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# speaking-out - Today’s News

Rory McIlroy roars into contention at US Open
# Catching Fire
From The42
# Catching Fire

Rory McIlroy roars into contention at US Open

5 hours ago 3,635 Views 5 Comments

Bryson DeChambeau is among the other high-profile names making a charge at Torrey Pines.

Reader Q&A: Vaccine registration is open today for people aged 35-39
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Reader Q&A: Vaccine registration is open today for people aged 35-39

5 hours ago 4,689 Views 8 Comments
  • The HSE is expecting to move at a slower pace through this age cohort, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • The supply line will switch to just two vaccines - Pfizer and Moderna - in July.
  • Pregnant women in this cohort should still discuss the vaccine with their obstetric care-giver before registering.

# speaking-out - Yesterday’s News

Superb run in Madrid puts Sarah Lavin in frame for Tokyo Olympics
# Leap Forward
From The42
# Leap Forward

Superb run in Madrid puts Sarah Lavin in frame for Tokyo Olympics

5 hours ago 2,744 Views 1 Comment

The Limerick athlete became only the second Irish woman to ever run the 100m hurdles in less than 13 seconds.

Caster Semenya fails again in 5,000m Olympic qualifying bid
# Disappointment
From The42
# Disappointment

Caster Semenya fails again in 5,000m Olympic qualifying bid

6 hours ago 4,639 Views 1 Comment

The 30-year-old, who is barred from defending her Olympic 800m title, finished fourth in Saturday’s race.

'The only difference now is my reasons for thinking England won't win the Euros have changed'
# Podcast
From The42
# Podcast

'The only difference now is my reasons for thinking England won't win the Euros have changed'

6 hours ago 4,538 Views 2 Comments

The Football Family podcast look back on England’s wretched draw with Scotland and the rest of the Euro 2020 action.

Toulouse set up clash with Ronan O'Gara's La Rochelle after beating Bordeaux-Begles
# Progression
From The42
# Progression

Toulouse set up clash with Ronan O'Gara's La Rochelle after beating Bordeaux-Begles

7 hours ago 3,879 Views 6 Comments

The Top 14 final takes place at the Stade de France in Paris on 25 June.

Quiz: How much do you know about the rest of 2021?
# Solstice
# Solstice

Quiz: How much do you know about the rest of 2021?

7 hours ago 21,473 Views 11 Comments

We’re half way through the year (well, almost, and also technically not just for another couple of weeks).

Spain left frustrated again as search for first Euros win continues
# Report
From The42
# Report

Spain left frustrated again as search for first Euros win continues

7 hours ago 15,309 Views 11 Comments

A Robert Lewandowski goal earned Poland a point.

Nelly Korda shoots 62 to steal Leona Maguire's lead on LPGA tour
# LPGA
From The42
# LPGA

Nelly Korda shoots 62 to steal Leona Maguire's lead on LPGA tour

Updated 8 hours ago 6,456 Views 3 Comments

Maguire is in second place in the $2.3m Meijer LPGA Classic in Grand Rapids – three shots adrift of Korda.

Shane Jennings’ wonder try evokes memories of mentor Mannion’s score in ‘89
# Under 20s
From The42
# Under 20s

Shane Jennings’ wonder try evokes memories of mentor Mannion’s score in ‘89

8 hours ago 7,958 Views 3 Comments

The Ballinasloe-born centre is the latest rugby star to emerge from the Galway town.

# speaking-out - Sunday 22 July, 2018

'I have two hearts, one German and one Turkish' - Ozil defends controversial Erdogan photo
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

'I have two hearts, one German and one Turkish' - Ozil defends controversial Erdogan photo

Jul 22nd 2018, 2:25 PM 8,991 Views 9 Comments

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has broken his silence surrounding a photo taken with the Turkish president.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

GAA President on Dublin's Croke Park games and sorting 2018 fixture issues
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

GAA President on Dublin's Croke Park games and sorting 2018 fixture issues

Jul 11th 2018, 3:00 PM 19,238 Views 33 Comments

John Horan addressed the topic yesterday after the controversy over venues has flared up.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Brian Lenihan reveals that mental health battle forced his football retirement at 23
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

Brian Lenihan reveals that mental health battle forced his football retirement at 23

Jun 20th 2018, 9:59 PM 48,852 Views 18 Comments

Former Cork City and Hull City defender “lucky to have a second chance at life”.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

There has been a sharp increase in the number of whistleblowers contacting the Central Bank
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

There has been a sharp increase in the number of whistleblowers contacting the Central Bank

May 9th 2018, 10:05 PM 18,163 Views 12 Comments

Reports of wrongdoings in the financial sector nearly doubled last year.

