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# End of an era

Last month
May 2024
Rafael Nadal defeated in likely French Open farewell
Rafael Nadal defeated in likely French Open farewell
'Many mixed emotions' - Simon Carr retires from pro tennis at 24
This year
2024
Leo Varadkar officially resigns as Taoiseach at Áras an Uachtaráin
Varadkar’s resignation was accepted by President Michael D Higgins today.
The former FG leader tendered his resignation in writing to President Michael D Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin this evening.
In his final interview as Taoiseach, he said Government should have invested more in areas like housing in 2011.
He told The Journal today that making up his mind to step down was hard, but said he has had "no regrets" over the decision.
The last of Ireland's payphone boxes are set to be disconnected by the end of the year
Of the 105 remaining kiosks, 11 will become digital kiosks, while the other 94 are set to be removed.
Last year
2023
'In my eyes he’s the best Irishman to ever wear the jersey'
Last night's game felt like the end of an era
'His hurling brain was at a different level than the average player' - Honouring Richie Hogan
Trailblazer, role model, legend - The importance of Áine O'Gorman to Ireland
Dermot Whelan leaving Today FM as Dave Moore to take on new solo show
Zlatan Ibrahimovic to leave AC Milan
Alun Wyn Jones confirms Ospreys exit
Barcelona pay emotional goodbye to legendary duo
After 19 trophies in 11 years, Alba to leave Barcelona
Soccer AM to be axed after 30 years
Soccer AM to be axed after 30 years
Veteran goalkeeper Murphy announces retirement after hundreds of LOI appearances
Kerry great David Moran retires from inter-county football
All time
Dublin great Davey retires - 'It’s probably the right time to move onto the next chapter'
Ollie Horgan departs relegated Finn Harps after nine seasons in charge
'The highs far outweigh the lows' - Ireland U21 boss pays tribute to Class of 2022
Tayto Park to be renamed Emerald Park as 12-year long sponsorship deal ends
What next for Leinster with Lancaster sealing his move to Racing 92?
Ian Bermingham announces St Patrick's Athletic exit after 13 seasons
'In my blood since I was five years old' - England's Jill Scott retires after Euros glory
Neighbours ends 37-year run with nostalgia, emotional reunions and wedding joy
'He'll miss it terribly' - Saluting the Sunday Game career of Pat Spillane before final curtain
Down stalwart and 2010 All-Star nominee announces inter-county retirement
'Everything Michael has done for the club is why we're where we're at' - 40 in-a-row and out
Michael Ryan has stepped down as Ballymacarbry ladies football manager.
'Very difficult decision to make' - Canning Hurleys forced to close after 11 years
Tipperary hurling great Padraic Maher retires on medical grounds
Michael Bradley sacked as head coach of Italian club Zebre
New faces can impress against Japan as Griffin and Griggs prepare to bow out
Three-time All-Ireland-winning boss steps down as Corofin manager
'We were in a training ground with half a foot of grass' - leaving Cork thriving after 10 years
Paudie Murray steps down as Cork camogie manager
'The end of a road for probably half a dozen' and what now for defeated Dublin?
Canning: 'I don't want to overstay my welcome, be there on reputation or as a token gesture'
Galway great Joe Canning retires from inter-county hurling
Scrapping of away goals will 'definitely' influence Rovers' approach to Champions League clash