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# Retirements

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# Retirements
Tompkins: Dublin will miss experienced voices in the dressing room
‘I think what you’re going to find is a big core of this Dublin team will probably retire,’ says Cork legend Larry Tompkins.
# bringing youth through
Retirements see Ireland boss Bell add new faces to his squad for Poland trip
Karen Duggan and Aine O’Gorman stepped away from the international set-up this week.
# Legends
Vidic, Gerrard, Reid and more of our favourite footballers who hung up their boots in 2016
From League of Ireland heroes to World Cup winners.
# Retirements
10 players we will miss seeing in this year's hurling championship
These greats of the game have all called it a day.
# Retirements
10 players we will miss in this year's football championship
Some legends of the game have retired in the past year
# Moving On
3 players retire with 15 All-Ireland senior medals between them, now Cork try to replace them
Joanne O’Callaghan, Jennifer O’Leary and Sara Hayes have all retired from the Rebel setup.
# Legends
Dec Sull, Doyle, Coulter, Galvin, O'Neill and 20 other Gaelic footballers who retired in 2014
The leading footballers who bowed out this year.
# Retirements
Farewell - 12 rugby stars who called it a day in 2013
Ronan O’Gara’s retirement was expected but Leinster fans were shocked when Isa Nacewa headed back to New Zealand.
# Kingdom Future
Cooper hopeful that Kerry will not suffer 'mass exodus' like Cork
Tomás Ó Sé is the only confirmed retirement in the Kingdom ranks yet speculation persists over the future of Paul Galvin and Eoin Brosnan.
RTÉ lose 270 staff in 2012 but still run net deficit
The staff cuts contributed to cost reductions of €18 million last year but the station still reported a net deficit of €65.2 million last year.
# Retirements
Department defends reappointment of top servant who retired 18 months ago
An assistant secretary-general at the Department of Agriculture retired in 2010, but will stay on until October at least.
# One Year In’s progress report for the Government: Public sector reform
The government promised to cut public sector numbers, increase accountability and improve performance. What’s happened?
# In Numbers
Prime numbers: The week in stats
Some people retiring, some people quitting, others starting new jobs, and some getting through an awful lot of printer ink…
# Retirements
Over 7,000 applied to retire from public sector last month
Brendan Howlin says that the number of staff in the public sector has fallen by more than the target set for 2011.
# Retirements
Most Government departments seeking new staff to cope with retirements
More than 1,200 staff have retired from the civil service since January – almost twice the number expected in the whole of 2013.
# Retirements
Minister says doctors' pro bono weekends must be formalised through Croke Park
Minister James Reilly said that as the HSE faces challenges from thousands of retirements, the willingness of consultants and clinicians to work weekends has improved.
'Unavoidable reduction' in health services on the way - Reilly
The health minister said the HSE will have lost 4,200 staff, but insisted this would not lead to unsafe services.
# In Numbers
Prime numbers: the week in stats
Sunday’s Super Bowl! Senators! Sovereigns! Slavery! Shell to Sea! And the surprisingly sensational Dubliner in drag…
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
In tonight’s Fix: A move towards mortgage relief; the deadliest place on Earth for girls; and should Ireland rejoin the Commonwealth?
# Health Service
More than 2,000 to retire from health service by end of month
Enda Kenny has given a detailed breakdown of the numbers expected to leave, after fears were raised over the impact on services.
# Gardaí
Government has to fill missing Garda posts - Opposition
Public sector retirements will see 61 vacancies in senior Garda ranks – and the government needs to act to fill these, the Opposition has said.
# Retirements
'Transition teams' set up to manage public sector's pension exodus
Enda Kenny says high-level special units have been established to make sure that retirements next month do not hit services.
# Retirements
McCarthy bemoans Government's "ham-fisted" public retirement scheme
The chairman of An Bord Snip Nua attacks the “very poorly designed” system which may leave the public sector understaffed.
# Public Sector
Howlin: 'Foolish' to say there won't be problems with public sector exodus
The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform has admitted he can’t guarantee there won’t be individual problems caused by the exodus of public sector workers at the end of the month.