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Retirement

# retirement - Today’s News

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# retirement - Yesterday’s News

From The Score 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 The Score 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 The Score 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 The Score 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 The Score 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 The Score ‘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 The Score 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 The Score 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 The Score 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 The Score 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.

# retirement - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Good night and good luck: Michael Murphy reads his last RTÉ bulletin

The 65-year-old is retiring from the national broadcaster.

# retirement - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From The Score Former Connacht and Scotland outhalf Dan Parks retires after ’11 great years as a pro’ Next Chapter

Former Connacht and Scotland outhalf Dan Parks retires after ’11 great years as a pro’

“You get to a point,” the Australian told TheScore.ie, “where you’re running and others are catching up, and passing you.”

# retirement - Friday 6 June, 2014

Missing British pensioner turns up at D-Day events in France

The 89-year-old went missing from his retirement home and was found enjoying an anniversary get-together with comrades in France.

# retirement - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

From The Score ‘I think I just need a break from rugby’ – Stephen Ferris on his retirement Checking Out

‘I think I just need a break from rugby’ – Stephen Ferris on his retirement

The Ulster flanker has thanked the province’s fans and backroom staff on the day he officially hung up his boots.

# retirement - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Brian Purcell appears before the Justice Committee, but refuses to answer questions about Callinan

Members of the committee slammed his lack of cooperation as “farcical”.

# retirement - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

From The Score Paul Warwick: ‘I don’t want to be in a wheelchair after a few years of rugby’ Interview

Paul Warwick: ‘I don’t want to be in a wheelchair after a few years of rugby’

The former Connacht and Munster back retired from rugby this week after incurring a worrying neck injury.

# retirement - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

From The Score 8 hurlers getting set for their first championship summer in retirement IN THE STANDS This post contains images

8 hurlers getting set for their first championship summer in retirement

Tony Browne, Brendan Cummins; some of the all time greats will be watching from the stands this summer.

# retirement - Monday 19 May, 2014

From The Score Muller may make move into coaching after a year back on the farm No Regrets

Muller may make move into coaching after a year back on the farm

The lock has already declined offers in favour of enjoying some well-deserved R&R in the Southern Cape.

From The Score Neck injury forces Munster favourite Paul Warwick to hang up his boots Legend

Neck injury forces Munster favourite Paul Warwick to hang up his boots

The Australian, who also played with Connacht, has called time on his playing career.

# retirement - Friday 16 May, 2014

From The Score 19 footballers getting set for their first championship summer in retirement Watching On This post contains images

19 footballers getting set for their first championship summer in retirement

Some of the greats of the game won’t be involved in this summer’s championship.

# retirement - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From The Score Sylvain Distin, quite brilliantly, ‘retires’ from international football on Twitter Lolz

Sylvain Distin, quite brilliantly, ‘retires’ from international football on Twitter

Everton centre-back has never been capped by his country despite consistently impressing in the Premier League

# retirement - Thursday 8 May, 2014

From The Score ‘It’s frustrating to have only four medals, there’s one missing’ — Derval O’Rourke Collect Them All

‘It’s frustrating to have only four medals, there’s one missing’ — Derval O’Rourke

The Cork hurdler is hoping to be back on the podium in Zurich this August, but has had to push her competitive return back by a month.

# retirement - Monday 5 May, 2014

From The Score ‘You think of giving up everything’ – Arsenal’s ‘Mr Glass’ Abou Diaby considered retirement Injury Prone

‘You think of giving up everything’ – Arsenal’s ‘Mr Glass’ Abou Diaby considered retirement

The French midfielder has not played all season but could make his return in the Gunners’ final two games.

# retirement - Monday 28 April, 2014

From The Score After 287 goals and 5 Premier League promotions, 40-year-old Kevin Phillips is retiring Hanging Up The Boots

After 287 goals and 5 Premier League promotions, 40-year-old Kevin Phillips is retiring

The veteran Leicester City striker has announced that he will call it a day this weekend.

# retirement - Sunday 6 April, 2014

From The Score Johnny Doyle retires from inter-county football Loyal Servant

Johnny Doyle retires from inter-county football

The Kildare forward has quit because of family commitments.

# retirement - Friday 4 April, 2014

Column: The future for pensions? Lessons to be learned from high-profile case …

A recent landmark ruling contains lessons that other pension scheme trustees and employers must learn from, writes Samantha McConnell.

# retirement - Thursday 3 April, 2014

RSVP: Angela Kerins and Frank Flannery yet to confirm attendance at PAC next week

The committee is due to hold further hearings on Rehab next Thursday.

Poll: Should people be able to choose what age they retire at? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should people be able to choose what age they retire at?

A proposed bill from Deputy Anne Ferris would introduce a voluntary system of retirement.

Dáil to hear another attempt to end compulsory retirement age

A Bill put forward by Labour TD Anne Ferris would see the current compulsory retirement age of 65 scrapped.

# retirement - Sunday 30 March, 2014

“I have no intention of taking a break” – Gay Byrne refutes suggestion he’s retiring

There had been some speculation that today’s show on Lyric FM would be his last – but the veteran broadcaster says he will be back in the autumn.

# retirement - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Here’s what Alan Shatter has to say about Martin Callinan

The Minister for Justice paid tribute to Martin Callinan, who stepped down from An Garda Siochána today.

# retirement - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From The Score 26-year-old Connacht centre Kyle Tonetti forced to retire Injury

26-year-old Connacht centre Kyle Tonetti forced to retire

The former Ireland U19 and U20 international has called time on his professional rugby career.

# retirement - Monday 17 March, 2014

From The Score ‘He’s been an absolute legend for the team’ – Ireland’s players salute Brian O’Driscoll Tributes

‘He’s been an absolute legend for the team’ – Ireland’s players salute Brian O’Driscoll

The Irish squad have been paying tribute to the legendary outside centre.

# retirement - Sunday 16 March, 2014

From The Score O’Driscoll thankful to sign off on his terms and as part of a great team BOD

O’Driscoll thankful to sign off on his terms and as part of a great team

‘I’ve had so much fun over the last 15 years, and I feel very grateful to finish in this fantastic way.’

# retirement - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

From The Score Brian O’Driscoll: I want to be remembered as a team player In His Words

Brian O’Driscoll: I want to be remembered as a team player

Ireland’s legendary centre explains his thoughts as he heads for the home straight of an incredible international career.

# retirement - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Column: Clarity is needed on the pension levy ‘jobs initiatives’ claim

The Government’s inaction on pensions begs the question of whether it has a long-term strategy for pensions at all, writes Samantha McConnell.

# retirement - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From The Score BOD on his rugby ‘afterlife’ and how coaching doesn’t float his boat Moving On

BOD on his rugby ‘afterlife’ and how coaching doesn’t float his boat

The inspirational centre insists he will only focus on life after rugby when the season is over.

# retirement - Monday 27 January, 2014

Irish Water says staffing numbers will ‘reduce over time’

Professor John Fitzgerald of the ESRI said that the overspend on staff in Irish Water will add to the cost of water for Irish households and businesses.

# retirement - Thursday 16 January, 2014

From The Score Ospreys clash is the first of Brian O’Driscoll’s ‘last’ big matches Long Goodbye

Ospreys clash is the first of Brian O’Driscoll’s ‘last’ big matches

The centre played his first European game at the RDS eight years ago.

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