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# interview - Saturday 16 January, 2021

Leaving Premier League club after 8 years paying off for Ireland underage starlet
# Resilience
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# Resilience

Leaving Premier League club after 8 years paying off for Ireland underage starlet

Updated Sat 7:50 PM 42,316 Views 5 Comments

Anthony Scully has enjoyed a new lease of life since joining Lincoln from West Ham.

# interview - Sunday 10 January, 2021

The story of one of Irish football's greatest servants and how he almost chose GAA
# LOI Legends
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# LOI Legends

The story of one of Irish football's greatest servants and how he almost chose GAA

Updated Jan 10th 2021, 3:00 PM 32,207 Views 2 Comments

Dundalk legend Gary Rogers reflects on his distinguished career.

# interview - Thursday 7 January, 2021

'Big rise' in complaints about domestic CCTV cameras, Data Protection Commissioner says
# Home Security
# Home Security

'Big rise' in complaints about domestic CCTV cameras, Data Protection Commissioner says

Jan 7th 2021, 6:00 AM 74,211 Views 30 Comments

Helen Dixon said domestic CCTV is “an issue that really bothers people”.

# interview - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Griggs confident behind-closed-doors work will stand to Ireland in 2021
# Interview
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# Interview

Griggs confident behind-closed-doors work will stand to Ireland in 2021

Dec 29th 2020, 10:00 PM 6,237 Views 0 Comments

We chat to head coach Adam Griggs about a challenging 2020 and the goals that still stand for 2021.

# interview - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Let's regulate short-term let platforms like Airbnb before tourism kicks back in, says housing minister
# Interview
# Interview

Let's regulate short-term let platforms like Airbnb before tourism kicks back in, says housing minister

Dec 24th 2020, 6:30 PM 22,834 Views 31 Comments

Housing and tourism departments are in discussions about platform regulations.

'Whatever happens, happens' - Ulster's Kiwi winger relaxed with future plans up in the air
# Uncertainty
From The42
# Uncertainty

'Whatever happens, happens' - Ulster's Kiwi winger relaxed with future plans up in the air

Dec 24th 2020, 9:30 AM 11,271 Views 9 Comments

Matt Faddes: ‘I’ve turned off social media and I’m not looking at what’s going on in New Zealand.’

'You either get sober, end up in jail or in a brown box. I wasn't far away from any of them'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'You either get sober, end up in jail or in a brown box. I wasn't far away from any of them'

Dec 24th 2020, 8:00 AM 70,119 Views 25 Comments

Former Wexford goalkeeping coach Noel Considine speaks to The42 about his horrific journey to conquering alcoholism.

Alan Kelly on why there's no 'utopian consensus' in the opposition and why Sinn Féin 'isn't a left party'
# Interview
# Interview

Alan Kelly on why there's no 'utopian consensus' in the opposition and why Sinn Féin 'isn't a left party'

Dec 24th 2020, 6:00 AM 32,804 Views 117 Comments

Kelly is ending his first calendar year as leader of the Labour party.

# interview - Monday 21 December, 2020

‘Did I regret resigning? No, I couldn’t survive in that environment’ - John Delaney's predecessor
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

‘Did I regret resigning? No, I couldn’t survive in that environment’ - John Delaney's predecessor

Dec 21st 2020, 12:15 PM 36,964 Views 4 Comments

In part one of our series on the legacy of the old FAI one year on from when the extent of its financial issues were revealed, we chat to ex-General Secretary Brendan Menton.

# interview - 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 11,143 Views 2 Comments

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

# interview - Saturday 12 December, 2020

'I just can't understand: do you not get Covid because you're classed as elite?'
# Profile
From The42
# Profile

'I just can't understand: do you not get Covid because you're classed as elite?'

Dec 12th 2020, 10:00 AM 28,960 Views 31 Comments

Ex-Ireland U21 international John Lester on his frustration with life as an amateur player during the pandemic.

'It's about them, it's not about me' - missing an All-Ireland final after breaking kneecap for second time
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'It's about them, it's not about me' - missing an All-Ireland final after breaking kneecap for second time

Dec 12th 2020, 8:00 AM 29,219 Views 0 Comments

Katie Power will have to watch on as Kilkenny take on Galway in the camogie decider.

# interview - Sunday 22 November, 2020

A breakthrough at Liverpool and senior caps for Ireland in a career to be proud of
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

A breakthrough at Liverpool and senior caps for Ireland in a career to be proud of

Nov 22nd 2020, 10:00 AM 59,558 Views 9 Comments

‘It’s phenomenal to look back at the kind of world superstars you were in a dressing room with.’

# interview - Saturday 14 November, 2020

How Joshua Daniels prevailed in the wake of an unimaginable tragedy
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

How Joshua Daniels prevailed in the wake of an unimaginable tragedy

Nov 14th 2020, 9:00 AM 48,729 Views 5 Comments

‘It’s something I always told my mother I would do. Coming over here just meant so much to me.’

