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From The42 Morata considered leaving Chelsea after 'disaster' debut season and World Cup omission Close Call

Morata considered leaving Chelsea after 'disaster' debut season and World Cup omission

The striker admits he considered going back to Spain or Italy.

From TheJournal.ie Three shot dead after Zimbabwean army opens fire on protest Election

Three shot dead after Zimbabwean army opens fire on protest

Earlier official results showed that the country’s ruling Zanu-PF party won the most seats in parliament.

From The42 'I was rushed into a side-room and a doctor said, 'You're heading towards kidney failure'' Long Road Back

'I was rushed into a side-room and a doctor said, 'You're heading towards kidney failure''

Sligo goalkeeper Noelle Gormley shares her story.

From The42 Relief as Ireland young guns edge brave Japan to avoid U20 World Cup relegation Close Call
From The42 Analysis: The CJ Stander non-try that could have changed the first Test Close Call

Analysis: The CJ Stander non-try that could have changed the first Test

The Ireland number eight says he knew Rob Herring was in support but backed himself.

From The42 Ulster's Pro14 play-off hopes over after Thomond Park stalemate with Munster Close Call

Ulster's Pro14 play-off hopes over after Thomond Park stalemate with Munster

The northern province had a strong half-time lead but failed to score in the second 40.

From The42 Europa League trophy stolen and recovered hours later in Mexico, authorities say Close Call

Europa League trophy stolen and recovered hours later in Mexico, authorities say

The trophy had been on display at the football stadium in the city of Leon on Friday night.

From The42 Ireland hang on against 14-man Italy to get Six Nations campaign up and running Close Call

Ireland hang on against 14-man Italy to get Six Nations campaign up and running

Noel McNamara’s side were fortunate to escape with the win having led 31-8 just before half-time.

From TheJournal.ie British doctor escapes Australian shark attack by 'punching it in the face' Close Call

British doctor escapes Australian shark attack by 'punching it in the face'

25-year-old Charlie Fry was surfing in New South Wales when the attack happened.

From The42 28 shots on goal with no reward - the day Mayo nearly came unstuck this summer Close Call

28 shots on goal with no reward - the day Mayo nearly came unstuck this summer

Stephen Rochford reflects on Mayo surviving a massive scare in the qualifiers.

From The42 Man City's Jesus avoids surgery for eye socket fracture Close Call

Man City's Jesus avoids surgery for eye socket fracture

The 20-year-old’s recovery progress will be reassessed in two weeks.

From The42 Late Connolly goal puts Cork into Munster final as they survive Tipperary test Close Call

Late Connolly goal puts Cork into Munster final as they survive Tipperary test

Cork only scored a single point in the first-half but still triumphed.

From The42 'I thought the worst at the time': Michael Murphy's recent knee injury scare with Glenswilly Close Call

'I thought the worst at the time': Michael Murphy's recent knee injury scare with Glenswilly

Murphy says the injury he suffered in a league game with Glenswilly was “just a scare.”

From The42 Cork avoid shock Munster football defeat to Waterford as they claim one-point win Close Call

Cork avoid shock Munster football defeat to Waterford as they claim one-point win

The Fraher Field was the venue for tonight’s game.

From The42 McKinley misses out as Conor O'Shea names Italy squad for June Tests Close Call

McKinley misses out as Conor O'Shea names Italy squad for June Tests

The former Leinster man was part of the Italians’ wider training group ahead of the tour.

From The42 This incredible javelin throw almost struck a cameraman at the Diamond League Close Call

This incredible javelin throw almost struck a cameraman at the Diamond League

The cameraman doesn’t move an inch despite the javelin appearing to come straight for him.

From TheJournal.ie Two injured in Toronto plane's near-miss with suspected drone Close Call

Two injured in Toronto plane's near-miss with suspected drone

Two flight attendants on the passenger plane sustained minor injuries.

From TheJournal.ie Cork syndicate almost missed out on EuroMillions cash with deadline just hours away Close Shave

Cork syndicate almost missed out on EuroMillions cash with deadline just hours away

The syndicate leader waited 90 days to check the ticket.

