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#Stars

# stars - Friday 29 May, 2015

Henry, Strauss and Gilroy emerge from Barbarians defeat with credit
# STANDOUT
From The42
# STANDOUT

Henry, Strauss and Gilroy emerge from Barbarians defeat with credit

May 29th 2015, 8:30 AM 14,525 Views 20 Comments

While Ireland’s team performance was sloppy, there were some solid displays at Thomond Park.

# stars - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

One of Ireland's upcoming Euro 2016 opponents features in the La Liga team of the season*
# Stars
From The42
# Stars

One of Ireland's upcoming Euro 2016 opponents features in the La Liga team of the season*

May 26th 2015, 1:43 PM 6,482 Views 3 Comments

*And it’s not Toni Kroos.

# stars - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Power ranking the 9 best-ever non-Irish-born players to represent Ireland
# Stars
From The42
# Stars

Power ranking the 9 best-ever non-Irish-born players to represent Ireland

Apr 21st 2015, 7:00 PM 10,725 Views 26 Comments

Will Jack Grealish join this illustrious group of players?

# stars - Thursday 9 April, 2015

How many of these past schools Gaelic football stars can you recognise?
# Quiz Time
From The42
# Quiz Time

How many of these past schools Gaelic football stars can you recognise?

Apr 9th 2015, 2:38 PM 11,971 Views 9 Comments

Put your knowledge to the test.

# stars - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Do you agree with our six choices for Premier League Player of the Year?
# Stars
From The42
# Stars

Do you agree with our six choices for Premier League Player of the Year?

Apr 5th 2015, 8:15 AM 11,310 Views 29 Comments

Voting for the PFA awards closed earlier in the week, while the six nominations will be confirmed on 17 April.

# stars - Monday 9 February, 2015

Three Premier League players named in AFCON team of the tournament
# Stars
From The42
# Stars

Three Premier League players named in AFCON team of the tournament

Feb 9th 2015, 4:27 PM 7,869 Views 4 Comments

A couple of Ghanaians — defender Jonathan Mensah and midfielder Andre Ayew — were also included.

# stars - Thursday 5 February, 2015

5 February might just be the best-ever day for footballers' birthdays
# Stars
From The42
# Stars

5 February might just be the best-ever day for footballers' birthdays

Feb 5th 2015, 3:31 PM 11,394 Views 4 Comments

Cesare Maldini, Cristiano Ronaldo and, erm, Jordan Rhodes are among those celebrating.

# stars - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Suarez named in FIFPro World Reserve XI
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Suarez named in FIFPro World Reserve XI

Jan 14th 2015, 6:30 AM 8,377 Views 10 Comments

The former Liverpool man made the side despite sitting out a large chunk of the year through suspension. He is joined in attack by Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Neymar

# stars - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Do you agree with our Premier League team of 2014?
# Stars
From The42
# Stars

Do you agree with our Premier League team of 2014?

Dec 31st 2014, 9:00 PM 10,934 Views 42 Comments

Featuring Seamus Coleman, John Terry, Luis Suarez and more standout players.

# stars - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Something very shiny in the sky tonight at 5.22pm and 6.58pm
# International Santa Station
# International Santa Station

Something very shiny in the sky tonight at 5.22pm and 6.58pm

Dec 24th 2014, 5:09 PM 31,660 Views 30 Comments

It could be the International Space Station or it could be…

# stars - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Do you agree with our Champions League team of the week?
# Stars
From The42
# Stars

Do you agree with our Champions League team of the week?

Dec 11th 2014, 7:44 PM 2,542 Views 9 Comments

Samir Nasri, Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey are among the players to feature.

# stars - Saturday 8 November, 2014

These stunning Hubble images show us the secrets of the universe
# Deep Space
# Deep Space

These stunning Hubble images show us the secrets of the universe

Nov 8th 2014, 4:00 PM 14,455 Views 28 Comments

And a lot of pretty colours as well.

# stars - Monday 20 October, 2014

A huge comet that's as solid as a pile of talcum powder just buzzed by Mars
# Powdering Through
# Powdering Through

A huge comet that's as solid as a pile of talcum powder just buzzed by Mars

Oct 20th 2014, 3:00 PM 8,239 Views 7 Comments

The comet, known as Siding Spring, whizzed past Mars yesterday. Three NASA spacecraft had to take shelter behind the Red Planet as the close encounter took place.

