# End of an era

This year
'In my eyes he’s the best Irishman to ever wear the jersey'
Dan Sheehan spoke highly of Johnny Sexton after the out-half’s final game for Ireland.
Last night's game felt like the end of an era
A demoralising defeat by Greece at the Aviva Stadium left Ireland clinging to the faint possibility of progression to Euro 2024 via the playoffs.
'His hurling brain was at a different level than the average player' - Honouring Richie Hogan
Former Kilkenny hurler Eddie Brennan pays tribute to Hogan following his retirement.
Trailblazer, role model, legend - The importance of Áine O'Gorman to Ireland
O’Gorman has announced her international retirement after 17 years and 119 caps.
Dermot Whelan leaving Today FM as Dave Moore to take on new solo show
The pair have worked together on radio for the past 21 years.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic to leave AC Milan
The Swede has hardly featured for Stefano Pioli’s side this term after being plagued with injuries.
Alun Wyn Jones confirms Ospreys exit
Former Lions captain announced retirement from international rugby last month.
Barcelona pay emotional goodbye to legendary duo
Captain Sergio Busquets and defender Jordi Alba played at home for the last time.
After 19 trophies in 11 years, Alba to leave Barcelona
The 34-year-old veteran Spanish left-back lost his place in the team to teenager Alejandro Balde this season.
Soccer AM to be axed after 30 years
The programme started back in 1995 but will finish up at the end of the current season.
Soccer AM to be axed after 30 years
The programme started back in 1995 but will finish up at the end of the current season.
Veteran goalkeeper Murphy announces retirement after hundreds of LOI appearances
The Dubliner was also capped by Ireland at U23 level.
Kerry great David Moran retires from inter-county football
Moran steps away after a glittering 14-year career.
Last year
Dublin great Davey retires - 'It’s probably the right time to move onto the next chapter'
The five-time All-Ireland winner and All-Star calls time on her illustrious inter-county football career.
Ollie Horgan departs relegated Finn Harps after nine seasons in charge
He took over as manager in 2013.
'The highs far outweigh the lows' - Ireland U21 boss pays tribute to Class of 2022
Jim Crawford’s side narrowly missed out on qualification for the European Championships this week.
Tayto Park to be renamed Emerald Park as 12-year long sponsorship deal ends
The Emerald rebrand was chosen due to Ireland’s nickname ‘the Emerald Isle’ given by international visitors.
What next for Leinster with Lancaster sealing his move to Racing 92?
The Englishman will leave an impressive legacy in Irish rugby.
Ian Bermingham announces St Patrick's Athletic exit after 13 seasons
The defender says he will likely retire when he leaves the club at the end of the season.
'In my blood since I was five years old' - England's Jill Scott retires after Euros glory
The 35-year-old steps away after a distinguished international career.
Neighbours ends 37-year run with nostalgia, emotional reunions and wedding joy
The UK’s Channel 5 aired the last-ever episode yesterday and it will be broadcast on RTÉ this Wednesday.
'He'll miss it terribly' - Saluting the Sunday Game career of Pat Spillane before final curtain
The Kerry great is finishing up with the iconic GAA show after 30 years in the studio.
Down stalwart and 2010 All-Star nominee announces inter-county retirement
The Burren clubman was playing in the 2010 All-Ireland final against Cork.
'Everything Michael has done for the club is why we're where we're at' - 40 in-a-row and out
Michael Ryan has stepped down as Ballymacarbry ladies football manager.
'Very difficult decision to make' - Canning Hurleys forced to close after 11 years
The decision has been caused by the persistent ash dieback disease.
Tipperary hurling great Padraic Maher retires on medical grounds
A neck injury has forced the three-time All-Ireland winner and six-time All-Star to call time.
Michael Bradley sacked as head coach of Italian club Zebre
The former Ireland international joined the club in 2017.
All time
New faces can impress against Japan as Griffin and Griggs prepare to bow out
Ireland can make it two wins from two after a difficult couple of weeks off the pitch.
Three-time All-Ireland-winning boss steps down as Corofin manager
Kevin O’Brien is one of the most successful club managers in the history of the GAA.
'We were in a training ground with half a foot of grass' - leaving Cork thriving after 10 years
Paudie Murray stepped down as manager this week after helping the county to four All-Irelands.
Paudie Murray steps down as Cork camogie manager
Murray has recently been linked with a switch to take charge of the Cork minor hurlers.
'The end of a road for probably half a dozen' and what now for defeated Dublin?
Meath ended the Sky Blues’ bid for a perfect five-in-a-row in Sunday’s All-Ireland senior final.
Canning: 'I don't want to overstay my welcome, be there on reputation or as a token gesture'
Galway great Joe Canning confirmed his retirement from inter-county hurling on a media call today.
Galway great Joe Canning retires from inter-county hurling
It’s the end of an era.
Scrapping of away goals will 'definitely' influence Rovers' approach to Champions League clash
Stephen Bradley says he is not in favour of its abolishment.
Irish international to bid farewell after nearly 300 appearances for Millwall
The Championship club won’t be offering a new contract to veteran midfielder Shaun Williams.
Sergio Ramos may have played his last game for Real Madrid as injury strikes again
Los Blancos only have four games left in their season.
Faugheen, Douvan and Benie Des Dieux all retired
‘We have been blessed to have owned some special horses, but Faugheen will always have a special place amongst them.’
A hero on and off the field, Noelle Healy has certainly left the Dublin jersey in a better place
The five-time All-Ireland winner brought the curtain down on a glittering inter-county career today.
Celtic's Scott Brown admits Aberdeen move was 'an offer I couldn’t turn down'
The 35-year-old is heading to Pittodrie to take up a player-coach role.