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# making history

This year
Mo Salah's joy after making history
The Egyptian became Liverpool’s record Premier League goalscorer on Sunday.
Last year
'It is happening and it is next' - Katie Taylor aims for Croke Park summer homecoming
Eddie Hearn said his lawsuit against Amanda Serrano’s promoter Jake Paul is separate from the homecoming fight.
All time
Cavan's Maggie Farrelly set to become the first woman to referee a senior men's county final
The official will take charge of the Cavan senior football championship final replay between Gowna and Ramor United.
Making history, 'special' fans and linking up with one of Irish football's brightest talents
Graham Burke was in a jubilant mood after helping Shamrock Rovers win the title.
Rebecca Welch makes history by becoming first female referee appointed to English Football League match
‘It shows that there is a real opportunity to young girls,’ says the 37-year-old, who takes charge of Harrowgate v Port Vale on Easter Monday.
Hamilton makes history by equalling Michael Schumacher's win record
The Mercedes driver claimed victory in the Eifel Grand Prix — keeping his cool to cross the line 4.4 seconds clear of Red Bull’s Max Verstappen.
'A fearless fighter': Who is Kamala Harris, Joe Biden's pick for his vice-presidential running mate?
The selection is the latest success in a remarkable career.
All first-year students will have to study history as part of the Junior Cycle from September
History is now a core subject on the Junior Cycle.
Parasite becomes first non-English language film to win best picture Oscar
Bong Joon-ho also won best director, best original screenplay and best international feature.
Record crowd of 31,213 sees stunning Weir strike help Man City beat United at the Etihad
Ireland’s 18-year-old midfielder Tyler Toland was an unused substitute for Man City.
Irish referee O'Neill will be part of history in the Uefa Super Cup between Liverpool and Chelsea
While Stéphanie Frappart of France takes charge of the game on 14 August, the Wexford native has been named as assistant referee.
Bernal set to become first Colombian to win Tour de France after shortened stage
Egan Bernal got through the last day of competitive racing unscathed on Saturday.
One million people watched Ireland beat New Zealand
It was the first time the country claimed a victory over the All Blacks on home soil.
Ireland to be the world’s first country to divest public money from fossil fuels
The passing of the Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill means the government will have to drop its coal, oil and gas investments.
'It was an indescribable experience. Still now, when you think about it you get goosebumps'
Sorcha Tiernan on an historic summer of basketball for the Ireland U18s, Leaving Cert year and balancing it all on and off the court.
Cork City get FAI Cup final day off to the perfect start by lifting the women's trophy
Clare Shine bagged the only goal of the game in a 1-0 win over UCD Waves this afternoon.
From Junior E to All-Ireland senior club finalists: The meteoric rise of Foxrock-Cabinteely
Sarah Brophy spoke to The42 ahead of her side’s first senior All-Ireland appearance on Sunday.
Quads, triplets and twins born in quick succession at Limerick maternity hospital
The first set of quadruplets born in Limerick in 50 years arrived in October.
Ciaran Kilkenny leads Castleknock to first Dublin SFC final
A four-point victory over St Jude’s at Parnell Park tonight means they will take on St Vincent’s for the county title.
Former Ireland captain Joy Neville made European rugby history last night
The Limerick native became the first woman to officiate in either the Challenge Cup or the Champions Cup.
Historic night as Cork City become first Irish club to win in Uefa Youth League
The SSE Airtricity League U19 champions beat HJK Helsinki 1-0 at Turner’s Cross.
Hillary Clinton makes history by winning Democratic presidential nomination
Bill Clinton, in his address to delegates last night, described his wife as the “best darn change-maker I have ever known”.
Prince William appears on cover of Attitude magazine
The Duke of Cambridge spoke out against homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying.
She's done it: Hillary Clinton claims Democratic presidential nomination
She has also won the California primary.
Obama in Hiroshima: "71 years ago, death fell from the sky and the world was changed."
It’s the first visit to the city by a sitting US president.
Another day, another record - Ronaldo makes history as Real Madrid thrash Eibar
The only surprise was that he didn’t score more than one this afternoon.
Anthony Foley hails history-maker Simon Zebo
“He has come back from the Six Nations with good confidence,” the coach said.
Irish boxers secure a record medals haul at the World Championships
Michael Conlan, Michael O’Reilly and Joe Ward are all guaranteed medals in Doha.
Ireland crowned European Regions Cup champions for the first time
Gerry Smith’s men earned a 1-0 win over Zagreb in today’s final thanks to David Lacey’s first half header at Tallaght Stadium.
Sevilla can create history against an unfancied underdog in tonight's Europa League final
The La Liga club are looking to retain the trophy against first-timers Dnirpo in Warsaw.
Jamie Brewer is the first model with Down Syndrome to walk in NY Fashion Week
The well-known actress walked in an inspiring show called ‘Role Models Not Runway Models’ .
Pep 'honoured' as Bayern hit 40-match milestone
The club beat Werder Bremen 7-0 yesterday and haven’t lost a league match since October 2012.
'The buzz in Cork is incredible' - Record-breaking swimmer on his emotional return
Steve Redmond is back home after becoming the first person to complete the Oceans7 challenge.
A new breath of life for Dublin woman after double-lung transplant
20 year old Becky Jones, who has cystic fibrosis, has made history by undergoing a transplant after developing a fungus in her airways due to an allergy.