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The stunning spectacle of Brazil 1-7 Germany -- My 2014 sporting moment
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# Shock

The stunning spectacle of Brazil 1-7 Germany -- My 2014 sporting moment

Dec 24th 2014, 5:00 PM 4,867 Views 9 Comments

The dramatic semi-final loss is destined to haunt Brazilian football for years to come.

Another US cop shot and killed - this time in Florida
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# Shock

Another US cop shot and killed - this time in Florida

Dec 21st 2014, 7:34 PM 38,667 Views 75 Comments

The incident comes a day after two police officers were killed in Brooklyn.

Robbie Keane does not start against Scotland - here's the Ireland team
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# Shock

Robbie Keane does not start against Scotland - here's the Ireland team

Nov 14th 2014, 6:43 PM 13,840 Views 32 Comments

Martin O’Neill has opted for the pace of Shane Long up front, dropping Ireland’s captain for the first time since 2001.

Saint-André names unchanged France XV for clash with Cheika's Wallabies
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# Shock

Saint-André names unchanged France XV for clash with Cheika's Wallabies

Nov 13th 2014, 1:15 PM 4,106 Views 4 Comments

Australia will warm up for their clash with Ireland at the Stade de France.

Poland claim historic win over world champions Germany
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# Shock

Poland claim historic win over world champions Germany

Oct 11th 2014, 10:02 PM 14,015 Views 47 Comments

The hosts climbed above Ireland on goal difference as they overcame the Germans

World Champion Sebastian Vettel to leave Red Bull
# On The Move
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# On The Move

World Champion Sebastian Vettel to leave Red Bull

Oct 4th 2014, 9:37 AM 3,930 Views 7 Comments

Ferrari are favourites to sign the German.

Deaths of two brothers 'the worst tragedy to ever hit' Sligo community
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Deaths of two brothers 'the worst tragedy to ever hit' Sligo community

Jul 22nd 2014, 10:02 AM 22,238 Views 30 Comments

It is believed that 20-year-old Shane Skeffington stabbed his younger brother and then took his own life.

Nadal loses to 19-year-old Kyrgios at Wimbledon
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# Shock

Nadal loses to 19-year-old Kyrgios at Wimbledon

Jul 1st 2014, 7:20 PM 8,352 Views 9 Comments

The 144th-ranked Kyrgios, a wild-card entry, hit 37 aces.

Man jumps into River Liffey to save his blind dog
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# To The Rescue

Man jumps into River Liffey to save his blind dog

Jun 30th 2014, 8:30 PM 40,634 Views 61 Comments

Stevie is safe and recovering at home.

David Humphreys leaves Ulster for Director of Rugby position at Gloucester
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# Shock

David Humphreys leaves Ulster for Director of Rugby position at Gloucester

Jun 7th 2014, 4:51 PM 7,017 Views 20 Comments

The former out-half has ended a 22-year association with the province.

All five goals from today's FA Cup final
# Game On
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# Game On

All five goals from today's FA Cup final

May 17th 2014, 5:23 PM 8,349 Views 13 Comments

The Spaniard scored one of the goals of the season to get the Gunners back into today’s game.

Atletico's title hopes take huge blow as they're beaten 2-0 by Levante
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# Shock

Atletico's title hopes take huge blow as they're beaten 2-0 by Levante

May 4th 2014, 7:30 PM 5,489 Views 9 Comments

Filipe Luis’ own goal after just seven minutes got the Champions League finalists off to the worst possible start.

Leitrim dump All-Ireland champions Galway from Connacht U21 football championship
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# Drama

Leitrim dump All-Ireland champions Galway from Connacht U21 football championship

Mar 22nd 2014, 6:28 PM 7,218 Views 13 Comments

A late, late point won the day for Shane Ward’s men.

MEPs slam the rejection of gender equality report
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# True Colours

MEPs slam the rejection of gender equality report

Mar 11th 2014, 8:08 PM 8,193 Views 89 Comments

The report gave recommendations on how to tackle inequality between men and women in the EU.

