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#Hero

# hero - This year 2022

'My grandma from Cobh, she's not here with us but is definitely watching over me'
# History Maker
From The42
# History Maker

'My grandma from Cobh, she's not here with us but is definitely watching over me'

Sep 3rd 2022, 8:30 AM 9,328 Views 1 Comment

Ireland’s English-born goal-scoring hero Lily Agg reflects on a ‘surreal’ night with a World Cup play-off secured.

Fernandinho completes return 'home'
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

Fernandinho completes return 'home'

Jun 27th 2022, 11:05 PM 10,273 Views 3 Comments

The ex-Manchester City captain has signed for Athletico Paranaense

Doctor who died as he tackled gunman in church shooting is hailed a hero
# California
# California

Doctor who died as he tackled gunman in church shooting is hailed a hero

May 17th 2022, 1:23 PM 18,150 Views 2 Comments

Dr John Cheng was killed as he stopped a man shooting at worshippers in a Taiwanese church in California.

Ronaldo hat-trick earns United crucial win against Spurs
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

Ronaldo hat-trick earns United crucial win against Spurs

Mar 12th 2022, 7:38 PM 10,403 Views 43 Comments

A see-saw game ended 3-2 at Old Trafford.

Geraghty and Henderson pay tribute to ‘absolute legend’ Bobs Worth
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

Geraghty and Henderson pay tribute to ‘absolute legend’ Bobs Worth

Jan 20th 2022, 1:59 PM 2,870 Views 0 Comments

Former Gold Cup hero has died at the age of 17.

# hero - Last year 2021

‘I just had to play,’ says Celtic's Hampden hero
# Star
From The42
# Star

‘I just had to play,’ says Celtic's Hampden hero

Dec 20th 2021, 3:46 PM 6,623 Views 2 Comments

Kyogo Furuhashi had been struggling with a hamstring issue.

Messi gets rapturous reception, Mbappe jeered in PSG win
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

Messi gets rapturous reception, Mbappe jeered in PSG win

Aug 14th 2021, 11:12 PM 23,083 Views 5 Comments

The France striker is in the spotlight with speculation that he will seek a move away.

Bohemians' hat-trick hero admits he had a point to prove
# Happy Days
From The42
# Happy Days

Bohemians' hat-trick hero admits he had a point to prove

May 25th 2021, 12:01 AM 4,719 Views 0 Comments

Georgie Kelly starred against former club Dundalk on Monday evening.

Two-time All-Star and Tipperary legend added to backroom team of Munster champions
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

Two-time All-Star and Tipperary legend added to backroom team of Munster champions

Jan 8th 2021, 11:30 AM 9,665 Views 4 Comments

Declan Browne will work as forwards coach under David Power for the Premier County footballers.

# hero - All time

Former Kerry minor bags hat-trick as Na Gaeil crowned All-Ireland junior football champions
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

Former Kerry minor bags hat-trick as Na Gaeil crowned All-Ireland junior football champions

Jan 25th 2020, 4:47 PM 17,070 Views 6 Comments

Ian McCarthy scored 3-2 for the Kerry side, who beat Rathgarogue-Cushinstown by 21 points.

5-year-old hailed hero as she FaceTimes father for help after mother suffers stroke
# Cork
# Cork

5-year-old hailed hero as she FaceTimes father for help after mother suffers stroke

Jan 2nd 2020, 5:11 PM 50,179 Views 13 Comments

“She said mammy was drinking her tea and now she was on the floor and she can’t get up.”

Woman whose mother was saved from drowning in 1953 tracks down rescuer on Liveline
# Joe Duffy
# Joe Duffy

Woman whose mother was saved from drowning in 1953 tracks down rescuer on Liveline

Dec 9th 2019, 9:35 PM 31,369 Views 11 Comments

“You saved my mother,” Mary Thompstone told John Eldred on Joe Duffy’s RTÉ Radio One show this afternoon.

'That's not bad for a wee girl from Portaferry... I'm grateful to be able to wear this vest'
# Pride Of Ireland
From The42
# Pride Of Ireland

'That's not bad for a wee girl from Portaferry... I'm grateful to be able to wear this vest'

Oct 5th 2019, 11:00 PM 10,895 Views 15 Comments

Ireland’s Ciara Mageean gave an inspiring interview after her World Championships 1,500m final.

