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Hugo Keenan: 'It was our accuracy that let us down'
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Hugo Keenan: 'It was our accuracy that let us down'

Feb 15th 2021, 1:00 AM 8,209 Views 27 Comments

Ireland full back picked some positives from his side’s 15-13 defeat to France.

Irish Coast Guard issues water safety warning after six teens swept out to sea in west Cork
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Irish Coast Guard issues water safety warning after six teens swept out to sea in west Cork

May 28th 2020, 11:50 AM 27,675 Views 2 Comments

Temperatures over the bank holiday weekend are expected to reach the high 20s.

Man speaks out after metre-long 'spear' smashes through windscreen on the M50
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Man speaks out after metre-long 'spear' smashes through windscreen on the M50

Jan 8th 2018, 9:42 PM 58,021 Views 52 Comments

Jason described the incident that happened as he was driving on the M50.

Near miss at level crossing after closed barriers trapped car, report finds
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Near miss at level crossing after closed barriers trapped car, report finds

Dec 20th 2017, 2:12 PM 52,368 Views 22 Comments

The incident happened in Roscommon earlier this year.

An Air Canada plane almost landed on crowded taxiway instead of runway in San Francisco
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An Air Canada plane almost landed on crowded taxiway instead of runway in San Francisco

Jul 11th 2017, 10:49 PM 26,943 Views 14 Comments

“Where’s this guy going? He’s on the taxiway,” one of the pilots on the ground said.

Russian fighter jet 'came within five feet of US spy plane'
# Tensions
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# Tensions

Russian fighter jet 'came within five feet of US spy plane'

Jun 21st 2017, 1:11 PM 20,314 Views 48 Comments

It’s not known how many US crew were on the plane.

'It's an absolute nightmare': Dart driver on the fear of hitting people on the tracks
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# Kilbarrack Station

'It's an absolute nightmare': Dart driver on the fear of hitting people on the tracks

Apr 23rd 2017, 12:10 AM 34,946 Views 30 Comments

A new video shows how dangerous crossing the tracks can be.

Harrison Ford to air traffic control after near miss: 'I'm the schmuck that landed on the taxiway'
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# Chewie Get Us Outta Here

Harrison Ford to air traffic control after near miss: 'I'm the schmuck that landed on the taxiway'

Mar 25th 2017, 11:56 AM 28,010 Views 13 Comments

He told the air traffic controllers that “it’s a big deal for me”.

Footage emerges of Harrison Ford's piloting near miss at California airport
# Clear And Present Danger
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# Clear And Present Danger

Footage emerges of Harrison Ford's piloting near miss at California airport

Feb 22nd 2017, 4:37 PM 35,394 Views 47 Comments

Ford narrowly missed the American Airlines plane at John Wayne Airport in southern California.

'We have to be perfect': Attack the only way to keep All Blacks off balance
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# November Tests

'We have to be perfect': Attack the only way to keep All Blacks off balance

Nov 1st 2016, 7:00 AM 7,965 Views 22 Comments

Gordon D’Arcy feel he has been on the precipice of beating New Zealand three times only to fall short.

Dublin airport worker sues over fears her ambulance almost hit plane on runway
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Dublin airport worker sues over fears her ambulance almost hit plane on runway

Oct 7th 2016, 5:54 PM 31,692 Views 0 Comments

Roselyn O’Neill told the Circuit Civil Court she has suffered since the incident.

Norwegian fighter jet machine guns own tower by accident
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# Norway

Norwegian fighter jet machine guns own tower by accident

Apr 25th 2016, 3:30 PM 29,696 Views 86 Comments

Almost the identical thing happened in 2009.

Yaya Toure hits out at 'pathetic, indecent' African Player of the Year snub
# Outburst
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# Outburst

Yaya Toure hits out at 'pathetic, indecent' African Player of the Year snub

Jan 8th 2016, 9:24 PM 17,039 Views 27 Comments

The 32-year-old midfielder has previously bagged the prestigious individual accolade in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.

New report outlines 'serious incident' at Dublin Airport with planes in near-miss
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# Close Call

New report outlines 'serious incident' at Dublin Airport with planes in near-miss

Dec 24th 2015, 1:26 PM 24,042 Views 20 Comments

Two planes came within 800m of each other last March.

Hurler of the Year in waiting TJ Reid almost quit playing for Kilkenny a few years ago
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Hurler of the Year in waiting TJ Reid almost quit playing for Kilkenny a few years ago

Oct 8th 2015, 6:00 AM 5,303 Views 2 Comments

Reid was frustrated in 2012 but shared his feelings with manager Brian Cody and Henry Shefflin.

Djokovic nearly takes his eye out by showing how NOT to open a bottle of champagne
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Djokovic nearly takes his eye out by showing how NOT to open a bottle of champagne

May 18th 2015, 6:10 PM 5,084 Views 3 Comments

The Serb managed to escape without injury after getting the better of Roger Federer in the final of the the Internazionali d’Italia.

Was it Russian? British? Mystery surrounds submarine that 'dragged' trawler off Co Down
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Was it Russian? British? Mystery surrounds submarine that 'dragged' trawler off Co Down

Apr 16th 2015, 2:00 PM 37,223 Views 59 Comments

The vessel was heavily damaged following the incident.

UTV Ireland reporter doesn't even flinch when stray van ploughs through her shot
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# Van Watch

UTV Ireland reporter doesn't even flinch when stray van ploughs through her shot

Jan 6th 2015, 9:37 AM 5,462 Views 2 Comments

Beeeeeeeeep.

