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#TAKING ACTION

# taking-action - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Ireland and Brighton striker Aaron Connolly deletes Twitter account after online abuse
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Ireland and Brighton striker Aaron Connolly deletes Twitter account after online abuse

Feb 2nd 2021, 5:08 PM 48,587 Views 24 Comments

It is the latest in a series of similar controversies in football.

# taking-action - Friday 8 January, 2021

‘Ignoring it wasn’t the answer’ – The Irish teen footballer who exposed disgraceful online abuse
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‘Ignoring it wasn’t the answer’ – The Irish teen footballer who exposed disgraceful online abuse

Jan 8th 2021, 7:00 AM 6,331 Views 0 Comments

Shelbourne player Jessie Stapleton on her recent tweet that went viral.

# taking-action - Thursday 27 August, 2020

More major sporting events postponed, as soccer, tennis and baseball join protest
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More major sporting events postponed, as soccer, tennis and baseball join protest

Aug 27th 2020, 8:00 AM 40,110 Views 56 Comments

Naomi Osaka withdrew her semi-final, saying ‘before I am an athlete, I am a black woman’.

# taking-action - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

NASCAR banning Confederate flag from events
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NASCAR banning Confederate flag from events

Jun 10th 2020, 11:21 PM 6,178 Views 18 Comments

They said ‘runs contrary to our commitment to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment’.

# taking-action - Sunday 15 March, 2020

Racing in Britain set to go behind closed doors
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Racing in Britain set to go behind closed doors

Mar 15th 2020, 6:52 PM 4,800 Views 11 Comments

The move is likely to take place later in the week, initially until the end of March.

# taking-action - Friday 7 February, 2020

Manchester United accuse The Sun of having advanced notice of attack on Ed Woodward's home
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Manchester United accuse The Sun of having advanced notice of attack on Ed Woodward's home

Feb 7th 2020, 10:07 PM 10,741 Views 18 Comments

‘The quality of the images accompanying the story indicate that a photographer was also present’ – a statement from the club read.

# taking-action - Friday 3 January, 2020

Barnsley charged over alleged sectarian abuse of Ireland and Stoke winger James McClean
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Barnsley charged over alleged sectarian abuse of Ireland and Stoke winger James McClean

Updated Jan 3rd 2020, 8:03 PM 24,023 Views 39 Comments

McClean was the target of sectarian chants in the lead-up to Remembrance Sunday.

# taking-action - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Ibrahimovic files 'hate crime' complaint after angry fans vandalise statute
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Ibrahimovic files 'hate crime' complaint after angry fans vandalise statute

Nov 28th 2019, 2:00 PM 10,959 Views 7 Comments

The incident took place one day after becoming part-owner of the Swedish club Hammarby.

# taking-action - Sunday 24 November, 2019

'I really feel sorry for those businesses': Minister says he's 'pushing hard' on high insurance costs
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From TheJournal.ie
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'I really feel sorry for those businesses': Minister says he's 'pushing hard' on high insurance costs

Nov 24th 2019, 7:30 AM 12,057 Views 28 Comments

Galway Community Circus said this week it had become another business affected by the “national insurance sector crisis”.

# taking-action - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Sydney attack: Woman found dead after members of the public stop knife-wielding man
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Sydney attack: Woman found dead after members of the public stop knife-wielding man

Aug 13th 2019, 10:35 AM 49,608 Views 85 Comments

The man, aged 21, is believed to have killed a woman before going on the rampage in the city.

# taking-action - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

US Olympic committee moves to disband gymnastics body following sexual abuse scandal
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US Olympic committee moves to disband gymnastics body following sexual abuse scandal

Nov 6th 2018, 12:18 PM 12,405 Views 2 Comments

In an open letter addressed to US gymnasts, USOC chief executive Sarah Hirshland told athletes they ‘deserve better’.

# taking-action - Friday 28 September, 2018

Trump orders week-long FBI probe into allegations against Brett Kavanaugh
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# Flake News

Trump orders week-long FBI probe into allegations against Brett Kavanaugh

Updated Sep 28th 2018, 10:26 PM 36,766 Views 121 Comments

Fiery protests marked today’s hearing after yesterday’s testimony from Kavanaugh and his assault accuser Christine Blasey Ford.

# taking-action - Monday 26 March, 2018

Iceland announce diplomatic boycott of 2018 World Cup in Russia
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Iceland announce diplomatic boycott of 2018 World Cup in Russia

Mar 26th 2018, 9:37 PM 64,712 Views 50 Comments

The news comes following the poisoning of a former double agent in Britain.

# taking-action - Friday 13 January, 2017

Barcelona sack director after Messi comments
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Barcelona sack director after Messi comments

Jan 13th 2017, 6:29 PM 16,130 Views 26 Comments

Pere Gratacos has been removed from his post at the club.

