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#Record Breaking

# record-breaking - This year 2022

June homelessness report shows all-time highs in several categories
# Crisis
# Crisis

June homelessness report shows all-time highs in several categories

Jul 29th 2022, 4:15 PM 8,661 Views 18 Comments

A total of 10,492 people, including 1,385 families with 3,071 children, are homeless.

Yesterday marked the mildest New Year's Eve on record in Ireland
# Record Breaking
# Record Breaking

Yesterday marked the mildest New Year's Eve on record in Ireland

Jan 1st 2022, 2:10 PM 34,926 Views 26 Comments

Temperatures fell no lower than 12.4 degrees in some areas.

# record-breaking - Last year 2021

Bahrain takes pole as Formula One reveals hectic schedule for 2022 campaign
# Record Breaking
From The42
# Record Breaking

Bahrain takes pole as Formula One reveals hectic schedule for 2022 campaign

Oct 15th 2021, 8:44 PM 2,852 Views 3 Comments

Abu Dhabi will be the stage for the concluding event exactly eight months after the Bahrain Grand Prix.

# record-breaking - All time

Record number of patients were hit by dangerous hospital superbug last year
# Record Breaking
# Record Breaking

Record number of patients were hit by dangerous hospital superbug last year

Jan 17th 2020, 6:00 AM 10,600 Views 3 Comments

Over 660 new patients contracted the antibiotic-resistant bowel bug CPE from January to November – with 13 outbreaks currently across the country.

It's been another 'bumper' year for Irish passport applications, up 7% on 2018
# Record Breaking
# Record Breaking

It's been another 'bumper' year for Irish passport applications, up 7% on 2018

Dec 27th 2019, 12:15 AM 11,823 Views 35 Comments

The oldest online Irish passport applicant was 101, and the youngest was five days old.

Heatwave: Temperature records shattered in Europe as Paris hits 42.6 degrees
# Record Breaking
# Record Breaking

Heatwave: Temperature records shattered in Europe as Paris hits 42.6 degrees

Jul 25th 2019, 9:33 PM 23,539 Views 29 Comments

Meanwhile, Germany again hit a national record of 41.5 degrees in Lingen, western Germany.

Record-breaking heatwave in Europe set to spike even higher today
# Mercury Rising
# Mercury Rising

Record-breaking heatwave in Europe set to spike even higher today

Jul 25th 2019, 7:17 AM 26,239 Views 31 Comments

Paris was expected to see the mercury soar to as much as 41 or 42 degrees Celsius today.

Irish holidaymakers warned to take care as Europe set to bake in 40+ degree heatwave
# Record Breaking
# Record Breaking

Irish holidaymakers warned to take care as Europe set to bake in 40+ degree heatwave

Jul 23rd 2019, 1:52 PM 24,807 Views 28 Comments

Authorities in France, the Netherlands and the UK have issued warnings about the heat.

'He loves eating sweets': World's oldest living man aged 112 confirmed in Japan
# Record Breaking
# Record Breaking

'He loves eating sweets': World's oldest living man aged 112 confirmed in Japan

Apr 10th 2018, 12:34 PM 16,348 Views 16 Comments

Masazo Nonaka was born on 25 July 1905.

Ryan among the record-breakers at the Irish Open Swimming Championships
# Making A Splash
From The42
# Making A Splash

Ryan among the record-breakers at the Irish Open Swimming Championships

Apr 5th 2018, 10:52 AM 2,576 Views 0 Comments

The Olympian set a new mark of 48.68 in the men’s 100m freestyle

For the second time in a month, Christian Coleman breaks the 60m world record... but this one counts
# Record Breaking
From The42
# Record Breaking

For the second time in a month, Christian Coleman breaks the 60m world record... but this one counts

Feb 19th 2018, 10:15 AM 5,888 Views 5 Comments

The US sprinter’s time of 6.37 could not be ratified last month.

The top Irish-made film of 2017 at the box office was Cardboard Gangsters
# Big Screen
# Big Screen

The top Irish-made film of 2017 at the box office was Cardboard Gangsters

Jan 11th 2018, 6:08 PM 26,156 Views 48 Comments

The most popular international film was Beauty and the Beast.

Last year broke records for winds, temperatures and summer rainfall
# 2017 Annual Review
# 2017 Annual Review

Last year broke records for winds, temperatures and summer rainfall

Jan 4th 2018, 9:04 AM 11,453 Views 29 Comments

Storm Ophelia was at the heart of the highest recorded winds in Irish history.

The epic story of the Vikings in Ireland - as depicted on a 23-metre chainsaw-carved tree
# Record Breaking
# Record Breaking

The epic story of the Vikings in Ireland - as depicted on a 23-metre chainsaw-carved tree

Sep 20th 2017, 3:56 PM 11,342 Views 9 Comments

Professional tree carver John Hayes is out to impress at this year’s National Ploughing Championships.

Record-breaking season finale of Game of Thrones brings in millions of viewers
# GOT TO WATCH
# GOT TO WATCH

Record-breaking season finale of Game of Thrones brings in millions of viewers

Aug 29th 2017, 7:52 AM 22,171 Views 58 Comments

Over 16.5 million watched the season finale in the US alone.

How runaway leaders Cork City can rewrite the history books
# Statto
From The42
# Statto

How runaway leaders Cork City can rewrite the history books

Jun 21st 2017, 4:52 PM 7,186 Views 4 Comments

The Leesiders could break a number of all-time records this season.

