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#Gold

# gold - Saturday 9 July, 2022

Ireland's Paul O'Donovan breaks record and wins World Cup gold
# Happy Days
From The42
# Happy Days

Ireland's Paul O'Donovan breaks record and wins World Cup gold

Jul 9th 2022, 8:28 PM 16,780 Views 3 Comments

The 28-year-old Olympic gold medallist also made history with a time of 6:47.15

# gold - Thursday 25 November, 2021

Irish Paralympic legend Michael McKillop retires at 31
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

Irish Paralympic legend Michael McKillop retires at 31

Nov 25th 2021, 8:52 PM 3,090 Views 1 Comment

The Antrim man reflected on a superb career.

# gold - Saturday 13 November, 2021

Midnight Shadow strikes Paddy Power gold
# Success
From The42
# Success

Midnight Shadow strikes Paddy Power gold

Nov 13th 2021, 5:43 PM 2,774 Views 0 Comments

Famous Cheltenham success for Sue Smith and Ryan Mania.

# gold - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

Cheers on the streets of north Dublin city as Olympic star Kellie Harrington arrives home
# Kellie's Coming Home
# Kellie's Coming Home

Cheers on the streets of north Dublin city as Olympic star Kellie Harrington arrives home

Updated Aug 10th 2021, 5:30 PM 95,159 Views 63 Comments
  • Olympic champion received hero's welcome in Dublin this evening.
  • Dublin City Council approves lighting up Five Lamps landmark to acknowledge Harrington’s achievement.
  • "I'm delighted to be bringing the gold back to the north inner city," Harrington said today.

# gold - Sunday 8 August, 2021

Kellie Harrington wins Olympic gold after triumph over Beatriz Ferreira
# Gold
From The42
# Gold

Kellie Harrington wins Olympic gold after triumph over Beatriz Ferreira

Aug 8th 2021, 6:28 AM 77,217 Views 80 Comments

The Irish boxer beat the Brazilian with a unanimous decision victory.

# gold - Saturday 7 August, 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about gold?
# Going For Gold
# Going For Gold

Quiz: How much do you know about gold?

Aug 7th 2021, 10:00 PM 54,840 Views 33 Comments

Will you take the top prize?

# gold - Thursday 5 August, 2021

Parchment wins men's Olympic 110m hurdles gold and US relay woes strike again
# Tokyo 2020
From The42
# Tokyo 2020

Parchment wins men's Olympic 110m hurdles gold and US relay woes strike again

Aug 5th 2021, 4:43 AM 4,934 Views 1 Comment

Parchment clocked 13.04 seconds, to trump fading world champion Grant Holloway.

# gold - Friday 30 July, 2021

'I will always be proud of what I achieved': Michelle Smith congratulates rowers on success
# Gold
# Gold

'I will always be proud of what I achieved': Michelle Smith congratulates rowers on success

Jul 30th 2021, 8:19 AM 46,082 Views 0 Comments

Michelle Smith won three gold medals in the 1996 games.

# gold - Thursday 29 July, 2021

'A tremendous achievement’: Ireland sends congratulations as Skibbereen pair take gold in Tokyo
# Gold For Ireland
# Gold For Ireland

'A tremendous achievement’: Ireland sends congratulations as Skibbereen pair take gold in Tokyo

Jul 29th 2021, 8:39 AM 54,524 Views 26 Comments
  • President Michael D Higgins congratulated the pair on their "tremendous" achievement.
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said the win will "inspire generations to come".
McCarthy and O'Donovan make history with gold medal in Tokyo
# Gold
From The42
# Gold

McCarthy and O'Donovan make history with gold medal in Tokyo

Jul 29th 2021, 2:05 AM 73,317 Views 40 Comments

The pair produced a brilliant performance to finish first in a time of 6:06.43.

# gold - Thursday 14 January, 2021

3-time Olympic rowing champion Kathleen Heddle dies at 55
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

3-time Olympic rowing champion Kathleen Heddle dies at 55

Jan 14th 2021, 8:35 PM 11,108 Views 0 Comments

She was the quiet half of a powerful partnership with the outgoing Marnie McBean.

# gold - Monday 25 May, 2020

Here are the classic games coming up on eir Sport
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

Here are the classic games coming up on eir Sport

May 25th 2020, 1:08 PM 8,435 Views 6 Comments

Fans of Manchester United, Liverpool, rugby and GAA are in for a sporting bonanza over the next week.

# gold - Friday 21 February, 2020

Gardaí looking for owners of gold coins and brooch found in Limerick
# Always Believe In Your Soul
# Always Believe In Your Soul

Gardaí looking for owners of gold coins and brooch found in Limerick

Feb 21st 2020, 8:21 AM 22,008 Views 13 Comments

The items were recovered in Abbeyfeale in 2011.

