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#Retirement

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water insists it WILL be reducing local authority staff numbers Retirement

Irish Water insists it WILL be reducing local authority staff numbers

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Our state pensions ponzi scheme is nearing a breaking point Retirement

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

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

From The42 Dunne, Xavi, Lahm and 16 other international soccer stars who retired in 2014 Gone Forever

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

When will we see their likes again?

From TheJournal.ie Revenue has 'no competence' to collect water charges - and that's from Revenue boss No Thanks

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

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

From The42 'I knew this was my last year, so I was able to enjoy every moment' - JJ Delaney Bowing Out

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

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

From The42 Kilkenny's Tommy Walsh is retiring from intercounty hurling CALLING IT A DAY

Kilkenny's Tommy Walsh is retiring from intercounty hurling

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

From The42 Two of Offaly's longest-serving hurlers have retired from inter-county action Final Whistle

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

Rory Hanniffy and Kevin Brady are hanging up their hurleys.

From The42 Olympian Barry Murphy decides to hang up his Speedos and goggles Retirement

Olympian Barry Murphy decides to hang up his Speedos and goggles

The Irish swimmer has called it a day.

From The42 Another Munster SHC winning hurler from Waterford has called it a day Retirement

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

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

From The42 'I think he'll say there's still a role for him' - Bernard Brogan on Alan's potential retirement No White Smoke

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

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

From The42 More good news for Kerry fans on Tommy Walsh, retirement talk and minor champions Bright Prospects

More good news for Kerry fans on Tommy Walsh, retirement talk and minor champions

Éamonn Fitzmaurice predicts that the future is positive for the Kingdom.

From The42 Li Na bids her farewell to tennis with highly emotional press-conference Dry Your Eyes

Li Na bids her farewell to tennis with highly emotional press-conference

The 32 year-old announced last week that persistent knee injuries was the reason behind her decision to quit.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Dublin is a great place to live, but not necessarily when you're old Age Friendly

Opinion: Dublin is a great place to live, but not necessarily when you're old

By 2041, the number of people in this country over the age of 65 is predicted to reach 1.4 million.

From The42 Irish two-time Olympian Colin Griffin announces his retirement Walking Away

Irish two-time Olympian Colin Griffin announces his retirement

The 32-year-old race walker has decided to hang up the spikes.

From The42 Opinion: Why Shay Given is still needed and Ireland can't win anything with 'kids' It's A Given This post contains a poll

Opinion: Why Shay Given is still needed and Ireland can't win anything with 'kids'

Reports today suggest that the 38-year-old goalkeeper is set for a return to the international set-up.

From The42 Down's former Allstar goalkeeper Brendan McVeigh has retired Top Stopper

Down's former Allstar goalkeeper Brendan McVeigh has retired

Down have lost the 2010 Allstar after nine years between the sticks for the Mourne men.

From The42 Smith back in Springboks squad 18 months after retiring from rugby Comeback

Smith back in Springboks squad 18 months after retiring from rugby

The 33-year-old’s return to the peak of the game has been astonishing.

From The42 Twitter reacts as Xavi announces his retirement from international football Legend

Twitter reacts as Xavi announces his retirement from international football

Gary Lineker, Jamie Carragher, Luis Garcia and others paid tribute to Spain’s midfield maestro.

From The42 Spanish great Xavi announces his retirement from international football Wave Goodbye

Spanish great Xavi announces his retirement from international football

The 34-year-old is the most decorated player in Spanish football history.

From The42 'The World Cup for me is a long way away' - Ireland captain O'Connell Plans

'The World Cup for me is a long way away' - Ireland captain O'Connell

The Munster lock admits his body needs to be managed smartly if he is to make the global tournament.

From The42 Dunne one of the few latter day Irish stars worthy of comparison to Charlton generation One Of A Kind

Dunne one of the few latter day Irish stars worthy of comparison to Charlton generation

The defender has retired from international football at the age of 34.

From The42 5 of Richard Dunne's most memorable performances in an Ireland jersey Legend

5 of Richard Dunne's most memorable performances in an Ireland jersey

The Irish defender announced his retirement from international football last night.