# stars - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

5 players who will dominate the Champions Cup this season
# Star Men
From The42
# Star Men

5 players who will dominate the Champions Cup this season

Oct 15th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,081 Views 14 Comments

We’ve picked out players from Toulon, Munster, Northampton, Saracens and Leinster as influential figures.

# stars - Thursday 9 October, 2014

The 2014 player of the year nominees in hurling are...
# Stars
From The42
# Stars

The 2014 player of the year nominees in hurling are...

Oct 9th 2014, 7:05 AM 5,406 Views 3 Comments

No prizes for guessing which Tipperary player has made the cut.

# stars - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Do you agree with our Champions League team of the week?
# Stars
From The42
# Stars

Do you agree with our Champions League team of the week?

Sep 18th 2014, 2:37 PM 6,693 Views 15 Comments

Joe Hart, David Alaba and Gareth Bale all feature in our best XI from week one.

# stars - Monday 28 July, 2014

Enda Kenny, Eamon Dunphy and Sean O'Brien wish Ireland Women good luck
# Coygig
From The42
# Coygig

Enda Kenny, Eamon Dunphy and Sean O'Brien wish Ireland Women good luck

Jul 28th 2014, 10:43 AM 3,428 Views 2 Comments

Joan Burton, Peter O’Mahony, Derval O’Rourke, Liam Brady and John Hayes also feature in a star-studded video.

# stars - Monday 14 July, 2014

Here are the best and worst XIs of the 2014 World Cup
# Stars
From The42
# Stars

Here are the best and worst XIs of the 2014 World Cup

Jul 14th 2014, 8:45 PM 32,717 Views 53 Comments

Philipp Lahm, Toni Kroos, Lionel Messi and more players who stood out.

# stars - Monday 7 July, 2014

Power ranking the 10 best players left in the World Cup
# Stars
From The42
# Stars

Power ranking the 10 best players left in the World Cup

Jul 7th 2014, 8:00 AM 25,629 Views 56 Comments

Mats Hummels, Thiago Silva and other individuals who have caught the eye.

# stars - Friday 4 July, 2014

Ukrainian astronomers adopt star and name it 'Putin is a d*ckhead'
# Written In The Stars
From The Daily Edge
# Written In The Stars

Ukrainian astronomers adopt star and name it 'Putin is a d*ckhead'

Jul 4th 2014, 11:46 AM 1,605 Views 0 Comments

Twinkle, twinkle little star.

# stars - Monday 23 June, 2014

Folau, le Roux and Smith among the stars of the summer Tests
# Class Acts
From The42
# Class Acts

Folau, le Roux and Smith among the stars of the summer Tests

Jun 23rd 2014, 5:36 PM 3,415 Views 1 Comment

We’ve picked out five players who impressed in the international fixtures over the past month.

# stars - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Les Miserables boyband win Britain's Got Talent and almost make Simon cry
# Stars
From The Daily Edge
# Stars

Les Miserables boyband win Britain's Got Talent and almost make Simon cry

Jun 8th 2014, 9:40 AM 3,922 Views 0 Comments

Do you hear the boyband sing?

# stars - Friday 23 May, 2014

Poll: Who's the greatest hurler never to win an All-Ireland senior medal?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Poll: Who's the greatest hurler never to win an All-Ireland senior medal?

May 23rd 2014, 9:00 PM 10,884 Views 29 Comments

Some of the greats of the game have never managed to claim the Celtic Cross.

# stars - Sunday 11 May, 2014

5 key players in Manchester City's title success
# Stars
From The42
# Stars

5 key players in Manchester City's title success

May 11th 2014, 8:36 PM 5,573 Views 11 Comments

The club were crowned Premier League champions after beating Man City earlier today.

# stars - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Boyband stuns Britain's Got Talent with Les Mis performance
# Stars
From The Daily Edge
# Stars

Boyband stuns Britain's Got Talent with Les Mis performance

Apr 13th 2014, 9:54 AM 4,293 Views 6 Comments

Do you hear the people sing?

# stars - Monday 10 March, 2014

An 'extremely bright' fireball was spotted over Ireland
# Seeing Stars
# Seeing Stars

An 'extremely bright' fireball was spotted over Ireland

Mar 10th 2014, 2:23 PM 26,883 Views 30 Comments

If you did, you weren’t alone.

# stars - Monday 27 January, 2014

Astro-tourism: Kerry designated as stargazing reserve
# Look At The Stars
# Look At The Stars

Astro-tourism: Kerry designated as stargazing reserve

Jan 27th 2014, 12:43 PM 14,219 Views 23 Comments

An area of the county will now be classified as a ‘Dark Sky’ region.

