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Sunday 14 August, 2016

Mo Farah falls, then takes gold in the 10,000m Olympic final
# Rio 2016
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# Rio 2016

Mo Farah falls, then takes gold in the 10,000m Olympic final

Aug 14th 2016, 2:09 AM 14,235 Views 27 Comments

An incredible 10,000m men’s final wows the crowd at the Olympic Stadium.

Saturday 13 August, 2016

'My tactics were to qualify in whatever means possible': Ciara Mageean has given herself one job in Rio
# Team Ireland
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# Team Ireland

'My tactics were to qualify in whatever means possible': Ciara Mageean has given herself one job in Rio

Aug 13th 2016, 2:25 AM 9,896 Views 4 Comments

With steely determination and composure, Ciara Mageean made an impressive Olympic debut in Rio.

Friday 12 August, 2016

Divine intervention? Sports fans need more than Jesus to explain incredible results on the track
# Rio 2016
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# Rio 2016

Divine intervention? Sports fans need more than Jesus to explain incredible results on the track

Aug 12th 2016, 11:00 PM 54,208 Views 70 Comments

“My doping is training. My doping is Jesus. Otherwise I’m crystal clean,” Olympic gold medalist Ayana said today after smashing the world record by 14 seconds.

'It doesn’t really bother us that we are in an Olympic final': All Irish eyes on Rio rowers today
# Medal Hopes
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# Medal Hopes

'It doesn’t really bother us that we are in an Olympic final': All Irish eyes on Rio rowers today

Aug 12th 2016, 6:45 AM 20,287 Views 9 Comments

Team Ireland are through to two rowing finals today.

Golfers who showed up humbled by those who fought to be here
# Rio 2016
From The42
# Rio 2016

Golfers who showed up humbled by those who fought to be here

Aug 12th 2016, 6:00 AM 8,314 Views 8 Comments

“And then she tells us she’s a doctor as well. It’s like, ‘You’ve gotta be kidding’ – and that’s what I mean by humbling.”

Thursday 11 August, 2016

Padraig Harrington: 'There were a lot of sheep... they kept just following each other out the door'
# Rio 2016
From The42
# Rio 2016

Padraig Harrington: 'There were a lot of sheep... they kept just following each other out the door'

Aug 11th 2016, 8:22 PM 33,815 Views 44 Comments

The Irish professional golfer, and now Olympian, is not impressed that some of his sport’s best turned down the opportunity to be in Rio this week.

Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Belief but no expectations yet: Murphy family quietly proud of Annalise in her quest for Olympic glory
# Sailing
From The42
# Sailing

Belief but no expectations yet: Murphy family quietly proud of Annalise in her quest for Olympic glory

Aug 10th 2016, 10:01 AM 28,895 Views 25 Comments

Nerves, lighting candles and solidarity diets – a family in pursuit of Olympic glory.

Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Battle for bronze: 'It was windy, it was cold and we were two points behind the Germans'
# Rio 2016
From The42
# Rio 2016

Battle for bronze: 'It was windy, it was cold and we were two points behind the Germans'

Aug 9th 2016, 12:03 AM 7,465 Views 0 Comments

At 22 years of age, Daley is an elder of his sport.

Monday 8 August, 2016

Patience is a virtue on Ireland's Olympic hockey journey
# Rio 2016
From The42
# Rio 2016

Patience is a virtue on Ireland's Olympic hockey journey

Aug 8th 2016, 8:11 AM 7,030 Views 13 Comments

The team suffered a heavy loss to the Netherlands last night.

Sunday 7 August, 2016

The power of the Olympics: 'If the lads do well, it will change the sport in Ireland forever'
# View From The Stands
From The42
# View From The Stands

The power of the Olympics: 'If the lads do well, it will change the sport in Ireland forever'

Aug 7th 2016, 6:54 PM 22,506 Views 9 Comments

The42 gets the view from the stands at Ireland’s men’s hockey opener against India.

Kieran Behan dislocated his knee on first tumble of routine, carried on and finished anyway
# Report
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# Report

Kieran Behan dislocated his knee on first tumble of routine, carried on and finished anyway

Aug 7th 2016, 2:00 AM 48,370 Views 13 Comments

The Irish athlete will now not compete in a gymnastics final.

