Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 2°C Saturday 27 November 2021

#Controversial

# controversial - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Seth Rogen says American Sniper reminds him of fictional Nazi propaganda, Twitter explodes
# Controversial
From The Daily Edge
# Controversial

Seth Rogen says American Sniper reminds him of fictional Nazi propaganda, Twitter explodes

Jan 20th 2015, 2:53 PM 6,179 Views 6 Comments

The Canadian actor’s comments have started a debate around the film’s content.

# controversial - Monday 19 January, 2015

Australian batsman denies racially taunting Indian opponent after telling him to 'speak English'
# Underfire
From The42
# Underfire

Australian batsman denies racially taunting Indian opponent after telling him to 'speak English'

Jan 19th 2015, 8:31 PM 3,821 Views 10 Comments

It’s not the first time David Warner has been embroiled in controversy.

# controversial - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Dapper Laughs returned to Twitter today, but how did the internet react?
# Dapper Laughs
From The Daily Edge
# Dapper Laughs

Dapper Laughs returned to Twitter today, but how did the internet react?

Jan 14th 2015, 8:10 PM 3,901 Views 2 Comments

The controversial comedian is back from the dead.

You might be surprised by who Pellegrini thinks is the Premier League's best player
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

You might be surprised by who Pellegrini thinks is the Premier League's best player

Jan 14th 2015, 10:21 AM 10,800 Views 3 Comments

The 61-year-old Chilean manager gave his thoughts in a recent interview with AS.

Suarez named in FIFPro World Reserve XI
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Suarez named in FIFPro World Reserve XI

Jan 14th 2015, 6:30 AM 8,378 Views 10 Comments

The former Liverpool man made the side despite sitting out a large chunk of the year through suspension. He is joined in attack by Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Neymar

# controversial - Monday 12 January, 2015

There was one highly questionable selection in the FIFPRO team of the year
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

There was one highly questionable selection in the FIFPRO team of the year

Jan 12th 2015, 5:59 PM 19,448 Views 44 Comments

David Luiz? Really?

# controversial - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Joe Brolly thinks modern Gaelic Football is 'depressing'
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Joe Brolly thinks modern Gaelic Football is 'depressing'

Jan 7th 2015, 12:00 PM 13,948 Views 36 Comments

The controversial pundit compared players to “indentured slaves” and feels they are “wasting valuable years of their lives”.

# controversial - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Ched Evans in talks to sign for League One club, says PFA chief
# Second Chance
From The42
# Second Chance

Ched Evans in talks to sign for League One club, says PFA chief

Jan 4th 2015, 11:40 AM 14,439 Views 82 Comments

Gordon Taylor told BBC Radio 5 Live that the convicted rapist is in discussions to make a return to football.

# controversial - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Here is why Katie Hopkins' comments on Ebola have left the internet fuming
# Controversial
From The Daily Edge
# Controversial

Here is why Katie Hopkins' comments on Ebola have left the internet fuming

Dec 30th 2014, 5:57 PM 48,208 Views 58 Comments

She’s at it again.

# controversial - Saturday 20 December, 2014

'He's served his time and wants to play football' - Hartlepool boss interested in Ched Evans
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

'He's served his time and wants to play football' - Hartlepool boss interested in Ched Evans

Dec 20th 2014, 6:45 PM 10,890 Views 20 Comments

Ronnie Moore says bringing the convicted rapist to the League Two club is ‘a possibility’.

# controversial - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Messi is magical, Ronaldo isn't - Ronaldinho
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Messi is magical, Ronaldo isn't - Ronaldinho

Dec 3rd 2014, 7:54 PM 5,301 Views 5 Comments

But the ex-Brazil star admits the Real Madrid talisman is a “very complete player”.

# controversial - Monday 1 December, 2014

After sacking three managers this year, Leeds owner Massimo Cellino may be forced to quit
# Out?
From The42
# Out?

After sacking three managers this year, Leeds owner Massimo Cellino may be forced to quit

Dec 1st 2014, 1:06 PM 4,384 Views 2 Comments

The controversial Italian has failed the Football League’s Owners’ and Directors’ Test.

# controversial - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

I wasn't racist to Patrice Evra - Luis Suarez
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

I wasn't racist to Patrice Evra - Luis Suarez

Oct 14th 2014, 7:08 PM 4,806 Views 10 Comments

The Uruguay star is closing in on a comeback but has reopened old wounds over an incident which occurred during his time in England.

