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#Controversy

# controversy - Monday 29 June, 2020

'Heartbroken' and 'disgusted' - Outrage among county minor teams after cancellations but no change in sight
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'Heartbroken' and 'disgusted' - Outrage among county minor teams after cancellations but no change in sight

Jun 29th 2020, 5:08 PM 9,831 Views 1 Comment

Dublin and Waterford minor ladies football teams launch online petitions after competitions impacted.

# controversy - Thursday 25 June, 2020

On this day in 2014, Luis Suarez is handed a four-month ban for biting
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

On this day in 2014, Luis Suarez is handed a four-month ban for biting

Jun 25th 2020, 5:23 PM 170 Views 0 Comments

Fifa took unprecedented against the Uruguayan striker after the infamous incident at the World Cup in Brazil.

Outrage over 'very unfair' decision to cancel minor camogie action but association mounts defence
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Outrage over 'very unfair' decision to cancel minor camogie action but association mounts defence

Jun 25th 2020, 5:03 PM 4,613 Views 3 Comments

A petition has been launched over the decision to cancel the All-Ireland minor championship.

# controversy - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Players take knee before goalline row gives Villa point on Premier League return
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Players take knee before goalline row gives Villa point on Premier League return

Jun 17th 2020, 8:31 PM 8,713 Views 10 Comments

After 100 days in coronavirus lockdown, the Premier League returned.

# controversy - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Johnson to face grilling from senior MPs as Dominic Cummings controversy continues
# Controversy
# Controversy

Johnson to face grilling from senior MPs as Dominic Cummings controversy continues

May 27th 2020, 6:51 AM 12,285 Views 15 Comments

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to face questions at a Commons committee meeting later today.

# controversy - Saturday 9 May, 2020

More controversy surrounds this weekend's UFC return as fighter and cornermen test positive for Covid-19
# EEK
From The42
# EEK

More controversy surrounds this weekend's UFC return as fighter and cornermen test positive for Covid-19

May 9th 2020, 12:05 PM 51,697 Views 47 Comments

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza’s fight is off but as of now, UFC 249 is still going ahead.

# controversy - Friday 24 April, 2020

Rangers call for another investigation as report finds ‘no evidence of improper behaviour’ in SPFL vote
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Rangers call for another investigation as report finds ‘no evidence of improper behaviour’ in SPFL vote

Apr 24th 2020, 7:53 PM 5,588 Views 12 Comments

The Glasgow club believe the first investigation did not go far enough.

# controversy - Thursday 16 April, 2020

Hearts owner 'disillusioned' by result of Scottish league vote
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Hearts owner 'disillusioned' by result of Scottish league vote

Apr 16th 2020, 12:15 PM 8,348 Views 5 Comments

The leagues below the Premiership have been ended as Dundee reversed their intended vote.

# controversy - Monday 24 February, 2020

Mo Farah caught up in controversy over 2014 London Marathon injection
# Under Fire
From The42
# Under Fire

Mo Farah caught up in controversy over 2014 London Marathon injection

Feb 24th 2020, 7:48 PM 16,300 Views 21 Comments

The four-time Olympic champion had been asked by USADA whether he had been injected with L-carnitine.

# controversy - Friday 21 February, 2020

Eddie Jones issues apology to journalist after race joke
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Eddie Jones issues apology to journalist after race joke

Feb 21st 2020, 7:05 AM 42,527 Views 51 Comments

The England head coach is under pressure ahead of Sunday’s game against Ireland.

# controversy - Sunday 16 February, 2020

BBC severs ties with pundit Ramage after Derby ‘black lads’ comments
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

BBC severs ties with pundit Ramage after Derby ‘black lads’ comments

Feb 16th 2020, 11:59 PM 16,971 Views 11 Comments

The former footballer has apologised for the remark.

# controversy - Friday 14 February, 2020

'French Oscars' board resigns amid Roman Polanski controversy
# CESAR ACADEMY
# CESAR ACADEMY

'French Oscars' board resigns amid Roman Polanski controversy

Feb 14th 2020, 12:39 PM 16,415 Views 14 Comments

His film An Officer and a Spy topped the list of nominations.

# controversy - Sunday 9 February, 2020

Jones makes UFC history despite question marks over contentious decision
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Jones makes UFC history despite question marks over contentious decision

Feb 9th 2020, 10:50 AM 9,134 Views 8 Comments

Dominick Reyes was adamant that he did enough to dethrone Jon Jones last night in Houston.

