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# Interview

17th July 2024
Biden admits he ran as 'transitional candidate' in 2020, but says he has 'more to do'
Regina Doherty: 'I worded it clumsily the first time. But authoritarian cycle lanes have divided towns'
This week
14th July 2024 - 18th July 2024
'Jimmy was fantastic, he made people feel a part of it' - Cork managers past and present
Last week
7th July 2024 - 13th July 2024
'I said I was going to do it for Rosie. Hopefully many other mums can do it in the future'
How a failed baseball player became a pop culture icon
This month
July 2024
West Ham, LOI, ACLs and USA: Eoin Wearen's colourful path to Shelbourne job
Rape survivor Bláthnaid Raleigh says sports clubs must step up and educate members on consent
Bláthnaid Raleigh’s attacker was convicted by a Central Criminal Court jury of rape and aggravated sexual assault in Galway this week.
'A lot of people are chasing Ireland now. We can’t be looking in the rearview mirror'
David Nucifora sits down with The 42 as his time as IRFU performance director nears the end.
On the IRFU's central contract system and Irish Qualified programme
Player movement between the provinces
And the growth of Ireland's Sevens programme
'Too much of my time was spent on hurling' - Gearóid Hegarty on finding his flow
Man of the Match in the Munster final, Hegarty often wonders what the Drive For Five looks like from the outside.
Last month
June 2024
Béibhinn Parsons: 'The best way to repay everyone is to come home with a medal'
'People move on': Aodhán Ó Ríordáin on Labour gaining first seat in EU after 10 years
Ó Ríordáin told The Journal he plans to protect employment rights, push back against the far right and continue carrying the green torch in the European Parliament.
'That was difficult to take. You're always going to think what could have been'
History buff, 2021 final recovery, Keegan role with Cork - Niall O'Leary
Rebel’s corner-back gearing up for final stages of the All-Ireland championship.
The influence of local history on his pride in representing Cork.
The night they beat Limerick to rescue their season.
How Pat Ryan and Gary Keegan maintain belief in the camp.
The team least likely to win the Euros and the extreme politics they can't escape from
'I like being busy' - Footballer of the Year, teacher, restaurant owner, and coach
The decorated Tyrone man is not yet satisfied with all he has achieved in the game.
His own journey since being the 2021 Footballer of the Year
On Tyrone's loss of form and transition in the team
Opening a restaurant and being a teacher
Mickey Harte's departure, Feargal Logan's health difficulties
'It's apocalyptic': A doctor's experience of treating people after Israel's attack on Saturday
How a sports book ‘no one's going to want to read’ became ‘a masterpiece’
'My femur was fractured. The doctors hadn’t experienced anything like that with a stump'
Barry McClements is ready for his second Paralympic Games this summer – but the dream almost went up in smoke.
How the 'Lost Children of Greece' are fighting for citizenship and access to their records
Thousands of children were adopted to countries such as the US after the Greek Civil War, Mary Cardaras tells The Journal.
Many people have fought for decades to have their Greek citizenship restored and to get access to their personal records
The adoption market in Greece was "lucrative" and involved priests, lawyers and doctors
May 2024
'I wasn’t supposed to go to that World Cup, and I’m okay with that. It was a blessing in disguise'
Ireland and Liverpool striker Leanne Kiernan is back in form after the hardest 15 months of her sporting life.
‘I didn't think I'd ever come back… But kids come along and things change’
Georgian journalist targeted by masked men told she faces 'revenge' unless she stops working
Tamar Kintsurashvili spoke to The Journal about how the ‘foreign agent’ law in Georgia, though not yet implemented, is already having an effect.
Nathan Thrall on telling Palestinian stories, wary publishers and cancelled promotional events
'Ming' Flanagan on independents' popularity, his autism diagnosis and voters' move to the right
After nearly a decade in Brussels, Flanagan tells The Journal he can now see the merits of the European Parliament.
4 years ago, he was working 8-5 in the US. Now, he’s playing in the Irish top flight
‘If I mentioned Stuart Lancaster, Ronan O'Gara, Andy Farrell… Who’s our footballing equivalent?’
'90% of what we talk about at home is football' - Family fortunes for Clearys of Cork
April 2024
David Clifford on improving football, the NFL, and 'uncomfortable' generational talent tag
The Kerry superstar tries to ‘take the emotion out of the game,’ as Pep Guardiola often references.
How women are treated during pregnancy and when they complain 'isn't good enough', says junior minister
Minister of State for European Affairs says ambitious women are often portrayed as a bad thing.
Minister of State Jennifer Carrroll MacNeill, who has previously spoken about her own experiences with miscarriage, said she found Dáil abortion debate this week 'difficult'
The Irishman who's one of the oldest players ever in English football
Tranmere Rovers’ Joe Murphy is still going strong, almost a quarter of a century on from his league debut.
Goodman hails Leinster's 'complete performance' and versatile Dan Sheehan
The Explainer: The State inquiry into the Bill Kenneally case - what have we learned so far?
'My mother would have Wicklow flags up, boys coming from the pub would put up a Kildare one'
Former Wicklow footballer Kevin O’Brien grew up just 150 yards away from the Kildare border.
Vera Pauw 'destroyed' by Ireland player's criticism, and 'disappointed' by successor's reaction
Vera Pauw 'destroyed' by Caldwell comments and 'disappointed' in Gleeson reaction
Playing with Alex Morgan, Ireland earning respect, and no fear against France
'I just want to play football and be the best I can' - Ireland teenage star Stapleton
'You’d be blowing out your arse and sore, but this year I feel a lot freer'
March 2024
'Am I crazy to keep trying? Some of my best times came after my third ACL'
Mayo's 'guiding light' relishing fresh start - 'It’s a new challenge and new opportunity'