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# boom - Saturday 21 December, 2013

VIDEO: Neil Ruddock is still pretty good at football
# Boom!
From The42
# Boom!

VIDEO: Neil Ruddock is still pretty good at football

Dec 21st 2013, 6:42 PM 7,076 Views 6 Comments

The former Liverpool player nailed this effort.

LeBron James jumped OVER 6ft 5in Ben McLemore for this slam dunk last night
# Bringing The Heat
From The42
# Bringing The Heat

LeBron James jumped OVER 6ft 5in Ben McLemore for this slam dunk last night

Dec 21st 2013, 11:05 AM 5,919 Views 1 Comment

“Sucks that it was him, too,” consoled King James after Miami Heat scorched Sacramento Kings.

# boom - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Aleksandar Kolarov's cracking free kick helps Man City earn win
# Boom!
From The42
# Boom!

Aleksandar Kolarov's cracking free kick helps Man City earn win

Dec 17th 2013, 8:11 PM 4,053 Views 2 Comments

They Premier League side are taking on Leicester in the Capital One Cup.

# boom - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Damien Kiberd: We recover part of our sovereignty - but banks still losing their senses
# Opinion
# Opinion

Damien Kiberd: We recover part of our sovereignty - but banks still losing their senses

Dec 15th 2013, 8:30 AM 74 Views 22 Comments

The target borrower for banks is often a high net worth individual living overseas: ordinary owner-occupiers can go and whistle.

# boom - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

VIDEO: The most explosive goalkeeper training drill we've ever seen
# Boom!
From The42
# Boom!

VIDEO: The most explosive goalkeeper training drill we've ever seen

Dec 10th 2013, 3:35 PM 8,760 Views 4 Comments

Do not try this at home, kids.

# boom - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Early bird Wilshere takes Arsenal to brink of last 16
# Boom!
From The42
# Boom!

Early bird Wilshere takes Arsenal to brink of last 16

Nov 26th 2013, 9:30 PM 3,120 Views 0 Comments

The Gunners’ midfielder scored two goals in a game for the first time.

# boom - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Stop the voting, the Try of the Year is here
# Boom!
From The42
# Boom!

Stop the voting, the Try of the Year is here

Nov 23rd 2013, 4:20 PM 10,712 Views 8 Comments

Take a bow New Zealand

# boom - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

9 worrying signs that Ireland has developed 'notions'
# Notions
From The Daily Edge
# Notions

9 worrying signs that Ireland has developed 'notions'

Nov 5th 2013, 1:00 PM 68,843 Views 152 Comments

Remember what happened last time?

# boom - Friday 18 October, 2013

Barnes & McCarthy reach last 16 of World Boxing Championships
# Boom!
From The42
# Boom!

Barnes & McCarthy reach last 16 of World Boxing Championships

Oct 18th 2013, 5:00 PM 1,714 Views 4 Comments

But there was disappointment for Ray Moylette though.

# boom - Sunday 29 September, 2013

These are the tiny, everyday things that make you feel incredible
# Boom!
From The Daily Edge
# Boom!

These are the tiny, everyday things that make you feel incredible

Sep 29th 2013, 3:00 PM 5,886 Views 4 Comments

The small things that make you an UNDENIABLE bad-ass.

# boom - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

This boomtime poster of Bertie Ahern with bling sums up the Celtic Tiger
# Pimp My Party
From The Daily Edge
# Pimp My Party

This boomtime poster of Bertie Ahern with bling sums up the Celtic Tiger

Sep 25th 2013, 1:13 PM 21,719 Views 47 Comments

Yes, it was an actual campaign for Ógra Fianna Fáil membership. Yes, it’s for sale. Yes, it would be perfect for your living room.

# boom - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Gabby Agbonlahor nails Louis from 1 Direction in Petrov's charity match
# Boom!
From The42
# Boom!

Gabby Agbonlahor nails Louis from 1 Direction in Petrov's charity match

Sep 8th 2013, 3:56 PM 9,254 Views 19 Comments

The internet wants vengeance, Gabby.

# boom - Friday 30 August, 2013

This is the best American football tackle you'll see all pre-season
# Boom!
From The42
# Boom!

