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#Dream Come True

# dream-come-true - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

'I cried like a baby, if I'm honest. I was 8 years old telling my mum I wanted to go to the Olympics'
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# Dream Come True

'I cried like a baby, if I'm honest. I was 8 years old telling my mum I wanted to go to the Olympics'

Oct 15th 2019, 4:58 PM 4,489 Views 2 Comments

Rhys McClenaghan won Ireland’s first-ever World Gymnastics medal in Stuttgart on Saturday.

# dream-come-true - Saturday 6 July, 2019

'I hope Beyonce saw that. I'd love to go to a concert,' says Wimbledon's 15-year-old star
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'I hope Beyonce saw that. I'd love to go to a concert,' says Wimbledon's 15-year-old star

Jul 6th 2019, 9:16 AM 8,969 Views 12 Comments

Cori Gauff saw off Polona Hercog with a stunning fightback on Friday evening.

# dream-come-true - Saturday 26 January, 2019

'I have dreamed of becoming a professional footballer my whole life': Ireland midfielder Connolly joins Brighton
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'I have dreamed of becoming a professional footballer my whole life': Ireland midfielder Connolly joins Brighton

Jan 26th 2019, 2:47 PM 8,411 Views 0 Comments

Megan Connolly recently spent four years playing university football on a scholarship in Florida.

# dream-come-true - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

'It's something we'll always have as a family. A dream come true'
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# Desert Dreams

'It's something we'll always have as a family. A dream come true'

Jan 22nd 2019, 9:29 PM 39,246 Views 6 Comments

After a difficult three years, Shane Lowry ended his long wait for a fourth career victory on Saturday. He tells The42 why it meant the world to him.

# dream-come-true - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

'We don't want to take the medals off because then you're back to reality'
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# Dream Come True

'We don't want to take the medals off because then you're back to reality'

Aug 14th 2018, 5:41 PM 32,794 Views 17 Comments

One of the stars of Ireland’s historic World Cup silver medal-winning squad, Chloe Watkins, visited The42 HQ this afternoon.

# dream-come-true - Saturday 4 August, 2018

'This is 100% the greatest moment of my life apart from my kids and wife'
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'This is 100% the greatest moment of my life apart from my kids and wife'

Aug 4th 2018, 6:14 PM 38,472 Views 33 Comments

Ireland head coach Graham Shaw struggled to keep his emotions in check after watching his side advance through to a World Cup final.

# dream-come-true - Monday 16 July, 2018

'It's unbelievable to play with your best friends, and now we get to play in a World Cup together'
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# Dream Come True

'It's unbelievable to play with your best friends, and now we get to play in a World Cup together'

Jul 16th 2018, 12:00 PM 16,506 Views 1 Comment

It has been a long time coming, but after years of hard work, sacrifice and pain, Nikki Evans and her Ireland team-mates will realise a career-long dream this Friday.

# dream-come-true - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Alpha Centauri makes Harrington's dream a reality at the Curragh
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Alpha Centauri makes Harrington's dream a reality at the Curragh

May 27th 2018, 7:13 PM 3,203 Views 1 Comment

Jessica Harrington finally has a Classic after Colm O’Donoghue rode Alpha Centauri to 1,000 Guineas glory.

# dream-come-true - Friday 11 May, 2018

'It will be emotional for a lot of people. I'll keep my sunglasses on to hide a few tears'
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# Dream Come True

'It will be emotional for a lot of people. I'll keep my sunglasses on to hide a few tears'

May 11th 2018, 6:00 AM 3,636 Views 2 Comments

Kevin and Niall O’Brien describe what it will mean to step onto the field as Test cricketers later today.

# dream-come-true - Friday 26 January, 2018

'I never thought we'd be anywhere close to a Test match in my lifetime, let alone in my career'
# Test Foot Forward
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# Test Foot Forward

'I never thought we'd be anywhere close to a Test match in my lifetime, let alone in my career'

Jan 26th 2018, 8:00 PM 6,452 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s evergreen batsman Ed Joyce is feeling fit and fresh ahead of a huge year despite a long-standing knee problem.

# dream-come-true - Friday 23 June, 2017

As one remarkable journey for Irish cricket ends, this is the beginning of an even greater one
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# Dream Come True

As one remarkable journey for Irish cricket ends, this is the beginning of an even greater one

Jun 23rd 2017, 1:00 AM 4,308 Views 8 Comments

Ireland’s elevation to cricket’s top table is a tale of commitment, perseverance and a battle against the odds. Today will go down as a truly historic one in the context of Irish sport, writes Ryan Bailey.

