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#Controversy

# controversy - Friday 25 September, 2020

Tipperary dual club pull out of camogie final due to 'player welfare issues' amidst fixture clash
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Tipperary dual club pull out of camogie final due to 'player welfare issues' amidst fixture clash

Sep 25th 2020, 9:42 AM 6,623 Views 8 Comments

Cahir will contest the Tipperary senior A football final on Sunday afternoon, but not the camogie decider on Saturday.

# controversy - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Marseille allege Neymar made racist remarks towards Japan star
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Marseille allege Neymar made racist remarks towards Japan star

Sep 22nd 2020, 2:18 PM 6,058 Views 3 Comments

The individual said Andre Villas-Boas’s side have evidence of the Brazil forward making the comments on two occasions.

# controversy - Monday 21 September, 2020

Ellen DeGeneres addresses toxic workplace allegations in her show's opening monologue
# Toxic Workplace
# Toxic Workplace

Ellen DeGeneres addresses toxic workplace allegations in her show's opening monologue

Sep 21st 2020, 6:18 PM 74,804 Views 31 Comments

“I want to say I am so sorry to the people who were affected.”

# controversy - Monday 7 September, 2020

German FA defend decision to fly to Basel as fans rage
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

German FA defend decision to fly to Basel as fans rage

Sep 7th 2020, 5:18 PM 14,710 Views 3 Comments

‘Stupid’, ‘anti-social’, ‘oblivious to the future’ – were some of the comments posted.

# controversy - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Novak Djokovic disqualified from US Open after hitting line judge with ball
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Novak Djokovic disqualified from US Open after hitting line judge with ball

Sep 6th 2020, 9:53 PM 86,924 Views 85 Comments

The top seed and 17-time grand slam champion had just dropped serve to trail Spanish opponent Pablo Carreno Busta 6-5.

# controversy - Monday 24 August, 2020

European Commission president 'seeking clarification' as Phil Hogan hands in his Golfgate report
# Controversy
# Controversy

European Commission president 'seeking clarification' as Phil Hogan hands in his Golfgate report

Updated Aug 24th 2020, 1:00 PM 66,864 Views 195 Comments

Last night, it emerged that Hogan was stopped by gardaí while driving to the dinner.

# controversy - Friday 21 August, 2020

Golfgate: Who were the public figures at this week's controversial Oireachtas Golf Society dinner?
# Clifden
# Clifden

Golfgate: Who were the public figures at this week's controversial Oireachtas Golf Society dinner?

Aug 21st 2020, 6:56 PM 92,859 Views 59 Comments

81 people are said to have attended the event in Clifden this week.

Phil Hogan 'left Kildare two days before localised lockdown', says spokesperson
# Controversy
# Controversy

Phil Hogan 'left Kildare two days before localised lockdown', says spokesperson

Updated Aug 21st 2020, 5:00 PM 108,775 Views 166 Comments

The EU Commissioner is based in Belgium, which is not on Ireland’s travel ‘green list’.

# controversy - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Ex-Premier League star embroiled in race row
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Ex-Premier League star embroiled in race row

Jul 23rd 2020, 11:41 PM 15,005 Views 11 Comments

Mark Fish represented Bolton Wanderers and Charlton Athletic among others.

# controversy - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Shock among TDs over sacking of Barry Cowen
# Controversy
# Controversy

Shock among TDs over sacking of Barry Cowen

Jul 14th 2020, 11:37 PM 61,795 Views 96 Comments

The Taoiseach announced this evening that he had sacked Agriculture Minister Barry Cowen.

'I still don't know what happened' - McKenna remains in dark over positive Covid-19 test
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'I still don't know what happened' - McKenna remains in dark over positive Covid-19 test

Jul 14th 2020, 11:01 AM 5,107 Views 1 Comment

Essendon star Conor McKenna hasn’t ruled out the possibility of lining out with Tyrone in 2021.

# controversy - Monday 13 July, 2020

Minister denies being source on Barry Cowen drink-driving ban report
# Controversy
# Controversy

Minister denies being source on Barry Cowen drink-driving ban report

Jul 13th 2020, 5:08 PM 61,112 Views 0 Comments

Thomas Byrne, a Fianna Fáil TD from Meath East, addressed allegations made about him online that he gave the story to the media,

# controversy - Friday 10 July, 2020

National Children's Hospital developer confirms works will resume at the site from Monday
# Controversy
# Controversy

National Children's Hospital developer confirms works will resume at the site from Monday

Jul 10th 2020, 9:22 PM 16,842 Views 42 Comments

Taoiseach Micheal Martin appealed to the contractor and those working on building the hospital to get back on site.

