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Ireland and Brighton striker Aaron Connolly deletes Twitter account after online abuse
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Ireland and Brighton striker Aaron Connolly deletes Twitter account after online abuse

Feb 2nd 2021, 5:08 PM 48,606 Views 24 Comments

It is the latest in a series of similar controversies in football.

‘Ignoring it wasn’t the answer’ – The Irish teen footballer who exposed disgraceful online abuse
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‘Ignoring it wasn’t the answer’ – The Irish teen footballer who exposed disgraceful online abuse

Jan 8th 2021, 7:00 AM 6,380 Views 0 Comments

Shelbourne player Jessie Stapleton on her recent tweet that went viral.

More major sporting events postponed, as soccer, tennis and baseball join protest
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More major sporting events postponed, as soccer, tennis and baseball join protest

Aug 27th 2020, 8:00 AM 40,113 Views 56 Comments

Naomi Osaka withdrew her semi-final, saying ‘before I am an athlete, I am a black woman’.

NASCAR banning Confederate flag from events
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NASCAR banning Confederate flag from events

Jun 10th 2020, 11:21 PM 6,178 Views 18 Comments

They said ‘runs contrary to our commitment to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment’.

Racing in Britain set to go behind closed doors
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Racing in Britain set to go behind closed doors

Mar 15th 2020, 6:52 PM 4,800 Views 11 Comments

The move is likely to take place later in the week, initially until the end of March.

Manchester United accuse The Sun of having advanced notice of attack on Ed Woodward's home
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Manchester United accuse The Sun of having advanced notice of attack on Ed Woodward's home

Feb 7th 2020, 10:07 PM 10,748 Views 18 Comments

‘The quality of the images accompanying the story indicate that a photographer was also present’ – a statement from the club read.

Barnsley charged over alleged sectarian abuse of Ireland and Stoke winger James McClean
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Barnsley charged over alleged sectarian abuse of Ireland and Stoke winger James McClean

Updated Jan 3rd 2020, 8:03 PM 24,032 Views 40 Comments

McClean was the target of sectarian chants in the lead-up to Remembrance Sunday.

Ibrahimovic files 'hate crime' complaint after angry fans vandalise statute
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Ibrahimovic files 'hate crime' complaint after angry fans vandalise statute

Nov 28th 2019, 2:00 PM 10,960 Views 7 Comments

The incident took place one day after becoming part-owner of the Swedish club Hammarby.

'I really feel sorry for those businesses': Minister says he's 'pushing hard' on high insurance costs
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'I really feel sorry for those businesses': Minister says he's 'pushing hard' on high insurance costs

Nov 24th 2019, 7:30 AM 12,079 Views 28 Comments

Galway Community Circus said this week it had become another business affected by the “national insurance sector crisis”.

Sydney attack: Woman found dead after members of the public stop knife-wielding man
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Sydney attack: Woman found dead after members of the public stop knife-wielding man

Aug 13th 2019, 10:35 AM 49,610 Views 85 Comments

The man, aged 21, is believed to have killed a woman before going on the rampage in the city.

US Olympic committee moves to disband gymnastics body following sexual abuse scandal
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US Olympic committee moves to disband gymnastics body following sexual abuse scandal

Nov 6th 2018, 12:18 PM 12,405 Views 2 Comments

In an open letter addressed to US gymnasts, USOC chief executive Sarah Hirshland told athletes they ‘deserve better’.

Trump orders week-long FBI probe into allegations against Brett Kavanaugh
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Trump orders week-long FBI probe into allegations against Brett Kavanaugh

Updated Sep 28th 2018, 10:26 PM 36,766 Views 121 Comments

Fiery protests marked today’s hearing after yesterday’s testimony from Kavanaugh and his assault accuser Christine Blasey Ford.

Iceland announce diplomatic boycott of 2018 World Cup in Russia
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Iceland announce diplomatic boycott of 2018 World Cup in Russia

Mar 26th 2018, 9:37 PM 64,714 Views 50 Comments

The news comes following the poisoning of a former double agent in Britain.

Barcelona sack director after Messi comments
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Barcelona sack director after Messi comments

Jan 13th 2017, 6:29 PM 16,130 Views 26 Comments

Pere Gratacos has been removed from his post at the club.

