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#making history

# making-history - Monday 8 November, 2021

Cavan's Maggie Farrelly set to become the first woman to referee a senior men's county final
# Making History
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# Making History

Cavan's Maggie Farrelly set to become the first woman to referee a senior men's county final

Nov 8th 2021, 1:42 PM 4,968 Views 3 Comments

The official will take charge of the Cavan senior football championship final replay between Gowna and Ramor United.

# making-history - Monday 1 November, 2021

Making history, 'special' fans and linking up with one of Irish football's brightest talents
# Good Times
From The42
# Good Times

Making history, 'special' fans and linking up with one of Irish football's brightest talents

Nov 1st 2021, 7:00 AM 5,369 Views 0 Comments

Graham Burke was in a jubilant mood after helping Shamrock Rovers win the title.

# making-history - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Rebecca Welch makes history by becoming first female referee appointed to English Football League match
# Trailblazer
From The42
# Trailblazer

Rebecca Welch makes history by becoming first female referee appointed to English Football League match

Mar 30th 2021, 3:25 PM 2,794 Views 0 Comments

‘It shows that there is a real opportunity to young girls,’ says the 37-year-old, who takes charge of Harrowgate v Port Vale on Easter Monday.

# making-history - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Hamilton makes history by equalling Michael Schumacher's win record
# F1
From The42
# F1

Hamilton makes history by equalling Michael Schumacher's win record

Oct 11th 2020, 3:24 PM 8,797 Views 2 Comments

The Mercedes driver claimed victory in the Eifel Grand Prix — keeping his cool to cross the line 4.4 seconds clear of Red Bull’s Max Verstappen.

# making-history - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

'A fearless fighter': Who is Kamala Harris, Joe Biden's pick for his vice-presidential running mate?
# Making History
# Making History

'A fearless fighter': Who is Kamala Harris, Joe Biden's pick for his vice-presidential running mate?

Aug 12th 2020, 8:46 AM 37,570 Views 55 Comments

The selection is the latest success in a remarkable career.

# making-history - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

All first-year students will have to study history as part of the Junior Cycle from September
# History Lesson
# History Lesson

All first-year students will have to study history as part of the Junior Cycle from September

Feb 18th 2020, 2:57 PM 21,838 Views 26 Comments

History is now a core subject on the Junior Cycle.

# making-history - Monday 10 February, 2020

Parasite becomes first non-English language film to win best picture Oscar
# Making History
# Making History

Parasite becomes first non-English language film to win best picture Oscar

Feb 10th 2020, 6:51 AM 31,593 Views 19 Comments

Bong Joon-ho also won best director, best original screenplay and best international feature.

# making-history - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Record crowd of 31,213 sees stunning Weir strike help Man City beat United at the Etihad
# Making History
From The42
# Making History

Record crowd of 31,213 sees stunning Weir strike help Man City beat United at the Etihad

Sep 7th 2019, 5:31 PM 11,585 Views 3 Comments

Ireland’s 18-year-old midfielder Tyler Toland was an unused substitute for Man City.

# making-history - Friday 2 August, 2019

Irish referee O'Neill will be part of history in the Uefa Super Cup between Liverpool and Chelsea
# Breaking New Ground
From The42
# Breaking New Ground

Irish referee O'Neill will be part of history in the Uefa Super Cup between Liverpool and Chelsea

Aug 2nd 2019, 11:43 AM 23,935 Views 27 Comments

While Stéphanie Frappart of France takes charge of the game on 14 August, the Wexford native has been named as assistant referee.

# making-history - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Bernal set to become first Colombian to win Tour de France after shortened stage
# Making History
From The42
# Making History

Bernal set to become first Colombian to win Tour de France after shortened stage

Jul 27th 2019, 5:15 PM 6,566 Views 15 Comments

Egan Bernal got through the last day of competitive racing unscathed on Saturday.

