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# paulie - Today’s News

'Forget the American dream - it's the Dutch dream!': Your housing abroad stories
# My Housing Story
# My Housing Story

'Forget the American dream - it's the Dutch dream!': Your housing abroad stories

58 minutes ago 3,641 Views 9 Comments

In a follow-up to our Irish housing stories, here’s what it’s like living in a variety of countries across Europe and beyond.

# paulie - Yesterday’s News

Power firmly in the hunt heading into final round in Texas
# Byron Nelson
From The42
# Byron Nelson

Power firmly in the hunt heading into final round in Texas

1 hour ago 1,398 Views 2 Comments

The Waterford man is four shots off the lead after a third-round 67.

Besiktas win thrilling Turkish title race on goal difference
# Late Drama
From The42
# Late Drama

Besiktas win thrilling Turkish title race on goal difference

2 hours ago 2,836 Views 1 Comment

They edged out rivals Galatasaray by one goal in the narrowest of title triumphs.

Ten-man Juve beat champions Inter to keep top-four hopes alive
# Still Alive
From The42
# Still Alive

Ten-man Juve beat champions Inter to keep top-four hopes alive

2 hours ago 1,991 Views 2 Comments

Juve played most of the second half a man down and scored an own goal with seven minutes remaining but still claimed a crucial win.

West Ham rescue late draw at Brighton but Champions League hopes hang by thread
# Hammer Blow
From The42
# Hammer Blow

West Ham rescue late draw at Brighton but Champions League hopes hang by thread

2 hours ago 1,774 Views 2 Comments

Said Benrahma scored his first West Ham goal with just three minutes to go after Danny Welbeck’s 50th Premier League strike.

Spotify founder Ek says bid to buy Arsenal was rejected by club’s owner
# Clarification
From The42
# Clarification

Spotify founder Ek says bid to buy Arsenal was rejected by club’s owner

2 hours ago 1,928 Views 2 Comments

The Swedish billionaire, a boyhood Arsenal fan, tweeted his interest in purchasing the north London outfit last month.

Quiz: How much do you know about statues?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about statues?

3 hours ago 17,919 Views 14 Comments

Is that you?

Shamrock Rovers make it 33 games unbeaten after battling to Derry draw
# Equaliser
From The42
# Equaliser

Shamrock Rovers make it 33 games unbeaten after battling to Derry draw

3 hours ago 1,588 Views 3 Comments

Rory Gaffney levelled the game his fourth of the season for Rovers.

Harte's first Louth game ends in dramatic defeat, returning Quigley leads Fermanagh past Cavan
# Down The Divisions
From The42
# Down The Divisions

Harte's first Louth game ends in dramatic defeat, returning Quigley leads Fermanagh past Cavan

Updated 3 hours ago 7,244 Views 2 Comments

New Antrim boss Enda McGinley opened his reign with a big win over his former Tyrone manager, while the Ulster champions started their campaign on a losing note.

Long-range Forde free grabs draw for Tipperary against Cork
# All Square
From The42
# All Square

Long-range Forde free grabs draw for Tipperary against Cork

3 hours ago 12,953 Views 25 Comments

Semple Stadium hosted this evening’s game.

# paulie - Thursday 11 March, 2021

'He's really lifted everyone up' - O'Connell keeping Ireland's standards in check
# Paulie
From The42
# Paulie

'He's really lifted everyone up' - O'Connell keeping Ireland's standards in check

Updated Mar 11th 2021, 5:00 PM 15,206 Views 3 Comments

Iain Henderson says the Ireland squad have benefitted from having a fresh pair of eyes in the coaching team.

# paulie - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

'We have to be hard to beat, we can’t give things away and give teams a leg up'
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

'We have to be hard to beat, we can’t give things away and give teams a leg up'

Mar 9th 2021, 3:17 PM 5,389 Views 1 Comment

Paul O’Connell admits it has been a challenge to hold back some detail from Ireland players.

# paulie - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

'Paul is going to add to any environment' - Farrell backs O'Connell to make quick impact with Ireland
# Paulie
From The42
# Paulie

'Paul is going to add to any environment' - Farrell backs O'Connell to make quick impact with Ireland

Jan 27th 2021, 1:38 PM 3,651 Views 0 Comments

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell says Paul O’Connell has been brought on board ‘to be himself’.

