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'So, uh, what's been going on since I've been gone?': Obama returns to public spotlight
# What Barack Did Next
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# What Barack Did Next

'So, uh, what's been going on since I've been gone?': Obama returns to public spotlight

Apr 24th 2017, 6:01 PM 28,882 Views 57 Comments

The former president said he hoped to pass the baton on to the leaders of the future.

'Living in Dublin and coaching Leinster, that's an ideal situation' - Sexton
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# Future Plans

'Living in Dublin and coaching Leinster, that's an ideal situation' - Sexton

Apr 13th 2017, 2:52 PM 24,278 Views 17 Comments

The Ireland out-half is considering life after his playing career ends.

'I will not retire, retirement is dying': Wenger dismisses speculation
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# Gunners

'I will not retire, retirement is dying': Wenger dismisses speculation

Apr 2nd 2017, 10:56 AM 4,695 Views 17 Comments

The 67-year-old’s future at Arsenal is still up in the air.

Liverpool and Real Madrid legend Xabi Alonso confirms he's retiring in the summer
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# Xabi Alonso

Liverpool and Real Madrid legend Xabi Alonso confirms he's retiring in the summer

Mar 9th 2017, 10:23 AM 5,875 Views 21 Comments

The 35-year-old enjoyed a decorated career at club and international level,

Rare medical condition forces Down's Marty Clarke to retire aged 29
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# Retirement

Rare medical condition forces Down's Marty Clarke to retire aged 29

Mar 2nd 2017, 12:35 PM 30,099 Views 13 Comments

The former Down footballer has been forced to call time on his career on the back of medical advice.

Poll: Should the retirement age be abolished?
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# Your Say

Poll: Should the retirement age be abolished?

Feb 25th 2017, 4:23 PM 25,768 Views 86 Comments

A new Sinn Féin bill aims to abolish the mandatory age.

'Retirement should be an option' - plan to abolish retirement age welcomed
# Happy Retirement
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# Happy Retirement

'Retirement should be an option' - plan to abolish retirement age welcomed

Feb 25th 2017, 7:10 AM 15,761 Views 25 Comments

It has received widespread welcome from older people’s’ groups.

'No matter what happens I will manage next season'
# Promise
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# Promise

'No matter what happens I will manage next season'

Feb 17th 2017, 10:18 AM 5,795 Views 10 Comments

Arsene Wenger confirms he does not intend to retire even if he leaves Arsenal at the end of the current campaign.

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard announces retirement from football
# Wave Goodbye
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# Wave Goodbye

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard announces retirement from football

Feb 2nd 2017, 11:24 AM 6,491 Views 29 Comments

The 38-year-old made over 400 appearances for the Blues between 2001 and 2014

Former garda forced to retire because of psychological injuries awarded €162,000
# Car Chase
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# Car Chase

Former garda forced to retire because of psychological injuries awarded €162,000

Jan 17th 2017, 1:41 PM 24,089 Views 42 Comments

John Sutherland was involved in a head-on collision when chasing two youths who had robbed firearms from a house in Co Waterford.

'I do not think I will return to coaching' - Van Gaal set to call it quits
# Wave Goodbye
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# Wave Goodbye

'I do not think I will return to coaching' - Van Gaal set to call it quits

Jan 16th 2017, 9:42 PM 6,857 Views 9 Comments

The Dutch manager is widely considered to be one of football’s most innovative coaches.

Bradley Wiggins signs up for TV show following retirement from cycling
# Pastures New
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# Pastures New

Bradley Wiggins signs up for TV show following retirement from cycling

Jan 3rd 2017, 10:24 AM 6,665 Views 5 Comments

The 36-year-old is following in the footsteps of British sporting greats including Steve Redgrave.

The gap between private pensions and public pensions has the government worried
# Money Money Money
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# Money Money Money

The gap between private pensions and public pensions has the government worried

Dec 29th 2016, 8:30 AM 25,568 Views 115 Comments

Enda Kenny said Minister Paschal Donohoe will not deal with its strategy for public pay until the Public Pay Commission sends its report.

Ireland's World medallist Caroline Ryan announces her retirement
# CALLING IT A DAY
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# CALLING IT A DAY

Ireland's World medallist Caroline Ryan announces her retirement

Dec 15th 2016, 11:56 AM 1,786 Views 0 Comments

The Kildare native has called time on an illustrious international cycling career.