# making-history - Monday 19 November, 2018

One million people watched Ireland beat New Zealand
# Making History
# Making History

One million people watched Ireland beat New Zealand

Nov 19th 2018, 5:29 PM 13,729 Views 15 Comments

It was the first time the country claimed a victory over the All Blacks on home soil.

# making-history - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Ireland to be the world’s first country to divest public money from fossil fuels
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Ireland to be the world’s first country to divest public money from fossil fuels

Jul 12th 2018, 4:34 PM 71,005 Views 65 Comments

The passing of the Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill means the government will have to drop its coal, oil and gas investments.

# making-history - Sunday 24 December, 2017

'It was an indescribable experience. Still now, when you think about it you get goosebumps'
# Writing History
From The42
# Writing History

'It was an indescribable experience. Still now, when you think about it you get goosebumps'

Dec 24th 2017, 12:00 PM 16,601 Views 0 Comments

Sorcha Tiernan on an historic summer of basketball for the Ireland U18s, Leaving Cert year and balancing it all on and off the court.

# making-history - Sunday 5 November, 2017

Cork City get FAI Cup final day off to the perfect start by lifting the women's trophy
# Making History
From The42
# Making History

Cork City get FAI Cup final day off to the perfect start by lifting the women's trophy

Nov 5th 2017, 2:00 PM 9,438 Views 2 Comments

Clare Shine bagged the only goal of the game in a 1-0 win over UCD Waves this afternoon.

# making-history - Friday 2 December, 2016

From Junior E to All-Ireland senior club finalists: The meteoric rise of Foxrock-Cabinteely
# Final Step
From The42
# Final Step

From Junior E to All-Ireland senior club finalists: The meteoric rise of Foxrock-Cabinteely

Dec 2nd 2016, 9:30 PM 7,709 Views 1 Comment

Sarah Brophy spoke to The42 ahead of her side’s first senior All-Ireland appearance on Sunday.

# making-history - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Quads, triplets and twins born in quick succession at Limerick maternity hospital
# Making History
# Making History

Quads, triplets and twins born in quick succession at Limerick maternity hospital

Nov 9th 2016, 8:00 PM 48,498 Views 18 Comments

The first set of quadruplets born in Limerick in 50 years arrived in October.

# making-history - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Ciaran Kilkenny leads Castleknock to first Dublin SFC final
# Making History
From The42
# Making History

Ciaran Kilkenny leads Castleknock to first Dublin SFC final

Oct 27th 2016, 9:17 PM 30,721 Views 22 Comments

A four-point victory over St Jude’s at Parnell Park tonight means they will take on St Vincent’s for the county title.

# making-history - Friday 21 October, 2016

Former Ireland captain Joy Neville made European rugby history last night
# That's A First
From The42
# That's A First

Former Ireland captain Joy Neville made European rugby history last night

Oct 21st 2016, 2:07 PM 9,963 Views 3 Comments

The Limerick native became the first woman to officiate in either the Challenge Cup or the Champions Cup.

# making-history - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Historic night as Cork City become first Irish club to win in Uefa Youth League
# Making History
From The42
# Making History

Historic night as Cork City become first Irish club to win in Uefa Youth League

Oct 19th 2016, 9:13 PM 8,826 Views 19 Comments

The SSE Airtricity League U19 champions beat HJK Helsinki 1-0 at Turner’s Cross.

# making-history - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Hillary Clinton makes history by winning Democratic presidential nomination
# Change-maker
# Change-maker

Hillary Clinton makes history by winning Democratic presidential nomination

Jul 27th 2016, 7:24 AM 16,334 Views 86 Comments

Bill Clinton, in his address to delegates last night, described his wife as the “best darn change-maker I have ever known”.

# making-history - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Prince William appears on cover of Attitude magazine
# LGBT
# LGBT

Prince William appears on cover of Attitude magazine

Jun 16th 2016, 2:01 PM 17,154 Views 62 Comments

The Duke of Cambridge spoke out against homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying.

