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#Making waves

# making-waves - Sunday 19 December, 2021

Ireland's 4x200m men's freestyle team finish sixth in World Championship final
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From The42
# Making Waves

Ireland's 4x200m men's freestyle team finish sixth in World Championship final

Updated Dec 19th 2021, 5:19 PM 52,088 Views 15 Comments

Mona McSharry set another Irish record to book her place in tomorrow’s 100m breaststroke final.

# making-waves - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

McSharry and Wiffen qualify for the Olympics on opening day of national swimming trials
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From The42
# Making Waves

McSharry and Wiffen qualify for the Olympics on opening day of national swimming trials

Apr 20th 2021, 1:45 PM 3,578 Views 2 Comments

Darragh Greene and Shane Ryan also swam within their necessary Olympic times, with Greene setting a new Irish senior record.

# making-waves - Thursday 25 February, 2021

'The aristocracy of radio': What will Bauer's purchase of Communicorp mean for Irish airwaves and listeners?
# Making Waves
# Making Waves

'The aristocracy of radio': What will Bauer's purchase of Communicorp mean for Irish airwaves and listeners?

Feb 25th 2021, 6:30 PM 16,471 Views 0 Comments

Bauer’s Irish move could be a ‘shot in the arm’ for the radio industry here.

# making-waves - Sunday 21 February, 2021

'She hopes it encourages young girls to get into the game' - world-class Dublin teen the focus of new film
# Breaking Boundaries
From The42
# Breaking Boundaries

'She hopes it encourages young girls to get into the game' - world-class Dublin teen the focus of new film

Feb 21st 2021, 10:00 AM 29,302 Views 6 Comments

‘Seven Feet Nine and a Quarter Inches’ maps the meteoric rise of Katie Sheldon as she makes waves on the darts scene.

# making-waves - Friday 14 February, 2020

Brendan O'Connor to permanently take over RTÉ's Marian Finucane slot
# Making Waves
# Making Waves

Brendan O'Connor to permanently take over RTÉ's Marian Finucane slot

Feb 14th 2020, 12:23 PM 26,626 Views 38 Comments

The Cork native will take over the 11am-1pm weekend slot from mid-March

# making-waves - Saturday 3 August, 2019

15-year-old from Meath takes first place in the men's Liffey Swim race
# Winning
# Winning

15-year-old from Meath takes first place in the men's Liffey Swim race

Aug 3rd 2019, 2:24 PM 61,475 Views 52 Comments

Sinead Delaney, also from Meath, came first in the women’s race.

# making-waves - Monday 29 July, 2019

Dublin trio break record swimming the North Channel from Northern Ireland to Scotland
# Making Waves
# Making Waves

Dublin trio break record swimming the North Channel from Northern Ireland to Scotland

Jul 29th 2019, 9:23 PM 24,021 Views 16 Comments

The North Channel is considered one of the toughest open water swims in the world because of extreme cold water temperatures.

# making-waves - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Ireland's Eddie Dunbar finishes an impressive third in 12th stage of Giro d'Italia
# Making Waves
From The42
# Making Waves

Ireland's Eddie Dunbar finishes an impressive third in 12th stage of Giro d'Italia

May 23rd 2019, 4:43 PM 3,953 Views 5 Comments

The 22-year-old Team INEOS rider finished strongly as the race made its way to the Italian Alps.

# making-waves - Saturday 30 March, 2019

Ferrari rookie Leclerc claims maiden pole with lap record
# Making Waves
From The42
# Making Waves

Ferrari rookie Leclerc claims maiden pole with lap record

Mar 30th 2019, 7:14 PM 5,362 Views 7 Comments

The 21-tear-old Formula One rookie became the first Monegasque driver ever to take pole for a world championship race.

# making-waves - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

'When they went to the crowd the place erupted. I think people were speechless at that'
# Making Waves
From The42
# Making Waves

'When they went to the crowd the place erupted. I think people were speechless at that'

Jul 18th 2018, 6:31 PM 14,857 Views 1 Comment

Wicklow lost the Leinster minor semi-final replay last weekend, but manager Kevin O’Brien is hopeful it’s just the beginning.

