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#Controversy

# controversy - Today’s News

From The42 AFC chief ‘stunned’ amid reports that certain countries want Australia out of Asian football Controversy

AFC chief ‘stunned’ amid reports that certain countries want Australia out of Asian football

Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa said his comments had been “manipulated”.

# controversy - Yesterday’s News

Coláiste Eoin didn’t specify that ShoutOut workshop was about bullying

The Principal of the school acknowledged that was probably where “misinformation” came from.

# controversy - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From The42 Mourinho refuses to wade into Costa incidents after Chelsea’s defeat of Liverpool Controversy

Mourinho refuses to wade into Costa incidents after Chelsea’s defeat of Liverpool

The manager kept his counsel on incidents involving the Spanish international.

# controversy - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

From The42 ‘We took a risk and it backfired’ – Paraic Duffy on moving the Mayo v Kerry replay from Croke Park Controversy

‘We took a risk and it backfired’ – Paraic Duffy on moving the Mayo v Kerry replay from Croke Park

The GAA Director-General says lessons have been learned from last August’s controversy.

# controversy - Monday 19 January, 2015

From The42 ‘I thought I won the fight clearly’ – Pendred in no doubt after contentious call UFC Boston

‘I thought I won the fight clearly’ – Pendred in no doubt after contentious call

The SBG fighter says he is constantly improving after earning his third UFC victory.

# controversy - Friday 16 January, 2015

From The42 Dennis Siver ‘doesn’t trust’ the judges to give him a fair chance against Conor McGregor Irish Bias

Dennis Siver ‘doesn’t trust’ the judges to give him a fair chance against Conor McGregor

Siver thinks the judges will be swayed by the Boston crowd.

# controversy - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

# controversy - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Not everyone is happy about Woody Allen’s new TV show

It hasn’t been made yet, but there is a lot of commentary about it online.

# controversy - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Opinion: The Urban Outfitters ‘thigh gap’ ad sparked a rage in me – have we learned nothing?

As my little girl inevitably becomes more and more aware of the world around her, an awareness of her own shape and size is only just around the corner.

# controversy - Saturday 10 January, 2015

From The42 Richard Dunne involved in angry confrontation with QPR fans Controversy

Richard Dunne involved in angry confrontation with QPR fans

Meanwhile, Harry Redknapp was left fuming at QPR’s “horrendous” defending for Burnley’s second goal.

# controversy - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Limerick “over-sensitivity” about crime is holding city back — Donal MacIntyre

There’s been huge criticism of the broadcaster’s ‘Breaking Crime’ documentary on the city over the last 24 hours.

# controversy - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From The42 Zlatan sparks controversy after allegedly shooting a moose Trouble

Zlatan sparks controversy after allegedly shooting a moose

The incident is not the first time the 33-year-old striker’s love of hunting has been made apparent.

# controversy - Monday 22 December, 2014

From The42 Steve Bruce hits out at Paul McShane after Twitter controversy Hot Water

Steve Bruce hits out at Paul McShane after Twitter controversy

The Wicklow native’s future at the club is in doubt following the manager’s latest comments.

# controversy - Friday 19 December, 2014

Mandy Rice-Davies — a key figure in the 1963 Profumo affair — has died, aged 70

The controversy rocked the British political establishment at the height of the Cold War.

# controversy - Monday 15 December, 2014

From The42 Remember Dave Whelan’s remarks on Jewish & Chinese people? He’s accepted an FA charge He Said What

Remember Dave Whelan’s remarks on Jewish & Chinese people? He’s accepted an FA charge

The Wigan chairman has requested a non-personal hearing.

# controversy - Friday 5 December, 2014

From Business ETC Uber CEO plans to make company ‘humble’ after it reaches $40 billion valuation Cha-ching!

Uber CEO plans to make company ‘humble’ after it reaches $40 billion valuation

The taxi company raised $1.2 billion in funding this week as it plans to expand in the Asia-Pacific region.

# controversy - Monday 1 December, 2014

From The42 Roy Keane left Villa after training ground bust-up with players – reports Controversy

Roy Keane left Villa after training ground bust-up with players – reports

It is also believed the lack of intensity in training was another reason for the Ireland assistant boss’ unhappiness.

# controversy - Thursday 27 November, 2014

From The42 FAI Board back John Delaney following republican song controversy Stand By Your Man

FAI Board back John Delaney following republican song controversy

The chief executive had previously apologised for any offence caused.

# controversy - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

From The42 There was another AGUEROOOOOO moment at the Ethiad tonight Controversy

There was another AGUEROOOOOO moment at the Ethiad tonight

Sergio Aguero scored twice late on against Bayern Munich to give City three valuable European points.

