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# strong words

Last month
November 2023
'It seems we're at a table and any scraps left are going to the League of Ireland'
Athlone Town Director of Football Michael O’Connor is pleading with the Irish Government to support domestic football.
This year
'A pure joke... Do the GAA ever listen?' - Cork boss O'Connor slams U20 eligibility rule
‘Don’t be ruining a youngfella’s chance of playing in a Munster final,’ the three-time All-Ireland winner said of Cork U20 and senior defender Eoin Downey.
Last year
Dean Henderson criticises Man Utd’s ‘criminal’ treatment of him last season
The 25-year-old will spend the campaign on loan at Premier League newcomers Nottingham Forest.
All time
'Some support would have been very welcome' - Leko speaks out after Casilla ban for racism
‘It has been difficult to watch Kiko Casilla continue to play for such a lengthy period as if nothing had happened,’ said the West Brom forward.
President Higgins calls Trump's decision to pull out of climate change deal 'regressive and pernicious'
Higgins made the comments at a speech in the RDS today.
'It's the best league in the world but the worst officials. They don't understand what is at stake'
Cardiff boss Neil Warnock was scathing in his criticism of the officials during his side’s defeat to Chelsea this afternoon.
'He's been playing sh*t for years' - Bayern chief welcomes Ozil's international retirement
Uli Hoeness blamed the Arsenal star of hiding behind his photo with the Turkish president after he called time on his national team career.
'Flat and extraordinarily arrogant', Micheál Martin's verdict on Mary Lou McDonald's speech
The Fianna Fáil leader accused Sinn Féin of ‘an entitlement to government’.
'I never want to see scenes like that again': Noble issues rallying cry to West Ham fans
Mark Noble wants West Ham supporters to get behind the team as they fight for survival.
Espanyol lodge scathing complaint against Piqué and Busquets for post-match remarks
The club also accused Barcelona fans of verbally abusing Espanyol’s players and supporters with ‘numerous xenophobic chants’.
Mourinho: Lukaku is 'untouchable' in my Man Utd team
“Romelu is untouchable in my team and should also be in terms of the support from the fans.”
Trump says a US strike on North Korea 'would be devastating'
Trump blamed previous US presidents for failing to deal with the North Korean threat.
'We don’t need condescension dripping from pens or keyboards. We’re very happy to be on that pitch with Dublin'
Turlough O’Brien was in a defiant mood after Carlow’s defeat to Dublin.
'You're going to be shot': Sinn Féin TDs detail death threats received over Brian Stack Dáil row
Dessie Ellis said he’s passed on the threatening letters to the gardaí.
Gerry Adams lashes 'new Redmondites' and 1916 College Green banner
The Sinn Féin leader was speaking at Arbour Hill ahead of this weekend’s centenary events.
'A cute hoor form of politics': Enda and Micheál had some strong words in the Dáil earlier
The Fianna Fáil leader isn’t happy about the Taoiseach’s apparent reluctance to do a one-on-one TV debate.
Michael Cheika's half-time blast pushes struggling Wallabies to warm-up win over USA
Australia struggled in the opening period and only led 14-10 at the break.
Giles: 'If I was Bale I'd tell Ronaldo to F off'
The Leeds legend also thinks Manchester United should sign the Welsh Winger.
John Kerry: Snowden should "man-up" and come back to America
His comments came after Snowden said in an interview that he was he was not just a low-level contractor working for the CIA, as US officials have repeatedly said.
The Rock takes to Twitter to support Irish lad battling with cancer
Dwayne Johnson showed his softer side.
NUJ condemns "unacceptable" speech on homosexuality from Nigerian state governor
The comments were allegedly made by the Governor of the Delta State in Nigeria at a recent awards ceremony.
Man shot in heated argument over Kant's philosophy
The debate in Russia became a fist-fight. Then someone got out a gun.