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# brave - Saturday 9 July, 2022

'I went through some of the worst days of my life grieving my Dad. Now I want to help others'
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'I went through some of the worst days of my life grieving my Dad. Now I want to help others'

Jul 9th 2022, 7:00 AM 5,472 Views 0 Comments

In a heartfelt interview, Armagh’s Aoife Lennon opens up on dealing with anorexia and the suicide of her father when she was 13.

# brave - Sunday 4 July, 2021

'It just shows you the character of James Madden. He laid his dad to rest yesterday'
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'It just shows you the character of James Madden. He laid his dad to rest yesterday'

Jul 4th 2021, 7:15 AM 33,997 Views 3 Comments

The 25-year-old played a big role in Dublin’s stunning Leinster semi-final win over Galway yesterday.

# brave - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Privacy champion Johnny Ryan is on a mission to clean up 'dirty adtech'
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Privacy champion Johnny Ryan is on a mission to clean up 'dirty adtech'

Jun 27th 2019, 10:19 AM 287 Views 0 Comments

The chief policy officer at privacy-focused web browser Brave recently testified before US senators.

# brave - Monday 4 February, 2019

Tyrone goalkeeper Niall Morgan scores superb point from play during league defeat to Mayo
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Tyrone goalkeeper Niall Morgan scores superb point from play during league defeat to Mayo

Feb 4th 2019, 11:01 AM 5,854 Views 9 Comments

More regularly seen during a dead-ball situation, the Edendork man didn’t shy away from scoring opportunities in Omagh.

# brave - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

American track great says abortion revelation on eve of Olympics helped others
# Speaking Out
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# Speaking Out

American track great says abortion revelation on eve of Olympics helped others

Aug 15th 2017, 3:51 PM 24,507 Views 11 Comments

Sanya Richards-Ross had an abortion on the eve of the 2008 Games, where she won a gold and bronze medal.

# brave - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Kvitova makes emotional return at French Open after harrowing knife attack
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Kvitova makes emotional return at French Open after harrowing knife attack

May 28th 2017, 12:10 PM 6,039 Views 3 Comments

The two-time Wimbledon champion made her comeback at Roland Garros this morning.

# brave - Thursday 9 February, 2017

'For a week we didn't have money': Liverpool's Lovren on his harrowing past as a child refugee
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'For a week we didn't have money': Liverpool's Lovren on his harrowing past as a child refugee

Feb 9th 2017, 7:10 AM 16,304 Views 53 Comments

The defender has told his story to Liverpool’s in-house TV station.

# brave - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Dublin Fire Brigade heroically save man who went into water at IFSC
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Dublin Fire Brigade heroically save man who went into water at IFSC

Dec 17th 2016, 6:21 PM 22,793 Views 12 Comments

The man is in hospital.

# brave - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Grandfather who fought off sharks in last solo kayak plans to cross Atlantic for third time
# Ocean Journey
# Ocean Journey

Grandfather who fought off sharks in last solo kayak plans to cross Atlantic for third time

May 22nd 2016, 9:15 AM 13,629 Views 11 Comments

He once rafted along the Amazon in Peru but had to abort the mission after encountering bandits.

# brave - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Stoke's man-of-the-match played with a broken finger today
# Brave
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Stoke's man-of-the-match played with a broken finger today

Aug 22nd 2015, 11:50 PM 6,706 Views 6 Comments

The visitors took the lead in Saturday’s Premier League clash at Carrow Road.

# brave - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Everyone's been talking about Caitlyn Jenner’s emotional speech at last night’s ESPN awards
# Brave
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Everyone's been talking about Caitlyn Jenner’s emotional speech at last night’s ESPN awards

Jul 16th 2015, 1:44 PM 7,435 Views 12 Comments

“This transition has been harder on me than anything I could have imagined.”

