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#Retirement

'It was relentless pain, a continuous circle and I couldn't find a way out of it'
# Retirement
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# Retirement

'It was relentless pain, a continuous circle and I couldn't find a way out of it'

Jun 2nd 2019, 10:00 AM 46,230 Views 8 Comments

Munster wing Ronan O’Mahony was forced to retire from rugby after suffering severe injury.

'We had a few beers and Paul was crying on the tour bus. He kept saying: I cannot believe I've won an All-Ireland'
# Legendary Status
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# Legendary Status

'We had a few beers and Paul was crying on the tour bus. He kept saying: I cannot believe I've won an All-Ireland'

May 25th 2019, 10:00 AM 37,082 Views 6 Comments

With six All-Irelands, 10 Leinster titles, five National Leagues and four consecutive All-Stars, Paul Flynn is set to be remembered as one of Dublin’s all-time greats.

Veteran French and Clermont hooker announces retirement after finally ending European misery
# Trophy-laden Career
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# Trophy-laden Career

Veteran French and Clermont hooker announces retirement after finally ending European misery

May 22nd 2019, 8:15 PM 12,240 Views 0 Comments

After losing five Champions Cup finals, Benjamin Kayser signs off with a Challenge Cup win.

Former Ireland international Darren O'Dea sent off 19 minutes into final professional appearance
# Bowing Out
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# Bowing Out

Former Ireland international Darren O'Dea sent off 19 minutes into final professional appearance

May 18th 2019, 3:14 PM 12,105 Views 4 Comments

The defender was dismissed early on as Dundee FC suffered a 3-2 defeat to St Mirren.

Ex-Man City and Barcelona midfielder Yaya Toure retires
# Hanging Up His Boots
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# Hanging Up His Boots

Ex-Man City and Barcelona midfielder Yaya Toure retires

May 10th 2019, 6:00 PM 10,406 Views 10 Comments

The 35-year-old, a four-time African Footballer of the Year, will move into coaching, according to his agent.

'We're willing to change': Senior gardaí say proposal for targeted severance package is 'unsettling'
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# Retirement

'We're willing to change': Senior gardaí say proposal for targeted severance package is 'unsettling'

May 9th 2019, 6:15 AM 14,133 Views 11 Comments

The Association of Garda Superintendents said its members have been at the fore in reform and want to be part of the modernisation of the force.

'Ruby was always there to help and advise me. It was brilliant that he could go out on his own terms'
# Siblings
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# Siblings

'Ruby was always there to help and advise me. It was brilliant that he could go out on his own terms'

May 3rd 2019, 1:38 PM 4,351 Views 0 Comments

Betway brand ambassador Katie Walsh reflects on her brother’s incredible career in the saddle after his announcement at Punchestown this week.

President Higgins thanks Ruby Walsh for 'outstanding contributions' to Ireland's reputation
# Retirement
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# Retirement

President Higgins thanks Ruby Walsh for 'outstanding contributions' to Ireland's reputation

May 1st 2019, 10:03 PM 15,807 Views 30 Comments

The president wrote to Walsh to wish him a successful retirement.

John O'Shea announces retirement from professional football on 38th birthday
# Sheasy
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# Sheasy

John O'Shea announces retirement from professional football on 38th birthday

Apr 30th 2019, 3:00 PM 27,260 Views 36 Comments

The 118-time capped Ireland defender will bow out after Reading’s game against Birmingham this Sunday.

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

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

Mar 31st 2019, 9:00 AM 3,480 Views 1 Comment

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

Argentina star Gonzalo Higuain confirms retirement from international football
# CALLING IT A DAY
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# CALLING IT A DAY

Argentina star Gonzalo Higuain confirms retirement from international football

Mar 28th 2019, 6:57 PM 5,868 Views 10 Comments

The forward has not featured for the Albiceleste since their World Cup exit in Russia last summer.

Jon Walters: 'Now that I'm finished as a player, I'll spend a lot of time on myself'
# Dealing With The Past
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# Dealing With The Past

Jon Walters: 'Now that I'm finished as a player, I'll spend a lot of time on myself'

Mar 28th 2019, 12:41 PM 10,265 Views 5 Comments

The recently-retired Ireland striker has opened up about the death of his brother.

Conor McGregor announces his retirement from MMA
# Notorious
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# Notorious

Conor McGregor announces his retirement from MMA

Mar 26th 2019, 6:41 AM 75,637 Views 0 Comments

“Proper Pina Coladas on me fellas,” the UFC star tweeted early this morning.

