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#Inspirational

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

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

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

From The42 ‘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

‘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’

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

From The42 'I looked up and the side of my face dropped. I had lost all of my speech' Uplifting This post contains videos

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

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’.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Treviso playmaker’s remarkable story in rugby continues.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

People asked for specifics, and they GOT THEM.

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

We all have a story to tell.

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

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

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

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

Madeline Stuart is having a very successful year.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

From The42 28 pictures to chart Ireland's brilliant journey to 4th in the Women's Rugby World Cup Inspirational
From The42 Cystic fibrosis sufferer Nathan Charles set for Wallabies debut Inspirational

Cystic fibrosis sufferer Nathan Charles set for Wallabies debut

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

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

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

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

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

7 incredible speeches that will inspire you to better things

In need of a little motivation? Look no further.

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