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#Lucky

# lucky - Wednesday 1 December, 2021

Author Alice Sebold apologises to man wrongly jailed for raping her
# Memoir
# Memoir

Author Alice Sebold apologises to man wrongly jailed for raping her

Dec 1st 2021, 10:31 AM 45,434 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Broadwater’s conviction was overturned last week after a re-examination of the case found serious flaws in the prosecution.

# lucky - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

'I saw death too closely' - F1 driver describes horrific 140mph crash after leaving hospital
# Lucky
From The42
# Lucky

'I saw death too closely' - F1 driver describes horrific 140mph crash after leaving hospital

Dec 2nd 2020, 7:22 PM 5,119 Views 5 Comments

Romain Grosjean managed to escape his blazing car at the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix.

# lucky - Monday 16 November, 2020

Former Nigeria and Serie A player escapes from suspected armed kidnappers
# Lucky
From The42
# Lucky

Former Nigeria and Serie A player escapes from suspected armed kidnappers

Nov 16th 2020, 3:06 PM 9,637 Views 1 Comment

Christian Obodo says two men forced themselves into his car and pushed his girlfriend out.

# lucky - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

'Here we go, watch this now – we’re going to win the Lotto': Carlow family who scooped €2.7 million Lotto jackpot
# Jackpot Winners
# Jackpot Winners

'Here we go, watch this now – we’re going to win the Lotto': Carlow family who scooped €2.7 million Lotto jackpot

Feb 11th 2020, 9:23 PM 26,318 Views 7 Comments

Ths syndicate said they will pay off their mortgages.

# lucky - Monday 23 September, 2019

Winning ticket for Saturday's Lotto worth €5.3 million sold at Centra in Innishannon
# Cork
# Cork

Winning ticket for Saturday's Lotto worth €5.3 million sold at Centra in Innishannon

Sep 23rd 2019, 1:26 PM 14,843 Views 6 Comments

The owner of the Centra on the Main Street said he hopes a local won the big jackpot.

# lucky - Monday 26 August, 2019

€11 million jackpot winner makes contact with National Lottery
# Lucky
# Lucky

€11 million jackpot winner makes contact with National Lottery

Aug 26th 2019, 4:25 PM 51,701 Views 12 Comments

The jackpot – the highest in over two years – was won last Wednesday.

# lucky - Thursday 24 January, 2019

'Accidental coach' Schmidt 'not really' interested in the All Blacks jobs
# Next Move
From The42
# Next Move

'Accidental coach' Schmidt 'not really' interested in the All Blacks jobs

Jan 24th 2019, 12:00 PM 30,040 Views 24 Comments

The Ireland head coach says he’s been lucky in his career.

# lucky - Monday 14 May, 2018

A very surprised Sydney man won the lottery twice in the space of a week
# Lucky Tickets
# Lucky Tickets

A very surprised Sydney man won the lottery twice in the space of a week

May 14th 2018, 9:08 AM 64,177 Views 33 Comments

The odds of winning just once are one in almost two million.

# lucky - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Mourinho bemoans fixture list, claims Liverpool are 'luckier'
# Luck
From The42
# Luck

Mourinho bemoans fixture list, claims Liverpool are 'luckier'

Sep 28th 2017, 10:52 AM 7,721 Views 33 Comments

The Red Devils boss believes Premier League scheduling is doing his side few favours, while their arch-rivals are benefiting from extra rest time

# lucky - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Former Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond airlifted to hospital in Switzerland following 'serious' car crash
# The Grand Tour
# The Grand Tour

Former Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond airlifted to hospital in Switzerland following 'serious' car crash

Jun 10th 2017, 5:48 PM 67,490 Views 52 Comments

Hammond avoided serious injury in the incident.

# lucky - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Someone has won €12.8 million on the Lotto
# Big Money Big Prizes
# Big Money Big Prizes

Someone has won €12.8 million on the Lotto

Mar 1st 2017, 9:19 PM 48,820 Views 29 Comments

Those numbers were: 2, 15, 19, 26, 37, 38. The bonus was 39.

Newcastle's Mo Diame scored one of the flukiest goals you'll see last night
# Stroke Of Luck
From The42
# Stroke Of Luck

Newcastle's Mo Diame scored one of the flukiest goals you'll see last night

Mar 1st 2017, 11:05 AM 6,518 Views 4 Comments

“I definitely meant that,” joked the Magpies midfielder.

