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# Rare

Last year
US women suffer first home defeat in over five years
Germany ended their 71-match home unbeaten streak, which included 64 victories and seven draws.
All time
This little brown duck was once thought to be extinct - now, its been released back into the wild
Meet the Madagascar pochard.
A rare albino orangutan has been rescued in Borneo and the public are being asked to name her
Rescuers have said they hope she could become an “ambassador” for the threatened species.
Rare "baby dragon" born in Slovenia
The ancient olm only give birth once in a decade and can live for up to 100 years.
Tests show twins have different fathers after husband became suspicious one looked different
One of the twins has thick, wavy hair while the other has thin, straight hair.
10 words that have a totally different meaning in Donegal
For your education, Star Wars.
19 of the most Donegal things that have ever happened
Wile powerful stuff.
Chimney sweeps and foundling babies... what life in Ireland was like in the 1800s
These papers give a look at the ‘Liberties spirit’.
10 rare and beautiful food miracles
Solid chocolate KitKat *dies*
Looking for the perfect ring? This 'Historic Pink Diamond' is going for €17 million
Extremely rare (and cute) animal photographed for the first time in 20 years
Meet the Ili pika.
This incredibly rare megamouth shark just washed up in the Philippines
He doesn’t look too friendly.
Celebrations as little Lily-Mae is declared 15 months cancer-free
The young Claregalway girl is taking part in a drug trial in the US.
Hutton scores unlikely winner for Aston Villa as Leicester's woeful run continues
Nigel Pearson’s side now haven’t won in 10 games.
'It’s like someone beating you up': The invisible illness no one's talking about
Fibromyalgia, a chronic pain condition that can leave people immobile, is often misdiagnosed.
Hepatitis C could become rare disease in twenty two years
New research says screening and new drugs could almost eliminate the condition.
The world's largest gemstones are for 'qualified buyers'
The Ophir Collection has been awarded nine Guinness World Record titles.
Rare bumblebee rediscovered in Ireland after 88 years
We see you feeding on those flowers!
Cycling photographer's rare pictures uncover the Ireland of old
Franz Haselbeck cycled around Limerick and South Clare taking photographs of daily events – and major happenings.
Rare sabre-toothed whale found dead on California beach
The mammal is rarely seen in the wild.
Restaurant offers customers 'Irish Anus'
And how would you like that cooked, sir?
HSE: No 'on-going' CJD risk in Beaumont Hospital
It also said that a review has been undertaken to determine what, if any, risk may exist for other patients.
VIDEO: We hope you enjoy this late goal from the St Pauli goalkeeper as much as we do
Philipp Tschauner scored a 90th-minute equaliser last night.
New Zealand beaching proves rarest of whales exists
The spade-toothed beaked whale is so rare that nobody has seen one alive.
Tortoise Lonesome George, last of his species, found dead
The giant tortoise species was thought to be extinct when George was found in 1972.
Basking shark pays a rare visit to Dún Laoghaire
The ‘honorary whale’ was sighted off Dún Laoghaire pier yesterday
World's most expensive gold coin to visit Dublin
The coin, called the 1933 Double Eagle, will go on display at the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin in early March.
Japan unearths gigantic haul of rare earth minerals
The 100-billion-ton stash found by Japan could be used for electronics – but an ownership battle may be brewing.