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# survivor - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Kingsmill massacre survivor: 'What Barry McElduff did was dancing on their graves'
# Alan Black
# Alan Black

Kingsmill massacre survivor: 'What Barry McElduff did was dancing on their graves'

Jan 14th 2018, 11:19 AM 24,482 Views 241 Comments

Alan Black gave a heartbreaking account of the events of that day after an offensive video was posted to social media last week.

# survivor - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Australian man miraculously escapes after holding his head barely above water... for five hours
# Survivor
# Survivor

Australian man miraculously escapes after holding his head barely above water... for five hours

Feb 9th 2017, 5:52 PM 46,115 Views 34 Comments

45-year-old Daniel Miller escaped with his life after the excavator he was driving pinned him almost beneath the surface of a waterlogged dam for five hours.

# survivor - Thursday 5 January, 2017

'It’s only when it’s taken away from you, you realise how much you love it'
# Survivor
From The42
# Survivor

'It’s only when it’s taken away from you, you realise how much you love it'

Jan 5th 2017, 7:17 PM 7,392 Views 0 Comments

John McGrath is excited for the new campaign with Wicklow, almost six years on from his leukaemia diagnosis.

# survivor - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'There were days when it was hard to get out of the bed, to be honest'
# Survivor
From The42
# Survivor

'There were days when it was hard to get out of the bed, to be honest'

Dec 22nd 2016, 9:38 PM 23,372 Views 2 Comments

Kilkenny’s All-Ireland senior camogie winning manager Ann Downey has won numerous battles on and off the pitch.

# survivor - Monday 25 July, 2016

Woman who lost leg in Boston Marathon bombing climbs 19,000ft mountain
# Volcan Cayambe
# Volcan Cayambe

Woman who lost leg in Boston Marathon bombing climbs 19,000ft mountain

Jul 25th 2016, 9:33 PM 11,963 Views 8 Comments

The professional ballroom dancer lost a leg in the 2013 attacks.

# survivor - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Tributes paid to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel

Jul 3rd 2016, 12:50 PM 18,748 Views 64 Comments

Elie Wiesel wrote tens of books and was a professor and Nobel Prize winner.

# survivor - Monday 16 May, 2016

I Will Survive: A Soundtrack to Put You in Fighting Form
# Rock N Road
# Rock N Road

I Will Survive: A Soundtrack to Put You in Fighting Form

May 16th 2016, 1:55 PM 650 Views 1 Comment

We’ve sorted the playlist to help you move on.

# survivor - Friday 11 March, 2016

A Holocaust survivor has been named the world's oldest man
# I'm A Survivor
# I'm A Survivor

A Holocaust survivor has been named the world's oldest man

Mar 11th 2016, 5:17 PM 29,830 Views 36 Comments

Israel Kristal survived two world wars and the Holocaust before moving to Israel and opening a sweet shop.

"You're told you have bowel cancer and you just kind of go into a daze at that point"
# Daffodil Day
# Daffodil Day

"You're told you have bowel cancer and you just kind of go into a daze at that point"

Mar 11th 2016, 6:02 AM 19,466 Views 22 Comments

Andrew Jones was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2013. He fought hard to beat it.

# survivor - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Man survived six days without food or water in Australian outback by copying Bear Grylls
# Survivor
# Survivor

Man survived six days without food or water in Australian outback by copying Bear Grylls

Nov 3rd 2015, 8:00 PM 27,167 Views 43 Comments

Reg Foggerdy ate ants for sustenance during the ordeal.

# survivor - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Families receive text messages from trapped relatives after 30 people killed by landslide
# Guatemala
# Guatemala

Families receive text messages from trapped relatives after 30 people killed by landslide

Oct 3rd 2015, 12:22 PM 9,856 Views 3 Comments

The incident happened yesterday near the Guatemalan capital city.

'My brain tumour has returned for a fifth time, but I won't let that define me'
# Survivor
# Survivor

'My brain tumour has returned for a fifth time, but I won't let that define me'

Oct 3rd 2015, 8:30 AM 20,981 Views 20 Comments

“I am wracked with guilt at the thought of not being around for my daughter.”

# survivor - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Praise for brave Berkeley survivor who says he feels guilty he survived
# San Francisco
# San Francisco

Praise for brave Berkeley survivor who says he feels guilty he survived

Sep 12th 2015, 12:35 PM 27,806 Views 14 Comments

Murray is one of seven Irish students who were injured when a balcony collapsed in Berkeley, San Francisco in June.

