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# contest - This year 2022

Emerging Ireland survive late scare to seal second win in South Africa
# Close Affair
From The42
# Close Affair

Emerging Ireland survive late scare to seal second win in South Africa

Oct 5th 2022, 6:10 PM 22,605 Views 20 Comments

Simon Easterby’s side racked up a big early lead but were drawn into a battle in Bloemfontein.

# contest - All time

Beirne braced for breakdown battle in Paris with Barnes not ruled out as ref
# Poachers
From The42
# Poachers

Beirne braced for breakdown battle in Paris with Barnes not ruled out as ref

Oct 27th 2020, 6:00 PM 10,560 Views 4 Comments

Ireland and France both have strong jackal threats in their teams.

Analysis: The small details that make a huge difference in winning the aerial battle
# Contest
From The42
# Contest

Analysis: The small details that make a huge difference in winning the aerial battle

Feb 26th 2020, 1:14 PM 9,260 Views 9 Comments

Professional performance analyst Eoin Toolan examines the contests in the air in this Six Nations.

Michelle O’Neill retained Sinn Fein vice presidency with two thirds of vote
# Contest
# Contest

Michelle O’Neill retained Sinn Fein vice presidency with two thirds of vote

Updated Nov 22nd 2019, 2:03 PM 20,599 Views 42 Comments

Michelle O’Neill was re-elected as the party’s vice-president last weekend.

Michael Gove enters the race to become Tory party leader
# Race To The Top
# Race To The Top

Michael Gove enters the race to become Tory party leader

May 26th 2019, 9:53 AM 8,601 Views 39 Comments

Gove joins an already crowded race to become Tory leader.

Analysis: How Saracens took away Tadhg Beirne's jackal threat
# Breakdown
From The42
# Breakdown

Analysis: How Saracens took away Tadhg Beirne's jackal threat

Apr 23rd 2019, 9:30 PM 46,961 Views 51 Comments

The Munster lock was left frustrated in Coventry on Saturday.

Ireland look to blow the roof off Wales' Grand Slam party in Cardiff
# Battle
From The42
# Battle

Ireland look to blow the roof off Wales' Grand Slam party in Cardiff

Mar 16th 2019, 7:00 AM 20,628 Views 31 Comments

A bruising encounter in the rain awaits at Principality Stadium.

'That one-man lift, they're obviously putting their own player in danger'
# Up In The Air
From The42
# Up In The Air

'That one-man lift, they're obviously putting their own player in danger'

Jun 25th 2018, 1:00 AM 21,009 Views 23 Comments

CJ Stander says he could have protected Peter O’Mahony ‘a bit better’ in the air.

Israel Folau to face disciplinary hearing after challenges on Peter O'Mahony
# In The Dock
From The42
# In The Dock

Israel Folau to face disciplinary hearing after challenges on Peter O'Mahony

Jun 24th 2018, 5:38 AM 27,766 Views 55 Comments

The Wallabies fullback has received a citing commissioner’s warning on top of his yellow card.

Martha the Mastiff is the world's ugliest dog
# You're Gorgeous
# You're Gorgeous

Martha the Mastiff is the world's ugliest dog

Jun 24th 2017, 1:43 PM 36,093 Views 56 Comments

Martha bagged the top prize in the 29th World’s Ugliest Dog Contest in California.

Leo Varadkar's first words as Fine Gael leader: 'Prejudice has no hold in this Republic'
# NEW LEADER
# NEW LEADER

Leo Varadkar's first words as Fine Gael leader: 'Prejudice has no hold in this Republic'

Jun 2nd 2017, 7:48 PM 35,385 Views 130 Comments

The newly elected leader got a rapturous applause in Dublin’s Mansion House.

Take a look at more of the amazing photos competing for National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year
# Around The World
# Around The World

Take a look at more of the amazing photos competing for National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year

May 12th 2017, 9:30 PM 24,056 Views 4 Comments

The 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest is accepting entries.

These stunning photos are competing for National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year
# Nature Photos
# Nature Photos

These stunning photos are competing for National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year

May 7th 2017, 11:00 AM 21,994 Views 6 Comments

The 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest is accepting entries.

