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# shock - Friday 1 May, 2015

7.1 magnitude earthquake hits Papua New Guinea
# Tremor
# Tremor

7.1 magnitude earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

May 1st 2015, 10:14 AM 9,755 Views 13 Comments

The region also experienced a 6.7 magnitude earthquake yesterday.

# shock - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Limerick minors produced a sensational second half comeback to stun Waterford
# Shock
From The42
# Shock

Limerick minors produced a sensational second half comeback to stun Waterford

Apr 22nd 2015, 9:03 PM 11,503 Views 0 Comments

The Deise led by nine points at half time.

# shock - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Man charged with kidnap, rape and murder of girl (9) snatched from playground
# Rip Chloe
# Rip Chloe

Man charged with kidnap, rape and murder of girl (9) snatched from playground

Apr 18th 2015, 1:02 PM 24,174 Views 0 Comments

Zbigniew Huminski was arrested on Wednesday.

# shock - Thursday 12 March, 2015

The world's worst team are one step closer to the World Cup after shock victory
# Bhutan On A Show
From The42
# Bhutan On A Show

The world's worst team are one step closer to the World Cup after shock victory

Mar 12th 2015, 5:07 PM 9,159 Views 10 Comments

Bhutan are now just 21 games away from making it to Russia 2018.

# shock - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Spate of attacks on elderly who are being tied up, gagged and attacked in their own homes
# Vulnerable
# Vulnerable

Spate of attacks on elderly who are being tied up, gagged and attacked in their own homes

Feb 18th 2015, 1:05 PM 14,282 Views 47 Comments

Age Action says neighbours need to play a role in preventing attacks.

# shock - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Atletico Madrid's hopes of retaining the La Liga title were dealt a significant blow tonight
# Derby Hangover
From The42
# Derby Hangover

Atletico Madrid's hopes of retaining the La Liga title were dealt a significant blow tonight

Feb 15th 2015, 10:40 PM 8,832 Views 15 Comments

The reigning champions are seven points adrift of Real Madrid after losing 2-0 to Celta Vigo.

Leinster were upset by the Dragons in their first RDS loss since March 2013
# In The Balance
From The42
# In The Balance

Leinster were upset by the Dragons in their first RDS loss since March 2013

Feb 15th 2015, 4:51 PM 21,611 Views 30 Comments

Tom Prydie’s boot helped the Welsh side to a 16-14 win.

# shock - Friday 23 January, 2015

Shinji Kagawa's struggles continue as he misses decisive penalty in big Asian Cup upset
# Shock
From The42
# Shock

Shinji Kagawa's struggles continue as he misses decisive penalty in big Asian Cup upset

Jan 23rd 2015, 5:51 PM 7,959 Views 1 Comment

Japan, the reigning holders, suffered shoot-out defeat to United Arab Emirates.

# shock - Monday 19 January, 2015

Waterford stun Cork to reach first McGrath Cup final in 13 years
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

Waterford stun Cork to reach first McGrath Cup final in 13 years

Jan 19th 2015, 8:10 AM 12,971 Views 7 Comments

It’s only preseason but it’s a morale boosting win for the Déise.

# shock - Sunday 4 January, 2015

David Moyes masterminds an unlikely Real Sociedad win over Barcelona
# Shock
From The42
# Shock

David Moyes masterminds an unlikely Real Sociedad win over Barcelona

Jan 4th 2015, 10:19 PM 12,695 Views 21 Comments

Jordi Alba’s second-minute own goal proved the difference between the sides.

# shock - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

The stunning spectacle of Brazil 1-7 Germany -- My 2014 sporting moment
# Shock
From The42
# Shock

The stunning spectacle of Brazil 1-7 Germany -- My 2014 sporting moment

Dec 24th 2014, 5:00 PM 4,870 Views 9 Comments

The dramatic semi-final loss is destined to haunt Brazilian football for years to come.

# shock - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Another US cop shot and killed - this time in Florida
# Shock
# Shock

Another US cop shot and killed - this time in Florida

Dec 21st 2014, 7:34 PM 38,670 Views 75 Comments

The incident comes a day after two police officers were killed in Brooklyn.

# shock - Friday 14 November, 2014

Robbie Keane does not start against Scotland - here's the Ireland team
# Shock
From The42
# Shock

Robbie Keane does not start against Scotland - here's the Ireland team

Nov 14th 2014, 6:43 PM 13,846 Views 32 Comments

Martin O’Neill has opted for the pace of Shane Long up front, dropping Ireland’s captain for the first time since 2001.

