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Dublin: 8 °C Wednesday 22 October, 2014

#End of an era

# end-of-an-era - Thursday 16 October, 2014

It’s a sad day for rugby fans as Fox do their last ever top five

They were bound to run out of ideas eventually.

# end-of-an-era - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ is switching off Longwave 252 but don’t worry, most listeners won’t be affected Switch Over

RTÉ is switching off Longwave 252 but don’t worry, most listeners won’t be affected

The service is “very expensive” and is “unsustainable” in terms of the RTÉ’s current financial position.

# end-of-an-era - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Opinion: Is the Clermont dynasty over before it ever really began?

They came, they saw, they squandered- the tale of Clermont rugby.

# end-of-an-era - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

In pics: Ireland’s heartbreaking defeat against England in WRWC semi-final

The dream of seeing Philip Doyle bow out after a World Cup final was dashed in emphatic style by England.

# end-of-an-era - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

NBA legend Steve Nash thinks this season will be his last

The 40 year-old has seen injuries derail his time with the LA Lakers since he joined them two years ago.

# end-of-an-era - Sunday 13 July, 2014

# end-of-an-era - Thursday 19 June, 2014

5 reasons why Spain failed so badly at this World Cup

The defending champions went out at the group stages after a lacklustre performance against Chile last night.

# end-of-an-era - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Jeremy Paxman presents final Newsnight after 25 years End Of An Era

Jeremy Paxman presents final Newsnight after 25 years

His final interview will be with London Mayor Boris Johnson so it’s bound to be entertaining.

# end-of-an-era - Monday 26 May, 2014

Will we ever see the impulsive, electric likes of Brian O’Driscoll again? 13

Will we ever see the impulsive, electric likes of Brian O’Driscoll again?

We spoke with the outside centre’s Leinster and Ireland teammate Fergus McFadden, and old rival Paul Warwick, on rugby post-BOD.

# end-of-an-era - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Trophyless Barcelona set for ‘profound changes’

‘There are some players that will not continue, but our philosophy won’t change,’ said the club’s president.

# end-of-an-era - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Clermont’s 77-game unbeaten run at an end as champions Castres advance

Vern Cotter’s reign at the Auvergne club finished with defeat in the Top 14 semi-finals.

# end-of-an-era - Sunday 2 March, 2014

End of an era: Looking back on a first glimpse of Brian O’Driscoll in the flesh 13 This post contains videos

End of an era: Looking back on a first glimpse of Brian O’Driscoll in the flesh

Before BOD plays his last international in Ireland this week, come in and tell us your memories of watching him play.

# end-of-an-era - Thursday 6 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Dublin’s Screen Cinema looks VERY different this evening Screen

Dublin’s Screen Cinema looks VERY different this evening

The cinema has had a facelift and Dubliners are NOT happy about it.

From The Daily Edge Larry Gogan’s Golden Hour gets the chop in 2fm schedule shake-up End Of An Era

Larry Gogan’s Golden Hour gets the chop in 2fm schedule shake-up

The veteran broadcaster will now move to a weekend slot.

# end-of-an-era - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Paul McGuinness to step down as U2 manager End Of An Era

Paul McGuinness to step down as U2 manager

The band will have to continue With or Without Him (sorry).

# end-of-an-era - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Cats, sacks and handballs: The 8 games that defined Trap’s Ireland reign

The Italian’s eventful reign in charge of the Boys in Green is over.

# end-of-an-era - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 102 jobs lost as Superquinn stores to be renamed SuperValu End Of An Era

102 jobs lost as Superquinn stores to be renamed SuperValu

Musgrave, which owns the two supermarkets, said it will try to find jobs for the 102 people who will lose their jobs.

# end-of-an-era - Monday 20 May, 2013

Racing will get their money’s worth out of ROG – O’Connell

The Munster, Ireland and Lions lock says Munster will be a strange place without Ronan O’Gara around.

# end-of-an-era - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Watch highlights from Alex Ferguson’s crazy final game at Man United 10 Goals This post contains videos

Watch highlights from Alex Ferguson’s crazy final game at Man United

He was never going to sign off with a 0-0 draw, was he…

# end-of-an-era - Saturday 27 April, 2013

Reaction: Magnificent Munster fall just short of cracking Clermont

“They were dead after 60 minutes.” Said Ronan O’Gara after just failing to steer Munster to victory.

