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#Retirement

# retirement - Sunday 26 July, 2020

From The42 The defender with the most assists in Premier League history retires Wave Goodbye

The defender with the most assists in Premier League history retires

Leighton Baines has confirmed he is hanging up his boots.

# retirement - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

From The42 Leinster confirm Barry Daly's retirement from pro rugby at the age of 27 Moving On

Leinster confirm Barry Daly's retirement from pro rugby at the age of 27

The prolific UCD wing will move to the US to continue his education.

# retirement - Thursday 25 June, 2020

From The42 Ex-France and Barcelona defender injures knee Wednesday, retires Thursday Wave Goodbye

Ex-France and Barcelona defender injures knee Wednesday, retires Thursday

Jeremy Mathieu is hanging up his boots.

# retirement - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Focus Ireland ordered to pay €22,000 to 68-year-old 'humiliated' mediator for unlawfully retiring him WRC

Focus Ireland ordered to pay €22,000 to 68-year-old 'humiliated' mediator for unlawfully retiring him

Baneham found that McGrath’s role with Focus Ireland “was ended through unlawful and less favourable treatment because of his age”.

# retirement - Friday 8 May, 2020

'Sean, Sean, Sean...': From Maria Bailey to Trump - Sean O'Rourke's most memorable moments on air

The popular broadcaster will present his final Today With Sean O’Rourke show on RTÉ Radio One today.

# retirement - Thursday 16 April, 2020

From The42 'I didn't want to go chasing it in France or England, being away from family' Retirement

'I didn't want to go chasing it in France or England, being away from family'

Eoin Griffin retired from rugby last year at the age of 28, after playing for Connacht over 100 times.

# retirement - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Elderly patients in Spain found abandoned, sometimes dead, in nursing homes

The army has been charged with helping to disinfect retirement homes in Spain.

# retirement - Sunday 15 March, 2020

Helping people 'at their most vulnerable' as a guard and Joe Brolly's loss to the Sunday Game

Cork legend Tony Davis talks to The42 after his retirement last week.

# retirement - Friday 13 March, 2020

From The42 Nine-time Cork All-Ireland winner confirms retirement from inter-county camogie CALLING IT A DAY

Nine-time Cork All-Ireland winner confirms retirement from inter-county camogie

‘It’s almost like a really bad break-up because it’s the only thing I’ve known all my life.’

# retirement - Sunday 1 March, 2020

From The42 The melancholy of the former distance runner Adaptation

The melancholy of the former distance runner

In the first part of our series, Irish Olympian Ciarán Ó Lionáird discusses life after high-level sport.

# retirement - Saturday 29 February, 2020

From The42 'You have to treat it like a business. You're a commodity. There's no favours out there' Reality

'You have to treat it like a business. You're a commodity. There's no favours out there'

Former Ireland and Ulster lock Dan Tuohy has been forced to retire from rugby.

# retirement - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

The State pension 'mess': Can we afford to roll back on the pension age?

Finance expert Dr James Stewart told TheJournal.ie that pensions age issue had become “a bit of a mess”.

# retirement - Thursday 16 January, 2020

From The42 Retiring at 26: 'You feel like it's over... I didn't know what I was going to do' Doubt

Retiring at 26: 'You feel like it's over... I didn't know what I was going to do'

Former Limerick player Sean Russell on coming to terms with the premature end to his football career.

# retirement - Monday 6 January, 2020

From The42 'You won't win without strong leadership, he typifies that probably better than anyone I've seen' Philip Mahony

'You won't win without strong leadership, he typifies that probably better than anyone I've seen'

Ex-Waterford captain Fergal Hartley hails the recently-retired Philip Mahony.

# retirement - Friday 13 December, 2019

From The42 Former PSG and Argentina star announces retirement Wave Goodbye

Former PSG and Argentina star announces retirement

Ezequiel Lavezzi is hanging up his boots after spending the final seasons of his career with Hebei China Fortune.

# retirement - Friday 22 November, 2019

From The42 Mayweather coming out of retirement (again), promises 'spectacular event' with Dana White Money On My Mind

Mayweather coming out of retirement (again), promises 'spectacular event' with Dana White

The 42-year-old boxer has announced that he will be back in action next year.

# retirement - Friday 25 October, 2019

Former unified world bantamweight champion Ryan Burnett retires aged 27

The Belfast native confirmed his retirement in a statement on Friday evening.

# retirement - Thursday 24 October, 2019

From The42 Dublin legend Bernard Brogan announces retirement from inter-county football Wave Goodbye

Dublin legend Bernard Brogan announces retirement from inter-county football

Seven-time All-Ireland winner calls it a day with the Dubs.

# retirement - Monday 14 October, 2019

From The42 After 14 years at the top, Armagh stalwart Vernon retires from inter-county football Calling Time

After 14 years at the top, Armagh stalwart Vernon retires from inter-county football

‘I end my career in the knowledge that I have given it my all to drive Armagh football forward,’ the two-time Ulster champion signed off.

# retirement - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

'It's not a burden, it's an opportunity': One fifth of Irish workforce aged 55 and over

Research has also revealed workers between the age of 55 and 64 are almost twice as likely than younger workers to experience a workplace fatality.

