Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 3°C Saturday 4 December 2021

#CALLING IT A DAY

# calling-it-a-day - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

'The pain is unbearable': Ex-Chelsea defender forced into retirement
# CALLING IT A DAY
From The42
# CALLING IT A DAY

'The pain is unbearable': Ex-Chelsea defender forced into retirement

Dec 20th 2016, 10:33 AM 10,909 Views 2 Comments

Alex spent five years at Stamford Bridge.

# calling-it-a-day - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Ireland's World medallist Caroline Ryan announces her retirement
# CALLING IT A DAY
From The42
# CALLING IT A DAY

Ireland's World medallist Caroline Ryan announces her retirement

Dec 15th 2016, 11:56 AM 1,794 Views 0 Comments

The Kildare native has called time on an illustrious international cycling career.

# calling-it-a-day - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Tributes paid as Irish jockey Carberry announces retirement due to injury
# CALLING IT A DAY
From The42
# CALLING IT A DAY

Tributes paid as Irish jockey Carberry announces retirement due to injury

Aug 9th 2016, 5:40 PM 4,653 Views 10 Comments

The Meath native has brought his career to an end.

# calling-it-a-day - Friday 5 August, 2016

Liverpool midfielder Milner retires from England duty aged 30
# CALLING IT A DAY
From The42
# CALLING IT A DAY

Liverpool midfielder Milner retires from England duty aged 30

Aug 5th 2016, 4:40 PM 5,949 Views 6 Comments

After winning 61 England caps in a seven-year spell, Milner has called time on his international career.

# calling-it-a-day - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Irish centre James Downey announces retirement after 'rollercoaster' career
# CALLING IT A DAY
From The42
# CALLING IT A DAY

Irish centre James Downey announces retirement after 'rollercoaster' career

May 18th 2016, 4:31 PM 12,790 Views 7 Comments

The 35-year-old Dubliner is set to embark on a new role in the financial world.

# calling-it-a-day - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Former France international Poitrenaud retires after Toulouse don't renew his contract
# CALLING IT A DAY
From The42
# CALLING IT A DAY

Former France international Poitrenaud retires after Toulouse don't renew his contract

May 4th 2016, 7:38 PM 8,957 Views 5 Comments

He won 47 caps for Les Blues.

# calling-it-a-day - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

'I went into Leinster on a 6-week trial and would have been happy just to get free gear'
# New Chapter
From The42
# New Chapter

'I went into Leinster on a 6-week trial and would have been happy just to get free gear'

Mar 23rd 2016, 7:00 AM 16,007 Views 13 Comments

After calling time on his career, Darragh Fanning is looking forward to the next chapter of his life.

# calling-it-a-day - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Olympic swimmer Gráinne Murphy retires at the age of 22
# CALLING IT A DAY
From The42
# CALLING IT A DAY

Olympic swimmer Gráinne Murphy retires at the age of 22

Feb 23rd 2016, 6:00 PM 51,518 Views 16 Comments

The Wexford athlete won a silver medal at the European Championships in 2010.

# calling-it-a-day - Saturday 13 February, 2016

'I'm not after sympathy' - Jack Collison's retirement statement is incredibly powerful
# CALLING IT A DAY
From The42
# CALLING IT A DAY

'I'm not after sympathy' - Jack Collison's retirement statement is incredibly powerful

Feb 13th 2016, 10:58 AM 12,184 Views 4 Comments

The 27-year-old has been forced to hang up his boots.

# calling-it-a-day - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Shefflin, Hayes and Corbett just 3 hurlers who won't be playing inter-county in 2016
# CALLING IT A DAY
From The42
# CALLING IT A DAY

Shefflin, Hayes and Corbett just 3 hurlers who won't be playing inter-county in 2016

Dec 30th 2015, 7:00 AM 7,193 Views 10 Comments

Tipp exodus dominates the most prominent retirees.

# calling-it-a-day - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Some of Gaelic football's biggest names hung up their inter-county boots in 2015
# CALLING IT A DAY
From The42
# CALLING IT A DAY

Some of Gaelic football's biggest names hung up their inter-county boots in 2015

Dec 27th 2015, 9:00 PM 9,212 Views 2 Comments

Meath, Derry and Dublin among those counties hit hardest.

# calling-it-a-day - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Tipperary lose another one as two-time Allstar announces retirement
# CALLING IT A DAY
From The42
# CALLING IT A DAY

Tipperary lose another one as two-time Allstar announces retirement

Nov 17th 2015, 9:55 AM 10,813 Views 35 Comments

Shane McGrath’s 10-year senior inter-county career is over.

# calling-it-a-day - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Mayo GAA confirm that Keith Higgins is NOT retiring
# Confusion
From The42
# Confusion

Mayo GAA confirm that Keith Higgins is NOT retiring

Dec 27th 2014, 5:13 PM 5,338 Views 4 Comments

The star’s Twitter account previously indicated he was “calling it a day”.

