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This little brown duck was once thought to be extinct - now, its been released back into the wild
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This little brown duck was once thought to be extinct - now, its been released back into the wild

Dec 28th 2018, 7:30 PM 14,731 Views 12 Comments

Meet the Madagascar pochard.

A rare albino orangutan has been rescued in Borneo and the public are being asked to name her
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# Rare Species

A rare albino orangutan has been rescued in Borneo and the public are being asked to name her

May 10th 2017, 10:53 AM 16,475 Views 63 Comments

Rescuers have said they hope she could become an “ambassador” for the threatened species.

Rare "baby dragon" born in Slovenia
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# Salamander

Rare "baby dragon" born in Slovenia

Jun 4th 2016, 11:15 AM 30,123 Views 9 Comments

The ancient olm only give birth once in a decade and can live for up to 100 years.

Tests show twins have different fathers after husband became suspicious one looked different
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Tests show twins have different fathers after husband became suspicious one looked different

Mar 12th 2016, 7:45 AM 66,130 Views 35 Comments

One of the twins has thick, wavy hair while the other has thin, straight hair.

10 words that have a totally different meaning in Donegal
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10 words that have a totally different meaning in Donegal

Mar 10th 2016, 1:06 PM 39,156 Views 13 Comments

For your education, Star Wars.

19 of the most Donegal things that have ever happened
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19 of the most Donegal things that have ever happened

Nov 29th 2015, 9:30 PM 31,702 Views 4 Comments

Wile powerful stuff.

Chimney sweeps and foundling babies... what life in Ireland was like in the 1800s
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# Family Papers

Chimney sweeps and foundling babies... what life in Ireland was like in the 1800s

Sep 12th 2015, 9:00 PM 40,712 Views 20 Comments

These papers give a look at the ‘Liberties spirit’.

10 rare and beautiful food miracles
# Little Miracles
# Little Miracles

10 rare and beautiful food miracles

May 11th 2015, 9:30 PM 12,754 Views 3 Comments

Solid chocolate KitKat *dies*

Looking for the perfect ring? This 'Historic Pink Diamond' is going for €17 million
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# To Make The Boys Wink

Looking for the perfect ring? This 'Historic Pink Diamond' is going for €17 million

Apr 18th 2015, 9:30 AM 10,075 Views 7 Comments

Yikes.

Extremely rare (and cute) animal photographed for the first time in 20 years
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# Pika

Extremely rare (and cute) animal photographed for the first time in 20 years

Mar 21st 2015, 12:33 PM 46,016 Views 19 Comments

Meet the Ili pika.

This incredibly rare megamouth shark just washed up in the Philippines
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# Cryptid

This incredibly rare megamouth shark just washed up in the Philippines

Jan 28th 2015, 9:33 PM 34,255 Views 10 Comments

He doesn’t look too friendly.

Celebrations as little Lily-Mae is declared 15 months cancer-free
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# Tiny Dancer

Celebrations as little Lily-Mae is declared 15 months cancer-free

Jan 12th 2015, 4:11 PM 10,698 Views 19 Comments

The young Claregalway girl is taking part in a drug trial in the US.

Hutton scores unlikely winner for Aston Villa as Leicester's woeful run continues
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Hutton scores unlikely winner for Aston Villa as Leicester's woeful run continues

Dec 7th 2014, 7:45 PM 3,019 Views 4 Comments

Nigel Pearson’s side now haven’t won in 10 games.

'It’s like someone beating you up': The invisible illness no one's talking about
# Fibromyalgia
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# Fibromyalgia

'It’s like someone beating you up': The invisible illness no one's talking about

Oct 5th 2014, 10:15 AM 110,006 Views 131 Comments

Fibromyalgia, a chronic pain condition that can leave people immobile, is often misdiagnosed.

Hepatitis C could become rare disease in twenty two years
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# Hep C

Hepatitis C could become rare disease in twenty two years

Aug 7th 2014, 2:43 PM 5,283 Views 7 Comments

New research says screening and new drugs could almost eliminate the condition.

The world's largest gemstones are for sale...to 'qualified buyers'
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# What A Gem

The world's largest gemstones are for sale...to 'qualified buyers'

Jun 24th 2014, 8:50 AM 14,580 Views 16 Comments

The Ophir Collection has been awarded nine Guinness World Record titles.

Rare bumblebee rediscovered in Ireland after 88 years
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Rare bumblebee rediscovered in Ireland after 88 years

Jun 18th 2014, 2:48 PM 18,010 Views 21 Comments

We see you feeding on those flowers!

Cycling photographer's rare pictures uncover the Ireland of old
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Cycling photographer's rare pictures uncover the Ireland of old

Dec 30th 2013, 7:45 PM 33,485 Views 30 Comments

Franz Haselbeck cycled around Limerick and South Clare taking photographs of daily events – and major happenings.

Rare sabre-toothed whale found dead on California beach
# Venice Beach
# Venice Beach

Rare sabre-toothed whale found dead on California beach

Oct 17th 2013, 9:57 AM 16,053 Views 20 Comments

The mammal is rarely seen in the wild.

Restaurant offers customers 'Irish Anus'
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# Rare

Restaurant offers customers 'Irish Anus'

Aug 24th 2013, 3:00 PM 1,996 Views 4 Comments

And how would you like that cooked, sir?

HSE: No 'on-going' CJD risk in Beaumont Hospital
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# HSE

HSE: No 'on-going' CJD risk in Beaumont Hospital

Jul 19th 2013, 5:20 PM 5,026 Views 2 Comments

It also said that a review has been undertaken to determine what, if any, risk may exist for other patients.

VIDEO: We hope you enjoy this late goal from the St Pauli goalkeeper as much as we do
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VIDEO: We hope you enjoy this late goal from the St Pauli goalkeeper as much as we do

Apr 2nd 2013, 11:57 AM 3,305 Views 1 Comment

Philipp Tschauner scored a 90th-minute equaliser last night.

New Zealand beaching proves rarest of whales exists
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New Zealand beaching proves rarest of whales exists

Nov 6th 2012, 9:27 PM 19,662 Views 11 Comments

The spade-toothed beaked whale is so rare that nobody has seen one alive.

Tortoise Lonesome George, last of his species, found dead
# Shell Shock
# Shell Shock

Tortoise Lonesome George, last of his species, found dead

Jun 25th 2012, 9:34 AM 6,528 Views 25 Comments

The giant tortoise species was thought to be extinct when George was found in 1972.

Basking shark pays a rare visit to Dún Laoghaire
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# Need A Bigger Boat

Basking shark pays a rare visit to Dún Laoghaire

May 16th 2012, 2:02 PM 9,146 Views 24 Comments

The ‘honorary whale’ was sighted off Dún Laoghaire pier yesterday

World's most expensive gold coin to visit Dublin
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# Can We Keep It

World's most expensive gold coin to visit Dublin

Feb 14th 2012, 2:25 PM 4,471 Views 13 Comments

The coin, called the 1933 Double Eagle, will go on display at the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin in early March.

Japan unearths gigantic haul of rare earth minerals
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Japan unearths gigantic haul of rare earth minerals

Jul 4th 2011, 1:57 PM 1,493 Views 6 Comments

The 100-billion-ton stash found by Japan could be used for electronics – but an ownership battle may be brewing.