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#End of an era

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'A hugely difficult decision' - Poacher announces departure as Carlow coach
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'A hugely difficult decision' - Poacher announces departure as Carlow coach

Nov 11th 2019, 9:22 AM 7,896 Views 3 Comments

Steven Poacher spent three seasons with the Barrowsiders.

After 14 years at the top, Armagh stalwart Vernon retires from inter-county football
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# Calling Time

After 14 years at the top, Armagh stalwart Vernon retires from inter-county football

Oct 14th 2019, 2:42 PM 4,425 Views 0 Comments

‘I end my career in the knowledge that I have given it my all to drive Armagh football forward,’ the two-time Ulster champion signed off.

Giants bench Eli Manning and name 1st-round pick Daniel Jones as starting QB
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Giants bench Eli Manning and name 1st-round pick Daniel Jones as starting QB

Sep 17th 2019, 7:06 PM 7,201 Views 9 Comments

‘This move is more about Daniel moving forward than about Eli.’

'It's nice for my mum and dad and my young family to be here and hear that'
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'It's nice for my mum and dad and my young family to be here and hear that'

Sep 7th 2019, 5:59 PM 13,062 Views 22 Comments

An emotional Rory Best was given a rousing reception as he played his final game at the Aviva Stadium.

'A real role model for people on and off the pitch' - Tributes pour in for Mayo great Andy Moran
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'A real role model for people on and off the pitch' - Tributes pour in for Mayo great Andy Moran

Aug 27th 2019, 12:14 PM 9,376 Views 23 Comments

‘He played it the way it should be played.’

Iconic San Siro set to be demolished as AC and Inter plan stadium move
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Iconic San Siro set to be demolished as AC and Inter plan stadium move

Jun 24th 2019, 2:15 PM 11,408 Views 7 Comments

The clubs have reportedly agreed to build a new stadium nearby.

Ruby Walsh announces retirement from racing after Punchestown Gold Cup win
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Ruby Walsh announces retirement from racing after Punchestown Gold Cup win

May 1st 2019, 6:47 PM 66,714 Views 50 Comments

The 12-time Irish champion jockey this evening called time on a remarkable career.

John Caulfield steps down as Cork City manager following dismal league start
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John Caulfield steps down as Cork City manager following dismal league start

May 1st 2019, 3:00 PM 20,064 Views 33 Comments

Cork will appoint an interim manager ‘for the foreseeable future’ before beginning their search for Caulfield’s replacement.

John Delaney set to leave the FAI
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John Delaney set to leave the FAI

Apr 13th 2019, 4:37 PM 181,777 Views 186 Comments

Another two Board members may leave along with the Executive Vice-President.

Louis Van Gaal announces he is retiring from management
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Louis Van Gaal announces he is retiring from management

Mar 11th 2019, 8:10 PM 8,088 Views 4 Comments

Marcus Rashford led the tributes to his former manager.

'The shop meant everything': Beloved local greengrocer shuts down after 55 years in business
# Cork
# Cork

'The shop meant everything': Beloved local greengrocer shuts down after 55 years in business

Jan 26th 2019, 10:20 AM 111,372 Views 60 Comments

Sheehan’s Greengrocers, has to close down due to building regulations, say its owners.

'The leader in that role for so many years' - Dublin star salutes Cork's 11-time All-Ireland champion
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'The leader in that role for so many years' - Dublin star salutes Cork's 11-time All-Ireland champion

Jan 15th 2019, 4:52 PM 4,413 Views 0 Comments

Niamh Collins’ words on recently-retired Rebels legend Bríd Stack epitomise the mutual respect between the sides.

The second-longest-serving head coach in the NFL has departed after 16 seasons
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The second-longest-serving head coach in the NFL has departed after 16 seasons

Dec 31st 2018, 5:35 PM 8,386 Views 1 Comment

Marvin Lewis and the Cincinnati Bengals have parted company.

Ó Cinnéide: 'We were all kind of emotional... He's the last of the Ó Sés to play with the club'
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Ó Cinnéide: 'We were all kind of emotional... He's the last of the Ó Sés to play with the club'

Nov 15th 2018, 8:15 AM 13,570 Views 4 Comments

A Kerry legend became the last Ó Sé brother to retire from playing with An Ghaeltacht this week.