# calling-it-a-day - Friday 5 December, 2014

Another Kilkenny hurling legend bows out as JJ Delaney retires
# CALLING IT A DAY
From The42
# CALLING IT A DAY

Another Kilkenny hurling legend bows out as JJ Delaney retires

Dec 5th 2014, 10:18 AM 12,202 Views 34 Comments

The defender retires after winning nine All-Ireland senior medals.

# calling-it-a-day - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Kilkenny's Tommy Walsh is retiring from intercounty hurling
# CALLING IT A DAY
From The42
# CALLING IT A DAY

Kilkenny's Tommy Walsh is retiring from intercounty hurling

Nov 20th 2014, 10:19 AM 15,012 Views 42 Comments

The 31-year-old made the announcement this morning.

# calling-it-a-day - Friday 12 September, 2014

Paddy Keenan announces his retirement from intercounty football
# CALLING IT A DAY
From The42
# CALLING IT A DAY

Paddy Keenan announces his retirement from intercounty football

Sep 12th 2014, 3:13 PM 5,374 Views 40 Comments

The 2010 Allstar midfielder hangs up his boots after 12 years of representing his county.

# calling-it-a-day - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

10 recently retired footballers who we'll miss
# CALLING IT A DAY
From The42
# CALLING IT A DAY

10 recently retired footballers who we'll miss

Dec 24th 2013, 9:30 AM 5,674 Views 8 Comments

We pay tribute to the players who hung up their boots in 2013.

# calling-it-a-day - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

'I was one of the lucky ones' - Gary Connaughton retires from Westmeath
# Hanging Up The Boots
From The42
# Hanging Up The Boots

'I was one of the lucky ones' - Gary Connaughton retires from Westmeath

Jul 2nd 2013, 9:11 PM 3,447 Views 2 Comments

The legendary goalkeeper has called time on his inter-county career.

# calling-it-a-day - Monday 20 May, 2013

Hanging up the boots: The Premier League retiring XI
# CALLING IT A DAY
From The42
# CALLING IT A DAY

Hanging up the boots: The Premier League retiring XI

May 20th 2013, 1:07 PM 4,531 Views 4 Comments

The list reads like a pretty decent Championship Manager 03/04 team.

# calling-it-a-day - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Kildare legend Earley announces retirement from inter-county football
# CALLING IT A DAY
From The42
# CALLING IT A DAY

Kildare legend Earley announces retirement from inter-county football

May 19th 2013, 9:24 PM 2,507 Views 8 Comments

The Lilywhites midfielder is hanging up his boots due to a back injury.

# calling-it-a-day - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Paul Scholes is hanging up the boots - for good this time
# CALLING IT A DAY
From The42
# CALLING IT A DAY

Paul Scholes is hanging up the boots - for good this time

May 11th 2013, 10:30 PM 3,057 Views 19 Comments

The veteran Manchester United midfielder will retire for the second time at the end of the season.

# calling-it-a-day - Monday 25 February, 2013

Dubs player Barry Cahill announces retirement
# CALLING IT A DAY
From The42
# CALLING IT A DAY

Dubs player Barry Cahill announces retirement

Feb 25th 2013, 4:21 PM 1,384 Views 2 Comments

The 2011 All-Ireland winner has brought the curtain down on his inter-county career.

# calling-it-a-day - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

England captain Strauss retires from cricket
# CALLING IT A DAY
From The42
# CALLING IT A DAY

England captain Strauss retires from cricket

Aug 29th 2012, 12:23 PM 428 Views 1 Comment

The 35-year-old has announced in a statement that he will step down with Alastair Cook taking over the role.

# calling-it-a-day - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

Micko to hang up his boots at the end of the season
# CALLING IT A DAY
From The42
# CALLING IT A DAY

Micko to hang up his boots at the end of the season

Apr 17th 2012, 1:25 PM 624 Views 3 Comments

Munster confirmed today that the 33-year-old is the latest Irish international set to retire.

# calling-it-a-day - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Calling it a day: Ollie Cahill retires from football
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Calling it a day: Ollie Cahill retires from football

Jan 24th 2012, 4:09 PM 753 Views 0 Comments

The winger has been out of contract since the end of last season and today announced that his illustrious career has come to an end.

# calling-it-a-day - Friday 9 December, 2011

Limerick's Tommy Stack and Shane Gallagher hang up their boots
# CALLING IT A DAY
From The42
# CALLING IT A DAY

Limerick's Tommy Stack and Shane Gallagher hang up their boots

Dec 9th 2011, 11:33 AM 551 Views 1 Comment

Maurice Horan will have to do without two more of his most experienced players after their pair announced their retirement.