 5,408 Views 3 Comments

The France defender played the full 90 minutes as West Ham beat Watford.

# controversy - Sunday 6 February, 2022

Podcaster Joe Rogan apologises for racial slur after video surfaces
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Podcaster Joe Rogan apologises for racial slur after video surfaces

Feb 6th 2022, 3:59 PM 43,630 Views 93 Comments

Spotify is facing growing discontent from musicians over Rogan’s podcast, for which it reportedly paid more than €87 million.

# controversy - Thursday 3 February, 2022

Belgian Olympian 'safe' after tearful plea from Beijing facility
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# Controversy

Belgian Olympian 'safe' after tearful plea from Beijing facility

Feb 3rd 2022, 8:34 AM 7,100 Views 1 Comment

Kim Meylemans was quickly moved from the Olympic Village, in the mountains north of the Chinese capital, and kept in isolation.

# controversy - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

Scottish club defend new signing after angry backlash
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# Controversy

Scottish club defend new signing after angry backlash

Feb 1st 2022, 7:27 PM 13,029 Views 0 Comments

Raith Rovers’ David Goodwillie was ruled by a judge in 2017 to have raped a woman.

# controversy - Thursday 27 January, 2022

Meeting between Defence Forces chief and Russian ambassador was arranged last November
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Meeting between Defence Forces chief and Russian ambassador was arranged last November

Updated Jan 27th 2022, 4:00 PM 37,764 Views 40 Comments

Coveney was accused of undermining the Chief of Staff’s position.

# controversy - Monday 24 January, 2022

'Pathetic' - Australia Open under fire for ban on Peng Shuai shirts
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# Controversy

'Pathetic' - Australia Open under fire for ban on Peng Shuai shirts

Jan 24th 2022, 8:30 AM 30,101 Views 8 Comments

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova was among those to criticise the decision.

# controversy - Sunday 23 January, 2022

Patrick Vieira critical of decision to award Liverpool penalty against Palace
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# Controversy

Patrick Vieira critical of decision to award Liverpool penalty against Palace

Jan 23rd 2022, 5:49 PM 5,607 Views 9 Comments

The Eagles had been pushed for a late equaliser before Liverpool were given a late spot-kick.

# controversy - Saturday 15 January, 2022

Betis-Sevilla game abandoned after player hit by object
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# Controversy

Betis-Sevilla game abandoned after player hit by object

Jan 15th 2022, 10:34 PM 3,497 Views 2 Comments

After a stoppage of around 45 minutes at the Benito Villamarin, the Spanish federation confirmed the last-16 game would not continue.

# controversy - Friday 14 January, 2022

Djokovic doctor slams Australia for trying to deport 'super healthy' star
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# Controversy

Djokovic doctor slams Australia for trying to deport 'super healthy' star

Jan 14th 2022, 5:12 PM 5,601 Views 23 Comments

Igor Cetojevic, a Bosnian-born Serb who lives in Cyprus, criticised the decision.

# controversy - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

UK energy firm apologises after telling customers to ‘cuddle pets’ to keep warm
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UK energy firm apologises after telling customers to ‘cuddle pets’ to keep warm

Jan 11th 2022, 10:35 AM 21,335 Views 29 Comments

Other tips included “challenging the kids to a hula hoop competition”, “doing star jumps” and “cleaning the house”.

# controversy - Friday 7 January, 2022

Australia cancels Czech tennis player's visa
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# Controversy

Australia cancels Czech tennis player's visa

Jan 7th 2022, 2:28 PM 5,528 Views 3 Comments

Renata Voracova has reportedly been told she would have to leave the country.

# controversy - Wednesday 5 January, 2022

Djokovic got 'no special favour' for jab exemption, says Australian Open boss
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# Controversy

Djokovic got 'no special favour' for jab exemption, says Australian Open boss

Jan 5th 2022, 7:49 AM 24,683 Views 29 Comments

Craig Tiley has defended the integrity of the process that reviewed Djokovic’s exemption application.

# controversy - Monday 3 January, 2022

Australian cricket hit by 1985 sexual abuse allegation
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# Issue

Australian cricket hit by 1985 sexual abuse allegation

Jan 3rd 2022, 3:52 PM 4,372 Views 0 Comments

Jamie Mitchell claims that he was raped on the tour by a team official.

# controversy - Saturday 1 January, 2022

Cristiano Ronaldo statue sparks controversy in India
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# Debate

Cristiano Ronaldo statue sparks controversy in India

Jan 1st 2022, 3:15 PM 13,853 Views 3 Comments

Protesters with black flags gathered at the site after it was unveiled this week.

# controversy - Thursday 16 December, 2021

Referee should have 'stopped the game' before Liverpool equalised
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# Controversy

Referee should have 'stopped the game' before Liverpool equalised

Dec 16th 2021, 11:42 PM 18,674 Views 4 Comments

Leading through Jonjo Shelvey’s early strike, Isaac Hayden collided with Jamaal Lascelles and was on the floor in the six-yard area when Diogo Jota scored.

