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# close-shave - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

'Is this the best a man can get?': Gillette under fire for new #MeToo advert
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'Is this the best a man can get?': Gillette under fire for new #MeToo advert

Jan 15th 2019, 10:20 AM 60,238 Views 167 Comments

Praise and scorn has been poured on the shaving brand’s new ad, with Piers Morgan one of those unimpressed.

# close-shave - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Steven Gerrard's 9-man Rangers scrape through to the Europa League group stage
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Steven Gerrard's 9-man Rangers scrape through to the Europa League group stage

Aug 30th 2018, 7:36 PM 11,890 Views 25 Comments

Alfredo Morales and Jon Flanagan saw red as Ovie Ejaria’s first-half goal ensured Rangers’ qualification for the Europa League group stage.

# close-shave - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Near miss at level crossing after closed barriers trapped car, report finds
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Near miss at level crossing after closed barriers trapped car, report finds

Dec 20th 2017, 2:12 PM 52,368 Views 22 Comments

The incident happened in Roscommon earlier this year.

# close-shave - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Video: Pilot escapes with minor injuries after small plane smashes into a tree
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Video: Pilot escapes with minor injuries after small plane smashes into a tree

Sep 12th 2017, 1:06 PM 10,437 Views 21 Comments

An aviation investigation has been launched.

# close-shave - Sunday 4 June, 2017

13 shaving/body hair struggles women know all too well
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From The Daily Edge
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13 shaving/body hair struggles women know all too well

Jun 4th 2017, 8:00 PM 9,887 Views 9 Comments

Truly the bane of all our lives.

# close-shave - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

'Janey mac, that was a tight one': Ambulance called for Michael Healy-Rae after choking fit
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'Janey mac, that was a tight one': Ambulance called for Michael Healy-Rae after choking fit

Mar 28th 2017, 3:52 PM 75,514 Views 63 Comments

The Kerry TD’s hands and lips turned purple during the incident.

# close-shave - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Cork syndicate almost missed out on EuroMillions cash with deadline just hours away
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Cork syndicate almost missed out on EuroMillions cash with deadline just hours away

Aug 9th 2016, 4:13 PM 24,747 Views 20 Comments

The syndicate leader waited 90 days to check the ticket.

# close-shave - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Croatia's Ivan Perisic is very, very patriotic and has the haircut to prove it
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From The42
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Croatia's Ivan Perisic is very, very patriotic and has the haircut to prove it

Jun 12th 2016, 3:37 PM 6,881 Views 4 Comments

The Inter Milan midfielder loves his country. And the number he wears, evidently.

# close-shave - Monday 9 May, 2016

Watch: Former Spurs striker has head shaved live on air for doubting Leicester
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Watch: Former Spurs striker has head shaved live on air for doubting Leicester

May 9th 2016, 9:53 AM 10,425 Views 3 Comments

Football pundit Mido was convinced that Mauricio Pochettino’s side would win the title.

# close-shave - Friday 29 January, 2016

The wind ripped up a tree in Dublin last night... and dumped it on a car
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The wind ripped up a tree in Dublin last night... and dumped it on a car

Jan 29th 2016, 3:28 PM 34,593 Views 37 Comments

Thankfully no one was injured. Storm Gertrude has been wreaking havoc with an arsenal of gale-force winds over the last 24 hours.

# close-shave - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Dublin Airport evacuated - just seven minutes before The Tubridy Show was due to broadcast from Terminal 2
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Dublin Airport evacuated - just seven minutes before The Tubridy Show was due to broadcast from Terminal 2

Dec 23rd 2015, 9:23 AM 43,394 Views 35 Comments

But the show managed to go ahead at the usual time. Phew.

# close-shave - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

A futuristic razor that shaves hair with a laser was just banned by Kickstarter after raising €3.5 million
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A futuristic razor that shaves hair with a laser was just banned by Kickstarter after raising €3.5 million

Oct 13th 2015, 8:30 PM 23,999 Views 18 Comments

But don’t worry, it’s not dead yet.

