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Florida shooting: Gunman was Iraq war veteran known to FBI
# Fort Lauderdale
# Fort Lauderdale

Florida shooting: Gunman was Iraq war veteran known to FBI

Jan 7th 2017, 9:29 AM 21,996 Views 91 Comments

President-elect Trump said his “thoughts and prayers” were with the victims.

This amputee army veteran from Achill Island is going to row across the Atlantic
# Row Paddy Row
# Row Paddy Row

This amputee army veteran from Achill Island is going to row across the Atlantic

Jan 3rd 2017, 7:30 AM 18,489 Views 22 Comments

Paddy Gallagher lost his leg in Afghanistan after he was blown up by an IED

Evergreen Tomas Quinn on form as St Vincent's book another Leinster final
# Veteran
From The42
# Veteran

Evergreen Tomas Quinn on form as St Vincent's book another Leinster final

Nov 27th 2016, 4:30 PM 9,643 Views 0 Comments

Quinn scored 1-2 as the Dublin champions sealed a seven-point win in Longford.

Comerford rolls back the years as O'Loughlin Gaels hand Oulart 9-point beating
# Veteran
From The42
# Veteran

Comerford rolls back the years as O'Loughlin Gaels hand Oulart 9-point beating

Nov 20th 2016, 4:15 PM 8,738 Views 1 Comment

O’Loughlin Gaels are into their third Leinster final since 2002.

After more than a decade, Sligo's longest-serving player is coming home to Dublin
# Moving On
From The42
# Moving On

After more than a decade, Sligo's longest-serving player is coming home to Dublin

Nov 20th 2016, 3:50 PM 7,526 Views 2 Comments

31-year-old defender Gavin Peers has signed for St Patrick’s Athletic.

Former Man United goalkeeper set to make debut against Cork City in the Europa League
# Veteran
From The42
# Veteran

Former Man United goalkeeper set to make debut against Cork City in the Europa League

Jun 30th 2016, 10:02 AM 10,481 Views 16 Comments

Roy Carroll is likely to make his bow for Linfield in this evening’s qualifier at Windsor Park.

Crystal Palace legend Gábor Király and his famous grey pants have just made Euros history
# Fancy Pants
From The42
# Fancy Pants

Crystal Palace legend Gábor Király and his famous grey pants have just made Euros history

Jun 14th 2016, 5:58 PM 10,426 Views 3 Comments

He’s 40 years of age and wearing Penneys joggers…what a hero.

4 months away from his 40th birthday, the 'King of Rome' looks set to sign a new contract
# Veteran
From The42
# Veteran

4 months away from his 40th birthday, the 'King of Rome' looks set to sign a new contract

May 20th 2016, 11:38 PM 7,346 Views 4 Comments

The iconic Roma player has had a tense relationship with coach Luciano Spalletti in recent times.

Over 400 strangers turn out for funeral of war hero after appeals for people to show up
# Final Salute
# Final Salute

Over 400 strangers turn out for funeral of war hero after appeals for people to show up

Nov 10th 2015, 7:32 PM 21,801 Views 41 Comments

It was feared only four people would be there.

Irish World War II veteran awarded France's highest military honour
# Legion D'honeur
# Legion D'honeur

Irish World War II veteran awarded France's highest military honour

Nov 10th 2015, 9:52 AM 14,364 Views 28 Comments

The 98 year old dedicated the award to all the Irish soldiers who fought in the war, saying they remain in his memory to this day.

'You feel like a bit of a kid when you've got Paul O'Connell next to you!'
# Wise Head
From The42
# Wise Head

'You feel like a bit of a kid when you've got Paul O'Connell next to you!'

Aug 16th 2015, 12:11 PM 8,420 Views 12 Comments

Connacht tighthead Nathan White made his Ireland debut against Scotland yesterday.

Oldest US veteran turns 109 (and still smokes like a trooper)
# Richard Overton
# Richard Overton

Oldest US veteran turns 109 (and still smokes like a trooper)

May 11th 2015, 6:15 AM 17,344 Views 15 Comments

Richard Overton fought in World War II.

D'Arcy future remains undecided as Kirchner stays with Leinster
# D'Arce
From The42
# D'Arce

D'Arcy future remains undecided as Kirchner stays with Leinster

Apr 9th 2015, 12:18 PM 10,937 Views 20 Comments

The 35-year-old is out of contract this summer.

