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#War of Words

# war-of-words - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Enda pledges action on mortgage crisis (and calls Fianna Fáil 'arsonists')

Proposals to reduce the term of bankruptcy from three years to one are being considered with new measures to be announced in April.

'Utterly disgraceful': Enda is having NONE of Micheál's criticism

The two got into a war of words after it emerged the report into why the Garda Commissioner resigned will be delayed indefinitely.

# war-of-words - Monday 2 March, 2015

Joan Burton says Fianna Fáil voted for HUGE tax increases - but that's not entirely true

The Tánaiste’s claimed that Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin backed €4.5 billion in tax increases last week – but that’s not entirely accurate.

# war-of-words - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

These two are not happy about Leo's sly digs at Micheál Martin War Of Words This post contains videos

These two are not happy about Leo's sly digs at Micheál Martin

Varadkar’s labelling of Martin as the leader of “the third party” has not gone down well.

# war-of-words - Monday 23 February, 2015

Leo doesn't think Micheál Martin is important enough to debate

Election battle stations…

# war-of-words - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Sinn Féin and the curious incident of the 'broken calculator'

How much would it cost to scrap water charges?

# war-of-words - Saturday 14 February, 2015

From The42 France captain Dusautoir: 'I don’t view Johnny Sexton as a target' Back In Action

France captain Dusautoir: 'I don’t view Johnny Sexton as a target'

The Toulouse back row has moved to reduce any perceived tension ahead of the Six Nations clash.

# war-of-words - Friday 30 January, 2015

From The42 Gary Neville involved in angry Twitter war of words with Stan Collymore Debate

Gary Neville involved in angry Twitter war of words with Stan Collymore

The pair strongly disagreed over whether Diego Costa should be punished for his recent alleged stamps against Liverpool.

# war-of-words - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

A war of words has broken out between Fine Gael and Labour

A Labour senator has accused Fine Gael of ‘trying to hijack’ the party’s policies.

# war-of-words - Thursday 4 December, 2014

From The42 'Thank f**k I'm a GAA man' - Joe Brolly hits back at Stephen Hunt's contentious column War Of Words

'Thank f**k I'm a GAA man' - Joe Brolly hits back at Stephen Hunt's contentious column

The outspoken pundit didn’t hold back but what else would you expect?

# war-of-words - Monday 1 December, 2014

From The42 How Stephen Hunt ended up in a row over GAA players' commitment War Of Words

How Stephen Hunt ended up in a row over GAA players' commitment

The Waterford native’s Sunday Independent column angered a number of GAA stars.

# war-of-words - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Top Obama official: Netanyahu is a "chickenshit"

The unnamed staffer also called the Israeli PM a “coward” in a newly published article.

# war-of-words - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

From The42 'I think it was a silly comment' - Cassidy on McGuinness Dublin 'Abramovich' reference War Of Words

'I think it was a silly comment' - Cassidy on McGuinness Dublin 'Abramovich' reference

The build-up is starting before next Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final showdown.

# war-of-words - Thursday 17 July, 2014

SIPTU vs Greyhound: Row escalates amid claims of 'harassment and abuse'

Greyhound told some customers in Dublin that SIPTU picketers were causing disruptions.

# war-of-words - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Prince Charles compared Putin to Hitler. 'Unroyal behaviour' says the Russian President

Charles reportedly made the comment to a Polish woman, who had fled the Nazis as a child.

# war-of-words - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

From The42 Former Limerick boss Donal O'Grady speaks out on 'efforts to discredit me' War Of Words

Former Limerick boss Donal O'Grady speaks out on 'efforts to discredit me'

Having stepped down from his role with the Treaty County, O’Grady defended himself on RTE’s Morning Ireland show.

# war-of-words - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

From The42 Limerick County Board hit back at Donal O'Grady War Of Words

Limerick County Board hit back at Donal O'Grady

They also confirmed that TJ Ryan will stay on as sole manager.

# war-of-words - Thursday 20 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Arrested Development and House of Cards had a war of words on Twitter Are Ya Startin

Arrested Development and House of Cards had a war of words on Twitter

It was quite the TV showdown.

# war-of-words - Friday 28 February, 2014

"A deception by omission" - Robinson says the DUP was misled over 'on-the runs'

Martin McGuinness disagrees saying that if the DUP’s outbusts are about appeasing hardline unionists and electioneering.

# war-of-words - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Polish investigators find 'green and rotting meat' in Monaghan food plant

The Department of Agriculture and the ABP Food Group say that the meat was being stored for inspection and could never have entered the supply chain.

# war-of-words - Thursday 30 January, 2014

From The42 Mourinho wishes for 'Black & Decker' following draw with '19th century' West Ham The History Boys

Mourinho wishes for 'Black & Decker' following draw with '19th century' West Ham

Jose and Big Sam had a bit of a row after the Stamford Bridge stalemate.

