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French rugby player banned for 26 weeks over 'banana eater' racist comments
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French rugby player banned for 26 weeks over 'banana eater' racist comments

Sep 16th 2021, 1:53 PM 5,658 Views 2 Comments

Ludovic Radosavljevic apologised for using the terminology.

Veteran Brazil defender embroiled in row over unpaid wages
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Veteran Brazil defender embroiled in row over unpaid wages

Sep 11th 2021, 1:14 PM 10,881 Views 3 Comments

Sao Paulo have parted company with Dani Alves as a result of the dispute.

Beacon had a 'number of other options' for leftover doses given to teachers, review finds
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Beacon had a 'number of other options' for leftover doses given to teachers, review finds

Aug 27th 2021, 4:02 PM 12,777 Views 35 Comments

The review also found that the Beacon’s vaccination centre strayed from HSE advice on pre-preparing vaccine vials.

Public Accounts Committee to discuss Katherine Zappone’s appointment as UN envoy
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Public Accounts Committee to discuss Katherine Zappone’s appointment as UN envoy

Aug 13th 2021, 5:04 PM 19,714 Views 47 Comments

The former children’s minister stepped back from the role amid controversy over the manner of her appointment.

Why events like 'Merrion Gate' can lead to reduced public compliance with Covid rules
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Why events like 'Merrion Gate' can lead to reduced public compliance with Covid rules

Aug 8th 2021, 12:05 AM 34,383 Views 85 Comments
  • After Golfgate, experts noticed a slight decrease in how much people believed others were complying.
  • Orla Dwyer reports that researchers will be keeping an eye to see if a similar effect happens in the wake of Merrion Gate.
  • Perceptions of how other people behave is "strongly related" to our own Covid behaviours, according to the ESRI's Dr Shane Timmons.
The Zappone Saga: How the controversy played out in the past week, and why she had to quit
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The Zappone Saga: How the controversy played out in the past week, and why she had to quit

Aug 5th 2021, 12:05 AM 41,443 Views 65 Comments
  • The saga began with a tweet last Tuesday and ended with Zappone's resignation
  • After a week of controversy, Zappone declined the role following news of a hotel gathering.
  • The outdoor party has drawn comparisons with last year's 'Golfgate' scandal, writes Céimin Burke.
The talking is finally done and the Lions have a shot at the series
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The talking is finally done and the Lions have a shot at the series

Jul 31st 2021, 6:55 AM 24,399 Views 15 Comments

The kicking and set-piece contests will be crucial again this evening.

Lazio's new signing comes under fire for singing anti-fascist song
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Lazio's new signing comes under fire for singing anti-fascist song

Jul 20th 2021, 8:25 PM 9,715 Views 11 Comments

The club have defended Elseid Hysaj.

Beacon Hospital offered Covid vaccines to teachers in 'good faith', report finds
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Beacon Hospital offered Covid vaccines to teachers in 'good faith', report finds

Jul 19th 2021, 3:06 PM 21,977 Views 48 Comments

The board of the hospital said it retains confidence in its CEO Michael Cullen.

Galatasaray fly home from Greece after allegedly refusing further Covid tests
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Galatasaray fly home from Greece after allegedly refusing further Covid tests

Jul 13th 2021, 4:12 PM 5,274 Views 0 Comments

The visitors were due to play against Greek champions Olympiakos on Tuesday.

Antoine Griezmann loses sponsor amid Japan racism row
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Antoine Griezmann loses sponsor amid Japan racism row

Jul 7th 2021, 11:25 PM 13,223 Views 8 Comments

The controversy also involves Barcelona striker and teammate Ousmane Dembele.

Uefa launch probe into 'discriminatory incidents' during Germany-Hungary match
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Uefa launch probe into 'discriminatory incidents' during Germany-Hungary match

Jun 25th 2021, 12:02 PM 2,531 Views 0 Comments

The fixture was overshadowed by a row over a new Hungarian anti-LGBTQ law.

Section of England fans defy pleas not to boo players taking the knee
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Section of England fans defy pleas not to boo players taking the knee

Jun 13th 2021, 2:47 PM 31,859 Views 47 Comments

The Croatia national anthem was also booed.

