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# rags to riches

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From bottom of the table after 7 games to €200 million and Premier League promotion
'I still think I'm in a dream. Meath football was in a low, low place a few years ago'
The lovely story of how a woman became best friends with an injured pigeon she found on Abbey Street
'A club like ours only gets this chance once in a lifetime' - Tony Kelly and Ballyea's journey
Hurling roots, learning from Wilkinson and O'Gara - the unlikely rise of Tipp football attacker
'I asked him if he was mad, to be honest with you' - Vardy to film director
These are the childhood homes of some of the most powerful leaders in history
Beer, fishing and kicking the winning points - Stephen Donald speaks about the 2011 World Cup
How one man went from a runaway living in a slum to starting a billion-dollar company
From hospital bed with double leg fracture to Waterford league champion in 12 months
Soccer millionaire Angel Di Maria sold for 20 footballs
China's richest woman went from the factory floor to a billion-dollar fortune
Karl Albrecht, reclusive founder of Aldi supermarket, has died aged 94
Rory McIlroy pips Shane Lowry to European PGA victory
The greatest rags to riches story of all time
Rags to Riches: 7 homeless people who became famous