# controversy - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Malaga sack coach after explicit video emerges
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Malaga sack coach after explicit video emerges

Jan 11th 2020, 10:37 PM 19,075 Views 6 Comments

Victor Sanchez del Amo has been fired on disciplinary grounds.

# controversy - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Diarmaid Ferriter: Expert Advisory Group 'did not recommend State commemoration of the RIC'
# Controversy
# Controversy

Diarmaid Ferriter: Expert Advisory Group 'did not recommend State commemoration of the RIC'

Jan 7th 2020, 2:58 PM 48,766 Views 86 Comments

Ferriter, a member of the EAG, told TheJournal.ie today that the group had envisioned an academic event such as a conference or seminar.

# controversy - Monday 23 December, 2019

Verona Murphy has been 'through a tough time' but it's the right decision to take her off the FG ticket, says Coveney
# Controversy
# Controversy

Verona Murphy has been 'through a tough time' but it's the right decision to take her off the FG ticket, says Coveney

Dec 23rd 2019, 6:25 PM 13,629 Views 96 Comments

Coveney said the by-election campaign was ‘personally stressful’ on Murphy.

# controversy - Monday 16 December, 2019

Serie A use monkey paintings for anti-racism initiative
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Serie A use monkey paintings for anti-racism initiative

Dec 16th 2019, 7:35 PM 10,696 Views 15 Comments

The new artwork sparked a backlash on social media but the artist explained that he wanted to turn the derogatory term on racists who use it.

'It will have serious implications for Arsenal' - China on Ozil
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'It will have serious implications for Arsenal' - China on Ozil

Dec 16th 2019, 12:46 PM 6,807 Views 9 Comments

The Gunners have distanced themselves from their player’s comments.

# controversy - Thursday 5 December, 2019

'Theoretically, things could cost anything': Children's hospital chairman says costs could increase more
# Nch
# Nch

'Theoretically, things could cost anything': Children's hospital chairman says costs could increase more

Dec 5th 2019, 1:18 PM 17,055 Views 48 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee met in the Oireachtas today.

# controversy - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Ballon d'Or: Mane overlooked for being African, claims Senegal team-mate
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Ballon d'Or: Mane overlooked for being African, claims Senegal team-mate

Dec 4th 2019, 8:19 PM 4,869 Views 8 Comments

Cheikhou Kouyate indicated he feels European and South American players are favoured in the voting.

# controversy - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Tiger Woods defends Saudi Arabian golf tournament
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Tiger Woods defends Saudi Arabian golf tournament

Dec 3rd 2019, 10:52 PM 6,103 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, Phil Mickelson’s decision to play in the country has been criticised.

# controversy - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Old Oireachtas printers not eco-friendly, case for new controversial printer argued
# Controversy
# Controversy

Old Oireachtas printers not eco-friendly, case for new controversial printer argued

Updated Nov 26th 2019, 9:20 PM 41,802 Views 126 Comments

The purchase of the printer is due to be discussed by the Public Accounts Committee later this week.

# controversy - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Mario Balotelli dropped after training ground bust-up
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Mario Balotelli dropped after training ground bust-up

Nov 23rd 2019, 9:50 PM 7,947 Views 8 Comments

The player has a row with Brescia coach Fabio Grosso.

# controversy - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Extinction Rebellion hits out at co-founder after he calls Holocaust 'just another f**kery in human history'
# Roger Hallam
# Roger Hallam

Extinction Rebellion hits out at co-founder after he calls Holocaust 'just another f**kery in human history'

Nov 20th 2019, 10:43 PM 42,503 Views 55 Comments

In an interview, Roger Hallam compared the Holocaust to other historical massacres.

# controversy - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Government signs off on contract for controversial €3 billion National Broadband Plan
# Controversy
# Controversy

Government signs off on contract for controversial €3 billion National Broadband Plan

Updated Nov 19th 2019, 2:00 PM 32,041 Views 110 Comments

The cabinet met this morning to facilitate signing off on the multi-billion euro plan.

# controversy - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Alexander-Arnold feared VAR intervention prior to Liverpool opener
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Alexander-Arnold feared VAR intervention prior to Liverpool opener

Nov 10th 2019, 7:48 PM 8,706 Views 31 Comments

Liverpool’s win over Manchester City was not without controversy, with Trent Alexander-Arnold at the forefront due to a possible handball.

# controversy - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Department boss says he's 'satisfied' the Public Services Card rollout is value for money
# Controversy
# Controversy

Department boss says he's 'satisfied' the Public Services Card rollout is value for money

Nov 7th 2019, 8:37 AM 10,833 Views 24 Comments

The Secretary General of the Department of Social Protection is due before the PAC today.

