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'I never would have seen myself last year in the position that I am'
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'I never would have seen myself last year in the position that I am'

Oct 17th 2021, 9:35 PM 40,652 Views 4 Comments

Hannah McLoughlin has enjoyed a meteoric rise over the past few years, from adoring fan to Irish hockey star and Olympian.

Scales primed to make impact at Celtic after 'mental' few weeks
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Scales primed to make impact at Celtic after 'mental' few weeks

Sep 9th 2021, 4:12 PM 4,748 Views 0 Comments

‘It was a mad week, signing for Celtic and then getting my first international call-up. Hopefully they complement each other.’

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to be released as UK pays Iran £400m debt - report
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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to be released as UK pays Iran £400m debt - report

May 2nd 2021, 3:26 PM 89,505 Views 45 Comments

Iranian state TV said deals have been reached to release prisoners with Western ties held in Iran.

'A dream of mine ever since I came to the club' - Irish youngster savours Championship debut
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'A dream of mine ever since I came to the club' - Irish youngster savours Championship debut

Apr 15th 2021, 8:56 PM 11,136 Views 2 Comments

Festy Ebosele featured for Derby County against Norwich City.

Antoine Rozner seals first European Tour title with final-round 64
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Antoine Rozner seals first European Tour title with final-round 64

Dec 5th 2020, 4:30 PM 2,051 Views 1 Comment

The Frenchman finished two shots clear of a group of four including long-time leader Andy Sullivan.

'There have been dark days over the years' - similarities between Tipp and Ballymun success stories
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'There have been dark days over the years' - similarities between Tipp and Ballymun success stories

Dec 1st 2020, 7:05 AM 3,988 Views 0 Comments

Paddy Christie has witnessed the rise in fortunes of his home club and adopted county.

Hogg ecstatic as Exeter book semi-final date with Toulouse
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Hogg ecstatic as Exeter book semi-final date with Toulouse

Sep 20th 2020, 8:21 PM 12,018 Views 2 Comments

Exeter Chiefs defeat Northampton Saints 38-15 to seal the club’s first ever European Champions Cup semi-final spot.

Major breakthrough in UK as cheap steroid is first drug to reduce coronavirus deaths
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Major breakthrough in UK as cheap steroid is first drug to reduce coronavirus deaths

Jun 16th 2020, 3:21 PM 32,935 Views 44 Comments

A study found the steroid cut the risk of death by a third for patients on ventilators.

Infertile cancer patient gives birth after having her eggs frozen, new study reveals
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Infertile cancer patient gives birth after having her eggs frozen, new study reveals

Feb 19th 2020, 9:30 PM 16,389 Views 5 Comments

A baby boy was born to a 34-year-old French woman who had been treated with chemotherapy for breast cancer.

Machine keeps human livers alive for a week outside body
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Machine keeps human livers alive for a week outside body

Jan 13th 2020, 10:10 PM 15,102 Views 10 Comments

The finding may increase the number of available livers for transplant, researchers say.

'A most wonderful Christmas present': HSE to reimburse cost of new cystic fibrosis treatment
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'A most wonderful Christmas present': HSE to reimburse cost of new cystic fibrosis treatment

Dec 13th 2019, 9:12 PM 11,142 Views 12 Comments

About 1,200 children and adults have Cystic Fibrosis in Ireland.

Real Madrid find their Pogba within as Valverde proves the catalyst for change
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Real Madrid find their Pogba within as Valverde proves the catalyst for change

Dec 6th 2019, 9:19 AM 7,573 Views 4 Comments

The 21-year-old has become a key figure in Zidane’s second era.

'The biggest thing people have to remember is that Jacob is a really young fella'
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'The biggest thing people have to remember is that Jacob is a really young fella'

Nov 28th 2019, 6:00 AM 6,252 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland and Ulster wing is 23-years-old and still striving to find consistency in his game.

John Joe Nevin finally seals fight that could ignite his pro career
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John Joe Nevin finally seals fight that could ignite his pro career

Oct 21st 2019, 12:34 AM 7,522 Views 3 Comments

The former Olympic silver medallist will fight for a WBA rankings belt next month.

'I'll remember this day for the rest of my life' - Teenage star Gauff wins first WTA title
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'I'll remember this day for the rest of my life' - Teenage star Gauff wins first WTA title

Oct 13th 2019, 4:29 PM 6,378 Views 5 Comments

The 15-year-old triumphed in the final in Linz against Jelena Ostapenko.

Irish teen O'Connor in contention for United debut against Huddersfield
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Irish teen O'Connor in contention for United debut against Huddersfield

May 2nd 2019, 5:48 PM 20,357 Views 10 Comments

The 18-year-old defender has linked up with the first-team for training ahead of Sunday’s game.

Emiliano Sala's missing plane has been found
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Emiliano Sala's missing plane has been found

Feb 3rd 2019, 10:05 PM 64,511 Views 19 Comments

The footballer and pilot David Ibbotson were the only people on board.

American promoter working on landmark all-women's pro boxing card this spring
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American promoter working on landmark all-women's pro boxing card this spring

Jan 3rd 2019, 9:32 PM 7,566 Views 2 Comments

Lou DiBella told BoxingScene that women’s pro boxing card is ‘way beyond its time.’

First baby born via uterus transplanted from dead donor
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First baby born via uterus transplanted from dead donor

Dec 5th 2018, 7:13 AM 17,180 Views 13 Comments

The baby girl was born in December 2017, The Lancet said.

The Deirdre Jacob case - from missing person file to murder investigation
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The Deirdre Jacob case - from missing person file to murder investigation

Aug 14th 2018, 8:15 PM 29,222 Views 5 Comments

Deirdre Jacob was last seen within yards of the driveway to her parents’ house.

