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#Criticism

# criticism - Friday 24 September, 2021

DUP claims Michael D Higgins has ‘set back north-south relations’ by not attending service
# Criticism
# Criticism

DUP claims Michael D Higgins has ‘set back north-south relations’ by not attending service

Sep 24th 2021, 4:59 PM 18,184 Views 64 Comments

DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson has criticised Michael D Higgins.

# criticism - Friday 10 September, 2021

Rotunda 'very much regrets' upset caused by TV series after criticism from Taoiseach
# RTE SERIES
# RTE SERIES

Rotunda 'very much regrets' upset caused by TV series after criticism from Taoiseach

Updated Sep 10th 2021, 8:13 PM 80,055 Views 84 Comments
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said he didn’t think the production was appropriate.
  • Donnelly, the health minister, said he believes the Master of the Rotunda should answer questions.
  • The hospital and RTÉ have facing criticism after the show was filmed while Covid restrictions were in place.

# criticism - Monday 19 July, 2021

Lewis Hamilton insists he did nothing wrong after being accused of putting rival's life at risk
# Argument
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# Argument

Lewis Hamilton insists he did nothing wrong after being accused of putting rival's life at risk

Jul 19th 2021, 8:25 AM 10,113 Views 18 Comments

The British star was criticised for making ‘an amateur’s mistake and a desperate mistake’.

# criticism - Sunday 27 June, 2021

Chris Gunter blasts 'joke set-up' of Euro 2020 after Wales crash out
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

Chris Gunter blasts 'joke set-up' of Euro 2020 after Wales crash out

Jun 27th 2021, 1:26 PM 21,998 Views 12 Comments

The Welsh saw their involvement in the tournament ended by yesterday’s 4-0 defeat to Denmark.

# criticism - Friday 25 June, 2021

'People have said 'I hope your children die'' - Family of Spain striker Morata abused after poor performances
# Euro 2020
From The42
# Euro 2020

'People have said 'I hope your children die'' - Family of Spain striker Morata abused after poor performances

Jun 25th 2021, 3:06 PM 3,600 Views 6 Comments

The Atletico Madrid forward spurned a number of scoring opportunities during the group stages of Euro 2020.

# criticism - Thursday 24 June, 2021

'He hasn’t got the pace any more' - Neil Lennon fires back at Leigh Griffiths
# Criticism
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# Criticism

'He hasn’t got the pace any more' - Neil Lennon fires back at Leigh Griffiths

Jun 24th 2021, 3:39 PM 11,002 Views 6 Comments

The former Hoops boss was left furious last summer when the Scotland frontman turned up for pre-season out of shape.

# criticism - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Japanese newspaper sponsoring Tokyo Olympics joins chorus calling for cancellation of Games
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

Japanese newspaper sponsoring Tokyo Olympics joins chorus calling for cancellation of Games

May 26th 2021, 3:03 PM 2,543 Views 1 Comment

The call comes with public opinion in Japan firmly against holding the Games this summer.

# criticism - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

'It was misogynistic': Government leaders hit out at cartoon depicting Mary Lou McDonald as a witch
# Criticism
# Criticism

'It was misogynistic': Government leaders hit out at cartoon depicting Mary Lou McDonald as a witch

Mar 23rd 2021, 8:55 PM 40,001 Views 56 Comments

The Taoiseach, Tánaiste and Green Party leader jointly condemned the drawing.

# criticism - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Micheál and Leo face party anger over mixed-messaging, members tell leaders people are losing hope
# Party Show Down
# Party Show Down

Micheál and Leo face party anger over mixed-messaging, members tell leaders people are losing hope

Feb 24th 2021, 8:41 PM 65,863 Views 191 Comments

Varadkar told his party that criticism of Government communications was “reasonable, heard loud and clear and will be taken onboard”.

# criticism - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Destruction of Mother and Baby Home tapes represents 'an imbalance of power', Dáil hears
# Criticism
# Criticism

Destruction of Mother and Baby Home tapes represents 'an imbalance of power', Dáil hears

Feb 17th 2021, 7:17 PM 15,790 Views 28 Comments

Some survivors have expressed anger at the destruction of the audio testimony recordings.

# criticism - Friday 5 February, 2021

'I have zero energy and zero excitement about an All-Star Game' - LeBron James
# Unhappy
From The42
# Unhappy

'I have zero energy and zero excitement about an All-Star Game' - LeBron James

Feb 5th 2021, 11:21 PM 6,774 Views 1 Comment

Critics have said the league is using the event as a way to recoup some of the revenue lost during the pandemic.

# criticism - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer denies Bruno Fernandes is tired and needs a break
# Backing
From The42
# Backing

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer denies Bruno Fernandes is tired and needs a break

Jan 19th 2021, 4:39 PM 4,595 Views 25 Comments

The Portuguese star was below par in Sunday’s match between the champions and league leaders at Anfield.

# criticism - Friday 1 January, 2021

Jose Mourinho unhappy with ‘unprofessional’ Tottenham-Fulham postponement
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

Jose Mourinho unhappy with ‘unprofessional’ Tottenham-Fulham postponement

Jan 1st 2021, 3:53 PM 3,524 Views 4 Comments

Wednesday’s Premier League fixture was called off less than three hours before kick-off.

