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# retirement - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From The42 ‘The battery didn’t last too long on my phone the day I tweeted my fake retirement’ – Keith Higgins Nothing To See Here

‘The battery didn’t last too long on my phone the day I tweeted my fake retirement’ – Keith Higgins

And the Mayo man worries he won’t be believed when he actually hangs up his boots.

# retirement - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From The42 One of the best footballers ever has confirmed he’s coming out of retirement Comeback

One of the best footballers ever has confirmed he’s coming out of retirement

The 38-year-old hung up his boots in 2011, but has been tempted into a return.

# retirement - Monday 23 February, 2015

From The42 ‘I kind of ran away from it initially’ – Fogarty fronts up on concussion issue Head Injury

‘I kind of ran away from it initially’ – Fogarty fronts up on concussion issue

The former Leinster hooker says players are ‘never going to want to come off’ after knocks to the head.

# retirement - Friday 20 February, 2015

From The42 Leinster will lose a key leader with retirement of cult hero Jennings Standard Setter

Leinster will lose a key leader with retirement of cult hero Jennings

The 33-year-old yesterday announced his decision to hang up his boots at the season’s end.

# retirement - Thursday 19 February, 2015

From The42 ‘In one ear and out the other’ – Henry has had enough of THAT question King Henry

‘In one ear and out the other’ – Henry has had enough of THAT question

It was journalists versus Henry Shefflin in a quest for information. You’ll never guess who won…

# retirement - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From The42 ‘I remember breaking down on my own in the dressing room after the Leinster win’ Heartbreak

‘I remember breaking down on my own in the dressing room after the Leinster win’

Munster’s Damien Varley talks about the moment he felt his career was in jeopardy.

# retirement - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Clare Daly, Coronation Street and a gigantic baby : The week in numbers

Plus: How many gardaí have left the force over the past five years?

# retirement - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Ireland is one of the worst places in Europe to retire right now

A lack of doctors means the country’s rating for healthcare has plunged.

# retirement - Saturday 7 February, 2015

From The42 AP McCoy will retire from racing at the end of the season Retirement

AP McCoy will retire from racing at the end of the season

The 19-time champion jockey is leaving the saddle at the end of the season.

# retirement - Thursday 29 January, 2015

From The42 Paul O’Connell: ‘I don’t know whether this will be my last Six Nations’ Leader

Paul O’Connell: ‘I don’t know whether this will be my last Six Nations’

The Ireland captain says he doesn’t want to have any regrets when he makes a decision about retirement.

# retirement - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From The42 One of Wexford’s longest serving hurlers has retired Time To Go

One of Wexford’s longest serving hurlers has retired

Defender Keith Rossiter is stepping down after 12 years in the purple and gold

# retirement - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

From The42 They saved me from retirement: Reddan reels back the years ahead of Wasps clash Gratitude

They saved me from retirement: Reddan reels back the years ahead of Wasps clash

The 34-year-old admits he feels ‘indebted’ to the Premiership club, with whom he won a Heineken Cup and Premiership.

# retirement - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

From The42 Alan Brogan’s Dublin future is likely to become clearer this week To Stay Or Go

Alan Brogan’s Dublin future is likely to become clearer this week

The 2011 Footballer of the Year is set to sit down with manager Jim Gavin.

# retirement - Friday 9 January, 2015

From The42 See ya in Coppers, Bryan? Cullen announces Dublin retirement Calling Time

See ya in Coppers, Bryan? Cullen announces Dublin retirement

The wing forward won two All-Irelands with the capital.

# retirement - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

From The42 After beating cancer, Gary O’Neill hangs up his boots to spend time with the kids Nailer

After beating cancer, Gary O’Neill hangs up his boots to spend time with the kids

The 32-year-old striker has decided to pack it in and enjoy family life.

# retirement - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Irish Water insists it WILL be reducing local authority staff numbers

A report today claimed a ‘secret deal’ had been made which would see Irish Water forced to automatically fill vacancies after retirements.

# retirement - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Opinion: Our state pensions ponzi scheme is nearing a breaking point

The demographic pressures on our welfare system are becoming less and less tomorrow’s problem…

# retirement - Thursday 25 December, 2014

From The42 Dunne, Xavi, Lahm and 16 other international soccer stars who retired in 2014 Gone Forever

# retirement - Monday 22 December, 2014

Revenue has ‘no competence’ to collect water charges – and that’s from Revenue boss

The outgoing chairperson Josephine Feehily also says she’s looking forward to holding the Garda Commissioner to scrutiny in her new role.

# retirement - Friday 5 December, 2014

From The42 ‘I knew this was my last year, so I was able to enjoy every moment’ – JJ Delaney Bowing Out

‘I knew this was my last year, so I was able to enjoy every moment’ – JJ Delaney

The Kilkenny star says, whatever happened, 2014 was going to be his final season.

