# dreams

This year
# dreams
The Irishman aiming for a Hollywood ending in Wales
Thomas O’Connor will be hoping to inspire Wrexham to another memorable cup upset on Sunday.
Last year
# dreams
‘We are building towards the World Cup. We are not going to say it isn’t the goal’
Peter O’Mahony was thrilled with Ireland’s series win in New Zealand but his sights are now set on an even bigger goal.
All time
# dreams
Today, he's working as an accountant. Tonight, he'll be playing in an FAI Cup quarter-final
Jake Corrigan is set to line out for Maynooth University Town in their game against Bohemians this evening.
# dreams
The ex-Ireland international who shared a screen with Pele, Bobby Moore and Sylvester Stallone
Kevin O’Callaghan recalls the filming of ‘Escape to Victory’ 40 years on.
# hot prospect
Last-gasp goal sees Villa prevail as €38 million teenager makes first Premier League start
Wolves were beaten late on amid a momentous day for Fabio Silva
# dreams
From going to Ireland games as a kid to representing them at Wembley
Unlike most, Dara O’Shea has had a brilliant 2020.
# dreams
Dream journey comes to an end after another big win for Cork teen sensation Aaron Hill
The 18-year-old got the better of Matthew Stevens at the European Masters today.
# dreams
The Irish Liverpool fan who grew up to captain them
Ireland international Niamh Fahey on being appointed the Reds’ new skipper.
# dreams
‘It was only after we scored, you’re 50 odd minutes in and thinking: we’re 1-0 up in White Hart Lane’
Stephen Rice on how he recovered from difficulties early in his career to enjoy a memorable time at Shamrock Rovers.
# dreams
How a 16-year-old with no boxing experience went from idolising Katie Taylor to competing with her
Ireland’s Gráinne Walsh discusses her circuitous sporting journey.
# dreams
‘I’m not happy to live off the Open’ – says Shane Lowry
Offaly golfer wants to become a multiple major winner and Ryder Cup hero.
# dreams
'It was a bit of a shock' - The teen sensation named in Mick McCarthy's first Ireland squad
Bournemouth’s Mark Travers chats to The42 about a week to remember.
# dreams
"Everyone was asking: 'Are you going to do Medicine? I was like: 'Oh no, I want to go to the Olympics'"
Irish pentathlete Sive Brassil on the long, arduous road towards the top of her sport.
# dreams
'Out of the blue, I got a phone call to say Manchester United were interested in me'
Liam O’Brien reflects on a memorable career that included stints at Shamrock Rovers, the Red Devils and Newcastle.
# dreams
'When I started I wanted to be a Power Ranger, now I'm world champion'
Jamie Williams chats to The42 about representing Ireland in Dublin at the World Championships earlier this year.
Michael Murphy: What does it really mean when we dream about the Leaving Cert?
By paying attention to our dreams, we can ground ourselves in the deepest truth of our being, and make wiser choices that work towards our greater good, writes Michael Murphy.
# the dream
A café in Dublin has just created the Wibbly Wobbly Wonder donut
# dreams
Sharon Corr's Ballsbridge mews is something to muse over
It might just leave you Breathless (sorry. We’ll stop now).
# the bfg
Everyone's in love with the trailer for this classic children's story
“It was the witching hour, when the boogie man comes out…”
# mmmmm... bed
Here's how to make sure you catch up on your sleep this week
Have the fear after the long weekend? Here’s how to beat it.
# Anonymous
The New York Times made a woman's dream of being an 'anonymous source' come true
As Gabrielle once sang, “Dreams can come true”.
Column: The power and beauty in exploring other cultures
Travelling has given me so much and enriched my life in so many ways – and it’s the people who I’ve met that I remember most.
# Memories
What can people remember about being in a coma?
People report strange memories, dreams, or even visions after being in a coma. But that’s not always the case.
# you monsters
7 Brutally Honest Graphs And Charts That Show How Annoying You Are
Don’t even bother trying to hide it.
# Week in Web
Weird Wide Web: A dream database, millions of faces and shooting Walter White
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
# psyche
8 strange facts about dreams you probably didn't know
Mad stuff happens when you sleep, mad.
# High hopes
Meet the Irishman with dreams of playing in the NFL
Sean Galvin will travel home to Ireland when his UCF team play Penn State in Croke Park next year.
Column: What a death row inmate had to teach Irish teens
When former Clare hurler and Soar youth foundation co-founder Tony Griffin brought four Irish teens to a leadership camp in Nova Scotia, he heard a life story that he can’t forget – and nor should we.
# Surrealism
Happy birthday Salvador Dalí!
The master of Surrealism was born on this day in 1904. Check out these weird, wacky and wonderful creations…
# Joy
Back in the big time: Forgotten French club reclaim their spot in top division
Stade de Reims played Real Madrid in the very first European Cup Final but took a downward slide that ended in liquidation in 1992 … now they are back in Ligue 1.
All we want for 2012 (and what we won’t miss from 2011)’s writers have each picked one thing that they are glad to see the back of – and one thing they are looking forward to this year.
# vox pop
WATCH: What would you do if you won the Lotto?
How would you spend an unexpected windfall – charity donations, a house, a holiday, a woman? Or would you just take out a massive ad in the papers to make all your enemies jealous…