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#Speaking out

# speaking-out - Monday 6 April, 2020

Cycling ace Cavendish opens up about battle with depression

The 34-year-old is just four stage wins shy of equalling Belgian legend Eddie Mercx’s record of 34 stage victories in the Tour de France.

# speaking-out - Friday 6 March, 2020

'I didn't like where the money was coming from' - McIlroy defends Premier Golf League criticism Speaking Out This post contains videos

'I didn't like where the money was coming from' - McIlroy defends Premier Golf League criticism

The world number one says he’s loyal to the PGA.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

'No need to be introducing some other daft notion' - Limerick boss unhappy with GAA maor foirne plan

John Kiely is against the motion going forward to Congress this weekend.

# speaking-out - Monday 24 February, 2020

Hurling hand passes under the spotlight, a day for free-takers and Cork-Limerick intensity

Limerick’s John Kiely was left frustrated with the volume of frees awarded yesterday in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Man United star James urges more people to open up on mental health issues Speaking Out This post contains videos

Man United star James urges more people to open up on mental health issues

The Welsh attacker has battled issues of his own and is using his experiences to help others in similar situations.

# speaking-out - Monday 3 February, 2020

'We don't blackguard them' - Limerick boss on hectic playing schedule and hits out at sin bin plan

John Kiely saw his side pick up their second league win against Galway yesterday.

# speaking-out - Friday 13 December, 2019

'No, it's not true' - Guardiola denies he has Manchester City break clause

The Catalan signed a deal last year keeping him at the Etihad Stadium until 2021, but reports had suggested that it included an option allowing Guardiola to depart 12 months early.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

'The game here is devoid of ethic and its integrity is in tatters, but let's not waste this crisis'

Niall Quinn says there is no place for the old ‘Banana Republic FAI’ if the game in this country is to recover from the crisis currently engulfing it.

# speaking-out - Thursday 14 November, 2019

'It was hard for me to see Gomez get booed' - Sterling hits out at England fans

The Manchester City star was dropped from the English squad over a clash between the pair.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Tipp boss: 'I think the President of the GAA wants to leave his own mark, this is being rushed'

David Power doesn’t believe the new football two-tier plans are the solution.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

'They took that right away from me' - Thomas says journalist told his parents about HIV status Speaking Out This post contains videos

'They took that right away from me' - Thomas says journalist told his parents about HIV status

The former Wales international revealed his diagnosis to the public last weekend.

# speaking-out - Friday 7 June, 2019

'We always have to justify ourselves': Konta blasts Roland Garros

The French Open women’s semi-finals were played in front of half-empty venues on Friday.

# speaking-out - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Six-time Olympic champion Felix criticises Nike's maternity policy

The US track and field star said she had been offered a vastly reduced contract after taking time off during pregnancy.

# speaking-out - Saturday 18 May, 2019

'It is a clear message that there are consequences for expressing those beliefs' - Owens backs Folau sacking

Rugby Australia have terminated the full-back’s contract over his homophobic comments on social media.

# speaking-out - Saturday 11 May, 2019

'It's been really hard. I shouldn't have to go through that': Alex Scott opens up about social media abuse Speaking Out This post contains videos

'It's been really hard. I shouldn't have to go through that': Alex Scott opens up about social media abuse

The former England defender spoke about the abuse she received during her role as a TV analyst this season.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

'Titles? Forget it. As a group of players, I don't like them': Neville calls for Man United cleanse

Gary Neville has called for his former club to make massive changes after a frustrating season at Old Trafford.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

'I think it’s a load of nonsense' - Waterford boss hits out at GAA ban on training camps

Paraic Fanning is not happy with the GAA’s plans to clamp down on camps from next year.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

'I just don’t think it was very fair' - Dublin star Healy critical of Varadkar's comments on medics

Dublin’s three-time All-Ireland winner Noelle Healy balances her inter-county career with work as an anaesthetist.

# speaking-out - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Leigh Griffiths: 'I'm doing all I can to come back as soon as possible, a better and stronger person'

The Celtic striker has thanked fans for their support following his decision to take a break from football.

# speaking-out - Thursday 15 November, 2018

'This to my mind continues the trend in seriously questionable stories as well as legal jargon being used in the GAA'

Laois boss John Sugrue has come out against the sanction brought down on their squad.

# speaking-out - Monday 29 October, 2018

'We’re murdering each other every day. Other countries don’t go through this' - Golden State Warriors coach Speaking Out This post contains videos

'We’re murdering each other every day. Other countries don’t go through this' - Golden State Warriors coach

Steve Kerr spoke about the threat of gun violence in America after 11 people were shot dead in Pittsburgh.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

'No player welfare issues exist': Mayo Ladies issue statement following controversial player departures

The Mayo Ladies senior football squad have fully backed manager Peter Leahy.

