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# interview - Sunday 5 July, 2020

The story behind the scandal that shook US sport
# Sex Abuse
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# Sex Abuse

The story behind the scandal that shook US sport

Jul 5th 2020, 7:15 AM 50,935 Views 4 Comments

Director Jon Shenk speaks about his new documentary ‘Athlete A’ and how a deeply flawed system led to years of sexual abuse in gymnastics.

# interview - Saturday 4 July, 2020

Leaving ego at the door has aided the progress of young Irish striker JJ Kayode
# Prospect
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# Prospect

Leaving ego at the door has aided the progress of young Irish striker JJ Kayode

Jul 4th 2020, 12:00 PM 35,142 Views 12 Comments

The 20-year-old furthered his footballing education by getting a taste of life in the lower leagues.

# interview - Friday 26 June, 2020

‘My mum said, sorry but you are black’: Dealing with racism from Ballybough to the Premier League
# Interview
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# Interview

‘My mum said, sorry but you are black’: Dealing with racism from Ballybough to the Premier League

Updated Jun 26th 2020, 3:00 PM 44,589 Views 17 Comments

Former Ireland international Curtis Fleming on emerging from a challenging upbringing to carve out a career across the water.

# interview - Sunday 21 June, 2020

‘There was a lot of stuff that hit Kilkenny at once... It was sad to see them go’
# Interview
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# Interview

‘There was a lot of stuff that hit Kilkenny at once... It was sad to see them go’

Jun 21st 2020, 7:00 AM 7,952 Views 0 Comments

Bronagh Kane on seeing her team removed from the Women’s National League and a new start with Athlone.

# interview - Sunday 14 June, 2020

No regrets for Ireland's outgoing Arsenal star
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

No regrets for Ireland's outgoing Arsenal star

Jun 14th 2020, 5:08 PM 23,620 Views 2 Comments

Louise Quinn on leaving the Gunners and her search for a new club.

# interview - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

When Saturday doesn't come: 'Let's face it, I'm lucky to still be in the game'
# Palace Guard
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# Palace Guard

When Saturday doesn't come: 'Let's face it, I'm lucky to still be in the game'

Jun 10th 2020, 8:00 PM 20,269 Views 2 Comments

A tough spell at Nottingham Forest left Stephen Henderson wondering if football still had a place for him.

# interview - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

The Irish-born athlete lighting up Australia
# Interview
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# Interview

The Irish-born athlete lighting up Australia

Updated Jun 9th 2020, 8:00 AM 52,399 Views 8 Comments

Hollie-Kate Melia from Kildare was recently named Aerobic Gymnast of the Year.

# interview - Thursday 4 June, 2020

'It's brought people together' - The world champion boxer working in a hospital during the pandemic
# Challenge
From The42
# Challenge

'It's brought people together' - The world champion boxer working in a hospital during the pandemic

Jun 4th 2020, 3:00 PM 17,752 Views 2 Comments

Kellie Harrington is combining training with seven-day work weeks.

# interview - Saturday 30 May, 2020

From radio reporter to head coach - the rise of Dubliner Lisa Fallon
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

From radio reporter to head coach - the rise of Dubliner Lisa Fallon

May 30th 2020, 8:30 AM 13,034 Views 1 Comment

The new London City Lionesses boss on working under Jim Gavin, breaking barriers in football and the start of a new adventure in England.

# interview - Sunday 24 May, 2020

‘It was only after we scored, you’re 50 odd minutes in and thinking: we’re 1-0 up in White Hart Lane’
# Dreams
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# Dreams

‘It was only after we scored, you’re 50 odd minutes in and thinking: we’re 1-0 up in White Hart Lane’

May 24th 2020, 9:30 PM 30,218 Views 7 Comments

Stephen Rice on how he recovered from difficulties early in his career to enjoy a memorable time at Shamrock Rovers.

'It was a tough time trying to decide: Do I give up my work for the love of representing my country?'
# Sacrifice
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# Sacrifice

'It was a tough time trying to decide: Do I give up my work for the love of representing my country?'

May 24th 2020, 7:15 AM 9,988 Views 0 Comments

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

'I show my son the clips on YouTube but he cheers for Ronaldo instead of me'
# Del Boy
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# Del Boy

'I show my son the clips on YouTube but he cheers for Ronaldo instead of me'

May 23rd 2020, 8:00 AM 63,770 Views 14 Comments

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'
# Interview
# Interview

Bono on life in lockdown: 'We're not all in the same boat, but we are going through the same storm'

May 8th 2020, 11:22 AM 89,099 Views 120 Comments

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
# On Air
# On Air

'Sean, Sean, Sean...': From Maria Bailey to Trump - Sean O'Rourke's most memorable moments on air

May 8th 2020, 6:10 AM 62,479 Views 21 Comments

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'
# Ups And Downs
From The42
# Ups And Downs

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

May 6th 2020, 8:10 PM 48,016 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 22,899 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
From The42
# Interview

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

May 3rd 2020, 8:00 AM 65,455 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 9,281 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 39,810 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 19,078 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 41,551 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 18,057 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 31,261 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 29,584 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 15,330 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 31,480 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 15,987 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 55,713 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 26,786 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 10,001 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 62,080 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 11,884 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 21,891 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 35,410 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 6,365 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 5,911 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 1,648 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 19,302 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 1,475 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 14,678 Views 0 Comments

Michael Doyle was one of the few Irish footballers competing in England on Saturday.