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From The42 Highly-rated Cork City defender set to sign for Championship side Hull today Nearly There

Highly-rated Cork City defender set to sign for Championship side Hull today

Sean McLoughlin’s deal is all agreed subject to a medical, says Grant McCann.

From The42 Analysis: How outstanding Ulster almost shocked reigning champions Leinster So Close

Analysis: How outstanding Ulster almost shocked reigning champions Leinster

Dan McFarland’s side were brilliant but came up just short in Dublin on Saturday night.

From The42 Derry City fall agonisingly short of famous turnaround in Belarus So Close

Derry City fall agonisingly short of famous turnaround in Belarus

The Candystripes were just a goal away from dumping Dinamo Minsk out on their own patch.

From The42 'I just ran out of road' - Ireland's Sam Bennett gutted after another second-place Giro finish So Close This post contains videos

'I just ran out of road' - Ireland's Sam Bennett gutted after another second-place Giro finish

The Bora-Hansgrohe man was boxed out and crossed the line behind winner Elia Viviani on the 17th stage.

From The42 Louis Oosthuizen isn't letting a career Grand Slam of second places get him down So Close This post contains videos

Louis Oosthuizen isn't letting a career Grand Slam of second places get him down

The South African golfer posted a brilliant video having a laugh at himself on Twitter.

Good week at the Open for Leona Maguire but she's pipped for best amateur prize

A disappointing final round meant that the Cavan native missed out on an historic feat.

From TheJournal.ie Two young rowers rescued off Cork coast as they tried to row from Canada to Ireland So Close

Two young rowers rescued off Cork coast as they tried to row from Canada to Ireland

French-Canadian rower Joseph Gagnon and Dubliner Brian Conville were attempting to break four world records.

From The42 Waterford football boss - 'Hopefully it'll turn for them, one of these days it'll turn for them' So Close

Waterford football boss - 'Hopefully it'll turn for them, one of these days it'll turn for them'

Tom McGlinchey praised his players efforts against Cork.

From The42 Paul Dunne misses out on first European Tour title after losing play-off So Close

Paul Dunne misses out on first European Tour title after losing play-off

The Wicklow golfer was beaten by Edoardo Molinari in Morocco but still recorded his career best-ever finish.

From TheJournal.ie Baby boy delivered in Dublin Port Tunnel Baby On Board

Baby boy delivered in Dublin Port Tunnel

Members of Swords ambulance crews assisted in the delivery.

From The42 Courageous draw not enough to send Dundalk through to Champions League group stages So Close

Courageous draw not enough to send Dundalk through to Champions League group stages

Tonight’s second leg with Legia Warsaw ended 1-1 at the Polish Army Stadium tonight.

From The42 Barr now lives with the rare agony of 4th, the best and worst place away from the podium Rio 2016

Barr now lives with the rare agony of 4th, the best and worst place away from the podium

The niggling questions over winning athletes can add to any mixed feelings.

From TheJournal.ie These famous roles were almost played by completely different actors So Close

These famous roles were almost played by completely different actors

The history of film is full of near misses.

From The42 Ken Doherty falls at final hurdle in bid to qualify for world championship Off Day

Ken Doherty falls at final hurdle in bid to qualify for world championship

The Dubliner won just a single frame against Wales’ Ryan Day this evening.

From The42 Goalless draw sees Dundalk's European dream come to an end Dundalk

Goalless draw sees Dundalk's European dream come to an end

The 0-0 draw saw them exit 2-1 on aggregate.

From The42 'It looked like it bounced left': Johnson puts a brave face on Major three-putt terror What Happened This post contains videos

'It looked like it bounced left': Johnson puts a brave face on Major three-putt terror

‘Other than that, it was a damn good week.’

From The42 Pádraig Harrington came agonisingly close to qualifying for the US Open So Close

Pádraig Harrington came agonisingly close to qualifying for the US Open

Three-time Major champion misses his chance to qualify for Chambers Bay.

From The42 Analysis: Bangor Bulldozer plays vital role as 15-man Munster fold Drama

Analysis: Bangor Bulldozer plays vital role as 15-man Munster fold

With just two minutes left at Kingspan Stadium, Anthony Foley’s men led by seven points.

