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#Interview

# interview - Friday 2 November, 2018

From The42 'A lot of people who complain about our style of football will be sat at home on Sunday' Interview

'A lot of people who complain about our style of football will be sat at home on Sunday'

Cork City’s direct approach has been vindicated by their results, says defender Alan Bennett.

# interview - Monday 29 October, 2018

From The42 Dublin's midfield maestro dancing around three in-a-row talk as she enjoys life at the top Capital Gains

# interview - Sunday 28 October, 2018

From The42 'Bayern Munich had already sold tickets for the next round... We were minutes away from history' Good Times This post contains videos

'Bayern Munich had already sold tickets for the next round... We were minutes away from history'

Mick Kearin reflects on going up against Franz Beckenbauer, being the only Kildare man to be capped by Ireland and the difficulties in loving a “foreign game”.

# interview - Thursday 25 October, 2018

From The42 'I came back and sat my Junior Cert again... I would say to any kid going over now, concentrate on your schoolwork first' Education

'I came back and sat my Junior Cert again... I would say to any kid going over now, concentrate on your schoolwork first'

Finn Harps defender Ciaran Coll recalls his early days at Hearts as well as looking ahead to next week’s pivotal play-off matches.

# interview - Monday 22 October, 2018

From The42 'He was prouder that I played for England than he was flying over Buckingham Palace during World War II' Wrighty This post contains videos

'He was prouder that I played for England than he was flying over Buckingham Palace during World War II'

Ian Wright dedicated his 2016 autobiography to school teacher Syd Pigden. He recalls memories of the first male role model in his life, who passed away last December.

# interview - Sunday 21 October, 2018

From The42 'Leeds United were over for a second or third look at me the day I got my ankle broken in two places' Misfortune

'Leeds United were over for a second or third look at me the day I got my ankle broken in two places'

Con McLaughlin, the first Donegal man to score 100 goals in the League of Ireland, looks back on his career.

From The42 Ireland's second fastest marathon runner ever on representing Australia and realising her potential at 41 Late Beginner

Ireland's second fastest marathon runner ever on representing Australia and realising her potential at 41

Mayo native Sinead Diver reflects on her phenomenal Melbourne Marathon triumph.

# interview - Friday 19 October, 2018

The Candidate: TheJournal.ie podcast talks to Peter Casey

The Candidate brings TheJournal.ie readers closer to the presidential hopefuls, thanks to six in-depth interviews.

# interview - Saturday 13 October, 2018

From The42 'When Jack left me out of the squad for the Euros, I was devastated… I wasn’t the same player or person' Honesty This post contains videos

'When Jack left me out of the squad for the Euros, I was devastated… I wasn’t the same player or person'

Ex-Ireland international Dave Langan opens up about the highs and lows of his career.

# interview - Friday 12 October, 2018

From The42 'I really enjoyed my time at Leinster but knew Johnny was only gone for two years' JIMMY G

'I really enjoyed my time at Leinster but knew Johnny was only gone for two years'

Jimmy Gopperth is back at the RDS with Wasps tonight, but a serious knee injury denies him the chance to face his former club.

From The42 ‘Courtois got injured at Stamford Bridge and there was a chance of coming on. I was crapping myself on the bench’ Sligo Rovers

‘Courtois got injured at Stamford Bridge and there was a chance of coming on. I was crapping myself on the bench’

Sligo Rovers goalkeeper Mitchell Beeney discusses his time at Chelsea and why he chose to move to Ireland.

# interview - Thursday 11 October, 2018

From The42 'It was a risk going down there because if it didn't work out, where would I have gone from there?' Gamble

'It was a risk going down there because if it didn't work out, where would I have gone from there?'

Irish international Enda Stevens on how dropping down to League Two helped rejuvenate his career.

From The42 'Change before change is needed': Sea swims, saunas and stretching giving Ringrose the edge Marginal Gains

'Change before change is needed': Sea swims, saunas and stretching giving Ringrose the edge

Complacency isn’t part of the Leinster centre’s DNA as he strives to become a better player each day.

