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#Hero

# hero - Friday 14 February, 2014

Donnacha O'Callaghan set to surpass O'Gara as Munster's most capped player
# Landmark
From The42
# Landmark

Donnacha O'Callaghan set to surpass O'Gara as Munster's most capped player

Feb 14th 2014, 8:00 AM 13,990 Views 17 Comments

The second row is in line to make his 241st appearance for the province this weekend.

# hero - Monday 3 February, 2014

Kildare's Paddy Brophy has set a high bar for last-minute winners
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

Kildare's Paddy Brophy has set a high bar for last-minute winners

Feb 3rd 2014, 1:17 PM 2,730 Views 3 Comments

Brophy scored six points against Mayo yesterday but his last was the pick of the bunch.

# hero - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Man fights off shark attack, stitches himself up, goes for a beer
# Hero
From The Daily Edge
# Hero

Man fights off shark attack, stitches himself up, goes for a beer

Jan 28th 2014, 6:00 PM 25,722 Views 50 Comments

No biggie.

# hero - Sunday 29 December, 2013

What was it like to hit the most famous hurling point of 2013?
# Banner Star
From The42
# Banner Star

What was it like to hit the most famous hurling point of 2013?

Dec 29th 2013, 12:11 PM 12,833 Views 4 Comments

Domhnall O’Donovan talks to TheScore.ie about that famous point in the All-Ireland hurling final.

# hero - Friday 20 December, 2013

This man saves up his State pension every year for the most heartwarming gesture
# Hero
From The Daily Edge
# Hero

This man saves up his State pension every year for the most heartwarming gesture

Dec 20th 2013, 3:32 PM 52,862 Views 113 Comments

The pensioner, who donates dog food to the local shelter every year, has since been rewarded for his efforts.

# hero - Monday 16 December, 2013

The foal left behind after his mother was beaten to death has a new home
# Holding Out For A Hero
From The Daily Edge
# Holding Out For A Hero

The foal left behind after his mother was beaten to death has a new home

Dec 16th 2013, 7:30 PM 2,470 Views 6 Comments

There is a happy ending for this poor little guy.

# hero - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Are you a hero? Take the test
# Hero Inside
# Hero Inside

Are you a hero? Take the test

Dec 14th 2013, 5:30 PM 16,514 Views 53 Comments

Psychologists believe ordinary people can be inspired to acts of heroism if conditions are right.

# hero - Monday 2 December, 2013

How THAT video of Domhnall meeting Robbie Keane went global
# Hero
From The Daily Edge
# Hero

How THAT video of Domhnall meeting Robbie Keane went global

Dec 2nd 2013, 9:22 AM 28,249 Views 25 Comments

The unforgettable Toy Show clip has been shared around the world. Here’s how it happened.

# hero - Friday 8 November, 2013

Italian football legend Alessandro Nesta confirms his retirement
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

Italian football legend Alessandro Nesta confirms his retirement

Nov 8th 2013, 2:01 PM 3,749 Views 8 Comments

The former AC Milan defender is now thought to be in line to become the new coach of Montreal Impact.

# hero - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Dream come true for Sligo’s cup winner Anthony Elding
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

Dream come true for Sligo’s cup winner Anthony Elding

Nov 3rd 2013, 9:30 PM 22,604 Views 24 Comments

Elding struck in the third minute of stoppage time to give Sligo a dramatic FAI Cup win.

# hero - Friday 1 November, 2013

WATCH: Incredible bus driver stops woman from jumping off bridge
# Hero
From The Daily Edge
# Hero

WATCH: Incredible bus driver stops woman from jumping off bridge

Nov 1st 2013, 8:04 AM 2,661 Views 3 Comments

CAUTION: You will feel feelings.

# hero - Friday 25 October, 2013

Ever hear the story of the Irish manager who saved Barca during the Spanish Civil War?
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

Ever hear the story of the Irish manager who saved Barca during the Spanish Civil War?

Oct 25th 2013, 12:00 PM 15,176 Views 27 Comments

Patrick O’Connell is a legend in the eyes of the club’s followers.

# hero - Friday 4 October, 2013

Young Tiger Woods fan takes the perfect imaginary putt
# Golf
From The42
# Golf

Young Tiger Woods fan takes the perfect imaginary putt

Oct 4th 2013, 1:04 PM 2,694 Views 1 Comment

The attention to detail is superb.

