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Dundalk to face Arsenal in Europa League
Filippo Giovagnoli’s side secured their passage in the group stages after beating Faroese outfit KI Klaksvik last night.
# adventure
Former Munster back row Paddy Butler seals move to Japanese Top League
The 29-year-old left for Pau in 2015 but featured again for his native province during pre-season.
# excellent adventure
'Zipline over the water': 6 adventure destinations around Ireland where the whole family can run wild
Grab the waterproofs, pack a picnic, and head for one of these activity-packed places.
Voices
Buck Whaley: The stakes were high when the Gambler met the Butcher
Buck Whaley was one of Irish history’s most colourful and eccentric characters, writes David Ryan.
# adventure
'I don't think I've seen one person drink a beer in my entire time there ever'
Irish marathon runner David Flynn on life in Morocco and his obsession with making the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
# Going Solo
US explorer completes first unaided, solo trek across the Antarctic
Colin O’Brady (33) took 54 days to complete the nearly 1,000-mile (1,600-kilometre) crossing.
# Debut
Ronaldo set to begin Juve adventure in intimate alpine friendly
Villar Perosa (population: roughly 4,100) is the home of the family estate and summer retreat of the powerful Agnellis.
# sponsored by mini
WIN: A weekend surf adventure for two - and a brand-new MINI Countryman for the drive
We’re giving you a free trip, surf lessons – and the lend of a new MINI Countryman to get there and back.
# Fitness
A unique adventure race is coming to Dublin for the first time this weekend
Gaelforce Dublin takes place on Saturday.
# adventure
The Irish pair aiming to make history in the world's toughest bike race
Graham Macken chats to The42 about the arduous challenge himself and cycling partner Declan Brassil are set to undertake.
# ocean journey
Grandfather who fought off sharks in last solo kayak plans to cross Atlantic for third time
He once rafted along the Amazon in Peru but had to abort the mission after encountering bandits.
# adventure
The Irishman who reached the summit of Mount Sinai after a gruelling 1500km walk
Leon McCarron speaks to The42 about his taxing and unforgettable journey across the Middle East.
# sponsored by Renault Kadjar
QUIZ: How Adventurous Are You?
There are many levels you know…
# taken in
This woman found two kittens while out hiking and now takes them everywhere on her travels
The little adventurers.
# sponsored by Renault Kadjar
Truth or Dare?
Which one will you be?
# 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.
# adventure
An ex-Ireland international will be managed by Nicolas Anelka in India next season
“Every team needs one marquee player to bring a bit of attention to the league.”
# Lost at Sea
Sports Film Of The Week: Solo - Lost at Sea
Follow Andrew McAuley’s gripping solo kayak expedition across one of the most dangerous stretches of ocean on earth.
# path less travelled
This interactive adventure story on Twitter is ingenious
Run or hide?
# sponsored
This guy just took an incredible paramotor flight from Malin to Mizen
The Kerry adventurer navigated sub-zero temperatures at 10,000 ft to make the 590km journey.
# Interview
Irishman Lydon destined for London after a year of learning at Stade Français
The 21-year-old out-half has gained valuable experience at the Top 14 club this season as his career progresses.
# Hidden Ireland
David Walsh has been to 503 islands off Ireland's coast. He's now written a book.
“The tide can be flooding past the rock so you only get one shot,” Walsh explains.
# freebies
15 free games to play when you're feeling bored
If boredom is beginning to creep in, these should help you pass the time.
# the high seas
Map shows where Homer’s Odyssey really took place
The action described in the ancient epic poem spans the breadth of the Mediterranean Sea.
# adventure
This guy will make you want to travel more
Warning: Video may induce lifestyle envy (and slight irritation).
# the great outdoors
Adventure Film Festival featuring Irish movies opens tonight
Are you outdoorsy, maybe a bit of an adrenaline junkie? The Why Not? Adventure Film Festival featuring films from Ireland and around the world opens today.
Voices
Extract: '8,848 metres and I’m sitting on the summit of the world’
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.
# trek of a lifetime
'The route is littered with death' - Irish adventurers recall 16,000km trek to Shanghai
David Burns and Maghnus Collins set off on the Silk Route in March 2012 to raise funds for Self Help Africa.
# Science
A year in robotic legs: paralysed adventurer hits new milestone
Mark Pollock has spent a year gathering data on how robotic exoskeleton is working on his body – and he hopes scientists might get on board for formal study.
# Mark Pollock
The Run In The Dark race is back – and now it’s international
Now in its second year, the event boasts six official locations: Dublin, Belfast, Cork, London, Manchester and New York.
# Up In The Air
VIDEO: Squatter's secret treehouse in danger
The HemLoft, a self-funded secret dwelling with an uncertain future. What do you think of it?
# bionic legs
VIDEO: Blind and paralysed Irish adventurer 'walks' with robotic legs
Mark Pollock, injured in an accident a year and a half ago, tests new technology that helps mobility for paralysed.
# RIP
Irishman dies on adventure trip in Peru
Peter Buckley was participating in a mototaxi junket when his vehicle came off a muddy road and fell into a 500 foot abyss.
# run for mark
Blind adventurer facing fight of his life – and you can help
Mark Pollock went blind at 22 but went on to become an adventure athlete – now he has been paralysed in an accident, he is looking for help to get on the road to recovery.