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#Historic

# historic - Sunday 19 July, 2020

How a GAA broadcasting legend found himself commentating on JFK's funeral
# Historic
# Historic

How a GAA broadcasting legend found himself commentating on JFK's funeral

Jul 19th 2020, 8:00 AM 30,566 Views 7 Comments

Michael O’Hehir described it as the toughest broadcast of his career.

# historic - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Jaguars to play two NFL 'home' games at Wembley in 2020
# Historic
# Historic

Jaguars to play two NFL 'home' games at Wembley in 2020

Feb 4th 2020, 10:12 PM 5,032 Views 1 Comment

It’s the first time in history an NFL team will play two home games in the same season outside the US.

# historic - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Celtic take historic top spot in Europa League to make knockout stage that bit smoother
# Boost
# Boost

Celtic take historic top spot in Europa League to make knockout stage that bit smoother

Nov 28th 2019, 10:26 PM 7,043 Views 6 Comments

Goals from Lewis Morgan, Ryan Christie and Mikey Johnston secured a 3-1 win as Hoops top their European group for the first time.

# historic - Friday 15 November, 2019

Norwich City star hits brace to fire Finland to Euro 2020 and first major tournament finals
# Historic
# Historic

Norwich City star hits brace to fire Finland to Euro 2020 and first major tournament finals

Nov 15th 2019, 7:23 PM 8,480 Views 4 Comments

Teemu Pukki helped his side to a 3-0 win over Liechtenstein.

# historic - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Japan's emperor formally steps down in country's first abdication for 200 years
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Japan's emperor formally steps down in country's first abdication for 200 years

Apr 30th 2019, 10:30 AM 23,646 Views 22 Comments

His son Naruhito is now preparing to take the Chrysanthemum Throne.

# historic - Monday 25 March, 2019

Ireland's Becky Lynch set for historic Wrestlemania match
# BIG TIME
# BIG TIME

Ireland's Becky Lynch set for historic Wrestlemania match

Mar 25th 2019, 3:57 PM 12,505 Views 12 Comments

The Limerick-born athlete will compete in the first-ever women’s main event on the biggest day in the wrestling calendar.

# historic - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

11-time All-Ireland champions Cork set for first ever competitive outing in Páirc Uí Chaoimh
# Historic
# Historic

11-time All-Ireland champions Cork set for first ever competitive outing in Páirc Uí Chaoimh

Jan 15th 2019, 3:29 PM 3,403 Views 1 Comment

Ephie Fitzgerald’s side will play two National League games at the main county grounds as part of double-header fixtures.

# historic - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

'The world will see a major change': Trump and Kim hail summit as historic breakthrough
# Meeting
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# Meeting

'The world will see a major change': Trump and Kim hail summit as historic breakthrough

Updated Jun 12th 2018, 10:55 AM 43,378 Views 249 Comments

The first-ever summit between sitting leaders of the two Cold War foes went “better than anybody could have expected”, Trump said.

# historic - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Froome on the brink of historic Giro triumph after defending pink jersey during 20th stage
# Historic
# Historic

Froome on the brink of historic Giro triumph after defending pink jersey during 20th stage

May 26th 2018, 4:38 PM 3,672 Views 13 Comments

Chris Froome could become just the third man in history to hold all three Grand Tour titles concurrently.

# historic - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Celtic lift Scottish Cup to complete historic double treble
# Historic
# Historic

Celtic lift Scottish Cup to complete historic double treble

May 19th 2018, 6:21 PM 7,776 Views 21 Comments

Brendan Rodgers’ side made history today.

# historic - Thursday 8 February, 2018

DIT progress to Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals for the first time after late rally shocks UCD
# Historic
# Historic

DIT progress to Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals for the first time after late rally shocks UCD

Feb 8th 2018, 9:01 PM 13,542 Views 8 Comments

Westmeath’s Niall O’Brien led the way for DIT.

# historic - Sunday 3 December, 2017

Goalkeeper scores 95th minute equaliser to give Benevento first ever point in Serie A
# Drama
# Drama

Goalkeeper scores 95th minute equaliser to give Benevento first ever point in Serie A

Dec 3rd 2017, 2:08 PM 13,721 Views 2 Comments

The club had lost all 14 games in their debut season in Serie A, but on Sunday earned a dramatic first point in stoppage time.

