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#Hero

# hero - Monday 21 September, 2015

The internet has a new hero and his name is 'Pizza Rat'
# Pizza Rat
From The Daily Edge
# Pizza Rat

The internet has a new hero and his name is 'Pizza Rat'

Sep 21st 2015, 9:55 PM 7,167 Views 5 Comments

You’re too good to us, internet.

# hero - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

8 dads who got there JUST in time
# Hero
From The Daily Edge
# Hero

8 dads who got there JUST in time

Sep 8th 2015, 1:48 PM 8,876 Views 1 Comment

They’re wizards.

# hero - Thursday 3 September, 2015

The girl that lost her job over Electric Picnic has already been offered a new one
# Result
# Result

The girl that lost her job over Electric Picnic has already been offered a new one

Sep 3rd 2015, 7:51 AM 56,707 Views 81 Comments

Internet fame can take you places.

# hero - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Ranked: Gordon D'Arcy's 7 tries for Ireland
# Rare And Wonderful
From The42
# Rare And Wonderful

Ranked: Gordon D'Arcy's 7 tries for Ireland

Sep 1st 2015, 9:35 AM 13,386 Views 10 Comments

The centre has been left out of Ireland’s World Cup squad with his retirement looming.

# hero - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Family hail chauffeur killed in Shoreham air disaster as "hero" who saved their lives
# Hero
# Hero

Family hail chauffeur killed in Shoreham air disaster as "hero" who saved their lives

Aug 26th 2015, 6:44 PM 15,662 Views 5 Comments

Maurice Abrahams allowed Michael Sturgess to move in front of him in traffic immediately before the fatal accident occurred.

# hero - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Mayo man hit by car ignores his injuries, gets up and treats woman
# Hero
# Hero

Mayo man hit by car ignores his injuries, gets up and treats woman

Aug 25th 2015, 4:16 PM 32,254 Views 9 Comments

Dave Noone says his training took over.

# hero - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

This Cork man took his taxi driver to a theme park because he had never been before
# Life Is A Rollercoaster
From The Daily Edge
# Life Is A Rollercoaster

This Cork man took his taxi driver to a theme park because he had never been before

Aug 18th 2015, 2:30 PM 23,995 Views 4 Comments

And his Abu Dhabi adventure is going viral all over the world.

# hero - Thursday 13 August, 2015

This forgotten patriot is getting a state funeral nearly a century after his execution
# 1916 Rising
# 1916 Rising

This forgotten patriot is getting a state funeral nearly a century after his execution

Aug 13th 2015, 5:18 PM 25,398 Views 100 Comments

Thomas Kent was one of 16 people executed in the aftermath of the Easter Rising.

# hero - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

There's a special reason this taxi driver is giving free lifts to Leaving Cert students
# Hero
From The Daily Edge
# Hero

There's a special reason this taxi driver is giving free lifts to Leaving Cert students

Aug 12th 2015, 8:00 PM 7,211 Views 3 Comments

Inventive.

# hero - Monday 3 August, 2015

Girl (5) saved her family after their car plummeted off a road
# Calgary
# Calgary

Girl (5) saved her family after their car plummeted off a road

Aug 3rd 2015, 3:17 PM 27,619 Views 7 Comments

They have been inundated with help after the incident.

# hero - Monday 27 July, 2015

Priest breaks up fight among group of young men outside church after mass
# Hero
# Hero

Priest breaks up fight among group of young men outside church after mass

Jul 27th 2015, 10:40 AM 35,245 Views 67 Comments

“People were totally shocked, they were stopped in their tracks.”

This Dublin dog seems to speak perfect English back to her owner
# Amber Nooooo
From The Daily Edge
# Amber Nooooo

This Dublin dog seems to speak perfect English back to her owner

Jul 27th 2015, 9:03 AM 4,208 Views 0 Comments

Amber really wants to go outside and is displeased that it’s not happening.

# hero - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Limerick man rescues woman from drowning in New York river
# Hero
# Hero

Limerick man rescues woman from drowning in New York river

Jul 22nd 2015, 7:46 AM 24,247 Views 10 Comments

This was Niall O’Shaughnessy’s second Hudson River rescue.

# hero - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

The greatest example of Dad dancing ever has been discovered at this festival
# Hero
From The Daily Edge
# Hero

The greatest example of Dad dancing ever has been discovered at this festival

Jul 14th 2015, 8:23 PM 5,737 Views 0 Comments

All hail the patron saint of Dad dancing.

