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#memory lane

# memory-lane - Sunday 7 November, 2021

The brothers who flew home on a private plane from the UK to play in the 1996 Cavan county final
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From The42
# Parish Pride

The brothers who flew home on a private plane from the UK to play in the 1996 Cavan county final

Updated Nov 7th 2021, 12:11 PM 62,512 Views 6 Comments

Fergal Hartin tells the story of how he got home from a wedding in the UK to play for Gowna in the 1996 county final.

# memory-lane - Sunday 31 October, 2021

'To lose four All-Irelands in a row was tough. We just didn't perform in Croke Park'
# The42 Reads
From The42
# The42 Reads

'To lose four All-Irelands in a row was tough. We just didn't perform in Croke Park'

Oct 31st 2021, 8:00 AM 63,910 Views 4 Comments

Donie Shine Jnr and Eamonn McManus speak to The42 about Clann na nGael’s history of All-Ireland heartache.

# memory-lane - Sunday 1 August, 2021

'Lads send it to me when I've had a few pints' - Spillane's rant before Kildare's epic Leinster win
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

'Lads send it to me when I've had a few pints' - Spillane's rant before Kildare's epic Leinster win

Updated Aug 1st 2021, 7:37 AM 63,323 Views 3 Comments

Former Kildare forward Tadhg Fennin looks back at the 2000 Leinster final and replay against Dublin.

# memory-lane - Monday 1 February, 2021

'The three or four pints always gave you a good night's sleep' - Offaly hero's unique pre-match routine
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

'The three or four pints always gave you a good night's sleep' - Offaly hero's unique pre-match routine

Feb 1st 2021, 5:38 PM 16,101 Views 1 Comment

Johnny Pilkington is the next GAA icon to feature in this season’s edition of Laochra Gael.

# memory-lane - Saturday 23 January, 2021

'Gaillimh and I just bear-hugged, laughed, then went out and killed each other'
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

'Gaillimh and I just bear-hugged, laughed, then went out and killed each other'

Jan 23rd 2021, 8:00 AM 44,271 Views 19 Comments

Having first played with his native Munster, Liam Toland went on to captain Leinster.

# memory-lane - Saturday 7 November, 2020

The Tipp native who helped Derry rattle hurling heavyweights in an All-Ireland quarter-final
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

The Tipp native who helped Derry rattle hurling heavyweights in an All-Ireland quarter-final

Nov 7th 2020, 10:00 AM 21,513 Views 1 Comment

John O’Dwyer was part of the Derry team that gave Offaly a scare in the 2000 All-Ireland SHC quarter-final.

# memory-lane - Friday 9 October, 2020

'I would put him in the same bracket as Eric Cantona who could do things that others couldn't'
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

'I would put him in the same bracket as Eric Cantona who could do things that others couldn't'

Oct 9th 2020, 8:06 PM 37,289 Views 14 Comments

Marc Ó Sé talks about recently retired Dublin legend Diarmuid Connolly as our guest on this week’s edition of the Warriors podcast.

# memory-lane - Sunday 24 May, 2020

'I've been to World Cups but that game was just unbelievable. What a day'
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

'I've been to World Cups but that game was just unbelievable. What a day'

May 24th 2020, 10:55 AM 35,266 Views 35 Comments

Australian scrum-half Chris Whitaker was a key man as Leinster won the 2009 Heineken Cup.

# memory-lane - Monday 11 May, 2020

Becoming friends with Christy Moore and making up with Alex Ferguson after upsetting Man United exit
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

Becoming friends with Christy Moore and making up with Alex Ferguson after upsetting Man United exit

May 11th 2020, 7:31 PM 9,804 Views 7 Comments

Paul McGrath was a guest on RTÉ Radio 1′s ‘Des’s Island Discs.’

# memory-lane - Saturday 2 May, 2020

'You know you're old when you turn up on Reeling In The Years or the TG4 All-Ireland Gold'
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

'You know you're old when you turn up on Reeling In The Years or the TG4 All-Ireland Gold'

May 2nd 2020, 8:00 AM 35,501 Views 7 Comments

RTÉ’s Tony O’Donoghue speaks to The42 about his days as a GAA reporter.

# memory-lane - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Ireland's classic World Cup matches to be shown on TG4
# Jack's Army
From The42
# Jack's Army

Ireland's classic World Cup matches to be shown on TG4

Apr 23rd 2020, 9:25 PM 31,558 Views 34 Comments

Starting with Italia ’90 on 1 May, the channel will be broadcasting games from the biggest stage of international football.

# memory-lane - Saturday 11 April, 2020

'I was delighted for my family to witness such a great day for Waterford' - Recalling a Munster epic
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

'I was delighted for my family to witness such a great day for Waterford' - Recalling a Munster epic

Apr 11th 2020, 12:18 PM 23,749 Views 29 Comments

Dan Shanahan remembers the 2004 Munster SHC final where the Déise were crowned champions.

# memory-lane - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland's play-offs of the past?
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland's play-offs of the past?

Mar 25th 2020, 5:37 PM 7,214 Views 5 Comments

The Boys in Green were scheduled to meet Slovakia in Bratislava tomorrow evening.