# survivor - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Tag-rugby fundraiser raises over €16k for Berkeley survivor
# Funds
# Funds

Tag-rugby fundraiser raises over €16k for Berkeley survivor

Jul 26th 2015, 3:00 PM 13,812 Views 2 Comments

Aoife Beary is in a rehabilitation centre in the US.

# survivor - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Coma survivor who fell off 20ft balcony says he owes his life to paramedic who saved him
# Bravery
# Bravery

Coma survivor who fell off 20ft balcony says he owes his life to paramedic who saved him

Jun 10th 2015, 8:04 PM 21,678 Views 16 Comments

Oisin Merritt said he tries every day to stay positive.

# survivor - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Elderly woman found after surviving on oranges and rainwater in the desert
# Survivor
# Survivor

Elderly woman found after surviving on oranges and rainwater in the desert

May 26th 2015, 9:08 AM 16,919 Views 12 Comments

Her husband was found dead near their car.

# survivor - Monday 11 May, 2015

Woman lost in New Zealand wilderness survives by drinking her own breast milk
# Express Yourself
# Express Yourself

Woman lost in New Zealand wilderness survives by drinking her own breast milk

May 11th 2015, 7:42 AM 25,012 Views 37 Comments

That’s a new one.

# survivor - Monday 4 May, 2015

101-year-old man pulled from rubble alive is surprised he survived second Nepal quake
# Survivor
# Survivor

101-year-old man pulled from rubble alive is surprised he survived second Nepal quake

May 4th 2015, 11:49 AM 10,855 Views 8 Comments

Irish Aid has today delivered more than 63 tonnes of life-saving humanitarian supplies.

# survivor - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Two people pulled alive from rubble five days after Nepal earthquake
# Survivor
# Survivor

Two people pulled alive from rubble five days after Nepal earthquake

Apr 30th 2015, 11:50 PM 15,133 Views 9 Comments

One, a 15-year-old boy, was dazed and covered in dust when he was brought out from the wreckage of a building.

# survivor - Saturday 18 April, 2015

WATCH: A skydiver survived this terrifying landing
# Lucky Escape
# Lucky Escape

WATCH: A skydiver survived this terrifying landing

Apr 18th 2015, 6:23 PM 19,554 Views 19 Comments

Ouch.

# survivor - Friday 3 April, 2015

'I thought I lost you': Sailor missing at sea for 66 days found safe and well
# Raw Fish And Rainwater
# Raw Fish And Rainwater

'I thought I lost you': Sailor missing at sea for 66 days found safe and well

Apr 3rd 2015, 8:22 AM 21,779 Views 18 Comments

Louis Jordan had been on a fishing trip when he hit a rough patch of weather.

# survivor - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Galway legend Padraic Joyce helps save his club from senior relegation
# Survivor
From The42
# Survivor

Galway legend Padraic Joyce helps save his club from senior relegation

Oct 18th 2014, 7:38 PM 11,108 Views 4 Comments

The veteran forward scored an early goal to set Killererin on course for safety.

# survivor - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Cow missing for two months turns up alive on island with surprise companion
# Survivor
# Survivor

Cow missing for two months turns up alive on island with surprise companion

Sep 30th 2014, 3:32 PM 43,771 Views 48 Comments

The cow survived by basically eating everything on the island

# survivor - 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 40,610 Views 61 Comments

Stevie is safe and recovering at home.

# survivor - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Letter written on the day the Titanic sank sells for €145,000
# For Sale
# For Sale

Letter written on the day the Titanic sank sells for €145,000

Apr 26th 2014, 6:25 PM 20,862 Views 30 Comments

Esther Hart, who wrote the letter, survived that day.

# survivor - Saturday 29 March, 2014

‘It’s important to have a survivor at the heart of the Vatican’ says Marie Collins
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

‘It’s important to have a survivor at the heart of the Vatican’ says Marie Collins

Mar 29th 2014, 7:45 AM 4,146 Views 10 Comments

She said she hopes that more lay people and survivors of abuse will be asked to join the council.