This is the best American football tackle you'll see all pre-season

Aug 30th 2013, 8:45 PM 4,475 Views 1 Comment

Rob Jackson is a beast.

# boom - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Bolt + lightning = the coolest picture of the decade
# Boom!
From The42
# Boom!

Bolt + lightning = the coolest picture of the decade

Aug 11th 2013, 11:23 PM 9,229 Views 9 Comments

Yes way.

# boom - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Just a 51-yard double cutback touchdown run
# Boom!
From The42
# Boom!

Just a 51-yard double cutback touchdown run

Aug 10th 2013, 8:53 PM 2,877 Views 1 Comment

Because preseason.

# boom - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Just a 450-yard drive to within six foot of the hole at the Open From The42

Just a 450-yard drive to within six foot of the hole at the Open

Jul 21st 2013, 12:36 PM 5,823 Views 0 Comments

This, from Charl Schwartzel yesterday, was more than a little special.

# boom - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Chris Froome lashes out at fan at Tour de France From The42

Chris Froome lashes out at fan at Tour de France

Jul 20th 2013, 6:18 PM 9,571 Views 5 Comments

Normally we don’t condone this kind of thing. Normally.

# boom - Monday 8 July, 2013

The best MMA knockout of the weekend came from... Cork
# Boom!
From The42
# Boom!

The best MMA knockout of the weekend came from... Cork

Jul 8th 2013, 4:53 PM 3,472 Views 0 Comments

We didn’t see this punch in the latest Man of Steel.

# boom - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Fireworks in the US have shrunk over decades
# Damp Squib
# Damp Squib

Fireworks in the US have shrunk over decades

Jul 7th 2013, 5:30 PM 7,451 Views 7 Comments

Urban sprawl means organisers have to rein it in.

# boom - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Developer being pursued by Ulster Bank among protest group that halted Allsop auction
# Distressed Property
# Distressed Property

Developer being pursued by Ulster Bank among protest group that halted Allsop auction

Jul 4th 2013, 1:18 PM 19,779 Views 75 Comments

A group of protesters forced the cancellation of the distressed property sale at Dublin’s Shelbourne Hotel, after gaining access to the auction room.

# boom - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

This may be the best insult you'll ever hear
# Protoplasmic
From The Daily Edge
# Protoplasmic

This may be the best insult you'll ever hear

Jun 25th 2013, 12:02 PM 26,818 Views 32 Comments

…and it was said by Boris Johnson.

# boom - Monday 10 June, 2013

Here’s how you celebrate a shocking knock out From The42

Here’s how you celebrate a shocking knock out

Jun 10th 2013, 7:20 AM 2,621 Views 0 Comments

Some punch though, in fairness.

# boom - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Donegal's first goal against Tyrone caused a minor earthquake
# Kablamo
From The42
# Kablamo

Donegal's first goal against Tyrone caused a minor earthquake

May 29th 2013, 6:18 PM 5,423 Views 5 Comments

A local school captured the reaction of the crowd on their seismometer.

# boom - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Chuck Norris says Tim Tebow is his favourite player
# Boom!
From The42
# Boom!

Chuck Norris says Tim Tebow is his favourite player

May 23rd 2013, 9:58 PM 2,127 Views 11 Comments

We’ve seen his movies, so we’re not arguing with him.

# boom - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Katherine Jenkins owns the Daily Mail after unkind marathon article
# Boom!
From The Daily Edge
# Boom!

Katherine Jenkins owns the Daily Mail after unkind marathon article

Apr 23rd 2013, 3:17 PM 6,648 Views 11 Comments

World says, ‘You go Glen Coco.’

# boom - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

420 apartments up for sale for €70 million in Dublin city
# Property
# Property

420 apartments up for sale for €70 million in Dublin city

Apr 10th 2013, 10:31 AM 22,565 Views 22 Comments

The apartments are up for sale after receivers were brought in.

# boom - Friday 5 April, 2013

Doug Anderson is very good at dunking a basketball From The42

Doug Anderson is very good at dunking a basketball

Apr 5th 2013, 11:30 AM 1,242 Views 0 Comments

And that’s why he was crowned the college basketball slam Dunk champion on Thursday.