Pensioners trapped thief in shop he was trying to rob
# Quick Thinking
# Quick Thinking

Pensioners trapped thief in shop he was trying to rob

Jul 14th 2015, 5:01 PM 13,337 Views 3 Comments

Ron Smith (78) and Robert Anderson (72) have been given a bravery award.

'Money doesn't buy happiness' - Carlos Tevez given hero's welcome home at Boca
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

'Money doesn't buy happiness' - Carlos Tevez given hero's welcome home at Boca

Jul 14th 2015, 9:45 AM 7,335 Views 3 Comments

In the past former Argentine stars have returned home in the twilight of their careers.

# hero - Sunday 14 June, 2015

This singer just pulled off the most rockstar move ever, while crowdwalking
# We're Not Worthy
From The Daily Edge
# We're Not Worthy

This singer just pulled off the most rockstar move ever, while crowdwalking

Jun 14th 2015, 10:04 AM 5,876 Views 4 Comments

Show us your ways, oh wise one.

# hero - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

A guide dog threw itself in front of a bus to save its blind owner
# Hero
From The Daily Edge
# Hero

A guide dog threw itself in front of a bus to save its blind owner

Jun 10th 2015, 8:49 AM 4,626 Views 2 Comments

But don’t worry! The dog is on the mend.

# hero - Thursday 4 June, 2015

A dead sound Pirates fan threw his ball to a girl and her reaction would melt a heart of stone
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

A dead sound Pirates fan threw his ball to a girl and her reaction would melt a heart of stone

Jun 4th 2015, 10:39 AM 10,831 Views 5 Comments

Shock as baseball fan does the decent thing.

Watch: Incredible footage of police officer pulling drunk man from burning car
# Hero
# Hero

Watch: Incredible footage of police officer pulling drunk man from burning car

Jun 4th 2015, 9:46 AM 13,855 Views 13 Comments

Brave doesn’t cover it.

# hero - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Brad Thorn will finish his career by captaining the Baa-Baas From The42

Brad Thorn will finish his career by captaining the Baa-Baas

May 30th 2015, 1:36 PM 7,319 Views 3 Comments

The hugely successful All Black partners Samu Manoa in a blockbusting second row.

Pro12 trophy would be typical farewell from Munster legend O'Connell
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

Pro12 trophy would be typical farewell from Munster legend O'Connell

May 30th 2015, 7:30 AM 7,974 Views 1 Comment

The 35-year-old plays for Munster for the final time at Kingspan Stadium this evening.

# hero - Sunday 24 May, 2015

The Sikh man who removed his turban to save a boy's life got his own surprise
# Hero
From The Daily Edge
# Hero

The Sikh man who removed his turban to save a boy's life got his own surprise

May 24th 2015, 5:01 PM 10,668 Views 2 Comments

Men of the Sikh religion are required to keep their heads covered in public.

# hero - Monday 18 May, 2015

Howitzers and call cards: 10 reasons you should buy Steven Reid a pint to celebrate his retirement
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

Howitzers and call cards: 10 reasons you should buy Steven Reid a pint to celebrate his retirement

May 18th 2015, 7:28 PM 8,083 Views 0 Comments

Reid actually scored a surprisingly large amount of crackers during his career.

# hero - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

If you're going to have a heart attack, this officer's a good person to be standing next to
# A Hero Comes Along
# A Hero Comes Along

If you're going to have a heart attack, this officer's a good person to be standing next to

May 13th 2015, 9:08 AM 14,173 Views 15 Comments

CPR-trained Sergeant Simon Harman just happened to be nearby, when 17-year-old Hollie Tillbrook collapsed in a restaurant.

# hero - Friday 8 May, 2015

Leinster legend Gordon D'Arcy got a rousing reception at the RDS
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

Leinster legend Gordon D'Arcy got a rousing reception at the RDS

May 8th 2015, 9:55 PM 9,058 Views 11 Comments

Gordon D’Arcy and Shane Jennings have earned the respect of the Leinster faithful.

# hero - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Just look at the tears of joy on this kid's face when he's surprised by his footballing hero
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

Just look at the tears of joy on this kid's face when he's surprised by his footballing hero

May 6th 2015, 3:05 PM 21,988 Views 26 Comments

This is a lovely gesture from Luis Suarez.

