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First common crane chicks born in Ireland in 300 years feared to have died
# Bord Na Móna
# Bord Na Móna

First common crane chicks born in Ireland in 300 years feared to have died

8 minutes ago 1,110 Views 1 Comment

It’s hoped that crane chicks will be successfully bred in future years.

Transgender weightlifter Hubbard out of Olympic final
# Early Exit
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# Early Exit

Transgender weightlifter Hubbard out of Olympic final

10 minutes ago 562 Views 0 Comments

The 43-year-old New Zealander made history in becoming the first female transgender Olympian.

Sifan Hassan on course for unprecedented treble as she secures 5,000m gold
# Dominant
From The42
# Dominant

Sifan Hassan on course for unprecedented treble as she secures 5,000m gold

15 minutes ago 398 Views 0 Comments

The Dutch runner is also aiming for gold in the 1500m and 10,000m events.

Top-15 finish for Austin O'Connor in individual eventing final as Team Ireland finish eighth
# Mixed Fortunes
From The42
# Mixed Fortunes

Top-15 finish for Austin O'Connor in individual eventing final as Team Ireland finish eighth

Updated 26 minutes ago 2,189 Views 0 Comments

O’Connor was the only member of the Irish team to make the final.

Gardaí concerned for welfare of missing teen (15)
# Co Meath
# Co Meath

Gardaí concerned for welfare of missing teen (15)

31 minutes ago 3,413 Views 0 Comments

He was last seen yesterday.

'There was probably a little more niggle... it was personal for us'
# Bomb Squad
From The42
# Bomb Squad

'There was probably a little more niggle... it was personal for us'

32 minutes ago 1,083 Views 0 Comments

Lood de Jager was superb as part of South Africa’s excellent bench.

Irish sides learn fate in path to Europa Conference group stages
# Draw
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# Draw

Irish sides learn fate in path to Europa Conference group stages

36 minutes ago 1,076 Views 0 Comments

Shamrock Rovers status as champions has earned them a terrific opportunity to make the group stages.

Poland grants humanitarian visa to Belarus Olympic sprinter
# Tokyo Olympics
# Tokyo Olympics

Poland grants humanitarian visa to Belarus Olympic sprinter

Updated 1 hour ago 86,061 Views 32 Comments

Runner Krystsina Tsimanouskaya plans to seek political asylum in Poland.

Man refused bail following extradition warrant relating to Adrian Donohoe case
# UK Court
# UK Court

Man refused bail following extradition warrant relating to Adrian Donohoe case

1 hour ago 5,281 Views 0 Comments

James Patrick Gerard Flynn, 30, was arrested in the UK last month under an international warrant issued by the High Court in Ireland.

Man dies after being detained by Berlin police during anti-restrictions clashes
# Germany
# Germany

Man dies after being detained by Berlin police during anti-restrictions clashes

1 hour ago 7,212 Views 2 Comments

Thousands of people had rallied in the German capital’s Mitte district.

# historic - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Andy Balbirnie hits ton as Ireland claim first ever ODI victory over South Africa
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

Andy Balbirnie hits ton as Ireland claim first ever ODI victory over South Africa

Jul 13th 2021, 8:30 PM 4,765 Views 6 Comments

Captain Balbirnie came to the fore with 102 as Ireland sensationally won the first entry in a three-match series.

# historic - Thursday 6 May, 2021

New Zealand weightlifter set to be first transgender athlete to compete at Olympics
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

New Zealand weightlifter set to be first transgender athlete to compete at Olympics

May 6th 2021, 8:02 AM 10,707 Views 21 Comments

Laurel Hubbard is on the verge of reaching the Tokyo Olympics under coronavirus-enforced new qualifying rules.

# historic - Monday 3 May, 2021

Finn Harps claim first ever league win at Brandywell Stadium after Foley strikes late
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

Finn Harps claim first ever league win at Brandywell Stadium after Foley strikes late

May 3rd 2021, 10:27 PM 3,494 Views 2 Comments

It was the striker’s fifth goal of the season as Harps consolidated fourth spot in the table.

