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#Interview

From The42 'Most people wouldn't know that I've broken both my legs and both my ankles' Misfortune This post contains videos

'Most people wouldn't know that I've broken both my legs and both my ankles'

“Two years ago, I was thinking about quitting football… It’s my family that kept me going,” says Longford’s Dylan McGlade.

From The42 'You could be the best player in the world but if you're injured, no one will see it' More To Come

'You could be the best player in the world but if you're injured, no one will see it'

Dan Leavy believes staying healthy has been the key to him becoming a dominant figure for Leinster and Ireland.

From The42 'This time last year, I can guarantee you that nobody knew who these three girls were' Boost

'This time last year, I can guarantee you that nobody knew who these three girls were'

Colin Bell says the recent transfers of Leanne Kiernan, Claire O’Riordan and Heather Payne are a positive sign for Irish football.

From The42 'I'm entitled to an opinion... If you don't like what I say, don't f***ing watch me. Brutal Honesty

'I'm entitled to an opinion... If you don't like what I say, don't f***ing watch me.

At 65, Graeme Souness remains one of the game’s most abrasive and respected pundits.

From The42 'You want to put your hand up for a World Cup place' - Byrne's ambition Game Manager

'You want to put your hand up for a World Cup place' - Byrne's ambition

The out-half has become a key man in Leinster’s squad in recent seasons.

From The42 'I'm not one to just go and compete': Ireland's first-ever gymnastics gold medallist has big plans Rhys McClenaghan This post contains videos

'I'm not one to just go and compete': Ireland's first-ever gymnastics gold medallist has big plans

Teenage gymnast Rhys McClenaghan reflects on his incredible achievement at the European Championships.

From The42 'My mother told me to stick with the butcher's trade as she said I'd need it more than the football' LOI Legends

'My mother told me to stick with the butcher's trade as she said I'd need it more than the football'

Former St Patrick’s Athletic, Bohemians and Derry City striker Joe Lawless looks back on his playing days.

From TheJournal.ie 'Honestly, we are in a mess': Kofi Annan lashed out at global leaders in one of his final interviews United Nations

'Honestly, we are in a mess': Kofi Annan lashed out at global leaders in one of his final interviews

“Today, leaders are going in the wrong direction.”

From The42 ‘I didn't get spotted when I was young… I'd say it's better to go over to England when you're a man’ Maturity This post contains videos

‘I didn't get spotted when I was young… I'd say it's better to go over to England when you're a man’

Ireland U21 international Ronan Curtis on leaving Derry and his fantastic start in League One with Portsmouth.

From The42 'If I had achieved what I have but in another sport... I wouldn't have to look at what job I'm going to be doing' Underappreciated This post contains videos

'If I had achieved what I have but in another sport... I wouldn't have to look at what job I'm going to be doing'

Ahead of next week’s European Championships, Jason Smyth discusses the pros and cons of being the fastest Paralympian on the planet.

From TheJournal.ie 'I want the organisation to be friendly, respectful': Mary Lou McDonald on the continuing SF bullying claims Sunday Interview

'I want the organisation to be friendly, respectful': Mary Lou McDonald on the continuing SF bullying claims

In a wide-ranging interview with TheJournal.ie, the Sinn Féin leader discusses bullying, the upcoming presidential election,and Gerry Adams’ cooking.

From TheJournal.ie Brendan O'Connor to host new audience-free RTÉ series with 'no gimmicks, bells or whistles' Time Out

Brendan O'Connor to host new audience-free RTÉ series with 'no gimmicks, bells or whistles'

The three-part series will start airing on Friday 17 August.

From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross: 'I'm sorry some people will lose part of their front gardens, but it's in the national interest' Interview

Shane Ross: 'I'm sorry some people will lose part of their front gardens, but it's in the national interest'

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, Shane Ross also says the government needs to have more of a say in State-owned banks.

