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#End of an era

# end-of-an-era - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Ruby Walsh announces retirement from racing after Punchestown Gold Cup win
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

Ruby Walsh announces retirement from racing after Punchestown Gold Cup win

May 1st 2019, 6:47 PM 66,697 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
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

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

May 1st 2019, 3:00 PM 20,051 Views 33 Comments

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

# end-of-an-era - Saturday 13 April, 2019

John Delaney set to leave the FAI
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

John Delaney set to leave the FAI

Apr 13th 2019, 4:37 PM 181,648 Views 186 Comments

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

# end-of-an-era - Monday 11 March, 2019

Louis Van Gaal announces he is retiring from management
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

Louis Van Gaal announces he is retiring from management

Mar 11th 2019, 8:10 PM 8,052 Views 4 Comments

Marcus Rashford led the tributes to his former manager.

# end-of-an-era - Saturday 26 January, 2019

'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 111,358 Views 59 Comments

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

# end-of-an-era - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

'The leader in that role for so many years' - Dublin star salutes Cork's 11-time All-Ireland champion
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

'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 4,403 Views 0 Comments

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

# end-of-an-era - Monday 31 December, 2018

The second-longest-serving head coach in the NFL has departed after 16 seasons
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

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

Dec 31st 2018, 5:35 PM 8,381 Views 1 Comment

Marvin Lewis and the Cincinnati Bengals have parted company.

# end-of-an-era - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Ó Cinnéide: 'We were all kind of emotional... He's the last of the Ó Sés to play with the club'
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

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 13,493 Views 4 Comments

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

# end-of-an-era - Thursday 27 September, 2018

After 45 years and over 1,000 bouts, HBO and the sport of boxing will go their separate ways
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

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 8,272 Views 8 Comments

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

# end-of-an-era - Friday 14 September, 2018

Big Brother's cancellation was a long time coming, they'll never replicate that early noughties' magic
# End Of An Era
From The Daily Edge
# End Of An Era

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

Sep 14th 2018, 4:07 PM 6,056 Views 0 Comments

Oh, how the mighty Big Brother has fallen.

# end-of-an-era - Thursday 31 May, 2018

'A sad day for Real Madrid': Perez stunned by Zidane's exit
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

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

May 31st 2018, 1:10 PM 12,562 Views 20 Comments

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

# end-of-an-era - Monday 21 May, 2018

'Legend,' 'iconic,' 'dual star' - tributes pour in for 18-time All-Ireland winner Rena Buckley
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

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

May 21st 2018, 4:00 PM 5,099 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
From The42
# Legend

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

May 21st 2018, 3:05 PM 14,570 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.

# end-of-an-era - Monday 14 May, 2018

'I'll retire with this jersey' - Tevez intends to call it a day in 2019
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

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

May 14th 2018, 3:10 PM 6,546 Views 5 Comments

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

# end-of-an-era - Friday 27 April, 2018

Barcelona legend Iniesta confirms that he will leave the club at the end of the season
# Gracias Iniesta
From The42
# Gracias Iniesta

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

Apr 27th 2018, 1:18 PM 7,208 Views 13 Comments

‘This club has given me everything.’

# end-of-an-era - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Cuba nominates Miguel Diaz-Canel to replace Raul Castro as president
# End Of An Era
# End Of An Era

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

Apr 19th 2018, 11:40 AM 5,626 Views 31 Comments

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

# end-of-an-era - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Demolition of Dublin's iconic Screen cinema begins
# End Of An Era
# End Of An Era

Demolition of Dublin's iconic Screen cinema begins

Apr 18th 2018, 8:35 AM 35,319 Views 18 Comments

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

# end-of-an-era - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Willie Mullins' Vroum Vroum Mag retired ahead of Cheltenham Festival
# CALLING IT A DAY
From The42
# CALLING IT A DAY

Willie Mullins' Vroum Vroum Mag retired ahead of Cheltenham Festival

Mar 7th 2018, 4:26 PM 3,505 Views 0 Comments

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

BBC 'disappointed' to lose Pro14 live broadcast rights
# Tune Out
From The42
# Tune Out

BBC 'disappointed' to lose Pro14 live broadcast rights

Mar 7th 2018, 3:49 PM 12,856 Views 24 Comments

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

# end-of-an-era - Monday 26 February, 2018

Jamie Heaslip announces his retirement with immediate effect
# Over And Out
From The42
# Over And Out

Jamie Heaslip announces his retirement with immediate effect

Feb 26th 2018, 10:13 AM 68,072 Views 119 Comments

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

# end-of-an-era - Monday 29 January, 2018

'There's a retirement cut-off age and I'll be reaching that next year': Lyster confirms Sunday Game departure
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

'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 34,562 Views 38 Comments

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

# end-of-an-era - Monday 22 January, 2018

End of an era as long-serving Limerick duo call time on their inter-county careers
# Bowing Out
From The42
# Bowing Out

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

Jan 22nd 2018, 12:03 PM 8,729 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
From The42
# Looking Back

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

Jan 22nd 2018, 10:20 AM 8,898 Views 2 Comments

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

# end-of-an-era - Friday 29 December, 2017

David O'Leary: 'The likes of Sir Alex and Arsene are a dying breed, and going to be a thing of the past'
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

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 5,850 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.

