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#Interview

From The42 'At my age, I thought the opportunity to play for my country might not come along' Latecomer

'At my age, I thought the opportunity to play for my country might not come along'

Millwall midfielder Shaun Williams on a year that saw him make his Ireland debut and score for the first time on the international stage.

From TheJournal.ie Ó Cuív on that 'rogue' NI candidate launch: 'I knew what I was doing. I'm happy to take the punishment. I did it for the greater good' Interview

Ó Cuív on that 'rogue' NI candidate launch: 'I knew what I was doing. I'm happy to take the punishment. I did it for the greater good'

The Galway West TD says he has no regrets about losing his seat on the frontbench.

From The42 'It's been a mad few months': From Trinity and Dalymount to marking Mo Salah and gracing the Fifa Club World Cup Ben Mohamed Baby This post contains videos

'It's been a mad few months': From Trinity and Dalymount to marking Mo Salah and gracing the Fifa Club World Cup

Ayman Ben Mohamed talks about his time in the League of Ireland, studying at Trinity and winning the African Champions League.

From The42 'Being in a team with guys like Shearer and Owen is something I definitely appreciate more now' Interview

'Being in a team with guys like Shearer and Owen is something I definitely appreciate more now'

Former Ireland winger Alan O’Brien reflects on his career in football.

From The42 'I was thinking about my sister when she was diagnosed... I couldn't feel sorry for myself' Perseverance

'I was thinking about my sister when she was diagnosed... I couldn't feel sorry for myself'

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure on overcoming doubt and personal adversity in 2018 to become a world champion.

From The42 The first female Irish athlete in 40 years to hold both the 100 and 200m records on her life-changing year History Maker This post contains videos

The first female Irish athlete in 40 years to hold both the 100 and 200m records on her life-changing year

Phil Healy chats to The42 about the changes she implemented that contributed to a career-best 12 months.

From The42 'My chance to play in the Premier League was probably taken away from me... I have to move on from that' Recovery This post contains videos

'My chance to play in the Premier League was probably taken away from me... I have to move on from that'

Alan Judge on going to ‘hell and back’ before a year that saw him achieve significant milestones for club and country alike.

From The42 The Class of '92 Manchester United star who never graduated Looking Back

The Class of '92 Manchester United star who never graduated

Ben Thornley speaks to The42 about tracking down David Beckham, injury problems, the influence of Roy Keane and regrets about his treatment of some of the women in his life.

From The42 ‘I hid in my room and played the PlayStation as a kid. I was very quiet, but cycling gave me my identity’ Sam Bennett

‘I hid in my room and played the PlayStation as a kid. I was very quiet, but cycling gave me my identity’

Cyclist Sam Bennett speaks about a successful 2018 which saw him collect three stages at the Giro d’Italia.

From The42 ‘You're in Limerick watching Match of the Day and 10 years later you're actually out there playing at Old Trafford’ Childhood Dream

‘You're in Limerick watching Match of the Day and 10 years later you're actually out there playing at Old Trafford’

Willie Boland played in the Premier League with Coventry and was named Cardiff’s Player of the Year in 2002.

From The42 'I'm very lucky to make the money I do and provide the life for my family that I do' One On One

'I'm very lucky to make the money I do and provide the life for my family that I do'

It’s now three years since Shane Lowry last won, but in a sit-down interview with The42, the Offaly golfer explains how his life, perspective and motivations have changed in that time.

From The42 'There's a lot of guys that are playing good rugby in my position in Ireland' Suftum

'There's a lot of guys that are playing good rugby in my position in Ireland'

Marty Moore shone at tighthead prop for Ulster as they beat Scarlets back-to-back in Europe.

From The42 'I don't think I've ever wanted something as bad... I think I can say that collectively from the team' Fifth Time Lucky

'I don't think I've ever wanted something as bad... I think I can say that collectively from the team'

After endless heartbreak, the time is now for Eimear Meaney’s Mournebbey to reach the Holy Grail.

From The42 Stephen Kenny shares his experience of adoption and searching for his birth mother King Kenny

Stephen Kenny shares his experience of adoption and searching for his birth mother

The new Ireland U21 manager spoke at length to RTÉ’s Marian Finucane this morning.

From The42 'It taught me to enjoy rugby because there's a lot of worse jobs you could be doing' Barna Boy

'It taught me to enjoy rugby because there's a lot of worse jobs you could be doing'

Towering Connacht lock Gavin Thornbury has been involved in Ireland training under Joe Schmidt.

From The42 'I was only trying to add an extra zero onto Conor's contract!' Zebo

'I was only trying to add an extra zero onto Conor's contract!'

Simon Zebo is settling happily into life in Paris but still harbours hopes of playing for Ireland.

From The42 'I know myself with injury, it’s hard to feel a part of it when you haven’t really participated in the win' Interview

'I know myself with injury, it’s hard to feel a part of it when you haven’t really participated in the win'

Kilkerrin-Clonberne captain Louise Ward ready to give sidelined sister Nicola one more day out before the season’s close as Mourneabbey clash looms.

From TheJournal.ie The letter Michael O'Leary sent to Matt Cooper when he asked to write a book on Ryanair Declined

The letter Michael O'Leary sent to Matt Cooper when he asked to write a book on Ryanair

O’Leary said he had “no interest in such books” and outlined he would not be available for an interview.

From TheJournal.ie TheJournal.ie live: Join us as we interview Matt Cooper about all things Michael O'Leary and Ryanair Be In The Audience
From The42 'We were near finished the book and my son got murdered' Lost Soul

'We were near finished the book and my son got murdered'

Irish boxing legend Eamonn Magee chats to The42 about his turbulent life inside and outside the ring.