# retirement - Monday 30 September, 2019

From The42 'I lost my brother in 1999 so you could nearly say I retired 20 years after': 3-time All-Star Hayes One Of The Greats

'I lost my brother in 1999 so you could nearly say I retired 20 years after': 3-time All-Star Hayes

The former Galway star called time on his hurling career at the weekend.

# retirement - Saturday 7 September, 2019

From The42 Three-time Champions League winner Samuel Eto'o hangs up his boots for 'new challenge' Retirement

Three-time Champions League winner Samuel Eto'o hangs up his boots for 'new challenge'

The 38-year-old enjoyed a prolific career with clubs including Barcelona, Inter Milan and Chelsea.

# retirement - Friday 30 August, 2019

Ireland midfielder David Meyler forced to retire at 30

The midfielder thanked his family for helping ‘a young boy live out his dreams’ as a knee injury caught up with him.

# retirement - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

From The42 'A real role model for people on and off the pitch' - Tributes pour in for Mayo great Andy Moran End Of An Era

'A real role model for people on and off the pitch' - Tributes pour in for Mayo great Andy Moran

‘He played it the way it should be played.’

# retirement - Friday 23 August, 2019

John Deasy to quit politics ahead of the next general election

Deasy was the government envoy to Washington DC.

# retirement - Sunday 28 July, 2019

From The42 'There's no question I would have loved another few years in rugby' Chubbo

'There's no question I would have loved another few years in rugby'

Eoin O’Malley was forced to retire at 25 but has made a success of life post-rugby.

# retirement - Sunday 23 June, 2019

From The42 'It's hard because it was my favourite thing to do. It was what I was good at' Retirement

'It's hard because it was my favourite thing to do. It was what I was good at'

Injuries forced Jessie Barr to cut short her athletics career, but the Waterford native is looking forward to the next chapter in her role as a Sports Psychologist.

# retirement - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Two 'showbiz' whales from Shanghai aquarium moved to sanctuary in Iceland

The whales, Little White and Little Grey, were sold to Changfeng Ocean World aquarium some 10 years ago.

# retirement - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

From The42 'If big fights can be made, I'd love nothing more than to dance again under them bright lights' Going Nowhere

'If big fights can be made, I'd love nothing more than to dance again under them bright lights'

Despite only boxing twice since losses to Gennady Golovkin and Errol Spence Jr, Kell Brook insists he is not ready to retire.

From The42 'I just didn't have the love anymore': Heffernan moves on with family life Retirement

'I just didn't have the love anymore': Heffernan moves on with family life

The five-time Olympian on retirement and his children’s sporting careers.

# retirement - Thursday 13 June, 2019

From The42 'I played for 20-odd years and then one morning it's gone. It was difficult to accept' Retirement

'I played for 20-odd years and then one morning it's gone. It was difficult to accept'

Robbie Keane says going into coaching with Ireland has helped him come to terms with his retirement.

# retirement - Sunday 2 June, 2019

From The42 'It was relentless pain, a continuous circle and I couldn't find a way out of it' Retirement

'It was relentless pain, a continuous circle and I couldn't find a way out of it'

Munster wing Ronan O’Mahony was forced to retire from rugby after suffering severe injury.

# retirement - Saturday 25 May, 2019

From The42 'We had a few beers and Paul was crying on the tour bus. He kept saying: I cannot believe I've won an All-Ireland' Legendary Status

'We had a few beers and Paul was crying on the tour bus. He kept saying: I cannot believe I've won an All-Ireland'

With six All-Irelands, 10 Leinster titles, five National Leagues and four consecutive All-Stars, Paul Flynn is set to be remembered as one of Dublin’s all-time greats.

# retirement - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

From The42 Veteran French and Clermont hooker announces retirement after finally ending European misery Trophy-laden Career This post contains videos

Veteran French and Clermont hooker announces retirement after finally ending European misery

After losing five Champions Cup finals, Benjamin Kayser signs off with a Challenge Cup win.

# retirement - Saturday 18 May, 2019

From The42 Former Ireland international Darren O'Dea sent off 19 minutes into final professional appearance Bowing Out

Former Ireland international Darren O'Dea sent off 19 minutes into final professional appearance

The defender was dismissed early on as Dundee FC suffered a 3-2 defeat to St Mirren.

# retirement - Friday 10 May, 2019

Ex-Man City and Barcelona midfielder Yaya Toure retires

The 35-year-old, a four-time African Footballer of the Year, will move into coaching, according to his agent.

# retirement - Thursday 9 May, 2019

'We're willing to change': Senior gardaí say proposal for targeted severance package is 'unsettling'

The Association of Garda Superintendents said its members have been at the fore in reform and want to be part of the modernisation of the force.

# retirement - Friday 3 May, 2019

From The42 'Ruby was always there to help and advise me. It was brilliant that he could go out on his own terms' Siblings

'Ruby was always there to help and advise me. It was brilliant that he could go out on his own terms'

Betway brand ambassador Katie Walsh reflects on her brother’s incredible career in the saddle after his announcement at Punchestown this week.

# retirement - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

President Higgins thanks Ruby Walsh for 'outstanding contributions' to Ireland's reputation

The president wrote to Walsh to wish him a successful retirement.

# retirement - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

From The42 John O'Shea announces retirement from professional football on 38th birthday Sheasy

John O'Shea announces retirement from professional football on 38th birthday

The 118-time capped Ireland defender will bow out after Reading’s game against Birmingham this Sunday.

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