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# achievement - Saturday 13 March, 2021

'As honest as the day is long' - CJ Stander set to hit 50-cap mark
# Milestone
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# Milestone

'As honest as the day is long' - CJ Stander set to hit 50-cap mark

Mar 13th 2021, 1:01 AM 7,267 Views 12 Comments

The 30-year-old has been a key man since his Test debut back in 2016.

# achievement - Friday 4 September, 2020

Mo Farah breaks one hour run world record
# ACHIEVEMENT
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# ACHIEVEMENT

Mo Farah breaks one hour run world record

Sep 4th 2020, 10:01 PM 10,988 Views 12 Comments

The 37-year-old was around 10 metres behind record pace at the halfway stage but gradually increased the tempo.

# achievement - Friday 5 July, 2019

An Irishwoman will be one of the officials in charge of this Sunday's World Cup final
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# ACHIEVEMENT

An Irishwoman will be one of the officials in charge of this Sunday's World Cup final

Jul 5th 2019, 7:45 PM 9,856 Views 3 Comments

Michelle O’Neill will be an assistant referee for the match between USA and Netherlands.

# achievement - Sunday 25 March, 2018

'It's a credit to the players' - Ireland book European Championship spot for third time in four years
# Serious Achievement
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# Serious Achievement

'It's a credit to the players' - Ireland book European Championship spot for third time in four years

Mar 25th 2018, 9:55 AM 8,403 Views 4 Comments

Goals from Troy Parrott and Sean Brennan made sure of Ireland’s spot at the European U17 Championships to be held in England at the start of May.

# achievement - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

'He has that Paul O'Connell DNA in him, being a Munster man'
# Honour
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# Honour

'He has that Paul O'Connell DNA in him, being a Munster man'

Jun 21st 2017, 10:00 PM 26,432 Views 57 Comments

Cork man Peter O’Mahony will lead the Lions out for the first Test against the All Blacks.

# achievement - Sunday 18 June, 2017

More success for Ireland at World Rowing Cup as O'Donovans claim silver
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# ACHIEVEMENT

More success for Ireland at World Rowing Cup as O'Donovans claim silver

Jun 18th 2017, 12:58 PM 5,414 Views 5 Comments

Earlier, Sanita Puspure was victorious in the Women’s Single Sculls B final.

# achievement - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Brilliant news for Ireland's Natalya Coyle as she receives Olympics boost
# Upgrade
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# Upgrade

Brilliant news for Ireland's Natalya Coyle as she receives Olympics boost

Jun 1st 2017, 9:24 PM 6,336 Views 3 Comments

The modern pentathlete has retrospectively been awarded a sixth-place finish at the Rio Games.

# achievement - Sunday 21 May, 2017

The Scottish Invincibles! Unstoppable Celtic go through season unbeaten
# ACHIEVEMENT
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# ACHIEVEMENT

The Scottish Invincibles! Unstoppable Celtic go through season unbeaten

May 21st 2017, 2:55 PM 8,348 Views 20 Comments

Second-half goals by Leigh Griffiths and Stuart Armstrong ensured they didn’t slip up on the last day.

# achievement - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

6 brilliant Irish people who overcame the odds
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6 brilliant Irish people who overcame the odds

May 4th 2016, 3:38 PM 14,203 Views 13 Comments

Prepare to be wowed.

# achievement - Monday 28 March, 2016

Northern Ireland make history with win over Slovenia
# ACHIEVEMENT
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# ACHIEVEMENT

Northern Ireland make history with win over Slovenia

Mar 28th 2016, 10:21 PM 11,618 Views 17 Comments

Meanwhile, there was disappointment for Wales against Ukraine tonight.

# achievement - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

An Irishman has just shattered the course record in 'Britain's most brutal race'
# Recordbreaker
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# Recordbreaker

An Irishman has just shattered the course record in 'Britain's most brutal race'

Jan 13th 2016, 5:32 PM 44,739 Views 24 Comments

Eoin Keith took 15 hours off the previous best when he crossed the line this morning.

# achievement - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Killarney man Paul Nagle on his hopes of becoming world champ alongside Kris Meeke down the road
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# ACHIEVEMENT

Killarney man Paul Nagle on his hopes of becoming world champ alongside Kris Meeke down the road

Dec 24th 2015, 10:00 AM 10,297 Views 6 Comments

The pair have signed a three-year deal with Citreon.

