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'Week absolutely made' - Bríd Stack returns to team training in Australia after neck injury
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# Good News

'Week absolutely made' - Bríd Stack returns to team training in Australia after neck injury

Mar 26th 2021, 1:59 PM 8,161 Views 0 Comments

‘There is no better feeling than seeing my favourite little man giving me a big clap at the end of training.’

Positive update on Bríd Stack after horror incident, with Cork great to make full recovery
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Positive update on Bríd Stack after horror incident, with Cork great to make full recovery

Jan 18th 2021, 9:45 AM 42,936 Views 6 Comments

Her club, Greater Western Sydney Giants, has issued a statement, confirming the extent of the neck injury.

Down GAA mourn passing of legendary All-Ireland winning player and coach
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Down GAA mourn passing of legendary All-Ireland winning player and coach

May 21st 2020, 3:53 PM 8,243 Views 7 Comments

John Murphy scored a goal in Down’s All-Ireland final win over Kerry in 1968.

'I had a few cries and a few breakdowns. There were dark moments but I look back on it as an achievement'
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# Cora

'I had a few cries and a few breakdowns. There were dark moments but I look back on it as an achievement'

Apr 28th 2020, 9:30 PM 25,239 Views 9 Comments

Cora Staunton on her remarkable recovery from a career-threatening injury, a whirlwind 12 months, and what the future holds for the Mayo great.

'I remember saying - I don’t know if I can do this - it felt like hitting the wall'
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'I remember saying - I don’t know if I can do this - it felt like hitting the wall'

Feb 6th 2020, 9:38 PM 37,338 Views 3 Comments

Ahead of the AFLW season kick-off, Cora Staunton sits down with Maurice Brosnan in Sydney to chat about her injury comeback and her hopes for the year.

18-year-old Derry football star Callum Brown signs AFL deal with Sydney club
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18-year-old Derry football star Callum Brown signs AFL deal with Sydney club

Oct 25th 2018, 12:24 PM 7,226 Views 8 Comments

The Limavady man played a big role in his county’s run to the U20 All-Ireland football semi-final this year.

After sustained campaign, Irish giant's bones may finally be released from London museum
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# Charles Byrne

After sustained campaign, Irish giant's bones may finally be released from London museum

Jun 22nd 2018, 12:05 AM 33,271 Views 17 Comments

Charles Byrne wanted to be buried at sea so scientists wouldn’t get their hands on his corpse. His skeleton has been on public display for decades.

Irish giant's bones will stay at London museum - but he wanted to be buried at sea
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# Public Display

Irish giant's bones will stay at London museum - but he wanted to be buried at sea

Mar 4th 2017, 7:00 AM 62,906 Views 44 Comments

The skeleton of Charles Byrne is on display in a museum dedicated to the surgeon who acquired his remains.

181kg and depressed to a pro contract in France: Kalolo Tuiloma's tale
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# Facing History

181kg and depressed to a pro contract in France: Kalolo Tuiloma's tale

Oct 26th 2016, 6:28 PM 16,125 Views 0 Comments

One of the emerging stars of New Zealand rugby has agreed a move to Grenoble.

A dead sound Pirates fan threw his ball to a girl and her reaction would melt a heart of stone
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# Hero

A dead sound Pirates fan threw his ball to a girl and her reaction would melt a heart of stone

Jun 4th 2015, 10:39 AM 10,814 Views 5 Comments

Shock as baseball fan does the decent thing.

An asteroid the size of a mountain is passing us by right now
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# Flyby

An asteroid the size of a mountain is passing us by right now

Jan 26th 2015, 4:30 PM 14,226 Views 19 Comments

Don’t worry, it won’t crash into us.

Jamie Roberts' highlights reel from the weekend is hugely impressive
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Jamie Roberts' highlights reel from the weekend is hugely impressive

Jan 26th 2015, 11:42 AM 4,548 Views 0 Comments

The powerful centre demonstrated his quality with the Six Nations looming.

Mourinho hails 'best player' Matic
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# World Class

Mourinho hails 'best player' Matic

Nov 11th 2014, 10:34 AM 5,043 Views 3 Comments

The Chelsea boss says the 26-year-old midfielder is a “giant” for his side and hails the way in which he adapted to his second spell at Stamford Bridge.

New dinosaur species bigger than T-rex and heavier than seven elephants
# Megasurus
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# Megasurus

New dinosaur species bigger than T-rex and heavier than seven elephants

Sep 5th 2014, 11:12 AM 14,219 Views 46 Comments

Pieces of the dinosaur were first discovered in 2005 but it has only recently been named in a study of its bones released yesterday.

Waratahs giant Will Skelton set for Australia debut against France
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# Mass

Waratahs giant Will Skelton set for Australia debut against France

Jun 17th 2014, 10:24 AM 8,336 Views 6 Comments

The mammoth 22-year-old lock will add major bulk to the Wallabies’ pack for the third Test.

These giant, creepy puppets will be terrorising the streets of Limerick this summer
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# Automatonophobia

These giant, creepy puppets will be terrorising the streets of Limerick this summer

May 27th 2014, 3:30 PM 14,313 Views 13 Comments

The press release claims they’re friendly. We still need convincing.

The high school running back who's 6'4" and 400 pounds
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The high school running back who's 6'4" and 400 pounds

Nov 16th 2013, 2:51 PM 9,718 Views 9 Comments

This takes ‘the big guy’ to a whole new level.

The tallest woman in the world dies
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# Tallest Woman

The tallest woman in the world dies

Dec 6th 2012, 6:11 PM 24,658 Views 42 Comments

The Chinese woman stood at seven foot eight inches tall and was certified by Guinness World Records.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Aug 19th 2012, 11:00 AM 84 Views 4 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Giant North Korean Mourner Of The Day
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# Big Man

Giant North Korean Mourner Of The Day

Dec 30th 2011, 6:06 PM 19,392 Views 56 Comments

Why is this man at Kim Jong-il’s funeral twice the size of everybody else?