# paulie - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Pro coaching 'too full-on' for O'Connell as he enjoys watching Ireland change
# Out Of The Bubble
From The42
# Out Of The Bubble

Pro coaching 'too full-on' for O'Connell as he enjoys watching Ireland change

Oct 29th 2020, 12:00 PM 39,929 Views 5 Comments

The 41-year-old isn’t looking to get back into the game in a permanent coacing role.

# paulie - Saturday 25 April, 2020

Quiz: How's your knowledge of Paul O'Connell-related trivia?
# Quizzical Specimen
From The42
# Quizzical Specimen

Quiz: How's your knowledge of Paul O'Connell-related trivia?

Updated Apr 25th 2020, 6:44 PM 49,515 Views 23 Comments

Knowledge of Limerick, Munster and other teams with a prominent ‘M’ is essential.

# paulie - Friday 21 February, 2020

'If you messed up in lineouts there was a death stare. That's the worst'
# Standards
From The42
# Standards

'If you messed up in lineouts there was a death stare. That's the worst'

Feb 21st 2020, 6:00 AM 10,620 Views 4 Comments

Paul O’Connell has returned to Ireland camp this week.

# paulie - Thursday 20 February, 2020

'Paul is here to observe, share his experience and try to connect with the boys'
# Paulie
From The42
# Paulie

'Paul is here to observe, share his experience and try to connect with the boys'

Feb 20th 2020, 6:00 AM 15,137 Views 3 Comments

Ireland have welcomed Paul O’Connell and former team manager Mick Kearney back into their set-up.

# paulie - Saturday 19 October, 2019

'I'm gutted for him' - Paulie and BOD lament Schmidt's cruel swansong
# Legacy
From The42
# Legacy

'I'm gutted for him' - Paulie and BOD lament Schmidt's cruel swansong

Oct 19th 2019, 2:21 PM 12,827 Views 45 Comments

‘Look at what he’s done for Ireland over the past six or seven years,’ says Brian O’Driscoll.

# paulie - Friday 22 March, 2019

O'Connell set to end stint as forwards coach with Stade Francais
# Poc
From The42
# Poc

O'Connell set to end stint as forwards coach with Stade Francais

Mar 22nd 2019, 10:24 AM 14,640 Views 23 Comments

Reports in France say both O’Connell and Mike Prendergast will move from Heyneke Meyer’s backroom team.

# paulie - Friday 4 January, 2019

'I was a technical and quite an emotional player as well, and I'd like to be the same as a coach'
# Le Paulie
From The42
# Le Paulie

'I was a technical and quite an emotional player as well, and I'd like to be the same as a coach'

Jan 4th 2019, 10:05 AM 10,523 Views 6 Comments

Paul O’Connell on finding his way in coaching at Stade Francais.

# paulie - Friday 3 August, 2018

Paul O'Connell takes up coaching role with Top 14 side Stade Français
# Paulie
From The42
# Paulie

Paul O'Connell takes up coaching role with Top 14 side Stade Français

Aug 3rd 2018, 3:18 PM 29,508 Views 34 Comments

The Munster and Ireland legend will link up with close friend Mike Prendergast in Paris.

# paulie - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

O'Connell wary of overloading U20s with too much information in search of solutions
# Paulie
From The42
# Paulie

O'Connell wary of overloading U20s with too much information in search of solutions

Mar 6th 2018, 6:45 AM 5,476 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland assistant coach says there is so much detail in the modern game that it can often muddle a young player’s thinking.

# paulie - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Win the moment: 5 lessons in mental strength and high performance from Paul O'Connell
# Manic Presentation
From The42
# Manic Presentation

Win the moment: 5 lessons in mental strength and high performance from Paul O'Connell

Jan 21st 2018, 10:10 AM 48,025 Views 19 Comments

It’s about more than manic aggression.

# paulie - Friday 22 December, 2017

'He loves Munster': Van Graan hopeful of future coaching role for Paul O'Connell
# Fear Of God
From The42
# Fear Of God

'He loves Munster': Van Graan hopeful of future coaching role for Paul O'Connell

Dec 22nd 2017, 10:30 AM 5,954 Views 5 Comments

Van Graan and Paulie sat down last week to discuss the Ireland legend’s coaching ambitions.

# paulie - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Paul O'Connell's coaching career off to a winning start at Thomond Park
# Next Generation
From The42
# Next Generation

Paul O'Connell's coaching career off to a winning start at Thomond Park

Dec 29th 2016, 7:27 PM 24,885 Views 6 Comments

The former Ireland captain watched on as a Munster Development XV ran in five tries this afternoon.

