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#Groundbreaking

# groundbreaking - Sunday 29 March, 2020

'The debris was just around me...it was targeted at me as I was a woman on the pitch'
# Groundbreaking
From The42
# Groundbreaking

'The debris was just around me...it was targeted at me as I was a woman on the pitch'

Mar 29th 2020, 8:00 AM 43,218 Views 12 Comments

In 2001, a handful of Irish women made history by becoming the first to attend a football match in Iran in more than 20 years. They tell their story to The42.

# groundbreaking - Thursday 26 July, 2018

New Zealand to grant paid leave for domestic violence victims
# World First
# World First

New Zealand to grant paid leave for domestic violence victims

Jul 26th 2018, 7:19 AM 8,292 Views 25 Comments

New Zealand has a track record of being progressive on women’s issues – in 1893 it became the first country to give women the right to vote.

# groundbreaking - Sunday 16 July, 2017

BBC just revealed Jodie Whittaker as the new Doctor Who - the first woman to take on the iconic role
# Groundbreaking
From The Daily Edge
# Groundbreaking

BBC just revealed Jodie Whittaker as the new Doctor Who - the first woman to take on the iconic role

Jul 16th 2017, 5:01 PM 27,564 Views 96 Comments

The wait is over.

# groundbreaking - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Groundbreaking technology allows completely paralysed 'locked-in' patients to communicate
# Research
# Research

Groundbreaking technology allows completely paralysed 'locked-in' patients to communicate

Feb 1st 2017, 10:10 PM 13,391 Views 14 Comments

The interface is a cap that sits on people’s heads and uses infrared light to detect variations in blood flow to different regions of the brain.

# groundbreaking - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Amy Perrett to make history as Super Rugby's first-ever female match official
# History
From The42
# History

Amy Perrett to make history as Super Rugby's first-ever female match official

Jun 29th 2016, 5:11 PM 3,912 Views 3 Comments

Perrett is a product of the ARU’s Referee Pathways program

# groundbreaking - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Over 100 twins saved by laser surgery while still in the womb
# Rotunda Hospital
# Rotunda Hospital

Over 100 twins saved by laser surgery while still in the womb

Oct 6th 2015, 11:28 AM 13,084 Views 11 Comments

The procedure involves placing a tiny camera through the mother’s abdomen and into the womb.

# groundbreaking - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Arizona Cardinals hire first female coach in NFL history
# Groundbreaking
From The42
# Groundbreaking

Arizona Cardinals hire first female coach in NFL history

Jul 28th 2015, 7:23 AM 4,546 Views 1 Comment

Jen Welter is believed to be the first woman appointed to a coaching role at an NFL franchise.

# groundbreaking - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Potent drug brings us closer than ever to a HIV vaccine
# Groundbreaking
# Groundbreaking

Potent drug brings us closer than ever to a HIV vaccine

Feb 19th 2015, 12:15 PM 12,184 Views 15 Comments

The drug candidate has been shows to stop every strain of HIV.

# groundbreaking - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Biggest payout in the history of Ireland made to Cork boy brain damaged at birth
# Groundbreaking
# Groundbreaking

Biggest payout in the history of Ireland made to Cork boy brain damaged at birth

Dec 18th 2014, 7:45 PM 19,456 Views 23 Comments

Gill Russell was awarded €13.5 million at the High Court today.

# groundbreaking - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Fifteen years on, how States of Fear changed Irish society
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# Groundbreaking

Fifteen years on, how States of Fear changed Irish society

May 3rd 2014, 8:45 AM 13,483 Views 4 Comments

An event is being held to mark the anniversary of the programme which shed a light on a dark part of Irish society.

# groundbreaking - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Pakistan tries to smash taboos with its own version of Glee
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# Groundbreaking

Pakistan tries to smash taboos with its own version of Glee

Jun 2nd 2013, 12:00 PM 6,495 Views 8 Comments

Gay romance, Islamic extremism, and classic love songs – Pakistan’s answer to Glee has got a lot to live up to.

# groundbreaking - Friday 19 October, 2012

Puerto Rican boxer: I came out so I could feel better about myself
# Pride
From The42
# Pride

Puerto Rican boxer: I came out so I could feel better about myself

Oct 19th 2012, 11:51 AM 716 Views 2 Comments

Orlando Cruz became the first active fighter to reveal his homosexuality last week.

# groundbreaking - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Can't get harder than this: Sudoku puzzles must have 17 clues
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From The Daily Edge
# Groundbreaking

Can't get harder than this: Sudoku puzzles must have 17 clues

Jan 10th 2012, 2:39 PM 11,040 Views 20 Comments

It was a Dublin mathematician who finally solved this quandary. Yay!

# groundbreaking - Friday 2 December, 2011

Meet your Euro 2012 ball: the Tango 12
# Groundbreaking
From The42
# Groundbreaking

Meet your Euro 2012 ball: the Tango 12

Dec 2nd 2011, 9:07 PM 733 Views 0 Comments

“Etched into the Tango design are three bespoke graphics which celebrate the decorative art of paper cutting, a tradition in the rural areas of both host countries and link to the key characteristics of football– unity, rivalry and passion.” Nice.