# achievement - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Roma's Daniele de Rossi celebrated an incredible milestone in the best possible way today
# ACHIEVEMENT
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# ACHIEVEMENT

Roma's Daniele de Rossi celebrated an incredible milestone in the best possible way today

Oct 17th 2015, 7:30 PM 10,694 Views 3 Comments

The combative midfielder made his 500th appearance for the Italian side this evening.

# achievement - Monday 16 February, 2015

Where does today's West Indies win rank in Ireland's greatest World Cup victories?
# Have Your Say
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# Have Your Say

Where does today's West Indies win rank in Ireland's greatest World Cup victories?

Feb 16th 2015, 12:48 PM 4,527 Views 5 Comments

The Boys in Green cemented their reputation as giant-killers earlier.

# achievement - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

17-year-old Irish snowboarder earns top-10 finish in Slopestyle World Championships final
# ACHIEVEMENT
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# ACHIEVEMENT

17-year-old Irish snowboarder earns top-10 finish in Slopestyle World Championships final

Jan 21st 2015, 7:45 PM 8,474 Views 8 Comments

The teenager previously competed at Sochi for Ireland.

# achievement - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Student with Down syndrome, Eleanor Murray, celebrates 93% Leaving Cert Applied result
# ACHIEVEMENT
# ACHIEVEMENT

Student with Down syndrome, Eleanor Murray, celebrates 93% Leaving Cert Applied result

Aug 13th 2014, 6:33 PM 36,374 Views 52 Comments

She’s now looking forward to starting a third level course next month.

# achievement - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Interview: The man who made football history with the Ireland under-19 women this summer
# ACHIEVEMENT
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# ACHIEVEMENT

Interview: The man who made football history with the Ireland under-19 women this summer

Aug 3rd 2014, 10:00 AM 12,365 Views 11 Comments

Dave Connell and his side reached the semi-finals of the European Championships recently.

# achievement - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Irish hockey team claim historic victory over England
# ACHIEVEMENT
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# ACHIEVEMENT

Irish hockey team claim historic victory over England

Jul 5th 2014, 10:47 PM 6,033 Views 12 Comments

It is the side’s first win over their neighbours since 2002 and first win on home soil since 1949.

# achievement - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Irish driver Craig Breen to make World Rally Championship debut
# ACHIEVEMENT
From The42
# ACHIEVEMENT

Irish driver Craig Breen to make World Rally Championship debut

Jan 4th 2014, 12:05 PM 2,500 Views 6 Comments

The 23-year-old will drive a Ford Fiesta in Rally Sweden next month.

# achievement - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Extract: '8,848 metres and I’m sitting on the summit of the world’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Extract: '8,848 metres and I’m sitting on the summit of the world’

May 26th 2013, 8:15 AM 233 Views 4 Comments

Twenty years ago this week, Dawson Stelfox became the first Irish person to reach the summit of Mount Everest. This extract from Everest Calling: The Irish Journey, chronicles the last leg of this challenging expedition.

# achievement - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Silver Cup for history-maker Guan at Masters
# ACHIEVEMENT
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# ACHIEVEMENT

Silver Cup for history-maker Guan at Masters

Apr 14th 2013, 7:46 PM 2,187 Views 2 Comments

The Chinese golfer his final round in the company of 55-year old Scot Sandy Lyle.

# achievement - Friday 19 October, 2012

Olympic gold medallist Rudisha visits DCU as Irish missionary is honoured
# Recognition
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# Recognition

Olympic gold medallist Rudisha visits DCU as Irish missionary is honoured

Oct 19th 2012, 4:56 PM 1,328 Views 0 Comments

The Kenyan legend was in Dublin to attend an event for his mentor Brother Colm O’Connell.

# achievement - Monday 6 August, 2012

Column: 'I never thought I'd get on a plane alone'
# Fear Of Flying
# Fear Of Flying

Column: 'I never thought I'd get on a plane alone'

Aug 6th 2012, 6:30 PM 91 Views 12 Comments

After years of being terrified of flying, Sarah-Jane Goff took a training course to deal with her fear. She writes about how she ended up crossing the Atlantic.