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#Interview

# interview - Sunday 2 June, 2019

From The42 'It was relentless pain, a continuous circle and I couldn't find a way out of it' Retirement

'It was relentless pain, a continuous circle and I couldn't find a way out of it'

Munster wing Ronan O’Mahony was forced to retire from rugby after suffering severe injury.

# interview - Saturday 1 June, 2019

From The42 'My faith is the biggest part of my life, it's more important than Tokyo or World Cups' Interview

'My faith is the biggest part of my life, it's more important than Tokyo or World Cups'

Still only 21, Elena Tice is fast approaching a century of caps for the Ireland women’s hockey team. She has made sacrifices and brave decisions, but is now closer than ever to achieving her sporting dreams.

# interview - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

From The42 The Irish youngster who rejuvenated his career in Slovakia Change Of Scenery

The Irish youngster who rejuvenated his career in Slovakia

Connor Ronan helped DAC 1904 Dunajská Streda qualify for the Europa League after joining on loan from Wolves.

# interview - Monday 27 May, 2019

Swing fall TD Maria Bailey says she won't 'bow down to keyboard warriors and bullies'

The Fine Gael TD today defended her now-dropped legal action against a Dublin hotel.

# interview - Sunday 26 May, 2019

From The42 'The accent is usually the big thing. There will always be people who have something to say about it' Interview

'The accent is usually the big thing. There will always be people who have something to say about it'

Irish Olympic hopeful Clare Cryan talks to The42 about identity, athlete burnout and diving’s growth in Ireland.

# interview - Saturday 25 May, 2019

From The42 'I was a little boy, I was still lost' - Jonathan Walters courageously opens up in Late Late interview Interview This post contains videos

'I was a little boy, I was still lost' - Jonathan Walters courageously opens up in Late Late interview

The former Ireland international spoke about the death of his mother on last night’s show.

From The42 'I knew from the way the power had left my body that I was paralysed. I couldn't move my legs' Interview

'I knew from the way the power had left my body that I was paralysed. I couldn't move my legs'

Victor Connell was left paralysed after breaking his neck in a scrum at 25, but he has built a whole new life for himself.

From The42 Ireland legend calls for more female representation on new FAI board New Era

Ireland legend calls for more female representation on new FAI board

Áine O’Gorman earned 100 caps for her country before retiring from international duty last year.

From The42 Stuesdays, lineout nerding and contact skills - Molony makes progress Leadership

Stuesdays, lineout nerding and contact skills - Molony makes progress

The second row returns to the Leinster bench today after a frustrating injury in recent times.

From The42 'We probably won't reap the benefits of it, but the generations behind us will' Captain Fantastic

'We probably won't reap the benefits of it, but the generations behind us will'

After making her 100th Cork City appearance, Ciara McNamara hopes to pave the way for others to follow suit.

# interview - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

From The42 'I woke up at 3am... I was convinced I was dying' Pain

'I woke up at 3am... I was convinced I was dying'

Eileen Ring reflects on a difficult few years after a life-altering incident in November 2013.

# interview - Friday 17 May, 2019

From The42 'I felt when I came back my skills were probably better than when I got injured' Playmaker

'I felt when I came back my skills were probably better than when I got injured'

Luke Marshall hit the ground running after his long injury lay-off and is intent on helping Ulster get back to Glasgow in a week’s time.

Man awarded €5,000 after job interviewer greeted him with 'so, you're Deaf?'

The branch manager asked the man, who had years of experience in a similar role, how he would manage to do the warehouse job safely.

# interview - Thursday 16 May, 2019

From The42 One of Irish football's most promising youngsters is dreaming big Potential

One of Irish football's most promising youngsters is dreaming big

St Patrick’s Athletic defender Ciaran Kelly chats to The42 amid his impressive start to the season.

From The42 'In the UFC, there was a lot of pressure. If you lost, you were only getting half your money' Interview

'In the UFC, there was a lot of pressure. If you lost, you were only getting half your money'

Norman Parke chats to The42 about bare-knuckle boxing, life after the UFC and closing in on title glory ahead of his KSW bout this weekend.

# interview - Sunday 12 May, 2019

From The42 'It came as a shock because South African rugby is famous for second rows' Irish Abroad

'It came as a shock because South African rugby is famous for second rows'

26-year-old Jerry Sexton has earned a contract in the Pro14 with the Southern Kings.

From The42 'Sometimes my heart starts racing' - Former Cork minor hurler embracing memories of a spinal cord injury Interview

'Sometimes my heart starts racing' - Former Cork minor hurler embracing memories of a spinal cord injury

Dessie Fitzgerald discusses the incident in a county-semi-final that changed his life and how he has found a vocation in life coaching.

From The42 The Irish star who could help Liverpool make Premier League history Spotlight

The Irish star who could help Liverpool make Premier League history

After a difficult season for the club, Shane Duffy chats to The42 about hoping to inspire Brighton to a positive result against Man City today.

# interview - Saturday 11 May, 2019

From The42 ‘I thought I was going to die. It was so peaceful and there was no pain. I could've fell asleep and never woke up again’ Inspirational

‘I thought I was going to die. It was so peaceful and there was no pain. I could've fell asleep and never woke up again’

Christy McElligott, a league winner with St Pat’s in 1996 and now Ireland’s international amputee manager, shares his incredible story.

From The42 'I’m back to doing what I love most' - Former Brighton midfielder set for Munster Championship debut Interview

'I’m back to doing what I love most' - Former Brighton midfielder set for Munster Championship debut

Dessie Hutchinson is a member of the Waterford panel for this evening’s game against Clare at Cusack Park.

