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# boom - Sunday 13 December, 2020

Joshua finally vanquishes game Pulev with devastating ninth-round knockout From The42

Joshua finally vanquishes game Pulev with devastating ninth-round knockout

Dec 13th 2020, 12:07 AM 13,416 Views 13 Comments

The Briton floored Pulev four times before the Bulgarian was finally unable to continue.

# boom - Monday 12 November, 2018

'A cause for huge concern': Rents now 30% higher than Celtic Tiger peak
# Daft Report
# Daft Report

'A cause for huge concern': Rents now 30% higher than Celtic Tiger peak

Nov 12th 2018, 6:15 AM 33,772 Views 65 Comments

The Daft.ie report found that rents nationwide have risen by 11.3% in the last year.

# boom - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Sign him up! Marcelo's 8-year-old son dazzles Madrid dressing room in header challenge
# Not Bad
From The42
# Not Bad

Sign him up! Marcelo's 8-year-old son dazzles Madrid dressing room in header challenge

May 16th 2018, 9:29 AM 8,874 Views 5 Comments

‘Dad’s pride. This is family.’

# boom - Sunday 25 March, 2018

'The Celtic Tiger was ridiculous - it was a moment that needed to be dramatised'

'The Celtic Tiger was ridiculous - it was a moment that needed to be dramatised'

Mar 25th 2018, 1:00 PM 34,442 Views 18 Comments

We talk to Isobel Mahon, the writer and star of the play Boom?, which looks at boom-time Ireland.

# boom - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Dustin Johnson smashes a drive almost 500 yards - but it won't count as a record
# DJ
From The42
# DJ

Dustin Johnson smashes a drive almost 500 yards - but it won't count as a record

Mar 24th 2018, 9:12 AM 9,753 Views 3 Comments

The world number one took some of his frustration out at the par-five 12th hole in Austin last night.

# boom - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

'Deeply troubling': Dublin rent €380 higher a month than at Celtic Tiger peak
# Getting Boomier
# Getting Boomier

'Deeply troubling': Dublin rent €380 higher a month than at Celtic Tiger peak

Feb 13th 2018, 6:01 AM 39,833 Views 109 Comments

The lowest average rents were in Leitrim, at €542; and Donegal, at €599, a Daft.ie Rent Report found.

# boom - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Impossible for Premier League spending to be sustainable, warns Spurs boss Levy
# Boom To Bust
From The42
# Boom To Bust

Impossible for Premier League spending to be sustainable, warns Spurs boss Levy

Jul 26th 2017, 8:03 AM 6,329 Views 32 Comments

“Somebody spending £200m more than they’re earning, eventually it catches up with you.”

# boom - Friday 3 March, 2017

Dara Ó Briain cracked a photographer with a sliotar while playing hurling at the home of English cricket
# Watch Out
From The Daily Edge
# Watch Out

Dara Ó Briain cracked a photographer with a sliotar while playing hurling at the home of English cricket

Mar 3rd 2017, 5:48 PM 9,199 Views 0 Comments

An accident, of course.

# boom - Friday 10 February, 2017

House price growth 'unexpectedly slowed' in Dublin in December
# Pause
# Pause

House price growth 'unexpectedly slowed' in Dublin in December

Feb 10th 2017, 2:18 PM 12,943 Views 28 Comments

Experts say new schemes to help buyers are likely to push prices up again.

# boom - Friday 16 December, 2016

The price of property across the country continues to go one way
# Up And Up And Up
# Up And Up And Up

The price of property across the country continues to go one way

Dec 16th 2016, 5:42 PM 14,314 Views 41 Comments

The price of houses in the South East has gone up almost 10% in the last three months, alone.

# boom - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Business up for vast majority of hoteliers across the country
# Fáilte Ireland
# Fáilte Ireland

Business up for vast majority of hoteliers across the country

Sep 18th 2016, 1:21 PM 10,765 Views 20 Comments

A new survey shows four out of five hotels said that they had experienced increased profitability.

# boom - Monday 4 January, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg had an excellent response to a question about 'dating the nerd' in school
# Zucker Punch
From The Daily Edge
# Zucker Punch

Mark Zuckerberg had an excellent response to a question about 'dating the nerd' in school

Jan 4th 2016, 8:26 AM 5,326 Views 2 Comments

*applause*

# boom - Sunday 20 December, 2015

The 15 greatest photobombers of 2015, ranked in reverse order From The Daily Edge

The 15 greatest photobombers of 2015, ranked in reverse order

Dec 20th 2015, 9:30 AM 12,252 Views 2 Comments

The art of photobombing is not dead.