# hero - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

This teenage boy encouraged men to carry tampons with them and now he's gone viral
# Hero
From The Daily Edge
# Hero

This teenage boy encouraged men to carry tampons with them and now he's gone viral

Apr 29th 2015, 8:21 PM 7,895 Views 4 Comments

Jose Garcia is the internet’s new hero.

# hero - Saturday 4 April, 2015

This Munster legend got a rousing reception during the Leinster game
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

This Munster legend got a rousing reception during the Leinster game

Apr 4th 2015, 8:00 PM 52,969 Views 74 Comments

Peter Stringer played 15 minutes off the bench for Mike Ford’s Bath at the Aviva Stadium.

# hero - Friday 3 April, 2015

'I thought I lost you': Sailor missing at sea for 66 days found safe and well
# Raw Fish And Rainwater
# Raw Fish And Rainwater

'I thought I lost you': Sailor missing at sea for 66 days found safe and well

Apr 3rd 2015, 8:22 AM 21,790 Views 19 Comments

Louis Jordan had been on a fishing trip when he hit a rough patch of weather.

# hero - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

'Our little boy always wanted to be a superhero and he became one in death'
# Little Hero
# Little Hero

'Our little boy always wanted to be a superhero and he became one in death'

Apr 1st 2015, 6:03 AM 30,083 Views 16 Comments

Ben Canty died aged just six years old. His organs were donated to five other people.

# hero - Monday 23 March, 2015

Arnold Schwarzenegger won the internet by reaching out to a struggling gym member
# Hero
From The Daily Edge
# Hero

Arnold Schwarzenegger won the internet by reaching out to a struggling gym member

Mar 23rd 2015, 4:45 PM 5,808 Views 2 Comments

And it was beautiful.

# hero - Saturday 7 March, 2015

'I wanted to go out there and smash people' - The things you learn from a chat with Kevin Maggs
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

'I wanted to go out there and smash people' - The things you learn from a chat with Kevin Maggs

Mar 7th 2015, 12:00 PM 17,444 Views 9 Comments

The former Ireland centre talked to The42 about crash balls, Warren Gatland and Mathieu Bastareaud.

# hero - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Man who gave the world Nutella, Ferrero Rocher and Kinder dies
# Hero
From The Daily Edge
# Hero

Man who gave the world Nutella, Ferrero Rocher and Kinder dies

Feb 15th 2015, 12:06 PM 6,225 Views 6 Comments

A sad day.

# hero - Friday 13 February, 2015

Most determined guy ever wades through frozen river to rescue his dog
# Man's Best Friend
From The Daily Edge
# Man's Best Friend

Most determined guy ever wades through frozen river to rescue his dog

Feb 13th 2015, 7:39 AM 2,179 Views 1 Comment

D’aw.

# hero - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Goalkeeper scores winning penalty as Ivory Coast's 23-year wait for African glory ends
# Dramatic
From The42
# Dramatic

Goalkeeper scores winning penalty as Ivory Coast's 23-year wait for African glory ends

Feb 8th 2015, 10:45 PM 8,655 Views 7 Comments

After a goalless draw, penalties were needed to decide the final.

# hero - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Woman who saved poisoned neighbours is Cork person of the month
# Hero
# Hero

Woman who saved poisoned neighbours is Cork person of the month

Feb 4th 2015, 9:29 PM 18,111 Views 9 Comments

Angela Marshall found her two neighbours unconscious from carbon monoxide poisoning.

# hero - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Limerick farmer tackled passenger who tried to open door mid-flight
# I Can Be Your Hero Baby
# I Can Be Your Hero Baby

Limerick farmer tackled passenger who tried to open door mid-flight

Jan 29th 2015, 9:43 PM 61,771 Views 89 Comments

A local councillor said the man is a very popular character in the Kilcornan area and doesn’t think his heroic act was that big a deal.

# hero - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

This hero is now officially the Canadian Ambassador to Ireland
# Kevin Vickers
# Kevin Vickers

This hero is now officially the Canadian Ambassador to Ireland

Jan 21st 2015, 5:20 PM 18,250 Views 18 Comments

Kevin Vickers shot a gunman last October who had killed a soldier at the Canadian parliament.

# hero - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

A Dutch commentator had his 'They think it's all over...' moment last night
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

A Dutch commentator had his 'They think it's all over...' moment last night

Dec 30th 2014, 11:21 AM 4,641 Views 0 Comments

Adam Lallana looks set for a new nickname.