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#Speaking out

# speaking-out - Sunday 28 May, 2017

'I felt like the biggest liar ever. You don't want people to think differently of you'
# Opening Up
From The42
# Opening Up

'I felt like the biggest liar ever. You don't want people to think differently of you'

May 28th 2017, 10:00 AM 67,545 Views 11 Comments

Kildare captain Erica Burke shares her story.

# speaking-out - Monday 15 May, 2017

'When you play a Division 4 final and you have 300 at it, where's the GAA going with that?'
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

'When you play a Division 4 final and you have 300 at it, where's the GAA going with that?'

May 15th 2017, 12:34 PM 14,412 Views 9 Comments

Westmeath star John Heslin has raised some pertinent issues.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'Players I don't normally speak to were rooting for me' - Bouchard
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From The42
# Speaking Out

'Players I don't normally speak to were rooting for me' - Bouchard

May 9th 2017, 12:04 PM 7,731 Views 17 Comments

The Canadian says she has the support of the locker room.

'I went through hell and was treated like a criminal': Muntari on being racially abused
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

'I went through hell and was treated like a criminal': Muntari on being racially abused

May 9th 2017, 10:06 AM 2,753 Views 1 Comment

The former Portsmouth and AC Milan midfielder says players who have been racially abused shouldn’t be afraid to speak out.

# speaking-out - Sunday 30 April, 2017

'They were chanting against me... There were some children and the parents said nothing'
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

'They were chanting against me... There were some children and the parents said nothing'

Apr 30th 2017, 11:01 PM 9,348 Views 8 Comments

Sulley Muntari claims the referee’s failure to take action against racist chants led to him leaving a Serie A match in protest.

# speaking-out - Monday 13 March, 2017

"I'm f***ed, there's no way out" - Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

"I'm f***ed, there's no way out" - Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery

Mar 13th 2017, 1:13 PM 51,260 Views 50 Comments

The reality star has spoken for the first time regarding the ordeal which left her bound and gagged in her hotel room last October.

# speaking-out - Thursday 23 February, 2017

5 reasons why the GPA are opposing the new plans for the All-Ireland football championship
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

5 reasons why the GPA are opposing the new plans for the All-Ireland football championship

Feb 23rd 2017, 11:35 AM 5,255 Views 11 Comments

The motion will be debated on Saturday.

# speaking-out - Friday 10 February, 2017

Strong support for petition to stop TG4 axing Seó Spóirt as GAA stars criticise decision
# Speaking Out
From The42
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Strong support for petition to stop TG4 axing Seó Spóirt as GAA stars criticise decision

Feb 10th 2017, 11:50 AM 7,642 Views 22 Comments

The show is scheduled to end in April.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Mayo official condemns 'media campaign to blacken Lee Keegan's name'
# Diarmuid Connolly
From The42
# Diarmuid Connolly

Mayo official condemns 'media campaign to blacken Lee Keegan's name'

Dec 6th 2016, 5:00 PM 22,209 Views 51 Comments

The Westport wing-back was unfairly singled out, according to PRO Paul Cunnane.

# speaking-out - Monday 21 November, 2016

Green Day chants "No Trump, No KKK, No fascist USA" at American Music Awards
# Political Statement
# Political Statement

Green Day chants "No Trump, No KKK, No fascist USA" at American Music Awards

Nov 21st 2016, 8:25 AM 19,019 Views 117 Comments

The American rock band repeatedly denounced Trump during the election campaign.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 9th 2016, 1:38 PM 11,709 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
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

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

Jun 24th 2016, 12:05 AM 5,757 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 23,850 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?
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

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

Apr 14th 2016, 8:10 AM 1,282 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
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

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

Mar 8th 2016, 9:45 PM 10,335 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
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

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

Mar 5th 2016, 9:00 AM 15,356 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
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

Thiago Silva: I suffered from post-World Cup depression

Feb 29th 2016, 9:53 AM 5,842 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
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

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

Feb 6th 2016, 8:30 PM 18,626 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'
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

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

Dec 14th 2015, 2:48 PM 13,503 Views 9 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
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

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

Dec 9th 2015, 9:46 AM 7,737 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
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

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

Dec 3rd 2015, 12:21 PM 7,553 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 2,364 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'
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

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

Oct 5th 2015, 11:04 AM 9,746 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'
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

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

Sep 12th 2015, 7:43 PM 46,082 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'
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

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

Sep 7th 2015, 7:30 PM 8,396 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'
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

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

Aug 31st 2015, 8:00 AM 26,037 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
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

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

Aug 24th 2015, 8:32 AM 16,330 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
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

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

May 23rd 2015, 6:05 PM 7,511 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 69,926 Views 273 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
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

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

Mar 18th 2015, 6:18 PM 25,800 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'
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

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

Mar 15th 2015, 7:30 AM 23,198 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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# Speaking Out

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

Mar 12th 2015, 1:05 PM 14,525 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 16,404 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'
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

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

Jan 19th 2015, 8:46 PM 45,708 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
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

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

Dec 15th 2014, 1:41 PM 26,726 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
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

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

Dec 13th 2014, 8:40 PM 6,609 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
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

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

Dec 7th 2014, 11:10 AM 6,147 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'
# Speaking Out
From The42
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Mourinho: 'Financial Fair Play is big protection to historical, old, big clubs'

Dec 1st 2014, 2:07 PM 4,374 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
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

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

Oct 21st 2014, 11:38 AM 15,742 Views 70 Comments

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