Barcelona lose at home for the first time since April 2012
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# Shock

Barcelona lose at home for the first time since April 2012

Feb 1st 2014, 5:58 PM 7,248 Views 6 Comments

The hosts’ day was summed up 13 minutes form time when Jordi Alba was sent-off

Knock out blow for Big Bucks hits punters’ pockets
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# Shock

Knock out blow for Big Bucks hits punters’ pockets

Jan 25th 2014, 8:11 PM 3,096 Views 4 Comments

The Paul Nicholls trained horse lost for the first time in five years.

Toulon scalp the latest highlight in Prendergast's growing career
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# Interview

Toulon scalp the latest highlight in Prendergast's growing career

Jan 6th 2014, 8:00 AM 15,341 Views 4 Comments

The former Munster scrum-half has helped Grenoble rise up the Top 14 table in his role as skills coach.

Irish-influenced Grenoble pull off shock victory in Toulon
# Upset
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# Upset

Irish-influenced Grenoble pull off shock victory in Toulon

Jan 4th 2014, 4:16 PM 8,873 Views 13 Comments

The Bernard Jackman and Mike Prendergast-coached side have caused a major upset in France.

Michael Corcoran: Connacht's win over Toulouse showed that 'anything is possible'
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# Shock

Michael Corcoran: Connacht's win over Toulouse showed that 'anything is possible'

Dec 27th 2013, 7:30 AM 1,172 Views 1 Comment

RTÉ commentator Michael Corcoran relives the nail-biting win for the western province in the south of France

8 people whose plans were ruined by the Beyoncé album
# Thanks A Lot
# Thanks A Lot

8 people whose plans were ruined by the Beyoncé album

Dec 13th 2013, 2:20 PM 3,746 Views 0 Comments

It’s a lot to take.

Terrified tuba player goes viral, gets brilliantly remixed
# Youtuba
# Youtuba

Terrified tuba player goes viral, gets brilliantly remixed

Nov 11th 2013, 8:30 PM 2,094 Views 1 Comment

It was the internet’s time to shine.

Defending champion Andy Murray out of US Open
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# Shock

Defending champion Andy Murray out of US Open

Sep 5th 2013, 10:32 PM 1,891 Views 7 Comments

The world number 3 lost in straight sets to Stanislas Wawrinka.

What is your favourite sporting upset? Here are 8 to get you started...
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# Shock

What is your favourite sporting upset? Here are 8 to get you started...

Aug 26th 2013, 4:46 PM 4,330 Views 19 Comments

Antrim’s U21 hurlers added their name to a long list of sporting surprises by beating Wexford. Vote for your favourite here.

Antrim become first Ulster team to reach an All-Ireland U21 hurling final
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# Shock

Antrim become first Ulster team to reach an All-Ireland U21 hurling final

Aug 24th 2013, 5:34 PM 8,689 Views 27 Comments

They had two points to spare over Wexford in Thurles today.

Denis Naughten: 'It would have been common courtesy to inform me I was being expelled'
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# Kicked Out

Denis Naughten: 'It would have been common courtesy to inform me I was being expelled'

Jul 18th 2013, 2:07 PM 13,722 Views 37 Comments

Independent TD Denis Naughten has been removed from the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children.

17 years on: Veronica Guerin remembered for courage and determination
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# Anniversary

17 years on: Veronica Guerin remembered for courage and determination

Jun 26th 2013, 4:49 PM 16,489 Views 51 Comments

The 37-year-old was one of the first journalists in Ireland to take on the “big guys” of organised crime.

Shock at four-month sentence handed to topless protesters
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# Shock

Shock at four-month sentence handed to topless protesters

Jun 13th 2013, 1:30 PM 32,326 Views 103 Comments

The European Union has repeated pleas for the consolidation of freedom of expression in Tunisia.

