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#Breakthrough

# breakthrough - Sunday 14 August, 2022

Joy at last for Ferns St. Aidan's as they are crowned kings of Wexford
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Joy at last for Ferns St. Aidan's as they are crowned kings of Wexford

Aug 14th 2022, 6:20 PM 10,697 Views 1 Comment

After five previous final defeats – the most recent in 2013 – the Pat Bennett-managed red and whites overcame St. Martin’s, the champions of 2017 and 2019.

# breakthrough - Saturday 30 April, 2022

'Roscommon need to be more consistent in beating the top two' - Fighting for position in Connacht
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'Roscommon need to be more consistent in beating the top two' - Fighting for position in Connacht

Apr 30th 2022, 7:15 AM 4,666 Views 5 Comments

Cathal Cregg recently retired after a 15-year career with the Rossies.

# breakthrough - Friday 11 February, 2022

'Everything for me is about Munster - and it has been since I started playing rugby'
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'Everything for me is about Munster - and it has been since I started playing rugby'

Feb 11th 2022, 10:00 AM 15,093 Views 3 Comments

New Inn man Diarmuid Barron will enjoy his 24th Munster senior appearance this evening like it’s his first and last.

# breakthrough - Thursday 20 January, 2022

'A game-changing moment': Kidneys from genetically modified pig transplanted into human
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'A game-changing moment': Kidneys from genetically modified pig transplanted into human

Jan 20th 2022, 1:08 PM 11,827 Views 10 Comments

Experts now hope to carry out a clinical trial on living humans with serious kidney problems.

# breakthrough - Sunday 17 October, 2021

'I never would have seen myself last year in the position that I am'
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'I never would have seen myself last year in the position that I am'

Oct 17th 2021, 9:35 PM 40,785 Views 4 Comments

Hannah McLoughlin has enjoyed a meteoric rise over the past few years, from adoring fan to Irish hockey star and Olympian.

# breakthrough - Thursday 9 September, 2021

Scales primed to make impact at Celtic after 'mental' few weeks
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Scales primed to make impact at Celtic after 'mental' few weeks

Sep 9th 2021, 4:12 PM 4,769 Views 0 Comments

‘It was a mad week, signing for Celtic and then getting my first international call-up. Hopefully they complement each other.’

# breakthrough - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to be released as UK pays Iran £400m debt - report
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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to be released as UK pays Iran £400m debt - report

May 2nd 2021, 3:26 PM 89,637 Views 45 Comments

Iranian state TV said deals have been reached to release prisoners with Western ties held in Iran.

# breakthrough - Thursday 15 April, 2021

'A dream of mine ever since I came to the club' - Irish youngster savours Championship debut
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'A dream of mine ever since I came to the club' - Irish youngster savours Championship debut

Apr 15th 2021, 8:56 PM 11,440 Views 2 Comments

Festy Ebosele featured for Derby County against Norwich City.

# breakthrough - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Antoine Rozner seals first European Tour title with final-round 64
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Antoine Rozner seals first European Tour title with final-round 64

Dec 5th 2020, 4:30 PM 2,074 Views 1 Comment

The Frenchman finished two shots clear of a group of four including long-time leader Andy Sullivan.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

'There have been dark days over the years' - similarities between Tipp and Ballymun success stories
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'There have been dark days over the years' - similarities between Tipp and Ballymun success stories

Dec 1st 2020, 7:05 AM 4,024 Views 0 Comments

Paddy Christie has witnessed the rise in fortunes of his home club and adopted county.

# breakthrough - Sunday 20 September, 2020

Hogg ecstatic as Exeter book semi-final date with Toulouse
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Hogg ecstatic as Exeter book semi-final date with Toulouse

Sep 20th 2020, 8:21 PM 12,048 Views 2 Comments

Exeter Chiefs defeat Northampton Saints 38-15 to seal the club’s first ever European Champions Cup semi-final spot.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Major breakthrough in UK as cheap steroid is first drug to reduce coronavirus deaths
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Major breakthrough in UK as cheap steroid is first drug to reduce coronavirus deaths

Jun 16th 2020, 3:21 PM 32,951 Views 44 Comments

A study found the steroid cut the risk of death by a third for patients on ventilators.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Infertile cancer patient gives birth after having her eggs frozen, new study reveals
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Infertile cancer patient gives birth after having her eggs frozen, new study reveals

Feb 19th 2020, 9:30 PM 16,406 Views 5 Comments

A baby boy was born to a 34-year-old French woman who had been treated with chemotherapy for breast cancer.

