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# feature - Wednesday 17 August, 2022

'Pinch me' moments, high praise for new coaching additions, and the Japan challenge
# On Tour
From The42
# On Tour

'Pinch me' moments, high praise for new coaching additions, and the Japan challenge

Aug 17th 2022, 7:00 AM 2,886 Views 0 Comments

Being fully immersed in rugby is ‘the best feeling in the world,’ says Ireland international Hannah O’Connor.

# feature - Saturday 13 August, 2022

'I remember sitting in my hotel room, bawling crying, being like, 'I'm not ready for this''
# Saoirse Noonan
From The42
# Saoirse Noonan

'I remember sitting in my hotel room, bawling crying, being like, 'I'm not ready for this''

Aug 13th 2022, 9:00 AM 6,253 Views 0 Comments

A move to Durham, injury, chasing the World Cup dream and running a business: Saoirse Noonan has had a whirlwind few months.

# feature - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

David Clifford on dealing with expectation, life away from Kerry and missing soccer
# Key To The Kingdom
From The42
# Key To The Kingdom

David Clifford on dealing with expectation, life away from Kerry and missing soccer

Updated May 11th 2022, 5:04 PM 38,303 Views 6 Comments

The Kerry superstar is happy with the path he is on, taking it all in his stride.

# feature - Thursday 21 April, 2022

Role model status, talented young sister playing for Ireland, and growth of the game
# Katie McCabe
From The42
# Katie McCabe

Role model status, talented young sister playing for Ireland, and growth of the game

Apr 21st 2022, 7:30 AM 4,073 Views 0 Comments

‘I was always a firm believer in leaving the game in a better place than you inherited it in.’

# feature - Monday 11 April, 2022

'I've learned how to play with no fear. I've been through a lot football-wise'
# The Mighty Quinn
From The42
# The Mighty Quinn

'I've learned how to play with no fear. I've been through a lot football-wise'

Apr 11th 2022, 10:00 AM 2,722 Views 0 Comments

Louise Quinn is one of Ireland’s most established and experienced players.

# feature - Saturday 19 March, 2022

'I did my cruciate on 99 games. There was a massive thing in the paper the next day about the 100th'
# Centurion
From The42
# Centurion

'I did my cruciate on 99 games. There was a massive thing in the paper the next day about the 100th'

Mar 19th 2022, 6:45 AM 14,548 Views 0 Comments

Donegal star Emer Gallagher misses today’s Division 1 league semi-final against Dublin as she works towards her return from a serious knee injury.

# feature - Sunday 27 February, 2022

The Irish contingent central to Liverpool's promotion bid and FA Cup dream
# Flying The Flag
From The42
# Flying The Flag

The Irish contingent central to Liverpool's promotion bid and FA Cup dream

Updated Feb 27th 2022, 10:23 AM 12,259 Views 1 Comment

Niamh Fahey, Leanne Kiernan, Megan Campbell and S&C coach Colm Smith are having a big influence on Merseyside.

# feature - Saturday 13 November, 2021

Damien Dempsey: 'I feel lucky that I do what I do - and other people get a lift from it'
# Love Yourself Today
# Love Yourself Today

Damien Dempsey: 'I feel lucky that I do what I do - and other people get a lift from it'

Nov 13th 2021, 9:30 AM 11,750 Views 13 Comments

The musician and director Ross Killeen tell us about the making of a new documentary about Dempsey’s Vicar St gigs.

'We're ready for it' - well-travelled Shels star braced for two massive weekends
# Reds
From The42
# Reds

'We're ready for it' - well-travelled Shels star braced for two massive weekends

Nov 13th 2021, 8:30 AM 2,019 Views 0 Comments

Jess Gargan and her side are facing into a title deciding weekend, and then the FAI Cup final – playing Wexford Youths on both occasions.

# feature - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

'I'm just enjoying it. Life's great' - Ireland's Liverpool star back on top after tough times
# Positivity
From The42
# Positivity

'I'm just enjoying it. Life's great' - Ireland's Liverpool star back on top after tough times

Oct 20th 2021, 6:15 AM 13,097 Views 1 Comment

Leanne Kiernan: ‘If I didn’t enjoy the game, I wouldn’t be playing. I’d be back at home on the farm in Cavan.’

