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# the-end - Sunday 7 June, 2020

The key questions as Conor McGregor announces yet another retirement
# The End
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# The End

The key questions as Conor McGregor announces yet another retirement

Jun 7th 2020, 3:30 PM 11,616 Views 21 Comments

We explore the issues surrounding McGregor’s latest decision to quit.

# the-end - Sunday 17 May, 2020

Darron Gibson released by League Two side Salford
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# The End

Darron Gibson released by League Two side Salford

May 17th 2020, 3:34 PM 17,127 Views 12 Comments

He is one of a raft of players leaving the club following the decision to end the season.

# the-end - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Castle's tumultuous tenure ends as Rugby Australia CEO resigns
# Stepping Down
From The42
# Stepping Down

Castle's tumultuous tenure ends as Rugby Australia CEO resigns

Apr 23rd 2020, 1:00 PM 7,712 Views 14 Comments

The decision comes soon after 11 former Wallabies captains called for change.

# the-end - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Schmidt: 'I'm a little bit broken... you carry your scars more than your successes'
# Heartbroken
From The42
# Heartbroken

Schmidt: 'I'm a little bit broken... you carry your scars more than your successes'

Oct 19th 2019, 4:00 PM 34,970 Views 54 Comments

The Ireland head coach’s six-year tenure came to an end with a crushing defeat to the All Blacks.

# the-end - Monday 30 September, 2019

John Delaney leaves the FAI in a worse state than he found it 14 years ago
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# The End

John Delaney leaves the FAI in a worse state than he found it 14 years ago

Sep 30th 2019, 4:52 PM 34,657 Views 52 Comments

The former CEO had some achievements in his time with the FAI, but they were outweighed by his failures.

# the-end - Monday 12 August, 2019

After an incredible career, Netherlands great Sneijder retires from professional football
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From The42
# The End

After an incredible career, Netherlands great Sneijder retires from professional football

Aug 12th 2019, 6:48 PM 9,191 Views 11 Comments

Wesley Sneijder has struck a business deal with Utrecht, having called time on his playing career.

# the-end - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Emotional Rory Best: 'It's so strange being here after so many years'
# Bowing Out
From The42
# Bowing Out

Emotional Rory Best: 'It's so strange being here after so many years'

Apr 18th 2019, 5:38 PM 10,657 Views 4 Comments

The Ulster and Ireland captain struggled to contain his emotions at a press conference to announce his retirement this afternoon.

Ireland captain Rory Best to retire from rugby after the World Cup
# Final Chapter
From The42
# Final Chapter

Ireland captain Rory Best to retire from rugby after the World Cup

Apr 18th 2019, 9:50 AM 27,143 Views 64 Comments

The 36-year-old will hope to go out in style in Japan later this year.

# the-end - Saturday 9 March, 2019

Ireland captain Best 'fairly certain' he will retire after this year's World Cup
# Final Chapter
From The42
# Final Chapter

Ireland captain Best 'fairly certain' he will retire after this year's World Cup

Mar 9th 2019, 2:15 PM 18,531 Views 64 Comments

The 36-year-old will play his final home Six Nations game tomorrow against France.

# the-end - Saturday 26 May, 2018

'Seeing this guy lift the trophy is the thing that gives me most satisfaction'
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From The42
# The End

'Seeing this guy lift the trophy is the thing that gives me most satisfaction'

May 26th 2018, 9:43 PM 11,842 Views 15 Comments

Leinster’s captain lasted only 18 minutes but retires with the province on top of Europe.

# the-end - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

American star Lindsey Vonn bids emotional farewell to Olympic downhill career with bronze
# Teary-eyed
From The42
# Teary-eyed

American star Lindsey Vonn bids emotional farewell to Olympic downhill career with bronze

Feb 21st 2018, 7:51 AM 6,698 Views 1 Comment

‘I gave it all and to come away with a medal is a dream come true.’

# the-end - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Tears and cheers as Apollo House occupiers claim a 'sad victory'
# Mission Accomplished
# Mission Accomplished

Tears and cheers as Apollo House occupiers claim a 'sad victory'

Jan 12th 2017, 5:58 PM 25,560 Views 119 Comments

There were tears and cheers in equal measure this morning following today’s leaving Apollo House.

# the-end - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

'For some lads it’s a foregone conclusion. For guys like me, it’s not'
# End Of The Road
From The42
# End Of The Road

'For some lads it’s a foregone conclusion. For guys like me, it’s not'

Jun 28th 2016, 7:00 AM 12,255 Views 5 Comments

Eoin Reddan reflects on his 15-year professional career.

# the-end - Monday 27 June, 2016

Roy Hodgson resigns as England manager following shock defeat to Iceland
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From The42
# The End

Roy Hodgson resigns as England manager following shock defeat to Iceland

Jun 27th 2016, 10:33 PM 11,908 Views 34 Comments

Hodgson won’t be seeking to renew a contract which was due to expire at the end of the tournament.

# the-end - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Ireland and Leinster's Eoin Reddan confirms retirement from rugby
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From The42
# The End

Ireland and Leinster's Eoin Reddan confirms retirement from rugby

Jun 23rd 2016, 12:48 PM 21,978 Views 30 Comments

The 35-year-old is hanging his boots up after the tour of South Africa.

