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#Inspiration

# inspiration - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Hanover 1994: the day Ireland went to Germany and won
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

Hanover 1994: the day Ireland went to Germany and won

Oct 7th 2015, 9:45 PM 10,656 Views 6 Comments

Goals from Tony Cascarino and Gary Kelly gave Jack Charlton’s side a memorable victory ahead of the World Cup.

# inspiration - Friday 18 September, 2015

Spice up your lunch - 6 delicious suggestions from around the world
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Spice up your lunch - 6 delicious suggestions from around the world

Sep 18th 2015, 1:00 PM 16,424 Views 6 Comments

There’s more to lunch than sandwiches, y’know.

# inspiration - Monday 17 August, 2015

Move over boring sandwiches - easy lunch ideas that don't involve bread
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# Sponsored

Move over boring sandwiches - easy lunch ideas that don't involve bread

Aug 17th 2015, 1:00 PM 36,135 Views 36 Comments

Go home bread. You’re done here.

# inspiration - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Here's 12 talks that could change your career
# Time For A Change
# Time For A Change

Here's 12 talks that could change your career

Jul 26th 2015, 6:00 PM 23,678 Views 24 Comments

Take yourself up to inspiration point.

# inspiration - Friday 3 July, 2015

Need some gym inspiration? Here's a short, painful session
# Tips
From The42
# Tips

Need some gym inspiration? Here's a short, painful session

Jul 3rd 2015, 12:04 AM 5,457 Views 0 Comments

Research has shown that shorter, higher intensity bouts of exercise can be just as beneficial as longer exercise periods.

# inspiration - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Jack Wilshere says Gazza inspired his Slovenia golazo
# Eng-er-land
From The42
# Eng-er-land

Jack Wilshere says Gazza inspired his Slovenia golazo

Jun 16th 2015, 9:30 PM 6,339 Views 9 Comments

The midfielder ended his international scoring duck last weekend.

# inspiration - Thursday 7 May, 2015

If you have a little space in the back garden, try this
# Renovation Station
# Renovation Station

If you have a little space in the back garden, try this

May 7th 2015, 5:06 PM 8,421 Views 0 Comments

We have the perfect ‘granny flat’ inspiration for you.

How to retrofit your house to save water and money
# The Upgrade
# The Upgrade

How to retrofit your house to save water and money

May 7th 2015, 5:05 PM 2,762 Views 1 Comment

Water charges are coming…so bring on the rain harvesting.

# inspiration - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Let the sunshine in - how to maximise the light in your renovation
# Renovation Station
# Renovation Station

Let the sunshine in - how to maximise the light in your renovation

Apr 30th 2015, 3:45 PM 2,151 Views 0 Comments

Let there be light… and heat and low electricity bills.

# inspiration - Thursday 23 April, 2015

How would you like an 'extra' room with your renovation?
# Renovation Station
# Renovation Station

How would you like an 'extra' room with your renovation?

Apr 23rd 2015, 4:36 PM 2,846 Views 0 Comments

Is it indoors? Outdoors? Who can tell?

# inspiration - Thursday 16 April, 2015

100-year-old house? Here are a few tips for an energy-efficient upgrade
# Renovation Station
# Renovation Station

100-year-old house? Here are a few tips for an energy-efficient upgrade

Apr 16th 2015, 6:07 PM 11,678 Views 0 Comments

It’s easier than you may think.

# inspiration - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Running out of space? Add an extra storey...
# Renovation Station
# Renovation Station

Running out of space? Add an extra storey...

Apr 9th 2015, 6:20 PM 2,255 Views 0 Comments

Creating space out of nowhere with an extra bedroom and extra storey – it’s magic.

# inspiration - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Making the fairytale come true for your family home
# Inspiration
# Inspiration

Making the fairytale come true for your family home

Mar 26th 2015, 11:54 AM 11,279 Views 0 Comments

We spoke to David Leahy about fulfilling his dream of a home for the ages in his native Co Limerick.

# inspiration - Sunday 15 March, 2015

How one woman went from 20 cigarettes a day to triumphing in Ireland's toughest endurance race
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

How one woman went from 20 cigarettes a day to triumphing in Ireland's toughest endurance race

Mar 15th 2015, 10:00 AM 26,203 Views 14 Comments

Diane Behan tells The42 about her exceptional performance in Donegal last weekend.