# memory-lane - Sunday 19 January, 2020

John Dempsey: The King’s Road, Steve McQueen, and Chelsea and Ireland in the 1970s
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

John Dempsey: The King’s Road, Steve McQueen, and Chelsea and Ireland in the 1970s

Jan 19th 2020, 10:00 AM 16,456 Views 7 Comments

Born in London to Irish parents, Dempsey was a member of the first Chelsea team to win the FA Cup, but found success harder to come by with Ireland.

# memory-lane - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Three cheers, two fingers for Ireland's only other RWC meeting with the All Blacks
# Previously
From The42
# Previously

Three cheers, two fingers for Ireland's only other RWC meeting with the All Blacks

Oct 19th 2019, 12:30 AM 12,468 Views 6 Comments

Ireland’s Rugby World Cup story has only featured a cameo appearance from the All Blacks.

# memory-lane - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Remembering 16-year-old Rory McIlroy's record-breaking round at Royal Portrush
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

Remembering 16-year-old Rory McIlroy's record-breaking round at Royal Portrush

Jul 17th 2019, 7:00 AM 26,042 Views 17 Comments

The teen sensation stunned the world with his 61 in Antrim.

# memory-lane - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Can you identify these USA 94 players from their Panini stickers?
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

Can you identify these USA 94 players from their Panini stickers?

Jun 19th 2019, 12:30 PM 31,476 Views 15 Comments

Did you blow all your pocket money to collect these 25 years ago? Right this way.

# memory-lane - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

The faded history behind Dublin's 'ghost signs' - and 5 to look out for around the city
# Spooky Signage
# Spooky Signage

The faded history behind Dublin's 'ghost signs' - and 5 to look out for around the city

Feb 21st 2018, 5:35 PM 15,157 Views 9 Comments

Emma Clarke’s five-year photography project has captured the hearts of Dublin residents.

# memory-lane - Monday 8 January, 2018

Golden footage of 12-year-old Katie Taylor putting in a crunching tackle emerges
# Born Winner
From The42
# Born Winner

Golden footage of 12-year-old Katie Taylor putting in a crunching tackle emerges

Jan 8th 2018, 5:53 PM 18,048 Views 5 Comments

Ireland’s world champion boxer was facing DDSL heavyweights Cherry Orchard back in 1998.

# memory-lane - Friday 5 January, 2018

Rubber Legs: When Derby's cult hero Paulo Wanchope destroyed Man United
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

Rubber Legs: When Derby's cult hero Paulo Wanchope destroyed Man United

Jan 5th 2018, 5:53 PM 7,266 Views 2 Comments

The Costa Rican was exuberant and irresistible as the Rams defied expectations under Jim Smith.

# memory-lane - Monday 1 January, 2018

'I can remember not being able to swim... The gush of panic at being out of my depth'
# Memory Lane
# Memory Lane

'I can remember not being able to swim... The gush of panic at being out of my depth'

Jan 1st 2018, 8:15 PM 9,528 Views 1 Comment

In this extract from Swell: A Waterbiography, Jenny Landreth recalls her childhood experience of swimming.

# memory-lane - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

'I can remember not being able to swim... The gush of panic at being out of my depth'
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

'I can remember not being able to swim... The gush of panic at being out of my depth'

Dec 20th 2017, 7:00 PM 2,588 Views 1 Comment

In this extract from Swell: A Waterbiography, Jenny Landreth recalls her childhood experience of swimming.

# memory-lane - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Quiz: How well do you remember the FA Cup finals of the 1990s?
# Final Countdown
From The42
# Final Countdown

Quiz: How well do you remember the FA Cup finals of the 1990s?

May 27th 2017, 9:00 AM 9,678 Views 18 Comments

The decade was littered with iconic Wembley moments.

# memory-lane - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Quiz: How well do you remember Ken Doherty's World Snooker Championship success?
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

Quiz: How well do you remember Ken Doherty's World Snooker Championship success?

Apr 30th 2017, 5:59 PM 21,896 Views 14 Comments

Cast your mind back 20 years to that famous night at the Crucible.

# memory-lane - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Remember when Martin O'Neill's Leicester faced Atletico Madrid 20 years ago?
# Nostaglia
From The42
# Nostaglia

Remember when Martin O'Neill's Leicester faced Atletico Madrid 20 years ago?

Apr 12th 2017, 3:30 PM 7,712 Views 4 Comments

The Foxes were drawn against a team including Juninho and Christian Vieri for a heated Uefa Cup first round tie.

# memory-lane - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Quiz: How well do you remember Munster v Toulouse in the 2008 Heineken Cup Final?
# Let's Get Quizzical
From The42
# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How well do you remember Munster v Toulouse in the 2008 Heineken Cup Final?

Mar 26th 2017, 9:11 PM 16,324 Views 6 Comments

The old foes meet again in the Champions Cup quarter-finals on Saturday.

