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#Retirement

# retirement - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

From The42 Ciarán McKeever announces inter-county retirement CALLING IT A DAY

Ciarán McKeever announces inter-county retirement

The 34-year old has been part of the Armagh squad since 2003.

# retirement - Sunday 13 August, 2017

From The42 Irish Olympic hero Rob Heffernan announces retirement after 8th-place finish Walking Tall This post contains videos

Irish Olympic hero Rob Heffernan announces retirement after 8th-place finish

The Cork native bowed out after an excellent display at the world championships in London.

# retirement - Thursday 3 August, 2017

From The42 Wladimir Klitschko retires from boxing Gone

Wladimir Klitschko retires from boxing

The news means there’ll be no rematch with Anthony Joshua.

# retirement - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

From The42 One more year: Antonio Cassano dramatically un-retires hours after stepping away from football Not Done Yet

One more year: Antonio Cassano dramatically un-retires hours after stepping away from football

The 35-year-old signed for Verona eight days ago, announced his retirement earlier today and hours later revealed his un-retirement at a press conference.

# retirement - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

From The42 'Unexpected and difficult choice' as Irish Olympian McMahon retires from swimming at 22 Stepping Away

'Unexpected and difficult choice' as Irish Olympian McMahon retires from swimming at 22

McMahon represented Ireland at the 2012 London Games and won two European medals during her competitive career.

# retirement - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

From The42 'I'd just be thankful to play again' - Ireland defender's mission to find a club after nightmare spell Last Chance Saloon

'I'd just be thankful to play again' - Ireland defender's mission to find a club after nightmare spell

32-year-old Sean St Ledger is refusing to retire despite being out of football for the past 18 months.

# retirement - Friday 19 May, 2017

Poll: Do you think Enda Kenny's pension payout is excessive? Pot O' Gold This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Enda Kenny's pension payout is excessive?

Kenny is in line to receive a retirement lump sum of €378,000 in addition to annual payments of €126,000.

# retirement - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

From The42 Leinster lock's France move is off as Mike McCarthy is forced to retire due to injury Bowing Out

Leinster lock's France move is off as Mike McCarthy is forced to retire due to injury

The 35-year-old has ended his rugby career on medical advice.

# retirement - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

From The42 Incredible mare Annie Power is retired from racing One Of A Kind

Incredible mare Annie Power is retired from racing

The five-time Grade 1 winner will not be returning to the track.

# retirement - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

From The42 'I've got one more adventure left in me' - Keane puts retirement talk on hold for final move Last Hurrah

'I've got one more adventure left in me' - Keane puts retirement talk on hold for final move

Ireland’s all-time record goalscorer isn’t planning to hang up the boots just yet.

# retirement - Monday 24 April, 2017

'So, uh, what's been going on since I've been gone?': Obama returns to public spotlight

The former president said he hoped to pass the baton on to the leaders of the future.

# retirement - Thursday 13 April, 2017

From The42 'Living in Dublin and coaching Leinster, that's an ideal situation' - Sexton Future Plans

'Living in Dublin and coaching Leinster, that's an ideal situation' - Sexton

The Ireland out-half is considering life after his playing career ends.

# retirement - Sunday 2 April, 2017

From The42 'I will not retire, retirement is dying': Wenger dismisses speculation Gunners

'I will not retire, retirement is dying': Wenger dismisses speculation

The 67-year-old’s future at Arsenal is still up in the air.

# retirement - Thursday 9 March, 2017

From The42 Liverpool and Real Madrid legend Xabi Alonso confirms he's retiring in the summer Xabi Alonso

Liverpool and Real Madrid legend Xabi Alonso confirms he's retiring in the summer

The 35-year-old enjoyed a decorated career at club and international level,

# retirement - Thursday 2 March, 2017

From The42 Rare medical condition forces Down's Marty Clarke to retire aged 29 Retirement

Rare medical condition forces Down's Marty Clarke to retire aged 29

The former Down footballer has been forced to call time on his career on the back of medical advice.

# retirement - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Poll: Should the retirement age be abolished? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the retirement age be abolished?

A new Sinn Féin bill aims to abolish the mandatory age.

'Retirement should be an option' - plan to abolish retirement age welcomed

It has received widespread welcome from older people’s’ groups.

# retirement - Friday 17 February, 2017

From The42 'No matter what happens I will manage next season' Promise

'No matter what happens I will manage next season'

Arsene Wenger confirms he does not intend to retire even if he leaves Arsenal at the end of the current campaign.

# retirement - Thursday 2 February, 2017

From The42 Chelsea legend Frank Lampard announces retirement from football Wave Goodbye

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard announces retirement from football

The 38-year-old made over 400 appearances for the Blues between 2001 and 2014

# retirement - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Former garda forced to retire because of psychological injuries awarded €162,000

John Sutherland was involved in a head-on collision when chasing two youths who had robbed firearms from a house in Co Waterford.