# gold - Friday 6 December, 2019

Man arrested after €45k worth of drugs, gold bars and alcohol found in Dublin
# Drugs
# Drugs

Man arrested after €45k worth of drugs, gold bars and alcohol found in Dublin

Dec 6th 2019, 7:16 AM 26,911 Views 13 Comments

The seizure took place after a residence was searched in Inchicore yesterday.

# gold - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Donegal's Mark English powers home to 800m gold at Diamond League
# On Fire
From The42
# On Fire

Donegal's Mark English powers home to 800m gold at Diamond League

Aug 18th 2019, 4:15 PM 7,223 Views 5 Comments

Thomas Barr and Sarah Healy were also flying the flag in Birmingham.

# gold - Sunday 6 January, 2019

At least 30 killed when shaft built by people looking for gold collapses
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

At least 30 killed when shaft built by people looking for gold collapses

Jan 6th 2019, 3:14 PM 10,631 Views 3 Comments

Illegal mining is common in Afghanistan, with the Taliban relying on the sector for much of its revenue.

# gold - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Ireland's Lenihan breaks world record twice on the way to winning gold
# Take A Bow
From The42
# Take A Bow

Ireland's Lenihan breaks world record twice on the way to winning gold

Aug 22nd 2018, 12:07 PM 6,044 Views 1 Comment

The North Cork AC athlete produced scores of 32.28 metres and 32.95 metres in Berlin.

# gold - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Tottenham star bidding to avoid military service with gold at Asian Games
# Hope
From The42
# Hope

Tottenham star bidding to avoid military service with gold at Asian Games

Aug 21st 2018, 8:11 PM 36,720 Views 19 Comments

Son Heung-Min’s South Korea face a tough run to the final of the competition after failing to top their group.

# gold - Saturday 7 July, 2018

15-year-old Rhasidat Adeleke storms to 200m gold for Ireland at European Championships
# Gold
From The42
# Gold

15-year-old Rhasidat Adeleke storms to 200m gold for Ireland at European Championships

Jul 7th 2018, 7:32 PM 68,321 Views 62 Comments

The Dublin teenager stormed to victory in the 200m final on Saturday evening in Hungary.

# gold - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Boxing gold and silver for Ireland at European U22 Championships
# Baby Canelo
From The42
# Baby Canelo

Boxing gold and silver for Ireland at European U22 Championships

Apr 1st 2018, 6:15 PM 5,455 Views 0 Comments

Amy Broadhurst went all the way in the lightweight division in Romania, while team-mate Aoife O’Rourke was forced to withdraw from her final.

# gold - Friday 16 March, 2018

Over €300 million worth of gold spilled onto a Russian runway after a cargo plane shed its load
# All That Litters
# All That Litters

Over €300 million worth of gold spilled onto a Russian runway after a cargo plane shed its load

Mar 16th 2018, 7:39 AM 33,476 Views 23 Comments

The cargo of bars of concentrated ore used to transport the precious metals weighed 9.3 tonnes.

# gold - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Jamie Dornan, Shane Lowry, Ronan Keating and Paul O'Connell just hit the golf course together
# Zzzzzzzzz
From The Daily Edge
# Zzzzzzzzz

Jamie Dornan, Shane Lowry, Ronan Keating and Paul O'Connell just hit the golf course together

Oct 5th 2017, 4:56 PM 8,910 Views 3 Comments

Lads on tour.

# gold - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Man caught at Sri Lankan airport with a kilogramme of gold hidden in his rectum
# Colombo
# Colombo

Man caught at Sri Lankan airport with a kilogramme of gold hidden in his rectum

Sep 26th 2017, 8:41 AM 33,895 Views 46 Comments

The man is reportedly a courier for an organised smuggling ring.

# gold - Monday 11 September, 2017

Brazil investigates alleged massacre of Amazonian tribe by gold prospectors
# Genocide
# Genocide

Brazil investigates alleged massacre of Amazonian tribe by gold prospectors

Sep 11th 2017, 10:30 PM 25,303 Views 22 Comments

The murders are alleged to have happened during the summer months.

# gold - Friday 25 August, 2017

Huge night as Ireland win team gold at the European Championships
# Showjumping
From The42
# Showjumping

Huge night as Ireland win team gold at the European Championships

Aug 25th 2017, 11:06 PM 6,117 Views 15 Comments

A fantastic achievement!

# gold - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Ireland's young guns just keep winning as Healy stuns the field to take European 1500m gold
# Future Is Bright
From The42
# Future Is Bright

Ireland's young guns just keep winning as Healy stuns the field to take European 1500m gold

Jul 29th 2017, 4:01 PM 8,737 Views 9 Comments

The girls 4x100m relay team also won bronze – Ireland’s sixth medal of the championships.