# controversy - Thursday 20 November, 2014

From The42 Wigan chairman: ‘Jewish people do chase money more than everybody else’ Controversy

Wigan chairman: ‘Jewish people do chase money more than everybody else’

Dave Whelan also claimed the word “chink” was not offensive in an interview with The Guardian.

# controversy - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From Business ETC Explainer: Why is Uber in such hot water right now? Controversy

Explainer: Why is Uber in such hot water right now?

The lift-sharing service has been strongly criticised after an exec said it should smear journalists who criticised it, but its problems run much deeper.

From The42 Hodgson dismayed by England fans’ IRA chants Controversy

Hodgson dismayed by England fans’ IRA chants

It came after Scotland’s supporters had booed ‘God Save the Queen’, the British national anthem.

# controversy - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Gerry Adams’s gunpoint comments ‘a barely concealed threat to the modern media’

The Sinn Féin president will not withdraw remarks made at a fundraising dinner in New York last week.

# controversy - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From The42 Alan McLoughlin: Roy Keane rang me to apologise over book comments Controversy

Alan McLoughlin: Roy Keane rang me to apologise over book comments

The United legend blamed ghostwriter Eamon Dunphy for the issue, according to his former Ireland teammate

# controversy - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

It’s been Ireland’s City of Culture, now Limerick is bidding to be Europe’s

They are not the only Irish city interested though…

From The42 Opinion: Rodgers’ decision to rest stars an insult to Liverpool fans Controversy

Opinion: Rodgers’ decision to rest stars an insult to Liverpool fans

The Reds manager left out several key players for the Champions League clash at the Santiago Bernabeu

Poll: Do you object to Ask.fm’s move to Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you object to Ask.fm’s move to Ireland?

The controversial site has updated its safety policies after reports of cyberbullying.

# controversy - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

From The42 Maradona withdraws theft complaint against girlfriend after video leak Controversy

Maradona withdraws theft complaint against girlfriend after video leak

Argentine TV have released a short video that allegedly shows Maradona hitting Rocio Olivia.

# controversy - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Gerry Adams: ‘Sinn Féin has not covered up abuse at any level’

The Sinn Féin President said he never doubted that Mairia Cahill suffered abuse.

Debate Room: Should Ched Evans be allowed to return to professional football?

We asked two commentators to give their views on the issue…

# controversy - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

From The42 UCC awarded first Munster Senior League as Avondale lose out after months of appeals Controversy

UCC awarded first Munster Senior League as Avondale lose out after months of appeals

A court of arbitration ruling on a match which took place 11 months ago has handed UCC two additional points.

# controversy - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

From The42 Why do fools fall in love? A timeline of Keane and Dunphy’s relationship through the years Bromance

Why do fools fall in love? A timeline of Keane and Dunphy’s relationship through the years

We examine the pundit’s love-hate relationship with the star, encompassing autobiographies and other controversies.

# controversy - Saturday 27 September, 2014

IFPA says the State is to blame for cases like Miss Y

The head of the IFPA says the recent abortion law needs to be repealed.

# controversy - Thursday 25 September, 2014

John McNulty quits controversial state board job… but will continue his Seanad bid

The controversy surrounding Fine Gael’s nominee for the upper house is rumbling on today.

# controversy - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Councillors surprised and shocked to hear work will begin soon on Poolbeg incinerator

One councillor said it would have been “good manners and good practice” to contact them.

# controversy - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

From Business ETC Just three board-members kept on, as Rehab continues “transformation process” Fresh Start

Just three board-members kept on, as Rehab continues “transformation process”

The 13 new appointees to the board will all serve in a voluntary, unpaid capacity.

# controversy - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Debate Room: Was the New York Post’s front page photo of James Foley unethical?

We look in more detail at an issue which has caused widespread anger…

# controversy - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

‘Phil Hogans’ hold protest against controversial Kilkenny bridge

Protesters are keeping up a 24-hour presence at the construction site of a bridge over the River Nore.

# controversy - Monday 28 July, 2014

The Callely Controversies: From Fianna Fáil favourite to five months in prison

The former Fianna Fáil minister has been jailed for five months. But why has he proved such a controversial figure over the years?

# controversy - Saturday 26 July, 2014

From The42 An ESPN host has suggested that women provoke domestic violence Controversy

An ESPN host has suggested that women provoke domestic violence

After watching the video, ESPN’s own Michelle Beadle went to Twitter to express her disgust with the comments.

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