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#Interview

# interview - Thursday 4 April, 2019

From The42 'The idea is to give people in areas that aren't represented in rugby an opportunity' Grow The Game

'The idea is to give people in areas that aren't represented in rugby an opportunity'

John O’Donnell and the Ireland Men’s Sevens team have a huge weekend ahead in Hong Kong.

From The42 The Irish-Egyptian student aiming to become a Premier Division star Potential

The Irish-Egyptian student aiming to become a Premier Division star

21-year-old UCD attacker Yousef Mahdy on balancing a commerce degree with competing in Ireland’s top flight.

# interview - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

From The42 'When I was 15 I sat down with my mum and said: 'This is what I want to do'. I still have a long way to go' Rising Star

'When I was 15 I sat down with my mum and said: 'This is what I want to do'. I still have a long way to go'

Michael Obafemi on becoming Southampton’s youngest ever Premier League goalscorer and making his Ireland debut.

# interview - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Finian McGrath withdraws comments over political policing after strong criticism from Cabinet colleagues

Finian McGrath withdraws comments over political policing after strong criticism from Cabinet colleagues

In an interview with the Sunday Independent, McGrath said the policing of new drink driving laws had been “really over the top”.

From The42 No flash. No fuss. Noel Fehily rides into the sunset Interview

No flash. No fuss. Noel Fehily rides into the sunset

The Cork jockey speaks to The42 following his retirement earlier this month.

# interview - Sunday 24 March, 2019

From The42 A one-time world champion Irish prodigy's descent into hell and back Walking Tall

A one-time world champion Irish prodigy's descent into hell and back

Irish racewalker Kate Veale reflects on a difficult few years.

From The42 'People will say it can't compare to Arsenal, but I'm extremely proud of what I have here' Interview

'People will say it can't compare to Arsenal, but I'm extremely proud of what I have here'

Kerry native Sean Kelly reflects on his rollercoaster journey, which included a two-year spell in England.

# interview - Saturday 23 March, 2019

From The42 The fall and rise of a former Ireland and Premier League teenage sensation Comeback This post contains videos

The fall and rise of a former Ireland and Premier League teenage sensation

Keith O’Neill recalls the “devastating” end to his international career and the ups and downs of his relationship with Mick McCarthy.

# interview - Thursday 21 March, 2019

From The42 'He told me that I was Ireland captain and then the Debs went out the window!' Rising Star

'He told me that I was Ireland captain and then the Debs went out the window!'

FAI U19 Player of the Year Niamh Farrelly has had a remarkable rise through the ranks.

# interview - Saturday 16 March, 2019

From The42 The two-time Irish Olympian whose livelihood is under threat Problems

The two-time Irish Olympian whose livelihood is under threat

Brendan Boyce on the likelihood of the 50k racewalk being eliminated from the Olympic Games.

From The42 'People keep asking me if this will be my last year, but there's not a chance of that' Interview

'People keep asking me if this will be my last year, but there's not a chance of that'

Despite turning 35 in January, Irish midfielder Alan McCormack is thriving in England.

# interview - Friday 15 March, 2019

From The42 'I take as much joy out of coaching the U13s as I do in coaching these boys' Interview

'I take as much joy out of coaching the U13s as I do in coaching these boys'

Noel McNamara has risen through the ranks of school and underage coaching to guide Ireland U20s to a Six Nations title.

From The42 'I'm 37. I'm still hungry. I go out onto the training pitch wanting to be the best player' Resolve

'I'm 37. I'm still hungry. I go out onto the training pitch wanting to be the best player'

After 17 seasons at Sligo, Raffael Cretaro on his new beginning at Finn Harps.

# interview - Thursday 14 March, 2019

From The42 20s Slam to Connacht's crowning moment: Browne happy out as he moves beyond rugby Transition

20s Slam to Connacht's crowning moment: Browne happy out as he moves beyond rugby

The Galwegian spent 11 years as a senior professional with Connacht, but at 32 he is finding a path to his next career.

From The42 'It's nice that they've shown interest in me... but I feel Irish so that's who I want to play for' Interview

'It's nice that they've shown interest in me... but I feel Irish so that's who I want to play for'

Zack Elbouzedi on representing Ireland instead of Libya, and making a fresh start at club level with Waterford.

# interview - Sunday 10 March, 2019

From The Daily Edge Huda Beauty's Huda Kattan taught us the best way to layer perfume Kayali

Huda Beauty's Huda Kattan taught us the best way to layer perfume

The sisters spoke to DailyEdge.ie about their new venture.

# interview - Saturday 9 March, 2019

From The42 'My wife was due three weeks later. I had to be able to drive her to hospital and hold my child' The Next Chapter

'My wife was due three weeks later. I had to be able to drive her to hospital and hold my child'

Three months into retirement, Chris Henry sits down with The42 to reflect on his career with Ulster and Ireland.

# interview - Saturday 2 March, 2019

From The42 'I wouldn't change one thing about my time at Munster. It has made me a better person' Keats

'I wouldn't change one thing about my time at Munster. It has made me a better person'

In his first interview since ending his eight-year stay with Munster, Ian Keatley tells The42 why he had to make the difficult decision to leave Limerick.

# interview - Thursday 28 February, 2019

From The42 'I want it twice as much as I did when I first moved to England' Interview

'I want it twice as much as I did when I first moved to England'

Kevin O’Connor is determined to get his career back on track after a year that put him to the test.

# interview - Saturday 23 February, 2019

From The42 'I'm like: I just got a medal for my country, so why am I being scrutinised over the colour of my skin?' Racism

'I'm like: I just got a medal for my country, so why am I being scrutinised over the colour of my skin?'

Rianna Jarrett and Gina Akpe-Moses discuss race, Irish society and sport.

