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# bravery - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Woman in critical condition after her car entered Fermanagh lake
# PSNI
# PSNI

Woman in critical condition after her car entered Fermanagh lake

Jun 16th 2019, 2:00 PM 22,470 Views 5 Comments

Three police officers retrieved the woman from the sinking car, and have been commended for their bravery.

# bravery - Monday 11 June, 2018

'It's a fitting tribute to his Dad that he came out and finished the game for us today'
# Bravery
From The42
# Bravery

'It's a fitting tribute to his Dad that he came out and finished the game for us today'

Jun 11th 2018, 12:15 PM 34,678 Views 4 Comments

Laois manager John Sugrue heaped praise on young forward Evan O’Carroll who played a key role despite losing his father during the week.

# bravery - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Judge praises the resilience of two 80-year-old victims whose handbags were robbed by same thief
# Brian Dunne
# Brian Dunne

Judge praises the resilience of two 80-year-old victims whose handbags were robbed by same thief

Apr 18th 2018, 5:59 PM 19,323 Views 35 Comments

Brian Dunne (33) was sentenced to four and a half years in prison for the offences.

# bravery - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Bravery medals would bring 'final closure' for Jadotville survivors
# Closure
# Closure

Bravery medals would bring 'final closure' for Jadotville survivors

Dec 9th 2017, 12:05 AM 10,394 Views 23 Comments

While families welcomed the recent awarding of a unit citation and Bonn Jadotville medal, it is hoped eight of the men will be specifically awarded for their bravery.

# bravery - Friday 8 December, 2017

Murdered Garda Tony Golden honoured with medal for 'bravery and great courage'
# Scott Medal
# Scott Medal

Murdered Garda Tony Golden honoured with medal for 'bravery and great courage'

Dec 8th 2017, 7:04 PM 11,595 Views 12 Comments

Tony Golden was shot dead while responding to a domestic incident at a home in Omeath in 2015

# bravery - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Three-time world surf champion to return to water two years after shark attack
# Bravery
From The42
# Bravery

Three-time world surf champion to return to water two years after shark attack

Mar 7th 2017, 8:06 AM 9,941 Views 7 Comments

Mick Fanning fought off the shark during a competition back in 2015.

# bravery - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

6 brilliant Irish people who overcame the odds
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# Sponsored By Smirnoff

6 brilliant Irish people who overcame the odds

May 4th 2016, 3:38 PM 14,432 Views 12 Comments

Prepare to be wowed.

# bravery - Monday 21 March, 2016

Former League of Ireland footballer praised after saving baby in Donegal tragedy
# Heroic
From The42
# Heroic

Former League of Ireland footballer praised after saving baby in Donegal tragedy

Mar 21st 2016, 6:18 PM 14,740 Views 16 Comments

Davitt Walsh was taken to hospital after rescuing the four-month old baby girl.

# bravery - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Man sexually assaulted his intellectually disabled adult daughter
# Court
# Court

Man sexually assaulted his intellectually disabled adult daughter

Mar 1st 2016, 4:08 PM 22,416 Views 15 Comments

The judge told the woman that it “took great bravery” to bring the case.

# bravery - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Philly McMahon opens up about his brother's death in emotional Late Late Show interview
# Honesty
From The42
# Honesty

Philly McMahon opens up about his brother's death in emotional Late Late Show interview

Feb 13th 2016, 11:19 AM 15,304 Views 10 Comments

He was applauded for his honesty and bravery.

# bravery - Monday 16 November, 2015

'Like my worst nightmare' - garda who faced down military-trained gunman tells of ordeal
# Compensation
# Compensation

'Like my worst nightmare' - garda who faced down military-trained gunman tells of ordeal

Nov 16th 2015, 4:49 PM 23,651 Views 92 Comments

The unarmed garda faced down and disarmed a robber who had been trained by the Lithuanian military.

# bravery - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Coma survivor who fell off 20ft balcony says he owes his life to paramedic who saved him
# Bravery
# Bravery

Coma survivor who fell off 20ft balcony says he owes his life to paramedic who saved him

Jun 10th 2015, 8:04 PM 21,693 Views 14 Comments

Oisin Merritt said he tries every day to stay positive.

# bravery - Friday 15 May, 2015

"A heartfelt heart-breaking story": Huge praise for Ursula Halligan's coming-out op-ed
# Bravery
# Bravery

"A heartfelt heart-breaking story": Huge praise for Ursula Halligan's coming-out op-ed

May 15th 2015, 2:37 PM 69,765 Views 269 Comments

The broadcaster is encouraging people to vote Yes in the upcoming referendum.

# bravery - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Roy Keane thinks the Irish players need to have 'more pride' on the ball
# Bravery
From The42
# Bravery

Roy Keane thinks the Irish players need to have 'more pride' on the ball

Nov 16th 2014, 6:30 PM 6,118 Views 11 Comments

The assistant manager spoke about players being braver in the final third.

# bravery - Friday 24 October, 2014

Rescuer of toddler who climbed out window onto busy road gets bravery award
# Courageous Act
# Courageous Act

Rescuer of toddler who climbed out window onto busy road gets bravery award

Oct 24th 2014, 6:17 PM 21,824 Views 15 Comments

One Garda received awards for two separate acts of bravery.

# bravery - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

'I heard about Jonny Cooper, it could happen to anyone, anywhere' - Alisha Jordan
# Bravery
From The42
# Bravery

'I heard about Jonny Cooper, it could happen to anyone, anywhere' - Alisha Jordan

Sep 24th 2014, 8:17 AM 12,301 Views 3 Comments

The New York ladies footballer also suffered an unprovoked attack, but hasn’t let it defeat her and will play in All-Ireland junior final this weekend.