# brave - Sunday 28 June, 2015

‘It’s a tricky little bastard of a disease’: Una Mullally spoke about her cancer battle on Miriam
# Brave
# Brave

‘It’s a tricky little bastard of a disease’: Una Mullally spoke about her cancer battle on Miriam

Jun 28th 2015, 1:29 PM 35,038 Views 86 Comments

The journalist was praised on Twitter for her strength and honesty.

'It's a tricky little bastard of a disease': Una Mullally spoke about her cancer battle on Miriam
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'It's a tricky little bastard of a disease': Una Mullally spoke about her cancer battle on Miriam

Jun 28th 2015, 11:50 AM 4,978 Views 2 Comments

The journalist was praised on Twitter for her strength and honesty.

# brave - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

This little boy was 'afraid people would think he's ugly' because of his surgery scars...until now
# Brave
# Brave

This little boy was 'afraid people would think he's ugly' because of his surgery scars...until now

Apr 14th 2015, 9:52 PM 34,926 Views 19 Comments

His Dad posted the photo online and it has gone viral with people telling his son how brave he really is.

# brave - Friday 3 April, 2015

Another Germanwings pilot has given a powerful speech to comfort passengers
# Brave
# Brave

Another Germanwings pilot has given a powerful speech to comfort passengers

Apr 3rd 2015, 7:31 AM 26,138 Views 36 Comments

There was an Irishman on board who has shared the story.

# brave - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Angelina Jolie's moving op-ed about her cancer scare is winning praise on Twitter
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From The Daily Edge
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Angelina Jolie's moving op-ed about her cancer scare is winning praise on Twitter

Mar 24th 2015, 7:33 AM 2,005 Views 0 Comments

The actress had her ovaries removed after an ovarian cancer scare.

# brave - Thursday 8 January, 2015

'It's a pure rugby decision. You've got to admire his balls' - O'Gara praises Hanrahan
# Courage
From The42
# Courage

'It's a pure rugby decision. You've got to admire his balls' - O'Gara praises Hanrahan

Jan 8th 2015, 9:30 PM 26,875 Views 36 Comments

ROG says he understands why the 22-year-old has backed himself by making the switch to the Premiership.

# brave - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Mother and carer shot 12 times in front of her children when she opened her front door
# No Arrests
# No Arrests

Mother and carer shot 12 times in front of her children when she opened her front door

Dec 18th 2014, 6:41 PM 28,810 Views 38 Comments

She says she’s not happy about how her case was dealt with and wants to see justice.

# brave - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Cork pensioner stabbed after confronting burglar in his home
# Brave
# Brave

Cork pensioner stabbed after confronting burglar in his home

Nov 19th 2014, 9:00 PM 16,367 Views 51 Comments

The man found the intruder in his Cork home this afternoon and confronted him.

# brave - Monday 10 November, 2014

Teenager escapes police custody - by getting out of a parked police car
# Bold As Brass
# Bold As Brass

Teenager escapes police custody - by getting out of a parked police car

Nov 10th 2014, 8:11 PM 22,940 Views 14 Comments

Don’t worry though, he poses no risk to the public.

# brave - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

A minister did the Ice Bucket Challenge today...any guesses?
# Ice Ice Baby
# Ice Ice Baby

A minister did the Ice Bucket Challenge today...any guesses?

Sep 2nd 2014, 4:35 PM 34,856 Views 34 Comments

Will this urge the Taoiseach to take on the ice? He has been nominated several times.

# brave - Saturday 12 July, 2014

VIDEO: A firefighter's view as he tackles a terrifying house blaze
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# Brave

VIDEO: A firefighter's view as he tackles a terrifying house blaze

Jul 12th 2014, 5:00 PM 10,370 Views 4 Comments

See the fire as if you were the person tasked with putting it out.

# brave - Monday 31 March, 2014

Two-legged dog Lou has an absolute ball on his first trip to the beach
# Paws For Thought
From The Daily Edge
# Paws For Thought

Two-legged dog Lou has an absolute ball on his first trip to the beach

Mar 31st 2014, 2:15 PM 3,210 Views 7 Comments

No no, our eyes are just leaking.