# speaking-out - Monday 7 May, 2018

'The only thing I remember about sex education was STIs': Young people have their say on sex education
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

'The only thing I remember about sex education was STIs': Young people have their say on sex education

May 7th 2018, 8:00 PM 8,998 Views 34 Comments

Recent survey results from Youth Work Ireland have shown how recent events like the #MeToo movement have changed the conversation around sex.

# speaking-out - Saturday 6 January, 2018

'It's still a taboo subject in Ireland': Kathryn Thomas spoke about her miscarriages on the Late Late last night
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

'It's still a taboo subject in Ireland': Kathryn Thomas spoke about her miscarriages on the Late Late last night

Jan 6th 2018, 1:09 PM 72,338 Views 99 Comments

When Thomas suffered her second miscarriage at the six-week mark again, it hit her like “a tonne of bricks” she said.

# speaking-out - Friday 22 December, 2017

Opera singers and musicians accuse world-renowned music conductor of sexual assault
# Charles Dutoit
# Charles Dutoit

Opera singers and musicians accuse world-renowned music conductor of sexual assault

Dec 22nd 2017, 10:23 AM 14,584 Views 28 Comments

The 81-year-old conductor Charles Dutoit has been dropped from a number of symphonies as a result.

# speaking-out - Thursday 14 December, 2017

'He threatened to kill me': Salma Hayek alleges years of harassment from 'monster' Harvey Weinstein
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

'He threatened to kill me': Salma Hayek alleges years of harassment from 'monster' Harvey Weinstein

Dec 14th 2017, 6:37 AM 25,952 Views 36 Comments

She said Weinstein told her “I will kill you. Don’t think I can’t.”

# speaking-out - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

The All-Ireland winner who retired at 25 after eight concussions - 'It's not about me, it's about the issue'
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

The All-Ireland winner who retired at 25 after eight concussions - 'It's not about me, it's about the issue'

Nov 22nd 2017, 5:03 PM 47,758 Views 3 Comments

Diarmaid McNulty had to call time on playing GAA but wants others to avoid the same outcome.

# speaking-out - Monday 20 November, 2017

'It's deeply saddening that racism is still part of the game we all enjoy and love' - Christie
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

'It's deeply saddening that racism is still part of the game we all enjoy and love' - Christie

Nov 20th 2017, 10:07 PM 15,331 Views 41 Comments

The Ireland defender has responded to online abuse received since Ireland’s World Cup play-off disappointment.

# speaking-out - Friday 3 November, 2017

'It's a little bit scary - we are going backwards in a democratic state, we've regressed so much'
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

'It's a little bit scary - we are going backwards in a democratic state, we've regressed so much'

Nov 3rd 2017, 11:00 PM 9,482 Views 12 Comments

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has given his thoughts on the decision to imprison Catalan politicians.

# speaking-out - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Ashley Judd said she made a deal with Harvey Weinstein to escape his hotel room
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

Ashley Judd said she made a deal with Harvey Weinstein to escape his hotel room

Oct 26th 2017, 10:45 PM 39,601 Views 88 Comments

“And I said, ‘No. When I win an Oscar.’ And then I just fled.”

# speaking-out - Saturday 7 October, 2017

'Be the one to step in. It changed my life': James Kavanagh describes school bullying on Late Late
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

'Be the one to step in. It changed my life': James Kavanagh describes school bullying on Late Late

Oct 7th 2017, 11:59 AM 41,910 Views 22 Comments

James Kavanagh was on the show with his brother John, who coaches Conor McGregor.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

'We’ve offered victims thoughts and prayers for three decades. We need to offer something else'
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

'We’ve offered victims thoughts and prayers for three decades. We need to offer something else'

Oct 4th 2017, 8:00 PM 27,148 Views 22 Comments

Golden State Warriors’ coach Steve Kerr has been giving his thoughts on another mass shooting in America.

