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#World Record

# world-record - Monday 18 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Scottish man cycles around world in 79 days, setting new world record Phileas Fogg

Scottish man cycles around world in 79 days, setting new world record

Mark Beaumont smashed the previous record of 123 days.

# world-record - Sunday 27 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The Waterford man who's carving a 20-metre-long wooden Viking sword World Record

The Waterford man who's carving a 20-metre-long wooden Viking sword

The Hope Tree, Marty Morrissey, and the Ploughing Championships all sparked this Guinness World Record attempt.

# world-record - Saturday 18 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Thanks to books, I feel free': The man with the most degrees in history Luciano Baietti

'Thanks to books, I feel free': The man with the most degrees in history

“Thanks to books, I feel free. After all, the words share the same root,” he says, referring to the Italian words libro (book) and libero (free).

# world-record - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Despite just 5% vision, Cork's Sinead Kane is aiming to run into the record books

The Youghal athlete will run 7 marathons in 7 days on 7 continents.

# world-record - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Welsh champions The New Saints surpass Johan Cruyff’s Ajax for record wins

Last night saw a 44-year-old record for most consecutive wins broken.

# world-record - Thursday 27 October, 2016

The runner hoping to break a world record by soloing this weekend's Dublin Marathon

Oisín Weldon is trying to show others getting out and active can be a bit of fun and doesn’t need to be taken seriously.

# world-record - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Liverpool fan breaks Football Manager world record of longest-ever game

Darren Bland spent nearly 174 days of continuous gameplay managing Fiorentina from 2010 to 2163.

# world-record - Sunday 14 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Irish cancer survivor loses out on world record by just ONE second Fighting Fit For Ewing's This post contains videos

Irish cancer survivor loses out on world record by just ONE second

But Nikki Bradley has already achieved another incredible feat.

# world-record - Friday 12 August, 2016

Divine intervention? Sports fans need more than Jesus to explain incredible results on the track

“My doping is training. My doping is Jesus. Otherwise I’m crystal clean,” Olympic gold medalist Ayana said today after smashing the world record by 14 seconds.

# world-record - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Man United make Paul Pogba the most expensive player in football history

The transfer represents the latest arrival under Jose Mourinho, with the Red Devils having embarked on a major recruitment drive this summer.

# world-record - Monday 27 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Irish cancer survivor breaks world record for fastest 5km on crutches Nikki Bradley

Irish cancer survivor breaks world record for fastest 5km on crutches

Nikki Bradley beat the previous record by 5 minutes and 32 seconds.

# world-record - Friday 17 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Four men attempting record breaking row off UK coast rescued by Rosslare RNLI World Record

Four men attempting record breaking row off UK coast rescued by Rosslare RNLI

The four rowers are currently being looked after in Rosslare before they decide on their next move.

# world-record - Monday 13 June, 2016

Double gold medal success for Ireland at European Championships as Cork pair break records

It’s been a fantastic weekend for the Irish team in Italy.

# world-record - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Sorry, but it's unlikely you'll ever beat the world record for this game Game Over

Sorry, but it's unlikely you'll ever beat the world record for this game

The new world record for Donkey Kong is 1,218,000 and it’s very unlikely anyone will surpass it.

# world-record - Sunday 3 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Could you break the Irish record for how far you can throw a Christmas tree? Oh Christmas Tree

# world-record - Sunday 29 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Australian Christmas tree sets world record for boasting over 500,000 lights Super Festive

Australian Christmas tree sets world record for boasting over 500,000 lights

The record was set by Canberra lawyer David Richards.

# world-record - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 600 babies just set a world record for crawling Crawl Before You Walk This post contains videos

600 babies just set a world record for crawling

You have to foster a competitive instinct early after all…

# world-record - Saturday 29 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge The man with the longest penis in the world says it's really not all that Zip Up Your Mickey

The man with the longest penis in the world says it's really not all that

Women are scared away by it. Sh*t one.

