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# giant - Monday 18 January, 2021

Positive update on Bríd Stack after horror incident, with Cork great to make full recovery
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# Giant

Positive update on Bríd Stack after horror incident, with Cork great to make full recovery

Jan 18th 2021, 9:45 AM 42,664 Views 6 Comments

Her club, Greater Western Sydney Giants, has issued a statement, confirming the extent of the neck injury.

# giant - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Down GAA mourn passing of legendary All-Ireland winning player and coach
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# Giant

Down GAA mourn passing of legendary All-Ireland winning player and coach

May 21st 2020, 3:53 PM 8,231 Views 7 Comments

John Murphy scored a goal in Down’s All-Ireland final win over Kerry in 1968.

# giant - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

'I had a few cries and a few breakdowns. There were dark moments but I look back on it as an achievement'
# Cora
# Cora

'I had a few cries and a few breakdowns. There were dark moments but I look back on it as an achievement'

Apr 28th 2020, 9:30 PM 25,199 Views 8 Comments

Cora Staunton on her remarkable recovery from a career-threatening injury, a whirlwind 12 months, and what the future holds for the Mayo great.

# giant - Thursday 6 February, 2020

'I remember saying - I don’t know if I can do this - it felt like hitting the wall'
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# Giant

'I remember saying - I don’t know if I can do this - it felt like hitting the wall'

Feb 6th 2020, 9:38 PM 37,051 Views 3 Comments

Ahead of the AFLW season kick-off, Cora Staunton sits down with Maurice Brosnan in Sydney to chat about her injury comeback and her hopes for the year.

# giant - Thursday 25 October, 2018

18-year-old Derry football star Callum Brown signs AFL deal with Sydney club
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# Giant

18-year-old Derry football star Callum Brown signs AFL deal with Sydney club

Oct 25th 2018, 12:24 PM 7,212 Views 8 Comments

The Limavady man played a big role in his county’s run to the U20 All-Ireland football semi-final this year.

# giant - Friday 22 June, 2018

After sustained campaign, Irish giant's bones may finally be released from London museum
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# Charles Byrne

After sustained campaign, Irish giant's bones may finally be released from London museum

Jun 22nd 2018, 12:05 AM 33,241 Views 17 Comments

Charles Byrne wanted to be buried at sea so scientists wouldn’t get their hands on his corpse. His skeleton has been on public display for decades.

# giant - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Irish giant's bones will stay at London museum - but he wanted to be buried at sea
# Public Display
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# Public Display

Irish giant's bones will stay at London museum - but he wanted to be buried at sea

Mar 4th 2017, 7:00 AM 60,619 Views 44 Comments

The skeleton of Charles Byrne is on display in a museum dedicated to the surgeon who acquired his remains.

# giant - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

181kg and depressed to a pro contract in France: Kalolo Tuiloma's tale
# Facing History
# Facing History

181kg and depressed to a pro contract in France: Kalolo Tuiloma's tale

Oct 26th 2016, 6:28 PM 16,092 Views 0 Comments

One of the emerging stars of New Zealand rugby has agreed a move to Grenoble.

# giant - Thursday 4 June, 2015

A dead sound Pirates fan threw his ball to a girl and her reaction would melt a heart of stone
# Hero
# Hero

A dead sound Pirates fan threw his ball to a girl and her reaction would melt a heart of stone

Jun 4th 2015, 10:39 AM 10,813 Views 5 Comments

Shock as baseball fan does the decent thing.

# giant - Monday 26 January, 2015

An asteroid the size of a mountain is passing us by right now
# Flyby
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# Flyby

An asteroid the size of a mountain is passing us by right now

Jan 26th 2015, 4:30 PM 14,223 Views 19 Comments

Don’t worry, it won’t crash into us.

Jamie Roberts' highlights reel from the weekend is hugely impressive
# Giant
# Giant

Jamie Roberts' highlights reel from the weekend is hugely impressive

Jan 26th 2015, 11:42 AM 4,544 Views 0 Comments

The powerful centre demonstrated his quality with the Six Nations looming.

# giant - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Mourinho hails 'best player' Matic
# World Class
# World Class

Mourinho hails 'best player' Matic

Nov 11th 2014, 10:34 AM 5,040 Views 3 Comments

The Chelsea boss says the 26-year-old midfielder is a “giant” for his side and hails the way in which he adapted to his second spell at Stamford Bridge.

# giant - Friday 5 September, 2014

New dinosaur species bigger than T-rex and heavier than seven elephants
# Megasurus
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# Megasurus

New dinosaur species bigger than T-rex and heavier than seven elephants

Sep 5th 2014, 11:12 AM 14,101 Views 47 Comments

Pieces of the dinosaur were first discovered in 2005 but it has only recently been named in a study of its bones released yesterday.

# giant - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Waratahs giant Will Skelton set for Australia debut against France
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# Mass

Waratahs giant Will Skelton set for Australia debut against France

Jun 17th 2014, 10:24 AM 8,330 Views 6 Comments

The mammoth 22-year-old lock will add major bulk to the Wallabies’ pack for the third Test.

# giant - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

These giant, creepy puppets will be terrorising the streets of Limerick this summer
# Automatonophobia
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# Automatonophobia

These giant, creepy puppets will be terrorising the streets of Limerick this summer

May 27th 2014, 3:30 PM 14,302 Views 13 Comments

The press release claims they’re friendly. We still need convincing.

# giant - Saturday 16 November, 2013

The high school running back who's 6'4" and 400 pounds
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# Giant

The high school running back who's 6'4" and 400 pounds

Nov 16th 2013, 2:51 PM 9,718 Views 9 Comments

This takes ‘the big guy’ to a whole new level.

# giant - Thursday 6 December, 2012

The tallest woman in the world dies
# Tallest Woman
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# Tallest Woman

The tallest woman in the world dies

Dec 6th 2012, 6:11 PM 24,599 Views 42 Comments

The Chinese woman stood at seven foot eight inches tall and was certified by Guinness World Records.

# giant - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
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# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Aug 19th 2012, 11:00 AM 81 Views 4 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# giant - Friday 30 December, 2011

Giant North Korean Mourner Of The Day
# Big Man
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# Big Man

Giant North Korean Mourner Of The Day

Dec 30th 2011, 6:06 PM 19,390 Views 56 Comments

Why is this man at Kim Jong-il’s funeral twice the size of everybody else?