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#Inspirational

# inspirational - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

'She's just unbelievable' - Armagh's 2012 All-Ireland winning captain returns to football after cancer battle
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# Inspirational

'She's just unbelievable' - Armagh's 2012 All-Ireland winning captain returns to football after cancer battle

Aug 5th 2020, 9:30 PM 33,797 Views 4 Comments

Mags Carville (née McAlinden) is an inspiration to one and all.

# inspirational - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Kiernan plays in win over All-Ireland semi-finalists just three months after chemotherapy
# Inspirational
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# Inspirational

Kiernan plays in win over All-Ireland semi-finalists just three months after chemotherapy

May 19th 2019, 1:16 PM 10,148 Views 2 Comments

The Cavan man, who was diagnosed with testicular cancer in August, started in the victory against Monaghan.

# inspirational - Saturday 11 May, 2019

‘I thought I was going to die. It was so peaceful and there was no pain. I could've fell asleep and never woke up again’
# Inspirational
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# Inspirational

‘I thought I was going to die. It was so peaceful and there was no pain. I could've fell asleep and never woke up again’

May 11th 2019, 10:00 AM 50,750 Views 8 Comments

Christy McElligott, a league winner with St Pat’s in 1996 and now Ireland’s international amputee manager, shares his incredible story.

# inspirational - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

'I looked up and the side of my face dropped. I had lost all of my speech'
# Uplifting
From The42
# Uplifting

'I looked up and the side of my face dropped. I had lost all of my speech'

May 9th 2018, 8:30 AM 45,579 Views 7 Comments

Ulster back row Chris Henry gives a fascinating interview about the loss of loved ones, a major health scare and why he feels ‘very lucky’.

# inspirational - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Griffin 'lost for words' after becoming the first one-handed NFL player to be drafted
# Inspirational
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# Inspirational

Griffin 'lost for words' after becoming the first one-handed NFL player to be drafted

Apr 29th 2018, 5:00 PM 33,971 Views 13 Comments

He joins his twin brother, Shaquill Griffin, who was also drafted by Seattle in the third round last year.

# inspirational - Friday 28 July, 2017

Kerry woman (107) who emigrated to America finally fulfills dream of receiving high school diploma
# Inspirational
# Inspirational

Kerry woman (107) who emigrated to America finally fulfills dream of receiving high school diploma

Jul 28th 2017, 10:03 PM 21,047 Views 15 Comments

Hanna Lovett was born in a small town in Kerry in 1910. She moved to the US when she was 12.

# inspirational - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Former Leinster and Ireland U20 out-half McKinley called into Italy squad
# Inspirational
From The42
# Inspirational

Former Leinster and Ireland U20 out-half McKinley called into Italy squad

May 2nd 2017, 9:25 PM 29,225 Views 12 Comments

The Treviso playmaker’s remarkable story in rugby continues.

# inspirational - Saturday 11 February, 2017

This Falcons video following their Super Bowl heartbreak will give you chills
# RISE UP
From The42
# RISE UP

This Falcons video following their Super Bowl heartbreak will give you chills

Feb 11th 2017, 1:07 PM 7,509 Views 7 Comments

‘In brotherhood, we fall. In brotherhood, we trust. In brotherhood, we rise.’

# inspirational - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Column: 'Obama showed that traditional oratory is the most powerful way that politicians can connect'
# Inspirational
# Inspirational

Column: 'Obama showed that traditional oratory is the most powerful way that politicians can connect'

Jan 21st 2017, 8:15 PM 453 Views 82 Comments

The only certainty now is that gifted orators like Barack Obama come along once in a lifetime, writes Amy Rose Harte.

# inspirational - Thursday 30 June, 2016

This Irish comedian’s inspiring quotes are just perfectly sarcastic
# Flynnspiring
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# Flynnspiring

This Irish comedian’s inspiring quotes are just perfectly sarcastic

Jun 30th 2016, 9:35 AM 8,552 Views 1 Comment

Goals.

# inspirational - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Remarkable 'Blind Messi' desperate to add Rio gold to his collection
# Inspirational
From The42
# Inspirational

Remarkable 'Blind Messi' desperate to add Rio gold to his collection

Jun 2nd 2016, 12:30 PM 2,868 Views 3 Comments

Silvio Velo, who recently became a grandfather, will captain Argentina’s visually-impaired football team at the Olympic Games.

# inspirational - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

'Going to Rio would be an opportunity to say thank you to Ireland for accepting me'
# Inspirational
From The42
# Inspirational

'Going to Rio would be an opportunity to say thank you to Ireland for accepting me'

May 31st 2016, 8:00 AM 7,909 Views 3 Comments

Greta Streimikyte has rarely shared her story. By the end of the summer, you’re likely to know all about it.

