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# inspiration - Today’s News

Mick McCarthy sacked by Cardiff City after disastrous run
# Exit Door
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# Exit Door

Mick McCarthy sacked by Cardiff City after disastrous run

36 minutes ago 1,136 Views 0 Comments

McCarthy and assistant manager Terry Connor depart after today’s 2-0 home defeat to Middlesborough.

Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia targets zero carbon emissions by 2060
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia targets zero carbon emissions by 2060

46 minutes ago 2,813 Views 10 Comments

The announcement comes a week before the Cop26 global climate summit.

Coronavirus: 2,427 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 2,427 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

Updated 1 hour ago 43,768 Views 43 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

PSG's Pochettino wants Marseille rivalry 'only on the field' after crowd issues
# Ligue 1
From The42
# Ligue 1

PSG's Pochettino wants Marseille rivalry 'only on the field' after crowd issues

1 hour ago 566 Views 0 Comments

PSG head to the Velodrome on Sunday in a French top-flight season marred by crowd trouble.

GAA to revisit football restructure 'very quickly' but February's Congress may come too soon
# Back To The Drawing Board
From The42
# Back To The Drawing Board

GAA to revisit football restructure 'very quickly' but February's Congress may come too soon

1 hour ago 1,427 Views 1 Comment

The GAA haven’t ruled out the prospect of a new structure being put in place for the 2023 season.

Seventh heaven as leaders Chelsea run riot against hapless 10-man Norwich
# Top V Bottom
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# Top V Bottom

Seventh heaven as leaders Chelsea run riot against hapless 10-man Norwich

1 hour ago 2,089 Views 4 Comments

Mason Mount scored a hat-trick in Stamford Bridge clash.

US Supreme Court agrees to hear Texas abortion law case on 1 November
# Abortion
# Abortion

US Supreme Court agrees to hear Texas abortion law case on 1 November

2 hours ago 2,432 Views 11 Comments

Senate Bill 8 (SB8) bans abortions after a heartbeat can be detected in the womb.

Bohs boss hails 'absolutely outstanding' Kelly after dramatic FAI Cup semi-final win
# Georgie Boy
From The42
# Georgie Boy

Bohs boss hails 'absolutely outstanding' Kelly after dramatic FAI Cup semi-final win

2 hours ago 2,045 Views 2 Comments

The Gypsies are into the final for the first time since 2008.

Taoiseach: Up to 150 people with Covid could be in ICU by the end of November
# Growing Concern
# Growing Concern

Taoiseach: Up to 150 people with Covid could be in ICU by the end of November

3 hours ago 16,312 Views 64 Comments

Micheál Martin also said he believed there could be an annual Covid vaccine in the future.

Ireland women's hockey team one game from World Cup spot after 3-2 win over Belarus
# One More To Go
From The42
# One More To Go

Ireland women's hockey team one game from World Cup spot after 3-2 win over Belarus

3 hours ago 2,370 Views 2 Comments

The Green Army will take on Scotland or Wales tomorrow.

# inspiration - Saturday 4 September, 2021

Cristiano Ronaldo will lift Manchester United’s rising stars – Robbie Keane
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

Cristiano Ronaldo will lift Manchester United’s rising stars – Robbie Keane

Sep 4th 2021, 3:23 PM 4,841 Views 4 Comments

The Portugal forward returned to Old Trafford on transfer deadline day.

# inspiration - Sunday 22 November, 2020

'We're in nursery school, Liverpool are doing their PhD at Oxford University'
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

'We're in nursery school, Liverpool are doing their PhD at Oxford University'

Nov 22nd 2020, 10:00 PM 14,581 Views 0 Comments

England boss Eddie Jones explained how the Premier League club has inspired them.

# inspiration - Friday 20 November, 2020

England's Itoje seeks solace from 'The Lion King' as Ireland await
# Influence
From The42
# Influence

England's Itoje seeks solace from 'The Lion King' as Ireland await

Nov 20th 2020, 10:40 PM 6,990 Views 1 Comment

The animated children’s film is providing the England star with unusual inspiration.

