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# rare - Friday 28 December, 2018

This little brown duck was once thought to be extinct - now, its been released back into the wild
# Quack
# Quack

This little brown duck was once thought to be extinct - now, its been released back into the wild

Dec 28th 2018, 7:30 PM 14,743 Views 12 Comments

Meet the Madagascar pochard.

# rare - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

A rare albino orangutan has been rescued in Borneo and the public are being asked to name her
# Rare Species
# Rare Species

A rare albino orangutan has been rescued in Borneo and the public are being asked to name her

May 10th 2017, 10:53 AM 16,476 Views 63 Comments

Rescuers have said they hope she could become an “ambassador” for the threatened species.

# rare - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Rare "baby dragon" born in Slovenia
# Salamander
# Salamander

Rare "baby dragon" born in Slovenia

Jun 4th 2016, 11:15 AM 30,131 Views 9 Comments

The ancient olm only give birth once in a decade and can live for up to 100 years.

# rare - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Tests show twins have different fathers after husband became suspicious one looked different
# Rare
# Rare

Tests show twins have different fathers after husband became suspicious one looked different

Mar 12th 2016, 7:45 AM 66,136 Views 35 Comments

One of the twins has thick, wavy hair while the other has thin, straight hair.

# rare - Thursday 10 March, 2016

10 words that have a totally different meaning in Donegal
# Rare
From The Daily Edge
# Rare

10 words that have a totally different meaning in Donegal

Mar 10th 2016, 1:06 PM 39,363 Views 13 Comments

For your education, Star Wars.

# rare - Sunday 29 November, 2015

19 of the most Donegal things that have ever happened
# Rare
From The Daily Edge
# Rare

19 of the most Donegal things that have ever happened

Nov 29th 2015, 9:30 PM 31,704 Views 4 Comments

Wile powerful stuff.

# rare - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Chimney sweeps and foundling babies... what life in Ireland was like in the 1800s
# Family Papers
# Family Papers

Chimney sweeps and foundling babies... what life in Ireland was like in the 1800s

Sep 12th 2015, 9:00 PM 40,800 Views 20 Comments

These papers give a look at the ‘Liberties spirit’.

# rare - Monday 11 May, 2015

10 rare and beautiful food miracles
# Little Miracles
From The Daily Edge
# Little Miracles

10 rare and beautiful food miracles

May 11th 2015, 9:30 PM 12,761 Views 3 Comments

Solid chocolate KitKat *dies*

# rare - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Looking for the perfect ring? This 'Historic Pink Diamond' is going for €17 million
# To Make The Boys Wink
# To Make The Boys Wink

Looking for the perfect ring? This 'Historic Pink Diamond' is going for €17 million

Apr 18th 2015, 9:30 AM 10,076 Views 7 Comments

Yikes.

# rare - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Extremely rare (and cute) animal photographed for the first time in 20 years
# Pika
# Pika

Extremely rare (and cute) animal photographed for the first time in 20 years

Mar 21st 2015, 12:33 PM 46,027 Views 19 Comments

Meet the Ili pika.

# rare - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

This incredibly rare megamouth shark just washed up in the Philippines
# Cryptid
# Cryptid

This incredibly rare megamouth shark just washed up in the Philippines

Jan 28th 2015, 9:33 PM 34,255 Views 10 Comments

He doesn’t look too friendly.

# rare - Monday 12 January, 2015

Celebrations as little Lily-Mae is declared 15 months cancer-free
# Tiny Dancer
# Tiny Dancer

Celebrations as little Lily-Mae is declared 15 months cancer-free

Jan 12th 2015, 4:11 PM 10,702 Views 19 Comments

The young Claregalway girl is taking part in a drug trial in the US.

# rare - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Hutton scores unlikely winner for Aston Villa as Leicester's woeful run continues
# Rare
From The42
# Rare

Hutton scores unlikely winner for Aston Villa as Leicester's woeful run continues

Dec 7th 2014, 7:45 PM 3,019 Views 4 Comments

Nigel Pearson’s side now haven’t won in 10 games.

# rare - Sunday 5 October, 2014

'It’s like someone beating you up': The invisible illness no one's talking about
# Fibromyalgia
# Fibromyalgia

'It’s like someone beating you up': The invisible illness no one's talking about

Oct 5th 2014, 10:15 AM 110,067 Views 131 Comments

Fibromyalgia, a chronic pain condition that can leave people immobile, is often misdiagnosed.