# stars - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Column: Ashes to Ashes, Stardust to Stardust
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ashes to Ashes, Stardust to Stardust

Jan 12th 2014, 12:00 PM 3,392 Views 121 Comments

It’s been said that we are all made of ‘starstuff’. It’s an awe-inspirining statement, but how accurate is it? Conor Farrell explains.

# stars - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

5 Irish rugby players to keep an eye on in 2014
# Prospects
From The42
# Prospects

5 Irish rugby players to keep an eye on in 2014

Jan 1st 2014, 8:30 AM 11,810 Views 9 Comments

Two Leinster men and one each from Munster, Connacht and Ulster make the list.

# stars - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Farewell – 25 intercounty GAA stars who called it a day in 2013
# Walking Away
From The42
# Walking Away

Farewell – 25 intercounty GAA stars who called it a day in 2013

Dec 28th 2013, 1:00 PM 6,047 Views 12 Comments

The leading footballers and hurlers who bowed out this year.

# stars - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

5 rugby players whose reputations soared in 2013
# Stars
From The42
# Stars

5 rugby players whose reputations soared in 2013

Dec 25th 2013, 8:30 PM 9,965 Views 6 Comments

We’ve picked out five men who were unstoppable forces this year.

13 photos of vintage celebrities owning Christmas
# Follow The Star
From The Daily Edge
# Follow The Star

13 photos of vintage celebrities owning Christmas

Dec 25th 2013, 12:00 PM 3,139 Views 1 Comment

Nobody does Christmas like old famous people.

TheScore.ie's 2013 Premier League Team of the Year
# Stars
From The42
# Stars

TheScore.ie's 2013 Premier League Team of the Year

Dec 25th 2013, 10:00 AM 7,008 Views 19 Comments

Robin van Persie, Luis Suarez and Petr Cech are among those who make the cut.

# stars - Monday 23 December, 2013

28 sports personalities who made us glad to be Irish in 2013
# Stars
From The42
# Stars

28 sports personalities who made us glad to be Irish in 2013

Dec 23rd 2013, 9:00 PM 20,665 Views 69 Comments

Featuring Rob Heffernan, Johnny Sexton, Cora Staunton and more…

# stars - Friday 20 December, 2013

ESA launches rocket that will create a detailed map of the Milky Way
# SPACE DISCOVERY
# SPACE DISCOVERY

ESA launches rocket that will create a detailed map of the Milky Way

Dec 20th 2013, 7:15 AM 4,563 Views 19 Comments

Today engineers will command Gaia to perform the first of two critical thruster firings to ensure it’s on the right trajectory.

# stars - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Column: Stargazing for beginners – get the most out of these dark winter nights
# Stargazer
# Stargazer

Column: Stargazing for beginners – get the most out of these dark winter nights

Dec 14th 2013, 12:00 PM 6,450 Views 29 Comments

Short days can hinder what we can do with our free time – but there is plenty to see and do at night, even in these days of less money to spend, astronomy is a surprisingly inexpensive (and often free!) hobby to enjoy, writes Conor Farrell.

# stars - Friday 22 November, 2013

Smith, Luatua and Retallick: 3 All Blacks to watch out for
# Ones To Watch
From The42
# Ones To Watch

Smith, Luatua and Retallick: 3 All Blacks to watch out for

Nov 22nd 2013, 10:30 AM 2,004 Views 6 Comments

Beyond Richie McCaw, Ma’a Nonu and Kieran Read; here are a trio of top quality Kiwis.

# stars - Saturday 16 November, 2013

The stars at night, are big and bright, deep in the heart of...Monaghan?
# Look At The Stars
# Look At The Stars

The stars at night, are big and bright, deep in the heart of...Monaghan?

Nov 16th 2013, 3:31 PM 18,913 Views 49 Comments

Away from lights, the skies over Ireland can be spectacular, as this photo proves.

# stars - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Cooper, Genia and Folau: Australia's three danger men
# Wallabies
From The42
# Wallabies

Cooper, Genia and Folau: Australia's three danger men

Nov 12th 2013, 7:00 AM 2,214 Views 4 Comments

Wallabies head coach Ewen McKenzie assesses his three most high-profile backs ahead of the clash with Ireland.

# stars - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Player ratings: here’s how the Irish team got on against Samoa
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Player ratings: here’s how the Irish team got on against Samoa

Nov 9th 2013, 8:49 PM 32,072 Views 76 Comments

How do you think Joe Schmidt’s men performed in Dublin?