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#So Close

# so-close - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Right-to-die campaigner Tom Curran looks set to miss out on Arklow seat
# Hair's Breadth
# Hair's Breadth

Right-to-die campaigner Tom Curran looks set to miss out on Arklow seat

May 24th 2014, 3:30 PM 6,594 Views 22 Comments

The Arklow tally shows Tom Curran at 6.23 per cent. There are six seats for the taking.

# so-close - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Irishman Dan Martin suffers final turn crash in Liege-Bastogne-Liege
# Heartbreak
From The42
# Heartbreak

Irishman Dan Martin suffers final turn crash in Liege-Bastogne-Liege

Apr 27th 2014, 6:39 PM 5,420 Views 5 Comments

The 27-year-old was sitting second coming into the sharp left-hand corner.

# so-close - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Which of Ireland's tourist spots made it to the final of the World Tourism Awards?
# So Close
# So Close

Which of Ireland's tourist spots made it to the final of the World Tourism Awards?

Apr 24th 2014, 4:58 PM 45,748 Views 48 Comments

Clue…it’s in Co Clare.

# so-close - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Heartbreak for Ireland as crazy finish at Tallaght sees Germans nick points
# So Close
From The42
# So Close

Heartbreak for Ireland as crazy finish at Tallaght sees Germans nick points

Apr 5th 2014, 5:20 PM 5,423 Views 3 Comments

Sue Ronan’s side almost earned a famous point against their heavyweight opponents.

# so-close - Friday 21 February, 2014

Ireland get West Indies on the ropes, but let series win slip
# So Close
From The42
# So Close

Ireland get West Indies on the ropes, but let series win slip

Feb 21st 2014, 10:35 PM 3,597 Views 4 Comments

The West Indies attack did just enough to keep Ireland at bay in Sabina Park tonight.

# so-close - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

This determined dog really wants to get his paws on that bottle
# Eager Beagle
From The Daily Edge
# Eager Beagle

This determined dog really wants to get his paws on that bottle

Feb 5th 2014, 5:00 PM 2,543 Views 1 Comment

Now that’s what you call determination.

# so-close - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Great Champions League £1 five-timer falls short…because of Wayne Rooney
# So Close
From The42
# So Close

Great Champions League £1 five-timer falls short…because of Wayne Rooney

Nov 27th 2013, 8:57 PM 8,370 Views 8 Comments

Aguero, Ibrahimovic, Vidal and Bale all chipped in for one punter.

# so-close - Sunday 24 November, 2013

'You've got to be able to defend until the end' laments Joe Schmidt
# So Close
From The42
# So Close

'You've got to be able to defend until the end' laments Joe Schmidt

Nov 24th 2013, 5:21 PM 5,548 Views 4 Comments

The Ireland coach had no complaints about the veracity of the All Blacks’ late try.

# so-close - Friday 1 February, 2013

VIDEO: Phil Mickelson's birdie putt for a 59 rolled around the inside of the cup and lipped out
# So Close
From The42
# So Close

VIDEO: Phil Mickelson's birdie putt for a 59 rolled around the inside of the cup and lipped out

Feb 1st 2013, 10:09 AM 1,576 Views 5 Comments

By such fine margins are heroes made.

# so-close - Monday 2 July, 2012

Nice try: Two kids try to take the Olympic torch
# Cheeky
# Cheeky

Nice try: Two kids try to take the Olympic torch

Jul 2nd 2012, 3:26 PM 9,856 Views 14 Comments

The kids broke through a cordon and briefly got their hands on the torch before they were shepherded away.

# so-close - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

How a gay rights activist nearly convinced FIFA to denounce homophobia
# So Close
From The42
# So Close

How a gay rights activist nearly convinced FIFA to denounce homophobia

Jul 6th 2011, 12:11 PM 180 Views 0 Comments

The organiser of Berlin’s annual Gay Pride Parade managed to squeeze an informal agreement out of FIFA chiefs last month.