# hero - Monday 30 September, 2013

Goalkeeper scores injury-time volley in relegation six-pointer
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

Goalkeeper scores injury-time volley in relegation six-pointer

Sep 30th 2013, 9:37 AM 4,650 Views 3 Comments

You don’t see this everyday.

# hero - Thursday 26 September, 2013

WATCH: Fireman revives kitten using child's oxygen mask
# Holding Out For A Hero
From The Daily Edge
# Holding Out For A Hero

WATCH: Fireman revives kitten using child's oxygen mask

Sep 26th 2013, 6:00 PM 13,599 Views 36 Comments

We’ve just… got something in our eye.

# hero - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Check out this amazing display of goalkeeping from an Under-6 hurling star in Kerry
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

Check out this amazing display of goalkeeping from an Under-6 hurling star in Kerry

Sep 25th 2013, 10:10 PM 11,756 Views 14 Comments

Sometimes you just have to dance.

# hero - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Real life hero confronts bike thief and wins
# The Bicycle Thief
From The Daily Edge
# The Bicycle Thief

Real life hero confronts bike thief and wins

Sep 24th 2013, 6:00 PM 24,330 Views 42 Comments

If you’ve ever had a bike stolen, you’ll find this deeply satisfying.

# hero - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Lionel Messi scores a brilliant hat-trick as Barca overcome Ajax
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

Lionel Messi scores a brilliant hat-trick as Barca overcome Ajax

Sep 18th 2013, 10:31 PM 2,822 Views 1 Comment

He’s past it — said no one ever!

# hero - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Column: As an American, I’m still not entirely sure about Edward Snowden
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: As an American, I’m still not entirely sure about Edward Snowden

Jul 14th 2013, 1:30 PM 40 Views 66 Comments

Is Edward Snowden a heroic whistleblower or a far less noble character? I think we’re still waiting for that question to be answered, writes Larry Donnelly.

# hero - Saturday 22 June, 2013

Police dog breaks four teeth after being kicked in the mouth catching an attacker
# Ruff Justice
# Ruff Justice

Police dog breaks four teeth after being kicked in the mouth catching an attacker

Jun 22nd 2013, 6:00 PM 12,962 Views 36 Comments

The NYPD dog called Bear is nursing his canines after the attack.

# hero - Friday 31 May, 2013

Man saves dog from certain death in lift
# Cat Reflexes
From The Daily Edge
# Cat Reflexes

Man saves dog from certain death in lift

May 31st 2013, 4:52 PM 4,136 Views 3 Comments

Hero. Someone get that man a medal.

# hero - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Helen Mirren has tea with sick boy after real Queen says no
# Magical
From The Daily Edge
# Magical

Helen Mirren has tea with sick boy after real Queen says no

May 23rd 2013, 9:00 AM 3,583 Views 6 Comments

What a hero.

# hero - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Watch Daniel Sturridge's hat-trick against Fulham
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

Watch Daniel Sturridge's hat-trick against Fulham

May 12th 2013, 5:47 PM 3,796 Views 14 Comments

The ex-Manchester City and Chelsea player was in sparkling form today.

# hero - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

How Cleveland kidnap hero Charles Ramsey became an internet sensation
# Going Viral
# Going Viral

How Cleveland kidnap hero Charles Ramsey became an internet sensation

May 8th 2013, 11:09 AM 31,969 Views 55 Comments

He was just eating his McDonald’s and then suddenly he was all over the internet…

# hero - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Man tackles shark on the beach... then gets the sack
# Don't Be A Hero
From The Daily Edge
# Don't Be A Hero

Man tackles shark on the beach... then gets the sack

Mar 13th 2013, 10:19 AM 16,264 Views 34 Comments

He wasn’t really meant to be in Australia.

# hero - Monday 18 February, 2013

Friends in high places: O'Dowd pays tribute to 'Cake' Curran
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

Friends in high places: O'Dowd pays tribute to 'Cake' Curran

Feb 18th 2013, 8:55 PM 4,691 Views 0 Comments

St Brigids’ most famous fan tweeted the veteran goalkeeper on their All-Ireland Club semi-final triumph.

