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# unexpected - This year 2022

How a call from Africa saved an Irish footballer's career
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How a call from Africa saved an Irish footballer's career

Jan 11th 2022, 12:00 PM 29,800 Views 2 Comments

Former Derry City and Shamrock Rovers striker Eamon Zayed reflects on his time playing with Libya.

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Lacklustre Liverpool suffer shock Champions League defeat at Anfield
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Lacklustre Liverpool suffer shock Champions League defeat at Anfield

Nov 25th 2020, 10:16 PM 41,157 Views 55 Comments

The Reds were beaten at home by an Atalanta side they defeated 5-0 in Italy three weeks ago.

'Juve have become a clear favourite for the Champions League'
# Best Of Enemies
# Best Of Enemies

'Juve have become a clear favourite for the Champions League'

Sep 4th 2018, 2:35 PM 6,044 Views 9 Comments

Lionel Messi says he was surprised by Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to Real Madrid.

Two gardaí injured in Limerick after horse tramples car
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Two gardaí injured in Limerick after horse tramples car

Aug 29th 2018, 9:29 AM 50,068 Views 81 Comments

One of the gardaí suffered a broken arm, the GRA said.

Longford snap up Rovers midfielder despite contract offer from Belgium
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Longford snap up Rovers midfielder despite contract offer from Belgium

Dec 31st 2017, 3:18 PM 5,680 Views 2 Comments

Former Hoops and Dundalk man Darren Meenan appeared to be bound for Brussels.

Rovers announce veteran defender's surprise exit after nearly 200 appearances
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Rovers announce veteran defender's surprise exit after nearly 200 appearances

Nov 22nd 2017, 11:17 AM 7,272 Views 8 Comments

Simon Madden is leaving Tallaght Stadium after four seasons in his second spell with the Hoops.

Baby girl delivered on Dublin street before ambulance arrived on scene
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Baby girl delivered on Dublin street before ambulance arrived on scene

Jun 22nd 2017, 10:58 AM 31,522 Views 12 Comments

The mother and baby are doing well and were taken to Holles Street hospital.

Stag knocks cyclist off his bike during Phoenix Park race
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Stag knocks cyclist off his bike during Phoenix Park race

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 65,020 Views 78 Comments

And one fortunate photographer caught it all on camera.

Everyone is cracking up at this dog's completely ridiculous haircut
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Everyone is cracking up at this dog's completely ridiculous haircut

Aug 9th 2016, 7:25 PM 7,687 Views 0 Comments

Poor Mimi.

Tesla made a crazy amount of money on a car that could take years to arrive
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Tesla made a crazy amount of money on a car that could take years to arrive

Apr 4th 2016, 10:01 AM 16,934 Views 43 Comments

The company sold more than 276,000 Model 3 cars in two days of pre-orders but it could be 2018 or 2019 before it arrives.

'There wasn't a lot of Aussie Rules out there' -  Eddie Jones surprised by Irish tactics
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'There wasn't a lot of Aussie Rules out there' - Eddie Jones surprised by Irish tactics

Feb 28th 2016, 12:06 PM 10,741 Views 12 Comments

The England boss also singled out Ireland fly-half Johnny Sexton for praise as he turns his attention to Wales.

Sanchez's first goal in 2 months sends FA Cup holders Arsenal through
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# Next Round Please

Sanchez's first goal in 2 months sends FA Cup holders Arsenal through

Jan 30th 2016, 5:10 PM 8,018 Views 4 Comments

The Gunners claimed a 2-1 victory over Burnley at the Emirates with the Chilean back on the scoresheet.

Alabama recover game-changing onside kick to clinch the National Championship
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# Ballsy

Alabama recover game-changing onside kick to clinch the National Championship

Jan 12th 2016, 8:30 AM 5,048 Views 4 Comments

The gamble by coach Nick Saban paid off as they defeated Clemson Tigers 45-40.

Another Premier League shock as Klopp's Liverpool undone by spirited Magpies
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Another Premier League shock as Klopp's Liverpool undone by spirited Magpies

Dec 6th 2015, 6:45 PM 7,425 Views 29 Comments

An own goal from Martin Skrtel and a superb injury-time strike from Georginio Wijnaldum ensured a 2-0 Newcastle win.

Tesco's Valentine's e-card is the least romantic thing ever
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Tesco's Valentine's e-card is the least romantic thing ever

Feb 10th 2015, 11:18 AM 5,386 Views 1 Comment

Assistance please.