Mandatory retirement has lead to more 65-year-olds on the dole than at any other age
# Forced Out
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# Forced Out

Mandatory retirement has lead to more 65-year-olds on the dole than at any other age

Nov 25th 2016, 6:12 AM 14,497 Views 33 Comments

Age Action is calling for mandatory retirement clauses that force people out of their work because of their age to be abolished.

What next for Robbie Keane?
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

What next for Robbie Keane?

Nov 12th 2016, 5:55 AM 8,703 Views 5 Comments

Ireland’s greatest goalscorer’s footballing future is up in the air.

'Football, thank you for everything': Former Ireland midfielder Stephen McPhail announces retirement
# New Chapter
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# New Chapter

'Football, thank you for everything': Former Ireland midfielder Stephen McPhail announces retirement

Oct 22nd 2016, 2:28 PM 5,369 Views 6 Comments

The 36-year-old has decided to hang up his boots.

Limerick's Wayne McNamara brings his inter-county career to a close
# Time To Go
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# Time To Go

Limerick's Wayne McNamara brings his inter-county career to a close

Oct 18th 2016, 9:38 PM 6,843 Views 3 Comments

Limerick GAA released a statement on social media earlier.

'Don't share so much on social media' - advice for your 20s from those who have been there
# Word From The Wise
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# Word From The Wise

'Don't share so much on social media' - advice for your 20s from those who have been there

Oct 17th 2016, 10:30 AM 26,774 Views 13 Comments

Retired people on why you shouldn’t worry ‘until worry worries you’.

A mandatory retirement age is discriminatory. It just doesn't make sense in a changing Ireland
# Opinion
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# Opinion

A mandatory retirement age is discriminatory. It just doesn't make sense in a changing Ireland

Aug 21st 2016, 8:15 AM 1,549 Views 42 Comments

Age Action’s Justin Moran argues that as people live longer lives, it is time to remove barriers preventing older people from working.

'Two things I won't miss is chicken and pasta and warm ups' - Eamon McGee calls time on Donegal career
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# GAA

'Two things I won't miss is chicken and pasta and warm ups' - Eamon McGee calls time on Donegal career

Aug 8th 2016, 7:31 PM 12,391 Views 8 Comments

He broke the news using a memorable Lord of the Rings passage.

Poll: Should the State Pension age be dropped back to 65?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Should the State Pension age be dropped back to 65?

Aug 1st 2016, 10:03 AM 41,775 Views 159 Comments

There has been a spike in those aged 65 claiming social welfare here as they are not yet eligible for the State Pension.

'There's anger there and a lot of questions I'd like answered': Richie Power's injury nightmare
# Power Struggle
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# Power Struggle

'There's anger there and a lot of questions I'd like answered': Richie Power's injury nightmare

Jul 21st 2016, 8:00 AM 34,683 Views 23 Comments

The Kilkenny man on coming to terms with the injury battle that forced his early retirement.

Kieren Fallon announces his retirement from racing at 51
# Retirement
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# Retirement

Kieren Fallon announces his retirement from racing at 51

Jul 4th 2016, 11:38 AM 6,362 Views 11 Comments

The six-time Champion Jockey has stepped out of the saddle.

6-time All-Ireland senior champion comes out of retirement to rejoin Cork squad
# Camogie
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# Camogie

6-time All-Ireland senior champion comes out of retirement to rejoin Cork squad

May 3rd 2016, 6:22 PM 11,178 Views 2 Comments

Aoife Murray is back in the Cork setup.

Tyson Fury: Klitschko rematch 100% my last fight
# Promise
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# Promise

Tyson Fury: Klitschko rematch 100% my last fight

May 2nd 2016, 6:21 PM 11,378 Views 17 Comments

The star is adamant he will not be seen in a boxing ring again after his bout in Manchester.

'I've been to watch French football but it's so boring' - Dunne on punditry and retirement in Monaco
# Life After Football
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# Life After Football

'I've been to watch French football but it's so boring' - Dunne on punditry and retirement in Monaco

Apr 27th 2016, 7:00 AM 12,048 Views 5 Comments

Former Ireland centre-half Richard Dunne is the latest ex-player to try his hand at working in the Irish media.

