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#Interview

# interview - Saturday 11 November, 2017

'You play rugby and think you have stress and things to worry about, until you meet the real life'

We caught up with former Ulster captain and Springbok lock Johann Muller to talk farming in a drought, bountiful times for Iain Henderson and a telling month for South African rugby.

# interview - Monday 6 November, 2017

‘There will be times that we have to play without the ball… Maybe a five, six, seven-minute spell’

Martin O’Neill admits his side will be forced to defend for long periods in the upcoming World Cup play-off matches against Denmark.

# interview - Sunday 5 November, 2017

‘There were no women allowed in the crowd… It was the most hostile place I’ve ever played football’

Shay Given chats to The42 about facing Iran in Tehran and other past World Cup play-offs.

'My Dad said, "Go and enjoy football, it's what your grandad would have wanted you to do"'

Megan Campbell has been a pillar of strength as Ireland’s full-back.

# interview - Saturday 4 November, 2017

'It was getting harder and harder... They pretty much refused to pay us most of the time' LOI Legends This post contains videos

'It was getting harder and harder... They pretty much refused to pay us most of the time'

Cork City are looking to end a memorable season on a high in the FAI Cup final this weekend. Dan Murray, one of the club’s most highly regarded ex-players, has been present for the good times and the bad.

The Leaving Cert student and Cork minor GAA star set to compete in the FAI Cup final

The multi-talented Saoirse Noonan chats to The42 ahead of her side’s clash with UCD Waves at the Aviva on Sunday.

'You're never faced with the possibility of dying when you're so young. You don't think about it'

Three years after being diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, former Ireland U19 captain Chloe Mustaki is preparing to return to the Aviva Stadium tomorrow for the FAI Cup final. It promises to be an emotional day.

# interview - Friday 3 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ibrahim Halawa: I didn't rip up my passport and I don't support Muslim Brotherhood Late Late Show

Ibrahim Halawa: I didn't rip up my passport and I don't support Muslim Brotherhood

Appearing on the Late Late Show, Halawa – who spent over four years incarcerated in an Egyptian prison without being properly tried – denied having any support for the ousted Muslim Brotherhood.

# interview - Monday 30 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The Environment Minister took TheJournal.ie for a spin in his new e-car - and Michael Healy Rae might be next Driving Mr Naughten This post contains videos

The Environment Minister took TheJournal.ie for a spin in his new e-car - and Michael Healy Rae might be next

The minister talks electric cars and why Michael Healy Rae is wrong to say they’re total rubbish.

# interview - Sunday 29 October, 2017

‘It was a scandal! It was revealed afterwards there was skulduggery going on in the background’ Interview This post contains videos

‘It was a scandal! It was revealed afterwards there was skulduggery going on in the background’

Eoin Hand chats to The42 about his incredible career in football.

'It was ultra-competitive. You had guys willing to kick their grandmother to get in the team' Supersub This post contains videos

'It was ultra-competitive. You had guys willing to kick their grandmother to get in the team'

David Fairclough chats to The42 about his bittersweet time at Liverpool and beyond.

From TheJournal.ie Wikipedia's community is 85% male, and founder Jimmy Wales isn't sure how to fix it Interview

Wikipedia's community is 85% male, and founder Jimmy Wales isn't sure how to fix it

The Wikipedia team has tried to bring that ratio down since 2014 – but to no avail.

# interview - Saturday 28 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Wikipedia got a huge bump in donations after Donald Trump's election win Trump Bump

Wikipedia got a huge bump in donations after Donald Trump's election win

TheJournal.ie sat down with Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales, who was in Dublin this week for Internet Day.

# interview - Sunday 22 October, 2017

'John Giles came to the house... He wanted to get a group of young lads together, the best in the country' LOI Legends This post contains videos

'John Giles came to the house... He wanted to get a group of young lads together, the best in the country'

Ex-Shamrock Rovers player and current Bray boss Harry Kenny chats to The42 about his distinguished career in the League of Ireland.

# interview - Saturday 21 October, 2017

"People kept asking: 'Are you going to get a job?' My main focus was the World Championships" Success This post contains videos

"People kept asking: 'Are you going to get a job?' My main focus was the World Championships"

Irish taekwondo star Sarah Lehane chats to The42 about becoming a world champion.

# interview - Monday 16 October, 2017

'I've often been told that Kilkenny was the start of the sweeper system'

DJ Carey has been appointed as the new manager of the Kilkenny U21 team.

# interview - Sunday 15 October, 2017

"I was going in training with the youth team and I just thought: 'What's the point?'" Interview This post contains videos

"I was going in training with the youth team and I just thought: 'What's the point?'"

Gary Twigg tells The42 how he overcame a number of setbacks to become a League of Ireland legend.

# interview - Saturday 14 October, 2017

‘This Munster team wants to evolve and I can be a key part of that hopefully’

Chris Farrell has always seen himself as more than just ‘an extra forward’ in the back-line, but he’s determined to add more grunt alongside his under-rated handling ability.

# interview - Friday 13 October, 2017

'Every game matters now, you can't rest on your laurels even for a minute'

Galway United captain Colm Horgan looks forward to his side’s crunch relegation six pointer against St Pat’s later tonight.