Prisoners at an Irish jail grew thousands of sunflowers to raise money for a hospice
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Prisoners at an Irish jail grew thousands of sunflowers to raise money for a hospice

Aug 21st 2014, 10:17 PM 15,997 Views 24 Comments

They also helped out with the local tidy towns committee.

6 unexpected things that happened this week
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6 unexpected things that happened this week

Aug 16th 2014, 10:15 AM 23,253 Views 6 Comments

Cats with many lives and priests with recording contracts – it’s all the week’d weirdest news.

6 unexpected things that happened this week
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6 unexpected things that happened this week

Jul 12th 2014, 10:15 AM 14,468 Views 2 Comments

Eyeballs, sleepwalking and botty coughs – it’s the week’s weirdest news.

6 unexpected things that happened this week
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6 unexpected things that happened this week

Jun 14th 2014, 10:15 AM 13,206 Views 4 Comments

Green puppies, stolen walls and shooting at the moon… it’s all the bizarre stories you need to know about.

Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright is now a half decent GAA pundit
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# Wright Full Forward

Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright is now a half decent GAA pundit

May 23rd 2014, 6:30 PM 13,288 Views 23 Comments

If only we could say the same for his short-lived rap career.

6 unexpected things that happened this week
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6 unexpected things that happened this week

May 3rd 2014, 10:15 AM 27,791 Views 8 Comments

– it’s all the weirdest stories you need to hear.

6 unexpected things that happened this week
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6 unexpected things that happened this week

Apr 5th 2014, 10:15 AM 16,201 Views 3 Comments

Same-sex wedding bells for Irish penguins, how the zebra got his stripes and BIG RATS – it’s all the bizarre news stories you need to know about.

Man eats only McDonalds for 3 months, ends up healthier than he started
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From The Daily Edge
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Man eats only McDonalds for 3 months, ends up healthier than he started

Jan 6th 2014, 8:30 PM 5,892 Views 5 Comments

Well that was unexpected!

World's largest volcano discovered on the floor of the Pacific
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World's largest volcano discovered on the floor of the Pacific

Sep 6th 2013, 9:48 PM 18,496 Views 32 Comments

To get an idea of how big this volcano is, the previous record holder is just 2 per cent the size of it…

Shock result as David Cameron loses vote on Syria intervention
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Shock result as David Cameron loses vote on Syria intervention

Aug 29th 2013, 11:09 PM 16,281 Views 278 Comments

MPs voted against a government motion to support a military attack in Syria – and David Cameron says he will respect their decision.

Irish guy mortifyingly falls off chair at work
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Irish guy mortifyingly falls off chair at work

Jul 15th 2013, 8:30 PM 3,614 Views 0 Comments

While serving customers. Awkward.

Credit ratings agency upgrades Ireland, outlook now positive
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Credit ratings agency upgrades Ireland, outlook now positive

Jul 12th 2013, 7:51 AM 10,677 Views 59 Comments

Some good news for the economy this morning…

Sweden's for-profit schools blamed for sliding national results
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Sweden's for-profit schools blamed for sliding national results

Jul 7th 2013, 10:30 AM 6,838 Views 13 Comments

What if the Government introduced vouchers that parents could use to send children to either state-run or private schools, as they choose? Good idea, right? Not so in Sweden…

Majority of SMEs who requested credit from banks were approved
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Majority of SMEs who requested credit from banks were approved

Nov 28th 2012, 12:24 PM 2,693 Views 18 Comments

A total of 60 per cent of small businesses which applied for credit were successful according to the Red C poll.

Unexpected Tweet of the Day: Yoko Ono and Daniel O'Connell
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Unexpected Tweet of the Day: Yoko Ono and Daniel O'Connell

Jun 22nd 2012, 8:40 PM 9,819 Views 9 Comments

Who knew?

Katie Price urges closer EU fiscal union but warns against quantitative easing
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Katie Price urges closer EU fiscal union but warns against quantitative easing

Jan 22nd 2012, 5:07 PM 13,071 Views 58 Comments

The glamour model said that her Twitter account had not been hacked as she gave her take on world economic affairs this afternoon.

Pocock struggles with eating disorder
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Pocock struggles with eating disorder

Nov 14th 2011, 8:14 PM 1,779 Views 1 Comment

The Wallabies flanker has revealed the surprising extent to which obsessive anxiety about food and physical fitness have impacted his development.

Mikel John Obi's father victim of kidnapping
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Mikel John Obi's father victim of kidnapping

Aug 15th 2011, 2:43 PM 176 Views 0 Comments

It has emerged that the father of Chelsea midfielder Mikel John Obi is being held by kidnappers in his native Nigeria. The footballer has yet to receive a ransom demand.