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#Controversy

# controversy - Saturday 20 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey being held in one of Brazil's most notorious prisons Controversy

Pat Hickey being held in one of Brazil's most notorious prisons

The Olympic Council of Ireland will meet this weekend for the first time to discuss Rio ticket scandal

From The42 Bugging claim overshadows All Blacks clash with Australia as police investigate Controversy

Bugging claim overshadows All Blacks clash with Australia as police investigate

A device was found just hours before the teams clashed in the Blediscoe Cup.

# controversy - Friday 19 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Ticketing scandal: THG and Pro10 back calls for independent probe Controversy

Ticketing scandal: THG and Pro10 back calls for independent probe

Meanwhile, Pat Hickey has been denied bail in Rio.

# controversy - Thursday 18 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie OCI wouldn't be first to try and put me back in my box, says Ross Back From Rio

OCI wouldn't be first to try and put me back in my box, says Ross

Pat Hickey has stood down from his role as OCI chief temporarily in the wake of his arrest in Rio.

# controversy - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie What happened when? A timeline of Ireland's Olympic ticketing scandal Controversy

What happened when? A timeline of Ireland's Olympic ticketing scandal

Here’s how the week has played out.

From The42 5 things to know about Irish Olympic tickets controversy Trouble

5 things to know about Irish Olympic tickets controversy

Pat Hickey has been arrested in connection with the scandal in Rio today.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Has Michael Conlan's boxing defeat affected how you view the Olympics? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has Michael Conlan's boxing defeat affected how you view the Olympics?

Conlan lost to Russian Vladimir Nikitin in the bantamweight quarter-final in controversial circumstances after appearing to dominate the bout.

# controversy - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

From The42 'I could sue you for that, do you know that?' Mark Cavendish lashes out at journalist's question Controversy This post contains videos

'I could sue you for that, do you know that?' Mark Cavendish lashes out at journalist's question

The cyclist claimed an Olympic silver medal last night but caused a collision that resulted in a South Korean athlete being rushed to hospital.

From The42 '9 times out of 10 Diego Costa would be sent off' Controversy

'9 times out of 10 Diego Costa would be sent off'

Slaven Bilic was not happy after seeing his side lose after a late goal by the Chelsea striker.

# controversy - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "It comes back to him at the end of the day" - Boxing community reacts after Michael O'Reilly leaves Olympic Games Olympic Games

"It comes back to him at the end of the day" - Boxing community reacts after Michael O'Reilly leaves Olympic Games

Michael O’Reilly is due back in Ireland by Friday after he was sent home from the Olympics.

From TheJournal.ie "Give me a break" - Donald Trump defends comments that appeared to hint at Hillary assassination Controversy

"Give me a break" - Donald Trump defends comments that appeared to hint at Hillary assassination

Trump has faced widespread condemnation for the comments.

# controversy - Saturday 6 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why are people worried about a nuclear power plant being built 250km from Ireland? Hinkley Point C

Explainer: Why are people worried about a nuclear power plant being built 250km from Ireland?

Last week, the UK government stalled on signing off on a new nuclear power plant – just the latest setback in a decade long saga.

# controversy - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie There's always a 'strange hot-house kind of atmosphere' in training colleges, priest says Controversy

There's always a 'strange hot-house kind of atmosphere' in training colleges, priest says

Father Brendan Hoban also said that St Patrick’s College had been a target for criticism for years.

# controversy - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Miss Teen USA will be allowed to keep crown despite controversy over N-word tweets Controversy

Miss Teen USA will be allowed to keep crown despite controversy over N-word tweets

Karlie Hay said that she had used language in the past which there was no excuse for.

# controversy - Sunday 24 July, 2016

From The42 Russia escapes blanket ban from 2016 Olympics Controversy

Russia escapes blanket ban from 2016 Olympics

An IOC statement released today said it “was guided by a fundamental rule of the Olympic Charter to protect clean athletes and the integrity of sport”.

# controversy - Friday 22 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie IMF boss Christine Lagarde to stand trial over controversial payout Controversy

IMF boss Christine Lagarde to stand trial over controversial payout

She will be the third successive head of the IMF to face a trial.

# controversy - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

From The42 'I think it is in crisis now' - Sonia O'Sullivan on African athletes competing at Europeans Controversy

'I think it is in crisis now' - Sonia O'Sullivan on African athletes competing at Europeans

Irish athlete Fionnuala McCormack recently hit out at the controversial nationality rules that allow allegiance switches.

# controversy - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Fifteen arrests for rape and sexual assault at Pamplona bull-running festival Sex Crime

Fifteen arrests for rape and sexual assault at Pamplona bull-running festival

A protest was held against the attacks during the San Fermin festival.

# controversy - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Multiple calls for head of water charges commission to step down over "ill-judged" comments In Hot Water

Multiple calls for head of water charges commission to step down over "ill-judged" comments

In a media interview Joe O’Toole expressed his support for the charges.

# controversy - Thursday 30 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Console allegations first came to light seven years ago: Mary Lou McDonald Investigation

Console allegations first came to light seven years ago: Mary Lou McDonald

The Sinn Féin deputy leader says the HSE needs to answer “lots of questions”.

