# retirement - Friday 5 December, 2014
The Kilkenny star says, whatever happened, 2014 was going to be his final season.
# retirement - Thursday 20 November, 2014
The 31-year-old made the announcement this morning.
# retirement - Friday 14 November, 2014
Rory Hanniffy and Kevin Brady are hanging up their hurleys.
# retirement - Tuesday 4 November, 2014
The Irish swimmer has called it a day.
# retirement - Thursday 16 October, 2014
The 31-year-old joins fellow Deise Seamus Prendergast in announcing his retirement from the inter-county game.
# retirement - Friday 26 September, 2014
The younger Brogan hopes his older sibling comes back for 2015.
# retirement - Tuesday 23 September, 2014
Éamonn Fitzmaurice predicts that the future is positive for the Kingdom.
# retirement - Sunday 21 September, 2014
The 32 year-old announced last week that persistent knee injuries was the reason behind her decision to quit.
# retirement - Thursday 11 September, 2014
By 2041, the number of people in this country over the age of 65 is predicted to reach 1.4 million.
The 32-year-old race walker has decided to hang up the spikes.
# retirement - Thursday 28 August, 2014
Reports today suggest that the 38-year-old goalkeeper is set for a return to the international set-up.
# retirement - Wednesday 20 August, 2014
Down have lost the 2010 Allstar after nine years between the sticks for the Mourne men.
# retirement - Wednesday 6 August, 2014
The 33-year-old’s return to the peak of the game has been astonishing.
# retirement - Tuesday 5 August, 2014
Gary Lineker, Jamie Carragher, Luis Garcia and others paid tribute to Spain’s midfield maestro.
The 34-year-old is the most decorated player in Spanish football history.
# retirement - Saturday 2 August, 2014
The Munster lock admits his body needs to be managed smartly if he is to make the global tournament.
# retirement - Friday 1 August, 2014
The defender has retired from international football at the age of 34.
The Irish defender announced his retirement from international football last night.
# retirement - Monday 21 July, 2014
The Liverpool captain says he made the decision as he wants to concentrate on club football.
# retirement - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
The 35-year-old announced his decision on Twitter this morning.
# retirement - Monday 7 July, 2014
Frances Fitzgerald has said the first group of trainees are expected to join the force in early 2015.
# retirement - Sunday 29 June, 2014
The 65-year-old is retiring from the national broadcaster.
# retirement - Wednesday 25 June, 2014
“You get to a point,” the Australian told TheScore.ie, “where you’re running and others are catching up, and passing you.”
# retirement - Friday 6 June, 2014
The 89-year-old went missing from his retirement home and was found enjoying an anniversary get-together with comrades in France.
# retirement - Tuesday 3 June, 2014
The Ulster flanker has thanked the province’s fans and backroom staff on the day he officially hung up his boots.
# retirement - Wednesday 28 May, 2014
Members of the committee slammed his lack of cooperation as “farcical”.
# retirement - Wednesday 21 May, 2014
The former Connacht and Munster back retired from rugby this week after incurring a worrying neck injury.
# retirement - Tuesday 20 May, 2014
Tony Browne, Brendan Cummins; some of the all time greats will be watching from the stands this summer.
# retirement - Monday 19 May, 2014
The lock has already declined offers in favour of enjoying some well-deserved R&R in the Southern Cape.
The Australian, who also played with Connacht, has called time on his playing career.
# retirement - Friday 16 May, 2014
Some of the greats of the game won’t be involved in this summer’s championship.
# retirement - Wednesday 14 May, 2014
Everton centre-back has never been capped by his country despite consistently impressing in the Premier League
# retirement - Thursday 8 May, 2014
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.
# retirement - Monday 5 May, 2014
The French midfielder has not played all season but could make his return in the Gunners’ final two games.
# retirement - Monday 28 April, 2014
The veteran Leicester City striker has announced that he will call it a day this weekend.
# retirement - Sunday 6 April, 2014
The Kildare forward has quit because of family commitments.
# retirement - Friday 4 April, 2014
A recent landmark ruling contains lessons that other pension scheme trustees and employers must learn from, writes Samantha McConnell.
# retirement - Thursday 3 April, 2014
The committee is due to hold further hearings on Rehab next Thursday.
A proposed bill from Deputy Anne Ferris would introduce a voluntary system of retirement.
A Bill put forward by Labour TD Anne Ferris would see the current compulsory retirement age of 65 scrapped.