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#Shock

# shock - Monday 7 March, 2016

'I've made a huge mistake': Sharapova reveals she failed drugs test at Australian Open

The former world number one called a press conference at short notice.

# shock - Sunday 6 March, 2016

'I'll face it like a man, like a champion. I'll come back and do it again'

Conor McGregor reacts to his first taste of defeat in the UFC after he was submitted by Nate Diaz.

# shock - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Rafa Nadal is OUT of the Australian Open already

Fernando Verdasco wins five-set thriller on day two in Melbourne.

# shock - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Lobov books TUF 22 final place but there's been a major twist in the plot

Details emerged on last night’s concluding episode.

# shock - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Two teenagers killed after crash starts fire, third teen in critical condition Rostrevor

Two teenagers killed after crash starts fire, third teen in critical condition

The collision caused a fire which spread to a nearby property.

# shock - Friday 24 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie "A taser is not a toy" say police as 14-year-old arrested over injury to boy (9) Belfast

"A taser is not a toy" say police as 14-year-old arrested over injury to boy (9)

The 14-year-old has been questioned on suspicion of assault.

# shock - Monday 20 July, 2015

Tony McGregor says seeing Conor hurt against Mendes was 'a terrible shock'

The new UFC interim featherweight champion’s family admit the found UFC 189 tough.

# shock - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Incredible scenes as Faroe Islands do the double over Euro 2004 champs Greece

Meanwhile, in Ireland’s group, Germany unsurprisingly beat Gibraltar 7-0.

# shock - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Wawrinka storms back to stun Djokovic in the French Open final

The world number one’s quest for a career Grand Slam goes on.

# shock - Saturday 6 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'Worrying' increase in people climbing electricity poles with festival bunting Summer Surge

# shock - Friday 1 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 7.1 magnitude earthquake hits Papua New Guinea Tremor

7.1 magnitude earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

The region also experienced a 6.7 magnitude earthquake yesterday.

# shock - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Limerick minors produced a sensational second half comeback to stun Waterford

The Deise led by nine points at half time.

# shock - Saturday 18 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man charged with kidnap, rape and murder of girl (9) snatched from playground Rip Chloe

Man charged with kidnap, rape and murder of girl (9) snatched from playground

Zbigniew Huminski was arrested on Wednesday.

# shock - Thursday 12 March, 2015

The world's worst team are one step closer to the World Cup after shock victory

Bhutan are now just 21 games away from making it to Russia 2018.

# shock - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Spate of attacks on elderly who are being tied up, gagged and attacked in their own homes Vulnerable

Spate of attacks on elderly who are being tied up, gagged and attacked in their own homes

Age Action says neighbours need to play a role in preventing attacks.

# shock - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Atletico Madrid's hopes of retaining the La Liga title were dealt a significant blow tonight

The reigning champions are seven points adrift of Real Madrid after losing 2-0 to Celta Vigo.

Leinster were upset by the Dragons in their first RDS loss since March 2013

Tom Prydie’s boot helped the Welsh side to a 16-14 win.

# shock - Friday 23 January, 2015

Shinji Kagawa's struggles continue as he misses decisive penalty in big Asian Cup upset

Japan, the reigning holders, suffered shoot-out defeat to United Arab Emirates.

# shock - Monday 19 January, 2015

Waterford stun Cork to reach first McGrath Cup final in 13 years GAA

Waterford stun Cork to reach first McGrath Cup final in 13 years

It’s only preseason but it’s a morale boosting win for the Déise.

# shock - Sunday 4 January, 2015

David Moyes masterminds an unlikely Real Sociedad win over Barcelona

Jordi Alba’s second-minute own goal proved the difference between the sides.

# shock - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

The stunning spectacle of Brazil 1-7 Germany -- My 2014 sporting moment

The dramatic semi-final loss is destined to haunt Brazilian football for years to come.

# shock - Sunday 21 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Another US cop shot and killed - this time in Florida Shock

Another US cop shot and killed - this time in Florida

The incident comes a day after two police officers were killed in Brooklyn.

# shock - Friday 14 November, 2014

Robbie Keane does not start against Scotland - here's the Ireland team

Martin O’Neill has opted for the pace of Shane Long up front, dropping Ireland’s captain for the first time since 2001.

# shock - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Saint-André names unchanged France XV for clash with Cheika's Wallabies

Australia will warm up for their clash with Ireland at the Stade de France.

# shock - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Poland claim historic win over world champions Germany

The hosts climbed above Ireland on goal difference as they overcame the Germans

# shock - Saturday 4 October, 2014

World Champion Sebastian Vettel to leave Red Bull

Ferrari are favourites to sign the German.

# shock - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Deaths of two brothers 'the worst tragedy to ever hit' Sligo community Shock

Deaths of two brothers 'the worst tragedy to ever hit' Sligo community

It is believed that 20-year-old Shane Skeffington stabbed his younger brother and then took his own life.

# shock - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Nadal loses to 19-year-old Kyrgios at Wimbledon

The 144th-ranked Kyrgios, a wild-card entry, hit 37 aces.

# shock - Monday 30 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man jumps into River Liffey to save his blind dog To The Rescue

Man jumps into River Liffey to save his blind dog

Stevie is safe and recovering at home.

# shock - Saturday 7 June, 2014

David Humphreys leaves Ulster for Director of Rugby position at Gloucester

The former out-half has ended a 22-year association with the province.

# shock - Saturday 17 May, 2014

All five goals from today's FA Cup final

The Spaniard scored one of the goals of the season to get the Gunners back into today’s game.

# shock - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Atletico's title hopes take huge blow as they're beaten 2-0 by Levante

Filipe Luis’ own goal after just seven minutes got the Champions League finalists off to the worst possible start.

# shock - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Leitrim dump All-Ireland champions Galway from Connacht U21 football championship

A late, late point won the day for Shane Ward’s men.

# shock - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie MEPs slam the rejection of gender equality report True Colours

MEPs slam the rejection of gender equality report

The report gave recommendations on how to tackle inequality between men and women in the EU.

# shock - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Barcelona lose at home for the first time since April 2012 Shock This post contains videos

Barcelona lose at home for the first time since April 2012

The hosts’ day was summed up 13 minutes form time when Jordi Alba was sent-off

# shock - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Knock out blow for Big Bucks hits punters’ pockets

The Paul Nicholls trained horse lost for the first time in five years.

# shock - Monday 6 January, 2014

Toulon scalp the latest highlight in Prendergast's growing career

The former Munster scrum-half has helped Grenoble rise up the Top 14 table in his role as skills coach.

# shock - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Irish-influenced Grenoble pull off shock victory in Toulon

The Bernard Jackman and Mike Prendergast-coached side have caused a major upset in France.

# shock - Friday 27 December, 2013

Michael Corcoran: Connacht's win over Toulouse showed that 'anything is possible'

RTÉ commentator Michael Corcoran relives the nail-biting win for the western province in the south of France

# shock - Friday 13 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge 8 people whose plans were ruined by the Beyoncé album Thanks A Lot

8 people whose plans were ruined by the Beyoncé album

It’s a lot to take.