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#Retirement

# retirement - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Ex-Arsenal star Arshavin 'frightened' by imminent retirement
# Conclusion
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# Conclusion

Ex-Arsenal star Arshavin 'frightened' by imminent retirement

May 2nd 2018, 7:37 PM 9,343 Views 3 Comments

The former Russia player feels his playing days are coming to an end.

# retirement - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Former All-Star Peter Kelly announces Dublin inter-county retirement aged 29
# Boys In Blue
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# Boys In Blue

Former All-Star Peter Kelly announces Dublin inter-county retirement aged 29

Apr 22nd 2018, 2:57 PM 8,474 Views 1 Comment

The Lucan Sarsfield defender won a Leinster title under Anthony Daly in 2013.

# retirement - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Man of the match John O'Shea swats away retirement talk with first goal in over four years
# Sheasy
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# Sheasy

Man of the match John O'Shea swats away retirement talk with first goal in over four years

Mar 31st 2018, 9:29 AM 10,184 Views 7 Comments

The 36-year-old dismissed reports earlier this week that suggested he planned to retire at the end of the season.

# retirement - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Wasps flanker forced to retire aged 26 after judo injury while training with England
# Retirement
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# Retirement

Wasps flanker forced to retire aged 26 after judo injury while training with England

Mar 29th 2018, 2:48 PM 14,032 Views 8 Comments

Sam Jones underwent a series of operations in an attempt to resume his playing career.

# retirement - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

'It has been a unique privilege': HSE chief Tony O'Brien to leave role this summer
# Stepping Down
# Stepping Down

'It has been a unique privilege': HSE chief Tony O'Brien to leave role this summer

Mar 6th 2018, 3:46 PM 12,774 Views 60 Comments

Tony O’Brien has led the HSE since 2012.

# retirement - Friday 16 February, 2018

'I’d say there are loads more players up and down the country feeling the same way'
# Commitment Levels
From The42
# Commitment Levels

'I’d say there are loads more players up and down the country feeling the same way'

Feb 16th 2018, 1:57 PM 9,823 Views 8 Comments

Meath’s Paddy O’Rourke on his delight at ending his inter-county career.

# retirement - Friday 12 January, 2018

Most women 'don't know how to start a pension' as surveys highlights gender gap
# Planning Ahead
# Planning Ahead

Most women 'don't know how to start a pension' as surveys highlights gender gap

Jan 12th 2018, 6:15 AM 9,255 Views 41 Comments

Just over one in three women have a pension, compared to over half of men.

# retirement - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Leo Varadkar regrets saying he wanted to retire from politics by the age of 51
# Going Nowhere
# Going Nowhere

Leo Varadkar regrets saying he wanted to retire from politics by the age of 51

Jan 3rd 2018, 6:10 AM 16,984 Views 32 Comments

The Taoiseach said he is in politics for the long haul.

# retirement - Friday 29 December, 2017

'One of the greatest players to set foot on the playing field': Tributes pour in as Michael Fennelly retires
# Best Wishes
From The42
# Best Wishes

'One of the greatest players to set foot on the playing field': Tributes pour in as Michael Fennelly retires

Dec 29th 2017, 9:26 PM 13,127 Views 8 Comments

The eight-time All-Ireland winner announced his retirement from inter-county hurling on Friday.

# retirement - Monday 25 December, 2017

'We always look at people with disabilities and think about what they can't do'
# Goldsmyth
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# Goldsmyth

'We always look at people with disabilities and think about what they can't do'

Dec 25th 2017, 11:59 AM 6,491 Views 11 Comments

Jason Smyth on embracing challenges and change as he enters the twilight of his career.

# retirement - Thursday 21 December, 2017

'I will be forever grateful' - End of an era as Galway's Meehan retires
# Retirement
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# Retirement

'I will be forever grateful' - End of an era as Galway's Meehan retires

Dec 21st 2017, 7:28 AM 5,659 Views 6 Comments

Tribesmen defender Finian Hanley is also expected to depart.

# retirement - Sunday 17 December, 2017

Former Ballon d'Or and World Cup winner Kaká announces retirement
# CALLING IT A DAY
From The42
# CALLING IT A DAY

Former Ballon d'Or and World Cup winner Kaká announces retirement

Dec 17th 2017, 4:51 PM 8,013 Views 4 Comments

The 35-year-old won the Champions League, Serie A, La Liga and the World Cup.

# retirement - Sunday 10 December, 2017

At 100 years old, this French woman drinks, dances, and has run the same bar for half a century
# Going Strong
# Going Strong

At 100 years old, this French woman drinks, dances, and has run the same bar for half a century

Dec 10th 2017, 3:30 PM 63,296 Views 17 Comments

Marie-Louise Wirth wouldn’t dream of giving up her bar in northern France.

