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#Retirement

# retirement - Thursday 16 October, 2014

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.

# retirement - Friday 26 September, 2014

‘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.

# retirement - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

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.

# retirement - Sunday 21 September, 2014

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.

# retirement - Thursday 11 September, 2014

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.

Irish two-time Olympian Colin Griffin announces his retirement

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

# retirement - Thursday 28 August, 2014

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.

# retirement - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

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.

# retirement - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

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.

# retirement - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

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.

Spanish great Xavi announces his retirement from international football

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

# retirement - Saturday 2 August, 2014

‘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.

# retirement - Friday 1 August, 2014

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.

# 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.

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