# interview - Saturday 7 November, 2020

Working the 11pm-to-7am shift while winning promotion
# Profile
From The42
# Profile

Working the 11pm-to-7am shift while winning promotion

Nov 7th 2020, 7:15 AM 11,654 Views 1 Comment

Tim Clancy reflects on a memorable season that saw Drogheda crowned First Division champions.

# interview - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Balancing college, work and Champions League football, while looking towards a bright future
# Perfect 10
From The42
# Perfect 10

Balancing college, work and Champions League football, while looking towards a bright future

Nov 3rd 2020, 7:15 AM 4,381 Views 0 Comments

Eleanor Ryan Doyle will lead the Peamount charge in their European clash against Glasgow City tomorrow.

# interview - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Roddy Doyle: 'My books stop being about me the minute I start writing'
# Interview
# Interview

Roddy Doyle: 'My books stop being about me the minute I start writing'

Oct 13th 2020, 8:00 PM 12,701 Views 6 Comments

In his new novel, two old friends meet up for a pint in Dublin city centre – and discover new things about each other’s lives.

# interview - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Playing Spain in Ireland's first-ever play-off, the '6 in a row' team and facing Germany's greatest striker
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Playing Spain in Ireland's first-ever play-off, the '6 in a row' team and facing Germany's greatest striker

Oct 8th 2020, 8:30 AM 25,673 Views 4 Comments

55 years ago, Frank O’Neill was part of the Irish team that fell narrowly short of reaching the 1966 World Cup.

# interview - Saturday 3 October, 2020

Jim O'Callaghan: 'There's a danger in a political system that blindly follows everything NPHET says'
# Interview
# Interview

Jim O'Callaghan: 'There's a danger in a political system that blindly follows everything NPHET says'

Oct 3rd 2020, 6:30 AM 41,533 Views 83 Comments

Making the tough decisions in government during a pandemic is not easy, says O’Callaghan.

# interview - Friday 2 October, 2020

‘There was a huge backlash’: Father of teenage victim of ‘racist attack’ thanks Crumlin community for support
# Assault
# Assault

‘There was a huge backlash’: Father of teenage victim of ‘racist attack’ thanks Crumlin community for support

Oct 2nd 2020, 6:45 PM 53,052 Views 1 Comment

Seán was set upon while on lunch from school.

# interview - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Taoiseach keen to make St Patrick's Day trip to the White House next year
# Interview
# Interview

Taoiseach keen to make St Patrick's Day trip to the White House next year

Sep 23rd 2020, 6:05 AM 17,560 Views 35 Comments

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, Micheál Martin said the event is a “significant one for Ireland”.

# interview - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Taoiseach: Changes allowing people to do some work without losing PUP could form part of Budget
# Interview
# Interview

Taoiseach: Changes allowing people to do some work without losing PUP could form part of Budget

Sep 22nd 2020, 12:01 AM 55,037 Views 35 Comments

Micheál Martin spoke to TheJournal.ie about the Dublin restrictions, the Budget and his backstage run-in with Mike Murphy in RTÉ.

# interview - Saturday 19 September, 2020

Patrick Freyne: 'For personal writing, people need to feel they're in safe hands - if you're too raw it can unsettle the reader'
# New Irish Writing
# New Irish Writing

Patrick Freyne: 'For personal writing, people need to feel they're in safe hands - if you're too raw it can unsettle the reader'

Sep 19th 2020, 8:00 AM 16,802 Views 1 Comment

Debut author Patrick Freyne talks to us about his new collection of essays.

# interview - Sunday 13 September, 2020

'I want to prove people wrong' - The ex-Liverpool youngster embarking on a new challenge in Ireland
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'I want to prove people wrong' - The ex-Liverpool youngster embarking on a new challenge in Ireland

Sep 13th 2020, 10:00 AM 42,734 Views 9 Comments

Adam Hammill, who also played in the Premier League with Wolves, on his recent move to the SSE Airtricity League.

# interview - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Caitlin Moran: 'It continues to be a really revolutionary thing for a woman to say: I am happy'
# Interview
# Interview

Caitlin Moran: 'It continues to be a really revolutionary thing for a woman to say: I am happy'

Sep 6th 2020, 8:30 AM 28,489 Views 32 Comments

We talk to the British author and columnist about her new book.

'I loved coaching with Munster. I just felt the time was right to move on'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'I loved coaching with Munster. I just felt the time was right to move on'

Sep 6th 2020, 8:00 AM 41,682 Views 11 Comments

Jerry Flannery is back in the professional game as lineout coach with Premiership club Harlequins.

# interview - Thursday 3 September, 2020

'There are certainly other people in the world way worse off than myself'
# Positive Vibes
From The42
# Positive Vibes

'There are certainly other people in the world way worse off than myself'

Sep 3rd 2020, 7:31 PM 23,725 Views 0 Comments

Sene Naoupu is excited about Ireland Women’s next few months after overcoming a health scare.

