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# Great Escape

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2022
# Great Escape
Teenager absconds from custody after being left unattended in Garda van
A video of the incident has been circulating on social media.
# Bouncing Back
Wallaby found in Tyrone days after escape from nearby farm
Winnie the wallaby had roamed free in the Tyrone countryside for four nights.
All time
# Controversy
'It's a rule we need to accept' - Pochettino resigned to VAR after Spurs' great escape
Gabriel Jesus thought he had extended City’s league winning run to 16 games, only to see his last-gasp goal ruled out for a handball.
# RIP
'Great Escape' veteran who called film 'absolute rubbish' dies aged 101
The former RAF navigator never managed to escape the camp in events later portrayed in the Steve McQueen film.
# Great Escape
Notorious career thief escapes from Paris prison by helicopter
It was the second time Faid has pulled off a spectacular jailbreak – in 2013, he blasted his way out of a prison using dynamite.
# Great Escape
Watch: Irish defender the hero as 89th minute goal keeps Newport in the Football League
Mark O’Brien is unlikely to ever score a more important strike.
# The Italian Job
These lads' epic escape from a locked car park in Maynooth is going viral on Facebook
The DRAMA of it all.
# Great Escape
Monstrous Jackson kick completes incredible Ulster comeback
The introduction of Pienaar and the Ireland fly-half saves coach Kiss’ blushes against Oyonnax.
# United States
The strange tale of the scuba diver and the underwater drug tunnel
US official: “Drug smugglers will try anything to move their product — even scuba diving in an underwater tunnel.”
# Great Escape
Girls jump from window to escape fire in their home
Nobody was injured in the incident.
# Prison Break
The net may finally be closing on two convicted killers who escaped prison
New York State Police spokesman Beau Duffy said officers were investigating a possible sighting of the prisoners.
# Preview
Brown backs desperate Celtic to make great escape
Ronny Deila’s side trail 4-1 from the first leg after a comprehensive defeat in Poland.
# Great Escape
Thieves dig 50ft tunnel into Tesco to steal cash from an ATM...and get away with it
Police outside Manchester say the thieves were “possibly covered in soil”.
# Great Escape
Victor Dubuisson came back from the dead twice with these desert miracle shots
HOW did he manage that?
# Set-back
Wigan's great escape halted after twice surrendering lead to Swansea
The Latics remain in the bottom three after suffering a 3-2 defeat in a game they had banked on winning.
# Great Escape
Premier League: Rs stage comeback, own-goal hands Baggies victory
Harry Redknapp’s men closed the gap on the Reading and Wigan while Swansea suffered defeat.
# Great Escape
Five chimps escape from German zoo, young girl hurt
The chimps got a brief taste of freedom before returning to their compound.
# Return of the Tortoise
He's back! Rathgar tortoise returns home
One-hundred-year-old pet went missing from Dublin home on Saturday afternoon.
# Great Escape
Have you seen this tortoise? 100-year-old pet makes quick getaway in Dublin
Florentine the tortoise’s escape has been trending on Twitter in Dublin this afternoon after his unexpected getaway.
# Great Escape
TG4 to document Limerick man's help in KGB agent's prison break
Ex-British spy George Blake was sentenced to 42 years in prison after being convicted of spying for the Soviets during the Cold War.
# Great Escape
I was worried for players' safety, admits relieved Tohill
“There was a time there tonight I was concerned with where that game was going. I’m just glad that it settled down and that we got the game finished with no injuries.”
# Nice Try
Woman tries to smuggle husband out of prison... in a bag
Suspicions were raised when the woman left the facility with a bulky suitcase after a conjugal visit.