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From The42 They may have been relegated, but UCD are on course to qualify for the Europa League Brucie Bonus

They may have been relegated, but UCD are on course to qualify for the Europa League

The Students are in line to play in Europe next season thanks to Ireland’s position in the UEFA Respect Fair Play League.

From The42 Henry: I thought Wenger abuse was a joke Surprise

Henry: I thought Wenger abuse was a joke

The Arsenal hero was astonished to find out that the manager was insulted after a 3-2 away defeat by Stoke.

From TheJournal.ie These twins didn't know they were identical until one needed a new liver Surprise

These twins didn't know they were identical until one needed a new liver

They are the first identical twins to undergo a live liver transplant in the UK.

From The42 Scotland shock Ireland in Hurling/Shinty International Series opener Surprise

Scotland shock Ireland in Hurling/Shinty International Series opener

Ireland lost despite having Patrick Horgan and Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher.

Little girl has the absolute greatest reaction to surprise Lorde tickets

This will make your weekend before it even begins.

Watch this curious cat get an awful fright from a plastic bag

Do you ever feel like a plastic bag? This cat does.

7 reasonable reactions to Seamus Heaney's WTF appearance on English Paper I

Oh, Seamus, we weren’t expecting you.

From TheJournal.ie The moment a scientist is told he made a major physics breakthrough Cosmic Inflation

Irish dad describes shock after wife gives birth on pedestrian crossing

She was trying to hail a taxi in New York at the time.

Sneaky a cappella group serenade unsuspecting girls for Valentine's Day

Why does this never happen to us?

8 people whose plans were ruined by the Beyoncé album

It’s a lot to take.

From TheJournal.ie Nobel Prize for medicine awarded for cell transportation research Winner

Nobel Prize for medicine awarded for cell transportation research

Discoveries by three researchers have unlocked insights into diseases ranging from diabetes to immune-system disorders

Here's what a marriage proposal is meant to look like She Said Yes This post contains videos

Here's what a marriage proposal is meant to look like

Or rather, what some really excellent marriage proposals look like.

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'The Anglo tapes are shocking, but I can't say I'm surprised' Opinion

Column: 'The Anglo tapes are shocking, but I can't say I'm surprised'

Having worked in the financial sector, I know arrogant attitudes are commonplace in finance – which is why the Anglo tapes don’t surprise me one bit, writes Carol Redmond.

The most devastating movie twists of all time

SPOILERS ahoy.

From The42 Tom Court called into Lions squad as Paul O'Connell's tour is put in doubt Lions 2013

Tom Court called into Lions squad as Paul O'Connell's tour is put in doubt

The Munster lock suffered an arm injury in yesterday’s Test victory over the Wallabies.

Why you should NEVER have a feed of pints and fall asleep Before You Go Go This post contains videos

Why you should NEVER have a feed of pints and fall asleep

Worst. Alarm clock. Ever.

From The42 Reaction: Pundits perplexed by 'bizarre' O'Neill sacking Surprise

Reaction: Pundits perplexed by 'bizarre' O'Neill sacking

Steve Coppell believes the decision was made as a result of a “personal confrontation”.

From The42 Wayne Rooney benched for United-Madrid clash, Coleen not happy Surprise

Wayne Rooney benched for United-Madrid clash, Coleen not happy

Meanwhile, Ryan Giggs is set to play his 1,000th game in senior football

From The42 Sigerson Cup: DIT cause semi-final upset against DCU GAA

Sigerson Cup: DIT cause semi-final upset against DCU

The first semi-final of the third-level competition took place this afternoon in Athlone IT.

From The42 Rodgers blindsided by lacklustre Liverpool Surprise

Rodgers blindsided by lacklustre Liverpool

The Northern Irishman conceded that his side lacked the intensity they have shown during their recent upturn in form.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Horse racing interrupted when deer take to the track Seasonal Surprise This post contains videos

VIDEO: Horse racing interrupted when deer take to the track

These Pittsburgh racegoers got more of a spectacle than they paid for.

Topless driver's modesty leads to car chase

The topless speeder said she was on her way to surprise her boyfriend…

Why, fancy meeting you here...

What happens when a shark expert sees a real-life 10ft long shark? Hint – there’s a chance he gets as much of a shock as us mere mortals.

11 unlikely people who have won Grammys Bum Note This post contains images

11 unlikely people who have won Grammys

We were surprised to hear that Hillary Clinton has one… as have Alvin and the Chipmunks.

From The42 Cox to start in attack with Keane - reports Surprise

Cox to start in attack with Keane - reports

Giovanni Trapattoni has demonstrated his penchant for eccentric team selections once again.

From The42 United ease to win, as City suffer shock loss Surprise

United ease to win, as City suffer shock loss

Alex Ferguson’s men had not one, but two reasons to celebrate today.

Nursing home finds gun in donated piano

The gun was only discovered years after the piano had been donated.

Surprise! Fans of Japanese girl band discover one singer's not real This post contains videos

Surprise! Fans of Japanese girl band discover one singer's not real

The latest member of pop act AKB 48 was unveiled in a television commercial for sweets.

Private investigator tracks down homeless man... and gives him a fortune

Surprise! Investigator says man is still in shock over the news.

From TheJournal.ie Surprise! Secondary teachers to face unannounced inspections Teachers

Surprise! Secondary teachers to face unannounced inspections

Currently teachers receive advance warning of an inspector’s visit, but this is set to change.

From TheJournal.ie Mother gives birth in back of taxi on busy Belfast road Surprise

Mother gives birth in back of taxi on busy Belfast road

Little Isaac Fegan decided that he didn’t want to wait until his mum and dad got to the hospital before he made his entrance into the world.