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#Speaking out

# speaking-out - Monday 15 December, 2014

Bill Cosby breaks his silence after rape allegations in (very) brief interview

He reportedly sounded “upbeat”.

# speaking-out - Saturday 13 December, 2014

From The42 Ex-Manchester United coach Rene Meulensteen says club has an identity crisis Speaking Out

Ex-Manchester United coach Rene Meulensteen says club has an identity crisis

The Dutchman has been left underwhelmed by Louis van Gaal and expressed doubts about Marouane Fellaini.

# speaking-out - Sunday 7 December, 2014

From The42 Derrick Rose wore an 'I Can't Breathe' t-shirt during warmups last night Speaking Out

Derrick Rose wore an 'I Can't Breathe' t-shirt during warmups last night

Bulls star adds his voice to the protests on Eric Garner’s death.

# speaking-out - Monday 1 December, 2014

From The42 Mourinho: 'Financial Fair Play is big protection to historical, old, big clubs' Speaking Out

Mourinho: 'Financial Fair Play is big protection to historical, old, big clubs'

The Chelsea boss has hit out at the UEFA regulations for being contradictory and failing to support new investment.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

What is it like to escape life in North Korea? This incredible speech will tell you Speaking Out This post contains videos

What is it like to escape life in North Korea? This incredible speech will tell you

Yeonmi Park gave a speech to the One Young World conference on Saturday.

# speaking-out - Thursday 16 October, 2014

From The42 Tackling mental health - 'Shane Carthy was a winner last Thursday without stepping on a field' Speaking Out

Tackling mental health - 'Shane Carthy was a winner last Thursday without stepping on a field'

Colin Regan, the GAA’s Community & Health manager, speaks on the sporting lessons we can take from mental health week.

From The42 Mayo invading fan: 'It wouldn’t have happened if the game had been played in Croke Park' Speaking Out

Mayo invading fan: 'It wouldn’t have happened if the game had been played in Croke Park'

And Mick Barrett plans to appeal the one-year ban.

# speaking-out - Thursday 9 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Brendan Courtney receives outpouring of support after homophobic abuse on Dublin street Speaking Out

Brendan Courtney receives outpouring of support after homophobic abuse on Dublin street

The TV presenter received verbal abuse.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

From The42 'The propaganda that was perpetrated against Liam McHale was completely wrong' Speaking Out

'The propaganda that was perpetrated against Liam McHale was completely wrong'

The ex Mayo player’s coaching credentials have been passionately defended by St Brigid’s Shane Curran.

# speaking-out - Thursday 4 September, 2014

From The42 Suarez unhappy with cheerleader role but accepts responsibility for his actions Sidelines

Suarez unhappy with cheerleader role but accepts responsibility for his actions

The Barcelona striker also says he can cope with the pressure of playing in the Nou Camp.

# speaking-out - Sunday 3 August, 2014

"I miss him, but it's okay." - 10-year-old girl talks about her dad who died by suicide

Andy Morgan died on New Year’s Eve in 2010.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

From The42 Brazil players' behaviour not acceptable, says Löw Speaking Out

Brazil players' behaviour not acceptable, says Löw

The Germany coach expects a battle against the hosts tonight.

# speaking-out - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Whistleblower John Wilson to speak at Sinn Féin summer school

Journalist Gemma O’Doherty, Marian Kelly — a survivor of the Bessborough Mother and Baby Home, and comedian PJ Gallagher are also speaking at the event.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Struggling with your mental health, but don't know where to turn? This can help

Mental Health Reform says people are unsure of where to go next when they or a loved one first start to experience a mental health difficulty.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Celebrities commended for highlighting their infertility problems

The National Infertility Support and Information Group is working ‘to banish the taboo’ around infertility.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

From The42 Moyes will always be 'incredibly proud' of having managed Manchester United Speaking Out

Moyes will always be 'incredibly proud' of having managed Manchester United

After being sacked yesterday, the ex Manchester United manager has spoken out.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From The42 Wayne Hutchinson: 'I must talk. I know I need help. This is a path I can’t walk alone.' Speaking Out

Wayne Hutchinson: 'I must talk. I know I need help. This is a path I can’t walk alone.'

The Waterford GAA player shares his personal experience of living with depression.