Upset for Usain Bolt who loses out to Justin Gatlin in Rome
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# Shock

Upset for Usain Bolt who loses out to Justin Gatlin in Rome

Jun 6th 2013, 9:17 PM 18,513 Views 22 Comments

The Jamaican superstar only finished second in the Diamond League this evening.

Division 3 & 4 FL: Meath suffer home loss to Cavan
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# Shock

Division 3 & 4 FL: Meath suffer home loss to Cavan

Mar 2nd 2013, 10:35 PM 2,109 Views 2 Comments

Plus the rest of the action from Divisions 3 & 4.

The best pictures from Roscrea's shock win over Terenure at Tallaght today
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# Shock

The best pictures from Roscrea's shock win over Terenure at Tallaght today

Feb 19th 2013, 7:07 PM 4,439 Views 5 Comments

The Tipperary side booked their spot in the Leinster Senior Cup semi-finals. Here’s how.

Pistorius 'numb with shock and grief', says uncle
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# Pistorius

Pistorius 'numb with shock and grief', says uncle

Feb 16th 2013, 4:41 PM 13,295 Views 31 Comments

The Olympic athlete’s family is strongly refuting the murder charge against him, saying they have “no doubt” there is “no substance to the allegation”.

Column: ‘I was in work one day and diagnosed with cancer the next’
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# Read Me

Column: ‘I was in work one day and diagnosed with cancer the next’

Feb 8th 2013, 2:00 PM 360 Views 15 Comments

Being told you have a tumour can be a devastating shock, but there is no need to face the battle alone, says cancer survivor Sheila Hyde.

Minnows Bradford hang on against Villa to march into League Cup final
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# Cup Shock

Minnows Bradford hang on against Villa to march into League Cup final

Jan 22nd 2013, 9:55 PM 9,719 Views 19 Comments

The fourth-tier side are off to Wembley after a 4-3 aggregate win.

Extract: How it feels to wait for a heart transplant
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# Read Me

Extract: How it feels to wait for a heart transplant

Jan 6th 2013, 7:30 PM 678 Views 31 Comments

John Healy, maitre d of RTÉ’s The Restaurant, recalls the stress of waiting for his life-saving heart transplant operation.

McEntee removal takes place in Co Meath
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# Shane McEntee

McEntee removal takes place in Co Meath

Dec 23rd 2012, 7:19 PM 17,869 Views 44 Comments

The removal of the late Minister of State began at 7pm this evening in Nobber, Co Meath.

Here's how Twitter reacted to Celtic beating Barcelona
# Twitterati
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# Twitterati

Here's how Twitter reacted to Celtic beating Barcelona

Nov 7th 2012, 10:07 PM 31,572 Views 44 Comments

Neil Lennon’s Celtic shocked Barcelona tonight, and Twitter was suitably impressed.

'It was not a nice feeling to think my daughter saw me assaulted like that' - Kirkland recalls shock at fan attack
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# Reaction

'It was not a nice feeling to think my daughter saw me assaulted like that' - Kirkland recalls shock at fan attack

Oct 20th 2012, 8:20 PM 26,552 Views 65 Comments

The goalkeeper described the incident as “scary”.

VIDEO: Barcelona beat 2011 NBA champions Dallas Mavericks
# Barca Ballers
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# Barca Ballers

VIDEO: Barcelona beat 2011 NBA champions Dallas Mavericks

Oct 10th 2012, 8:37 PM 1,592 Views 0 Comments

Gerard Pique was in the stands for the win and we bet he had his basketball singlet nearby, just in case.

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As it happened: Connacht v Leinster, RaboDirect PRO12

Jerry 'The King' Lawler suffers heart attack during live WWE broadcast
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# Too Real

Jerry 'The King' Lawler suffers heart attack during live WWE broadcast

Sep 11th 2012, 6:38 PM 2,454 Views 3 Comments

The wrestling commentator was ringside during a tag-team bout when he collapsed.