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Limerick dual star confirms intercounty retirement after 17-year career
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Limerick dual star confirms intercounty retirement after 17-year career

Nov 24th 2015, 1:26 PM 9,866 Views 9 Comments

Stephen Lucey made almost 70 senior championship appearances for the Limerick senior hurlers and footballers.

Lar Corbett becomes the fourth Tipperary player to retire in a week
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Lar Corbett becomes the fourth Tipperary player to retire in a week

Nov 18th 2015, 4:41 PM 11,214 Views 110 Comments

The two-time All-Ireland winner has called it a day.

Another long-serving Tipperary hurler has called it a day
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# Calling Time

Another long-serving Tipperary hurler has called it a day

Nov 14th 2015, 12:53 PM 11,763 Views 4 Comments

James Woodlock has retired from inter-county hurling.

Richie McCaw refuses to admit World Cup final will be his last game of rugby
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Richie McCaw refuses to admit World Cup final will be his last game of rugby

Oct 29th 2015, 3:18 PM 16,397 Views 18 Comments

The 34-year-old is widely expected to hang up his boots following Saturday’s clash with Australia.

'Why on earth would any year be a good year to retire?'
# Being AP
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# Being AP

'Why on earth would any year be a good year to retire?'

Aug 12th 2015, 8:51 PM 6,404 Views 1 Comment

New documentary looks at the final year of AP McCoy’s record-breaking career.

Sad news as a Championship Manager hero hangs up his boots
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# Regen

Sad news as a Championship Manager hero hangs up his boots

Jul 20th 2015, 10:09 PM 17,094 Views 14 Comments

You didn’t really play the game unless you signed Cherno Samba.

Eamon Gilmore: I wanted to finish the game, but I was carrying a lot of injuries
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Eamon Gilmore: I wanted to finish the game, but I was carrying a lot of injuries

Jun 3rd 2015, 11:29 AM 10,324 Views 45 Comments

The former tánaiste is retiring as a TD at the next election.

Confusion reigns as an Irish legend insists he's not retiring after all
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# Iron Curtain

Confusion reigns as an Irish legend insists he's not retiring after all

Jun 2nd 2015, 7:45 AM 8,589 Views 3 Comments

Richard Dunne isn’t heading into the sunset just yet.

Gordon D'Arcy: No guff, no nonsense man with plenty of solidity still to offer Ireland
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# 81 Not Out

Gordon D'Arcy: No guff, no nonsense man with plenty of solidity still to offer Ireland

May 1st 2015, 2:39 PM 6,896 Views 13 Comments

When he broke on the scene he provided Ireland with a touch of magic, but he became even more important than that.

Tributes pour in after Paul Curran calls time in after 15-year Tipperary senior hurling career
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# Walking Away

Tributes pour in after Paul Curran calls time in after 15-year Tipperary senior hurling career

May 1st 2015, 2:30 PM 13,866 Views 3 Comments

The Mullinahone club man won an All-Ireland medal in 2010.

Paul O'Connell calls on AP McCoy, ROG and BOD as he ponders retirement
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# Paulie

Paul O'Connell calls on AP McCoy, ROG and BOD as he ponders retirement

Apr 30th 2015, 8:00 AM 18,921 Views 23 Comments

The 35-year-old Ireland captain has ruled out a move to Toulon next season.

'I really like Roy Keane. He seems as mad as I am' - AP McCoy
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# McCoy And Roy

'I really like Roy Keane. He seems as mad as I am' - AP McCoy

Apr 24th 2015, 4:35 PM 5,382 Views 4 Comments

“He’s right. That footballer’s getting paid 200 f**king grand a week…”

Japan official sacked for faking funerals
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# We've All Been There

Japan official sacked for faking funerals

Mar 27th 2015, 7:03 PM 16,904 Views 40 Comments

Shigenori Natori had 12 relatives die in a five-year period, supposedly.

Head injury concerns forcing the NFL to redefine manhood
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# Head Games

Head injury concerns forcing the NFL to redefine manhood

Mar 25th 2015, 5:00 PM 5,678 Views 6 Comments

Former WWE star and concussion campaigner Chris Nowinski says he expects more young players to retire.

