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#Interview

# interview - Sunday 19 February, 2017

How a little-known South Africa-born teenager became an overnight hero in Irish football A True Underdog Story This post contains videos

How a little-known South Africa-born teenager became an overnight hero in Irish football

Finn Harps starlet BJ Banda chats to The42 about his hopes for the new season, a little over a year on from THAT goal.

'It's a dream come true to play against Manchester United': Irish Rover Lenihan Interview This post contains videos

'It's a dream come true to play against Manchester United': Irish Rover Lenihan

We caught up with the Blackburn defender as he prepares to face Jose Mourinho’s side at Ewood Park this afternoon.

'I do feel pressure but I believe strongly in Irish athletes, Irish coaches and Ireland as a nation'

Sarah Keane has been tasked with bringing the Olympic Council of Ireland out of the crisis it currently finds itself in and rebuilding the organisation’s plummeting credibility.

# interview - Saturday 18 February, 2017

'I had to learn to walk again. I was so nervous I wouldn't be able to hold myself up'

Connacht’s Eoghan Masterson is back playing after a severe knee injury that could have ended his career.

'You go from winning Player of the Season to knowing next week you'll be collecting your dole' Interview This post contains videos

'You go from winning Player of the Season to knowing next week you'll be collecting your dole'

Killian Brennan chats to The42 about the new season ahead with his hometown club.

'When I saw the tears in Busby's eyes, I realised the depth of their relationship and what George turned away'

Inside ‘George Best: All By Himself,’ an extraordinary, sobering look at the life and times of George Best.

# interview - Friday 17 February, 2017

'I said to my dad I wanted to come home and maybe play football in Ireland' Journey This post contains videos

'I said to my dad I wanted to come home and maybe play football in Ireland'

As he gets set for one of the biggest games of his career, Lincoln’s Alan Power chats to The42 about his struggle to make it as a footballer.

# interview - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

'I didn’t have an Irish accent or the heritage the boys had, but I’ve got to say they were very welcoming'

Although he was forced to retire at an early age, former Ireland striker Jon Goodman has had a fascinating career in the game.

# interview - