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# perspective - Saturday 7 September, 2019

'It was the best thing I ever did. When I came back, I just appreciated it more'

Kilkenny joint captain Meighan Farrell is back and looking to make it third time lucky in the All-Ireland senior camogie final.

# perspective - Friday 2 August, 2019

'How lucky are we that we can go out and play? Anytime the going gets tough, I think of her'

Waterford star Niamh Rockett’s story of triumph over adversity is a remarkable one. But she looks elsewhere for inspiration.

# perspective - Friday 5 April, 2019

'You see little kids in Africa kicking around plastic bottles on the street in their bare feet'

Defence Forces member Siobhan O’Sullivan reflects on her working life and her decision to switch allegiances from Sligo to Kildare.

# perspective - Thursday 7 March, 2019

'I got perspective on my priorities, how I want to try to live and what's important to me'

Nasi Manu of Pro14 side Benetton has come through testicular cancer and chemotherapy.

# perspective - Thursday 28 February, 2019

After a week of stick, Groves salutes arch nemesis DeGale on retirement

George Groves tore into James DeGale at every opportunity this week, but paused today to pay tribute to his rival.

# perspective - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Pochettino offers extensive clarification on claim that winning cups 'only builds your ego'

‘The fans that aren’t happy, with perspective in the future, they will appreciate everything everyone is doing for this football club.’

# perspective - Monday 28 January, 2019

'Trophies build egos' - Pochettino shrugs off cup exits as he targets bigger prizes for Spurs

Tottenham look set for another season without silverware but the Argentine isn’t hitting the panic button just yet.

# perspective - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Kyrie Irving reveals he called LeBron this week to apologise, dominates Raptors in thriller

Steph Curry, meanwhile, set a new NBA record last night.

# perspective - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Going home to be a father keeps All Black challenge in perspective for Earls

The 31-year-old is set to face New Zealand for the fifth time on Saturday.

# perspective - Sunday 14 October, 2018

'Why are you smiling?': Sarri reveals bemusement at fun-loving Klopp after Hazard goal

The Italian was impressed that his German counterpart was still enjoying the spectacle at Stamford Bridge despite his team trailing at the time.

# perspective - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Death of talented young footballer the 'predominant thought' for new Kerry manager Keane

Cahersiveen native Peter Keane has been appointed the Kerry manager on a three-year term.

# perspective - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Rashford arguably developing more quickly than Ronaldo and Kane, says Southgate

England manager Gareth Southgate says Marcus Rashford is a special talent who needs time to develop.

# perspective - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

My worst time? This is not even close, says Sharapova

“What’s challenging is when you’re a teenager and you have a few hundred dollars and you’ve got no sense of the future,” she said.

# perspective - Saturday 1 September, 2018

'There is no money that can pay for happiness. I was born poor. I don't mind dying poor'

Fabio Coentrao is quite content to take a step out of the spotlight.

# perspective - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Saving a life more important than a gold medal - Michael Phelps

The US swimmer has spoken before of falling into depression after each Olympics.

# perspective - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Djokovic dismisses on-court problems when there 'are people starving to death'

The Serb advanced to the third round of the French Open but was far from his best.

# perspective - Thursday 22 February, 2018

'A big thing is putting things in perspective and it's something I do every minute'

Keith Earls is enjoying the best rugby of his career.

# perspective - Monday 27 November, 2017

'Rugby has been a stress reliever': Ulster's Paul Marshall opens up about young son's cancer diagnosis

The scrum-half made his 200th appearance for the province on Friday evening.

# perspective - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Carl Frampton and wife Christine to visit children in Kenya for Trócaire Christmas appeal

The Belfast boxer will spend four days in the East African country just over a week after his 10-round war with Horacio Garcia.

# perspective - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

'We earn a lot of money. I'd give away all the money to be healthy again, to play football'

Marco Reus also admitted he’ll at least consider a move away from Dortmund next summer.

