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# feature - Thursday 23 February, 2017

'I sent off the player... He struck me in the aftermath'
# Man In Black
From The42
# Man In Black

'I sent off the player... He struck me in the aftermath'

Feb 23rd 2017, 5:58 PM 11,153 Views 2 Comments

League of Ireland official Rob Rogers chats to The42 about the highs and lows of taking charge at various tiers.

# feature - Sunday 19 February, 2017

'I do feel pressure but I believe strongly in Irish athletes, Irish coaches and Ireland as a nation'
# Keane To Make A Change
From The42
# Keane To Make A Change

'I do feel pressure but I believe strongly in Irish athletes, Irish coaches and Ireland as a nation'

Feb 19th 2017, 7:10 AM 8,562 Views 11 Comments

Sarah Keane has been tasked with bringing the Olympic Council of Ireland out of the crisis it currently finds itself in and rebuilding the organisation’s plummeting credibility.

# feature - Sunday 12 February, 2017

The Monaco-based Cork millionaire behind a unique Irish sporting project
# Aqua Blue Sport
From The42
# Aqua Blue Sport

The Monaco-based Cork millionaire behind a unique Irish sporting project

Feb 12th 2017, 9:30 PM 52,314 Views 7 Comments

Rick Delaney tells The42 about his ambition for Aqua Blue Sport, the first Irish team to compete at Pro Continental level.

# feature - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Facebook launches 'community help' feature to aid people dealing with disasters or tragedies
# Times Of Trouble
# Times Of Trouble

Facebook launches 'community help' feature to aid people dealing with disasters or tragedies

Feb 8th 2017, 4:43 PM 4,858 Views 4 Comments

The feature, which will be initially launched in the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India and Saudi Arabia, is a continuation of the site’s ‘safety check’ application.

# feature - Saturday 4 February, 2017

'There are people out there who want me to fail but that drives you on more'
# Defying The Odds
From The42
# Defying The Odds

'There are people out there who want me to fail but that drives you on more'

Feb 4th 2017, 10:00 AM 22,282 Views 18 Comments

Sinead Kane made history in Sydney last weekend but the journey to this point has been far from plain sailing.

# feature - Sunday 29 January, 2017

'I've cried more times over injuries in the last number of years than anything else'
# The Long Road Back
From The42
# The Long Road Back

'I've cried more times over injuries in the last number of years than anything else'

Jan 29th 2017, 9:37 PM 28,082 Views 4 Comments

Jessie Barr has seen her promising career interrupted by a succession of injuries but she’s hoping to return in 2017.

# feature - Sunday 22 January, 2017

'I was never interested in making friends in football'
# Feature
From The42
# Feature

'I was never interested in making friends in football'

Jan 22nd 2017, 9:30 PM 29,994 Views 9 Comments

The Secret Footballer tells The42 about psychology, performance-enhancing drugs and constant paranoia.

# feature - Sunday 15 January, 2017

The Irish Powerchair team set to take on the world this summer
# Feature
From The42
# Feature

The Irish Powerchair team set to take on the world this summer

Jan 15th 2017, 7:30 AM 2,198 Views 1 Comment

Donal Byrne chats to The42 about their upcoming competition.

# feature - Sunday 8 January, 2017

38-year-old Irish Olympian Breege Connolly one of the unsung heroes of 2016
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

38-year-old Irish Olympian Breege Connolly one of the unsung heroes of 2016

Jan 8th 2017, 5:18 PM 21,365 Views 4 Comments

The Leitrim native recalls her unforgettable experience at the Olympics.

The Irish pair aiming to make history in the world's toughest bike race
# Adventure
From The42
# Adventure

The Irish pair aiming to make history in the world's toughest bike race

Jan 8th 2017, 10:00 AM 31,479 Views 9 Comments

Graham Macken chats to The42 about the arduous challenge himself and cycling partner Declan Brassil are set to undertake.

# feature - Monday 2 January, 2017

'This decision will have a lot of influence on my career one way or another but I'm happy with it'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'This decision will have a lot of influence on my career one way or another but I'm happy with it'

Jan 2nd 2017, 12:00 PM 32,338 Views 9 Comments

Becoming a professional golfer has always been Leona Maguire’s dream but she has made the bold move of postponing the step-up to continue her development as an amateur and complete her US college degree.

# feature - Sunday 1 January, 2017

‘I was either going to get the boat to die in England or go to an NA meeting’
# Addiction
From The42
# Addiction

‘I was either going to get the boat to die in England or go to an NA meeting’

Jan 1st 2017, 8:00 PM 25,048 Views 6 Comments

Ireland’s Homeless World Cup star John Farrell talks to The42 about turning around his life.

# feature - Thursday 29 December, 2016

‘I had a moment where I was considering walking away from sport’
# Doubt
From The42
# Doubt

‘I had a moment where I was considering walking away from sport’

Dec 29th 2016, 8:24 PM 20,076 Views 4 Comments

Irish Olympian Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe tells The42 about his difficult road to the top and why his experience at the Rio Olympics was “bittersweet”.