# lucky - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Man who recently lost his job claims €500,000 Lotto prize
# Change Of Luck
# Change Of Luck

Man who recently lost his job claims €500,000 Lotto prize

Dec 21st 2016, 4:19 PM 18,718 Views 21 Comments

He wants to start his own business.

# lucky - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Lotto ticket worth over €11 million sold on Dublin's Amiens Street yesterday
# Jackpot
# Jackpot

Lotto ticket worth over €11 million sold on Dublin's Amiens Street yesterday

Dec 4th 2016, 10:27 AM 20,462 Views 23 Comments

It was the second highest jackpot of the year.

# lucky - Thursday 28 July, 2016

QUIZ: Just How Lucky Are You?
# Sponsored By LottoLand
# Sponsored By LottoLand

QUIZ: Just How Lucky Are You?

Jul 28th 2016, 4:32 PM 24,529 Views 6 Comments

Luck, be a lady tonight.

# lucky - Friday 15 July, 2016

Buy a EuroMillions ticket recently? Time running out for winner of unclaimed €190,000 prize
# Galway
# Galway

Buy a EuroMillions ticket recently? Time running out for winner of unclaimed €190,000 prize

Jul 15th 2016, 9:20 PM 33,901 Views 12 Comments

The deadline for the winner is 5.30pm on Thursday 28 July.

# lucky - Monday 11 January, 2016

Lotto winner:  'We only had €40 left for the week - and then we win over €164,000'
# Luck Of The Draw
# Luck Of The Draw

Lotto winner: 'We only had €40 left for the week - and then we win over €164,000'

Jan 11th 2016, 8:46 PM 33,750 Views 30 Comments

The Wicklow family will clear the arrears on their mortgage with the money.

# lucky - Friday 30 October, 2015

Woman wins money on two ITV game shows within an hour of each other
# As You Do
# As You Do

Woman wins money on two ITV game shows within an hour of each other

Oct 30th 2015, 10:10 PM 41,242 Views 16 Comments

Some people get all the luck.

# lucky - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Man finds $20, plays lottery and wins $1 million
# Jammy
# Jammy

Man finds $20, plays lottery and wins $1 million

Sep 1st 2015, 9:02 PM 17,010 Views 17 Comments

One very lucky guy.

# lucky - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Did you win the €2.5 million Lotto jackpot from last night?
# One Winner
# One Winner

Did you win the €2.5 million Lotto jackpot from last night?

Aug 9th 2015, 10:41 AM 30,924 Views 20 Comments

Check your ticket.

# lucky - Saturday 27 June, 2015

A scratch card turned this €2 debt between Cavan brothers into €50,000
# Don't Burn The Bondholders
# Don't Burn The Bondholders

A scratch card turned this €2 debt between Cavan brothers into €50,000

Jun 27th 2015, 9:15 AM 27,800 Views 18 Comments

Nice work.

# lucky - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Man wins nearly $1 million after entering poker tournament by mistake
# Money Money Money
From The42
# Money Money Money

Man wins nearly $1 million after entering poker tournament by mistake

May 5th 2015, 11:10 AM 6,856 Views 1 Comment

How’s that for luck?

# lucky - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Household cat "torn to pieces" by Lurchers as owners looked on
# Suburban Attack
# Suburban Attack

Household cat "torn to pieces" by Lurchers as owners looked on

Mar 11th 2015, 4:52 PM 25,729 Views 75 Comments

“The owners just stood there and did nothing when he was trying to get them away from the cat. They wouldn’t call them off.”

# lucky - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Behold the luckiest table tennis shot of all time
# Lucky Strike
From The42
# Lucky Strike

Behold the luckiest table tennis shot of all time

Feb 25th 2015, 8:29 AM 5,071 Views 3 Comments

There’s a fine line between genius and being incredibly fluky.

# lucky - Sunday 11 January, 2015

'Southampton were lucky. They came for a draw' - Van Gaal
# Post-Match
From The42
# Post-Match

'Southampton were lucky. They came for a draw' - Van Gaal

Jan 11th 2015, 7:43 PM 6,856 Views 65 Comments

According to the Manchester United boss, they were the better team but got punished for not putting away their chances.

# lucky - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Longboarder has unbelievable near miss with bus
# Lucky
From The Daily Edge
# Lucky

Longboarder has unbelievable near miss with bus

Dec 18th 2014, 7:00 PM 2,762 Views 1 Comment

Our nerves.

