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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Ordeal

This year
Man arrested after holding hostage at Belfast hotel
The PSNI paid credit to staff and guests of the hotel who coped with the “terrifying ordeal” yesterday evening.
Last year
Paul Pogba describes ‘worst nightmare’ as home burgled with his children inside
Pogba said the break-in happened during the final few minutes of last night’s Champions League tie.
All time
'They didn't think I was going to survive' - Stephen Kenny reveals harrowing details of 2019 collapse
The Irish manager has spoken for the first time about a terrifying ordeal when travelling home from an U21 international.
Tottenham's Dele Alli robbed at knifepoint in his home
Alli was hit in a scuffle with burglars, but escaped serious injury.
Vertonghen's family robbed at knifepoint while he was on duty with Tottenham
The incident occurred while Vertonghen was in Germany for Tuesday’s game against RB Leipzig.
'Sead’s reaction was really, really brave' - Ozil opens up on car-jacking horror
The Arsenal duo were attacked in London earlier this year.
Australian hiker snaps leg in two and forced to crawl inch by inch for two days to get to safety
Neil Parker (54) couldn’t call for help because he dropped his mobile “into the drink”.
Former Tipp hurler Ken Dunne 'a very lucky man to have survived' emergency brain surgery
The Toomevara clubman lines out in next Sunday’s Seamus O’Riain Cup final against Roscrea at Semple Stadium.
This guy's hilarious ordeal with his puking toddler is going viral on Facebook
The joys of being a parent.
'Unreserved sympathy' for women who suffered symphysiotomies
The Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists described the procedure as an ‘exceptional and rare intervention’.
Symphysiotomy scandal: Survivors 'weren't told'
Powerful testimony at Oireachtas committee today from women who underwent operation – without their knowledge they say.
Pensioner who was dropped into freezing sea by medics dies in hospital
Janet Richardson had been on holiday aboard a cruise liner when she fell ill. As she was being evacuated on to a rescue boat she fell into the sub zero seas.
Pensioner dropped into the freezing North sea by medics
Janet Richardson was left in the sub-zero sea waters after a bungled rescue attempt in the North Sea. She survived but is reported to be fighting for her life.