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# 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.

# hero - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

From The42 18 reasons why John O’Shea is Ireland’s greatest national treasure Big John

18 reasons why John O’Shea is Ireland’s greatest national treasure

Who put the ball in the German’s net?

# hero - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

From The42 Boks legend van der Westhuizen got a brilliant reception before All Blacks clash Hero

Boks legend van der Westhuizen got a brilliant reception before All Blacks clash

The former scrum-half is battling motor neuron disease, but took to the Ellis Park turf to a standing ovation,

# hero - Monday 6 October, 2014

At 45 new Galway manager Kevin Walsh marks outgoing selector in Galway IFC final – and wins

The ex-Allstar was the sensational hero when he came on in the last ten minutes, marking former team mate Paul Clancy.

# hero - Saturday 4 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Did you catch the King Joffrey lookalike wearing his mammy’s curtains in the Late Late audience? Thanks Penneys

# hero - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge US student vows to carry mattress around campus until her alleged rapist is expelled Carry That Weight

US student vows to carry mattress around campus until her alleged rapist is expelled

It’s part of a performance art piece.

# hero - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

From The42 Scenes! Ludogorets defender goes in goal for shootout and clinches Champions League spot Hero

Scenes! Ludogorets defender goes in goal for shootout and clinches Champions League spot

This lad won’t have to buy a pint for a while.

# hero - Friday 8 August, 2014

Touching comic tells story of homeless man who saved rabbit from Liffey

John Byrne jumped in after his pet rabbit Barney in 2012 after another man threw the animal into the water.

# hero - Saturday 26 July, 2014

From The42 WWE star choke holds robber, stops burglary from occurring Hero

WWE star choke holds robber, stops burglary from occurring

“I saw the guys running out the back. I chased them. I caught one of them.”

# hero - Friday 25 July, 2014

From The42 After 45 sleep-deprived days, Philip Cavanagh has become the first Irishman ever to row the Pacific Hero

After 45 sleep-deprived days, Philip Cavanagh has become the first Irishman ever to row the Pacific

The Dubliner has travelled over 2,300 miles by sea.

# hero - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 6 people who appreciate Damien Dempsey for the legend that he is It's All Good

6 people who appreciate Damien Dempsey for the legend that he is

“The manliest man that ever manned”.

# hero - Monday 23 June, 2014

Did Damien Dempsey save a man from drowning yesterday?

One eyewitness is sure it was the singer who came to the rescue “cool as you like”.

# hero - Sunday 22 June, 2014

From The42 Sports Film of the Week: Hero Reel Stories

Sports Film of the Week: Hero

Narrated by Michael Caine, our latest pick tells the story of the 1986 World Cup.

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