# controversial - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Councillors surprised and shocked to hear work will begin soon on Poolbeg incinerator
# Controversial
# Controversial

Councillors surprised and shocked to hear work will begin soon on Poolbeg incinerator

Sep 21st 2014, 4:11 PM 9,033 Views 21 Comments

One councillor said it would have been “good manners and good practice” to contact them.

# controversial - Friday 5 September, 2014

Poolbeg incinerator is set to go ahead
# Controversial
# Controversial

Poolbeg incinerator is set to go ahead

Sep 5th 2014, 8:18 PM 11,415 Views 58 Comments

The €500 million incinerator will process over 550,000 tonnes of waste each year.

# controversial - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Galway councillor says jobs on new motorway should go to Irish people first
# Local Jobs For Local People
# Local Jobs For Local People

Galway councillor says jobs on new motorway should go to Irish people first

Aug 21st 2014, 8:53 PM 23,903 Views 117 Comments

Michael Fahy says he is not against people from the EU getting jobs in Ireland but that local people should be given priority.

# controversial - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Marouane Fellaini nominates David Moyes for ice bucket challenge
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Marouane Fellaini nominates David Moyes for ice bucket challenge

Aug 20th 2014, 8:59 PM 11,266 Views 8 Comments

The Belgian midfielder has dared his former boss to step up to the task.

# controversial - Thursday 14 August, 2014

BAI says Mooney Show was wrong to broadcast programme supporting same-sex marriage
# Controversial
# Controversial

BAI says Mooney Show was wrong to broadcast programme supporting same-sex marriage

Aug 14th 2014, 10:49 PM 56,211 Views 194 Comments

The BAI agreed with a listener who complained that the programme was not objective in its discussion about same-sex marriage.

# controversial - Friday 8 August, 2014

So, why is everyone losing the head with Joan Rivers over Palestine comments?
# Joan Rivers
From The Daily Edge
# Joan Rivers

So, why is everyone losing the head with Joan Rivers over Palestine comments?

Aug 8th 2014, 4:31 PM 7,709 Views 8 Comments

The comedian has come under fire for her controversial views.

Twitter reacts to Celtic's controversial Champions League re-instatement
# Twittersphere
From The42
# Twittersphere

Twitter reacts to Celtic's controversial Champions League re-instatement

Aug 8th 2014, 12:59 PM 10,330 Views 5 Comments

The site was in equal parts amused, angered and baffled by UEFA’s decision earlier.

# controversial - Friday 1 August, 2014

Frank Lampard set to join Manchester City on loan from New York - reports
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Frank Lampard set to join Manchester City on loan from New York - reports

Aug 1st 2014, 9:06 PM 10,949 Views 24 Comments

The 36-year-old midfielder was deemed surplus to requirements at Chelsea.

# controversial - Monday 28 July, 2014

Protester builds 'raft' to stop building of controversial Kilkenny bridge
# On The Nore
# On The Nore

Protester builds 'raft' to stop building of controversial Kilkenny bridge

Jul 28th 2014, 12:20 PM 9,041 Views 38 Comments

The council was told that it has no power to halt the building of the disputed bridge.

# controversial - Monday 7 July, 2014

Wexford GAA release video highlighting referee's performance following Laois loss
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Wexford GAA release video highlighting referee's performance following Laois loss

Jul 7th 2014, 9:36 PM 44,909 Views 54 Comments

Anthony Nolan’s display has come under scrutiny.

# controversial - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Louis van Gaal suggests FIFA favour Brazil
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Louis van Gaal suggests FIFA favour Brazil

Jun 22nd 2014, 10:32 PM 7,166 Views 26 Comments

Bad refereeing decisions have led to claims that the governing body were giving preferential treatment.

# controversial - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Barry Manilow was trending last night for ALL the wrong reasons
# Controversial
From The Daily Edge
# Controversial

Barry Manilow was trending last night for ALL the wrong reasons

May 10th 2014, 1:45 PM 10,260 Views 1 Comment

He writes the songs (the songs), but we’re not focusing on those.

# controversial - Friday 9 May, 2014

Trapattoni claims Irish people more passionate about rugby than soccer
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Trapattoni claims Irish people more passionate about rugby than soccer

May 9th 2014, 6:55 PM 29,822 Views 238 Comments

The former Ireland manager expressed his views in a column for Gazzetto dello Sport.

# controversial - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Should Man United's Rafael have been sent off for this incident?
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Should Man United's Rafael have been sent off for this incident?

