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#Interview

# interview - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

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

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

May 6th 2020, 8:10 PM 47,834 Views 16 Comments

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
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

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

May 5th 2020, 6:45 AM 22,886 Views 14 Comments

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

# interview - Sunday 3 May, 2020

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

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

May 3rd 2020, 8:00 AM 65,125 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

May 3rd 2020, 7:30 AM 9,163 Views 1 Comment

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
# Interview
# Interview

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

Apr 28th 2020, 2:47 PM 39,743 Views 114 Comments

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

# interview - Saturday 25 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 25th 2020, 8:30 AM 18,839 Views 10 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 25th 2020, 8:00 AM 41,247 Views 15 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 22nd 2020, 12:00 PM 17,970 Views 2 Comments

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

# interview - Sunday 19 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 19th 2020, 9:30 PM 30,911 Views 2 Comments

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

# interview - Friday 17 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 17th 2020, 8:00 AM 29,247 Views 8 Comments

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'
# Take Me To Church
From The42
# Take Me To Church

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

Apr 15th 2020, 7:30 PM 15,252 Views 4 Comments

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

# interview - Monday 13 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 13th 2020, 8:00 PM 31,336 Views 7 Comments

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

# interview - Sunday 12 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 12th 2020, 7:00 AM 15,953 Views 8 Comments

Jim Crawford on his recent appointment as Ireland U21 boss.

# interview - Saturday 11 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 11th 2020, 10:00 AM 55,460 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 4th 2020, 7:49 PM 26,762 Views 57 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 4th 2020, 7:00 AM 9,838 Views 3 Comments

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

# interview - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

The Ireland and Lions legend running a Top 14 club under lockdown
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

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

Mar 31st 2020, 9:34 PM 61,780 Views 7 Comments

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'
# My Dark Vanessa
# My Dark Vanessa

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

Mar 31st 2020, 7:00 PM 11,852 Views 6 Comments

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

# interview - Monday 30 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 30th 2020, 7:23 PM 21,829 Views 12 Comments

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.

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

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

Updated Mar 30th 2020, 5:15 PM 35,251 Views 13 Comments

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

# interview - Saturday 28 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 28th 2020, 6:30 AM 6,256 Views 2 Comments

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

# interview - Friday 27 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 27th 2020, 5:00 PM 4,771 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 27th 2020, 4:00 PM 1,347 Views 0 Comments

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

# interview - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

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

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

Updated Mar 25th 2020, 4:17 PM 19,275 Views 7 Comments

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

# interview - Saturday 21 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 21st 2020, 1:05 AM 1,186 Views 0 Comments

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
# The Show Must Go On
From The42
# The Show Must Go On

The Irishman who played under controversial circumstances at the weekend

Mar 16th 2020, 7:02 PM 14,590 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Against The Tide
From The42
# Against The Tide

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

Mar 15th 2020, 9:00 AM 7,645 Views 0 Comments

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
# Interview
# Interview

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

Mar 13th 2020, 12:30 PM 1,384 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 13th 2020, 12:06 PM 1,162 Views 0 Comments

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

# interview - Saturday 7 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 7th 2020, 8:30 AM 5,819 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Mar 6th 2020, 1:01 AM 1,860 Views 0 Comments

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

# interview - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

'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
From The42
# 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'

Updated Mar 4th 2020, 12:19 PM 55,782 Views 6 Comments

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
# Deeptech
# Deeptech

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

Mar 4th 2020, 12:11 PM 3,336 Views 0 Comments

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

# interview - Saturday 29 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 29th 2020, 8:00 AM 32,305 Views 6 Comments

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

# interview - Saturday 22 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 22nd 2020, 2:59 PM 5,620 Views 0 Comments

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

'I don’t know how you’re even still alive' - The ex-Ireland international who lived a nightmare
# Resilience
From The42
# Resilience

'I don’t know how you’re even still alive' - The ex-Ireland international who lived a nightmare

Feb 22nd 2020, 10:00 AM 44,692 Views 14 Comments

Former player Caroline Thorpe on how football helped save her.

# interview - Friday 21 February, 2020

Chupi Sweetman's jewellery business is shining bright, she's just getting started
# Interview
# Interview

Chupi Sweetman's jewellery business is shining bright, she's just getting started

Feb 21st 2020, 2:34 PM 9,705 Views 3 Comments

‘We’ve done well, but we’ve still got the rest of the world’: Meet the woman behind Chupi Jewellery

'I actually work in UCD as well... So I don't have far to go for training'
# Mature Student
From The42
# Mature Student

'I actually work in UCD as well... So I don't have far to go for training'

Feb 21st 2020, 6:30 AM 7,302 Views 0 Comments

New boss Andy Myler is expecting a tough season in the First Division amid a rebuilding job at the club.

Chupi Sweetman's jewellery business is shining bright, she's just getting started
# Interview
From Business ETC
# Interview

Chupi Sweetman's jewellery business is shining bright, she's just getting started

Feb 21st 2020, 1:05 AM 8,910 Views 0 Comments

‘We’ve done well, but we’ve still got the rest of the world’: Meet the woman behind Chupi Jewellery

# interview - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Anne Enright: 'Pre-Trump, if you had a problem it was your problem. That's another head-wreck'
# Interview
# Interview

Anne Enright: 'Pre-Trump, if you had a problem it was your problem. That's another head-wreck'

Feb 19th 2020, 8:30 PM 18,346 Views 10 Comments

The author speaks to us as she publishes her latest novel, Actress.