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#Inspiration

# inspiration - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Survivor of Boston Marathon bombing to write a book
# Boston Bombings
# Boston Bombings

Survivor of Boston Marathon bombing to write a book

Sep 5th 2013, 8:00 AM 8,217 Views 42 Comments

A man who lost both legs in the Boston Marathon bombings and helped to identify the perpetrators is working on a memoir.

# inspiration - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

The Limerick hurlers who were the Cork goalkeeper's childhood sporting idols
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From The42
# Inspiration

The Limerick hurlers who were the Cork goalkeeper's childhood sporting idols

Sep 4th 2013, 4:56 PM 8,352 Views 14 Comments

Anthony Nash freely admits he’s fairly fussy when it comes to selecting hurleys ahead of next Sunday’s All-Ireland decider.

# inspiration - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Acquitted death-row inmate to inspire Irish teenagers with his "story of hope"
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# Kerry Max Cook

Acquitted death-row inmate to inspire Irish teenagers with his "story of hope"

Aug 28th 2013, 9:45 PM 18,748 Views 23 Comments

Kerry Max Cook, who spent 22 years in prison until he was proven innocent, will share his story with youth outreach movement Soar tomorrow night.

# inspiration - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

This 17 year old died on Monday but what he left is inspirational
# Zach Sobiech
From The Daily Edge
# Zach Sobiech

This 17 year old died on Monday but what he left is inspirational

May 22nd 2013, 9:11 AM 4,041 Views 1 Comment

It’s your morning cry, and it’ll make you think about how you’re living your life.

# inspiration - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Tipp captain Shane McGrath draws inspiration from Martin Johnson
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Tipp captain Shane McGrath draws inspiration from Martin Johnson

May 4th 2013, 10:15 AM 1,499 Views 0 Comments

The player spoke to us about his admiration for the former England rugby international.

# inspiration - Thursday 14 March, 2013

WATCH:  Your Thursday morning inspiration
# Inspiration
From The Daily Edge
# Inspiration

WATCH: Your Thursday morning inspiration

Mar 14th 2013, 9:53 AM 544 Views 0 Comments

Gavin is four years old and a total star.

# inspiration - Sunday 10 February, 2013

Chess giving hope to slum children
# Uganda
# Uganda

Chess giving hope to slum children

Feb 10th 2013, 9:45 AM 5,531 Views 13 Comments

Self-confidence, discipline and higher ambitions for their future: some of the benefits being reaped by kids attending chess club in Kampala.

# inspiration - Friday 25 January, 2013

10 things we learned at Digital Biscuit today
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# Inspiration

10 things we learned at Digital Biscuit today

Jan 25th 2013, 7:30 PM 9,343 Views 3 Comments

The future of film, TV and video is being discussed at an event run by the Screen Directors Guild of Ireland: it has thrown up some interesting conclusions…

# inspiration - Friday 11 January, 2013

VIDEO: 4 classic Heineken Cup matches when 4 tries did the trick
# Hell 4 Leather
From The42
# Hell 4 Leather

VIDEO: 4 classic Heineken Cup matches when 4 tries did the trick

Jan 11th 2013, 3:27 PM 1,803 Views 3 Comments

The miracle match makes the grade and three other beauties.

# inspiration - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Dolan praises Mark Rohan's input to Westmeath football
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From The42
# Inspiration

Dolan praises Mark Rohan's input to Westmeath football

Jan 9th 2013, 1:38 PM 1,407 Views 0 Comments

The Paralympian has been brought on board with the Leinster county’s backroom team for the new season and has already made his mark.

# inspiration - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Limbless Canadian scrum-half wins Spirit of Rugby award
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From The42
# Inspiration

Limbless Canadian scrum-half wins Spirit of Rugby award

Dec 1st 2012, 2:19 PM 2,754 Views 2 Comments

“Hopefully just by being on the team I can encourage other people to come and play,” said the Nova Scotia native.

# inspiration - Sunday 28 October, 2012

The Dublin City Marathon is tomorrow… here’s some inspiration
# Inspiration
# Inspiration

The Dublin City Marathon is tomorrow… here’s some inspiration

Oct 28th 2012, 6:00 PM 10,813 Views 7 Comments

That’s it. Training for next year’s marathon starts today.

