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Kingsmill massacre survivor: 'What Barry McElduff did was dancing on their graves'
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Kingsmill massacre survivor: 'What Barry McElduff did was dancing on their graves'

Jan 14th 2018, 11:19 AM 24,690 Views 241 Comments

Alan Black gave a heartbreaking account of the events of that day after an offensive video was posted to social media last week.

Australian man miraculously escapes after holding his head barely above water... for five hours
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Australian man miraculously escapes after holding his head barely above water... for five hours

Feb 9th 2017, 5:52 PM 46,120 Views 34 Comments

45-year-old Daniel Miller escaped with his life after the excavator he was driving pinned him almost beneath the surface of a waterlogged dam for five hours.

'It’s only when it’s taken away from you, you realise how much you love it'
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'It’s only when it’s taken away from you, you realise how much you love it'

Jan 5th 2017, 7:17 PM 7,401 Views 0 Comments

John McGrath is excited for the new campaign with Wicklow, almost six years on from his leukaemia diagnosis.

'There were days when it was hard to get out of the bed, to be honest'
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'There were days when it was hard to get out of the bed, to be honest'

Dec 22nd 2016, 9:38 PM 23,449 Views 2 Comments

Kilkenny’s All-Ireland senior camogie winning manager Ann Downey has won numerous battles on and off the pitch.

Woman who lost leg in Boston Marathon bombing climbs 19,000ft mountain
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Woman who lost leg in Boston Marathon bombing climbs 19,000ft mountain

Jul 25th 2016, 9:33 PM 11,973 Views 8 Comments

The professional ballroom dancer lost a leg in the 2013 attacks.

Tributes paid to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel
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Tributes paid to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel

Jul 3rd 2016, 12:50 PM 18,762 Views 64 Comments

Elie Wiesel wrote tens of books and was a professor and Nobel Prize winner.

I Will Survive: A Soundtrack to Put You in Fighting Form
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I Will Survive: A Soundtrack to Put You in Fighting Form

May 16th 2016, 1:55 PM 659 Views 1 Comment

We’ve sorted the playlist to help you move on.

A Holocaust survivor has been named the world's oldest man
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A Holocaust survivor has been named the world's oldest man

Mar 11th 2016, 5:17 PM 29,840 Views 36 Comments

Israel Kristal survived two world wars and the Holocaust before moving to Israel and opening a sweet shop.

"You're told you have bowel cancer and you just kind of go into a daze at that point"
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"You're told you have bowel cancer and you just kind of go into a daze at that point"

Mar 11th 2016, 6:02 AM 19,558 Views 22 Comments

Andrew Jones was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2013. He fought hard to beat it.

Man survived six days without food or water in Australian outback by copying Bear Grylls
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Man survived six days without food or water in Australian outback by copying Bear Grylls

Nov 3rd 2015, 8:00 PM 27,176 Views 43 Comments

Reg Foggerdy ate ants for sustenance during the ordeal.

Families receive text messages from trapped relatives after 30 people killed by landslide
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Families receive text messages from trapped relatives after 30 people killed by landslide

Oct 3rd 2015, 12:22 PM 9,865 Views 3 Comments

The incident happened yesterday near the Guatemalan capital city.

'My brain tumour has returned for a fifth time, but I won't let that define me'
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'My brain tumour has returned for a fifth time, but I won't let that define me'

Oct 3rd 2015, 8:30 AM 20,998 Views 22 Comments

“I am wracked with guilt at the thought of not being around for my daughter.”

Praise for brave Berkeley survivor who says he feels guilty he survived
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Praise for brave Berkeley survivor who says he feels guilty he survived

Sep 12th 2015, 12:35 PM 27,852 Views 15 Comments

Murray is one of seven Irish students who were injured when a balcony collapsed in Berkeley, San Francisco in June.

Tag-rugby fundraiser raises over €16k for Berkeley survivor
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Tag-rugby fundraiser raises over €16k for Berkeley survivor

Jul 26th 2015, 3:00 PM 13,814 Views 2 Comments

Aoife Beary is in a rehabilitation centre in the US.

Coma survivor who fell off 20ft balcony says he owes his life to paramedic who saved him
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Coma survivor who fell off 20ft balcony says he owes his life to paramedic who saved him

Jun 10th 2015, 8:04 PM 21,692 Views 14 Comments

Oisin Merritt said he tries every day to stay positive.

Elderly woman found after surviving on oranges and rainwater in the desert
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Elderly woman found after surviving on oranges and rainwater in the desert

May 26th 2015, 9:08 AM 16,922 Views 12 Comments

Her husband was found dead near their car.

Woman lost in New Zealand wilderness survives by drinking her own breast milk
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Woman lost in New Zealand wilderness survives by drinking her own breast milk

May 11th 2015, 7:42 AM 25,128 Views 37 Comments

That’s a new one.

101-year-old man pulled from rubble alive is surprised he survived second Nepal quake
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101-year-old man pulled from rubble alive is surprised he survived second Nepal quake

May 4th 2015, 11:49 AM 10,858 Views 8 Comments

Irish Aid has today delivered more than 63 tonnes of life-saving humanitarian supplies.

Two people pulled alive from rubble five days after Nepal earthquake
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Two people pulled alive from rubble five days after Nepal earthquake

Apr 30th 2015, 11:50 PM 15,136 Views 9 Comments

One, a 15-year-old boy, was dazed and covered in dust when he was brought out from the wreckage of a building.