# historic - Saturday 20 February, 2021

Everton secure first win over Liverpool at Anfield in 21st century
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

Everton secure first win over Liverpool at Anfield in 21st century

Feb 20th 2021, 7:24 PM 34,020 Views 166 Comments

A third-minute Richarlison strike and a late Gylfi Sigurðsson penalty helped earn the Toffees a rare victory.

# historic - Sunday 19 July, 2020

How a GAA broadcasting legend found himself commentating on JFK's funeral
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

How a GAA broadcasting legend found himself commentating on JFK's funeral

Jul 19th 2020, 8:00 AM 30,645 Views 7 Comments

Michael O’Hehir described it as the toughest broadcast of his career.

# historic - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Jaguars to play two NFL 'home' games at Wembley in 2020
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

Jaguars to play two NFL 'home' games at Wembley in 2020

Feb 4th 2020, 10:12 PM 5,037 Views 1 Comment

It’s the first time in history an NFL team will play two home games in the same season outside the US.

# historic - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Celtic take historic top spot in Europa League to make knockout stage that bit smoother
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Celtic take historic top spot in Europa League to make knockout stage that bit smoother

Nov 28th 2019, 10:26 PM 7,044 Views 6 Comments

Goals from Lewis Morgan, Ryan Christie and Mikey Johnston secured a 3-1 win as Hoops top their European group for the first time.

# historic - Friday 15 November, 2019

Norwich City star hits brace to fire Finland to Euro 2020 and first major tournament finals
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

Norwich City star hits brace to fire Finland to Euro 2020 and first major tournament finals

Nov 15th 2019, 7:23 PM 8,484 Views 4 Comments

Teemu Pukki helped his side to a 3-0 win over Liechtenstein.

# historic - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Japan's emperor formally steps down in country's first abdication for 200 years
# Historic
# Historic

Japan's emperor formally steps down in country's first abdication for 200 years

Apr 30th 2019, 10:30 AM 23,653 Views 22 Comments

His son Naruhito is now preparing to take the Chrysanthemum Throne.

# historic - Monday 25 March, 2019

Ireland's Becky Lynch set for historic Wrestlemania match
# BIG TIME
From The42
# BIG TIME

Ireland's Becky Lynch set for historic Wrestlemania match

Mar 25th 2019, 3:57 PM 12,518 Views 12 Comments

The Limerick-born athlete will compete in the first-ever women’s main event on the biggest day in the wrestling calendar.

# historic - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

11-time All-Ireland champions Cork set for first ever competitive outing in Páirc Uí Chaoimh
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

11-time All-Ireland champions Cork set for first ever competitive outing in Páirc Uí Chaoimh

Jan 15th 2019, 3:29 PM 3,410 Views 1 Comment

Ephie Fitzgerald’s side will play two National League games at the main county grounds as part of double-header fixtures.

# historic - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

'The world will see a major change': Trump and Kim hail summit as historic breakthrough
# Meeting
# Meeting

'The world will see a major change': Trump and Kim hail summit as historic breakthrough

Updated Jun 12th 2018, 10:55 AM 43,381 Views 249 Comments

The first-ever summit between sitting leaders of the two Cold War foes went “better than anybody could have expected”, Trump said.

# historic - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Froome on the brink of historic Giro triumph after defending pink jersey during 20th stage
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

Froome on the brink of historic Giro triumph after defending pink jersey during 20th stage

May 26th 2018, 4:38 PM 3,672 Views 13 Comments

Chris Froome could become just the third man in history to hold all three Grand Tour titles concurrently.

# historic - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Celtic lift Scottish Cup to complete historic double treble
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

Celtic lift Scottish Cup to complete historic double treble

May 19th 2018, 6:21 PM 7,777 Views 21 Comments

Brendan Rodgers’ side made history today.

# historic - Thursday 8 February, 2018

DIT progress to Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals for the first time after late rally shocks UCD
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

DIT progress to Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals for the first time after late rally shocks UCD

Feb 8th 2018, 9:01 PM 13,548 Views 8 Comments

Westmeath’s Niall O’Brien led the way for DIT.