# interview - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Arlene Foster says the Good Friday Agreement can be changed. Is she right?

“I have respect for Arlene, but she is wrong on this,” Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney said.

# interview - Sunday 30 September, 2018

Jane Sanders: 'Bernie would have beaten Donald Trump; he hasn't decided yet if he'll run in 2020'

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, Jane Sanders said that the focus for the next few months was for the Democrats to regain control in the House of Representatives and the Senate.

# interview - Saturday 29 September, 2018

From The42 'I didn't want to go to college or university, I wanted to live my dream' Big Future

'I didn't want to go to college or university, I wanted to live my dream'

18-year-old badminton star Nhat Nguyen has shown huge potential at underage level, and now that he’s turned pro, is doing everything to qualify for Tokyo 2020.

From The42 'I was young, I had a bit of money and I thought I had the world at my feet' Interview

'I was young, I had a bit of money and I thought I had the world at my feet'

Neil Yadolahi is hoping for better times ahead after frequent challenges to his physical and mental health.

'There’s nothing like being thrown in the deep end in a foreign country to make yourself grow up a bit'

Ian Madigan is intent on playing for Ireland again, making a case while settling to life in the Premiership under Pat Lam.

# interview - Sunday 23 September, 2018

From The42 ‘I’ve good friends that are in prison and some that are dead. For me football was an escape’ Goalscorer This post contains videos

‘I’ve good friends that are in prison and some that are dead. For me football was an escape’

Mark Quigley discusses his time at Millwall and his League of Ireland career where the Dubliner won every domestic honour and was named PFAI Player of the Year.

From The42 ‘We were about to hike up a volcano in Chile… I got an email saying Ulster Rugby want you over’ Dream Ticket This post contains videos

‘We were about to hike up a volcano in Chile… I got an email saying Ulster Rugby want you over’

Neil Walsh recalls the unlikely series of events that led to an incredible opportunity.

# interview - Saturday 22 September, 2018

From The42 Nephew of a Wallaby wing, Monty Ioane now making his own name in Pro14 Finisher

Nephew of a Wallaby wing, Monty Ioane now making his own name in Pro14

The 23-year-old Aussie wing is a crucial player for the ever-improving Benetton.

# interview - Thursday 20 September, 2018

From The42 ‘I had to hand over my home... But I would walk up to Tallaght Stadium, and it would all be forgotten about’ Hard Times This post contains videos

‘I had to hand over my home... But I would walk up to Tallaght Stadium, and it would all be forgotten about’

The story of a die-hard Shamrock Rovers fan Mick McCarthy who got back ‘up the ladder’ again after a difficult period.

# interview - Sunday 16 September, 2018

From The42 'I want to be part of the Ireland team because they’re more like a family than the British team' Choice

'I want to be part of the Ireland team because they’re more like a family than the British team'

Athlete Leon Reid on switching allegiances, growing up in foster homes and why he wasn’t at his best during the Europeans.

From The42 'Two days after Wembley, I was seeing people on their death bed and I was lucky to make it' Bouncing Back

'Two days after Wembley, I was seeing people on their death bed and I was lucky to make it'

Twenty-year-old goalkeeper Nathan Gartside was on the verge of a first-team breakthrough at Watford when a life-threatening illness altered his career path dramatically. He is now back to full health and chasing his dream again.

# interview - Saturday 15 September, 2018

'You've a handful here, boy'- Donaghy's warning to a Longford defender before the Star was born

Longford defender Barry Gilleran recalls marking Kieran Donaghy in 2006 when he made his breakthrough for Kerry.

# interview - Thursday 13 September, 2018

From The42 'When I first moved to England… Coming back to Ireland would have been a last resort' New Perspective This post contains videos

'When I first moved to England… Coming back to Ireland would have been a last resort'

UCD attacker Conor Davis on his rejuvenation in the First Division after a difficult end to his spell at Reading.

