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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Near miss

Last year
# Frustration
I was mad at myself – Anthony Joshua explains erratic behaviour after defeat
The 6ft 6ins Briton scented victory when he had his opponent hanging on in the ninth round.
All time
# Near miss
Hugo Keenan: 'It was our accuracy that let us down'
Ireland full back picked some positives from his side’s 15-13 defeat to France.
# Near miss
Irish Coast Guard issues water safety warning after six teens swept out to sea in west Cork
Temperatures over the bank holiday weekend are expected to reach the high 20s.
# Near miss
Man speaks out after metre-long 'spear' smashes through windscreen on the M50
Jason described the incident that happened as he was driving on the M50.
# close shave
Near miss at level crossing after closed barriers trapped car, report finds
The incident happened in Roscommon earlier this year.
# Near miss
An Air Canada plane almost landed on crowded taxiway instead of runway in San Francisco
“Where’s this guy going? He’s on the taxiway,” one of the pilots on the ground said.
# tensions
Russian fighter jet 'came within five feet of US spy plane'
It’s not known how many US crew were on the plane.
# kilbarrack station
'It's an absolute nightmare': Dart driver on the fear of hitting people on the tracks
A new video shows how dangerous crossing the tracks can be.
# chewie get us outta here
Harrison Ford to air traffic control after near miss: 'I'm the schmuck that landed on the taxiway'
He told the air traffic controllers that “it’s a big deal for me”.
# clear and present danger
Footage emerges of Harrison Ford's piloting near miss at California airport
Ford narrowly missed the American Airlines plane at John Wayne Airport in southern California.
# November Tests
'We have to be perfect': Attack the only way to keep All Blacks off balance
Gordon D’Arcy feel he has been on the precipice of beating New Zealand three times only to fall short.
# Near miss
Dublin airport worker sues over fears her ambulance almost hit plane on runway
Roselyn O’Neill told the Circuit Civil Court she has suffered since the incident.
# Norway
Norwegian fighter jet machine guns own tower by accident
Almost the identical thing happened in 2009.
# Outburst
Yaya Toure hits out at 'pathetic, indecent' African Player of the Year snub
The 32-year-old midfielder has previously bagged the prestigious individual accolade in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.
# Close Call
New report outlines 'serious incident' at Dublin Airport with planes in near-miss
Two planes came within 800m of each other last March.
# Near miss
Hurler of the Year in waiting TJ Reid almost quit playing for Kilkenny a few years ago
Reid was frustrated in 2012 but shared his feelings with manager Brian Cody and Henry Shefflin.
# Near miss
Djokovic nearly takes his eye out by showing how NOT to open a bottle of champagne
The Serb managed to escape without injury after getting the better of Roger Federer in the final of the the Internazionali d’Italia.
# Near miss
Was it Russian? British? Mystery surrounds submarine that 'dragged' trawler off Co Down
The vessel was heavily damaged following the incident.
# van watch
UTV Ireland reporter doesn't even flinch when stray van ploughs through her shot
# Quiz
How well do you remember Liverpool's brush with Premier League glory?
Liverpool were agonisingly close to ending their title drought last season.
# Lucky
Longboarder has unbelievable near miss with bus
Our nerves.
# coulda woulda shoulda
Arsenal nearly signed Messi, admits Wenger
We’re not sure he should be admitting this.
# Near miss
Absolute boss narrowly avoids hurtling motorbike, without even hanging up his phone
He meant to do that.
# Bit of a commotion
A Labour TD crashed his car into the barrier at Leinster House
Robert Dowds got a slight cut to his hand but is otherwise okay.
# Near miss
Rainbow admirer narrowly misses being hit by lightning
Too close for comfort.
# racecar
Insane near-miss in a racecar doesn't even bother driver
This is waaay too close for comfort.
# Investigation
Two planes on a 'collision course' in narrow miss at Knock Airport
After getting the warning one of the aircraft had to make an immediate right turn to avoid a crash.
# next year
Irish hooker Fogarty misses out on Top 14 after Agen play-off defeat
The former Munster forward and his teammates were beaten by a Sireli Bobo-influenced La Rochelle.
# close shave
VIDEO: Norwegian skydiver claims footage shows he was nearly hit by a meteorite
Norway’s public broadcaster NRK aired the clip of Anders Helstrup’s jump last night.
# whoa
This eye-watering near-miss was an incredible escape for everyone
Their guardian angels were doing some heavy lifting.
# Near miss
Stage invader falls from rafters at New Year's Eve concert (video)
The man’s injuries are serious but not life-threatening, according to reports of the incident in Perth, Australia.
# Near miss
17 of the cruellest moments in Irish sporting history
Yesterday was not the first time there was heartbreak for Irish sports fans.
# Near miss
Lucky escape for Harlem Globetrotter as backboard collapses and shatters on top of him
Who knew basketball could be so dangerous?
# Near miss
Miracle escape from speeding train caught on CCTV
Watch the nail-biting near miss in Brisbane.
# New York
Investigation after two planes have 'near miss' over NYC
The Delta Air Lines Boeing 747 came close to a Shuttle America plane on 13 June.
12 people who had an unbelievably close call
Prepare to say ARGH.
# Lucky
VIDEO: The flukiest near-miss you'll see today
You won’t see much more panic-stricken defending than this.
# cat for dinner
VIDEO: Man almost makes a meal out of cat
An actual meal.
# Inspirational
Days after the Boston bombings, this man is competing in London Marathon
Keith Luxon is running in his 72nd long-distance event today.
# Near miss
Asteroid comes close to Earth - but what would happen if it hit us?
Astronomers say the asteroid will pass Earth safely this evening – but here’s a worst-case scenario guide to what would happen if it didn’t.