# controversy - Monday 6 December, 2021

Jude Bellingham under investigation by German FA for referee comments
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# Controversy

Jude Bellingham under investigation by German FA for referee comments

Updated Dec 6th 2021, 6:55 PM 10,929 Views 11 Comments

The Borussia Dortmund midfielder criticised Felix Zwayer, who was banned for six months in 2005 for match-fixing, after Saturday’s defeat to Bayern.

Justin Bieber performs at Saudi F1 race despite boycott calls
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Justin Bieber performs at Saudi F1 race despite boycott calls

Dec 6th 2021, 1:03 PM 20,199 Views 14 Comments

The Canadian pop star has not commented on the public pressure surrounding his performance and calls for him to cancel the show.

# controversy - Wednesday 1 December, 2021

BT Sport drops Vaughan from Ashes coverage as BBC leaves door ajar
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# Controversy

BT Sport drops Vaughan from Ashes coverage as BBC leaves door ajar

Dec 1st 2021, 9:18 PM 2,463 Views 0 Comments

English cricket has been rocked by racism revelations.

# controversy - Monday 22 November, 2021

Shelbourne accept Women's Cup final result despite FAI investigation into player eligibility
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# Controversy

Shelbourne accept Women's Cup final result despite FAI investigation into player eligibility

Nov 22nd 2021, 9:28 PM 3,965 Views 0 Comments

Wexford Youths player Teegan Lynch was left off the initial team sheet in what is reported to have been an administrative error.

# controversy - Monday 1 November, 2021

Hearts apologise after Orange Order’s ‘The Sash’ is played over PA system
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# Controversy

Hearts apologise after Orange Order’s ‘The Sash’ is played over PA system

Nov 1st 2021, 6:32 PM 12,453 Views 8 Comments

Video footage emerged on social media of the song being relayed in the stadium.

# controversy - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

Criticism following fascist salutes in Lazio stadium
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Criticism following fascist salutes in Lazio stadium

Oct 20th 2021, 11:23 PM 3,580 Views 0 Comments

The video shows supporters returning the salute while shouting ‘Duce, Duce’.

# controversy - Saturday 16 October, 2021

From 'Traffic Tsar' to 'sarcastic' chief executive: Who is Dublin City Council CEO Owen Keegan?
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From 'Traffic Tsar' to 'sarcastic' chief executive: Who is Dublin City Council CEO Owen Keegan?

Oct 16th 2021, 8:00 PM 52,489 Views 32 Comments

Protesters and politicians called on the council chief to resign this week.

# controversy - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

Man United youngster reports racial abuse during Sweden U21s game
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# Controversy

Man United youngster reports racial abuse during Sweden U21s game

Oct 13th 2021, 2:20 PM 4,862 Views 1 Comment

The alleged incident happened against Italy on Tuesday.

# controversy - Thursday 16 September, 2021

French rugby player banned for 26 weeks over 'banana eater' racist comments
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# Controversy

French rugby player banned for 26 weeks over 'banana eater' racist comments

Sep 16th 2021, 1:53 PM 5,737 Views 2 Comments

Ludovic Radosavljevic apologised for using the terminology.

# controversy - Saturday 11 September, 2021

Veteran Brazil defender embroiled in row over unpaid wages
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# Controversy

Veteran Brazil defender embroiled in row over unpaid wages

Sep 11th 2021, 1:14 PM 10,913 Views 3 Comments

Sao Paulo have parted company with Dani Alves as a result of the dispute.

# controversy - Friday 27 August, 2021

Beacon had a 'number of other options' for leftover doses given to teachers, review finds
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Beacon had a 'number of other options' for leftover doses given to teachers, review finds

Aug 27th 2021, 4:02 PM 12,853 Views 35 Comments

The review also found that the Beacon’s vaccination centre strayed from HSE advice on pre-preparing vaccine vials.

# controversy - Friday 13 August, 2021

Public Accounts Committee to discuss Katherine Zappone’s appointment as UN envoy
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Public Accounts Committee to discuss Katherine Zappone’s appointment as UN envoy

Aug 13th 2021, 5:04 PM 19,729 Views 47 Comments

The former children’s minister stepped back from the role amid controversy over the manner of her appointment.

# controversy - Sunday 8 August, 2021

Why events like 'Merrion Gate' can lead to reduced public compliance with Covid rules
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Why events like 'Merrion Gate' can lead to reduced public compliance with Covid rules

Aug 8th 2021, 12:05 AM 34,550 Views 85 Comments
  • After Golfgate, experts noticed a slight decrease in how much people believed others were complying.
  • Orla Dwyer reports that researchers will be keeping an eye to see if a similar effect happens in the wake of Merrion Gate.
  • Perceptions of how other people behave is "strongly related" to our own Covid behaviours, according to the ESRI's Dr Shane Timmons.
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