# the-end - Friday 19 February, 2016

Dublin's Screen Cinema is set to close
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# The End

Dublin's Screen Cinema is set to close

Feb 19th 2016, 11:22 AM 26,337 Views 44 Comments

It will close on 29 February.

# the-end - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Ireland look for Toner and Henderson to thrive after losing legend O'Connell
# Do It For Paulie
From The42
# Do It For Paulie

Ireland look for Toner and Henderson to thrive after losing legend O'Connell

Oct 13th 2015, 11:59 AM 11,101 Views 19 Comments

There is no doubt Ireland are now a weaker team, but they have strong options in the second row.

# the-end - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

This little baby bursts into tears every single time a storybook ends
# Bookworm
From The Daily Edge
# Bookworm

This little baby bursts into tears every single time a storybook ends

Sep 1st 2015, 8:17 AM 3,359 Views 2 Comments

“The end.” *tears*

# the-end - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Pics: Paulie waved an emotional farewell to Thomond Park this afternoon
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From The42
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Pics: Paulie waved an emotional farewell to Thomond Park this afternoon

May 23rd 2015, 6:21 PM 10,110 Views 12 Comments

O’Connell said that he might have played at Thomond Park for the last time.

# the-end - Sunday 18 January, 2015

SPOILER ALERT: This is the infamous TV appearance that led to Charlie Haughey's downfall
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# The End

SPOILER ALERT: This is the infamous TV appearance that led to Charlie Haughey's downfall

Jan 18th 2015, 8:30 PM 67,040 Views 61 Comments

If you’re not entirely familiar with the manner of Haughey’s real-life political downfall, perhaps don’t watch this just yet.

# the-end - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Irish impressionist brilliantly summarises the Love/Hate finale in two minutes
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From The Daily Edge
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Irish impressionist brilliantly summarises the Love/Hate finale in two minutes

Nov 12th 2014, 2:24 PM 5,193 Views 6 Comments

Nice use of bald cap, too.

# the-end - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Film lovers, you've one less place to go to find classic movies
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Film lovers, you've one less place to go to find classic movies

Oct 29th 2014, 3:05 PM 17,202 Views 33 Comments

Dublin’s Laser DVD is closing down.

# the-end - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Connacht confirm Craig Clarke retirement after repeated concussions
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From The42
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Connacht confirm Craig Clarke retirement after repeated concussions

Jun 3rd 2014, 3:52 PM 4,552 Views 8 Comments

The 30-year-old hadn’t played since January, when he sustained his 10th concussion in 22 months.

# the-end - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Roger Federer watches his era sadly slip away
# Down And Out
From The42
# Down And Out

Roger Federer watches his era sadly slip away

Sep 3rd 2013, 8:45 AM 3,151 Views 0 Comments

After 36 consecutive Grand Slam quarter-final appearances, Federer has now missed two in a row.

# the-end - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Highs and lows: 11 games that defined Declan Kidney’s Ireland
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From The42
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Highs and lows: 11 games that defined Declan Kidney’s Ireland

Apr 2nd 2013, 6:00 PM 15,008 Views 23 Comments

From the heady days of 2009 to this year’s turgid campaign, Kidney’s term in charge of Ireland has been a rollercoaster ride.

# the-end - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Endgame: movies finished after an actor's death
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Endgame: movies finished after an actor's death

Oct 27th 2012, 1:00 PM 11,568 Views 20 Comments

Some films have been finished in the most challenging and unhappy of circumstances…

# the-end - Monday 18 June, 2012

Euro 2012: Ireland's Odyssey is at an end
# Game Over
From The42
# Game Over

Euro 2012: Ireland's Odyssey is at an end

Jun 18th 2012, 11:09 PM 3,935 Views 13 Comments

Sheer effort brought us to the edge of something special, but change is needed to take us over the the line.

# the-end - Monday 13 February, 2012

Drawing a line: No action from FA over Old Trafford fracas
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From The42
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Drawing a line: No action from FA over Old Trafford fracas

Feb 13th 2012, 2:05 PM 349 Views 0 Comments

Phil Dowd has reported no further disciplinary measures are necessary despite angry exchanges between Manchester United and Liverpool on Saturday.

# the-end - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Is Alessio Rastani actually one of The Yes Men? [Update: They say he's not]
# Yes Man?
From The Daily Edge
# Yes Man?

Is Alessio Rastani actually one of The Yes Men? [Update: They say he's not]

Sep 27th 2011, 3:09 PM 55,170 Views 49 Comments

‘Culture jamming’ group The Yes Men say independent trader Alessio Rastani isn’t a member – and that they think he’s genuine.

WATCH: BBC newsreader stunned as trader predicts wipe-out of savings
# Debt Crisis
# Debt Crisis

WATCH: BBC newsreader stunned as trader predicts wipe-out of savings

Sep 27th 2011, 9:21 AM 6,581 Views 46 Comments

Independent trader Alessio Rastani says he and his colleagues look forward to downward markets. The BBC is stunned.