# making-waves - Friday 29 December, 2017

18 for 18: Swimming sensation Mona McSharry continues to ride on the crest of a wave
# Making Waves
From The42
# Making Waves

18 for 18: Swimming sensation Mona McSharry continues to ride on the crest of a wave

Dec 29th 2017, 7:30 AM 2,003 Views 1 Comment

The 17-year-old World Junior champion swimmer is a strong prospect for Ireland in 2018.

# making-waves - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Irish prop Jager retained by Crusaders for 2018 Super Rugby season
# Moves Like Jager
From The42
# Moves Like Jager

Irish prop Jager retained by Crusaders for 2018 Super Rugby season

Nov 1st 2017, 2:15 PM 9,562 Views 16 Comments

“We have a lot of confidence in Oli’s ability,” says Scott Robertson.

# making-waves - Thursday 26 October, 2017

2FM has more daily listeners than Today FM for the first time since Gerry Ryan's death
# Making Waves
# Making Waves

2FM has more daily listeners than Today FM for the first time since Gerry Ryan's death

Oct 26th 2017, 12:03 PM 17,976 Views 67 Comments

The survey covers the summer months and shows that over 3.1 million Irish people listen to the radio every day.

# making-waves - Monday 18 September, 2017

'He has a track record of success and really backs himself. That filters down to the team'
# Making Waves
From The42
# Making Waves

'He has a track record of success and really backs himself. That filters down to the team'

Sep 18th 2017, 5:53 PM 9,913 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s new era begins with the first competitive match under Colin Bell away to Northern Ireland tomorrow.

# making-waves - Monday 28 August, 2017

McSharry keeps on winning as she storms into another final at World Championships
# 17 Again
From The42
# 17 Again

McSharry keeps on winning as she storms into another final at World Championships

Aug 28th 2017, 4:27 PM 3,097 Views 4 Comments

Bangor swimmer Conor Ferguson is also in action in the 200m backstroke final tonight.

# making-waves - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Gold for Ireland! Shane Ryan storms to glory at the World University Games
# Making Waves
From The42
# Making Waves

Gold for Ireland! Shane Ryan storms to glory at the World University Games

Aug 23rd 2017, 3:19 PM 3,811 Views 1 Comment

Ryan set a new Irish record and pocketed Ireland’s second-ever swimming gold at the Games in Taipei.

# making-waves - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Latvian underdog continues remarkable run into French Open final on 20th birthday
# Major Shock
From The42
# Major Shock

Latvian underdog continues remarkable run into French Open final on 20th birthday

Jun 8th 2017, 7:20 PM 5,657 Views 5 Comments

Jelena Ostapenko is the first unseeded player to reach the Roland Garros decider since 1983, where she will face Romania’s Simona Halep.

# making-waves - Friday 2 June, 2017

The world's media is talking about 'Ireland's first openly gay Prime Minister'
# Man Of The Moment
# Man Of The Moment

The world's media is talking about 'Ireland's first openly gay Prime Minister'

Jun 2nd 2017, 11:08 PM 73,602 Views 171 Comments

The new Fine Gael leader has been making waves.

# making-waves - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Strike4Repeal: Ireland's pro-choice marchers made international headlines
# The World Is Watching
# The World Is Watching

Strike4Repeal: Ireland's pro-choice marchers made international headlines

Mar 9th 2017, 12:55 PM 21,628 Views 112 Comments

BBC, CNN and the Huffington Post were among the outlets to cover it.

# making-waves - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Ellen Keane's remarkable journey from self-conscious 'girl with one arm' to Paralympic medallist
# Making Waves
From The42
# Making Waves

Ellen Keane's remarkable journey from self-conscious 'girl with one arm' to Paralympic medallist

Dec 31st 2016, 7:00 PM 3,638 Views 0 Comments

The 21-year-old’s outstanding efforts were rewarded at her third Paralympics with a bronze medal.

# making-waves - Friday 15 July, 2016

Galway has been voted one of Europe's Capitals of Culture 2020
# Making Waves
# Making Waves

Galway has been voted one of Europe's Capitals of Culture 2020

Jul 15th 2016, 12:29 PM 28,821 Views 60 Comments

An Irish city last held the title in 2005.

