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# contest - Saturday 16 March, 2019

From The42 Ireland look to blow the roof off Wales' Grand Slam party in Cardiff Battle

Ireland look to blow the roof off Wales' Grand Slam party in Cardiff

A bruising encounter in the rain awaits at Principality Stadium.

# contest - Monday 25 June, 2018

From The42 'That one-man lift, they're obviously putting their own player in danger' Up In The Air

'That one-man lift, they're obviously putting their own player in danger'

CJ Stander says he could have protected Peter O’Mahony ‘a bit better’ in the air.

# contest - Sunday 24 June, 2018

From The42 Israel Folau to face disciplinary hearing after challenges on Peter O'Mahony In The Dock

Israel Folau to face disciplinary hearing after challenges on Peter O'Mahony

The Wallabies fullback has received a citing commissioner’s warning on top of his yellow card.

# contest - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Martha the Mastiff is the world's ugliest dog

Martha bagged the top prize in the 29th World’s Ugliest Dog Contest in California.

# contest - Friday 2 June, 2017

Leo Varadkar's first words as Fine Gael leader: 'Prejudice has no hold in this Republic'

The newly elected leader got a rapturous applause in Dublin’s Mansion House.

# contest - Friday 12 May, 2017

Take a look at more of the amazing photos competing for National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year

The 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest is accepting entries.

# contest - Sunday 7 May, 2017

These stunning photos are competing for National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year

The 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest is accepting entries.

# contest - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

From The42 Scotland wary of Ringrose pace, Henshaw power and Sexton loops Fiery

Scotland wary of Ringrose pace, Henshaw power and Sexton loops

The rivalry between the Scots and the Irish has been growing in recent times.

# contest - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

From The42 Wozniacki, Kerber put friendship aside at US Open Contest

Wozniacki, Kerber put friendship aside at US Open

Meanwhile, defending champion Novak Djokovic booked a 10th straight US Open semi-final appearance last night.

# contest - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Andrea Leadsom is in hot water for saying she should be prime minister because she's a mother

Leadsom’s rival for the Conservative leadership, Theresa May, is unable to have children.

# contest - Thursday 26 March, 2015

From The42 Analysis: Intelligent Chiefs push the boundaries by refusing the ruck Innovation

Analysis: Intelligent Chiefs push the boundaries by refusing the ruck

This just doesn’t look right on first viewing.

# contest - Saturday 14 March, 2015

10 stunning photos that show you parts of nature like you've never seen them

Amazing work from talented photographers.

# contest - Monday 2 March, 2015

From The42 Analysis: What the hell was Sean O'Brien doing to the England maul? Contest

Analysis: What the hell was Sean O'Brien doing to the England maul?

There was an odd incident in the 22nd minute of play yesterday in Dublin.

# contest - Monday 9 February, 2015

One of these acts will represent Ireland in the Eurovision ... if we get there Not Dustin This post contains videos

One of these acts will represent Ireland in the Eurovision ... if we get there

Previous winner Charlie McGettigan has written one of the songs.

# contest - Saturday 13 December, 2014

'We're ready': Fianna Fáil selects two familiar faces to run in the next general election

Party leader Micheál Martin and finance spokesperson, Michael McGrath, were nominated in Cork South Central.

# contest - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Twilight to return... in new series of short films on Facebook Twilight

Twilight to return... in new series of short films on Facebook

We can’t believe it either.

# contest - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

It's 'great news' that child beauty pageants have been axed - Senator

The Universal Royalty Beauty Contest is planning to proceed with its Belfast pageant.

# contest - Friday 30 May, 2014

'I'm the right person at the right time': Alex White joins Joan Burton in contest for Labour leadership

The Minister of State at the Department of Health has promised to “bridge the disconnect” between his party and voters.

From The Daily Edge (Somewhat ironic) photos of the winner of 2FM's 'Miss Personality' contest Lovely Girls

(Somewhat ironic) photos of the winner of 2FM's 'Miss Personality' contest

The Miss Ireland finals beckon.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Morning. It’s Friday and it’s June bank holiday. Here’s the nine things you need to know.

# contest - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge 2FM responds to criticism of 'Miss Personality' contest, says men can't enter Lovely Girls
From The Daily Edge Tubridy's 'lovely girl' contest met with mockery Lovely Girls

Tubridy's 'lovely girl' contest met with mockery

Do you want to be ‘Miss Personality 2014?’.

# contest - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Opinion: “Why Us?” - The reason Ireland has not won a Eurovision since 1996

We thought we had the makings of a Eurovision winner – but what are we doing wrong?

# contest - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Tymoshenko to run for president of Ukraine

The 53 year old made the announcement today.

# contest - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Outgoing IFA president says he has the skills for MEP job

John Bryan is expected to run for Fine Gael in the European elections this summer.

# contest - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Obama pardons Popcorn, the National Thanksgiving turkey

Popcorn was declared the winner of the 2013 National Thanksgiving Turkey competition and won’t end up on someone’s plate tomorrow.

# contest - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Congrats! Ireland's Young Scientist winners scoop first prize at EU contest

Ciara Judge, Emer Hickey and Sophie Healy-Throw scooped first prize for their research into the effect of bacteria on plant germination.

# contest - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Senator calls for child beauty pageant to be cancelled

The Universal Royalty Beauty Pageant is taking place in Dublin this weekend, but Jillian Van Turnhout said the contest has ‘no place in Ireland’.

# contest - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Photos: Zimbabwe goes to the polls amid fears of vote-rigging

Robert Mugabe has been in power for 33 years, but has promised to step down if he loses this election.

# contest - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Man scoffs 69 hot dogs, breaking own record

Joey ‘Jaws’ Chestnut retained the Mustard Yellow International Belt for a seventh straight year.

# contest - Friday 24 May, 2013

'Beauty pageants do not sexualise children' says contest organiser Contest This post contains videos

'Beauty pageants do not sexualise children' says contest organiser

A child beauty pageant organiser who is bringing an American-style version to Ireland this year has hit back against criticism, stating these competitions have been in the US for over fifty years.

# contest - Thursday 23 May, 2013

From The42 US Rugby invites Irish fans to take part in epic tailgating contest Medium Rare This post contains videos

US Rugby invites Irish fans to take part in epic tailgating contest

Southern Comfort are giving out prizes to the supporters that set up the best pre-match party.

# contest - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# contest - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge Is this the worst possible opening sentence to a novel? Perfect Opening Line

Is this the worst possible opening sentence to a novel?

A US university has announced the winner of a contest to find the worst-possible opening sentence to a novel. Warning: it’s pretty bad.

# contest - Saturday 26 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge 5 ways… Johnny Logan makes the internet better Hold Us Now This post contains videos

5 ways… Johnny Logan makes the internet better

The Hold Me Now rap, that white suit, sexy smoulder and bonus Thelma Mansfield. You know you want to…

# contest - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Watch: Man wins €290,000 supercar... then crashes it six hours later Oops This post contains videos

Watch: Man wins €290,000 supercar... then crashes it six hours later

David Dopp was very, very happy when he won a Lamborghini. Later, not so much. See the video here…

# contest - Friday 23 September, 2011

From The42 Europe gain single-point advantage at Solheim Cup Contest

Europe gain single-point advantage at Solheim Cup

An intriguing day in Dunsany saw the Europeans secure a slender lead.