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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 4,345 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 10,827 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 21,781 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 10,229 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 8,082 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 19,823 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 23,455 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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# Camogie Association

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

Nov 28th 2020, 5:16 PM 7,719 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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# Outcry

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

Nov 26th 2020, 2:38 PM 21,459 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 10,402 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 16,193 Views 31 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 29,961 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 7,792 Views 7 Comments

It was claimed that midfielder Collin Martin was targeted.

Tipperary dual club pull out of camogie final due to 'player welfare issues' amidst fixture clash
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Tipperary dual club pull out of camogie final due to 'player welfare issues' amidst fixture clash

Sep 25th 2020, 9:42 AM 6,541 Views 8 Comments

Cahir will contest the Tipperary senior A football final on Sunday afternoon, but not the camogie decider on Saturday.

Marseille allege Neymar made racist remarks towards Japan star
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Marseille allege Neymar made racist remarks towards Japan star

Sep 22nd 2020, 2:18 PM 6,015 Views 3 Comments

The individual said Andre Villas-Boas’s side have evidence of the Brazil forward making the comments on two occasions.

Ellen DeGeneres addresses toxic workplace allegations in her show's opening monologue
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Ellen DeGeneres addresses toxic workplace allegations in her show's opening monologue

Sep 21st 2020, 6:18 PM 74,738 Views 31 Comments

“I want to say I am so sorry to the people who were affected.”

German FA defend decision to fly to Basel as fans rage
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German FA defend decision to fly to Basel as fans rage

Sep 7th 2020, 5:18 PM 14,684 Views 3 Comments

‘Stupid’, ‘anti-social’, ‘oblivious to the future’ – were some of the comments posted.

Novak Djokovic disqualified from US Open after hitting line judge with ball
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Novak Djokovic disqualified from US Open after hitting line judge with ball

Sep 6th 2020, 9:53 PM 86,879 Views 84 Comments

The top seed and 17-time grand slam champion had just dropped serve to trail Spanish opponent Pablo Carreno Busta 6-5.

European Commission president 'seeking clarification' as Phil Hogan hands in his Golfgate report
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European Commission president 'seeking clarification' as Phil Hogan hands in his Golfgate report

Updated Aug 24th 2020, 1:00 PM 66,794 Views 195 Comments

Last night, it emerged that Hogan was stopped by gardaí while driving to the dinner.

Golfgate: Who were the public figures at this week's controversial Oireachtas Golf Society dinner?
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Golfgate: Who were the public figures at this week's controversial Oireachtas Golf Society dinner?

Aug 21st 2020, 6:56 PM 92,093 Views 58 Comments

81 people are said to have attended the event in Clifden this week.

Phil Hogan 'left Kildare two days before localised lockdown', says spokesperson
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Phil Hogan 'left Kildare two days before localised lockdown', says spokesperson

Updated Aug 21st 2020, 5:00 PM 108,693 Views 166 Comments

The EU Commissioner is based in Belgium, which is not on Ireland’s travel ‘green list’.

Ex-Premier League star embroiled in race row
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Ex-Premier League star embroiled in race row

Jul 23rd 2020, 11:41 PM 14,970 Views 11 Comments

Mark Fish represented Bolton Wanderers and Charlton Athletic among others.

Shock among TDs over sacking of Barry Cowen
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Shock among TDs over sacking of Barry Cowen

Jul 14th 2020, 11:37 PM 61,714 Views 97 Comments

The Taoiseach announced this evening that he had sacked Agriculture Minister Barry Cowen.

'I still don't know what happened' - McKenna remains in dark over positive Covid-19 test
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'I still don't know what happened' - McKenna remains in dark over positive Covid-19 test

Jul 14th 2020, 11:01 AM 5,079 Views 1 Comment

Essendon star Conor McKenna hasn’t ruled out the possibility of lining out with Tyrone in 2021.

Minister denies being source on Barry Cowen drink-driving ban report
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Minister denies being source on Barry Cowen drink-driving ban report

Jul 13th 2020, 5:08 PM 61,077 Views 0 Comments

Thomas Byrne, a Fianna Fáil TD from Meath East, addressed allegations made about him online that he gave the story to the media,

National Children's Hospital developer confirms works will resume at the site from Monday
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National Children's Hospital developer confirms works will resume at the site from Monday

Jul 10th 2020, 9:22 PM 16,805 Views 42 Comments

Taoiseach Micheal Martin appealed to the contractor and those working on building the hospital to get back on site.