# historic - Sunday 12 November, 2017

David Collins leads Liam Mellows to their first Galway hurling final since 1970
# Historic
# Historic

David Collins leads Liam Mellows to their first Galway hurling final since 1970

Nov 12th 2017, 5:07 PM 15,207 Views 1 Comment

In the other semi-final, Gort and Craughwell will go to a replay.

# historic - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Huddersfield stun Mourinho with historic win as United suffer first defeat of the season
# Historic
# Historic

Huddersfield stun Mourinho with historic win as United suffer first defeat of the season

Oct 21st 2017, 5:19 PM 20,716 Views 55 Comments

First half goals from Aaron Mooy and Laurent Depoitre were enough to record a historic win for David Wagner’s side.

# historic - Friday 20 October, 2017

Brighton score first away win in the top flight since 1983 as pressure mounts on Bilic
# Historic
# Historic

Brighton score first away win in the top flight since 1983 as pressure mounts on Bilic

Oct 20th 2017, 10:24 PM 8,924 Views 27 Comments

Glenn Murray and Jose Izquierdo were both on target for Brighton against West Ham.

# historic - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Inspirational Cora Staunton brings Mayo back to an All-Ireland final with victory over champions Cork
# Historic
# Historic

Inspirational Cora Staunton brings Mayo back to an All-Ireland final with victory over champions Cork

Sep 2nd 2017, 7:50 PM 26,941 Views 11 Comments

Mayo hung on to book their place in the All-Ireland decider against Dublin.

# historic - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

'As a female referee I'll be under special scrutiny' - History to be made in the Bundesliga
# Historic
# Historic

'As a female referee I'll be under special scrutiny' - History to be made in the Bundesliga

Aug 16th 2017, 7:40 PM 25,273 Views 22 Comments

Bibiana Steinhaus will become the first female referee to officiate in one of Europe’s top leagues.

# historic - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Rumours of the Lions' future demise proven to be very premature
# Historic
# Historic

Rumours of the Lions' future demise proven to be very premature

Jul 1st 2017, 11:16 AM 10,744 Views 9 Comments

This was a huge game for the touring side, whose future had been strongly questioned.

# historic - Friday 9 June, 2017

Andorra secure the biggest result in their history
# Underdogs
# Underdogs

Andorra secure the biggest result in their history

Jun 9th 2017, 10:12 PM 26,943 Views 15 Comments

Marc Rebés was the hero as the European minnows stunned Hungary.

# historic - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Ranked - the counties where you're most likely to have received penalty points
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# Pay The Penalty

Ranked - the counties where you're most likely to have received penalty points

Jun 6th 2017, 12:05 AM 46,795 Views 54 Comments

Some counties with the worst road fatality records in Ireland incur the least penalty points in the country.

# historic - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

'He walks with his head down. No more' - Taoiseach recognises Traveller ethnicity in the Dáil
# Historic
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# Historic

'He walks with his head down. No more' - Taoiseach recognises Traveller ethnicity in the Dáil

Mar 1st 2017, 7:22 PM 20,690 Views 174 Comments

“It is a historic day for our Travellers and a proud day for Ireland.”

# historic - Saturday 25 February, 2017

The All-Ireland senior football and hurling finals are moving to August
# Historic
# Historic

The All-Ireland senior football and hurling finals are moving to August

Feb 25th 2017, 11:30 AM 29,902 Views 20 Comments

Extra-time is also coming in with replays restricted to provincial and All-Ireland finals.

# historic - Friday 24 February, 2017

Dunford goal puts IT Carlow in to first Fitzgibbon Cup final with dramatic win over UCC
# Historic
# Historic

Dunford goal puts IT Carlow in to first Fitzgibbon Cup final with dramatic win over UCC

Feb 24th 2017, 3:15 PM 15,039 Views 2 Comments

DJ Carey’s men needed extra-time to seal the victory.

# historic - Sunday 18 December, 2016

'I've got a bone to pick with my wife because she voted for Nick Skelton': Murray wins SPOTY
# Historic
# Historic

'I've got a bone to pick with my wife because she voted for Nick Skelton': Murray wins SPOTY

Dec 18th 2016, 10:08 PM 7,232 Views 7 Comments

The result was never in doubt as the Scot finished well ahead of Alistair Brownlee.

# historic - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Analysis: How did Ireland finally beat the All Blacks?
# History Makers
# History Makers

Analysis: How did Ireland finally beat the All Blacks?

Nov 9th 2016, 7:56 AM 30,504 Views 27 Comments

The maul and lineout were vital facets of the game in Soldier Field.

