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Retaken Neymar penalty helps Brazil maintain perfect WC qualifying start
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Retaken Neymar penalty helps Brazil maintain perfect WC qualifying start

Jun 5th 2021, 10:01 AM 6,426 Views 4 Comments

Brazil move four points clear in South American qualifying with 2-0 win over Ecuador.

Charlo twins impress in world title bout wins over Rosario and Derevyanchenko
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Charlo twins impress in world title bout wins over Rosario and Derevyanchenko

Sep 27th 2020, 9:46 AM 5,824 Views 3 Comments

There were resounding victories for the brothers on last night’s bill at the Mohegan Sun Arena.

Double Take: The 'tomb of the jealous man and woman' said to have healing powers
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Double Take: The 'tomb of the jealous man and woman' said to have healing powers

Jun 26th 2019, 5:18 PM 2,537 Views 0 Comments

The tomb dates back to the 16th century.

Double Take: The easy-to-miss cemetery in Dublin city with a spelling mistake at the entrance
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Double Take: The easy-to-miss cemetery in Dublin city with a spelling mistake at the entrance

Jun 19th 2019, 4:26 PM 7,191 Views 0 Comments

The cemetery is 326 years old.

Double Take: The mystery of the billiard-playing monkeys at the National Library of Ireland
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Double Take: The mystery of the billiard-playing monkeys at the National Library of Ireland

Jun 12th 2019, 5:23 PM 2,614 Views 0 Comments

The unusual sculpture was created in the 19th century.

Double Take: The Dublin city car park where the world's first mini spirit bottle was born
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Double Take: The Dublin city car park where the world's first mini spirit bottle was born

Jun 5th 2019, 5:09 PM 606 Views 0 Comments

There’s a good chance that you’ve passed it by.

Double Take: The Cork theatre that once housed a one-of-a-kind sculpture collection
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Double Take: The Cork theatre that once housed a one-of-a-kind sculpture collection

May 29th 2019, 1:41 PM 649 Views 0 Comments

The Canova casts have a complicated history.

Double Take: The site of the Harold's Cross house where Robert Emmet hid before his execution
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Double Take: The site of the Harold's Cross house where Robert Emmet hid before his execution

May 22nd 2019, 5:10 PM 3,322 Views 0 Comments

An easy-to-miss plaque remembers his time there.

Double Take: The surprising site of the first Irish cinema that was set up by James Joyce
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Double Take: The surprising site of the first Irish cinema that was set up by James Joyce

May 15th 2019, 4:52 PM 1,465 Views 0 Comments

It’s likely that you’ve been on the site of Ireland’s first cinema without knowing.

Double Take: The 'smallest cemetery in Ireland' that's in one of Dublin's most popular spots
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Double Take: The 'smallest cemetery in Ireland' that's in one of Dublin's most popular spots

May 8th 2019, 5:42 PM 4,728 Views 0 Comments

A monumental person is buried there.

Double Take: The easy-to-miss 'pavement lights' that once had a very important function
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Double Take: The easy-to-miss 'pavement lights' that once had a very important function

May 1st 2019, 5:21 PM 4,750 Views 3 Comments

“They’re an important part of the city.”

Double Take: The fairy bush in Co Clare that moved a motorway
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Double Take: The fairy bush in Co Clare that moved a motorway

Apr 24th 2019, 5:30 PM 26,040 Views 3 Comments

“Never shift a fairy bush.”

Double Take: The humble Dublin house that was home to one of Ireland's greatest writers
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Double Take: The humble Dublin house that was home to one of Ireland's greatest writers

Apr 17th 2019, 4:35 PM 4,396 Views 0 Comments

“I took up writing because it’s easier than house painting.”

Double Take: The handmade stone sign in Donegal that helped WWII pilots find their way
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Double Take: The handmade stone sign in Donegal that helped WWII pilots find their way

Apr 10th 2019, 5:02 PM 13,279 Views 0 Comments

Before GPS and sat-nav, there were white stones.

Double Take: The 1920s Irish telephone box that has stood the test of time
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Double Take: The 1920s Irish telephone box that has stood the test of time

Apr 3rd 2019, 4:59 PM 5,858 Views 3 Comments

It’s the longest-standing original telephone box.

Double Take: The 65ft-long whale skeleton on display in a West Cork park
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Double Take: The 65ft-long whale skeleton on display in a West Cork park

Mar 27th 2019, 3:15 PM 1,840 Views 0 Comments

Visitors are sure to have a *whale* of a time.

Double Take: The oddly-named Dalkey road that was once a very unusual railway
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Double Take: The oddly-named Dalkey road that was once a very unusual railway

Mar 20th 2019, 4:19 PM 5,766 Views 1 Comment

All aboard!

Double Take: The underground car park that was Ireland’s first theatre
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Double Take: The underground car park that was Ireland’s first theatre

Mar 13th 2019, 3:50 PM 953 Views 0 Comments

Take a trip back in time to the 17th century…

Double Take: The Dublin allotment that was once the Guinness family's vegetable garden
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Double Take: The Dublin allotment that was once the Guinness family's vegetable garden

Mar 6th 2019, 5:11 PM 3,300 Views 2 Comments

Saint Anne’s Park is laden with history.

Double Take: The Dublin square that was once one of the city's most crowded graveyards
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Double Take: The Dublin square that was once one of the city's most crowded graveyards

Feb 27th 2019, 4:41 PM 6,355 Views 3 Comments

It’s beside one of Dublin city centre’s busiest streets.