# paulie - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

It's a year to the day since Paul O'Connell's brilliant career ended in agony
# Ham-iversary
From The42
# Ham-iversary

It's a year to the day since Paul O'Connell's brilliant career ended in agony

Oct 11th 2016, 8:00 AM 12,831 Views 10 Comments

“It wasn’t a bad way to go out,” says the legendary lock now that his hamstring injury has healed.

# paulie - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Paul O'Connell arrives in Minnesota to deliver motivational speech to Darren Clarke's Europe
# Mr Motivator
From The42
# Mr Motivator

Paul O'Connell arrives in Minnesota to deliver motivational speech to Darren Clarke's Europe

Sep 27th 2016, 5:00 PM 33,842 Views 19 Comments

European captain Clarke is hoping to tap into O’Connell’s extraordinary leadership qualities.

# paulie - Saturday 10 September, 2016

'Expectations are probably realistic in Munster for the first time in a long time'
# Academy Man
From The42
# Academy Man

'Expectations are probably realistic in Munster for the first time in a long time'

Sep 10th 2016, 8:52 AM 17,164 Views 35 Comments

Paul O’Connell feels a top-four finish would be a fine season for the province.

'It's massively important Joe stays' - POC hoping Schmidt signs
# TBC
From The42
# TBC

'It's massively important Joe stays' - POC hoping Schmidt signs

Sep 10th 2016, 6:00 AM 4,314 Views 10 Comments

The former Ireland captain believes Schmidt can stay ahead of the game.

# paulie - Monday 11 July, 2016

O'Connell returns to Munster in academy advisory role
# Paulie
From The42
# Paulie

O'Connell returns to Munster in academy advisory role

Jul 11th 2016, 10:45 AM 10,737 Views 17 Comments

The former Irish captain joins the province in a part-time role.

# paulie - Friday 3 June, 2016

Paul O'Connell turns down forwards coaching role with Grenoble
# In Demand
From The42
# In Demand

Paul O'Connell turns down forwards coaching role with Grenoble

Jun 3rd 2016, 9:09 AM 10,668 Views 3 Comments

The 36-year-old has yet to make a decision on his future in rugby.

# paulie - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Paul O'Connell has been talking to the IRFU about his coaching future
# Paulie
From The42
# Paulie

Paul O'Connell has been talking to the IRFU about his coaching future

Jun 1st 2016, 8:00 AM 16,132 Views 23 Comments

The 36-year-old former lock has been in discussions with the union.

# paulie - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Paul O'Connell was keeping a watchful eye on Grenoble training this afternoon
# Paulie
From The42
# Paulie

Paul O'Connell was keeping a watchful eye on Grenoble training this afternoon

Mar 29th 2016, 4:48 PM 25,240 Views 30 Comments

He wasted little time in getting down to business on the training paddock.

# paulie - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Paulie retires, Seanie returns and all today's sport
# Tuesday
From The42
# Tuesday

We'll Leave It There So: Paulie retires, Seanie returns and all today's sport

Feb 9th 2016, 8:10 PM 13,183 Views 5 Comments

Davy Fitzgerald, Rafael Dos Anjos and Jamie Carragher were all in the news as well.

True legend, role model, irreplaceable - the rugby world salutes Paul O'Connell
# Paulie
From The42
# Paulie

True legend, role model, irreplaceable - the rugby world salutes Paul O'Connell

Feb 9th 2016, 4:30 PM 8,293 Views 12 Comments

The Munster and Irish rugby great has hung up his boots.

Paul O'Connell will have an autobiography out for Christmas
# Good Luck With The Book
From The42
# Good Luck With The Book

Paul O'Connell will have an autobiography out for Christmas

Feb 9th 2016, 12:52 PM 7,997 Views 21 Comments

Alan English is working with former Ireland star.

Was a dream farewell too much to ask for 'Gladiator' Paul O'Connell?
# Limerick Leader
From The42
# Limerick Leader

Was a dream farewell too much to ask for 'Gladiator' Paul O'Connell?

Feb 9th 2016, 12:47 PM 7,343 Views 9 Comments

What he did in his career, will echo in Irish Rugby eternity.

