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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Gold

All time
Irish tug of war team savour gold medal and world champion status
Eddie Gallagher of Clonmany B spoke to about his “dream come true”.
Winter Olympic Village: Day Two, wrap
Russia’s 15-year-old rising star Julia Lipnitskaia is talk of the Games after winning a gold today.
Is Disney making a new film about Jesse Owens?
The story of Owens’ remarkable success at the 1936 Olympics is set for a big-screen makeover.
Monaghan mine could end up producing €70 million worth of gold per year
A company carrying out exploration work says there could be up to 20 million ounces of the mineral in the geological area known as the ‘Longford-Down Massif’.
Judo World Cup gold for Kearney while Thompson and Fleming also medal
It’s been a profitable trip to Mauritius for Irish Judoka.
Man 'throws away $500,000 worth of gold' as revenge on ex-wife
He really didn’t want her to have it.
Money doesn’t grow on trees but gold does
Researchers have found minuscule nuggets of gold hidden inside the leaves of eucalyptus trees.
This is what a $10 million bra looks like
The Victoria’s Secret ‘Fantasy’ bra is just that.
Berlin museum seeks return of ancient gold tablet taken to US after the Holocaust
The tablet was brought to the US by a Holocaust survivor after surviving the Auschwitz concentration camp.
Weird Wide Web: Love spells, a gold-plated phone and a really clever chair
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
15-year-old Ciara Ginty wins world boxing gold for Ireland
Watch your back, Katie — Ciara Ginty is world junior champion.
Gold bars worth €1.6 million vanish from Air France plane
It is thought that the thieves had the help of “airport accomplices”.
5 of history's most amazing hidden treasures
Have you ever dreamt about uncovering hidden pieces of history? Here’s the real deal.
How do you strike gold?
Could you learn the science of a gold prospector? It’s not as hard as you might think.
A brief history of the gold hidden around Ireland
Could you be sitting on top of your own personal goldmine?
Irish-American returns to Ireland to seek his fortune
The 72-year-old man is looking to strike gold in the Wicklow Mountains.
New iPhone could be gold, scratch resistant and have a fingerprint scanner
Apple is reported to be releasing two new iPhones in September – the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C.
Usain Bolt equals world golds record with relay win
It capped another remarkable week for the Jamaican athlete, who previously reclaimed his world 100m title in Moscow in emphatic style.
VIDEO: The climactic moments of Rob Heffernan's gold medal success
Check out the footage of a historic moment in Irish sport.
Jason Smyth clinches double with 100m gold at world championships
A storming run of 10.61 seconds gave the Paralympic Champion 100m Gold.
Meet Ireland's 15-year-old Tae Kwon Do World Champion
Cork’s Donna O’Mahony took gold at the World Tae Kwon Do Championships last weekend.
Katie Taylor defeats Estelle Mossely to win gold, disappointment for Murphy
The Bray native today secured her fifth European gold in total, beating her French opponent after a unanimous decision.
Radio documentary on school stand-off wins gold award in New York
Grey Heron Media has won a gold medal at the prestigious New York Festivals Awards for the documentary which captured the dramatic story of the stand-off.
Going for gold: 400 year-old coins go on display at National Museum
Eighty one gold coins belonging to a seventeenth century merchant have gone on display at the National Museum of Ireland. Very little chocolate is said to be inside them.
Photos: Spot a rainbow this evening? Cos there were lots of them...
One of the only good things about the weather lately? Rainbows. Lots and lots of rainbows.
Gold prices hit biggest slump in 30 years
It’s believed that the market is spooked by weak growth in China and the possibility that Cyprus is to sell off some of its gold reserves.
VIDEO: The 2012 Olympics completely changed how we consume sports
Some of the numbers are staggering, such as how social media discussion of certain brands grew nearly 1500% after ads for those companies ran during the London Games.
'Never say never pays off eventually' - Irvine savours double medal success
The cyclist also discussed yesterday’s news that the Giro d’Italia was coming to Ireland.
How Twitter reacted to Martyn Irvine's double medal success
The site’s users were generous in their praise of the Irish cyclist.
The Evening Fix… now with added 'fo shizzle'
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
More positive results from tests at Monaghan gold mine site
Results mean that processing of the gold should go more smoothly.
Positive results from gold mine test in Monaghan
The metallurgical test undertaken included grinding, crushing and other factors relating to the mill design that would be needed to process the output from the mine.
Gold found in Wicklow and Wexford
Two Irish mining companies, Connemara Mining Company and IMC Exploration Group, say they have recorded large finds.
‘I came away from the Olympics disappointed and wanted a good end to the year’ – Britton
The European Cross Country champion was glad to move on from her experience in London with a win over the weekend.
Hold on to your hats: Serena Williams named WTA player of the year
The American won Wimbledon, the US Open and Olympic gold after a successful comeback.
South African miner fires 8,500 as strikes weaken
Major gold producers in South Africa are playing a high-stakes game of chicken with workers striking over wages.
"Very exciting" gold targets discovered in Co Cavan
The find was discovered by Conroy Gold and Natural Resources Ltd, but it will take further work to discover how much lies in the Slieve Glah area.
12 practical uses for gold
Gold is valued for its ‘flat currency’ in a turbulent market – but there’s more to it than that…
Congrats! Ireland's Paralympians to be honoured at Farmleigh
Taoiseach Enda Kenny will be hosting a reception later today for the Irish team to celebrate their haul of sixteen medals at London 2012.
Make mine a double! Mark Rohan wins his second cycling gold
Westmeath’s Mark Rohan doubled up on his Paralympic haul with gold in the men’s individual road race H1 this morning.