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# 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 41,659 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 12,522 Views 41 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 29,854 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 17,984 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 57,148 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 6,415 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 4,757 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 63,649 Views 128 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 35,592 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 24,173 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
# Backlash
# Backlash

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

May 3rd 2019, 6:20 AM 11,212 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 8,217 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
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# Backlash

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

Feb 7th 2019, 1:54 PM 68,263 Views 61 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
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# Backlash

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

Jul 4th 2018, 3:48 PM 34,954 Views 61 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 31,020 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 57,037 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 23,525 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 59,448 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 7,709 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 20,871 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 31,996 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 4,336 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 5,208 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 49,009 Views 88 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 16,314 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 82,235 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 10,450 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 10,481 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 41,821 Views 227 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 7,415 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 15,407 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 16,489 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 11,480 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'
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# Backlash

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

Apr 12th 2016, 9:35 PM 23,723 Views 41 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 31,451 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 53,057 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 13,367 Views 25 Comments

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

# backlash - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Fury escapes punishment for comments on women, homosexuality and abortion
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Fury escapes punishment for comments on women, homosexuality and abortion

Jan 28th 2016, 10:39 AM 3,082 Views 8 Comments

The world heavyweight champion has not broken the law, so boxing authorities feel they cannot interfere.

# backlash - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

First arrest made over New Year's sex attacks in Cologne
# Backlash
# Backlash

First arrest made over New Year's sex attacks in Cologne

Jan 19th 2016, 10:01 AM 14,376 Views 85 Comments

More than 760 police reports have been filed in connection with German police.

# backlash - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Founder of 'white people' dating site says he's not racist as he dated a black woman once
# Backlash
# Backlash

Founder of 'white people' dating site says he's not racist as he dated a black woman once

Jan 5th 2016, 7:00 PM 17,214 Views 51 Comments

Where White People Meet has been causing controversy in the US.

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