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'It's a real example of, 'You can do anything'' - Irish greats unite to help kids walk tall through lockdown
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'It's a real example of, 'You can do anything'' - Irish greats unite to help kids walk tall through lockdown

Nov 22nd 2020, 9:00 AM 6,283 Views 0 Comments

The Robert Heffernan Race Walking Academy has been a huge success.

Serie A legend Mihajlovic makes emotional return after leukaemia diagnosis
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Serie A legend Mihajlovic makes emotional return after leukaemia diagnosis

Dec 9th 2019, 8:05 AM 4,230 Views 0 Comments

The Serbian boss returned to the dugout after a difficult period, and his rival coach was delighted to see him.

'I wasn't doing it for myself, I wasn't doing it for the team, I was doing it for God' - Ireland hockey star
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'I wasn't doing it for myself, I wasn't doing it for the team, I was doing it for God' - Ireland hockey star

Nov 9th 2019, 2:07 PM 51,491 Views 102 Comments

Bethany and Serena Barr talk about their faith and their older sister Charlene who died in 2010.

'Exceptional courage' - Serie A manager returns to bench six weeks after leukaemia diagnosis
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'Exceptional courage' - Serie A manager returns to bench six weeks after leukaemia diagnosis

Aug 26th 2019, 5:58 PM 5,208 Views 2 Comments

Bologna boss Sinisa Mihajlovic was with his players for their draw against Verona.

Widow of trainer who took his own life aiming to continue his legacy with Cheltenham success
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Widow of trainer who took his own life aiming to continue his legacy with Cheltenham success

Mar 11th 2019, 9:00 PM 8,189 Views 1 Comment

After the tragic loss of her husband Richard last year, Kayley Woollacott acquired a trainer’s licence and now she’s got Lalor running in the Arkle.

After 2,136 days and 12 knee operations, Sydney Swans defender set for AFL return
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After 2,136 days and 12 knee operations, Sydney Swans defender set for AFL return

Aug 1st 2018, 11:05 AM 8,626 Views 2 Comments

Six years, five full knee reconstructions. Wow.

'I remember the XXXXL O'Neill's gear didn't fit me. From that day, I changed everything'
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'I remember the XXXXL O'Neill's gear didn't fit me. From that day, I changed everything'

May 5th 2018, 10:00 AM 51,647 Views 11 Comments

From a battle with thyroid cancer to an incredible weight loss, Mayo manager Peter Leahy shares his story.

'When I got the tube in my side, my lungs were punctured, I realised things were more serious then'
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'When I got the tube in my side, my lungs were punctured, I realised things were more serious then'

Dec 25th 2017, 5:00 PM 20,856 Views 2 Comments

Robbie McNamara was due to ride Lord Windermere in the 2015 Aintree Grand National. The day beforehand, his life changed forever.

The inspiring story behind that Marseille fan's goal from kick-off against Toulouse
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The inspiring story behind that Marseille fan's goal from kick-off against Toulouse

Sep 27th 2017, 2:15 PM 10,804 Views 12 Comments

Brilliant.

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

A burn victim who was told she'd never run again has completed the world's toughest triathlon
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A burn victim who was told she'd never run again has completed the world's toughest triathlon

Oct 10th 2016, 10:30 AM 16,599 Views 6 Comments

Turia Pitt says the ironman race didn’t go to plan but she persevered.

'It's pretty phenomenal what he's doing and I wish him the very best of luck' - Cullen
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'It's pretty phenomenal what he's doing and I wish him the very best of luck' - Cullen

Aug 30th 2016, 6:00 AM 11,015 Views 5 Comments

Dubliner Ian McKinley could find himself running out at the RDS in the colours of Benetton Treviso on Friday night.

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

This Irish comedian’s inspiring quotes are just perfectly sarcastic

Jun 30th 2016, 9:35 AM 8,448 Views 1 Comment

Goals.

Man City amputee footballer scores spectacular solo goal after leaving his marker for dead
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Man City amputee footballer scores spectacular solo goal after leaving his marker for dead

May 28th 2016, 3:09 PM 8,607 Views 9 Comments

Jay Tregakiss showed magnificent skill in a Football for All tournament in Switzerland.

Here are the amazing young Irish people who will inspire you today
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Here are the amazing young Irish people who will inspire you today

Apr 11th 2016, 12:49 PM 32,695 Views 11 Comments

Can you add any more?

He was attacked and left for dead, but Robert chose to 'get better, not bitter'
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He was attacked and left for dead, but Robert chose to 'get better, not bitter'

Aug 23rd 2015, 9:30 PM 34,085 Views 33 Comments

Robert Drake, an author, saw his life changed in one night.

