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#Backlash

# backlash - Thursday 2 September, 2021

NI police chief vows to listen to unionist concerns over report on South Armagh policing
# Backlash
# Backlash

NI police chief vows to listen to unionist concerns over report on South Armagh policing

Updated Sep 2nd 2021, 10:13 PM 18,671 Views 6 Comments

Controversy arose following the publication of a review of policing the South Armagh area.

# backlash - Tuesday 24 August, 2021

Scenes of large gatherings around All-Ireland hurling final 'indefensible', says Coveney
# Backlash
From The42
# Backlash

Scenes of large gatherings around All-Ireland hurling final 'indefensible', says Coveney

Aug 24th 2021, 3:01 PM 30,172 Views 51 Comments

Minster for Foreign Affairs also admitted what happened at Croke Park ‘isn’t how that was supposed to work’ after negotiations with GAA to allow 40,000 to attend.

# backlash - Friday 23 April, 2021

Klopp: Protests will get 'even worse' when supporters are back in stadiums
# Backlash
From The42
# Backlash

Klopp: Protests will get 'even worse' when supporters are back in stadiums

Apr 23rd 2021, 11:01 PM 4,114 Views 5 Comments

The Reds are part of the ‘Big Six’ who wanted to join the breakaway Super League competition.

# backlash - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

'Show goes on': Good Morning Britain addresses Piers Morgan’s abrupt departure
# Backlash
# Backlash

'Show goes on': Good Morning Britain addresses Piers Morgan’s abrupt departure

Mar 10th 2021, 8:03 AM 41,693 Views 30 Comments

ITV announced Morgan had left the show following his incendiary comments about Meghan.

# backlash - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Players free to decide whether to take knee, says Scottish Rugby, after backlash
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Players free to decide whether to take knee, says Scottish Rugby, after backlash

Feb 7th 2021, 7:12 PM 12,550 Views 42 Comments

Murrayfield chiefs have reiterated their backing for equality.

# backlash - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

New coronavirus cases hit troubled Australian Open build-up
# Backlash
From The42
# Backlash

New coronavirus cases hit troubled Australian Open build-up

Jan 19th 2021, 8:16 AM 29,868 Views 19 Comments

Two of the new cases were players. taking the total infections to seven since more than 1,000 people arrived in largely coronavirus-free Australia.

# backlash - Friday 31 July, 2020

Taoiseach doesn't agree with MacSharry's remarks about public servants using pandemic to watch box sets
# Backlash
# Backlash

Taoiseach doesn't agree with MacSharry's remarks about public servants using pandemic to watch box sets

Jul 31st 2020, 2:50 PM 18,019 Views 36 Comments

MacSharry acknowledged his comments will not be popular, but he stood over his words yesterday.

# backlash - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Donohoe accepts ‘great annoyance and anger’ over €16,000 top-up for ‘super junior’ ministers
# Backlash
# Backlash

Donohoe accepts ‘great annoyance and anger’ over €16,000 top-up for ‘super junior’ ministers

Jul 26th 2020, 3:29 PM 57,197 Views 139 Comments

Donohoe said he accepts it has caused “great annoyance and anger” but defended the controversial decision.

# backlash - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Brees apologises for 'insensitive' remarks that provoked anger from team-mates
# Backlash
From The42
# Backlash

Brees apologises for 'insensitive' remarks that provoked anger from team-mates

Jun 4th 2020, 2:22 PM 6,421 Views 2 Comments

The New Orleans quarterback had said that kneeling as a means of protest was “disrespectful” to the US flag.

# backlash - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

U20s braced for 'seismic physical battle' against wounded Welsh
# Backlash
From The42
# Backlash

U20s braced for 'seismic physical battle' against wounded Welsh

Feb 4th 2020, 7:15 AM 4,766 Views 0 Comments

Ireland U20 assistant coach Kieran Campbell is bracing his squad for a Welsh backlash.

# backlash - Saturday 18 January, 2020

Varadkar defends Fine Gael social media video that was deleted following backlash
# Deleted
# Deleted

Varadkar defends Fine Gael social media video that was deleted following backlash

Jan 18th 2020, 1:42 PM 63,680 Views 126 Comments

Varadkar said the video had set out to portray serious issues in a light-hearted way.

# backlash - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Charlie Flanagan 'shocked by nastiness and vitriol' he received over RIC commemoration
# Backlash
# Backlash

Charlie Flanagan 'shocked by nastiness and vitriol' he received over RIC commemoration

Updated Jan 8th 2020, 11:01 AM 35,702 Views 136 Comments

The chair of the Expert Advisory Group also described the planning as ‘a bit of a mess’.

# backlash - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Kim Kardashian to drop Kimono name from shapewear line following backlash
# Kim Oh No
# Kim Oh No

Kim Kardashian to drop Kimono name from shapewear line following backlash

Jul 2nd 2019, 9:42 AM 24,183 Views 33 Comments

Once a standard of the Japanese wardrobe, the kimono is now often reserved for special occasions.