'I missed a penalty in the final of the EA Sports Cup before. Thankfully this one went in'
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

'I missed a penalty in the final of the EA Sports Cup before. Thankfully this one went in'

Jul 17th 2019, 9:16 PM 4,989 Views 3 Comments

Dundalk’s Sean Hoare scored the winning penalty against Riga FC his evening.

'Every young winger looks up to him' - James aspires to be like Giggs
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

'Every young winger looks up to him' - James aspires to be like Giggs

Jul 14th 2019, 2:17 PM 8,874 Views 14 Comments

New signing Daniel James impressed on his first appearance for Manchester United on Saturday.

Pickford scores and saves a penalty to earn England third place in Nations League
# Drama
From The42
# Drama

Pickford scores and saves a penalty to earn England third place in Nations League

Jun 9th 2019, 5:19 PM 12,374 Views 5 Comments

Spot kicks followed their scoreless draw with Switzerland, after the Three Lions were denied another goal courtesy of VAR.

Wijnaldum's anger at being benched inspired two-goal display
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

Wijnaldum's anger at being benched inspired two-goal display

May 8th 2019, 12:22 AM 8,921 Views 9 Comments

The Dutch midfielder was not happy with Jurgen Klopp for leaving him out of the starting XI.

Nurse who saved unconscious bus driver describes 'frightening' ordeal for passengers
# Hero
# Hero

Nurse who saved unconscious bus driver describes 'frightening' ordeal for passengers

Mar 5th 2019, 3:21 PM 40,709 Views 43 Comments

The nurse managed to stop the bus when it went out of control and then started CPR on the driver.

Former Liverpool defender Coates saves team-mate's life after goalkeeper knocked unconscious
# Portugal
From The42
# Portugal

Former Liverpool defender Coates saves team-mate's life after goalkeeper knocked unconscious

Oct 10th 2018, 10:45 AM 11,992 Views 7 Comments

The 28-year-old prevented team-mate Romain Salin from choking after the goalkeeper collided with his post.

Russia World Cup hero returns to Valencia on loan
# Reward
From The42
# Reward

Russia World Cup hero returns to Valencia on loan

Aug 14th 2018, 6:42 PM 5,514 Views 1 Comment

Denis Cheryshev was one of the standout performers at the tournament this summer.

An important analysis of the music video for Enrique Iglesias's 'Hero'
# Let Me Be Your Hero
From The Daily Edge
# Let Me Be Your Hero

An important analysis of the music video for Enrique Iglesias's 'Hero'

Jul 21st 2018, 9:30 PM 15,314 Views 1 Comment

The most intense pop song of our time.

Cave diver from Clare flew out to be part of Thai rescue mission that saved 12 boys and their coach
# Rescue
# Rescue

Cave diver from Clare flew out to be part of Thai rescue mission that saved 12 boys and their coach

Jul 10th 2018, 7:17 PM 29,072 Views 20 Comments

Jim Warny, an active cave diver and member of the Irish Cave Rescue Organisation (ICRO), flew to Thailand on Friday.

Family of Paris balcony boy thank 'Spiderman' as he signs up for fire service internship
# Viral Hero
# Viral Hero

Family of Paris balcony boy thank 'Spiderman' as he signs up for fire service internship

May 29th 2018, 2:00 PM 39,329 Views 52 Comments

Mamoudou Gassama has become a worldwide name after his feat of bravery.

'I deeply care for my students': US teacher who tackled school shooter praised as hero
# Indiana
# Indiana

'I deeply care for my students': US teacher who tackled school shooter praised as hero

May 28th 2018, 9:17 PM 21,818 Views 21 Comments

Jason Seaman was said to have been shot a number of times when attempting to disarm the shooter.

'Hero' Malian immigrant who saved child dangling from balcony is to get French citizenship
# Spiderman
# Spiderman

'Hero' Malian immigrant who saved child dangling from balcony is to get French citizenship

May 28th 2018, 1:02 PM 163,294 Views 133 Comments

Mamoudou Gassama (22) met with President Macron at the Presidential Palace where he was given a medal for bravery.

Police officer saves seven people - including mother and baby - from burning building
# London
# London

Police officer saves seven people - including mother and baby - from burning building

May 23rd 2018, 4:17 PM 12,634 Views 15 Comments

PC Neil Dobson tied up his loyal police dog, Monty, outside before rushing into the building.

