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# opening up
'The big thing for me was to show it's not just depression and anxiety. There's loads of mental health issues'
Roscommon footballer Amanda McLoone reached out to the WGPA counselling service last year when she began to feel overwhelmed in her life.
# silence is not the answer
'If it helps one girl or one boy, then talking about it has been completely worth it'
Dublin star Nicole Owens reflects on opening up about her personal struggles and sharing her story over the past year.
# opening up
Lewandowski breaks silence on wish to leave Bayern Munich
The Polish striker insists he is ready to win titles again this season with the Bavarians.
# opening up
'I felt like I was not a good mom' - Serena Williams shares challenge of postpartum emotions
Talking to friends and family is a good solution to mental health issues experienced after giving birth, she says.
# Long road back
'I was rushed into a side-room and a doctor said, 'You're heading towards kidney failure''
Sligo goalkeeper Noelle Gormley shares her story.
# opening up
'I remember actually crying and thinking, 'I'm never going to play for Dublin again''
Dublin’s Amy Connolly shares her story.
# Man in the Middle
Referee Clattenburg admits allowing Spurs to 'self-destruct' and lose the title
Tottenham’s clash with Chelsea proved key in handing the Premier League to Leicester City in 2016.
# chris kirkland
'I never saw a way out until I started to talk about it': Ex-Liverpool keeper Kirkland reveals depression fight
Kirkland retired from the game last year aged 36.
# opening up
'With the mindset I had, a grand was like a tenner': Kyle Lafferty admits gambling addiction
The Northern Ireland international gave a remarkably candid interview to BBC Scotland.
# opening up
'I've known I was different since I was five' - British cycling great reveals gender transition
58-year-old Scot Robert Millar is now known as Philippa York.
# opening up
'I felt like the biggest liar ever. You don't want people to think differently of you'
Kildare captain Erica Burke shares her story.
# opening up
'I was feeling terrible and losing weight': Down's Marty Clarke on forced retirement and 'difficult few weeks'
The 29-year-old suffers from a rare medical condition called Addison’s Disease.
# opening up
'Testing positive for cocaine saved my career' - Livermore
The Hull midfielder has opened up to the BBC about a dark time in his life.
# opening up
'People say you forget everything when you're on the pitch playing football but I didn't'
Mikey Drennan opens up about his battle with depression.
# opening up
'I spent 20 years bottling up my feelings': Irish cricketer John Mooney talks openly about his battle with depression
All-rounder’s struggles came to a head when he left a Caribbean tour earlier this year because of mental health issues.
# opening up
Google's Nest wants to connect all of your devices in the one place
Nest has partnered with a number of companies including Mercedes-Benz, Jawbone, Whirlpool, Logitech, and IFTTT which will see their devices connected to its products.
# Speaking out
VIDEO: Alan Quinlan opens up about his depression
The ex-Munster star explains how he overcame initial nervousness to discuss his illness, and encourages others to do so too.