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# Feature

This month
November 2023
'It was outrageous' - 25 years ago Corofin and Ballina met twice in the one weekend
You could say that before they meet in Pearse Stadium this Saturday, there is a small bit of history between the sides.
Blood, sweat, tears and care: Inside Peamount United’s league title success
The 42 visited the home of the Women’s Premier Division champions this week ahead of their trophy celebration.
This year
Troubles Legacy Bill: 'It's almost as if the UK is writing itself out of the North's history'
Professor Laura McAtackney examines how the UK government’s controversial legacy bill will affect the writing of accurate and balanced histories.
How far will Ireland go? Best pool game? The Rugby World Cup key questions
The42 writers look ahead to the tournament.
'She's always been that energetic bunny' - The rugby and soccer star who won an All-Ireland
The 42 takes a look at the sporting career of Hannah Tyrrell across different codes.
'She’s such a humble, quiet girl' - The star firing Kerry in bid for All-Ireland glory
In her 16th season of dedication to the Kerry cause, Louise Ní Mhuircheartaigh chases the game’s biggest prize.
Surrogacy: Hannah McCarthy travels to Kenya and finds a growing number of surrogate cases there
How Irish people use international surrogacy raises thorny ethical issues, writes McCarthy from Nairobi.
'He was similar to Ronan O'Gara in a way... He had that belief in himself'
Jack Crowley came through the ranks of Bandon RFC, where his family are have strong history.
In opting not to speak, the legend of Dublin's North Star Cluxton has only grown
To contribute so much without looking for even a hint of personal acclaim is kind of otherworldly.
Avoid over-the-top reactions to a World Cup that Ireland leave with few regrets
We have a national genius for holidaying from reason when looking at World Cups – the truth is that Ireland battled valiantly to par at Australia 2023.
Dublin's Made Men head for the palm trees as they leave this life behind them
Kerry might beat a Dublin team in the near future, but it won’t be this Dublin team.
The spine of the Dublin crew can squeeze out another All-Ireland win
We suspect that the cameras might well be heading towards the Gibson.
Dublin the biggest show in Irish sport, Gaelic football the only show in Kerry
What is the legacy of Gaelic Games in both counties?
Who have been the best players in the 2023 football championship?
Dublin and Kerry players are the front-runners.
Joe Schmidt and the All Blacks recognise the road to redemption
The Kiwis look settled, motivated, and energetic ahead of the World Cup.
Dublin and Kerry: The making of the chief rivalry in Gaelic football
The next chapter in the famous rivalry takes place on Sunday in Croke Park.
What happens between now and Ireland naming their final RWC squad?
Preparations move up a gear next week with the visit of Italy to Dublin.
Opposition guide: What League of Ireland clubs can expect in Europe
Shamrock Rovers, Derry City and Dundalk are all in Europa Conference League action tonight.
'He deserves everything that's coming to him' - Kerry's elder attacking statesman
Twelve years after his league debut, Paul Geaney remains at the heart of Kerry’s efforts.
Who are the front-runners for the 2023 All-Star football awards?
Just one game to go in the championship as Kerry and Dublin get set tor the All-Ireland final.
Canada opposition guide: Olympic champs welcome back their creative difference-maker
Jessie Fleming’s return to action will give Ireland a different dimension to contend with.
Farrell wants to experience an All-Ireland final in full, glorious technicolour
Fear of failure as player and manager inspires current Dubs manager.
'I love West Cork, I love Wexford... I like seeing grass and being out in fresh air'
Tadhg Furlong says he understands the value of showing some vulnerability.
Letter from Australia: A sight to behold for the 'No one cares' brigade
Perth calling for The 42′s Emma Duffy after spine-tingling Sydney showdown
Limerick stronger than ever, Kilkenny's final pain, Cian Lynch stars once more
Some of the key talking points that emerged from yesterday’s showdown in Croke Park.
'To be a force to be reckoned with' - Rhasidat Adeleke sets out her ambitions as a pro
Rhasidat Adeleke speaks to The 42 about her decision to turn pro, how she deals with expectation, and why she wants to be recognised as more than just an athlete.
Ireland announce themselves on world stage... and introduce themselves to many back home
Fans tuning in for the first time saw the true version of Vera Pauw’s Ireland, warts and all.
'Just amazing for us to watch' - From Limerick football to genius hurling coach
Paul Kinnerk bids for his ninth All-Ireland hurling title as a coach today.
‘One of the nuns called me in and said: You won’t be playing, that's a boys' game’
Yvonne Lyons on early challenges and how the Irish team landed in the middle of a 1997 Belarussian wedding.
Kiely's absence of ego equips Limerick for their date with immortality
Limerick are now the barometer of excellence and Kilkenny are recast as plucky underdogs. Where did those five years go?
'A real Brian Cody player . . . Derek had to graft through it' - the evolution of Lyng
Aidan Fogarty talks about the Kilkenny manager’s steady rise from being an underage player who couldn’t make teams.
Ireland announce themselves on world stage... and introduce themselves to many back home
Fans tuning in for the first time saw the true version of Vera Pauw’s Ireland, warts and all.
Lawlor v Gillane? Casey v Cody? The key potential All-Ireland final match-ups
Key duals around the pitch will help decide where Liam MacCarthy winters in 2023.
'One of the more focused 18-year-olds' still driving Cork after four All-Irelands in nine years
Amy O’Connor will be hoping to captain her county to an All-Ireland final this weekend.
'The older crowd have shown great enthusiasm' - Kilkenny's veteran stars still key
Limerick await Kilkenny’s old guard in Croke Park on Sunday.
Style, grit, all-time greats and some luck: what you need to win four-in-a-row
We look at the teams who have strung four All-Ireland titles together, and those who fell just short.
'There were question marks about this group' - Tipp chasing All-Ireland final breakthrough
The Premier County will contest an All-Ireland semi-final for the fifth time in six seasons this weekend.
From Stuttgart '88 to Sydney '23, the Irish die-hards ready to cheer the Girls in Green
“So I made my little spreadsheet when the draw was announced and we got a ticket to every single permutation of a match that Ireland could be in, all the way to the final.”
Letter from Sydney: The calm before the storm ahead of World Cup D-Day
The42′s Emma Duffy and Sinead O’Carroll, Editor of The Journal, are at the Women’s World Cup.
Letter from Brisbane: 'Let them eat sh*t' and a whirlwind 24 hours
Ireland’s final World Cup warm-up game appeared to descend into chaos.