# inspiration - Saturday 8 February, 2020

'I had Joshua when I was 22. For a lot of girls, that could have ended their sporting career'
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

'I had Joshua when I was 22. For a lot of girls, that could have ended their sporting career'

Feb 8th 2020, 10:00 PM 59,656 Views 6 Comments

Donegal and Western Bulldogs star Katy Herron is set to make her AFLW debut tomorrow. Here, she reflects on her journey both on and off the field.

# inspiration - Saturday 9 November, 2019

'It's not my job to educate the world': Activist Sinead Burke speaks about bullying and her own experience
# Inspiration
# Inspiration

'It's not my job to educate the world': Activist Sinead Burke speaks about bullying and her own experience

Nov 9th 2019, 1:29 PM 28,378 Views 22 Comments

Burke has made waves in recent years catching the attention of Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle and Vogue editor Anna Wintour.

# inspiration - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

'It was completely torn, ruptured, gone... but I would have regretted it if I hadn't tried it'
# Cruciate Curse
From The42
# Cruciate Curse

'It was completely torn, ruptured, gone... but I would have regretted it if I hadn't tried it'

Updated Oct 9th 2019, 9:57 PM 35,576 Views 2 Comments

A devastating cruciate injury denied Nicole Owens the chance to play in Dublin’s recent All-Ireland final win – but she didn’t go down without a fight.

# inspiration - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Van der Flier takes inspiration from Nacewa's injury mindset
# Influence
From The42
# Influence

Van der Flier takes inspiration from Nacewa's injury mindset

May 23rd 2019, 2:09 PM 4,940 Views 2 Comments

The Leinster flanker says Nacewa’s attitude around setbacks and rehab opened his eyes.

# inspiration - Saturday 20 April, 2019

'You won't notice anything outside the moment because you're just trying to basically stay alive'
# Scaling Heights
From The42
# Scaling Heights

'You won't notice anything outside the moment because you're just trying to basically stay alive'

Apr 20th 2019, 8:15 AM 9,426 Views 5 Comments

Former professional rugby player Damian Browne is attempting to climb the seven summits of the world.

# inspiration - Monday 22 October, 2018

'He was prouder that I played for England than he was flying over Buckingham Palace during World War II'
# Wrighty
From The42
# Wrighty

'He was prouder that I played for England than he was flying over Buckingham Palace during World War II'

Oct 22nd 2018, 8:30 AM 65,827 Views 29 Comments

Ian Wright dedicated his 2016 autobiography to school teacher Syd Pigden. He recalls memories of the first male role model in his life, who passed away last December.

# inspiration - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Henry: Wenger and Guardiola inspirations for my coaching career at Monaco
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

Henry: Wenger and Guardiola inspirations for my coaching career at Monaco

Oct 17th 2018, 5:04 PM 2,544 Views 1 Comment

Lessons learned from Arsene Wenger and Pep Guardiola will aid Thierry Henry as he begins his coaching career at Monaco.

# inspiration - Thursday 10 May, 2018

'Our whole thing was that we've got to have the same attitude as Donnacha'
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

'Our whole thing was that we've got to have the same attitude as Donnacha'

May 10th 2018, 9:43 AM 29,449 Views 39 Comments

Tipperary man Donnacha Ryan has had a telling impact on Racing 92 since joining last summer.

# inspiration - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

'What Phil Mickelson is doing is showing us we can still do it later in our careers' - Tiger Woods
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

'What Phil Mickelson is doing is showing us we can still do it later in our careers' - Tiger Woods

Mar 7th 2018, 9:06 PM 4,120 Views 0 Comments

At the age of 47, Mickelson is still tearing it up on the PGA Tour and Woods hopes to follow in his footsteps.

# inspiration - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Sevilla coach told his players he has cancer before second-half comeback against Liverpool
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

Sevilla coach told his players he has cancer before second-half comeback against Liverpool

Nov 22nd 2017, 3:00 PM 29,876 Views 19 Comments

Eduardo Berizzo has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

# inspiration - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Inspiring comeback sees Ian McKinley kick crucial penalty on Italy debut
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Inspiring comeback sees Ian McKinley kick crucial penalty on Italy debut

Nov 11th 2017, 5:24 PM 15,256 Views 6 Comments

McKinley scored an important second half penalty as Italy earned their first Test win of 2017.

