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# Harsh

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# Harsh
Ogbene heads for a scan as Rotherham boss compares the League of Ireland to 'non-league level'
Millers manager Matty Taylor wants fans to be patient with Irish striker Georgie Kelly.
All time
# The42 Rugby Weekly
Is Ireland's rugby media too extreme, too harsh, or too soft?
Bernard Jackman gave his view on the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly.
# Harsh
Watch: The incredibly soft red card shown to Ireland U21 striker Parrott
The Tottenham man was shown a second yellow by the German official.
# Harsh
'De Gea doesn’t have a clue what’s going on': Ince blasts goalkeeper for lack of leadership
Paul Ince feels his former club’s shot-stopper needed to step up as a senior figure against Newcastle.
# tough sentence
French court sentences mother to one year in jail for slapping schoolteacher in the face
The teacher said she was “shocked” by the verdict.
# Harsh
Corofin lose full-forward to controversial red card 74 seconds into All-Ireland semi-final
Martin Farragher was dismissed in the second minute in Tullamore.
# Harsh
League One club sack groundsman of 27 years after frozen pitch caused fixture postponement
Southend say ‘people generally lose their position as a result of not doing their job.’
# Harsh
Red or not? Robbie Brady was harshly sent off for this sliding challenge earlier
It was a better day for former Galway striker Ryan Manning as he made his debut for QPR.
# Harsh
A Galway judge is handing out driving bans to motorists who don't turn up to court for parking offences
Just under 70 total bans were handed out by Judge Marie Keane.
# Harsh
'France's Paul Pogba is massively overrated and selfish'
Former England striker Robbie Fowler has launched a scathing attack on the Manchester United target.
# Harsh truths
French newspaper L'Equipe didn't hold back with their player ratings for Ireland v Belgium
One Irish starter as given 2/10, while Belgium’s worst performer got a three.
# Harsh
Rio Ferdinand: Torres a disgrace and Simeone should destroy him!
The former Manchester United man had little sympathy for the striker after his first-half dismissal.
# Harsh
Novelist given two-year prison sentence over sex scenes
An Egyptian court handed down the sentence after serialisation of the work in a state-owned newspaper.
# classic mourad
Boudjellal comparing Quade Cooper to Jonny Wilkinson: 'It's difficult to go from foie gras to pâté'
That’s it, c’est finis. We’ll never see or hear a burn more French than this one.
# Harsh
'There's no quality' - Scholes blasts Man United
The former England international said the Red Devils played it too safe in Moscow.
# Spain
Two people with intellectual disabilities arrested in huge operation against child pornography
Spanish police have said today that the individuals involved had exchanged pornagraphic images and videos.
# Harsh
'Party ban' criticised after man is fined €540 for celebrating birthday in Irish pub
Tajikistan adopted the unpopular law in 2007 to stop families racking up giant debts hosting huge events.
Voices
This former soldier says all that shouting and swearing IS needed
‘Military life is tough going, particularly in the early days…but then the realities of life in an operational setting are equally as tough, perhaps even tougher.’
# no from us
The Vatican thinks the referendum result is "a defeat for humanity"
The comments were made by Cardinal Parolin, the top diplomat in the Vatican – second only to Pope Francis himself.
# Harsh
The Daily Mail was mean about Angela Lansbury's appearance and people are furious
LEAVE ANGELA ALONE.
# Harsh
The Daily Mail made harsh comments about Angela Lansbury's appearance and nobody's happy
LEAVE ANGELA ALONE.
# Harsh
'Basically, you're s**t' - ex-Sunderland defender recalls Roy Keane's 'bizarre' team talk
Danny Higginbotham also revealed that the Ireland assistant boss encouraged his players to be brutally honest in training
# valentine's slay
7 harsh truths you need to learn about Valentine's Day
DEATH TO LOVE.
# mean tweets
Celebrities are back reading harsh tweets about themselves and it's hilarious
“Lena Dunham’s boobs are dog noses.”
# Damo
Damien Rice might be regretting his song title choice after this TV caption
Seems a bit harsh.
# Harsh
Cork hotel receives painful TripAdvisor review, manager's response is both funny and excellent
The review likened the hotel’s exterior to Chernobyl.
# casual banter
Aprés Match's take on Richie Sadlier is like a spaced-out Bono
Their Darragh Maloney character is terrific though.
# Harsh
'We'd like to throw him up and not catch him' - Roy Keane on giving Fergie the bumps
There still appears to be no love lost between the Irish assistant boss and his former manager.
# Harsh
Here are the cruel pranks people played on their families for April Fools
Which is your favourite?
# customer service
'Warm and cuddly' or 'harsh and caustic': Are we seeing Michael O'Leary 2.0?
The Ryanair boss was prompted to reintroduce pre-booked seats after travelling with his own family.
# Harsh
Kenny Cunningham laid into Tahiti after the 10-0 defeat to Spain
The ex-Ireland captain questioned their professionalism and pride on the RTE panel last night.
# Harsh
Rugby team fined $15,000 after player urinates on the field
New Zealand Warriors were left ruing their player’s impulsive indiscretion.
# Harsh
WATCH: The butt-grab celebration that has Iranian authorities in uproar
Iranian league players Mohammad Nosrati and Sheys Rezaei have been accused of violating public chastity and now face public lashing and imprisonment.
# Harsh
Man tells police his date is a burglar after his girlfriend shows up
Kevin Gaylor invited a woman he met online to his house, then his girlfriend showed up…
# Harsh
Steve Cotterill: not a fan of social media
Nottingham Forest’s new manager has pledged to fine players £1,000 per word of every inappropriate comment made on Facebook or Twitter.
# Harsh
Off the pace: Slow play costs US junior an ace
17-year-old golfer Connor Klein was forced to change his hole-in-one during the US Junior Amateur to a birdie two after receiving a one-stroke penalty for slow play on the same hole.