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#End of an era

# end-of-an-era - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

'Paul O’Connell’s biggest attribute was his ability to inspire'
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From TheJournal.ie
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'Paul O’Connell’s biggest attribute was his ability to inspire'

Feb 9th 2016, 5:30 PM 355 Views 25 Comments

The Limerick native’s legacy will live on for generations to come as he will forever be remembered as a shining example of great leadership, writes James Galvin.

Paul O'Connell retires from all rugby with immediate effect
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# End Of An Era

Paul O'Connell retires from all rugby with immediate effect

Feb 9th 2016, 10:08 AM 50,231 Views 117 Comments

The former Ireland captain has called it a day.

# end-of-an-era - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Demolition begins on a Cork landmark in first stage of €50 million redevelopment
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Demolition begins on a Cork landmark in first stage of €50 million redevelopment

Jan 26th 2016, 6:26 PM 22,393 Views 42 Comments

The full demolition of the Capitol Cinema in Cork city centre is expected to take three months.

# end-of-an-era - Monday 7 December, 2015

Iconic Windmill Lane graffiti wall to be auctioned off for Movember
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From TheJournal.ie
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Iconic Windmill Lane graffiti wall to be auctioned off for Movember

Dec 7th 2015, 4:16 PM 10,832 Views 8 Comments

U2, the Rolling Stones and Sinéad O’Connor all recorded at the studio.

# end-of-an-era - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

IRFU confirm Paul O'Connell's Ireland career is over
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IRFU confirm Paul O'Connell's Ireland career is over

Oct 13th 2015, 10:23 AM 47,410 Views 76 Comments

Mike McCarthy will replace O’Connell in the second row.

# end-of-an-era - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

'Some people wanted to stay in the Ballymun flats and would go back now if they could'
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From TheJournal.ie
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'Some people wanted to stay in the Ballymun flats and would go back now if they could'

Sep 22nd 2015, 10:50 PM 32,997 Views 35 Comments

Joseph Plunkett Tower is the last of the seven Ballymun flats standing and today work began on its demolition.

# end-of-an-era - Friday 18 September, 2015

The final Ballymun tower is to be demolished this Monday...
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From TheJournal.ie
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The final Ballymun tower is to be demolished this Monday...

Sep 18th 2015, 11:00 AM 22,377 Views 48 Comments

Joseph Plunkett Tower is the last remaining of one of Dublin’s most famous housing projects.

# end-of-an-era - Thursday 16 July, 2015

The 145-year-old New York toy shop made famous in Big has closed down
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From TheJournal.ie
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The 145-year-old New York toy shop made famous in Big has closed down

Jul 16th 2015, 8:24 AM 30,571 Views 15 Comments

FAO Schwarz first opened its doors in New York in 1870.

# end-of-an-era - Monday 29 June, 2015

Jeremy Clarkson: I'm so sorry Top Gear ended like this
# The Last Goodbye
From TheJournal.ie
# The Last Goodbye

Jeremy Clarkson: I'm so sorry Top Gear ended like this

Jun 29th 2015, 8:11 AM 31,981 Views 38 Comments

The final episode of the show, as we currently know it, aired last night.

# end-of-an-era - Saturday 30 May, 2015

One of Man United's finest ever defenders has called time on an illustrious career
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# End Of An Era

One of Man United's finest ever defenders has called time on an illustrious career

May 30th 2015, 2:04 PM 8,851 Views 35 Comments

Rio Ferdinand has decided to hang up his boots.

# end-of-an-era - Friday 29 May, 2015

A tribute to Munster legend Paul O'Connell in 38 epic pictures
# King Poc
# King Poc

A tribute to Munster legend Paul O'Connell in 38 epic pictures

May 29th 2015, 9:40 PM 33,044 Views 37 Comments

The natural-born leader has enjoyed 14 incredible years with his native province.

# end-of-an-era - Monday 18 May, 2015

World Cups, Muhammad Ali and the Mets: the 5 best sports moments from Mad Men
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World Cups, Muhammad Ali and the Mets: the 5 best sports moments from Mad Men

May 18th 2015, 9:20 AM 5,545 Views 1 Comment

The iconic TV show airs its final episode this weekend.

# end-of-an-era - Saturday 25 April, 2015

The front page of today's Racing Post is an absolute gem
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# End Of An Era

The front page of today's Racing Post is an absolute gem

Apr 25th 2015, 11:15 AM 14,491 Views 6 Comments

Well played everyone, well played.