# inspiration - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Inspirational Kerry entrepreneur raises over €100,000 for disability charity after running 24 marathons in 24 days
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

Inspirational Kerry entrepreneur raises over €100,000 for disability charity after running 24 marathons in 24 days

Jul 23rd 2017, 6:30 AM 5,548 Views 3 Comments

25-year-old fitness instructor Shane Finn ran 24 marathons in 24 days this month in aid of Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland.

# inspiration - Saturday 10 June, 2017

'Irish people were not as comfortable with the English as they are today'
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

'Irish people were not as comfortable with the English as they are today'

Jun 10th 2017, 8:00 PM 26,089 Views 16 Comments

Journalist and author Colin Young chats to The42 about Jack Charlton’s place in Irish football’s history.

# inspiration - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Irishman McCall's Saracens were once modelled on Munster and Leinster
# Role Models
From The42
# Role Models

Irishman McCall's Saracens were once modelled on Munster and Leinster

Apr 22nd 2017, 7:31 AM 5,506 Views 1 Comment

The former Ulster head coach has masterminded the Premiership club’s rise.

# inspiration - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Klopp wants Liverpool to copy Chelsea blueprint
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

Klopp wants Liverpool to copy Chelsea blueprint

Apr 6th 2017, 9:51 PM 6,109 Views 12 Comments

An inability to get results over the line has been a problem all season.

# inspiration - Sunday 5 March, 2017

‘I wasn’t brought down fast enough from the volcano and ended up with heart failure’
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

‘I wasn’t brought down fast enough from the volcano and ended up with heart failure’

Mar 5th 2017, 8:01 PM 39,901 Views 7 Comments

Fiona McGinley chats to The42 about recovering from a 2012 accident to compete in The Race.

# inspiration - Sunday 5 February, 2017

16 extremely Irish touches to add to a wedding
# Wedding Inspo
From The Daily Edge
# Wedding Inspo

16 extremely Irish touches to add to a wedding

Feb 5th 2017, 9:30 AM 21,489 Views 1 Comment

So many ideas.

# inspiration - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Hogg wants Scotland to be inspired by Warriors for Ireland clash
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

Hogg wants Scotland to be inspired by Warriors for Ireland clash

Jan 24th 2017, 10:43 AM 6,437 Views 10 Comments

The fullback was a member of the Glasgow side that thrashed two-time European champions Leicester 43-0.

# inspiration - Friday 16 December, 2016

12 small changes that will make a genuine difference to your life
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# Sponsored By Renault Clio

12 small changes that will make a genuine difference to your life

Dec 16th 2016, 10:59 AM 31,918 Views 7 Comments

You won’t even know yourself soon.

# inspiration - Saturday 3 December, 2016

How diabetes 'saved' my life
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

How diabetes 'saved' my life

Dec 3rd 2016, 8:30 AM 10,667 Views 2 Comments

US-based motivation speaker and elite powerlifter, Chris Rudden, describes his experience of living with an incurable disease.

# inspiration - Friday 18 November, 2016

'We have spoken about it' - All Blacks motivated by honouring Lomu
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

'We have spoken about it' - All Blacks motivated by honouring Lomu

Nov 18th 2016, 4:44 PM 4,797 Views 2 Comments

The legendary wing died a year ago today.

# inspiration - Thursday 10 November, 2016

'Breaking my back taught me what was worth fighting for in life'
# Challenge
# Challenge

'Breaking my back taught me what was worth fighting for in life'

Nov 10th 2016, 8:30 AM 9,220 Views 3 Comments

Two of Ireland’s Paralympic athletes on not letting a disability define them and how they got tough in the face of adversity.

# inspiration - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

7 Instagram accounts you need to follow for home decor inspiration
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# Sponsored By Kbc

7 Instagram accounts you need to follow for home decor inspiration

Sep 28th 2016, 1:02 PM 27,019 Views 3 Comments

They might not help your budget – but your home will look amazing.

