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The Irishman who's a lifelong Leicester City fan
John Duggan chats to The42 after his team were crowned Premier League champions during the week.
One of Ireland’s best Olympic medal hopes taking great expectations in his stride
With Rio 2016 just a few months away, The42 chats to one of the individuals with the weight of a nation on his shoulders.
How one ordinary man conquered the toughest race in cycling
“The human imagination can be scary sometimes,” says Iain MacGregor.
'Equestrian has given me everything... It's given me a lot of what the disability takes away'
With the onset of Rio getting closer, we chat to some of the athletes likely to be involved.
Leading Irish Olympic hopeful aims to emulate Sonia O’Sullivan in more ways than one
Rose-Anne Galligan chats to The42 about her dreams of competing in Rio this summer.
The Australian rugby team that embraces the 'Céad Mile Fáilte' ethos
Val Baynes chats to The42 about making inroads with Sydney Irish RFC.
A 'broke and broken' Oscar Pistorius: From Olympic hero to jailed killer
From breaking records to prison to house arrest, the young life of the champion killer.
9 features you probably didn't know exist in WhatsApp
Want to hide when you’ve read someone’s message?
Is there a big difference between doing football punditry on British and Irish TV?
John Hartson and Connor Morris of Setanta Sports give their takes on this oft-discussed topic.
'These guys were morons… They didn’t come to watch football'
Ger Canning tells The42 about his recollection of reporting at the infamous 1995 friendly between England and Ireland.
'It's the first time in professional rugby I found it and I found it in Munster'
Munster hooker Eusebio Guiñazú tells The42 about feeling at home 11,000km from his native Mendoza.
Want to represent Ireland at the Tag Rugby World Cup? Here's how...
Three representatives of the sport chat to The42 about getting involved.
'The League of Ireland's biggest problem is sitting in our living rooms -- it's Sky Sports'
Ger O’Brien, Chris Shields and Evan McMillan chat to The42 about the challenges facing Irish football in 2015.
'Right now, heavy coverage of League of Ireland is not a smart investment decision'
In part 1 of our series, we get journalists’ view on the challenges Irish football faces in 2015.
Here is what it costs to rent a property in Ireland
Here we show you what you can expect to shell out each month around the country.
It looks like The Sun's Page 3 is back
The feature has appeared in the paper this morning for the first time in almost a week.
Near Misses: 'The US were lucky to get out of the Cold War without a nuclear detonation'
“The problem with luck is that eventually it runs out.”
Getting ‘sh*t-faced’ and watching over-18s wrestling is the new thing to do on a Saturday night
Over the Top Wrestling’s second event took place in the Tivoli Theatre in Dublin last weekend.
‘I lost touch with reality in a big way’ - The Irishmen who played snooker non-stop for 4 days
How two lads from Ennis, County Clare recently broke a Guinness World Record.
Finally! Facebook now lets you save articles to read later
The new feature will allow users to scroll their News Feeds without interruption.
How Amsterdam is paying alcoholics to work for beer
In a pilot project, the city is giving participants beer in exchange for light work collecting litter and eating a decent meal.
Exiled Syrians run radio station for those stuck back home
Refugees in Istanbul want to broadcast ‘uncensored’ news to about 100,000 people at home.
Interview: The man who completed his 1996 Premier League stickers album 17 years on
We chat to Adam Carroll-Smith, who’s written a book based on his achievement.
Column: ‘My husband was holding back tears when he told me Callum had meningitis’
On Universal Children’s Day, mother Roisin Hartley tells her story about how she came so close to losing her son to meningitis.
Ireland's call just reward for Kearney's fresh start
The Leinster wing was included in Joe Schmidt’s Ireland squad today, but appeared to find out the same time as the rest of us.
Analysis: Did Fergie even care about the FA Cup?
The Manchester United manager seemed nonchalant after his side’s jaded efforts against Chelsea.
How a citizen protest movement is stopping evictions in Spain
The citizen-run Platform for Mortgage Victims helps people who can’t pay their mortgages and says it has blocked almost 600 evictions so far.
Opinion: Robbie Keane is one of Ireland's greatest ever players...
…so why do we give him a hard time?
Better off abroad: 10 misfits who had better luck on the continent
With four goals in just three games for AC Milan, Mario Balotelli got us thinking…
5 things we learned from the FA Cup fourth round
Brendan Rodgers was guilty of a lack of respect to Oldham, while Harry was right to point fingers.
Some thoughts from this weekend's Premier League games
We’re feeling particularly sorry for Steve Bould, and excited about Liverpool’s new strikeforce.
Here's a new Facebook feature you'll actually like (seriously)
It might even make you want to hug Mark Zuckerberg.
Here are 5 thoughts from this weekend's Premier League action
Does Arsene Wenger need to take a very brave decision indeed?
Pro12: Heaslip can't wait for return to 'hell on earth'
The Leinster number eight is back in contention to play for his province this weekend. And the trip to Italy can’t come soon enough.
Pro12: Leinster leaders out to set the record straight
After a 45-20 humbling in week one, Leinster are back on home soil and their elder statesmen are eager to atone.
Limerick benefitting from the Ard Scoil hurling education
There is a unique link between the Limerick full-forward and his half-forward colleagues in today’s All-Ireland senior hurling quarter-final.
Slideshow: Here are 50 essential Twitter accounts to follow ahead of the Olympics
See which Irish stars made the cut, as we recommend the most interesting and informative London 2012-related tweeters.
Drilling thrives 18 months after BP oil spill
The first new drilling began in the region in March of this year – and is thriving even after the disastrous BP oil spill.
Love/hate: Mixed reaction to Facebook’s new timeline feature
You can go back in time thanks to the new Facebook feature, Timeline – but what do the social networking site’s users think? We take a look at the reaction so far.
Careers clinic: A job interview is no time for humility’s resident careers guru Liam Horan advises that when it comes to interviews, be yourself – but even more so than usual…