Everyone is talking about Caitlyn Jenner's emotional speech at last night's ESPN awards
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Everyone is talking about Caitlyn Jenner's emotional speech at last night's ESPN awards

Jul 16th 2015, 7:40 AM 4,838 Views 3 Comments

Jenner was accepting the Arthur Ashe courage award.

20 Under 20: Ireland's brightest and most inspirational rising stars
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20 Under 20: Ireland's brightest and most inspirational rising stars

Jan 5th 2015, 6:30 PM 57,697 Views 26 Comments

Some are still balancing success with the stress of the Junior Cert.

Kids asked what they'd change about their bodies, school adults in body confidence
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# Comfortable

Kids asked what they'd change about their bodies, school adults in body confidence

Nov 4th 2014, 2:01 PM 2,747 Views 1 Comment

“Cheetah legs so I can run faster.”

Jamie Wall - ‘I can’t force my legs to start working, the only thing I can control is my attitude'
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# Battling Back

Jamie Wall - ‘I can’t force my legs to start working, the only thing I can control is my attitude'

Oct 3rd 2014, 8:00 AM 145,168 Views 37 Comments

Last June, Cork GAA player Jamie Wall lined out for his county but a freak incident has left him facing a big battle since.

Pope Francis: Religion can never justify violence
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Pope Francis: Religion can never justify violence

Sep 21st 2014, 7:15 PM 9,709 Views 61 Comments

He said that Albania was an “inspiring example” of religious harmony.

Real Lives: Traveller men want to show you a side you 'rarely get to see'
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Real Lives: Traveller men want to show you a side you 'rarely get to see'

Jul 5th 2014, 9:45 AM 25,280 Views 65 Comments

A new booklet detailing the lives of Traveller men hopes to dispel some myths and stereotypes.

Playschooler gives the cutest graduation speech ever
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Playschooler gives the cutest graduation speech ever

May 30th 2014, 7:00 PM 2,230 Views 1 Comment

Short and sweet.

Table-tennis player with no arms takes on the world number two
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Table-tennis player with no arms takes on the world number two

May 13th 2014, 7:09 PM 5,237 Views 5 Comments

Ibrahim Hamato lost his arms in an accident.

Powerful World Cup advert shows there's always something to play for
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Powerful World Cup advert shows there's always something to play for

May 6th 2014, 7:00 AM 2,946 Views 3 Comments

This is our favourite World Cup advert yet.

People with Down Syndrome have inspiring messages for mum to be
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# Dear Future Mom

People with Down Syndrome have inspiring messages for mum to be

Mar 18th 2014, 7:30 PM 4,307 Views 3 Comments

You won’t want to cry, but you probably will.

This 10-year-old born without arms wanted to play the trumpet... here's his inspiring story
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This 10-year-old born without arms wanted to play the trumpet... here's his inspiring story

Jan 27th 2014, 6:00 PM 10,566 Views 9 Comments

Jahmir Wallace told anyone wanting to play an instrument: “Keep on trying.”

VIDEO: Ajax 'sign' terminally-ill 8-year-old boy
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VIDEO: Ajax 'sign' terminally-ill 8-year-old boy

Dec 17th 2013, 10:53 AM 16,758 Views 16 Comments

The Dutch giants gave Jay-Jay Willems a day he’ll never forget.

WATCH: 26-year-old woman hears sound for the first time
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WATCH: 26-year-old woman hears sound for the first time

Mar 20th 2013, 9:00 PM 31,275 Views 70 Comments

There’s something in our eye.

VIDEO: Stunning documentary of a cancer fighter hopes to inspire
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# The Light That Shines

VIDEO: Stunning documentary of a cancer fighter hopes to inspire

Feb 3rd 2013, 7:15 PM 12,141 Views 8 Comments

Jill Brzezinkski-Conley wants to show women they can feel good about their bodies, regardless of how they look.

Nine-year-old Irish girl brings in €20k for educational game
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Nine-year-old Irish girl brings in €20k for educational game

Jul 13th 2012, 7:15 AM 10,033 Views 5 Comments

Niamh Gallagher, from Arranmore Island off Donegal, helped persuade we users to fund dad’s project Pora Ora.

WATCH: Skateboarder with no legs is more talented than you
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WATCH: Skateboarder with no legs is more talented than you

Apr 3rd 2012, 2:02 PM 313 Views 0 Comments

Despite his disadvantage, Italo Romano reached the semi-finals of a pro skating tournament in Florida over the weekend.