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#Epic

# epic - Friday 12 February, 2021

Thiem comes back from two sets down to silence Kyrgios in Australian Open epic
# Melbourne
From The42
# Melbourne

Thiem comes back from two sets down to silence Kyrgios in Australian Open epic

Feb 12th 2021, 12:47 PM 4,822 Views 1 Comment

The Austrian won in five sets — 4-6 4-6 6-3 6-4 6-4.

# epic - Monday 14 September, 2020

Thiem's historic comeback sees off Zverev to win US Open men's title
# Epic
From The42
# Epic

Thiem's historic comeback sees off Zverev to win US Open men's title

Sep 14th 2020, 7:39 AM 5,243 Views 1 Comment

It marked the first time in the competition’s Open era history that a player had recovered from losing the opening two sets to win the title.

# epic - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Maker of video game Fortnite seeks injunction against Apple's 'retaliation' as battle escalates
# Tech Wars
# Tech Wars

Maker of video game Fortnite seeks injunction against Apple's 'retaliation' as battle escalates

Aug 18th 2020, 9:07 AM 15,967 Views 28 Comments

The company Epic says steps taken by tech giant Apple will “irreparably damage” its reputation.

# epic - Friday 14 August, 2020

Fortnite makers sue Apple and Google after it's pulled from mobile app stores
# Battle Royale
# Battle Royale

Fortnite makers sue Apple and Google after it's pulled from mobile app stores

Aug 14th 2020, 10:43 AM 53,059 Views 31 Comments

Epic Games recently released an update that dodges revenue sharing with the tech giants.

# epic - Monday 30 March, 2020

One year on from Leavy's horror injury and Stockdale's drop
# 365 Turnaround
From The42
# 365 Turnaround

One year on from Leavy's horror injury and Stockdale's drop

Mar 30th 2020, 5:40 PM 11,280 Views 10 Comments

Last year’s inter-pro European quarter-final was an epic.

# epic - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Ten-fold increase in a decade in number of children from State care reaching out for help
# Epic
# Epic

Ten-fold increase in a decade in number of children from State care reaching out for help

Nov 21st 2019, 6:00 AM 4,408 Views 3 Comments

Children as young as five years old required the support of advocates last year.

# epic - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Young people share their experiences in care: 'This was the chapter where I turned my life around'
# Careday19
# Careday19

Young people share their experiences in care: 'This was the chapter where I turned my life around'

Feb 16th 2019, 9:00 AM 10,509 Views 3 Comments

A number of young people shared their experiences yesterday and said they want to erase the stigma attached to being in the care system.

# epic - Friday 13 July, 2018

Anderson demands rule change after winning longest semi-final in Wimbledon history
# Epic
From The42
# Epic

Anderson demands rule change after winning longest semi-final in Wimbledon history

Jul 13th 2018, 10:46 PM 12,714 Views 14 Comments

He beat John Isner 7-6 (8/6), 6-7 (5/7), 6-7 (9/11), 6-4, 26-24 in six hours and 36 minutes.

# epic - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Watch: LeBron pulls off game-saving block and epic buzzer-beater to lift Cavs
# King James
From The42
# King James

Watch: LeBron pulls off game-saving block and epic buzzer-beater to lift Cavs

Apr 26th 2018, 8:23 AM 6,663 Views 5 Comments

LeBron James hit 44 points to cap a classic performance.

# epic - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Stunning Andrew Conway try sends Munster into Champions Cup semi-final
# Epic
From The42
# Epic

Stunning Andrew Conway try sends Munster into Champions Cup semi-final

Mar 31st 2018, 5:26 PM 63,190 Views 109 Comments

It was an epic encounter at Thomond Park but Johann van Graan’s men had enough.

# epic - Monday 25 December, 2017

From Patricio Lynch to Che Guevara: The story of the Cuban revolutionary's Irish links
# Ché Mo Laoch
# Ché Mo Laoch

From Patricio Lynch to Che Guevara: The story of the Cuban revolutionary's Irish links

Dec 25th 2017, 12:01 PM 41,053 Views 70 Comments

We spoke to Epic, the Irish emigration museum about the Irish lineage behind Che Guevara, Rihanna and the US social activist Mother Jones.

# epic - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Get ready for a late one, because the World Series is heading for game 7 tonight
# Epic
From The42
# Epic

Get ready for a late one, because the World Series is heading for game 7 tonight

Nov 1st 2017, 9:48 AM 4,023 Views 0 Comments

Put on a pot of coffee, drink it and start making burgers.