A former Irish international and footballing cult hero has announced his retirement
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# Wave Goodbye

A former Irish international and footballing cult hero has announced his retirement

Mar 8th 2015, 10:05 AM 13,292 Views 14 Comments

Manager Neal Ardley has described David Connolly as “the best striker I ever played with”.

'The battery didn't last too long on my phone the day I tweeted my fake retirement' - Keith Higgins
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# Nothing To See Here

'The battery didn't last too long on my phone the day I tweeted my fake retirement' - Keith Higgins

Feb 25th 2015, 11:48 AM 6,035 Views 0 Comments

And the Mayo man worries he won’t be believed when he actually hangs up his boots.

One of the best footballers ever has confirmed he's coming out of retirement
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# Comeback

One of the best footballers ever has confirmed he's coming out of retirement

Feb 24th 2015, 10:00 PM 10,129 Views 13 Comments

The 38-year-old hung up his boots in 2011, but has been tempted into a return.

'I kind of ran away from it initially' - Fogarty fronts up on concussion issue
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# Head Injury

'I kind of ran away from it initially' - Fogarty fronts up on concussion issue

Feb 23rd 2015, 6:10 PM 17,409 Views 6 Comments

The former Leinster hooker says players are ‘never going to want to come off’ after knocks to the head.

Leinster will lose a key leader with retirement of cult hero Jennings
# Standard Setter
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# Standard Setter

Leinster will lose a key leader with retirement of cult hero Jennings

Feb 20th 2015, 5:00 PM 3,913 Views 3 Comments

The 33-year-old yesterday announced his decision to hang up his boots at the season’s end.

'In one ear and out the other' - Henry has had enough of THAT question
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# King Henry

'In one ear and out the other' - Henry has had enough of THAT question

Feb 19th 2015, 2:00 PM 6,576 Views 2 Comments

It was journalists versus Henry Shefflin in a quest for information. You’ll never guess who won…

'I remember breaking down on my own in the dressing room after the Leinster win'
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# Heartbreak

'I remember breaking down on my own in the dressing room after the Leinster win'

Feb 18th 2015, 12:10 AM 11,783 Views 4 Comments

Munster’s Damien Varley talks about the moment he felt his career was in jeopardy.

Clare Daly, Coronation Street and a gigantic baby : The week in numbers
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Clare Daly, Coronation Street and a gigantic baby : The week in numbers

Feb 14th 2015, 7:00 PM 13,947 Views 7 Comments

Plus: How many gardaí have left the force over the past five years?

Ireland is one of the worst places in Europe to retire right now
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# No Country For Old Men

Ireland is one of the worst places in Europe to retire right now

Feb 10th 2015, 5:58 PM 29,410 Views 67 Comments

A lack of doctors means the country’s rating for healthcare has plunged.

AP McCoy will retire from racing at the end of the season
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# Retirement

AP McCoy will retire from racing at the end of the season

Feb 7th 2015, 8:35 PM 5,358 Views 14 Comments

The 19-time champion jockey is leaving the saddle at the end of the season.

Paul O'Connell: 'I don't know whether this will be my last Six Nations'
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Paul O'Connell: 'I don't know whether this will be my last Six Nations'

Jan 29th 2015, 7:00 AM 4,102 Views 5 Comments

The Ireland captain says he doesn’t want to have any regrets when he makes a decision about retirement.

One of Wexford's longest serving hurlers has retired
# Time To Go
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# Time To Go

One of Wexford's longest serving hurlers has retired

Jan 28th 2015, 10:48 AM 5,490 Views 4 Comments

Defender Keith Rossiter is stepping down after 12 years in the purple and gold

They saved me from retirement: Reddan reels back the years ahead of Wasps clash
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# Gratitude

They saved me from retirement: Reddan reels back the years ahead of Wasps clash

Jan 21st 2015, 6:00 AM 4,333 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old admits he feels ‘indebted’ to the Premiership club, with whom he won a Heineken Cup and Premiership.

