Advertisement
Dublin: 5 °C Thursday 22 April, 2021

#Inspirational

'She's just unbelievable' - Armagh's 2012 All-Ireland winning captain returns to football after cancer battle
# Inspirational
From The42
# Inspirational

'She's just unbelievable' - Armagh's 2012 All-Ireland winning captain returns to football after cancer battle

Aug 5th 2020, 9:30 PM 33,767 Views 4 Comments

Mags Carville (née McAlinden) is an inspiration to one and all.

Kiernan plays in win over All-Ireland semi-finalists just three months after chemotherapy
# Inspirational
From The42
# Inspirational

Kiernan plays in win over All-Ireland semi-finalists just three months after chemotherapy

May 19th 2019, 1:16 PM 10,138 Views 2 Comments

The Cavan man, who was diagnosed with testicular cancer in August, started in the victory against Monaghan.

‘I thought I was going to die. It was so peaceful and there was no pain. I could've fell asleep and never woke up again’
# Inspirational
From The42
# Inspirational

‘I thought I was going to die. It was so peaceful and there was no pain. I could've fell asleep and never woke up again’

May 11th 2019, 10:00 AM 50,581 Views 8 Comments

Christy McElligott, a league winner with St Pat’s in 1996 and now Ireland’s international amputee manager, shares his incredible story.

'I looked up and the side of my face dropped. I had lost all of my speech'
# Uplifting
From The42
# Uplifting

'I looked up and the side of my face dropped. I had lost all of my speech'

May 9th 2018, 8:30 AM 45,571 Views 7 Comments

Ulster back row Chris Henry gives a fascinating interview about the loss of loved ones, a major health scare and why he feels ‘very lucky’.

Griffin 'lost for words' after becoming the first one-handed NFL player to be drafted
# Inspirational
From The42
# Inspirational

Griffin 'lost for words' after becoming the first one-handed NFL player to be drafted

Apr 29th 2018, 5:00 PM 33,970 Views 13 Comments

He joins his twin brother, Shaquill Griffin, who was also drafted by Seattle in the third round last year.

Kerry woman (107) who emigrated to America finally fulfills dream of receiving high school diploma
# Inspirational
From TheJournal.ie
# Inspirational

Kerry woman (107) who emigrated to America finally fulfills dream of receiving high school diploma

Jul 28th 2017, 10:03 PM 21,042 Views 15 Comments

Hanna Lovett was born in a small town in Kerry in 1910. She moved to the US when she was 12.

Former Leinster and Ireland U20 out-half McKinley called into Italy squad
# Inspirational
From The42
# Inspirational

Former Leinster and Ireland U20 out-half McKinley called into Italy squad

May 2nd 2017, 9:25 PM 29,221 Views 14 Comments

The Treviso playmaker’s remarkable story in rugby continues.

This Falcons video following their Super Bowl heartbreak will give you chills
# RISE UP
From The42
# RISE UP

This Falcons video following their Super Bowl heartbreak will give you chills

Feb 11th 2017, 1:07 PM 7,505 Views 7 Comments

‘In brotherhood, we fall. In brotherhood, we trust. In brotherhood, we rise.’

Column: 'Obama showed that traditional oratory is the most powerful way that politicians can connect'
# Inspirational
From TheJournal.ie
# Inspirational

Column: 'Obama showed that traditional oratory is the most powerful way that politicians can connect'

Jan 21st 2017, 8:15 PM 428 Views 82 Comments

The only certainty now is that gifted orators like Barack Obama come along once in a lifetime, writes Amy Rose Harte.

This Irish comedian’s inspiring quotes are just perfectly sarcastic
# Flynnspiring
# Flynnspiring

This Irish comedian’s inspiring quotes are just perfectly sarcastic

Jun 30th 2016, 9:35 AM 8,473 Views 1 Comment

Goals.

Remarkable 'Blind Messi' desperate to add Rio gold to his collection
# Inspirational
From The42
# Inspirational

Remarkable 'Blind Messi' desperate to add Rio gold to his collection

Jun 2nd 2016, 12:30 PM 2,868 Views 3 Comments

Silvio Velo, who recently became a grandfather, will captain Argentina’s visually-impaired football team at the Olympic Games.

'Going to Rio would be an opportunity to say thank you to Ireland for accepting me'
# Inspirational
From The42
# Inspirational

'Going to Rio would be an opportunity to say thank you to Ireland for accepting me'

May 31st 2016, 8:00 AM 7,886 Views 3 Comments

Greta Streimikyte has rarely shared her story. By the end of the summer, you’re likely to know all about it.

