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#Inspiring

# inspiring - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

'I showed him my medal and as I was walking away, he said, 'I want to be like Nicole one day''
# Inspiring
From The42
# Inspiring

'I showed him my medal and as I was walking away, he said, 'I want to be like Nicole one day''

Updated Oct 13th 2021, 8:00 PM 46,157 Views 3 Comments

Nicole Turner won a silver medal at the Tokyo Paralympics.

# inspiring - Sunday 21 March, 2021

'It's more than an All-Star, it's recognition of years of heartbreak' - Rockett's difficult road to the top
# Inspiring
From The42
# Inspiring

'It's more than an All-Star, it's recognition of years of heartbreak' - Rockett's difficult road to the top

Mar 21st 2021, 7:45 AM 6,623 Views 1 Comment

As a teenager, the Waterford ace was diagnosed with arthritis and told she would be in a wheelchair by the age of 30.

# inspiring - Sunday 22 November, 2020

'It's a real example of, 'You can do anything'' - Irish greats unite to help kids walk tall through lockdown
# Good News Story
From The42
# Good News Story

'It's a real example of, 'You can do anything'' - Irish greats unite to help kids walk tall through lockdown

Nov 22nd 2020, 9:00 AM 6,618 Views 0 Comments

The Robert Heffernan Race Walking Academy has been a huge success.

# inspiring - Monday 9 December, 2019

Serie A legend Mihajlovic makes emotional return after leukaemia diagnosis
# Inspiring
From The42
# Inspiring

Serie A legend Mihajlovic makes emotional return after leukaemia diagnosis

Dec 9th 2019, 8:05 AM 4,255 Views 0 Comments

The Serbian boss returned to the dugout after a difficult period, and his rival coach was delighted to see him.

# inspiring - Saturday 9 November, 2019

'I wasn't doing it for myself, I wasn't doing it for the team, I was doing it for God' - Ireland hockey star
# Inspiring
From The42
# Inspiring

'I wasn't doing it for myself, I wasn't doing it for the team, I was doing it for God' - Ireland hockey star

Nov 9th 2019, 2:07 PM 51,718 Views 102 Comments

Bethany and Serena Barr talk about their faith and their older sister Charlene who died in 2010.

# inspiring - Monday 26 August, 2019

'Exceptional courage' - Serie A manager returns to bench six weeks after leukaemia diagnosis
# Inspiring
From The42
# Inspiring

'Exceptional courage' - Serie A manager returns to bench six weeks after leukaemia diagnosis

Aug 26th 2019, 5:58 PM 5,232 Views 2 Comments

Bologna boss Sinisa Mihajlovic was with his players for their draw against Verona.

# inspiring - Monday 11 March, 2019

Widow of trainer who took his own life aiming to continue his legacy with Cheltenham success
# Inspiring
From The42
# Inspiring

Widow of trainer who took his own life aiming to continue his legacy with Cheltenham success

Mar 11th 2019, 9:00 PM 8,263 Views 1 Comment

After the tragic loss of her husband Richard last year, Kayley Woollacott acquired a trainer’s licence and now she’s got Lalor running in the Arkle.

# inspiring - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

After 2,136 days and 12 knee operations, Sydney Swans defender set for AFL return
# Never Give Up
From The42
# Never Give Up

After 2,136 days and 12 knee operations, Sydney Swans defender set for AFL return

Aug 1st 2018, 11:05 AM 8,655 Views 2 Comments

Six years, five full knee reconstructions. Wow.

# inspiring - Saturday 5 May, 2018

'I remember the XXXXL O'Neill's gear didn't fit me. From that day, I changed everything'
# Quite A Journey
From The42
# Quite A Journey

'I remember the XXXXL O'Neill's gear didn't fit me. From that day, I changed everything'

May 5th 2018, 10:00 AM 51,802 Views 11 Comments

From a battle with thyroid cancer to an incredible weight loss, Mayo manager Peter Leahy shares his story.

