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#Retirement

# retirement - Friday 10 May, 2019

Ex-Man City and Barcelona midfielder Yaya Toure retires
# Hanging Up His Boots
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# Hanging Up His Boots

Ex-Man City and Barcelona midfielder Yaya Toure retires

May 10th 2019, 6:00 PM 10,352 Views 10 Comments

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'
# Retirement
# Retirement

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

May 9th 2019, 6:15 AM 14,130 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

May 3rd 2019, 1:38 PM 4,342 Views 0 Comments

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
# Retirement
# Retirement

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

May 1st 2019, 10:03 PM 15,805 Views 26 Comments

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

# retirement - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 30th 2019, 3:00 PM 27,236 Views 36 Comments

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

# retirement - Sunday 31 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 31st 2019, 9:00 AM 3,471 Views 1 Comment

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

# retirement - Thursday 28 March, 2019

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

Argentina star Gonzalo Higuain confirms retirement from international football

Mar 28th 2019, 6:57 PM 5,858 Views 10 Comments

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'
# Dealing With The Past
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# Dealing With The Past

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

Mar 28th 2019, 12:41 PM 10,233 Views 5 Comments

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
# Notorious
# Notorious

Conor McGregor announces his retirement from MMA

Mar 26th 2019, 6:41 AM 75,630 Views 0 Comments

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

# retirement - Sunday 24 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 24th 2019, 10:35 PM 13,421 Views 8 Comments

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

# retirement - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

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

Ireland legend Miller calls time on 10-year international career

Mar 19th 2019, 2:51 PM 6,278 Views 10 Comments

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

Ireland defender Stephen Ward announces international retirement aged 33
# Wardy
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# Wardy

Ireland defender Stephen Ward announces international retirement aged 33

Mar 14th 2019, 11:23 PM 9,811 Views 14 Comments

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

# retirement - Monday 21 January, 2019

Ex-Liverpool and Chelsea defender Johnson announces retirement
# Calling Time
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# Calling Time

Ex-Liverpool and Chelsea defender Johnson announces retirement

Jan 21st 2019, 1:24 PM 11,336 Views 2 Comments

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'
# Hanging Up The Boots
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# Hanging Up The Boots

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

Jan 17th 2019, 6:40 PM 11,453 Views 1 Comment

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
# Retirement
# Retirement

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

Updated Dec 26th 2018, 1:49 PM 32,674 Views 91 Comments

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

# retirement - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 25th 2018, 7:00 PM 7,080 Views 0 Comments

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
# Race Against Time
# Race Against Time

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

Nov 30th 2018, 6:10 AM 52,048 Views 27 Comments

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

# retirement - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 13th 2018, 12:00 PM 30,210 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Three-time Premier League winner Joe Cole announces retirement

Nov 13th 2018, 9:32 AM 9,288 Views 5 Comments

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

# retirement - Monday 29 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 29th 2018, 7:45 AM 11,338 Views 12 Comments

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
# Retirement Age
# Retirement Age

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

Oct 17th 2018, 6:15 AM 26,239 Views 35 Comments

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

# retirement - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 16th 2018, 4:38 PM 12,526 Views 6 Comments

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

# retirement - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 2nd 2018, 6:00 PM 10,255 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 26th 2018, 7:24 PM 13,336 Views 15 Comments

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
# Hanging Up The Boots
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# Hanging Up The Boots

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

Sep 26th 2018, 6:30 PM 8,201 Views 0 Comments

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

# retirement - Monday 17 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 17th 2018, 5:18 PM 3,521 Views 0 Comments

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

# retirement - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 11th 2018, 8:23 PM 10,608 Views 12 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be a retirement age?

Sep 4th 2018, 9:34 AM 28,217 Views 73 Comments

Many people retire around the age of 65.

# retirement - Saturday 11 August, 2018

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

Kildare's record championship appearance holder calls it a day

Aug 11th 2018, 1:48 PM 9,786 Views 2 Comments

Eamonn Callaghan has confirmed his retirement.

