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# World Record

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Hurricane Fly creates history at Punchestown
This is how you celebrate a new marathon world record
NYC to attempt Guinness world record... for twerking
These are some of the silliest Guinness World Records
New world record as 1,693 form longest Riverdance line
WATCH: Insane dominoes world record display
6 reasons why you should jump at the chance to be in Riverdance
Call that a flag? Uruguayan club unveils world's biggest banner
Carlow to try set Irish dancing world record today - and you're invited
Supersonic skydiver fell faster than THOUGHT
'We should let them walk onto the pitch holding hands' - Heaslip lauds record-breakers
Get lumbered up for Christmas Tree Throwing Championship
Christmas jumper world record attempt in Dublin... here's some inspiration
This is what a 24-mile skydive looks like
Waterford sets new world record… for porridge
Meet the man with the world's biggest 'guns'
Another world record! Jason Smyth claims gold in style
Waterford festival to attempt new world record for biggest bowl of porridge
World’s fastest! Jason Smyth secures Ireland’s third gold at Paralympics
VIDEO: New world record set at... mobile phone throwing championships
Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake to go head to head... on the cricket field?
Maths experts say Usain Bolt can run the 100 metres in under 9.4 seconds
PHOTOS: This is what the largest atlas in the world looks like
PHOTOS: How 1,400 nuns broke a world record in a Kerry town
Off the record - upcoming Irish world record attempts
McKillop christens the Olympic Stadium with a new world record
This is what a record-breaking 1,263 leprechauns look like
Man trying to beat "buried alive" record dies during attempt
WATCH: 850 people set a new world record as 'human mattresses'
WATCH: Former college QB sets paper airplane record
World's 'strongest child' does push-ups on glass bottles
Cork gamers to attempt Fifa 2012 World Record
WATCH: Surfer rides amazing 90 foot wave - a new world record?
Irish students set new world record for longest time on big wheel
Dog sets 'longest ears' record with over 65 cm of ears
Watch: Jamaica's incredible run in the 4x100m
GALLERY: an Irish sheep worth €108,000 - and 7 other pricey pets
Son of Georgia's president sets world record for iPad typing speed
Philippine city aims for Guinness World Record with mass circumcision 'party'