# taking-action - Thursday 15 September, 2016

'The goal is to change the stigma': Homeless Dublin man setting up charity to help homeless
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From TheJournal.ie
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'The goal is to change the stigma': Homeless Dublin man setting up charity to help homeless

Sep 15th 2016, 6:10 AM 11,910 Views 16 Comments

Anthony has been homeless, on and off, for most of his adult life. He says he wants to help others to help themselves.

# taking-action - Monday 20 June, 2016

Taoiseach called on to create 'Docklands tax' as part of north inner city taskforce
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From TheJournal.ie
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Taoiseach called on to create 'Docklands tax' as part of north inner city taskforce

Jun 20th 2016, 8:01 PM 17,843 Views 51 Comments

Enda Kenny met with all councillors from Dublin Central earlier this evening.

# taking-action - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Hibs fans banned for life over attacks on Rangers players
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# Repercussions

Hibs fans banned for life over attacks on Rangers players

May 31st 2016, 4:50 PM 6,154 Views 16 Comments

The club’s Scottish Cup final success was overshadowed by nasty scenes after the final whistle.

# taking-action - Monday 4 April, 2016

Police launch investigation into Vardy Twitter abuse
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Police launch investigation into Vardy Twitter abuse

Apr 4th 2016, 9:49 PM 12,245 Views 9 Comments

The England striker’s family fell victim to vile trolls over the weekend.

# taking-action - Saturday 6 February, 2016

'You greedy b***ards, enough is enough!' Angry Liverpool fans stage walkout protest
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'You greedy b***ards, enough is enough!' Angry Liverpool fans stage walkout protest

Feb 6th 2016, 5:22 PM 53,559 Views 84 Comments

There was widespread disillusionment at Anfield this afternoon.

# taking-action - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Footballer charged with 'feigning injury' for first time under new ruling
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Footballer charged with 'feigning injury' for first time under new ruling

Sep 10th 2015, 2:22 PM 8,599 Views 10 Comments

A change in the rules was implemented at the beginning of this season.

# taking-action - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Kerry hurlers much-changed following defeat to Westmeath
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Kerry hurlers much-changed following defeat to Westmeath

Mar 12th 2015, 11:00 PM 4,470 Views 9 Comments

The side have introduced five new faces to the team that were beaten last week.

# taking-action - Thursday 11 September, 2014

US intensifies sanctions to punish Russia
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From TheJournal.ie
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US intensifies sanctions to punish Russia

Sep 11th 2014, 6:41 PM 7,357 Views 68 Comments

Barack Obama said that the action comes after Russia’s latest attempts to destabilise Ukraine.

# taking-action - Friday 5 September, 2014

Governments called on to form national plans for suicide prevention
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From TheJournal.ie
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Governments called on to form national plans for suicide prevention

Sep 5th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,832 Views 8 Comments

Ireland is one country with such a plan, Reach Out, which has been in operation since 2005.

# taking-action - Friday 15 August, 2014

Some EU countries will be arming Kurdish fighters in Iraq - but Ireland won't be one of them
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From TheJournal.ie
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Some EU countries will be arming Kurdish fighters in Iraq - but Ireland won't be one of them

Aug 15th 2014, 5:35 PM 8,608 Views 113 Comments

The decision follows a rare summer meeting of EU foreign ministers, including Charlie Flanagan, in Brussels today.

A Colombian lawyer is suing FIFA for €1billion over refereeing decisions
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A Colombian lawyer is suing FIFA for €1billion over refereeing decisions

Aug 15th 2014, 1:16 PM 5,618 Views 12 Comments

Aurelio Jimenez claims decisions made by Carlos Velasco Carballo at the World Cup partially casued his cardiac problems.

# taking-action - Thursday 26 June, 2014

'Waiting four hours in the rain for a wheelchair taxi inspired me to act'
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'Waiting four hours in the rain for a wheelchair taxi inspired me to act'

Jun 26th 2014, 7:45 AM 20,592 Views 49 Comments

His “bad experience” in Dublin city centre inspired Stephen Closkey to set up a website for wheelchair-users. He’s also been advising the Government on a new taxi scheme.

# taking-action - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Bremen boss punishes squad - by arranging 4am training
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Bremen boss punishes squad - by arranging 4am training

Dec 14th 2013, 7:14 PM 6,350 Views 2 Comments

Having been routed 7-0 by Bayern Munich last Saturday, Werder’s 3-2 defeat at Hertha Berlin on Friday left them 14th.

# taking-action - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Bulgaria wrestling coach on hunger strike
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Bulgaria wrestling coach on hunger strike

Mar 3rd 2013, 1:30 PM 1,414 Views 1 Comment

Armen Nazaryan is making the stance in protest at wrestling being dumped from the 2020 Olympics.