'I can see myself living and dying in Ireland one day, it's not like I said goodbye for keeps'

A year on from celebrating Leinster’s fourth European Cup in Bilbao, Richardt Strauss will watch today’s final from a very different vantage point.

# interview - Monday 6 May, 2019

From The42 'Until your family is hit with adversity, we take everything for granted' Interview

'Until your family is hit with adversity, we take everything for granted'

Ahead of Saturday’s Champions Cup final, Leinster’s James Tracy tells The42 about his sister’s illness and why working with MS Ireland is a cause close to his heart.

From The42 'I don't blame players, leaving the game or going to play GAA' Interview This post contains videos

'I don't blame players, leaving the game or going to play GAA'

Ex-Peamount and UCD Waves boss Eileen Gleeson on the problems that continue to hamper women’s football in Ireland.

# interview - Sunday 5 May, 2019

From The42 'I still firmly believe I'll be back and good to go. I've unfinished business in the game' Free Agent

'I still firmly believe I'll be back and good to go. I've unfinished business in the game'

After six years at Connacht, Craig Ronaldson is looking for a new club.

From The42 The Rebellion against Modern Football: Conifa, unrecognised nations and celebrating the grassroots Interview

The Rebellion against Modern Football: Conifa, unrecognised nations and celebrating the grassroots

The42 speaks to James Hendicott, author of CONIFA: Football for the Forgotten, about his new book.

# interview - Saturday 4 May, 2019

From The42 From Queanbeyan to Barna: Family man Fainga'a shines in Connacht Colby

From Queanbeyan to Barna: Family man Fainga'a shines in Connacht

The openside flanker has become a key player for Andy Friend’s side since joining from the Rebels.

# interview - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

From The42 'Our main goal is to win the tournament and make history happen' Great Expectations

'Our main goal is to win the tournament and make history happen'

There is a positivity within the Ireland U17 squad epitomised by captain Seamas Keogh.

# interview - Sunday 28 April, 2019

From The42 'I had never played centre midfield until my very first game at Leicester, when Martin O'Neill told me to' LOI Legends

'I had never played centre midfield until my very first game at Leicester, when Martin O'Neill told me to'

Fergal Harkin looks back at his time in England as well as highs and lows in the League of Ireland, during spells with Bohemians and Finn Harps.

# interview - Saturday 27 April, 2019

From The42 'The GAA looked the other way because it was so popular - they'd have crowds of thousands' Looking Back

'The GAA looked the other way because it was so popular - they'd have crowds of thousands'

Helena Byrne on the forgotten history of women’s football in Ireland

# interview - Thursday 25 April, 2019

From The42 'He's still my mentor to this day... If I need advice, he's always there to help me' Support

'He's still my mentor to this day... If I need advice, he's always there to help me'

Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe of Derry City on the influence of Don Ubah on his career.

# interview - Sunday 21 April, 2019

Taoiseach has no plans to beef up security for ministers after protests at their homes

Leo Varadkar says he has not added any extra security after protests at his home.

# interview - Saturday 20 April, 2019

From The42 'I'm not leaving this place until I win something. I need to win something' Munster Man

'I'm not leaving this place until I win something. I need to win something'

33-year-old Billy Holland has shown resilience over the course his lifelong love affair with Munster.

From The42 'I couldn’t even hold my kids. But if I've to break both hands again to get the win, I will' Interview

'I couldn’t even hold my kids. But if I've to break both hands again to get the win, I will'

With one fight left on his current contract, Wexford’s Brian Moore is fighting to secure his future with MMA promotion, Bellator.

From The42 'If we win every trophy available and I don’t score another goal this season, I think I’ll be happy enough' WNL

'If we win every trophy available and I don’t score another goal this season, I think I’ll be happy enough'

Ireland striker Amber Barrett talks Peamount’s perfect start to the season and how her side has evolved in the last year.

# interview - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

'I'm no expert in the cultivation of cannabis': Taoiseach supports idea of Irish farmers growing cannabis in the future

In a wide-ranging interview with TheJournal.ie, Varadkar discussed John Delaney, Brexit, Peter Casey and the European elections.

# interview - Monday 15 April, 2019

Taoiseach: 'Government can't continue funding the FAI unless it's confident the organisation is run properly'

In an interview with TheJournal.ie this evening, the Taoiseach stopped short of stating there should be a clear out of the entire Board

# interview - Sunday 14 April, 2019

From The42 'I threw a boot at the car, knocked on the window and said: 'Say it to my face now.'' Looking Back This post contains videos

'I threw a boot at the car, knocked on the window and said: 'Say it to my face now.''

Former UCD and St Patrick’s Athletic goalkeeper Barry Ryan reflects on his career in football.

# interview - Thursday 11 April, 2019

From The42 'Every year, I've had rejection... It asks a question of your character' Resilience This post contains videos

'Every year, I've had rejection... It asks a question of your character'

Former Bray player John Sullivan on making the transition from footballer to coach.

# interview - Sunday 7 April, 2019

From The42 'I broke my collarbone during a 160km mountain race in Tennessee. No help was coming, it was a matter of survival' Heroic This post contains videos

'I broke my collarbone during a 160km mountain race in Tennessee. No help was coming, it was a matter of survival'

Cork’s Eoin Keith on his distinguished career in ultra running, winning the UK’s ‘most brutal race’ and taking part in the Netflix-famous Barkley Marathons last year.

Government finally wins battle to allow NI boats to fish along Ireland's coasts - so what does it mean?

There was fierce opposition from some quarters – here’s what the bill means.