# controversy - Saturday 25 June, 2016

From The42 Was a yellow card the right call for this Willie le Roux challenge? Controversy

Was a yellow card the right call for this Willie le Roux challenge?

Glen Jackson and his TMO decided not to red card the Boks fullback.

# controversy - Friday 24 June, 2016

From The42 James McClean has deactivated his Twitter account after sending this Brexit-related tweet Social Media Ban

James McClean has deactivated his Twitter account after sending this Brexit-related tweet

The Ireland midfielder’s account has disappeared off social media in the past hour.

# controversy - Thursday 23 June, 2016

From The42 'Ireland have decided to forget about Thierry Henry handball incident' Controversy

'Ireland have decided to forget about Thierry Henry handball incident'

Martin O’Neill also complained that France have a “disproportionate” amount of time to recover for the game.

# controversy - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Jaguar used in Brazil Olympic torch ceremony shot dead Controversy

Jaguar used in Brazil Olympic torch ceremony shot dead

The feline – whose species is the symbol of the Amazon – was shot dead shortly after the ceremony.

# controversy - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Bin charges: Everything you need to know about the deal on pay-by-weight and what it means for you Freeze On Charges

Bin charges: Everything you need to know about the deal on pay-by-weight and what it means for you

Charges will be frozen for at least the next 12 months.

From TheJournal.ie Bin charges latest: Most companies have agreed to freeze prices for a year Controversy

Bin charges latest: Most companies have agreed to freeze prices for a year

The Irish Waste Management Association has agreed a number of measures it says “will alleviate consumer concerns” over bin charges.

# controversy - Monday 20 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump drops controversial advisor who came up with 'let Trump be Trump' You're Fired

Donald Trump drops controversial advisor who came up with 'let Trump be Trump'

Corey Lewandowski led the mogul’s campaign from the start and was credited with his early breakthrough.

# controversy - Saturday 18 June, 2016

From The42 O'Neill: Ireland players' failure to keep the ball was due to nerves Disappointment

O'Neill: Ireland players' failure to keep the ball was due to nerves

The manager added that the Boys in Green were beaten by a better team ultimately.

# controversy - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

From The42 Joe Marler could be in more trouble after calling a former Australia coach a 'w****r' on Twitter Controversy

Joe Marler could be in more trouble after calling a former Australia coach a 'w****r' on Twitter

The English prop is currently resting having not travelled to Australia

# controversy - Saturday 11 June, 2016

From The42 Stander facing a hearing but Schmidt says red card was 'very, very harsh' Controversy

Stander facing a hearing but Schmidt says red card was 'very, very harsh'

The Ireland head coach was proud of an ‘incredible collective effort’ from his side.

From The42 Del Bosque defends De Gea over allegations over sexual abuse case Controversy

Del Bosque defends De Gea over allegations over sexual abuse case

The Spain coach defended the goalkeeper, but could not guarantee that he would start in Monday’s Euro 2016 opener against Czech Republic.

# controversy - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The government is reversing that €12 million cut to the mental health budget Controversy

The government is reversing that €12 million cut to the mental health budget

The government is revising its spending upwards. €40 million will also go to the guards.

# controversy - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Trump comments called "racist" by senior Republican politician Controversy

Trump comments called "racist" by senior Republican politician

House Speaker Paul Ryan still said that he is still backing Trump for the presidency, however.

# controversy - Monday 6 June, 2016

From The42 'If I made inappropriate comments, I obviously apologise' - Martin O'Neill sorry for 'queers' remark Controversy

'If I made inappropriate comments, I obviously apologise' - Martin O'Neill sorry for 'queers' remark

The Irish manager was speaking at a press conference in Abbotstown today.

# controversy - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

From The42 14 Russian athletes fail Beijing re-tests Controversy

14 Russian athletes fail Beijing re-tests

It was announced by the International Olympic Committee last week 31 athletes from six sports could be banned from competing in Rio.

# controversy - Monday 16 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Weather forecaster plays down being made cover the dress she was wearing live on air Cover Up This post contains videos

Weather forecaster plays down being made cover the dress she was wearing live on air

Liberte Chan was handed a cardigan while presenting the weather live on air at the weekend.

# controversy - Sunday 15 May, 2016

From The42 Cork manager plays down 'storm in a teacup' after Derry boss's sectarian abuse allegation Controversy

Cork manager plays down 'storm in a teacup' after Derry boss's sectarian abuse allegation

There was drama on the field at Turner’s Cross, as two late goals saw the hosts earn a last-gasp victory on Friday.

# controversy - Friday 13 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Facebook denies burying stories in its trending news section Controversy

Facebook denies burying stories in its trending news section

Its CEO Mark Zuckerberg said there was “no evidence” its curation team would omit stories that could be deemed politically conservative.

# controversy - Thursday 5 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "In theory you could do anything you wanted with a human embryo in Ireland" Moral Dilemma?

"In theory you could do anything you wanted with a human embryo in Ireland"

A new, controversial embryo-growth breakthrough could help science in the study of infertility. However, fears abound that the research breaches ethical guidelines.

# controversy - Sunday 17 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Irish parents are stopping their children from getting a cervical cancer vaccine - but why? Media Controversy

Irish parents are stopping their children from getting a cervical cancer vaccine - but why?

Public health professionals are blaming recent negative media coverage for the drop in uptake.

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