Former All Black Mils Muliaina is leaving Connacht at the end of the season
# Exit Door
From The42
# Exit Door

Former All Black Mils Muliaina is leaving Connacht at the end of the season

Apr 1st 2015, 3:39 PM 11,034 Views 30 Comments

The 34-year-old fullback is heading for Zebre in Italy.

'He's been written off a few times' - D'Arcy left on the outside by Ireland
# Veteran
From The42
# Veteran

'He's been written off a few times' - D'Arcy left on the outside by Ireland

Mar 9th 2015, 2:44 PM 8,119 Views 11 Comments

The 35-year-old has been omitted from Joe Schmidt’s 36-man squad for the final rounds of the Six Nations.

93-year-old Irish veteran awarded Legion d'Honneur
# WWII
# WWII

93-year-old Irish veteran awarded Legion d'Honneur

Jan 27th 2015, 11:28 AM 9,047 Views 22 Comments

The award is France’s highest military honour.

Jagr Bomb: Is this ice-hockey's Roger Milla?
# Veteran
From The42
# Veteran

Jagr Bomb: Is this ice-hockey's Roger Milla?

Jan 4th 2015, 2:09 PM 2,952 Views 0 Comments

New Jersey Devils’ Jaromir Jagr racked up a hat-trick last night at the grand old age of 42.

Irish D-Day veteran dies just 2 weeks after receiving the Legion d'Honneur
# RIP
# RIP

Irish D-Day veteran dies just 2 weeks after receiving the Legion d'Honneur

Dec 31st 2014, 10:30 AM 10,377 Views 31 Comments

Tributes were paid to Patrick Gillen yesterday in Cork.

Donncha O'Callaghan returns to lead much-changed Munster
# Veteran
From The42
# Veteran

Donncha O'Callaghan returns to lead much-changed Munster

Oct 31st 2014, 12:29 PM 6,157 Views 14 Comments

The province’s most-capped player is one of 11 changes made by Anthony Foley for the trip to Wales.

36-year old John Miskella will play his first county senior football final tomorrow
# Pinnacle
From The42
# Pinnacle

36-year old John Miskella will play his first county senior football final tomorrow

Oct 18th 2014, 11:59 AM 6,424 Views 1 Comment

The 2010 All-Ireland winner lines out for Ballincollig in the Cork SFC final on Sunday after 19 attempts.

Someone stole this 92-year-old war veteran's military medals on the D-Day anniversary
# Heartless
# Heartless

Someone stole this 92-year-old war veteran's military medals on the D-Day anniversary

Jun 9th 2014, 3:15 PM 8,354 Views 36 Comments

Police in London say the suspected burglar had an Irish accent.

Veteran who absconded from care home for D-Day memorials returns to hero's welcome
# Hero
From The Daily Edge
# Hero

Veteran who absconded from care home for D-Day memorials returns to hero's welcome

Jun 7th 2014, 2:25 PM 24,220 Views 56 Comments

Bernard Jordan was determined not to miss the events in France.

Missing British pensioner turns up at D-Day events in France
# Once Was Lost
# Once Was Lost

Missing British pensioner turns up at D-Day events in France

Jun 6th 2014, 10:45 PM 25,917 Views 74 Comments

The 89-year-old went missing from his retirement home and was found enjoying an anniversary get-together with comrades in France.

'For as long as I'm playing I'll love to play for Ireland' - Stringer not closing the door
# Veteran
From The42
# Veteran

'For as long as I'm playing I'll love to play for Ireland' - Stringer not closing the door

May 15th 2014, 8:51 PM 9,591 Views 18 Comments

The vastly experienced scrum-half says he feels fit enough to continue for a couple more year.

After 287 goals and 5 Premier League promotions, 40-year-old Kevin Phillips is retiring
# Hanging Up The Boots
From The42
# Hanging Up The Boots

After 287 goals and 5 Premier League promotions, 40-year-old Kevin Phillips is retiring

Apr 28th 2014, 4:03 PM 4,498 Views 7 Comments

The veteran Leicester City striker has announced that he will call it a day this weekend.