# paulie - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Born in England, uncapped by Ireland but still asked to be captain - The Rob Saunders story
# Ireland's Call
From The42
# Ireland's Call

Born in England, uncapped by Ireland but still asked to be captain - The Rob Saunders story

Feb 2nd 2016, 3:00 PM 30,250 Views 13 Comments

Saunders reign as Ireland captain was short-lived but eventful

# paulie - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Why Paul O'Connell deserves to be named RTÉ Sports Person of the Year
# King Poc
From The42
# King Poc

Why Paul O'Connell deserves to be named RTÉ Sports Person of the Year

Dec 17th 2015, 7:00 AM 5,931 Views 23 Comments

Until the veteran lock tore the hamstring off the bone for his country, Ireland was having an incredibly good 2015.

# paulie - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Munster and Ireland legend Paul O'Connell has been unveiled as a Toulon player
# Paulie In Red
From The42
# Paulie In Red

Munster and Ireland legend Paul O'Connell has been unveiled as a Toulon player

Dec 16th 2015, 3:42 PM 29,203 Views 49 Comments

The 36-year-old is currently at his first RCT press conference.

# paulie - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Paul O’Connell dreaming of a Christmas that's anything but light
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Paul O’Connell dreaming of a Christmas that's anything but light

Nov 25th 2015, 12:00 PM 31,031 Views 4 Comments

The lock will be free of the pressure of imminent games, but hopes to be fully immersed in his rehab programme.

# paulie - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

'There's a lot of similarities between Munster and Toulon' - Paulie looking forward to French journey
# An Irishman Abroad
From The42
# An Irishman Abroad

'There's a lot of similarities between Munster and Toulon' - Paulie looking forward to French journey

Nov 3rd 2015, 7:30 AM 15,919 Views 14 Comments

The former Ireland skipper is anxious but excited about his family’s big move.

# paulie - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Ireland fans are planning a fifth-minute ovation for Paul O'Connell today
# ThanksPaulie
From The42
# ThanksPaulie

Ireland fans are planning a fifth-minute ovation for Paul O'Connell today

Oct 18th 2015, 12:23 AM 16,077 Views 40 Comments

What do you think of the idea? We may have helped it along.

# paulie - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Ireland's squad must move on but working with O'Connell was 'a privilege'
# The Great One
From The42
# The Great One

Ireland's squad must move on but working with O'Connell was 'a privilege'

Oct 14th 2015, 8:35 PM 7,749 Views 6 Comments

The likes of Devin Toner and Donnacha Ryan will be asked to compensate for the loss.

# paulie - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Ireland look for Toner and Henderson to thrive after losing legend O'Connell
# Do It For Paulie
From The42
# Do It For Paulie

Ireland look for Toner and Henderson to thrive after losing legend O'Connell

Oct 13th 2015, 11:59 AM 11,099 Views 19 Comments

There is no doubt Ireland are now a weaker team, but they have strong options in the second row.

# paulie - Monday 12 October, 2015

Peter Stringer: Ireland will want to win this World Cup for Paulie
# Galvanise
From The42
# Galvanise

Peter Stringer: Ireland will want to win this World Cup for Paulie

Oct 12th 2015, 5:00 PM 35,116 Views 22 Comments

Our World Cup columnist looks back on one of Ireland’s greatest World Cup performances ever.

# paulie - Sunday 11 October, 2015

France captain Dusautoir salutes 'warrior' O'Connell after serious injury
# Respect
From The42
# Respect

France captain Dusautoir salutes 'warrior' O'Connell after serious injury

Oct 11th 2015, 9:19 PM 24,560 Views 16 Comments

The Ireland skipper suffered an horrific hamstring injury against the French.

# paulie - Sunday 4 October, 2015

O'Connell: 'When you make mistakes and give away penalties, it flattens the performance'
# Rhythmless
From The42
# Rhythmless

O'Connell: 'When you make mistakes and give away penalties, it flattens the performance'

Oct 4th 2015, 9:32 PM 4,696 Views 1 Comment

“It was a probably a timely reminder of where we needed to be,” says the Ireland skipper.

# paulie - Saturday 19 September, 2015

POC: 'There’s a plan to watch the All-Ireland final tomorrow alright!'
# Home Interests
From The42
# Home Interests

POC: 'There’s a plan to watch the All-Ireland final tomorrow alright!'

Sep 19th 2015, 7:07 PM 14,228 Views 21 Comments

The Ireland captain says some of the squad will watch France in action this evening.

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