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Thursday 2 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Heroes

Last year
2022
# Heroes
'Andy asked us, do you believe you can make history? Everyone said yes'
Ireland’s triumph in New Zealand was a result of hard work and the conviction of their coach.
# Heroes
Ireland stun the All Blacks to become just the fifth touring side to win series in New Zealand
All Blacks suffer back-to-back home defeats for first time since 1998 in the deciding Test of their three-match series in Wellington.
# Heroes
Ukrainian flag from battleground to hang in dressing room – Oleksandr Petrakov
The country was invaded by Russia in February and a bloody conflict is ongoing.
All time
# classy gesture
NFL inviting 7,500 'heroes' to Super Bowl
Commissioner Roger Goodell said the workers — mostly from hospitals and health care centres in Tampa and Florida — were being recognised for their service during the pandemic.
# Heroes
'The Pope would struggle to gather such a crowd if he came to Skibb'
The O’Donovan brothers’ Olympic homecoming is recalled in this extract from ‘Something in the Water’.
# Alternative
'At least they don't roll around like Neymar' - Brazilians seeking heroes turn to women footballers
Spectators booed the men’s team off the field following their latest match.
# 23 heroes
'It's a big piece of history for us and one we wanted to tick off'
Man of the match Peter O’Mahony led Ireland’s tireless defensive effort on a historic night.
# Prem Party
'They are looking after very small babies struggling to stay alive. They are the greatest in the world'
Staff at Ireland’s neonatal units were celebrated as ‘superheroes’ yesterday.
# Heroes
'A proud day': Hundreds of frontline emergency workers parade through Dublin
The annual parade is a celebration of the nation’s frontline workers.
# Heroes
Gardaí use ladder from nearby house to rescue man trapped in Monaghan house fire
The man was not taken to hospital.
# we can be heroes
The 13 true Irish heroes of 2016
We salute you.
# true heroes
These wonderful teenagers were honoured today at the Irish Carers of the Year Awards
Carers were described as Ireland’s “forgotten workforce”.
# Heroes
Player ratings: How Ireland fared against the All Blacks tonight
Joe Schmidt’s men earned a famous victory in Chicago tonight.
# Heroes
12 Irish success stories at the Rio Olympics
Not all of them won medals but each athlete mentioned here overachieved in their own way.
# Heroes
Rating the 21 best Irish Premier League players ever
Robbie Keane and other players who have made their mark on England’s top flight.
# Canada Day
11 times the Irish in Canada were absolute heroes
Ooooh Canadaaa.
# Atlantic City
Irish band rescue family, including a baby and three children, from US house fire
The band are donating the proceeds from their merchandise sales to help the family rebuild their home.
# Heroes
'Save my baby': Buncrana father went back into car to try to rescue his family
Davitt Walsh recalls how Seán McGrotty handed his baby daughter to him before tragedy struck.
# sponsored
11 people who found their flow at the crucial moment
Not all heroes wear capes.
# column
Football heroes and villains, they're just like the rest of us
Once his high-profile guests order a cup of tea, there’s no danger of TV3′s Tommy Martin getting overawed.
# mumbled thanks
11 times Dublin Bus drivers were seriously sound
Above and beyond.
# we can be heroes
9 everyday heroes who make life that bit easier
Legends. All of them.
# ban it
The Creme Egg should be banished from the tub of Heroes immediately
It’s not Easter.
# Heroes
The floods in Tipp didn't stop these newlyweds making the reception
Storm Frank has brought out the best in everyone.
# Heroes
The floods in Tipp didn't stop these newlyweds making the reception
Storm Frank has brought out the best in everyone.
# Heroes
The 14 top Irish mams of 2015
Mams forever.
# there goes my...
11 of the true heroes of 2015
I, I will be king.
# Chocolate
11 Christmas chocolates that need to get in the bin immediately
Get in the bin, you sick and twisted sweets.
# Heroes
11 memories of Nero's nightclub in Kilkenny everyone who was ever there will recognise
Straight in the side door after Kyteler’s.
# Heroes
These two guys just kept on drinking even though the pub's beer garden was flooded
Never, ever give up on those pints.
# Heroes
Girl (11) who saved her mother's life following attack by suckler cow honoured at Bravery Awards
42 people received awards from Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett at today’s ceremony at Farmleigh House in Dublin.
# Heroes
8 Irish rugby players who went above and beyond in World Cup ads
Come on Ireland!
# Heroes
These Irish fans lost their tickets to the France match but a couple saved the day
So sound.
# spectacular
This heroic couple saved the day when these Irish fans lost their tickets to the rugby
So sound.
# resist the temptation
11 people who showed epic levels of self control
DO. NOT. PUSH. THE. BUTTON.
# posh pair
9 reasons why Dom and Steph are the heroes of Gogglebox
Please Dom and Steph, adopt us.
# Heroes
13 players who have scored more goals than Robbie Keane at international level
The LA Galaxy striker will be hoping to equal Gerd Müller’s record tonight.
# unfortunate
11 people who desperately needed to rethink their outfits
No mirrors allowed.
# France
Blow-by-blow account of how heroes overpowered French train attacker
Today the French President Francois Hollande presented the four men with the Legion of Honor, one of France’s highest honours, at the Elysee Palace.
# hardworking class heroes
The 10 unsung heroes of every night out
Step up! It’s time to get your due.