# retirement - Tuesday 4 March, 2014
Ireland’s legendary centre explains his thoughts as he heads for the home straight of an incredible international career.
# retirement - Tuesday 4 February, 2014
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
The inspirational centre insists he will only focus on life after rugby when the season is over.
# retirement - Monday 27 January, 2014
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
The centre played his first European game at the RDS eight years ago.
# retirement - Tuesday 17 December, 2013
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
O’Connor has become the latest Rebel to call it a day.
# retirement - Wednesday 13 November, 2013
The Dublin captain is massively important, according to teammate Bernard Brogan.
# retirement - Thursday 24 October, 2013
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
The former United boss is happy with his decision to retire.
# retirement - Friday 18 October, 2013
The Tipperary hurler and Cork footballer called time on their inter-county careers this week.
# retirement - Wednesday 16 October, 2013
Brian Cuthbert was appointed last night as Cork senior football manager for a two-year term.
# retirement - Tuesday 15 October, 2013
We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of tomorrow’s budget. Here’s what they had to say, in their own words.
# retirement - Thursday 3 October, 2013
The body which represents members of the Defence Forces says that mandatory retirement will cost the State €1.5 million a year.
# retirement - Wednesday 21 August, 2013
Former Leinster and Ireland hooker Shane Byrne believes the retired rugby player would have been a quality Ireland international.
# retirement - Friday 16 August, 2013
With the number of older people in consistent poverty doubling over just one year, pensioner Gordon* explains what daily life is like for him – and how he fears for the future.
# retirement - Tuesday 2 July, 2013
The legendary goalkeeper has called time on his inter-county career.
# retirement - Friday 14 June, 2013
LGFA President Pat Quill saluted the Cork legend as “one of the best players ever to play the game.”
# retirement - Friday 24 May, 2013
You may have planned your finances down to the last cent – but have you considered the psychological impact of never going to work again? It’s harder to adjust than you might think, writes …
# retirement - Saturday 18 May, 2013
This lot have hung up their boots since last summer.
# retirement - Thursday 16 May, 2013
Your days of swing and hope are over.
A survey for Standard Life found that the average adult has a pension of about €4,000 per annum to live on.
Talk of Brian O’Driscoll’s retirement has been commonplace since the Rugby World Cup in 2011.
# retirement - Wednesday 15 May, 2013
The 34-year-old centre-half won 81 caps in a controversial international career.
# retirement - Wednesday 8 May, 2013
Why do people keep telling us the same unfunny jokes?
Paul McGrath says Alex Ferguson always treated him with the utmost respect, even after he left Manchester United in 1989.
“I was with lots of people at Old Trafford — not a murmur about it.”
# retirement - Tuesday 7 May, 2013
The former Ireland full back has decided to call it a day.
# retirement - Tuesday 30 April, 2013
John Thompson, part of Ireland’s U16 European Championship-winning squad, announced his retirement today.
# retirement - Thursday 11 April, 2013
The prop has played 224 times for Munster, won 67 Ireland caps and captured the Grand Slam in 2009.
# retirement - Monday 8 April, 2013
The westerners will say goodbye to another bald legend at season’s end.
# retirement - Tuesday 2 April, 2013
Wall Street Journal sister site MarketWatch recommends Ireland as its top spot for a happy retirement.
# retirement - Wednesday 27 March, 2013
“I have a little window of hope and I would rather be able to finish my career in a race,” Radcliffe, 39, said earlier today.
# retirement - Wednesday 20 March, 2013
Meanwhile Tyrone’s John Devine has announced his retirement from inter-county football.
# retirement - Tuesday 19 March, 2013
The 33-year-old, who burst onto the scene with Liverpool in 1997, is hanging up his boots.
# retirement - Thursday 14 March, 2013
The Ireland centre also spoke about the impact of his new role as a father.
# retirement - Wednesday 6 March, 2013
The iconic goalkeeper has confirmed that his career with the Cork hurlers has drawn to an end.
# retirement - Wednesday 27 February, 2013
The resignation of Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Armagh, Gerard Clifford, has been accepted by Pope Benedict.
# retirement - Monday 25 February, 2013
The 2011 All-Ireland winner has brought the curtain down on his inter-county career.