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#Retirement

# retirement - Yesterday’s News

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.

# retirement - Sunday 31 March, 2019

From The42 No flash. No fuss. Noel Fehily rides into the sunset Interview

No flash. No fuss. Noel Fehily rides into the sunset

The Cork jockey speaks to The42 following his retirement earlier this month.

# retirement - Thursday 28 March, 2019

From The42 Argentina star Gonzalo Higuain confirms retirement from international football CALLING IT A DAY

Argentina star Gonzalo Higuain confirms retirement from international football

The forward has not featured for the Albiceleste since their World Cup exit in Russia last summer.

Jon Walters: 'Now that I'm finished as a player, I'll spend a lot of time on myself'

The recently-retired Ireland striker has opened up about the death of his brother.

# retirement - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Conor McGregor announces his retirement from MMA

“Proper Pina Coladas on me fellas,” the UFC star tweeted early this morning.

# retirement - Sunday 24 March, 2019

From The42 New England Patriots' tight end Rob Gronkowski announces retirement aged 29 The Gronk

New England Patriots' tight end Rob Gronkowski announces retirement aged 29

The New Yorker has called it a day after securing his third Super Bowl championship in February.

# retirement - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

From The42 Ireland legend Miller calls time on 10-year international career Loyal Servant

Ireland legend Miller calls time on 10-year international career

The 34-year-old winger helped Ireland to two Six Nations titles, a Grand Slam and that famous win over New Zealand in 2014.

# retirement - Thursday 14 March, 2019

From The42 Ireland defender Stephen Ward announces international retirement aged 33 Wardy

Ireland defender Stephen Ward announces international retirement aged 33

The Dubliner made 50 appearances and featured at two European Championships.

# retirement - Monday 21 January, 2019

From The42 Ex-Liverpool and Chelsea defender Johnson announces retirement Calling Time

Ex-Liverpool and Chelsea defender Johnson announces retirement

The 34-year-old, who began his career at West Ham, earned 54 caps for England.

# retirement - Thursday 17 January, 2019

'I had 70 and 80-year-old men coming up to me in tears. That kind of summed it up'

Killian Brennan reflects on an incredible career in the League of Ireland after announcing his retirement this week.

# retirement - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

President signs bill that allows public servants work until they're 70

The State pension age is scheduled to increase to 67 in 2021 and 68 in 2028.

# retirement - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

From The42 'I can leave with my head held high and be very proud of everything I've achieved over the years' Looking Back

'I can leave with my head held high and be very proud of everything I've achieved over the years'

Recently-retired Ireland international Karen Duggan looks back on a stellar international career in the green jersey, and much more.

# retirement - Friday 30 November, 2018

Public servants 'in limbo' as law to change retirement age faces 'tight' Christmas deadline

Unions and politicians have expressed fears that many more will be forced to retire before new legislation comes in.

# retirement - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

From The42 'Tá mo chuid déanta' - Kerry great Ó Sé brings football playing career to an end Hang Up The Boots

'Tá mo chuid déanta' - Kerry great Ó Sé brings football playing career to an end

The renowned defender lined out for his club An Ghaeltacht for the last time on Sunday afternoon.

From The42 Three-time Premier League winner Joe Cole announces retirement Over And Out

Three-time Premier League winner Joe Cole announces retirement

‘I hope the next two decades are as special as my last 20 years as a professional have been.’

# retirement - Monday 29 October, 2018

From The42 'When he has the ball, his feet are like glue. They don't call him the Derry Pele for nothing' Last Stand This post contains videos

'When he has the ball, his feet are like glue. They don't call him the Derry Pele for nothing'

Paddy McCourt will play two crucial matches for Finn Harps this week before retiring.

# retirement - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Teachers will be allowed work beyond 70 in their final school year under new law

Under current rules, those working in the public service must retire from their job at age 65.

# retirement - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

From The42 'The objective is my long-term health' - Ulster second row retires aged 30 following concussion concerns Retirement

'The objective is my long-term health' - Ulster second row retires aged 30 following concussion concerns

Pete Browne confirmed his retirement on Tuesday after three seasons spent at Kingspan Stadium.

# retirement - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

From The42 'The anxiety I would get would manifest itself' - Joe Marler reaffirms he never tried to incur an England ban Retirement

'The anxiety I would get would manifest itself' - Joe Marler reaffirms he never tried to incur an England ban

Marler said that comments he recently made about looking for an “easy way out” of England duty were taken out of context.

# retirement - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

From The42 'Now is the time to walk away' - England prop Joe Marler retires from international rugby Retirement

'Now is the time to walk away' - England prop Joe Marler retires from international rugby

The Harlequins forward said it was “a very difficult decision” to end his England career at the age of 28.

Former Ireland International Player of the Year Karen Duggan announces retirement aged 27

The Peamount footballer made her Ireland debut in 2013 and has also secured All-Ireland camogie titles with Kilkenny.

# retirement - Monday 17 September, 2018

From The42 After 12 years and 100 caps, Ireland legend Aine O'Gorman announces retirement from international football Wave Goodbye

After 12 years and 100 caps, Ireland legend Aine O'Gorman announces retirement from international football

The Wicklow native made her debut for the national side as a 16-year-old.

# retirement - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

From The42 'I was going into battle for this county and that's why I was kind of so on the edge as a player' STARBOY This post contains videos

'I was going into battle for this county and that's why I was kind of so on the edge as a player'

Kieran Donaghy feels ‘it’s time’ to announce his inter-county retirement after a 14-year career with Kerry.

# retirement - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Poll: Should there be a retirement age? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a retirement age?

Many people retire around the age of 65.

# retirement - Saturday 11 August, 2018

From The42 Kildare's record championship appearance holder calls it a day Wave Goodbye

Kildare's record championship appearance holder calls it a day

Eamonn Callaghan has confirmed his retirement.

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