# feature - Saturday 9 October, 2021

Coscoran targeting 'next level' for both himself and Irish athletics after Tokyo breakthrough
# Future Focused
From The42
# Future Focused

Coscoran targeting 'next level' for both himself and Irish athletics after Tokyo breakthrough

Oct 9th 2021, 7:45 AM 1,999 Views 0 Comments

‘I’ll be pushing on, trying to get better and we’ll see how good I can get.’

# feature - Friday 17 September, 2021

'It's not straightforward. It's been worth the ups and downs, and mistakes'
# Journey
From The42
# Journey

'It's not straightforward. It's been worth the ups and downs, and mistakes'

Sep 17th 2021, 9:46 PM 4,244 Views 0 Comments

Ruesha Littlejohn’s career to date has been a colourful one.

# feature - Thursday 16 September, 2021

'It means so much to me and my whole family' - Ireland's US-born Everton goalkeeper
# Feature
From The42
# Feature

'It means so much to me and my whole family' - Ireland's US-born Everton goalkeeper

Sep 16th 2021, 9:00 PM 7,748 Views 1 Comment

Courtney Brosnan: ‘I’m just trying to invest everything I can into being the best for the Irish team and Everton at the minute.’

# feature - Sunday 18 July, 2021

'That's what I liked: When I was in the water, I was as good as all the able-bodied guys'
# Road To Tokyo
From The42
# Road To Tokyo

'That's what I liked: When I was in the water, I was as good as all the able-bodied guys'

Jul 18th 2021, 10:00 AM 25,191 Views 4 Comments

Irish Paralympic hopeful Patrick Flanagan shares his story with The42.

# feature - Saturday 17 July, 2021

'Turning a corner' after nightmare concussion struggles, and an interesting Gaelic games venture
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'Turning a corner' after nightmare concussion struggles, and an interesting Gaelic games venture

Jul 17th 2021, 10:00 AM 15,860 Views 10 Comments

From dealing with injury to founding Great Grip Gloves, Dublin All-Ireland winner Éabha Rutledge has been focusing on off-field matters of late.

# feature - Saturday 3 July, 2021

Breakout Ireland star 'focusing on Peamount and loving it' as top-of-the-table clash 'just another game'
# Going Well
From The42
# Going Well

Breakout Ireland star 'focusing on Peamount and loving it' as top-of-the-table clash 'just another game'

Jul 3rd 2021, 7:30 AM 2,510 Views 0 Comments

Claire Walsh reflects on a busy few months ahead of this afternoon’s Shelbourne showdown.

# feature - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

The rise of Katie McCabe, Ireland's youngest-ever captain and world-class Arsenal star
# The Skipper
From The42
# The Skipper

The rise of Katie McCabe, Ireland's youngest-ever captain and world-class Arsenal star

Jun 30th 2021, 7:52 PM 22,326 Views 4 Comments

From Kilnamanagh to the world stage, the 25-year-old is ‘a true leader’ on a remarkable journey.

# feature - Saturday 12 June, 2021

'If the phone rings at training, I have to answer it. If there’s an emergency I have to go'
# On Call
From The42
# On Call

'If the phone rings at training, I have to answer it. If there’s an emergency I have to go'

Jun 12th 2021, 7:15 AM 8,028 Views 0 Comments

Donegal’s Evelyn McGinley combines inter-county football with her busy life as a vet.

# feature - Saturday 24 April, 2021

The quiet leader in the Bohs dressing room who's back stronger after a cruel knee injury
# Grafter
From The42
# Grafter

The quiet leader in the Bohs dressing room who's back stronger after a cruel knee injury

Apr 24th 2021, 7:30 AM 3,211 Views 0 Comments

A key player for a team on the rise, Sophie Watters is clocking up the miles between Dundalk and Dublin while leading a busy life off the pitch.

# feature - Thursday 18 March, 2021

The dynamic duo fronting European football coverage and inspiring the next generation
# Can't See Can't Be
From The42
# Can't See Can't Be

The dynamic duo fronting European football coverage and inspiring the next generation

Mar 18th 2021, 5:52 PM 12,519 Views 2 Comments

Niamh Kinsella and Ann-Marie Keegan are front and centre of Virgin Media Sport’s Europa League offerings.