# hero - Sunday 13 January, 2013

VIDEO: Amazing one-handed cricket catch by Aussie carrying food and milk
# Bloody Rippa'
From The42
# Bloody Rippa'

VIDEO: Amazing one-handed cricket catch by Aussie carrying food and milk

Jan 13th 2013, 5:25 PM 3,507 Views 4 Comments

The Australian Cricket Board should track this bloke down before The Ashes.

# hero - Friday 4 January, 2013

VIDEO: Malala discharged from hospital
# Hero
# Hero

VIDEO: Malala discharged from hospital

Jan 4th 2013, 8:40 PM 8,547 Views 25 Comments

The teenage activist is recovering after being shot in the head by the Taliban.

# hero - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Malala to undergo skull surgery: Pakistan
# Hero
# Hero

Malala to undergo skull surgery: Pakistan

Jan 3rd 2013, 9:55 PM 12,075 Views 10 Comments

The operation will be carried out later this month or next month.

# hero - Friday 30 November, 2012

Look at this brilliant dog helping the firemen
# Woof Job
From The Daily Edge
# Woof Job

Look at this brilliant dog helping the firemen

Nov 30th 2012, 9:30 PM 10,270 Views 10 Comments

Hero.

# hero - Sunday 25 November, 2012

VIDEO: Midfielder becomes stand-in goalkeeper, saves penalty
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

VIDEO: Midfielder becomes stand-in goalkeeper, saves penalty

Nov 25th 2012, 12:43 PM 2,486 Views 0 Comments

Galatasaray’s narrow win over Elazigspor was aided by unusual circumstances.

# hero - Thursday 1 November, 2012

6 reasons why this hedgehog became an internet sensation
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

6 reasons why this hedgehog became an internet sensation

Nov 1st 2012, 2:53 PM 18,558 Views 9 Comments

He bravely survived a horrifying ordeal with crisp packet.

# hero - Thursday 11 October, 2012

VIDEO: Dog saves other dog pals from canoe
# Hero
From The Daily Edge
# Hero

VIDEO: Dog saves other dog pals from canoe

Oct 11th 2012, 8:45 PM 12,573 Views 29 Comments

I can be your hero baby…

# hero - Sunday 16 September, 2012

VIDEO: Nevin Spence tribute
# 1990-2012
From The42
# 1990-2012

VIDEO: Nevin Spence tribute

Sep 16th 2012, 10:30 PM 1,648 Views 1 Comment

The rugby community in Ulster and beyond is in mourning at the horrific tragedy that has befallen the Spence family.

# hero - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

VIDEO: Teenage guitarist has no arms – so he plays with his feet
# Hero
From The Daily Edge
# Hero

VIDEO: Teenage guitarist has no arms – so he plays with his feet

Jul 24th 2012, 9:00 PM 5,600 Views 0 Comments

And he’s still better than us.

# hero - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Video: 71-year-old foils robbery by pulling gun on teen criminals
# Have A Go Hero
# Have A Go Hero

Video: 71-year-old foils robbery by pulling gun on teen criminals

Jul 19th 2012, 4:58 PM 9,063 Views 44 Comments

…and he wasted no time in taking aim and firing.

# hero - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

VIDEO: Neighbour catches seven-year-old girl who fell from window
# What A Man
From The Daily Edge
# What A Man

VIDEO: Neighbour catches seven-year-old girl who fell from window

Jul 18th 2012, 8:55 AM 7,726 Views 30 Comments

The girl was playing on top of an air conditioner three floors up when she fell.

# hero - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Local hero: Donegal teen jumps 40ft in pitch dark to save two from river
# Donegal
# Donegal

Local hero: Donegal teen jumps 40ft in pitch dark to save two from river

Jun 14th 2012, 8:24 PM 10,354 Views 37 Comments

Jason McClay jumped off a 40-foot ravine into a pitch dark river to save two people from the water after a car had left the road.

# hero - Saturday 12 May, 2012

9 celebrities turned real-life heroes
# Star Power
From The Daily Edge
# Star Power

9 celebrities turned real-life heroes

May 12th 2012, 5:10 PM 9,637 Views 17 Comments

Celebrities who like to keep a watchful eye over us civilians… just in case.

# hero - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Derek Mooney saves a man’s life… for the second time
# Life-saver
From The Daily Edge
# Life-saver

Derek Mooney saves a man’s life… for the second time

May 2nd 2012, 6:00 PM 1,099 Views 0 Comments

RTE DJ saves man after he collapses from his bike on the M3 motorway last week.