# inspiring - Monday 25 December, 2017

'When I got the tube in my side, my lungs were punctured, I realised things were more serious then'
# Inspiring
From The42
# Inspiring

'When I got the tube in my side, my lungs were punctured, I realised things were more serious then'

Dec 25th 2017, 5:00 PM 21,165 Views 2 Comments

Robbie McNamara was due to ride Lord Windermere in the 2015 Aintree Grand National. The day beforehand, his life changed forever.

# inspiring - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

The inspiring story behind that Marseille fan's goal from kick-off against Toulouse
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

The inspiring story behind that Marseille fan's goal from kick-off against Toulouse

Sep 27th 2017, 2:15 PM 10,885 Views 12 Comments

Brilliant.

# inspiring - 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 7,537 Views 7 Comments

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

# inspiring - Monday 10 October, 2016

A burn victim who was told she'd never run again has completed the world's toughest triathlon
# Turia Pitt
# Turia Pitt

A burn victim who was told she'd never run again has completed the world's toughest triathlon

Oct 10th 2016, 10:30 AM 16,629 Views 6 Comments

Turia Pitt says the ironman race didn’t go to plan but she persevered.

# inspiring - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

'It's pretty phenomenal what he's doing and I wish him the very best of luck' - Cullen
# Inspiring
From The42
# Inspiring

'It's pretty phenomenal what he's doing and I wish him the very best of luck' - Cullen

Aug 30th 2016, 6:00 AM 11,043 Views 5 Comments

Dubliner Ian McKinley could find himself running out at the RDS in the colours of Benetton Treviso on Friday night.

# inspiring - Thursday 30 June, 2016

This Irish comedian’s inspiring quotes are just perfectly sarcastic
# Flynnspiring
From The Daily Edge
# Flynnspiring

This Irish comedian’s inspiring quotes are just perfectly sarcastic

Jun 30th 2016, 9:35 AM 8,616 Views 1 Comment

Goals.

# inspiring - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Man City amputee footballer scores spectacular solo goal after leaving his marker for dead
# Inspiring
From The42
# Inspiring

Man City amputee footballer scores spectacular solo goal after leaving his marker for dead

May 28th 2016, 3:09 PM 8,630 Views 9 Comments

Jay Tregakiss showed magnificent skill in a Football for All tournament in Switzerland.

# inspiring - Monday 11 April, 2016

Here are the amazing young Irish people who will inspire you today
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# Sponsored By Nissan

Here are the amazing young Irish people who will inspire you today

Apr 11th 2016, 12:49 PM 32,768 Views 11 Comments

Can you add any more?

# inspiring - Sunday 23 August, 2015

He was attacked and left for dead, but Robert chose to 'get better, not bitter'
# Inspiring
# Inspiring

He was attacked and left for dead, but Robert chose to 'get better, not bitter'

Aug 23rd 2015, 9:30 PM 35,061 Views 31 Comments

Robert Drake, an author, saw his life changed in one night.

# inspiring - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Everyone is talking about Caitlyn Jenner's emotional speech at last night's ESPN awards
# Caitlyn Jenner
From The Daily Edge
# Caitlyn Jenner

Everyone is talking about Caitlyn Jenner's emotional speech at last night's ESPN awards

Jul 16th 2015, 7:40 AM 4,859 Views 3 Comments

Jenner was accepting the Arthur Ashe courage award.

# inspiring - Monday 5 January, 2015

20 Under 20: Ireland's brightest and most inspirational rising stars
# Teenagers
# Teenagers

20 Under 20: Ireland's brightest and most inspirational rising stars

Jan 5th 2015, 6:30 PM 58,077 Views 26 Comments

Some are still balancing success with the stress of the Junior Cert.

# inspiring - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Kids asked what they'd change about their bodies, school adults in body confidence
# Comfortable
From The Daily Edge
# Comfortable

Kids asked what they'd change about their bodies, school adults in body confidence

Nov 4th 2014, 2:01 PM 2,777 Views 1 Comment

“Cheetah legs so I can run faster.”

