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Controversy

# controversy - Friday 18 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish Times to explain why controversial cartoon was removed from website Martyn Turner

Irish Times to explain why controversial cartoon was removed from website

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin had said last week that priests were “hurt” by the cartoon’s publication.

# controversy - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Rehab admit response has been ‘inadequate’ and ‘seriously damaging’ Hands Up

Rehab admit response has been ‘inadequate’ and ‘seriously damaging’

The group has drafted in an independent management consultant to identify how they can be more transparent.

# controversy - Saturday 5 April, 2014

From The Score GIF: Jared Payne sent off for Ulster after only four minutes Controversy

GIF: Jared Payne sent off for Ulster after only four minutes

The New Zealand fullback was given his marching orders after taking out opposite number Andy Goode.

# controversy - Friday 4 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Limerick City of Culture gets new director Fully Advertised

Limerick City of Culture gets new director

Mike Fitzpatrick currently holds the position as Interim Head.

# controversy - Monday 24 March, 2014

From The Score Gibbs and Oxlade-Chamberlain win appeal but referee Marriner NOT punished Controversy

Gibbs and Oxlade-Chamberlain win appeal but referee Marriner NOT punished

The Arsenal pair were involved in a case of mistaken identity at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Taoiseach declines to answer questions on Callinan controversy Walk And Talk

VIDEO: Taoiseach declines to answer questions on Callinan controversy

Journalists had to make do with a brief walk and talk with Enda Kenny in Dublin today.

# controversy - Saturday 22 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here are 9 things we learned at the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis

Here are 9 things we learned at the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis

Thousands of delegates, hundreds of motions, but what did we learn at the two-day gathering in Killarney. TheJournal.ie reveals all…

# controversy - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From The Score MIA’s middle-finger gesture at the 2012 Super Bowl could cost her $16.6million Controversy

MIA’s middle-finger gesture at the 2012 Super Bowl could cost her $16.6million

The NFL are suing the British rapper as a result of her action.

# controversy - Sunday 9 March, 2014

From The Score Shelbourne FC apologise for the lack of tea at their ground on Friday Controversy

Shelbourne FC apologise for the lack of tea at their ground on Friday

“We fully expect to be up-and-running again for the game v Bray Wanderers,” a statement added.

# controversy - Saturday 1 March, 2014

From The Score FA to probe headbutt as Pardew apologises Controversy

FA to probe headbutt as Pardew apologises

Despite his apology, the 52-year-old is likely to face severe punishment from the FA.

# controversy - Friday 28 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Katie Hopkins weighs in with her opinion on Irish politics Trolling

Katie Hopkins weighs in with her opinion on Irish politics

Ah Katie. Was that necessary?

# controversy - Thursday 27 February, 2014

From The Score German anti-doping doctor resigns over pic of Kevin-Prince Boateng drinking and smoking Controversy

German anti-doping doctor resigns over pic of Kevin-Prince Boateng drinking and smoking

The Schalke midfielder was photographed in the dressing room while waiting for a drugs test.

# controversy - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Alan Shatter says none of Micheál Martin’s claims are true, denies misleading Dáil Garda Whistleblower

Alan Shatter says none of Micheál Martin’s claims are true, denies misleading Dáil

The Minister for Justice has been giving his side of the controversy around allegations from a garda whistleblower in the Dáil this morning.

# controversy - Friday 21 February, 2014

From The Score South Korean fury at Yuna Kim figure-skating defeat Controversy

South Korean fury at Yuna Kim figure-skating defeat

Websites were flooded with angry comments by ordinary South Koreans who felt that “Queen Yuna” had been robbed of the title.

# controversy - Thursday 20 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Shatter: Confidential recipient couldn’t explain his comments to garda whistleblower Oliver Connolly

Shatter: Confidential recipient couldn’t explain his comments to garda whistleblower

The post of confidential recipient is to be replaced by a new system, the Minister confirmed.

# controversy - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Verrimus ‘stand by’ the evidence in their original GSOC report Surveillance Claims

Verrimus ‘stand by’ the evidence in their original GSOC report

The security company indicated today that it would cooperate with the judicial review.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Like the fox designing the chicken coop’: Opposition says Shatter has undermined the GSOC review BUGGING

‘Like the fox designing the chicken coop’: Opposition says Shatter has undermined the GSOC review

Sinn Féin have called for an independent review into the controversy.

# controversy - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Shatter: “No evidence at all” of surveillance of GSOC Controversy

Shatter: “No evidence at all” of surveillance of GSOC

Shatter said that he has received more information on the accessing of the wifi at the GSOC offices.

# controversy - Saturday 8 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Landmark Dublin bar boycotts Coca-Cola over Sochi Olympics sponsorship By George

Landmark Dublin bar boycotts Coca-Cola over Sochi Olympics sponsorship

The George will stop selling the soft drink for the duration of the Games.

# controversy - Thursday 30 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge The Saturday Night Show will host a debate on homophobia this Saturday Debate

The Saturday Night Show will host a debate on homophobia this Saturday

According to RTE, ‘The Saturday Night Show will host a debate on homophobia; what constitutes homophobia and who gets to define the word?’

# controversy - Friday 24 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the garda whistleblowers be brought before the PAC? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the garda whistleblowers be brought before the PAC?

The Garda Commissioner is reluctant to have the whistleblowers appear in front of the committee, but government ministers want answers.

