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#Interview

# interview - Sunday 20 January, 2019

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.

# interview - Sunday 13 January, 2019

From The42 Ex-Ireland prop Fitzpatrick embedded in US rugby's exciting rise Irish Abroad

Ex-Ireland prop Fitzpatrick embedded in US rugby's exciting rise

The former Ulster man is head coach of the Houston SaberCats in Major League Rugby.

# interview - Saturday 12 January, 2019

From The42 MacGinty denied Connacht return but big 2019 ahead for Ireland's Eagle Aj

MacGinty denied Connacht return but big 2019 ahead for Ireland's Eagle

The Dublin-born out-half misses Sale’s game against Connacht this afternoon, but won’t let his injury setback knock him off course.

From The42 'Looking back now, I wasn't giving myself the best opportunity... I wasn't in the best shape' Looking Back

'Looking back now, I wasn't giving myself the best opportunity... I wasn't in the best shape'

Stephen O’Donnell on his decision to retire and how he transformed his flailing career at Dundalk.

# interview - Thursday 10 January, 2019

'We had a very short interval': Some practitioners concerned over timing of abortion services

Some hospitals are waiting for the system to be fully up and running before providing the service.

# interview - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

From The42 'I was pretty much retired' - The rejuvenation of the Irish star aiming to end Man City's bid for glory Resilience

'I was pretty much retired' - The rejuvenation of the Irish star aiming to end Man City's bid for glory

Burton Albion’s Stephen Quinn chats to The42 ahead of his side’s League Cup semi final with Pep Guardiola’s men tonight.

# interview - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

From The42 Doddie Weir: Living with MND, the crusade for a cure and the global rugby family Interview

Doddie Weir: Living with MND, the crusade for a cure and the global rugby family

‘The truly amazing support from the rugby community gives me a reason to get up in the morning.’

# interview - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

From The42 ‘I’m quite a quiet person’ - The Irish teen sensation who can’t stop breaking records Potential

‘I’m quite a quiet person’ - The Irish teen sensation who can’t stop breaking records

Sligo swimmer Mona McSharry looks back on her highs and lows of 2018.

From The42 'The kind of woman I want to be': Blazing a trail to show fitness and pregnancy can be combined Interview

'The kind of woman I want to be': Blazing a trail to show fitness and pregnancy can be combined

Moire O’Sullivan kept track of all the little battles she had to take on to return to her sport after pregnancy.

From The42 The Irishman who battled alcoholism, fought for the world title and was never knocked down in 57 pro bouts Interview This post contains videos

The Irishman who battled alcoholism, fought for the world title and was never knocked down in 57 pro bouts

Seán Mannion chats to The42 about his remarkable boxing career.

# interview - Monday 31 December, 2018

From The42 'My career finished with injury and the thing I feared most, my mother dying, happened at that moment... I was 21' The Boy On The Shed

'My career finished with injury and the thing I feared most, my mother dying, happened at that moment... I was 21'

Paul Ferris on adapting to life as a former footballer.

# interview - Saturday 29 December, 2018

From The42 'Sometimes it's better to accept what can't be and move on': The Irish coach pressing reset in Bangladesh Interview

'Sometimes it's better to accept what can't be and move on': The Irish coach pressing reset in Bangladesh

Lisburn native Johnny McKinstry turned down football opportunities in the UK to stick to his guns and his sense of adventure.

From The42 'I'm a lot more prepared this time to see how far I'm capable of going in England' Interview

'I'm a lot more prepared this time to see how far I'm capable of going in England'

Kieran Sadlier feels ready to make an impression in the UK after a three-year stint in the League of Ireland.

# interview - Friday 28 December, 2018

From The42 The man in Joe Schmidt's first Ireland squad who played his final competitive game at 26 Interview

The man in Joe Schmidt's first Ireland squad who played his final competitive game at 26

An injury sustained in a Premiership semi-final in 2015 forced Niall Morris into early retirement.

From The42 'At my age, I thought the opportunity to play for my country might not come along' Latecomer

'At my age, I thought the opportunity to play for my country might not come along'

Millwall midfielder Shaun Williams on a year that saw him make his Ireland debut and score for the first time on the international stage.

# interview - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Ó Cuív on that 'rogue' NI candidate launch: 'I knew what I was doing. I'm happy to take the punishment. I did it for the greater good'

The Galway West TD says he has no regrets about losing his seat on the frontbench.

From The42 'It's been a mad few months': From Trinity and Dalymount to marking Mo Salah and gracing the Fifa Club World Cup Ben Mohamed Baby This post contains videos

'It's been a mad few months': From Trinity and Dalymount to marking Mo Salah and gracing the Fifa Club World Cup

Ayman Ben Mohamed talks about his time in the League of Ireland, studying at Trinity and winning the African Champions League.

From The42 'Being in a team with guys like Shearer and Owen is something I definitely appreciate more now' Interview

'Being in a team with guys like Shearer and Owen is something I definitely appreciate more now'

Former Ireland winger Alan O’Brien reflects on his career in football.

# interview - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

From The42 'I was thinking about my sister when she was diagnosed... I couldn't feel sorry for myself' Perseverance

'I was thinking about my sister when she was diagnosed... I couldn't feel sorry for myself'

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure on overcoming doubt and personal adversity in 2018 to become a world champion.

From The42 The first female Irish athlete in 40 years to hold both the 100 and 200m records on her life-changing year History Maker This post contains videos

The first female Irish athlete in 40 years to hold both the 100 and 200m records on her life-changing year

Phil Healy chats to The42 about the changes she implemented that contributed to a career-best 12 months.

