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#Speaking out

# speaking-out - Friday 8 January, 2021

'There's pages and pages of abuse' - Fitzgerald on online trolling aimed at himself and father
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'There's pages and pages of abuse' - Fitzgerald on online trolling aimed at himself and father

Jan 8th 2021, 11:33 PM 10,710 Views 17 Comments

The Wexford boss was speaking on The Late Late Show.

# speaking-out - Monday 19 October, 2020

Louth captain criticises testing procedures and slams former players for 'driving' GAA to play games
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Louth captain criticises testing procedures and slams former players for 'driving' GAA to play games

Updated Oct 19th 2020, 5:03 PM 46,917 Views 25 Comments

Bevan Duffy says it’s unfair to put amateur athletes under pressure to play matches.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Arsene Wenger: Smaller clubs will die if no action is taken
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Arsene Wenger: Smaller clubs will die if no action is taken

Oct 13th 2020, 9:55 AM 4,006 Views 1 Comment

The former Arsenal manager was responding to Project Big Picture’s revolutionary plans.

# speaking-out - Saturday 10 October, 2020

'You're going to have GAA clubs preparing for a potential semi-final or final that may never be played'
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'You're going to have GAA clubs preparing for a potential semi-final or final that may never be played'

Oct 10th 2020, 3:44 PM 6,886 Views 4 Comments

Bart Gilmartin of the Old Leighlin Ladies team in Carlow explains how this decision impacts clubs around the country.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Social media abuse became ‘too much for me’, says ex-England star and pundit Alex Scott
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Social media abuse became ‘too much for me’, says ex-England star and pundit Alex Scott

Updated Sep 30th 2020, 9:31 PM 52,470 Views 33 Comments

The footballer-turned-pundit says she is taking the hit of online abuse in order to pave the way for others.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

'It's worse for her because she's a woman and she's seen as black as well'
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'It's worse for her because she's a woman and she's seen as black as well'

Updated Sep 22nd 2020, 5:04 PM 75,723 Views 41 Comments

Micah Richards has defended fellow pundit Alex Scott for the ongoing abuse she receives online.

# speaking-out - Thursday 16 July, 2020

James McClean 'a little bit annoyed' about lack of public support from Irish team-mates
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James McClean 'a little bit annoyed' about lack of public support from Irish team-mates

Updated Jul 16th 2020, 12:29 PM 26,138 Views 83 Comments

McClean spoke up this week about the abuse he has endured as a player in England for nine years.

# speaking-out - Monday 6 July, 2020

'I was silenced and told to back down in the past' - Hamilton
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'I was silenced and told to back down in the past' - Hamilton

Jul 6th 2020, 11:48 AM 5,279 Views 1 Comment

The six-time world champion believes taking a knee at yesterday’s Austrian Grand Prix was an important moment.

# speaking-out - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Ex-Wallabies coach Cheika hits out at World Cup criticism
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Ex-Wallabies coach Cheika hits out at World Cup criticism

Jun 18th 2020, 9:43 AM 6,311 Views 1 Comment

Michael Cheika quit in October after Australia’s quarter-final exit against England.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Marcus Rashford refuses to give up on campaign to extend free school meals
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Marcus Rashford refuses to give up on campaign to extend free school meals

Jun 16th 2020, 9:55 AM 3,149 Views 8 Comments

The Manchester United and England striker wants the Government to extend the current food voucher scheme into the summer holidays.

# speaking-out - Monday 15 June, 2020

'We all have a responsibility there, not just the referee' - the issue of racism in the GAA
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'We all have a responsibility there, not just the referee' - the issue of racism in the GAA

Jun 15th 2020, 8:05 AM 18,519 Views 40 Comments

Jason Sherlock and Boidu Sayeh both discussed the issue on The Sunday Game last night.

# speaking-out - Sunday 14 June, 2020

Irish rugby players' group 'very disappointed' in reports about possible salary cuts
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Irish rugby players' group 'very disappointed' in reports about possible salary cuts

Jun 14th 2020, 2:33 PM 9,246 Views 24 Comments

Rugby Players Ireland released a statement today.

# speaking-out - Monday 8 June, 2020

Raheem Sterling: The only disease right now is the racism that we are fighting
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Raheem Sterling: The only disease right now is the racism that we are fighting

Jun 8th 2020, 9:49 AM 4,572 Views 12 Comments

The Manchester City and England forward has given his backing to anti-racism protests.

# speaking-out - Monday 1 June, 2020

'We have had enough' - Jordan among sports stars calling for justice over George Floyd death
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'We have had enough' - Jordan among sports stars calling for justice over George Floyd death

Jun 1st 2020, 11:38 AM 7,562 Views 14 Comments

Lewis Hamilton also slammed Formula One for failing to speak out against racism.