# retirement - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Explainer: Retirement at age 70 - what do the new rules mean?
# Beyond 65
# Beyond 65

Explainer: Retirement at age 70 - what do the new rules mean?

Dec 6th 2017, 7:00 PM 50,877 Views 33 Comments

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

Poll: What age would you like to retire at?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: What age would you like to retire at?

Dec 6th 2017, 9:31 AM 29,532 Views 65 Comments

The mandatory retirement age for civil servants is to rise from 65 to 70 under new measures.

# retirement - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Will Zlatan be at the World Cup? Stranger things have happened in international football
# Dare To Zlatan
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# Dare To Zlatan

Will Zlatan be at the World Cup? Stranger things have happened in international football

Nov 18th 2017, 7:45 AM 7,961 Views 6 Comments

Irish football can see parallels with its own greatest striker Robbie Keane and his inclusion at Euro 2016.

# retirement - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Tipp's two-time All-Ireland-winning goalkeeper announces retirement
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

Tipp's two-time All-Ireland-winning goalkeeper announces retirement

Oct 21st 2017, 8:27 PM 12,083 Views 4 Comments

Darren Gleeson has confirmed his decision to hang up his boots.

# retirement - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

'I don't feel joy playing any more' - Brazil legend hints at retirement
# Disillusionment
From The42
# Disillusionment

'I don't feel joy playing any more' - Brazil legend hints at retirement

Oct 10th 2017, 10:14 PM 11,500 Views 4 Comments

Kaka admits that his body is struggling to cope with the demands of top-level competition in MLS with Orlando City

# retirement - Friday 6 October, 2017

Another of Clare's 2013 All-Ireland champions calls it a day after a year out
# End Of An Era
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# End Of An Era

Another of Clare's 2013 All-Ireland champions calls it a day after a year out

Oct 6th 2017, 12:39 PM 10,794 Views 20 Comments

Colin Ryan has followed Brendan Bugler into inter-county retirement.

# retirement - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

High Court judge steps down after just two years in the job
# Margaret Heneghan
# Margaret Heneghan

High Court judge steps down after just two years in the job

Oct 4th 2017, 9:58 AM 34,738 Views 39 Comments

It is unusual for a judge in the High Court to leave their role until they reach mandatory retirement age.

# retirement - Friday 29 September, 2017

'See you in Wexford' - The sports world reacts to Kevin Doyle's retirement
# Respect
From The42
# Respect

'See you in Wexford' - The sports world reacts to Kevin Doyle's retirement

Sep 29th 2017, 10:34 AM 6,297 Views 3 Comments

Shane Long, Paul McGrath and James McClean were among those to pay tribute to the former Ireland international.

# retirement - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

There's a big difference between how men and women are planning for retirement
# Gender Grey Gap
# Gender Grey Gap

There's a big difference between how men and women are planning for retirement

Sep 27th 2017, 6:05 AM 21,578 Views 36 Comments

A new survey has revealed women are less likely to be putting money aside for old age.

# retirement - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Ageism at work: '42% of employers believe there's an upper age limit for customer facing roles'
# Mandatory Retirement Age
# Mandatory Retirement Age

Ageism at work: '42% of employers believe there's an upper age limit for customer facing roles'

Sep 20th 2017, 6:30 AM 12,250 Views 45 Comments

But the solution to stereotyping is not simply to keep increasing the pension age, writes Justin Moran.

# retirement - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Growing old in Ireland: 'If you want support, you're going to have to pay for it'
# Fair Deal
# Fair Deal

Growing old in Ireland: 'If you want support, you're going to have to pay for it'

Sep 14th 2017, 3:59 PM 32,078 Views 51 Comments

Whether its Fair Deal contributions, nursing home fees or general funding in the care system, money gets in the way of older people deciding where they spend their final years.

# retirement - Monday 11 September, 2017

Minister says Nóirín O'Sullivan's pension will reflect her 'experience, expertise and rank'
# End Of The Line
# End Of The Line

Minister says Nóirín O'Sullivan's pension will reflect her 'experience, expertise and rank'

Sep 11th 2017, 1:50 PM 41,160 Views 162 Comments

The Policing Authority has thanked O’Sullivan for 36 years of service to the force.

# retirement - Saturday 9 September, 2017

One of the best defensive midfielders of the past two decades announces retirement
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

One of the best defensive midfielders of the past two decades announces retirement

Sep 9th 2017, 4:03 PM 12,657 Views 6 Comments

Esteban Cambiasso has brought his two-year stint at Olympiakos to an end.

# retirement - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Ciarán McKeever announces inter-county retirement
# CALLING IT A DAY
From The42
# CALLING IT A DAY

Ciarán McKeever announces inter-county retirement

Aug 15th 2017, 10:20 AM 5,115 Views 3 Comments

The 34-year old has been part of the Armagh squad since 2003.