# interview - Sunday 9 September, 2018

From The42 Facing Zidane in Dublin, an ill-fated stint in England and becoming one of Irish football's all-time top scorers LOI Legends This post contains videos

Facing Zidane in Dublin, an ill-fated stint in England and becoming one of Irish football's all-time top scorers

Former Bohemians and UCD star Derek Swan reflects on a memorable career.

'I am Irish': New Garda Commissioner says he'll lead by example to restore public's trust in the force

Drew Harris was speaking with Miriam O’Callaghan on RtÉ Radio One.

From The42 'I left something behind me and that's not an easy thing to come to terms with' Interview

'I left something behind me and that's not an easy thing to come to terms with'

In an extensive interview, Shane O’Connor of Cobh Ramblers, who was on the books at Liverpool and Ipswich Town, opens up about the challenges he encountered after returning from England.

Polish MEP on Irexit party: 'We should be asking for examples of what the benefits of leaving would be'

Danuta Hübner says that citizens must “not take all those lies and all those millions, like those that were promised before the UK referendum”.

# interview - Friday 7 September, 2018

From The42 'Most people wouldn't know that I've broken both my legs and both my ankles' Misfortune This post contains videos

'Most people wouldn't know that I've broken both my legs and both my ankles'

“Two years ago, I was thinking about quitting football… It’s my family that kept me going,” says Longford’s Dylan McGlade.

# interview - Sunday 2 September, 2018

From The42 'You could be the best player in the world but if you're injured, no one will see it' More To Come

'You could be the best player in the world but if you're injured, no one will see it'

Dan Leavy believes staying healthy has been the key to him becoming a dominant figure for Leinster and Ireland.

# interview - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

From The42 'This time last year, I can guarantee you that nobody knew who these three girls were' Boost

'This time last year, I can guarantee you that nobody knew who these three girls were'

Colin Bell says the recent transfers of Leanne Kiernan, Claire O’Riordan and Heather Payne are a positive sign for Irish football.

# interview - Sunday 26 August, 2018

From The42 'I'm entitled to an opinion... If you don't like what I say, don't f***ing watch me. Brutal Honesty

'I'm entitled to an opinion... If you don't like what I say, don't f***ing watch me.

At 65, Graeme Souness remains one of the game’s most abrasive and respected pundits.

# interview - Saturday 25 August, 2018

From The42 'You want to put your hand up for a World Cup place' - Byrne's ambition Game Manager

'You want to put your hand up for a World Cup place' - Byrne's ambition

The out-half has become a key man in Leinster’s squad in recent seasons.

# interview - Thursday 23 August, 2018

From The42 'I'm not one to just go and compete': Ireland's first-ever gymnastics gold medallist has big plans Rhys McClenaghan This post contains videos

'I'm not one to just go and compete': Ireland's first-ever gymnastics gold medallist has big plans

Teenage gymnast Rhys McClenaghan reflects on his incredible achievement at the European Championships.

# interview - Sunday 19 August, 2018

From The42 'My mother told me to stick with the butcher's trade as she said I'd need it more than the football' LOI Legends

'My mother told me to stick with the butcher's trade as she said I'd need it more than the football'

Former St Patrick’s Athletic, Bohemians and Derry City striker Joe Lawless looks back on his playing days.

'Honestly, we are in a mess': Kofi Annan lashed out at global leaders in one of his final interviews

“Today, leaders are going in the wrong direction.”

# interview - Saturday 18 August, 2018

From The42 ‘I didn't get spotted when I was young… I'd say it's better to go over to England when you're a man’ Maturity This post contains videos

‘I didn't get spotted when I was young… I'd say it's better to go over to England when you're a man’

Ireland U21 international Ronan Curtis on leaving Derry and his fantastic start in League One with Portsmouth.

# interview - Thursday 16 August, 2018

From The42 'If I had achieved what I have but in another sport... I wouldn't have to look at what job I'm going to be doing' Underappreciated This post contains videos

'If I had achieved what I have but in another sport... I wouldn't have to look at what job I'm going to be doing'

Ahead of next week’s European Championships, Jason Smyth discusses the pros and cons of being the fastest Paralympian on the planet.