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#Gold

# gold - Thursday 25 July, 2013

From The42 Jason Smyth clinches double with 100m gold at world championships Double Up

Jason Smyth clinches double with 100m gold at world championships

A storming run of 10.61 seconds gave the Paralympic Champion 100m Gold.

# gold - Saturday 20 July, 2013

From The42 Meet Ireland's 15-year-old Tae Kwon Do World Champion Gold

Meet Ireland's 15-year-old Tae Kwon Do World Champion

Cork’s Donna O’Mahony took gold at the World Tae Kwon Do Championships last weekend.

# gold - Saturday 6 July, 2013

From The42 Katie Taylor defeats Estelle Mossely to win gold, disappointment for Murphy Success

Katie Taylor defeats Estelle Mossely to win gold, disappointment for Murphy

The Bray native today secured her fifth European gold in total, beating her French opponent after a unanimous decision.

# gold - Monday 17 June, 2013

Radio documentary on school stand-off wins gold award in New York

Grey Heron Media has won a gold medal at the prestigious New York Festivals Awards for the documentary which captured the dramatic story of the stand-off.

# gold - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Going for gold: 400 year-old coins go on display at National Museum

Eighty one gold coins belonging to a seventeenth century merchant have gone on display at the National Museum of Ireland. Very little chocolate is said to be inside them.

# gold - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Photos: Spot a rainbow this evening? Cos there were lots of them... Colour This post contains images

Photos: Spot a rainbow this evening? Cos there were lots of them...

One of the only good things about the weather lately? Rainbows. Lots and lots of rainbows.

# gold - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Gold prices hit biggest slump in 30 years

It’s believed that the market is spooked by weak growth in China and the possibility that Cyprus is to sell off some of its gold reserves.

# gold - Saturday 16 March, 2013

From The42 VIDEO: The 2012 Olympics completely changed how we consume sports Gold This post contains videos

VIDEO: The 2012 Olympics completely changed how we consume sports

Some of the numbers are staggering, such as how social media discussion of certain brands grew nearly 1500% after ads for those companies ran during the London Games.

# gold - Friday 22 February, 2013

From The42 'Never say never pays off eventually' - Irvine savours double medal success Reaction

'Never say never pays off eventually' - Irvine savours double medal success

The cyclist also discussed yesterday’s news that the Giro d’Italia was coming to Ireland.

# gold - Thursday 21 February, 2013

From The42 How Twitter reacted to Martyn Irvine's double medal success Twittersphere This post contains images

How Twitter reacted to Martyn Irvine's double medal success

The site’s users were generous in their praise of the Irish cyclist.

# gold - Friday 18 January, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added 'fo shizzle'

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

More positive results from tests at Monaghan gold mine site

Results mean that processing of the gold should go more smoothly.

# gold - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Positive results from gold mine test in Monaghan

The metallurgical test undertaken included grinding, crushing and other factors relating to the mill design that would be needed to process the output from the mine.

# gold - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Gold found in Wicklow and Wexford

Two Irish mining companies, Connemara Mining Company and IMC Exploration Group, say they have recorded large finds.

From The42 ‘I came away from the Olympics disappointed and wanted a good end to the year’ – Britton Athletics

‘I came away from the Olympics disappointed and wanted a good end to the year’ – Britton

The European Cross Country champion was glad to move on from her experience in London with a win over the weekend.

# gold - Saturday 1 December, 2012

From The42 Hold on to your hats: Serena Williams named WTA player of the year Awards Season

Hold on to your hats: Serena Williams named WTA player of the year

The American won Wimbledon, the US Open and Olympic gold after a successful comeback.

# gold - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

South African miner fires 8,500 as strikes weaken

Major gold producers in South Africa are playing a high-stakes game of chicken with workers striking over wages.

# gold - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

"Very exciting" gold targets discovered in Co Cavan

The find was discovered by Conroy Gold and Natural Resources Ltd, but it will take further work to discover how much lies in the Slieve Glah area.

# gold - Sunday 23 September, 2012

12 practical uses for gold My Precious This post contains images

12 practical uses for gold

Gold is valued for its ‘flat currency’ in a turbulent market – but there’s more to it than that…

# gold - Friday 14 September, 2012

Congrats! Ireland's Paralympians to be honoured at Farmleigh

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will be hosting a reception later today for the Irish team to celebrate their haul of sixteen medals at London 2012.

# gold - Friday 7 September, 2012

From The42 Make mine a double! Mark Rohan wins his second cycling gold Paralympics

Make mine a double! Mark Rohan wins his second cycling gold

Westmeath’s Mark Rohan doubled up on his Paralympic haul with gold in the men’s individual road race H1 this morning.