# feature - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

From West Waterford to the PGA Tour: 2016 only the start of Power's journey to the top
# Power Hour
From The42
# Power Hour

From West Waterford to the PGA Tour: 2016 only the start of Power's journey to the top

Dec 27th 2016, 9:00 AM 14,345 Views 5 Comments

After a whirlwind year, Seamus Power returns home for Christmas and takes stock of his rise from the family farm to golf’s biggest stage.

# feature - Monday 26 December, 2016

Double sporting success makes 2016 a year to remember in Dublin suburb
# Feature
From The42
# Feature

Double sporting success makes 2016 a year to remember in Dublin suburb

Dec 26th 2016, 8:00 AM 13,866 Views 3 Comments

Ballyboden St Enda’s and Annalise Murphy both brought some very special silverware back to Rathfarnham.

# feature - Saturday 24 December, 2016

'I didn't grow up dreaming of owning a gym. I had no money and had to take the opportunity'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'I didn't grow up dreaming of owning a gym. I had no money and had to take the opportunity'

Dec 24th 2016, 3:00 PM 34,400 Views 4 Comments

Dublin footballer Philly McMahon on how he developed a business from scratch and his plans and ambitions for the future.

# feature - Sunday 4 December, 2016

The story of how Ireland took the Taekwon-do world by storm
# Feature
From The42
# Feature

The story of how Ireland took the Taekwon-do world by storm

Dec 4th 2016, 9:00 PM 35,435 Views 13 Comments

Stephen Ryan chats to The42 about the Irish side’s considerable recent successes in the sport.

# feature - Sunday 6 November, 2016

‘You start thinking about Best in a different way because you’re forced to look at him’
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

‘You start thinking about Best in a different way because you’re forced to look at him’

Nov 6th 2016, 8:00 AM 20,977 Views 15 Comments

A lost film about the Manchester legend is showing in the IFI in Dublin tonight.

# feature - Sunday 16 October, 2016

"There's a lot of shame around it too, people go 'Ah, that's a fake condition'" - Living with adult ADHD
# Diagnosis
# Diagnosis

"There's a lot of shame around it too, people go 'Ah, that's a fake condition'" - Living with adult ADHD

Oct 16th 2016, 6:45 AM 30,824 Views 60 Comments

Lisa Dalton was recently diagnosed with the condition and has found it tough to get proper support.

# feature - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Severed bull's head and boycotts: German football fans fear the rise of 'plastic clubs'
# Feature
From The42
# Feature

Severed bull's head and boycotts: German football fans fear the rise of 'plastic clubs'

Oct 13th 2016, 2:27 PM 7,549 Views 8 Comments

RB Leipzig’s promotion to the Bundesliga this season has left supporters of other clubs worried about the future.

# feature - Monday 15 August, 2016

The life of Katie: Four years on from London, Ireland's golden girl faces her greatest challenge
# Feature
From The42
# Feature

The life of Katie: Four years on from London, Ireland's golden girl faces her greatest challenge

Aug 15th 2016, 8:00 AM 31,571 Views 43 Comments

Katie Taylor begins her Olympic campaign later with questions over the air of invincibility she’s held for so long.

# feature - Saturday 6 August, 2016

'One of their big worries is: how do I handle walking into the Olympic Village and seeing my heroes'
# Feature
From The42
# Feature

'One of their big worries is: how do I handle walking into the Olympic Village and seeing my heroes'

Aug 6th 2016, 10:00 AM 20,619 Views 2 Comments

Niamh Fitzpatrick chats to The42 about working as Team Ireland’s sports psychologist.

# feature - Monday 1 August, 2016

At 38, 4 years after her first competitive marathon, Breege Connolly is set for the Olympics
# Feature
From The42
# Feature

At 38, 4 years after her first competitive marathon, Breege Connolly is set for the Olympics

Aug 1st 2016, 12:12 PM 28,203 Views 10 Comments

The Leitrim native chats to The42 about being a late bloomer when it comes to running.

# feature - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Ex-Belgian star De Bilde on relegation, playing abroad and being jailed for punching a rival
# Feature
From The42
# Feature

Ex-Belgian star De Bilde on relegation, playing abroad and being jailed for punching a rival

Jun 18th 2016, 8:00 AM 3,659 Views 1 Comment

As Ireland prepare to face Belgium in Euro 2016 today, we chat to one of their most notorious footballers of recent years.

# feature - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Letter from Versailles: Flying with Polish fans and battling a French monsoon with Jean-Claude Van Damme
# Trek
From The42
# Trek

Letter from Versailles: Flying with Polish fans and battling a French monsoon with Jean-Claude Van Damme

Jun 16th 2016, 5:30 PM 4,480 Views 1 Comment

Euro 2016 media latecomer Paul Fennessy reports on an eventful day in France.

# feature - Sunday 12 June, 2016

The sports-reporter-turned-analyst for the Northern Irish football team
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

The sports-reporter-turned-analyst for the Northern Irish football team

Jun 12th 2016, 10:00 AM 17,905 Views 26 Comments

Lisa Fallon chats to The42 about her role in helping Northern Ireland create history.