# criticism - Sunday 27 December, 2020

Steve Bruce unhappy at ‘mass hysteria’ over Newcastle struggles
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

Steve Bruce unhappy at ‘mass hysteria’ over Newcastle struggles

Dec 27th 2020, 12:19 PM 4,769 Views 1 Comment

The Magpies manager feels securing the club’s Premier League status should remain his principal aim.

# criticism - Monday 14 December, 2020

Cleveland to drop 'Indians' from their name after 105 years due to criticism
# Baseball
From The42
# Baseball

Cleveland to drop 'Indians' from their name after 105 years due to criticism

Dec 14th 2020, 1:34 PM 3,583 Views 18 Comments

Native American groups have branded the moniker as racist, but Donald Trump opposes the move.

# criticism - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

'The guy said, 'There's no way you play for Munster, you can't speak English''
# Language
From The42
# Language

'The guy said, 'There's no way you play for Munster, you can't speak English''

Nov 3rd 2020, 12:03 PM 67,321 Views 26 Comments

CJ Stander talks about learning a new language, being told he was too small, and dealing with criticism.

# criticism - Sunday 18 October, 2020

'There's two tiers in the GAA - one for the big counties and one for the wee counties'
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

'There's two tiers in the GAA - one for the big counties and one for the wee counties'

Oct 18th 2020, 10:56 PM 10,221 Views 9 Comments

Fermanagh football boss Ryan McMenamin was critical of the GAA as his Covid-hit side were relegated.

# criticism - Monday 12 October, 2020

'I don't understand why we're playing with yellow sliotars. It's a strange decision' - Canning
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

'I don't understand why we're playing with yellow sliotars. It's a strange decision' - Canning

Oct 12th 2020, 1:04 PM 15,412 Views 12 Comments

The GAA announced the introduction of the yellow sliotars on Friday.

# criticism - Friday 25 September, 2020

'You deserved a proper goodbye... not to get kicked out' - Messi criticises Barca over Suarez treatment
# Parting Ways
From The42
# Parting Ways

'You deserved a proper goodbye... not to get kicked out' - Messi criticises Barca over Suarez treatment

Sep 25th 2020, 11:49 AM 9,457 Views 7 Comments

Having decided to remain at the club, the Argentine superstar is unhappy with how his departing team-mate has been forced to leave.

# criticism - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Gareth Bale agent criticises 'disgraceful' Real Madrid fans
# Unimpressed
From The42
# Unimpressed

Gareth Bale agent criticises 'disgraceful' Real Madrid fans

Sep 22nd 2020, 12:51 PM 10,938 Views 2 Comments

The 31-year-old has returned to Tottenham on a loan deal, having left them in 2013.

# criticism - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Yanis Varoufakis calls Paschal Donohoe a 'chronic and pathetic finance minister'
# Criticism
# Criticism

Yanis Varoufakis calls Paschal Donohoe a 'chronic and pathetic finance minister'

Sep 12th 2020, 3:33 PM 100,038 Views 82 Comments

Varoufakis served as the Greek Finance Minister from January to July 2015.

# criticism - Friday 28 August, 2020

FAI dismiss claims of bank involvement in hiring chairperson as 'deflecting from the real issues'
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

FAI dismiss claims of bank involvement in hiring chairperson as 'deflecting from the real issues'

Aug 28th 2020, 3:00 PM 14,885 Views 9 Comments

FAI member Larry Bass has made several criticisms of the Association ahead of a crucial vote on reforms next Monday.

# criticism - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

'A marketing strategy for a drinks brand... And far worse' - Richie Sadlier on Champions League semi-finalists
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

'A marketing strategy for a drinks brand... And far worse' - Richie Sadlier on Champions League semi-finalists

Aug 18th 2020, 11:32 PM 19,533 Views 19 Comments

The RTÉ analyst went where some football pundits are reluctant to go.

# criticism - Friday 17 July, 2020

Messi lambasts 'very weak' Barca after Real Madrid clinch La Liga title
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

Messi lambasts 'very weak' Barca after Real Madrid clinch La Liga title

Jul 17th 2020, 9:01 AM 5,537 Views 3 Comments

Barcelona’s title challenge ended with a whimper at Camp Nou, where they were beaten 2-1 by Osasuna.

# criticism - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

'It's high time the GAA grew a pair of balls' - Duignan on inter-county teams breaking training ban
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

'It's high time the GAA grew a pair of balls' - Duignan on inter-county teams breaking training ban

Jun 30th 2020, 9:25 AM 34,980 Views 34 Comments

The Offaly chairman has suggested that teams who break the rule should be removed from the championship.

# criticism - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

Plans to change branding of PSNI scrapped following online backlash
# Backtrack
# Backtrack

Plans to change branding of PSNI scrapped following online backlash

Jun 10th 2020, 10:28 AM 16,379 Views 13 Comments

The proposed branding included the use of the term Police Service NI rather than PSNI.