Galway trainer gives emotional Ted Talk on how every conversation can change a life
# Inspirational
From TheJournal.ie
# Inspirational

Galway trainer gives emotional Ted Talk on how every conversation can change a life

Feb 16th 2016, 9:50 PM 29,903 Views 21 Comments

The instructor described how at one stage he found himself so broke in Dublin that he couldn’t afford the €12 bus fare to get back home to Galway on Christmas Eve.

Auschwitz survivor makes successful dance show debut at the age of 90
# Inspirational
From TheJournal.ie
# Inspirational

Auschwitz survivor makes successful dance show debut at the age of 90

Jan 30th 2016, 10:45 AM 9,238 Views 6 Comments

Holocaust survivor Eva Fahidi is currently starring in a sold-out duet in Budapest.

This cancer survivor just climbed Ireland's snowiest mountain - on crutches
# Inspirational
From TheJournal.ie
# Inspirational

This cancer survivor just climbed Ireland's snowiest mountain - on crutches

Jan 20th 2016, 6:03 AM 34,600 Views 18 Comments

Nikki Bradley has been battling a rare form of bone cancer since she was 16. Facing a possible amputation, she’s determined to fit as much into her life as she can.

So many people messed up their inspirational New Year's Instagram posts
# New Me
# New Me

So many people messed up their inspirational New Year's Instagram posts

Jan 2nd 2016, 3:54 PM 11,069 Views 0 Comments

Morto.

Noel McGrath recalls using WhatsApp to tell team-mates about his cancer
# Inspirational
From The42
# Inspirational

Noel McGrath recalls using WhatsApp to tell team-mates about his cancer

Oct 29th 2015, 12:18 AM 8,879 Views 2 Comments

The Tipperary hurler was a guest on Wednesday night’s Second Captains Live.

This guy’s touching guide to losing weight has gone ridiculously viral
# No Beer
# No Beer

This guy’s touching guide to losing weight has gone ridiculously viral

Sep 22nd 2015, 4:40 PM 5,202 Views 0 Comments

People asked for specifics, and they GOT THEM.

8 'Humans of Dublin' stories that will melt your heart
# Our City
# Our City

8 'Humans of Dublin' stories that will melt your heart

Sep 21st 2015, 6:52 PM 11,804 Views 2 Comments

We all have a story to tell.

10 of the finest motivational quotes ever to be found on a toilet wall
# Learn On The Loo
# Learn On The Loo

10 of the finest motivational quotes ever to be found on a toilet wall

Aug 21st 2015, 6:00 PM 14,859 Views 2 Comments

Toilet graffiti artists – always there to lift you up when you’re feeling down.

Model with Down syndrome to take part in New York Fashion Week
# Inspirational
From TheJournal.ie
# Inspirational

Model with Down syndrome to take part in New York Fashion Week

Aug 17th 2015, 3:02 PM 22,998 Views 34 Comments

Madeline Stuart is having a very successful year.

This heartwarming hug between a little girl and a pilot has melted the internet's heart
# Hug It Out
# Hug It Out

This heartwarming hug between a little girl and a pilot has melted the internet's heart

Jul 30th 2015, 9:12 AM 6,613 Views 1 Comment

Little RE was born without arms and the pilot she hugged is her inspiration.

This 40-stone man is biking across America to lose weight and win back his wife
# Inspirational
From TheJournal.ie
# Inspirational

This 40-stone man is biking across America to lose weight and win back his wife

Jul 24th 2015, 10:18 PM 29,260 Views 56 Comments

Eric Hites says he “has to show her and the world” what he can do.

The incredible story of the tsunami survivor who has followed in Ronaldo's footsteps
# Inspirational
From The42
# Inspirational

The incredible story of the tsunami survivor who has followed in Ronaldo's footsteps

Jul 2nd 2015, 1:32 PM 21,126 Views 12 Comments

17-year-old Martunis, who was discovered alive after the natural disaster in 2004, has been signed by Sporting Lisbon’s academy.

Sports stars getting behind inspirational Dessie Fitzgerald after spinal injury sums up the GAA
# Back On His Feet
From The42
# Back On His Feet

Sports stars getting behind inspirational Dessie Fitzgerald after spinal injury sums up the GAA

Jun 8th 2015, 12:08 PM 11,853 Views 2 Comments

Watch the emotional story of the Charleville hurler battling his way out of a wheelchair.

JK Rowling shared inspirational advice with a fan who wanted to 'give up'
# Queen
# Queen

JK Rowling shared inspirational advice with a fan who wanted to 'give up'

May 6th 2015, 8:29 AM 4,349 Views 1 Comment

<3

This woman is running 12 marathons to fight a cancer you've probably never heard of
# Inspirational
From TheJournal.ie
# Inspirational

This woman is running 12 marathons to fight a cancer you've probably never heard of

Apr 6th 2015, 10:30 AM 26,433 Views 9 Comments

About 400 people in Ireland are diagnosed with it every year.

