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Newport 'keeper’s 105-yard goal breaks Guinness World Record for longest strike ever
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Newport 'keeper’s 105-yard goal breaks Guinness World Record for longest strike ever

Jan 21st 2021, 4:20 PM 8,082 Views 1 Comment

Tom King scored from inside his own six-yard box on Tuesday night.

The world's oldest female skydiver has died aged 88
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The world's oldest female skydiver has died aged 88

Oct 11th 2020, 10:41 AM 33,876 Views 25 Comments

Starting at the age of 54, Dilys Price went on to complete more than 1,139 solo parachute jumps

Body coach Joe Wicks claims Guinness World Record for online fitness class
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Body coach Joe Wicks claims Guinness World Record for online fitness class

Apr 15th 2020, 7:22 AM 31,356 Views 18 Comments

Wicks streams his fitness classes on Youtube, and has trebled the number of subscribers in recent weeks.

116-year-old woman in Japan declared world's oldest person
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116-year-old woman in Japan declared world's oldest person

Mar 9th 2019, 11:27 AM 21,630 Views 15 Comments

Kane Tanaka was born on 2 January 1903.

Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson earns Guinness World Record
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Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson earns Guinness World Record

May 10th 2018, 9:58 PM 17,813 Views 13 Comments

After winning the EFL Cup and the Premier League with Manchester City this season, goalkeeper Ederson has picked up another prize.

Uruguay legend receives Guinness World Record certificate
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Uruguay legend receives Guinness World Record certificate

Apr 13th 2018, 1:52 PM 10,178 Views 6 Comments

Sebastian Abreu has suited up for 26 professional teams in his career.

'He loves eating sweets': World's oldest living man aged 112 confirmed in Japan
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'He loves eating sweets': World's oldest living man aged 112 confirmed in Japan

Apr 10th 2018, 12:34 PM 16,293 Views 16 Comments

Masazo Nonaka was born on 25 July 1905.

55-year-old Irishman to become oldest person to travel around the world on a bike
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55-year-old Irishman to become oldest person to travel around the world on a bike

Mar 11th 2018, 7:00 AM 39,287 Views 28 Comments

Dermot Higgins set off on his 31,000km journey last June. He’s set to return to Dublin on 1 April.

Here's how to recycle your Christmas tree and break a world record at the same time
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Here's how to recycle your Christmas tree and break a world record at the same time

Jan 6th 2018, 8:30 AM 8,720 Views 0 Comments

It’s a novel way to get rid of your tree.

The Waterford man who's carving a 20-metre-long wooden Viking sword
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The Waterford man who's carving a 20-metre-long wooden Viking sword

Aug 27th 2017, 8:00 AM 41,595 Views 9 Comments

The Hope Tree, Marty Morrissey, and the Ploughing Championships all sparked this Guinness World Record attempt.

World Record: Six siblings in one Galway family reach 100
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World Record: Six siblings in one Galway family reach 100

Jan 14th 2017, 8:30 AM 65,163 Views 19 Comments

The family were awarded a Guinness World Record for having the most family members reach 100 years of age.

Someone set a world record for the fastest-ever electric skateboard run
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Someone set a world record for the fastest-ever electric skateboard run

Mar 2nd 2016, 11:00 AM 6,916 Views 7 Comments

Yes, that’s a thing now.

Misao Okawa lived through man's first flight, two world wars and the moon landing
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Misao Okawa lived through man's first flight, two world wars and the moon landing

Apr 1st 2015, 8:05 AM 15,376 Views 14 Comments

Misao Okawa celebrated her 117th birthday just last month.

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Meet Blosom, the world's tallest cow

Oct 15th 2014, 6:43 PM 30,788 Views 22 Comments

Blosom’s owner decided to keep her as a pet when she was just a calf and she’s now 13-years-old.

425 Irish dogs helped break a Guinness World Record
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425 Irish dogs helped break a Guinness World Record

Oct 2nd 2014, 10:03 PM 14,571 Views 14 Comments

They broke the record for the largest number of pooches being trained to sit, give the paw, lie down and target touch at the same time.

Two of the oldest people in the world now live in Japan
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Two of the oldest people in the world now live in Japan

Aug 20th 2014, 8:58 AM 14,311 Views 27 Comments

Sakari Momoi, a former high school principal born on February 5, 1903 is now recognised as the world’s oldest man.

63 hours chatting: Irish DJs break world record for the longest ever radio talk show
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63 hours chatting: Irish DJs break world record for the longest ever radio talk show

Aug 18th 2014, 3:58 PM 18,034 Views 5 Comments

The talk show beat a US Christian station who previously held the record.

3 hours 41 minutes and 10 seconds for a marathon, in full firefighting gear, in Cork
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3 hours 41 minutes and 10 seconds for a marathon, in full firefighting gear, in Cork

Jun 2nd 2014, 3:05 PM 25,127 Views 25 Comments

Alex O’Shea did the Rebel county proud by setting a new Guinness World Record for his sweltering feat.

YouTubers break the record for most selfies taken in an hour
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YouTubers break the record for most selfies taken in an hour

May 8th 2014, 10:00 PM 1,724 Views 0 Comments

How many selfies? A lot of selfies.

Clontarf GAA set a world record thanks to Jack McCaffrey and 1,499 friends
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Clontarf GAA set a world record thanks to Jack McCaffrey and 1,499 friends

May 6th 2014, 10:21 AM 7,353 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin footballer took part in a mass training session with his local club.