# inspirational - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Galway trainer gives emotional Ted Talk on how every conversation can change a life
# Inspirational
# Inspirational

Galway trainer gives emotional Ted Talk on how every conversation can change a life

Feb 16th 2016, 9:50 PM 29,914 Views 21 Comments

The instructor described how at one stage he found himself so broke in Dublin that he couldn’t afford the €12 bus fare to get back home to Galway on Christmas Eve.

# inspirational - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Auschwitz survivor makes successful dance show debut at the age of 90
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# Inspirational

Auschwitz survivor makes successful dance show debut at the age of 90

Jan 30th 2016, 10:45 AM 9,246 Views 6 Comments

Holocaust survivor Eva Fahidi is currently starring in a sold-out duet in Budapest.

# inspirational - 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.

# inspirational - Saturday 2 January, 2016

So many people messed up their inspirational New Year's Instagram posts
# New Me
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# New Me

So many people messed up their inspirational New Year's Instagram posts

Jan 2nd 2016, 3:54 PM 11,072 Views 0 Comments

Morto.

# inspirational - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Noel McGrath recalls using WhatsApp to tell team-mates about his cancer
# Inspirational
From The42
# Inspirational

Noel McGrath recalls using WhatsApp to tell team-mates about his cancer

Oct 29th 2015, 12:18 AM 8,891 Views 2 Comments

The Tipperary hurler was a guest on Wednesday night’s Second Captains Live.

# inspirational - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

This guy’s touching guide to losing weight has gone ridiculously viral
# No Beer
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# No Beer

This guy’s touching guide to losing weight has gone ridiculously viral

Sep 22nd 2015, 4:40 PM 5,269 Views 0 Comments

People asked for specifics, and they GOT THEM.

# inspirational - Monday 21 September, 2015

8 'Humans of Dublin' stories that will melt your heart
# Our City
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# Our City

8 'Humans of Dublin' stories that will melt your heart

Sep 21st 2015, 6:52 PM 11,810 Views 2 Comments

We all have a story to tell.

# inspirational - Friday 21 August, 2015

10 of the finest motivational quotes ever to be found on a toilet wall
# Learn On The Loo
From The Daily Edge
# Learn On The Loo

10 of the finest motivational quotes ever to be found on a toilet wall

Aug 21st 2015, 6:00 PM 14,915 Views 2 Comments

Toilet graffiti artists – always there to lift you up when you’re feeling down.

# inspirational - Monday 17 August, 2015

Model with Down syndrome to take part in New York Fashion Week
# Inspirational
# Inspirational

Model with Down syndrome to take part in New York Fashion Week

Aug 17th 2015, 3:02 PM 23,004 Views 34 Comments

Madeline Stuart is having a very successful year.

# inspirational - Thursday 30 July, 2015

This heartwarming hug between a little girl and a pilot has melted the internet's heart
# Hug It Out
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# Hug It Out

This heartwarming hug between a little girl and a pilot has melted the internet's heart

Jul 30th 2015, 9:12 AM 6,617 Views 1 Comment

Little RE was born without arms and the pilot she hugged is her inspiration.

# inspirational - Friday 24 July, 2015

This 40-stone man is biking across America to lose weight and win back his wife
# Inspirational
# Inspirational

This 40-stone man is biking across America to lose weight and win back his wife

Jul 24th 2015, 10:18 PM 29,293 Views 47 Comments

Eric Hites says he “has to show her and the world” what he can do.

# inspirational - Thursday 2 July, 2015

The incredible story of the tsunami survivor who has followed in Ronaldo's footsteps
# Inspirational
From The42
# Inspirational

The incredible story of the tsunami survivor who has followed in Ronaldo's footsteps

Jul 2nd 2015, 1:32 PM 21,170 Views 12 Comments

17-year-old Martunis, who was discovered alive after the natural disaster in 2004, has been signed by Sporting Lisbon’s academy.

# inspirational - Monday 8 June, 2015

Sports stars getting behind inspirational Dessie Fitzgerald after spinal injury sums up the GAA
# Back On His Feet
From The42
# Back On His Feet

Sports stars getting behind inspirational Dessie Fitzgerald after spinal injury sums up the GAA

Jun 8th 2015, 12:08 PM 11,859 Views 2 Comments

Watch the emotional story of the Charleville hurler battling his way out of a wheelchair.

# inspirational - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

JK Rowling shared inspirational advice with a fan who wanted to 'give up'
# Queen
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# Queen

JK Rowling shared inspirational advice with a fan who wanted to 'give up'

May 6th 2015, 8:29 AM 4,351 Views 1 Comment

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# inspirational - Monday 6 April, 2015

This woman is running 12 marathons to fight a cancer you've probably never heard of
# Inspirational
# Inspirational

This woman is running 12 marathons to fight a cancer you've probably never heard of

Apr 6th 2015, 10:30 AM 26,476 Views 9 Comments

About 400 people in Ireland are diagnosed with it every year.

