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# War of Words

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# Going Nuclear
Trump says 'only one thing will work' when dealing with North Korea
The US President has been trading insults with Kim Jong-un amid rising tensions.
# War of Words
Clash in Dáil sees Mary Lou leave chamber after jibes from Taoiseach
The Taoiseach called Mary Lou McDonald ‘cranky’ in the Dáil today.
# War of Words
Kim Jong-un says 'mentally deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly', hints at detonating H-bomb in the Pacific
The North Korean leader was reacting to Donald Trump’s maiden speech to the UN.
# War of Words
Koeman takes swipe at Mourinho after 'top four' claim
Mourinho thinks Everton should be aiming for the top four, a claim which has left Koeman bemused.
# War of Words
'The British don't care that every strand of the Good Friday Agreement is undermined by Brexit'
Sinn Féin’s deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald said her party want to be in government on both sides of the border.
# War of Words
South Korea now believes the North can fit a nuclear weapon onto a missile
The intelligence comes after Pyongyang claimed to have tested a hydrogen bomb.
# War of Words
City boss takes swipe at Rovers over 'gamesmanship' and 'lads who pretend to be hard'
It’s set to be feisty when the teams meet on Friday night.
# War of Words
Hansen defends All Blacks lock Retallick after Cheika outburst
The Wallabies head coach was not happy after his side’s last-gasp defeat in Dunedin yesterday.
# War of Words
'It's scandalous how Caulfield can say our player should apologise to Alan Bennett'
Shamrock Rovers head coach Stephen Bradley has hit back at the Cork City boss, branding his comments as ‘unbelievable’.
# War of Words
Hearts boss Daly labels Rodgers 'an absolute disgrace'
Following his side’s 4-1 defeat at Celtic Park, the Dubliner took aim at his counterpart.
# War of Words
The claims and counterclaims at the heart of the bitter Dublin Town row
A group of businesses want to do away with the city improvement scheme.
# Trash Talk
Gatland happy to be getting up Hansen's nose as war of words continues
The Lions and All Blacks bosses haven’t been afraid to get stuck in.
# War of Words
'I can only take that as a sign of respect in that Hansen is a little bit worried'
Lions boss Warren Gatland bit back at All Blacks boss Steve Hansen.
'I'm way above' Bouchard 'cheat' blast, says Sharapova
The Canadian has been long seen as the Russian’s heir in the sport’s marketability stakes.
# War of Words
North Korea is 'ready to react to any mode of war desired by US'
When US President Donald Trump was asked for his thoughts on North Korea, he reportedly replied “Gotta behave”.
# War of Words
"Registering 'snackbox' was a step too far": Supermac's takes on McDonald's Big Mac
Supermac’s has asked the EU to cancel McDonald’s trademark on the name Big Mac in an ongoing war between the fast-food chains.
# War of Words
'I'm sure Colm must be cringing himself, it was like the death of Lady Diana'
Joe Brolly isn’t impressed by the media’s supposed ‘eulogising’ of Kerry legend Colm Cooper.
Women's national team boycott training as they prepare for meeting with mediator over FAI row
“The players have not taken this decision lightly.”
# War of Words
Ex-Ireland striker calls on feuding O'Neill and Koeman to bury the hatchet
The two managers have been involved in an ongoing dispute over James McCarthy.
# Unimpressed
Ronald Koeman re-opens war of words with Ireland boss Martin O'Neill
The Everton manager is again unhappy with the Derry native’s handling of James McCarthy.
# War of Words
'Broken character' ... 'repugnant falsehood': Netherlands-Turkey diplomatic crisis deepens
In a dramatic escalation of the crisis Turkey has said it is suspending high-level relations with the Hague.
# War of Words
Tesco wants union to end 'reckless' strike as number of striking workers grows to 2,000
The union, however, says it is not stopping after workers in Sligo town voted to join the action.
# War of Words
Gary Neville defends recent criticisms of both print journalism and 'bullying' Liverpool keeper Karius
The former Manchester United captain appeared on Sky Sports Sunday Supplement this morning.
# War of Words
'It is absolutely crazy' - Tyrrell can't understand Loughnane criticism of Cody
The ex-Clare boss has argued the Kilkenny manager should walk away.
# back in his box
Ireland's top judge 'surprised' by Shane Ross comments that judiciary will fight change
Judicial appointments has become a hot topic of late.
# War of Words
Coppinger on Zappone: 'She wore a Repeal jumper on the march and she won't vote for a repeal bill'
Speaking to, Coppinger said the AAA-PBP are calling on John Halligan, Shane Ross and Finian McGrath to stand by their principles and support the bill.
# War of Words
Fox presenters end fight over Trump, put it down to 'being Irish'
Megyn Kelly claimed Donald Trump only goes on Sean Hannity’s show because he doesn’t ask difficult questions.
# War of Words
Donald Trump has launched an attack on Hillary Clinton over her links to Denis O'Brien
Denis O’Brien has found himself in the middle of the US presidential battle.
# War of Words
Ibrahim Halawa case: Egypt hits back at Ireland and accuses him of assaulting police
The parliament’s speaker does not want to see Halawa released.
# War of Words
'When Ger Loughnane was over Galway, a 10-point loss to Kilkenny was probably the highlight'
Ollie Canning didn’t take too kindly to Loughnane’s claims that this Galway group are ‘gutless.’
# War of Words
'Joe got 4 good years out of me as a manager, surely to God he should leave me alone as a pundit'
Jim McGuinness expects Dublin to lift the Sam Maguire again this year but maintains that they can be beaten.
# War of Words
Comments by Leo about FF's "surreal" focus on water have kicked off a row
Day 62. Still no government.
# War of Words
'I won’t be told by anybody that I’m biased' - Luas strike mediator hits back at Jack O'Connor
Workplace Relations Commission chief Kieran Mulvey and Siptu head O’Connor have been trading barbs today over the Luas strikes.
# War of Words
Enda and Micheál have spent all day having a go at each other
The Fianna Fáil leader had a lively exchange with Seán O’Rourke today.
# War of Words
Ex-Liverpool striker Diouf lays into 'egotist' Gerrard and 'turkey' Carragher
El Hadji Diouf has reignited his feud with two old team-mates by giving another bizarre interview.
# War of Words
"Decent republicans are tax compliant" - Rivals attack Adams over 'Slab' Murphy comments
Micheál Martin and Alan Shatter have both come out against the Sinn Féin leader.
# War of Words
Confusion reigns as Greg Rutherford pulls out of SPOTY over Fury and then changes his mind
We haven’t heard the end of this saga.
# War of Words
Maia Dunphy wrote a brilliant response to a harsh TV review
A review described Dunphy and Angela Scanlon as “vacuous” and “self-absorbed”.
# War of Words
Russia denies accidentally landing missiles in Iran instead of Syria
US officials say Russian missiles missed Syria. The Russians are having none of it.
# War of Words
Celtic accused of acting like 'pigs' and 'children' during last night's Champions League tie
The return leg could be a little juicy.