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#Hero

# 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.

# hero - Friday 8 May, 2015

From The42 Leinster legend Gordon D’Arcy got a rousing reception at the RDS Hero

Leinster legend Gordon D’Arcy got a rousing reception at the RDS

Gordon D’Arcy and Shane Jennings have earned the respect of the Leinster faithful.

# hero - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

From The42 Just look at the tears of joy on this kid’s face when he’s surprised by his footballing hero Hero

# hero - Saturday 2 May, 2015

From The42 Ranked: Gordon D’Arcy’s 7 tries for Ireland The Chosen Few This post contains videos

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

What’s rare is wonderful.

# hero - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge This teenage boy encouraged men to carry tampons with them and now he’s gone viral Hero

This teenage boy encouraged men to carry tampons with them and now he’s gone viral

Jose Garcia is the internet’s new hero.

# hero - Saturday 4 April, 2015

From The42 This Munster legend got a rousing reception during the Leinster game Hero

This Munster legend got a rousing reception during the Leinster game

Peter Stringer played 15 minutes off the bench for Mike Ford’s Bath at the Aviva Stadium.

# hero - Friday 3 April, 2015

‘I thought I lost you’: Sailor missing at sea for 66 days found safe and well

Louis Jordan had been on a fishing trip when he hit a rough patch of weather.

# hero - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

‘Our little boy always wanted to be a superhero and he became one in death’

Ben Canty died aged just six years old. His organs were donated to five other people.

# hero - Monday 23 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Arnold Schwarzenegger won the internet by reaching out to a struggling gym member Hero

# hero - Saturday 7 March, 2015

From The42 ‘I wanted to go out there and smash people’ – The things you learn from a chat with Kevin Maggs Hero

‘I wanted to go out there and smash people’ – The things you learn from a chat with Kevin Maggs

The former Ireland centre talked to The42 about crash balls, Warren Gatland and Mathieu Bastareaud.

# hero - Sunday 15 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Man who gave the world Nutella, Ferrero Rocher and Kinder dies Hero

# hero - Friday 13 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Most determined guy ever wades through frozen river to rescue his dog Man's Best Friend

# hero - Sunday 8 February, 2015

From The42 Goalkeeper scores winning penalty as Ivory Coast’s 23-year wait for African glory ends Dramatic

Goalkeeper scores winning penalty as Ivory Coast’s 23-year wait for African glory ends

After a goalless draw, penalties were needed to decide the final.

# hero - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Woman who saved poisoned neighbours is Cork person of the month

Angela Marshall found her two neighbours unconscious from carbon monoxide poisoning.

# hero - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Limerick farmer tackled passenger who tried to open door mid-flight

A local councillor said the man is a very popular character in the Kilcornan area and doesn’t think his heroic act was that big a deal.

# hero - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

This hero is now officially the Canadian Ambassador to Ireland

Kevin Vickers shot a gunman last October who had killed a soldier at the Canadian parliament.

# hero - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From The42 A Dutch commentator had his ‘They think it’s all over…’ moment last night Hero

A Dutch commentator had his ‘They think it’s all over…’ moment last night

Adam Lallana looks set for a new nickname.

# hero - Thursday 4 December, 2014

From The42 Three-year-old one-handed golfer meets Tiger Woods, thinks he’s ‘pretty good’ at golf Hero

Three-year-old one-handed golfer meets Tiger Woods, thinks he’s ‘pretty good’ at golf

Tommy Morrissey started playing golf after watching videos of Woods online.

# hero - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge JK Rowling continues her reign as queen of Twitter with this excellent revelation… Author Pals

JK Rowling continues her reign as queen of Twitter with this excellent revelation…

Um, why is she not our best friend yet?

# hero - Sunday 30 November, 2014

From The42 Slaughtneil’s late, late show see them crowned Ulster club football champions Hero

Slaughtneil’s late, late show see them crowned Ulster club football champions

Christopher Bradley’s injury-time point proved the difference between the sides.

# hero - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Producer of fake “Syrian hero boy” clip apologises after online outcry

The director of the video has revealed it was shot on location in Malta last summer with professional actors.

# hero - Friday 7 November, 2014

From The42 Young hockey fan in heart-warming moment with entire Boston Bruins team Daps

Young hockey fan in heart-warming moment with entire Boston Bruins team

If you don’t well-up just a little watching this, you’ve got a heart of stone.

# hero - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

From The42 Andrea Pirlo has scored a stylish free kick to mark a special milestone Hero

Andrea Pirlo has scored a stylish free kick to mark a special milestone

The 35-year-old bearded legend has casually slotted a Juventus set-piece.

# hero - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Malala Yousafzai donates $50,000 prize money to help rebuild 65 schools in Gaza

The 17-year-old won the Nobel Peace Prize this month.

# hero - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Sergeant-at-Arms who shot Canadian gunman gets standing ovation

Kevin Vickers was given a hero’s welcome in the Canadian Parliament today.

# hero - Saturday 18 October, 2014

From The42 Watch Ian Keatley channel ROG’s spirit to nail the winning drop goal for Munster against Sale Hero

Watch Ian Keatley channel ROG’s spirit to nail the winning drop goal for Munster against Sale

The clock went dead and Keatley struck it sweetly.

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