# shock - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Saint-André names unchanged France XV for clash with Cheika's Wallabies
# Shock
From The42
# Shock

Saint-André names unchanged France XV for clash with Cheika's Wallabies

Nov 13th 2014, 1:15 PM 4,107 Views 4 Comments

Australia will warm up for their clash with Ireland at the Stade de France.

# shock - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Poland claim historic win over world champions Germany
# Shock
From The42
# Shock

Poland claim historic win over world champions Germany

Oct 11th 2014, 10:02 PM 14,019 Views 48 Comments

The hosts climbed above Ireland on goal difference as they overcame the Germans

# shock - Saturday 4 October, 2014

World Champion Sebastian Vettel to leave Red Bull
# On The Move
From The42
# On The Move

World Champion Sebastian Vettel to leave Red Bull

Oct 4th 2014, 9:37 AM 3,931 Views 7 Comments

Ferrari are favourites to sign the German.

# shock - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Deaths of two brothers 'the worst tragedy to ever hit' Sligo community
# Shock
# Shock

Deaths of two brothers 'the worst tragedy to ever hit' Sligo community

Jul 22nd 2014, 10:02 AM 22,259 Views 30 Comments

It is believed that 20-year-old Shane Skeffington stabbed his younger brother and then took his own life.

# shock - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Nadal loses to 19-year-old Kyrgios at Wimbledon
# Shock
From The42
# Shock

Nadal loses to 19-year-old Kyrgios at Wimbledon

Jul 1st 2014, 7:20 PM 8,360 Views 9 Comments

The 144th-ranked Kyrgios, a wild-card entry, hit 37 aces.

# shock - Monday 30 June, 2014

Man jumps into River Liffey to save his blind dog
# To The Rescue
# To The Rescue

Man jumps into River Liffey to save his blind dog

Jun 30th 2014, 8:30 PM 40,670 Views 61 Comments

Stevie is safe and recovering at home.

# shock - Saturday 7 June, 2014

David Humphreys leaves Ulster for Director of Rugby position at Gloucester
# Shock
From The42
# Shock

David Humphreys leaves Ulster for Director of Rugby position at Gloucester

Jun 7th 2014, 4:51 PM 7,047 Views 20 Comments

The former out-half has ended a 22-year association with the province.

# shock - Saturday 17 May, 2014

All five goals from today's FA Cup final
# Game On
From The42
# Game On

All five goals from today's FA Cup final

May 17th 2014, 5:23 PM 8,353 Views 13 Comments

The Spaniard scored one of the goals of the season to get the Gunners back into today’s game.

# shock - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Atletico's title hopes take huge blow as they're beaten 2-0 by Levante
# Shock
From The42
# Shock

Atletico's title hopes take huge blow as they're beaten 2-0 by Levante

May 4th 2014, 7:30 PM 5,493 Views 9 Comments

Filipe Luis’ own goal after just seven minutes got the Champions League finalists off to the worst possible start.

# shock - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Leitrim dump All-Ireland champions Galway from Connacht U21 football championship
# Drama
From The42
# Drama

Leitrim dump All-Ireland champions Galway from Connacht U21 football championship

Mar 22nd 2014, 6:28 PM 7,249 Views 13 Comments

A late, late point won the day for Shane Ward’s men.

# shock - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

MEPs slam the rejection of gender equality report
# True Colours
# True Colours

MEPs slam the rejection of gender equality report

Mar 11th 2014, 8:08 PM 8,217 Views 89 Comments

The report gave recommendations on how to tackle inequality between men and women in the EU.

# shock - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Barcelona lose at home for the first time since April 2012
# Shock
From The42
# Shock

Barcelona lose at home for the first time since April 2012

Feb 1st 2014, 5:58 PM 7,250 Views 6 Comments

The hosts’ day was summed up 13 minutes form time when Jordi Alba was sent-off

# shock - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Knock out blow for Big Bucks hits punters’ pockets
# Shock
From The42
# Shock

Knock out blow for Big Bucks hits punters’ pockets

Jan 25th 2014, 8:11 PM 3,101 Views 4 Comments

The Paul Nicholls trained horse lost for the first time in five years.

# shock - Monday 6 January, 2014

Toulon scalp the latest highlight in Prendergast's growing career
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Toulon scalp the latest highlight in Prendergast's growing career

Jan 6th 2014, 8:00 AM 15,344 Views 4 Comments

The former Munster scrum-half has helped Grenoble rise up the Top 14 table in his role as skills coach.