# gold - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

From The42 The best Paralympic picture you'll see today: Alex Zanardi celebrates hand-cycling gold Paralympics

The best Paralympic picture you'll see today: Alex Zanardi celebrates hand-cycling gold

The Italian, who lost both legs in a motor racing crash, won Wednesday’s individual hand-cycling time trial at Brands Hatch.

# gold - Saturday 1 September, 2012

From The42 More success for Team Ireland, as Darragh McDonald claims gold Paralympics

More success for Team Ireland, as Darragh McDonald claims gold

The Wexford man beat his original PB by seven seconds at the Aquatic Centre this evening.

From The42 World’s fastest! Jason Smyth secures Ireland’s third gold at Paralympics Champion

World’s fastest! Jason Smyth secures Ireland’s third gold at Paralympics

The Derry sprinter secured his second world record in two days to win his 100m event by more than half a second.

# gold - Friday 31 August, 2012

Paralympic gold winner Bethany Firth congratulated by ministers

Team Ireland’s youngest member claims its first medal of the London Paralympic Games.

# gold - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Good Samaritans inadvertently assist robbery

New Jersey thief made off with $400 in cash and a gold chain.

# gold - Monday 20 August, 2012

From The42 London 2012 unveiled quality of women's boxing to the world - Taylor Trailblazer

London 2012 unveiled quality of women's boxing to the world - Taylor

The Olympic champion is thrilled that her fellow boxers are finally getting the recognition they deserve.

# gold - Saturday 18 August, 2012

From The42 Cincinnati Kid: Federer rolls back the years to reach semi-final and maintain top ranking Forever Young

Cincinnati Kid: Federer rolls back the years to reach semi-final and maintain top ranking

The Swiss will face fellow countryman Stanislas Wawrinka in the last four, safe in the knowledge that he will remain world number one.

Ireland's ancient relics - what are they and how have they survived?

From their religious classification to the clues they provide archaeologists about Ireland’s chieftains and kings, here’s your guide to Irish relics.

# gold - Thursday 16 August, 2012

From The42 Reward: Marathon winner Kiprotich promised new house for parents Uganda

Reward: Marathon winner Kiprotich promised new house for parents

The 23-year-old was also presented with €65,000 and a promotion in his job as a prison warden. Not bad for just over two hours work.

# gold - Sunday 12 August, 2012

From The42 Olympic Village: Day 16, wrap Games Over

Olympic Village: Day 16, wrap

We wave goodbye to London 2012 before making plans to head out to Dublin Airport early for Team Ireland’s return.

From The42 London 2012: Dream Team pushed all the way by Spain Basketball

London 2012: Dream Team pushed all the way by Spain

LeBron James and his US team-mates claimed gold with a 107-100 win today.

From The42 'Game seven': USA ready to take home basketball gold Medal Match

'Game seven': USA ready to take home basketball gold

Spain stand in the way as the ‘dream team’ seek a fifth gold in six Olympiads.

# gold - Saturday 11 August, 2012

From The42 Silver lining: Nevin loses out in Olympic final London 2012

Silver lining: Nevin loses out in Olympic final

The Mullingar boxer was beaten 14-11 by Britain’s Luke Campbell tonight.

# gold - Friday 10 August, 2012

From The42 Olympic Village: Day 14, wrap Highlights

Olympic Village: Day 14, wrap

Hope you have some fingernails left – another gold medal bout awaits.

From The42 Michael Conlan handsomely defeated by Cuban as he settles for Bronze Medal Bronze

Michael Conlan handsomely defeated by Cuban as he settles for Bronze Medal

The Belfast boxer was given a rough ride by Robeisy Ramirez Carrazana of Cuba.

From The42 As it happened: London 2012, Day 14 Liveblog

As it happened: London 2012, Day 14

Stretch out those weary muscles, we’re about to do it all over again.

# gold - Thursday 9 August, 2012

From The42 Katie Taylor: 'I've dreamed of this moment so many times before' Reaction

Katie Taylor: 'I've dreamed of this moment so many times before'

The boxer also described how she was “so nervous all day” ahead of the fight.

# gold - Monday 6 August, 2012

From The42 Olympic walking champion booted out of games after failed drugs test Mistake

Olympic walking champion booted out of games after failed drugs test

“I wanted to be stronger for this Olympics, I was wrong,” said the Beijing 2008 gold medallist Alex Schwazer, from Italy.

From The42 Annalise Murphy finishes fourth after medal race to miss out on Olympic glory London 2012

Annalise Murphy finishes fourth after medal race to miss out on Olympic glory

The Rathfarnham woman finish fifth in her final outing of the Laser Radial sailing class at Weymouth.