# feature - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Facing The Master: The brilliance of Eamonn Ryan - by those who tried to beat him
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Facing The Master: The brilliance of Eamonn Ryan - by those who tried to beat him

Feb 14th 2021, 8:00 AM 21,978 Views 3 Comments

An insight into coming up against the legendary Cork coach on the one-month anniversary of his death.

# feature - Thursday 17 December, 2020

'I'm lucky to be able to play both and represent Cork' - the highs and lows of one of the country's top dual stars
# Rebels Rise
From The42
# Rebels Rise

'I'm lucky to be able to play both and represent Cork' - the highs and lows of one of the country's top dual stars

Dec 17th 2020, 12:55 PM 11,423 Views 2 Comments

Libby Coppinger maps her colourful sporting journey ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland final against Dublin.

# feature - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Super Saturday on the cards as resurgent Cavan look to bag second All-Ireland title in three weeks
# Comeback Queens
From The42
# Comeback Queens

Super Saturday on the cards as resurgent Cavan look to bag second All-Ireland title in three weeks

Dec 5th 2020, 7:15 AM 5,871 Views 0 Comments

Erinn Galligan leads the Breffni county on a busy day of Gaelic games action across the country.

# feature - Friday 27 November, 2020

'I couldn't believe it' - unlikely Australian adventure to look forward to but football first for now
# Dublin Demon
From The42
# Dublin Demon

'I couldn't believe it' - unlikely Australian adventure to look forward to but football first for now

Nov 27th 2020, 6:30 AM 5,428 Views 0 Comments

Lauren Magee is heading for Melbourne after her involvement in Dublin’s four-in-a-row bid.

# feature - Saturday 21 November, 2020

'We want to create a space where everyone is absolutely welcome' - GAA to register first LGBTQ+ club
# History In The Making
From The42
# History In The Making

'We want to create a space where everyone is absolutely welcome' - GAA to register first LGBTQ+ club

Nov 21st 2020, 10:00 AM 47,473 Views 29 Comments

A closer look at Na Gael Aeracha and inclusion in Gaelic games.

# feature - Friday 20 November, 2020

'We're hungry for more after getting that bit of silverware' - All-Ireland semi up next in comeback year
# Bringing Breffni Back
From The42
# Bringing Breffni Back

'We're hungry for more after getting that bit of silverware' - All-Ireland semi up next in comeback year

Nov 20th 2020, 7:00 PM 6,181 Views 1 Comment

Erinn Galligan and the Cavan camogie team returned to inter-county action this year after almost a decade out.

# feature - Saturday 14 November, 2020

The four siblings hoping to lead Armagh to glory - one having just returned from a serious knee injury
# Mackin Magic
From The42
# Mackin Magic

The four siblings hoping to lead Armagh to glory - one having just returned from a serious knee injury

Nov 14th 2020, 8:45 AM 12,444 Views 0 Comments

Aimee Mackin: ‘I don’t think my mum could watch me that first day back.’

# feature - Saturday 24 October, 2020

'It's always a pinch me moment' - fronting the TV coverage through a GAA season like no other
# Sky's The Limit
From The42
# Sky's The Limit

'It's always a pinch me moment' - fronting the TV coverage through a GAA season like no other

Oct 24th 2020, 10:00 AM 38,730 Views 3 Comments

Gráinne McElwain – best known as the face of TG4′s ladies football coverage – is Sky Sports’ presenter for the 2020 championship.

# feature - Monday 19 October, 2020

'It’s quite nice playing football with a smile on my face' - Kiernan set for 'cup final' with Ireland
# Euro Vision
From The42
# Euro Vision

'It’s quite nice playing football with a smile on my face' - Kiernan set for 'cup final' with Ireland

Oct 19th 2020, 1:36 PM 7,089 Views 1 Comment

The 21-year-old West Ham star is gearing up for one of the biggest games of her young career.

# feature - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

'Those performances have really stamped my place in world-class Irish athletics, and world-class athletics'
# Mageean Magic
From The42
# Mageean Magic

'Those performances have really stamped my place in world-class Irish athletics, and world-class athletics'

Aug 26th 2020, 6:15 AM 13,194 Views 2 Comments

Ciara Mageean on her recent blistering form which saw her break two national records, last weekend’s blip and chasing Sonia’s records.