A crying Donegal boy nestled into Nicki Minaj's bosom and everyone fell in love with him
# Inspirational
From TheJournal.ie
# Inspirational

A crying Donegal boy nestled into Nicki Minaj's bosom and everyone fell in love with him

Apr 3rd 2015, 2:10 PM 40,222 Views 46 Comments

H-E-R-O.

A little Donegal boy nestled into Nicki Minaj's bosom and twerked with her on stage
# Inspirational
# Inspirational

A little Donegal boy nestled into Nicki Minaj's bosom and twerked with her on stage

Apr 2nd 2015, 3:56 PM 8,980 Views 5 Comments

H-E-R-O.

Angelina Jolie told kids to be 'proud' of being different in a lovely speech last night
# Just Smile
# Just Smile

Angelina Jolie told kids to be 'proud' of being different in a lovely speech last night

Mar 29th 2015, 9:10 AM 3,519 Views 3 Comments

“Don’t fit in. Don’t sit still. Don’t ever try to be less than what you are.”

Studio of light an awe-inspiring surprise in red-bricked Ranelagh
# Renovation Station
From TheJournal.ie
# Renovation Station

Studio of light an awe-inspiring surprise in red-bricked Ranelagh

Feb 26th 2015, 5:30 PM 8,384 Views 1 Comment

There are some serious conversation-starters behind the door of the Dublin home architect Ciarán Coy designed for himself.

This Joe Schmidt speech is so inspirational it'll make you want to tackle the nearest Frenchman
# Epic
From The42
# Epic

This Joe Schmidt speech is so inspirational it'll make you want to tackle the nearest Frenchman

Feb 13th 2015, 2:47 PM 16,882 Views 23 Comments

You would commit murder for Joe Schmidt after watching this ad.

You'll want to move to Connacht and buy a season ticket after seeing this 6 Nations promo
# Inspirational
From The42
# Inspirational

You'll want to move to Connacht and buy a season ticket after seeing this 6 Nations promo

Jan 8th 2015, 1:40 PM 12,484 Views 7 Comments

The bandwagon will probably be a little more crowded by the end of this video.

Student convinces school to include his majestic 'laser-cat' photo in yearbook
# Inspirational
# Inspirational

Student convinces school to include his majestic 'laser-cat' photo in yearbook

Oct 1st 2014, 10:58 AM 2,008 Views 0 Comments

Draven Rodriguez, take a bow.

'I have forgiven him' - Cork woman opens up about crash that killed her young family
# Inspirational
From TheJournal.ie
# Inspirational

'I have forgiven him' - Cork woman opens up about crash that killed her young family

Sep 8th 2014, 3:50 PM 27,086 Views 21 Comments

“I have an army in heaven that kick my ass out of bed every morning.”

28 pictures to chart Ireland's brilliant journey to 4th in the Women's Rugby World Cup
# Inspirational
From The42
# Inspirational

28 pictures to chart Ireland's brilliant journey to 4th in the Women's Rugby World Cup

Aug 18th 2014, 10:23 AM 3,892 Views 6 Comments

Ireland Women, we can only thank you.

'I got it!' This incredible video of a two-year-old amputee learning to walk will inspire you
# Oh Jeez
# Oh Jeez

'I got it!' This incredible video of a two-year-old amputee learning to walk will inspire you

Jul 8th 2014, 9:55 PM 2,655 Views 0 Comments

Humbling.

Cystic fibrosis sufferer Nathan Charles set for Wallabies debut
# Inspirational
From The42
# Inspirational

Cystic fibrosis sufferer Nathan Charles set for Wallabies debut

Jun 11th 2014, 11:48 AM 8,059 Views 7 Comments

The 25-year-old hooker has been selected on Ewen McKenzie’s bench ahead of the clash with France.

8 tweets which show how good Richard Dunne was in the play-off final today
# Inspirational
From The42
# Inspirational

8 tweets which show how good Richard Dunne was in the play-off final today

May 24th 2014, 5:23 PM 12,741 Views 8 Comments

The Ireland defender was named man-of-the-match following today’s game.

5 of the most powerful quotes from Gabourey Sidibe's "confidence" speech
# Precious
# Precious

5 of the most powerful quotes from Gabourey Sidibe's "confidence" speech

May 3rd 2014, 10:32 AM 6,069 Views 3 Comments

The Oscar-nominated actress delivered some home truths at the Ms. Foundation Gala on Thursday night.

1 2