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Saturday 23 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Rollercoaster

This year
One killed and several injured after rollercoaster derails in Stockholm
Police said seven people, both children and adults, were admitted to hospital after the accident.
Crisis-hit Juventus end disastrous week with 6-goal thriller
Italy’s biggest football club were rocked on Friday by the Italian Football Federation’s decision to dock them 15 points.
Last year
EFL Trophy: Trevor Clarke back in from the cold to score for Barton's Bristol Rovers, Ferguson on target
Barton then derided the ‘nonsense’ competition, expressing hope that his side would soon be eliminated.
'There's no point sulking' - McGinty recovers to become shootout hero on Oxford debut
The former Sligo Rovers goalkeeper said manager Karl Robinson had words with him after a disappointing first half last night.
Managerless Burnley edge closer to great escape on a bad day for Everton, Watford and Norwich
The Canaries were relegated as Aston Villa all but confirmed their survival.
All time
Ronan Keating agrees phone-hacking settlement at London High Court
The singer and TV presenter claimed his voicemail messages had been intercepted by News of the World publisher News Group Newspapers.
Green light for €15.5m Tayto Park rollercoaster after two-year planning battle
There have been more than a few ups and downs in the saga.
Josh Cullen called into Ireland squad for injured Arter after sealing Anderlecht move
Stephen Kenny’s Boys In Green face Slovakia in a crucial Euros play-off semi-final on Thursday.
Tayto Park gets greenlight for two intertwining steel rollercoasters
The two rollercoasters will cost an estimated €15 million and create 40 new jobs in the area.
France dance dangerously close to defeat after glorious opening against Argentina
Argentina muscled their way back after a magnificent first 40 from France.
A €14m rollercoaster for Tayto Park has been refused due to noise impact on four residents
Four local residents claimed that the anticipated screaming from passengers on ‘Coaster 2021′ will increase noise disturbance in the area.
Tayto Park secures planning permission for new rollercoaster despite objections
Some local residents had complained about noise pollution and traffic.
From Oz to the hills - Crazy week as Donegal's new AFLW star returns to inspire club
A professional contract, an All-Star nominee and a 2-4 haul to help Glenfin into the Ulster semi-final. Not bad.
Why Tayto Park sees its future in luring the suit-and-tie brigade
The Meath attraction is aiming to bring in a million visitors per year.
'The Munster way is to do it the difficult way' - Van Graan grateful after Munster win
The Munster boss had a flashback to the 2007 Super Rugby final yesterday in Thomond Park.
A Republic of Ireland footballer had an unholy meltdown on a rollercoaster, and we get it
It was the moment her soul left her body.
'The DJ started up 5ive Megamix': This girl's story of how she lost her phone in Coppers is so good
This isn’t just any old lost phone.
17 feelings that sum up the experience of watching First Dates Ireland
Every week.
Before Today FM - Radio Ireland launched and failed as a talk radio station
Eamon Dunphy’s show, The Last Word, was the only programme to be kept after the rebrand.
The figures that reveal Ryanair's 'very up and down' relationship with Shannon Airport
The budget airline has tried and dumped more routes there than at almost any other base.
Parent speaks of 'shock and anger' after girl (12) 'breaks her neck' on Tayto Park ride
Prime Time spoke to the father this evening.
11 tweets Stephen Donnelly really should have been expecting
“Stephen Donnelly Breaks Leg Falling From High Horse.”
Twenty people rescued from Australian rollercoaster
Movie World said in a statement there had been “a mechanical issue with the chain” of the rollercoaster.
Passengers stuck for 30 minutes on Alton Towers rollercoaster which crashed last year
Two women required amputations after the same ride crashed last June.
He found out he was DQ'd on TV, but Chelimo gets silver medal back on appeal
Disqualifications for Paul Chelimo and another runner had bumped American Bernard Lagat up to bronze, but he was happy to give it back.
Six-year-old girl critically injured in Ferris wheel accident in US
The accident left the girl with a traumatic brain injury.
The world's fastest, tallest rollercoaster is all kinds of terrifying
Valravn, based in Ohio and named for a corpse-eating raven from Danish folklore, turns riders upside down at 165 feet in the air. Yikes.
This photo of Taylor Swift's bodyguard having zero craic on a rollercoaster is brilliant
What a pro.
VIDEO: The world's first virtual reality rollercoaster has arrived
Galactica takes users on a journey through space.
Watching this drone race is a lot like riding a neon-lit rollercoaster
Well, a rollercoaster that buzzes constantly, that is.
This gas video takes you on the rollercoaster of uploading a photo to Facebook
“There’s only been two likes… it’s my auntie and my sister”
This Cork man took his taxi driver to a theme park because he had never been before
And his Abu Dhabi adventure is going viral all over the world.
Man killed by rollercoaster after climbing onto tracks to retrieve his phone
The man was either killed by the ride, or someone on it.
"I started to feel pain and I couldn't feel my toes." - Teenager describes Alton Towers crash
Leah Washington’s leg was amputated after the crash.
‘I’ll have a different life': Young woman who lost her leg on rollercoaster speaks out
“I’m nervous for the future.”
Teenage Alton Towers crash victim has leg amputated
The 17-year-old girl was among four people seriously injured in the incident.
Alton Towers apologises for 'devastating' crash that left four people with 'significant' injuries
A number of rollercoasters have been closed as a result.
13 things we learned from our first go on the Tayto Park rollercoaster
We rode the Tayto Park rollercoaster - here's what we learned
It’s big, fast and smooth.
One man, three teenagers seriously injured after collision on Alton Towers rollercoaster
A moving carriage hit a stationary one.