The42 uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 7 °C Saturday 25 April, 2015


# success - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Olympic medallists Paddy Barnes & Michael Conlan qualify for Rio 2016

The Belfast pair will look to claim more medals in Brazil after their star-showing at London 2012.

# success - Friday 17 April, 2015

Galway end four-game losing streak to leave Limerick rock bottom

A late Gary Shanahan effort sealed his side’s victory.

# success - Saturday 4 April, 2015

Chelsea now need just 5 wins and a draw from 8 to triumph after beating Stoke today

The Blues survived a Charlie Adam missile to consolidate their lead at the top.

# success - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Greene makes the difference as St Pat’s edge past Limerick

The Saints did well to deal with late pressure — and held on to pocket a big three points.

# success - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

A great few days for Irish sport just got even better

Olympians Natalya Coyle and Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe enjoyed success in Cairo on Monday evening.

# success - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Rockwell overcome late Ardscoil rally to secure Munster Schools Senior Cup title

Meanwhile, RBAI beat Wallace High School 14-10 to win the Ulster Schools’ Cup.

# success - Monday 16 March, 2015

Reading are in the FA Cup semi-final after a resounding win tonight

Steve Clarke’s Championship side had been held to a goalless draw by their third tier opponents in the first meeting at Valley Parade.

# success - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Rod Stewart was a happy man, as Celtic won the League Cup final today

Kris Commons opened the scoring at Hampden in the 28th minute.

# success - Friday 27 February, 2015

Ireland’s women beat world champions England to boost Six Nations hopes

A late Niamh Briggs penalty proved decisive.

# success - Saturday 21 February, 2015

From The obvious things we should do before we go to bed – but don’t Snoozy Sleepy Time

# success - Saturday 7 February, 2015

It’s been 20 years since we saw one of the most dominant teams in Five/Six Nations history

Irish fans loved to hate the England side of Guscott, Carling and Moore.

# success - Monday 5 January, 2015

From 20 Under 20: Ireland’s brightest and most inspirational rising stars Teenagers

20 Under 20: Ireland’s brightest and most inspirational rising stars

Some are still balancing success with the stress of the Junior Cert.

# success - Friday 2 January, 2015

From What 10 extremely successful people were doing when they were 25 Work It

What 10 extremely successful people were doing when they were 25

Who wants to be a billionaire?

# success - Friday 26 December, 2014

From Column: 6 highly influential people share their favourite books Books

Column: 6 highly influential people share their favourite books

Got a new e-book? Start downloading these gems…

# success - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Ardfert claim Munster Club IFC title after edging out Valley Rovers

The North Kerry side have plenty of club championship experience – they were All-Ireland junior champions in 2006.

# success - Thursday 27 November, 2014

‘Night Games’ is the William Hill Sports Book of the Year

Anna Krien’s book documents the rape trial of a young Australian Rules footballer.

# success - Friday 21 November, 2014

Katie Taylor reaches semi-finals of World Championships without throwing a punch

The Bray native will now face Jinhua Yin of China on Sunday for a spot in the final.

# success - Monday 10 November, 2014

Rory McIlroy won the Race to Dubai title last night without swinging a club

His nearest rival in the Race to Dubai standings is Ryder Cup teammate Jamie Donaldson.

# success - Saturday 25 October, 2014

From Aaron McKenna: Has ‘success’ become a dirty word? Tax

Aaron McKenna: Has ‘success’ become a dirty word?

Envying the successful is not a viable tax policy – it is a disincentive to honest, hard work.

# success - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Ireland overcome Romania in second stage of Homeless World Cup

Following their opening 11-1 victory over Greece, Ireland have built on their excellent start to the event.

UCD International Ladies return from successful first Asian Gaelic Games

The team reached the semi-finals in Malaysia.

# success - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From The US and Russia tried it but India is the first country to enter Mars on its first attempt Success

The US and Russia tried it but India is the first country to enter Mars on its first attempt

Indian Prime Minister Nahendra Modi said “this is better than the cricket team.”

# success - Friday 19 September, 2014

Dublin announced as UEFA Euro 2020 host city

The capital will play host to four fixtures.

# success - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Ireland’s Annalise Murphy qualifies for the 2016 Olympics

The Irish sailor will have a chance to improve on her fourth place finish at the 2012 Olympics.

# success - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Ireland’s James Espey has qualified for the 2016 Olympics

The London 2012 veteran reached the Gold fleet in the Laser Standard class.

# success - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Sexton move the latest success in IRFU’s battle against French wealth

The return of the Ireland out-half follows up on last season’s new deals for Sean O’Brien and Jamie Heaslip.

# success - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Balotelli off to winning start with Sterling-inspired Liverpool win over Spurs

The Italian striker made his debut as Brendan Rodgers’ side won comfortably at White Hart Lane.

# success - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Ireland’s Fiona Doyle reaches 50m Breaststroke final at Euros

There was disappointment, however, for fellow Irish swimmer Sycerika McMahon.

# success - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Ireland women down Slovenia to keep faint World Cup qualification hopes alive

The win moves Sue Ronan’s team to within two points of second-placed Russia

# success - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Sterling, Sturridge see Liverpool past Saints

The Reds overcame a few nervy moments to secure a morale-boosting victory today.

# success - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Ireland men’s relay team reach 4x400m relay final at Euros, break national record

Meanwhile, Fionnuala Britton earned a top-ten finish in her maiden marathon.

# success - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Ireland’s Mark English reaches European 800m final

However, there was disappointment elsewhere for the likes of Thomas Barr and Amy Foster.

# success - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Barnes and Conlan win Commonwealth gold as Walsh feels ‘cheated’ after silver

There was a further silver for Team Northern Ireland’s Joe Fitzpatrick.

# success - Friday 1 August, 2014

St Pat’s maintain pressure at top with slender win over Sligo

Chris Forrester scored the only goal of the game 18 minutes into the first-half.

# success - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Ireland’s Rob Heffernan set to receive bronze medal for 2010 Euros

The star said on Twitter today that he has been told “unofficially” that he was set to receive the accolade.

# success - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Majka wins Tour de France 17th stage, Roche finishes ninth

Italian Giovanni Visconti was second with race leader Vincenzo Nibali taking third.

# success - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Mayo secure back-to-back Connacht minor titles with win over Roscommon

Brian Reape was the hero as the Maritime County prevailed.

# success - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Here’s how the Dutch media reacted to their team’s dramatic win over Costa Rica

Louis van Gaal’s goalkeeper decisision was hailed as a masterstroke.

# success - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Neymar powers Brazil into second round

The opening goal came as a huge release for Brazil and their fans in the crowd of over 69,000.

# success - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Ireland’s Nicolas Roche wins Route du Sud title

The star has followed in the footsteps of his cycling legend father.

1 2 3 4