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#Close Call

# close-call - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie British doctor escapes Australian shark attack by 'punching it in the face' Close Call

British doctor escapes Australian shark attack by 'punching it in the face'

25-year-old Charlie Fry was surfing in New South Wales when the attack happened.

# close-call - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

28 shots on goal with no reward - the day Mayo nearly came unstuck this summer

Stephen Rochford reflects on Mayo surviving a massive scare in the qualifiers.

# close-call - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Man City's Jesus avoids surgery for eye socket fracture

The 20-year-old’s recovery progress will be reassessed in two weeks.

# close-call - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Late Connolly goal puts Cork into Munster final as they survive Tipperary test

Cork only scored a single point in the first-half but still triumphed.

# close-call - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

'I thought the worst at the time': Michael Murphy's recent knee injury scare with Glenswilly

Murphy says the injury he suffered in a league game with Glenswilly was “just a scare.”

# close-call - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Cork avoid shock Munster football defeat to Waterford as they claim one-point win

The Fraher Field was the venue for tonight’s game.

# close-call - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

McKinley misses out as Conor O'Shea names Italy squad for June Tests

The former Leinster man was part of the Italians’ wider training group ahead of the tour.

# close-call - Friday 5 May, 2017

This incredible javelin throw almost struck a cameraman at the Diamond League

The cameraman doesn’t move an inch despite the javelin appearing to come straight for him.

# close-call - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Two injured in Toronto plane's near-miss with suspected drone Close Call

Two injured in Toronto plane's near-miss with suspected drone

Two flight attendants on the passenger plane sustained minor injuries.

# close-call - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Cork syndicate almost missed out on EuroMillions cash with deadline just hours away Close Shave

Cork syndicate almost missed out on EuroMillions cash with deadline just hours away

The syndicate leader waited 90 days to check the ticket.

# close-call - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Missed chances cost Wexford as Kildare win dogfight to book Leinster SFC semi-final slot

Cian O’Neill’s first championship victory in charge of Kildare ended in a one-point victory.

# close-call - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Police officer saves man trapped beneath burning SUV Alaska

WATCH: Police officer saves man trapped beneath burning SUV

The man’s arm was trapped beneath the passenger side of the vehicle.

# close-call - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Captain Savage to the rescue as Jack O'Connor's 14-man Kerry squeeze past Tipp

The Kingdom won a game in the EirGrid Munster U21 football championship for the first time in four years when they defeated holders Tipperary tonight.

# close-call - Thursday 24 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie New report outlines 'serious incident' at Dublin Airport with planes in near-miss Close Call

New report outlines 'serious incident' at Dublin Airport with planes in near-miss

Two planes came within 800m of each other last March.

# close-call - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Once-in-a-while syndicate scoop €150k after missing out on jackpot by one ball EuroMillions

Once-in-a-while syndicate scoop €150k after missing out on jackpot by one ball

The group missed out on a €51 million Euromillions jackpot.

# close-call - Monday 28 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge RTÉ's Caitriona Perry almost got creamed by her own equipment on live TV Close Call

RTÉ's Caitriona Perry almost got creamed by her own equipment on live TV

Perry’s got nerves of STEEL.

# close-call - Monday 14 September, 2015

'If it happened in your bed asleep at night, there could be dire consequences'

A defibrillator helped to save Cathal Joyce’s life.

# close-call - Saturday 29 August, 2015

'West Ham were three hours away from appointing Rafa Benitez'

The former Liverpool boss eventually opted to join Real Madrid to replace Carlo Ancelotti.

# close-call - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Herrera was nearly subbed last night before impressing in number 10 role, says LVG

After a bad start to the game, the Dutchman was pleased with his impact further up the pitch.

# close-call - Friday 31 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie With one day until the college grant deadline the SUSI website is back up and running Close Call

With one day until the college grant deadline the SUSI website is back up and running

Head of communications with Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) Graham Doyle says that all applicants should now be able to access their website.

# close-call - Sunday 21 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Lily Allen ‘grateful to be alive’ after gas explosion in Glastonbury caravan Close Call

Lily Allen ‘grateful to be alive’ after gas explosion in Glastonbury caravan

She warned festival-goers to be careful with gas stoves.

# close-call - Friday 19 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'Serious injury' avoided after pipe bomb is found in Leitrim Carrick-on-Shannon

'Serious injury' avoided after pipe bomb is found in Leitrim

It was found in a woodland area this morning.

# close-call - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge 14 times everything inexplicably worked out just fine Will Be Grand

14 times everything inexplicably worked out just fine

Just when it looks like it’s all over, it turns out OK.

# close-call - Saturday 2 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Dissidents blamed as significant bomb 'intended to kill' found in Belfast Close Call

Dissidents blamed as significant bomb 'intended to kill' found in Belfast

The PSNI said the incident “has all the hallmarks of a dissident republican terrorist attack”.

# close-call - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Unlucky photographer gets VERY close to the action at Cheltenham

The snapper has been taken to the race course medical centre.

# close-call - Monday 9 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Watch the incredible moment skydivers were almost hit by a plane Free Falling This post contains videos

# close-call - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 'Sickened by the threats': Will Senators reject water charges? Close Call

'Sickened by the threats': Will Senators reject water charges?

“If the Seanad wants to be taken seriously it must do the right thing and not be merely a rubber stamp for the Government’s brutal austerity policies.”

# close-call - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Scotland came agonisingly close to beating the All Blacks earlier

Scotland will have to wait for their first ever win against the All Blacks.

# close-call - Thursday 13 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Luckiest pedestrian ever has unbelievable close call with colliding vehicles Too Close

Luckiest pedestrian ever has unbelievable close call with colliding vehicles

You couldn’t have coordinated this.

# close-call - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Open Thread: What Irish team would you pick to face South Africa on Saturday

Joe Schmidt has fewer and fewer players to choose from, but there are still big calls to be made.

# close-call - Friday 24 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Mechanic almost ruins classic Mustang, makes a brilliant save at the last minute Action Man

# close-call - Saturday 18 October, 2014

5 talking points as All-Ireland finalists Castlebar defend Mayo crown against Ballintubber

Since 2009 Castlebar and Ballintuber will have made six county final appearances between them in the five years.

# close-call - Monday 22 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Luckiest cyclist in Russia has insanely close call with car and lorry Close Call

# close-call - Thursday 4 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Homeless man in Athlone escapes being tipped into bin truck Close Call

Homeless man in Athlone escapes being tipped into bin truck

Staff at the waste management company had been instructed to check in every bin before emptying it and a worker spotted him asleep inside one.

# close-call - Monday 25 August, 2014

This cricket commentary booth was almost destroyed by a rogue projectile

Mitchell Johnson’s six nearly blew out this commentary box window.

# close-call - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Turns out Earth survived near-miss from a solar storm back in 2012 Close Call

Turns out Earth survived near-miss from a solar storm back in 2012

Modern civilization could have been “knocked back to the 18th century.”

# close-call - Sunday 29 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Insanely lucky pedestrian narrowly avoids falling crane Close Call

# close-call - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

14-man Antrim push Armagh all the way in Ulster U21 quarter-final

Stevie McDonnell’s side move on to play Donegal in the provincial semis next week.

From The Daily Edge Unbelievable footage shows construction worker's lucky rescue from raging fire Rescue Me

Unbelievable footage shows construction worker's lucky rescue from raging fire

This is both amazing and nerve-racking.

# close-call - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Roscommon reach fifth U21 Connacht football final in a row

There was nearly late drama in Sligo but the 2012 champions held on.

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