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#Unexpected

# unexpected - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

How a call from Africa saved an Irish footballer's career
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From The42
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How a call from Africa saved an Irish footballer's career

Jan 11th 2022, 12:00 PM 29,748 Views 2 Comments

Former Derry City and Shamrock Rovers striker Eamon Zayed reflects on his time playing with Libya.

# unexpected - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Lacklustre Liverpool suffer shock Champions League defeat at Anfield
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From The42
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Lacklustre Liverpool suffer shock Champions League defeat at Anfield

Nov 25th 2020, 10:16 PM 41,155 Views 55 Comments

The Reds were beaten at home by an Atalanta side they defeated 5-0 in Italy three weeks ago.

# unexpected - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

'Juve have become a clear favourite for the Champions League'
# Best Of Enemies
From The42
# Best Of Enemies

'Juve have become a clear favourite for the Champions League'

Sep 4th 2018, 2:35 PM 6,044 Views 9 Comments

Lionel Messi says he was surprised by Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to Real Madrid.

# unexpected - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Two gardaí injured in Limerick after horse tramples car
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Two gardaí injured in Limerick after horse tramples car

Aug 29th 2018, 9:29 AM 50,060 Views 81 Comments

One of the gardaí suffered a broken arm, the GRA said.

# unexpected - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Longford snap up Rovers midfielder despite contract offer from Belgium
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From The42
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Longford snap up Rovers midfielder despite contract offer from Belgium

Dec 31st 2017, 3:18 PM 5,680 Views 2 Comments

Former Hoops and Dundalk man Darren Meenan appeared to be bound for Brussels.

# unexpected - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Rovers announce veteran defender's surprise exit after nearly 200 appearances
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From The42
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Rovers announce veteran defender's surprise exit after nearly 200 appearances

Nov 22nd 2017, 11:17 AM 7,272 Views 8 Comments

Simon Madden is leaving Tallaght Stadium after four seasons in his second spell with the Hoops.

# unexpected - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Baby girl delivered on Dublin street before ambulance arrived on scene
# Early Arrival
# Early Arrival

Baby girl delivered on Dublin street before ambulance arrived on scene

Jun 22nd 2017, 10:58 AM 31,520 Views 12 Comments

The mother and baby are doing well and were taken to Holles Street hospital.

# unexpected - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Stag knocks cyclist off his bike during Phoenix Park race
# Chancer
# Chancer

Stag knocks cyclist off his bike during Phoenix Park race

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 64,994 Views 78 Comments

And one fortunate photographer caught it all on camera.

# unexpected - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Everyone is cracking up at this dog's completely ridiculous haircut
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From The Daily Edge
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Everyone is cracking up at this dog's completely ridiculous haircut

Aug 9th 2016, 7:25 PM 7,687 Views 0 Comments

Poor Mimi.

# unexpected - Monday 4 April, 2016

Tesla made a crazy amount of money on a car that could take years to arrive
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Tesla made a crazy amount of money on a car that could take years to arrive

Apr 4th 2016, 10:01 AM 16,934 Views 43 Comments

The company sold more than 276,000 Model 3 cars in two days of pre-orders but it could be 2018 or 2019 before it arrives.

# unexpected - Sunday 28 February, 2016

'There wasn't a lot of Aussie Rules out there' -  Eddie Jones surprised by Irish tactics
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From The42
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'There wasn't a lot of Aussie Rules out there' - Eddie Jones surprised by Irish tactics

Feb 28th 2016, 12:06 PM 10,741 Views 12 Comments

The England boss also singled out Ireland fly-half Johnny Sexton for praise as he turns his attention to Wales.

# unexpected - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Sanchez's first goal in 2 months sends FA Cup holders Arsenal through
# Next Round Please
From The42
# Next Round Please

Sanchez's first goal in 2 months sends FA Cup holders Arsenal through

Jan 30th 2016, 5:10 PM 8,017 Views 4 Comments

The Gunners claimed a 2-1 victory over Burnley at the Emirates with the Chilean back on the scoresheet.

# unexpected - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Alabama recover game-changing onside kick to clinch the National Championship
# Ballsy
From The42
# Ballsy

Alabama recover game-changing onside kick to clinch the National Championship

Jan 12th 2016, 8:30 AM 5,048 Views 4 Comments

The gamble by coach Nick Saban paid off as they defeated Clemson Tigers 45-40.

# unexpected - Sunday 6 December, 2015

Another Premier League shock as Klopp's Liverpool undone by spirited Magpies
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From The42
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Another Premier League shock as Klopp's Liverpool undone by spirited Magpies

Dec 6th 2015, 6:45 PM 7,425 Views 29 Comments

An own goal from Martin Skrtel and a superb injury-time strike from Georginio Wijnaldum ensured a 2-0 Newcastle win.

# unexpected - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Tesco's Valentine's e-card is the least romantic thing ever
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From The Daily Edge
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Tesco's Valentine's e-card is the least romantic thing ever

Feb 10th 2015, 11:18 AM 5,384 Views 1 Comment

Assistance please.

# unexpected - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Prisoners at an Irish jail grew thousands of sunflowers to raise money for a hospice
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Prisoners at an Irish jail grew thousands of sunflowers to raise money for a hospice

Aug 21st 2014, 10:17 PM 15,993 Views 24 Comments

They also helped out with the local tidy towns committee.

