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#Close encounter

# close-encounter - Saturday 22 August, 2020

Leinster have just enough class as injury-hit Munster push them all the way
# Close Encounter
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# Close Encounter

Leinster have just enough class as injury-hit Munster push them all the way

Aug 22nd 2020, 9:36 PM 52,295 Views 102 Comments

35-year-old Johnny Sexton was integral to the home side’s win as Irish rugby returned.

# close-encounter - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Liverpool star on target but Senegal left frustrated
# Close Encounter
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# Close Encounter

Liverpool star on target but Senegal left frustrated

Jun 24th 2018, 5:53 PM 7,498 Views 4 Comments

Sadio Mane could not inspire his side to victory against Japan.

# close-encounter - Saturday 15 October, 2016

"I believe that there are other species": John Halligan was asked about aliens on the Late Late
# Close Encounter
# Close Encounter

"I believe that there are other species": John Halligan was asked about aliens on the Late Late

Oct 15th 2016, 11:12 AM 25,110 Views 241 Comments

The Waterford TD, known for his outspoken views, spoke to Ryan Tubridy last night.

# close-encounter - Monday 28 March, 2016

Commercial pilot flies closer to erupting volcano to give passengers a better look
# Close Encounter
# Close Encounter

Commercial pilot flies closer to erupting volcano to give passengers a better look

Mar 28th 2016, 3:20 PM 41,406 Views 8 Comments

The Pavlof Volcano in Alaska spontaneously erupted without warning early this morning Irish time.

# close-encounter - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Connacht weather the late storm to claim dramatic victory over Leinster
# Close Encounter
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# Close Encounter

Connacht weather the late storm to claim dramatic victory over Leinster

Mar 26th 2016, 9:35 PM 44,625 Views 135 Comments

Pat Lam’s side go clear at the top of the Pro12 table after tonight’s result at the Sportsground.

# close-encounter - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Byrnes inspires Limerick IT to narrow Fitzgibbon Cup victory over UCD
# Close Encounter
From The42
# Close Encounter

Byrnes inspires Limerick IT to narrow Fitzgibbon Cup victory over UCD

Feb 4th 2016, 4:40 PM 10,961 Views 2 Comments

Davy Fitzgerald’s men earned a one-point win in Group A.

# close-encounter - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Fishing boat off Donegal coast nearly hit by submarine
# Close Encounter
# Close Encounter

Fishing boat off Donegal coast nearly hit by submarine

Sep 9th 2015, 4:23 PM 28,019 Views 44 Comments

The incident happened about 14 miles off Tory Island.

# close-encounter - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Armagh eventually show their dominance to get by Wicklow, Wexford prevail
# GAA
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# GAA

Armagh eventually show their dominance to get by Wicklow, Wexford prevail

Jun 27th 2015, 8:43 PM 13,636 Views 10 Comments

The Model County proved too good for Down.

# close-encounter - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Head, heart & the million little doubts that creep in between - The42's Super Bowl preview
# The Redzone
From The42
# The Redzone

Head, heart & the million little doubts that creep in between - The42's Super Bowl preview

Feb 1st 2015, 12:20 PM 6,707 Views 12 Comments

This is one of the tougher Super Bowls in recent memory to call.

# close-encounter - Monday 20 October, 2014

A huge comet that's as solid as a pile of talcum powder just buzzed by Mars
# Powdering Through
# Powdering Through

A huge comet that's as solid as a pile of talcum powder just buzzed by Mars

Oct 20th 2014, 3:00 PM 8,224 Views 7 Comments

The comet, known as Siding Spring, whizzed past Mars yesterday. Three NASA spacecraft had to take shelter behind the Red Planet as the close encounter took place.

# close-encounter - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Wexford and Cork set for replay after nail-biting semi-final
# Close Encounter
From The42
# Close Encounter

Wexford and Cork set for replay after nail-biting semi-final

Aug 23rd 2014, 2:46 PM 5,019 Views 4 Comments

Katriona Mackey’s first half goal looked to have booked Cork a final berth.

# close-encounter - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Kayaker's encounter with a humpback whale is way too close for comfort
# Whale Of A Time
From The Daily Edge
# Whale Of A Time

Kayaker's encounter with a humpback whale is way too close for comfort

Aug 21st 2014, 8:31 AM 4,227 Views 0 Comments

Whooooa dude.

# close-encounter - Sunday 10 August, 2014

'There were savage questions asked of us today' - Brian Cody
# Close Encounter
From The42
# Close Encounter

'There were savage questions asked of us today' - Brian Cody

Aug 10th 2014, 8:34 PM 6,901 Views 16 Comments

The Kilkenny boss was pleased with his side’s work-rate against Limerick.

# close-encounter - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Donegal through to the All-Ireland MFC semi-finals with win over Roscommon
# Close Encounter
From The42
# Close Encounter

Donegal through to the All-Ireland MFC semi-finals with win over Roscommon

Aug 2nd 2014, 4:26 PM 4,472 Views 6 Comments

The Ulster champions had to overcome a very defensive Rossies side.

# close-encounter - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Third quarter blitz sees Donegal past Antrim in Ulster SFC semi-final
# Close Encounter
From The42
# Close Encounter

Third quarter blitz sees Donegal past Antrim in Ulster SFC semi-final

Jun 22nd 2014, 2:48 PM 6,796 Views 11 Comments

Jim McGuinness’ overcame some wayward first half shooting to run out comfortable winners.

# close-encounter - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Clare edge Kilkenny in Ennis thriller
# Close Encounter
From The42
# Close Encounter

Clare edge Kilkenny in Ennis thriller

Feb 16th 2014, 4:32 PM 9,548 Views 76 Comments

The All-Ireland champions had a point to spare over the Cats.

# close-encounter - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Mayo make it back-to-back All-Ireland final appearances with win over Tyrone
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Mayo make it back-to-back All-Ireland final appearances with win over Tyrone

Aug 25th 2013, 5:04 PM 14,205 Views 118 Comments

The Connacht champions overcame a nervous start to secure a final berth.

# close-encounter - Monday 22 July, 2013

WATCH: Huge basking shark swims with kayaker in Donegal
# Close Encounter
From The Daily Edge
# Close Encounter

WATCH: Huge basking shark swims with kayaker in Donegal

Jul 22nd 2013, 10:06 AM 28,768 Views 51 Comments

The world’s second largest fish, a little too close for comfort.

# close-encounter - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Le Clos encounter: School-dodging pupil earns a dance date with Gold Medallist swimmer
# I Heart Chad
From The42
# I Heart Chad

Le Clos encounter: School-dodging pupil earns a dance date with Gold Medallist swimmer

Aug 16th 2012, 3:49 PM 1,607 Views 0 Comments

It took a lot of glitter, cardboard and sticky-back paper but Melanie Olhaus’ poster charmed the returning South African hero.