# inspiration - Monday 15 October, 2012

Nick Leeson: I'm not a motivational speaker. THIS GUY is.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Nick Leeson: I'm not a motivational speaker. THIS GUY is.

Oct 15th 2012, 7:00 AM 237 Views 7 Comments

Former trader Nick Leeson is a regular on the after-dinner speaking circuit – but he was blown away by the story of Aron Ralston, with whom he recently shared a stage…

# inspiration - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

VIDEO: Meet the footless footballer impressing Barcelona
# Breaking Boundaries
From The42
# Breaking Boundaries

VIDEO: Meet the footless footballer impressing Barcelona

Aug 29th 2012, 4:20 PM 1,470 Views 0 Comments

11-year-old Gabriel Muniz from Rio is hopeful football will be a Paralympic sport by the time he grows up.

# inspiration - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Quadruple amputee completes icy swim across the Bering Straits
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From The42
# Feat

Quadruple amputee completes icy swim across the Bering Straits

Aug 18th 2012, 11:25 AM 5,135 Views 8 Comments

Frenchman Phillippe Croizon braved near-freezing temperatures to swim the 4k stretch that links America and Asia.

# inspiration - Friday 13 July, 2012

Nine-year-old Irish girl brings in €20k for educational game
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# Inspiring

Nine-year-old Irish girl brings in €20k for educational game

Jul 13th 2012, 7:15 AM 10,026 Views 5 Comments

Niamh Gallagher, from Arranmore Island off Donegal, helped persuade we users to fund dad’s project Pora Ora.

# inspiration - Thursday 7 June, 2012

VIDEO: How does it feel to carry the Olympic torch? Let Mark Pollock tell you...
# Olympic Torch
# Olympic Torch

VIDEO: How does it feel to carry the Olympic torch? Let Mark Pollock tell you...

Jun 7th 2012, 12:09 AM 3,354 Views 7 Comments

Inspirational blind adventurer who broke his back in an accident in 2010 speaks of his proud moment carrying the flame through Dublin today.

# inspiration - Friday 25 May, 2012

The Magnificent Seven: speeches to inspire our boys in green
# Gone To The Movies
From The42
# Gone To The Movies

The Magnificent Seven: speeches to inspire our boys in green

May 25th 2012, 11:00 AM 485 Views 1 Comment

Sometimes, winners and losers are only seperated by who wants it more. Let’s go get ‘em, inch by inch.

# inspiration - Saturday 14 January, 2012

TED2012: The ideas you should hear this year
# Inspiration
# Inspiration

TED2012: The ideas you should hear this year

Jan 14th 2012, 9:20 AM 5,522 Views 13 Comments

How social media is making us emotionally lazy, why humans are born optimists and one man who has probably made you cry: the inspiring talks to expect from non-profit group TED this year.

# inspiration - Saturday 19 November, 2011

Column: Stay positive, keep moving - the advice YOU gave me
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Stay positive, keep moving - the advice YOU gave me

Nov 19th 2011, 6:30 PM 37 Views 16 Comments

Two weeks ago, Liam Horan wrote about going back to college after 26 years – and the response he received in comments, emails and calls displays the positivity and courage of many people finding their way through the recession.

# inspiration - Friday 14 October, 2011

Beyoncé in choreography plagiarism row
# Beyoncé
From The Daily Edge
# Beyoncé

Beyoncé in choreography plagiarism row

Oct 14th 2011, 4:11 PM 721 Views 4 Comments

The US singer and dancer has been accused of using choreography by a Belgian dancer in the video for her new song, Countdown.

# inspiration - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Boxer to make debut at 52 after being cleared of murder
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

Boxer to make debut at 52 after being cleared of murder

Oct 11th 2011, 3:28 PM 887 Views 2 Comments

Wrongfully convicted of murder in 1983, Dewey Bozella spent 26 years in prison. Now, two years after his exoneration, he’s fighting on Bernard Hopkins’ undercard.