# boom - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Houses are becoming less and less affordable... again
# Apartment
# Apartment

Houses are becoming less and less affordable... again

Oct 28th 2015, 12:26 PM 23,095 Views 69 Comments

But don’t worry, property prices are still well below the boom time peak

# boom - Saturday 4 July, 2015

Not even Roger could handle this monstrous, history-making serve sent down by Sam Groth
# Cannonball
From The42
# Cannonball

Not even Roger could handle this monstrous, history-making serve sent down by Sam Groth

Jul 4th 2015, 4:52 PM 6,901 Views 0 Comments

It was the second-fastest ever serve recorded at Wimbledon.

# boom - Monday 15 June, 2015

Jurassic World just had a MASSIVE weekend
# Eating The Competition
# Eating The Competition

Jurassic World just had a MASSIVE weekend

Jun 15th 2015, 7:50 AM 9,731 Views 26 Comments

The film has gone to number one in the 66 markets it has been released in internationally.

# boom - Monday 2 March, 2015

Up. Up. Down... Housing construction surged, then slowed to a trickle late last year
# Getting Boomier
# Getting Boomier

Up. Up. Down... Housing construction surged, then slowed to a trickle late last year

Mar 2nd 2015, 5:20 PM 10,717 Views 5 Comments

We’re in for a “turbulent” year in the home construction sector in 2015, it’s being predicted.

# boom - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Manual workers were 140% more likely to die than professionals during the boom
# Celtic Tiger
# Celtic Tiger

Manual workers were 140% more likely to die than professionals during the boom

Feb 25th 2015, 12:30 PM 10,511 Views 25 Comments

Rich or poor, life expectancy for all groups in Ireland is at an all time high – but the gap between those groups has increased.

# boom - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Buying a house in Dublin? You'll feel the brunt of the new mortgage rules the most
# Property Prices
# Property Prices

Buying a house in Dublin? You'll feel the brunt of the new mortgage rules the most

Jan 27th 2015, 7:15 AM 18,558 Views 37 Comments

In Dublin, property values are estimated to have risen by 19.5%.

# boom - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Klaus Regling has said the Irish were 'obsessed' with property
# Obsessed Much?
# Obsessed Much?

Klaus Regling has said the Irish were 'obsessed' with property

Jan 21st 2015, 5:08 PM 14,216 Views 75 Comments

The ECB man told the banking inquiry it is hard to overstate the part our ‘cultural attitude’ played in the crisis.

# boom - Friday 16 January, 2015

Rory McIlroy has only gone and bagged first professional hole-in-one in Abu Dhabi
# Boom!
From The42
# Boom!

Rory McIlroy has only gone and bagged first professional hole-in-one in Abu Dhabi

Jan 16th 2015, 11:59 AM 8,856 Views 5 Comments

The world number one holed on the 15th during this morning’s second round.

# boom - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

This dunk from the 19-year-old 'Greek Freak' lit up the NBA last night
# Boomshakalaka
From The42
# Boomshakalaka

This dunk from the 19-year-old 'Greek Freak' lit up the NBA last night

Jan 7th 2015, 3:58 PM 7,509 Views 2 Comments

From there, son.

# boom - Thursday 1 January, 2015

The world could be booming again by the end of 2015
# Sure Why Not?
# Sure Why Not?

The world could be booming again by the end of 2015

Jan 1st 2015, 8:00 AM 10,603 Views 17 Comments

This is according to UK think tank the Centre for Economic and Business Research (Cebr)

# boom - Monday 29 December, 2014

Oooomph! 13 huge hits that shook our bones in rugby this year
# Lucky For Some
From The42
# Lucky For Some

Oooomph! 13 huge hits that shook our bones in rugby this year

Dec 29th 2014, 3:00 PM 6,562 Views 5 Comments

“Are you ready to give up, or are you thirsty for more?”

# boom - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

This has been a pretty massive year for car sales
# Sucking Diesel
# Sucking Diesel

This has been a pretty massive year for car sales

Dec 17th 2014, 10:16 AM 7,712 Views 36 Comments

Figures for new vehicles licenced have hit a five year high.

# boom - Monday 15 December, 2014

We need to rethink the laws of physics after seeing Paul O'Connell driven backwards by Cudmore From The42

We need to rethink the laws of physics after seeing Paul O'Connell driven backwards by Cudmore

Dec 15th 2014, 4:35 PM 8,931 Views 24 Comments

The Canadian had a little help, but it was still a monstrous hit.