New England Patriots' tight end Rob Gronkowski announces retirement aged 29
# The Gronk
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# The Gronk

New England Patriots' tight end Rob Gronkowski announces retirement aged 29

Mar 24th 2019, 10:35 PM 13,424 Views 8 Comments

The New Yorker has called it a day after securing his third Super Bowl championship in February.

Ireland legend Miller calls time on 10-year international career
# Loyal Servant
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# Loyal Servant

Ireland legend Miller calls time on 10-year international career

Mar 19th 2019, 2:51 PM 6,308 Views 10 Comments

The 34-year-old winger helped Ireland to two Six Nations titles, a Grand Slam and that famous win over New Zealand in 2014.

Ireland defender Stephen Ward announces international retirement aged 33
# Wardy
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# Wardy

Ireland defender Stephen Ward announces international retirement aged 33

Mar 14th 2019, 11:23 PM 9,828 Views 14 Comments

The Dubliner made 50 appearances and featured at two European Championships.

Ex-Liverpool and Chelsea defender Johnson announces retirement
# Calling Time
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# Calling Time

Ex-Liverpool and Chelsea defender Johnson announces retirement

Jan 21st 2019, 1:24 PM 11,344 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old, who began his career at West Ham, earned 54 caps for England.

'I had 70 and 80-year-old men coming up to me in tears. That kind of summed it up'
# Hanging Up The Boots
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# Hanging Up The Boots

'I had 70 and 80-year-old men coming up to me in tears. That kind of summed it up'

Jan 17th 2019, 6:40 PM 11,494 Views 1 Comment

Killian Brennan reflects on an incredible career in the League of Ireland after announcing his retirement this week.

President signs bill that allows public servants work until they're 70
# Retirement
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# Retirement

President signs bill that allows public servants work until they're 70

Updated Dec 26th 2018, 1:49 PM 32,706 Views 91 Comments

The State pension age is scheduled to increase to 67 in 2021 and 68 in 2028.

'I can leave with my head held high and be very proud of everything I've achieved over the years'
# Looking Back
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# Looking Back

'I can leave with my head held high and be very proud of everything I've achieved over the years'

Dec 25th 2018, 7:00 PM 7,127 Views 0 Comments

Recently-retired Ireland international Karen Duggan looks back on a stellar international career in the green jersey, and much more.

Public servants 'in limbo' as law to change retirement age faces 'tight' Christmas deadline
# Race Against Time
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# Race Against Time

Public servants 'in limbo' as law to change retirement age faces 'tight' Christmas deadline

Nov 30th 2018, 6:10 AM 52,057 Views 27 Comments

Unions and politicians have expressed fears that many more will be forced to retire before new legislation comes in.

'Tá mo chuid déanta' - Kerry great Ó Sé brings football playing career to an end
# Hang Up The Boots
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# Hang Up The Boots

'Tá mo chuid déanta' - Kerry great Ó Sé brings football playing career to an end

Nov 13th 2018, 12:00 PM 30,215 Views 6 Comments

The renowned defender lined out for his club An Ghaeltacht for the last time on Sunday afternoon.

Three-time Premier League winner Joe Cole announces retirement
# Over And Out
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# Over And Out

Three-time Premier League winner Joe Cole announces retirement

Nov 13th 2018, 9:32 AM 9,293 Views 5 Comments

‘I hope the next two decades are as special as my last 20 years as a professional have been.’

'When he has the ball, his feet are like glue. They don't call him the Derry Pele for nothing'
# Last Stand
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# Last Stand

'When he has the ball, his feet are like glue. They don't call him the Derry Pele for nothing'

Oct 29th 2018, 7:45 AM 11,346 Views 12 Comments

Paddy McCourt will play two crucial matches for Finn Harps this week before retiring.

Teachers will be allowed work beyond 70 in their final school year under new law
# Retirement Age
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# Retirement Age

Teachers will be allowed work beyond 70 in their final school year under new law

Oct 17th 2018, 6:15 AM 26,994 Views 35 Comments

Under current rules, those working in the public service must retire from their job at age 65.

'The objective is my long-term health' - Ulster second row retires aged 30 following concussion concerns
# Retirement
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# Retirement

'The objective is my long-term health' - Ulster second row retires aged 30 following concussion concerns

Oct 16th 2018, 4:38 PM 12,531 Views 6 Comments

Pete Browne confirmed his retirement on Tuesday after three seasons spent at Kingspan Stadium.

