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#Record Breaker

# record-breaker - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Despite just 5% vision, Cork's Sinead Kane is aiming to run into the record books
# Record Breaker
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# Record Breaker

Despite just 5% vision, Cork's Sinead Kane is aiming to run into the record books

Jan 7th 2017, 10:00 AM 12,748 Views 13 Comments

The Youghal athlete will run 7 marathons in 7 days on 7 continents.

# record-breaker - Friday 22 July, 2016

Kendra Harrison breaks 28-year-old world record - weeks after missing out on US Olympic team
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# Record Breaker

Kendra Harrison breaks 28-year-old world record - weeks after missing out on US Olympic team

Jul 22nd 2016, 9:41 PM 48,313 Views 39 Comments

“I had vengeance on my mind,” says Harrison as she produces blistering 100m hurdle run.

# record-breaker - Monday 13 June, 2016

Double gold medal success for Ireland at European Championships as Cork pair break records
# The Road To Rio
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# The Road To Rio

Double gold medal success for Ireland at European Championships as Cork pair break records

Jun 13th 2016, 8:15 PM 7,026 Views 1 Comment

It’s been a fantastic weekend for the Irish team in Italy.

# record-breaker - Sunday 22 May, 2016

He's had four heart operations but 45-year-old Chris Swailes just scored in a Wembley final
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# Record Breaker

He's had four heart operations but 45-year-old Chris Swailes just scored in a Wembley final

May 22nd 2016, 5:39 PM 10,655 Views 2 Comments

The former Ipswich defender was also named Man of the Match as Morpeth Town won the FA Vase.

# record-breaker - Sunday 20 December, 2015

One of Ireland's most promising players has made history in Holland
# Star On The Rise
From The42
# Star On The Rise

One of Ireland's most promising players has made history in Holland

Dec 20th 2015, 3:14 PM 19,662 Views 12 Comments

Jack Byrne has become Cambuur’s youngest ever goalscorer in the top tier of Dutch football.

# record-breaker - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Cristiano Ronaldo secured another impressive landmark for Real Madrid today
# Record Breaker
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# Record Breaker

Cristiano Ronaldo secured another impressive landmark for Real Madrid today

Oct 17th 2015, 5:42 PM 8,436 Views 0 Comments

Marcelo and Jese also helped Real Madrid to a 3-0 win over Levante.

# record-breaker - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Real Madrid are still celebrating a goal-scoring record Ronaldo may not have actually set
# Confusion
From The42
# Confusion

Real Madrid are still celebrating a goal-scoring record Ronaldo may not have actually set

Oct 3rd 2015, 2:32 PM 6,226 Views 1 Comment

The attacker received a made-up award and posed with all his trophies.

# record-breaker - Friday 2 October, 2015

Ulster hammer Treviso on a special night for record breaker Trimble
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# Record Breaker

Ulster hammer Treviso on a special night for record breaker Trimble

Oct 2nd 2015, 8:05 PM 7,928 Views 12 Comments

Trimble becomes Ulster’s record appearance holder in the 41 point win.

# record-breaker - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Wayne Rooney gave an emotional speech after a historic night
# Record Breaker
From The42
# Record Breaker

Wayne Rooney gave an emotional speech after a historic night

Sep 9th 2015, 8:25 PM 8,282 Views 13 Comments

The Man United striker scored his 50th goal at international level, breaking Bobby Charlton’s record in the process.

# record-breaker - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Rooney nets 50th goal, Sky Sports get Bobbys Robson and Charlton mixed up
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# Record Breaker

Rooney nets 50th goal, Sky Sports get Bobbys Robson and Charlton mixed up

Sep 8th 2015, 10:11 PM 10,043 Views 24 Comments

Come back to us when you’ve 67.

# record-breaker - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Good news for Irish fans down under as a massive UFC stadium event is confirmed
# Record Breaker
From The42
# Record Breaker

Good news for Irish fans down under as a massive UFC stadium event is confirmed

Aug 19th 2015, 10:05 PM 8,769 Views 6 Comments

A new attendance record could be set in November.

# record-breaker - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

All Blacks change three with McCaw set to break world record in Bledisloe rematch
# Record Breaker
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# Record Breaker

All Blacks change three with McCaw set to break world record in Bledisloe rematch

Aug 12th 2015, 7:28 PM 8,897 Views 9 Comments

McCaw will break Brian O’Driscoll’s test cap record this Saturday.

# record-breaker - Monday 3 August, 2015

An 18-year-old swimmer broke the 1,500m world record today...by accident
# Record Breaker
From The42
# Record Breaker

An 18-year-old swimmer broke the 1,500m world record today...by accident

Aug 3rd 2015, 6:36 PM 20,515 Views 13 Comments

Watch Katie Ledecky break her own world record in the 1,500 meter freestyle on Monday morning during a preliminary round.

