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#End of an era

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

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 14,542 Views 15 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 6,527 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 7,196 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 5,618 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 35,176 Views 16 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 3,473 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 12,837 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 68,020 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 34,507 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 8,586 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 8,662 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 5,825 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 8,362 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 11,491 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 22,382 Views 62 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
# End Of An Era
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 4,910 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 8,186 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 10,798 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 5,619 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 7,983 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 12,432 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 9,169 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 10,957 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 3,671 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 12,311 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 13,949 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 22,705 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 35,469 Views 25 Comments

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

# end-of-an-era - Thursday 24 November, 2016

One of Dublin's leading LGBT bars is closing and being replaced with a music venue
# End Of An Era
From The Daily Edge
# End Of An Era

One of Dublin's leading LGBT bars is closing and being replaced with a music venue

Nov 24th 2016, 7:42 AM 13,181 Views 6 Comments

RIP, The Front Lounge.

# end-of-an-era - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

RTÉ is to stop making TV shows for young people
# End Of An Era
# End Of An Era

RTÉ is to stop making TV shows for young people

Nov 23rd 2016, 11:06 PM 32,889 Views 82 Comments

Instead, the national broadcaster will rely on the independent sector.

# end-of-an-era - Sunday 20 November, 2016

After more than a decade, Sligo's longest-serving player is coming home to Dublin
# Moving On
From The42
# Moving On

After more than a decade, Sligo's longest-serving player is coming home to Dublin

Nov 20th 2016, 3:50 PM 7,512 Views 2 Comments

31-year-old defender Gavin Peers has signed for St Patrick’s Athletic.

# end-of-an-era - Friday 18 November, 2016

Robbie Keane scored some stunning goals during his time with LA Galaxy
# Highlights Reel
From The42
# Highlights Reel

Robbie Keane scored some stunning goals during his time with LA Galaxy

Nov 18th 2016, 9:14 AM 5,191 Views 5 Comments

The MLS club have posted a video of the former Ireland captain’s best bits after the announcement that he’s leaving.

# end-of-an-era - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Cody Garbrandt gets UFC title shot as mentor Urijah Faber announces retirement
# New Era
From The42
# New Era

Cody Garbrandt gets UFC title shot as mentor Urijah Faber announces retirement

Oct 25th 2016, 8:57 AM 5,107 Views 2 Comments

Garbrandt will face Dominick Cruz for the 135lb title at UFC 207.

# end-of-an-era - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Coach who discovered Jonah Lomu retires from game after incredible career
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

Coach who discovered Jonah Lomu retires from game after incredible career

Sep 6th 2016, 12:49 PM 5,116 Views 4 Comments

Gordon Tietjens’ no-nonsense approach helped guide New Zealand to a host of sevens accolades.

# end-of-an-era - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Tipp win 'might have awoken sleeping giants' says Ryan
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

Tipp win 'might have awoken sleeping giants' says Ryan

Sep 4th 2016, 5:56 PM 9,145 Views 17 Comments

Other hurling counties will be encouraged by Kilkenny’s dethroning according to the Premier boss.

# end-of-an-era - Saturday 3 September, 2016

Jenson Button 'not retiring' but will take a 'break' from Formula 1 next year
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

Jenson Button 'not retiring' but will take a 'break' from Formula 1 next year

Sep 3rd 2016, 11:05 PM 3,726 Views 12 Comments

The 36-year-old became world champion in 2009 but won’t be driving for McClaren next year.

# end-of-an-era - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

The end of an era! Robbie Keane announces retirement from international football
# There's Only One Keano
From The42
# There's Only One Keano

The end of an era! Robbie Keane announces retirement from international football

Aug 24th 2016, 4:36 PM 34,155 Views 114 Comments

The striker will play his final game in green against Oman next week.

# end-of-an-era - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Blackberry is killing off its last traditional keyboard phone
# End Of An Era
# End Of An Era

Blackberry is killing off its last traditional keyboard phone

Jul 6th 2016, 11:42 AM 11,765 Views 11 Comments

The company said the Classic had “long surpassed the average lifespan for a smartphone in today’s market”.

# end-of-an-era - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Ryan Giggs set for Euro 2016 punditry gig with ITV as Man United career seems all but over
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

Ryan Giggs set for Euro 2016 punditry gig with ITV as Man United career seems all but over

Jun 29th 2016, 10:01 AM 8,227 Views 16 Comments

The iconic United figure will make his debut for the broadcaster during their coverage of Poland v Portugal on Thursday.

# end-of-an-era - Monday 27 June, 2016

We will have new European champions as Italy dump Spain out of the Euros
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

We will have new European champions as Italy dump Spain out of the Euros

Jun 27th 2016, 7:23 PM 6,835 Views 12 Comments

Italy set up quarter-final against Germany, as the Azzurri stun the holders.