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2022
# US
Suspected gunman tied up by churchgoers after fatal shooting in California
Four others were critically injured in the incident, authorities said.
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# Munster Man
'I believe it will change a lot of people's lives because of that'
Munster boss Johann van Graan has praised Keith Earls for his bravery.
# PSNI
Woman in critical condition after her car entered Fermanagh lake
Three police officers retrieved the woman from the sinking car, and have been commended for their bravery.
# bravery
'It's a fitting tribute to his Dad that he came out and finished the game for us today'
Laois manager John Sugrue heaped praise on young forward Evan O’Carroll who played a key role despite losing his father during the week.
# brian dunne
Judge praises the resilience of two 80-year-old victims whose handbags were robbed by same thief
Brian Dunne (33) was sentenced to four and a half years in prison for the offences.
# Closure
Bravery medals would bring 'final closure' for Jadotville survivors
While families welcomed the recent awarding of a unit citation and Bonn Jadotville medal, it is hoped eight of the men will be specifically awarded for their bravery.
# Scott Medal
Murdered Garda Tony Golden honoured with medal for 'bravery and great courage'
Tony Golden was shot dead while responding to a domestic incident at a home in Omeath in 2015
# bravery
Three-time world surf champion to return to water two years after shark attack
Mick Fanning fought off the shark during a competition back in 2015.
# sponsored by smirnoff
6 brilliant Irish people who overcame the odds
Prepare to be wowed.
# heroic
Former League of Ireland footballer praised after saving baby in Donegal tragedy
Davitt Walsh was taken to hospital after rescuing the four-month old baby girl.
# Court
Man sexually assaulted his intellectually disabled adult daughter
The judge told the woman that it “took great bravery” to bring the case.
# honesty
Philly McMahon opens up about his brother's death in emotional Late Late Show interview
He was applauded for his honesty and bravery.
# compensation
'Like my worst nightmare' - garda who faced down military-trained gunman tells of ordeal
The unarmed garda faced down and disarmed a robber who had been trained by the Lithuanian military.
# bravery
Coma survivor who fell off 20ft balcony says he owes his life to paramedic who saved him
Oisin Merritt said he tries every day to stay positive.
# bravery
"A heartfelt heart-breaking story": Huge praise for Ursula Halligan's coming-out op-ed
The broadcaster is encouraging people to vote Yes in the upcoming referendum.
# bravery
Roy Keane thinks the Irish players need to have 'more pride' on the ball
The assistant manager spoke about players being braver in the final third.
# courageous act
Rescuer of toddler who climbed out window onto busy road gets bravery award
One Garda received awards for two separate acts of bravery.
# bravery
'I heard about Jonny Cooper, it could happen to anyone, anywhere' - Alisha Jordan
The New York ladies footballer also suffered an unprovoked attack, but hasn’t let it defeat her and will play in All-Ireland junior final this weekend.
# Heroes
Brave teenager who completed his Junior Cert while battling leukemia receives award
Yesterday’s 2014 Hidden Hearing Heroes Awards saw a number of people honored in different categories for their contributions to society.
# rememberance
Irish soldiers in the Great War: Tracing your family history in WWI
Readers share their family links to the Great War with some tips on how to begin your search.
# STrength
Climber falls down 70ft crevasse, rescued after asking for help on Facebook
The climber was stranded for 19 hours before help arrived.
# Quick Thinking
Ukrainian soccer player saves opponent who swallows his tongue
Jaba Kankava was the hero in yesterday’s game.
# then a hero comes along
Brave fireman jumps off bridge to save drowning woman in Limerick
Fireman Eli Brace jumped in to the water to rescue the woman after the Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter could not retrieve her.
# bravery
First female professional American Footballer in men's game makes big impact on debut
Remember the name: Jennifer Welter.
# bravery
Teenager dies trying to stop suicide bomber at his school in Pakistan
People in the village are hailing 17-year-old Aitzaz Hasan as a hero.
# BUUURRRRRR
VIDEO: Christmas Day crowds queue up to leap into the icy waters at the 40 Foot
Patrick Maye, Chris Maye and Justin Kinehan made this video of yesterday’s chilling experience.
# South Africa
Firefighter survives six-storey fall
South African emergency worker is trapped in scorching shaft for three hours but emerges with just a bruised hip.
# bravery
Majella O'Donnell shaves her head live on TV for cancer charity
Daniel O’Donnell’s wife was diagnosed with cancer and has begun chemotherapy treatment.
# bravery
'I don't want to be the girl who was shot by the Taliban - I want to be the girl who fought for the rights of every child'
IN FULL: Malala Yousafzai’s speech in Tipperary last night.
# live wire
Video: US daredevil walks over Grand Canyon on tiny tightrope
“My arms are aching like you couldn’t believe,” 34-year-old Nik Wallenda said after he completed the walk on the wire some 1,500 feet (457 metres) above the ground.
# Scott Medals
Seven members of the GardaĆ­ honoured with medals for bravery
Medals were awarded for tackling and disarming armed men and saving a woman and her two children from a house fire.
Voices
Nick Leeson: I'm not a motivational speaker. THIS GUY is.
Former trader Nick Leeson is a regular on the after-dinner speaking circuit – but he was blown away by the story of Aron Ralston, with whom he recently shared a stage…
# pic of the day
The Bravest Ducks of The Day
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# Riots
Man attacked during riots dies
Meanwhile, UK police sources have criticised David Cameron for blaming them for not anticipating the scale of the rioting.