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#Interview

From The42 ‘I thought I was going to die. It was so peaceful and there was no pain. I could've fell asleep and never woke up again’ Inspirational

‘I thought I was going to die. It was so peaceful and there was no pain. I could've fell asleep and never woke up again’

Christy McElligott, a league winner with St Pat’s in 1996 and now Ireland’s international amputee manager, shares his incredible story.

From The42 'I’m back to doing what I love most' - Former Brighton midfielder set for Munster Championship debut Interview

'I’m back to doing what I love most' - Former Brighton midfielder set for Munster Championship debut

Dessie Hutchinson is a member of the Waterford panel for this evening’s game against Clare at Cusack Park.

'I can see myself living and dying in Ireland one day, it's not like I said goodbye for keeps'

A year on from celebrating Leinster’s fourth European Cup in Bilbao, Richardt Strauss will watch today’s final from a very different vantage point.

From The42 'Until your family is hit with adversity, we take everything for granted' Interview

'Until your family is hit with adversity, we take everything for granted'

Ahead of Saturday’s Champions Cup final, Leinster’s James Tracy tells The42 about his sister’s illness and why working with MS Ireland is a cause close to his heart.

From The42 'I don't blame players, leaving the game or going to play GAA' Interview This post contains videos

'I don't blame players, leaving the game or going to play GAA'

Ex-Peamount and UCD Waves boss Eileen Gleeson on the problems that continue to hamper women’s football in Ireland.

From The42 'I still firmly believe I'll be back and good to go. I've unfinished business in the game' Free Agent

'I still firmly believe I'll be back and good to go. I've unfinished business in the game'

After six years at Connacht, Craig Ronaldson is looking for a new club.

From The42 The Rebellion against Modern Football: Conifa, unrecognised nations and celebrating the grassroots Interview

The Rebellion against Modern Football: Conifa, unrecognised nations and celebrating the grassroots

The42 speaks to James Hendicott, author of CONIFA: Football for the Forgotten, about his new book.

From The42 From Queanbeyan to Barna: Family man Fainga'a shines in Connacht Colby

From Queanbeyan to Barna: Family man Fainga'a shines in Connacht

The openside flanker has become a key player for Andy Friend’s side since joining from the Rebels.

From The42 'Our main goal is to win the tournament and make history happen' Great Expectations

'Our main goal is to win the tournament and make history happen'

There is a positivity within the Ireland U17 squad epitomised by captain Seamas Keogh.

From The42 'I had never played centre midfield until my very first game at Leicester, when Martin O'Neill told me to' LOI Legends

'I had never played centre midfield until my very first game at Leicester, when Martin O'Neill told me to'

Fergal Harkin looks back at his time in England as well as highs and lows in the League of Ireland, during spells with Bohemians and Finn Harps.

From The42 'The GAA looked the other way because it was so popular - they'd have crowds of thousands' Looking Back

'The GAA looked the other way because it was so popular - they'd have crowds of thousands'

Helena Byrne on the forgotten history of women’s football in Ireland

From The42 'He's still my mentor to this day... If I need advice, he's always there to help me' Support

'He's still my mentor to this day... If I need advice, he's always there to help me'

Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe of Derry City on the influence of Don Ubah on his career.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach has no plans to beef up security for ministers after protests at their homes Home Security

Taoiseach has no plans to beef up security for ministers after protests at their homes

Leo Varadkar says he has not added any extra security after protests at his home.

From The42 'I'm not leaving this place until I win something. I need to win something' Munster Man

'I'm not leaving this place until I win something. I need to win something'

33-year-old Billy Holland has shown resilience over the course his lifelong love affair with Munster.

From The42 'I couldn’t even hold my kids. But if I've to break both hands again to get the win, I will' Interview

'I couldn’t even hold my kids. But if I've to break both hands again to get the win, I will'

With one fight left on his current contract, Wexford’s Brian Moore is fighting to secure his future with MMA promotion, Bellator.

From The42 'If we win every trophy available and I don’t score another goal this season, I think I’ll be happy enough' WNL

'If we win every trophy available and I don’t score another goal this season, I think I’ll be happy enough'

Ireland striker Amber Barrett talks Peamount’s perfect start to the season and how her side has evolved in the last year.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm no expert in the cultivation of cannabis': Taoiseach supports idea of Irish farmers growing cannabis in the future Interview

'I'm no expert in the cultivation of cannabis': Taoiseach supports idea of Irish farmers growing cannabis in the future

In a wide-ranging interview with TheJournal.ie, Varadkar discussed John Delaney, Brexit, Peter Casey and the European elections.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: 'Government can't continue funding the FAI unless it's confident the organisation is run properly' Controversy

Taoiseach: 'Government can't continue funding the FAI unless it's confident the organisation is run properly'

In an interview with TheJournal.ie this evening, the Taoiseach stopped short of stating there should be a clear out of the entire Board

From The42 'I threw a boot at the car, knocked on the window and said: 'Say it to my face now.'' Looking Back This post contains videos

'I threw a boot at the car, knocked on the window and said: 'Say it to my face now.''

Former UCD and St Patrick’s Athletic goalkeeper Barry Ryan reflects on his career in football.

From The42 'Every year, I've had rejection... It asks a question of your character' Resilience This post contains videos

'Every year, I've had rejection... It asks a question of your character'

Former Bray player John Sullivan on making the transition from footballer to coach.

