Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# surprise

All time
Wayne Rooney benched for United-Madrid clash, Coleen not happy
Meanwhile, Ryan Giggs is set to play his 1,000th game in senior football
Sigerson Cup: DIT cause semi-final upset against DCU
The first semi-final of the third-level competition took place this afternoon in Athlone IT.
Rodgers blindsided by lacklustre Liverpool
The Northern Irishman conceded that his side lacked the intensity they have shown during their recent upturn in form.
VIDEO: Horse racing interrupted when deer take to the track
These Pittsburgh racegoers got more of a spectacle than they paid for.
Topless driver's modesty leads to car chase
The topless speeder said she was on her way to surprise her boyfriend…
Why, fancy meeting you here...
What happens when a shark expert sees a real-life 10ft long shark? Hint – there’s a chance he gets as much of a shock as us mere mortals.
11 unlikely people who have won Grammys
We were surprised to hear that Hillary Clinton has one… as have Alvin and the Chipmunks.
Cox to start in attack with Keane - reports
Giovanni Trapattoni has demonstrated his penchant for eccentric team selections once again.
United ease to win, as City suffer shock loss
Alex Ferguson’s men had not one, but two reasons to celebrate today.
Nursing home finds gun in donated piano
The gun was only discovered years after the piano had been donated.
Surprise! Fans of Japanese girl band discover one singer's not real
The latest member of pop act AKB 48 was unveiled in a television commercial for sweets.
Private investigator tracks down homeless man... and gives him a fortune
Surprise! Investigator says man is still in shock over the news.
Surprise! Secondary teachers to face unannounced inspections
Currently teachers receive advance warning of an inspector’s visit, but this is set to change.
Mother gives birth in back of taxi on busy Belfast road
Little Isaac Fegan decided that he didn’t want to wait until his mum and dad got to the hospital before he made his entrance into the world.