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#descent

# descent - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Skyscraper-scaling raccoon finally makes it to the top, but its fate remains unknown...
# Mprraccoon
# Mprraccoon

Skyscraper-scaling raccoon finally makes it to the top, but its fate remains unknown...

Updated Jun 13th 2018, 9:15 AM 54,483 Views 36 Comments

The intrepid animal has spent most of the last 24 hours climbing up and down the outside of the UBS Plaza building in St Paul, Minnesota.

# descent - Monday 1 January, 2018

Number of people obtaining citizenship doubles because their grandparent or parent is Irish
# By Descent
# By Descent

Number of people obtaining citizenship doubles because their grandparent or parent is Irish

Jan 1st 2018, 12:38 PM 33,868 Views 68 Comments

People can apply to the Foreign Birth Register if they have an Irish-born grandparent or their parent is an Irish citizen.

# descent - Sunday 21 June, 2015

25 years on from Italia 90, where did it all go wrong for Irish football?
# Descent
From The42
# Descent

25 years on from Italia 90, where did it all go wrong for Irish football?

Jun 21st 2015, 9:00 PM 6,416 Views 15 Comments

The Boys in Green have never quite hit the heights of that wonderful summer since.

# descent - Monday 26 May, 2014

Two Irishmen reach summit of Mount Everest
# CONQUERED
# CONQUERED

Two Irishmen reach summit of Mount Everest

May 26th 2014, 3:14 PM 13,347 Views 19 Comments

Derek Mahon from Dublin and Noel Hanna from County Down reached the mountain’s summit on Saturday.

# descent - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Sprint finish: Sanchez races clear to avoid drawing pin drama and puncture mayhem
# Tackgate
From The42
# Tackgate

Sprint finish: Sanchez races clear to avoid drawing pin drama and puncture mayhem

Jul 15th 2012, 5:05 PM 5,229 Views 4 Comments

French television has reported that pins were scattered across the final descent, leading to major disruptions.