From The42 Irish twins agonisingly miss out on the medals at Canoe World Championships So Close

Irish twins agonisingly miss out on the medals at Canoe World Championships

Kildare’s Noel and Robert Hendrick finished fourth in Brazil.

From The42 Eden Hazard and 4 more players Manchester United memorably missed out on So Close

Eden Hazard and 4 more players Manchester United memorably missed out on

The Belgian star could’ve moved to Old Trafford in 2012 but Sir Alex Ferguson signed Shinji Kagawa instead.

From TheJournal.ie Video: SpaceX rocket floats down from the sky but is still blown to smithereens Drone Ship This post contains videos

Video: SpaceX rocket floats down from the sky but is still blown to smithereens

The company isn’t giving up hope.

From The42 Heartbreak for Ireland U19s as Paul Doolin's side beaten at the death in Germany So Close

Heartbreak for Ireland U19s as Paul Doolin's side beaten at the death in Germany

The Boys in Green were eight minutes away from a famous victory but two late goals ended their qualification hopes.

From The42 Ireland's Kevin Phelan narrowly misses out on Joburg Open title but pockets €80,000 So Close

Ireland's Kevin Phelan narrowly misses out on Joburg Open title but pockets €80,000

The Waterford man finished in a tie for second.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin is almost the best city in the world for North Americans to live in So Close

Dublin is almost the best city in the world for North Americans to live in

Surprisingly, second only to a city in North America

From TheJournal.ie Video shows moment SpaceX rocket crashed down on ocean barge So Close

Video shows moment SpaceX rocket crashed down on ocean barge

The company hopes to hone technology so that rockets can return to Earth intact for use again.

Kid attempts bicycle jump, fails miserably

He had it all set up and everything!

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

This is waaay too close for comfort.

From The42 This wild throw spoiled Clayton Kershaw's perfect game last night So Close This post contains videos

This wild throw spoiled Clayton Kershaw's perfect game last night

Dodgers pitcher struck out 15 on the way to the first “no-hitter” of his Major League career.

From TheJournal.ie Right-to-die campaigner Tom Curran looks set to miss out on Arklow seat Hair's Breadth

Right-to-die campaigner Tom Curran looks set to miss out on Arklow seat

The Arklow tally shows Tom Curran at 6.23 per cent. There are six seats for the taking.

From The42 Irishman Dan Martin suffers final turn crash in Liege-Bastogne-Liege Heartbreak

Irishman Dan Martin suffers final turn crash in Liege-Bastogne-Liege

The 27-year-old was sitting second coming into the sharp left-hand corner.

From TheJournal.ie Which of Ireland's tourist spots made it to the final of the World Tourism Awards? So Close
From The42 Heartbreak for Ireland as crazy finish at Tallaght sees Germans nick points So Close

Heartbreak for Ireland as crazy finish at Tallaght sees Germans nick points

Sue Ronan’s side almost earned a famous point against their heavyweight opponents.

From The42 Ireland get West Indies on the ropes, but let series win slip So Close

Ireland get West Indies on the ropes, but let series win slip

The West Indies attack did just enough to keep Ireland at bay in Sabina Park tonight.

This determined dog really wants to get his paws on that bottle

Now that’s what you call determination.

From The42 Great Champions League £1 five-timer falls short…because of Wayne Rooney So Close

Great Champions League £1 five-timer falls short…because of Wayne Rooney

Aguero, Ibrahimovic, Vidal and Bale all chipped in for one punter.

From The42 'You've got to be able to defend until the end' laments Joe Schmidt So Close

'You've got to be able to defend until the end' laments Joe Schmidt

The Ireland coach had no complaints about the veracity of the All Blacks’ late try.

From The42 VIDEO: Phil Mickelson's birdie putt for a 59 rolled around the inside of the cup and lipped out So Close This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie Nice try: Two kids try to take the Olympic torch Cheeky This post contains videos

Nice try: Two kids try to take the Olympic torch

The kids broke through a cordon and briefly got their hands on the torch before they were shepherded away.

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