# controversy - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Croatian footballer in trouble for killing chicken on pitch
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Croatian footballer in trouble for killing chicken on pitch

Nov 6th 2019, 11:10 PM 9,129 Views 7 Comments

Ivan Gazdek was red-carded for unsporting behaviour.

# controversy - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

'I've just felt nothing but low' - Shamrock Rovers 'keeper addresses FAI Cup final anthem stance
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'I've just felt nothing but low' - Shamrock Rovers 'keeper addresses FAI Cup final anthem stance

Nov 5th 2019, 3:03 PM 56,237 Views 65 Comments

Alan Mannus received criticism after not facing the Irish flag.

# controversy - Monday 21 October, 2019

'Explanations will be necessary' - France upset over Jaco Peyper photo
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'Explanations will be necessary' - France upset over Jaco Peyper photo

Oct 21st 2019, 12:06 PM 53,747 Views 42 Comments

The South African referee has come under fire for a photo shared on social media.

# controversy - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Turkey defends footballers over controversial goal celebration
# Support
From The42
# Support

Turkey defends footballers over controversial goal celebration

Oct 15th 2019, 5:44 PM 11,822 Views 12 Comments

Players were seen as supporting the country’s current military operation in Syria.

# controversy - Monday 30 September, 2019

Players considering withdrawing from Carlow panel due to club hurling fall-out
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Players considering withdrawing from Carlow panel due to club hurling fall-out

Updated Sep 30th 2019, 3:07 PM 36,885 Views 13 Comments

The Carlow CCC informed St Mullins yesterday that they had been awarded the win.

# controversy - Friday 27 September, 2019

Fifa hit out at 'unfair and misleading' reports over voting for The Best awards
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Fifa hit out at 'unfair and misleading' reports over voting for The Best awards

Sep 27th 2019, 7:01 PM 3,895 Views 4 Comments

Mohamed Salah appeared to be upset when the full list of voting was released without his country’s selections.

'It was the right call morally' - Why Antrim's chairman halted semi-final replay shootout
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'It was the right call morally' - Why Antrim's chairman halted semi-final replay shootout

Sep 27th 2019, 9:27 AM 16,278 Views 10 Comments

Lamh Dhearg and Portglenone will go to a second replay.

# controversy - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Over a thousand names added to home help waiting list in space of four months as total surges to 7,300
# Controversy
# Controversy

Over a thousand names added to home help waiting list in space of four months as total surges to 7,300

Sep 25th 2019, 6:30 AM 9,068 Views 10 Comments

The latest HSE figures from July show that 7,300 people are waiting on home support services.

# controversy - Friday 13 September, 2019

Legendary racehorse trainer denies doping Triple Crown king Justify
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Legendary racehorse trainer denies doping Triple Crown king Justify

Sep 13th 2019, 12:02 PM 4,449 Views 4 Comments

‘I unequivocally reject any implication that scopolamine was ever intentionally administered,’ Bob Baffert said.

# controversy - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Anthony Joshua's trainer clarifies concussion comments after coming under fire
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Anthony Joshua's trainer clarifies concussion comments after coming under fire

Sep 12th 2019, 2:44 PM 11,864 Views 1 Comment

Rob McCracken initially suggested he allowed his fighter to continue while concussed.

# controversy - Thursday 5 September, 2019

PSNI chief moves to clarify 'we will have your kids' threat to paramilitaries
# Controversy
# Controversy

PSNI chief moves to clarify 'we will have your kids' threat to paramilitaries

Sep 5th 2019, 1:41 PM 16,135 Views 24 Comments

Byrne said he accepted his enthusiasm to speak in soundbites had created a distraction.

# controversy - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Inter fans' group incredibly excuses Lukaku racist abuse as 'a form of respect'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Inter fans' group incredibly excuses Lukaku racist abuse as 'a form of respect'

Sep 4th 2019, 12:00 PM 8,651 Views 9 Comments

The Belgium striker was subjected to monkey chants from Cagliari supporters over the weekend.

# controversy - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Mo Salah U-turn on team-mate's harassment scandal divides Egyptians
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Mo Salah U-turn on team-mate's harassment scandal divides Egyptians

Aug 20th 2019, 6:16 PM 16,616 Views 10 Comments

The Liverpool star sent controversial tweets that demanded the disgraced player be given a ‘second chance’.