# controversy - Saturday 18 January, 2014

From The Score Was this a penalty? Suarez incident sets up Liverpool’s equaliser Controversy

Was this a penalty? Suarez incident sets up Liverpool’s equaliser

Steven Gerrard scored from the spot — but was it a penalty in the first place?

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What’s happening with electricity pylons and why is it such a big issue? Pylons

Explainer: What’s happening with electricity pylons and why is it such a big issue?

Heard a lot about pylons in recent weeks, but not sure what it’s all about. Here’s Eirgrid’s projects explained.

# controversy - Friday 17 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge RTÉ releases recording of controversial God Slot show in advance of broadcast RTÉ

RTÉ releases recording of controversial God Slot show in advance of broadcast

RTÉ was forced to respond to criticism after ‘curing gays’ tweet last night.

# controversy - Sunday 12 January, 2014

From The Score Should this Cheick Tiote strike in the Newcastle-City game have stood? Controversy

Should this Cheick Tiote strike in the Newcastle-City game have stood?

The visitors ultimately won 2-0 at St James’ Park.

# controversy - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Intel drops McAfee name to help distance itself from founder

The service will be rebranded as Intel Security and will take effect immediately.

# controversy - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Deenihan: ‘Limerick City of Culture should move forward in a calm and measured way’ Limerick City Of Culture

Deenihan: ‘Limerick City of Culture should move forward in a calm and measured way’

The Minister for Arts said he met with board members and local art groups.

# controversy - Sunday 5 January, 2014

From The Score ‘We’re Connacht and we just deal with that’ – Pat Lam on refereeing calls Controversy

‘We’re Connacht and we just deal with that’ – Pat Lam on refereeing calls

The western province’s head coach didn’t agree with decisions made by the match officials during last night’s defeat.

# controversy - Friday 3 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Limerick City of Culture chair Pat Cox stands his ground amid controversy Bad Start

Limerick City of Culture chair Pat Cox stands his ground amid controversy

The chair of the beleaguered project says he is still convinced that the first ever national city of culture can still be a success despite the initial problems.

From The Score Saints angered after Clattenburg cleared of ‘abusing and insulting’ Adam Lallana Controversy

Saints angered after Clattenburg cleared of ‘abusing and insulting’ Adam Lallana

The Premier League club saw an official complaint to the Professional Game Match Officials Board thrown out.

# controversy - Thursday 2 January, 2014

From The Score Twitter erupts as Didi Hamann brands Yaya Toure ‘a liability’ Controversy This post contains images

Twitter erupts as Didi Hamann brands Yaya Toure ‘a liability’

Will this be remembered as the ex-Liverpool star’s pen-throwing moment?

# controversy - Monday 30 December, 2013

From The Score Anelka defends ‘quenelle’ gesture, says he’s not anti-Semitic Controversy

Anelka defends ‘quenelle’ gesture, says he’s not anti-Semitic

The West Brom striker is in hot water for what he says was an ‘anti-system’ salute.

# controversy - Saturday 28 December, 2013

From The Score Nicolas Anelka accused of celebrating goal against West Ham with ‘anti-Semitic’ gesture Controversy

Nicolas Anelka accused of celebrating goal against West Ham with ‘anti-Semitic’ gesture

‘La quenelle’ is highly controversial in France.

# controversy - Thursday 26 December, 2013

From The Score 12 controversies that hit the headlines during the 2013 GAA season Hot Topics

12 controversies that hit the headlines during the 2013 GAA season

Featuring Sean Cavanagh’s tackle, Joe Brolly’s reaction and Hawkeye being stood down.

# controversy - Sunday 22 December, 2013

From The Score ‘I got a call from Canavan. Galvin had been in touch. That pissed me off.’ Fallout

‘I got a call from Canavan. Galvin had been in touch. That pissed me off.’

Owen Mulligan talks on his new book on last February’s controversial All-Ireland IFC club final against Paul Galvin’s club Finuge.

# controversy - Sunday 8 December, 2013

From The Score Three held over new claims of match-fixing in English football Controversy

Three held over new claims of match-fixing in English football

The probe is understood to involve two ex-Premier League footballers.

# controversy - Friday 6 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Michael O’Leary takes customer service to a new level by checking boarding passes himself Customer Service

Michael O’Leary takes customer service to a new level by checking boarding passes himself

Michael O’Leary gets his hands dirty and checks Ryanair passangers boarding passes at Terminal 1 today.

# controversy - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Rabbitte: ‘There must be meaningful engagement with the public over Eirgrid plans’ Eirgrid

Rabbitte: ‘There must be meaningful engagement with the public over Eirgrid plans’

Minister Pat Rabbitte said tonight that it is the Government’s policy to deliver infrastructure in the most “cost efficient and timely way possible”.

From The Score Footballer’s wife sparks outrage after posting a sexy selfie three days after giving birth Controversy

Footballer’s wife sparks outrage after posting a sexy selfie three days after giving birth

The Norwegian fitness blogger has ignited a debate with the picture.

# controversy - Monday 2 December, 2013

From The Score Mike Phillips joining Jonny Sexton at Racing Métro Magic Mike

Mike Phillips joining Jonny Sexton at Racing Métro

The Welsh scrum-half will be linking up with his Lions teammate in Paris for the rest of the season.

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