'Heartbroken' and 'disgusted' - Outrage among county minor teams after cancellations but no change in sight
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'Heartbroken' and 'disgusted' - Outrage among county minor teams after cancellations but no change in sight

Jun 29th 2020, 5:08 PM 9,726 Views 1 Comment

Dublin and Waterford minor ladies football teams launch online petitions after competitions impacted.

On this day in 2014, Luis Suarez is handed a four-month ban for biting
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On this day in 2014, Luis Suarez is handed a four-month ban for biting

Jun 25th 2020, 5:23 PM 153 Views 0 Comments

Fifa took unprecedented against the Uruguayan striker after the infamous incident at the World Cup in Brazil.

Outrage over 'very unfair' decision to cancel minor camogie action but association mounts defence
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Outrage over 'very unfair' decision to cancel minor camogie action but association mounts defence

Jun 25th 2020, 5:03 PM 4,583 Views 3 Comments

A petition has been launched over the decision to cancel the All-Ireland minor championship.

Players take knee before goalline row gives Villa point on Premier League return
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Players take knee before goalline row gives Villa point on Premier League return

Jun 17th 2020, 8:31 PM 8,693 Views 9 Comments

After 100 days in coronavirus lockdown, the Premier League returned.

Johnson to face grilling from senior MPs as Dominic Cummings controversy continues
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Johnson to face grilling from senior MPs as Dominic Cummings controversy continues

May 27th 2020, 6:51 AM 12,276 Views 15 Comments

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to face questions at a Commons committee meeting later today.

More controversy surrounds this weekend's UFC return as fighter and cornermen test positive for Covid-19
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More controversy surrounds this weekend's UFC return as fighter and cornermen test positive for Covid-19

May 9th 2020, 12:05 PM 51,669 Views 47 Comments

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza’s fight is off but as of now, UFC 249 is still going ahead.

Rangers call for another investigation as report finds ‘no evidence of improper behaviour’ in SPFL vote
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Rangers call for another investigation as report finds ‘no evidence of improper behaviour’ in SPFL vote

Apr 24th 2020, 7:53 PM 5,575 Views 12 Comments

The Glasgow club believe the first investigation did not go far enough.

Hearts owner 'disillusioned' by result of Scottish league vote
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Hearts owner 'disillusioned' by result of Scottish league vote

Apr 16th 2020, 12:15 PM 8,335 Views 5 Comments

The leagues below the Premiership have been ended as Dundee reversed their intended vote.

Mo Farah caught up in controversy over 2014 London Marathon injection
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Mo Farah caught up in controversy over 2014 London Marathon injection

Feb 24th 2020, 7:48 PM 16,271 Views 21 Comments

The four-time Olympic champion had been asked by USADA whether he had been injected with L-carnitine.

Eddie Jones issues apology to journalist after race joke
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Eddie Jones issues apology to journalist after race joke

Feb 21st 2020, 7:05 AM 42,503 Views 51 Comments

The England head coach is under pressure ahead of Sunday’s game against Ireland.

BBC severs ties with pundit Ramage after Derby ‘black lads’ comments
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BBC severs ties with pundit Ramage after Derby ‘black lads’ comments

Feb 16th 2020, 11:59 PM 16,960 Views 11 Comments

The former footballer has apologised for the remark.

'French Oscars' board resigns amid Roman Polanski controversy
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'French Oscars' board resigns amid Roman Polanski controversy

Feb 14th 2020, 12:39 PM 16,412 Views 14 Comments

His film An Officer and a Spy topped the list of nominations.

Jones makes UFC history despite question marks over contentious decision
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Jones makes UFC history despite question marks over contentious decision

Feb 9th 2020, 10:50 AM 9,129 Views 8 Comments

Dominick Reyes was adamant that he did enough to dethrone Jon Jones last night in Houston.

Malaga sack coach after explicit video emerges
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Malaga sack coach after explicit video emerges

Jan 11th 2020, 10:37 PM 19,070 Views 6 Comments

Victor Sanchez del Amo has been fired on disciplinary grounds.

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