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# interview - Friday 26 June, 2020

From The42 ‘My mum said, sorry but you are black’: Dealing with racism from Ballybough to the Premier League Interview

‘My mum said, sorry but you are black’: Dealing with racism from Ballybough to the Premier League

Former Ireland international Curtis Fleming on emerging from a challenging upbringing to carve out a career across the water.

# interview - Sunday 21 June, 2020

From The42 ‘There was a lot of stuff that hit Kilkenny at once... It was sad to see them go’ Interview

‘There was a lot of stuff that hit Kilkenny at once... It was sad to see them go’

Bronagh Kane on seeing her team removed from the Women’s National League and a new start with Athlone.

# interview - Sunday 14 June, 2020

From The42 No regrets for Ireland's outgoing Arsenal star Looking Ahead

No regrets for Ireland's outgoing Arsenal star

Louise Quinn on leaving the Gunners and her search for a new club.

# interview - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

From The42 When Saturday doesn't come: 'Let's face it, I'm lucky to still be in the game' Palace Guard

When Saturday doesn't come: 'Let's face it, I'm lucky to still be in the game'

A tough spell at Nottingham Forest left Stephen Henderson wondering if football still had a place for him.

# interview - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

From The42 The Irish-born athlete lighting up Australia Interview

The Irish-born athlete lighting up Australia

Hollie-Kate Melia from Kildare was recently named Aerobic Gymnast of the Year.

# interview - Thursday 4 June, 2020

From The42 'It's brought people together' - The world champion boxer working in a hospital during the pandemic Challenge

'It's brought people together' - The world champion boxer working in a hospital during the pandemic

Kellie Harrington is combining training with seven-day work weeks.

# interview - Saturday 30 May, 2020

From The42 From radio reporter to head coach - the rise of Dubliner Lisa Fallon Interview

From radio reporter to head coach - the rise of Dubliner Lisa Fallon

The new London City Lionesses boss on working under Jim Gavin, breaking barriers in football and the start of a new adventure in England.

# interview - Sunday 24 May, 2020

From The42 ‘It was only after we scored, you’re 50 odd minutes in and thinking: we’re 1-0 up in White Hart Lane’ Dreams This post contains videos

‘It was only after we scored, you’re 50 odd minutes in and thinking: we’re 1-0 up in White Hart Lane’

Stephen Rice on how he recovered from difficulties early in his career to enjoy a memorable time at Shamrock Rovers.

From The42 'It was a tough time trying to decide: Do I give up my work for the love of representing my country?' Sacrifice

'It was a tough time trying to decide: Do I give up my work for the love of representing my country?'

Ex-Ireland international Dolores Deasley on the various highs and lows of her career, and her new life coaching in America.

# interview - Saturday 23 May, 2020

From The42 'I show my son the clips on YouTube but he cheers for Ronaldo instead of me' Del Boy

'I show my son the clips on YouTube but he cheers for Ronaldo instead of me'

Derek Geary provides an extensive account of his journey from Rivermount Boys to the Premier League.

# interview - Friday 8 May, 2020

Bono on life in lockdown: 'We're not all in the same boat, but we are going through the same storm'

The U2 frontman spoke to Ryan Tubridy this morning.

'Sean, Sean, Sean...': From Maria Bailey to Trump - Sean O'Rourke's most memorable moments on air

The popular broadcaster will present his final Today With Sean O’Rourke show on RTÉ Radio One today.

# interview - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

From The42 'I've been fired, let go, hired. I've moved provinces, I've moved countries' Ups And Downs

'I've been fired, let go, hired. I've moved provinces, I've moved countries'

Former Munster centre James Downey is now working as a player manager with rugby agency Esportif.

# interview - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Level of secondary deaths to be considered by Cabinet every three weeks

Harris said plans are afoot to ramp up use of Ireland’s private hospitals.

# interview - Sunday 3 May, 2020

From The42 'They brought a priest in to give me the last rites, that's how bad it was' Interview

'They brought a priest in to give me the last rites, that's how bad it was'

The story of Limerick man John McGrath, who began his professional football career at Aston Villa.

From The42 'I was shaking and crying. But I somehow managed to ask: ‘Can I still play sport?’' Pain This post contains videos

'I was shaking and crying. But I somehow managed to ask: ‘Can I still play sport?’'

Cork City Women’s coach Áine O’Donovan on being diagnosed with JIA.

# interview - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

McDonald writes to Taoiseach about getting cross-party buy in for lifting of restrictions plan

McDonald has criticised recent kite-flying by government about lifting restrictions.

# interview - Saturday 25 April, 2020

From The42 'It was never a guarantee with Ireland, it was more that carrot dangling there' Suftum

'It was never a guarantee with Ireland, it was more that carrot dangling there'

Robbie Diack played for Ulster 205 times during a decade with the northern province.

From The42 'I'm from a small town and when you’re young, people are saying ‘When will you be playing on the telly?’' Pot Luck

'I'm from a small town and when you’re young, people are saying ‘When will you be playing on the telly?’'

Tipperary native Brendan O’Donoghue on the ups and downs that go hand-in-hand with a career in snooker.

# interview - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

From The42 'There's no security' - Testing times for Irish footballers Worry

'There's no security' - Testing times for Irish footballers

Shelbourne’s Karl Moore on the difficulties facing domestic players.

# interview - Sunday 19 April, 2020

From The42 Working with Martin McGuinness in a meat company, singing for the Dalai Lama and playing at the World Cup Interview This post contains videos

Working with Martin McGuinness in a meat company, singing for the Dalai Lama and playing at the World Cup

Felix Healy looks back on his remarkable football career and life.