# speaking-out - Friday 21 March, 2014

From The42 Jason Collins has only had to deal with 'one knucklehead' in his first month back in the NBA Speaking Out

Jason Collins has only had to deal with 'one knucklehead' in his first month back in the NBA

Collins’ jersey has been the top seller since he signed with the Nets last month.

# speaking-out - Saturday 22 February, 2014

From The42 GAA vote against lettered jerseys being introduced for blood substitutions Speaking Out

GAA vote against lettered jerseys being introduced for blood substitutions

70.2% of delegates voted against the motion in Croke Park.

# speaking-out - Monday 27 January, 2014

From The42 Conor Cusack: 'By me talking about this part of my life, I am being true to myself' Speaking Out

Conor Cusack: 'By me talking about this part of my life, I am being true to myself'

The former Cork hurler, a pioneer for addressing mental health issues, has opened up about his sexuality in a new blog post.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Console seminar to help employers identify warning signs of suicide in their employees

The training programme will also help colleagues cope with the aftermath of suicide in the workplace.

# speaking-out - Friday 20 September, 2013

From The42 'We've been waiting for this battle for the last 17 years': IRFU chief on Heineken Cup Speaking Out

'We've been waiting for this battle for the last 17 years': IRFU chief on Heineken Cup

Philip Browne says that the Heineken Cup situation has been coming since 1995.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Abuse survivor Fiona Doyle calls for minimum sentences for rape

The Wicklow woman, who suffered a decade of abuse at the hands of her father, is backing the findings of a report on sentencing.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Column: We have a president with an opinion, what's the big deal?

Michael D Higgins won the Irish presidential elections based on his vision of a ‘radically inclusive Republic’. So how could anyone be surprised about him elaborating on that vision, asks Maura Adshead.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

From The42 ‘I often compare the GAA to the Catholic Church, they're very slow in doing things’ Speaking Out

‘I often compare the GAA to the Catholic Church, they're very slow in doing things’

Dublin defender Ger Brennan believes the GAA disciplinary processes could be speeded up.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Extract: I’ve left prostitution behind me, but I worry how my history will impact on my child

From a textbook dysfunctional home life, educational disadvantage and adolescent homelessness, Rachel Moran was primed for life as a prostitute. Here she tells her story about the losses prostitution can bring and how those you love can be tarred with shame by association.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

From The42 Paul Galvin confirms he was spat on during All-Ireland club final Speaking Out

Paul Galvin confirms he was spat on during All-Ireland club final

The Kerry star has released a statement on the controversy surrounding last month’s clash in Croke Park.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

From The42 Wexford GAA star disappointed after racism motion is shot down Racial Abuse

Wexford GAA star disappointed after racism motion is shot down

Dual player Lee Chin has spoken out on the issue in Gaelic Games.

# speaking-out - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Column: Secrecy has led to shameful practices in Ireland - whistle-blower law is needed now

If the economic downturn has taught us anything, it is the importance of exposing systemic wrong doing, writes Louise Bayliss.

# speaking-out - Thursday 27 September, 2012

From The42 Brian Cody (Kilkenny) on... Speaking Out

Brian Cody (Kilkenny) on...

The Cats boss talks about the challenge of preparing for a replay and current refereeing performances.

# speaking-out - Thursday 21 June, 2012

From The42 'It's simply not on' - Sherlock condemns racist abuse of Chin Speaking Out

'It's simply not on' - Sherlock condemns racist abuse of Chin

The ex-Dublin star also recalled his own experiences with racism as a player.

# speaking-out - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: Alan Quinlan opens up about his depression Speaking Out This post contains videos

VIDEO: Alan Quinlan opens up about his depression

The ex-Munster star explains how he overcame initial nervousness to discuss his illness, and encourages others to do so too.

# speaking-out - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

From The42 McCarthy criticises Twitter; brands Greg Halford a 'twit' Speaking Out

McCarthy criticises Twitter; brands Greg Halford a 'twit'

The Wolves manager was acting like his usual witty self during a recent press conference.

# speaking-out - Friday 24 June, 2011

Nobel laureate appeals for safe passage for Gaza flotilla

Mairead Corrigan Maguire, who was on the first flotilla last year, urges Israel not to pursue violence.