Tony Browne's career secret: 'I'd have a 5k or 8k run done before I'd even head in to squad training'
# Staying At The Top
From The42
# Staying At The Top

Tony Browne's career secret: 'I'd have a 5k or 8k run done before I'd even head in to squad training'

Apr 24th 2014, 10:05 PM 31,886 Views 13 Comments

The legendary Waterford hurler brought the curtain down on his career last week.

"I have no intention of taking a break" - Gay Byrne refutes suggestion he's retiring
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

"I have no intention of taking a break" - Gay Byrne refutes suggestion he's retiring

Mar 30th 2014, 4:32 PM 13,741 Views 100 Comments

There had been some speculation that today’s show on Lyric FM would be his last – but the veteran broadcaster says he will be back in the autumn.

Veteran Portumna captain Ollie Canning has no intentions of retiring yet
# Staying On
From The42
# Staying On

Veteran Portumna captain Ollie Canning has no intentions of retiring yet

Mar 18th 2014, 8:00 AM 10,349 Views 10 Comments

The 37-year-old led his club to their fourth All-Ireland success in eight years.

Kevin Phillips' 'old man and his Zimmer frame' wins goal celebration of the weekend
# OAP
From The42
# OAP

Kevin Phillips' 'old man and his Zimmer frame' wins goal celebration of the weekend

Feb 2nd 2014, 12:41 PM 5,814 Views 1 Comment

The evergreen striker came off the bench to score the winner for Championship leaders Leicester City.

Dan Parks has no intentions of retiring any time soon
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Dan Parks has no intentions of retiring any time soon

Feb 1st 2014, 3:01 PM 2,918 Views 1 Comment

The out-half feels Connacht are close to greater success and wants to play his part.

Clarence Seedorf confirms that he is the new AC Milan boss
# Taking Charge
From The42
# Taking Charge

Clarence Seedorf confirms that he is the new AC Milan boss

Jan 14th 2014, 3:59 PM 4,913 Views 12 Comments

The Dutch veteran will replace Massimiliano Allegri.

19 reasons why Ryan Giggs is a footballing legend
# Veteran
From The42
# Veteran

19 reasons why Ryan Giggs is a footballing legend

Nov 28th 2013, 9:00 PM 24,386 Views 84 Comments

We pay tribute to the Manchester United star, who turns 40 tomorrow.

‘I want to play as long as I can but I'm not daft’ – Robbie Keane
# Veteran
From The42
# Veteran

‘I want to play as long as I can but I'm not daft’ – Robbie Keane

Nov 15th 2013, 6:30 AM 1,920 Views 1 Comment

While he has still got his fitness, the Ireland captain intends to make himself available for selection.

TV documentary reveals the stories of Irishmen who fought for the British in WWII
# WWII
# WWII

TV documentary reveals the stories of Irishmen who fought for the British in WWII

Nov 12th 2013, 7:30 AM 11,132 Views 83 Comments

The RTE programme reveals first hand accounts from the men who fought against the Germans in the Second World War.

This US soldier 'found alive' in Vietnam 44 years after being left behind
# Lost
# Lost

This US soldier 'found alive' in Vietnam 44 years after being left behind

Apr 28th 2013, 12:00 PM 839,221 Views 299 Comments

Filmmaker says John Robertson, now 76, can no longer speak English, remember his birthday or the names of his American children.

Legendary human rights activist Inez McCormack dies
# Inez Mccormack
# Inez Mccormack

Legendary human rights activist Inez McCormack dies

Jan 22nd 2013, 8:12 AM 6,973 Views 9 Comments

The veteran trade unionist and founder of the Participation and Practice of Rights organisation died following a short illness.

Peers pressure: The games can't come quick enough for Sligo veteran Gavin
# Airtricity
From The42
# Airtricity

Peers pressure: The games can't come quick enough for Sligo veteran Gavin

Sep 27th 2012, 5:48 PM 755 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin native was suspended for Rovers’ draw with Bray but is back for the title run-in.

Last WWI combat veteran dies in Australia aged 110
# Veteran
# Veteran

Last WWI combat veteran dies in Australia aged 110

May 5th 2011, 2:34 PM 1,203 Views 0 Comments

Claude Choules lied about his age to join the British Royal Navy at the height of World War I – but, despite the fame his military service brought him, he became a pacifist in later life and refused to glorify war.