# boom - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Just a 360 degree dunk, no biggie
# Boom!
From The42
# Boom!

Just a 360 degree dunk, no biggie

Mar 16th 2013, 7:07 AM 1,400 Views 1 Comment

Tennessee’s Jordan McRae pulls off a spectacular dunk.

# boom - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

VIDEO: Check out this golazo from... Djimi Traoré?
# Boom!
From The42
# Boom!

VIDEO: Check out this golazo from... Djimi Traoré?

Mar 13th 2013, 9:51 AM 2,621 Views 2 Comments

Djimi’s winning matches.

# boom - Friday 15 February, 2013

Planning applications down 17 per cent as construction remains in doldrums
# Gaffs
# Gaffs

Planning applications down 17 per cent as construction remains in doldrums

Feb 15th 2013, 6:15 AM 3,853 Views 10 Comments

Donegal was the only county which saw an increase in planning applications in 2012.

# boom - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Being 5'5" tall doesn't stop Porter Maberry from making massive dunks From The42

Being 5'5" tall doesn't stop Porter Maberry from making massive dunks

Feb 2nd 2013, 1:14 PM 1,757 Views 1 Comment

Billed as the shortest professional dunker in the world, Porter Mayberry defies gravity.

# boom - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Graphs: Here's how car-crazy Ireland was in 2000
# Vroom Vroom
# Vroom Vroom

Graphs: Here's how car-crazy Ireland was in 2000

Jan 16th 2013, 8:17 PM 32,579 Views 61 Comments

Figures compiled by the All-Ireland Research Observatory show just how much car sales in Ireland spiked (especially in 2000) – but how they fell sharply in the crash.

# boom - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Kablomow! Here's an early contender for sports picture of 2013 From The42

Kablomow! Here's an early contender for sports picture of 2013

Jan 3rd 2013, 8:03 PM 2,958 Views 0 Comments

Check out the violent hit that knocked a college player’s helmet off.

# boom - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

VIDEO: Victor Dukes' incredible dunk
# Monster Dunk
From The42
# Monster Dunk

VIDEO: Victor Dukes' incredible dunk

Jan 2nd 2013, 4:17 PM 2,572 Views 1 Comment

We’re convinced this high school basketball player has defied the laws of gravity.

# boom - Friday 14 December, 2012

Germany sees property boom as people seek security
# Germany
# Germany

Germany sees property boom as people seek security

Dec 14th 2012, 7:05 AM 7,735 Views 35 Comments

House prices are booming as people seek stability as a consequence of the European debt crisis.

# boom - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Live grenade from the Civil War found at recycling centre in Clare
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Live grenade from the Civil War found at recycling centre in Clare

Dec 13th 2012, 4:11 PM 4,911 Views 12 Comments

An Army bomb disposal team carried out a controlled explosion on the live grenade.

# boom - Monday 26 November, 2012

Residential property prices fell by 8.1% from January to October
# CSO
# CSO

Residential property prices fell by 8.1% from January to October

Nov 26th 2012, 12:06 PM 6,068 Views 22 Comments

The CSO’s Residential Property Price Index shows property prices fell nationally by 0.6 per cent in the month of October.

# boom - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

VIDEO: Jason Robinson scores an incredible 360 degree dunk From The42

VIDEO: Jason Robinson scores an incredible 360 degree dunk

Nov 14th 2012, 12:10 AM 998 Views 0 Comments

The Philadelphia 76er returned from injury in style against the Bucks.

# boom - Monday 12 November, 2012

VIDEO: Watch this crazy volleyball spike take out a player and drop a fan too
# 2 For 1
From The42
# 2 For 1

VIDEO: Watch this crazy volleyball spike take out a player and drop a fan too

Nov 12th 2012, 12:39 PM 2,120 Views 0 Comments

One ball. Two faceplants.

# boom - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Property prices continue to rise in September
# Property
# Property

Property prices continue to rise in September

Oct 24th 2012, 1:55 PM 7,645 Views 32 Comments

However CSO data shows house prices in the capital are 55 per cent lower than at the peak of the boom in 2007.