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# hero - Today’s News

From The42 ‘I consider myself very lucky’ — O’Connell ready to improve golf game after dominating Irish rugby Legend

‘I consider myself very lucky’ — O’Connell ready to improve golf game after dominating Irish rugby

‘You’re either going to get back to being strong and fast and powerful again or you’re not. And that makes the decision for you’.

# hero - Yesterday’s News

‘He was screaming and there was blood everywhere’ – garda awarded €200,000 after pit bull attack

Garda John Leahy had to receive over 100 stitches and was out of work for a year after the attack.

# hero - Saturday 6 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge An audience member got up in the middle of The Late Late to run to the jacks Hero

# hero - Monday 11 January, 2016

‘You gave us so much’: The music world mourns David Bowie

“David’s friendship was the light of my life,” his friend and collaborator Iggy Pop said.

# hero - Thursday 24 December, 2015

From The42 10 reasons why Jon Walters is an Irish sporting hero Legend

10 reasons why Jon Walters is an Irish sporting hero

2015 was most certainly the Stoke City man’s year after the heroics for the Boys in Green.

# hero - Friday 20 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge Bono brought up a tiny U2 fan to sing and play guitar on stage in Belfast last night Olé Olé Olé

# hero - Thursday 5 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge This Starbucks barista used sign language to help a drive-thru customer Hero

# hero - Monday 2 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge This woman spent a whole marathon taking selfies with hot guys Marathon Baes

# hero - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

From The42 ‘I don’t think I’ve felt that tired in my life’ – Irishman raises thousands after unique Dublin Marathon challenge Hero

‘I don’t think I’ve felt that tired in my life’ – Irishman raises thousands after unique Dublin Marathon challenge

Kieran McCarthy chats to The42 about his impressive achievement on Monday.

# hero - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Hero saves woman’s life during Dublin Marathon (and still manages to finish the race)

The woman’s heart stopped beating during the annual run.

# hero - Friday 9 October, 2015

From The42 ‘It definitely is up there!’ Shane Long savours one of the best moments of his career Hero

‘It definitely is up there!’ Shane Long savours one of the best moments of his career

The Tipperary native had a night to remember as Ireland beat Germany.

# hero - Thursday 8 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge A single dad created a class to help other dads style their daughters’ hair Dedicated Dads

# hero - Monday 21 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge The internet has a new hero and his name is ‘Pizza Rat’ Pizza Rat

The internet has a new hero and his name is ‘Pizza Rat’

You’re too good to us, internet.

# hero - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge 8 dads who got there JUST in time Hero

8 dads who got there JUST in time

They’re wizards.

# hero - Thursday 3 September, 2015

# hero - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

From The42 Ranked: Gordon D’Arcy’s 7 tries for Ireland Rare And Wonderful This post contains videos

Ranked: Gordon D’Arcy’s 7 tries for Ireland

The centre has been left out of Ireland’s World Cup squad with his retirement looming.

# hero - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Family hail chauffeur killed in Shoreham air disaster as “hero” who saved their lives

Maurice Abrahams allowed Michael Sturgess to move in front of him in traffic immediately before the fatal accident occurred.

# hero - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Mayo man hit by car ignores his injuries, gets up and treats woman

Dave Noone says his training took over.

# hero - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge This Cork man took his taxi driver to a theme park because he had never been before Life Is A Rollercoaster

This Cork man took his taxi driver to a theme park because he had never been before

And his Abu Dhabi adventure is going viral all over the world.

# hero - Thursday 13 August, 2015

This forgotten patriot is getting a state funeral nearly a century after his execution

Thomas Kent was one of 16 people executed in the aftermath of the Easter Rising.

# hero - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge There’s a special reason this taxi driver is giving free lifts to Leaving Cert students Hero

# hero - Monday 3 August, 2015

Girl (5) saved her family after their car plummeted off a road

They have been inundated with help after the incident.

# hero - Monday 27 July, 2015

Priest breaks up fight among group of young men outside church after mass

“People were totally shocked, they were stopped in their tracks.”

From The Daily Edge This Dublin dog seems to speak perfect English back to her owner Amber Nooooo

This Dublin dog seems to speak perfect English back to her owner

Amber really wants to go outside and is displeased that it’s not happening.

# hero - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Limerick man rescues woman from drowning in New York river

This was Niall O’Shaughnessy’s second Hudson River rescue.

# hero - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge The greatest example of Dad dancing ever has been discovered at this festival Hero

The greatest example of Dad dancing ever has been discovered at this festival

All hail the patron saint of Dad dancing.

Pensioners trapped thief in shop he was trying to rob

Ron Smith (78) and Robert Anderson (72) have been given a bravery award.

From The42 ‘Money doesn’t buy happiness’ – Carlos Tevez given hero’s welcome home at Boca Legend

‘Money doesn’t buy happiness’ – Carlos Tevez given hero’s welcome home at Boca

In the past former Argentine stars have returned home in the twilight of their careers.

# hero - Sunday 14 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge This singer just pulled off the most rockstar move ever, while crowdwalking We're Not Worthy

# hero - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge A guide dog threw itself in front of a bus to save its blind owner Hero

A guide dog threw itself in front of a bus to save its blind owner

But don’t worry! The dog is on the mend.

# hero - Thursday 4 June, 2015

From The42 A dead sound Pirates fan threw his ball to a girl and her reaction would melt a heart of stone Hero

A dead sound Pirates fan threw his ball to a girl and her reaction would melt a heart of stone

Shock as baseball fan does the decent thing.

Watch: Incredible footage of police officer pulling drunk man from burning car Hero This post contains videos

# hero - Saturday 30 May, 2015

From The42 Brad Thorn will finish his career by captaining the Baa-Baas

Brad Thorn will finish his career by captaining the Baa-Baas

The hugely successful All Black partners Samu Manoa in a blockbusting second row.

From The42 Pro12 trophy would be typical farewell from Munster legend O’Connell Hero

Pro12 trophy would be typical farewell from Munster legend O’Connell

The 35-year-old plays for Munster for the final time at Kingspan Stadium this evening.

# hero - Sunday 24 May, 2015

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

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

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

# hero - Monday 18 May, 2015

From The42 Howitzers and call cards: 10 reasons you should buy Steven Reid a pint to celebrate his retirement Hero

Howitzers and call cards: 10 reasons you should buy Steven Reid a pint to celebrate his retirement

Reid actually scored a surprisingly large amount of crackers during his career.

# hero - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

If you’re going to have a heart attack, this officer’s a good person to be standing next to

CPR-trained Sergeant Simon Harman just happened to be nearby, when 17-year-old Hollie Tillbrook collapsed in a restaurant.

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