# world-record - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Barcelona preparing new Neymar deal amid reports of world record Man United bid

The club’s president has dismissed talk that their Brazilian star could be set to leave for Old Trafford.

# world-record - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Watch this 101-year-old break her own abseiling world record Take A Break This post contains videos

# world-record - Monday 1 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge A 92-year-old cancer survivor just became the oldest woman to finish a marathon Run Wild

# world-record - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Japanese train smashes world speed record Zooooooom

Japanese train smashes world speed record

The train broke its own speed record from 2003.

# world-record - Sunday 15 February, 2015

# world-record - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Meet Blosom, the world's tallest cow

Meet Blosom, the world's tallest cow

Blosom’s owner decided to keep her as a pet when she was just a calf and she’s now 13-years-old.

# world-record - Saturday 23 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Trinity College, cannabis, and going to the dentist : The week in numbers In Numbers

Trinity College, cannabis, and going to the dentist : The week in numbers

Plus: How many Irish people have travelled to Switzerland for an assisted suicide?

# world-record - Sunday 20 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge This guy has 41 tattoos of Homer Simpson on his body D'oh!

# world-record - Sunday 29 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie What's the longest you've ever partied? This Dublin DJ is planning to go for 8 days straight Yea Yea Funky Yea

What's the longest you've ever partied? This Dublin DJ is planning to go for 8 days straight

And become a Guinness World Record holder in the process.

# world-record - Sunday 25 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Couple cross a river by hooking a zip line to their back piercings Aarrghhh

Couple cross a river by hooking a zip line to their back piercings

Warning: This article (and its accompanying video) is NOT for the faint of heart.

# world-record - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Clontarf GAA set a world record thanks to Jack McCaffrey and 1,499 friends Record Breakers This post contains videos

Clontarf GAA set a world record thanks to Jack McCaffrey and 1,499 friends

The Dublin footballer took part in a mass training session with his local club.

# world-record - Friday 14 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Well-known’ billionaire buys record-breaking €144 million life insurance policy Show Me The Money

‘Well-known’ billionaire buys record-breaking €144 million life insurance policy

The payout more than doubles the previous world record, sold in 1990.

# world-record - Thursday 9 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge This tiny woman broke the world steak eating record in less than 3 minutes Holy Cow!

# world-record - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

New Zealander bludgeons quickest ever one-day century in 36 balls Sheer Brutality This post contains videos

New Zealander bludgeons quickest ever one-day century in 36 balls

Corey Anderson took no pity on a hapless West Indies attack in the picturesque setting of Queenstown.

# world-record - Saturday 30 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Dundalk Santas run to try and beat world record World Record

Dundalk Santas run to try and beat world record

The Dundalk Charity Santa Fun Run needed 4000 Santas to beat the world record – did it succeed?

# world-record - Thursday 21 November, 2013

VIDEO: Here's how Fiji set the world record for yellow cards

The South Pacific islanders had four men in the sin bin at the same time at one stage against Italy.

# world-record - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Hurricane Fly creates history at Punchestown

The Willie Mullins’ trained 9-year old now has 17 Grade One wins.

# world-record - Sunday 29 September, 2013

This is how you celebrate a new marathon world record

Though we’re not sure this is in many marathon training guides.

# world-record - Friday 20 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge NYC to attempt Guinness world record... for twerking New Twerk City

NYC to attempt Guinness world record... for twerking

Record breakin’ booty shakin’.

# world-record - Sunday 18 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie These are some of the silliest Guinness World Records World Record This post contains images

These are some of the silliest Guinness World Records

Chainsaws, spoons and onions – the world has gone mad.

# world-record - Sunday 21 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie New world record as 1,693 form longest Riverdance line World Record

New world record as 1,693 form longest Riverdance line

The previous record of 652 people dancing in a continuous line was held by Nashville, Tennessee.

# world-record - Thursday 18 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge WATCH: Insane dominoes world record display Taking A Tumble This post contains videos

WATCH: Insane dominoes world record display

We can’t look away.

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