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#Record Breaking

# record-breaking - Friday 17 January, 2020

Record number of patients were hit by dangerous hospital superbug last year
# Record Breaking
# Record Breaking

Record number of patients were hit by dangerous hospital superbug last year

Jan 17th 2020, 6:00 AM 10,183 Views 3 Comments

Over 660 new patients contracted the antibiotic-resistant bowel bug CPE from January to November – with 13 outbreaks currently across the country.

# record-breaking - Friday 27 December, 2019

It's been another 'bumper' year for Irish passport applications, up 7% on 2018
# Record Breaking
# Record Breaking

It's been another 'bumper' year for Irish passport applications, up 7% on 2018

Dec 27th 2019, 12:15 AM 11,748 Views 35 Comments

The oldest online Irish passport applicant was 101, and the youngest was five days old.

# record-breaking - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Heatwave: Temperature records shattered in Europe as Paris hits 42.6 degrees
# Record Breaking
# Record Breaking

Heatwave: Temperature records shattered in Europe as Paris hits 42.6 degrees

Jul 25th 2019, 9:33 PM 23,466 Views 29 Comments

Meanwhile, Germany again hit a national record of 41.5 degrees in Lingen, western Germany.

Record-breaking heatwave in Europe set to spike even higher today
# Mercury Rising
# Mercury Rising

Record-breaking heatwave in Europe set to spike even higher today

Jul 25th 2019, 7:17 AM 26,194 Views 31 Comments

Paris was expected to see the mercury soar to as much as 41 or 42 degrees Celsius today.

# record-breaking - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Irish holidaymakers warned to take care as Europe set to bake in 40+ degree heatwave
# Record Breaking
# Record Breaking

Irish holidaymakers warned to take care as Europe set to bake in 40+ degree heatwave

Jul 23rd 2019, 1:52 PM 24,783 Views 28 Comments

Authorities in France, the Netherlands and the UK have issued warnings about the heat.

# record-breaking - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

'He loves eating sweets': World's oldest living man aged 112 confirmed in Japan
# Record Breaking
# Record Breaking

'He loves eating sweets': World's oldest living man aged 112 confirmed in Japan

Apr 10th 2018, 12:34 PM 16,300 Views 16 Comments

Masazo Nonaka was born on 25 July 1905.

# record-breaking - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Ryan among the record-breakers at the Irish Open Swimming Championships
# Making A Splash
From The42
# Making A Splash

Ryan among the record-breakers at the Irish Open Swimming Championships

Apr 5th 2018, 10:52 AM 2,549 Views 0 Comments

The Olympian set a new mark of 48.68 in the men’s 100m freestyle

# record-breaking - Monday 19 February, 2018

For the second time in a month, Christian Coleman breaks the 60m world record... but this one counts
# Record Breaking
From The42
# Record Breaking

For the second time in a month, Christian Coleman breaks the 60m world record... but this one counts

Feb 19th 2018, 10:15 AM 5,863 Views 5 Comments

The US sprinter’s time of 6.37 could not be ratified last month.

# record-breaking - Thursday 11 January, 2018

The top Irish-made film of 2017 at the box office was Cardboard Gangsters
# Big Screen
# Big Screen

The top Irish-made film of 2017 at the box office was Cardboard Gangsters

Jan 11th 2018, 6:08 PM 26,102 Views 48 Comments

The most popular international film was Beauty and the Beast.

# record-breaking - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Last year broke records for winds, temperatures and summer rainfall
# 2017 Annual Review
# 2017 Annual Review

Last year broke records for winds, temperatures and summer rainfall

Jan 4th 2018, 9:04 AM 11,378 Views 29 Comments

Storm Ophelia was at the heart of the highest recorded winds in Irish history.

# record-breaking - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

The epic story of the Vikings in Ireland - as depicted on a 23-metre chainsaw-carved tree
# Record Breaking
# Record Breaking

The epic story of the Vikings in Ireland - as depicted on a 23-metre chainsaw-carved tree

Sep 20th 2017, 3:56 PM 11,305 Views 9 Comments

Professional tree carver John Hayes is out to impress at this year’s National Ploughing Championships.

# record-breaking - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Record-breaking season finale of Game of Thrones brings in millions of viewers
# GOT TO WATCH
# GOT TO WATCH

Record-breaking season finale of Game of Thrones brings in millions of viewers

Aug 29th 2017, 7:52 AM 22,143 Views 58 Comments

Over 16.5 million watched the season finale in the US alone.

# record-breaking - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

How runaway leaders Cork City can rewrite the history books
# Statto
From The42
# Statto

How runaway leaders Cork City can rewrite the history books

Jun 21st 2017, 4:52 PM 7,140 Views 4 Comments

The Leesiders could break a number of all-time records this season.

# record-breaking - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

These were the top 10 films in the Irish box office last year
# Popular
# Popular

These were the top 10 films in the Irish box office last year

Jan 11th 2017, 2:14 PM 19,786 Views 27 Comments

2016 was a record-breaking year for the Irish box office.

# record-breaking - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Jim Furyk made history today on the PGA Tour
# History Made
From The42
# History Made

Jim Furyk made history today on the PGA Tour

Aug 7th 2016, 6:14 PM 9,525 Views 6 Comments

The American golfer shot a 58 in the final round at the Travelers Championship.

