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# shock - Monday 30 June, 2014

Man jumps into River Liffey to save his blind dog

Stevie is safe and recovering at home.

# shock - Saturday 7 June, 2014

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

David Humphreys leaves Ulster for Director of Rugby position at Gloucester

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

# shock - Saturday 17 May, 2014

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

All five goals from today's FA Cup final

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

# shock - Sunday 4 May, 2014

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

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

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

# shock - Saturday 22 March, 2014

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

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

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

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

# shock - Saturday 1 February, 2014

From The42 Barcelona lose at home for the first time since April 2012 Shock This post contains videos

Barcelona lose at home for the first time since April 2012

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

# shock - Saturday 25 January, 2014

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

Knock out blow for Big Bucks hits punters’ pockets

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

# shock - Monday 6 January, 2014

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

Toulon scalp the latest highlight in Prendergast's growing career

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

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

Irish-influenced Grenoble pull off shock victory in Toulon

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

# shock - Friday 27 December, 2013

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

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

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

# shock - Friday 13 December, 2013

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

8 people whose plans were ruined by the Beyoncé album

It’s a lot to take.

# shock - Monday 11 November, 2013

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

Terrified tuba player goes viral, gets brilliantly remixed

It was the internet’s time to shine.

# shock - Thursday 5 September, 2013

From The42 Defending champion Andy Murray out of US Open Shock

Defending champion Andy Murray out of US Open

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

# shock - Monday 26 August, 2013

From The42 What is your favourite sporting upset? Here are 8 to get you started... Shock This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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

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'

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 This post contains images

17 years on: Veronica Guerin remembered for courage and determination

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

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

# shock - Thursday 6 June, 2013

From The42 Upset for Usain Bolt who loses out to Justin Gatlin in Rome Shock This post contains videos

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

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

# shock - Saturday 2 March, 2013

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

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

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

# shock - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

From The42 The best pictures from Roscrea's shock win over Terenure at Tallaght today Shock This post contains videos This post contains images

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

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

# shock - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Pistorius 'numb with shock and grief', says uncle

The Olympic athlete’s family is strongly refuting the murder charge against him, saying they have “no doubt” there is “no substance to the allegation”.

# shock - Friday 8 February, 2013

Column: ‘I was in work one day and diagnosed with cancer the next’

Being told you have a tumour can be a devastating shock, but there is no need to face the battle alone, says cancer survivor Sheila Hyde.

# shock - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

From The42 Minnows Bradford hang on against Villa to march into League Cup final Cup Shock

Minnows Bradford hang on against Villa to march into League Cup final

The fourth-tier side are off to Wembley after a 4-3 aggregate win.

# shock - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Extract: How it feels to wait for a heart transplant

John Healy, maitre d of RTÉ’s The Restaurant, recalls the stress of waiting for his life-saving heart transplant operation.

# shock - Sunday 23 December, 2012

McEntee removal takes place in Co Meath

The removal of the late Minister of State began at 7pm this evening in Nobber, Co Meath.

# shock - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

From The42 Here's how Twitter reacted to Celtic beating Barcelona Twitterati This post contains images

Here's how Twitter reacted to Celtic beating Barcelona

Neil Lennon’s Celtic shocked Barcelona tonight, and Twitter was suitably impressed.

# shock - Saturday 20 October, 2012

From The42 'It was not a nice feeling to think my daughter saw me assaulted like that' - Kirkland recalls shock at fan attack Reaction

# shock - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: Barcelona beat 2011 NBA champions Dallas Mavericks Barca Ballers This post contains videos

VIDEO: Barcelona beat 2011 NBA champions Dallas Mavericks

Gerard Pique was in the stands for the win and we bet he had his basketball singlet nearby, just in case.

# shock - Friday 28 September, 2012

From The42 As it happened: Connacht v Leinster, RaboDirect PRO12 Minute-by-Minute This post contains videos

As it happened: Connacht v Leinster, RaboDirect PRO12

Joe Schmidt’s men could have gone top of the table with a win at the Sportsground tonight but reality often bites.

# shock - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

From The42 Jerry 'The King' Lawler suffers heart attack during live WWE broadcast Too Real This post contains videos

Jerry 'The King' Lawler suffers heart attack during live WWE broadcast

The wrestling commentator was ringside during a tag-team bout when he collapsed.

# shock - Thursday 6 September, 2012

From The42 Berdych stuns Federer to set-up Murray showdown Shock

Berdych stuns Federer to set-up Murray showdown

It was the 17-time Grand Slam title winner’s earliest New York defeat in nine years.

# shock - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

From The42 Agnel feels like 'an alien' as France enjoy golden moments French Revolution

Agnel feels like 'an alien' as France enjoy golden moments

The 20-year-old has been one of the surprise packages at the London Olympics.

# shock - Thursday 28 June, 2012

From The42 Rafa out! Rosol stuns Nadal in massive Wimbledon upset Wimbledon 2012

Rafa out! Rosol stuns Nadal in massive Wimbledon upset

Czech journeyman Lukas Rosol, ranked 100th in the world, dumped Rafael Nadal out of Wimbledon in a five-set thriller.

# shock - Sunday 11 March, 2012

From The42 United ease to win, as City suffer shock loss Surprise

United ease to win, as City suffer shock loss

Alex Ferguson’s men had not one, but two reasons to celebrate today.

# shock - Thursday 1 March, 2012

From The42 No problemo: Prandelli unconcerned after USA defeat Shock

No problemo: Prandelli unconcerned after USA defeat

The Azzuri fell to a 1-0 defeat to the United States in Genoa last night, prompting some alarm in the Italian media.

# shock - Thursday 23 February, 2012

From The42 McIlroy eyeing top spot as Donald's departure a surprise at Match Play Shock

McIlroy eyeing top spot as Donald's departure a surprise at Match Play

For the first time since he first qualified for this World Golf Championship in 2005, the world’s No 1 player was beaten in the first round.

# shock - Monday 28 November, 2011

From The42 'He was a movie star in my eyes' says shocked Gary McAllister Shock

'He was a movie star in my eyes' says shocked Gary McAllister

Former team-mate and friend says he ‘turned to jelly’ when Alan Shearer broke the sad news of Gary Speed’s death yesterday morning.

# shock - Saturday 19 November, 2011

From The42 Top-flight football game called off after ref's 'suicide attempt' Shock

Top-flight football game called off after ref's 'suicide attempt'

Bundesliga game between Mainz and Cologne postponed after official found in hotel room.