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# surprise - Sunday 27 June, 2021

'I still don't have my head around it' - Murray honoured to be Lions captain
# Shock
From The42
# Shock

'I still don't have my head around it' - Murray honoured to be Lions captain

Updated Jun 27th 2021, 12:00 PM 29,590 Views 19 Comments

The 32-year-old said Alun Wyn Jones offered him a few words of advice last night.

# surprise - Monday 1 February, 2021

Substitute Adomah hits late winner as QPR stun promotion-chasers Watford
# Surprise
From The42
# Surprise

Substitute Adomah hits late winner as QPR stun promotion-chasers Watford

Feb 1st 2021, 10:07 PM 3,888 Views 1 Comment

Charlie Austin had earlier cancelled out Troy Deeney’s penalty opener for the Hornets.

# surprise - Monday 31 August, 2020

Head coach Bowen leaves Reading after appointment of new boss
# Surprise
From The42
# Surprise

Head coach Bowen leaves Reading after appointment of new boss

Aug 31st 2020, 9:25 PM 8,310 Views 1 Comment

He had been reported to be ready to return to his role as director of football once the club hired Veljko Paunovic as their new manager.

# surprise - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Late drama leaves Barcelona stunned in Copa del Rey
# Surprise
From The42
# Surprise

Late drama leaves Barcelona stunned in Copa del Rey

Feb 6th 2020, 10:26 PM 10,437 Views 3 Comments

Inaki Williams scored a dramatic 93rd-minute winner for Athletic Bilbao.

# surprise - Friday 31 January, 2020

Man United sign former Watford striker Ighalo on loan from Chinese Super League club
# Surprise
From The42
# Surprise

Man United sign former Watford striker Ighalo on loan from Chinese Super League club

Jan 31st 2020, 11:18 PM 13,774 Views 68 Comments

The Red Devils are bringing in the 30-year-old on loan from Shanghai Shenhua as cover for the injured Marcus Rashford.

# surprise - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Laois set to appoint four-time All-Ireland winning Kerryman as manager
# Surprise
From The42
# Surprise

Laois set to appoint four-time All-Ireland winning Kerryman as manager

Sep 12th 2019, 3:07 PM 14,154 Views 7 Comments

Mike Quirke will take the reins from John Sugrue.

# surprise - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

'It’s been a mad couple of days, and I’m still trying to get my head around it'
# Byrne Ambition
From The42
# Byrne Ambition

'It’s been a mad couple of days, and I’m still trying to get my head around it'

Updated Mar 20th 2019, 2:28 PM 23,641 Views 17 Comments

Jack Byrne can create history this week by becoming the first domestic player to play competitively for Ireland in almost 35 years.

# surprise - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Guthrie and McLoughlin contribute 1-10 as Donegal inflict first defeat on Dublin in 11 months
# Surprise
From The42
# Surprise

Guthrie and McLoughlin contribute 1-10 as Donegal inflict first defeat on Dublin in 11 months

Feb 2nd 2019, 6:46 PM 8,061 Views 2 Comments

Karen Guthrie and Geraldine McLoughlin were the key attackers for Maxi Curran’s side.

# surprise - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Van der Flier set for Ireland's seven shirt as Henshaw lined up for 15
# Opener
From The42
# Opener

Van der Flier set for Ireland's seven shirt as Henshaw lined up for 15

Jan 30th 2019, 5:04 PM 47,491 Views 144 Comments

Ireland kick-off their Six Nations campaign with a massive clash against England on Saturday.

# surprise - Monday 4 June, 2018

Leroy Sane left out of Germany's World Cup squad while goalkeeper Neuer makes the cut
# Surprise
From The42
# Surprise

Leroy Sane left out of Germany's World Cup squad while goalkeeper Neuer makes the cut

Jun 4th 2018, 11:03 AM 15,703 Views 15 Comments

The PFA Young Player of the Year will not be going to the World Cup in Russia.

# surprise - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

The star of Damo & Ivor surprised a huge fan in Dublin on Christmas morning and it was lovely
# Howaya
From The Daily Edge
# Howaya

The star of Damo & Ivor surprised a huge fan in Dublin on Christmas morning and it was lovely

Dec 26th 2017, 2:10 PM 4,388 Views 0 Comments

Well played.

# surprise - Monday 6 November, 2017

9 stats on Martin O'Neill's Ireland that might surprise you
# Fyi
From The42
# Fyi

9 stats on Martin O'Neill's Ireland that might surprise you

Nov 6th 2017, 5:59 PM 11,007 Views 14 Comments

There are a couple of good potential pub quiz questions in here.