NYC to attempt Guinness world record... for twerking
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# New Twerk City

NYC to attempt Guinness world record... for twerking

Sep 20th 2013, 10:55 AM 1,057 Views 3 Comments

Record breakin’ booty shakin’.

Irish 5-a-side football match sets new Guinness World Record
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Irish 5-a-side football match sets new Guinness World Record

Sep 9th 2013, 3:28 PM 2,631 Views 0 Comments

53-hour match in Portlaoise trumps old record by nine hours.

Colonel Meow's 9 inch fur is the world's longest
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Colonel Meow's 9 inch fur is the world's longest

Aug 29th 2013, 1:40 PM 1,210 Views 0 Comments

Guinness World Records says so!

Meet Ireland's Paddy O'Sullivan - the world's fastest man on one wheel
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Meet Ireland's Paddy O'Sullivan - the world's fastest man on one wheel

Aug 28th 2013, 12:19 PM 2,845 Views 1 Comment

The Kerryman secured the record recently with a time of 189.4mph, and is set to enter the Guinness World Records as a result.

These are some of the silliest Guinness World Records
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These are some of the silliest Guinness World Records

Aug 18th 2013, 11:30 AM 22,094 Views 21 Comments

Chainsaws, spoons and onions – the world has gone mad.

WATCH: Insane dominoes world record display
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# Taking A Tumble

WATCH: Insane dominoes world record display

Jul 18th 2013, 5:41 PM 1,125 Views 2 Comments

We can’t look away.

Hula hooping to a new world record
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Hula hooping to a new world record

Feb 12th 2013, 7:00 PM 8,033 Views 4 Comments

About 4,500 people in Thailand broke the Guinness World Record for most people dancing with hula hoops earlier today. Here are the pics.

VIDEO: How's this for parallel parking?
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VIDEO: How's this for parallel parking?

Nov 29th 2012, 10:29 AM 16,618 Views 38 Comments

Now THAT’S what we call a tight space.

Here's your Guinness World Record-breaking pic of the day
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Here's your Guinness World Record-breaking pic of the day

Oct 9th 2012, 7:34 PM 1,561 Views 0 Comments

River Plate supporters aren’t renowned for their passion for nothing.

Meet the man with the world's biggest 'guns'
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Meet the man with the world's biggest 'guns'

Sep 13th 2012, 5:52 PM 20,774 Views 39 Comments

And what about the world’s biggest mohawk, tallest dog and person with the most Hello Kitty memorabilia? They’re all in this year’s book of Guinness World Records.

PHOTOS: This is what the largest atlas in the world looks like
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PHOTOS: This is what the largest atlas in the world looks like

Jul 13th 2012, 8:59 PM 10,257 Views 16 Comments

The atlas weighs in at more than 23 stone and each page is almost 2 metres high.

111 authors, 28 hours: Irish writers eye world reading record
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111 authors, 28 hours: Irish writers eye world reading record

Jun 11th 2012, 7:15 AM 1,557 Views 2 Comments

The ultimate readathon.

Here are 21 things you (probably) didn't know about Croatia
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Here are 21 things you (probably) didn't know about Croatia

Jun 10th 2012, 11:22 AM 2,883 Views 4 Comments

Find out what links the country with Ireland’s most famous author, among other things.

WATCH: Surfer breaks the World Record for largest wave ever ridden
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WATCH: Surfer breaks the World Record for largest wave ever ridden

May 10th 2012, 10:30 PM 826 Views 1 Comment

Garret McNamara’s achievement took place off the coast of Nazare, Portugal.

Play ball: Tag rugby festival out to smash record
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Play ball: Tag rugby festival out to smash record

Apr 26th 2012, 8:10 PM 649 Views 0 Comments

Wanna break a world record, listen to live music, play and watch rugby all in the same weekend? We have just the thing.

WATCH: Surfer rides amazing 90 foot wave - a new world record?
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WATCH: Surfer rides amazing 90 foot wave - a new world record?

Nov 9th 2011, 9:38 AM 1,072 Views 0 Comments

Hawaiian Garrett McNamara rode the mammoth wave in Portugal yesterday.

Guinness record set for world’s largest… tonsils
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Guinness record set for world’s largest… tonsils

Jul 19th 2011, 12:27 PM 662 Views 0 Comments

Ouch! A 21-year-old man had problems breathing and had constant sore throats until he had his two-inch long tonsils removed.

World's steepest roller coaster unveiled in Japan
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# Dont Look Down

World's steepest roller coaster unveiled in Japan

Jul 9th 2011, 2:23 PM 1,004 Views 1 Comment

Thrill-seekers can experience a single vertical drop of 141ft on the record-breaking ride.

Irish guitar hero smashes world record after 114 hours of jamming
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Irish guitar hero smashes world record after 114 hours of jamming

Jun 17th 2011, 10:59 AM 1,532 Views 8 Comments

Dave Browne became a true guitar hero when he broke the Guinness World Record for the most time playing a guitar this morning.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
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The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jun 12th 2011, 7:09 PM 1,993 Views 0 Comments

In your rainy Sunday Fix: Gilmore says we can still get an interest rate cut; bad news for growth in Irish businesses; the result of our caption competition; and a bit of Eric Clapton to brighten up your evening.

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