# controversy - Monday 29 June, 2020

'Heartbroken' and 'disgusted' - Outrage among county minor teams after cancellations but no change in sight
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'Heartbroken' and 'disgusted' - Outrage among county minor teams after cancellations but no change in sight

Jun 29th 2020, 5:08 PM 9,858 Views 1 Comment

Dublin and Waterford minor ladies football teams launch online petitions after competitions impacted.

# controversy - Thursday 25 June, 2020

On this day in 2014, Luis Suarez is handed a four-month ban for biting
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

On this day in 2014, Luis Suarez is handed a four-month ban for biting

Jun 25th 2020, 5:23 PM 171 Views 0 Comments

Fifa took unprecedented against the Uruguayan striker after the infamous incident at the World Cup in Brazil.

Outrage over 'very unfair' decision to cancel minor camogie action but association mounts defence
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Outrage over 'very unfair' decision to cancel minor camogie action but association mounts defence

Jun 25th 2020, 5:03 PM 4,623 Views 3 Comments

A petition has been launched over the decision to cancel the All-Ireland minor championship.

# controversy - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Players take knee before goalline row gives Villa point on Premier League return
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Players take knee before goalline row gives Villa point on Premier League return

Jun 17th 2020, 8:31 PM 8,716 Views 10 Comments

After 100 days in coronavirus lockdown, the Premier League returned.

# controversy - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Johnson to face grilling from senior MPs as Dominic Cummings controversy continues
# Controversy
# Controversy

Johnson to face grilling from senior MPs as Dominic Cummings controversy continues

May 27th 2020, 6:51 AM 12,285 Views 15 Comments

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to face questions at a Commons committee meeting later today.

# controversy - Saturday 9 May, 2020

More controversy surrounds this weekend's UFC return as fighter and cornermen test positive for Covid-19
# EEK
From The42
# EEK

More controversy surrounds this weekend's UFC return as fighter and cornermen test positive for Covid-19

May 9th 2020, 12:05 PM 51,702 Views 47 Comments

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza’s fight is off but as of now, UFC 249 is still going ahead.

# controversy - Friday 24 April, 2020

Rangers call for another investigation as report finds ‘no evidence of improper behaviour’ in SPFL vote
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Rangers call for another investigation as report finds ‘no evidence of improper behaviour’ in SPFL vote

Apr 24th 2020, 7:53 PM 5,594 Views 12 Comments

The Glasgow club believe the first investigation did not go far enough.

# controversy - Thursday 16 April, 2020

Hearts owner 'disillusioned' by result of Scottish league vote
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Hearts owner 'disillusioned' by result of Scottish league vote

Apr 16th 2020, 12:15 PM 8,349 Views 5 Comments

The leagues below the Premiership have been ended as Dundee reversed their intended vote.

# controversy - Monday 24 February, 2020

Mo Farah caught up in controversy over 2014 London Marathon injection
# Under Fire
From The42
# Under Fire

Mo Farah caught up in controversy over 2014 London Marathon injection

Feb 24th 2020, 7:48 PM 16,309 Views 21 Comments

The four-time Olympic champion had been asked by USADA whether he had been injected with L-carnitine.

# controversy - Friday 21 February, 2020

Eddie Jones issues apology to journalist after race joke
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Eddie Jones issues apology to journalist after race joke

Feb 21st 2020, 7:05 AM 42,528 Views 51 Comments

The England head coach is under pressure ahead of Sunday’s game against Ireland.

# controversy - Sunday 16 February, 2020

BBC severs ties with pundit Ramage after Derby ‘black lads’ comments
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

BBC severs ties with pundit Ramage after Derby ‘black lads’ comments

Feb 16th 2020, 11:59 PM 16,979 Views 11 Comments

The former footballer has apologised for the remark.

# controversy - Friday 14 February, 2020

'French Oscars' board resigns amid Roman Polanski controversy
# CESAR ACADEMY
# CESAR ACADEMY

'French Oscars' board resigns amid Roman Polanski controversy

Feb 14th 2020, 12:39 PM 16,415 Views 14 Comments

His film An Officer and a Spy topped the list of nominations.

# controversy - Sunday 9 February, 2020

Jones makes UFC history despite question marks over contentious decision
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Jones makes UFC history despite question marks over contentious decision

Feb 9th 2020, 10:50 AM 9,137 Views 8 Comments

Dominick Reyes was adamant that he did enough to dethrone Jon Jones last night in Houston.