# interview - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

In TV interview, Phil Hogan says he does not accept HSE guidance on restricting movements
# Golfgate
# Golfgate

In TV interview, Phil Hogan says he does not accept HSE guidance on restricting movements

Updated Aug 25th 2020, 6:45 PM 86,191 Views 205 Comments

Hogan tweeted out tonight that he wanted to clarify he does accept the HSE advice, but didn’t accept an assertion made during the interview.

'I need to keep doing things for my own head, for my mental state of mind'
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

'I need to keep doing things for my own head, for my mental state of mind'

Aug 25th 2020, 8:00 AM 17,961 Views 5 Comments

Kellie Harrington is ‘training like an animal’ as she targets an Olympic spot next year.

Irish sprinter Brian Gregan on how his Olympic dream became an unhealthy obsession
# Danger
From The42
# Danger

Irish sprinter Brian Gregan on how his Olympic dream became an unhealthy obsession

Aug 25th 2020, 6:30 AM 5,832 Views 2 Comments

The experienced 400m sprinter missed out narrowly on reaching the 2012 and 2016 Games.

# interview - Sunday 23 August, 2020

‘When the word lesbian was iterated on the podium, I heard laughter in the audience’
# Homophobia
From The42
# Homophobia

‘When the word lesbian was iterated on the podium, I heard laughter in the audience’

Aug 23rd 2020, 9:00 AM 11,279 Views 1 Comment

Dr Linda Greene on elite lesbian athletes in Ireland and the invisibility they have historically endured.

'I play rugby because I love the game, not just because my brothers play'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'I play rugby because I love the game, not just because my brothers play'

Aug 23rd 2020, 8:00 AM 41,969 Views 2 Comments

20-year-old hooker Billy Scannell is heading into his second season with Biarritz in France.

# interview - Friday 21 August, 2020

Missing family, but recovering and connecting with fans: Bealham banks positives from lockdown
# Blessing In Disguise
From The42
# Blessing In Disguise

Missing family, but recovering and connecting with fans: Bealham banks positives from lockdown

Aug 21st 2020, 7:00 AM 5,227 Views 2 Comments

Finlay Bealham is ready for the resumption of Connacht’s season after returning to full training.

# interview - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Donal Ryan: 'When I became aware of the darkness in the world, I was so shocked'
# Strange Flowers
# Strange Flowers

Donal Ryan: 'When I became aware of the darkness in the world, I was so shocked'

Aug 20th 2020, 6:30 AM 33,659 Views 10 Comments

The Irish author speaks to us on the release of his new novel, Strange Flowers.

# interview - Sunday 16 August, 2020

'As soon as I made that choice for America, my ambition to wear the Irish shirt was taken off me'
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

'As soon as I made that choice for America, my ambition to wear the Irish shirt was taken off me'

Aug 16th 2020, 12:00 PM 71,729 Views 8 Comments

Linda Greene on going to America at 17 and falling out of favour at international level.

# interview - Monday 3 August, 2020

Forging a new identity when the Premier League dream begins to fade
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Forging a new identity when the Premier League dream begins to fade

Aug 3rd 2020, 7:00 AM 41,734 Views 9 Comments

Being released at the age of 19 was ‘the best thing that could have happened’ to Gavin Donoghue.

# interview - Sunday 2 August, 2020

'I was considered not to be Irish... I could have buckled at any stage and drank'
# Dedication
From The42
# Dedication

'I was considered not to be Irish... I could have buckled at any stage and drank'

Aug 2nd 2020, 8:00 PM 57,270 Views 8 Comments

John O’Flynn reflects on his career with Cork City, Peterborough United, Limerick and others.

‘It’s weird, you can hear Wardy’s voice echo through the whole of Dalymount’
# Different Times
From The42
# Different Times

‘It’s weird, you can hear Wardy’s voice echo through the whole of Dalymount’

Aug 2nd 2020, 7:00 AM 9,672 Views 2 Comments

Bohemians defender Rob Cornwall on life during the pandemic and adjusting to the new normal.

# interview - Sunday 26 July, 2020

'Might be the stupidest thing I could possibly do': Irish author John Boyne on his next project
# Interview
# Interview

'Might be the stupidest thing I could possibly do': Irish author John Boyne on his next project

Jul 26th 2020, 9:30 AM 22,597 Views 0 Comments

Boyne talks to TheJournal.ie about his latest novel, the backlash to his 2019 novel My Brother’s Name is Jessica.

# interview - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

'We'll have to deal with what the far-right say': Minister Roderic O'Gorman on childcare, social media and ending Direct Provision
# Interview
# Interview

'We'll have to deal with what the far-right say': Minister Roderic O'Gorman on childcare, social media and ending Direct Provision

Jul 15th 2020, 12:05 AM 46,492 Views 0 Comments

O’Gorman sat down with TheJournal.ie as he take the reins of the children’s ministry.

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