These were the top 10 films in the Irish box office last year
# Popular
# Popular

These were the top 10 films in the Irish box office last year

Jan 11th 2017, 2:14 PM 19,815 Views 27 Comments

2016 was a record-breaking year for the Irish box office.

Jim Furyk made history today on the PGA Tour
# History Made
From The42
# History Made

Jim Furyk made history today on the PGA Tour

Aug 7th 2016, 6:14 PM 9,545 Views 6 Comments

The American golfer shot a 58 in the final round at the Travelers Championship.

Irish cancer survivor breaks world record for fastest 5km on crutches
# Nikki Bradley
# Nikki Bradley

Irish cancer survivor breaks world record for fastest 5km on crutches

Jun 27th 2016, 3:10 PM 12,638 Views 14 Comments

Nikki Bradley beat the previous record by 5 minutes and 32 seconds.

Rare 'Oppenheimer Blue' diamond sells for record-breaking $50.6 million
# Big Price
# Big Price

Rare 'Oppenheimer Blue' diamond sells for record-breaking $50.6 million

May 18th 2016, 10:55 PM 22,593 Views 32 Comments

The diamond went at an auction in Geneva today, auction house Christie’s said.

Scientists discover worms as big as snakes... that may help reduce flooding
# Record Breaking
# Record Breaking

Scientists discover worms as big as snakes... that may help reduce flooding

Jan 18th 2016, 2:45 PM 22,788 Views 24 Comments

The worms were found in Scotland.

A lot of people happened to visit the Guinness Storehouse in 2015
# Fáilte Ireland
# Fáilte Ireland

A lot of people happened to visit the Guinness Storehouse in 2015

Jan 1st 2016, 3:06 PM 13,191 Views 23 Comments

It was a record year for the tourist attraction as more than half of its visitors came from the UK and US.

Irish ships in the Mediterranean rescued almost 9,000 migrants in 2015
# Sea Land Air
# Sea Land Air

Irish ships in the Mediterranean rescued almost 9,000 migrants in 2015

Dec 27th 2015, 6:41 PM 11,855 Views 42 Comments

Both Ireland’s maritime Defence Forces and its Coast Guard have had a year to remember.

Shorts and t-shirts on show in New York - as Christmas temperatures hit 22 degrees
# Record Breaking
# Record Breaking

Shorts and t-shirts on show in New York - as Christmas temperatures hit 22 degrees

Dec 27th 2015, 7:00 AM 24,393 Views 34 Comments

It was the warmest Christmas Eve on record for the city.

Here's why tonight's Milan derby could be one of the best ones yet
# Record Breaking
From The42
# Record Breaking

Here's why tonight's Milan derby could be one of the best ones yet

Sep 13th 2015, 2:57 PM 6,569 Views 4 Comments

There’s plenty of expectation and 77,500 will be crammed inside the San Siro to see what unfolds.

Not planned a holiday yet? These amazing destinations have all broken Guinness World Records
# Better Faster Stronger
# Better Faster Stronger

Not planned a holiday yet? These amazing destinations have all broken Guinness World Records

Aug 23rd 2015, 9:15 AM 25,777 Views 6 Comments

Smallest country. Narrowest street. Tallest hotel… Biggest disco ball.

This MONSTER cruise liner will be parked up in Dublin next week
# Longest Ever
# Longest Ever

This MONSTER cruise liner will be parked up in Dublin next week

May 5th 2015, 3:15 PM 59,995 Views 52 Comments

She’s so big she’ll have to either reverse in or reverse out… (So undignified).

Meet the man who's challenging Ellen's Oscar selfie record
# It's On
From The Daily Edge
# It's On

Meet the man who's challenging Ellen's Oscar selfie record

Mar 5th 2014, 3:43 PM 5,220 Views 0 Comments

Ellen’s Oscars selfie now has over three million retweets. This man wants MORE.

Pics: Limerick man wins Christmas Tree Throwing Championship
# Competition
# Competition

Pics: Limerick man wins Christmas Tree Throwing Championship

Jan 7th 2013, 6:49 PM 8,359 Views 16 Comments

More than 360 people took part in the competition in Ennis, Co Clare at the weekend.

Modest Messi shrugs off 86-goal record From The42

Modest Messi shrugs off 86-goal record

Dec 10th 2012, 8:01 AM 1,429 Views 5 Comments

He may be only 25, but the Argentine star has already proven himself as the best of his generation.

Carefree McIlroy stuns Congressional with record-breaking round
# Open Season
From The42
# Open Season

Carefree McIlroy stuns Congressional with record-breaking round

Jun 17th 2011, 7:10 PM 410 Views 0 Comments

Twenty-two-year old becomes the first golfer in US Open history to reach 13-under par.

Ireland's cricket heroes bow out with victory over Netherlands
# Homeward Bound
From The42
# Homeward Bound

Ireland's cricket heroes bow out with victory over Netherlands

Mar 18th 2011, 12:58 PM 295 Views 0 Comments

Ireland recorded a six-wicket win over the Netherlands in their final game of the 2011 Cricket World Cup this morning.

British man walks length of the Amazon
# Amazon Rainforest
From The Daily Edge
# Amazon Rainforest

British man walks length of the Amazon

Aug 10th 2010, 7:50 AM 486 Views 0 Comments

Ed Stafford has walked for a record breaking 859 days along the entire length of the Amazon River.