# controversy - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Malaga sack coach after explicit video emerges
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Malaga sack coach after explicit video emerges

Jan 11th 2020, 10:37 PM 19,078 Views 6 Comments

Victor Sanchez del Amo has been fired on disciplinary grounds.

# controversy - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Diarmaid Ferriter: Expert Advisory Group 'did not recommend State commemoration of the RIC'
# Controversy
# Controversy

Diarmaid Ferriter: Expert Advisory Group 'did not recommend State commemoration of the RIC'

Jan 7th 2020, 2:58 PM 48,790 Views 86 Comments

Ferriter, a member of the EAG, told TheJournal.ie today that the group had envisioned an academic event such as a conference or seminar.

# controversy - Monday 23 December, 2019

Verona Murphy has been 'through a tough time' but it's the right decision to take her off the FG ticket, says Coveney
# Controversy
# Controversy

Verona Murphy has been 'through a tough time' but it's the right decision to take her off the FG ticket, says Coveney

Dec 23rd 2019, 6:25 PM 13,645 Views 96 Comments

Coveney said the by-election campaign was ‘personally stressful’ on Murphy.

# controversy - Monday 16 December, 2019

Serie A use monkey paintings for anti-racism initiative
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Serie A use monkey paintings for anti-racism initiative

Dec 16th 2019, 7:35 PM 10,705 Views 15 Comments

The new artwork sparked a backlash on social media but the artist explained that he wanted to turn the derogatory term on racists who use it.

'It will have serious implications for Arsenal' - China on Ozil
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'It will have serious implications for Arsenal' - China on Ozil

Dec 16th 2019, 12:46 PM 6,808 Views 9 Comments

The Gunners have distanced themselves from their player’s comments.

# controversy - Thursday 5 December, 2019

'Theoretically, things could cost anything': Children's hospital chairman says costs could increase more
# Nch
# Nch

'Theoretically, things could cost anything': Children's hospital chairman says costs could increase more

Dec 5th 2019, 1:18 PM 17,065 Views 48 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee met in the Oireachtas today.

# controversy - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Ballon d'Or: Mane overlooked for being African, claims Senegal team-mate
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Ballon d'Or: Mane overlooked for being African, claims Senegal team-mate

Dec 4th 2019, 8:19 PM 4,869 Views 8 Comments

Cheikhou Kouyate indicated he feels European and South American players are favoured in the voting.

# controversy - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Tiger Woods defends Saudi Arabian golf tournament
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Tiger Woods defends Saudi Arabian golf tournament

Dec 3rd 2019, 10:52 PM 6,107 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, Phil Mickelson’s decision to play in the country has been criticised.

# controversy - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Old Oireachtas printers not eco-friendly, case for new controversial printer argued
# Controversy
# Controversy

Old Oireachtas printers not eco-friendly, case for new controversial printer argued

Updated Nov 26th 2019, 9:20 PM 41,810 Views 126 Comments

The purchase of the printer is due to be discussed by the Public Accounts Committee later this week.

# controversy - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Mario Balotelli dropped after training ground bust-up
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Mario Balotelli dropped after training ground bust-up

Nov 23rd 2019, 9:50 PM 7,961 Views 8 Comments

The player has a row with Brescia coach Fabio Grosso.

# controversy - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Extinction Rebellion hits out at co-founder after he calls Holocaust 'just another f**kery in human history'
# Roger Hallam
# Roger Hallam

Extinction Rebellion hits out at co-founder after he calls Holocaust 'just another f**kery in human history'

Nov 20th 2019, 10:43 PM 42,517 Views 55 Comments

In an interview, Roger Hallam compared the Holocaust to other historical massacres.

# controversy - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Government signs off on contract for controversial €3 billion National Broadband Plan
# Controversy
# Controversy

Government signs off on contract for controversial €3 billion National Broadband Plan

Updated Nov 19th 2019, 2:00 PM 32,117 Views 110 Comments

The cabinet met this morning to facilitate signing off on the multi-billion euro plan.

# controversy - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Alexander-Arnold feared VAR intervention prior to Liverpool opener
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Alexander-Arnold feared VAR intervention prior to Liverpool opener

Nov 10th 2019, 7:48 PM 8,708 Views 31 Comments

Liverpool’s win over Manchester City was not without controversy, with Trent Alexander-Arnold at the forefront due to a possible handball.

# controversy - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Department boss says he's 'satisfied' the Public Services Card rollout is value for money
# Controversy
# Controversy

Department boss says he's 'satisfied' the Public Services Card rollout is value for money

Nov 7th 2019, 8:37 AM 10,840 Views 24 Comments

The Secretary General of the Department of Social Protection is due before the PAC today.