# end-of-an-era - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

"Accidental" Nigerian president loses election fight to 72-year-old former military man
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From TheJournal.ie
# No Luck For Goodluck

"Accidental" Nigerian president loses election fight to 72-year-old former military man

Mar 31st 2015, 7:51 PM 12,965 Views 15 Comments

Muhammadu Buhari has won the country’s presidential elections.

# end-of-an-era - Friday 20 February, 2015

The final ever episode of Two and a Half Men aired and it was bonkers
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From The Daily Edge
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The final ever episode of Two and a Half Men aired and it was bonkers

Feb 20th 2015, 4:06 PM 8,224 Views 2 Comments

Even more so than you would expect.

# end-of-an-era - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Watch Jon Stewart's emotional speech about quitting The Daily Show
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From The Daily Edge
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Watch Jon Stewart's emotional speech about quitting The Daily Show

Feb 11th 2015, 7:59 AM 2,913 Views 0 Comments

Stewart is leaving the programme after sixteen years.

# end-of-an-era - Friday 2 January, 2015

17 brilliant pictures of Steven Gerrard's career with Liverpool
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# End Of An Era

17 brilliant pictures of Steven Gerrard's career with Liverpool

Jan 2nd 2015, 10:59 AM 8,508 Views 55 Comments

What was your fondest memory of the Gerrard years?

# end-of-an-era - Monday 29 December, 2014

Alan Pardew's colourful reign as Newcastle manager could be at an end - Reports
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Alan Pardew's colourful reign as Newcastle manager could be at an end - Reports

Dec 29th 2014, 6:06 PM 5,833 Views 9 Comments

The Guardian have reported that Crystal Palace and Newcastle have agreed on compensation for the manager.

# end-of-an-era - Friday 24 October, 2014

Bohs president says the club was 'lucky and privileged' to have Owen Heary as manager
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Bohs president says the club was 'lucky and privileged' to have Owen Heary as manager

Oct 24th 2014, 10:57 PM 3,714 Views 1 Comment

Heary leaves after eight seasons at the club as a player and manager.

# end-of-an-era - Thursday 16 October, 2014

It's a sad day for rugby fans as Fox do their last ever top five
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It's a sad day for rugby fans as Fox do their last ever top five

Oct 16th 2014, 1:56 PM 10,060 Views 7 Comments

They were bound to run out of ideas eventually.

# end-of-an-era - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

RTÉ is switching off Longwave 252 but don't worry, most listeners won't be affected
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From TheJournal.ie
# Switch Over

RTÉ is switching off Longwave 252 but don't worry, most listeners won't be affected

Sep 24th 2014, 8:21 AM 13,676 Views 37 Comments

The service is “very expensive” and is “unsustainable” in terms of the RTÉ’s current financial position.

# end-of-an-era - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Opinion: Is the Clermont dynasty over before it ever really began?
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# End Of An Era

Opinion: Is the Clermont dynasty over before it ever really began?

Aug 20th 2014, 8:15 AM 9,299 Views 12 Comments

They came, they saw, they squandered- the tale of Clermont rugby.

# end-of-an-era - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

In pics: Ireland's heartbreaking defeat against England in WRWC semi-final
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In pics: Ireland's heartbreaking defeat against England in WRWC semi-final

Aug 13th 2014, 7:24 PM 6,889 Views 9 Comments

The dream of seeing Philip Doyle bow out after a World Cup final was dashed in emphatic style by England.

# end-of-an-era - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

NBA legend Steve Nash thinks this season will be his last
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# End Of An Era

NBA legend Steve Nash thinks this season will be his last

Jul 29th 2014, 8:14 PM 3,366 Views 10 Comments

The 40 year-old has seen injuries derail his time with the LA Lakers since he joined them two years ago.

# end-of-an-era - Sunday 13 July, 2014

How Twitter reacted to Bill O'Herlihy's final appearance on the RTÉ panel
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How Twitter reacted to Bill O'Herlihy's final appearance on the RTÉ panel

Jul 13th 2014, 11:20 PM 14,391 Views 9 Comments

#Okeydoke is trending in Ireland tonight.

# end-of-an-era - Thursday 19 June, 2014

5 reasons why Spain failed so badly at this World Cup
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5 reasons why Spain failed so badly at this World Cup

Jun 19th 2014, 8:00 AM 14,637 Views 16 Comments

The defending champions went out at the group stages after a lacklustre performance against Chile last night.

# end-of-an-era - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Jeremy Paxman presents final Newsnight after 25 years
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From TheJournal.ie
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Jeremy Paxman presents final Newsnight after 25 years

Jun 18th 2014, 9:55 PM 11,312 Views 11 Comments

His final interview will be with London Mayor Boris Johnson so it’s bound to be entertaining.