# breakthrough - Monday 13 January, 2020

Machine keeps human livers alive for a week outside body
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Machine keeps human livers alive for a week outside body

Jan 13th 2020, 10:10 PM 15,123 Views 10 Comments

The finding may increase the number of available livers for transplant, researchers say.

# breakthrough - Friday 13 December, 2019

'A most wonderful Christmas present': HSE to reimburse cost of new cystic fibrosis treatment
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'A most wonderful Christmas present': HSE to reimburse cost of new cystic fibrosis treatment

Dec 13th 2019, 9:12 PM 11,186 Views 12 Comments

About 1,200 children and adults have Cystic Fibrosis in Ireland.

# breakthrough - Friday 6 December, 2019

Real Madrid find their Pogba within as Valverde proves the catalyst for change
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Real Madrid find their Pogba within as Valverde proves the catalyst for change

Dec 6th 2019, 9:19 AM 7,596 Views 4 Comments

The 21-year-old has become a key figure in Zidane’s second era.

# breakthrough - Thursday 28 November, 2019

'The biggest thing people have to remember is that Jacob is a really young fella'
# Jacob's Ladder
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# Jacob's Ladder

'The biggest thing people have to remember is that Jacob is a really young fella'

Nov 28th 2019, 6:00 AM 6,282 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland and Ulster wing is 23-years-old and still striving to find consistency in his game.

# breakthrough - Monday 21 October, 2019

John Joe Nevin finally seals fight that could ignite his pro career
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John Joe Nevin finally seals fight that could ignite his pro career

Oct 21st 2019, 12:34 AM 7,553 Views 3 Comments

The former Olympic silver medallist will fight for a WBA rankings belt next month.

# breakthrough - Sunday 13 October, 2019

'I'll remember this day for the rest of my life' - Teenage star Gauff wins first WTA title
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'I'll remember this day for the rest of my life' - Teenage star Gauff wins first WTA title

Oct 13th 2019, 4:29 PM 6,400 Views 5 Comments

The 15-year-old triumphed in the final in Linz against Jelena Ostapenko.

# breakthrough - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Irish teen O'Connor in contention for United debut against Huddersfield
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Irish teen O'Connor in contention for United debut against Huddersfield

May 2nd 2019, 5:48 PM 20,385 Views 10 Comments

The 18-year-old defender has linked up with the first-team for training ahead of Sunday’s game.

# breakthrough - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Emiliano Sala's missing plane has been found
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Emiliano Sala's missing plane has been found

Feb 3rd 2019, 10:05 PM 64,536 Views 25 Comments

The footballer and pilot David Ibbotson were the only people on board.

# breakthrough - Thursday 3 January, 2019

American promoter working on landmark all-women's pro boxing card this spring
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American promoter working on landmark all-women's pro boxing card this spring

Jan 3rd 2019, 9:32 PM 7,717 Views 2 Comments

Lou DiBella told BoxingScene that women’s pro boxing card is ‘way beyond its time.’

# breakthrough - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

First baby born via uterus transplanted from dead donor
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First baby born via uterus transplanted from dead donor

Dec 5th 2018, 7:13 AM 17,193 Views 13 Comments

The baby girl was born in December 2017, The Lancet said.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

The Deirdre Jacob case - from missing person file to murder investigation
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The Deirdre Jacob case - from missing person file to murder investigation

Aug 14th 2018, 8:15 PM 29,347 Views 5 Comments

Deirdre Jacob was last seen within yards of the driveway to her parents’ house.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Iran's largest football stadium to admit thousands of women for the first time since 1979
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Iran's largest football stadium to admit thousands of women for the first time since 1979

Jun 20th 2018, 12:59 PM 4,846 Views 5 Comments

More than 10,000 tickets were expected to be put on sale for Wednesday’s screening.

# breakthrough - Saturday 7 April, 2018

'Neurons can't get notions of being muscles': What makes cells with the same DNA act differently?
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# Trinity

'Neurons can't get notions of being muscles': What makes cells with the same DNA act differently?

Apr 7th 2018, 9:45 AM 9,432 Views 10 Comments

“Imagine your genes are books in a library…”

# breakthrough - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

New blood test to detect Alzheimer's disease developed by Irish researchers
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New blood test to detect Alzheimer's disease developed by Irish researchers

Mar 7th 2018, 7:32 AM 14,965 Views 13 Comments

Doctors have said that early diagnosis of the disease is key for improving the quality of life.