Explainer: Why has a controversy blown up around political party members posing as pollsters?
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Explainer: Why has a controversy blown up around political party members posing as pollsters?

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 3:10 PM 12,317 Views 48 Comments
  • It was reported yesterday that Sinn Féin party members had pretended to be pollsters carrying fake marketing research company IDs.
  • SF TD Eoin Ó Broin described the practice as "widespread and common".
  • Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party have also engaged in similar polling in the past.
Gareth Southgate suggests England may rethink taking knee after players booed
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Gareth Southgate suggests England may rethink taking knee after players booed

Jun 3rd 2021, 10:25 PM 11,732 Views 4 Comments

The boos were soon drowned out by cheers among the near-7,000 crowd at the Riverside.

Anger as Ireland's Alan Browne sent off
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Anger as Ireland's Alan Browne sent off

Mar 16th 2021, 10:31 PM 12,790 Views 0 Comments

Preston boss Alex Neil was furious with the decision.

An uneasy show of support: Coalition partners sticking by Varadkar amid calls for him to step aside
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An uneasy show of support: Coalition partners sticking by Varadkar amid calls for him to step aside

Mar 16th 2021, 6:15 AM 20,992 Views 82 Comments

If charges were to be brought, Fianna Fáil would call for his removal, sources said.

Handball rule changed after Fulham-Tottenham controversy
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Handball rule changed after Fulham-Tottenham controversy

Mar 5th 2021, 3:18 PM 10,215 Views 5 Comments

The International Football Association Board (IFAB) made the announcement in a statement.

'I felt embarrassed for my sport. An appalling picture' - Walsh reacts to Elliott photo
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'I felt embarrassed for my sport. An appalling picture' - Walsh reacts to Elliott photo

Mar 1st 2021, 9:29 PM 36,007 Views 38 Comments

Ruby Walsh also described the incident as ‘indefensible.’

Gordon Elliott barred from racing horses in Britain while investigation into image takes place
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Gordon Elliott barred from racing horses in Britain while investigation into image takes place

Mar 1st 2021, 7:42 PM 51,738 Views 45 Comments

The news is a major announcement a fortnight out from the start of the 2021 Cheltenham Festival.

Michael O’Leary will ‘continue to support’ trainer Gordon Elliott despite ‘unacceptable’ photograph
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Michael O’Leary will ‘continue to support’ trainer Gordon Elliott despite ‘unacceptable’ photograph

Mar 1st 2021, 12:42 PM 75,907 Views 59 Comments

Betfair, however, has severed ties with Elliott after he was photographed sitting on a dead horse.

Over 760 gardaí were disciplined over Juvenile Diversion Scheme controversy
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Over 760 gardaí were disciplined over Juvenile Diversion Scheme controversy

Feb 25th 2021, 6:30 AM 26,433 Views 0 Comments

Some gardaí are still under investigation.

Grant Thornton has resigned as auditors to firms owned by operator of Pornhub
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Grant Thornton has resigned as auditors to firms owned by operator of Pornhub

Feb 10th 2021, 8:46 AM 38,279 Views 14 Comments

The move came “in light of the serious nature of recent developments”, Grant Thornton said.

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 12,550 Views 42 Comments

Murrayfield chiefs have reiterated their backing for equality.

Patrick Reed ‘all good’ with Xander Schauffele after drop controversy
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Patrick Reed ‘all good’ with Xander Schauffele after drop controversy

Feb 3rd 2021, 3:04 PM 3,903 Views 0 Comments

Reed was cleared of any wrongdoing by rules officials after taking a free drop for an embedded ball in the third round of the Farmers Insurance Open.

'It certainly didn't affect him' - Support for Ireland U21 striker after recent racist abuse
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'It certainly didn't affect him' - Support for Ireland U21 striker after recent racist abuse

Jan 28th 2021, 7:48 PM 5,637 Views 1 Comment

Jim Crawford praised Jonathan Afolabi for the way he handled the recent vile comments aimed at him.

Welsh Tory leader quits after politicians found drinking following pub alcohol ban
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Welsh Tory leader quits after politicians found drinking following pub alcohol ban

Jan 23rd 2021, 6:15 PM 29,155 Views 12 Comments

Paul Davies said the controversy over his conduct had become a ‘distraction’ for the party.

