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# Criticism

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Bank of Ireland 'Fomo' loans for students branded as 'irresponsible'
The loans were only offered to a select number of students at Dublin City University.
'There were quite a number of people in the crowd who were extremely abusive that day'
Limerick boss John Kiely was unhappy at the criticism of his players when they lost to Cork by 21 points last month.
Mary Mitchell O'Connor says she can handle criticism but it 'really hurts' her parents
The minister says her sick mother has lost sleep over some of the commentary about her performance.
Mick McCarthy says former Ireland international won't play for club again
Leon Best has endured a difficult spell in the Championship with Ipswich.
'When he does not score, you are down to 10 men' - Carragher blasts Sturridge
The former Anfield defender did not mince his words after seeing the Reds go out of the competition, and focused his ire on the forward
Under-fire referee Mike Dean demoted to the Championship
The official has endured a difficult December, following a number of controversial Premier League decisions.
Sky has pulled the Michael Jackson programme after complaints
A petition to boycott the episode had been signed by more than 20,000 people.
'The media should tell the truth about the alt-right'
The alt-right is a phenomenon, and matters to public life – so the media should report on it by telling the truth about it, writes Julien Mercille.
NWCI criticises €1m campaign against domestic violence, but minister says it's backed by research
The National Women’s Council has criticised the focus on the domestic violence campaign being on the bystander.
Luis Enrique hits out at 'ridiculous' Messi 'golden melons' comparison
“Professional footballers are far more prepared these days, much stronger physically,” he added.
Carty overcomes criticism to kick Connacht to spectacular late win
The 24-year-old out-half was rewarded for his hard work in training.
Mesut Ozil 'not good enough' against Everton
Paul Merson says Arsenal won’t win the Premier League title if they defend like the German did against Ashley Williams in midweek.
Cheika angered by Garcès' refereeing in Wallabies' defeat to Ireland
‘That’s the edict we’ve given, that we can’t say anything about it.’
FA chairman regrets 'appalling' failure over abuse coach
Meanwhile The Guardian said it had been approached by a former Newcastle United player, alleging he had been the victim of abuse while at the northeast club.
Brendan Howlin has described Shane Ross as 'Donald Trumpesque'
Labour’s Brendan Howlin says this government is a “do nothing Dáil”.
'Racist, sexist, stupid and ignorant': The world leaders who attacked Trump
Even the Pope had something to say about the Donald.
'A ridiculous situation' and 'grossly unfair' - Brian Kerr hits out at Dundalk's hectic schedule
The former Ireland manager lamented the intense few weeks that Stephen Kenny’s men have had to endure.
Pep Guardiola, Leicester City and Kolo Toure are Roy Keane's latest targets on ITV
The Ireland assistant manager didn’t hold back on the station’s Champions League show.
'A pint for everyone': How the front pages are covering the Budget
There are very few puns.
Meath manager and All-Ireland club winning boss has strong views on the club and county divide
McEntee time in charge of Ballyboden St. Enda’s ended after they lost to Kilmacud Crokes on Saturday.
Dunphy calls for Glenn Whelan to be dropped after disjointed Ireland display
Eamon Dunphy also suggested that the Irish management “needs to get its act together”.
Guardiola's treatment of Hart 'disgusting', says Barton
The England goalkeeper has been dealt with unfairly, according former Manchester City midfielder.
Angry Billy Walsh savages 'crazy' boxing judging
The lightweight Mikaela Mayer suffered defeat in front of a mostly anti-American crowd to the Russian Anastasiia Beliakova.
'He's a winger playing left-back' - Souness and Carragher unimpressed by lacklustre Moreno
The Spaniard has had a torrid afternoon at the Emirates.
US viewers blast NBC coverage of Rio Olympics
Twitter users dissatisfied with the opening ceremony coverage adopted the hashtag #nbcfail.
Complaints about French TV's 'racist' Olympics coverage
Thomas Bouhail, a medal-winning Olympic gymnast who is working as an analyst on the gymnastics coverage, has been widely criticised.
Shanahan backs Waterford after criticism in county by 'so-called greats'
And the Deise selector doesn’t believe they missed their chance yesterday.
'They don't seem to care about the league' - Derry hit out at 'disgraceful' FAI grant
Chief executive Sean Barrett claims the club will reject the association’s offer.
'Lionel Messi lacking Diego Maradona's personality'
Arrigo Sacchi says the Barcelona star is not one of Argentina’s two best-ever players.
Poll: Should social welfare payments be linked to inflation?
Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar raised the possibility of welfare payments increasing with inflation last week.
'It's my decision' - Irish swimmer Ryan defiant amid allegiance switch criticism
The 22-year-old previously represented the US in the sport.
Golf chief criticises the sport's big names for 'overreacting' to Zika virus threat
Peter Dawson says the mass exodus ‘hasn’t shed golf in the best light.’
'A complete joke' - McCormack hits out at nationality rules after fourth-place heartbreak
Kenyan-born runner Yasemin Can won gold for Turkey.
Former defender Michael Carton questions Dublin's progress under Ger Cunningham
Dublin’s season ended last night after a three point defeat to Cork in the hurling qualifiers.
'Premier League players should light a candle every night when they go to bed'
That was Didi Hamann’s withering assessment of England’s top flight after Roy Hodgson’s side crashed out of Europe.
Child left in isolation for 27 hours at controversial detention facility
The facility failed to meet nine out of 10 standards in a recent HIQA inspection.
Italian legend Marco Tardelli says Ireland lack football intellect
The former assistant boss of the Boys in Green claim the team struggles to manage games.
England fans are no angels, says Russia striker
Fighting marred Saturday’s 1-1 draw between the two sides.
'He signed Heskey twice!' - Dunphy expresses concern over O'Neill's 'conservative' style
The RTÉ pundit is, however, confident Ireland can reach the knock-out stages in France.
Martin O'Neill admits Roy Keane's criticism was 'slightly on the strong side'
The Irish boss said his assistant “had a word with” Aiden McGeady.