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# Inspiring
'I showed him my medal and as I was walking away, he said, 'I want to be like Nicole one day''
Nicole Turner won a silver medal at the Tokyo Paralympics.
# Inspiring
'It's more than an All-Star, it's recognition of years of heartbreak' - Rockett's difficult road to the top
As a teenager, the Waterford ace was diagnosed with arthritis and told she would be in a wheelchair by the age of 30.
# good news story
'It's a real example of, 'You can do anything'' - Irish greats unite to help kids walk tall through lockdown
The Robert Heffernan Race Walking Academy has been a huge success.
# Inspiring
Serie A legend Mihajlovic makes emotional return after leukaemia diagnosis
The Serbian boss returned to the dugout after a difficult period, and his rival coach was delighted to see him.
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'I wasn't doing it for myself, I wasn't doing it for the team, I was doing it for God' - Ireland hockey star
Bethany and Serena Barr talk about their faith and their older sister Charlene who died in 2010.
# Inspiring
'Exceptional courage' - Serie A manager returns to bench six weeks after leukaemia diagnosis
Bologna boss Sinisa Mihajlovic was with his players for their draw against Verona.
# Inspiring
Widow of trainer who took his own life aiming to continue his legacy with Cheltenham success
After the tragic loss of her husband Richard last year, Kayley Woollacott acquired a trainer’s licence and now she’s got Lalor running in the Arkle.
# never give up
After 2,136 days and 12 knee operations, Sydney Swans defender set for AFL return
Six years, five full knee reconstructions. Wow.
# quite a journey
'I remember the XXXXL O'Neill's gear didn't fit me. From that day, I changed everything'
From a battle with thyroid cancer to an incredible weight loss, Mayo manager Peter Leahy shares his story.
# Inspiring
'When I got the tube in my side, my lungs were punctured, I realised things were more serious then'
Robbie McNamara was due to ride Lord Windermere in the 2015 Aintree Grand National. The day beforehand, his life changed forever.
# Hero
The inspiring story behind that Marseille fan's goal from kick-off against Toulouse
This Falcons video following their Super Bowl heartbreak will give you chills
‘In brotherhood, we fall. In brotherhood, we trust. In brotherhood, we rise.’
# turia pitt
A burn victim who was told she'd never run again has completed the world's toughest triathlon
Turia Pitt says the ironman race didn’t go to plan but she persevered.
# Inspiring
'It's pretty phenomenal what he's doing and I wish him the very best of luck' - Cullen
Dubliner Ian McKinley could find himself running out at the RDS in the colours of Benetton Treviso on Friday night.
# flynnspiring
This Irish comedian’s inspiring quotes are just perfectly sarcastic
# Inspiring
Man City amputee footballer scores spectacular solo goal after leaving his marker for dead
Jay Tregakiss showed magnificent skill in a Football for All tournament in Switzerland.
# sponsored by Nissan
Here are the amazing young Irish people who will inspire you today
Can you add any more?
# Inspiring
He was attacked and left for dead, but Robert chose to 'get better, not bitter'
Robert Drake, an author, saw his life changed in one night.
# caitlyn jenner
Everyone is talking about Caitlyn Jenner's emotional speech at last night's ESPN awards
Jenner was accepting the Arthur Ashe courage award.
# Teenagers
20 Under 20: Ireland's brightest and most inspirational rising stars
Some are still balancing success with the stress of the Junior Cert.
# Comfortable
Kids asked what they'd change about their bodies, school adults in body confidence
“Cheetah legs so I can run faster.”
# Battling Back
Jamie Wall - ‘I can’t force my legs to start working, the only thing I can control is my attitude'
Last June, Cork GAA player Jamie Wall lined out for his county but a freak incident has left him facing a big battle since.
# Albania
Pope Francis: Religion can never justify violence
He said that Albania was an “inspiring example” of religious harmony.
# Inspiring
Real Lives: Traveller men want to show you a side you 'rarely get to see'
A new booklet detailing the lives of Traveller men hopes to dispel some myths and stereotypes.
# superkid
Playschooler gives the cutest graduation speech ever
Short and sweet.
# Inspiring
Table-tennis player with no arms takes on the world number two
Ibrahim Hamato lost his arms in an accident.
# Inspiring
Powerful World Cup advert shows there's always something to play for
This is our favourite World Cup advert yet.
# dear future mom
People with Down Syndrome have inspiring messages for mum to be
You won’t want to cry, but you probably will.
# Inspiring
This 10-year-old born without arms wanted to play the trumpet... here's his inspiring story
Jahmir Wallace told anyone wanting to play an instrument: “Keep on trying.”
# Inspiring
VIDEO: Ajax 'sign' terminally-ill 8-year-old boy
The Dutch giants gave Jay-Jay Willems a day he’ll never forget.
# Inspiring
WATCH: 26-year-old woman hears sound for the first time
There’s something in our eye.
# The Light That Shines
VIDEO: Stunning documentary of a cancer fighter hopes to inspire
Jill Brzezinkski-Conley wants to show women they can feel good about their bodies, regardless of how they look.
# Inspiring
Nine-year-old Irish girl brings in €20k for educational game
Niamh Gallagher, from Arranmore Island off Donegal, helped persuade we users to fund dad’s project Pora Ora.
# Inspiring
WATCH: Skateboarder with no legs is more talented than you
Despite his disadvantage, Italo Romano reached the semi-finals of a pro skating tournament in Florida over the weekend.