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'I went through some of the worst days of my life grieving my Dad. Now I want to help others'
In a heartfelt interview, Armagh’s Aoife Lennon opens up on dealing with anorexia and the suicide of her father when she was 13.
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'It just shows you the character of James Madden. He laid his dad to rest yesterday'
The 25-year-old played a big role in Dublin’s stunning Leinster semi-final win over Galway yesterday.
# Startups and tech
Privacy champion Johnny Ryan is on a mission to clean up 'dirty adtech'
The chief policy officer at privacy-focused web browser Brave recently testified before US senators.
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Tyrone goalkeeper Niall Morgan scores superb point from play during league defeat to Mayo
More regularly seen during a dead-ball situation, the Edendork man didn’t shy away from scoring opportunities in Omagh.
# Speaking out
American track great says abortion revelation on eve of Olympics helped others
Sanya Richards-Ross had an abortion on the eve of the 2008 Games, where she won a gold and bronze medal.
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Kvitova makes emotional return at French Open after harrowing knife attack
The two-time Wimbledon champion made her comeback at Roland Garros this morning.
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'For a week we didn't have money': Liverpool's Lovren on his harrowing past as a child refugee
The defender has told his story to Liverpool’s in-house TV station.
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Dublin Fire Brigade heroically save man who went into water at IFSC
The man is in hospital.
# ocean journey
Grandfather who fought off sharks in last solo kayak plans to cross Atlantic for third time
He once rafted along the Amazon in Peru but had to abort the mission after encountering bandits.
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Stoke's man-of-the-match played with a broken finger today
The visitors took the lead in Saturday’s Premier League clash at Carrow Road.
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Everyone's been talking about Caitlyn Jenner’s emotional speech at last night’s ESPN awards
“This transition has been harder on me than anything I could have imagined.”
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‘It’s a tricky little bastard of a disease’: Una Mullally spoke about her cancer battle on Miriam
The journalist was praised on Twitter for her strength and honesty.
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'It's a tricky little bastard of a disease': Una Mullally spoke about her cancer battle on Miriam
The journalist was praised on Twitter for her strength and honesty.
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This little boy was 'afraid people would think he's ugly' because of his surgery scars...until now
His Dad posted the photo online and it has gone viral with people telling his son how brave he really is.
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Another Germanwings pilot has given a powerful speech to comfort passengers
There was an Irishman on board who has shared the story.
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Angelina Jolie's moving op-ed about her cancer scare is winning praise on Twitter
The actress had her ovaries removed after an ovarian cancer scare.
# courage
'It's a pure rugby decision. You've got to admire his balls' - O'Gara praises Hanrahan
ROG says he understands why the 22-year-old has backed himself by making the switch to the Premiership.
# no arrests
Mother and carer shot 12 times in front of her children when she opened her front door
She says she’s not happy about how her case was dealt with and wants to see justice.
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Cork pensioner stabbed after confronting burglar in his home
The man found the intruder in his Cork home this afternoon and confronted him.
# Bold as Brass
Teenager escapes police custody - by getting out of a parked police car
Don’t worry though, he poses no risk to the public.
# Ice Ice Baby
A minister did the Ice Bucket Challenge today...any guesses?
Will this urge the Taoiseach to take on the ice? He has been nominated several times.
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VIDEO: A firefighter's view as he tackles a terrifying house blaze
See the fire as if you were the person tasked with putting it out.
# paws for thought
Two-legged dog Lou has an absolute ball on his first trip to the beach
No no, our eyes are just leaking.
# TECH TOOTH FAIRY
Brave Irish kid lets dad pull his tooth out with mini helicopter
Who needs a dentist when you’ve got a daddy with a drone?
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WATCH: Ireland's Sean Greenwood recovers heroically from a 74mph crash
He was competing at the skeleton event in Sochi earlier.
# cutting onions
Four-year-old cancer patient sings about being brave to 3,000 people
He got to sing on stage with Sara Bareilles.
# happy
Olympic medallist Tom Daley comes out on YouTube
‘Of course I still fancy girls,’ the 19-year-old says, ‘but right now I’m dating a guy and I couldn’t be happier.’
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An Austrian man tip-toed along a line strung 185 metres off the ground yesterday
Reinhard Kleindl studied particle physics before becoming a professional slackliner.
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Galway teacher wins marathon... in the North Pole
Gary Thornton crossed the line first after running for nearly 4 hours in sub-zero temperatures.
# Brrrr
Swimmers brave the sea to raise money for Ballycotton Lifeboat
Up to 20 brave swimmers took to the water to raise funds for the volunteer-run lifeboat service.
# Scott Medals
Seven members of the Gardaí honoured with medals for bravery
Medals were awarded for tackling and disarming armed men and saving a woman and her two children from a house fire.
# Disney
Disney profits surge with a little help from The Avengers
Studio successes and theme park rejuvenation see Disney profits surge to $414 million.
# Perfect start
Ireland begin Junior World Cup with historic win over Springboks
Tries from Jordan Coghlan and Ian Henderson saw Mike Ruddock’s U20s record a superb 23-19 victory.
# Liffey Swim
Gallery: hundreds brave Dublin's annual Liffey Swim
The 91st annual event took place in the capital this afternoon.
# Award
Donkey awarded for saving sheep's life
Dotty came to a sheep’s aid after he was attacked by a frenzied dog.