How well do you remember Liverpool's brush with Premier League glory?
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# Quiz

How well do you remember Liverpool's brush with Premier League glory?

Dec 31st 2014, 8:00 PM 6,426 Views 13 Comments

Liverpool were agonisingly close to ending their title drought last season.

Longboarder has unbelievable near miss with bus
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# Lucky

Longboarder has unbelievable near miss with bus

Dec 18th 2014, 7:00 PM 2,747 Views 1 Comment

Our nerves.

Arsenal nearly signed Messi, admits Wenger
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# Coulda Woulda Shoulda

Arsenal nearly signed Messi, admits Wenger

Nov 21st 2014, 11:23 AM 4,211 Views 9 Comments

We’re not sure he should be admitting this.

Absolute boss narrowly avoids hurtling motorbike, without even hanging up his phone
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Absolute boss narrowly avoids hurtling motorbike, without even hanging up his phone

Oct 13th 2014, 7:20 PM 2,790 Views 1 Comment

He meant to do that.

A Labour TD crashed his car into the barrier at Leinster House
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# Bit Of A Commotion

A Labour TD crashed his car into the barrier at Leinster House

Oct 7th 2014, 1:21 PM 13,460 Views 34 Comments

Robert Dowds got a slight cut to his hand but is otherwise okay.

Rainbow admirer narrowly misses being hit by lightning
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# Near Miss

Rainbow admirer narrowly misses being hit by lightning

Aug 28th 2014, 8:56 AM 1,382 Views 0 Comments

Too close for comfort.

Insane near-miss in a racecar doesn't even bother driver
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# Racecar

Insane near-miss in a racecar doesn't even bother driver

Jul 16th 2014, 3:27 PM 2,635 Views 1 Comment

This is waaay too close for comfort.

Two planes on a 'collision course' in narrow miss at Knock Airport
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Two planes on a 'collision course' in narrow miss at Knock Airport

Jun 11th 2014, 11:19 AM 20,127 Views 21 Comments

After getting the warning one of the aircraft had to make an immediate right turn to avoid a crash.

Irish hooker Fogarty misses out on Top 14 after Agen play-off defeat
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# Next Year

Irish hooker Fogarty misses out on Top 14 after Agen play-off defeat

May 26th 2014, 1:51 PM 3,790 Views 2 Comments

The former Munster forward and his teammates were beaten by a Sireli Bobo-influenced La Rochelle.

VIDEO: Norwegian skydiver claims footage shows he was nearly hit by a meteorite
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# Close Shave

VIDEO: Norwegian skydiver claims footage shows he was nearly hit by a meteorite

Apr 4th 2014, 4:16 PM 24,486 Views 25 Comments

Norway’s public broadcaster NRK aired the clip of Anders Helstrup’s jump last night.

This eye-watering near-miss was an incredible escape for everyone
# Whoa
# Whoa

This eye-watering near-miss was an incredible escape for everyone

Mar 21st 2014, 8:49 AM 2,899 Views 0 Comments

Their guardian angels were doing some heavy lifting.

Stage invader falls from rafters at New Year's Eve concert (video)
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Stage invader falls from rafters at New Year's Eve concert (video)

Jan 2nd 2014, 5:00 PM 2,838 Views 0 Comments

The man’s injuries are serious but not life-threatening, according to reports of the incident in Perth, Australia.

17 of the cruellest moments in Irish sporting history
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17 of the cruellest moments in Irish sporting history

Nov 25th 2013, 9:30 PM 38,195 Views 104 Comments

Yesterday was not the first time there was heartbreak for Irish sports fans.

Lucky escape for Harlem Globetrotter as backboard collapses and shatters on top of him
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Lucky escape for Harlem Globetrotter as backboard collapses and shatters on top of him

Nov 12th 2013, 1:38 PM 3,136 Views 1 Comment

Who knew basketball could be so dangerous?

Miracle escape from speeding train caught on CCTV
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Miracle escape from speeding train caught on CCTV

Sep 18th 2013, 7:30 PM 10,538 Views 17 Comments

Watch the nail-biting near miss in Brisbane.

Investigation after two planes have 'near miss' over NYC
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# New York

Investigation after two planes have 'near miss' over NYC

Jun 21st 2013, 6:30 PM 14,839 Views 29 Comments

The Delta Air Lines Boeing 747 came close to a Shuttle America plane on 13 June.

12 people who had an unbelievably close call

12 people who had an unbelievably close call

Apr 26th 2013, 8:30 PM 40,497 Views 30 Comments

Prepare to say ARGH.

VIDEO: The flukiest near-miss you'll see today
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# Lucky

VIDEO: The flukiest near-miss you'll see today

Apr 23rd 2013, 10:30 PM 3,185 Views 2 Comments

You won’t see much more panic-stricken defending than this.

VIDEO: Man almost makes a meal out of cat
# Cat For Dinner
# Cat For Dinner

VIDEO: Man almost makes a meal out of cat

Apr 23rd 2013, 5:24 PM 573 Views 0 Comments

An actual meal.

Days after the Boston bombings, this man is competing in London Marathon
# Inspirational
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# Inspirational

Days after the Boston bombings, this man is competing in London Marathon

Apr 21st 2013, 10:48 AM 7,889 Views 2 Comments

Keith Luxon is running in his 72nd long-distance event today.

Asteroid comes close to Earth - but what would happen if it hit us?
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Asteroid comes close to Earth - but what would happen if it hit us?

Nov 8th 2011, 1:52 PM 13,437 Views 28 Comments

Astronomers say the asteroid will pass Earth safely this evening – but here’s a worst-case scenario guide to what would happen if it didn’t.

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