# retirement - Monday 16 January, 2017

From The42 'I do not think I will return to coaching' - Van Gaal set to call it quits Wave Goodbye

'I do not think I will return to coaching' - Van Gaal set to call it quits

The Dutch manager is widely considered to be one of football’s most innovative coaches.

# retirement - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

From The42 Bradley Wiggins signs up for TV show following retirement from cycling Pastures New

Bradley Wiggins signs up for TV show following retirement from cycling

The 36-year-old is following in the footsteps of British sporting greats including Steve Redgrave.

# retirement - Thursday 29 December, 2016

The gap between private pensions and public pensions has the government worried

Enda Kenny said Minister Paschal Donohoe will not deal with its strategy for public pay until the Public Pay Commission sends its report.

# retirement - Thursday 15 December, 2016

From The42 Ireland's World medallist Caroline Ryan announces her retirement CALLING IT A DAY

Ireland's World medallist Caroline Ryan announces her retirement

The Kildare native has called time on an illustrious international cycling career.

# retirement - Friday 25 November, 2016

Mandatory retirement has lead to more 65-year-olds on the dole than at any other age

Age Action is calling for mandatory retirement clauses that force people out of their work because of their age to be abolished.

# retirement - Saturday 12 November, 2016

From The42 What next for Robbie Keane? Looking Ahead This post contains videos

What next for Robbie Keane?

Ireland’s greatest goalscorer’s footballing future is up in the air.

# retirement - Saturday 22 October, 2016

From The42 'Football, thank you for everything': Former Ireland midfielder Stephen McPhail announces retirement New Chapter

'Football, thank you for everything': Former Ireland midfielder Stephen McPhail announces retirement

The 36-year-old has decided to hang up his boots.

# retirement - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

From The42 Limerick's Wayne McNamara brings his inter-county career to a close Time To Go

Limerick's Wayne McNamara brings his inter-county career to a close

Limerick GAA released a statement on social media earlier.

# retirement - Monday 17 October, 2016

'Don't share so much on social media' - advice for your 20s from those who have been there

Retired people on why you shouldn’t worry ‘until worry worries you’.

# retirement - Sunday 21 August, 2016

A mandatory retirement age is discriminatory. It just doesn't make sense in a changing Ireland

Age Action’s Justin Moran argues that as people live longer lives, it is time to remove barriers preventing older people from working.

# retirement - Monday 8 August, 2016

From The42 'Two things I won't miss is chicken and pasta and warm ups' - Eamon McGee calls time on Donegal career GAA

'Two things I won't miss is chicken and pasta and warm ups' - Eamon McGee calls time on Donegal career

He broke the news using a memorable Lord of the Rings passage.

# retirement - Monday 1 August, 2016

Poll: Should the State Pension age be dropped back to 65? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the State Pension age be dropped back to 65?

There has been a spike in those aged 65 claiming social welfare here as they are not yet eligible for the State Pension.

# retirement - Thursday 21 July, 2016

From The42 'There's anger there and a lot of questions I'd like answered': Richie Power's injury nightmare Power Struggle

'There's anger there and a lot of questions I'd like answered': Richie Power's injury nightmare

The Kilkenny man on coming to terms with the injury battle that forced his early retirement.

# retirement - Monday 4 July, 2016

From The42 Kieren Fallon announces his retirement from racing at 51 Retirement

Kieren Fallon announces his retirement from racing at 51

The six-time Champion Jockey has stepped out of the saddle.

# retirement - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

From The42 6-time All-Ireland senior champion comes out of retirement to rejoin Cork squad Camogie

6-time All-Ireland senior champion comes out of retirement to rejoin Cork squad

Aoife Murray is back in the Cork setup.

# retirement - Monday 2 May, 2016

From The42 Tyson Fury: Klitschko rematch 100% my last fight Promise

Tyson Fury: Klitschko rematch 100% my last fight

The star is adamant he will not be seen in a boxing ring again after his bout in Manchester.

# retirement - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

From The42 'I've been to watch French football but it's so boring' - Dunne on punditry and retirement in Monaco Life After Football

'I've been to watch French football but it's so boring' - Dunne on punditry and retirement in Monaco

Former Ireland centre-half Richard Dunne is the latest ex-player to try his hand at working in the Irish media.

# retirement - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

From The42 'Retirement is not something to be feared, but something to be embraced' Next Chapter

'Retirement is not something to be feared, but something to be embraced'

Former Munster wing Johne Murphy is moving on with his coaching and business life.

# retirement - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

From The42 Joseph O’Brien to quit riding and follow his dad into training New Gig

Joseph O’Brien to quit riding and follow his dad into training

The two-time Irish champion jockey has already taken tentative steps into training.

# retirement - Saturday 13 February, 2016

From The42 'I'm not after sympathy' - Jack Collison's retirement statement is incredibly powerful CALLING IT A DAY

'I'm not after sympathy' - Jack Collison's retirement statement is incredibly powerful

The 27-year-old has been forced to hang up his boots.

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