# boom - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Property prices in Dublin are 25% higher than this time last year...
# CSO
# CSO

Property prices in Dublin are 25% higher than this time last year...

Nov 26th 2014, 2:25 PM 10,011 Views 23 Comments

… but that still puts them 37.8% lower than their 2007 peak.

# boom - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Pressure is on to get building, but those in construction need to learn new skills
# Build It Up
# Build It Up

Pressure is on to get building, but those in construction need to learn new skills

Oct 15th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,141 Views 7 Comments

The Irish Green Building Council says Ireland is going through a “revolution in standards and regulation”.

# boom - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

What role did the media have in the financial crisis? The banking inquiry wants to find out
# Property Supplements
# Property Supplements

What role did the media have in the financial crisis? The banking inquiry wants to find out

Sep 24th 2014, 4:54 PM 8,285 Views 36 Comments

Terms of reference for the investigation into the collapse of the Irish banking system were finalised today.

# boom - Sunday 10 August, 2014

6.5 hours, 19 innings into a baseball game, Albert Pujols hit this walk-off home run
# Boom!
From The42
# Boom!

6.5 hours, 19 innings into a baseball game, Albert Pujols hit this walk-off home run

Aug 10th 2014, 5:02 PM 5,340 Views 9 Comments

The LA Angels and Boston Red Sox played an epic last night.

# boom - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Daft report: More houses coming onto market, Dublin prices up by 21 per cent
# Property Prices
# Property Prices

Daft report: More houses coming onto market, Dublin prices up by 21 per cent

Jul 1st 2014, 6:33 AM 8,436 Views 28 Comments

There were also price rises in Cork and Galway, but decreases in Limerick and Waterford cities.

# boom - Monday 30 June, 2014

Asking prices up nationally for first time since peak of property boom
# Gaffs
# Gaffs

Asking prices up nationally for first time since peak of property boom

Jun 30th 2014, 10:43 AM 18,789 Views 86 Comments

While the property market in the rest of the country is now on the move, there is still a huge gap between Dublin prices and those outside the capital.

# boom - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Wide receiver catches two footballs while doing a backflip
# Boom!
From The42
# Boom!

Wide receiver catches two footballs while doing a backflip

Jun 28th 2014, 12:54 PM 4,718 Views 1 Comment

Logan Hutton, take a bow.

# boom - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Jermaine Jones floored by referee and Good-night John Boye for Ghana
# Comedy Of Errors
From The42
# Comedy Of Errors

Jermaine Jones floored by referee and Good-night John Boye for Ghana

Jun 26th 2014, 6:04 PM 4,159 Views 2 Comments

Four-month FIFA ban for the ref?

# boom - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Bubble? What bubble? Here's why Noonan isn't worried by rising property prices
# Pop
# Pop

Bubble? What bubble? Here's why Noonan isn't worried by rising property prices

Apr 9th 2014, 9:23 AM 13,959 Views 83 Comments

The finance minister noted that prices are still 47 per cent lower than their 2007 peak.

# boom - Sunday 30 March, 2014

The ultimate coke-mentos eruption involves nutella and a condom
# I'll Burst Ye
From The Daily Edge
# I'll Burst Ye

The ultimate coke-mentos eruption involves nutella and a condom

Mar 30th 2014, 4:34 PM 5,242 Views 0 Comments

He might be a bit hoarse after this.

# boom - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Estate agents report "mini-boom" as price increases spread outside Dublin
# Roar
# Roar

Estate agents report "mini-boom" as price increases spread outside Dublin

Mar 25th 2014, 5:27 PM 27,951 Views 69 Comments

A survey by the Real Estate Alliance reveals an average rise in prices across the country of 6 per cent.

# boom - Saturday 22 February, 2014

This is quite a belter from Gareth Bale
# Boom!
From The42
# Boom!

This is quite a belter from Gareth Bale

Feb 22nd 2014, 5:13 PM 6,326 Views 0 Comments

Bale’s 12th goal of the season helped Real Madrid back to the top of La Liga (for now).

# boom - Sunday 19 January, 2014

VIDEO: Is this the best dunk of the NBA season so far?
# Boom!
From The42
# Boom!

VIDEO: Is this the best dunk of the NBA season so far?

Jan 19th 2014, 10:12 AM 6,811 Views 1 Comment

The answer is yes by the way.

# boom - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Seamus Coleman piledriver breaks the deadlock for Everton
# Donegolazo
From The42
# Donegolazo

Seamus Coleman piledriver breaks the deadlock for Everton

Dec 22nd 2013, 5:27 PM 18,604 Views 25 Comments

Boom!

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