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#Farewell?

# farewell - Thursday 24 November, 2016

From The42 Steven Gerrard announces his retirement from football at 36 Farewell

Steven Gerrard announces his retirement from football at 36

The former Liverpool midfielder has brought an end to an illustrious 19-year playing career.

# farewell - Saturday 24 September, 2016

From The42 'What could I have achieved if I came to this a bit younger? I would have been a UFC champion' Farewell

'What could I have achieved if I came to this a bit younger? I would have been a UFC champion'

Neil Seery reflects on his career as he gets set to hang up his gloves in Belfast in November.

# farewell - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

From The42 Tearful Schweinsteiger bows out in Germany's win over Finland Farewell

Tearful Schweinsteiger bows out in Germany's win over Finland

The Man United midfielder struggled to keep his emotions in check as he played his final game for Germany.

# farewell - Saturday 25 June, 2016

'Brexit is a huge opportunity - it's not a day for people to panic'

As the aftershock of the Brexit vote set in, TDs were contemplating what it all meant for us.

# farewell - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

From The42 Albania out of Euro 2016 after Portugal draw with Hungary Farewell

Albania out of Euro 2016 after Portugal draw with Hungary

Portugal’s thrilling draw against Hungary means Albania have exited Euro 2016 at the group stage.

# farewell - Friday 13 May, 2016

From The42 Tom Denton is heading back to the Premiership after four years with Leinster Farewell

Tom Denton is heading back to the Premiership after four years with Leinster

The 28-year-old hopes to help Leinster to a Guinness Pro12 triumph before departing for Gloucester.

# farewell - 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.

# farewell - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

'Paul O’Connell’s biggest attribute was his ability to inspire'

The Limerick native’s legacy will live on for generations to come as he will forever be remembered as a shining example of great leadership, writes James Galvin.

# farewell - Friday 27 November, 2015

From The42 'He achieved things only a tiny percentage of the population will ever even get close to' Farewell

'He achieved things only a tiny percentage of the population will ever even get close to'

John Kavanagh pays tribute to Cathal Pendred.

# farewell - Monday 23 November, 2015

From The42 Saluting Pádraic Joyce: Our pictorial tribute to the retired Galway football legend Farewell

Saluting Pádraic Joyce: Our pictorial tribute to the retired Galway football legend

38-year-old Joyce has called time on a senior career that began when he was just 15.

# farewell - Monday 24 August, 2015

From The42 Immediately after getting his first UFC win, fighter announces retirement at 26 Farewell

Immediately after getting his first UFC win, fighter announces retirement at 26

“I’m done putting my family and my body through all this.”

# farewell - Saturday 30 May, 2015

From The42 O'Connell powerless to prevent Munster career ending in defeat Analysis

O'Connell powerless to prevent Munster career ending in defeat

The 35-year-old lock signed off with a Pro12 loss in his last game for Munster.

From The42 Pro12 trophy would be typical farewell from Munster legend O'Connell Hero

Pro12 trophy would be typical farewell from Munster legend O'Connell

The 35-year-old plays for Munster for the final time at Kingspan Stadium this evening.

# farewell - Monday 25 May, 2015

“Good night and God bless”- Bill O’Herlihy's emotional farewell to TV Billo This post contains videos

“Good night and God bless”- Bill O’Herlihy's emotional farewell to TV

The broadcaster died last night aged 76.

# farewell - Sunday 24 May, 2015

From The42 Radamel Falcao's brief stay in England is over as United confirm striker's departure Farewell

Radamel Falcao's brief stay in England is over as United confirm striker's departure

Meanwhile, Louis van Gaal insists David de Gea “has to say something” in order to end speculation over his future.

From The42 The Chelsea players gave Drogba a king's chair off the pitch on his final appearance Farewell This post contains videos

The Chelsea players gave Drogba a king's chair off the pitch on his final appearance

The 37-year-old striker was substituted by Jose Mourinho 27 minutes into their home game with Sunderland.

# farewell - Thursday 14 May, 2015

From The42 The Premier League's oldest player is set to retire at the end of the season Farewell

The Premier League's oldest player is set to retire at the end of the season

The record-breaking keeper may still break one more record before he retires.

# farewell - Monday 4 May, 2015

From The42 'These fans have made me the player I am today. Saying goodbye will be emotional' Kop Hero

'These fans have made me the player I am today. Saying goodbye will be emotional'

Get the tissues ready for Saturday week as Steven Gerrard makes his final appearance at Anfield.

# farewell - Saturday 25 April, 2015

From The42 'Legend is an overused term but AP fits the bill' - Tributes pour in as McCoy bows out Farewell

'Legend is an overused term but AP fits the bill' - Tributes pour in as McCoy bows out

Arsenal, Ulster rugby and Ian Rush all pay tribute to the champion jockey.