# inspiration - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

8 simple steps to make any house feel like a home
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# Sponsored By Gas Networks Ireland

8 simple steps to make any house feel like a home

Sep 27th 2016, 9:44 AM 22,710 Views 2 Comments

We spoke to interior designer Carole Roberts who gave us her top tips.

# inspiration - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Irish cancer survivor loses out on world record by just ONE second
# Fighting Fit For Ewing's
# Fighting Fit For Ewing's

Irish cancer survivor loses out on world record by just ONE second

Aug 14th 2016, 6:00 PM 18,478 Views 9 Comments

But Nikki Bradley has already achieved another incredible feat.

# inspiration - Saturday 9 July, 2016

4 years after being diagnosed with leukaemia, Stiliyan Petrov makes emotional Villa return
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

4 years after being diagnosed with leukaemia, Stiliyan Petrov makes emotional Villa return

Jul 9th 2016, 7:25 PM 13,302 Views 10 Comments

The midfielder featured against Gak 1902 this evening.

# inspiration - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Schmidt's Ireland inspired by performances of U20s in England
# Greg Feek
From The42
# Greg Feek

Schmidt's Ireland inspired by performances of U20s in England

Jun 21st 2016, 7:00 PM 5,280 Views 0 Comments

Ireland scrum coach Greg Feek is excited to get working with loosehead Andrew Porter.

# inspiration - Friday 10 June, 2016

8 of the best pieces of street art around Ireland
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# Sponsored By Campo Viejo

8 of the best pieces of street art around Ireland

Jun 10th 2016, 10:42 AM 25,765 Views 18 Comments

Iconic, ironic or just beautiful. Check them out.

# inspiration - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Inspirational one-armed surfer Bethany Hamilton claimed third in a pro event last night
# Hard Work
From The42
# Hard Work

Inspirational one-armed surfer Bethany Hamilton claimed third in a pro event last night

May 31st 2016, 8:44 AM 4,453 Views 1 Comment

“I’m a reminder for young girls that you can do it if you set your mind to it.”

# inspiration - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

6 brilliant Irish people who overcame the odds
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6 brilliant Irish people who overcame the odds

May 4th 2016, 3:38 PM 14,436 Views 13 Comments

Prepare to be wowed.

# inspiration - Monday 18 April, 2016

Pics: Boston bombing survivor completes marathon with prosthetic blade
# Running Strong
# Running Strong

Pics: Boston bombing survivor completes marathon with prosthetic blade

Apr 18th 2016, 10:34 PM 15,398 Views 19 Comments

Patrick Downes completed the course in five hours, 56 minutes and 46 seconds.

# inspiration - Friday 15 April, 2016

'I told Liverpool players to remember Istanbul'
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

'I told Liverpool players to remember Istanbul'

Apr 15th 2016, 10:58 PM 6,906 Views 10 Comments

The Reds’ players were told to remember what the club did against AC Milan in 2005 last night.

# inspiration - Monday 1 February, 2016

Dublin teenager tells how hurling helped him 'escape' from speech and language difficulties
# In My Own Words
From The42
# In My Own Words

Dublin teenager tells how hurling helped him 'escape' from speech and language difficulties

Feb 1st 2016, 2:48 PM 8,650 Views 10 Comments

Karl Reddy has told his story in a powerful video.

# inspiration - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

This cancer survivor just climbed Ireland's snowiest mountain - on crutches
# Inspirational
# Inspirational

This cancer survivor just climbed Ireland's snowiest mountain - on crutches

Jan 20th 2016, 6:03 AM 34,619 Views 18 Comments

Nikki Bradley has been battling a rare form of bone cancer since she was 16. Facing a possible amputation, she’s determined to fit as much into her life as she can.

# inspiration - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Cech names the 6 goalkeepers who have influenced his career
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

Cech names the 6 goalkeepers who have influenced his career

Dec 30th 2015, 3:27 PM 12,493 Views 15 Comments

The Arsenal goalkeeper has now kept the most clean sheets in Premier League history.

# inspiration - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

A straight guy had the best response when a man gave him his number at a wedding
# Text Back
From The Daily Edge
# Text Back

A straight guy had the best response when a man gave him his number at a wedding

Nov 10th 2015, 10:51 AM 12,920 Views 6 Comments

Sound lads.

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