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# outspoken

This year
'It looks as if they're actually shrinking the game' - Cusack critical of GAA and RTÉ
Sunday Game pundit says GAA have ‘waved the white flag’ and 2023 has been ‘given over to rugby county’ on RTÉ.
All time
'We didn't want to shout it from the rooftops' - Folau's unveiling at French club reportedly cancelled
The controversial ex-Wallabies star has linked up with rugby league outfit, the Catalans Dragons.
'Why should a young player suffer because of an opponent cheating and an official being misled?'
Colin O’Brien is standing firm on his comments following Monday’s controversial red card against the Czech Republic.
Jim Daly says he wasn't slapped down over his comments about coalition with Sinn Féin
“You must have a valid reason for not doing business with Sinn Féin,” the junior minister said today.
"Not all people in prostitution are exploited" - John Halligan defends stance on legalising sex work
The junior minister was expanding upon comments he made in a recent Hot Press interview.
Roddy Collins fined €1,500 and handed 6-match ban
The FAI have sanctioned the Waterford United boss for critical comments made about the SSE Airtricity League.
'If Man City win the league it will be the worst season ever because they've been useless'
David Bentley wants Tottenham to win the league for more reasons than one.
Alan Shatter has a lot to say about 'venomous' online abuse
“I think we have a problem here.”
Dunphy slams O'Neill: 'Irish fans have had 7 years of managers not believing in the players'
The RTÉ pundit says Ireland are a ‘boring’ team.
7 things we learned from our VERY revealing interview with Ronan Mullen
The independent senator talked same-sex marriage, adoption and being approached by Fine Gael in an interview with
Given: Scotland wish McCarthy and McGeady were playing for them
Ireland’s former number one is adamant that any abuse from home fans won’t get to his Ireland team-mates.
'The All Blacks would have toured Nazi Germany' - Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu
The former Samoan international centre posted a YouTube video questioning why New Zealand don’t visit Polynesia.
James McClean has his say on Roddy Collins' exit from Derry City
The former Candystripes winger has suggested that Roddy’s ego is ‘bigger than the club’.
Former Man City kit man says Mancini sacking was 'karma'
The former club employess claimed it was “hard work getting a ‘good morning’” from the Italian coach.
George Hook: Eddie O’Sullivan went to RTÉ and wanted me off the station
The former Connacht and US coach also paid credit to his skills as a rugby pundit.
Dunphy: I wouldn't have Shay Given back for Ireland
The RTÉ pundit has accused the Aston Villa goalkeeper of being “overweight and unfit” during Euro 2012.
Young Fine Gael branch told Ireland is not a ‘victim of foreign bogeymen’
Junior minister Brian Hayes also had more to say on what he calls the North Korean School of Economics.
Brian Hayes tells Irish people: Stop being victims and fight back
“We live in a tough, competitive world – nobody owes us a living,” Junior Minister Brian Hayes said in a strongly-worded speech delivered this evening.