# Barry Murphy

This year
# Time to say goodbye
Veteran goalkeeper Murphy announces retirement after hundreds of LOI appearances
The Dubliner was also capped by Ireland at U23 level.
Last year
# Murphy's Law
'I asked myself, ‘f**k, what else have I got apart from rugby?'
Barry Murphy initially struggled with the sporting afterlife until a couple of old friends – including the late Anthony Foley – helped out.
All time
# gk union
'Really good goalkeeper and professional' Barry Murphy joins St Pat's for third spell
The 35-year-old made his League of Ireland debut in 2005.
# Raise The Roof
'This is a countrywide problem': Cork activists to protest government's handling of housing crisis
Today’s demonstration comes after a major housing rally held in Dublin city over the weekend.
# Hitting Out
'To me it's absolutely despicable' - Duignan on challenge by Galway defender in Salthill
Adrian Tuohy was shown a yellow card after the incident with Limerick’s Barry Murphy.
# Statement of Intent
Forde and Murphy help UL bag 4 goals in 22-point Fitzgibbon Cup win over UCC
UL stormed into a semi-final meeting with IT Carlow.
# Musical Chairs
Pat's snap up Rovers youngster while Galway secure 'real coup' for 2018
James Doona scored the winner for the Hoops in their EA Sports Cup semi-final against Cork City.
# new recruits
Shamrock Rovers sign two more new players (and two old ones)
Gavin Brennan and David Webster have both completed moves to Tallaght.
# Retirement
Olympian Barry Murphy decides to hang up his Speedos and goggles
The Irish swimmer has called it a day.
# it's in the game
Barry Murphy and Richie Towell are alongside Messi on the new FIFA 15 cover
You would understand if Leo was a little star-struck.
# Friday
We'll leave it there so: Sexton offered new Racing deal, Mackay says sorry and all today's sport
Raheny United have found out who they will play in the Champions League while there was disappointment for Barry Murphy.
# Social Media
Felix Jones' doppelgänger dates twins! It's the sporting tweets of the week
Owen Mulligan as a roofer, Barry Murphy bids farewell to his beloved car and Cathal Pendred’s mate makes a silly promise.
# concussions
Stuart Byrne column: Football has the wrong attitude when it comes to head injuries
Goalkeeper Barry Murphy needed lengthy treatment during Shamrock Rovers’ win on Friday night but was allowed to continue.
# Interview
Could this new initiative be the answer to Irish athletes' prayers? chats to Richard Pearson about a project that aims to “help Irish athletes have a future in what they love doing”.
# Home Sweet Home
Home improvement: New digs for Irish swimmers on the Abbotstown sports campus
Barry Murphy and Bethany Carson will live in the redeveloped accommodation on the National Sports Campus.
# Interview
'People don’t know who I am' - Irish Olympian and European bronze medalist Barry Murphy on the pitfalls of being a world-class athlete
The Dubliner tells us that €12,000 isn’t enough for sportspeople such as himself to get by on.
# Winning
Ireland’s Barry Murphy wins bronze medal at European Swimming Championships
The swimmer produced a fantastic display to finish third today.
# One to Watch
Irish swimmer Meegan breaks the national 1500m record by almost 10 seconds
Meanwhile, Barry Murphy and Fiona Doyle have qualified for the semi-finals of the European Short Course Swimming Championships.
# Deep End
Doyle and Murphy both finish eighth in swimming finals action
Fiona Doyle was the first Irish swimmer in action at the European Short Course Swimming Championships this morning.
# World Swimming Champs
'Bittersweet' night as Fiona Doyle finishes 11th in the world
Lithuanian teen Ruta Meilutyte blitzed the field to set a new world record in tonight’s 100m breaststroke semi-finals.
# Interview
Murphy building for future by making the most of World Championship chance
The 27-year-old is keen to lend his experience to Ireland’s up and coming swimming talent.
# visual clues
Murphy wants dopers to wear swimcap of shame
That way everyone watching will know who the cheats are.
# Swimming
One of the world's top swimmers is competing in Ireland this weekend
The Irish Long Course Swimming Championships kick off in the National Aquatic Centre today.
# Supporting LOI
Sligo goal-machine Anthony Elding wins March award
The new man in the Showgrounds has scored six in his first six league games for the champions.
# Facepalm
VIDEO: Linfield's Ryan Henderson missed this easy peno rebound in Tallaght tonight
Linfield trail by three goals ahead of next week’s second leg — but it really should have been less. Here are the highlights.
# Unlucky
Murphy finishes tenth overall in Breaststroke semi-final
The Irishman missed out on a place in the final at the World Short Course Swimming Championships this evening.
# On a Roll
Murphy eases through breaststroke heat
The Dubliner is having a good week at the world short-course championship.
# Take a Bow
Murphy sets another record at World Short Course Championships
The Dubliner missed out on a place in the final though, finishing 13th overall.
# Swimming
Murphy survives le Clos encounter
Barry Murphy set a new national record to qualify for the 50m fly semi-finals at the World Short Course Championships in Istanbul.
# Unlucky
Murphy wins heat but fails to qualify overall
The Irish swimmer produced a commendable performance despite failing to break into the top 16 fastest times.
# Not Constantinople
Swimming: Murphy to take on the world alone
Dublin’s Barry Murphy goes in the first of his four events at the World Short Course Swimming Championships this morning.
# brendan greats
National championships: Junior swimmers smash Irish records in Lisburn
They must be sprinkling pixie dust in the water.
# Meaty
Breakfast of champions: here's what Ireland's top male swimmer got stuck into this morning
Barry Murphy is in action at the National Short Course Championships in Lisburn this weekend.
# Rovers return
Murphy and Ledwith join Shamrock Rovers
It’s been a busy day in Tallaght, while Premier League legend Les Ferdinand has been linked with the vacant manager’s job at Limerick.
# Record Breaker
Sycerika McMahon makes Euro final as Barry Murphy breaks national record
The Belfast swimmer will compete in the final of the Women’s 100m Breaststroke on Sunday.
# Swimming
McMahon wins bronze at European Champs
Sycerika McMahon set three national 50m breaststroke records as the European Short Course Championships got underway in Chartres, France.
# Ford FAI Cup
Sleepless night ahead for Saints stopper Murphy
The St Patrick’s Athletic goalkeeper admits he will be tossing and turning with thoughts of the Ford FAI Cup final.
# FAI Cup 2012
Murphy tight-lipped on cup heartbreak
Like his club, St Pat’s keeper Barry Murphy knows how it feels to lose in the FAI Cup. This weekend, he’s determined to get it right.
# FAI Cup
FAI Cup: Pat's penalty drama sets up date with Dundalk
Barry Murphy saved three penalties as St Patrick’s Athletic beat Drogheda in the FAI Cup quarter-final replay last night.
London 2012 Olympics, day six
Check in on what unfolded on another action-packed day at the Games.