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From The42 38-year-old Irish Olympian Breege Connolly one of the unsung heroes of 2016 Interview

38-year-old Irish Olympian Breege Connolly one of the unsung heroes of 2016

The Leitrim native recalls her unforgettable experience at the Olympics.

From The42 The Irish pair aiming to make history in the world's toughest bike race Adventure

The Irish pair aiming to make history in the world's toughest bike race

Graham Macken chats to The42 about the arduous challenge himself and cycling partner Declan Brassil are set to undertake.

From The42 'This decision will have a lot of influence on my career one way or another but I'm happy with it' Interview

'This decision will have a lot of influence on my career one way or another but I'm happy with it'

Becoming a professional golfer has always been Leona Maguire’s dream but she has made the bold move of postponing the step-up to continue her development as an amateur and complete her US college degree.

From The42 ‘I was either going to get the boat to die in England or go to an NA meeting’ Addiction This post contains videos

‘I was either going to get the boat to die in England or go to an NA meeting’

Ireland’s Homeless World Cup star John Farrell talks to The42 about turning around his life.

From The42 ‘I had a moment where I was considering walking away from sport’ Doubt

‘I had a moment where I was considering walking away from sport’

Irish Olympian Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe tells The42 about his difficult road to the top and why his experience at the Rio Olympics was “bittersweet”.

From The42 From West Waterford to the PGA Tour: 2016 only the start of Power's journey to the top Power Hour

From West Waterford to the PGA Tour: 2016 only the start of Power's journey to the top

After a whirlwind year, Seamus Power returns home for Christmas and takes stock of his rise from the family farm to golf’s biggest stage.

From The42 Double sporting success makes 2016 a year to remember in Dublin suburb Feature

Double sporting success makes 2016 a year to remember in Dublin suburb

Ballyboden St Enda’s and Annalise Murphy both brought some very special silverware back to Rathfarnham.

From The42 'I didn't grow up dreaming of owning a gym. I had no money and had to take the opportunity' Interview

'I didn't grow up dreaming of owning a gym. I had no money and had to take the opportunity'

Dublin footballer Philly McMahon on how he developed a business from scratch and his plans and ambitions for the future.

From The42 The story of how Ireland took the Taekwon-do world by storm Feature

The story of how Ireland took the Taekwon-do world by storm

Stephen Ryan chats to The42 about the Irish side’s considerable recent successes in the sport.

From The42 ‘You start thinking about Best in a different way because you’re forced to look at him’ Legend

‘You start thinking about Best in a different way because you’re forced to look at him’

A lost film about the Manchester legend is showing in the IFI in Dublin tonight.

From TheJournal.ie "There's a lot of shame around it too, people go 'Ah, that's a fake condition'" - Living with adult ADHD Diagnosis

"There's a lot of shame around it too, people go 'Ah, that's a fake condition'" - Living with adult ADHD

Lisa Dalton was recently diagnosed with the condition and has found it tough to get proper support.

From The42 Severed bull's head and boycotts: German football fans fear the rise of 'plastic clubs' Feature

Severed bull's head and boycotts: German football fans fear the rise of 'plastic clubs'

RB Leipzig’s promotion to the Bundesliga this season has left supporters of other clubs worried about the future.

From The42 The life of Katie: Four years on from London, Ireland's golden girl faces her greatest challenge Feature

The life of Katie: Four years on from London, Ireland's golden girl faces her greatest challenge

Katie Taylor begins her Olympic campaign later with questions over the air of invincibility she’s held for so long.

From The42 'One of their big worries is: how do I handle walking into the Olympic Village and seeing my heroes' Feature This post contains videos

'One of their big worries is: how do I handle walking into the Olympic Village and seeing my heroes'

Niamh Fitzpatrick chats to The42 about working as Team Ireland’s sports psychologist.

From The42 At 38, 4 years after her first competitive marathon, Breege Connolly is set for the Olympics Feature

At 38, 4 years after her first competitive marathon, Breege Connolly is set for the Olympics

The Leitrim native chats to The42 about being a late bloomer when it comes to running.

From The42 Ex-Belgian star De Bilde on relegation, playing abroad and being jailed for punching a rival Feature

Ex-Belgian star De Bilde on relegation, playing abroad and being jailed for punching a rival

As Ireland prepare to face Belgium in Euro 2016 today, we chat to one of their most notorious footballers of recent years.

From The42 Letter from Versailles: Flying with Polish fans and battling a French monsoon with Jean-Claude Van Damme Trek

Letter from Versailles: Flying with Polish fans and battling a French monsoon with Jean-Claude Van Damme

Euro 2016 media latecomer Paul Fennessy reports on an eventful day in France.

From The42 The sports-reporter-turned-analyst for the Northern Irish football team Interview

The sports-reporter-turned-analyst for the Northern Irish football team

Lisa Fallon chats to The42 about her role in helping Northern Ireland create history.

From The42 The Irish boxing club where a young Conor McGregor learned to fight Feature

The Irish boxing club where a young Conor McGregor learned to fight

Damien Murphy chats to The42 about the prestigious Crumlin Boxing Club.

