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Paralympic gold winner Bethany Firth congratulated by ministers
# Winning
# Winning

Paralympic gold winner Bethany Firth congratulated by ministers

Aug 31st 2012, 9:57 PM 11,815 Views 31 Comments

Team Ireland’s youngest member claims its first medal of the London Paralympic Games.

Good Samaritans inadvertently assist robbery
# Fail
# Fail

Good Samaritans inadvertently assist robbery

Aug 21st 2012, 1:57 PM 5,907 Views 2 Comments

New Jersey thief made off with $400 in cash and a gold chain.

London 2012 unveiled quality of women's boxing to the world - Taylor
# Trailblazer
From The42
# Trailblazer

London 2012 unveiled quality of women's boxing to the world - Taylor

Aug 20th 2012, 8:41 PM 1,323 Views 0 Comments

The Olympic champion is thrilled that her fellow boxers are finally getting the recognition they deserve.

Cincinnati Kid: Federer rolls back the years to reach semi-final and maintain top ranking
# Forever Young
From The42
# Forever Young

Cincinnati Kid: Federer rolls back the years to reach semi-final and maintain top ranking

Aug 18th 2012, 4:05 PM 723 Views 0 Comments

The Swiss will face fellow countryman Stanislas Wawrinka in the last four, safe in the knowledge that he will remain world number one.

Ireland's ancient relics - what are they and how have they survived?
# Relics
# Relics

Ireland's ancient relics - what are they and how have they survived?

Aug 18th 2012, 8:00 AM 15,157 Views 19 Comments

From their religious classification to the clues they provide archaeologists about Ireland’s chieftains and kings, here’s your guide to Irish relics.

Reward: Marathon winner Kiprotich promised new house for parents
# Uganda
From The42
# Uganda

Reward: Marathon winner Kiprotich promised new house for parents

Aug 16th 2012, 12:24 PM 1,232 Views 0 Comments

The 23-year-old was also presented with €65,000 and a promotion in his job as a prison warden. Not bad for just over two hours work.

Olympic Village: Day 16, wrap
# Games Over
From The42
# Games Over

Olympic Village: Day 16, wrap

Aug 12th 2012, 9:45 PM 25,290 Views 51 Comments

We wave goodbye to London 2012 before making plans to head out to Dublin Airport early for Team Ireland’s return.

London 2012: Dream Team pushed all the way by Spain
# Basketball
From The42
# Basketball

London 2012: Dream Team pushed all the way by Spain

Aug 12th 2012, 6:10 PM 692 Views 0 Comments

LeBron James and his US team-mates claimed gold with a 107-100 win today.

'Game seven': USA ready to take home basketball gold
# Medal Match
From The42
# Medal Match

'Game seven': USA ready to take home basketball gold

Aug 12th 2012, 8:06 AM 653 Views 0 Comments

Spain stand in the way as the ‘dream team’ seek a fifth gold in six Olympiads.

Silver lining: Nevin loses out in Olympic final
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Silver lining: Nevin loses out in Olympic final

Aug 11th 2012, 9:10 PM 10,551 Views 59 Comments

The Mullingar boxer was beaten 14-11 by Britain’s Luke Campbell tonight.

Olympic Village: Day 14, wrap
# Highlights
From The42
# Highlights

Olympic Village: Day 14, wrap

Aug 10th 2012, 10:18 PM 5,803 Views 1 Comment

Hope you have some fingernails left – another gold medal bout awaits.

Michael Conlan handsomely defeated by Cuban as he settles for Bronze Medal
# Bronze
From The42
# Bronze

Michael Conlan handsomely defeated by Cuban as he settles for Bronze Medal

Aug 10th 2012, 9:12 PM 5,885 Views 13 Comments

The Belfast boxer was given a rough ride by Robeisy Ramirez Carrazana of Cuba.

As it happened: London 2012, Day 14 From The42
Live Aug 10th 2012, 8:06 PM

As it happened: London 2012, Day 14

Katie Taylor: 'I've dreamed of this moment so many times before'
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Katie Taylor: 'I've dreamed of this moment so many times before'

Aug 9th 2012, 6:48 PM 9,869 Views 31 Comments

The boxer also described how she was “so nervous all day” ahead of the fight.