# interview - Thursday 12 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It puts holes in the retina': Thousands at risk of blindness due to diabetes-linked eye disease World Sight Day

'It puts holes in the retina': Thousands at risk of blindness due to diabetes-linked eye disease

“People absolutely take their eyesight for granted until there’s a problem,” Stephen Duffy said.

# interview - Monday 9 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie David Walsh described Tom Humphries as 'a great, great man' after child sex allegations Archive Interview

David Walsh described Tom Humphries as 'a great, great man' after child sex allegations

The Sunday Times chief sports writer wrote a character reference for Humphries

From TheJournal.ie Irish Che Guevara artist: 'Criticism is to be expected from the usual quarters' Jim Fitzpatrick

Irish Che Guevara artist: 'Criticism is to be expected from the usual quarters'

The artist who created the iconic Che Guevara print says he’s “immensely proud” of his artwork, and says many misunderstand the Cuban revolutionary.

# interview - Sunday 8 October, 2017

'I told Bobby Robson I wasn’t coming back to England' Interview This post contains videos

'I told Bobby Robson I wasn’t coming back to England'

Dundalk, Athlone and Bohemians legend Turlough O’Connor reflects on a memorable career in the League of Ireland.

The DCU students aiming to become world champions on home soil Interview This post contains videos

The DCU students aiming to become world champions on home soil

Taekwondo stars Ryan and Adam Shelley chat to The42 ahead of the World Championships in Dublin next week.

'I don't subscribe to all that stuff about having too much money. I love living a quiet life'

Coming up to 20 years since he last kicked a ball, Paul McGrath remains one of the nation’s most likeable and admired sportspeople. The former Ireland international sat down with The42 during the week to look back on his distinguished career and life after football in Wexford.

The brains behind the NFL's brawn

Cynthia Frelund was NFL Media’s first analytics expert.

# interview - Saturday 7 October, 2017

'I thought about it pretty much every day and then when it comes you don't want to f**k up'

Andrew Conway was forced to bide his time before winning his first Ireland cap, but now that he’s reached that level the Munster winger has started this season more ambitious and greedy than ever.

'They’re all top lads. It feels more like coming into a club now'

Ireland U21 defender Ryan Sweeney was encouraged by a committed display against Norway on Thursday.

# interview - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie John Banville: 'Many people regard me as a misogynist. I am the opposite of a misogynist' Interview

John Banville: 'Many people regard me as a misogynist. I am the opposite of a misogynist'

Considered one of Ireland’s greatest writers, he has penned what he says is a feminist sequel to Henry James’ novel The Portrait of A Lady.

# interview - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

'We’re missing Seamus Coleman. He’s as big a loss to us as Bale is to Wales' Reaction This post contains videos

'We’re missing Seamus Coleman. He’s as big a loss to us as Bale is to Wales'

Roy Keane has played down the significance of the Real Madrid star’s absence next week.

# interview - Monday 2 October, 2017

'There were stages where I just wanted to give up, I'd lost interest' Resilience This post contains videos

'There were stages where I just wanted to give up, I'd lost interest'

Sean Maguire has come a long way in the two years since missing out on being involved in the FAI Cup final.

# interview - Sunday 1 October, 2017

‘I couldn't live without betting… Does that make me an addict? I don't know. I won £20 million’ Interview This post contains videos

‘I couldn't live without betting… Does that make me an addict? I don't know. I won £20 million’

Professional gambler Harry Findlay chats to The42 about a life of sporting highs and lows.

# interview - Saturday 30 September, 2017

'When I get injured I think I can't do this anymore and want to do something else with my life'

Andrew Trimble will today become Ulster’s joint-top appearance maker at the end of a week in which he lent his voice to the ‘Tackle Your Feelings’ campaign. He opens up to The42 about his own mental wellbeing and dealing with the frustrations associated with injury.

'We're in a very privileged position where we get to play football for a living' Interview This post contains videos

'We're in a very privileged position where we get to play football for a living'

Robbie Benson chats to The42 ahead of Dundalk’s FAI Cup semi-final with Shamrock Rovers on Sunday.

# interview - Friday 29 September, 2017

'The one thing I would have loved was to get a few more pictures with my daughter on the pitch'

Five months on from his enforced retirement, Mike McCarthy reflects on a 17-year career with Connacht, Leinster and Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 7 questions you CAN'T be asked at an interview Off Limits

7 questions you CAN'T be asked at an interview

Here are the topics that a hiring manager can’t touch.

# interview - Monday 25 September, 2017

'We just felt worthless... It's just disgraceful really'

Emily Cahill of UCD Waves speaks to The42 about yesterday’s Women’s National League game, which was abandoned after no referee showed up.

# interview - Sunday 24 September, 2017

"You're thinking: 'We're 45 minutes away from the group stages of the Champions League'" LOI Legends This post contains videos

"You're thinking: 'We're 45 minutes away from the group stages of the Champions League'"

Ollie Cahill chats to The42 about a memorable career in the League of Ireland.

# interview - Saturday 23 September, 2017

'It's torture and tests your love for the game': Rob Kearney on his injury hell

Rob Kearney had worked his way back to full fitness after two injury-ravaged seasons only to suffer another cruel setback in the first home game of the year.

'There’s a lot of resentment towards the Premier League'

Author and journalist Simon Hughes chats to The42 about the turbulent times facing English football as documented in his book ‘On the Brink’.

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