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The medical student who has made sporting history for Ireland
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The medical student who has made sporting history for Ireland

Jan 21st 2021, 7:15 AM 8,896 Views 2 Comments

Elsa Desmond is the first woman to represent the country internationally in luge.

WWE Hall of Famer Pat Patterson, the first openly gay pro wrestling star, dies aged 79
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WWE Hall of Famer Pat Patterson, the first openly gay pro wrestling star, dies aged 79

Dec 2nd 2020, 6:47 PM 5,822 Views 0 Comments

Patterson’s career was associated with many firsts, including the first ever Intercontinental Title reign and the creation of the Royal Rumble.

America's first female Muslim judge found dead on New York riverbank
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America's first female Muslim judge found dead on New York riverbank

Apr 13th 2017, 9:32 AM 58,283 Views 71 Comments

Sheila Abdus-Salaam was also the first black woman to be appointed to New York’s highest court.

The man who brought Ticketmaster to Ireland started off selling tickets in a record shop
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The man who brought Ticketmaster to Ireland started off selling tickets in a record shop

Dec 4th 2016, 7:20 AM 13,391 Views 16 Comments

Tommy Higgins sold Ticketshop to the US ticketing company in 2002.

Everyone's favourite 'sexy football' pioneer would consider Aston Villa job
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Everyone's favourite 'sexy football' pioneer would consider Aston Villa job

Mar 31st 2016, 12:22 PM 8,411 Views 6 Comments

The former Netherlands international added that he was currently enjoying his role as a pundit.

Li Na bids her farewell to tennis with highly emotional press-conference
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Li Na bids her farewell to tennis with highly emotional press-conference

Sep 21st 2014, 9:30 AM 3,738 Views 0 Comments

The 32 year-old announced last week that persistent knee injuries was the reason behind her decision to quit.

Test-tube baby pioneer Robert Edwards dies
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Test-tube baby pioneer Robert Edwards dies

Apr 10th 2013, 5:51 PM 6,144 Views 11 Comments

Robert Edwards pioneered in vitro fertilisation and was awarded the nobel prize in 2010, three decades after the birth of the first test-tube baby, Louise Brown, in 1978.

Amelia Earhart search expedition finds 'debris field' off Pacific island
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Amelia Earhart search expedition finds 'debris field' off Pacific island

Aug 20th 2012, 7:16 PM 9,107 Views 9 Comments

High-res footage has revealed “a scattering of man-made objects” in location consistent with 1937 photo which sparked search.