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#Giant

# giant - Thursday 25 October, 2018

From The42 18-year-old Derry football star Callum Brown signs AFL deal with Sydney club Giant

18-year-old Derry football star Callum Brown signs AFL deal with Sydney club

The Limavady man played a big role in his county’s run to the U20 All-Ireland football semi-final this year.

# giant - Friday 22 June, 2018

After sustained campaign, Irish giant's bones may finally be released from London museum

Charles Byrne wanted to be buried at sea so scientists wouldn’t get their hands on his corpse. His skeleton has been on public display for decades.

# giant - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Irish giant's bones will stay at London museum - but he wanted to be buried at sea

The skeleton of Charles Byrne is on display in a museum dedicated to the surgeon who acquired his remains.

# giant - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

From The42 181kg and depressed to a pro contract in France: Kalolo Tuiloma's tale Facing History

181kg and depressed to a pro contract in France: Kalolo Tuiloma's tale

One of the emerging stars of New Zealand rugby has agreed a move to Grenoble.

# giant - Thursday 4 June, 2015

From The42 A dead sound Pirates fan threw his ball to a girl and her reaction would melt a heart of stone Hero

A dead sound Pirates fan threw his ball to a girl and her reaction would melt a heart of stone

Shock as baseball fan does the decent thing.

# giant - Monday 26 January, 2015

An asteroid the size of a mountain is passing us by right now

Don’t worry, it won’t crash into us.

From The42 Jamie Roberts' highlights reel from the weekend is hugely impressive Giant

Jamie Roberts' highlights reel from the weekend is hugely impressive

The powerful centre demonstrated his quality with the Six Nations looming.

# giant - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From The42 Mourinho hails 'best player' Matic World Class

Mourinho hails 'best player' Matic

The Chelsea boss says the 26-year-old midfielder is a “giant” for his side and hails the way in which he adapted to his second spell at Stamford Bridge.

# giant - Friday 5 September, 2014

New dinosaur species bigger than T-rex and heavier than seven elephants

Pieces of the dinosaur were first discovered in 2005 but it has only recently been named in a study of its bones released yesterday.

# giant - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

From The42 Waratahs giant Will Skelton set for Australia debut against France Mass

Waratahs giant Will Skelton set for Australia debut against France

The mammoth 22-year-old lock will add major bulk to the Wallabies’ pack for the third Test.

# giant - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

These giant, creepy puppets will be terrorising the streets of Limerick this summer

The press release claims they’re friendly. We still need convincing.

# giant - Saturday 16 November, 2013

From The42 The high school running back who's 6'4" and 400 pounds Giant

The high school running back who's 6'4" and 400 pounds

This takes ‘the big guy’ to a whole new level.

# giant - Thursday 6 December, 2012

The tallest woman in the world dies

The Chinese woman stood at seven foot eight inches tall and was certified by Guinness World Records.

# giant - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# giant - Friday 30 December, 2011

Giant North Korean Mourner Of The Day

Why is this man at Kim Jong-il’s funeral twice the size of everybody else?