# surprise - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Scorpion appears on Baggot Street building site in Dublin today
# Surprise
# Surprise

Scorpion appears on Baggot Street building site in Dublin today

Oct 4th 2017, 8:30 PM 39,532 Views 31 Comments

The DSPCA says it has called in experts to identify the species of the creature, who has been nicknamed JP by the staff there.

# surprise - Monday 26 December, 2016

Taoiseach found Ali's death the most difficult celebrity loss to take this year
# Sports Fan
# Sports Fan

Taoiseach found Ali's death the most difficult celebrity loss to take this year

Dec 26th 2016, 6:45 PM 12,492 Views 32 Comments

The Taoiseach also said he believed UFC fighter Conor McGregor is a superstar.

# surprise - Saturday 24 December, 2016

WATCH: Credit Union surprises 'ordinary people doing extraordinary things' in Cork
# Christmas Thank You
# Christmas Thank You

WATCH: Credit Union surprises 'ordinary people doing extraordinary things' in Cork

Dec 24th 2016, 12:14 PM 9,616 Views 8 Comments

This is lovely.

# surprise - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Good news for Ireland as Wales drop points at home to Georgia
# Surprise
From The42
# Surprise

Good news for Ireland as Wales drop points at home to Georgia

Oct 9th 2016, 6:57 PM 12,037 Views 14 Comments

Perhaps the Boys in Green’s 1-0 win at home to Vladimir Weiss’ side was not so bad after all.

# surprise - Friday 30 September, 2016

This mammy in Galway had the loveliest reaction when her kids returned from Australia for her 60th
# Surprise
From The Daily Edge
# Surprise

This mammy in Galway had the loveliest reaction when her kids returned from Australia for her 60th

Sep 30th 2016, 6:00 PM 10,738 Views 2 Comments

Oh sacred heart.

# surprise - Thursday 14 July, 2016

This Irish girl in Australia planned the best surprise for her mam's 40th birthday
# Happy Birthday To Ya
From The Daily Edge
# Happy Birthday To Ya

This Irish girl in Australia planned the best surprise for her mam's 40th birthday

Jul 14th 2016, 4:09 PM 12,287 Views 0 Comments

Daughter of the year!

# surprise - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

A wedding band from Wexford pulled off the soundest surprise for this couple
# Picture This
From The Daily Edge
# Picture This

A wedding band from Wexford pulled off the soundest surprise for this couple

Jul 6th 2016, 3:56 PM 9,318 Views 2 Comments

They wanted a very specific song played.

# surprise - Thursday 2 June, 2016

The moment this Mam discovers she's having a boy and not a girl is utterly priceless
# Surprise
From The Daily Edge
# Surprise

The moment this Mam discovers she's having a boy and not a girl is utterly priceless

Jun 2nd 2016, 10:11 PM 9,279 Views 7 Comments

Amazing timing.

# surprise - Thursday 19 May, 2016

This Irish lad's surprise homecoming for his mammy's birthday is going global
# Fierce Shook
From The Daily Edge
# Fierce Shook

This Irish lad's surprise homecoming for his mammy's birthday is going global

May 19th 2016, 9:06 AM 6,723 Views 2 Comments

Brian Byrne has been living in Tel Aviv, and surprised his whole family.

# surprise - Saturday 14 May, 2016

These students surprised their teacher with two kittens after finding out her cat had died
# Missy And Girlie
From The Daily Edge
# Missy And Girlie

These students surprised their teacher with two kittens after finding out her cat had died

May 14th 2016, 9:14 AM 5,431 Views 2 Comments

Her reaction is SO sweet.

# surprise - Monday 11 April, 2016

A Cork lad in the Philippines got the greatest birthday present ever from his best mate
# BFFs 4EVA
From The Daily Edge
# BFFs 4EVA

A Cork lad in the Philippines got the greatest birthday present ever from his best mate

Apr 11th 2016, 10:29 AM 8,465 Views 5 Comments

Such PALS.

# surprise - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Huge shark jumps three metres onto fishing boat
# Surprise
# Surprise

Huge shark jumps three metres onto fishing boat

Jan 26th 2016, 6:05 AM 50,723 Views 36 Comments

The shark died after fishermen sprayed it with fresh water and bashed it on the nose with a wooden bat.

# surprise - Monday 4 January, 2016

Business owners are not happy about the new minimum wage
# Surprise
# Surprise

Business owners are not happy about the new minimum wage

Jan 4th 2016, 6:10 AM 24,217 Views 74 Comments

The wage increased from €8.65 to €9.15 per hour last week.

# surprise - Saturday 7 November, 2015

A Waterford radio station surprised a widowed father with a trip to London
# Awwwww
# Awwwww

A Waterford radio station surprised a widowed father with a trip to London

Nov 7th 2015, 4:53 PM 24,007 Views 14 Comments

As one texter said: “All the feels”.

