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#Speaking out

# speaking-out - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

"Total ban. Absolutely. If I had my way" - John Halligan on US military planes at Shannon
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"Total ban. Absolutely. If I had my way" - John Halligan on US military planes at Shannon

Aug 9th 2016, 1:38 PM 11,691 Views 93 Comments

The junior minister says the military planes should at the very least be searched.

# speaking-out - Friday 24 June, 2016

Fitzmaurice doesn't think prominent Kerry media columnists are a help to his squad
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From The42
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Fitzmaurice doesn't think prominent Kerry media columnists are a help to his squad

Jun 24th 2016, 12:05 AM 5,744 Views 8 Comments

The Kerry manager was responding to comments made by Tipperary boss Liam Kearns.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

"The Irish were sold as slaves" - Gerry Adams has spoken once again about THAT tweet
# The 'n' Word
# The 'n' Word

"The Irish were sold as slaves" - Gerry Adams has spoken once again about THAT tweet

May 4th 2016, 2:45 PM 23,789 Views 258 Comments

Adams caused uproar for posting a racially-charged tweet on Sunday night while watching Django Unchained.

# speaking-out - Thursday 14 April, 2016

VIDEO: If you break your arm, it is fixed but what happens when your mind is broken?
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VIDEO: If you break your arm, it is fixed but what happens when your mind is broken?

Apr 14th 2016, 8:10 AM 1,228 Views 38 Comments

Doug Leddin’s powerful video message has been shared thousands of times since he posted it last night.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

'It's time to say goodbye' - Arsenal fans unfurl banner pleading with Wenger to quit
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From The42
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'It's time to say goodbye' - Arsenal fans unfurl banner pleading with Wenger to quit

Mar 8th 2016, 9:45 PM 10,320 Views 14 Comments

The away supporters expressed their displeasure after the FA Cup replay tonight.

# speaking-out - Saturday 5 March, 2016

'It should be an honour to represent your county' - Geary and Staunton hit out at GAA standards
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From The42
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'It should be an honour to represent your county' - Geary and Staunton hit out at GAA standards

Mar 5th 2016, 9:00 AM 15,306 Views 21 Comments

The pair on the realities of women’s sport.

# speaking-out - Monday 29 February, 2016

Thiago Silva: I suffered from post-World Cup depression
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From The42
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Thiago Silva: I suffered from post-World Cup depression

Feb 29th 2016, 9:53 AM 5,806 Views 4 Comments

The PSG captain also spoke about his omission from recent Brazil squads

# speaking-out - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Alan Shatter has a lot to say about 'venomous' online abuse
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Alan Shatter has a lot to say about 'venomous' online abuse

Feb 6th 2016, 8:30 PM 18,604 Views 118 Comments

“I think we have a problem here.”

# speaking-out - Monday 14 December, 2015

Seamus Callanan case 'showed up glaring inconsistencies in GAA disciplinary system'
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From The42
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Seamus Callanan case 'showed up glaring inconsistencies in GAA disciplinary system'

Dec 14th 2015, 2:48 PM 13,484 Views 8 Comments

Tipperary county board secretary Tim Floyd has been reviewing the forward’s controversial red card against Offaly.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Goalkeeper Nolan 'frustrated' and 'disapppointed' after being axed by Dublin hurlers
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From The42
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Goalkeeper Nolan 'frustrated' and 'disapppointed' after being axed by Dublin hurlers

Dec 9th 2015, 9:46 AM 7,687 Views 8 Comments

Alan Nolan has spoken out after he was cut from the Sky Blues squad by manager Ger Cunningham.

# speaking-out - Thursday 3 December, 2015

'I'm not playing a game' says Benzema as he gives first TV interview since sex-tape scandal
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From The42
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'I'm not playing a game' says Benzema as he gives first TV interview since sex-tape scandal

Dec 3rd 2015, 12:21 PM 7,543 Views 2 Comments

The Real Madrid striker told French broadcaster TF1 that he is being portrayed as a criminal for his role in Mathieu Valbuena affair.

# speaking-out - Friday 6 November, 2015

'I had a nervous breakdown, but I was ready to come back to work. The gap on my CV was a big problem'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I had a nervous breakdown, but I was ready to come back to work. The gap on my CV was a big problem'

Nov 6th 2015, 5:00 PM 2,297 Views 12 Comments

We are not the ones that employers need to be worried about. They need to be conscious of their existing employees who are struggling with their mental health but are afraid to say so for fear of discrimination, writes Miriam Dowling.