# farewell - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Photos: Sad scenes at Dublin Airport as Irish emigrants say goodbye Come Back Soon This post contains images

# farewell - Saturday 15 November, 2014

From The42 Shane Curran just announced his retirement from Gaelic football at 43 years of age Farewell

# farewell - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

In pics: Iconic public toilet demolished in Dublin

The location had been put up for auction last year but the decision was later made to tear down the structure which has been derelict for a number of years.

# farewell - Friday 8 August, 2014

From The42 Didier Drogba announces his retirement from international football Farewell

Didier Drogba announces his retirement from international football

The striker made over 100 appearances for his country and played at 3 World Cups over a 12-year period.

# farewell - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

From The42 Encore for Cullen and O'Driscoll the major motivator for Leinster -- McGrath Fond Farewell

Encore for Cullen and O'Driscoll the major motivator for Leinster -- McGrath

Leinster’s international want to finish the season top of the pile, and that means beating Edinburgh,

# farewell - Friday 7 March, 2014

From The42 Caption competition: guess what BOD is thinking and win tickets to Italy game Farewell Party

Caption competition: guess what BOD is thinking and win tickets to Italy game

The retiring outside centre will play his final Ireland game at Lansdowne Road tomorrow.

# farewell - Saturday 11 January, 2014

From The42 Here's Ben Mowen's letter to the Wallabies, telling them he is off to France Dear John

Here's Ben Mowen's letter to the Wallabies, telling them he is off to France

The Australian captain is swapping life Down Under for the lucrative surrounds of Top 14 rugby.

# farewell - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

From The42 In pictures: Racegoers at Galway Races pay respects to Colm Murray Farewell

In pictures: Racegoers at Galway Races pay respects to Colm Murray

There was a minute’s silence at Ballybrit today.

# farewell - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

From The42 Exit Sandman: Baseball's most feared closer Manny Rivera gets solo bow Tribute

Exit Sandman: Baseball's most feared closer Manny Rivera gets solo bow

After a quarter-century on the mound, Rivera was honoured with that rarest of baseball tributes.

# farewell - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Mourners and fans gather ahead of James Gandolfini funeral Farewell This post contains images

Mourners and fans gather ahead of James Gandolfini funeral

Alec Baldwin, NJ Governor Chris Christie and dozens of ‘Sopranos’ actors amongst mourners.

# farewell - Sunday 19 May, 2013

From The42 Tears, cheers, bumps and trophies as Beckham says his final goodbye Au Revoir This post contains videos

Tears, cheers, bumps and trophies as Beckham says his final goodbye

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a double to sent the English midfielder off in winning style.

# farewell - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

From The42 Geordan Murphy to retire from rugby this summer Farewell

Geordan Murphy to retire from rugby this summer

The former Ireland full back has decided to call it a day.

# farewell - Sunday 12 August, 2012

From The42 Olympic Village: Day 16, wrap Games Over

Olympic Village: Day 16, wrap

We wave goodbye to London 2012 before making plans to head out to Dublin Airport early for Team Ireland’s return.

From The42 In pictures: London 2012, Day 16 Final Day

In pictures: London 2012, Day 16

The final medals were handed out as Great Britain prepared for a huge send-off.

# farewell - Friday 18 May, 2012

From The42 Dalglish thanks Liverpool fans for support after Anfield exit So Long

Dalglish thanks Liverpool fans for support after Anfield exit

“Thank you from the bottom of my heart. You’ll never walk alone and I never have,” he wrote.

# farewell - Monday 14 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Desperate Housewives' final episode airs in US Wisteria Hysteria

Desperate Housewives' final episode airs in US

After eight years the raunchy lives of the housewives of Wisteria Lane come to a close.

# farewell - Sunday 13 May, 2012

From The42 Grazie, Alessandro: Del Piero's emotional farewell to Juventus Legend This post contains videos

Grazie, Alessandro: Del Piero's emotional farewell to Juventus

After over 700 appearances in black and white, the striker played his final game at the Juventus Stadium this afternoon.

# farewell - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Ryan Tubridy bids farewell to Twitter... and Twitter reacts Goodbye This post contains images

Ryan Tubridy bids farewell to Twitter... and Twitter reacts

Tubridy has posted was he said was his “last tweet”, saying #goodbye to what he calls a “curious” social medium.

# farewell - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

From The42 In pictures: Ballesteros family and golf world gather to say goodbye to Seve Fond Farewell This post contains images

In pictures: Ballesteros family and golf world gather to say goodbye to Seve

Legendary golfer is buried in small town of Pedrena in Spain.