Stoke chief 'very disappointed' after James McClean's alleged Covid-19 breach
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Stoke chief 'very disappointed' after James McClean's alleged Covid-19 breach

Jan 15th 2021, 9:57 PM 4,387 Views 4 Comments

Tony Scholes also emphasised footballers’ ‘duty to act responsibly’ during the pandemic.

Toulon study appeal after Scarlets given European win for 'harrowing' Covid-19 withdrawal
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Toulon study appeal after Scarlets given European win for 'harrowing' Covid-19 withdrawal

Dec 19th 2020, 8:57 PM 10,846 Views 2 Comments

Scarlets were awarded a 28-0 bonus-point victory after Toulon did not fulfil last night’s fixture due to covid concerns.

Brian Stanley says he's 'an ally of the LGBT community' and he wishes to apologise to Leo Varadkar
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Brian Stanley says he's 'an ally of the LGBT community' and he wishes to apologise to Leo Varadkar

Dec 15th 2020, 5:10 PM 21,980 Views 48 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD apologised for two tweets he sent that have caused controversy.

Millwall fans boo players taking a knee
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Millwall fans boo players taking a knee

Dec 5th 2020, 5:29 PM 10,275 Views 28 Comments

In footage seen on social media, booing from the stands is heard after referee Darren England blows his whistle.

LGFA 'fully understand Limerick’s wish to use their own venue for training purposes'
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LGFA 'fully understand Limerick’s wish to use their own venue for training purposes'

Updated Dec 2nd 2020, 12:00 PM 8,145 Views 13 Comments

The All-Ireland ladies football semi-final was moved from LIT Gaelic Grounds to Parnell Park earlier this week.

Hungarian MEP apologises after attending lockdown-breaking party
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Hungarian MEP apologises after attending lockdown-breaking party

Dec 1st 2020, 6:51 PM 19,882 Views 14 Comments

Jozsef Szajer resigned over the weekend after going to what local press called an ‘orgy’.

McDonald says she won't ask SF TD to step down as chair of PAC following tweet about IRA attacks
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McDonald says she won't ask SF TD to step down as chair of PAC following tweet about IRA attacks

Dec 1st 2020, 9:01 AM 23,512 Views 85 Comments

Brian Stanley has apologised for the tweet about IRA attacks on the British Army.

Referee timekeeping correct in both All-Ireland semi-finals, camogie officials insist
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Referee timekeeping correct in both All-Ireland semi-finals, camogie officials insist

Nov 28th 2020, 5:16 PM 7,784 Views 3 Comments

There was some confusion over the timekeeping in both games.

Derry bus company apologises after advertising shopping trips to Dublin during NI lockdown
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Derry bus company apologises after advertising shopping trips to Dublin during NI lockdown

Nov 26th 2020, 2:38 PM 21,499 Views 27 Comments

A TD branded the mooted trip a “disgrace”.

13 Barbarians players to face disciplinary hearing for Covid-19 breaches
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13 Barbarians players to face disciplinary hearing for Covid-19 breaches

Oct 29th 2020, 5:18 PM 10,420 Views 12 Comments

The unnamed individuals have been charged after their actions led to last weekend’s game against England being cancelled.

Liverpool ask Premier League to review VAR decisions from derby
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Liverpool ask Premier League to review VAR decisions from derby

Oct 17th 2020, 7:33 PM 16,243 Views 32 Comments

Jordan Pickford’s tackle on Virgil Van Dijk and Jordan Henderson’s late disallowed goal have been called into question by the Reds.

'Clearly in the public interest': NUJ defends Golfgate coverage following Seamus Woulfe remarks
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'Clearly in the public interest': NUJ defends Golfgate coverage following Seamus Woulfe remarks

Oct 6th 2020, 6:30 AM 30,973 Views 37 Comments

Mr Justice Woulfe described reports of the scandal as “appalling” and “fake”.

Landon Donovan-managed side walk off pitch in protest after alleged anti-gay slur
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Landon Donovan-managed side walk off pitch in protest after alleged anti-gay slur

Oct 1st 2020, 11:20 PM 7,813 Views 7 Comments

It was claimed that midfielder Collin Martin was targeted.

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