WATCH: A skydiver survived this terrifying landing
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WATCH: A skydiver survived this terrifying landing

Apr 18th 2015, 6:23 PM 19,559 Views 19 Comments

Ouch.

'I thought I lost you': Sailor missing at sea for 66 days found safe and well
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'I thought I lost you': Sailor missing at sea for 66 days found safe and well

Apr 3rd 2015, 8:22 AM 21,781 Views 18 Comments

Louis Jordan had been on a fishing trip when he hit a rough patch of weather.

Galway legend Padraic Joyce helps save his club from senior relegation
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Galway legend Padraic Joyce helps save his club from senior relegation

Oct 18th 2014, 7:38 PM 11,120 Views 4 Comments

The veteran forward scored an early goal to set Killererin on course for safety.

Cow missing for two months turns up alive on island with surprise companion
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Cow missing for two months turns up alive on island with surprise companion

Sep 30th 2014, 3:32 PM 43,795 Views 48 Comments

The cow survived by basically eating everything on the island

Man jumps into River Liffey to save his blind dog
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Man jumps into River Liffey to save his blind dog

Jun 30th 2014, 8:30 PM 40,657 Views 61 Comments

Stevie is safe and recovering at home.

Letter written on the day the Titanic sank sells for €145,000
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Letter written on the day the Titanic sank sells for €145,000

Apr 26th 2014, 6:25 PM 20,881 Views 30 Comments

Esther Hart, who wrote the letter, survived that day.

‘It’s important to have a survivor at the heart of the Vatican’ says Marie Collins
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‘It’s important to have a survivor at the heart of the Vatican’ says Marie Collins

Mar 29th 2014, 7:45 AM 4,150 Views 10 Comments

She said she hopes that more lay people and survivors of abuse will be asked to join the council.

SXSW crash survivor's favourite band play a private gig in her hospital room
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SXSW crash survivor's favourite band play a private gig in her hospital room

Mar 18th 2014, 4:10 PM 2,992 Views 0 Comments

Mason was one of the 25 people injured in the crash at the festival last week.

The oldest-known Holocaust survivor has died aged 110
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The oldest-known Holocaust survivor has died aged 110

Feb 24th 2014, 7:25 AM 12,359 Views 28 Comments

Alice Herz-Sommer died in London on Sunday after a short illness.

Printer plays outstanding rendition of Eye of the Tiger
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Printer plays outstanding rendition of Eye of the Tiger

Feb 20th 2014, 12:01 PM 1,913 Views 1 Comment

It went the distance and now it’s back on its feet.

The essential 'Christmas at home' survival guide
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The essential 'Christmas at home' survival guide

Dec 22nd 2013, 11:00 AM 7,893 Views 2 Comments

All this time with your family can be tricky, here are a few tips to make it easier.

Here's why you should never turn your back on a tiger
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Here's why you should never turn your back on a tiger

Nov 20th 2013, 10:30 PM 3,035 Views 2 Comments

In case you were thinking about it.

Survivor of Boston Marathon bombing to write a book
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Survivor of Boston Marathon bombing to write a book

Sep 5th 2013, 8:00 AM 8,236 Views 42 Comments

A man who lost both legs in the Boston Marathon bombings and helped to identify the perpetrators is working on a memoir.

VIDEO: Emotional reunion as tornado survivor finds dog buried alive under house
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VIDEO: Emotional reunion as tornado survivor finds dog buried alive under house

May 21st 2013, 11:37 AM 9,613 Views 42 Comments

Barbara Garcia was in the middle of an interview with a CBS reporter when the little pooch poked his head out of the rubble.

Oldest known Magdalene survivor dies at 97
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Oldest known Magdalene survivor dies at 97

May 16th 2013, 8:38 PM 14,104 Views 45 Comments

Madge O’Connell entered the laundry when she was 34 and spent the rest of her life in the care of nuns.

Bethany Home survivors: 'State ignored us as children, and is still ignoring us'
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Bethany Home survivors: 'State ignored us as children, and is still ignoring us'

May 15th 2013, 6:30 AM 5,253 Views 7 Comments

The survivors say that they feel let down by the government as they fight for redress and an apology for what they underwent while at the home.

The Evening Fix... now with added ways to leave your job
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The Evening Fix... now with added ways to leave your job

May 10th 2013, 7:50 PM 12,460 Views 2 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Woman found alive 17 days after Bangladesh building collapse
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Woman found alive 17 days after Bangladesh building collapse

May 10th 2013, 1:16 PM 9,683 Views 15 Comments

The survivor is said to be in remarkably good shape despite her ordeal.

Catholic child abuse: 164 allegations against 85 priests have led to zero convictions
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Catholic child abuse: 164 allegations against 85 priests have led to zero convictions

Apr 24th 2013, 9:00 PM 1,687 Views 87 Comments

“I am one of the fortunate survivors to have succeeded in securing a criminal conviction against one of two Spiritan priests who sexually abused me,” writes campaigner Mark Vincent Healy.

Brave nine-year-old girl climbs canyon to find help after crash
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Brave nine-year-old girl climbs canyon to find help after crash

Mar 26th 2013, 7:15 AM 10,808 Views 9 Comments

The young girl’s father died when the SUV he was driving overturned.

Four shot dead in hostage situation in Aurora, Colorado
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Four shot dead in hostage situation in Aurora, Colorado

Jan 5th 2013, 5:32 PM 14,445 Views 53 Comments

The gunman killed three people at the house in Aurora before he was shot dead by police.

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