# backlash - Friday 3 May, 2019

'It's a breach of basic decency': Opposition demands end to recruitment freeze in HSE
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# Backlash

'It's a breach of basic decency': Opposition demands end to recruitment freeze in HSE

May 3rd 2019, 6:20 AM 11,216 Views 23 Comments

Families have been left in limbo over the ongoing recruitment freeze in the HSE.

# backlash - Monday 4 March, 2019

World Rugby calls meeting in Dublin after backlash around World League
# Discussions
From The42
# Discussions

World Rugby calls meeting in Dublin after backlash around World League

Mar 4th 2019, 10:25 AM 8,221 Views 5 Comments

The governing body’s chairman, Bill Beaumont, will meet representatives of the tier one nations, as well as Japan and Fiji.

# backlash - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Gucci 'deeply' apologises and pulls 'blackface' jumper from stores
# Backlash
# Backlash

Gucci 'deeply' apologises and pulls 'blackface' jumper from stores

Feb 7th 2019, 1:54 PM 68,274 Views 63 Comments

The jumper was priced at $890.

# backlash - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Actor who played Jar Jar Binks says backlash over film made him consider suicide
# Backlash
# Backlash

Actor who played Jar Jar Binks says backlash over film made him consider suicide

Jul 4th 2018, 3:48 PM 34,984 Views 57 Comments

In 2015, the film’s creator George Lucas revealed that Jar Jar was inspired by Disney’s Goofy.

# backlash - Friday 13 April, 2018

BBC defends plans to broadcast Enoch Powell's Rivers of Blood speech for the first time
# Backlash
# Backlash

BBC defends plans to broadcast Enoch Powell's Rivers of Blood speech for the first time

Apr 13th 2018, 2:38 PM 31,073 Views 142 Comments

The controversial 1968 speech by a Conservative MP warned Britain against immigration.

# backlash - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

'Cyber persecution' - Ulster Rugby fans take full page ad calling for Paddy Jackson, Stuart Olding to be reinstated to team
# Belfast Telegraph
# Belfast Telegraph

'Cyber persecution' - Ulster Rugby fans take full page ad calling for Paddy Jackson, Stuart Olding to be reinstated to team

Apr 11th 2018, 11:47 AM 57,060 Views 0 Comments

The ad bemoans the ‘social media backlash’ against last month’s not-guilty verdicts in what became known as the Belfast rugby rape trial.

# backlash - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Companies distance themselves from the NRA after latest school shooting
# Backlash
# Backlash

Companies distance themselves from the NRA after latest school shooting

Feb 24th 2018, 2:46 PM 23,527 Views 91 Comments

The moves came as petitions circulated online targeting companies offering discounts to NRA members.

# backlash - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Lewis Hamilton apologises after he's accused of 'shaming' his nephew for wearing a princess dress
# Backlash
# Backlash

Lewis Hamilton apologises after he's accused of 'shaming' his nephew for wearing a princess dress

Dec 26th 2017, 7:35 PM 59,657 Views 181 Comments

Hamilton has since deleted a video of his nephew he shared on Instagram.

# backlash - Friday 1 December, 2017

Pamela Anderson has been accused of victim blaming following these comments on the Harvey Weinstein scandal
# Backlash
From The Daily Edge
# Backlash

Pamela Anderson has been accused of victim blaming following these comments on the Harvey Weinstein scandal

Dec 1st 2017, 8:36 PM 7,770 Views 2 Comments

“You know what you’re getting into if you’re going into a hotel room alone.”

# backlash - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Simon Harris says HPV vaccine saves lives, after speaking to Finian McGrath about his concerns
# Calls To Resign
# Calls To Resign

Simon Harris says HPV vaccine saves lives, after speaking to Finian McGrath about his concerns

Sep 3rd 2017, 1:10 PM 20,877 Views 190 Comments

McGrath had called for the vaccine to be banned.

# backlash - Friday 28 July, 2017

There's been a surge in complaints about Irish 'influencers' plugging products
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# Backlash

There's been a surge in complaints about Irish 'influencers' plugging products

Jul 28th 2017, 12:05 AM 32,004 Views 35 Comments

Three times the amount of complaints have been received so far in 2017 compared to all of last year.

# backlash - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

'Tipp have a bit of ammunition because people have spoken harshly on them, unjustified in my view'
# Backlash
From The42
# Backlash

'Tipp have a bit of ammunition because people have spoken harshly on them, unjustified in my view'

May 16th 2017, 6:35 AM 4,341 Views 3 Comments

Liam Sheedy feels the Tipperary can learn a lot from their league final trouncing by Galway.

# backlash - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Sunderland slam Moyes's slap threat to female reporter as 'wholly unacceptable'
# Backlash
From The42
# Backlash

Sunderland slam Moyes's slap threat to female reporter as 'wholly unacceptable'

Apr 4th 2017, 4:38 PM 5,213 Views 12 Comments

However, the club insist the manager’s job is not at risk.