# epic - Sunday 3 September, 2017

RTÉ just released a spine-tingling montage ahead of the Galway vs Waterford All-Ireland final
# Epic
From The Daily Edge
# Epic

RTÉ just released a spine-tingling montage ahead of the Galway vs Waterford All-Ireland final

Sep 3rd 2017, 10:29 AM 7,543 Views 1 Comment

Get you in the mood.

# epic - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Everyone feeling weird but that was a wonderful Lions series
# Epic
From The42
# Epic

Everyone feeling weird but that was a wonderful Lions series

Jul 9th 2017, 12:28 PM 21,504 Views 33 Comments

Warren Gatland’s men will leave New Zealand feeling that they achieved success.

# epic - Friday 3 March, 2017

Marathon Murray v Kohlschreiber tie-break lasts for more than half an hour
# Epic
From The42
# Epic

Marathon Murray v Kohlschreiber tie-break lasts for more than half an hour

Mar 3rd 2017, 9:23 AM 3,250 Views 3 Comments

Epic was the sixth time a breaker has gone to 38 points since 1991.

# epic - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Why do Irish people leave Ireland - and what happens when they do?
# Emigration
# Emigration

Why do Irish people leave Ireland - and what happens when they do?

Apr 30th 2016, 9:30 AM 23,949 Views 94 Comments

A new exhibition tells the stories of the Irish people.

# epic - Friday 1 January, 2016

Court hears child who set fire to bedroom wants to go to college
# Courts
# Courts

Court hears child who set fire to bedroom wants to go to college

Jan 1st 2016, 8:45 AM 24,244 Views 0 Comments

The case of two children due to leave state care were discussed in court.

# epic - Monday 17 August, 2015

Bitten by dogs in Bosnia, hit by a car in Bulgaria - this Irishman completed an epic adventure race
# Transcontinental
From The42
# Transcontinental

Bitten by dogs in Bosnia, hit by a car in Bulgaria - this Irishman completed an epic adventure race

Aug 17th 2015, 8:00 AM 20,145 Views 9 Comments

Some people lie on a beach for a holiday; not Ultan Coyle.

# epic - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

This is the first full photo of earth taken in 43 years
# Wow
# Wow

This is the first full photo of earth taken in 43 years

Jul 21st 2015, 8:11 AM 27,244 Views 39 Comments

And it’s pretty impressive.

# epic - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

It's two years today since the greatest two minutes in playoff history*
# Epic
From The42
# Epic

It's two years today since the greatest two minutes in playoff history*

May 12th 2015, 6:02 PM 7,159 Views 6 Comments

*Arguably.

# epic - Saturday 2 May, 2015

'The Home of Extraordinary' - RTÉ's The Sunday Game promo is a bit special
# Promo
From The42
# Promo

'The Home of Extraordinary' - RTÉ's The Sunday Game promo is a bit special

May 2nd 2015, 10:30 AM 7,497 Views 8 Comments

Though we don’t remember anyone ever saying you can’t play hurling in a hurricane.

# epic - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

8 fascinating ancient places to visit on Ireland's east coast
# Eastside
From The Daily Edge
# Eastside

8 fascinating ancient places to visit on Ireland's east coast

Apr 14th 2015, 5:04 PM 26,685 Views 2 Comments

It’s not all about the west, you know.

# epic - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

'It was a proud day for the Irish people' - Wallace remembers when England came to Croker
# Epic
From The42
# Epic

'It was a proud day for the Irish people' - Wallace remembers when England came to Croker

Feb 24th 2015, 8:30 PM 9,899 Views 12 Comments

The rampaging flanker played a key role in one of Ireland’s greatest victories.

# epic - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Some racists tried to vandalise a temple but failed spectacularly
# Facepalm
From The Daily Edge
# Facepalm

Some racists tried to vandalise a temple but failed spectacularly

Feb 19th 2015, 4:31 PM 6,660 Views 1 Comment

So much fail, so little time.

# epic - Monday 16 February, 2015

12 epic behind-the-scenes pictures from SNL's star studded anniversary special
# Backstage Pass
From The Daily Edge
# Backstage Pass

12 epic behind-the-scenes pictures from SNL's star studded anniversary special

Feb 16th 2015, 11:26 AM 4,683 Views 0 Comments

Nearly every famous person you can think of was just hanging around backstage – and the photos were great.

# epic - Friday 13 February, 2015

This Joe Schmidt speech is so inspirational it'll make you want to tackle the nearest Frenchman
# Epic
From The42
# Epic

This Joe Schmidt speech is so inspirational it'll make you want to tackle the nearest Frenchman

Feb 13th 2015, 2:47 PM 16,882 Views 23 Comments

You would commit murder for Joe Schmidt after watching this ad.