# record-breaker - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

This Irish woman is making all sorts of racing history at the moment
# Record Breaker
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# Record Breaker

This Irish woman is making all sorts of racing history at the moment

Apr 15th 2015, 4:14 PM 4,584 Views 1 Comment

Dublin drift racer Danielle Murphy wants to be crowned Queen AND King of Europe this season.

# record-breaker - Monday 26 January, 2015

Sunday's clash between Hurricane Fly and Jezki might have been the most dramatic yet
# Record Breaker
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# Record Breaker

Sunday's clash between Hurricane Fly and Jezki might have been the most dramatic yet

Jan 26th 2015, 8:45 AM 5,517 Views 3 Comments

Hurricane Fly beats Jezki yet again to make it a historic five-in-a-row

# record-breaker - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Ronnie O'Sullivan records his 776th century break to beat Stephen Hendry's record
# The Rocket
From The42
# The Rocket

Ronnie O'Sullivan records his 776th century break to beat Stephen Hendry's record

Jan 15th 2015, 8:00 PM 4,772 Views 4 Comments

Yet another record for Ronnie.

# record-breaker - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Setting the Barr higher and higher - meet one of Irish athletics' rising stars
# Record Breaker
From The42
# Record Breaker

Setting the Barr higher and higher - meet one of Irish athletics' rising stars

Dec 27th 2014, 4:00 PM 2,774 Views 1 Comment

Thomas Barr reflects on a year that saw him beat world champions and set national records.

# record-breaker - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Ronaldo sets a new record with 23rd hat-trick in La Liga, but his dive had Twitter fuming last night
# Hat-trick Hero
From The42
# Hat-trick Hero

Ronaldo sets a new record with 23rd hat-trick in La Liga, but his dive had Twitter fuming last night

Dec 7th 2014, 12:46 PM 7,542 Views 19 Comments

That picture isn’t of the dive by the way.

# record-breaker - Monday 24 November, 2014

Watch the world record for the tightest parallel parking, it's actually unbelievable
# Drifting
From The Daily Edge
# Drifting

Watch the world record for the tightest parallel parking, it's actually unbelievable

Nov 24th 2014, 10:10 PM 7,597 Views 5 Comments

Feed the wheel, feed the wheel.

# record-breaker - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Buffon set to break Serie A appearance milestone this evening
# Record Breaker
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# Record Breaker

Buffon set to break Serie A appearance milestone this evening

Oct 29th 2014, 5:39 PM 4,647 Views 2 Comments

Yet another record for Gigi.

# record-breaker - Monday 20 October, 2014

Richard Dunne's 10 record-breaking Premier League own-goals
# Double Figures
From The42
# Double Figures

Richard Dunne's 10 record-breaking Premier League own-goals

Oct 20th 2014, 6:34 PM 8,212 Views 1 Comment

We relive the ex-Ireland defender’s goalscoring at the wrong end after he reached the milestone yesterday.

# record-breaker - Monday 25 August, 2014

Brendan Cummins claims a record eighth All-Ireland Poc Fada title
# Record Breaker
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# Record Breaker

Brendan Cummins claims a record eighth All-Ireland Poc Fada title

Aug 25th 2014, 10:42 AM 6,944 Views 7 Comments

The ex-Tipperary goalkeeper took the prize on the Annaverna Mountain in Louth yesterday.

# record-breaker - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Record year as Enterprise Ireland companies hit €17.1 billion in exports
# Record Breaker
# Record Breaker

Record year as Enterprise Ireland companies hit €17.1 billion in exports

Jul 10th 2014, 5:08 PM 6,100 Views 11 Comments

The export agency added 5,442 more jobs in 2013 than in 2012.

# record-breaker - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

The €100 billion deals: that's how much was spent Irish mergers so far this year
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# Record Breaker

The €100 billion deals: that's how much was spent Irish mergers so far this year

Jul 9th 2014, 6:12 PM 5,445 Views 3 Comments

Irish deals accounted for nearly one fifth of the European total – but are tax concerns driving the activity?

# record-breaker - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Former Connacht and Scotland outhalf Dan Parks retires after '11 great years as a pro'
# Next Chapter
From The42
# Next Chapter

Former Connacht and Scotland outhalf Dan Parks retires after '11 great years as a pro'

Jun 25th 2014, 2:25 PM 3,852 Views 2 Comments

“You get to a point,” the Australian told TheScore.ie, “where you’re running and others are catching up, and passing you.”

# record-breaker - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Record low yield in €750 million bond sale
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# Record Breaker

Record low yield in €750 million bond sale

May 8th 2014, 11:01 AM 8,872 Views 31 Comments

The NTMA has now raised nearly 80 per cent of this year’s target.

# record-breaker - Saturday 19 April, 2014

SNAPSHOT: Striker celebrates breaking scoring record by... breaking a vinyl record
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From The42
# Record Breaker

SNAPSHOT: Striker celebrates breaking scoring record by... breaking a vinyl record

Apr 19th 2014, 3:59 PM 6,046 Views 5 Comments

We can only hope the vinyl he snapped was a Richie Kavanagh effort and not an obscure, early Yardbirds jam session.

