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Retirement

# retirement - Today’s News

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.

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

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

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# retirement - Monday 21 July, 2014

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.

# retirement - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

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

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

# retirement - Monday 7 July, 2014

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.

# retirement - Sunday 29 June, 2014

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.

# retirement - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

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.”

# retirement - Friday 6 June, 2014

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.

# retirement - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

‘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.

# retirement - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

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”.

# retirement - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

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.

# retirement - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

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.

# retirement - Monday 19 May, 2014

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.

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.

# retirement - Friday 16 May, 2014

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.

# retirement - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

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

# retirement - Thursday 8 May, 2014

‘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.

# retirement - Monday 5 May, 2014

‘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.

# retirement - Monday 28 April, 2014

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.

# retirement - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Johnny Doyle retires from inter-county football

The Kildare forward has quit because of family commitments.

# retirement - Friday 4 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: The future for pensions? Lessons to be learned from high-profile case … Pensions

Column: The future for pensions? Lessons to be learned from high-profile case …

A recent landmark ruling contains lessons that other pension scheme trustees and employers must learn from, writes Samantha McConnell.

# retirement - Thursday 3 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie RSVP: Angela Kerins and Frank Flannery yet to confirm attendance at PAC next week Rehab

RSVP: Angela Kerins and Frank Flannery yet to confirm attendance at PAC next week

The committee is due to hold further hearings on Rehab next Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should people be able to choose what age they retire at? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should people be able to choose what age they retire at?

A proposed bill from Deputy Anne Ferris would introduce a voluntary system of retirement.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil to hear another attempt to end compulsory retirement age Anne Ferris

Dáil to hear another attempt to end compulsory retirement age

A Bill put forward by Labour TD Anne Ferris would see the current compulsory retirement age of 65 scrapped.

# retirement - Sunday 30 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “I have no intention of taking a break” – Gay Byrne refutes suggestion he’s retiring Staying Put

“I have no intention of taking a break” – Gay Byrne refutes suggestion he’s retiring

There had been some speculation that today’s show on Lyric FM would be his last – but the veteran broadcaster says he will be back in the autumn.

# retirement - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what Alan Shatter has to say about Martin Callinan Gone

Here’s what Alan Shatter has to say about Martin Callinan

The Minister for Justice paid tribute to Martin Callinan, who stepped down from An Garda Siochána today.

# retirement - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

26-year-old Connacht centre Kyle Tonetti forced to retire

The former Ireland U19 and U20 international has called time on his professional rugby career.

# retirement - Monday 17 March, 2014

‘He’s been an absolute legend for the team’ – Ireland’s players salute Brian O’Driscoll

The Irish squad have been paying tribute to the legendary outside centre.

# retirement - Sunday 16 March, 2014

O’Driscoll thankful to sign off on his terms and as part of a great team BOD

O’Driscoll thankful to sign off on his terms and as part of a great team

‘I’ve had so much fun over the last 15 years, and I feel very grateful to finish in this fantastic way.’

# retirement - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Brian O’Driscoll: I want to be remembered as a team player

Ireland’s legendary centre explains his thoughts as he heads for the home straight of an incredible international career.

# retirement - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Clarity is needed on the pension levy ‘jobs initiatives’ claim Pretty Penny

Column: Clarity is needed on the pension levy ‘jobs initiatives’ claim

The Government’s inaction on pensions begs the question of whether it has a long-term strategy for pensions at all, writes Samantha McConnell.

# retirement - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

BOD on his rugby ‘afterlife’ and how coaching doesn’t float his boat

The inspirational centre insists he will only focus on life after rugby when the season is over.

# retirement - Monday 27 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water says staffing numbers will ‘reduce over time’ Overstaffed

Irish Water says staffing numbers will ‘reduce over time’

Professor John Fitzgerald of the ESRI said that the overspend on staff in Irish Water will add to the cost of water for Irish households and businesses.

# retirement - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Ospreys clash is the first of Brian O’Driscoll’s ‘last’ big matches

The centre played his first European game at the RDS eight years ago.

# retirement - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Dutch prostitutes want same retirement perks as professional footballers Prostitution

Dutch prostitutes want same retirement perks as professional footballers

They want the same perks because they ‘both do a difficult physical job that they cannot do their whole life’.

# retirement - Monday 18 November, 2013

Cork footballer Alan O’Connor announces his retirement

O’Connor has become the latest Rebel to call it a day.

# retirement - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Brogan wants ‘peculiar fish’ Cluxton to stay involved for 2014

The Dublin captain is massively important, according to teammate Bernard Brogan.

# retirement - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Recalled by JBM and retiring from Cork in 2012 – Seán Óg book extract

The former Cork hurler writes in his new book about being recalled by Jimmy Barry-Murphy before retiring at the end of 2012.

# retirement - Saturday 19 October, 2013

No regrets for Fergie as he enjoys life after managment

The former United boss is happy with his decision to retire.

# retirement - Friday 18 October, 2013

21 Twitter tributes to Brendan Cummins and Noel O’Leary In Praise This post contains images

21 Twitter tributes to Brendan Cummins and Noel O’Leary

The Tipperary hurler and Cork footballer called time on their inter-county careers this week.

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