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#Inspiration

# inspiration - Monday 17 August, 2015

Move over boring sandwiches - easy lunch ideas that don't involve bread

Go home bread. You’re done here.

# inspiration - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Here's 12 talks that could change your career Time For A Change This post contains videos

Here's 12 talks that could change your career

Take yourself up to inspiration point.

# inspiration - Friday 3 July, 2015

From The42 Need some gym inspiration? Here's a short, painful session Tips

Need some gym inspiration? Here's a short, painful session

Research has shown that shorter, higher intensity bouts of exercise can be just as beneficial as longer exercise periods.

# inspiration - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

From The42 Jack Wilshere says Gazza inspired his Slovenia golazo Eng-er-land

Jack Wilshere says Gazza inspired his Slovenia golazo

The midfielder ended his international scoring duck last weekend.

# inspiration - Thursday 7 May, 2015

If you have a little space in the back garden, try this

We have the perfect ‘granny flat’ inspiration for you.

How to retrofit your house to save water and money

Water charges are coming…so bring on the rain harvesting.

# inspiration - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Let the sunshine in - how to maximise the light in your renovation

Let there be light… and heat and low electricity bills.

# inspiration - Thursday 23 April, 2015

How would you like an 'extra' room with your renovation?

Is it indoors? Outdoors? Who can tell?

# inspiration - Thursday 16 April, 2015

100-year-old house? Here are a few tips for an energy-efficient upgrade

It’s easier than you may think.

# inspiration - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Running out of space? Add an extra storey...

Creating space out of nowhere with an extra bedroom and extra storey – it’s magic.

# inspiration - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Making the fairytale come true for your family home

We spoke to David Leahy about fulfilling his dream of a home for the ages in his native Co Limerick.

# inspiration - Sunday 15 March, 2015

From The42 How one woman went from 20 cigarettes a day to triumphing in Ireland's toughest endurance race Inspiration

How one woman went from 20 cigarettes a day to triumphing in Ireland's toughest endurance race

Diane Behan tells The42 about her exceptional performance in Donegal last weekend.

# inspiration - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Boy finds 'group he belongs to' in amputee football team after losing leg in accident aged 5

Niamh Dufficy said an amputee football team has inspired her son.

# inspiration - Thursday 5 March, 2015

This Victorian house is perfect - but it doesn't like to show off

Take a look around 20 Wellington Road and its gorgeous high-class features.

# inspiration - Thursday 19 February, 2015

How an amazing retrofit improved this Irish home's energy rating by 90%

This Dublin semi-d became the first certified ‘passive’ retrofit home here.

# inspiration - Thursday 12 February, 2015

A marriage of history and art under one roof in the Burren

This incredible classically-proportioned home commands its spot in a wild landscape – and provides refuge for its owners.

# inspiration - Sunday 8 February, 2015

From The42 How one Irishman went from contemplating suicide to cycling the world Inspiration

How one Irishman went from contemplating suicide to cycling the world

Breifne Earley tells The42 about his extraordinary journey.

# inspiration - Thursday 5 February, 2015

A walk-in wardrobe? Yes, it's an achievable dream

Gotta love those Ikea Pax door/drawer combos.

# inspiration - Thursday 1 January, 2015

From The42 Bundee Aki revealed the secret behind Robbie Henshaw's performance tonight (it's BOD related) Inspiration

# inspiration - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Spectacular saunas that make us want to take our clothes off

Stunning curves, letting it all hang out – some of the features that makes these architectural gems shine.

# inspiration - Thursday 4 December, 2014

The hotel that acts as a wind instrument

A lakeside location and an Aeolian harp inspires this meditative space in Japan.

# inspiration - Thursday 27 November, 2014

This might be the most beautiful office space in the world Wow Factor This post contains a poll

This might be the most beautiful office space in the world

…Or would you prefer the Bond villain lair-type bunker in Sweden here?

# inspiration - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Renovation station: Shutters back on a warm extension for a protected house

Each week, we focus on a makeover of an Irish home into a wonderful living space.

# inspiration - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Renovation station: Reviving a 1950s terracotta-tiled beauty

Each week, we focus on a makeover of an Irish home into a wonderful living space.

# inspiration - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Renovation station: The creation of an access-all-areas family home

Each week, we focus on a makeover of an Irish home into a wonderful living space.

# inspiration - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Renovation station: Open plan living with an energy-saving facelift

Each week, we focus on a makeover of an Irish home into a wonderful living space.

# inspiration - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Malala Yousafzai donates $50,000 prize money to help rebuild 65 schools in Gaza

The 17-year-old won the Nobel Peace Prize this month.

# inspiration - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Renovation station: A 1930s semi-d finally sees the light

Each week, we focus on a makeover of an Irish home into a wonderful living space.

# inspiration - Friday 12 September, 2014

From The42 Opinion: Falcao and Di Maria can spark United title challenge Inspiration

Opinion: Falcao and Di Maria can spark United title challenge

Will Louis van Gaal’s £150m spending spree pay off and help the club recapture past glories?

# inspiration - Monday 4 August, 2014

From The42 Intense competition in the blood for 17-year-old O'Brien, but she's missing one ingredient for Rio 2016 Interview

Intense competition in the blood for 17-year-old O'Brien, but she's missing one ingredient for Rio 2016

‘You have to teach your brain to keep going when your brain says stop’.

# inspiration - Friday 25 July, 2014

# inspiration - Sunday 1 June, 2014

From The42 Heaslip: Emotional Eoin O'Malley speech spurred Leinster to victory Inspiration This post contains videos

Heaslip: Emotional Eoin O'Malley speech spurred Leinster to victory

The Blues captain says his team’s title success is down to the entire squad and academy players.

# inspiration - Monday 28 April, 2014

This Is What A Children's Playground Looks Like In Canada Pic of the Day

There are some lucky kids in Alberta who get to play in front of this backdrop.

# inspiration - Saturday 26 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 incredible speeches that will inspire you to better things Inspiring Ideas

7 incredible speeches that will inspire you to better things

In need of a little motivation? Look no further.

# inspiration - Monday 3 February, 2014

From The42 O'Connell 'had given us really good direction in the week' - Heaslip Inspiration

O'Connell 'had given us really good direction in the week' - Heaslip

Ireland’s captain on the day was named man of the match against Scotland.

# inspiration - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge This video of a woman's first 100 days of exercise will get you off your arse 100 Days

This video of a woman's first 100 days of exercise will get you off your arse

A bit of inspiration never hurt anyone.

# inspiration - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Shia LaBeouf apologises for using cartoonist's work uncredited in short film Got Beef

Shia LaBeouf apologises for using cartoonist's work uncredited in short film

Everyone’s got a bit of LaBeouf with Shia.

# inspiration - Saturday 30 November, 2013

From The42 'I hope Roy and Martin O'Neill can turn it around for Ireland' - Paul Scholes MONKeano

'I hope Roy and Martin O'Neill can turn it around for Ireland' - Paul Scholes

The former Manchester United midfielder told Off the Ball he was privileged to play alongside Keane.

# inspiration - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Survivor of Boston Marathon bombing to write a book

A man who lost both legs in the Boston Marathon bombings and helped to identify the perpetrators is working on a memoir.

# inspiration - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

From The42 The Limerick hurlers who were the Cork goalkeeper's childhood sporting idols Inspiration

The Limerick hurlers who were the Cork goalkeeper's childhood sporting idols

Anthony Nash freely admits he’s fairly fussy when it comes to selecting hurleys ahead of next Sunday’s All-Ireland decider.