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# Epic

Last year
2022
# Epic
All Blacks edge out Australia in 76-point thriller to close in on Rugby Championship title
Jordie Barrett scored a try at the death to settle the clash.
# Epic
Man City beat Real Madrid 4-3 in one of the great Champions League semi-finals
Kevin De Bruyne, Gabriel Jesus, Phil Foden and Bernardo Silva scored as the home side claimed a slender first-leg advantage.
All time
# Epic
Wallabies overcome 5th-minute red card to seal series win over France
Noah Lolesio kicked a late winning penalty for Dave Rennie’s side.
# Epic
Novak Djokovic overcomes Rafael Nadal in French Open classic to reach final
Djokovic came from a set down to end Nadal’s reign as champion.
# Epic
Ireland's Dan Martin wins stage 17 of the Giro D'Italia
The win means Martin has now completed the set of Grand Tour stage wins.
# Melbourne
Thiem comes back from two sets down to silence Kyrgios in Australian Open epic
The Austrian won in five sets — 4-6 4-6 6-3 6-4 6-4.
# Epic
Thiem's historic comeback sees off Zverev to win US Open men's title
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.
# Tech wars
Maker of video game Fortnite seeks injunction against Apple's 'retaliation' as battle escalates
The company Epic says steps taken by tech giant Apple will “irreparably damage” its reputation.
# battle royale
Fortnite makers sue Apple and Google after it's pulled from mobile app stores
Epic Games recently released an update that dodges revenue sharing with the tech giants.
# 365 turnaround
One year on from Leavy's horror injury and Stockdale's drop
Last year’s inter-pro European quarter-final was an epic.
# Epic
Ten-fold increase in a decade in number of children from State care reaching out for help
Children as young as five years old required the support of advocates last year.
# careday19
Young people share their experiences in care: 'This was the chapter where I turned my life around'
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
Anderson demands rule change after winning longest semi-final in Wimbledon history
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.
# king james
Watch: LeBron pulls off game-saving block and epic buzzer-beater to lift Cavs
LeBron James hit 44 points to cap a classic performance.
# Epic
Stunning Andrew Conway try sends Munster into Champions Cup semi-final
It was an epic encounter at Thomond Park but Johann van Graan’s men had enough.
# ché mo laoch
From Patricio Lynch to Che Guevara: The story of the Cuban revolutionary's Irish links
We spoke to Epic, the Irish emigration museum about the Irish lineage behind Che Guevara, Rihanna and the US social activist Mother Jones.
# Epic
Get ready for a late one, because the World Series is heading for game 7 tonight
Put on a pot of coffee, drink it and start making burgers.
# Epic
RTÉ just released a spine-tingling montage ahead of the Galway vs Waterford All-Ireland final
Get you in the mood.
# Epic
Everyone feeling weird but that was a wonderful Lions series
Warren Gatland’s men will leave New Zealand feeling that they achieved success.
# Epic
Marathon Murray v Kohlschreiber tie-break lasts for more than half an hour
Epic was the sixth time a breaker has gone to 38 points since 1991.
# Emigration
Why do Irish people leave Ireland - and what happens when they do?
A new exhibition tells the stories of the Irish people.
# Courts
Court hears child who set fire to bedroom wants to go to college
The case of two children due to leave state care were discussed in court.
# transcontinental
Bitten by dogs in Bosnia, hit by a car in Bulgaria - this Irishman completed an epic adventure race
Some people lie on a beach for a holiday; not Ultan Coyle.
# Wow
This is the first full photo of earth taken in 43 years
And it’s pretty impressive.
# Epic
It's two years today since the greatest two minutes in playoff history*
*Arguably.
# Promo
'The Home of Extraordinary' - RTÉ's The Sunday Game promo is a bit special
Though we don’t remember anyone ever saying you can’t play hurling in a hurricane.
# eastside
8 fascinating ancient places to visit on Ireland's east coast
It’s not all about the west, you know.
# Epic
'It was a proud day for the Irish people' - Wallace remembers when England came to Croker
The rampaging flanker played a key role in one of Ireland’s greatest victories.
# Facepalm
Some racists tried to vandalise a temple but failed spectacularly
So much fail, so little time.
# backstage pass
12 epic behind-the-scenes pictures from SNL's star studded anniversary special
Nearly every famous person you can think of was just hanging around backstage – and the photos were great.
# Epic
This Joe Schmidt speech is so inspirational it'll make you want to tackle the nearest Frenchman
You would commit murder for Joe Schmidt after watching this ad.
# Anomalies
After last night's shenanigans, here are 8 more epic penalty shootouts
Following West Ham’s 9-8 win over Everton, we look at similarly high-scoring affairs from down through the years.
# Leaving Care
'They said I'd never finish school... Now I'm a teacher'
What happened next…
# excitement
Ready to get pumped up for the Rugby World Cup? Tywin Lannister can help
The IRB have released a star-studded video to promote the international tournament.
# homeless crisis
'If it wasn’t for friends, I’d literally be on the streets'
EPIC has warned that young care leavers are at an increased risk of homelessness.
# Wow
Beats by Dre pull out all the stops for genius 5-minute long World Cup ad
Neymar, Robin van Persie, Luis Suarez, Daniel Sturridge, Serena Williams and Nicki Minaj all feature.
# Epic
Irish priest amazes wedding couple with epic personal version of Hallelujah
Wow.
# the high seas
Map shows where Homer’s Odyssey really took place
The action described in the ancient epic poem spans the breadth of the Mediterranean Sea.
# Epic
VIDEO: The best Rugby Championship montage you'll see this year
Kieran Read, Quade Cooper, Ben Smith, Israel Folau, Willie le Roux and ‘El Mago’ are here to entertain.
# Ouch
Dublin radio station takes on Jean-Claude Van Damme's 'most epic of splits'
Radio Nova’s Joan Lea wasn’t quite as successful as JCVD.