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#Retirement

# retirement - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

'Why on earth would any year be a good year to retire?'
# Being AP
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# Being AP

'Why on earth would any year be a good year to retire?'

Aug 12th 2015, 8:51 PM 6,403 Views 1 Comment

New documentary looks at the final year of AP McCoy’s record-breaking career.

# retirement - Monday 20 July, 2015

Sad news as a Championship Manager hero hangs up his boots
# Regen
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# Regen

Sad news as a Championship Manager hero hangs up his boots

Jul 20th 2015, 10:09 PM 17,092 Views 14 Comments

You didn’t really play the game unless you signed Cherno Samba.

# retirement - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Eamon Gilmore: I wanted to finish the game, but I was carrying a lot of injuries
# Retirement
# Retirement

Eamon Gilmore: I wanted to finish the game, but I was carrying a lot of injuries

Jun 3rd 2015, 11:29 AM 10,308 Views 45 Comments

The former tánaiste is retiring as a TD at the next election.

# retirement - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Confusion reigns as an Irish legend insists he's not retiring after all
# Iron Curtain
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# Iron Curtain

Confusion reigns as an Irish legend insists he's not retiring after all

Jun 2nd 2015, 7:45 AM 8,586 Views 3 Comments

Richard Dunne isn’t heading into the sunset just yet.

# retirement - Friday 1 May, 2015

Gordon D'Arcy: No guff, no nonsense man with plenty of solidity still to offer Ireland
# 81 Not Out
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# 81 Not Out

Gordon D'Arcy: No guff, no nonsense man with plenty of solidity still to offer Ireland

May 1st 2015, 2:39 PM 6,890 Views 13 Comments

When he broke on the scene he provided Ireland with a touch of magic, but he became even more important than that.

Tributes pour in after Paul Curran calls time in after 15-year Tipperary senior hurling career
# Walking Away
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# Walking Away

Tributes pour in after Paul Curran calls time in after 15-year Tipperary senior hurling career

May 1st 2015, 2:30 PM 13,794 Views 3 Comments

The Mullinahone club man won an All-Ireland medal in 2010.

# retirement - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Paul O'Connell calls on AP McCoy, ROG and BOD as he ponders retirement
# Paulie
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# Paulie

Paul O'Connell calls on AP McCoy, ROG and BOD as he ponders retirement

Apr 30th 2015, 8:00 AM 18,914 Views 23 Comments

The 35-year-old Ireland captain has ruled out a move to Toulon next season.

# retirement - Friday 24 April, 2015

'I really like Roy Keane. He seems as mad as I am' - AP McCoy
# McCoy And Roy
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# McCoy And Roy

'I really like Roy Keane. He seems as mad as I am' - AP McCoy

Apr 24th 2015, 4:35 PM 5,378 Views 4 Comments

“He’s right. That footballer’s getting paid 200 f**king grand a week…”

# retirement - Friday 27 March, 2015

Japan official sacked for faking funerals
# We've All Been There
# We've All Been There

Japan official sacked for faking funerals

Mar 27th 2015, 7:03 PM 16,903 Views 40 Comments

Shigenori Natori had 12 relatives die in a five-year period, supposedly.

# retirement - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Head injury concerns forcing the NFL to redefine manhood
# Head Games
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# Head Games

Head injury concerns forcing the NFL to redefine manhood

Mar 25th 2015, 5:00 PM 5,677 Views 6 Comments

Former WWE star and concussion campaigner Chris Nowinski says he expects more young players to retire.

# retirement - Sunday 8 March, 2015

A former Irish international and footballing cult hero has announced his retirement
# Wave Goodbye
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# Wave Goodbye

A former Irish international and footballing cult hero has announced his retirement

Mar 8th 2015, 10:05 AM 13,258 Views 14 Comments

Manager Neal Ardley has described David Connolly as “the best striker I ever played with”.

# retirement - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

'The battery didn't last too long on my phone the day I tweeted my fake retirement' - Keith Higgins
# Nothing To See Here
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# Nothing To See Here

'The battery didn't last too long on my phone the day I tweeted my fake retirement' - Keith Higgins

Feb 25th 2015, 11:48 AM 6,027 Views 0 Comments

And the Mayo man worries he won’t be believed when he actually hangs up his boots.

# retirement - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

One of the best footballers ever has confirmed he's coming out of retirement
# Comeback
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# Comeback

One of the best footballers ever has confirmed he's coming out of retirement

Feb 24th 2015, 10:00 PM 10,126 Views 13 Comments

The 38-year-old hung up his boots in 2011, but has been tempted into a return.