# speaking-out - Monday 6 April, 2020

Cycling ace Cavendish opens up about battle with depression
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Cycling ace Cavendish opens up about battle with depression

Apr 6th 2020, 12:09 PM 4,121 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old is just four stage wins shy of equalling Belgian legend Eddie Mercx’s record of 34 stage victories in the Tour de France.

# speaking-out - Friday 6 March, 2020

'I didn't like where the money was coming from' - McIlroy defends Premier Golf League criticism
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'I didn't like where the money was coming from' - McIlroy defends Premier Golf League criticism

Mar 6th 2020, 11:52 AM 8,434 Views 12 Comments

The world number one says he’s loyal to the PGA.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

'No need to be introducing some other daft notion' - Limerick boss unhappy with GAA maor foirne plan
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'No need to be introducing some other daft notion' - Limerick boss unhappy with GAA maor foirne plan

Feb 25th 2020, 11:00 AM 8,940 Views 5 Comments

John Kiely is against the motion going forward to Congress this weekend.

# speaking-out - Monday 24 February, 2020

Hurling hand passes under the spotlight, a day for free-takers and Cork-Limerick intensity
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Hurling hand passes under the spotlight, a day for free-takers and Cork-Limerick intensity

Feb 24th 2020, 6:15 AM 9,152 Views 21 Comments

Limerick’s John Kiely was left frustrated with the volume of frees awarded yesterday in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Man United star James urges more people to open up on mental health issues
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Man United star James urges more people to open up on mental health issues

Feb 4th 2020, 9:16 PM 9,244 Views 5 Comments

The Welsh attacker has battled issues of his own and is using his experiences to help others in similar situations.

# speaking-out - Monday 3 February, 2020

'We don't blackguard them' - Limerick boss on hectic playing schedule and hits out at sin bin plan
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'We don't blackguard them' - Limerick boss on hectic playing schedule and hits out at sin bin plan

Feb 3rd 2020, 9:36 AM 9,343 Views 13 Comments

John Kiely saw his side pick up their second league win against Galway yesterday.

# speaking-out - Friday 13 December, 2019

'No, it's not true' - Guardiola denies he has Manchester City break clause
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'No, it's not true' - Guardiola denies he has Manchester City break clause

Dec 13th 2019, 6:07 PM 3,754 Views 3 Comments

The Catalan signed a deal last year keeping him at the Etihad Stadium until 2021, but reports had suggested that it included an option allowing Guardiola to depart 12 months early.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

'The game here is devoid of ethic and its integrity is in tatters, but let's not waste this crisis'
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'The game here is devoid of ethic and its integrity is in tatters, but let's not waste this crisis'

Dec 11th 2019, 8:46 PM 26,537 Views 20 Comments

Niall Quinn says there is no place for the old ‘Banana Republic FAI’ if the game in this country is to recover from the crisis currently engulfing it.

# speaking-out - Thursday 14 November, 2019

'It was hard for me to see Gomez get booed' - Sterling hits out at England fans
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'It was hard for me to see Gomez get booed' - Sterling hits out at England fans

Nov 14th 2019, 11:16 PM 12,748 Views 17 Comments

The Manchester City star was dropped from the English squad over a clash between the pair.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Tipp boss: 'I think the President of the GAA wants to leave his own mark, this is being rushed'
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Tipp boss: 'I think the President of the GAA wants to leave his own mark, this is being rushed'

Oct 9th 2019, 5:17 PM 12,733 Views 1 Comment

David Power doesn’t believe the new football two-tier plans are the solution.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

'They took that right away from me' - Thomas says journalist told his parents about HIV status
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'They took that right away from me' - Thomas says journalist told his parents about HIV status

Sep 18th 2019, 5:40 PM 39,350 Views 31 Comments

The former Wales international revealed his diagnosis to the public last weekend.

# speaking-out - Friday 7 June, 2019

'We always have to justify ourselves': Konta blasts Roland Garros
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'We always have to justify ourselves': Konta blasts Roland Garros

Jun 7th 2019, 1:46 PM 6,999 Views 8 Comments

The French Open women’s semi-finals were played in front of half-empty venues on Friday.

# speaking-out - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Six-time Olympic champion Felix criticises Nike's maternity policy
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Six-time Olympic champion Felix criticises Nike's maternity policy

May 23rd 2019, 12:00 PM 31,914 Views 31 Comments

The US track and field star said she had been offered a vastly reduced contract after taking time off during pregnancy.