'The anxiety I would get would manifest itself' - Joe Marler reaffirms he never tried to incur an England ban
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# Retirement

'The anxiety I would get would manifest itself' - Joe Marler reaffirms he never tried to incur an England ban

Oct 2nd 2018, 6:00 PM 10,257 Views 9 Comments

Marler said that comments he recently made about looking for an “easy way out” of England duty were taken out of context.

'Now is the time to walk away' - England prop Joe Marler retires from international rugby
# Retirement
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# Retirement

'Now is the time to walk away' - England prop Joe Marler retires from international rugby

Sep 26th 2018, 7:24 PM 13,351 Views 15 Comments

The Harlequins forward said it was “a very difficult decision” to end his England career at the age of 28.

Former Ireland International Player of the Year Karen Duggan announces retirement aged 27
# Hanging Up The Boots
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# Hanging Up The Boots

Former Ireland International Player of the Year Karen Duggan announces retirement aged 27

Sep 26th 2018, 6:30 PM 8,334 Views 0 Comments

The Peamount footballer made her Ireland debut in 2013 and has also secured All-Ireland camogie titles with Kilkenny.

After 12 years and 100 caps, Ireland legend Aine O'Gorman announces retirement from international football
# Wave Goodbye
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# Wave Goodbye

After 12 years and 100 caps, Ireland legend Aine O'Gorman announces retirement from international football

Sep 17th 2018, 5:18 PM 3,552 Views 0 Comments

The Wicklow native made her debut for the national side as a 16-year-old.

'I was going into battle for this county and that's why I was kind of so on the edge as a player'
# STARBOY
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# STARBOY

'I was going into battle for this county and that's why I was kind of so on the edge as a player'

Sep 11th 2018, 8:23 PM 10,612 Views 12 Comments

Kieran Donaghy feels ‘it’s time’ to announce his inter-county retirement after a 14-year career with Kerry.

Poll: Should there be a retirement age?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Should there be a retirement age?

Sep 4th 2018, 9:34 AM 28,221 Views 73 Comments

Many people retire around the age of 65.

Kildare's record championship appearance holder calls it a day
# Wave Goodbye
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# Wave Goodbye

Kildare's record championship appearance holder calls it a day

Aug 11th 2018, 1:48 PM 9,788 Views 2 Comments

Eamonn Callaghan has confirmed his retirement.

The longest serving inter-county footballer confirms retirement after 19 seasons
# Clucker
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# Clucker

The longest serving inter-county footballer confirms retirement after 19 seasons

Aug 6th 2018, 3:08 PM 19,834 Views 7 Comments

Ryan McCluskey made his Fermanagh debut in 2000 and was an integral figure on route to the All-Ireland semi-finals in 2004.

Public servants will be able to work until 70 under new Bill
# Mandatory Retirement Age
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# Mandatory Retirement Age

Public servants will be able to work until 70 under new Bill

Jul 9th 2018, 8:15 PM 29,233 Views 75 Comments

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohue believes that the Bill reflects the fact that people are living longer and feel they have more to contribute in later life.

Iniesta announces international retirement following Spain's World Cup exit
# CALLING IT A DAY
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# CALLING IT A DAY

Iniesta announces international retirement following Spain's World Cup exit

Jul 1st 2018, 8:06 PM 7,925 Views 19 Comments

After more than 130 caps and three major titles, including the 2010 World Cup, the former Barcelona midfielder has hung up his boots

Mascherano announces international retirement following Argentina's World Cup exit
# Retirement
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# Retirement

Mascherano announces international retirement following Argentina's World Cup exit

Jun 30th 2018, 9:04 PM 8,234 Views 10 Comments

The versatile 34-year-old has called time on his career with the Aliceleste.

US Supreme Court judge Anthony Kennedy announces retirement
# Stepping Down
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# Stepping Down

US Supreme Court judge Anthony Kennedy announces retirement

Jun 27th 2018, 9:52 PM 15,357 Views 41 Comments

He has held the key vote on such high-profile issues as abortion, affirmative action, LGBT rights, guns, campaign finance and voting rights.

Legendary Irish scrum-half Peter Stringer announces his retirement aged 40
# Wave Goodbye
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# Wave Goodbye

Legendary Irish scrum-half Peter Stringer announces his retirement aged 40

Jun 26th 2018, 12:57 PM 31,816 Views 45 Comments

The ex-Munster star has finally opted to hang up his boots.

Former world heavyweight champion David Haye retires from boxing
# Time To Say Goodbye
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# Time To Say Goodbye

Former world heavyweight champion David Haye retires from boxing

Jun 12th 2018, 12:59 PM 5,404 Views 5 Comments

The 37-year-old’s announcement comes after his rematch defeat to Tony Bellew last month.