# inspiration - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Boy finds 'group he belongs to' in amputee football team after losing leg in accident aged 5
# Amputee
# Amputee

Boy finds 'group he belongs to' in amputee football team after losing leg in accident aged 5

Mar 11th 2015, 9:02 PM 17,489 Views 12 Comments

Niamh Dufficy said an amputee football team has inspired her son.

# inspiration - Thursday 5 March, 2015

This Victorian house is perfect - but it doesn't like to show off
# Des Res
# Des Res

This Victorian house is perfect - but it doesn't like to show off

Mar 5th 2015, 6:27 PM 2,962 Views 0 Comments

Take a look around 20 Wellington Road and its gorgeous high-class features.

# inspiration - Thursday 19 February, 2015

How an amazing retrofit improved this Irish home's energy rating by 90%
# Renovation Station
# Renovation Station

How an amazing retrofit improved this Irish home's energy rating by 90%

Feb 19th 2015, 4:37 PM 6,880 Views 0 Comments

This Dublin semi-d became the first certified ‘passive’ retrofit home here.

# inspiration - Thursday 12 February, 2015

A marriage of history and art under one roof in the Burren
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# Inspiration

A marriage of history and art under one roof in the Burren

Feb 12th 2015, 5:53 PM 5,860 Views 0 Comments

This incredible classically-proportioned home commands its spot in a wild landscape – and provides refuge for its owners.

# inspiration - Sunday 8 February, 2015

How one Irishman went from contemplating suicide to cycling the world
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

How one Irishman went from contemplating suicide to cycling the world

Feb 8th 2015, 12:00 PM 26,129 Views 30 Comments

Breifne Earley tells The42 about his extraordinary journey.

# inspiration - Thursday 5 February, 2015

A walk-in wardrobe? Yes, it's an achievable dream
# Renovation Station
# Renovation Station

A walk-in wardrobe? Yes, it's an achievable dream

Feb 5th 2015, 5:17 PM 5,305 Views 0 Comments

Gotta love those Ikea Pax door/drawer combos.

# inspiration - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Bundee Aki revealed the secret behind Robbie Henshaw's performance tonight (it's BOD related)
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

Bundee Aki revealed the secret behind Robbie Henshaw's performance tonight (it's BOD related)

Jan 1st 2015, 8:54 PM 12,060 Views 6 Comments

The great man’s reach knows no bounds.

# inspiration - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Spectacular saunas that make us want to take our clothes off
# Aaannnd Relax
# Aaannnd Relax

Spectacular saunas that make us want to take our clothes off

Dec 11th 2014, 11:53 AM 1,862 Views 0 Comments

Stunning curves, letting it all hang out – some of the features that makes these architectural gems shine.

# inspiration - Thursday 4 December, 2014

The hotel that acts as a wind instrument
# Thar She Blows
# Thar She Blows

The hotel that acts as a wind instrument

Dec 4th 2014, 4:18 PM 1,274 Views 0 Comments

A lakeside location and an Aeolian harp inspires this meditative space in Japan.

# inspiration - Thursday 27 November, 2014

This might be the most beautiful office space in the world
# Wow Factor
# Wow Factor

This might be the most beautiful office space in the world

Nov 27th 2014, 4:20 PM 2,288 Views 0 Comments

…Or would you prefer the Bond villain lair-type bunker in Sweden here?

# inspiration - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Renovation station: Shutters back on a warm extension for a protected house
# Inspiration
# Inspiration

Renovation station: Shutters back on a warm extension for a protected house

Nov 20th 2014, 10:53 AM 3,023 Views 0 Comments

Each week, we focus on a makeover of an Irish home into a wonderful living space.

# inspiration - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Renovation station: Reviving a 1950s terracotta-tiled beauty
# Inspiration
# Inspiration

Renovation station: Reviving a 1950s terracotta-tiled beauty

Nov 13th 2014, 3:47 PM 3,578 Views 0 Comments

Each week, we focus on a makeover of an Irish home into a wonderful living space.

# inspiration - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Renovation station: The creation of an access-all-areas family home
# Makeover
# Makeover

Renovation station: The creation of an access-all-areas family home

Nov 6th 2014, 4:45 PM 4,605 Views 0 Comments

Each week, we focus on a makeover of an Irish home into a wonderful living space.

# inspiration - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Renovation station: Open plan living with an energy-saving facelift
# Inspiration
# Inspiration

Renovation station: Open plan living with an energy-saving facelift

Oct 30th 2014, 6:20 PM 17,168 Views 0 Comments

Each week, we focus on a makeover of an Irish home into a wonderful living space.

