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NI police chief vows to listen to unionist concerns over report on South Armagh policing
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NI police chief vows to listen to unionist concerns over report on South Armagh policing

Updated Sep 2nd 2021, 10:13 PM 18,683 Views 6 Comments

Controversy arose following the publication of a review of policing the South Armagh area.

Scenes of large gatherings around All-Ireland hurling final 'indefensible', says Coveney
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Scenes of large gatherings around All-Ireland hurling final 'indefensible', says Coveney

Aug 24th 2021, 3:01 PM 30,176 Views 51 Comments

Minster for Foreign Affairs also admitted what happened at Croke Park ‘isn’t how that was supposed to work’ after negotiations with GAA to allow 40,000 to attend.

Klopp: Protests will get 'even worse' when supporters are back in stadiums
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Klopp: Protests will get 'even worse' when supporters are back in stadiums

Apr 23rd 2021, 11:01 PM 4,116 Views 5 Comments

The Reds are part of the ‘Big Six’ who wanted to join the breakaway Super League competition.

'Show goes on': Good Morning Britain addresses Piers Morgan’s abrupt departure
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'Show goes on': Good Morning Britain addresses Piers Morgan’s abrupt departure

Mar 10th 2021, 8:03 AM 41,694 Views 30 Comments

ITV announced Morgan had left the show following his incendiary comments about Meghan.

Players free to decide whether to take knee, says Scottish Rugby, after backlash
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Players free to decide whether to take knee, says Scottish Rugby, after backlash

Feb 7th 2021, 7:12 PM 12,553 Views 42 Comments

Murrayfield chiefs have reiterated their backing for equality.

New coronavirus cases hit troubled Australian Open build-up
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New coronavirus cases hit troubled Australian Open build-up

Jan 19th 2021, 8:16 AM 29,868 Views 19 Comments

Two of the new cases were players. taking the total infections to seven since more than 1,000 people arrived in largely coronavirus-free Australia.

Taoiseach doesn't agree with MacSharry's remarks about public servants using pandemic to watch box sets
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Taoiseach doesn't agree with MacSharry's remarks about public servants using pandemic to watch box sets

Jul 31st 2020, 2:50 PM 18,023 Views 36 Comments

MacSharry acknowledged his comments will not be popular, but he stood over his words yesterday.

Donohoe accepts ‘great annoyance and anger’ over €16,000 top-up for ‘super junior’ ministers
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Donohoe accepts ‘great annoyance and anger’ over €16,000 top-up for ‘super junior’ ministers

Jul 26th 2020, 3:29 PM 57,217 Views 138 Comments

Donohoe said he accepts it has caused “great annoyance and anger” but defended the controversial decision.

Brees apologises for 'insensitive' remarks that provoked anger from team-mates
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Brees apologises for 'insensitive' remarks that provoked anger from team-mates

Jun 4th 2020, 2:22 PM 6,422 Views 2 Comments

The New Orleans quarterback had said that kneeling as a means of protest was “disrespectful” to the US flag.

U20s braced for 'seismic physical battle' against wounded Welsh
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U20s braced for 'seismic physical battle' against wounded Welsh

Feb 4th 2020, 7:15 AM 4,766 Views 0 Comments

Ireland U20 assistant coach Kieran Campbell is bracing his squad for a Welsh backlash.

Varadkar defends Fine Gael social media video that was deleted following backlash
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Varadkar defends Fine Gael social media video that was deleted following backlash

Jan 18th 2020, 1:42 PM 63,682 Views 128 Comments

Varadkar said the video had set out to portray serious issues in a light-hearted way.

Charlie Flanagan 'shocked by nastiness and vitriol' he received over RIC commemoration
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Charlie Flanagan 'shocked by nastiness and vitriol' he received over RIC commemoration

Updated Jan 8th 2020, 11:01 AM 35,727 Views 136 Comments

The chair of the Expert Advisory Group also described the planning as ‘a bit of a mess’.

Kim Kardashian to drop Kimono name from shapewear line following backlash
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Kim Kardashian to drop Kimono name from shapewear line following backlash

Jul 2nd 2019, 9:42 AM 24,183 Views 33 Comments

Once a standard of the Japanese wardrobe, the kimono is now often reserved for special occasions.

