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#Retirement

# retirement - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Ireland legend Miller calls time on 10-year international career

The 34-year-old winger helped Ireland to two Six Nations titles, a Grand Slam and that famous win over New Zealand in 2014.

# retirement - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Ireland defender Stephen Ward announces international retirement aged 33

The Dubliner made 50 appearances and featured at two European Championships.

# retirement - Monday 21 January, 2019

Ex-Liverpool and Chelsea defender Johnson announces retirement

The 34-year-old, who began his career at West Ham, earned 54 caps for England.

# retirement - Thursday 17 January, 2019

'I had 70 and 80-year-old men coming up to me in tears. That kind of summed it up'

Killian Brennan reflects on an incredible career in the League of Ireland after announcing his retirement this week.

# retirement - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie President signs bill that allows public servants work until they're 70 Retirement

President signs bill that allows public servants work until they're 70

The State pension age is scheduled to increase to 67 in 2021 and 68 in 2028.

# retirement - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

'I can leave with my head held high and be very proud of everything I've achieved over the years'

Recently-retired Ireland international Karen Duggan looks back on a stellar international career in the green jersey, and much more.

# retirement - Friday 30 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Public servants 'in limbo' as law to change retirement age faces 'tight' Christmas deadline Race Against Time

Public servants 'in limbo' as law to change retirement age faces 'tight' Christmas deadline

Unions and politicians have expressed fears that many more will be forced to retire before new legislation comes in.

# retirement - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

'Tá mo chuid déanta' - Kerry great Ó Sé brings football playing career to an end

The renowned defender lined out for his club An Ghaeltacht for the last time on Sunday afternoon.

Three-time Premier League winner Joe Cole announces retirement

‘I hope the next two decades are as special as my last 20 years as a professional have been.’

# retirement - Monday 29 October, 2018

'When he has the ball, his feet are like glue. They don't call him the Derry Pele for nothing' Last Stand This post contains videos

'When he has the ball, his feet are like glue. They don't call him the Derry Pele for nothing'

Paddy McCourt will play two crucial matches for Finn Harps this week before retiring.

# retirement - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Teachers will be allowed work beyond 70 in their final school year under new law Retirement Age

Teachers will be allowed work beyond 70 in their final school year under new law

Under current rules, those working in the public service must retire from their job at age 65.

# retirement - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

'The objective is my long-term health' - Ulster second row retires aged 30 following concussion concerns

Pete Browne confirmed his retirement on Tuesday after three seasons spent at Kingspan Stadium.

# retirement - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

'The anxiety I would get would manifest itself' - Joe Marler reaffirms he never tried to incur an England ban

Marler said that comments he recently made about looking for an “easy way out” of England duty were taken out of context.

# retirement - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

'Now is the time to walk away' - England prop Joe Marler retires from international rugby

The Harlequins forward said it was “a very difficult decision” to end his England career at the age of 28.

Former Ireland International Player of the Year Karen Duggan announces retirement aged 27

The Peamount footballer made her Ireland debut in 2013 and has also secured All-Ireland camogie titles with Kilkenny.

# retirement - Monday 17 September, 2018

After 12 years and 100 caps, Ireland legend Aine O'Gorman announces retirement from international football

The Wicklow native made her debut for the national side as a 16-year-old.

# retirement - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

'I was going into battle for this county and that's why I was kind of so on the edge as a player' STARBOY This post contains videos

'I was going into battle for this county and that's why I was kind of so on the edge as a player'

Kieran Donaghy feels ‘it’s time’ to announce his inter-county retirement after a 14-year career with Kerry.

# retirement - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should there be a retirement age? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a retirement age?

Many people retire around the age of 65.

# retirement - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Kildare's record championship appearance holder calls it a day

Eamonn Callaghan has confirmed his retirement.

# retirement - Monday 6 August, 2018

The longest serving inter-county footballer confirms retirement after 19 seasons

Ryan McCluskey made his Fermanagh debut in 2000 and was an integral figure on route to the All-Ireland semi-finals in 2004.