# inspirational - Friday 3 April, 2015

A crying Donegal boy nestled into Nicki Minaj's bosom and everyone fell in love with him
# Inspirational
# Inspirational

A crying Donegal boy nestled into Nicki Minaj's bosom and everyone fell in love with him

Apr 3rd 2015, 2:10 PM 40,311 Views 46 Comments

H-E-R-O.

# inspirational - Thursday 2 April, 2015

A little Donegal boy nestled into Nicki Minaj's bosom and twerked with her on stage
# Inspirational
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# Inspirational

A little Donegal boy nestled into Nicki Minaj's bosom and twerked with her on stage

Apr 2nd 2015, 3:56 PM 9,297 Views 5 Comments

H-E-R-O.

# inspirational - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Angelina Jolie told kids to be 'proud' of being different in a lovely speech last night
# Just Smile
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# Just Smile

Angelina Jolie told kids to be 'proud' of being different in a lovely speech last night

Mar 29th 2015, 9:10 AM 3,530 Views 3 Comments

“Don’t fit in. Don’t sit still. Don’t ever try to be less than what you are.”

# inspirational - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Studio of light an awe-inspiring surprise in red-bricked Ranelagh
# Renovation Station
# Renovation Station

Studio of light an awe-inspiring surprise in red-bricked Ranelagh

Feb 26th 2015, 5:30 PM 8,418 Views 1 Comment

There are some serious conversation-starters behind the door of the Dublin home architect Ciarán Coy designed for himself.

# inspirational - Friday 13 February, 2015

This Joe Schmidt speech is so inspirational it'll make you want to tackle the nearest Frenchman
# Epic
From The42
# Epic

This Joe Schmidt speech is so inspirational it'll make you want to tackle the nearest Frenchman

Feb 13th 2015, 2:47 PM 16,902 Views 23 Comments

You would commit murder for Joe Schmidt after watching this ad.

# inspirational - Thursday 8 January, 2015

You'll want to move to Connacht and buy a season ticket after seeing this 6 Nations promo
# Inspirational
From The42
# Inspirational

You'll want to move to Connacht and buy a season ticket after seeing this 6 Nations promo

Jan 8th 2015, 1:40 PM 12,485 Views 7 Comments

The bandwagon will probably be a little more crowded by the end of this video.

# inspirational - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Student convinces school to include his majestic 'laser-cat' photo in yearbook
# Inspirational
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# Inspirational

Student convinces school to include his majestic 'laser-cat' photo in yearbook

Oct 1st 2014, 10:58 AM 2,009 Views 0 Comments

Draven Rodriguez, take a bow.

# inspirational - Monday 8 September, 2014

'I have forgiven him' - Cork woman opens up about crash that killed her young family
# Inspirational
# Inspirational

'I have forgiven him' - Cork woman opens up about crash that killed her young family

Sep 8th 2014, 3:50 PM 27,197 Views 21 Comments

“I have an army in heaven that kick my ass out of bed every morning.”

# inspirational - Monday 18 August, 2014

28 pictures to chart Ireland's brilliant journey to 4th in the Women's Rugby World Cup
# Inspirational
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# Inspirational

28 pictures to chart Ireland's brilliant journey to 4th in the Women's Rugby World Cup

Aug 18th 2014, 10:23 AM 3,903 Views 6 Comments

Ireland Women, we can only thank you.

# inspirational - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

'I got it!' This incredible video of a two-year-old amputee learning to walk will inspire you
# Oh Jeez
From The Daily Edge
# Oh Jeez

'I got it!' This incredible video of a two-year-old amputee learning to walk will inspire you

Jul 8th 2014, 9:55 PM 2,655 Views 0 Comments

Humbling.

# inspirational - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Cystic fibrosis sufferer Nathan Charles set for Wallabies debut
# Inspirational
From The42
# Inspirational

Cystic fibrosis sufferer Nathan Charles set for Wallabies debut

Jun 11th 2014, 11:48 AM 8,061 Views 7 Comments

The 25-year-old hooker has been selected on Ewen McKenzie’s bench ahead of the clash with France.

# inspirational - Saturday 24 May, 2014

8 tweets which show how good Richard Dunne was in the play-off final today
# Inspirational
From The42
# Inspirational

8 tweets which show how good Richard Dunne was in the play-off final today

May 24th 2014, 5:23 PM 12,742 Views 8 Comments

The Ireland defender was named man-of-the-match following today’s game.

# inspirational - Saturday 3 May, 2014

5 of the most powerful quotes from Gabourey Sidibe's "confidence" speech
# Precious
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# Precious

5 of the most powerful quotes from Gabourey Sidibe's "confidence" speech

May 3rd 2014, 10:32 AM 6,089 Views 3 Comments

The Oscar-nominated actress delivered some home truths at the Ms. Foundation Gala on Thursday night.

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