# making-history - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

She's done it: Hillary Clinton claims Democratic presidential nomination
# Making History
# Making History

She's done it: Hillary Clinton claims Democratic presidential nomination

Jun 8th 2016, 1:30 PM 33,110 Views 158 Comments

She has also won the California primary.

# making-history - Friday 27 May, 2016

Obama in Hiroshima: "71 years ago, death fell from the sky and the world was changed."
# Making History
# Making History

Obama in Hiroshima: "71 years ago, death fell from the sky and the world was changed."

May 27th 2016, 11:50 AM 21,319 Views 183 Comments

It’s the first visit to the city by a sitting US president.

# making-history - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Another day, another record - Ronaldo makes history as Real Madrid thrash Eibar
# Making History
From The42
# Making History

Another day, another record - Ronaldo makes history as Real Madrid thrash Eibar

Apr 9th 2016, 7:19 PM 13,575 Views 12 Comments

The only surprise was that he didn’t score more than one this afternoon.

# making-history - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Anthony Foley hails history-maker Simon Zebo
# Praise
From The42
# Praise

Anthony Foley hails history-maker Simon Zebo

Mar 26th 2016, 6:15 AM 17,409 Views 29 Comments

“He has come back from the Six Nations with good confidence,” the coach said.

# making-history - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Irish boxers secure a record medals haul at the World Championships
# Making History
From The42
# Making History

Irish boxers secure a record medals haul at the World Championships

Oct 10th 2015, 8:00 PM 22,449 Views 6 Comments

Michael Conlan, Michael O’Reilly and Joe Ward are all guaranteed medals in Doha.

# making-history - Saturday 4 July, 2015

Ireland crowned European Regions Cup champions for the first time
# Making History
From The42
# Making History

Ireland crowned European Regions Cup champions for the first time

Jul 4th 2015, 6:40 PM 6,267 Views 2 Comments

Gerry Smith’s men earned a 1-0 win over Zagreb in today’s final thanks to David Lacey’s first half header at Tallaght Stadium.

# making-history - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Sevilla can create history against an unfancied underdog in tonight's Europa League final
# Dnipro V Goliath
From The42
# Dnipro V Goliath

Sevilla can create history against an unfancied underdog in tonight's Europa League final

May 27th 2015, 7:15 AM 5,552 Views 18 Comments

The La Liga club are looking to retain the trophy against first-timers Dnirpo in Warsaw.

# making-history - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Jamie Brewer is the first model with Down Syndrome to walk in NY Fashion Week
# Making History
# Making History

Jamie Brewer is the first model with Down Syndrome to walk in NY Fashion Week

Feb 12th 2015, 5:50 PM 16,595 Views 37 Comments

The well-known actress walked in an inspiring show called ‘Role Models Not Runway Models’ .

# making-history - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Pep 'honoured' as Bayern hit 40-match milestone
# Making History
From The42
# Making History

Pep 'honoured' as Bayern hit 40-match milestone

Dec 8th 2013, 11:31 AM 5,775 Views 6 Comments

The club beat Werder Bremen 7-0 yesterday and haven’t lost a league match since October 2012.

# making-history - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

'The buzz in Cork is incredible' - Record-breaking swimmer on his emotional return
# Making History
From The42
# Making History

'The buzz in Cork is incredible' - Record-breaking swimmer on his emotional return

Jul 18th 2012, 6:25 PM 4,575 Views 3 Comments

Steve Redmond is back home after becoming the first person to complete the Oceans7 challenge.

# making-history - Friday 17 June, 2011

A new breath of life for Dublin woman after double-lung transplant
# Making History
# Making History

A new breath of life for Dublin woman after double-lung transplant

Jun 17th 2011, 8:46 AM 2,489 Views 5 Comments

20 year old Becky Jones, who has cystic fibrosis, has made history by undergoing a transplant after developing a fungus in her airways due to an allergy.