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#rags to riches

# rags-to-riches - Monday 30 May, 2022

From bottom of the table after 7 games to €200 million and Premier League promotion
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From bottom of the table after 7 games to €200 million and Premier League promotion

May 30th 2022, 9:54 AM 8,528 Views 2 Comments

Luckless Levi Colwill’s own goal settled football’s most lucrative match.

# rags-to-riches - Monday 6 September, 2021

'I still think I'm in a dream. Meath football was in a low, low place a few years ago'
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'I still think I'm in a dream. Meath football was in a low, low place a few years ago'

Sep 6th 2021, 9:53 AM 5,434 Views 3 Comments

Niamh O’Sullivan was outstanding as the Royals won their first All-Ireland senior crown and dethroned Dublin.

# rags-to-riches - Saturday 21 October, 2017

The lovely story of how a woman became best friends with an injured pigeon she found on Abbey Street
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The lovely story of how a woman became best friends with an injured pigeon she found on Abbey Street

Oct 21st 2017, 6:00 PM 9,751 Views 8 Comments

This pigeon probably has a better Instagram account than you do.

# rags-to-riches - Monday 13 March, 2017

'A club like ours only gets this chance once in a lifetime' - Tony Kelly and Ballyea's journey
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'A club like ours only gets this chance once in a lifetime' - Tony Kelly and Ballyea's journey

Mar 13th 2017, 7:02 PM 5,918 Views 2 Comments

It’ll be a historic St Patrick’s Day for the Clare club.

# rags-to-riches - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Hurling roots, learning from Wilkinson and O'Gara - the unlikely rise of Tipp football attacker
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Hurling roots, learning from Wilkinson and O'Gara - the unlikely rise of Tipp football attacker

Jun 29th 2016, 1:00 PM 6,490 Views 0 Comments

Kevin O’Halloran’s rise has been meteoric.

# rags-to-riches - Thursday 24 March, 2016

'I asked him if he was mad, to be honest with you' - Vardy to film director
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'I asked him if he was mad, to be honest with you' - Vardy to film director

Mar 24th 2016, 8:25 AM 14,190 Views 5 Comments

Hollywood screenwriter Adrian Butchart has plans to make a movie based on the Foxes’ striker’s remarkable rise.

# rags-to-riches - Sunday 6 March, 2016

These are the childhood homes of some of the most powerful leaders in history
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These are the childhood homes of some of the most powerful leaders in history

Mar 6th 2016, 4:00 PM 45,603 Views 22 Comments

Some came from very humble beginnings.

# rags-to-riches - Friday 18 September, 2015

Beer, fishing and kicking the winning points - Stephen Donald speaks about the 2011 World Cup
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Beer, fishing and kicking the winning points - Stephen Donald speaks about the 2011 World Cup

Sep 18th 2015, 12:00 PM 5,765 Views 1 Comment

The42 spoke to Donald about going from fourth choice to a World Cup winner.

# rags-to-riches - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

How one man went from a runaway living in a slum to starting a billion-dollar company
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How one man went from a runaway living in a slum to starting a billion-dollar company

Aug 18th 2015, 11:10 PM 20,214 Views 19 Comments

Ambarish Mitra grew up in India idolising Bill Gates.

# rags-to-riches - Sunday 3 May, 2015

From hospital bed with double leg fracture to Waterford league champion in 12 months
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From hospital bed with double leg fracture to Waterford league champion in 12 months

May 3rd 2015, 7:46 PM 10,477 Views 1 Comment

Philip Mahony appreciated today’s win for the Deise more than most.

# rags-to-riches - Friday 10 April, 2015

Soccer millionaire Angel Di Maria sold for 20 footballs
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Soccer millionaire Angel Di Maria sold for 20 footballs

Apr 10th 2015, 9:16 AM 9,869 Views 1 Comment

Poor clubs across South America are getting ready to celebrate stars like the Argentina international.

# rags-to-riches - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

China's richest woman went from the factory floor to a billion-dollar fortune
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China's richest woman went from the factory floor to a billion-dollar fortune

Apr 1st 2015, 4:05 PM 26,940 Views 29 Comments

Zhou Qunfei made her money selling tech companies touchscreen glass.

# rags-to-riches - Monday 21 July, 2014

Karl Albrecht, reclusive founder of Aldi supermarket, has died aged 94
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Karl Albrecht, reclusive founder of Aldi supermarket, has died aged 94

Jul 21st 2014, 6:52 PM 33,572 Views 48 Comments

He went from selling buns on the street, to having a fortune of $25.9 billion.

# rags-to-riches - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Rory McIlroy pips Shane Lowry to European PGA victory
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Rory McIlroy pips Shane Lowry to European PGA victory

May 25th 2014, 5:10 PM 30,255 Views 38 Comments

The Offaly native kicked off his surge with an eagle on the fourth hole but McIlroy finished the stronger of the two.

# rags-to-riches - Sunday 18 November, 2012

The greatest rags to riches story of all time
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The greatest rags to riches story of all time

Nov 18th 2012, 6:30 PM 31,128 Views 21 Comments

“The man who dies rich dies disgraced” – the amazing life of Andrew Carnegie.

# rags-to-riches - Saturday 16 June, 2012

Rags to Riches: 7 homeless people who became famous
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From The Daily Edge
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Rags to Riches: 7 homeless people who became famous

Jun 16th 2012, 5:00 PM 23,421 Views 12 Comments

Halle Berry, Daniel Craig and Charlie Chaplin all came from difficult backgrounds…