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# End of an era

Last week
28th May 2023 - 3rd June 2023
# End of an era
Zlatan Ibrahimovic to leave AC Milan
The Swede has hardly featured for Stefano Pioli’s side this term after being plagued with injuries.
# stepping away
Alun Wyn Jones confirms Ospreys exit
Former Lions captain announced retirement from international rugby last month.
# End of an era
Barcelona pay emotional goodbye to legendary duo
Captain Sergio Busquets and defender Jordi Alba played at home for the last time.
Last month
May 2023
# Great servant
After 19 trophies in 11 years, Alba to leave Barcelona
The 34-year-old veteran Spanish left-back lost his place in the team to teenager Alejandro Balde this season.
This year
# End of an era
Soccer AM to be axed after 30 years
The programme started back in 1995 but will finish up at the end of the current season.
# End of an era
Soccer AM to be axed after 30 years
The programme started back in 1995 but will finish up at the end of the current season.
# Time to say goodbye
Veteran goalkeeper Murphy announces retirement after hundreds of LOI appearances
The Dubliner was also capped by Ireland at U23 level.
# End of an era
Kerry great David Moran retires from inter-county football
Moran steps away after a glittering 14-year career.
Last year
# End of an era
Dublin great Davey retires - 'It’s probably the right time to move onto the next chapter'
The five-time All-Ireland winner and All-Star calls time on her illustrious inter-county football career.
# End of an era
Ollie Horgan departs relegated Finn Harps after nine seasons in charge
He took over as manager in 2013.
# End of an era
'The highs far outweigh the lows' - Ireland U21 boss pays tribute to Class of 2022
Jim Crawford’s side narrowly missed out on qualification for the European Championships this week.
# End of an era
Tayto Park to be renamed Emerald Park as 12-year long sponsorship deal ends
The Emerald rebrand was chosen due to Ireland’s nickname ‘the Emerald Isle’ given by international visitors.
# End of an era
What next for Leinster with Lancaster sealing his move to Racing 92?
The Englishman will leave an impressive legacy in Irish rugby.
# End of an era
Ian Bermingham announces St Patrick's Athletic exit after 13 seasons
The defender says he will likely retire when he leaves the club at the end of the season.
# End of an era
'In my blood since I was five years old' - England's Jill Scott retires after Euros glory
The 35-year-old steps away after a distinguished international career.
# End of an era
Neighbours ends 37-year run with nostalgia, emotional reunions and wedding joy
The UK’s Channel 5 aired the last-ever episode yesterday and it will be broadcast on RTÉ this Wednesday.
# End of an era
'He'll miss it terribly' - Saluting the Sunday Game career of Pat Spillane before final curtain
The Kerry great is finishing up with the iconic GAA show after 30 years in the studio.
# End of an era
Down stalwart and 2010 All-Star nominee announces inter-county retirement
The Burren clubman was playing in the 2010 All-Ireland final against Cork.
# End of an era
'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.
# End of an era
'Very difficult decision to make' - Canning Hurleys forced to close after 11 years
The decision has been caused by the persistent ash dieback disease.
# End of the road
Tipperary hurling great Padraic Maher retires on medical grounds
A neck injury has forced the three-time All-Ireland winner and six-time All-Star to call time.
# Irish Abroad
Michael Bradley sacked as head coach of Italian club Zebre
The former Ireland international joined the club in 2017.
All time
# End of an era
New faces can impress against Japan as Griffin and Griggs prepare to bow out
Ireland can make it two wins from two after a difficult couple of weeks off the pitch.
# End of an era
Three-time All-Ireland-winning boss steps down as Corofin manager
Kevin O’Brien is one of the most successful club managers in the history of the GAA.
# End of an era
'We were in a training ground with half a foot of grass' - leaving Cork thriving after 10 years
Paudie Murray stepped down as manager this week after helping the county to four All-Irelands.
# End of an era
Paudie Murray steps down as Cork camogie manager
Murray has recently been linked with a switch to take charge of the Cork minor hurlers.
# Change
'The end of a road for probably half a dozen' and what now for defeated Dublin?
Meath ended the Sky Blues’ bid for a perfect five-in-a-row in Sunday’s All-Ireland senior final.
# End of an era
Canning: 'I don't want to overstay my welcome, be there on reputation or as a token gesture'
Galway great Joe Canning confirmed his retirement from inter-county hurling on a media call today.
# joe show
Galway great Joe Canning retires from inter-county hurling
It’s the end of an era.
# End of an era
Scrapping of away goals will 'definitely' influence Rovers' approach to Champions League clash
Stephen Bradley says he is not in favour of its abolishment.
# End of an era
Irish international to bid farewell after nearly 300 appearances for Millwall
The Championship club won’t be offering a new contract to veteran midfielder Shaun Williams.
# End of an era
Sergio Ramos may have played his last game for Real Madrid as injury strikes again
Los Blancos only have four games left in their season.
# End of an era
Faugheen, Douvan and Benie Des Dieux all retired
‘We have been blessed to have owned some special horses, but Faugheen will always have a special place amongst them.’
# End of an era
A hero on and off the field, Noelle Healy has certainly left the Dublin jersey in a better place
The five-time All-Ireland winner brought the curtain down on a glittering inter-county career today.
# End of an era
Celtic's Scott Brown admits Aberdeen move was 'an offer I couldn’t turn down'
The 35-year-old is heading to Pittodrie to take up a player-coach role.
# End of an era
Two-time All-Star calls time on Galway inter-county career after 14 years
Sinéad Burke had a glittering journey with the Tribe, though it ended on an unfortunate note.
# End of an era
All-Star defender Barrett becomes latest long-serving Mayo stalwart to retire
The Belmullet native has called time on his 13-year senior career.
# End of an era
Seamus O'Shea the latest Mayo footballer to call time on inter-county career
‘I consider myself incredibly fortunate to have played for Mayo alongside an extraordinary group of players. I’ve loved every minute of it.’
# Red Hand Ruler
'This man did it all' and 'one of the all-time greatest managers' - tributes paid to departing Mickey Harte
The Tyrone football manager’s 18-year reign has come to an end.
# End of an era
Mickey Harte's 18-year reign as Tyrone manager has come to an end
The Red Hand won three All-Ireland titles under his watch.