'The goal is to change the stigma': Homeless Dublin man setting up charity to help homeless
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'The goal is to change the stigma': Homeless Dublin man setting up charity to help homeless

Sep 15th 2016, 6:10 AM 11,919 Views 16 Comments

Anthony has been homeless, on and off, for most of his adult life. He says he wants to help others to help themselves.

Taoiseach called on to create 'Docklands tax' as part of north inner city taskforce
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Taoiseach called on to create 'Docklands tax' as part of north inner city taskforce

Jun 20th 2016, 8:01 PM 17,845 Views 51 Comments

Enda Kenny met with all councillors from Dublin Central earlier this evening.

Hibs fans banned for life over attacks on Rangers players
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Hibs fans banned for life over attacks on Rangers players

May 31st 2016, 4:50 PM 6,155 Views 16 Comments

The club’s Scottish Cup final success was overshadowed by nasty scenes after the final whistle.

Police launch investigation into Vardy Twitter abuse
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Police launch investigation into Vardy Twitter abuse

Apr 4th 2016, 9:49 PM 12,245 Views 9 Comments

The England striker’s family fell victim to vile trolls over the weekend.

'You greedy b***ards, enough is enough!' Angry Liverpool fans stage walkout protest
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'You greedy b***ards, enough is enough!' Angry Liverpool fans stage walkout protest

Feb 6th 2016, 5:22 PM 53,559 Views 84 Comments

There was widespread disillusionment at Anfield this afternoon.

Footballer charged with 'feigning injury' for first time under new ruling
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Footballer charged with 'feigning injury' for first time under new ruling

Sep 10th 2015, 2:22 PM 8,599 Views 10 Comments

A change in the rules was implemented at the beginning of this season.

Kerry hurlers much-changed following defeat to Westmeath
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Kerry hurlers much-changed following defeat to Westmeath

Mar 12th 2015, 11:00 PM 4,471 Views 9 Comments

The side have introduced five new faces to the team that were beaten last week.

US intensifies sanctions to punish Russia
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US intensifies sanctions to punish Russia

Sep 11th 2014, 6:41 PM 7,357 Views 68 Comments

Barack Obama said that the action comes after Russia’s latest attempts to destabilise Ukraine.

Governments called on to form national plans for suicide prevention
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Governments called on to form national plans for suicide prevention

Sep 5th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,832 Views 8 Comments

Ireland is one country with such a plan, Reach Out, which has been in operation since 2005.

Some EU countries will be arming Kurdish fighters in Iraq - but Ireland won't be one of them
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Some EU countries will be arming Kurdish fighters in Iraq - but Ireland won't be one of them

Aug 15th 2014, 5:35 PM 8,608 Views 113 Comments

The decision follows a rare summer meeting of EU foreign ministers, including Charlie Flanagan, in Brussels today.

A Colombian lawyer is suing FIFA for €1billion over refereeing decisions
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A Colombian lawyer is suing FIFA for €1billion over refereeing decisions

Aug 15th 2014, 1:16 PM 5,623 Views 12 Comments

Aurelio Jimenez claims decisions made by Carlos Velasco Carballo at the World Cup partially casued his cardiac problems.

'Waiting four hours in the rain for a wheelchair taxi inspired me to act'
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'Waiting four hours in the rain for a wheelchair taxi inspired me to act'

Jun 26th 2014, 7:45 AM 20,602 Views 49 Comments

His “bad experience” in Dublin city centre inspired Stephen Closkey to set up a website for wheelchair-users. He’s also been advising the Government on a new taxi scheme.

Bremen boss punishes squad - by arranging 4am training
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Bremen boss punishes squad - by arranging 4am training

Dec 14th 2013, 7:14 PM 6,350 Views 2 Comments

Having been routed 7-0 by Bayern Munich last Saturday, Werder’s 3-2 defeat at Hertha Berlin on Friday left them 14th.

Bulgaria wrestling coach on hunger strike
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Bulgaria wrestling coach on hunger strike

Mar 3rd 2013, 1:30 PM 1,414 Views 1 Comment

Armen Nazaryan is making the stance in protest at wrestling being dumped from the 2020 Olympics.