# interview - Friday 17 April, 2020

From The42 From the Premier League to Trinity College: the untold story of Rory Ginty Rory's Story

From the Premier League to Trinity College: the untold story of Rory Ginty

The winger who became the first player from Galway to experience English football’s rebranded top flight.

# interview - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

From The42 'Johann was recognising talent in me even if I didn't feel I was putting my hand up' Take Me To Church

'Johann was recognising talent in me even if I didn't feel I was putting my hand up'

Munster man Shane Daly has impressed in the back three this season.

# interview - Monday 13 April, 2020

From The42 Coming up against a great Liverpool side, breaking records and trying to get Stephen Cluxton to play soccer LOI Legends This post contains videos

Coming up against a great Liverpool side, breaking records and trying to get Stephen Cluxton to play soccer

Former Dundalk, UCD and Shamrock Rovers star Alan O’Neill looks back on his remarkable career in the game.

# interview - Sunday 12 April, 2020

From The42 ‘There’ll be very little change’ – The man entrusted to succeed Stephen Kenny New Era

‘There’ll be very little change’ – The man entrusted to succeed Stephen Kenny

Jim Crawford on his recent appointment as Ireland U21 boss.

# interview - Saturday 11 April, 2020

From The42 'Mick McCarthy drove me to the ground to sign the contract. It was surreal sitting in his Mercedes' Long Read

'Mick McCarthy drove me to the ground to sign the contract. It was surreal sitting in his Mercedes'

Ex-Ireland and Milwall midfielder Dave Savage revisits his career in football, which included five senior international caps — all earned in the summer of 1996.

# interview - Saturday 4 April, 2020

From The42 Mick McCarthy: 'It's disappointing I can't finish it off. It's bittersweet, but I fully support the decision' Wave Goodbye

Mick McCarthy: 'It's disappointing I can't finish it off. It's bittersweet, but I fully support the decision'

The outgoing Ireland boss has signed off with an interview on FAI TV.

From The42 'I basically ran away from my problems… I told people I had this great big coaching job in Spain' Interview

'I basically ran away from my problems… I told people I had this great big coaching job in Spain'

David O’Connor on his journey back from the depths of depression.

# interview - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

From The42 The Ireland and Lions legend running a Top 14 club under house arrest Interview

The Ireland and Lions legend running a Top 14 club under house arrest

This may be the most surreal period of Jeremy Davidson’s career but the former Irish star has not lost his focus as rugby faces its biggest battle yet.

Writing in the #MeToo era: 'It was intimidating taking on something in fiction that was happening in real time'

We spoke to the author Kate Elizabeth Russell about what inspired her controversial but critically-acclaimed novel.

# interview - Monday 30 March, 2020

From The42 A Forest life - Sharing a stage with Brian Clough, playing best with spite and shaping the next generation Interview

A Forest life - Sharing a stage with Brian Clough, playing best with spite and shaping the next generation

Andy Reid made his debut for Nottingham Forest 20 years ago this November and, as he tells The42, he now feels a great sense of responsibility to develop stars for club and country.

From The42 'They're mad to come in to us. It's sad but we're better off than most' - waiting to hug grandkids again Interview

'They're mad to come in to us. It's sad but we're better off than most' - waiting to hug grandkids again

Richie Bennis speaks to The42 following the launch of his new book.

# interview - Saturday 28 March, 2020

From The42 'I kind of wish I'd appreciated it more in the moment' Looking Back

'I kind of wish I'd appreciated it more in the moment'

In part four of our series, Olive Loughnane discusses life after the Olympics.

# interview - Friday 27 March, 2020

From Business ETC Family jewels: Meet the man steering Weir & Sons through Covid-19 Interview

Family jewels: Meet the man steering Weir & Sons through Covid-19

The director of the venerable jeweller talks luxury and learning from crisis.

From Business ETC In a time of crisis, FoodCloud's Iseult Ward is still getting food to those most in need Interview

In a time of crisis, FoodCloud's Iseult Ward is still getting food to those most in need

The social enterprise has been forced to adapt in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

# interview - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

From The42 For one of Ireland’s biggest medal hopes, the Olympics' postponement could be a blessing in disguise Interview

For one of Ireland’s biggest medal hopes, the Olympics' postponement could be a blessing in disguise

Sanita Puspure on how the dramatic change of plans have impacted on her.

# interview - Saturday 21 March, 2020

From Business ETC Dustin, Take That and MTV: The animated life of Ronan McCabe Interview

Dustin, Take That and MTV: The animated life of Ronan McCabe

After two decades in Irish television, Ronan McCabe is reintroducing himself as the new CEO of Animation Ireland

# interview - Monday 16 March, 2020

From The42 The Irishman who played under controversial circumstances at the weekend The Show Must Go On

The Irishman who played under controversial circumstances at the weekend

Michael Doyle was one of the few Irish footballers competing in England on Saturday.

# interview - Sunday 15 March, 2020

From The42 'It's post-traumatic stress. You don't know what to do. Your world has just crumbled' Against The Tide

'It's post-traumatic stress. You don't know what to do. Your world has just crumbled'

In part two of our series, Irish swimmer Melanie Nocher recalls adapting to life after the Olympics.

# interview - Friday 13 March, 2020

Finding a voice: Meet the woman pioneering a more natural interaction between kids and tech

With SoapBox Labs, Patricia Scanlon is developing cutting edge voice tech to help kids learn and play.

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