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#Focus

# focus - Monday 11 August, 2014

From The42 Have you and your fittest friends got what it takes for the No Limits Gym Challenge? Go The Distance

# focus - Thursday 7 August, 2014

From The42 Race For Liam: The 4 teams bidding for All-Ireland hurling glory Focus

Race For Liam: The 4 teams bidding for All-Ireland hurling glory

Kilkenny, Limerick, Cork and Tipperary are the four teams left in the running.

# focus - Monday 4 August, 2014

SME focus: Everything you need to know about trading on tourism

For our third month of in-depth coverage of Irish SMEs, we focused on the opportunities in the tourism sector.

# focus - Friday 27 June, 2014

Does focusing on exam results have a negative impact on education?

That’s what an Australian expert told Irish education professionals at a lecture today.

# focus - Thursday 19 June, 2014

SME focus: Everything you need to know about starting a business

For our first month of in-depth coverage of Irish small businesses, we looked at everything you need to know about getting up and running.

# focus - Sunday 15 June, 2014

From The42 Heads up! 19 of our favourite images from the past week in sports Focus

Heads up! 19 of our favourite images from the past week in sports

It wasn’t all about Brazil this week.

# focus - Friday 21 March, 2014

From The42 Leinster looking for fringe players to press their claims against Zebre Focus

Leinster looking for fringe players to press their claims against Zebre

Head coach Matt O’Connor has been enthused by the form of some of the province’s less-heralded names.

# focus - Sunday 16 March, 2014

How to turn your smartphone photos from good to great

Anyone can use a smartphone camera, but what do you need to keep in mind if you want to take a great photo?

# focus - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

From The42 Champions League preview: Concentration the key for PSG as they prepare for Leverkusen showdown Focus

Champions League preview: Concentration the key for PSG as they prepare for Leverkusen showdown

The French champions stormed to a 4-0 success in Germany, leaving the tie as good as over ahead of the Parc des Princes clash.

# focus - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

From The42 'I haven’t got bogged down thinking about getting back onto the Dublin team' Focus

'I haven’t got bogged down thinking about getting back onto the Dublin team'

Éamon Fennell is fully focused on his club challenge as St Vincent’s prepare for an All-Ireland football semi-final.

# focus - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Number of families becoming homeless in Dublin has doubled - charity

Sixteen families are now losing their homes in the capital every month, according to Focus Ireland.

# focus - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

From The42 Munster looking for momentum as Perpignan tests loom Focus

Munster looking for momentum as Perpignan tests loom

International prop Stephen Archer says the southern province are focusing on the Dragons on Friday night.

# focus - Saturday 21 September, 2013

From The42 Scrums, grubbers and spirals: Slo-mo cameras hone in on rugby impacts Collision Course

Scrums, grubbers and spirals: Slo-mo cameras hone in on rugby impacts

Warning: This may also include crocodiles and musk oxen.

# focus - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Number of new homeless people rises by at least 7 a day

Focus Ireland launches its 2014 pre-Budget submission today and said that the government needs to avoid forcing more households into homelessness.

# focus - Saturday 24 August, 2013

From The42 'The sport is suffering': Jaimie Fuller and the battle to change cycling Focus

'The sport is suffering': Jaimie Fuller and the battle to change cycling

SKINS chairman Jaimie Fuller meets TheScore.ie to talk about cycling’s sickness, the UCI Presidential race, and why he chose to get involved.

# focus - Sunday 21 July, 2013

From The42 Gloom to glory a short step for Mickelson Focus

Gloom to glory a short step for Mickelson

Just five weeks after yet another second-place at the US Open, Lefty has his first Claret Jug.

# focus - Sunday 14 July, 2013

From The42 Analysis: Gay's roller-coaster career runs into final barrier Focus

Analysis: Gay's roller-coaster career runs into final barrier

The 30-year-old American had run the fastest time in the world this year of 9.75 seconds.

# focus - Friday 17 May, 2013

Column: How practising mindfulness can help your work life

Some of the world’s most successful companies are investing in mindfulness training for their employees to help them deal better with stress and workplace challenges, writes Joanne O’Malley

# focus - Friday 21 September, 2012

Column: With so many empty houses, why are people still homeless?

Almost 4,000 people are homeless in Ireland. Joyce Loughnan of Focus Ireland outlines what we need to do.

# focus - Sunday 16 September, 2012

From The42 Formula 1: Hamilton ignoring contract 'rubbish' Blinkers

Formula 1: Hamilton ignoring contract 'rubbish'

The McLaren driver insists he is only focused on winning the championship as speculation over his future rumbles on.

# focus - Saturday 4 August, 2012

From The42 In Pictures: Day eight of London 2012 Focus

In Pictures: Day eight of London 2012

One day, 12 images, a dozen compelling stories.

# focus - Thursday 19 July, 2012

From The42 All eggs, one basket: Lemaitre may skip Olympic 100m Interview

All eggs, one basket: Lemaitre may skip Olympic 100m

The European Champion over the short distance may choose to focus his efforts solely on the 200m.

# focus - Saturday 7 April, 2012

From The42 The heat is on: Leinster under pressure to perform Focus

The heat is on: Leinster under pressure to perform

A nice trip across the Irish Sea can lift all the pressure off the Cardiff Blues. Leinster are heavy favourites and to keep focus they have had to protest against any talk of ‘no hope’ for their guests.

# focus - Sunday 11 March, 2012

Column: The danger of alternative therapies and why Steve Jobs was wrong

Medical journalist Sandra Ryan says ineffective alternative remedies, when used instead of mainstream medical treatment, can pose a massive risk to lives.

# focus - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

From The42 Hurdles: O'Rourke quietly confident in Olympic build-up Focus

Hurdles: O'Rourke quietly confident in Olympic build-up

London 2012 is ‘the one you wanna nail’ says Derval O’Rourke, but for the moment the Douglas athlete is concentrating on her next hurdle in Istanbul.

# focus - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

From The42 Room to improve: Sexton looks ahead to Warriors clash Focus

Room to improve: Sexton looks ahead to Warriors clash

The fly-half skived off training for a few minutes yesterday to have a chat about the trip to Glasgow, Joe Schmidt and the winter break.

# focus - Friday 12 August, 2011

From The42 Airtricity League preview: What to watch out for this weekend… Focus

Airtricity League preview: What to watch out for this weekend…

We take a look at the key battles going into this weekend’s action in the Airtricity League Premier Division…

# focus - Monday 22 November, 2010

From The42 Irish Eyes: Premier League Focus

Irish Eyes: Premier League

Michael Maher casts an eye over the performances from the Irish in the top flights of England and Scotland.

From The42 Irish Eyes: the Championship Focus

Irish Eyes: the Championship

In the first of a new weekly column, Greenscene’s Ronan Hunt-Murphy, reflects on another Championship weekend for the Irish.