From The42 'I played for that jersey' - The Limerick lad who marked Maradona and battled Real Madrid in the European Cup Local Lad This post contains videos

'I played for that jersey' - The Limerick lad who marked Maradona and battled Real Madrid in the European Cup

Pat Nolan reflects on winning the Premier Division and FAI Cup with Limerick, playing against Real Madrid in Europe and being tasked with marking Diego Maradona.

From The42 'I really hope we're not just going to get to the final to march behind the band' - Dowling's rallying call Focused This post contains videos

'I really hope we're not just going to get to the final to march behind the band' - Dowling's rallying call

Shane Dowling gave an inspirational interview after helping Limerick to book a place in the All-Ireland SHC final.

From The42 'We had another bottle of beer. Next thing, the agent came in and said: You have to play a match tonight' Looking Back This post contains videos

'We had another bottle of beer. Next thing, the agent came in and said: You have to play a match tonight'

One of the League of Ireland’s all-time top goalscorers, Mick Byrne, reflects on a brilliant career.

From The42 'There are a lot of people saying I went for money. It's got nothing to do with it' Grand Ambitions

'There are a lot of people saying I went for money. It's got nothing to do with it'

Adam Rooney on his controversial move from Aberdeen to Salford and how his childhood hero Roy Keane helped make it happen.

From The42 'I have a brother and I don't want him getting the farm either!' Del Boy

'I have a brother and I don't want him getting the farm either!'

Connacht hooker Shane Delahunt is still balancing farming and professional rugby.

From The42 'I don't think I was physically and mentally ready to go over to England' Hot Prospect This post contains videos

'I don't think I was physically and mentally ready to go over to England'

UCD’s Neil Farrugia on injury setbacks, representing Ireland, his team’s fantastic form and hopes for the future.

From TheJournal.ie 'A plane flying into a mountain' - the man who advised Bush and McCain is very worried about the Republican party Weekend Interview

'A plane flying into a mountain' - the man who advised Bush and McCain is very worried about the Republican party

John Weaver has advised George Bush Sr and John McCain. He’s a Republican to the core. He’s never seen anything like Donald Trump.

From The42 'I knew it was going to be very hard for me to be the same player when I came back' Interview

'I knew it was going to be very hard for me to be the same player when I came back'

Twice-capped Irish defender Stephen O’Halloran reflects on a career that was blighted by injuries.

From The42 'Players shouldn't accept it, fans shouldn't accept it, clubs shouldn't accept it' Problems

'Players shouldn't accept it, fans shouldn't accept it, clubs shouldn't accept it'

Midfielder Eoin Wearen discusses Limerick’s recent financial problems and the players’ threat of strike action.

From TheJournal.ie 'If you look at U2... they kind of belong to the world at this stage, where we still belong to Ireland' Aslan

'If you look at U2... they kind of belong to the world at this stage, where we still belong to Ireland'

After over 35 years in the business, Irish rock band Aslan are still going strong.

From The42 'I didn’t know anything about the game really' - Harry Redknapp on his GAA adventure Crossover This post contains videos

'I didn’t know anything about the game really' - Harry Redknapp on his GAA adventure

The former Premier League manager has spent part of the summer coaching West Cork side Castlehaven.

From TheJournal.ie Christy Dignam: The bankers are still up here making millions... and we've 4,000 kids in homeless accommodation Aslan This post contains videos

Christy Dignam: The bankers are still up here making millions... and we've 4,000 kids in homeless accommodation

Christy Dignam had some strong words in relation to bankers and homelessness when we sat down with him.

From The42 'The fans were thinking: F**k sake, we paid that amount of money for this lad and he's useless' Tillo

'The fans were thinking: F**k sake, we paid that amount of money for this lad and he's useless'

The hero of the 1992 FAI Cup final reflects on his career in football.

From The42 'If they’ve knowledge of the game, why does it matter who is talking about this sport?' Equality This post contains videos

'If they’ve knowledge of the game, why does it matter who is talking about this sport?'