# brave - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Brave Irish kid lets dad pull his tooth out with mini helicopter
# TECH TOOTH FAIRY
From The Daily Edge
# TECH TOOTH FAIRY

Brave Irish kid lets dad pull his tooth out with mini helicopter

Mar 25th 2014, 11:18 AM 2,595 Views 4 Comments

Who needs a dentist when you’ve got a daddy with a drone?

# brave - Friday 14 February, 2014

WATCH: Ireland's Sean Greenwood recovers heroically from a 74mph crash
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WATCH: Ireland's Sean Greenwood recovers heroically from a 74mph crash

Feb 14th 2014, 5:02 PM 6,497 Views 6 Comments

He was competing at the skeleton event in Sochi earlier.

# brave - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Four-year-old cancer patient sings about being brave to 3,000 people
# Cutting Onions
From The Daily Edge
# Cutting Onions

Four-year-old cancer patient sings about being brave to 3,000 people

Dec 17th 2013, 12:54 PM 1,231 Views 0 Comments

He got to sing on stage with Sara Bareilles.

# brave - Monday 2 December, 2013

Olympic medallist Tom Daley comes out on YouTube
# Happy
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# Happy

Olympic medallist Tom Daley comes out on YouTube

Dec 2nd 2013, 10:34 AM 37,841 Views 111 Comments

‘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.’

# brave - Sunday 26 May, 2013

An Austrian man tip-toed along a line strung 185 metres off the ground yesterday
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An Austrian man tip-toed along a line strung 185 metres off the ground yesterday

May 26th 2013, 3:40 PM 2,407 Views 0 Comments

Reinhard Kleindl studied particle physics before becoming a professional slackliner.

# brave - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Galway teacher wins marathon... in the North Pole
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Galway teacher wins marathon... in the North Pole

Apr 11th 2013, 7:47 PM 13,511 Views 12 Comments

Gary Thornton crossed the line first after running for nearly 4 hours in sub-zero temperatures.

# brave - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Swimmers brave the sea to raise money for Ballycotton Lifeboat
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Swimmers brave the sea to raise money for Ballycotton Lifeboat

Dec 26th 2012, 3:14 PM 5,591 Views 4 Comments

Up to 20 brave swimmers took to the water to raise funds for the volunteer-run lifeboat service.

# brave - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Seven members of the Gardaí honoured with medals for bravery
# Scott Medals
# Scott Medals

Seven members of the Gardaí honoured with medals for bravery

Nov 13th 2012, 3:04 PM 14,460 Views 101 Comments

Medals were awarded for tackling and disarming armed men and saving a woman and her two children from a house fire.

# brave - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Disney profits surge with a little help from The Avengers
# Disney
# Disney

Disney profits surge with a little help from The Avengers

Aug 8th 2012, 7:55 AM 3,538 Views 5 Comments

Studio successes and theme park rejuvenation see Disney profits surge to $414 million.

# brave - Monday 4 June, 2012

Ireland begin Junior World Cup with historic win over Springboks
# Perfect Start
From The42
# Perfect Start

Ireland begin Junior World Cup with historic win over Springboks

Jun 4th 2012, 8:33 PM 1,543 Views 9 Comments

Tries from Jordan Coghlan and Ian Henderson saw Mike Ruddock’s U20s record a superb 23-19 victory.

# brave - Saturday 3 September, 2011

Gallery: hundreds brave Dublin's annual Liffey Swim
# Liffey Swim
# Liffey Swim

Gallery: hundreds brave Dublin's annual Liffey Swim

Sep 3rd 2011, 6:33 PM 2,206 Views 4 Comments

The 91st annual event took place in the capital this afternoon.

# brave - Wednesday 6 April, 2011

Donkey awarded for saving sheep's life
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From The Daily Edge
# Award

Donkey awarded for saving sheep's life

Apr 6th 2011, 2:55 PM 1,142 Views 3 Comments

Dotty came to a sheep’s aid after he was attacked by a frenzied dog.