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# Historic

All time
# Underdogs
Andorra secure the biggest result in their history
Marc Rebés was the hero as the European minnows stunned Hungary.
# pay the penalty
Ranked - the counties where you're most likely to have received penalty points
Some counties with the worst road fatality records in Ireland incur the least penalty points in the country.
# Historic
'He walks with his head down. No more' - Taoiseach recognises Traveller ethnicity in the Dáil
“It is a historic day for our Travellers and a proud day for Ireland.”
# Historic
The All-Ireland senior football and hurling finals are moving to August
Extra-time is also coming in with replays restricted to provincial and All-Ireland finals.
# Historic
Dunford goal puts IT Carlow in to first Fitzgibbon Cup final with dramatic win over UCC
DJ Carey’s men needed extra-time to seal the victory.
# Historic
'I've got a bone to pick with my wife because she voted for Nick Skelton': Murray wins SPOTY
The result was never in doubt as the Scot finished well ahead of Alistair Brownlee.
# History makers
Analysis: How did Ireland finally beat the All Blacks?
The maul and lineout were vital facets of the game in Soldier Field.
# Historic
Here's the Dundalk goal that gave Irish football its first European group stage win
Ciaran Kilduff has done it again!
# mercy killing
Terminally ill child becomes first minor to be granted euthanasia in Belgium
Belgium is the only country to allow a child of any age to choose to end their own life.
# Conflict
Half-century-long war in Colombia comes to an end as historic ceasefire takes hold
Rebels and government forces have both agreed to the ceasefire, which began at midnight last night.
# Colombia
Historic peace deal reached to put an end to world's longest-running war
Over the past 50 years civil war in Colombia has killed 260,000 people.
# high achievers
England secure historic series win in Australia with convincing Melbourne victory
A late try from Owen Farrell sealed the result on a record-breaking day for captain Dylan Hartley.
# High Court
Man who was sexually abused for years by active garda settles action with State
The man brought a case for damages for the abuse he said he suffered from when he was 12 years of age.
# Historic bill
Pakistan has criminalised sexual assault against children for the first time
Under the revised legislation, sexual assaults will now be punishable by up to seven years in prison.
# Weddings by Christmas
Watch the historic moment same-sex marriage moved a step closer
Applause broke out in the Seanad as the Marriage Bill passed all stages today
# war dance
The All Blacks got a rousing welcome ahead of an historic game in Samoa
The Samoans have named their XV for an historic Test match in Apia on Wednesday.
# Historic
Cuba first country to end mother-to-child HIV transmission
Less than 2% of children born to mothers who have HIV carry the virus.
# Historic
Man United teen scores sensational solo goal but Serbia win dramatic U20 World Cup final
Nemanja Maksimovic’s extra-time goal earned Serbia a 2-1 victory against Brazil.
Ireland v England, international friendly
After all the talking, two old rivals met in Dublin for the first time since 1995.
Jun 7th 2015, 2:52 PM Full-time: Ireland 0 England 0 
Jun 7th 2015, 2:05 PM The teams are back out on the pitch and Ireland have made two changes. Shane Long, who scored when the sides last met at Wembley in 2013, is on for David McGoldrick, while James McClean replaces James McCarthy. That second switch means Hendrick is...
Jun 7th 2015, 1:49 PM Half-time: Ireland 0-0 England
# Heritage
Thatched cottages on fire in Adare, Limerick
The blaze is causing traffic chaos.
# It's a Yes
Ireland has voted Yes to same-sex marriage
Ireland has become the first country in the world to pass a referendum on the issue.
# Quiz
Quiz: How much do you know about these historic handshakes?
Take a guess.
# Historic
Allegations of child sex abuse made against 76 British politicians
Police said there has been a surge in complaints against prominent public figures since the Jimmy Savile scandal.
# Historic
UFC title bout to take place in Europe for the first time in over two years
It’s happening in Berlin on 20 June.
# Historic
Raul Castro declares Barack Obama "an honest man"
The pair’s meeting was a significant occasion.
# home exchange
What else could I get for... Sir Walter Raleigh's €275,000 castle in Cork
We take a look at what around €275,000 would get you around the rest of the country.
# standing together
"I want to see unionists cooperating": DUP and UUP sign historic election pact
It’s across four constituencies.
# Reeling In The Years
These historic photos of Dublin are great
A new book juxtaposes modern and historic scenes in the capital.
# Money
Historic €355 million Top 14 TV deal suspended by Parisian court
The rights to screen the French league will be put out to tender again before March of next year.
# vernon mount
This historic Cork mansion was the scene of a kidnapping, and it's now at risk
The house has a private owner who lives in the USA.
Analysis: Ireland's defence lays foundation for historic World Cup win
Work rate, intelligence and breakdown technique were all vital components against New Zealand.
# Best Bits
Watch highlights of Ireland's historic Rugby World Cup win over New Zealand
We’ve got all the scores from yesterday’s 17-14 victory over the Black Ferns.
# Historic
Susie Wolff becomes first woman in F1 for 22 years
The Williams driver’s debut ended disappointingly, however, as she suffered engine failure while team-mate Felippe Massa crashed.
# A very pleasant woman
'A very nice meeting' - Martin McGuinness had a private audience with the Queen last night
And it all went swimmingly…
# Historic
Dáil debates gender recognition law for first time in history
Failure to give transgender people formal legal status has affected their ability to access education, transport and social welfare.
# Historic
Oireachtas group not happy with plans for Moore St buildings to become 1916 commemoration centre
The Oireachtas group on Moore Street say it would be a ‘destruction of a vital part of our national heritage’.
# Historic
Ireland Women make four changes ahead of Aviva showdown with Italy
Grace Davitt, Stacey-Lea Kennedy and Amy Davis all come in for the historic Dublin clash.
BBC broadcaster rebailed in Operation Yewtree investigation
Paul Gambaccini and another man have both been rebailed today.
# Historic
Perfect Ten - Bayern Munich set new Champions League record for victories
Arjen Robben, Mario Goetze and Thomas Muller were all on the mark against CSKA Moscow.
# Historic
Passage produce stunning comeback to win first Waterford hurling title
Late goals by Sean Hogan and Conor Carey saw history be made at Walsh Park today.