Iran's largest football stadium to admit thousands of women for the first time since 1979
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Iran's largest football stadium to admit thousands of women for the first time since 1979

Jun 20th 2018, 12:59 PM 4,812 Views 5 Comments

More than 10,000 tickets were expected to be put on sale for Wednesday’s screening.

'Neurons can't get notions of being muscles': What makes cells with the same DNA act differently?
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'Neurons can't get notions of being muscles': What makes cells with the same DNA act differently?

Apr 7th 2018, 9:45 AM 9,399 Views 10 Comments

“Imagine your genes are books in a library…”

New blood test to detect Alzheimer's disease developed by Irish researchers
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New blood test to detect Alzheimer's disease developed by Irish researchers

Mar 7th 2018, 7:32 AM 14,922 Views 13 Comments

Doctors have said that early diagnosis of the disease is key for improving the quality of life.

Germany's Social Democrats clear path for Merkel's fourth term
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Germany's Social Democrats clear path for Merkel's fourth term

Mar 4th 2018, 10:22 AM 8,033 Views 50 Comments

Merkel has been leading Germany for 12 years.

Midleton send champions packing as they power into first Harty Cup final in 12 years
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Midleton send champions packing as they power into first Harty Cup final in 12 years

Jan 27th 2018, 4:00 PM 10,829 Views 1 Comment

The Cork school will face Limerick’s Ardscoil Rís in the final.

We're one step closer to understanding the 'most mysterious star in the universe'
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We're one step closer to understanding the 'most mysterious star in the universe'

Jan 7th 2018, 7:45 AM 25,934 Views 29 Comments

Tabby’s Star has been inexplicably dimming and brightening sporadically like no other for years.

Scientists at NUI Galway make breakthrough for Parkinson’s disease
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Scientists at NUI Galway make breakthrough for Parkinson’s disease

Nov 26th 2017, 7:15 AM 25,061 Views 24 Comments

The degeneration and death of brain cells that regulate movement is what affects the ability of a person with Parkinson’s to control movement.

New species of orangutan discovered in Indonesia - but it's already endangered
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New species of orangutan discovered in Indonesia - but it's already endangered

Nov 2nd 2017, 9:58 PM 13,008 Views 19 Comments

Until recently, scientists thought there were only two genetically distinct types of orangutan.

Scientists fix disease genes in human embryos for the first time
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Scientists fix disease genes in human embryos for the first time

Aug 3rd 2017, 7:22 AM 10,056 Views 20 Comments

Just over 72% of the embryos ended up being free of a heart disease-causing mutation.

Good news for pale skin: Scientists have come up with a drug to help people tan without exposure to the sun
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Good news for pale skin: Scientists have come up with a drug to help people tan without exposure to the sun

Jun 17th 2017, 8:00 AM 20,027 Views 28 Comments

Applied as a cream to the skin, the drug allowed red-haired mice to develop a deep tan.

Infertility problems in mice solved with 3D-printed ovaries
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Infertility problems in mice solved with 3D-printed ovaries

May 17th 2017, 9:21 AM 7,928 Views 16 Comments

It’s hoped that 3D-printed skin, ears, bone scaffolds, and heart valves could solve a number of medical issues.

Breakthrough in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann disputes
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Breakthrough in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann disputes

Feb 15th 2017, 7:54 PM 16,093 Views 22 Comments

Meanwhile, unions at Bus Eireann have entered talks to see if they can find a way to avoid next week’s strike.

A Dublin firm has invented a 'breakthrough' back pain device
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A Dublin firm has invented a 'breakthrough' back pain device

Feb 4th 2017, 11:00 AM 28,008 Views 20 Comments

The company announced its Reactiv8 device was used at a hospital in Germany.

'Organs could be grown in pigs for transplants': Scientists eye breakthrough
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'Organs could be grown in pigs for transplants': Scientists eye breakthrough

Jan 28th 2017, 7:45 AM 8,683 Views 14 Comments

The study has provoked ethical and legal questions.

Cork researchers develop 'smart knee' that could speed up surgery recovery
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Cork researchers develop 'smart knee' that could speed up surgery recovery

Dec 20th 2016, 6:40 AM 13,424 Views 6 Comments

The device remotely monitors the patient’s progress through a knee movement sensor.

The Garda strike tomorrow is OFF: GRA joins AGSI in deferring action
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The Garda strike tomorrow is OFF: GRA joins AGSI in deferring action

Nov 3rd 2016, 11:59 PM 144,985 Views 153 Comments

A long, difficult day of negotiations has come to an end.

Irish researchers discover potential new way to treat one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer
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Irish researchers discover potential new way to treat one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer

Oct 31st 2016, 1:42 PM 12,809 Views 4 Comments

If the new drug – APR-246 – is found to be effective at clinical trials it will have the potential to save lives.

All remaining Dublin Bus strikes CALLED OFF after marathon talks
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All remaining Dublin Bus strikes CALLED OFF after marathon talks

Sep 29th 2016, 7:30 PM 79,593 Views 59 Comments

The breakthrough follows marathon talks at the Workplace Relations Commission.

'It is as vital for me as it is for an able-bodied athlete to keep paying attention to my training'
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'It is as vital for me as it is for an able-bodied athlete to keep paying attention to my training'

Aug 30th 2016, 3:44 PM 1,990 Views 2 Comments

Using technology has had a massive impact on my progress and will continue to do so, writes Mark Pollock.

The ice bucket challenge: It actually made a huge difference
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The ice bucket challenge: It actually made a huge difference

Jul 27th 2016, 1:03 PM 28,528 Views 21 Comments

Around €104 million was raised through people dumping water over their heads.

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