Olympic walking champion booted out of games after failed drugs test
# Mistake
From The42
# Mistake

Olympic walking champion booted out of games after failed drugs test

Aug 6th 2012, 8:29 PM 2,365 Views 2 Comments

“I wanted to be stronger for this Olympics, I was wrong,” said the Beijing 2008 gold medallist Alex Schwazer, from Italy.

Annalise Murphy finishes fourth after medal race to miss out on Olympic glory
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Annalise Murphy finishes fourth after medal race to miss out on Olympic glory

Aug 6th 2012, 1:35 PM 5,422 Views 21 Comments

The Rathfarnham woman finish fifth in her final outing of the Laser Radial sailing class at Weymouth.

Sailing wrap: Top ten finish for Star duo as Ireland prepares for Murphy race
# London2012
From The42
# London2012

Sailing wrap: Top ten finish for Star duo as Ireland prepares for Murphy race

Aug 5th 2012, 6:41 PM 1,315 Views 0 Comments

Peter O’Leary and David Burrows bowed out of the games with the country’s best ever ‘Star’ class finish.

Missy Franklin ready to continue the medal-winning legacy of Michael Phelps
# London2012
From The42
# London2012

Missy Franklin ready to continue the medal-winning legacy of Michael Phelps

Aug 5th 2012, 12:06 PM 1,102 Views 0 Comments

The American swimmer won five medals in the pool during this summer’s games.

Olympic Breakfast: Team Ireland dream of a medal by midday
# Aileen Morrison
From The42
# Aileen Morrison

Olympic Breakfast: Team Ireland dream of a medal by midday

Aug 4th 2012, 7:49 AM 10,718 Views 13 Comments

Aileen Morrison is the first Irish hopeful up before track and field action at Olympic Park takes centre stage.

Interview: Morrison promising to give her all, nothing more
# Iron Lady
From The42
# Iron Lady

Interview: Morrison promising to give her all, nothing more

Aug 4th 2012, 6:55 AM 593 Views 0 Comments

Aileen Morrison does not like setting targets for this morning’s Olympic triathlon, but that hasn’t prevented others doing it for her.

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, day seven From The42
Live Aug 3rd 2012, 8:05 PM

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, day seven

Olympic Village: Day Six, wrap
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Olympic Village: Day Six, wrap

Aug 2nd 2012, 10:21 PM 8,225 Views 6 Comments

“Wind yer neck in Kate, it’s only five golds for Team GB, not 10.”

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, day five From The42
Live Aug 1st 2012, 8:33 PM

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, day five

Adlington: Winning gold is not as easy as picking up a drink
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Adlington: Winning gold is not as easy as picking up a drink

Jul 30th 2012, 2:20 PM 854 Views 0 Comments

The swimmer, who won bronze in the pool on Sunday, has tempered the gold medal ambitions of Team GB supporters.

Gold diggers: Positive results for gold in Wicklow and Wexford
# Goldmine
# Goldmine

Gold diggers: Positive results for gold in Wicklow and Wexford

Jul 25th 2012, 10:59 AM 7,108 Views 16 Comments

A survey in the region revealed we may soon be rolling in it…

Doubts raised over Derval O'Rourke's Olympic participation after finals withdrawal
# Injury
From The42
# Injury

Doubts raised over Derval O'Rourke's Olympic participation after finals withdrawal

Jul 8th 2012, 7:05 PM 1,464 Views 0 Comments

The Irish champion missed out on the 100m hurdles at Santry on Sunday sparking worries over her fitness.

Cash for Gold shops should ask for proof of identity, says TD
# Regulation
# Regulation

Cash for Gold shops should ask for proof of identity, says TD

Jun 24th 2012, 4:25 PM 4,844 Views 26 Comments

A TD has suggested that Cash for Gold shops should be licensed, meaning that all gold is photographed and sent to the police before being accepted.