# speaking-out - Saturday 18 May, 2019

'It is a clear message that there are consequences for expressing those beliefs' - Owens backs Folau sacking
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'It is a clear message that there are consequences for expressing those beliefs' - Owens backs Folau sacking

May 18th 2019, 3:23 PM 9,042 Views 31 Comments

Rugby Australia have terminated the full-back’s contract over his homophobic comments on social media.

# speaking-out - Saturday 11 May, 2019

'It's been really hard. I shouldn't have to go through that': Alex Scott opens up about social media abuse
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'It's been really hard. I shouldn't have to go through that': Alex Scott opens up about social media abuse

May 11th 2019, 5:43 PM 12,515 Views 14 Comments

The former England defender spoke about the abuse she received during her role as a TV analyst this season.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

'Titles? Forget it. As a group of players, I don't like them': Neville calls for Man United cleanse
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'Titles? Forget it. As a group of players, I don't like them': Neville calls for Man United cleanse

May 7th 2019, 7:00 AM 10,060 Views 7 Comments

Gary Neville has called for his former club to make massive changes after a frustrating season at Old Trafford.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

'I think it’s a load of nonsense' - Waterford boss hits out at GAA ban on training camps
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'I think it’s a load of nonsense' - Waterford boss hits out at GAA ban on training camps

Apr 30th 2019, 7:15 AM 17,485 Views 3 Comments

Paraic Fanning is not happy with the GAA’s plans to clamp down on camps from next year.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

'I just don’t think it was very fair' - Dublin star Healy critical of Varadkar's comments on medics
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'I just don’t think it was very fair' - Dublin star Healy critical of Varadkar's comments on medics

Updated Jan 8th 2019, 5:03 PM 45,419 Views 17 Comments

Dublin’s three-time All-Ireland winner Noelle Healy balances her inter-county career with work as an anaesthetist.

# speaking-out - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Leigh Griffiths: 'I'm doing all I can to come back as soon as possible, a better and stronger person'
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Leigh Griffiths: 'I'm doing all I can to come back as soon as possible, a better and stronger person'

Dec 13th 2018, 7:05 PM 10,483 Views 11 Comments

The Celtic striker has thanked fans for their support following his decision to take a break from football.

# speaking-out - Thursday 15 November, 2018

'This to my mind continues the trend in seriously questionable stories as well as legal jargon being used in the GAA'
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'This to my mind continues the trend in seriously questionable stories as well as legal jargon being used in the GAA'

Nov 15th 2018, 1:07 PM 10,403 Views 4 Comments

Laois boss John Sugrue has come out against the sanction brought down on their squad.

# speaking-out - Monday 29 October, 2018

'We’re murdering each other every day. Other countries don’t go through this' - Golden State Warriors coach
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'We’re murdering each other every day. Other countries don’t go through this' - Golden State Warriors coach

Oct 29th 2018, 3:55 PM 10,456 Views 7 Comments

Steve Kerr spoke about the threat of gun violence in America after 11 people were shot dead in Pittsburgh.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

'No player welfare issues exist': Mayo Ladies issue statement following controversial player departures
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'No player welfare issues exist': Mayo Ladies issue statement following controversial player departures

Sep 4th 2018, 4:28 PM 48,749 Views 24 Comments

The Mayo Ladies senior football squad have fully backed manager Peter Leahy.

# speaking-out - Sunday 22 July, 2018

'I have two hearts, one German and one Turkish' - Ozil defends controversial Erdogan photo
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'I have two hearts, one German and one Turkish' - Ozil defends controversial Erdogan photo

Jul 22nd 2018, 2:25 PM 8,978 Views 9 Comments

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has broken his silence surrounding a photo taken with the Turkish president.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

GAA President on Dublin's Croke Park games and sorting 2018 fixture issues
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GAA President on Dublin's Croke Park games and sorting 2018 fixture issues

Jul 11th 2018, 3:00 PM 19,224 Views 36 Comments

John Horan addressed the topic yesterday after the controversy over venues has flared up.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Brian Lenihan reveals that mental health battle forced his football retirement at 23
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Brian Lenihan reveals that mental health battle forced his football retirement at 23

Jun 20th 2018, 9:59 PM 48,583 Views 18 Comments

Former Cork City and Hull City defender “lucky to have a second chance at life”.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

There has been a sharp increase in the number of whistleblowers contacting the Central Bank
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There has been a sharp increase in the number of whistleblowers contacting the Central Bank

May 9th 2018, 10:05 PM 18,162 Views 12 Comments

Reports of wrongdoings in the financial sector nearly doubled last year.

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