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# Interview
Let's regulate short-term let platforms like Airbnb before tourism kicks back in, says housing minister
Housing and tourism departments are in discussions about platform regulations.
# uncertainty
'Whatever happens, happens' - Ulster's Kiwi winger relaxed with future plans up in the air
Matt Faddes: ‘I’ve turned off social media and I’m not looking at what’s going on in New Zealand.’
# Interview
'You either get sober, end up in jail or in a brown box. I wasn't far away from any of them'
Former Wexford goalkeeping coach Noel Considine speaks to The42 about his horrific journey to conquering alcoholism.
# Interview
Alan Kelly on why there's no 'utopian consensus' in the opposition and why Sinn Féin 'isn't a left party'
Kelly is ending his first calendar year as leader of the Labour party.
# Interview
‘Did I regret resigning? No, I couldn’t survive in that environment’ - John Delaney's predecessor
In part one of our series on the legacy of the old FAI one year on from when the extent of its financial issues were revealed, we chat to ex-General Secretary Brendan Menton.
# rebels rise
'I'm lucky to be able to play both and represent Cork' - the highs and lows of one of the country's top dual stars
Libby Coppinger maps her colourful sporting journey ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland final against Dublin.
# Profile
'I just can't understand: do you not get Covid because you're classed as elite?'
Ex-Ireland U21 international John Lester on his frustration with life as an amateur player during the pandemic.
# Interview
'It's about them, it's not about me' - missing an All-Ireland final after breaking kneecap for second time
Katie Power will have to watch on as Kilkenny take on Galway in the camogie decider.
# Interview
A breakthrough at Liverpool and senior caps for Ireland in a career to be proud of
‘It’s phenomenal to look back at the kind of world superstars you were in a dressing room with.’
# Interview
How Joshua Daniels prevailed in the wake of an unimaginable tragedy
‘It’s something I always told my mother I would do. Coming over here just meant so much to me.’
# Profile
Working the 11pm-to-7am shift while winning promotion
Tim Clancy reflects on a memorable season that saw Drogheda crowned First Division champions.
# Perfect 10
Balancing college, work and Champions League football, while looking towards a bright future
Eleanor Ryan Doyle will lead the Peamount charge in their European clash against Glasgow City tomorrow.
# Interview
Roddy Doyle: 'My books stop being about me the minute I start writing'
In his new novel, two old friends meet up for a pint in Dublin city centre – and discover new things about each other’s lives.
# Legend
Playing Spain in Ireland's first-ever play-off, the '6 in a row' team and facing Germany's greatest striker
55 years ago, Frank O’Neill was part of the Irish team that fell narrowly short of reaching the 1966 World Cup.
# Interview
Jim O'Callaghan: 'There's a danger in a political system that blindly follows everything NPHET says'
Making the tough decisions in government during a pandemic is not easy, says O’Callaghan.
# Assault
‘There was a huge backlash’: Father of teenage victim of ‘racist attack’ thanks Crumlin community for support
Seán was set upon while on lunch from school.
# Interview
Taoiseach keen to make St Patrick's Day trip to the White House next year
In an interview with, Micheál Martin said the event is a “significant one for Ireland”.
# Interview
Taoiseach: Changes allowing people to do some work without losing PUP could form part of Budget
Micheál Martin spoke to about the Dublin restrictions, the Budget and his backstage run-in with Mike Murphy in RTÉ.
# new irish writing
Patrick Freyne: 'For personal writing, people need to feel they're in safe hands - if you're too raw it can unsettle the reader'
Debut author Patrick Freyne talks to us about his new collection of essays.
# Interview
'I want to prove people wrong' - The ex-Liverpool youngster embarking on a new challenge in Ireland
Adam Hammill, who also played in the Premier League with Wolves, on his recent move to the SSE Airtricity League.
# Interview
Caitlin Moran: 'It continues to be a really revolutionary thing for a woman to say: I am happy'
We talk to the British author and columnist about her new book.
# Irish Abroad
'I loved coaching with Munster. I just felt the time was right to move on'
Jerry Flannery is back in the professional game as lineout coach with Premiership club Harlequins.
# Positive Vibes
'There are certainly other people in the world way worse off than myself'
Sene Naoupu is excited about Ireland Women’s next few months after overcoming a health scare.
# golfgate
In TV interview, Phil Hogan says he does not accept HSE guidance on restricting movements
Hogan tweeted out tonight that he wanted to clarify he does accept the HSE advice, but didn’t accept an assertion made during the interview.
# Boxing
'I need to keep doing things for my own head, for my mental state of mind'
Kellie Harrington is ‘training like an animal’ as she targets an Olympic spot next year.
# danger
Irish sprinter Brian Gregan on how his Olympic dream became an unhealthy obsession
The experienced 400m sprinter missed out narrowly on reaching the 2012 and 2016 Games.
# Homophobia
‘When the word lesbian was iterated on the podium, I heard laughter in the audience’
Dr Linda Greene on elite lesbian athletes in Ireland and the invisibility they have historically endured.
# Irish Abroad
'I play rugby because I love the game, not just because my brothers play'
20-year-old hooker Billy Scannell is heading into his second season with Biarritz in France.
# blessing in disguise
Missing family, but recovering and connecting with fans: Bealham banks positives from lockdown
Finlay Bealham is ready for the resumption of Connacht’s season after returning to full training.
# strange flowers
Donal Ryan: 'When I became aware of the darkness in the world, I was so shocked'
The Irish author speaks to us on the release of his new novel, Strange Flowers.
# Looking Back
'As soon as I made that choice for America, my ambition to wear the Irish shirt was taken off me'
Linda Greene on going to America at 17 and falling out of favour at international level.
# Interview
Forging a new identity when the Premier League dream begins to fade
Being released at the age of 19 was ‘the best thing that could have happened’ to Gavin Donoghue.
# Dedication
'I was considered not to be Irish... I could have buckled at any stage and drank'
John O’Flynn reflects on his career with Cork City, Peterborough United, Limerick and others.
# different times
‘It’s weird, you can hear Wardy’s voice echo through the whole of Dalymount’
Bohemians defender Rob Cornwall on life during the pandemic and adjusting to the new normal.
# Interview
'Might be the stupidest thing I could possibly do': Irish author John Boyne on his next project
Boyne talks to about his latest novel, the backlash to his 2019 novel My Brother’s Name is Jessica.
# Interview
'We'll have to deal with what the far-right say': Minister Roderic O'Gorman on childcare, social media and ending Direct Provision
O’Gorman sat down with as he take the reins of the children’s ministry.
# Interview
State plans to buy up Airbnb properties, says Housing Minister
In a wide-ranging interview, the minister said his department is drawing up a detailed submission which will seek to acquire properties.
# Interview
'It was too much for me - losing my sister, losing my dad... But I continued to play for Ireland through it all'
Former Irish international Elaine O’Connor chats to The42 about her career in football.
# Interview
'It's like Jesus, they're back': Alan Kelly on FF's return, Coveney's garda car 'shame', and advice for the Greens
Labour’s Alan Kelly now finds himself in opposition – and he seems to rather like it.
# David Sassoli
EP President: If we get into debt and don't provide anything, we'll be stealing from future generations
European Parlaiment President David Sassoli says he’s going to push for EU investment in opportunities for young people ahead of an EU financial package.