# record-breaking - Monday 27 June, 2016

Irish cancer survivor breaks world record for fastest 5km on crutches
# Nikki Bradley
# Nikki Bradley

Irish cancer survivor breaks world record for fastest 5km on crutches

Jun 27th 2016, 3:10 PM 12,438 Views 14 Comments

Nikki Bradley beat the previous record by 5 minutes and 32 seconds.

# record-breaking - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Rare 'Oppenheimer Blue' diamond sells for record-breaking $50.6 million
# Big Price
# Big Price

Rare 'Oppenheimer Blue' diamond sells for record-breaking $50.6 million

May 18th 2016, 10:55 PM 22,447 Views 32 Comments

The diamond went at an auction in Geneva today, auction house Christie’s said.

# record-breaking - Monday 18 January, 2016

Scientists discover worms as big as snakes... that may help reduce flooding
# Record Breaking
# Record Breaking

Scientists discover worms as big as snakes... that may help reduce flooding

Jan 18th 2016, 2:45 PM 22,717 Views 24 Comments

The worms were found in Scotland.

# record-breaking - Friday 1 January, 2016

A lot of people happened to visit the Guinness Storehouse in 2015
# Fáilte Ireland
# Fáilte Ireland

A lot of people happened to visit the Guinness Storehouse in 2015

Jan 1st 2016, 3:06 PM 13,173 Views 23 Comments

It was a record year for the tourist attraction as more than half of its visitors came from the UK and US.

# record-breaking - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Irish ships in the Mediterranean rescued almost 9,000 migrants in 2015
# Sea Land Air
# Sea Land Air

Irish ships in the Mediterranean rescued almost 9,000 migrants in 2015

Dec 27th 2015, 6:41 PM 11,810 Views 42 Comments

Both Ireland’s maritime Defence Forces and its Coast Guard have had a year to remember.

Shorts and t-shirts on show in New York - as Christmas temperatures hit 22 degrees
# Record Breaking
# Record Breaking

Shorts and t-shirts on show in New York - as Christmas temperatures hit 22 degrees

Dec 27th 2015, 7:00 AM 24,372 Views 34 Comments

It was the warmest Christmas Eve on record for the city.

# record-breaking - Sunday 13 September, 2015

Here's why tonight's Milan derby could be one of the best ones yet
# Record Breaking
From The42
# Record Breaking

Here's why tonight's Milan derby could be one of the best ones yet

Sep 13th 2015, 2:57 PM 6,532 Views 4 Comments

There’s plenty of expectation and 77,500 will be crammed inside the San Siro to see what unfolds.

# record-breaking - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Not planned a holiday yet? These amazing destinations have all broken Guinness World Records
# Better Faster Stronger
# Better Faster Stronger

Not planned a holiday yet? These amazing destinations have all broken Guinness World Records

Aug 23rd 2015, 9:15 AM 25,756 Views 6 Comments

Smallest country. Narrowest street. Tallest hotel… Biggest disco ball.

# record-breaking - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

This MONSTER cruise liner will be parked up in Dublin next week
# Longest Ever
# Longest Ever

This MONSTER cruise liner will be parked up in Dublin next week

May 5th 2015, 3:15 PM 59,934 Views 54 Comments

She’s so big she’ll have to either reverse in or reverse out… (So undignified).

# record-breaking - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Meet the man who's challenging Ellen's Oscar selfie record
# It's On
From The Daily Edge
# It's On

Meet the man who's challenging Ellen's Oscar selfie record

Mar 5th 2014, 3:43 PM 5,199 Views 0 Comments

Ellen’s Oscars selfie now has over three million retweets. This man wants MORE.

# record-breaking - Monday 7 January, 2013

Pics: Limerick man wins Christmas Tree Throwing Championship
# Competition
# Competition

Pics: Limerick man wins Christmas Tree Throwing Championship

Jan 7th 2013, 6:49 PM 8,330 Views 16 Comments

More than 360 people took part in the competition in Ennis, Co Clare at the weekend.

# record-breaking - Monday 10 December, 2012

Modest Messi shrugs off 86-goal record From The42

Modest Messi shrugs off 86-goal record

Dec 10th 2012, 8:01 AM 1,407 Views 5 Comments

He may be only 25, but the Argentine star has already proven himself as the best of his generation.

# record-breaking - Friday 17 June, 2011

Carefree McIlroy stuns Congressional with record-breaking round
# Open Season
From The42
# Open Season

Carefree McIlroy stuns Congressional with record-breaking round

Jun 17th 2011, 7:10 PM 388 Views 0 Comments

Twenty-two-year old becomes the first golfer in US Open history to reach 13-under par.

# record-breaking - Friday 18 March, 2011

Ireland's cricket heroes bow out with victory over Netherlands
# Homeward Bound
From The42
# Homeward Bound

Ireland's cricket heroes bow out with victory over Netherlands

Mar 18th 2011, 12:58 PM 274 Views 0 Comments

Ireland recorded a six-wicket win over the Netherlands in their final game of the 2011 Cricket World Cup this morning.

# record-breaking - Tuesday 10 August, 2010

British man walks length of the Amazon
# Amazon Rainforest
From The Daily Edge
# Amazon Rainforest

British man walks length of the Amazon

Aug 10th 2010, 7:50 AM 439 Views 0 Comments

Ed Stafford has walked for a record breaking 859 days along the entire length of the Amazon River.