Tuesday 28 February 2017

The LGBTQI community wants respect, Mr O'Doherty

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Martin O’Neill: apologised for 'inappropriate comments'. Photo: PA
Martin O’Neill: apologised for 'inappropriate comments'. Photo: PA

In the past week, the media reported that the manager of the Irish football team, Martin O'Neill, joked that he ensured two coaches accompanied himself and Roy Keane to the Super Bowl in the US so people would not think that the pair were "queers".

Naturally, there was outrage over this crass attempt at humour.

Later, O'Neill offered a lame apology, stating: "If I had made inappropriate comments, then I obviously apologise."

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