# rare - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Hepatitis C could become rare disease in twenty two years
# Hep C
# Hep C

Hepatitis C could become rare disease in twenty two years

Aug 7th 2014, 2:43 PM 5,283 Views 7 Comments

New research says screening and new drugs could almost eliminate the condition.

# rare - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

The world's largest gemstones are for sale...to 'qualified buyers'
# What A Gem
# What A Gem

The world's largest gemstones are for sale...to 'qualified buyers'

Jun 24th 2014, 8:50 AM 14,594 Views 16 Comments

The Ophir Collection has been awarded nine Guinness World Record titles.

# rare - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Rare bumblebee rediscovered in Ireland after 88 years
# Buzzz
# Buzzz

Rare bumblebee rediscovered in Ireland after 88 years

Jun 18th 2014, 2:48 PM 18,036 Views 21 Comments

We see you feeding on those flowers!

# rare - Monday 30 December, 2013

Cycling photographer's rare pictures uncover the Ireland of old
# Irish History
# Irish History

Cycling photographer's rare pictures uncover the Ireland of old

Dec 30th 2013, 7:45 PM 33,520 Views 30 Comments

Franz Haselbeck cycled around Limerick and South Clare taking photographs of daily events – and major happenings.

# rare - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Rare sabre-toothed whale found dead on California beach
# Venice Beach
From The Daily Edge
# Venice Beach

Rare sabre-toothed whale found dead on California beach

Oct 17th 2013, 9:57 AM 16,056 Views 20 Comments

The mammal is rarely seen in the wild.

# rare - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Restaurant offers customers 'Irish Anus'
# Rare
From The Daily Edge
# Rare

Restaurant offers customers 'Irish Anus'

Aug 24th 2013, 3:00 PM 1,996 Views 4 Comments

And how would you like that cooked, sir?

# rare - Friday 19 July, 2013

HSE: No 'on-going' CJD risk in Beaumont Hospital
# HSE
# HSE

HSE: No 'on-going' CJD risk in Beaumont Hospital

Jul 19th 2013, 5:20 PM 5,026 Views 2 Comments

It also said that a review has been undertaken to determine what, if any, risk may exist for other patients.

# rare - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

VIDEO: We hope you enjoy this late goal from the St Pauli goalkeeper as much as we do
# Rare
From The42
# Rare

VIDEO: We hope you enjoy this late goal from the St Pauli goalkeeper as much as we do

Apr 2nd 2013, 11:57 AM 3,305 Views 1 Comment

Philipp Tschauner scored a 90th-minute equaliser last night.

# rare - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

New Zealand beaching proves rarest of whales exists
# Rare
# Rare

New Zealand beaching proves rarest of whales exists

Nov 6th 2012, 9:27 PM 19,662 Views 11 Comments

The spade-toothed beaked whale is so rare that nobody has seen one alive.

# rare - Monday 25 June, 2012

Tortoise Lonesome George, last of his species, found dead
# Shell Shock
From The Daily Edge
# Shell Shock

Tortoise Lonesome George, last of his species, found dead

Jun 25th 2012, 9:34 AM 6,528 Views 25 Comments

The giant tortoise species was thought to be extinct when George was found in 1972.

# rare - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

Basking shark pays a rare visit to Dún Laoghaire
# Need A Bigger Boat
# Need A Bigger Boat

Basking shark pays a rare visit to Dún Laoghaire

May 16th 2012, 2:02 PM 9,150 Views 24 Comments

The ‘honorary whale’ was sighted off Dún Laoghaire pier yesterday

# rare - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

World's most expensive gold coin to visit Dublin
# Can We Keep It
# Can We Keep It

World's most expensive gold coin to visit Dublin

Feb 14th 2012, 2:25 PM 4,478 Views 13 Comments

The coin, called the 1933 Double Eagle, will go on display at the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin in early March.

# rare - Monday 4 July, 2011

Japan unearths gigantic haul of rare earth minerals
# Rare
# Rare

Japan unearths gigantic haul of rare earth minerals

Jul 4th 2011, 1:57 PM 1,497 Views 6 Comments

The 100-billion-ton stash found by Japan could be used for electronics – but an ownership battle may be brewing.