# retirement - Thursday 20 November, 2014

From The42 Kilkenny’s Tommy Walsh is retiring from intercounty hurling CALLING IT A DAY

Kilkenny’s Tommy Walsh is retiring from intercounty hurling

The 31-year-old made the announcement this morning.

# retirement - Friday 14 November, 2014

From The42 Two of Offaly’s longest-serving hurlers have retired from inter-county action Final Whistle

Two of Offaly’s longest-serving hurlers have retired from inter-county action

Rory Hanniffy and Kevin Brady are hanging up their hurleys.

# retirement - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

From The42 Olympian Barry Murphy decides to hang up his Speedos and goggles Retirement

Olympian Barry Murphy decides to hang up his Speedos and goggles

The Irish swimmer has called it a day.

# retirement - Thursday 16 October, 2014

From The42 Another Munster SHC winning hurler from Waterford has called it a day Retirement

Another Munster SHC winning hurler from Waterford has called it a day

The 31-year-old joins fellow Deise Seamus Prendergast in announcing his retirement from the inter-county game.

# retirement - Friday 26 September, 2014

From The42 ‘I think he’ll say there’s still a role for him’ – Bernard Brogan on Alan’s potential retirement No White Smoke

‘I think he’ll say there’s still a role for him’ – Bernard Brogan on Alan’s potential retirement

The younger Brogan hopes his older sibling comes back for 2015.

# retirement - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

From The42 More good news for Kerry fans on Tommy Walsh, retirement talk and minor champions Bright Prospects

More good news for Kerry fans on Tommy Walsh, retirement talk and minor champions

Éamonn Fitzmaurice predicts that the future is positive for the Kingdom.

# retirement - Sunday 21 September, 2014

From The42 Li Na bids her farewell to tennis with highly emotional press-conference Dry Your Eyes

Li Na bids her farewell to tennis with highly emotional press-conference

The 32 year-old announced last week that persistent knee injuries was the reason behind her decision to quit.

# retirement - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Opinion: Dublin is a great place to live, but not necessarily when you’re old

By 2041, the number of people in this country over the age of 65 is predicted to reach 1.4 million.

From The42 Irish two-time Olympian Colin Griffin announces his retirement Walking Away

Irish two-time Olympian Colin Griffin announces his retirement

The 32-year-old race walker has decided to hang up the spikes.

# retirement - Thursday 28 August, 2014

From The42 Opinion: Why Shay Given is still needed and Ireland can’t win anything with ‘kids’ It's A Given This post contains a poll

Opinion: Why Shay Given is still needed and Ireland can’t win anything with ‘kids’

Reports today suggest that the 38-year-old goalkeeper is set for a return to the international set-up.

# retirement - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

From The42 Down’s former Allstar goalkeeper Brendan McVeigh has retired Top Stopper

Down’s former Allstar goalkeeper Brendan McVeigh has retired

Down have lost the 2010 Allstar after nine years between the sticks for the Mourne men.

# retirement - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

From The42 Smith back in Springboks squad 18 months after retiring from rugby Comeback

Smith back in Springboks squad 18 months after retiring from rugby

The 33-year-old’s return to the peak of the game has been astonishing.

# retirement - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

From The42 Twitter reacts as Xavi announces his retirement from international football Legend

Twitter reacts as Xavi announces his retirement from international football

Gary Lineker, Jamie Carragher, Luis Garcia and others paid tribute to Spain’s midfield maestro.

From The42 Spanish great Xavi announces his retirement from international football Wave Goodbye

Spanish great Xavi announces his retirement from international football

The 34-year-old is the most decorated player in Spanish football history.

# retirement - Saturday 2 August, 2014

From The42 ‘The World Cup for me is a long way away’ – Ireland captain O’Connell Plans

‘The World Cup for me is a long way away’ – Ireland captain O’Connell

The Munster lock admits his body needs to be managed smartly if he is to make the global tournament.

# retirement - Friday 1 August, 2014

From The42 Dunne one of the few latter day Irish stars worthy of comparison to Charlton generation One Of A Kind

Dunne one of the few latter day Irish stars worthy of comparison to Charlton generation

The defender has retired from international football at the age of 34.

From The42 5 of Richard Dunne’s most memorable performances in an Ireland jersey Legend

5 of Richard Dunne’s most memorable performances in an Ireland jersey

The Irish defender announced his retirement from international football last night.

# retirement - Monday 21 July, 2014

From The42 After 14 years and 114 caps, Steven Gerrard retires from England duty Stalwart

After 14 years and 114 caps, Steven Gerrard retires from England duty

The Liverpool captain says he made the decision as he wants to concentrate on club football.

# retirement - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From The42 Tindall bows out to complete England ’03 World Cup squad retirement Last In Line

Tindall bows out to complete England ’03 World Cup squad retirement

The 35-year-old announced his decision on Twitter this morning.

# retirement - Monday 7 July, 2014

This chart shows how the strength of the garda force has changed since 2008

Frances Fitzgerald has said the first group of trainees are expected to join the force in early 2015.

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