Double Take: The one-of-a-kind signpost on a tiny Cork island
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Double Take: The one-of-a-kind signpost on a tiny Cork island

Feb 20th 2019, 5:35 PM 1,941 Views 0 Comments

New York: 4950km.

Double Take: The Dublin church with 800-year-old links to an ancient pilgrimage
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Double Take: The Dublin church with 800-year-old links to an ancient pilgrimage

Feb 13th 2019, 5:00 PM 1,614 Views 0 Comments

Fancy a 100km walk?

Double Take: This beloved Dublin diner sign was destined for the skip - but it's getting a second chance
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Double Take: This beloved Dublin diner sign was destined for the skip - but it's getting a second chance

Feb 6th 2019, 5:08 PM 2,795 Views 0 Comments

The Metro Burger sign sat on the side of the Screen Cinema for decades.

Double Take: The redundant Dublin plaques that once held a very important role
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Double Take: The redundant Dublin plaques that once held a very important role

Jan 30th 2019, 4:55 PM 2,357 Views 0 Comments

There are 33 of them around the capital.

Double Take: The easy-to-miss plaques that tell a famous Irish tale
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Double Take: The easy-to-miss plaques that tell a famous Irish tale

Jan 23rd 2019, 3:36 PM 1,569 Views 0 Comments

Have you spotted them?

Double Take: The uninhabited Mayo island once owned by John Lennon
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Double Take: The uninhabited Mayo island once owned by John Lennon

Jan 16th 2019, 4:32 PM 5,543 Views 0 Comments

Just Imagine buying your own island.

Double Take: The blindfolded Dublin statues with a bloody backstory
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Double Take: The blindfolded Dublin statues with a bloody backstory

Jan 9th 2019, 4:53 PM 3,023 Views 1 Comment

‘Verdict: guilty. Death by being shot.’

Double Take: The modest plaque dedicated to 'Ireland's answer to Mozart'
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Double Take: The modest plaque dedicated to 'Ireland's answer to Mozart'

Jan 2nd 2019, 4:56 PM 1,656 Views 1 Comment

He was one of the greatest musicians of his time.

Double Take: The golden angel in Cork whose trumpets were stolen
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Double Take: The golden angel in Cork whose trumpets were stolen

Dec 19th 2018, 7:01 PM 2,539 Views 0 Comments

She’s known as the ‘goldie angel’, if you’re a local.

Double Take: The dying Dublin tree that's been transformed into a work of art
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Double Take: The dying Dublin tree that's been transformed into a work of art

Dec 13th 2018, 2:06 PM 12,538 Views 2 Comments

There’s something to discover from every angle.

Double Take: The Dublin cemetery built in the year 5618
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Double Take: The Dublin cemetery built in the year 5618

Dec 7th 2018, 5:13 PM 1,584 Views 0 Comments

Yup, you read that right.

Double Take: The humble Galway house that played a part in Irish literary history
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Double Take: The humble Galway house that played a part in Irish literary history

Dec 4th 2018, 4:20 PM 1,585 Views 0 Comments

Nora Barnacle was James Joyce’s wife and inspired many of his works.

Double Take: The 141-year-old Dublin bridge that played a part in the 1916 Rising
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Double Take: The 141-year-old Dublin bridge that played a part in the 1916 Rising

Nov 28th 2018, 4:51 PM 2,782 Views 0 Comments

It’s Dublin’s hidden viaduct.

Double Take: The 70ft statue in Dublin Bay that took 22 years to complete
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Double Take: The 70ft statue in Dublin Bay that took 22 years to complete

Nov 21st 2018, 4:46 PM 7,598 Views 0 Comments

The soaring statue is famed in Dollymount.

Double Take: The 'Joker's Chair' in the heart of Dublin - and where it got its name
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Double Take: The 'Joker's Chair' in the heart of Dublin - and where it got its name

Nov 14th 2018, 4:00 PM 2,566 Views 0 Comments

Take a seat and remember Ireland’s favourite fictional priest.

Double Take: The plaque asking people to 'kick the wall' on Salthill prom
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Double Take: The plaque asking people to 'kick the wall' on Salthill prom

Nov 7th 2018, 5:33 PM 4,360 Views 0 Comments

You can’t leave Galway before you kick the wall.

Double Take: The bronze boy flying a paper plane in Dublin 6
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Double Take: The bronze boy flying a paper plane in Dublin 6

Oct 31st 2018, 4:47 PM 765 Views 0 Comments

Richard Crosbie grew up to fly air balloons, and the statue marks the site of his first expedition.

Double Take: The hidden Dublin graveyard that's more than 1,000 years old
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Double Take: The hidden Dublin graveyard that's more than 1,000 years old

Oct 24th 2018, 4:38 PM 2,587 Views 0 Comments

The many plots of Bully Acre’s incredible past.

Double Take: The vibrant new mural celebrating Waterford's Viking heritage
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Double Take: The vibrant new mural celebrating Waterford's Viking heritage

Oct 17th 2018, 4:32 PM 720 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s oldest walled city got a colourful makeover.

Double Take: The bench in St Stephen's Green celebrating a little-known married couple
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Double Take: The bench in St Stephen's Green celebrating a little-known married couple

Oct 10th 2018, 5:08 PM 2,201 Views 0 Comments

The story of social reformers, Anna and Thomas Haslam.

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