# speaking-out - Monday 5 October, 2015

'The players can say what they want but it wasn’t Anthony Cunningham inside the whitewash'
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From The42
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'The players can say what they want but it wasn’t Anthony Cunningham inside the whitewash'

Oct 5th 2015, 11:04 AM 9,704 Views 5 Comments

Pete Finnerty has sympathy for embattled Galway boss but says Cunningham’s position is ‘untenable’ following player revolt.

# speaking-out - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Róisín Ingle opens up about her abortion: 'I am not a bad person, I am not a murderer'
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Róisín Ingle opens up about her abortion: 'I am not a bad person, I am not a murderer'

Sep 12th 2015, 7:43 PM 45,881 Views 331 Comments

The Irish Times columnist said now is the time for her to share her experience with the world.

# speaking-out - Monday 7 September, 2015

'We need help from past players, we need help from our county board'
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From The42
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'We need help from past players, we need help from our county board'

Sep 7th 2015, 7:30 PM 8,379 Views 2 Comments

Liam Cahill is demanding support from past Tipperary players and the present county board.

# speaking-out - Monday 31 August, 2015

'It wasn't just Aido, I thought Kevin McLoughlin got a tough time'
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From The42
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'It wasn't just Aido, I thought Kevin McLoughlin got a tough time'

Aug 31st 2015, 8:00 AM 26,010 Views 40 Comments

Joint manager Noel Connelly was concerned with a trend in yesterday’s game.

# speaking-out - Monday 24 August, 2015

"He killed her. He admits he killed her." - Reeva Steenkamp's parents in face of Pistorius release
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"He killed her. He admits he killed her." - Reeva Steenkamp's parents in face of Pistorius release

Aug 24th 2015, 8:32 AM 16,309 Views 14 Comments

Barry and June Steenkamp say Oscar Pistorius killed their daughter tin a fit of rage.

# speaking-out - Saturday 23 May, 2015

'They think it's a holiday' - Robbie Keane hits out at certain players moving to MLS
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From The42
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'They think it's a holiday' - Robbie Keane hits out at certain players moving to MLS

May 23rd 2015, 6:05 PM 7,500 Views 8 Comments

Veteran striker and LA Galaxy captain has warned Steven Gerrard that MLS is a ‘tough, tough league’.

# speaking-out - Friday 15 May, 2015

"A heartfelt heart-breaking story": Huge praise for Ursula Halligan's coming-out op-ed
# Bravery
# Bravery

"A heartfelt heart-breaking story": Huge praise for Ursula Halligan's coming-out op-ed

May 15th 2015, 2:37 PM 69,765 Views 269 Comments

The broadcaster is encouraging people to vote Yes in the upcoming referendum.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Clare squad release statement insisting they are 'united' after recent disciplinary incident
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From The42
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Clare squad release statement insisting they are 'united' after recent disciplinary incident

Mar 18th 2015, 6:18 PM 25,773 Views 36 Comments

The high-profile departure of Davy O’Halloran and Nicky O’Connell has prompted a response.

# speaking-out - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Mary McAleese: 'Pope Francis carries a residual element of misogyny'
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Mary McAleese: 'Pope Francis carries a residual element of misogyny'

Mar 15th 2015, 7:30 AM 23,176 Views 73 Comments

She likes him though.

# speaking-out - Thursday 12 March, 2015

The vast majority of staff in Enda Kenny's office are proud to work there
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The vast majority of staff in Enda Kenny's office are proud to work there

Mar 12th 2015, 1:05 PM 14,515 Views 60 Comments

That’s according to a new survey that was carried out last year.

# speaking-out - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Shane Carthy's depression battle - 'I just had this constant dark shadow in my way'
# Mental Health
From The42
# Mental Health

Shane Carthy's depression battle - 'I just had this constant dark shadow in my way'

Feb 5th 2015, 7:55 AM 16,380 Views 0 Comments

Things are looking up for the Dublin player after a difficult time in 2014.

# speaking-out - Monday 19 January, 2015

Here's what the world thought of Leo Varadkar saying 'I'm gay'
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Here's what the world thought of Leo Varadkar saying 'I'm gay'

Jan 19th 2015, 8:46 PM 45,683 Views 70 Comments

He spoke publicly about his sexuality on radio yesterday.

# speaking-out - Monday 15 December, 2014

Bill Cosby breaks his silence after rape allegations in (very) brief interview
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Bill Cosby breaks his silence after rape allegations in (very) brief interview

Dec 15th 2014, 1:41 PM 26,717 Views 29 Comments

He reportedly sounded “upbeat”.

# speaking-out - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Ex-Manchester United coach Rene Meulensteen says club has an identity crisis
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From The42
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Ex-Manchester United coach Rene Meulensteen says club has an identity crisis

Dec 13th 2014, 8:40 PM 6,601 Views 40 Comments

The Dutchman has been left underwhelmed by Louis van Gaal and expressed doubts about Marouane Fellaini.