# retirement - Monday 6 August, 2018

The longest serving inter-county footballer confirms retirement after 19 seasons
# Clucker
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# Clucker

The longest serving inter-county footballer confirms retirement after 19 seasons

Aug 6th 2018, 3:08 PM 19,824 Views 7 Comments

Ryan McCluskey made his Fermanagh debut in 2000 and was an integral figure on route to the All-Ireland semi-finals in 2004.

# retirement - Monday 9 July, 2018

Public servants will be able to work until 70 under new Bill
# Mandatory Retirement Age
# Mandatory Retirement Age

Public servants will be able to work until 70 under new Bill

Jul 9th 2018, 8:15 PM 29,212 Views 75 Comments

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohue believes that the Bill reflects the fact that people are living longer and feel they have more to contribute in later life.

# retirement - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Iniesta announces international retirement following Spain's World Cup exit
# CALLING IT A DAY
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# CALLING IT A DAY

Iniesta announces international retirement following Spain's World Cup exit

Jul 1st 2018, 8:06 PM 7,918 Views 19 Comments

After more than 130 caps and three major titles, including the 2010 World Cup, the former Barcelona midfielder has hung up his boots

# retirement - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Mascherano announces international retirement following Argentina's World Cup exit
# Retirement
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# Retirement

Mascherano announces international retirement following Argentina's World Cup exit

Jun 30th 2018, 9:04 PM 8,231 Views 10 Comments

The versatile 34-year-old has called time on his career with the Aliceleste.

# retirement - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

US Supreme Court judge Anthony Kennedy announces retirement
# Stepping Down
# Stepping Down

US Supreme Court judge Anthony Kennedy announces retirement

Jun 27th 2018, 9:52 PM 15,354 Views 41 Comments

He has held the key vote on such high-profile issues as abortion, affirmative action, LGBT rights, guns, campaign finance and voting rights.

# retirement - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Legendary Irish scrum-half Peter Stringer announces his retirement aged 40
# Wave Goodbye
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# Wave Goodbye

Legendary Irish scrum-half Peter Stringer announces his retirement aged 40

Jun 26th 2018, 12:57 PM 31,795 Views 45 Comments

The ex-Munster star has finally opted to hang up his boots.

# retirement - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Former world heavyweight champion David Haye retires from boxing
# Time To Say Goodbye
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# Time To Say Goodbye

Former world heavyweight champion David Haye retires from boxing

Jun 12th 2018, 12:59 PM 5,399 Views 5 Comments

The 37-year-old’s announcement comes after his rematch defeat to Tony Bellew last month.

# retirement - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Poll: At what age would you like to retire?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: At what age would you like to retire?

May 29th 2018, 8:19 AM 53,625 Views 90 Comments

Remember: the less years you work, the less valuable your pension will be.

# retirement - Monday 21 May, 2018

'Legend,' 'iconic,' 'dual star' - tributes pour in for 18-time All-Ireland winner Rena Buckley
# End Of An Era
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# End Of An Era

'Legend,' 'iconic,' 'dual star' - tributes pour in for 18-time All-Ireland winner Rena Buckley

May 21st 2018, 4:00 PM 5,056 Views 2 Comments

Diarmuid O’Sullivan and Noelle Healy are among those marking the end of an incredible inter-county career.

# retirement - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

After 117 caps, John O'Shea confirms imminent retirement from international football
# Wave Goodbye
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# Wave Goodbye

After 117 caps, John O'Shea confirms imminent retirement from international football

May 9th 2018, 6:11 PM 23,161 Views 36 Comments

The Sunderland player will represent his country for the last time against USA on 2 June.

# retirement - Friday 4 May, 2018

The top points scorer in French Test history calls time on rugby career
# Wave Goodbye
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# Wave Goodbye

The top points scorer in French Test history calls time on rugby career

May 4th 2018, 11:34 PM 10,258 Views 11 Comments

Frederic Michalak is preparing to retire at the age of 35.