Mar 16th 2014, 2:40 PM 9,707 Views 21 Comments

Brendan Rodgers’ side beat their rivals at Old Trafford today.

# controversial - Monday 17 February, 2014

An NBC interviewer made a US Winter Olympian cry after continually questioning him about his dead brother
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

An NBC interviewer made a US Winter Olympian cry after continually questioning him about his dead brother

Feb 17th 2014, 9:53 PM 10,650 Views 1 Comment

Unsurprisingly, Christin Cooper has received significant criticism for her interviewing technique.

# controversial - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Gay people don't play sport because it is too manly - Neil Francis
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Gay people don't play sport because it is too manly - Neil Francis

Feb 16th 2014, 3:58 PM 80,901 Views 298 Comments

The former Ireland lock and Sunday Independent columnist made his comments on Off The Ball.

# controversial - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Katie Hopkins didn't go down too well on the Late Late last night
# Yummy Mummies
From The Daily Edge
# Yummy Mummies

Katie Hopkins didn't go down too well on the Late Late last night

Feb 1st 2014, 10:20 AM 20,836 Views 20 Comments

There was UPROAR.

# controversial - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Not for kids or nuns: Here's how to market a controversial message
# Einstein Couple
# Einstein Couple

Not for kids or nuns: Here's how to market a controversial message

Jan 26th 2014, 11:30 AM 18,540 Views 8 Comments

The Einstein Couple designed the posters for the controversial new Lars Von Trier film – and we could all learn a thing or two from them.

# controversial - Monday 6 January, 2014

Bullied 15-year-old given free nose job by charity which claims to 'empower children'
# Controversial
From The Daily Edge
# Controversial

Bullied 15-year-old given free nose job by charity which claims to 'empower children'

Jan 6th 2014, 6:00 PM 32,094 Views 79 Comments

‘We can’t go after the bully, but we can try and empower the children.’

# controversial - Friday 27 December, 2013

Should this controversial Andy Reid goal have stood last night?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Should this controversial Andy Reid goal have stood last night?

Dec 27th 2013, 4:53 PM 6,221 Views 10 Comments

The Irishman scored for Forest last night in front of a watching Roy Keane.

# controversial - Friday 18 October, 2013

Incredible scenes! Stefan Kiessling scores a crazy ghost goal
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Incredible scenes! Stefan Kiessling scores a crazy ghost goal

Oct 18th 2013, 9:26 PM 9,617 Views 9 Comments

Somebody should have gone to specsavers.

# controversial - Monday 14 October, 2013

15 Irish footballers past and present who have been controversially snubbed
# Recurring Theme
From The42
# Recurring Theme

15 Irish footballers past and present who have been controversially snubbed

Oct 14th 2013, 8:00 AM 23,199 Views 81 Comments

Following the debate surrounding Noel King’s team selection last Friday, we look at other contentious decisions made by the national side’s managers.

# controversial - Friday 11 October, 2013

Joey Barton says English team are 'sh*t', claims Alex Ferguson can't coach
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Joey Barton says English team are 'sh*t', claims Alex Ferguson can't coach

Oct 11th 2013, 9:20 PM 4,525 Views 16 Comments

The QPR midfielder gave a typically controversial interview recently.

# controversial - Friday 27 September, 2013

Loyalist protester Willie Frazer turns up at court dressed as Abu Hamza
# Protest
# Protest

Loyalist protester Willie Frazer turns up at court dressed as Abu Hamza

Sep 27th 2013, 2:45 PM 16,030 Views 0 Comments

The vocal loyalist campaigner was to be charged at a Belfast court over his involvement in protests about the flying of the Union flag in Northern Ireland.

# controversial - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Irish midfielder Owen Garvan could be in hot water after this tweet
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Irish midfielder Owen Garvan could be in hot water after this tweet

Sep 4th 2013, 7:41 PM 10,319 Views 11 Comments

The player appeared to tweet his dismay after being left out of Palace’s 25-man Premier League squad.

4FM's Niall Boylan tipped to take over for Adrian Kennedy
# Radio Shake-up
# Radio Shake-up

4FM's Niall Boylan tipped to take over for Adrian Kennedy

Sep 4th 2013, 6:41 PM 11,994 Views 40 Comments

The late night talk show host is also known for his controversial radio content.

# controversial - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

The Malaga coach thinks doping in football is fine*
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

The Malaga coach thinks doping in football is fine*

Aug 21st 2013, 8:45 AM 1,543 Views 0 Comments

*On the provision that it is used as part of the recovery process for an injury.