# retirement - Monday 9 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Public servants will be able to work until 70 under new Bill Mandatory Retirement Age

Public servants will be able to work until 70 under new Bill

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohue believes that the Bill reflects the fact that people are living longer and feel they have more to contribute in later life.

# retirement - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Iniesta announces international retirement following Spain's World Cup exit

After more than 130 caps and three major titles, including the 2010 World Cup, the former Barcelona midfielder has hung up his boots

# retirement - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Mascherano announces international retirement following Argentina's World Cup exit

The versatile 34-year-old has called time on his career with the Aliceleste.

# retirement - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court judge Anthony Kennedy announces retirement Stepping Down

US Supreme Court judge Anthony Kennedy announces retirement

He has held the key vote on such high-profile issues as abortion, affirmative action, LGBT rights, guns, campaign finance and voting rights.

# retirement - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Legendary Irish scrum-half Peter Stringer announces his retirement aged 40

The ex-Munster star has finally opted to hang up his boots.

# retirement - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Former world heavyweight champion David Haye retires from boxing

The 37-year-old’s announcement comes after his rematch defeat to Tony Bellew last month.

# retirement - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll: At what age would you like to retire? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: At what age would you like to retire?

Remember: the less years you work, the less valuable your pension will be.

# retirement - Monday 21 May, 2018

'Legend,' 'iconic,' 'dual star' - tributes pour in for 18-time All-Ireland winner Rena Buckley

Diarmuid O’Sullivan and Noelle Healy are among those marking the end of an incredible inter-county career.

# retirement - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

After 117 caps, John O'Shea confirms imminent retirement from international football

The Sunderland player will represent his country for the last time against USA on 2 June.

# retirement - Friday 4 May, 2018

The top points scorer in French Test history calls time on rugby career

Frederic Michalak is preparing to retire at the age of 35.

# retirement - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Ex-Arsenal star Arshavin 'frightened' by imminent retirement

The former Russia player feels his playing days are coming to an end.

# retirement - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Former All-Star Peter Kelly announces Dublin inter-county retirement aged 29

The Lucan Sarsfield defender won a Leinster title under Anthony Daly in 2013.

# retirement - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Man of the match John O'Shea swats away retirement talk with first goal in over four years Sheasy This post contains videos

Man of the match John O'Shea swats away retirement talk with first goal in over four years

The 36-year-old dismissed reports earlier this week that suggested he planned to retire at the end of the season.

# retirement - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Wasps flanker forced to retire aged 26 after judo injury while training with England

Sam Jones underwent a series of operations in an attempt to resume his playing career.

# retirement - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'It has been a unique privilege': HSE chief Tony O'Brien to leave role this summer Stepping Down

'It has been a unique privilege': HSE chief Tony O'Brien to leave role this summer

Tony O’Brien has led the HSE since 2012.

# retirement - Friday 16 February, 2018

'I’d say there are loads more players up and down the country feeling the same way'

Meath’s Paddy O’Rourke on his delight at ending his inter-county career.

# retirement - Friday 12 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Most women 'don't know how to start a pension' as surveys highlights gender gap Planning Ahead

Most women 'don't know how to start a pension' as surveys highlights gender gap

Just over one in three women have a pension, compared to over half of men.

# retirement - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar regrets saying he wanted to retire from politics by the age of 51 Going Nowhere

Leo Varadkar regrets saying he wanted to retire from politics by the age of 51

The Taoiseach said he is in politics for the long haul.

# retirement - Friday 29 December, 2017

'One of the greatest players to set foot on the playing field': Tributes pour in as Michael Fennelly retires

The eight-time All-Ireland winner announced his retirement from inter-county hurling on Friday.

# retirement - Monday 25 December, 2017

'We always look at people with disabilities and think about what they can't do'

Jason Smyth on embracing challenges and change as he enters the twilight of his career.

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