Axl Rose jewellery stolen in Paris after gig
# Robbed
From The Daily Edge
# Robbed

Axl Rose jewellery stolen in Paris after gig

Jun 6th 2012, 10:06 AM 1,715 Views 11 Comments

Gold and diamond necklaces stolen from Guns N’ Roses frontman.

Column: ‘Women are digging up anthills for the tiny grains inside’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: ‘Women are digging up anthills for the tiny grains inside’

May 23rd 2012, 7:30 PM 83 Views 27 Comments

Children mine for gold in home-made pits, while parents risk their lives for food – Jim Clarken describes the harrowing scenes as a crisis unfolds in west Africa.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

May 16th 2012, 7:41 PM 4,567 Views 0 Comments

Your essential roundup of the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…

Gold diggers: Gold discovered in Wicklow hills (possibly)
# We're Rich
# We're Rich

Gold diggers: Gold discovered in Wicklow hills (possibly)

May 16th 2012, 11:50 AM 5,775 Views 28 Comments

Connemara Mining carried out a survey from the air of Wexford and Wicklow – and says it thinks there could be gold deposits in the area.

Joe Duffy backs 'great little runners' Jedward for Olympic torchbearer mission
# Double Trouble
From The42
# Double Trouble

Joe Duffy backs 'great little runners' Jedward for Olympic torchbearer mission

May 10th 2012, 6:48 PM 4,604 Views 31 Comments

Disgruntled callers to Liveline want Bernard Dunne to carry the flame in June rather than the marathon-running pop twins.

Want to see what a solid gold Winnie the Pooh looks like?
# Extravagent
From The Daily Edge
# Extravagent

Want to see what a solid gold Winnie the Pooh looks like?

Feb 7th 2012, 2:03 PM 2,743 Views 8 Comments

Of course you have – and now a shop in Beijing has made the dream a reality.

Gold digger: Irish company to mine for gold in the south-east
# Gold
# Gold

Gold digger: Irish company to mine for gold in the south-east

Feb 2nd 2012, 8:37 AM 7,241 Views 18 Comments

Connemara Mining has joined forces with a Canadian exploration company to mine for gold in areas around the Wicklow-Wexford border.

Stuck for a Valentine's gift? How about a gold bar designed by Gaultier?
# All That Glitters
From The Daily Edge
# All That Glitters

Stuck for a Valentine's gift? How about a gold bar designed by Gaultier?

Jan 20th 2012, 7:26 PM 809 Views 4 Comments

Yes, Jean Paul Gaultier is now designing gold bullion – in handy 1oz bars for the spoilt other half in your life.

Recessions, downgrades and Super Mario - 2011: the year in money
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

Recessions, downgrades and Super Mario - 2011: the year in money

Dec 29th 2011, 10:58 AM 1,462 Views 5 Comments

2011 may be remembered in future as the year we sorted out the financial crisis – or the year in which it grew beyond our control.

Minister to receive recommendations on cash-for-gold regulation
# Cash For Gold
# Cash For Gold

Minister to receive recommendations on cash-for-gold regulation

Sep 23rd 2011, 3:53 PM 987 Views 23 Comments

A report is being prepared for justice minister Alan Shatter on whether the cash-for-gold trade should face further regulation.

Gold falls below US$1,800 as rush ends
# Gold
# Gold

Gold falls below US$1,800 as rush ends

Aug 25th 2011, 9:10 AM 386 Views 2 Comments

It looks like gold’s bull run could be at an end with the yellow metal plunging in Wednesday’s trading.

Price of gold at record high
# Gold
# Gold

Price of gold at record high

Aug 23rd 2011, 10:10 AM 245 Views 3 Comments

Some have been purchasing gold to protect against losses in their other assets if the US goes into recession.

Global stocks dive on poor economic data, recession fears
# Markets
# Markets

Global stocks dive on poor economic data, recession fears

Aug 18th 2011, 6:32 PM 187 Views 3 Comments

US, Asian and European markets suffered through another hard day as fears of US economic stagnation and concerns about European banks spooked investors.