# historic - Sunday 3 December, 2017

Goalkeeper scores 95th minute equaliser to give Benevento first ever point in Serie A
# Drama
From The42
# Drama

Goalkeeper scores 95th minute equaliser to give Benevento first ever point in Serie A

Dec 3rd 2017, 2:08 PM 13,723 Views 2 Comments

The club had lost all 14 games in their debut season in Serie A, but on Sunday earned a dramatic first point in stoppage time.

# historic - Sunday 12 November, 2017

David Collins leads Liam Mellows to their first Galway hurling final since 1970
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

David Collins leads Liam Mellows to their first Galway hurling final since 1970

Nov 12th 2017, 5:07 PM 15,210 Views 1 Comment

In the other semi-final, Gort and Craughwell will go to a replay.

# historic - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Huddersfield stun Mourinho with historic win as United suffer first defeat of the season
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

Huddersfield stun Mourinho with historic win as United suffer first defeat of the season

Oct 21st 2017, 5:19 PM 20,717 Views 55 Comments

First half goals from Aaron Mooy and Laurent Depoitre were enough to record a historic win for David Wagner’s side.

# historic - Friday 20 October, 2017

Brighton score first away win in the top flight since 1983 as pressure mounts on Bilic
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

Brighton score first away win in the top flight since 1983 as pressure mounts on Bilic

Oct 20th 2017, 10:24 PM 8,924 Views 27 Comments

Glenn Murray and Jose Izquierdo were both on target for Brighton against West Ham.

# historic - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Inspirational Cora Staunton brings Mayo back to an All-Ireland final with victory over champions Cork
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

Inspirational Cora Staunton brings Mayo back to an All-Ireland final with victory over champions Cork

Sep 2nd 2017, 7:50 PM 26,948 Views 11 Comments

Mayo hung on to book their place in the All-Ireland decider against Dublin.

# historic - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

'As a female referee I'll be under special scrutiny' - History to be made in the Bundesliga
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

'As a female referee I'll be under special scrutiny' - History to be made in the Bundesliga

Aug 16th 2017, 7:40 PM 25,296 Views 22 Comments

Bibiana Steinhaus will become the first female referee to officiate in one of Europe’s top leagues.

# historic - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Rumours of the Lions' future demise proven to be very premature
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

Rumours of the Lions' future demise proven to be very premature

Jul 1st 2017, 11:16 AM 10,745 Views 9 Comments

This was a huge game for the touring side, whose future had been strongly questioned.

# historic - Friday 9 June, 2017

Andorra secure the biggest result in their history
# Underdogs
From The42
# Underdogs

Andorra secure the biggest result in their history

Jun 9th 2017, 10:12 PM 26,959 Views 15 Comments

Marc Rebés was the hero as the European minnows stunned Hungary.

# historic - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Ranked - the counties where you're most likely to have received penalty points
# Pay The Penalty
# Pay The Penalty

Ranked - the counties where you're most likely to have received penalty points

Jun 6th 2017, 12:05 AM 46,810 Views 54 Comments

Some counties with the worst road fatality records in Ireland incur the least penalty points in the country.

# historic - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

'He walks with his head down. No more' - Taoiseach recognises Traveller ethnicity in the Dáil
# Historic
# Historic

'He walks with his head down. No more' - Taoiseach recognises Traveller ethnicity in the Dáil

Mar 1st 2017, 7:22 PM 20,731 Views 174 Comments

“It is a historic day for our Travellers and a proud day for Ireland.”

# historic - Saturday 25 February, 2017

The All-Ireland senior football and hurling finals are moving to August
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

The All-Ireland senior football and hurling finals are moving to August

Feb 25th 2017, 11:30 AM 29,908 Views 20 Comments

Extra-time is also coming in with replays restricted to provincial and All-Ireland finals.

# historic - Friday 24 February, 2017

Dunford goal puts IT Carlow in to first Fitzgibbon Cup final with dramatic win over UCC
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

Dunford goal puts IT Carlow in to first Fitzgibbon Cup final with dramatic win over UCC

Feb 24th 2017, 3:15 PM 15,051 Views 2 Comments

DJ Carey’s men needed extra-time to seal the victory.