# end-of-an-era - Monday 26 May, 2014

Will we ever see the impulsive, electric likes of Brian O'Driscoll again?
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Will we ever see the impulsive, electric likes of Brian O'Driscoll again?

May 26th 2014, 8:00 AM 15,378 Views 38 Comments

We spoke with the outside centre’s Leinster and Ireland teammate Fergus McFadden, and old rival Paul Warwick, on rugby post-BOD.

# end-of-an-era - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Trophyless Barcelona set for 'profound changes'
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Trophyless Barcelona set for 'profound changes'

May 18th 2014, 4:38 PM 12,031 Views 9 Comments

‘There are some players that will not continue, but our philosophy won’t change,’ said the club’s president.

# end-of-an-era - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Clermont's 77-game unbeaten run at an end as champions Castres advance
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Clermont's 77-game unbeaten run at an end as champions Castres advance

May 10th 2014, 5:39 PM 8,070 Views 4 Comments

Vern Cotter’s reign at the Auvergne club finished with defeat in the Top 14 semi-finals.

# end-of-an-era - Sunday 2 March, 2014

End of an era: Looking back on a first glimpse of Brian O'Driscoll in the flesh
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End of an era: Looking back on a first glimpse of Brian O'Driscoll in the flesh

Mar 2nd 2014, 12:24 PM 11,782 Views 22 Comments

Before BOD plays his last international in Ireland this week, come in and tell us your memories of watching him play.

# end-of-an-era - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Dublin's Screen Cinema looks VERY different this evening
# Screen
From The Daily Edge
# Screen

Dublin's Screen Cinema looks VERY different this evening

Feb 6th 2014, 6:40 PM 4,934 Views 3 Comments

The cinema has had a facelift and Dubliners are NOT happy about it.

Larry Gogan's Golden Hour gets the chop in 2fm schedule shake-up
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From The Daily Edge
# End Of An Era

Larry Gogan's Golden Hour gets the chop in 2fm schedule shake-up

Feb 6th 2014, 11:18 AM 6,990 Views 14 Comments

The veteran broadcaster will now move to a weekend slot.

# end-of-an-era - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Paul McGuinness to step down as U2 manager
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From TheJournal.ie
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Paul McGuinness to step down as U2 manager

Nov 13th 2013, 9:28 AM 21,312 Views 56 Comments

The band will have to continue With or Without Him (sorry).

# end-of-an-era - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Cats, sacks and handballs: The 8 games that defined Trap's Ireland reign
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# End Of An Era

Cats, sacks and handballs: The 8 games that defined Trap's Ireland reign

Sep 11th 2013, 12:27 PM 8,754 Views 29 Comments

The Italian’s eventful reign in charge of the Boys in Green is over.

# end-of-an-era - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

102 jobs lost as Superquinn stores to be renamed SuperValu
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From TheJournal.ie
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102 jobs lost as Superquinn stores to be renamed SuperValu

Aug 7th 2013, 11:17 AM 26,841 Views 100 Comments

Musgrave, which owns the two supermarkets, said it will try to find jobs for the 102 people who will lose their jobs.

# end-of-an-era - Monday 20 May, 2013

Racing will get their money's worth out of ROG - O'Connell
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Racing will get their money's worth out of ROG - O'Connell

May 20th 2013, 10:34 PM 3,179 Views 3 Comments

The Munster, Ireland and Lions lock says Munster will be a strange place without Ronan O’Gara around.

# end-of-an-era - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Watch highlights from Alex Ferguson’s crazy final game at Man United
# 10 Goals
# 10 Goals

Watch highlights from Alex Ferguson’s crazy final game at Man United

May 19th 2013, 7:33 PM 3,339 Views 0 Comments

He was never going to sign off with a 0-0 draw, was he…

# end-of-an-era - Saturday 27 April, 2013

Reaction: Magnificent Munster fall just short of cracking Clermont
# Pride
# Pride

Reaction: Magnificent Munster fall just short of cracking Clermont

Apr 27th 2013, 8:28 PM 6,266 Views 34 Comments

“They were dead after 60 minutes.” Said Ronan O’Gara after just failing to steer Munster to victory.

# end-of-an-era - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Donal Og Cusack: 'It's important for me to move onto the next challenge'
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Donal Og Cusack: 'It's important for me to move onto the next challenge'

Mar 6th 2013, 2:10 PM 9,606 Views 17 Comments

The iconic goalkeeper has confirmed that his career with the Cork hurlers has drawn to an end.