# interview - Thursday 21 February, 2019

From The42 The 31-year-old coach tasked with bringing back the glory days to Shelbourne Managing Expectations This post contains videos

The 31-year-old coach tasked with bringing back the glory days to Shelbourne

Ian Morris chats to The42 ahead of the new First Division season.

# interview - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

From The42 ‘I’ve been asked many times how I kept calm, but I don't think anything could prepare you for that’ Holding Your Nerve This post contains videos

‘I’ve been asked many times how I kept calm, but I don't think anything could prepare you for that’

Ireland U17 manager Colin O’Brien looks ahead to this summer’s European Championships and reflects on last year’s penalty controversy against Holland.

# interview - Sunday 17 February, 2019

From The42 'You give everything you have, running around like a lunatic, and I’m still doing that at nearly 70' Football Man This post contains videos

'You give everything you have, running around like a lunatic, and I’m still doing that at nearly 70'

National team kit man and former League of Ireland star Mick Lawlor reflects on his football career.

From The42 How a former Aer Lingus flight attendant became one of the most famous Irish athletes on the planet Profile

How a former Aer Lingus flight attendant became one of the most famous Irish athletes on the planet

Becky Lynch chats to The42 about her remarkable rise to the top of WWE.

# interview - Saturday 16 February, 2019

From The42 Hogan's contact skills pushing Leinster players forward while avoiding injury Specialist

Hogan's contact skills pushing Leinster players forward while avoiding injury

After winning the Champions Cup, Leinster decided to create a new position in their backroom team.

# interview - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

From The42 'I know it's possible to turn it around. Plenty of others already have' Interview

'I know it's possible to turn it around. Plenty of others already have'

Evan Pierce is starting from scratch after being hit by the harsh reality of professional football.

# interview - Sunday 10 February, 2019

From The42 'I still believe deep down that I can make it as a Premier League player' Interview

'I still believe deep down that I can make it as a Premier League player'

Ex-Ireland U21 captain Tommie Hoban hasn’t allowed injuries to dampen his desire to succeed.

# interview - Saturday 9 February, 2019

From The42 'Stephen has special needs, but whenever Tom could pass a ball to him, he did. If there was a ruck, he'd drag him in' Band Of Brothers

'Stephen has special needs, but whenever Tom could pass a ball to him, he did. If there was a ruck, he'd drag him in'

Stephen Lee and Tom Farrell battled alongside one another for Coolmine RFC as kids, with each man going on to achieve success in an Irish shirt.

From The42 'I've been in Ireland for 18 years, I love the country, but in football there is a lot of negativity' Mindset

'I've been in Ireland for 18 years, I love the country, but in football there is a lot of negativity'

UCD U19s boss Maciej Tarnogrodzki offers his thoughts on the development of young Irish players.

# interview - Friday 8 February, 2019

From The Daily Edge Help, I can’t stop watching chat show interviews from the 00s Throwback

Help, I can’t stop watching chat show interviews from the 00s

And a look back on some of the best.

# interview - Thursday 7 February, 2019

From The42 'When I was on the trolley in Vincent's, I definitely didn't think I'd play again' Back From The Brink

'When I was on the trolley in Vincent's, I definitely didn't think I'd play again'

It’s been a long, hard road for Ireland star Alison Miller – but she’s delighted to be back in the green jersey.

# interview - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Varadkar confirms that children's hospital review WILL be able to find individuals accountable

Varadkar said the terms of reference of the review would be changed.

# interview - Saturday 2 February, 2019

From The42 'When a manager brings you in and then goes after a few games, it's not ideal' Interview

'When a manager brings you in and then goes after a few games, it's not ideal'

Ireland international Andy Boyle chats about his recent move to Scottish side Ross County.

# interview - Thursday 31 January, 2019

From The42 'Anything's going to be better than last year' - Leitrim back after championship absence Fresh Start

'Anything's going to be better than last year' - Leitrim back after championship absence

The senior ladies team open their league campaign on Sunday under new manager Gavin Cawley.

# interview - Monday 28 January, 2019

From The42 'I remember telling the lads in school I'd like to play rugby and they laughed' Six Nations

'I remember telling the lads in school I'd like to play rugby and they laughed'

Michelle Claffey was brought up in a Gaelic football household but has overcome two serious knee injuries to fulfil her ambition of playing rugby for Ireland.

# interview - Sunday 27 January, 2019

From The42 'It would be a dream to race a World Cup final in Dublin, it would be insane' Looking Ahead This post contains videos

'It would be a dream to race a World Cup final in Dublin, it would be insane'

Clare native Liam Jegou has been making waves in the world of canoeing from his French base, yet he yearns to return home some day.

# interview - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

From The42 'It's something we'll always have as a family. A dream come true' Desert Dreams

'It's something we'll always have as a family. A dream come true'

After a difficult three years, Shane Lowry ended his long wait for a fourth career victory on Saturday. He tells The42 why it meant the world to him.

# interview - Sunday 20 January, 2019

From The42 'I'm not angry or bitter. I'm fit, healthy and happy again and that's important' Interview

'I'm not angry or bitter. I'm fit, healthy and happy again and that's important'

After questioning whether she’d ever play again, Niamh Briggs has bounced back from two injury-ravaged seasons to rediscover her love of rugby, even after being overlooked for Ireland’s Six Nations squad.

From The42 The Ireland and Liverpool star unwilling to settle for second best Perseverance

The Ireland and Liverpool star unwilling to settle for second best

After a trophy-filled career, Niamh Fahey hopes her club success can finally translate to international level.

# interview - Saturday 19 January, 2019

From The42 The last Irishman to play a Champions League game is on the hunt for promotion in England Interview

The last Irishman to play a Champions League game is on the hunt for promotion in England

Eoghan O’Connell is aiming for a return to League One next season.