# speaking-out - Friday 18 August, 2017

'You are not alone': Taylor Swift makes 'generous' donation to sexual assault charity
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

'You are not alone': Taylor Swift makes 'generous' donation to sexual assault charity

Aug 18th 2017, 8:54 AM 16,980 Views 31 Comments

The pop star won a sexual assault lawsuit against a radio DJ on Monday.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

American track great says abortion revelation on eve of Olympics helped others
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

American track great says abortion revelation on eve of Olympics helped others

Aug 15th 2017, 3:51 PM 24,468 Views 11 Comments

Sanya Richards-Ross had an abortion on the eve of the 2008 Games, where she won a gold and bronze medal.

# speaking-out - Thursday 10 August, 2017

'Not players you have to Google and say, ‘Who’s that?’: Danny Rose in remarkable Spurs criticism
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

'Not players you have to Google and say, ‘Who’s that?’: Danny Rose in remarkable Spurs criticism

Aug 10th 2017, 6:45 AM 16,201 Views 22 Comments

The full-back will surely be spoken to by Tottenham’s top-brass after questioning the club’s transfer policy.

# speaking-out - Friday 4 August, 2017

Nearly half of us wouldn't feel comfortable discussing a mental health issue at work
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

Nearly half of us wouldn't feel comfortable discussing a mental health issue at work

Aug 4th 2017, 10:51 AM 7,325 Views 23 Comments

That is according to the results of a new survey commissioned by One4All.

# speaking-out - Saturday 29 July, 2017

'We wanted someone who’s going to challenge me but no-one stepped up to the plate'
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

'We wanted someone who’s going to challenge me but no-one stepped up to the plate'

Jul 29th 2017, 6:30 AM 28,458 Views 16 Comments

Ahead of her US debut, a frustrated Katie Taylor admits she’s growing tired of fighters who are refusing to take her on.

# speaking-out - Friday 16 June, 2017

'The level of engagement and consultation in the matter is totally outrageous'
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

'The level of engagement and consultation in the matter is totally outrageous'

Jun 16th 2017, 1:06 PM 7,494 Views 2 Comments

Armagh hurler Cahal Carvill is unhappy with the GAA’s hurling proposals, and says that Meath should consider “legal redress.”

# speaking-out - Friday 2 June, 2017

Calls for highly potent cannabis to be made Class A drug after man cuts off penis and stabs mother
# Great Britain
# Great Britain

Calls for highly potent cannabis to be made Class A drug after man cuts off penis and stabs mother

Jun 2nd 2017, 4:27 PM 48,187 Views 139 Comments

“You just can’t imagine anything like that actually happening. The whole episode was just surreal.”

Children in Dublin's north inner city want violence and drugs off their streets
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

Children in Dublin's north inner city want violence and drugs off their streets

Jun 2nd 2017, 7:00 AM 9,993 Views 14 Comments

As the Kinahen-Hutch feud claims another life, a report written by children calls for more gardaí and the end to violence.

# speaking-out - Monday 29 May, 2017

‘Back then people wouldn't touch you with a bargepole because they thought you were f***ing crazy’
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

‘Back then people wouldn't touch you with a bargepole because they thought you were f***ing crazy’

May 29th 2017, 7:21 PM 38,442 Views 4 Comments

James Chambers speaks about his distinguished League of Ireland career, learning from Wes Hoolahan, his struggles with mental health and last year’s move to Philadelphia.

# speaking-out - Sunday 28 May, 2017

'I felt like the biggest liar ever. You don't want people to think differently of you'
# Opening Up
From The42
# Opening Up

'I felt like the biggest liar ever. You don't want people to think differently of you'

May 28th 2017, 10:00 AM 67,340 Views 10 Comments

Kildare captain Erica Burke shares her story.

# speaking-out - Monday 15 May, 2017

'When you play a Division 4 final and you have 300 at it, where's the GAA going with that?'
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

'When you play a Division 4 final and you have 300 at it, where's the GAA going with that?'

May 15th 2017, 12:34 PM 14,393 Views 9 Comments

Westmeath star John Heslin has raised some pertinent issues.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'Players I don't normally speak to were rooting for me' - Bouchard
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

'Players I don't normally speak to were rooting for me' - Bouchard

May 9th 2017, 12:04 PM 7,707 Views 17 Comments

The Canadian says she has the support of the locker room.

'I went through hell and was treated like a criminal': Muntari on being racially abused
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

'I went through hell and was treated like a criminal': Muntari on being racially abused

May 9th 2017, 10:06 AM 2,737 Views 1 Comment

The former Portsmouth and AC Milan midfielder says players who have been racially abused shouldn’t be afraid to speak out.