From The42 'I broke my collarbone during a 160km mountain race in Tennessee. No help was coming, it was a matter of survival' Heroic This post contains videos

'I broke my collarbone during a 160km mountain race in Tennessee. No help was coming, it was a matter of survival'

Cork’s Eoin Keith on his distinguished career in ultra running, winning the UK’s ‘most brutal race’ and taking part in the Netflix-famous Barkley Marathons last year.

From TheJournal.ie Government finally wins battle to allow NI boats to fish along Ireland's coasts - so what does it mean? Voisinage

Government finally wins battle to allow NI boats to fish along Ireland's coasts - so what does it mean?

There was fierce opposition from some quarters – here’s what the bill means.

From The42 The Irish superstar set for the biggest night of her life The Man This post contains videos

The Irish superstar set for the biggest night of her life

With Becky Lynch about to make history and headline Wrestlemania, we chat to fellow wrestler and former roommate Joe Cabray.

From The42 O'Brien unsure if Tottenham starlet will feature for Ireland in Euros Doubt

O'Brien unsure if Tottenham starlet will feature for Ireland in Euros

The U17s boss is looking forward to the country’s hosting of the European Championships.

From The42 'The idea is to give people in areas that aren't represented in rugby an opportunity' Grow The Game

'The idea is to give people in areas that aren't represented in rugby an opportunity'

John O’Donnell and the Ireland Men’s Sevens team have a huge weekend ahead in Hong Kong.

From The42 The Irish-Egyptian student aiming to become a Premier Division star Potential

The Irish-Egyptian student aiming to become a Premier Division star

21-year-old UCD attacker Yousef Mahdy on balancing a commerce degree with competing in Ireland’s top flight.

From The42 'When I was 15 I sat down with my mum and said: 'This is what I want to do'. I still have a long way to go' Rising Star

'When I was 15 I sat down with my mum and said: 'This is what I want to do'. I still have a long way to go'

Michael Obafemi on becoming Southampton’s youngest ever Premier League goalscorer and making his Ireland debut.

From TheJournal.ie Finian McGrath withdraws comments over political policing after strong criticism from Cabinet colleagues

Finian McGrath withdraws comments over political policing after strong criticism from Cabinet colleagues

In an interview with the Sunday Independent, McGrath said the policing of new drink driving laws had been “really over the top”.

From The42 No flash. No fuss. Noel Fehily rides into the sunset Interview

No flash. No fuss. Noel Fehily rides into the sunset

The Cork jockey speaks to The42 following his retirement earlier this month.

From The42 A one-time world champion Irish prodigy's descent into hell and back Walking Tall

A one-time world champion Irish prodigy's descent into hell and back

Irish racewalker Kate Veale reflects on a difficult few years.

From The42 'People will say it can't compare to Arsenal, but I'm extremely proud of what I have here' Interview

'People will say it can't compare to Arsenal, but I'm extremely proud of what I have here'

Kerry native Sean Kelly reflects on his rollercoaster journey, which included a two-year spell in England.

From The42 The fall and rise of a former Ireland and Premier League teenage sensation Comeback This post contains videos

The fall and rise of a former Ireland and Premier League teenage sensation

Keith O’Neill recalls the “devastating” end to his international career and the ups and downs of his relationship with Mick McCarthy.

From The42 'He told me that I was Ireland captain and then the Debs went out the window!' Rising Star

'He told me that I was Ireland captain and then the Debs went out the window!'

FAI U19 Player of the Year Niamh Farrelly has had a remarkable rise through the ranks.

From The42 The two-time Irish Olympian whose livelihood is under threat Problems

The two-time Irish Olympian whose livelihood is under threat

Brendan Boyce on the likelihood of the 50k racewalk being eliminated from the Olympic Games.

From The42 'People keep asking me if this will be my last year, but there's not a chance of that' Interview

'People keep asking me if this will be my last year, but there's not a chance of that'

Despite turning 35 in January, Irish midfielder Alan McCormack is thriving in England.

From The42 'I take as much joy out of coaching the U13s as I do in coaching these boys' Interview

'I take as much joy out of coaching the U13s as I do in coaching these boys'

Noel McNamara has risen through the ranks of school and underage coaching to guide Ireland U20s to a Six Nations title.

From The42 'I'm 37. I'm still hungry. I go out onto the training pitch wanting to be the best player' Resolve

'I'm 37. I'm still hungry. I go out onto the training pitch wanting to be the best player'

After 17 seasons at Sligo, Raffael Cretaro on his new beginning at Finn Harps.

From The42 20s Slam to Connacht's crowning moment: Browne happy out as he moves beyond rugby Transition

20s Slam to Connacht's crowning moment: Browne happy out as he moves beyond rugby

The Galwegian spent 11 years as a senior professional with Connacht, but at 32 he is finding a path to his next career.

From The42 'It's nice that they've shown interest in me... but I feel Irish so that's who I want to play for' Interview

'It's nice that they've shown interest in me... but I feel Irish so that's who I want to play for'

Zack Elbouzedi on representing Ireland instead of Libya, and making a fresh start at club level with Waterford.

Huda Beauty's Huda Kattan taught us the best way to layer perfume

The sisters spoke to DailyEdge.ie about their new venture.