Scotland wary of Ringrose pace, Henshaw power and Sexton loops
# Fiery
From The42
# Fiery

Scotland wary of Ringrose pace, Henshaw power and Sexton loops

Jan 31st 2017, 6:00 AM 5,867 Views 1 Comment

The rivalry between the Scots and the Irish has been growing in recent times.

Wozniacki, Kerber put friendship aside at US Open
# Contest
From The42
# Contest

Wozniacki, Kerber put friendship aside at US Open

Sep 7th 2016, 9:14 AM 5,833 Views 8 Comments

Meanwhile, defending champion Novak Djokovic booked a 10th straight US Open semi-final appearance last night.

Andrea Leadsom is in hot water for saying she should be prime minister because she's a mother
# Mum's The Word
# Mum's The Word

Andrea Leadsom is in hot water for saying she should be prime minister because she's a mother

Jul 9th 2016, 11:02 AM 20,685 Views 87 Comments

Leadsom’s rival for the Conservative leadership, Theresa May, is unable to have children.

Analysis: Intelligent Chiefs push the boundaries by refusing the ruck
# Innovation
From The42
# Innovation

Analysis: Intelligent Chiefs push the boundaries by refusing the ruck

Mar 26th 2015, 6:30 AM 96,567 Views 24 Comments

This just doesn’t look right on first viewing.

10 stunning photos that show you parts of nature like you've never seen them
# Natural Wonders
# Natural Wonders

10 stunning photos that show you parts of nature like you've never seen them

Mar 14th 2015, 9:15 AM 31,980 Views 15 Comments

Amazing work from talented photographers.

Analysis: What the hell was Sean O'Brien doing to the England maul?
# Contest
From The42
# Contest

Analysis: What the hell was Sean O'Brien doing to the England maul?

Mar 2nd 2015, 7:49 PM 32,293 Views 20 Comments

There was an odd incident in the 22nd minute of play yesterday in Dublin.

One of these acts will represent Ireland in the Eurovision ... if we get there
# Not Dustin
# Not Dustin

One of these acts will represent Ireland in the Eurovision ... if we get there

Feb 9th 2015, 8:41 AM 20,729 Views 24 Comments

Previous winner Charlie McGettigan has written one of the songs.

'We're ready': Fianna Fáil selects two familiar faces to run in the next general election
# Ballot
# Ballot

'We're ready': Fianna Fáil selects two familiar faces to run in the next general election

Dec 13th 2014, 1:06 PM 13,942 Views 76 Comments

Party leader Micheál Martin and finance spokesperson, Michael McGrath, were nominated in Cork South Central.

Twilight to return... in new series of short films on Facebook
# Twilight
From The Daily Edge
# Twilight

Twilight to return... in new series of short films on Facebook

Oct 1st 2014, 2:32 PM 1,732 Views 2 Comments

We can’t believe it either.

It's 'great news' that child beauty pageants have been axed - Senator
# Contest
# Contest

It's 'great news' that child beauty pageants have been axed - Senator

Aug 13th 2014, 5:00 PM 10,977 Views 21 Comments

The Universal Royalty Beauty Contest is planning to proceed with its Belfast pageant.

'I'm the right person at the right time': Alex White joins Joan Burton in contest for Labour leadership
# Contest
# Contest

'I'm the right person at the right time': Alex White joins Joan Burton in contest for Labour leadership

May 30th 2014, 12:15 PM 9,275 Views 71 Comments

The Minister of State at the Department of Health has promised to “bridge the disconnect” between his party and voters.

(Somewhat ironic) photos of the winner of 2FM's 'Miss Personality' contest
# Lovely Girls
From The Daily Edge
# Lovely Girls

(Somewhat ironic) photos of the winner of 2FM's 'Miss Personality' contest

May 30th 2014, 12:05 PM 42,330 Views 73 Comments

The Miss Ireland finals beckon.

2FM responds to criticism of 'Miss Personality' contest, says men can't enter
# Lovely Girls
From The Daily Edge
# Lovely Girls

2FM responds to criticism of 'Miss Personality' contest, says men can't enter

May 20th 2014, 6:10 PM 37,303 Views 55 Comments

Looks don’t count… for now.