# end-of-an-era - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Donal Og Cusack: ‘It’s important for me to move onto the next challenge’

The iconic goalkeeper has confirmed that his career with the Cork hurlers has drawn to an end.

# end-of-an-era - Monday 4 March, 2013

End of an era? Here’s Ronan O’Gara’s Ireland career in 30 pictures Legend This post contains images

End of an era? Here’s Ronan O’Gara’s Ireland career in 30 pictures

The country’s most capped player may have donned the green jersey for the last time after being dropped for the Six Nations meeting with France.

# end-of-an-era - Thursday 17 January, 2013

‘It wasn’t an easy decision’ admits Kidney as Brian O’Driscoll loses Ireland captaincy for 6 Nations

Jamie Heaslip takes over the role and BOD accepts the decision says head coach Declan Kidney.

# end-of-an-era - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge GAA fans lose an institution as Quinns of Drumcondra shuts its doors End Of An Era

GAA fans lose an institution as Quinns of Drumcondra shuts its doors

Where many a day turned to midnight…

From TheJournal.ie GAA fans lose an institution as Quinns of Drumcondra shuts its doors End Of An Era

GAA fans lose an institution as Quinns of Drumcondra shuts its doors

Where many a day turned to midnight…

# end-of-an-era - Friday 12 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Space shuttle makes its final journey… by road End Of An Era

Space shuttle makes its final journey… by road

Endeavour’s two-miles-per-hour journey to the California Space Centre will mean all four shuttles have been rehoused.

# end-of-an-era - Saturday 22 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: Clerys is an O’Connell St icon – and the street has changed a lot Opinion

Column: Clerys is an O’Connell St icon – and the street has changed a lot

Dublin historian Pat Liddy describes the chequered history of the famous department store.

# end-of-an-era - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Munster mauled: O’Driscoll ‘sickened’ by error count

The stalwart Munster lock could not hide the disappointment of ending his career on a major low.

# end-of-an-era - Thursday 3 May, 2012

‘I hoped to play on for another two or three years’ – Wallace

Nine months on from the knee injury which ended his career, David Wallace says the pain simply would not go away.

# end-of-an-era - Friday 27 April, 2012

Guardiola to leave Barcelona

After suffering at hat-trick of public disappointments in quick succession, Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola has declared his intention to leave the club at season’s end.

# end-of-an-era - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Kauto Star likely to be retired

Clive Smith, owner of the two-time Gold Cup winner, described himself as “90% sure” he’d raced his final competitive fixture.

# end-of-an-era - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Pep talk: Barca bosses plan for next season without Guardiola

With Pep Guardiola’s contract running out again this summer, the board at the Nou Camp are not counting any chickens.

# end-of-an-era - Saturday 4 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge Dublin’s 74-year-old doll hospital and teddy bear clinic closes today The Dollstore This post contains images

Dublin’s 74-year-old doll hospital and teddy bear clinic closes today

Business was good at The Doll Store but expensive overheads mean it will only continue to trade online.

# end-of-an-era - Friday 5 August, 2011

From TheJournal.ie LIVE: Watch the launch of NASA’s Juno explorer to Jupiter Boldly Go This post contains videos

LIVE: Watch the launch of NASA’s Juno explorer to Jupiter

Live footage from NASA TV as a solar-powered spacecraft begins its five-year exploratory journey to Jupiter.

# end-of-an-era - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Atlantis separates from space station for the last time NASA This post contains videos

WATCH: Atlantis separates from space station for the last time

The shuttle will land back on earth this Thursday, having completed its duties at the ISS.

# end-of-an-era - Monday 17 January, 2011

What next for Munster?

There’s big changes needed at Thomond Park it seems, after yesterday’s shattering defeat in the south of France.

Is Munster’s humbling Heineken Cup defeat in France amongst their five worst? This post contains videos

Is Munster’s humbling Heineken Cup defeat in France amongst their five worst?

Tony McGahan is left shattered by a humbling defeat in the south of France, leaving Munster’s season in shreds. But is the loss amongst the most painful?

# end-of-an-era - Wednesday 24 November, 2010

When we were rich: the sporting highlights from the Celtic Tiger years Good Times This post contains videos

When we were rich: the sporting highlights from the Celtic Tiger years

The party may be over but it was good while it lasted on the field of play.