Arsenal and Ireland defender Louise Quinn on female pundits and making her RTÉ Soccer debut.

From The42 The Irish teen sensation aiming to follow in Annalise Murphy's footsteps Talent

The Irish teen sensation aiming to follow in Annalise Murphy's footsteps

19-year-old Aoife Hopkins on her dream of representing Ireland at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

From The42 'I was 13 when they named the squad for the Kennedy Cup. I wasn't picked - I remember bawling my eyes out' Late Developer This post contains videos

'I was 13 when they named the squad for the Kennedy Cup. I wasn't picked - I remember bawling my eyes out'

Galway United goalkeeper Tadhg Ryan on his hopes for the rest of the season, working with David Wagner at Huddersfield and dealing with setbacks in football.

From The42 'You’d get phone calls at 4am, lads would have had a few drinks and this fella is roaring down the phone' Stuey This post contains videos

'You’d get phone calls at 4am, lads would have had a few drinks and this fella is roaring down the phone'

Former Shelbourne, Drogheda and Longford midfielder Stuart Byrne reflects on his career in football,

From The42 'You have to take the good with the bad, and some bad times came after that' Interview

'You have to take the good with the bad, and some bad times came after that'

Chris Forrester hopes to erase the memory of the past 18 months by rediscovering his best form.

From The42 'The boys were saying they saw a picture of me lifting in the gym last year and I was a scrawny lad' Lilywhite

'The boys were saying they saw a picture of me lifting in the gym last year and I was a scrawny lad'

Dundalk’s Jamie McGrath has kicked on this season after getting to grips with the physical demands of being at a top club.

From The42 'I was literally contemplating: "Do I want to be here anymore? Do I want to be alive?'" Looking Back

'I was literally contemplating: "Do I want to be here anymore? Do I want to be alive?'"

After a difficult few years, Mikey Drennan is back playing in the League of Ireland with Sligo.

From The42 'I've called my Mum and Dad every day for 12 years. Without them I wouldn't be here playing for Ireland' Living The Dream

'I've called my Mum and Dad every day for 12 years. Without them I wouldn't be here playing for Ireland'

Simi Singh will this evening face the country of his birth, 12 years after first coming to Ireland to chase his dream.

From The42 Dr Dora Gorman: Ireland's football, hockey and GAA star who just graduated medicine at UCD Doctor This post contains videos

Dr Dora Gorman: Ireland's football, hockey and GAA star who just graduated medicine at UCD

Dora Gorman discusses captaining Ireland at World Cups and European Championships, playing gaelic for Galway and recently graduating top of her class at UCD.

From The42 'AFL has such big resources that they are identifying players from the age of 12' Competition

'AFL has such big resources that they are identifying players from the age of 12'

Rebels coaches Shaun Berne and Eoin Toolan outline the challenges rugby faces in Melbourne.

From The42 'In my eyes, I was doing enough to warrant a night-out on a Saturday with my mates' LOI Legends This post contains videos

'In my eyes, I was doing enough to warrant a night-out on a Saturday with my mates'

Philip Hughes on a career with 19 transfers, 11 clubs and 138 goals.

From The42 Europa League play-offs in Irish football 'is something that we will be encouraging' Proposal

Europa League play-offs in Irish football 'is something that we will be encouraging'

League of Ireland chief Fran Gavin also responded to recent criticism’s of the fixture schedule.

From The42 'I don't think you'll ever get to a stage where there won't be an issue with something in a club' LOI

'I don't think you'll ever get to a stage where there won't be an issue with something in a club'

Director of the League of Ireland Fran Gavin is confident beleaguered Limerick will be “in good shape” by the end of the season

From The42 ‘I want to do my best to become a professional footballer. If I have to come back, I know GAA is always there’ Kildare

‘I want to do my best to become a professional footballer. If I have to come back, I know GAA is always there’

Waterford FC defender Rory Feely talks about his time involved in the Kildare setup and how he has chosen to pursue a career in the League of Ireland.