# interview - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

From The42 'My chance to play in the Premier League was probably taken away from me... I have to move on from that' Recovery This post contains videos

'My chance to play in the Premier League was probably taken away from me... I have to move on from that'

Alan Judge on going to ‘hell and back’ before a year that saw him achieve significant milestones for club and country alike.

# interview - Monday 24 December, 2018

From The42 The Class of '92 Manchester United star who never graduated Looking Back

The Class of '92 Manchester United star who never graduated

Ben Thornley speaks to The42 about tracking down David Beckham, injury problems, the influence of Roy Keane and regrets about his treatment of some of the women in his life.

From The42 ‘I hid in my room and played the PlayStation as a kid. I was very quiet, but cycling gave me my identity’ Sam Bennett

‘I hid in my room and played the PlayStation as a kid. I was very quiet, but cycling gave me my identity’

Cyclist Sam Bennett speaks about a successful 2018 which saw him collect three stages at the Giro d’Italia.

From The42 ‘You're in Limerick watching Match of the Day and 10 years later you're actually out there playing at Old Trafford’ Childhood Dream

‘You're in Limerick watching Match of the Day and 10 years later you're actually out there playing at Old Trafford’

Willie Boland played in the Premier League with Coventry and was named Cardiff’s Player of the Year in 2002.

From The42 'I'm very lucky to make the money I do and provide the life for my family that I do' One On One

'I'm very lucky to make the money I do and provide the life for my family that I do'

It’s now three years since Shane Lowry last won, but in a sit-down interview with The42, the Offaly golfer explains how his life, perspective and motivations have changed in that time.

# interview - Thursday 20 December, 2018

From The42 'There's a lot of guys that are playing good rugby in my position in Ireland' Suftum

'There's a lot of guys that are playing good rugby in my position in Ireland'

Marty Moore shone at tighthead prop for Ulster as they beat Scarlets back-to-back in Europe.

# interview - Saturday 8 December, 2018

From The42 'I don't think I've ever wanted something as bad... I think I can say that collectively from the team' Fifth Time Lucky

'I don't think I've ever wanted something as bad... I think I can say that collectively from the team'

After endless heartbreak, the time is now for Eimear Meaney’s Mournebbey to reach the Holy Grail.

# interview - Saturday 1 December, 2018

From The42 Stephen Kenny shares his experience of adoption and searching for his birth mother King Kenny

Stephen Kenny shares his experience of adoption and searching for his birth mother

The new Ireland U21 manager spoke at length to RTÉ’s Marian Finucane this morning.

# interview - Thursday 29 November, 2018

From The42 'It taught me to enjoy rugby because there's a lot of worse jobs you could be doing' Barna Boy

'It taught me to enjoy rugby because there's a lot of worse jobs you could be doing'

Towering Connacht lock Gavin Thornbury has been involved in Ireland training under Joe Schmidt.

From The42 'I was only trying to add an extra zero onto Conor's contract!' Zebo

'I was only trying to add an extra zero onto Conor's contract!'

Simon Zebo is settling happily into life in Paris but still harbours hopes of playing for Ireland.

# interview - Sunday 18 November, 2018

From The42 'I know myself with injury, it’s hard to feel a part of it when you haven’t really participated in the win' Interview

'I know myself with injury, it’s hard to feel a part of it when you haven’t really participated in the win'

Kilkerrin-Clonberne captain Louise Ward ready to give sidelined sister Nicola one more day out before the season’s close as Mourneabbey clash looms.

# interview - Thursday 15 November, 2018

The letter Michael O'Leary sent to Matt Cooper when he asked to write a book on Ryanair

O’Leary said he had “no interest in such books” and outlined he would not be available for an interview.

# interview - Monday 12 November, 2018

# interview - Sunday 11 November, 2018

From The42 'We were near finished the book and my son got murdered' Lost Soul

'We were near finished the book and my son got murdered'

Irish boxing legend Eamonn Magee chats to The42 about his turbulent life inside and outside the ring.

# interview - Saturday 10 November, 2018

From The42 'Don't get me wrong — it's been the hardest 10 months I've ever gone through' Interview

'Don't get me wrong — it's been the hardest 10 months I've ever gone through'

2018 has put him to the test, but Charlton Athletic’s Irish playmaker is finally closing in on a return.

# interview - Sunday 4 November, 2018

From The42 'You can't take any medal for granted. There are players that go their whole career without getting to a cup final' Show Me Your Medals

'You can't take any medal for granted. There are players that go their whole career without getting to a cup final'

Now in his seventh season at Oriel Park, John Mountney looks ahead to Dundalk’s FAI Cup final against Cork City later today.

# interview - Saturday 3 November, 2018

From The42 'I was standing on a cottage roof, freezing to death, shovelling snow. I think: do you want to go back to that?' Tom Elmes

'I was standing on a cottage roof, freezing to death, shovelling snow. I think: do you want to go back to that?'

Wexford Youths manager Tom Elmes moved to Ireland aged 21 from Birmingham. On Sunday he will try and secure a league and cup double at the Aviva Stadium.

From The42 'We were unlucky in 2016 and lost on penalties last year. If anyone looked like winning those games, it was us' Lilywhites

'We were unlucky in 2016 and lost on penalties last year. If anyone looked like winning those games, it was us'

Brian Gartland looks ahead to Sunday’s FAI Cup final against Cork City where Dundalk are aiming to secure the double.

# interview - Friday 2 November, 2018

From The42 'Getting suited and booted on cup final morning, it's a real highlight in your career' Lilywhites

'Getting suited and booted on cup final morning, it's a real highlight in your career'

Defender Dane Massey looks ahead to Sunday’s FAI Cup final, where Dundalk will look to seal the double.