# breakthrough - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Germany's Social Democrats clear path for Merkel's fourth term
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Germany's Social Democrats clear path for Merkel's fourth term

Mar 4th 2018, 10:22 AM 8,053 Views 56 Comments

Merkel has been leading Germany for 12 years.

# breakthrough - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Midleton send champions packing as they power into first Harty Cup final in 12 years
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Midleton send champions packing as they power into first Harty Cup final in 12 years

Jan 27th 2018, 4:00 PM 10,885 Views 1 Comment

The Cork school will face Limerick’s Ardscoil Rís in the final.

# breakthrough - Sunday 7 January, 2018

We're one step closer to understanding the 'most mysterious star in the universe'
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# Tabby's Star

We're one step closer to understanding the 'most mysterious star in the universe'

Jan 7th 2018, 7:45 AM 25,958 Views 29 Comments

Tabby’s Star has been inexplicably dimming and brightening sporadically like no other for years.

# breakthrough - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Scientists at NUI Galway make breakthrough for Parkinson’s disease
# Regenerative Medicine
# Regenerative Medicine

Scientists at NUI Galway make breakthrough for Parkinson’s disease

Nov 26th 2017, 7:15 AM 25,104 Views 24 Comments

The degeneration and death of brain cells that regulate movement is what affects the ability of a person with Parkinson’s to control movement.

# breakthrough - Thursday 2 November, 2017

New species of orangutan discovered in Indonesia - but it's already endangered
# Research
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New species of orangutan discovered in Indonesia - but it's already endangered

Nov 2nd 2017, 9:58 PM 13,060 Views 19 Comments

Until recently, scientists thought there were only two genetically distinct types of orangutan.

# breakthrough - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Scientists fix disease genes in human embryos for the first time
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Scientists fix disease genes in human embryos for the first time

Aug 3rd 2017, 7:22 AM 10,079 Views 20 Comments

Just over 72% of the embryos ended up being free of a heart disease-causing mutation.

# breakthrough - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Good news for pale skin: Scientists have come up with a drug to help people tan without exposure to the sun
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Good news for pale skin: Scientists have come up with a drug to help people tan without exposure to the sun

Jun 17th 2017, 8:00 AM 20,112 Views 28 Comments

Applied as a cream to the skin, the drug allowed red-haired mice to develop a deep tan.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Infertility problems in mice solved with 3D-printed ovaries
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Infertility problems in mice solved with 3D-printed ovaries

May 17th 2017, 9:21 AM 7,946 Views 16 Comments

It’s hoped that 3D-printed skin, ears, bone scaffolds, and heart valves could solve a number of medical issues.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Breakthrough in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann disputes
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Breakthrough in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann disputes

Feb 15th 2017, 7:54 PM 16,122 Views 22 Comments

Meanwhile, unions at Bus Eireann have entered talks to see if they can find a way to avoid next week’s strike.

# breakthrough - Saturday 4 February, 2017

A Dublin firm has invented a 'breakthrough' back pain device
# Mainstay Medical
# Mainstay Medical

A Dublin firm has invented a 'breakthrough' back pain device

Feb 4th 2017, 11:00 AM 28,034 Views 20 Comments

The company announced its Reactiv8 device was used at a hospital in Germany.

# breakthrough - Saturday 28 January, 2017

'Organs could be grown in pigs for transplants': Scientists eye breakthrough
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'Organs could be grown in pigs for transplants': Scientists eye breakthrough

Jan 28th 2017, 7:45 AM 8,701 Views 14 Comments

The study has provoked ethical and legal questions.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Cork researchers develop 'smart knee' that could speed up surgery recovery
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Cork researchers develop 'smart knee' that could speed up surgery recovery

Dec 20th 2016, 6:40 AM 13,443 Views 6 Comments

The device remotely monitors the patient’s progress through a knee movement sensor.

# breakthrough - Thursday 3 November, 2016

The Garda strike tomorrow is OFF: GRA joins AGSI in deferring action
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The Garda strike tomorrow is OFF: GRA joins AGSI in deferring action

Nov 3rd 2016, 11:59 PM 145,095 Views 153 Comments

A long, difficult day of negotiations has come to an end.

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