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January 2023
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FIFA investigate Argentina's "offensive behaviour" at World Cup final
Emiliano Martinez made a lewd gesture with his goalkeeper of the tournament trophy, before being filmed mocking French star Kylian Mbappe.
Last year
2022
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NBA's Nets suspend Irving for at least five games in anti-semitism furore
Kyrie Irving caused controversy with a recent tweet.
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PGA Tour sues LIV Golf's Saudi backers in New York
The complaint was filed under seal in US District Court for the Southern District of New York on Thursday, according to court records.
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Wexford GAA club suspends member 'indefinitely' following incident in football game
St Joseph’s GAA club released a statement last night.
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Mickelson and Poulter among 11 LIV players to file antitrust lawsuit against PGA
Bryson DeChambeau, Abraham Ancer, Carlos Ortiz, Pat Perez, Jason Kokrak and Peter Uihlein are also involved in the group.
# block party
Mica action groups declare intent to set up political party
The action groups intend to run local and general election candidates.
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The big talking points on bumper football weekend as four provincial finals take place
We look ahead to some mouthwatering ties as the Ulster, Leinster, Munster and Connacht SFCs reach their conclusion.
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Protest against Russia's invasion of Ukraine planned outside GPO tomorrow
It follows a series of protests held over the last week around Ireland and outside the Russian Embassy.
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# TAKING ACTION
Norwich issue strong statement after racist abuse of Ireland's Adam Idah and other players
A fan is under investigation, with the club reporting online racist comments to the police.
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Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney bring Hollywood to Wrexham at first home match
The actors and co-owners have been filming a documentary on their club during their time in the UK.
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'Stand in silence with us' - NWSL players halt play to highlight sexual abuse allegations
Players from Washington Spirit and Gotham FC stopped play in the sixth minute in an act of solidarity.
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Police charge teenager with racially abusing Ireland U21 star Tyreik Wright
The 17-year-old boy is accused of sending an offensive message to the Aston Villa winger via Instagram.
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Police arrest man and order stand closure after Ligue 1 match abandoned
The clash between Nice and Marseille was marred by ugly incidents as fans threw projectiles.
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Health Minister to meet couple who settled wrongful termination case
The couple had requested a meeting with Stephen Donnelly after settling their court actions last month.
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'Taking the knee is degrading... It's not enough for me' - Zaha
The Crystal Palace forward says more efforts are needed to combat racism.
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Law firm set to take action on behalf of ex-footballers suffering with dementia
Forty families of former players are in touch with the firm which is leading an action in rugby.
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'I want to spread awareness' - Osaka wears mask honouring black woman shot dead by police
The 22-year-old made the gesture in her opening game at the US Open.
# nights in
Screen watch: Your guide to the best TV movies to catch this week
From edge-of-your-seat action to gripping drama – here are some recommendations for movies this week.
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Convicted killer stood down from World Rugby Council after homophobia allegations
Francis Kean was convicted of committing manslaughter in 2006.
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'They were proactive to stop the spread' - Galway star praises locals at home after spate of Covid-19 cases
Conor Whelan says there have been no new cases in his home village of Kinvara.
# PROHIBITED
Munster fan who confronted Billy Vunipola banned from Thomond Park
The supporter will also be prohibited from attending matches at Irish Independent Park.
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Former Irish international 'encouraged' by Women in Rugby plan but cautious about 'ambitious targets'
Ruth O’Reilly says that the IRFU must ‘hit the ground running’ with its implementation of this plan.
# High Court
Graham Dwyer told that his challenge against how phone records were used in his trial is 'misconceived'
Dwyer is taking a case against Ireland’s data retention laws.
# action
Woman awarded €1.2m in libel damages from Independent News and Media to sue former solicitors
Solicitors McCann FitzGerald had represented Monica Leech in three libel actions against the media group dating from 2005.
# Workplace Relations
Cork barber fined €2,000 for refusing to cut the hair of teenager with cerebral palsy
The Workplace Relations Commission found that the barber discriminated against 13-year-old wheelchair-user Thomas Bermingham on grounds of disability.
# London
Delivery drivers bring Westminster to a standstill in protest at rising acid attacks
The drivers say they are not being protected.
# Strike
All-out Bus Éireann strike to begin at midnight
School bus routes will not be included in the strike.
# Transport
Bus Éireann Unite members vote unanimously to strike
The state-run transport service has announced a range of cost-cutting measures.
# fianna fail think-in
Fianna Fáil won't back Sinn Féin's motion to scrap water charges despite... wanting to scrap water charges
The party said it has signed up to an agreement with Fine Gael, which has put an expert commission in place.
# fresh talks
Bus unions may consider ramping up strike action
A union official said that if workers on the picket say they want to escalate action,he will bring to talks next week.
# public hearing
Police officer facing disciplinary action for allegedly wearing 'I love weed' hat while on duty
The officer is now facing a new style hearing which is open to the public.
# response
"There's no truth in it whatsoever" - Siptu says Luas drivers are NOT asking for old pay deal
The Sunday Times reported today that Luas workers were looking for Transdev to re-table the deal agreed upon at the Workplace Relations Commission last month.
# Industrial Action
Primary school teachers haven't had promotions for eight years
Members of the INTO have voted in favour of industrial action.
# Analysis
Who can resuscitate United & more midweek Premier League talking points
The Red Devils’ match with Newcastle is one of 10 upcoming games taking place.
# serious issue
Rent in Dublin? Huge increase in amount of work needed in rented properties
One councillor said people are putting up with sub-standard conditions just to have a roof over their heads.
# talks breakdown
Rush-hour train strike next week set to go ahead as talks break down
The action will also take place the following weekend.
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7 strange but wonderful places you can watch movies in Dublin
Far from the sticky floor of your regular cinema.
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TV3's Red Rock soap opera is looking for some new talent
Got what it takes?
# wildcat
Dozens of prison drivers 'forgot' to bring their licences to work today
The staff reported for duty – but said they couldn’t work because they had forgotten their driving licences.
# not backing down
After 36 assaults, staff at Galway psychiatric unit start industrial action
It follows an unscheduled action by staff – who walked off the job last month.