# feature - Sunday 16 August, 2020

'It's something different every day' - home to hospital frontline before returning to Aussie Rules dream
# Tipp Top
From The42
# Tipp Top

'It's something different every day' - home to hospital frontline before returning to Aussie Rules dream

Aug 16th 2020, 5:48 PM 38,498 Views 1 Comment

Tipperary and now-West Coast Eagles star Aisling McCarthy is currently focusing on work and Gaelic football.

# feature - Saturday 16 May, 2020

'It's an incredible journey and we're only getting started' - 17-year-old Cork drifting star enjoying family affair
# Fast And Furious
From The42
# Fast And Furious

'It's an incredible journey and we're only getting started' - 17-year-old Cork drifting star enjoying family affair

May 16th 2020, 7:30 AM 3,973 Views 3 Comments

Conor Shanahan is Ireland’s most exciting young motorsports talent and one of the brightest rising stars of global drifting.

# feature - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

'I'm trying to take the positives, and using this time to work on my weaknesses'
# Sporting Shutdown
From The42
# Sporting Shutdown

'I'm trying to take the positives, and using this time to work on my weaknesses'

May 12th 2020, 3:59 PM 21,410 Views 1 Comment

Irish canoeist Jenny Egan is focusing on the positives of lockdown – and is always moving forward.

# feature - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

'I had a few cries and a few breakdowns. There were dark moments but I look back on it as an achievement'
# Cora
From The42
# Cora

'I had a few cries and a few breakdowns. There were dark moments but I look back on it as an achievement'

Apr 28th 2020, 9:30 PM 25,327 Views 8 Comments

Cora Staunton on her remarkable recovery from a career-threatening injury, a whirlwind 12 months, and what the future holds for the Mayo great.

# feature - Thursday 2 April, 2020

'We're not the heroes. The heroes are the people that are putting their lives on the line for us'
# Feature
From The42
# Feature

'We're not the heroes. The heroes are the people that are putting their lives on the line for us'

Apr 2nd 2020, 6:15 AM 4,589 Views 1 Comment

Leona Maguire on life in Cavan through the Covid-19 crisis, her much-changed schedule, and perspective.

# feature - Saturday 28 March, 2020

A year on from Solskjaer appointment, United still have a lot of room to improve
# Job Anniversary
From The42
# Job Anniversary

A year on from Solskjaer appointment, United still have a lot of room to improve

Mar 28th 2020, 12:12 PM 5,414 Views 13 Comments

A lack of clean sheets and a low ratio of converted chances underline the struggles Manchester united have endured over the course of the last 12 months.

# feature - Friday 13 March, 2020

'More than business as usual': Undeterred by Brexit, Ireland's fintech set is going big in the UK
# Future Of Finance
# Future Of Finance

'More than business as usual': Undeterred by Brexit, Ireland's fintech set is going big in the UK

Mar 13th 2020, 12:35 PM 587 Views 0 Comments

A messy divorce from Europe aside, Britain remains a key market for financial technology startups.

You may think your workplace is progressive - your employees may disagree
# 21st Century Workplace
# 21st Century Workplace

You may think your workplace is progressive - your employees may disagree

Mar 13th 2020, 12:31 PM 1,867 Views 0 Comments

‘If we aren’t inclusive in how we recruit and promote people, we’re not tapping into the full talent pool’

# feature - Sunday 8 March, 2020

You may think your workplace is progressive - your employees may disagree
# 21st Century Workplace
From Business ETC
# 21st Century Workplace

You may think your workplace is progressive - your employees may disagree

Mar 8th 2020, 1:05 AM 2,678 Views 0 Comments

‘If we aren’t inclusive in how we recruit and promote people, we’re not tapping into the full talent pool’

'More than business as usual': Undeterred by Brexit, Ireland's fintech set is going big in the UK
# Future Of Finance
From Business ETC
# Future Of Finance

'More than business as usual': Undeterred by Brexit, Ireland's fintech set is going big in the UK

Mar 8th 2020, 1:01 AM 1,356 Views 0 Comments

A messy divorce from Europe aside, Britain remains a key market for financial technology startups.

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