Friday 5 August, 2016

Ireland’s teen gymnast is getting by with a little help from some unlikely friends
# Road To Rio
From The42
# Road To Rio

Ireland’s teen gymnast is getting by with a little help from some unlikely friends

Aug 5th 2016, 10:50 AM 19,495 Views 6 Comments

Ellis O’Reilly talks to The42 about staying calm but exploding off the vault as she makes her Olympic debut on Sunday.

Thursday 4 August, 2016

Ireland’s Olympic scandal: From medal dreams to a failed drugs test
# Rio 2016
From The42
# Rio 2016

Ireland’s Olympic scandal: From medal dreams to a failed drugs test

Aug 4th 2016, 9:37 PM 37,729 Views 9 Comments

Michael O’Reilly’s road to Rio was never straightforward but Team Ireland didn’t expect to be here.

NEXT: 5 of Ireland's 8 boxers get byes in first Olympics draw
# Golden Rings
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# Golden Rings

NEXT: 5 of Ireland's 8 boxers get byes in first Olympics draw

Aug 4th 2016, 4:50 PM 10,563 Views 25 Comments

Katie Taylor is just one fight away from a guaranteed medal in Rio.

Woman killed in London knife attack was US citizen
# Camden
# Camden

Woman killed in London knife attack was US citizen

Aug 4th 2016, 12:15 PM 58,545 Views 279 Comments

The Met Police have said the suspect is a Norwegian national of Somali descent.

'This is what we've been pushing for': Irish hockey is finally having its Olympic moment
# COYBIG
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# COYBIG

'This is what we've been pushing for': Irish hockey is finally having its Olympic moment

Aug 4th 2016, 7:00 AM 13,346 Views 9 Comments

After near misses in 2008 and 2012, the Irish hockey team are ready to make their mark in Rio.

Monday 1 August, 2016

'I'm definitely starting as one of the favourites and I'll be marked in that way'
# Road To Rio
From The42
# Road To Rio

'I'm definitely starting as one of the favourites and I'll be marked in that way'

Aug 1st 2016, 9:25 PM 31,606 Views 16 Comments

Ireland’s Dan Martin has his sights set on glory in the Olympic cycling road race this Saturday.

Thursday 28 July, 2016

Person with measles travelled by plane to Dublin and then onto Galway
# Contagious
# Contagious

Person with measles travelled by plane to Dublin and then onto Galway

Jul 28th 2016, 3:29 PM 36,787 Views 35 Comments

This case is unrelated to the recently reported outbreak that resulted in 34 confirmed measles cases between April and mid-July.

Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Primark kidnapping: 'They offered her sweets... there was a level of planning'
# Court
# Court

Primark kidnapping: 'They offered her sweets... there was a level of planning'

Jul 19th 2016, 7:56 AM 25,867 Views 31 Comments

Two teenage girls were detained for three years and three months at a sentencing hearing yesterday.

Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Jobstown protester, 36, dies of heart attack before hearing to dismiss charges
# RIP
# RIP

Jobstown protester, 36, dies of heart attack before hearing to dismiss charges

Jul 13th 2016, 6:10 AM 70,079 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for Philip Preston were hoping to have two charges against him thrown out because of a lack of evidence.

Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Judge tells religious order to hand over priests' files to abuse victim
# Abuse
# Abuse

Judge tells religious order to hand over priests' files to abuse victim

Jul 12th 2016, 5:00 AM 8,032 Views 0 Comments

Mark Vincent Healy is taking a legal case against the Holy Ghost Fathers.

Monday 11 July, 2016

Theresa May will become Prime Minister of the UK on Wednesday evening
# One Woman Race
# One Woman Race

Theresa May will become Prime Minister of the UK on Wednesday evening

Jul 11th 2016, 4:00 PM 46,883 Views 112 Comments

David Cameron will tender his resignation on Wednesday after parliament.

Thursday 7 July, 2016

Suicide charity Console to be wound down
# Funding
# Funding

Suicide charity Console to be wound down

Jul 7th 2016, 3:16 PM 38,599 Views 104 Comments

Staff are being briefed this afternoon.

Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 6 years in prison for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp
# South Africa
# South Africa

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 6 years in prison for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Jul 6th 2016, 9:35 AM 72,084 Views 95 Comments

The athlete’s defence team says it will not appeal the jail term handed down today.

Monday 4 July, 2016

Ireland may wait for the UK's fizzy drinks tax before bringing in its own
# Fizzy Orange
# Fizzy Orange

Ireland may wait for the UK's fizzy drinks tax before bringing in its own

Jul 4th 2016, 6:45 AM 9,464 Views 36 Comments

We may not have to pay until 2018.