# inspiring - Friday 3 October, 2014

Jamie Wall - ‘I can’t force my legs to start working, the only thing I can control is my attitude'
# Battling Back
From The42
# Battling Back

Jamie Wall - ‘I can’t force my legs to start working, the only thing I can control is my attitude'

Oct 3rd 2014, 8:00 AM 148,054 Views 37 Comments

Last June, Cork GAA player Jamie Wall lined out for his county but a freak incident has left him facing a big battle since.

# inspiring - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Pope Francis: Religion can never justify violence
# Albania
# Albania

Pope Francis: Religion can never justify violence

Sep 21st 2014, 7:15 PM 9,743 Views 61 Comments

He said that Albania was an “inspiring example” of religious harmony.

# inspiring - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Real Lives: Traveller men want to show you a side you 'rarely get to see'
# Inspiring
# Inspiring

Real Lives: Traveller men want to show you a side you 'rarely get to see'

Jul 5th 2014, 9:45 AM 25,491 Views 65 Comments

A new booklet detailing the lives of Traveller men hopes to dispel some myths and stereotypes.

# inspiring - Friday 30 May, 2014

Playschooler gives the cutest graduation speech ever
# Superkid
From The Daily Edge
# Superkid

Playschooler gives the cutest graduation speech ever

May 30th 2014, 7:00 PM 2,242 Views 1 Comment

Short and sweet.

# inspiring - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Table-tennis player with no arms takes on the world number two
# Inspiring
From The42
# Inspiring

Table-tennis player with no arms takes on the world number two

May 13th 2014, 7:09 PM 5,265 Views 5 Comments

Ibrahim Hamato lost his arms in an accident.

# inspiring - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Powerful World Cup advert shows there's always something to play for
# Inspiring
From The42
# Inspiring

Powerful World Cup advert shows there's always something to play for

May 6th 2014, 7:00 AM 2,975 Views 3 Comments

This is our favourite World Cup advert yet.

# inspiring - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

People with Down Syndrome have inspiring messages for mum to be
# Dear Future Mom
From The Daily Edge
# Dear Future Mom

People with Down Syndrome have inspiring messages for mum to be

Mar 18th 2014, 7:30 PM 4,383 Views 3 Comments

You won’t want to cry, but you probably will.

# inspiring - Monday 27 January, 2014

This 10-year-old born without arms wanted to play the trumpet... here's his inspiring story
# Inspiring
From The Daily Edge
# Inspiring

This 10-year-old born without arms wanted to play the trumpet... here's his inspiring story

Jan 27th 2014, 6:00 PM 10,605 Views 9 Comments

Jahmir Wallace told anyone wanting to play an instrument: “Keep on trying.”

# inspiring - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

VIDEO: Ajax 'sign' terminally-ill 8-year-old boy
# Inspiring
From The42
# Inspiring

VIDEO: Ajax 'sign' terminally-ill 8-year-old boy

Dec 17th 2013, 10:53 AM 16,776 Views 16 Comments

The Dutch giants gave Jay-Jay Willems a day he’ll never forget.

# inspiring - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

WATCH: 26-year-old woman hears sound for the first time
# Inspiring
From The Daily Edge
# Inspiring

WATCH: 26-year-old woman hears sound for the first time

Mar 20th 2013, 9:00 PM 31,318 Views 68 Comments

There’s something in our eye.

# inspiring - Sunday 3 February, 2013

VIDEO: Stunning documentary of a cancer fighter hopes to inspire
# The Light That Shines
# The Light That Shines

VIDEO: Stunning documentary of a cancer fighter hopes to inspire

Feb 3rd 2013, 7:15 PM 12,154 Views 8 Comments

Jill Brzezinkski-Conley wants to show women they can feel good about their bodies, regardless of how they look.

# inspiring - Friday 13 July, 2012

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

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

Jul 13th 2012, 7:15 AM 10,113 Views 5 Comments

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

# inspiring - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

WATCH: Skateboarder with no legs is more talented than you
# Inspiring
From The42
# Inspiring

WATCH: Skateboarder with no legs is more talented than you

Apr 3rd 2012, 2:02 PM 372 Views 0 Comments

Despite his disadvantage, Italo Romano reached the semi-finals of a pro skating tournament in Florida over the weekend.