From The42 'Don't get me wrong — it's been the hardest 10 months I've ever gone through' Interview

'Don't get me wrong — it's been the hardest 10 months I've ever gone through'

2018 has put him to the test, but Charlton Athletic’s Irish playmaker is finally closing in on a return.

From The42 'You can't take any medal for granted. There are players that go their whole career without getting to a cup final' Show Me Your Medals

'You can't take any medal for granted. There are players that go their whole career without getting to a cup final'

Now in his seventh season at Oriel Park, John Mountney looks ahead to Dundalk’s FAI Cup final against Cork City later today.

From The42 'I was standing on a cottage roof, freezing to death, shovelling snow. I think: do you want to go back to that?' Tom Elmes

'I was standing on a cottage roof, freezing to death, shovelling snow. I think: do you want to go back to that?'

Wexford Youths manager Tom Elmes moved to Ireland aged 21 from Birmingham. On Sunday he will try and secure a league and cup double at the Aviva Stadium.

From The42 'We were unlucky in 2016 and lost on penalties last year. If anyone looked like winning those games, it was us' Lilywhites

'We were unlucky in 2016 and lost on penalties last year. If anyone looked like winning those games, it was us'

Brian Gartland looks ahead to Sunday’s FAI Cup final against Cork City where Dundalk are aiming to secure the double.

From The42 'Getting suited and booted on cup final morning, it's a real highlight in your career' Lilywhites

'Getting suited and booted on cup final morning, it's a real highlight in your career'

Defender Dane Massey looks ahead to Sunday’s FAI Cup final, where Dundalk will look to seal the double.

From The42 'A lot of people who complain about our style of football will be sat at home on Sunday' Interview

'A lot of people who complain about our style of football will be sat at home on Sunday'

Cork City’s direct approach has been vindicated by their results, says defender Alan Bennett.

From The42 Dublin's midfield maestro dancing around three in-a-row talk as she enjoys life at the top Capital Gains
From The42 'Bayern Munich had already sold tickets for the next round... We were minutes away from history' Good Times This post contains videos

'Bayern Munich had already sold tickets for the next round... We were minutes away from history'

Mick Kearin reflects on going up against Franz Beckenbauer, being the only Kildare man to be capped by Ireland and the difficulties in loving a “foreign game”.

From The42 'I came back and sat my Junior Cert again... I would say to any kid going over now, concentrate on your schoolwork first' Education

'I came back and sat my Junior Cert again... I would say to any kid going over now, concentrate on your schoolwork first'

Finn Harps defender Ciaran Coll recalls his early days at Hearts as well as looking ahead to next week’s pivotal play-off matches.

From The42 'He was prouder that I played for England than he was flying over Buckingham Palace during World War II' Wrighty This post contains videos

'He was prouder that I played for England than he was flying over Buckingham Palace during World War II'

Ian Wright dedicated his 2016 autobiography to school teacher Syd Pigden. He recalls memories of the first male role model in his life, who passed away last December.

From The42 'Leeds United were over for a second or third look at me the day I got my ankle broken in two places' Misfortune

'Leeds United were over for a second or third look at me the day I got my ankle broken in two places'

Con McLaughlin, the first Donegal man to score 100 goals in the League of Ireland, looks back on his career.

From The42 Ireland's second fastest marathon runner ever on representing Australia and realising her potential at 41 Late Beginner

Ireland's second fastest marathon runner ever on representing Australia and realising her potential at 41

Mayo native Sinead Diver reflects on her phenomenal Melbourne Marathon triumph.

From TheJournal.ie The Candidate: TheJournal.ie podcast talks to Peter Casey Aras 18

The Candidate: TheJournal.ie podcast talks to Peter Casey

The Candidate brings TheJournal.ie readers closer to the presidential hopefuls, thanks to six in-depth interviews.

From The42 'When Jack left me out of the squad for the Euros, I was devastated… I wasn’t the same player or person' Honesty This post contains videos

'When Jack left me out of the squad for the Euros, I was devastated… I wasn’t the same player or person'

Ex-Ireland international Dave Langan opens up about the highs and lows of his career.

From The42 'I really enjoyed my time at Leinster but knew Johnny was only gone for two years' JIMMY G

'I really enjoyed my time at Leinster but knew Johnny was only gone for two years'

Jimmy Gopperth is back at the RDS with Wasps tonight, but a serious knee injury denies him the chance to face his former club.

From The42 ‘Courtois got injured at Stamford Bridge and there was a chance of coming on. I was crapping myself on the bench’ Sligo Rovers

‘Courtois got injured at Stamford Bridge and there was a chance of coming on. I was crapping myself on the bench’

Sligo Rovers goalkeeper Mitchell Beeney discusses his time at Chelsea and why he chose to move to Ireland.

From The42 'It was a risk going down there because if it didn't work out, where would I have gone from there?' Gamble

'It was a risk going down there because if it didn't work out, where would I have gone from there?'

Irish international Enda Stevens on how dropping down to League Two helped rejuvenate his career.

From The42 'Change before change is needed': Sea swims, saunas and stretching giving Ringrose the edge Marginal Gains

'Change before change is needed': Sea swims, saunas and stretching giving Ringrose the edge

Complacency isn’t part of the Leinster centre’s DNA as he strives to become a better player each day.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster says the Good Friday Agreement can be changed. Is she right? Explainer

Arlene Foster says the Good Friday Agreement can be changed. Is she right?

“I have respect for Arlene, but she is wrong on this,” Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney said.

From TheJournal.ie Jane Sanders: 'Bernie would have beaten Donald Trump; he hasn't decided yet if he'll run in 2020' Interview

Jane Sanders: 'Bernie would have beaten Donald Trump; he hasn't decided yet if he'll run in 2020'

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, Jane Sanders said that the focus for the next few months was for the Democrats to regain control in the House of Representatives and the Senate.