# war-of-words - Monday 20 January, 2014

From The42 'The European Cup will be an extended Pro12 next season' predicts Welsh chairman War Of Words

'The European Cup will be an extended Pro12 next season' predicts Welsh chairman

‘I cannot see the tills ringing to see us play Zebre for the fourth time in a season,” said Dragons chief Gareth Davies.

# war-of-words - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

From The42 Statement war continues as Welsh club rugby future remains in doubt War Of Words

Statement war continues as Welsh club rugby future remains in doubt

The latest words from the RRW change very little, but push the deadline for decision back a month.

# war-of-words - Thursday 28 November, 2013

'You have brought this industrial relations crisis' - ESB unions blame bosses

Unions have said that they will serve notice of industrial action from tomorrow which could lead to strike action from 16 December.

# war-of-words - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

From The42 Ireland v Australia has already started on Twitter War Of Words

Ireland v Australia has already started on Twitter

The official accounts of the Irish and Wallabies’ teams have been doing a bit of good-natured sledging.

# war-of-words - Monday 11 November, 2013

From The42 O'Neill brands Sunderland successor Di Canio a 'charlatan' War Of Words

O'Neill brands Sunderland successor Di Canio a 'charlatan'

The new Ireland manager isn’t happy about the criticism directed at him over the fitness of his last club team.

# war-of-words - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

From The42 'He should be dealt with' -- Rory comes to Tiger's defence in analyst row War Of Words

'He should be dealt with' -- Rory comes to Tiger's defence in analyst row

The Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee accused Woods of being “a little cavalier” with the game’s rules.

# war-of-words - Sunday 27 October, 2013

From The42 Pat Lam questions double standards as Leinster land knockout blow War Of Words

Pat Lam questions double standards as Leinster land knockout blow

The New Zealander is calling on Academy players to shore up his ‘injury decimated’ side.

# war-of-words - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

From The42 Mayo boss Horan amazed by Jim Gavin's comments over referee War Of Words

Mayo boss Horan amazed by Jim Gavin's comments over referee

Gavin reiterated his view yesterday that his team have been hard done by this year in terms of free counts.

# war-of-words - Saturday 21 September, 2013

From The42 Paolo di Canio in bizarre exchange of words with angry Sunderland fans War Of Words

Paolo di Canio in bizarre exchange of words with angry Sunderland fans

The Black Cats boss chose to mime his frustration from the edge of the 18-yard box.

# war-of-words - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

From The42 Cynicism controversy frustrating for Harte but can't undermine Tyrone's achievements War Of Words

Cynicism controversy frustrating for Harte but can't undermine Tyrone's achievements

Cavanagh incident ‘unsavoury’, Tyrone boss Mickey Harte admits, but claims other cynical incidents swept under the rug.

# war-of-words - Friday 2 August, 2013

From The42 This promo for Sunday’s Mayo-Donegal game will get you psyched GAA This post contains videos

# war-of-words - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

From The42 Horan: Donegal aren’t the victims of physicality — they’re the masters War Of Words

Horan: Donegal aren’t the victims of physicality — they’re the masters

Mayo boss James Horan has set the tone for Sunday’s meeting against the All-Ireland champions.

# war-of-words - Monday 1 July, 2013

From The42 Armagh boss Paul Grimley hits back at Joe Brolly's criticism War Of Words

Armagh boss Paul Grimley hits back at Joe Brolly's criticism

Grimley described Brolly as ‘not an analyst, he’s an entertainer’.

# war-of-words - Monday 11 March, 2013

Rafa Benitez questions ‘education’ of Alex Ferguson after handshake snub

The Chelsea manager risks facing the wrath of the Manchester United boss after the slight.

# war-of-words - Monday 28 January, 2013

War of words: Gardaí hit back at Shatter over comments

The head of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors says the group was insulted by comments made by the Minister for Justice.

# war-of-words - Thursday 8 November, 2012

From The42 Armagh GAA respond to Morgan criticism War Of Words

Armagh GAA respond to Morgan criticism

The county board have issued a statement after they were heavily criticised by the county’s former sponsor.

# war-of-words - Monday 30 July, 2012

From The42 As It Happened: Joe Brolly v Pat Spillane War Of Words

As It Happened: Joe Brolly v Pat Spillane

It was heated, it was controversial and it was entertaining when Joe Brolly and Pat Spillane got to talking about Kerry football on The Sunday Game last night.

# war-of-words - Saturday 3 March, 2012

Morrissey weighs in on Falklands debate

The former Smiths frontman told Argentinian fans that the islands “belong” to them.

# war-of-words - Thursday 8 December, 2011

From The42 Gagged: Mark Allen stages silent protest at UK Championship War Of Words

Gagged: Mark Allen stages silent protest at UK Championship

The spat between the Northern Irish player and World Snooker boss Barry Hearn rumbles on.