# feature - Monday 6 June, 2016

The Irish boxing club where a young Conor McGregor learned to fight
# Feature
From The42
# Feature

The Irish boxing club where a young Conor McGregor learned to fight

Jun 6th 2016, 10:00 AM 25,612 Views 9 Comments

Damien Murphy chats to The42 about the prestigious Crumlin Boxing Club.

Behind the scenes at the Rás, an international sporting event that remains quintessentially Irish
# Feature
From The42
# Feature

Behind the scenes at the Rás, an international sporting event that remains quintessentially Irish

Jun 6th 2016, 9:00 AM 3,705 Views 3 Comments

Away from the doping scandals and negativity, this is sport at its captivating best.

# feature - Saturday 21 May, 2016

'I was contemplating getting on the next plane home', but now Louth star is living his AFL dream
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'I was contemplating getting on the next plane home', but now Louth star is living his AFL dream

May 21st 2016, 8:00 AM 28,761 Views 6 Comments

Ciarán Byrne has put his injury nightmare behind him and today plays his seventh successive game for a rejuvenated Carlton side who have won four in a row.

# feature - Sunday 15 May, 2016

'We just love trying to do that to ourselves. We love that feeling of pain'
# Brothers In Arms
From The42
# Brothers In Arms

'We just love trying to do that to ourselves. We love that feeling of pain'

May 15th 2016, 7:30 AM 20,492 Views 3 Comments

Cork brothers Gary and Paul O’Donovan speak to The42 about the gruelling road to Rio, how they got into rowing, and what it means to be European champions.

# feature - Saturday 7 May, 2016

The Irishman who's a lifelong Leicester City fan
# Feature
From The42
# Feature

The Irishman who's a lifelong Leicester City fan

May 7th 2016, 8:05 AM 29,443 Views 54 Comments

John Duggan chats to The42 after his team were crowned Premier League champions during the week.

# feature - Sunday 1 May, 2016

One of Ireland’s best Olympic medal hopes taking great expectations in his stride
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

One of Ireland’s best Olympic medal hopes taking great expectations in his stride

May 1st 2016, 8:00 AM 20,721 Views 5 Comments

With Rio 2016 just a few months away, The42 chats to one of the individuals with the weight of a nation on his shoulders.

# feature - Sunday 24 April, 2016

How one ordinary man conquered the toughest race in cycling
# Feature
From The42
# Feature

How one ordinary man conquered the toughest race in cycling

Apr 24th 2016, 8:30 AM 8,247 Views 0 Comments

“The human imagination can be scary sometimes,” says Iain MacGregor.

# feature - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

'Equestrian has given me everything... It's given me a lot of what the disability takes away'
# Feature
From The42
# Feature

'Equestrian has given me everything... It's given me a lot of what the disability takes away'

Apr 20th 2016, 7:00 AM 3,364 Views 0 Comments

With the onset of Rio getting closer, we chat to some of the athletes likely to be involved.

# feature - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Leading Irish Olympic hopeful aims to emulate Sonia O’Sullivan in more ways than one
# Feature
From The42
# Feature

Leading Irish Olympic hopeful aims to emulate Sonia O’Sullivan in more ways than one

Mar 27th 2016, 10:00 AM 25,476 Views 13 Comments

Rose-Anne Galligan chats to The42 about her dreams of competing in Rio this summer.

# feature - Sunday 31 January, 2016

The Australian rugby team that embraces the 'Céad Mile Fáilte' ethos
# Feature
From The42
# Feature

The Australian rugby team that embraces the 'Céad Mile Fáilte' ethos

Jan 31st 2016, 10:00 AM 31,835 Views 3 Comments

Val Baynes chats to The42 about making inroads with Sydney Irish RFC.

# feature - Saturday 17 October, 2015

A 'broke and broken' Oscar Pistorius: From Olympic hero to jailed killer
# Released
# Released

A 'broke and broken' Oscar Pistorius: From Olympic hero to jailed killer

Oct 17th 2015, 9:30 AM 29,988 Views 20 Comments

From breaking records to prison to house arrest, the young life of the champion killer.

# feature - Saturday 26 September, 2015

9 features you probably didn't know exist in WhatsApp
# Text Back
# Text Back

9 features you probably didn't know exist in WhatsApp

Sep 26th 2015, 5:00 PM 97,526 Views 11 Comments

Want to hide when you’ve read someone’s message?

# feature - Friday 7 August, 2015

Is there a big difference between doing football punditry on British and Irish TV?
# Feature
From The42
# Feature

Is there a big difference between doing football punditry on British and Irish TV?

Aug 7th 2015, 8:00 AM 20,221 Views 10 Comments

John Hartson and Connor Morris of Setanta Sports give their takes on this oft-discussed topic.

# feature - Thursday 4 June, 2015

'These guys were morons… They didn’t come to watch football'
# Feature
From The42
# Feature

'These guys were morons… They didn’t come to watch football'

Jun 4th 2015, 9:30 PM 34,920 Views 52 Comments

Ger Canning tells The42 about his recollection of reporting at the infamous 1995 friendly between England and Ireland.