# historic - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Here's the Dundalk goal that gave Irish football its first European group stage win
# Historic
# Historic

Here's the Dundalk goal that gave Irish football its first European group stage win

Sep 29th 2016, 9:59 PM 12,987 Views 22 Comments

Ciaran Kilduff has done it again!

# historic - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Terminally ill child becomes first minor to be granted euthanasia in Belgium
# Mercy Killing
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# Mercy Killing

Terminally ill child becomes first minor to be granted euthanasia in Belgium

Sep 17th 2016, 12:18 PM 33,020 Views 73 Comments

Belgium is the only country to allow a child of any age to choose to end their own life.

# historic - Monday 29 August, 2016

Half-century-long war in Colombia comes to an end as historic ceasefire takes hold
# Conflict
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# Conflict

Half-century-long war in Colombia comes to an end as historic ceasefire takes hold

Aug 29th 2016, 7:52 AM 8,266 Views 16 Comments

Rebels and government forces have both agreed to the ceasefire, which began at midnight last night.

# historic - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Historic peace deal reached to put an end to world's longest-running war
# Colombia
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# Colombia

Historic peace deal reached to put an end to world's longest-running war

Aug 25th 2016, 7:56 AM 16,316 Views 26 Comments

Over the past 50 years civil war in Colombia has killed 260,000 people.

# historic - Saturday 18 June, 2016

England secure historic series win in Australia with convincing Melbourne victory
# High Achievers
# High Achievers

England secure historic series win in Australia with convincing Melbourne victory

Jun 18th 2016, 1:17 PM 7,359 Views 10 Comments

A late try from Owen Farrell sealed the result on a record-breaking day for captain Dylan Hartley.

# historic - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Man who was sexually abused for years by active garda settles action with State
# High Court
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# High Court

Man who was sexually abused for years by active garda settles action with State

Jun 9th 2016, 10:06 PM 31,823 Views 0 Comments

The man brought a case for damages for the abuse he said he suffered from when he was 12 years of age.

# historic - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Pakistan has criminalised sexual assault against children for the first time
# Historic Bill
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# Historic Bill

Pakistan has criminalised sexual assault against children for the first time

Mar 12th 2016, 7:30 AM 14,300 Views 34 Comments

Under the revised legislation, sexual assaults will now be punishable by up to seven years in prison.

# historic - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Watch the historic moment same-sex marriage moved a step closer
# Weddings By Christmas
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# Weddings By Christmas

Watch the historic moment same-sex marriage moved a step closer

Oct 22nd 2015, 3:57 PM 12,504 Views 112 Comments

Applause broke out in the Seanad as the Marriage Bill passed all stages today

# historic - Monday 6 July, 2015

The All Blacks got a rousing welcome ahead of an historic game in Samoa
# War Dance
# War Dance

The All Blacks got a rousing welcome ahead of an historic game in Samoa

Jul 6th 2015, 12:48 PM 7,945 Views 15 Comments

The Samoans have named their XV for an historic Test match in Apia on Wednesday.

# historic - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Cuba first country to end mother-to-child HIV transmission
# Historic
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# Historic

Cuba first country to end mother-to-child HIV transmission

Jul 1st 2015, 7:00 PM 19,418 Views 26 Comments

Less than 2% of children born to mothers who have HIV carry the virus.

# historic - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Man United teen scores sensational solo goal but Serbia win dramatic U20 World Cup final
# Historic
# Historic

Man United teen scores sensational solo goal but Serbia win dramatic U20 World Cup final

Jun 20th 2015, 5:22 PM 9,864 Views 8 Comments

Nemanja Maksimovic’s extra-time goal earned Serbia a 2-1 victory against Brazil.

# historic - Sunday 7 June, 2015

As it happened: Ireland v England, international friendly
# Historic
# Historic

As it happened: Ireland v England, international friendly

Jun 7th 2015, 1:45 PM 70,104 Views 73 Comments

After all the talking, two old rivals met in Dublin for the first time since 1995.

# historic - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Thatched cottages on fire in Adare, Limerick
# Heritage
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# Heritage

Thatched cottages on fire in Adare, Limerick

Jun 6th 2015, 5:43 PM 39,926 Views 16 Comments

The blaze is causing traffic chaos.

# historic - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Ireland has voted Yes to same-sex marriage
# It's A Yes
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# It's A Yes

Ireland has voted Yes to same-sex marriage

May 23rd 2015, 9:21 PM 213,619 Views 357 Comments

Ireland has become the first country in the world to pass a referendum on the issue.

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