# perspective - Thursday 21 September, 2017

'That's where real tragedy and devastation take place, not on the field of dreams'

Mayo manager Frank Browne on the burning desire to guide his side to All-Ireland glory, and using football to deal with loss.

# perspective - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'I suppose they can't use that stick to beat me with anymore'

Joe Canning says that winning an All-Ireland won’t define him but will take some of the pressure off.

# perspective - Monday 28 August, 2017

Sean Cronin bouncing back with renewed appetite after neck injury lay-off

“It puts things into perspective,” says the hooker after suffering two injuries since the birth of his twin boys.

# perspective - Monday 5 June, 2017

Andy Murray pays tribute to victims of UK terror attacks after progressing in French Open

Murray defeated Karen Khachanov in the fourth round of the tournament today.

# perspective - Monday 8 May, 2017

From Use your phone to journal - and improve your day Live A Better Life

Use your phone to journal - and improve your day

Let’s find out how to remember what on earth we did last week.

# perspective - Thursday 13 April, 2017

From 'There is so much more than football in this world' - Dortmund player talks about bombing Perspective

'There is so much more than football in this world' - Dortmund player talks about bombing

The investigation has centred on a sole “Islamist” suspect in custody.

# perspective - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

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Jason Day breaks down in tears as he withdraws from WGC to be with cancer-stricken mother

The 29-year-old conceded his first-round match with Pat Perez after just six holes.

# perspective - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Irish champion kickboxer knows exactly why success can never be life or death

Caradh O’Donovan has gone through a difficult period but competes in the European Championships in Greece this week.

# perspective - Monday 31 October, 2016

Lenihan a man still in love with the game despite rugby's changing face

The second row has born witness to some pivotal moments in rugby history, but also times when it has been put in stark perspective.

# perspective - Monday 25 July, 2016

'There's more important things in life than sport' - Joe Canning hails Davy Fitz return

Canning says the real victory was seeing the Clare boss return to the sideline after a recent health scare.

# perspective - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

'Football is not important' - Belgium training cancelled following Brussels explosions

The country’s footballers have expressed their shock at this morning’s tragic events.

# perspective - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Luke Fitzgerald staying positive despite another injury setback

The Leinster back is targeting a return to his province in time for the business-end of the PRO12.

# perspective - Friday 27 November, 2015

Emotional scenes at Celtic Park last night as club hosted terminally ill ex-Rangers player

Fernando Ricksen was diagnosed with motor neuron disease in 2013.

# perspective - Thursday 12 November, 2015

'Jackie would want us to go out and play the game to the best of our ability'

Thurles Sarsfields are determined to put on a performance to honour the memory of their late team trainer, Jackie Griffin.

# perspective - Sunday 8 November, 2015

From Why Jose Mourinho deserves our compassion Opinion

Why Jose Mourinho deserves our compassion

Jose Mourinho’s father underwent surgery on a brain hemorrhage and has been seriously ill. It puts Chelsea’s current woes into perspective, writes Paul Allen.

# perspective - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Springboks want to 'unite a nation' after brutal murders in Johannesburg

Bryan Habana paid tribute to school teacher Zukisa Kela in a poignant statement.

# perspective - Monday 5 October, 2015

Peter Stringer: England's pool stage elimination puts Italy performance into perspective

Our columnist Peter Stringer says despite the performance, it’s job done so far.

# perspective - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

'I thought that was my last game for Ireland': Ryan doing homework to exorcise demons of Rome

The Munster man is loving the intensity of life under Joe Schmidt.

# perspective - Monday 20 April, 2015

Nice gesture by the Waterford hurlers after news of Tipperary player Noel McGrath's illness

It was announced last week McGrath was set to undergo surgery for testicular cancer.

# perspective - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Steve Bruce full of praise for Ireland's Robbie Brady after difficult period

The Republic of Ireland international has been back in Dublin recently caring for his ill daughter.

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