Alan Brogan's Dublin future is likely to become clearer this week
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# To Stay Or Go

Alan Brogan's Dublin future is likely to become clearer this week

Jan 13th 2015, 8:00 AM 7,751 Views 5 Comments

The 2011 Footballer of the Year is set to sit down with manager Jim Gavin.

See ya in Coppers, Bryan? Cullen announces Dublin retirement
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See ya in Coppers, Bryan? Cullen announces Dublin retirement

Jan 9th 2015, 12:58 PM 15,673 Views 20 Comments

The wing forward won two All-Irelands with the capital.

After beating cancer, Gary O'Neill hangs up his boots to spend time with the kids
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# Nailer

After beating cancer, Gary O'Neill hangs up his boots to spend time with the kids

Jan 6th 2015, 4:42 PM 14,923 Views 4 Comments

The 32-year-old striker has decided to pack it in and enjoy family life.

Irish Water insists it WILL be reducing local authority staff numbers
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Irish Water insists it WILL be reducing local authority staff numbers

Jan 4th 2015, 8:45 PM 26,563 Views 105 Comments

A report today claimed a ‘secret deal’ had been made which would see Irish Water forced to automatically fill vacancies after retirements.

Opinion: Our state pensions ponzi scheme is nearing a breaking point
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Opinion: Our state pensions ponzi scheme is nearing a breaking point

Jan 3rd 2015, 8:00 AM 308 Views 129 Comments

The demographic pressures on our welfare system are becoming less and less tomorrow’s problem…

Dunne, Xavi, Lahm and 16 other international soccer stars who retired in 2014
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# Gone Forever

Dunne, Xavi, Lahm and 16 other international soccer stars who retired in 2014

Dec 25th 2014, 9:00 AM 3,233 Views 1 Comment

When will we see their likes again?

Revenue has 'no competence' to collect water charges - and that's from Revenue boss
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Revenue has 'no competence' to collect water charges - and that's from Revenue boss

Dec 22nd 2014, 1:46 PM 16,768 Views 62 Comments

The outgoing chairperson Josephine Feehily also says she’s looking forward to holding the Garda Commissioner to scrutiny in her new role.

'I knew this was my last year, so I was able to enjoy every moment' - JJ Delaney
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# Bowing Out

'I knew this was my last year, so I was able to enjoy every moment' - JJ Delaney

Dec 5th 2014, 5:27 PM 5,501 Views 7 Comments

The Kilkenny star says, whatever happened, 2014 was going to be his final season.

Kilkenny's Tommy Walsh is retiring from intercounty hurling
# CALLING IT A DAY
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# CALLING IT A DAY

Kilkenny's Tommy Walsh is retiring from intercounty hurling

Nov 20th 2014, 10:19 AM 14,996 Views 42 Comments

The 31-year-old made the announcement this morning.

Two of Offaly's longest-serving hurlers have retired from inter-county action
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# Final Whistle

Two of Offaly's longest-serving hurlers have retired from inter-county action

Nov 14th 2014, 11:45 AM 7,700 Views 3 Comments

Rory Hanniffy and Kevin Brady are hanging up their hurleys.

Olympian Barry Murphy decides to hang up his Speedos and goggles
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Olympian Barry Murphy decides to hang up his Speedos and goggles

Nov 4th 2014, 10:53 AM 1,671 Views 0 Comments

The Irish swimmer has called it a day.

Another Munster SHC winning hurler from Waterford has called it a day
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Another Munster SHC winning hurler from Waterford has called it a day

Oct 16th 2014, 11:42 AM 4,111 Views 1 Comment

The 31-year-old joins fellow Deise Seamus Prendergast in announcing his retirement from the inter-county game.

'I think he'll say there's still a role for him' - Bernard Brogan on Alan's potential retirement
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# No White Smoke

'I think he'll say there's still a role for him' - Bernard Brogan on Alan's potential retirement

Sep 26th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,260 Views 19 Comments

The younger Brogan hopes his older sibling comes back for 2015.