# speaking-out - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Derrick Rose wore an 'I Can't Breathe' t-shirt during warmups last night
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From The42
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Derrick Rose wore an 'I Can't Breathe' t-shirt during warmups last night

Dec 7th 2014, 11:10 AM 6,140 Views 1 Comment

Bulls star adds his voice to the protests on Eric Garner’s death.

# speaking-out - Monday 1 December, 2014

Mourinho: 'Financial Fair Play is big protection to historical, old, big clubs'
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From The42
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Mourinho: 'Financial Fair Play is big protection to historical, old, big clubs'

Dec 1st 2014, 2:07 PM 4,363 Views 11 Comments

The Chelsea boss has hit out at the UEFA regulations for being contradictory and failing to support new investment.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

What is it like to escape life in North Korea? This incredible speech will tell you
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What is it like to escape life in North Korea? This incredible speech will tell you

Oct 21st 2014, 11:38 AM 15,731 Views 67 Comments

Yeonmi Park gave a speech to the One Young World conference on Saturday.

# speaking-out - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Tackling mental health - 'Shane Carthy was a winner last Thursday without stepping on a field'
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From The42
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Tackling mental health - 'Shane Carthy was a winner last Thursday without stepping on a field'

Oct 16th 2014, 5:00 PM 14,320 Views 7 Comments

Colin Regan, the GAA’s Community & Health manager, speaks on the sporting lessons we can take from mental health week.

Mayo invading fan: 'It wouldn’t have happened if the game had been played in Croke Park'
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From The42
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Mayo invading fan: 'It wouldn’t have happened if the game had been played in Croke Park'

Oct 16th 2014, 1:53 PM 16,483 Views 22 Comments

And Mick Barrett plans to appeal the one-year ban.

# speaking-out - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Brendan Courtney receives outpouring of support after homophobic abuse on Dublin street
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From The Daily Edge
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Brendan Courtney receives outpouring of support after homophobic abuse on Dublin street

Oct 9th 2014, 10:23 AM 4,667 Views 2 Comments

The TV presenter received verbal abuse.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

'The propaganda that was perpetrated against Liam McHale was completely wrong'
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From The42
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'The propaganda that was perpetrated against Liam McHale was completely wrong'

Oct 8th 2014, 2:31 PM 7,667 Views 4 Comments

The ex Mayo player’s coaching credentials have been passionately defended by St Brigid’s Shane Curran.

# speaking-out - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Suarez unhappy with cheerleader role but accepts responsibility for his actions
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From The42
# Sidelines

Suarez unhappy with cheerleader role but accepts responsibility for his actions

Sep 4th 2014, 3:49 PM 4,806 Views 17 Comments

The Barcelona striker also says he can cope with the pressure of playing in the Nou Camp.

# speaking-out - Sunday 3 August, 2014

"I miss him, but it's okay." - 10-year-old girl talks about her dad who died by suicide
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"I miss him, but it's okay." - 10-year-old girl talks about her dad who died by suicide

Aug 3rd 2014, 5:52 PM 33,634 Views 10 Comments

Andy Morgan died on New Year’s Eve in 2010.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Brazil players' behaviour not acceptable, says Löw
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From The42
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Brazil players' behaviour not acceptable, says Löw

Jul 8th 2014, 7:15 AM 7,067 Views 10 Comments

The Germany coach expects a battle against the hosts tonight.

# speaking-out - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Whistleblower John Wilson to speak at Sinn Féin summer school
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Whistleblower John Wilson to speak at Sinn Féin summer school

Jun 28th 2014, 7:00 AM 5,328 Views 66 Comments

Journalist Gemma O’Doherty, Marian Kelly — a survivor of the Bessborough Mother and Baby Home, and comedian PJ Gallagher are also speaking at the event.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Struggling with your mental health, but don't know where to turn? This can help
# Ask For Help
# Ask For Help

Struggling with your mental health, but don't know where to turn? This can help

Jun 17th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,868 Views 19 Comments

Mental Health Reform says people are unsure of where to go next when they or a loved one first start to experience a mental health difficulty.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Celebrities commended for highlighting their infertility problems
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Celebrities commended for highlighting their infertility problems

May 13th 2014, 6:43 PM 27,238 Views 42 Comments

The National Infertility Support and Information Group is working ‘to banish the taboo’ around infertility.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Moyes will always be 'incredibly proud' of having managed Manchester United
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From The42
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Moyes will always be 'incredibly proud' of having managed Manchester United

Apr 23rd 2014, 1:12 PM 18,586 Views 58 Comments

After being sacked yesterday, the ex Manchester United manager has spoken out.