Hero gardaí save the life of newborn baby whose face 'had turned blue'
# Lifesaver
# Lifesaver

Hero gardaí save the life of newborn baby whose face 'had turned blue'

Apr 9th 2018, 5:57 PM 51,993 Views 37 Comments

The two Ennis gardaí helped to save the nine-day old baby who wasn’t breathing.

'French spirit of resistance' hailed as hero policeman laid to rest
# Arnaud Beltrame
# Arnaud Beltrame

'French spirit of resistance' hailed as hero policeman laid to rest

Mar 28th 2018, 8:20 PM 14,701 Views 40 Comments

Hundreds attended the ceremony for Arnaud Beltrame today.

'He's an example to every player at this football club'
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

'He's an example to every player at this football club'

Feb 1st 2018, 8:24 AM 10,953 Views 11 Comments

Sam Allardyce hailed Seamus Coleman after his return to the Premier League last night.

Manchester attack 'hero' jailed for stealing from victims
# Chris Parker
# Chris Parker

Manchester attack 'hero' jailed for stealing from victims

Jan 30th 2018, 8:25 PM 22,882 Views 30 Comments

Chris Parker has been sentenced to over four years in prison.

Celine Dion had a pretty sound reaction when she was faced with a stage invader
# Hero
From The Daily Edge
# Hero

Celine Dion had a pretty sound reaction when she was faced with a stage invader

Jan 10th 2018, 6:48 PM 8,736 Views 0 Comments

A unique approach, for sure.

Former Man United psychologist inspired Connacht try-scoring hero
# Support
From The42
# Support

Former Man United psychologist inspired Connacht try-scoring hero

Nov 2nd 2017, 7:05 AM 8,845 Views 13 Comments

Bill Beswick spent time with the Irish side in Galway last week

The inspiring story behind that Marseille fan's goal from kick-off against Toulouse
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

The inspiring story behind that Marseille fan's goal from kick-off against Toulouse

Sep 27th 2017, 2:15 PM 10,892 Views 12 Comments

Brilliant.

An Irish newsreader got the giggles while reading out this ridiculous local story on Scottish TV
# Hero
From The Daily Edge
# Hero

An Irish newsreader got the giggles while reading out this ridiculous local story on Scottish TV

Sep 6th 2017, 5:17 PM 26,553 Views 4 Comments

You can’t blame him.

Local garda swims out and rescues man who'd jumped from a bridge in Sligo
# Heroism
# Heroism

Local garda swims out and rescues man who'd jumped from a bridge in Sligo

Aug 7th 2017, 7:21 PM 45,099 Views 33 Comments

The incident happened in the town yesterday afternoon.

Wicklow man who joined Wimbledon game plans to auction Kim Clijsters' skirt for charity
# Skirting The Issue
# Skirting The Issue

Wicklow man who joined Wimbledon game plans to auction Kim Clijsters' skirt for charity

Jul 17th 2017, 12:08 PM 22,450 Views 20 Comments

The charity helps with the costs for children who have to receive treatments in other countries for serious ailments.

'I wasn't prepared to let her drown' - Woman who saved 10-year-old girl on beach
# Hero
# Hero

'I wasn't prepared to let her drown' - Woman who saved 10-year-old girl on beach

Jul 4th 2017, 10:08 PM 49,752 Views 19 Comments

Michelle Cremin from Cork braved a dangerous rip current at Inch beach.

Ice-cream van to the rescue after transporting patient from Portmarnock beach
# Portmarnock
# Portmarnock

Ice-cream van to the rescue after transporting patient from Portmarnock beach

Jun 21st 2017, 10:25 PM 22,541 Views 37 Comments

What a hero.

Irish mother hails 'hero' son who punched shark that attacked his wife
# Shark Attack
# Shark Attack

Irish mother hails 'hero' son who punched shark that attacked his wife

Apr 25th 2017, 1:38 PM 25,364 Views 39 Comments

Dean Gonsalves punched the shark which attacked his wife.

Ibrahimovic feels 'like Benjamin Button'
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

Ibrahimovic feels 'like Benjamin Button'

Apr 9th 2017, 4:25 PM 7,664 Views 11 Comments

Victory today saw United close to within four points of Manchester City.

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