Saturday 2 July, 2016

The financial regulator's enforcement division is down a quarter of its staff
# Banking
# Banking

The financial regulator's enforcement division is down a quarter of its staff

Jul 2nd 2016, 7:15 AM 8,724 Views 15 Comments

The recruitment campaign is ongoing.

Thursday 30 June, 2016

'Sit down and grow up': The Dáil just had its first big row since the general election
# Suspended
# Suspended

'Sit down and grow up': The Dáil just had its first big row since the general election

Jun 30th 2016, 1:45 PM 35,572 Views 72 Comments

Shenanigans.

Wednesday 29 June, 2016

The government has handpicked these 'water experts' to tell us what to do with Irish Water
# Eager Ears
# Eager Ears

The government has handpicked these 'water experts' to tell us what to do with Irish Water

Jun 29th 2016, 5:16 PM 24,669 Views 164 Comments

Charges are suspended until the process has been completed.

Friday 24 June, 2016

BREXIT: The UK has voted to leave the European Union
# Brits Out
# Brits Out

BREXIT: The UK has voted to leave the European Union

Jun 24th 2016, 2:12 PM 150,997 Views 393 Comments

The fallout of the UK decision has been massive.

AS IT HAPPENED: Political and economic shocks as UK decides to leave the EU
Live Jun 24th 2016, 8:15 AM

AS IT HAPPENED: Political and economic shocks as UK decides to leave the EU

Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Donegal musician Leo Brennan, father of Enya and Clannad, has died
# RIP
# RIP

Donegal musician Leo Brennan, father of Enya and Clannad, has died

Jun 22nd 2016, 1:42 PM 25,247 Views 17 Comments

He was 90 years old.

Sunday 19 June, 2016

Cyclists presenting to Emergency Departments after crashing while taking photos
# Injuries
# Injuries

Cyclists presenting to Emergency Departments after crashing while taking photos

Jun 19th 2016, 8:30 AM 22,101 Views 49 Comments

During one year at St Vincent’s, 534 cyclists presented to the Emergency Department with injuries.

Friday 17 June, 2016

The pain left behind after a hit-and-run: 'I wake in the mornings to face another day without him'
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

The pain left behind after a hit-and-run: 'I wake in the mornings to face another day without him'

Jun 17th 2016, 6:00 AM 19,816 Views 8 Comments

The Maher family tell their raw story, in their own words.

Thursday 16 June, 2016

Northern Ireland fan dies in stadium during Euro 2016 match
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Northern Ireland fan dies in stadium during Euro 2016 match

Jun 16th 2016, 8:33 PM 65,066 Views 31 Comments

The man in his 60s reportedly suffered a heart attack.

Alan Kelly: 'I never envisaged the dramatic increase in bin charges'
# Waste Companies
# Waste Companies

Alan Kelly: 'I never envisaged the dramatic increase in bin charges'

Jun 16th 2016, 8:05 PM 45,650 Views 197 Comments

“This was always the sword of Damacles to be held over their heads.”

Husband of murdered MP: 'We will fight against the hate that killed Jo'
# Heartbreak
# Heartbreak

Husband of murdered MP: 'We will fight against the hate that killed Jo'

Jun 16th 2016, 6:33 PM 39,289 Views 100 Comments

“Jo believed in a better world and she fought for it everyday of her life with an energy and a zest for life that would exhaust most people.”

A year on, the friendship and love of six young students is remembered
# Berkeley
# Berkeley

A year on, the friendship and love of six young students is remembered

Jun 16th 2016, 6:16 AM 16,069 Views 3 Comments

A memorial service was held in Dublin yesterday.

Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Donald Trump will come to Ireland next week if he can find the time
# To Come Or Not To Come
# To Come Or Not To Come

Donald Trump will come to Ireland next week if he can find the time

Jun 15th 2016, 5:24 PM 13,436 Views 65 Comments

The GOP nominee’s camp says it is still looking to finalise his itinerary for next week.

Sunday 12 June, 2016

'When someone has a line on the horizon, you have incredible conversations with no bullshit'
# Motor Neuron Disease
# Motor Neuron Disease

'When someone has a line on the horizon, you have incredible conversations with no bullshit'

Jun 12th 2016, 9:30 PM 37,395 Views 15 Comments

Almost three years on from his death, Colm Murray’s family speaks about his life and death.