# epic - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

After last night's shenanigans, here are 8 more epic penalty shootouts
# Anomalies
From The42
# Anomalies

After last night's shenanigans, here are 8 more epic penalty shootouts

Jan 14th 2015, 7:00 PM 5,208 Views 3 Comments

Following West Ham’s 9-8 win over Everton, we look at similarly high-scoring affairs from down through the years.

# epic - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

'They said I'd never finish school... Now I'm a teacher'
# Leaving Care
# Leaving Care

'They said I'd never finish school... Now I'm a teacher'

Dec 24th 2014, 8:45 AM 20,137 Views 35 Comments

What happened next…

# epic - Monday 1 September, 2014

Ready to get pumped up for the Rugby World Cup? Tywin Lannister can help
# Excitement
From The42
# Excitement

Ready to get pumped up for the Rugby World Cup? Tywin Lannister can help

Sep 1st 2014, 11:08 AM 6,638 Views 17 Comments

The IRB have released a star-studded video to promote the international tournament.

# epic - Monday 16 June, 2014

'If it wasn’t for friends, I’d literally be on the streets'
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

'If it wasn’t for friends, I’d literally be on the streets'

Jun 16th 2014, 6:06 PM 15,660 Views 8 Comments

EPIC has warned that young care leavers are at an increased risk of homelessness.

# epic - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Beats by Dre pull out all the stops for genius 5-minute long World Cup ad
# Wow
From The42
# Wow

Beats by Dre pull out all the stops for genius 5-minute long World Cup ad

Jun 5th 2014, 6:43 PM 7,241 Views 13 Comments

Neymar, Robin van Persie, Luis Suarez, Daniel Sturridge, Serena Williams and Nicki Minaj all feature.

# epic - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Irish priest amazes wedding couple with epic personal version of Hallelujah
# Epic
From The Daily Edge
# Epic

Irish priest amazes wedding couple with epic personal version of Hallelujah

Apr 8th 2014, 9:00 PM 19,061 Views 10 Comments

Wow.

# epic - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Map shows where Homer’s Odyssey really took place
# The High Seas
# The High Seas

Map shows where Homer’s Odyssey really took place

Dec 15th 2013, 10:30 AM 17,994 Views 15 Comments

The action described in the ancient epic poem spans the breadth of the Mediterranean Sea.

# epic - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

VIDEO: The best Rugby Championship montage you'll see this year
# Epic
From The42
# Epic

VIDEO: The best Rugby Championship montage you'll see this year

Dec 4th 2013, 11:27 AM 4,568 Views 2 Comments

Kieran Read, Quade Cooper, Ben Smith, Israel Folau, Willie le Roux and ‘El Mago’ are here to entertain.

# epic - Friday 22 November, 2013

Dublin radio station takes on Jean-Claude Van Damme's 'most epic of splits'
# Ouch
From The Daily Edge
# Ouch

Dublin radio station takes on Jean-Claude Van Damme's 'most epic of splits'

Nov 22nd 2013, 9:06 AM 2,990 Views 1 Comment

Radio Nova’s Joan Lea wasn’t quite as successful as JCVD.

# epic - Friday 15 November, 2013

Jean-Claude Van Damme performs 'the most epic of splits' in new ad
# Still Got It
From The Daily Edge
# Still Got It

Jean-Claude Van Damme performs 'the most epic of splits' in new ad

Nov 15th 2013, 8:49 AM 4,043 Views 1 Comment

All to the soothing sound of Enya.

# epic - Monday 2 September, 2013

Murph's Sideline Cut: That was the greatest game of football I've ever seen
# Epic
From The42
# Epic

Murph's Sideline Cut: That was the greatest game of football I've ever seen

Sep 2nd 2013, 10:41 AM 4,221 Views 22 Comments

Murph was very impressed by the football on display from Dublin and Kerry yesterday.

# epic - Friday 2 August, 2013

Snapshot: Check out this epic GAA pitch
# You Beauty
From The42
# You Beauty

Snapshot: Check out this epic GAA pitch

Aug 2nd 2013, 3:15 PM 9,186 Views 11 Comments

The ground is located in Inishturk – an island off the coast of County Mayo.

# epic - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Ladies SFC wrap: Clare shock Kildare, Westmeath topple Donegal
# Epic
From The42
# Epic

Ladies SFC wrap: Clare shock Kildare, Westmeath topple Donegal

Jul 27th 2013, 7:21 PM 2,225 Views 2 Comments

Full-forward O’Dea finished with a haul of 2-7 from this afternoon’s remarkable game.

# epic - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Kilkenny defeat Waterford after extra-time in epic encounter
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

Kilkenny defeat Waterford after extra-time in epic encounter

Jul 13th 2013, 10:20 PM 16,077 Views 117 Comments

Brian Cody’s side march on to the All-Ireland quarter-final stage.

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