# speaking-out - Sunday 22 July, 2018

'I have two hearts, one German and one Turkish' - Ozil defends controversial Erdogan photo

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has broken his silence surrounding a photo taken with the Turkish president.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

GAA President on Dublin's Croke Park games and sorting 2018 fixture issues

John Horan addressed the topic yesterday after the controversy over venues has flared up.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Brian Lenihan reveals that mental health battle forced his football retirement at 23

Former Cork City and Hull City defender “lucky to have a second chance at life”.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie There has been a sharp increase in the number of whistleblowers contacting the Central Bank Speaking Out

There has been a sharp increase in the number of whistleblowers contacting the Central Bank

Reports of wrongdoings in the financial sector nearly doubled last year.

# speaking-out - Monday 7 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'The only thing I remember about sex education was STIs': Young people have their say on sex education Speaking Out This post contains videos

'The only thing I remember about sex education was STIs': Young people have their say on sex education

Recent survey results from Youth Work Ireland have shown how recent events like the #MeToo movement have changed the conversation around sex.

# speaking-out - Saturday 6 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'It's still a taboo subject in Ireland': Kathryn Thomas spoke about her miscarriages on the Late Late last night Speaking Out This post contains videos

'It's still a taboo subject in Ireland': Kathryn Thomas spoke about her miscarriages on the Late Late last night

When Thomas suffered her second miscarriage at the six-week mark again, it hit her like “a tonne of bricks” she said.

# speaking-out - Friday 22 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Opera singers and musicians accuse world-renowned music conductor of sexual assault Charles Dutoit

Opera singers and musicians accuse world-renowned music conductor of sexual assault

The 81-year-old conductor Charles Dutoit has been dropped from a number of symphonies as a result.

# speaking-out - Thursday 14 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'He threatened to kill me': Salma Hayek alleges years of harassment from 'monster' Harvey Weinstein Speaking Out

'He threatened to kill me': Salma Hayek alleges years of harassment from 'monster' Harvey Weinstein

She said Weinstein told her “I will kill you. Don’t think I can’t.”

# speaking-out - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

The All-Ireland winner who retired at 25 after eight concussions - 'It's not about me, it's about the issue'

Diarmaid McNulty had to call time on playing GAA but wants others to avoid the same outcome.

# speaking-out - Monday 20 November, 2017

'It's deeply saddening that racism is still part of the game we all enjoy and love' - Christie

The Ireland defender has responded to online abuse received since Ireland’s World Cup play-off disappointment.

# speaking-out - Friday 3 November, 2017

'It's a little bit scary - we are going backwards in a democratic state, we've regressed so much'

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has given his thoughts on the decision to imprison Catalan politicians.

# speaking-out - Thursday 26 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ashley Judd said she made a deal with Harvey Weinstein to escape his hotel room Speaking Out This post contains videos

Ashley Judd said she made a deal with Harvey Weinstein to escape his hotel room

“And I said, ‘No. When I win an Oscar.’ And then I just fled.”

# speaking-out - Saturday 7 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Be the one to step in. It changed my life': James Kavanagh describes school bullying on Late Late Speaking Out This post contains videos

'Be the one to step in. It changed my life': James Kavanagh describes school bullying on Late Late

James Kavanagh was on the show with his brother John, who coaches Conor McGregor.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

'We’ve offered victims thoughts and prayers for three decades. We need to offer something else'

Golden State Warriors’ coach Steve Kerr has been giving his thoughts on another mass shooting in America.

# speaking-out - Friday 18 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'You are not alone': Taylor Swift makes 'generous' donation to sexual assault charity Speaking Out

'You are not alone': Taylor Swift makes 'generous' donation to sexual assault charity

The pop star won a sexual assault lawsuit against a radio DJ on Monday.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

American track great says abortion revelation on eve of Olympics helped others

Sanya Richards-Ross had an abortion on the eve of the 2008 Games, where she won a gold and bronze medal.

# speaking-out - Thursday 10 August, 2017

'Not players you have to Google and say, ‘Who’s that?’: Danny Rose in remarkable Spurs criticism

The full-back will surely be spoken to by Tottenham’s top-brass after questioning the club’s transfer policy.

# speaking-out - Friday 4 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Nearly half of us wouldn't feel comfortable discussing a mental health issue at work Speaking Out

Nearly half of us wouldn't feel comfortable discussing a mental health issue at work

That is according to the results of a new survey commissioned by One4All.

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