# gold - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

17 of the best memes from the genius 'Roddy Doyle's Star Trek' Facebook page
# Howaya
From The Daily Edge
# Howaya

17 of the best memes from the genius 'Roddy Doyle's Star Trek' Facebook page

Jul 26th 2017, 8:00 AM 12,165 Views 1 Comment

The gift that keeps on giving.

# gold - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Gold! McKillop bags London double as he storms to remarkable ninth World title
# Untouchable
From The42
# Untouchable

Gold! McKillop bags London double as he storms to remarkable ninth World title

Jul 22nd 2017, 10:38 PM 4,701 Views 4 Comments

The Antrim man stormed to victory in the T37 1500m final at the World Para Athletics Championships this evening.

# gold - Monday 10 July, 2017

'There was holy war over it - she left him!': Irish horseowner steals show on At The Races
# Gold
From The42
# Gold

'There was holy war over it - she left him!': Irish horseowner steals show on At The Races

Jul 10th 2017, 3:33 PM 12,261 Views 1 Comment

Unsurprisingly, Limerick man Josh Sheahan’s interviews on the UK racing channel earned rave reviews.

# gold - Monday 29 May, 2017

Gold for Ireland at modern pentathlon World Cup event
# Winners
From The42
# Winners

Gold for Ireland at modern pentathlon World Cup event

May 29th 2017, 3:40 PM 3,966 Views 0 Comments

Natalya Coyle and Arthur Lanigan O’Keeffe claimed the top prize in Poland today.

# gold - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Annalise Murphy among athletes who are returning their Olympic medals
# Rusting
# Rusting

Annalise Murphy among athletes who are returning their Olympic medals

May 25th 2017, 10:16 PM 72,995 Views 33 Comments

Some of the Olympic medals are rusting, flaking and turning black.

# gold - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Who stashed this gold inside a British piano? It's a mystery
# Hidden Treasure
# Hidden Treasure

Who stashed this gold inside a British piano? It's a mystery

Apr 20th 2017, 4:20 PM 29,986 Views 22 Comments

A couple who donated the piano to a nearby school are set to lose out on the money.

# gold - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Irishman tells of four year ordeal as he is accused of €135 million cocaine and gold robbery
# Trapped
# Trapped

Irishman tells of four year ordeal as he is accused of €135 million cocaine and gold robbery

Jan 15th 2017, 10:00 PM 60,844 Views 34 Comments

Kenny Coalter said all he wants is to return to Ireland and visit his elderly mother.

# gold - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Weeks after retiring, Jessica Ennis-Hill to receive third world title
# Gold
From The42
# Gold

Weeks after retiring, Jessica Ennis-Hill to receive third world title

Nov 30th 2016, 8:46 AM 6,715 Views 2 Comments

Tatyana Chernova’s 2011 world heptathlon gold medal has been annulled due to doping violations, with Jessica Ennis-Hill in line to benefit.

# gold - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Trump is selling gold-trimmed Make America Great Again Christmas ornaments for $149
# Mad Cap Scheme
# Mad Cap Scheme

Trump is selling gold-trimmed Make America Great Again Christmas ornaments for $149

Nov 23rd 2016, 3:54 PM 19,076 Views 71 Comments

He’ll need to sell 1,597,315 ornamental hats to claw back what his campaign spent in October.

Man finds €3.5 million worth of gold in house he inherited
# Golden Boy
# Golden Boy

Man finds €3.5 million worth of gold in house he inherited

Nov 23rd 2016, 7:46 AM 46,320 Views 23 Comments

“It was under the furniture, under piles of linen, in the bathroom… everywhere.”

# gold - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Here's how Trump's victory affected the dollar
# Stability
# Stability

Here's how Trump's victory affected the dollar

Nov 9th 2016, 5:01 PM 22,272 Views 9 Comments

One market analyst described it as “a bloodbath”.

# gold - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Gold star Michael McKillop blows field away to defend Paralympic title in sensational fashion
# Rio 2016
From The42
# Rio 2016

Gold star Michael McKillop blows field away to defend Paralympic title in sensational fashion

Sep 11th 2016, 4:13 PM 53,269 Views 15 Comments

The Antrim athlete remains untouchable as he stormed to 1500m glory.

# gold - Sunday 28 August, 2016

The photos of Michael D welcoming home Ireland's Olympians are glorious
# Happy Out
From The Daily Edge
# Happy Out

The photos of Michael D welcoming home Ireland's Olympians are glorious

Aug 28th 2016, 2:45 PM 6,743 Views 3 Comments

A grand day at the Áras.

# gold - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Neymar steps down as Brazil captain after Olympic triumph
# Gold
From The42
# Gold

Neymar steps down as Brazil captain after Olympic triumph

Aug 21st 2016, 10:21 AM 12,261 Views 9 Comments

“Tite can look for another captain” – After ending Brazil’s wait for Olympic gold in men’s football, Neymar opted to relinquish the armband.

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