'Cruel and reckless': NY governor slams Trump over claims about protester (75) who was hospitalised by police
# Criticism
# Criticism

'Cruel and reckless': NY governor slams Trump over claims about protester (75) who was hospitalised by police

Jun 10th 2020, 8:51 AM 28,360 Views 79 Comments

The president attempted to cast doubt on footage showing police in the city of Buffalo shoving the man.

# criticism - Saturday 30 May, 2020

'I realised at that point that it's not a nice place to be or a healthy thing to do'
# Reflecting
From The42
# Reflecting

'I realised at that point that it's not a nice place to be or a healthy thing to do'

May 30th 2020, 7:00 AM 12,516 Views 14 Comments

Ireland and Ulster wing Jacob Stockdale says the lockdown has been a blessing in disguise for him.

# criticism - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

US World Cup star Rapinoe blasts Trump, doesn't rule out run for office
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

US World Cup star Rapinoe blasts Trump, doesn't rule out run for office

May 20th 2020, 12:30 PM 8,111 Views 16 Comments

The footballer also branded the president a ‘white nationalist’.

'About 90% of it was BS' - Ex-Chicago Bulls player slams Jordan over The Last Dance documentary
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

'About 90% of it was BS' - Ex-Chicago Bulls player slams Jordan over The Last Dance documentary

May 20th 2020, 12:07 PM 50,741 Views 46 Comments

Horace Grant claims the documentary was edited to present his former team-mate in a favorable light.

# criticism - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

'Allowing millionaires on the pitch sends the wrong signal' - Bundesliga restart draws criticism
# Anger
From The42
# Anger

'Allowing millionaires on the pitch sends the wrong signal' - Bundesliga restart draws criticism

May 19th 2020, 9:43 PM 6,971 Views 2 Comments

World champion rower Oliver Zeidler has branded the situation ‘a joke’.

# criticism - Sunday 17 May, 2020

'A lot of them aren’t even pretending to be in charge': Obama hits out at US response to Covid-19
# Criticism
# Criticism

'A lot of them aren’t even pretending to be in charge': Obama hits out at US response to Covid-19

May 17th 2020, 7:32 AM 42,322 Views 100 Comments

He made the remarks during a livestreaming event for historically black colleges and universities.

# criticism - Sunday 10 May, 2020

Lyon slam French football league for 'suddenly' ending Ligue 1 season
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

Lyon slam French football league for 'suddenly' ending Ligue 1 season

May 10th 2020, 1:07 PM 6,135 Views 3 Comments

The club feel that the decision could see the division slip further behind Europe’s top leagues.

# criticism - Sunday 19 April, 2020

Democratic governor slams Pence claims that US has sufficient Covid-19 testing as 'delusional'
# Criticism
# Criticism

Democratic governor slams Pence claims that US has sufficient Covid-19 testing as 'delusional'

Apr 19th 2020, 9:29 PM 28,738 Views 71 Comments

Some governors said testing capacity was far behind levels needed to avoid sparking new outbreaks.

# criticism - Friday 20 March, 2020

'Premature' to postpone Tokyo Olympics - IOC chief
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

'Premature' to postpone Tokyo Olympics - IOC chief

Mar 20th 2020, 8:11 AM 2,032 Views 4 Comments

He remained optimistic about holding the Tokyo Olympics on schedule from July 24 to August 9.

# criticism - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

'I was down when Galway U20s played Mayo. You wouldn’t put the mother-in-law out in that weather'
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

'I was down when Galway U20s played Mayo. You wouldn’t put the mother-in-law out in that weather'

Mar 11th 2020, 6:30 AM 12,038 Views 6 Comments

Pádraic Joyce has slammed the GAA for their treatment of the U20 and Sigerson competitions.

# criticism - Monday 9 March, 2020

Coronavirus: Cork and Sligo cancel St Patrick's Day parades
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Coronavirus: Cork and Sligo cancel St Patrick's Day parades

Updated Mar 9th 2020, 2:17 PM 114,965 Views 151 Comments

A number of other parades across the country have been postponed or cancelled.

# criticism - Saturday 7 March, 2020

'Some validity' in criticism of Fine Gael Seanad candidates, says Varadkar
# Election
# Election

'Some validity' in criticism of Fine Gael Seanad candidates, says Varadkar

Mar 7th 2020, 6:48 PM 32,321 Views 44 Comments

The party has 11 female candidates running for election in the Seanad.

# criticism - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

'In terms of the captaincy, it seems we're not so quick to see how good Johnny has become'
# Leader
From The42
# Leader

'In terms of the captaincy, it seems we're not so quick to see how good Johnny has become'

Mar 4th 2020, 8:53 PM 9,916 Views 26 Comments

Former Ireland captain Rory Best is confident his successor, Johnny Sexton, will bounce back.

# criticism - Monday 2 March, 2020

'They didn't do their job' - Meath boss slams match officials after suffering relegation
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

'They didn't do their job' - Meath boss slams match officials after suffering relegation

Mar 2nd 2020, 5:32 PM 12,569 Views 8 Comments

Andy McEntee says Galway were not sufficiently punished for cynical play for their Division 1 clash.

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