'It's a breach of basic decency': Opposition demands end to recruitment freeze in HSE
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'It's a breach of basic decency': Opposition demands end to recruitment freeze in HSE

May 3rd 2019, 6:20 AM 11,218 Views 23 Comments

Families have been left in limbo over the ongoing recruitment freeze in the HSE.

World Rugby calls meeting in Dublin after backlash around World League
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World Rugby calls meeting in Dublin after backlash around World League

Mar 4th 2019, 10:25 AM 8,222 Views 5 Comments

The governing body’s chairman, Bill Beaumont, will meet representatives of the tier one nations, as well as Japan and Fiji.

Gucci 'deeply' apologises and pulls 'blackface' jumper from stores
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Gucci 'deeply' apologises and pulls 'blackface' jumper from stores

Feb 7th 2019, 1:54 PM 68,276 Views 61 Comments

The jumper was priced at $890.

Actor who played Jar Jar Binks says backlash over film made him consider suicide
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Actor who played Jar Jar Binks says backlash over film made him consider suicide

Jul 4th 2018, 3:48 PM 34,988 Views 57 Comments

In 2015, the film’s creator George Lucas revealed that Jar Jar was inspired by Disney’s Goofy.

BBC defends plans to broadcast Enoch Powell's Rivers of Blood speech for the first time
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BBC defends plans to broadcast Enoch Powell's Rivers of Blood speech for the first time

Apr 13th 2018, 2:38 PM 31,077 Views 142 Comments

The controversial 1968 speech by a Conservative MP warned Britain against immigration.

'Cyber persecution' - Ulster Rugby fans take full page ad calling for Paddy Jackson, Stuart Olding to be reinstated to team
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'Cyber persecution' - Ulster Rugby fans take full page ad calling for Paddy Jackson, Stuart Olding to be reinstated to team

Apr 11th 2018, 11:47 AM 57,063 Views 0 Comments

The ad bemoans the ‘social media backlash’ against last month’s not-guilty verdicts in what became known as the Belfast rugby rape trial.

Companies distance themselves from the NRA after latest school shooting
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Companies distance themselves from the NRA after latest school shooting

Feb 24th 2018, 2:46 PM 23,527 Views 91 Comments

The moves came as petitions circulated online targeting companies offering discounts to NRA members.

Lewis Hamilton apologises after he's accused of 'shaming' his nephew for wearing a princess dress
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Lewis Hamilton apologises after he's accused of 'shaming' his nephew for wearing a princess dress

Dec 26th 2017, 7:35 PM 59,708 Views 181 Comments

Hamilton has since deleted a video of his nephew he shared on Instagram.

Pamela Anderson has been accused of victim blaming following these comments on the Harvey Weinstein scandal
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Pamela Anderson has been accused of victim blaming following these comments on the Harvey Weinstein scandal

Dec 1st 2017, 8:36 PM 7,785 Views 2 Comments

“You know what you’re getting into if you’re going into a hotel room alone.”

Simon Harris says HPV vaccine saves lives, after speaking to Finian McGrath about his concerns
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# Calls To Resign

Simon Harris says HPV vaccine saves lives, after speaking to Finian McGrath about his concerns

Sep 3rd 2017, 1:10 PM 20,880 Views 190 Comments

McGrath had called for the vaccine to be banned.

There's been a surge in complaints about Irish 'influencers' plugging products
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There's been a surge in complaints about Irish 'influencers' plugging products

Jul 28th 2017, 12:05 AM 32,008 Views 35 Comments

Three times the amount of complaints have been received so far in 2017 compared to all of last year.

'Tipp have a bit of ammunition because people have spoken harshly on them, unjustified in my view'
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'Tipp have a bit of ammunition because people have spoken harshly on them, unjustified in my view'

May 16th 2017, 6:35 AM 4,342 Views 3 Comments

Liam Sheedy feels the Tipperary can learn a lot from their league final trouncing by Galway.

Sunderland slam Moyes's slap threat to female reporter as 'wholly unacceptable'
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Sunderland slam Moyes's slap threat to female reporter as 'wholly unacceptable'

Apr 4th 2017, 4:38 PM 5,213 Views 12 Comments

However, the club insist the manager’s job is not at risk.