# inspiration - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Malala Yousafzai donates $50,000 prize money to help rebuild 65 schools in Gaza
# Inspiration
# Inspiration

Malala Yousafzai donates $50,000 prize money to help rebuild 65 schools in Gaza

Oct 29th 2014, 10:43 PM 10,213 Views 47 Comments

The 17-year-old won the Nobel Peace Prize this month.

# inspiration - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Renovation station: A 1930s semi-d finally sees the light
# Inspiration
# Inspiration

Renovation station: A 1930s semi-d finally sees the light

Oct 23rd 2014, 4:15 PM 9,421 Views 0 Comments

Each week, we focus on a makeover of an Irish home into a wonderful living space.

# inspiration - Friday 12 September, 2014

Opinion: Falcao and Di Maria can spark United title challenge
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

Opinion: Falcao and Di Maria can spark United title challenge

Sep 12th 2014, 3:04 PM 6,049 Views 19 Comments

Will Louis van Gaal’s £150m spending spree pay off and help the club recapture past glories?

# inspiration - Monday 4 August, 2014

Intense competition in the blood for 17-year-old O'Brien, but she's missing one ingredient for Rio 2016
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Intense competition in the blood for 17-year-old O'Brien, but she's missing one ingredient for Rio 2016

Aug 4th 2014, 3:00 PM 15,869 Views 1 Comment

‘You have to teach your brain to keep going when your brain says stop’.

# inspiration - Friday 25 July, 2014

Blind, paralysed...and bald: But Mark Pollock's TEDx talk is about possibilities, not problems
# Inspiration
# Inspiration

Blind, paralysed...and bald: But Mark Pollock's TEDx talk is about possibilities, not problems

Jul 25th 2014, 11:41 AM 12,873 Views 11 Comments

And it’s absolutely inspiring.

# inspiration - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Heaslip: Emotional Eoin O'Malley speech spurred Leinster to victory
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

Heaslip: Emotional Eoin O'Malley speech spurred Leinster to victory

Jun 1st 2014, 3:17 PM 10,155 Views 3 Comments

The Blues captain says his team’s title success is down to the entire squad and academy players.

# inspiration - Monday 28 April, 2014

This Is What A Children's Playground Looks Like In Canada Pic of the Day
# PLAYTIME WITH A VIEW
# PLAYTIME WITH A VIEW

This Is What A Children's Playground Looks Like In Canada Pic of the Day

Apr 28th 2014, 10:38 AM 18,747 Views 24 Comments

There are some lucky kids in Alberta who get to play in front of this backdrop.

# inspiration - Saturday 26 April, 2014

7 incredible speeches that will inspire you to better things
# Inspiring Ideas
From The Daily Edge
# Inspiring Ideas

7 incredible speeches that will inspire you to better things

Apr 26th 2014, 9:30 AM 35,498 Views 18 Comments

In need of a little motivation? Look no further.

# inspiration - Monday 3 February, 2014

O'Connell 'had given us really good direction in the week' - Heaslip
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

O'Connell 'had given us really good direction in the week' - Heaslip

Feb 3rd 2014, 6:30 AM 2,645 Views 1 Comment

Ireland’s captain on the day was named man of the match against Scotland.

# inspiration - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

This video of a woman's first 100 days of exercise will get you off your arse
# 100 Days
From The Daily Edge
# 100 Days

This video of a woman's first 100 days of exercise will get you off your arse

Jan 8th 2014, 8:30 PM 4,661 Views 3 Comments

A bit of inspiration never hurt anyone.

# inspiration - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Shia LaBeouf apologises for using cartoonist's work uncredited in short film
# Got Beef
From The Daily Edge
# Got Beef

Shia LaBeouf apologises for using cartoonist's work uncredited in short film

Dec 17th 2013, 9:47 AM 1,849 Views 1 Comment

Everyone’s got a bit of LaBeouf with Shia.

# inspiration - Saturday 30 November, 2013

'I hope Roy and Martin O'Neill can turn it around for Ireland' - Paul Scholes
# MONKeano
From The42
# MONKeano

'I hope Roy and Martin O'Neill can turn it around for Ireland' - Paul Scholes

Nov 30th 2013, 1:14 PM 10,511 Views 26 Comments

The former Manchester United midfielder told Off the Ball he was privileged to play alongside Keane.