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# 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

'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

'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 lockdown Interview

The Ireland and Lions legend running a Top 14 club under lockdown

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

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

'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.

From Business ETC Finding a voice: Meet the woman pioneering a more natural interaction between kids and tech Interview

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.

# interview - Saturday 7 March, 2020

From The42 'The coaches just didn't have the heart to tell me to go home' - The once-unfancied Irish athlete set for the Olympics Improvement

'The coaches just didn't have the heart to tell me to go home' - The once-unfancied Irish athlete set for the Olympics

It’s been a week to remember for track cyclist Lydia Gurley and her team-mate Lydia Boylan, following their success at the World Championships.

# interview - Friday 6 March, 2020

From Business ETC Cutting through the AI noise: Meet the Italian duo at the forefront of emerging tech with LogoGrab Deeptech

Cutting through the AI noise: Meet the Italian duo at the forefront of emerging tech with LogoGrab

Dublin-based Luca Boschin and Alessandro Prest began working on AI before it was ‘sexy’.

# interview - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

From The42 'We lost 2-0 and Roy had a pop off the players. I took a bit off him. But I was thinking: this is what I want' Influence

'We lost 2-0 and Roy had a pop off the players. I took a bit off him. But I was thinking: this is what I want'

David Meyler on being the son of an All-Ireland winner, life after football and signing for his hero.

Cutting through the AI noise: Meet the Italian duo at the forefront of emerging tech with LogoGrab

Dublin-based Luca Boschin and Alessandro Prest began working on AI before it was ‘sexy’.

# interview - Saturday 29 February, 2020

From The42 'You have to treat it like a business. You're a commodity. There's no favours out there' Reality

'You have to treat it like a business. You're a commodity. There's no favours out there'

Former Ireland and Ulster lock Dan Tuohy has been forced to retire from rugby.

# interview - Saturday 22 February, 2020

From The42 'We showed real determination... The game became a bit of a farce' Reaction

'We showed real determination... The game became a bit of a farce'

Vinny Perth was pleased to see Dundalk overcome Shelbourne in difficult conditions at Tolka Park.