UK landlord bans 'coloured' people as they leave his properties 'smelling like curry'
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UK landlord bans 'coloured' people as they leave his properties 'smelling like curry'

Mar 29th 2017, 12:53 PM 49,406 Views 88 Comments

“And I’d do it again,” Fergus Wilson said.

'Absolute joke', 'greed', 'RIP club football' - GAA players hit out at new football format
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'Absolute joke', 'greed', 'RIP club football' - GAA players hit out at new football format

Feb 25th 2017, 4:05 PM 16,322 Views 8 Comments

The Super 8 proposal was passed at Congress this morning.

Former All Black slams 'disrespectful' haka performed against Ireland
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Former All Black slams 'disrespectful' haka performed against Ireland

Nov 9th 2016, 12:05 PM 82,287 Views 82 Comments

Craig Dowd feels the use of the Kapa O Pango highlighted the poor preparation done by Steve Hansen’s side.

The Honey G backlash is in full swing - here's what you need to know
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# Honey G

The Honey G backlash is in full swing - here's what you need to know

Oct 24th 2016, 11:38 AM 10,456 Views 2 Comments

Honey to the G, that’s you for me…

The party of Nelson Mandela has had its worst electoral result since apartheid
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The party of Nelson Mandela has had its worst electoral result since apartheid

Aug 5th 2016, 8:04 PM 10,485 Views 44 Comments

The ANC has even lost control of the municipality of Nelson Mandela Bay.

Ghostbusters backlash reflects sexism problem in Hollywood
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Ghostbusters backlash reflects sexism problem in Hollywood

Jul 3rd 2016, 10:30 AM 41,984 Views 223 Comments

The all-female reboot of Ghostbusters hits Irish cinemas on 15 July.

Offaly boss slams 'cowards' for outburst of abuse in wake of Westmeath defeat
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Offaly boss slams 'cowards' for outburst of abuse in wake of Westmeath defeat

May 9th 2016, 4:27 PM 7,422 Views 3 Comments

Eamonn Kelly made his feelings clear following his side’s three-point win against Carlow on Saturday.

Travel advice given to LGBT tourists over North Carolina bathroom law
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Travel advice given to LGBT tourists over North Carolina bathroom law

Apr 22nd 2016, 12:13 PM 15,413 Views 130 Comments

A number of high profile musicians have cancelled gigs in North Carolina and Mississippi over anti-LGBT laws.

'AC Milan' performing a haka highlights everything that is wrong with modern football
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# Oh Dear

'AC Milan' performing a haka highlights everything that is wrong with modern football

Apr 22nd 2016, 11:10 AM 16,500 Views 31 Comments

It was all part of an advertising campaign.

'Well done Adam, great to put your country on hold so you can fulfil your own schedule'
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'Well done Adam, great to put your country on hold so you can fulfil your own schedule'

Apr 21st 2016, 9:21 AM 11,485 Views 13 Comments

Australian golfer Adam Scott’s decision to skip the Olympics has not gone down well with some of his compatriots.

Dating website apologises for calling red hair and freckles 'imperfections'
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Dating website apologises for calling red hair and freckles 'imperfections'

Apr 12th 2016, 9:35 PM 23,733 Views 41 Comments

People were not happy with Match.com’s campaign.

Serena Williams leads 'disappointed' reaction to Djokovic comments on women's tennis
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Serena Williams leads 'disappointed' reaction to Djokovic comments on women's tennis

Mar 22nd 2016, 9:33 PM 31,495 Views 50 Comments

Andy Murray says there should ’100%’ be equal pay for male and female competitors.

Poll: What do you make of the controversial 1916 banner at College Green?
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Poll: What do you make of the controversial 1916 banner at College Green?

Mar 14th 2016, 8:00 PM 53,068 Views 157 Comments

Revisionism or just a fuller version of history?

YouTube stars apologise for trying to trademark 'reaction' videos
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# A Fine Mess

YouTube stars apologise for trying to trademark 'reaction' videos

Feb 2nd 2016, 12:37 PM 13,380 Views 25 Comments

The Fine Brothers reversed the decision after a major backlash saw them lose hundreds of thousands of subscribers.

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