Tubridy's 'lovely girl' contest met with mockery
# Lovely Girls
From The Daily Edge
# Lovely Girls

Tubridy's 'lovely girl' contest met with mockery

May 20th 2014, 3:00 PM 8,248 Views 0 Comments

Do you want to be ‘Miss Personality 2014?’.

Opinion: “Why Us?” - The reason Ireland has not won a Eurovision since 1996
# Always Another Year
# Always Another Year

Opinion: “Why Us?” - The reason Ireland has not won a Eurovision since 1996

May 10th 2014, 7:00 PM 353 Views 79 Comments

We thought we had the makings of a Eurovision winner – but what are we doing wrong?

Tymoshenko to run for president of Ukraine
# Contest
# Contest

Tymoshenko to run for president of Ukraine

Mar 27th 2014, 2:24 PM 7,941 Views 59 Comments

The 53 year old made the announcement today.

Outgoing IFA president says he has the skills for MEP job
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Outgoing IFA president says he has the skills for MEP job

Jan 8th 2014, 10:27 AM 5,704 Views 37 Comments

John Bryan is expected to run for Fine Gael in the European elections this summer.

Obama pardons Popcorn, the National Thanksgiving turkey
# Thanksgiving
# Thanksgiving

Obama pardons Popcorn, the National Thanksgiving turkey

Nov 27th 2013, 10:41 PM 10,395 Views 19 Comments

Popcorn was declared the winner of the 2013 National Thanksgiving Turkey competition and won’t end up on someone’s plate tomorrow.

Congrats! Ireland's Young Scientist winners scoop first prize at EU contest
# Winners
# Winners

Congrats! Ireland's Young Scientist winners scoop first prize at EU contest

Sep 24th 2013, 6:13 PM 12,308 Views 25 Comments

Ciara Judge, Emer Hickey and Sophie Healy-Throw scooped first prize for their research into the effect of bacteria on plant germination.

Senator calls for child beauty pageant to be cancelled
# Jillian Van Turnhout
# Jillian Van Turnhout

Senator calls for child beauty pageant to be cancelled

Sep 19th 2013, 1:09 PM 10,522 Views 92 Comments

The Universal Royalty Beauty Pageant is taking place in Dublin this weekend, but Jillian Van Turnhout said the contest has ‘no place in Ireland’.

Photos: Zimbabwe goes to the polls amid fears of vote-rigging
# Robert Mugabe
# Robert Mugabe

Photos: Zimbabwe goes to the polls amid fears of vote-rigging

Jul 31st 2013, 9:00 AM 3,242 Views 13 Comments

Robert Mugabe has been in power for 33 years, but has promised to step down if he loses this election.

Man scoffs 69 hot dogs, breaking own record
# Hot Dog
# Hot Dog

Man scoffs 69 hot dogs, breaking own record

Jul 4th 2013, 9:39 PM 8,877 Views 45 Comments

Joey ‘Jaws’ Chestnut retained the Mustard Yellow International Belt for a seventh straight year.

'Beauty pageants do not sexualise children' says contest organiser
# Contest
# Contest

'Beauty pageants do not sexualise children' says contest organiser

May 24th 2013, 3:01 PM 8,135 Views 51 Comments

A child beauty pageant organiser who is bringing an American-style version to Ireland this year has hit back against criticism, stating these competitions have been in the US for over fifty years.

US Rugby invites Irish fans to take part in epic tailgating contest
# Medium Rare
From The42
# Medium Rare

US Rugby invites Irish fans to take part in epic tailgating contest

May 23rd 2013, 3:39 PM 3,396 Views 2 Comments

Southern Comfort are giving out prizes to the supporters that set up the best pre-match party.

Is this the worst possible opening sentence to a novel?
# Perfect Opening Line
From The Daily Edge
# Perfect Opening Line

Is this the worst possible opening sentence to a novel?

Aug 14th 2012, 10:52 AM 15,719 Views 19 Comments

A US university has announced the winner of a contest to find the worst-possible opening sentence to a novel. Warning: it’s pretty bad.

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