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# Backlash

All time
# spotlight on hollywood
Ghostbusters backlash reflects sexism problem in Hollywood
The all-female reboot of Ghostbusters hits Irish cinemas on 15 July.
# Backlash
Offaly boss slams 'cowards' for outburst of abuse in wake of Westmeath defeat
Eamonn Kelly made his feelings clear following his side’s three-point win against Carlow on Saturday.
# Backlash
Travel advice given to LGBT tourists over North Carolina bathroom law
A number of high profile musicians have cancelled gigs in North Carolina and Mississippi over anti-LGBT laws.
# Oh dear
'AC Milan' performing a haka highlights everything that is wrong with modern football
It was all part of an advertising campaign.
# Backlash
'Well done Adam, great to put your country on hold so you can fulfil your own schedule'
Australian golfer Adam Scott’s decision to skip the Olympics has not gone down well with some of his compatriots.
# Backlash
Dating website apologises for calling red hair and freckles 'imperfections'
People were not happy with’s campaign.
# Backlash
Serena Williams leads 'disappointed' reaction to Djokovic comments on women's tennis
Andy Murray says there should ’100%’ be equal pay for male and female competitors.
# Easter Rising
Poll: What do you make of the controversial 1916 banner at College Green?
Revisionism or just a fuller version of history?
# a fine mess
YouTube stars apologise for trying to trademark 'reaction' videos
The Fine Brothers reversed the decision after a major backlash saw them lose hundreds of thousands of subscribers.
# Controversial
Fury escapes punishment for comments on women, homosexuality and abortion
The world heavyweight champion has not broken the law, so boxing authorities feel they cannot interfere.
# Backlash
First arrest made over New Year's sex attacks in Cologne
More than 760 police reports have been filed in connection with German police.
# Backlash
Founder of 'white people' dating site says he's not racist as he dated a black woman once
Where White People Meet has been causing controversy in the US.
# Backlash
Department store criticised for ad that 'promotes date rape'
The ad features a man standing behind a woman with the text “Spike your friend’s eggnog when they’re not looking.”
# Backlash
There's already a backlash against the Instagram star who 'quit social media'
Fellow YouTubers have taken issue with O’Neill’s stance against social media.
# Backlash
There's already a backlash against the Instagram star who 'quit social media'
Fellow YouTubers have taken issue with O’Neill’s stance against social media.
# Backlash
Crowds turn out for Dublin march in support of Jobstown protesters
The rally was organised in support of protesters charged with falsely imprisoning Tánaiste Joan Burton.
# Backlash
Massive rise in donations to Anti-Austerity Alliance since Garda fundraising ban
Paul Murphy says the denial of a collection permit has been met with “a huge amount of support and shock.”
# Backlash
Is a Sam Smith backlash beginning to form?
We investigated.
# Backlash
Chrissie Hynde criticised for saying high heels and ‘f*** me’ clothes could 'entice' a rapist
The Pretenders rocker has been accused of victim blaming.
# Backlash
Website pulls Caitlyn Jenner Halloween costume amid complaints
Several others are still selling it, though.
# Backlash
Has the Taylor Swift backlash begun? Looks like it
Have people begun to turn on Tay Tay?
# Backlash
Crackdown on rough sleeping in London hipster hotspots sparks outrage
Rough sleepers could be fined up to €1,360 in some of London’s most sought after boroughs.
# Backlash
The new host of The Daily Show has been accused of being sexist and anti-Semitic
Here we go.
# Backlash
Dublin hotel offer Ed Sheeran tickets for 5-star reviews, to beat the backlash
It doesn’t even matter if you haven’t been there.
# Backlash
Dove's new Twitter campaign encouraging women to 'speak beautiful' has backfired
# Oh dear
Pub faces backlash for 'misogynistic' Fifty Shades of Grey gaffa tape joke
Oh. Oh dear.
# Backlash
Microsoft criticises Google for revealing a Windows bug before it could fix it
The company has criticised Google’s Project Zero for revealing details of a Windows 8.1 vulnerability two days before it was due to fix it.
# Backlash
Malaysia Airlines forced to apologise for questionable tweet
The airline is struggling to deal with the loss of two passenger flights in 2014.
# Backlash
Twitter has reacted angrily to Sky Sports' latest Ireland graphic
It points out how many of the current squad are born outside the country.
# malaysian air
Malaysia Airlines face backlash over 'inappropriate' social media competition
The Bucket List competition was seen as distasteful after recent events.
# Almost famous
'Why can't I be thinner?': Restaurant removes 'misogynist' wall design after viral backlash
The wall in the ladies’ bathrooms also featured slogans like ‘Laxatives are definitely the answer’.
# ch-ch-ch-changes
Few are happy with Twitter's latest experiment with favourites
An experiment that turns favourites of people you follow into retweets has annoyed many of its users.
# Identity crisis
Shamrock Rovers assistant hits out at 'disgusting' comments by Alan Cawley
John Gill has backed Hoops boss Trevor Croly after he came in for criticism on this week’s Soccer Republic.
# Under fire
Some Labour TDs are not happy with Charlie Flanagan
The Foreign Affairs Minister has been criticised after Ireland abstained from a UN vote on Gaza.
# Backlash
The WWE is being accused of 'exploiting' the MH17 tragedy for a wrestling match
A pro-Russian character appeared to refer to the disaster in which 298 people died.
# The Troubles
Adams: 'I made no threat against Michael McConville, nor did I warn of backlash'
He has denied warning the son of Jean McConville of a ‘backlash’ if he revealed the names of who he believes to have killed his mother.
# Twittersphere
How Twitter backlash against a controversial news story sparked a surge of charity donations
A story in yesterday’s Mail on Sunday prompted an angry reaction on social media.
# no vaping
E-cigarettes could be facing an all-out hospital ban
It’s already planned that HSE campuses will be smoke-free by 2015 but e-cigarettes could be included in the policy.
# Backlash
Ex-Ireland player and Everton coach Kevin Sheedy launches strong attack on David Moyes
The United boss is under fire for his team’s recent performances.
# Allegiance
Italy coach Brunel warns of backlash as Tommaso Allan faces Scots
The Italian out-half played for Scotland at underage level before switching to the country of his birth.