From The42 Behind the scenes at the Rás, an international sporting event that remains quintessentially Irish Feature

Behind the scenes at the Rás, an international sporting event that remains quintessentially Irish

Away from the doping scandals and negativity, this is sport at its captivating best.

From The42 'I was contemplating getting on the next plane home', but now Louth star is living his AFL dream Interview

'I was contemplating getting on the next plane home', but now Louth star is living his AFL dream

Ciarán Byrne has put his injury nightmare behind him and today plays his seventh successive game for a rejuvenated Carlton side who have won four in a row.

From The42 'We just love trying to do that to ourselves. We love that feeling of pain' Brothers In Arms

'We just love trying to do that to ourselves. We love that feeling of pain'

Cork brothers Gary and Paul O’Donovan speak to The42 about the gruelling road to Rio, how they got into rowing, and what it means to be European champions.

From The42 The Irishman who's a lifelong Leicester City fan Feature

The Irishman who's a lifelong Leicester City fan

John Duggan chats to The42 after his team were crowned Premier League champions during the week.

From The42 One of Ireland’s best Olympic medal hopes taking great expectations in his stride Interview

One of Ireland’s best Olympic medal hopes taking great expectations in his stride

With Rio 2016 just a few months away, The42 chats to one of the individuals with the weight of a nation on his shoulders.

From The42 How one ordinary man conquered the toughest race in cycling Feature

How one ordinary man conquered the toughest race in cycling

“The human imagination can be scary sometimes,” says Iain MacGregor.

From The42 'Equestrian has given me everything... It's given me a lot of what the disability takes away' Feature

'Equestrian has given me everything... It's given me a lot of what the disability takes away'

With the onset of Rio getting closer, we chat to some of the athletes likely to be involved.

From The42 Leading Irish Olympic hopeful aims to emulate Sonia O’Sullivan in more ways than one Feature

Leading Irish Olympic hopeful aims to emulate Sonia O’Sullivan in more ways than one

Rose-Anne Galligan chats to The42 about her dreams of competing in Rio this summer.

From The42 The Australian rugby team that embraces the 'Céad Mile Fáilte' ethos Feature

The Australian rugby team that embraces the 'Céad Mile Fáilte' ethos

Val Baynes chats to The42 about making inroads with Sydney Irish RFC.

From TheJournal.ie A 'broke and broken' Oscar Pistorius: From Olympic hero to jailed killer Released

A 'broke and broken' Oscar Pistorius: From Olympic hero to jailed killer

From breaking records to prison to house arrest, the young life of the champion killer.

From TheJournal.ie 9 features you probably didn't know exist in WhatsApp Text Back

9 features you probably didn't know exist in WhatsApp

Want to hide when you’ve read someone’s message?

From The42 Is there a big difference between doing football punditry on British and Irish TV? Feature

Is there a big difference between doing football punditry on British and Irish TV?

John Hartson and Connor Morris of Setanta Sports give their takes on this oft-discussed topic.

From The42 'These guys were morons… They didn’t come to watch football' Feature

'These guys were morons… They didn’t come to watch football'

Ger Canning tells The42 about his recollection of reporting at the infamous 1995 friendly between England and Ireland.

From The42 'It's the first time in professional rugby I found it and I found it in Munster' Puma Power

'It's the first time in professional rugby I found it and I found it in Munster'

Munster hooker Eusebio Guiñazú tells The42 about feeling at home 11,000km from his native Mendoza.

From The42 Want to represent Ireland at the Tag Rugby World Cup? Here's how... Feature

Want to represent Ireland at the Tag Rugby World Cup? Here's how...

Three representatives of the sport chat to The42 about getting involved.

From The42 'The League of Ireland's biggest problem is sitting in our living rooms -- it's Sky Sports' Feature

'The League of Ireland's biggest problem is sitting in our living rooms -- it's Sky Sports'

Ger O’Brien, Chris Shields and Evan McMillan chat to The42 about the challenges facing Irish football in 2015.

From The42 'Right now, heavy coverage of League of Ireland is not a smart investment decision' Feature

'Right now, heavy coverage of League of Ireland is not a smart investment decision'

In part 1 of our series, we get journalists’ view on the challenges Irish football faces in 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Here is what it costs to rent a property in Ireland Highest To Lowest

Here is what it costs to rent a property in Ireland

Here we show you what you can expect to shell out each month around the country.

From TheJournal.ie It looks like The Sun's Page 3 is back Going Nowhere

It looks like The Sun's Page 3 is back

The feature has appeared in the paper this morning for the first time in almost a week.

From TheJournal.ie Near Misses: 'The US were lucky to get out of the Cold War without a nuclear detonation' Cold War

Near Misses: 'The US were lucky to get out of the Cold War without a nuclear detonation'

“The problem with luck is that eventually it runs out.”

From The42 Getting ‘sh*t-faced’ and watching over-18s wrestling is the new thing to do on a Saturday night Feature

Getting ‘sh*t-faced’ and watching over-18s wrestling is the new thing to do on a Saturday night

Over the Top Wrestling’s second event took place in the Tivoli Theatre in Dublin last weekend.