# historic - Sunday 18 December, 2016

'I've got a bone to pick with my wife because she voted for Nick Skelton': Murray wins SPOTY
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

'I've got a bone to pick with my wife because she voted for Nick Skelton': Murray wins SPOTY

Dec 18th 2016, 10:08 PM 7,234 Views 7 Comments

The result was never in doubt as the Scot finished well ahead of Alistair Brownlee.

# historic - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Analysis: How did Ireland finally beat the All Blacks?
# History Makers
From The42
# History Makers

Analysis: How did Ireland finally beat the All Blacks?

Nov 9th 2016, 7:56 AM 30,511 Views 27 Comments

The maul and lineout were vital facets of the game in Soldier Field.

# historic - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Here's the Dundalk goal that gave Irish football its first European group stage win
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

Here's the Dundalk goal that gave Irish football its first European group stage win

Sep 29th 2016, 9:59 PM 12,991 Views 22 Comments

Ciaran Kilduff has done it again!

# historic - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Terminally ill child becomes first minor to be granted euthanasia in Belgium
# Mercy Killing
# Mercy Killing

Terminally ill child becomes first minor to be granted euthanasia in Belgium

Sep 17th 2016, 12:18 PM 33,025 Views 73 Comments

Belgium is the only country to allow a child of any age to choose to end their own life.

# historic - Monday 29 August, 2016

Half-century-long war in Colombia comes to an end as historic ceasefire takes hold
# Conflict
# Conflict

Half-century-long war in Colombia comes to an end as historic ceasefire takes hold

Aug 29th 2016, 7:52 AM 8,271 Views 16 Comments

Rebels and government forces have both agreed to the ceasefire, which began at midnight last night.

# historic - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Historic peace deal reached to put an end to world's longest-running war
# Colombia
# Colombia

Historic peace deal reached to put an end to world's longest-running war

Aug 25th 2016, 7:56 AM 16,320 Views 26 Comments

Over the past 50 years civil war in Colombia has killed 260,000 people.

# historic - Saturday 18 June, 2016

England secure historic series win in Australia with convincing Melbourne victory
# High Achievers
From The42
# High Achievers

England secure historic series win in Australia with convincing Melbourne victory

Jun 18th 2016, 1:17 PM 7,360 Views 10 Comments

A late try from Owen Farrell sealed the result on a record-breaking day for captain Dylan Hartley.

# historic - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Man who was sexually abused for years by active garda settles action with State
# High Court
# High Court

Man who was sexually abused for years by active garda settles action with State

Jun 9th 2016, 10:06 PM 31,825 Views 0 Comments

The man brought a case for damages for the abuse he said he suffered from when he was 12 years of age.

# historic - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Pakistan has criminalised sexual assault against children for the first time
# Historic Bill
# Historic Bill

Pakistan has criminalised sexual assault against children for the first time

Mar 12th 2016, 7:30 AM 14,301 Views 34 Comments

Under the revised legislation, sexual assaults will now be punishable by up to seven years in prison.

# historic - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Watch the historic moment same-sex marriage moved a step closer
# Weddings By Christmas
# Weddings By Christmas

Watch the historic moment same-sex marriage moved a step closer

Oct 22nd 2015, 3:57 PM 12,505 Views 112 Comments

Applause broke out in the Seanad as the Marriage Bill passed all stages today

# historic - Monday 6 July, 2015

The All Blacks got a rousing welcome ahead of an historic game in Samoa
# War Dance
From The42
# War Dance

The All Blacks got a rousing welcome ahead of an historic game in Samoa

Jul 6th 2015, 12:48 PM 7,946 Views 15 Comments

The Samoans have named their XV for an historic Test match in Apia on Wednesday.

# historic - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Cuba first country to end mother-to-child HIV transmission
# Historic
# Historic

Cuba first country to end mother-to-child HIV transmission

Jul 1st 2015, 7:00 PM 19,426 Views 26 Comments

Less than 2% of children born to mothers who have HIV carry the virus.

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