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#Close encounter

# close-encounter - This year 2022

Kerry book their place in the last four with victory over Ulster champions
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Kerry book their place in the last four with victory over Ulster champions

Jun 11th 2022, 5:55 PM 14,673 Views 1 Comment

It was a low-scoring encounter in Portlaoise as the Kingdom ran out one-point winners.

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Leinster have just enough class as injury-hit Munster push them all the way
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# Close Encounter

Leinster have just enough class as injury-hit Munster push them all the way

Aug 22nd 2020, 9:36 PM 52,322 Views 102 Comments

35-year-old Johnny Sexton was integral to the home side’s win as Irish rugby returned.

Liverpool star on target but Senegal left frustrated
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From The42
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Liverpool star on target but Senegal left frustrated

Jun 24th 2018, 5:53 PM 7,542 Views 4 Comments

Sadio Mane could not inspire his side to victory against Japan.

"I believe that there are other species": John Halligan was asked about aliens on the Late Late
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# Close Encounter

"I believe that there are other species": John Halligan was asked about aliens on the Late Late

Oct 15th 2016, 11:12 AM 25,174 Views 241 Comments

The Waterford TD, known for his outspoken views, spoke to Ryan Tubridy last night.

Commercial pilot flies closer to erupting volcano to give passengers a better look
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# Close Encounter

Commercial pilot flies closer to erupting volcano to give passengers a better look

Mar 28th 2016, 3:20 PM 41,431 Views 8 Comments

The Pavlof Volcano in Alaska spontaneously erupted without warning early this morning Irish time.

Connacht weather the late storm to claim dramatic victory over Leinster
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From The42
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Connacht weather the late storm to claim dramatic victory over Leinster

Mar 26th 2016, 9:35 PM 44,660 Views 135 Comments

Pat Lam’s side go clear at the top of the Pro12 table after tonight’s result at the Sportsground.

Byrnes inspires Limerick IT to narrow Fitzgibbon Cup victory over UCD
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Byrnes inspires Limerick IT to narrow Fitzgibbon Cup victory over UCD

Feb 4th 2016, 4:40 PM 11,080 Views 2 Comments

Davy Fitzgerald’s men earned a one-point win in Group A.

Fishing boat off Donegal coast nearly hit by submarine
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# Close Encounter

Fishing boat off Donegal coast nearly hit by submarine

Sep 9th 2015, 4:23 PM 28,534 Views 45 Comments

The incident happened about 14 miles off Tory Island.

Armagh eventually show their dominance to get by Wicklow, Wexford prevail
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From The42
# GAA

Armagh eventually show their dominance to get by Wicklow, Wexford prevail

Jun 27th 2015, 8:43 PM 13,659 Views 10 Comments

The Model County proved too good for Down.

Head, heart & the million little doubts that creep in between - The42's Super Bowl preview
# The Redzone
From The42
# The Redzone

Head, heart & the million little doubts that creep in between - The42's Super Bowl preview

Feb 1st 2015, 12:20 PM 6,745 Views 12 Comments

This is one of the tougher Super Bowls in recent memory to call.

A huge comet that's as solid as a pile of talcum powder just buzzed by Mars
# Powdering Through
# Powdering Through

A huge comet that's as solid as a pile of talcum powder just buzzed by Mars

Oct 20th 2014, 3:00 PM 8,275 Views 7 Comments

The comet, known as Siding Spring, whizzed past Mars yesterday. Three NASA spacecraft had to take shelter behind the Red Planet as the close encounter took place.

Wexford and Cork set for replay after nail-biting semi-final
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From The42
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Wexford and Cork set for replay after nail-biting semi-final

Aug 23rd 2014, 2:46 PM 5,038 Views 4 Comments

Katriona Mackey’s first half goal looked to have booked Cork a final berth.

Kayaker's encounter with a humpback whale is way too close for comfort
# Whale Of A Time
From The Daily Edge
# Whale Of A Time

Kayaker's encounter with a humpback whale is way too close for comfort

Aug 21st 2014, 8:31 AM 4,246 Views 0 Comments

Whooooa dude.

'There were savage questions asked of us today' - Brian Cody
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From The42
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'There were savage questions asked of us today' - Brian Cody

Aug 10th 2014, 8:34 PM 6,921 Views 16 Comments

The Kilkenny boss was pleased with his side’s work-rate against Limerick.

Donegal through to the All-Ireland MFC semi-finals with win over Roscommon
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From The42
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Donegal through to the All-Ireland MFC semi-finals with win over Roscommon

Aug 2nd 2014, 4:26 PM 4,496 Views 6 Comments

The Ulster champions had to overcome a very defensive Rossies side.

Third quarter blitz sees Donegal past Antrim in Ulster SFC semi-final
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From The42
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Third quarter blitz sees Donegal past Antrim in Ulster SFC semi-final

Jun 22nd 2014, 2:48 PM 6,827 Views 11 Comments

Jim McGuinness’ overcame some wayward first half shooting to run out comfortable winners.

Clare edge Kilkenny in Ennis thriller
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From The42
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Clare edge Kilkenny in Ennis thriller

Feb 16th 2014, 4:32 PM 9,568 Views 76 Comments

The All-Ireland champions had a point to spare over the Cats.

Mayo make it back-to-back All-Ireland final appearances with win over Tyrone
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Mayo make it back-to-back All-Ireland final appearances with win over Tyrone

Aug 25th 2013, 5:04 PM 14,233 Views 118 Comments

The Connacht champions overcame a nervous start to secure a final berth.

WATCH: Huge basking shark swims with kayaker in Donegal
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From The Daily Edge
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WATCH: Huge basking shark swims with kayaker in Donegal

Jul 22nd 2013, 10:06 AM 28,829 Views 51 Comments

The world’s second largest fish, a little too close for comfort.

Le Clos encounter: School-dodging pupil earns a dance date with Gold Medallist swimmer
# I Heart Chad
From The42
# I Heart Chad

Le Clos encounter: School-dodging pupil earns a dance date with Gold Medallist swimmer

Aug 16th 2012, 3:49 PM 1,618 Views 0 Comments

It took a lot of glitter, cardboard and sticky-back paper but Melanie Olhaus’ poster charmed the returning South African hero.