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# Retirement

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'I'm not after sympathy' - Jack Collison's retirement statement is incredibly powerful
'Paul O’Connell’s biggest attribute was his ability to inspire'
James Galvin
'It’s devastating to see him retire. He’s only 30 as well and he’s already after achieving so much.'
One of Irish politics' most vociferous voices just bowed out in typical style
Now a veteran, Tipp attacker Callanan ready to lead after winter of Premier retirements
Shefflin, Hayes and Corbett just 3 hurlers who won't be playing inter-county in 2016
So long Damien! Here are 7 ways to live your life like the Duffer
Alan Brogan: 'This was the right decision for myself, my family and the dressing room'
Oireachtas group backs scrapping of compulsory retirement age
One of Ireland's top cricketers has announced his retirement
This chart shows how hard Irish people work for their pensions
Limerick dual star confirms intercounty retirement after 17-year career
Lar Corbett becomes the fourth Tipperary player to retire in a week
Another long-serving Tipperary hurler has called it a day
Richie McCaw refuses to admit World Cup final will be his last game of rugby
'Why on earth would any year be a good year to retire?'
Sad news as a Championship Manager hero hangs up his boots
Eamon Gilmore: I wanted to finish the game, but I was carrying a lot of injuries
Confusion reigns as an Irish legend insists he's not retiring after all
Gordon D'Arcy: No guff, no nonsense man with plenty of solidity still to offer Ireland
Tributes pour in after Paul Curran calls time in after 15-year Tipperary senior hurling career
Paul O'Connell calls on AP McCoy, ROG and BOD as he ponders retirement
'I really like Roy Keane. He seems as mad as I am' - AP McCoy
Japan official sacked for faking funerals
Head injury concerns forcing the NFL to redefine manhood
A former Irish international and footballing cult hero has announced his retirement
'The battery didn't last too long on my phone the day I tweeted my fake retirement' - Keith Higgins
One of the best footballers ever has confirmed he's coming out of retirement
'I kind of ran away from it initially' - Fogarty fronts up on concussion issue
Leinster will lose a key leader with retirement of cult hero Jennings
'In one ear and out the other' - Henry has had enough of THAT question
'I remember breaking down on my own in the dressing room after the Leinster win'
Clare Daly, Coronation Street and a gigantic baby : The week in numbers
Ireland is one of the worst places in Europe to retire right now
AP McCoy will retire from racing at the end of the season
Paul O'Connell: 'I don't know whether this will be my last Six Nations'
One of Wexford's longest serving hurlers has retired
They saved me from retirement: Reddan reels back the years ahead of Wasps clash
Alan Brogan's Dublin future is likely to become clearer this week
See ya in Coppers, Bryan? Cullen announces Dublin retirement