# lucky - Monday 15 December, 2014

So THAT'S why they made the iPhone 6 so big
# Bathroom Break
From The Daily Edge
# Bathroom Break

So THAT'S why they made the iPhone 6 so big

Dec 15th 2014, 2:29 PM 2,862 Views 1 Comment

It all makes sense now.

# lucky - Saturday 29 November, 2014

How Jammy Are You?
# Quiz
From The Daily Edge
# Quiz

How Jammy Are You?

Nov 29th 2014, 6:00 PM 30,246 Views 18 Comments

How much cash do you find in coat pockets?

# lucky - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Pony rescued after being found in 'excruciating pain' with head collar embedded in his face
# Sligo
# Sligo

Pony rescued after being found in 'excruciating pain' with head collar embedded in his face

Nov 11th 2014, 11:21 AM 15,766 Views 16 Comments

The ISPCA wants to hear from anybody who has any information about the pony.

# lucky - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Nick Heidfeld walked away from this horror crash in the first-ever Formula E race
# Lucky
From The42
# Lucky

Nick Heidfeld walked away from this horror crash in the first-ever Formula E race

Sep 13th 2014, 3:32 PM 6,292 Views 5 Comments

“Could/would/should have won that. Now nothing.”

# lucky - Monday 8 September, 2014

Guy sinks freak basketball shot, winning the greatest bet a dad could ever make
# Lucky
From The Daily Edge
# Lucky

Guy sinks freak basketball shot, winning the greatest bet a dad could ever make

Sep 8th 2014, 7:27 AM 3,326 Views 3 Comments

Well, she’s gonna regret agreeing to that.

# lucky - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Insane near-miss in a racecar doesn't even bother driver
# Racecar
From The Daily Edge
# Racecar

Insane near-miss in a racecar doesn't even bother driver

Jul 16th 2014, 3:27 PM 2,645 Views 1 Comment

This is waaay too close for comfort.

# lucky - Monday 14 July, 2014

A young Irish football fan is now the proud owner of a piece of World Cup history
# Lucky
From The42
# Lucky

A young Irish football fan is now the proud owner of a piece of World Cup history

Jul 14th 2014, 12:32 PM 38,418 Views 37 Comments

Kevin and Oisín Treanor recently attended Germany’s incredible 7-1 win over Brazil.

# lucky - Monday 7 July, 2014

Dublin man says he no longer has to sell his home after €500k lotto win
# In THe Money
# In THe Money

Dublin man says he no longer has to sell his home after €500k lotto win

Jul 7th 2014, 7:56 PM 30,447 Views 63 Comments

The father of four bought the ticked on Friday at the Applegreen service station on the M1 at Lusk.

# lucky - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Louie the beagle gets the best present ever
# Lucky
From The Daily Edge
# Lucky

Louie the beagle gets the best present ever

Jul 5th 2014, 10:16 AM 4,554 Views 1 Comment

We love you Louie!

# lucky - Friday 13 June, 2014

Today is a full moon on Friday the 13th - does that mean anything?
# Very Superstitious
# Very Superstitious

Today is a full moon on Friday the 13th - does that mean anything?

Jun 13th 2014, 12:01 PM 16,278 Views 48 Comments

Are you afraid? Should you be?

# lucky - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Government gets €765,000 a year from slot machines
# Jackpot
# Jackpot

Government gets €765,000 a year from slot machines

Jun 8th 2014, 7:45 AM 8,237 Views 13 Comments

Not from gambling themselves, we should add.

# lucky - Friday 16 May, 2014

Tiny copy of the Bible which was on board Apollo 13 sells at auction
# Lunar Bible
# Lunar Bible

Tiny copy of the Bible which was on board Apollo 13 sells at auction

May 16th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,270 Views 40 Comments

The microform Bible, which measures just 1.5 inches by 1.5 inches, sold for $75,000.

# lucky - Monday 12 May, 2014

Unbelievable dash-cam footage shows tree falling on unlucky traffic cop
# Tiiiimber
From The Daily Edge
# Tiiiimber

Unbelievable dash-cam footage shows tree falling on unlucky traffic cop

May 12th 2014, 6:00 PM 16,375 Views 21 Comments

That was a seriously bad place to pull over that car.

# lucky - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Two newborn kittens survive being boxed up and shipped 120 miles
# Nine Lives
From The Daily Edge
# Nine Lives

Two newborn kittens survive being boxed up and shipped 120 miles

Apr 24th 2014, 6:00 PM 18,226 Views 23 Comments

They’ve named them Mouse and Wifi. Aww.

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