# dream-come-true - Monday 30 January, 2017

From rookie to accidental hero: Irish starlet seizes her chance to win Big Bash League
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# Dream Come True

From rookie to accidental hero: Irish starlet seizes her chance to win Big Bash League

Jan 30th 2017, 12:52 PM 3,264 Views 1 Comment

It was a dream few weeks for Kim Garth Down Under.

# dream-come-true - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Cody Garbrandt lights up fan's night as he gives his belt to cancer survivor
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Cody Garbrandt lights up fan's night as he gives his belt to cancer survivor

Dec 31st 2016, 12:17 PM 9,046 Views 5 Comments

The newly-crowned bantamweight champion shared his special moment with Maddux Maple.

# dream-come-true - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Young Cam Newton fan with serious heart condition gets a surprise visit from his hero
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Young Cam Newton fan with serious heart condition gets a surprise visit from his hero

Dec 28th 2016, 7:40 PM 4,015 Views 1 Comment

Austin Deckard,10, lights up when his favourite player walks in.

# dream-come-true - Friday 21 October, 2016

Four years later, Rob Heffernan will finally be presented with his Olympic medal
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Four years later, Rob Heffernan will finally be presented with his Olympic medal

Oct 21st 2016, 3:07 PM 16,000 Views 11 Comments

The Irish race walker is looking forward to receiving the bronze at a special ceremony in Cork.

# dream-come-true - Sunday 16 October, 2016

Two years after fleeing Gambia, teenage striker scores winner for Werder Bremen
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Two years after fleeing Gambia, teenage striker scores winner for Werder Bremen

Oct 16th 2016, 10:17 PM 5,745 Views 0 Comments

Ousman Manneh started playing football in a home for refugees in Bremen.

# dream-come-true - Monday 11 January, 2016

'A dream come true' - Irish teenager on making Liverpool's bench on Friday
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'A dream come true' - Irish teenager on making Liverpool's bench on Friday

Jan 11th 2016, 10:31 PM 9,505 Views 3 Comments

The Dubliner watched on from the sidelines as the Reds played Exeter in the FA Cup last week.

# dream-come-true - Sunday 27 September, 2015

'You dream about it as a young lad' - Keith Earls thrilled after 'phenomenal' day
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'You dream about it as a young lad' - Keith Earls thrilled after 'phenomenal' day

Sep 27th 2015, 7:46 PM 6,889 Views 19 Comments

The winger says ‘ Zeebs and Redzer’ made him look good.

# dream-come-true - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Tom Cribbin told a local journalist on April Fool's Day that Westmeath would reach Leinster final
# Dream Come True
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Tom Cribbin told a local journalist on April Fool's Day that Westmeath would reach Leinster final

Jun 30th 2015, 12:25 AM 7,631 Views 5 Comments

Cribbin texted Westmeath Examiner journalist Gerry Buckley on 1 April with a sacred vow.

# dream-come-true - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Gearóid Morrissey is still on a high after last night's 'surreal' debut at Old Trafford
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Gearóid Morrissey is still on a high after last night's 'surreal' debut at Old Trafford

Feb 4th 2015, 9:54 PM 23,847 Views 15 Comments

The 23-year-old from Cork made a dream start to his Cambridge career at the home of Manchester United.

# dream-come-true - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Robbie's Homecoming: Shamrock Rovers will play LA Galaxy in Tallaght
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Robbie's Homecoming: Shamrock Rovers will play LA Galaxy in Tallaght

Dec 20th 2014, 9:27 AM 4,657 Views 3 Comments

It’s the Dublin Decider Part Two.

# dream-come-true - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Class act as San Jose Sharks sign kid with life-threatening condition for one game
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# Dream Come True

Class act as San Jose Sharks sign kid with life-threatening condition for one game

Mar 19th 2014, 6:22 PM 5,184 Views 2 Comments

It’s the first time the franchise has allowed a non-player to skate out with the team.

# dream-come-true - Friday 17 February, 2012

Euro vision: I got the text and I couldn't believe it, says Duffy
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Euro vision: I got the text and I couldn't believe it, says Duffy

Feb 17th 2012, 1:47 PM 732 Views 0 Comments

Shane Duffy’s international call-up is taking a while to sink in, the Everton youngster admits.

# dream-come-true - Monday 21 November, 2011