From The42 Missed chances cost Wexford as Kildare win dogfight to book Leinster SFC semi-final slot Close Call

Missed chances cost Wexford as Kildare win dogfight to book Leinster SFC semi-final slot

Cian O’Neill’s first championship victory in charge of Kildare ended in a one-point victory.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Police officer saves man trapped beneath burning SUV Alaska

WATCH: Police officer saves man trapped beneath burning SUV

The man’s arm was trapped beneath the passenger side of the vehicle.

From The42 Captain Savage to the rescue as Jack O'Connor's 14-man Kerry squeeze past Tipp Close Call

Captain Savage to the rescue as Jack O'Connor's 14-man Kerry squeeze past Tipp

The Kingdom won a game in the EirGrid Munster U21 football championship for the first time in four years when they defeated holders Tipperary tonight.

From TheJournal.ie New report outlines 'serious incident' at Dublin Airport with planes in near-miss Close Call

New report outlines 'serious incident' at Dublin Airport with planes in near-miss

Two planes came within 800m of each other last March.

From TheJournal.ie Once-in-a-while syndicate scoop €150k after missing out on jackpot by one ball EuroMillions

Once-in-a-while syndicate scoop €150k after missing out on jackpot by one ball

The group missed out on a €51 million Euromillions jackpot.

RTÉ's Caitriona Perry almost got creamed by her own equipment on live TV

Perry’s got nerves of STEEL.

From The42 'If it happened in your bed asleep at night, there could be dire consequences' Close Call

'If it happened in your bed asleep at night, there could be dire consequences'

A defibrillator helped to save Cathal Joyce’s life.

From The42 'West Ham were three hours away from appointing Rafa Benitez' Close Call

'West Ham were three hours away from appointing Rafa Benitez'

The former Liverpool boss eventually opted to join Real Madrid to replace Carlo Ancelotti.

From The42 Herrera was nearly subbed last night before impressing in number 10 role, says LVG Close Call

Herrera was nearly subbed last night before impressing in number 10 role, says LVG

After a bad start to the game, the Dutchman was pleased with his impact further up the pitch.

From TheJournal.ie With one day until the college grant deadline the SUSI website is back up and running Close Call

With one day until the college grant deadline the SUSI website is back up and running

Head of communications with Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) Graham Doyle says that all applicants should now be able to access their website.

From TheJournal.ie Lily Allen ‘grateful to be alive’ after gas explosion in Glastonbury caravan Close Call

Lily Allen ‘grateful to be alive’ after gas explosion in Glastonbury caravan

She warned festival-goers to be careful with gas stoves.

From TheJournal.ie 'Serious injury' avoided after pipe bomb is found in Leitrim Carrick-on-Shannon

'Serious injury' avoided after pipe bomb is found in Leitrim

It was found in a woodland area this morning.

14 times everything inexplicably worked out just fine

Just when it looks like it’s all over, it turns out OK.

From TheJournal.ie Dissidents blamed as significant bomb 'intended to kill' found in Belfast Close Call

Dissidents blamed as significant bomb 'intended to kill' found in Belfast

The PSNI said the incident “has all the hallmarks of a dissident republican terrorist attack”.

From The42 Unlucky photographer gets VERY close to the action at Cheltenham Close Call

Unlucky photographer gets VERY close to the action at Cheltenham

The snapper has been taken to the race course medical centre.

From TheJournal.ie Watch the incredible moment skydivers were almost hit by a plane Free Falling This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie 'Sickened by the threats': Will Senators reject water charges? Close Call

'Sickened by the threats': Will Senators reject water charges?

“If the Seanad wants to be taken seriously it must do the right thing and not be merely a rubber stamp for the Government’s brutal austerity policies.”

From The42 Scotland came agonisingly close to beating the All Blacks earlier Close Call

Scotland came agonisingly close to beating the All Blacks earlier

Scotland will have to wait for their first ever win against the All Blacks.

Luckiest pedestrian ever has unbelievable close call with colliding vehicles

You couldn’t have coordinated this.

From The42 Open Thread: What Irish team would you pick to face South Africa on Saturday Your XV

Open Thread: What Irish team would you pick to face South Africa on Saturday

Joe Schmidt has fewer and fewer players to choose from, but there are still big calls to be made.

From The42 5 talking points as All-Ireland finalists Castlebar defend Mayo crown against Ballintubber Close Call

5 talking points as All-Ireland finalists Castlebar defend Mayo crown against Ballintubber

Since 2009 Castlebar and Ballintuber will have made six county final appearances between them in the five years.

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