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#rags to riches

The lovely story of how a woman became best friends with an injured pigeon she found on Abbey Street

This pigeon probably has a better Instagram account than you do.

From The42 'A club like ours only gets this chance once in a lifetime' - Tony Kelly and Ballyea's journey Rags To Riches

'A club like ours only gets this chance once in a lifetime' - Tony Kelly and Ballyea's journey

It’ll be a historic St Patrick’s Day for the Clare club.

From The42 Hurling roots, learning from Wilkinson and O'Gara - the unlikely rise of Tipp football attacker Rags To Riches

Hurling roots, learning from Wilkinson and O'Gara - the unlikely rise of Tipp football attacker

Kevin O’Halloran’s rise has been meteoric.

From The42 'I asked him if he was mad, to be honest with you' - Vardy to film director Rags To Riches

'I asked him if he was mad, to be honest with you' - Vardy to film director

Hollywood screenwriter Adrian Butchart has plans to make a movie based on the Foxes’ striker’s remarkable rise.

From TheJournal.ie These are the childhood homes of some of the most powerful leaders in history Rags To Riches

These are the childhood homes of some of the most powerful leaders in history

Some came from very humble beginnings.

From The42 Beer, fishing and kicking the winning points - Stephen Donald speaks about the 2011 World Cup Rags To Riches

Beer, fishing and kicking the winning points - Stephen Donald speaks about the 2011 World Cup

The42 spoke to Donald about going from fourth choice to a World Cup winner.

From TheJournal.ie How one man went from a runaway living in a slum to starting a billion-dollar company Rags To Riches

How one man went from a runaway living in a slum to starting a billion-dollar company

Ambarish Mitra grew up in India idolising Bill Gates.

From The42 From hospital bed with double leg fracture to Waterford league champion in 12 months Rags To Riches

From hospital bed with double leg fracture to Waterford league champion in 12 months

Philip Mahony appreciated today’s win for the Deise more than most.

From The42 Soccer millionaire Angel Di Maria sold for 20 footballs Rags To Riches

Soccer millionaire Angel Di Maria sold for 20 footballs

Poor clubs across South America are getting ready to celebrate stars like the Argentina international.

From TheJournal.ie China's richest woman went from the factory floor to a billion-dollar fortune Rags To Riches

China's richest woman went from the factory floor to a billion-dollar fortune

Zhou Qunfei made her money selling tech companies touchscreen glass.

From TheJournal.ie Karl Albrecht, reclusive founder of Aldi supermarket, has died aged 94 Rags To Riches

Karl Albrecht, reclusive founder of Aldi supermarket, has died aged 94

He went from selling buns on the street, to having a fortune of $25.9 billion.

From The42 Rory McIlroy pips Shane Lowry to European PGA victory Winning

Rory McIlroy pips Shane Lowry to European PGA victory

The Offaly native kicked off his surge with an eagle on the fourth hole but McIlroy finished the stronger of the two.

From TheJournal.ie The greatest rags to riches story of all time Rags To Riches This post contains images

The greatest rags to riches story of all time

“The man who dies rich dies disgraced” – the amazing life of Andrew Carnegie.

Rags to Riches: 7 homeless people who became famous Rags To Riches This post contains images

Rags to Riches: 7 homeless people who became famous

Halle Berry, Daniel Craig and Charlie Chaplin all came from difficult backgrounds…