# unexpected - Saturday 16 August, 2014

6 unexpected things that happened this week
# Mad World
From The Daily Edge
# Mad World

6 unexpected things that happened this week

Aug 16th 2014, 10:15 AM 23,252 Views 6 Comments

Cats with many lives and priests with recording contracts – it’s all the week’d weirdest news.

# unexpected - Saturday 12 July, 2014

6 unexpected things that happened this week
# Mad World
From The Daily Edge
# Mad World

6 unexpected things that happened this week

Jul 12th 2014, 10:15 AM 14,468 Views 2 Comments

Eyeballs, sleepwalking and botty coughs – it’s the week’s weirdest news.

# unexpected - Saturday 14 June, 2014

6 unexpected things that happened this week
# Mad World
From The Daily Edge
# Mad World

6 unexpected things that happened this week

Jun 14th 2014, 10:15 AM 13,206 Views 4 Comments

Green puppies, stolen walls and shooting at the moon… it’s all the bizarre stories you need to know about.

# unexpected - Friday 23 May, 2014

Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright is now a half decent GAA pundit
# Wright Full Forward
From The42
# Wright Full Forward

Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright is now a half decent GAA pundit

May 23rd 2014, 6:30 PM 13,286 Views 23 Comments

If only we could say the same for his short-lived rap career.

# unexpected - Saturday 3 May, 2014

6 unexpected things that happened this week
# Mad World
From The Daily Edge
# Mad World

6 unexpected things that happened this week

May 3rd 2014, 10:15 AM 27,791 Views 8 Comments

– it’s all the weirdest stories you need to hear.

# unexpected - Saturday 5 April, 2014

6 unexpected things that happened this week
# Inspired By Cadbury
From The Daily Edge
# Inspired By Cadbury

6 unexpected things that happened this week

Apr 5th 2014, 10:15 AM 16,199 Views 3 Comments

Same-sex wedding bells for Irish penguins, how the zebra got his stripes and BIG RATS – it’s all the bizarre news stories you need to know about.

# unexpected - Monday 6 January, 2014

Man eats only McDonalds for 3 months, ends up healthier than he started
# Minimise Me
From The Daily Edge
# Minimise Me

Man eats only McDonalds for 3 months, ends up healthier than he started

Jan 6th 2014, 8:30 PM 5,882 Views 5 Comments

Well that was unexpected!

# unexpected - Friday 6 September, 2013

World's largest volcano discovered on the floor of the Pacific
# Volcanooooooooooo
# Volcanooooooooooo

World's largest volcano discovered on the floor of the Pacific

Sep 6th 2013, 9:48 PM 18,496 Views 32 Comments

To get an idea of how big this volcano is, the previous record holder is just 2 per cent the size of it…

# unexpected - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Shock result as David Cameron loses vote on Syria intervention
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Shock result as David Cameron loses vote on Syria intervention

Aug 29th 2013, 11:09 PM 16,281 Views 278 Comments

MPs voted against a government motion to support a military attack in Syria – and David Cameron says he will respect their decision.

# unexpected - Monday 15 July, 2013

Irish guy mortifyingly falls off chair at work
# Whoops
From The Daily Edge
# Whoops

Irish guy mortifyingly falls off chair at work

Jul 15th 2013, 8:30 PM 3,613 Views 0 Comments

While serving customers. Awkward.

# unexpected - Friday 12 July, 2013

Credit ratings agency upgrades Ireland, outlook now positive
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Credit ratings agency upgrades Ireland, outlook now positive

Jul 12th 2013, 7:51 AM 10,676 Views 59 Comments

Some good news for the economy this morning…

# unexpected - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Sweden's for-profit schools blamed for sliding national results
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Sweden's for-profit schools blamed for sliding national results

Jul 7th 2013, 10:30 AM 6,838 Views 13 Comments

What if the Government introduced vouchers that parents could use to send children to either state-run or private schools, as they choose? Good idea, right? Not so in Sweden…

# unexpected - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Majority of SMEs who requested credit from banks were approved
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Majority of SMEs who requested credit from banks were approved

Nov 28th 2012, 12:24 PM 2,692 Views 18 Comments

A total of 60 per cent of small businesses which applied for credit were successful according to the Red C poll.

# unexpected - Friday 22 June, 2012

Unexpected Tweet of the Day: Yoko Ono and Daniel O'Connell
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From The Daily Edge
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Unexpected Tweet of the Day: Yoko Ono and Daniel O'Connell

Jun 22nd 2012, 8:40 PM 9,817 Views 9 Comments

Who knew?

# unexpected - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Katie Price urges closer EU fiscal union but warns against quantitative easing
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From The Daily Edge
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Katie Price urges closer EU fiscal union but warns against quantitative easing

Jan 22nd 2012, 5:07 PM 13,065 Views 58 Comments

The glamour model said that her Twitter account had not been hacked as she gave her take on world economic affairs this afternoon.

# unexpected - Monday 14 November, 2011

Pocock struggles with eating disorder
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From The42
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Pocock struggles with eating disorder

Nov 14th 2011, 8:14 PM 1,779 Views 1 Comment

The Wallabies flanker has revealed the surprising extent to which obsessive anxiety about food and physical fitness have impacted his development.

# unexpected - Monday 15 August, 2011

Mikel John Obi's father victim of kidnapping
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From The42
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Mikel John Obi's father victim of kidnapping

Aug 15th 2011, 2:43 PM 176 Views 0 Comments

It has emerged that the father of Chelsea midfielder Mikel John Obi is being held by kidnappers in his native Nigeria. The footballer has yet to receive a ransom demand.