# close-shave - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Escape artist almost dies following 'buried alive' charity attempt
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Escape artist almost dies following 'buried alive' charity attempt

Sep 8th 2015, 9:57 PM 28,676 Views 25 Comments

Antony Britton was attempting to escape single-handed from under six feet of earth.

# close-shave - Monday 6 April, 2015

8 reasons why shaving your legs is the actual worst thing on the planet
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From The Daily Edge
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8 reasons why shaving your legs is the actual worst thing on the planet

Apr 6th 2015, 4:40 PM 13,347 Views 4 Comments

The ultimate drag.

# close-shave - Monday 2 February, 2015

'Lucky escape' for passengers as London bus roof ripped off by tree
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'Lucky escape' for passengers as London bus roof ripped off by tree

Feb 2nd 2015, 4:41 PM 19,637 Views 29 Comments

Emergency services are surprised there were no serious injuries in the collision. Five people were treated for minor injuries.

# close-shave - Friday 4 April, 2014

VIDEO: Norwegian skydiver claims footage shows he was nearly hit by a meteorite
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VIDEO: Norwegian skydiver claims footage shows he was nearly hit by a meteorite

Apr 4th 2014, 4:16 PM 24,488 Views 25 Comments

Norway’s public broadcaster NRK aired the clip of Anders Helstrup’s jump last night.

# close-shave - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Driver knocks over passing cyclist... and leaves a mattress to cushion his fall
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From The Daily Edge
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Driver knocks over passing cyclist... and leaves a mattress to cushion his fall

Mar 19th 2014, 4:16 PM 3,393 Views 3 Comments

What are the chances?

# close-shave - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

PICS: After 40 years, David Norris has shaved off his beard for charity
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PICS: After 40 years, David Norris has shaved off his beard for charity

Oct 22nd 2013, 10:17 AM 29,554 Views 79 Comments

The senator has given his 40-year-old beard the chop in aid of cancer charities.

# close-shave - Friday 30 August, 2013

Close call for minister and senator as large branch misses them by inches at Dáil
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Close call for minister and senator as large branch misses them by inches at Dáil

Aug 30th 2013, 3:19 PM 13,031 Views 73 Comments

Minister of State Joe Costello, Fine Gael Senator Paul Coghlan and his brother Michael Coghlan were standing under the tree when a large branch fell.

# close-shave - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Roy Keane Beard Watch: It's gone, Ireland... deal with it
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Roy Keane Beard Watch: It's gone, Ireland... deal with it

Feb 12th 2013, 7:38 PM 5,456 Views 5 Comments

All credit to Gillette…

# close-shave - Monday 7 January, 2013

WATCH: Hungry polar bear meets man in Perspex box
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From The Daily Edge
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WATCH: Hungry polar bear meets man in Perspex box

Jan 7th 2013, 4:48 PM 17,396 Views 30 Comments

Incredible footage of a close encounter.

# close-shave - Monday 15 October, 2012

Bonner, Houghton and Cascarino all join the Movember cause
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From The42
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Bonner, Houghton and Cascarino all join the Movember cause

Oct 15th 2012, 11:59 AM 5,358 Views 5 Comments

The Irish soccer legends are just some of the sports personalities preparing to take on the Magnum PI look.

# close-shave - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Ryan Lochte got these gold-plated, diamond-encrusted razors for winning five Olympic medals
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From The42
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Ryan Lochte got these gold-plated, diamond-encrusted razors for winning five Olympic medals

Aug 7th 2012, 5:09 PM 2,638 Views 7 Comments

The best a man can get.

# close-shave - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

WATCH: roof collapses over kids' ice-rink
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From The42
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WATCH: roof collapses over kids' ice-rink

Jan 25th 2012, 5:52 PM 499 Views 0 Comments

The roof began to creak as a group of Slovakian children warmed up for hockey, and took little time to fall through.

# close-shave - Monday 23 January, 2012

Caption competition: Shave, dye or do a Ray?
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From The Daily Edge
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Caption competition: Shave, dye or do a Ray?

Jan 23rd 2012, 1:38 PM 1,185 Views 7 Comments

Today FM launches annual fundraising campaign.