# bravery - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Brave teenager who completed his Junior Cert while battling leukemia receives award
# Heroes
# Heroes

Brave teenager who completed his Junior Cert while battling leukemia receives award

Sep 9th 2014, 9:01 AM 9,498 Views 7 Comments

Yesterday’s 2014 Hidden Hearing Heroes Awards saw a number of people honored in different categories for their contributions to society.

# bravery - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Irish soldiers in the Great War: Tracing your family history in WWI
# Rememberance
# Rememberance

Irish soldiers in the Great War: Tracing your family history in WWI

Aug 9th 2014, 5:00 PM 21,010 Views 8 Comments

Readers share their family links to the Great War with some tips on how to begin your search.

# bravery - Friday 23 May, 2014

Climber falls down 70ft crevasse, rescued after asking for help on Facebook
# STrength
From The Daily Edge
# STrength

Climber falls down 70ft crevasse, rescued after asking for help on Facebook

May 23rd 2014, 6:00 PM 28,948 Views 27 Comments

The climber was stranded for 19 hours before help arrived.

# bravery - Monday 31 March, 2014

Ukrainian soccer player saves opponent who swallows his tongue
# Quick Thinking
From The42
# Quick Thinking

Ukrainian soccer player saves opponent who swallows his tongue

Mar 31st 2014, 8:56 AM 5,619 Views 6 Comments

Jaba Kankava was the hero in yesterday’s game.

# bravery - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Brave fireman jumps off bridge to save drowning woman in Limerick
# Then A Hero Comes Along
# Then A Hero Comes Along

Brave fireman jumps off bridge to save drowning woman in Limerick

Mar 2nd 2014, 7:50 PM 48,174 Views 66 Comments

Fireman Eli Brace jumped in to the water to rescue the woman after the Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter could not retrieve her.

# bravery - Monday 17 February, 2014

First female professional American Footballer in men's game makes big impact on debut
# Bravery
From The42
# Bravery

First female professional American Footballer in men's game makes big impact on debut

Feb 17th 2014, 10:51 PM 14,485 Views 9 Comments

Remember the name: Jennifer Welter.

# bravery - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Teenager dies trying to stop suicide bomber at his school in Pakistan
# Bravery
# Bravery

Teenager dies trying to stop suicide bomber at his school in Pakistan

Jan 9th 2014, 8:17 PM 19,995 Views 38 Comments

People in the village are hailing 17-year-old Aitzaz Hasan as a hero.

# bravery - Thursday 26 December, 2013

VIDEO: Christmas Day crowds queue up to leap into the icy waters at the 40 Foot
# BUUURRRRRR
# BUUURRRRRR

VIDEO: Christmas Day crowds queue up to leap into the icy waters at the 40 Foot

Dec 26th 2013, 11:57 AM 14,352 Views 17 Comments

Patrick Maye, Chris Maye and Justin Kinehan made this video of yesterday’s chilling experience.

# bravery - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Firefighter survives six-storey fall
# South Africa
# South Africa

Firefighter survives six-storey fall

Dec 5th 2013, 11:48 AM 6,879 Views 7 Comments

South African emergency worker is trapped in scorching shaft for three hours but emerges with just a bruised hip.

# bravery - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Majella O'Donnell shaves her head live on TV for cancer charity
# Bravery
# Bravery

Majella O'Donnell shaves her head live on TV for cancer charity

Sep 14th 2013, 11:57 AM 18,072 Views 45 Comments

Daniel O’Donnell’s wife was diagnosed with cancer and has begun chemotherapy treatment.

# bravery - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

'I don't want to be the girl who was shot by the Taliban - I want to be the girl who fought for the rights of every child'
# Bravery
# Bravery

'I don't want to be the girl who was shot by the Taliban - I want to be the girl who fought for the rights of every child'

Aug 21st 2013, 8:13 AM 10,005 Views 39 Comments

IN FULL: Malala Yousafzai’s speech in Tipperary last night.

# bravery - Monday 24 June, 2013

Video: US daredevil walks over Grand Canyon on tiny tightrope
# Live Wire
# Live Wire

Video: US daredevil walks over Grand Canyon on tiny tightrope

Jun 24th 2013, 11:29 AM 8,484 Views 27 Comments

“My arms are aching like you couldn’t believe,” 34-year-old Nik Wallenda said after he completed the walk on the wire some 1,500 feet (457 metres) above the ground.

# bravery - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Seven members of the Gardaí honoured with medals for bravery
# Scott Medals
# Scott Medals

Seven members of the Gardaí honoured with medals for bravery

Nov 13th 2012, 3:04 PM 14,351 Views 101 Comments

Medals were awarded for tackling and disarming armed men and saving a woman and her two children from a house fire.

# bravery - Monday 15 October, 2012

Nick Leeson: I'm not a motivational speaker. THIS GUY is.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Nick Leeson: I'm not a motivational speaker. THIS GUY is.

Oct 15th 2012, 7:00 AM 246 Views 7 Comments

Former trader Nick Leeson is a regular on the after-dinner speaking circuit – but he was blown away by the story of Aron Ralston, with whom he recently shared a stage…

# bravery - Friday 10 February, 2012

The Bravest Ducks of The Day
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From The Daily Edge
# Pic Of The Day

The Bravest Ducks of The Day

Feb 10th 2012, 6:20 PM 4,794 Views 15 Comments

No comment.

# bravery - Friday 12 August, 2011

Man attacked during riots dies
# Riots
# Riots

Man attacked during riots dies

Aug 12th 2011, 9:36 AM 364 Views 5 Comments

Meanwhile, UK police sources have criticised David Cameron for blaming them for not anticipating the scale of the rioting.