After 45 years and over 1,000 bouts, HBO and the sport of boxing will go their separate ways
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After 45 years and over 1,000 bouts, HBO and the sport of boxing will go their separate ways

Sep 27th 2018, 7:31 PM 8,281 Views 8 Comments

With the sport now brimful of money-spending broadcasters, HBO will permanently withdraw from boxing at the end of 2018.

Big Brother's cancellation was a long time coming, they'll never replicate that early noughties' magic
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Big Brother's cancellation was a long time coming, they'll never replicate that early noughties' magic

Sep 14th 2018, 4:07 PM 6,063 Views 0 Comments

Oh, how the mighty Big Brother has fallen.

'A sad day for Real Madrid': Perez stunned by Zidane's exit
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'A sad day for Real Madrid': Perez stunned by Zidane's exit

May 31st 2018, 1:10 PM 12,568 Views 20 Comments

Los Blancos’ president was not prepared for the coach to leave a week after third Champions League title.

'Legend,' 'iconic,' 'dual star' - tributes pour in for 18-time All-Ireland winner Rena Buckley
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'Legend,' 'iconic,' 'dual star' - tributes pour in for 18-time All-Ireland winner Rena Buckley

May 21st 2018, 4:00 PM 5,107 Views 2 Comments

Diarmuid O’Sullivan and Noelle Healy are among those marking the end of an incredible inter-county career.

18-time All-Ireland champion Rena Buckley retires from inter-county scene
# Legend
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# Legend

18-time All-Ireland champion Rena Buckley retires from inter-county scene

May 21st 2018, 3:05 PM 14,586 Views 14 Comments

It’s the end of an era as the most successful player in the history of Gaelic Games calls time on a glittering inter-county career.

'I'll retire with this jersey' - Tevez intends to call it a day in 2019
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'I'll retire with this jersey' - Tevez intends to call it a day in 2019

May 14th 2018, 3:10 PM 6,552 Views 5 Comments

Boca Juniors will wave goodbye to Carlos Tevez once again at the end of 2019, with the forward intending to retire.

Barcelona legend Iniesta confirms that he will leave the club at the end of the season
# Gracias Iniesta
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# Gracias Iniesta

Barcelona legend Iniesta confirms that he will leave the club at the end of the season

Apr 27th 2018, 1:18 PM 7,218 Views 13 Comments

‘This club has given me everything.’

Cuba nominates Miguel Diaz-Canel to replace Raul Castro as president
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Cuba nominates Miguel Diaz-Canel to replace Raul Castro as president

Apr 19th 2018, 11:40 AM 5,637 Views 31 Comments

Diaz-Canel will become Cuba’s first leader in 60 years who is not named Castro.

Demolition of Dublin's iconic Screen cinema begins
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Demolition of Dublin's iconic Screen cinema begins

Apr 18th 2018, 8:35 AM 35,353 Views 16 Comments

The much-loved cinema had been out of use since its closure in 2016.

Willie Mullins' Vroum Vroum Mag retired ahead of Cheltenham Festival
# CALLING IT A DAY
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Willie Mullins' Vroum Vroum Mag retired ahead of Cheltenham Festival

Mar 7th 2018, 4:26 PM 3,515 Views 0 Comments

Time has been called on the top-class mare’s racing career.

BBC 'disappointed' to lose Pro14 live broadcast rights
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# Tune Out

BBC 'disappointed' to lose Pro14 live broadcast rights

Mar 7th 2018, 3:49 PM 12,864 Views 24 Comments

The screening of Ulster matches on BBC Two Northern Ireland will subsequently end.

Jamie Heaslip announces his retirement with immediate effect
# Over And Out
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# Over And Out

Jamie Heaslip announces his retirement with immediate effect

Feb 26th 2018, 10:13 AM 68,094 Views 119 Comments

The 34-year-old won 95 caps for Ireland.

'There's a retirement cut-off age and I'll be reaching that next year': Lyster confirms Sunday Game departure
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'There's a retirement cut-off age and I'll be reaching that next year': Lyster confirms Sunday Game departure

Jan 29th 2018, 4:20 PM 34,582 Views 38 Comments

This will be Michael Lyster’s 35th and final year presenting the RTÉ show.

