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#Pioneer

# pioneer - Thursday 21 January, 2021

The medical student who has made sporting history for Ireland
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The medical student who has made sporting history for Ireland

Jan 21st 2021, 7:15 AM 8,841 Views 2 Comments

Elsa Desmond is the first woman to represent the country internationally in luge.

# pioneer - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

WWE Hall of Famer Pat Patterson, the first openly gay pro wrestling star, dies aged 79
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WWE Hall of Famer Pat Patterson, the first openly gay pro wrestling star, dies aged 79

Dec 2nd 2020, 6:47 PM 5,821 Views 0 Comments

Patterson’s career was associated with many firsts, including the first ever Intercontinental Title reign and the creation of the Royal Rumble.

# pioneer - Thursday 13 April, 2017

America's first female Muslim judge found dead on New York riverbank
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America's first female Muslim judge found dead on New York riverbank

Apr 13th 2017, 9:32 AM 58,282 Views 71 Comments

Sheila Abdus-Salaam was also the first black woman to be appointed to New York’s highest court.

# pioneer - Sunday 4 December, 2016

The man who brought Ticketmaster to Ireland started off selling tickets in a record shop
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The man who brought Ticketmaster to Ireland started off selling tickets in a record shop

Dec 4th 2016, 7:20 AM 13,166 Views 16 Comments

Tommy Higgins sold Ticketshop to the US ticketing company in 2002.

# pioneer - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Everyone's favourite 'sexy football' pioneer would consider Aston Villa job
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Everyone's favourite 'sexy football' pioneer would consider Aston Villa job

Mar 31st 2016, 12:22 PM 8,411 Views 6 Comments

The former Netherlands international added that he was currently enjoying his role as a pundit.

# pioneer - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Li Na bids her farewell to tennis with highly emotional press-conference
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Li Na bids her farewell to tennis with highly emotional press-conference

Sep 21st 2014, 9:30 AM 3,738 Views 0 Comments

The 32 year-old announced last week that persistent knee injuries was the reason behind her decision to quit.

# pioneer - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Test-tube baby pioneer Robert Edwards dies
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Test-tube baby pioneer Robert Edwards dies

Apr 10th 2013, 5:51 PM 6,140 Views 11 Comments

Robert Edwards pioneered in vitro fertilisation and was awarded the nobel prize in 2010, three decades after the birth of the first test-tube baby, Louise Brown, in 1978.

# pioneer - Monday 20 August, 2012

Amelia Earhart search expedition finds 'debris field' off Pacific island
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# Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart search expedition finds 'debris field' off Pacific island

Aug 20th 2012, 7:16 PM 9,104 Views 9 Comments

High-res footage has revealed “a scattering of man-made objects” in location consistent with 1937 photo which sparked search.