# record-breaker - Thursday 20 February, 2014

139 and counting: Latest O'Driscoll record leaves Schmidt dumbfounded
# Talisman
From The42
# Talisman

139 and counting: Latest O'Driscoll record leaves Schmidt dumbfounded

Feb 20th 2014, 5:00 PM 24,302 Views 24 Comments

‘You have to be incredibly resilient, incredibly talented, a phenomenal professional – that’s Brian O’Driscoll.’

# record-breaker - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Carmelo Anthony's record-breaking 62 points included this half-court buzzer beater
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# Record Breaker

Carmelo Anthony's record-breaking 62 points included this half-court buzzer beater

Jan 25th 2014, 7:19 PM 3,918 Views 0 Comments

Standard.

# record-breaker - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Man claims to have gone 60 years without bathing
# So Fresh So Clean
From The Daily Edge
# So Fresh So Clean

Man claims to have gone 60 years without bathing

Jan 15th 2014, 6:00 PM 33,928 Views 66 Comments

He’s gone back to basics.

# record-breaker - Monday 25 November, 2013

Kieran Read reflects on 'proud moment' after beating Ireland
# Record Breaker
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# Record Breaker

Kieran Read reflects on 'proud moment' after beating Ireland

Nov 25th 2013, 5:19 PM 6,205 Views 3 Comments

The world class No. 8 says the All Blacks will be focused on getting even better next year.

# record-breaker - Thursday 22 August, 2013

World record holder Rudisha to run 800m in Galway
# Record Breaker
From The42
# Record Breaker

World record holder Rudisha to run 800m in Galway

Aug 22nd 2013, 7:48 PM 3,271 Views 4 Comments

The event will see the Kenyan race against celebrities over 800m.

# record-breaker - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Snapshot: The women's 4x100m relay final wasn't exactly a photo finish
# Record Breaker
From The42
# Record Breaker

Snapshot: The women's 4x100m relay final wasn't exactly a photo finish

Aug 18th 2013, 6:15 PM 3,015 Views 3 Comments

The Jamaicans timed a championship record 41.29 seconds to take gold.

# record-breaker - Monday 7 January, 2013

Lionel Messi on target for fourth Ballon d'Or
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Lionel Messi on target for fourth Ballon d'Or

Jan 7th 2013, 10:58 AM 1,129 Views 0 Comments

The Barca star scored his first goal of 2013 last night, as his side beat Espanyol 4-0.

# record-breaker - Thursday 27 December, 2012

VIDEO: Got 7 minutes? Here are all 91 of Leo Messi's goals this year
# Man Of The Year
From The42
# Man Of The Year

VIDEO: Got 7 minutes? Here are all 91 of Leo Messi's goals this year

Dec 27th 2012, 10:29 PM 1,186 Views 1 Comment

It was a very good year.

# record-breaker - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Sycerika McMahon revels in medal success after London let-down
# Record Breaker
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# Record Breaker

Sycerika McMahon revels in medal success after London let-down

Nov 28th 2012, 11:08 AM 621 Views 0 Comments

The Belfast swimmer won a bronze medal at the European Short Course Championships at the weekend.

# record-breaker - Saturday 24 November, 2012

Sycerika McMahon makes Euro final as Barry Murphy breaks national record
# Record Breaker
From The42
# Record Breaker

Sycerika McMahon makes Euro final as Barry Murphy breaks national record

Nov 24th 2012, 7:33 PM 795 Views 0 Comments

The Belfast swimmer will compete in the final of the Women’s 100m Breaststroke on Sunday.

# record-breaker - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

VIDEO: College basketball player scores record 138 points -- in one game
# Record Breaker
From The42
# Record Breaker

VIDEO: College basketball player scores record 138 points -- in one game

Nov 21st 2012, 11:49 AM 2,168 Views 1 Comment

Kobe Bryant’s reaction? “If you score 138 points, you kind of have a licence to tell people to f**k off.”

# record-breaker - Friday 16 November, 2012

Yannick Agnel admits that he's doped up - but it's cool, he's only talking about Nutella
# Record Breaker
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# Record Breaker

Yannick Agnel admits that he's doped up - but it's cool, he's only talking about Nutella

Nov 16th 2012, 1:11 PM 827 Views 0 Comments

On that note, it’s probably time for lunch.

# record-breaker - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

'The buzz in Cork is incredible' - Record-breaking swimmer on his emotional return
# Making History
From The42
# Making History

'The buzz in Cork is incredible' - Record-breaking swimmer on his emotional return

Jul 18th 2012, 6:25 PM 4,570 Views 3 Comments

Steve Redmond is back home after becoming the first person to complete the Oceans7 challenge.