# retirement - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Irish Olympic hero Rob Heffernan announces retirement after 8th-place finish
# Walking Tall
From The42
# Walking Tall

Irish Olympic hero Rob Heffernan announces retirement after 8th-place finish

Aug 13th 2017, 12:01 PM 18,455 Views 46 Comments

The Cork native bowed out after an excellent display at the world championships in London.

# retirement - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Wladimir Klitschko retires from boxing
# Gone
From The42
# Gone

Wladimir Klitschko retires from boxing

Aug 3rd 2017, 9:20 AM 8,098 Views 17 Comments

The news means there’ll be no rematch with Anthony Joshua.

# retirement - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

One more year: Antonio Cassano dramatically un-retires hours after stepping away from football
# Not Done Yet
From The42
# Not Done Yet

One more year: Antonio Cassano dramatically un-retires hours after stepping away from football

Jul 18th 2017, 6:33 PM 9,140 Views 5 Comments

The 35-year-old signed for Verona eight days ago, announced his retirement earlier today and hours later revealed his un-retirement at a press conference.

# retirement - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

'Unexpected and difficult choice' as Irish Olympian McMahon retires from swimming at 22
# Stepping Away
From The42
# Stepping Away

'Unexpected and difficult choice' as Irish Olympian McMahon retires from swimming at 22

Jun 6th 2017, 12:08 PM 29,090 Views 7 Comments

McMahon represented Ireland at the 2012 London Games and won two European medals during her competitive career.

# retirement - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

'I'd just be thankful to play again' - Ireland defender's mission to find a club after nightmare spell
# Last Chance Saloon
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# Last Chance Saloon

'I'd just be thankful to play again' - Ireland defender's mission to find a club after nightmare spell

May 31st 2017, 5:00 PM 32,225 Views 14 Comments

32-year-old Sean St Ledger is refusing to retire despite being out of football for the past 18 months.

# retirement - Friday 19 May, 2017

Poll: Do you think Enda Kenny's pension payout is excessive?
# Pot O' Gold
# Pot O' Gold

Poll: Do you think Enda Kenny's pension payout is excessive?

May 19th 2017, 9:44 AM 47,648 Views 194 Comments

Kenny is in line to receive a retirement lump sum of €378,000 in addition to annual payments of €126,000.

# retirement - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Leinster lock's France move is off as Mike McCarthy is forced to retire due to injury
# Bowing Out
From The42
# Bowing Out

Leinster lock's France move is off as Mike McCarthy is forced to retire due to injury

May 17th 2017, 8:18 PM 23,091 Views 10 Comments

The 35-year-old has ended his rugby career on medical advice.

# retirement - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Incredible mare Annie Power is retired from racing
# One Of A Kind
From The42
# One Of A Kind

Incredible mare Annie Power is retired from racing

May 16th 2017, 11:55 AM 3,666 Views 4 Comments

The five-time Grade 1 winner will not be returning to the track.

# retirement - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

'I've got one more adventure left in me' - Keane puts retirement talk on hold for final move
# Last Hurrah
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# Last Hurrah

'I've got one more adventure left in me' - Keane puts retirement talk on hold for final move

Apr 26th 2017, 4:20 PM 23,009 Views 23 Comments

Ireland’s all-time record goalscorer isn’t planning to hang up the boots just yet.

# retirement - Monday 24 April, 2017

'So, uh, what's been going on since I've been gone?': Obama returns to public spotlight
# What Barack Did Next
# What Barack Did Next

'So, uh, what's been going on since I've been gone?': Obama returns to public spotlight

Apr 24th 2017, 6:01 PM 28,877 Views 57 Comments

The former president said he hoped to pass the baton on to the leaders of the future.

# retirement - Thursday 13 April, 2017

'Living in Dublin and coaching Leinster, that's an ideal situation' - Sexton
# Future Plans
From The42
# Future Plans

'Living in Dublin and coaching Leinster, that's an ideal situation' - Sexton

Apr 13th 2017, 2:52 PM 24,266 Views 17 Comments

The Ireland out-half is considering life after his playing career ends.

# retirement - Sunday 2 April, 2017

'I will not retire, retirement is dying': Wenger dismisses speculation
# Gunners
From The42
# Gunners

'I will not retire, retirement is dying': Wenger dismisses speculation

Apr 2nd 2017, 10:56 AM 4,694 Views 17 Comments

The 67-year-old’s future at Arsenal is still up in the air.

# retirement - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Liverpool and Real Madrid legend Xabi Alonso confirms he's retiring in the summer
# Xabi Alonso
From The42
# Xabi Alonso

Liverpool and Real Madrid legend Xabi Alonso confirms he's retiring in the summer

Mar 9th 2017, 10:23 AM 5,857 Views 21 Comments

The 35-year-old enjoyed a decorated career at club and international level,