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#Fast

# fast - Monday 10 October, 2016

Family faces homicide charges after girl (13) dies following 68-day fast

The girl was reportedly fasting in accordance with an ancient religious ritual.

# fast - Monday 6 June, 2016

Explainer: Ramadan starts today - here's what happens during the Muslim holy month

The holy month will be particularly hard this year for many Muslims in the northern hemisphere.

# fast - Sunday 20 September, 2015

# fast - Saturday 18 July, 2015

"There are some days, it is tough": Irish Muslims reflect after a long mid-summer Ramadan

For the past month, observant Muslims in Ireland have been getting up before 3am and fasting until around 10 at night.

# fast - Saturday 16 May, 2015

From The42 Justin Gatlin ran the 100m in 9.74 seconds on Friday Fast This post contains videos

Justin Gatlin ran the 100m in 9.74 seconds on Friday

Twice banned for doping offences, Justin Gatlin remains a divisive figure in world athletics.

# fast - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

This battery only needs one minute to charge completely

The aluminium-ion battery, developed by scientists at Stanford University, is inexpensive and safer than traditional lithium-ion batteries.

# fast - Monday 9 March, 2015

From The42 Tullamore winger touches down after 21 seconds - Is this the fastest ever try in the AIL? No Time To Waste

Tullamore winger touches down after 21 seconds - Is this the fastest ever try in the AIL?

Jordan Conroy was quick off the mark last Saturday.

# fast - Saturday 25 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge It only took 79 seconds for this guy to beat Bill Gates at chess Grandmaster Flash

It only took 79 seconds for this guy to beat Bill Gates at chess

He’s the world’s best chess player, and he’s only 23.

# fast - Thursday 9 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge This tiny woman broke the world steak eating record in less than 3 minutes Holy Cow!

# fast - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Running tally tops €100k as Belvedere lads brave freezing temperatures for charity

The students have been braving driving rain, high winds and 3am ‘Coppers’ crowds to raise cash for three homeless charities.

# fast - Thursday 13 December, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: Fastest man in rugby? This former US sprinter is taking rugby by storm Quick This post contains videos

# fast - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Video: Your uber-fast future commute to work? TOMORROW'S WORLD This post contains videos

Video: Your uber-fast future commute to work?

Shopping in New York, dinner in Beijing and home in time for bed – it could be possible…

# fast - Friday 24 February, 2012

Column: Cardinal Rules - What NOT to do on your Lenten fast

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland tracks his colleague’s ‘progress’ with his sponsored fast – including an awkward incident with a chocolate Swiss roll…

# fast - Friday 11 March, 2011

From The42 Good weather encourages Cheltenham officials to break out the hoses Let It Rain

Good weather encourages Cheltenham officials to break out the hoses

Officials have started to water the course for fear that the ground had become too fast.