# survivor - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

SXSW crash survivor's favourite band play a private gig in her hospital room
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From The Daily Edge
# Survivor

SXSW crash survivor's favourite band play a private gig in her hospital room

Mar 18th 2014, 4:10 PM 2,991 Views 0 Comments

Mason was one of the 25 people injured in the crash at the festival last week.

# survivor - Monday 24 February, 2014

The oldest-known Holocaust survivor has died aged 110
# Survivor
# Survivor

The oldest-known Holocaust survivor has died aged 110

Feb 24th 2014, 7:25 AM 12,356 Views 28 Comments

Alice Herz-Sommer died in London on Sunday after a short illness.

# survivor - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Printer plays outstanding rendition of Eye of the Tiger
# Tech Tiger
From The Daily Edge
# Tech Tiger

Printer plays outstanding rendition of Eye of the Tiger

Feb 20th 2014, 12:01 PM 1,911 Views 1 Comment

It went the distance and now it’s back on its feet.

# survivor - Sunday 22 December, 2013

The essential 'Christmas at home' survival guide
# Peace On Earth
From The Daily Edge
# Peace On Earth

The essential 'Christmas at home' survival guide

Dec 22nd 2013, 11:00 AM 7,892 Views 2 Comments

All this time with your family can be tricky, here are a few tips to make it easier.

# survivor - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Here's why you should never turn your back on a tiger
# Tiger Tiger
From The Daily Edge
# Tiger Tiger

Here's why you should never turn your back on a tiger

Nov 20th 2013, 10:30 PM 3,011 Views 2 Comments

In case you were thinking about it.

# survivor - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Survivor of Boston Marathon bombing to write a book
# Boston Bombings
# Boston Bombings

Survivor of Boston Marathon bombing to write a book

Sep 5th 2013, 8:00 AM 8,217 Views 42 Comments

A man who lost both legs in the Boston Marathon bombings and helped to identify the perpetrators is working on a memoir.

# survivor - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

VIDEO: Emotional reunion as tornado survivor finds dog buried alive under house
# Oklahoma
# Oklahoma

VIDEO: Emotional reunion as tornado survivor finds dog buried alive under house

May 21st 2013, 11:37 AM 9,609 Views 42 Comments

Barbara Garcia was in the middle of an interview with a CBS reporter when the little pooch poked his head out of the rubble.

# survivor - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Oldest known Magdalene survivor dies at 97
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Oldest known Magdalene survivor dies at 97

May 16th 2013, 8:38 PM 14,076 Views 45 Comments

Madge O’Connell entered the laundry when she was 34 and spent the rest of her life in the care of nuns.

# survivor - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Bethany Home survivors: 'State ignored us as children, and is still ignoring us'
# Bethany Home
# Bethany Home

Bethany Home survivors: 'State ignored us as children, and is still ignoring us'

May 15th 2013, 6:30 AM 5,243 Views 7 Comments

The survivors say that they feel let down by the government as they fight for redress and an apology for what they underwent while at the home.

# survivor - Friday 10 May, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added ways to leave your job
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added ways to leave your job

May 10th 2013, 7:50 PM 12,459 Views 2 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Woman found alive 17 days after Bangladesh building collapse
# Miracle
# Miracle

Woman found alive 17 days after Bangladesh building collapse

May 10th 2013, 1:16 PM 9,682 Views 15 Comments

The survivor is said to be in remarkably good shape despite her ordeal.

# survivor - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Catholic child abuse: 164 allegations against 85 priests have led to zero convictions
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Catholic child abuse: 164 allegations against 85 priests have led to zero convictions

Apr 24th 2013, 9:00 PM 1,562 Views 87 Comments

“I am one of the fortunate survivors to have succeeded in securing a criminal conviction against one of two Spiritan priests who sexually abused me,” writes campaigner Mark Vincent Healy.

# survivor - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Brave nine-year-old girl climbs canyon to find help after crash
# Survivor
# Survivor

Brave nine-year-old girl climbs canyon to find help after crash

Mar 26th 2013, 7:15 AM 10,808 Views 9 Comments

The young girl’s father died when the SUV he was driving overturned.

# survivor - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Four shot dead in hostage situation in Aurora, Colorado
# Shooting
# Shooting

Four shot dead in hostage situation in Aurora, Colorado

Jan 5th 2013, 5:32 PM 14,441 Views 53 Comments

The gunman killed three people at the house in Aurora before he was shot dead by police.

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