From The42 After 14 years and 114 caps, Steven Gerrard retires from England duty Stalwart

After 14 years and 114 caps, Steven Gerrard retires from England duty

The Liverpool captain says he made the decision as he wants to concentrate on club football.

From The42 Tindall bows out to complete England '03 World Cup squad retirement Last In Line

Tindall bows out to complete England '03 World Cup squad retirement

The 35-year-old announced his decision on Twitter this morning.

From TheJournal.ie This chart shows how the strength of the garda force has changed since 2008 STrength

This chart shows how the strength of the garda force has changed since 2008

Frances Fitzgerald has said the first group of trainees are expected to join the force in early 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Good night and good luck: Michael Murphy reads his last RTÉ bulletin Anchor Man

Good night and good luck: Michael Murphy reads his last RTÉ bulletin

The 65-year-old is retiring from the national broadcaster.

From The42 Former Connacht and Scotland outhalf Dan Parks retires after '11 great years as a pro' Next Chapter

Former Connacht and Scotland outhalf Dan Parks retires after '11 great years as a pro'

“You get to a point,” the Australian told TheScore.ie, “where you’re running and others are catching up, and passing you.”

From TheJournal.ie Missing British pensioner turns up at D-Day events in France Once Was Lost

Missing British pensioner turns up at D-Day events in France

The 89-year-old went missing from his retirement home and was found enjoying an anniversary get-together with comrades in France.

From The42 'I think I just need a break from rugby' - Stephen Ferris on his retirement Checking Out

'I think I just need a break from rugby' - Stephen Ferris on his retirement

The Ulster flanker has thanked the province’s fans and backroom staff on the day he officially hung up his boots.

From TheJournal.ie Brian Purcell appears before the Justice Committee, but refuses to answer questions about Callinan None The Wiser

Brian Purcell appears before the Justice Committee, but refuses to answer questions about Callinan

Members of the committee slammed his lack of cooperation as “farcical”.

From The42 Paul Warwick: 'I don't want to be in a wheelchair after a few years of rugby' Interview

Paul Warwick: 'I don't want to be in a wheelchair after a few years of rugby'

The former Connacht and Munster back retired from rugby this week after incurring a worrying neck injury.

From The42 8 hurlers getting set for their first championship summer in retirement IN THE STANDS This post contains images

8 hurlers getting set for their first championship summer in retirement

Tony Browne, Brendan Cummins; some of the all time greats will be watching from the stands this summer.

From The42 Muller may make move into coaching after a year back on the farm No Regrets

Muller may make move into coaching after a year back on the farm

The lock has already declined offers in favour of enjoying some well-deserved R&R in the Southern Cape.

From The42 Neck injury forces Munster favourite Paul Warwick to hang up his boots Legend

Neck injury forces Munster favourite Paul Warwick to hang up his boots

The Australian, who also played with Connacht, has called time on his playing career.

From The42 19 footballers getting set for their first championship summer in retirement Watching On This post contains images

19 footballers getting set for their first championship summer in retirement

Some of the greats of the game won’t be involved in this summer’s championship.

From The42 Sylvain Distin, quite brilliantly, 'retires' from international football on Twitter Lolz

Sylvain Distin, quite brilliantly, 'retires' from international football on Twitter

Everton centre-back has never been capped by his country despite consistently impressing in the Premier League

From The42 'It's frustrating to have only four medals, there's one missing' -- Derval O'Rourke Collect Them All

'It's frustrating to have only four medals, there's one missing' -- Derval O'Rourke

The Cork hurdler is hoping to be back on the podium in Zurich this August, but has had to push her competitive return back by a month.

From The42 'You think of giving up everything' - Arsenal's 'Mr Glass' Abou Diaby considered retirement Injury Prone

'You think of giving up everything' - Arsenal's 'Mr Glass' Abou Diaby considered retirement

The French midfielder has not played all season but could make his return in the Gunners’ final two games.

After 287 goals and 5 Premier League promotions, 40-year-old Kevin Phillips is retiring

The veteran Leicester City striker has announced that he will call it a day this weekend.

From The42 Johnny Doyle retires from inter-county football Loyal Servant

Johnny Doyle retires from inter-county football

The Kildare forward has quit because of family commitments.