# memory-lane - Thursday 16 March, 2017

'I was in the Lansdowne Road dressing room getting sick I was so pumped for the game'
# Schools Rugby
From The42
# Schools Rugby

'I was in the Lansdowne Road dressing room getting sick I was so pumped for the game'

Mar 16th 2017, 5:52 PM 33,308 Views 31 Comments

Ian Keatley remembers the last time Belvedere and Blackrock met in the Leinster Senior Schools Cup final as the schools prepare to renew their rivalry at the RDS on St Patrick’s Day.

# memory-lane - Saturday 25 February, 2017

38 photos that make the 2007 Oscars seem like a lifetime ago
# Memory Lane
From The Daily Edge
# Memory Lane

38 photos that make the 2007 Oscars seem like a lifetime ago

Feb 25th 2017, 4:40 PM 8,712 Views 3 Comments

How young they all look!

# memory-lane - Thursday 23 February, 2017

'We couldn't afford to lose a third All-Ireland' - Galway legend reflects on famous win in stirring video
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

'We couldn't afford to lose a third All-Ireland' - Galway legend reflects on famous win in stirring video

Feb 23rd 2017, 5:36 PM 7,257 Views 3 Comments

Pete Finnerty looks back at a huge day in sport for the county.

# memory-lane - Sunday 19 February, 2017

'The game in Croke Park made normal Ireland-England Tests look like a garden fete'
# 10 Years On
From The42
# 10 Years On

'The game in Croke Park made normal Ireland-England Tests look like a garden fete'

Feb 19th 2017, 9:00 AM 34,819 Views 34 Comments

Ten years on from England’s historic visit to GAA HQ, BBC presenter John Inverdale and Rob Kitson of the Guardian share their memories.

# memory-lane - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

'I didn’t have an Irish accent or the heritage the boys had, but I’ve got to say they were very welcoming'
# Long Read
From The42
# Long Read

'I didn’t have an Irish accent or the heritage the boys had, but I’ve got to say they were very welcoming'

Feb 15th 2017, 7:15 AM 33,150 Views 12 Comments

Although he was forced to retire at an early age, former Ireland striker Jon Goodman has had a fascinating career in the game.

# memory-lane - Thursday 9 February, 2017

The good, the bad, and 2007: Ireland's recent ups and downs against Italy
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

The good, the bad, and 2007: Ireland's recent ups and downs against Italy

Feb 9th 2017, 5:57 PM 5,905 Views 1 Comment

We look back on five memorable clashes ahead of Saturday’s trip to Rome.

Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland's Croke Park defeat to France 10 years ago?
# It's Quizziness Time
From The42
# It's Quizziness Time

Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland's Croke Park defeat to France 10 years ago?

Feb 9th 2017, 5:00 PM 22,426 Views 23 Comments

Cast your mind back to 11 February, 2007, the day Croke Park’s doors were opened to rugby.

# memory-lane - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

'I didn’t believe it in my core that I was good enough'
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

'I didn’t believe it in my core that I was good enough'

Jan 24th 2017, 6:00 PM 8,949 Views 2 Comments

Jonny Cooper remembers his early days in the Dublin squad, when he struggled to make an impact.

# memory-lane - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Google has a new app that lets you digitise your old photos
# Memory Lane
# Memory Lane

Google has a new app that lets you digitise your old photos

Nov 16th 2016, 1:47 PM 22,211 Views 15 Comments

The PhotoScan app is available on iOS and Android.

# memory-lane - Friday 3 June, 2016

Quiz: How well do you remember Euro 92?
# Let's Get Quizzical
From The42
# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How well do you remember Euro 92?

Jun 3rd 2016, 12:00 PM 10,599 Views 16 Comments

Take a trip down memory lane to a summer that caught football fans by surprise.

# memory-lane - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Keane's final trophy and Ronaldo the teenager: Man United's last FA Cup triumph
# Nostalgia
From The42
# Nostalgia

Keane's final trophy and Ronaldo the teenager: Man United's last FA Cup triumph

May 21st 2016, 8:15 AM 8,969 Views 14 Comments

Millwall were the surprise opposition when Alex Ferguson’s side reached the final in 2004.

# memory-lane - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

'There have been more talented teams but no one beat us in terms of team spirit and togetherness'
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

'There have been more talented teams but no one beat us in terms of team spirit and togetherness'

May 17th 2016, 5:03 PM 10,833 Views 13 Comments

15 years on, Dietmar Hamann looks back on Liverpool’s incredible 2001 Uefa Cup victory over Alaves during their treble-winning season.

# memory-lane - Sunday 15 May, 2016

These are the 12 games chosen for the world hall of fame
# Memory Lane
# Memory Lane

These are the 12 games chosen for the world hall of fame

May 15th 2016, 9:45 AM 23,254 Views 50 Comments

All of them iconic in their own right.

# memory-lane - Friday 25 March, 2016

18 years ago today, 2 of Ireland's greatest ever players made their international debuts
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

18 years ago today, 2 of Ireland's greatest ever players made their international debuts

Mar 25th 2016, 4:28 PM 12,811 Views 8 Comments

Robbie Keane and Damien Duff both earned their first senior caps away to the Czech Republic in March 1998.

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