# end-of-an-era - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Sort it early! Wales want to appoint Gatland's successor in 2018
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

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

Dec 24th 2017, 11:09 AM 8,373 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.

# end-of-an-era - Saturday 9 December, 2017

LOI goalscoring record chase looks over as Jason Byrne drops to amateur ranks
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

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

Dec 9th 2017, 4:48 PM 11,512 Views 2 Comments

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

# end-of-an-era - Monday 4 December, 2017

It's an end of an era for Sinn Féin as An Phoblacht ceases publication
# End Of An Era
# End Of An Era

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

Dec 4th 2017, 1:42 PM 22,445 Views 72 Comments

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

# end-of-an-era - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Last hurrah! Wexford legend Kelly part of history one last time on All-Star tour
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From The42
# End Of An Era

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

Nov 30th 2017, 3:56 PM 4,937 Views 1 Comment

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

# end-of-an-era - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

The last link to Westmeath's 2004 Leinster-winning team has called it a day
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

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

Oct 31st 2017, 6:11 PM 8,273 Views 3 Comments

Denis Glennon is hanging up his inter-county boots.

# end-of-an-era - Friday 6 October, 2017

Another of Clare's 2013 All-Ireland champions calls it a day after a year out
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

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

Oct 6th 2017, 12:39 PM 10,810 Views 20 Comments

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

# end-of-an-era - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Offaly's leading forward McNamee calls time on his inter-county career after 15 years
# Faithful Servant
From The42
# Faithful Servant

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

Aug 29th 2017, 5:46 PM 5,642 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.’

# end-of-an-era - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

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 8,003 Views 39 Comments

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

# end-of-an-era - Monday 12 June, 2017

As Ireland's 23-year association with Umbro ends, we pick our 10 favourite jerseys
# Nostalgia
From The42
# Nostalgia

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

Jun 12th 2017, 6:34 PM 12,513 Views 22 Comments

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

# end-of-an-era - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Barbarians spoil the party as Ruan Pienaar waves goodbye to Ulster with defeat
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

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

Jun 1st 2017, 9:30 PM 9,192 Views 2 Comments

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

# end-of-an-era - Sunday 28 May, 2017

'I'm not ready to say it's over and maybe I never will be'
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

'I'm not ready to say it's over and maybe I never will be'

May 28th 2017, 11:02 PM 10,969 Views 6 Comments

Francesco Totti bid an emotional farewell to his beloved AS Roma today.

# end-of-an-era - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Incredible mare Annie Power is retired from racing
# One Of A Kind
From The42
# One Of A Kind

Incredible mare Annie Power is retired from racing

May 16th 2017, 11:55 AM 3,693 Views 4 Comments

The five-time Grade 1 winner will not be returning to the track.

# end-of-an-era - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Last killer whale born in captivity arrives at SeaWorld park
# End Of An Era
# End Of An Era

Last killer whale born in captivity arrives at SeaWorld park

Apr 20th 2017, 3:25 PM 12,342 Views 15 Comments

The mother, 25-year-old Takara, was already pregnant when SeaWorld announced it had stopped breeding orcas.

# end-of-an-era - Saturday 4 February, 2017

'If I didn't get to cover rugby on television again, it would be devastating for me'
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

'If I didn't get to cover rugby on television again, it would be devastating for me'

Feb 4th 2017, 7:45 AM 14,134 Views 7 Comments

As TV3 prepare to takeover the rights of the Six Nations at the end of this year’s tournament, Brent Pope speaks to The42 about his time on the RTÉ rugby panel.

# end-of-an-era - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Once a reluctant 'mom-in-chief', Michelle Obama leaves the White House a powerful political force
# First Lady
# First Lady

Once a reluctant 'mom-in-chief', Michelle Obama leaves the White House a powerful political force

Jan 18th 2017, 6:06 AM 22,733 Views 35 Comments

The Princeton and Harvard graduate made the role of First Lady her own.

# end-of-an-era - Friday 30 December, 2016

Irish goalkeeper Emma Byrne leaves Arsenal after 17 years
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

Irish goalkeeper Emma Byrne leaves Arsenal after 17 years

Dec 30th 2016, 6:05 PM 35,505 Views 25 Comments

The 37-year-old was out of contract at the end of the 2016 season.