# retirement - Monday 23 February, 2015

'I kind of ran away from it initially' - Fogarty fronts up on concussion issue
# Head Injury
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# Head Injury

'I kind of ran away from it initially' - Fogarty fronts up on concussion issue

Feb 23rd 2015, 6:10 PM 17,384 Views 6 Comments

The former Leinster hooker says players are ‘never going to want to come off’ after knocks to the head.

# retirement - Friday 20 February, 2015

Leinster will lose a key leader with retirement of cult hero Jennings
# Standard Setter
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# Standard Setter

Leinster will lose a key leader with retirement of cult hero Jennings

Feb 20th 2015, 5:00 PM 3,906 Views 3 Comments

The 33-year-old yesterday announced his decision to hang up his boots at the season’s end.

# retirement - Thursday 19 February, 2015

'In one ear and out the other' - Henry has had enough of THAT question
# King Henry
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# King Henry

'In one ear and out the other' - Henry has had enough of THAT question

Feb 19th 2015, 2:00 PM 6,575 Views 2 Comments

It was journalists versus Henry Shefflin in a quest for information. You’ll never guess who won…

# retirement - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

'I remember breaking down on my own in the dressing room after the Leinster win'
# Heartbreak
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# Heartbreak

'I remember breaking down on my own in the dressing room after the Leinster win'

Feb 18th 2015, 12:10 AM 11,782 Views 4 Comments

Munster’s Damien Varley talks about the moment he felt his career was in jeopardy.

# retirement - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Clare Daly, Coronation Street and a gigantic baby : The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Clare Daly, Coronation Street and a gigantic baby : The week in numbers

Feb 14th 2015, 7:00 PM 13,947 Views 7 Comments

Plus: How many gardaí have left the force over the past five years?

# retirement - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Ireland is one of the worst places in Europe to retire right now
# No Country For Old Men
# No Country For Old Men

Ireland is one of the worst places in Europe to retire right now

Feb 10th 2015, 5:58 PM 29,395 Views 68 Comments

A lack of doctors means the country’s rating for healthcare has plunged.

# retirement - Saturday 7 February, 2015

AP McCoy will retire from racing at the end of the season
# Retirement
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# Retirement

AP McCoy will retire from racing at the end of the season

Feb 7th 2015, 8:35 PM 5,356 Views 14 Comments

The 19-time champion jockey is leaving the saddle at the end of the season.

# retirement - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Paul O'Connell: 'I don't know whether this will be my last Six Nations'
# Leader
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# Leader

Paul O'Connell: 'I don't know whether this will be my last Six Nations'

Jan 29th 2015, 7:00 AM 4,094 Views 5 Comments

The Ireland captain says he doesn’t want to have any regrets when he makes a decision about retirement.

# retirement - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

One of Wexford's longest serving hurlers has retired
# Time To Go
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# Time To Go

One of Wexford's longest serving hurlers has retired

Jan 28th 2015, 10:48 AM 5,477 Views 4 Comments

Defender Keith Rossiter is stepping down after 12 years in the purple and gold

# retirement - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

They saved me from retirement: Reddan reels back the years ahead of Wasps clash
# Gratitude
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# Gratitude

They saved me from retirement: Reddan reels back the years ahead of Wasps clash

Jan 21st 2015, 6:00 AM 4,332 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old admits he feels ‘indebted’ to the Premiership club, with whom he won a Heineken Cup and Premiership.

# retirement - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Alan Brogan's Dublin future is likely to become clearer this week
# To Stay Or Go
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# To Stay Or Go

Alan Brogan's Dublin future is likely to become clearer this week

Jan 13th 2015, 8:00 AM 7,751 Views 5 Comments

The 2011 Footballer of the Year is set to sit down with manager Jim Gavin.

# retirement - Friday 9 January, 2015

See ya in Coppers, Bryan? Cullen announces Dublin retirement
# Calling Time
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# Calling Time

See ya in Coppers, Bryan? Cullen announces Dublin retirement

Jan 9th 2015, 12:58 PM 15,663 Views 20 Comments

The wing forward won two All-Irelands with the capital.

# retirement - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

After beating cancer, Gary O'Neill hangs up his boots to spend time with the kids
# Nailer
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# Nailer

After beating cancer, Gary O'Neill hangs up his boots to spend time with the kids

Jan 6th 2015, 4:42 PM 14,846 Views 4 Comments

The 32-year-old striker has decided to pack it in and enjoy family life.

# retirement - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Irish Water insists it WILL be reducing local authority staff numbers
# Retirement
# Retirement

Irish Water insists it WILL be reducing local authority staff numbers

Jan 4th 2015, 8:45 PM 26,547 Views 105 Comments

A report today claimed a ‘secret deal’ had been made which would see Irish Water forced to automatically fill vacancies after retirements.