End of an era as long-serving Limerick duo call time on their inter-county careers
# Bowing Out
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# Bowing Out

End of an era as long-serving Limerick duo call time on their inter-county careers

Jan 22nd 2018, 12:03 PM 8,768 Views 3 Comments

Johnny McCarthy and Seanie Buckley have called it a day.

'A great servant' - Multi All-Ireland winner pulls curtain down on illustrious career
# Looking Back
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# Looking Back

'A great servant' - Multi All-Ireland winner pulls curtain down on illustrious career

Jan 22nd 2018, 10:20 AM 8,921 Views 2 Comments

Aged just 21, Mary Leacy lifted the All-Ireland senior camogie title as Wexford ended a 32-year drought.

David O'Leary: 'The likes of Sir Alex and Arsene are a dying breed, and going to be a thing of the past'
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David O'Leary: 'The likes of Sir Alex and Arsene are a dying breed, and going to be a thing of the past'

Dec 29th 2017, 8:59 PM 5,860 Views 11 Comments

Arsene Wenger has spent over 20 years at the helm in Arsenal and needs just one more game to set a new Premier League record.

Sort it early! Wales want to appoint Gatland's successor in 2018
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Sort it early! Wales want to appoint Gatland's successor in 2018

Dec 24th 2017, 11:09 AM 8,382 Views 2 Comments

The identity of his successor at the helm could be known more than a year before he is due to leave the role.

LOI goalscoring record chase looks over as Jason Byrne drops to amateur ranks
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LOI goalscoring record chase looks over as Jason Byrne drops to amateur ranks

Dec 9th 2017, 4:48 PM 11,523 Views 2 Comments

The legendary striker is set to line out for Bluebell United.

It's an end of an era for Sinn Féin as An Phoblacht ceases publication
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It's an end of an era for Sinn Féin as An Phoblacht ceases publication

Dec 4th 2017, 1:42 PM 22,463 Views 72 Comments

An Phoblacht has been in production in its current form since 1970.

Last hurrah! Wexford legend Kelly part of history one last time on All-Star tour
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Last hurrah! Wexford legend Kelly part of history one last time on All-Star tour

Nov 30th 2017, 3:56 PM 4,951 Views 1 Comment

She announced her retirement earlier this year after 20 championship campaigns, four All-Ireland wins and nine All-Star accolades.

The last link to Westmeath's 2004 Leinster-winning team has called it a day
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The last link to Westmeath's 2004 Leinster-winning team has called it a day

Oct 31st 2017, 6:11 PM 8,322 Views 3 Comments

Denis Glennon is hanging up his inter-county boots.

Another of Clare's 2013 All-Ireland champions calls it a day after a year out
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Another of Clare's 2013 All-Ireland champions calls it a day after a year out

Oct 6th 2017, 12:39 PM 10,816 Views 20 Comments

Colin Ryan has followed Brendan Bugler into inter-county retirement.

Offaly's leading forward McNamee calls time on his inter-county career after 15 years
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# Faithful Servant

Offaly's leading forward McNamee calls time on his inter-county career after 15 years

Aug 29th 2017, 5:46 PM 5,662 Views 3 Comments

‘I’ve been extremely lucky to fulfill a lot of my childhood dreams and it is truly with a heavy heart that I call it a day.’

Enda Kenny is expected to resign as Taoiseach today
# Goodbye/hello
# Goodbye/hello

Enda Kenny is expected to resign as Taoiseach today

Jun 13th 2017, 6:15 AM 8,011 Views 39 Comments

It’s all about the Enda and Leo Show this week.

As Ireland's 23-year association with Umbro ends, we pick our 10 favourite jerseys
# Nostalgia
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# Nostalgia

As Ireland's 23-year association with Umbro ends, we pick our 10 favourite jerseys

Jun 12th 2017, 6:34 PM 12,539 Views 22 Comments

The Boys in Green wore the brand for the last time yesterday ahead of the switch to New Balance.

Barbarians spoil the party as Ruan Pienaar waves goodbye to Ulster with defeat
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Barbarians spoil the party as Ruan Pienaar waves goodbye to Ulster with defeat

Jun 1st 2017, 9:30 PM 9,201 Views 2 Comments

The province bid farewell to the South African scrum-half tonight ahead of his move to France.