'Retirement is not something to be feared, but something to be embraced'
# Next Chapter
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# Next Chapter

'Retirement is not something to be feared, but something to be embraced'

Apr 5th 2016, 9:05 PM 15,408 Views 2 Comments

Former Munster wing Johne Murphy is moving on with his coaching and business life.

Joseph O'Brien to quit riding and follow his dad into training
# New Gig
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# New Gig

Joseph O'Brien to quit riding and follow his dad into training

Mar 8th 2016, 2:16 PM 6,278 Views 5 Comments

The two-time Irish champion jockey has already taken tentative steps into training.

'I'm not after sympathy' - Jack Collison's retirement statement is incredibly powerful
# CALLING IT A DAY
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# CALLING IT A DAY

'I'm not after sympathy' - Jack Collison's retirement statement is incredibly powerful

Feb 13th 2016, 10:58 AM 12,181 Views 4 Comments

The 27-year-old has been forced to hang up his boots.

'Paul O’Connell’s biggest attribute was his ability to inspire'
# End Of An Era
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# End Of An Era

'Paul O’Connell’s biggest attribute was his ability to inspire'

Feb 9th 2016, 5:30 PM 420 Views 24 Comments

The Limerick native’s legacy will live on for generations to come as he will forever be remembered as a shining example of great leadership, writes James Galvin.

'It’s devastating to see him retire. He’s only 30 as well and he’s already after achieving so much.'
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'It’s devastating to see him retire. He’s only 30 as well and he’s already after achieving so much.'

Feb 9th 2016, 6:30 AM 10,362 Views 1 Comment

Richie Power’s retirement is being keenly felt in the Kilkenny camp.

One of Irish politics' most vociferous voices just bowed out in typical style
# Rabbitte Out
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# Rabbitte Out

One of Irish politics' most vociferous voices just bowed out in typical style

Jan 28th 2016, 4:15 PM 34,964 Views 109 Comments

And it was a good one.

Now a veteran, Tipp attacker Callanan ready to lead after winter of Premier retirements
# New Dawn
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# New Dawn

Now a veteran, Tipp attacker Callanan ready to lead after winter of Premier retirements

Jan 14th 2016, 5:00 PM 4,913 Views 4 Comments

The Drom-Inch man has won back-to-back Allstars in recent years.

Shefflin, Hayes and Corbett just 3 hurlers who won't be playing inter-county in 2016
# CALLING IT A DAY
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# CALLING IT A DAY

Shefflin, Hayes and Corbett just 3 hurlers who won't be playing inter-county in 2016

Dec 30th 2015, 7:00 AM 7,190 Views 10 Comments

Tipp exodus dominates the most prominent retirees.

So long Damien! Here are 7 ways to live your life like the Duffer
# Legend
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# Legend

So long Damien! Here are 7 ways to live your life like the Duffer

Dec 22nd 2015, 6:15 AM 14,091 Views 9 Comments

You’ll need to get 14 hours’ sleep per night.

Alan Brogan: 'This was the right decision for myself, my family and the dressing room'
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# Reaction

Alan Brogan: 'This was the right decision for myself, my family and the dressing room'

Dec 15th 2015, 8:59 PM 4,767 Views 6 Comments

The Dubliner also suggested Jim Gavin had wanted him to stay on.

Oireachtas group backs scrapping of compulsory retirement age
# Ageism
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# Ageism

Oireachtas group backs scrapping of compulsory retirement age

Dec 10th 2015, 1:51 PM 10,184 Views 16 Comments

The committee heard during public consultation that the imposition of mandatory retirement is “deeply ageist”.

One of Ireland's top cricketers has announced his retirement
# Wave Goodbye
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# Wave Goodbye

One of Ireland's top cricketers has announced his retirement

Dec 7th 2015, 7:23 PM 4,741 Views 3 Comments

The Dubliner is one of four players to represent Ireland at three World Cups.

This chart shows how hard Irish people work for their pensions
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# Retirement

This chart shows how hard Irish people work for their pensions

Dec 7th 2015, 6:05 AM 26,540 Views 25 Comments

Full benefit comes after 43 years of contributions.