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#escape

# escape - Monday 23 July, 2012

New app will rescue you from bad dates
# Bad Romance
From The Daily Edge
# Bad Romance

New app will rescue you from bad dates

Jul 23rd 2012, 11:47 AM 6,518 Views 30 Comments

The app schedules fake emergency calls from family members, neighbours and your boss giving you an excuse to cut your terrible date short.

# escape - Monday 16 July, 2012

Update: Two brothers escape from Roscommon prison
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Update: Two brothers escape from Roscommon prison

Jul 16th 2012, 1:05 PM 14,175 Views 58 Comments

Authorities at Castlerea Prison in Co Roscommon discovered that the two men, both in their 20s, were unaccounted for this morning.

Keith Barry 'fully recovered' after passing out on stage
# Not Magic
From The Daily Edge
# Not Magic

Keith Barry 'fully recovered' after passing out on stage

Jul 16th 2012, 12:12 PM 14,916 Views 27 Comments

The magician lost consciousness from lack of oxygen, after his face was wrapped in cling film during an escape trick.

# escape - Monday 7 May, 2012

He's back! Rathgar tortoise returns home
# Return Of The Tortoise
From The Daily Edge
# Return Of The Tortoise

He's back! Rathgar tortoise returns home

May 7th 2012, 1:50 PM 8,256 Views 34 Comments

One-hundred-year-old pet went missing from Dublin home on Saturday afternoon.

# escape - Sunday 6 May, 2012

Have you seen this tortoise? 100-year-old pet makes quick getaway in Dublin
# Great Escape
# Great Escape

Have you seen this tortoise? 100-year-old pet makes quick getaway in Dublin

May 6th 2012, 2:54 PM 7,661 Views 23 Comments

Florentine the tortoise’s escape has been trending on Twitter in Dublin this afternoon after his unexpected getaway.

# escape - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Three prisoners escape from Cavan prison
# Absconded
# Absconded

Three prisoners escape from Cavan prison

Apr 25th 2012, 1:48 PM 4,868 Views 28 Comments

All three have since been captured and returned to Loughan House.

# escape - Saturday 21 April, 2012

Three prisoners serving sentence for homicide offences are 'unlawfully at large'
# Escape
# Escape

Three prisoners serving sentence for homicide offences are 'unlawfully at large'

Apr 21st 2012, 8:00 AM 3,785 Views 22 Comments

One prisoner absconded in 2004 while another escaped in 2010.

# escape - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Garda killer had escaped from same prison before
# Prisons
# Prisons

Garda killer had escaped from same prison before

Mar 29th 2012, 7:13 AM 4,926 Views 40 Comments

More details have emerged in the case of Martin McDermott, who was serving time for the manslaughter of a garda when he escaped from a Cavan prison earlier this month.

# escape - Friday 23 March, 2012

Garda killer jailed again in Derry after prison escape
# Escapee
# Escapee

Garda killer jailed again in Derry after prison escape

Mar 23rd 2012, 8:01 AM 2,322 Views 6 Comments

Martin McDermott, who was serving a seven-year sentence for the manslaughter of a garda, escaped from a low-security jail earlier this month.

# escape - Friday 16 March, 2012

# escape - Sunday 11 March, 2012

Japanese tsunami: 7 incredible survival stories
# Japan
# Japan

Japanese tsunami: 7 incredible survival stories

Mar 11th 2012, 7:30 PM 26,607 Views 1 Comment

Amongst the damage and destruction caused by the Japanese earthquake and tsunami in March 2011, there were incredible tales of survival and courage. We take a look at seven of them.

# escape - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Penguin breaks out of Tokyo aquarium
# Jailbird
From The Daily Edge
# Jailbird

Penguin breaks out of Tokyo aquarium

Mar 6th 2012, 5:40 PM 5,584 Views 12 Comments

Run Penguin, Run. A penguin is at large after making a jailbird escape from Tokyo Aquarium.

# escape - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Two escape from garda custody in Limerick
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

Two escape from garda custody in Limerick

Feb 16th 2012, 1:05 PM 4,211 Views 15 Comments

The men were being transferred from the District Court to Limerick Prison.

# escape - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

Have yourself a sunny Christmas: 10 dreamy luxury hotels
# Take A Break
From The Daily Edge
# Take A Break

Have yourself a sunny Christmas: 10 dreamy luxury hotels

Dec 28th 2011, 3:00 PM 4,663 Views 5 Comments

Want to get away this Christmas? Why not take a step into our slideshow of top hotels with swim-up bars, where you can imagine you’re in some exotic, far flung location…

# escape - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Watch: young girl's lucky escape after getting trapped under a car in China
# China
# China

Watch: young girl's lucky escape after getting trapped under a car in China

Dec 13th 2011, 9:57 PM 5,107 Views 8 Comments

The five-year-old girl was dramatically pulled from under the car after being run over in Wenzhou province.

# escape - Monday 12 December, 2011

Gardai and PSNI looking for man who stole Garda car
# Over The Border
# Over The Border

Gardai and PSNI looking for man who stole Garda car

Dec 12th 2011, 10:42 AM 4,786 Views 32 Comments

Man arrested on drink driving suspicion manages to commandeer Garda car, drive it to Co Down and escape.

# escape - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Woman "buried in box" by partner - but survives
# Buried Alive
# Buried Alive

Woman "buried in box" by partner - but survives

Dec 6th 2011, 10:07 AM 5,722 Views 10 Comments

The woman was allegedly shot with a tazer and then buried alive by her partner, who wanted to bring the relationship to an end, a court was told.

# escape - Saturday 12 November, 2011

US Major League baseball star found safe and well after kidnapping
# Escape
From The42
# Escape

US Major League baseball star found safe and well after kidnapping

Nov 12th 2011, 1:08 PM 115 Views 0 Comments

Wilson Ramos, a catcher for the Washington Nationals, is found unharmed after he was kidnapped at home in Venezuela.

# escape - Thursday 28 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Jul 28th 2011, 8:01 PM 2,214 Views 6 Comments

Energy regulator backs rise in Bord Gáis prices, Corrib ‘rape tape’ report released, and amazing video of a whale’s ‘thank you’ dance after being freed from fishing nets…

# escape - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Department of Foreign Affairs defends its handling of Libyan evacuation
# Libya
# Libya

Department of Foreign Affairs defends its handling of Libyan evacuation

Mar 1st 2011, 10:02 AM 573 Views 0 Comments

Five more Irish citizens arrived home safely yesterday. One described the Department’s handling of the situation as “diabolical”.