# making-waves - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

O'Gorman hopes to cement an attacking role after last night's Ireland hat-trick
# Making Waves
From The42
# Making Waves

O'Gorman hopes to cement an attacking role after last night's Ireland hat-trick

Jun 8th 2016, 9:30 PM 2,698 Views 1 Comment

The UCD Waves player normally appears at right-back for Ireland.

# making-waves - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Wicklow's Sammy the Seal is going viral all over the world
# Making Waves
# Making Waves

Wicklow's Sammy the Seal is going viral all over the world

Mar 13th 2016, 12:01 PM 50,042 Views 24 Comments

Stealin’ fish, menacing fishmongers, all that jazz.

# making-waves - Saturday 18 July, 2015

This magazine cover shows exactly what Donald Trump is doing to his opponents
# Outrageous Fortune
# Outrageous Fortune

This magazine cover shows exactly what Donald Trump is doing to his opponents

Jul 18th 2015, 8:00 PM 23,694 Views 22 Comments

Trump is leading the Republican field in several states, despite (because of?) his comments about immigrant “rapists”.

# making-waves - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Eoghan McDermott's star is on the rise with a big new role at 2FM
# Drive Time
# Drive Time

Eoghan McDermott's star is on the rise with a big new role at 2FM

Jun 24th 2015, 1:35 PM 22,384 Views 56 Comments

He’s taking over from Colm Hayes.

# making-waves - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Twitter has a special place reserved for all those who came #HomeToVote
# Bless
# Bless

Twitter has a special place reserved for all those who came #HomeToVote

May 28th 2015, 11:31 AM 14,044 Views 18 Comments

Globally significant hashtag’s are given special place in their HQ.

# making-waves - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Co Clare wave energy project awarded €23m to develop technology
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# Making Waves

Co Clare wave energy project awarded €23m to develop technology

Jul 8th 2014, 3:49 PM 9,604 Views 42 Comments

ESB-led renewable energy project aims to generate electricity by 2018.

# making-waves - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Scary video shows woman almost swept out to sea (after getting overconfident)
# Making Waves
From The Daily Edge
# Making Waves

Scary video shows woman almost swept out to sea (after getting overconfident)

Jan 21st 2014, 10:30 PM 3,128 Views 1 Comment

You shouldn’t taunt nature.

# making-waves - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Here they are, the best wave photos of the week
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# Making Waves

Here they are, the best wave photos of the week

Jan 11th 2014, 9:45 AM 24,339 Views 29 Comments

Wind and waves.

# making-waves - Friday 20 September, 2013

Watch this man propose to his girlfriend... while wakeboarding
# Making Waves
From The Daily Edge
# Making Waves

Watch this man propose to his girlfriend... while wakeboarding

Sep 20th 2013, 6:00 PM 1,340 Views 0 Comments

She said KERSPLOOSH.

# making-waves - Thursday 7 February, 2013

VIDEO: David Beckham stars in new Guy Ritchie-directed H and M commercial
# Making Waves
From The42
# Making Waves

VIDEO: David Beckham stars in new Guy Ritchie-directed H and M commercial

Feb 7th 2013, 4:50 PM 2,087 Views 5 Comments

We’re still not sure if there’s any legitimate reason for him to jump into the pool.

# making-waves - Saturday 7 April, 2012

VIDEO: Protester disrupts Boat Race
# Making Waves
From The42
# Making Waves

VIDEO: Protester disrupts Boat Race

Apr 7th 2012, 5:49 PM 1,545 Views 5 Comments

Trenton Oldfield put his neck on the line for what he believes and halted the historical event for a good 20 minutes.

# making-waves - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Get up, Stand up: Irish paddle surfers off to Peru for world championships
# Making Waves
From The42
# Making Waves

Get up, Stand up: Irish paddle surfers off to Peru for world championships

Feb 8th 2012, 1:16 PM 1,100 Views 0 Comments

A group of six are set to compete in the very first international competition of its kind in Lima later this month.