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'The debris was just around me...it was targeted at me as I was a woman on the pitch'
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# Groundbreaking

'The debris was just around me...it was targeted at me as I was a woman on the pitch'

Mar 29th 2020, 8:00 AM 42,872 Views 12 Comments

In 2001, a handful of Irish women made history by becoming the first to attend a football match in Iran in more than 20 years. They tell their story to The42.

New Zealand to grant paid leave for domestic violence victims
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# World First

New Zealand to grant paid leave for domestic violence victims

Jul 26th 2018, 7:19 AM 8,276 Views 25 Comments

New Zealand has a track record of being progressive on women’s issues – in 1893 it became the first country to give women the right to vote.

BBC just revealed Jodie Whittaker as the new Doctor Who - the first woman to take on the iconic role
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# Groundbreaking

BBC just revealed Jodie Whittaker as the new Doctor Who - the first woman to take on the iconic role

Jul 16th 2017, 5:01 PM 27,496 Views 96 Comments

The wait is over.

Groundbreaking technology allows completely paralysed 'locked-in' patients to communicate
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# Research

Groundbreaking technology allows completely paralysed 'locked-in' patients to communicate

Feb 1st 2017, 10:10 PM 13,374 Views 14 Comments

The interface is a cap that sits on people’s heads and uses infrared light to detect variations in blood flow to different regions of the brain.

Amy Perrett to make history as Super Rugby's first-ever female match official
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# History

Amy Perrett to make history as Super Rugby's first-ever female match official

Jun 29th 2016, 5:11 PM 3,891 Views 3 Comments

Perrett is a product of the ARU’s Referee Pathways program

Over 100 twins saved by laser surgery while still in the womb
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# Rotunda Hospital

Over 100 twins saved by laser surgery while still in the womb

Oct 6th 2015, 11:28 AM 13,015 Views 11 Comments

The procedure involves placing a tiny camera through the mother’s abdomen and into the womb.

Arizona Cardinals hire first female coach in NFL history
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From The42
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Arizona Cardinals hire first female coach in NFL history

Jul 28th 2015, 7:23 AM 4,524 Views 1 Comment

Jen Welter is believed to be the first woman appointed to a coaching role at an NFL franchise.

Potent drug brings us closer than ever to a HIV vaccine
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Potent drug brings us closer than ever to a HIV vaccine

Feb 19th 2015, 12:15 PM 12,169 Views 57 Comments

The drug candidate has been shows to stop every strain of HIV.

Biggest payout in the history of Ireland made to Cork boy brain damaged at birth
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Biggest payout in the history of Ireland made to Cork boy brain damaged at birth

Dec 18th 2014, 7:45 PM 19,391 Views 23 Comments

Gill Russell was awarded €13.5 million at the High Court today.

Fifteen years on, how States of Fear changed Irish society
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Fifteen years on, how States of Fear changed Irish society

May 3rd 2014, 8:45 AM 13,370 Views 4 Comments

An event is being held to mark the anniversary of the programme which shed a light on a dark part of Irish society.

Pakistan tries to smash taboos with its own version of Glee
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Pakistan tries to smash taboos with its own version of Glee

Jun 2nd 2013, 12:00 PM 6,477 Views 8 Comments

Gay romance, Islamic extremism, and classic love songs – Pakistan’s answer to Glee has got a lot to live up to.

Puerto Rican boxer: I came out so I could feel better about myself
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# Pride

Puerto Rican boxer: I came out so I could feel better about myself

Oct 19th 2012, 11:51 AM 702 Views 2 Comments

Orlando Cruz became the first active fighter to reveal his homosexuality last week.

Can't get harder than this: Sudoku puzzles must have 17 clues
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# Groundbreaking

Can't get harder than this: Sudoku puzzles must have 17 clues

Jan 10th 2012, 2:39 PM 10,985 Views 20 Comments

It was a Dublin mathematician who finally solved this quandary. Yay!

Meet your Euro 2012 ball: the Tango 12
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Meet your Euro 2012 ball: the Tango 12

Dec 2nd 2011, 9:07 PM 722 Views 0 Comments

“Etched into the Tango design are three bespoke graphics which celebrate the decorative art of paper cutting, a tradition in the rural areas of both host countries and link to the key characteristics of football– unity, rivalry and passion.” Nice.