# speaking-out - Sunday 30 April, 2017

'They were chanting against me... There were some children and the parents said nothing'
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

'They were chanting against me... There were some children and the parents said nothing'

Apr 30th 2017, 11:01 PM 9,330 Views 8 Comments

Sulley Muntari claims the referee’s failure to take action against racist chants led to him leaving a Serie A match in protest.

# speaking-out - Monday 13 March, 2017

"I'm f***ed, there's no way out" - Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

"I'm f***ed, there's no way out" - Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery

Mar 13th 2017, 1:13 PM 51,239 Views 49 Comments

The reality star has spoken for the first time regarding the ordeal which left her bound and gagged in her hotel room last October.

# speaking-out - Thursday 23 February, 2017

5 reasons why the GPA are opposing the new plans for the All-Ireland football championship
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

5 reasons why the GPA are opposing the new plans for the All-Ireland football championship

Feb 23rd 2017, 11:35 AM 5,230 Views 11 Comments

The motion will be debated on Saturday.

# speaking-out - Friday 10 February, 2017

Strong support for petition to stop TG4 axing Seó Spóirt as GAA stars criticise decision
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

Strong support for petition to stop TG4 axing Seó Spóirt as GAA stars criticise decision

Feb 10th 2017, 11:50 AM 7,564 Views 23 Comments

The show is scheduled to end in April.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Mayo official condemns 'media campaign to blacken Lee Keegan's name'
# Diarmuid Connolly
From The42
# Diarmuid Connolly

Mayo official condemns 'media campaign to blacken Lee Keegan's name'

Dec 6th 2016, 5:00 PM 22,137 Views 51 Comments

The Westport wing-back was unfairly singled out, according to PRO Paul Cunnane.

# speaking-out - Monday 21 November, 2016

Green Day chants "No Trump, No KKK, No fascist USA" at American Music Awards
# Political Statement
# Political Statement

Green Day chants "No Trump, No KKK, No fascist USA" at American Music Awards

Nov 21st 2016, 8:25 AM 18,895 Views 117 Comments

The American rock band repeatedly denounced Trump during the election campaign.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

"Total ban. Absolutely. If I had my way" - John Halligan on US military planes at Shannon
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

"Total ban. Absolutely. If I had my way" - John Halligan on US military planes at Shannon

Aug 9th 2016, 1:38 PM 11,688 Views 93 Comments

The junior minister says the military planes should at the very least be searched.

# speaking-out - Friday 24 June, 2016

Fitzmaurice doesn't think prominent Kerry media columnists are a help to his squad
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

Fitzmaurice doesn't think prominent Kerry media columnists are a help to his squad

Jun 24th 2016, 12:05 AM 5,738 Views 8 Comments

The Kerry manager was responding to comments made by Tipperary boss Liam Kearns.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

"The Irish were sold as slaves" - Gerry Adams has spoken once again about THAT tweet
# The 'n' Word
# The 'n' Word

"The Irish were sold as slaves" - Gerry Adams has spoken once again about THAT tweet

May 4th 2016, 2:45 PM 23,767 Views 262 Comments

Adams caused uproar for posting a racially-charged tweet on Sunday night while watching Django Unchained.

# speaking-out - Thursday 14 April, 2016

VIDEO: If you break your arm, it is fixed but what happens when your mind is broken?
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

VIDEO: If you break your arm, it is fixed but what happens when your mind is broken?

Apr 14th 2016, 8:10 AM 1,210 Views 38 Comments

Doug Leddin’s powerful video message has been shared thousands of times since he posted it last night.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

'It's time to say goodbye' - Arsenal fans unfurl banner pleading with Wenger to quit
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

'It's time to say goodbye' - Arsenal fans unfurl banner pleading with Wenger to quit

Mar 8th 2016, 9:45 PM 10,317 Views 14 Comments

The away supporters expressed their displeasure after the FA Cup replay tonight.

# speaking-out - Saturday 5 March, 2016

'It should be an honour to represent your county' - Geary and Staunton hit out at GAA standards
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

'It should be an honour to represent your county' - Geary and Staunton hit out at GAA standards

Mar 5th 2016, 9:00 AM 15,292 Views 21 Comments

The pair on the realities of women’s sport.