# backlash - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

UK landlord bans 'coloured' people as they leave his properties 'smelling like curry'
# Backlash
# Backlash

UK landlord bans 'coloured' people as they leave his properties 'smelling like curry'

Mar 29th 2017, 12:53 PM 49,363 Views 87 Comments

“And I’d do it again,” Fergus Wilson said.

# backlash - Saturday 25 February, 2017

'Absolute joke', 'greed', 'RIP club football' - GAA players hit out at new football format
# Backlash
From The42
# Backlash

'Absolute joke', 'greed', 'RIP club football' - GAA players hit out at new football format

Feb 25th 2017, 4:05 PM 16,320 Views 8 Comments

The Super 8 proposal was passed at Congress this morning.

# backlash - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Former All Black slams 'disrespectful' haka performed against Ireland
# Outcry
From The42
# Outcry

Former All Black slams 'disrespectful' haka performed against Ireland

Nov 9th 2016, 12:05 PM 82,276 Views 82 Comments

Craig Dowd feels the use of the Kapa O Pango highlighted the poor preparation done by Steve Hansen’s side.

# backlash - Monday 24 October, 2016

The Honey G backlash is in full swing - here's what you need to know
# Honey G
From The Daily Edge
# Honey G

The Honey G backlash is in full swing - here's what you need to know

Oct 24th 2016, 11:38 AM 10,455 Views 2 Comments

Honey to the G, that’s you for me…

# backlash - Friday 5 August, 2016

The party of Nelson Mandela has had its worst electoral result since apartheid
# Backlash
# Backlash

The party of Nelson Mandela has had its worst electoral result since apartheid

Aug 5th 2016, 8:04 PM 10,484 Views 44 Comments

The ANC has even lost control of the municipality of Nelson Mandela Bay.

# backlash - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Ghostbusters backlash reflects sexism problem in Hollywood
# Spotlight On Hollywood
# Spotlight On Hollywood

Ghostbusters backlash reflects sexism problem in Hollywood

Jul 3rd 2016, 10:30 AM 41,964 Views 223 Comments

The all-female reboot of Ghostbusters hits Irish cinemas on 15 July.

# backlash - Monday 9 May, 2016

Offaly boss slams 'cowards' for outburst of abuse in wake of Westmeath defeat
# Backlash
From The42
# Backlash

Offaly boss slams 'cowards' for outburst of abuse in wake of Westmeath defeat

May 9th 2016, 4:27 PM 7,422 Views 3 Comments

Eamonn Kelly made his feelings clear following his side’s three-point win against Carlow on Saturday.

# backlash - Friday 22 April, 2016

Travel advice given to LGBT tourists over North Carolina bathroom law
# Backlash
# Backlash

Travel advice given to LGBT tourists over North Carolina bathroom law

Apr 22nd 2016, 12:13 PM 15,413 Views 130 Comments

A number of high profile musicians have cancelled gigs in North Carolina and Mississippi over anti-LGBT laws.

'AC Milan' performing a haka highlights everything that is wrong with modern football
# Oh Dear
From The42
# Oh Dear

'AC Milan' performing a haka highlights everything that is wrong with modern football

Apr 22nd 2016, 11:10 AM 16,500 Views 31 Comments

It was all part of an advertising campaign.

# backlash - Thursday 21 April, 2016

'Well done Adam, great to put your country on hold so you can fulfil your own schedule'
# Backlash
From The42
# Backlash

'Well done Adam, great to put your country on hold so you can fulfil your own schedule'

Apr 21st 2016, 9:21 AM 11,485 Views 13 Comments

Australian golfer Adam Scott’s decision to skip the Olympics has not gone down well with some of his compatriots.

# backlash - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Dating website apologises for calling red hair and freckles 'imperfections'
# Backlash
# Backlash

Dating website apologises for calling red hair and freckles 'imperfections'

Apr 12th 2016, 9:35 PM 23,732 Views 42 Comments

People were not happy with Match.com’s campaign.

# backlash - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Serena Williams leads 'disappointed' reaction to Djokovic comments on women's tennis
# Backlash
From The42
# Backlash

Serena Williams leads 'disappointed' reaction to Djokovic comments on women's tennis

Mar 22nd 2016, 9:33 PM 31,486 Views 50 Comments

Andy Murray says there should ’100%’ be equal pay for male and female competitors.

# backlash - Monday 14 March, 2016

Poll: What do you make of the controversial 1916 banner at College Green?
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Poll: What do you make of the controversial 1916 banner at College Green?

Mar 14th 2016, 8:00 PM 53,066 Views 157 Comments

Revisionism or just a fuller version of history?

# backlash - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

YouTube stars apologise for trying to trademark 'reaction' videos
# A Fine Mess
# A Fine Mess

YouTube stars apologise for trying to trademark 'reaction' videos

Feb 2nd 2016, 12:37 PM 13,380 Views 25 Comments

The Fine Brothers reversed the decision after a major backlash saw them lose hundreds of thousands of subscribers.

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