# shock - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Irish-influenced Grenoble pull off shock victory in Toulon
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Irish-influenced Grenoble pull off shock victory in Toulon

Jan 4th 2014, 4:16 PM 8,877 Views 13 Comments

The Bernard Jackman and Mike Prendergast-coached side have caused a major upset in France.

# shock - Friday 27 December, 2013

Michael Corcoran: Connacht's win over Toulouse showed that 'anything is possible'
# Shock
From The42
# Shock

Michael Corcoran: Connacht's win over Toulouse showed that 'anything is possible'

Dec 27th 2013, 7:30 AM 1,173 Views 1 Comment

RTÉ commentator Michael Corcoran relives the nail-biting win for the western province in the south of France

# shock - Friday 13 December, 2013

8 people whose plans were ruined by the Beyoncé album
# Thanks A Lot
From The Daily Edge
# Thanks A Lot

8 people whose plans were ruined by the Beyoncé album

Dec 13th 2013, 2:20 PM 3,748 Views 0 Comments

It’s a lot to take.

# shock - Monday 11 November, 2013

Terrified tuba player goes viral, gets brilliantly remixed
# Youtuba
From The Daily Edge
# Youtuba

Terrified tuba player goes viral, gets brilliantly remixed

Nov 11th 2013, 8:30 PM 2,107 Views 1 Comment

It was the internet’s time to shine.

# shock - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Defending champion Andy Murray out of US Open
# Shock
From The42
# Shock

Defending champion Andy Murray out of US Open

Sep 5th 2013, 10:32 PM 1,893 Views 7 Comments

The world number 3 lost in straight sets to Stanislas Wawrinka.

# shock - Monday 26 August, 2013

What is your favourite sporting upset? Here are 8 to get you started...
# Shock
From The42
# Shock

What is your favourite sporting upset? Here are 8 to get you started...

Aug 26th 2013, 4:46 PM 4,330 Views 19 Comments

Antrim’s U21 hurlers added their name to a long list of sporting surprises by beating Wexford. Vote for your favourite here.

# shock - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Antrim become first Ulster team to reach an All-Ireland U21 hurling final
# Shock
From The42
# Shock

Antrim become first Ulster team to reach an All-Ireland U21 hurling final

Aug 24th 2013, 5:34 PM 8,720 Views 27 Comments

They had two points to spare over Wexford in Thurles today.

# shock - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Denis Naughten: 'It would have been common courtesy to inform me I was being expelled'
# Kicked Out
# Kicked Out

Denis Naughten: 'It would have been common courtesy to inform me I was being expelled'

Jul 18th 2013, 2:07 PM 13,730 Views 37 Comments

Independent TD Denis Naughten has been removed from the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children.

# shock - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

17 years on: Veronica Guerin remembered for courage and determination
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

17 years on: Veronica Guerin remembered for courage and determination

Jun 26th 2013, 4:49 PM 16,727 Views 51 Comments

The 37-year-old was one of the first journalists in Ireland to take on the “big guys” of organised crime.

# shock - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Shock at four-month sentence handed to topless protesters
# Shock
# Shock

Shock at four-month sentence handed to topless protesters

Jun 13th 2013, 1:30 PM 32,348 Views 103 Comments

The European Union has repeated pleas for the consolidation of freedom of expression in Tunisia.

# shock - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Upset for Usain Bolt who loses out to Justin Gatlin in Rome
# Shock
From The42
# Shock

Upset for Usain Bolt who loses out to Justin Gatlin in Rome

Jun 6th 2013, 9:17 PM 18,518 Views 22 Comments

The Jamaican superstar only finished second in the Diamond League this evening.

# shock - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Division 3 & 4 FL: Meath suffer home loss to Cavan
# Shock
From The42
# Shock

Division 3 & 4 FL: Meath suffer home loss to Cavan

Mar 2nd 2013, 10:35 PM 2,110 Views 2 Comments

Plus the rest of the action from Divisions 3 & 4.

# shock - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

The best pictures from Roscrea's shock win over Terenure at Tallaght today
# Shock
From The42
# Shock

The best pictures from Roscrea's shock win over Terenure at Tallaght today

Feb 19th 2013, 7:07 PM 4,456 Views 5 Comments

The Tipperary side booked their spot in the Leinster Senior Cup semi-finals. Here’s how.