# surprise - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

These activists paid an awkward visit to the Dublin offices of a US vulture fund
# Surprise
# Surprise

These activists paid an awkward visit to the Dublin offices of a US vulture fund

Oct 14th 2015, 9:18 PM 22,809 Views 31 Comments

The Irish Housing Network said it took over the reception area of Blackstone’s Dublin offices for close to an hour.

# surprise - Sunday 4 October, 2015

This Dublin man proposed to his girlfriend with a big flash mob on Grafton Street
# Surprise
# Surprise

This Dublin man proposed to his girlfriend with a big flash mob on Grafton Street

Oct 4th 2015, 5:58 PM 22,078 Views 53 Comments

Are Irish men becoming…romantic?

# surprise - Monday 14 September, 2015

Irish Marvel illustrator proposes to girlfriend by drawing cartoons of their relationship
# Surprise
# Surprise

Irish Marvel illustrator proposes to girlfriend by drawing cartoons of their relationship

Sep 14th 2015, 9:55 AM 24,424 Views 20 Comments

He showed the images at a surprise birthday he threw for her.

# surprise - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Alexis Tsipras has resigned and a snap election has been called in Greece
# Surprise
# Surprise

Alexis Tsipras has resigned and a snap election has been called in Greece

Aug 20th 2015, 11:44 PM 75,643 Views 231 Comments

Alexis Tsipras has announced the vote will take place in September.

# surprise - Friday 7 August, 2015

This man went to INSANE lengths, so he could surprise his wife with her own pregnancy
# Surprise
From The Daily Edge
# Surprise

This man went to INSANE lengths, so he could surprise his wife with her own pregnancy

Aug 7th 2015, 11:56 AM 8,219 Views 9 Comments

Men of Ireland: do not follow this man’s lead.

# surprise - Friday 10 July, 2015

A Cork couple met their baby grandson in the loveliest surprise homecoming
# Niall's Homecoming
From The Daily Edge
# Niall's Homecoming

A Cork couple met their baby grandson in the loveliest surprise homecoming

Jul 10th 2015, 10:22 AM 6,053 Views 5 Comments

Things got emotional.

# surprise - Thursday 18 June, 2015

The divers watching this great white shark from afar got quite the surprise
# Get Outa The Water
# Get Outa The Water

The divers watching this great white shark from afar got quite the surprise

Jun 18th 2015, 9:49 PM 44,828 Views 31 Comments

… but not for the reason you expect.

This cage video of a great white shark will scare the pants off you
# Surprise
From The Daily Edge
# Surprise

This cage video of a great white shark will scare the pants off you

Jun 18th 2015, 9:10 AM 4,393 Views 3 Comments

… but not for the reason you expect.

# surprise - Sunday 24 May, 2015

The Sikh man who removed his turban to save a boy's life got his own surprise
# Hero
From The Daily Edge
# Hero

The Sikh man who removed his turban to save a boy's life got his own surprise

May 24th 2015, 5:01 PM 10,649 Views 2 Comments

Men of the Sikh religion are required to keep their heads covered in public.

This man had the sweetest surprise for his wife on their 57th anniversary
# Forever In Love
From The Daily Edge
# Forever In Love

This man had the sweetest surprise for his wife on their 57th anniversary

May 24th 2015, 2:00 PM 5,847 Views 2 Comments

Elinor Russell was in hospital, so her husband Jim planned a special visit. D’aww.

# surprise - Friday 22 May, 2015

The Rock surprised a fan by officiating his wedding, remains a legend
# Just Bring It
From The Daily Edge
# Just Bring It

The Rock surprised a fan by officiating his wedding, remains a legend

May 22nd 2015, 11:03 AM 3,082 Views 0 Comments

*heart eyes emoji*

# surprise - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Blackpool player expresses shock after club opts NOT to let him go
# Surprise
From The42
# Surprise

Blackpool player expresses shock after club opts NOT to let him go

May 12th 2015, 7:20 AM 9,648 Views 4 Comments

It initially appeared as though the troubled striker’s stay at the relegated club was at an end.

# surprise - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

This granny's reaction to discovering her baby 'granddaughter' is a boy is fantastic
# Surprise
From The Daily Edge
# Surprise

This granny's reaction to discovering her baby 'granddaughter' is a boy is fantastic

Mar 17th 2015, 1:45 PM 5,419 Views 2 Comments

Sneaky.

# surprise - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Cork and Dublin suffer Division 1 defeats in Ladies National Football League
# Surprise
From The42
# Surprise

Cork and Dublin suffer Division 1 defeats in Ladies National Football League

Feb 22nd 2015, 8:43 PM 5,540 Views 4 Comments

The reigning All-Ireland champions were beaten by Monaghan while Mayo’s Cora Staunton tore the Dubs apart.

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