# retirement - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Opinion: Our state pensions ponzi scheme is nearing a breaking point
# Retirement
# Retirement

Opinion: Our state pensions ponzi scheme is nearing a breaking point

Jan 3rd 2015, 8:00 AM 280 Views 129 Comments

The demographic pressures on our welfare system are becoming less and less tomorrow’s problem…

# retirement - Thursday 25 December, 2014

Dunne, Xavi, Lahm and 16 other international soccer stars who retired in 2014
# Gone Forever
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# Gone Forever

Dunne, Xavi, Lahm and 16 other international soccer stars who retired in 2014

Dec 25th 2014, 9:00 AM 3,194 Views 1 Comment

When will we see their likes again?

# retirement - Monday 22 December, 2014

Revenue has 'no competence' to collect water charges - and that's from Revenue boss
# No Thanks
# No Thanks

Revenue has 'no competence' to collect water charges - and that's from Revenue boss

Dec 22nd 2014, 1:46 PM 16,755 Views 62 Comments

The outgoing chairperson Josephine Feehily also says she’s looking forward to holding the Garda Commissioner to scrutiny in her new role.

# retirement - Friday 5 December, 2014

'I knew this was my last year, so I was able to enjoy every moment' - JJ Delaney
# Bowing Out
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# Bowing Out

'I knew this was my last year, so I was able to enjoy every moment' - JJ Delaney

Dec 5th 2014, 5:27 PM 5,490 Views 7 Comments

The Kilkenny star says, whatever happened, 2014 was going to be his final season.

# retirement - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Kilkenny's Tommy Walsh is retiring from intercounty hurling
# CALLING IT A DAY
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# CALLING IT A DAY

Kilkenny's Tommy Walsh is retiring from intercounty hurling

Nov 20th 2014, 10:19 AM 14,965 Views 42 Comments

The 31-year-old made the announcement this morning.

# retirement - Friday 14 November, 2014

Two of Offaly's longest-serving hurlers have retired from inter-county action
# Final Whistle
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# Final Whistle

Two of Offaly's longest-serving hurlers have retired from inter-county action

Nov 14th 2014, 11:45 AM 7,668 Views 3 Comments

Rory Hanniffy and Kevin Brady are hanging up their hurleys.

# retirement - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Olympian Barry Murphy decides to hang up his Speedos and goggles
# Retirement
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# Retirement

Olympian Barry Murphy decides to hang up his Speedos and goggles

Nov 4th 2014, 10:53 AM 1,658 Views 0 Comments

The Irish swimmer has called it a day.

# retirement - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Another Munster SHC winning hurler from Waterford has called it a day
# Retirement
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# Retirement

Another Munster SHC winning hurler from Waterford has called it a day

Oct 16th 2014, 11:42 AM 4,101 Views 1 Comment

The 31-year-old joins fellow Deise Seamus Prendergast in announcing his retirement from the inter-county game.

# retirement - Friday 26 September, 2014

'I think he'll say there's still a role for him' - Bernard Brogan on Alan's potential retirement
# No White Smoke
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# No White Smoke

'I think he'll say there's still a role for him' - Bernard Brogan on Alan's potential retirement

Sep 26th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,253 Views 19 Comments

The younger Brogan hopes his older sibling comes back for 2015.

# retirement - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

More good news for Kerry fans on Tommy Walsh, retirement talk and minor champions
# Bright Prospects
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# Bright Prospects

More good news for Kerry fans on Tommy Walsh, retirement talk and minor champions

Sep 23rd 2014, 11:19 AM 7,187 Views 3 Comments

Éamonn Fitzmaurice predicts that the future is positive for the Kingdom.

# retirement - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Li Na bids her farewell to tennis with highly emotional press-conference
# Dry Your Eyes
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# Dry Your Eyes

Li Na bids her farewell to tennis with highly emotional press-conference

Sep 21st 2014, 9:30 AM 3,737 Views 0 Comments

The 32 year-old announced last week that persistent knee injuries was the reason behind her decision to quit.

# retirement - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Opinion: Dublin is a great place to live, but not necessarily when you're old
# Age Friendly
# Age Friendly

Opinion: Dublin is a great place to live, but not necessarily when you're old

Sep 11th 2014, 8:00 PM 344 Views 35 Comments

By 2041, the number of people in this country over the age of 65 is predicted to reach 1.4 million.

Irish two-time Olympian Colin Griffin announces his retirement
# Walking Away
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# Walking Away

Irish two-time Olympian Colin Griffin announces his retirement

Sep 11th 2014, 9:35 AM 1,690 Views 1 Comment

The 32-year-old race walker has decided to hang up the spikes.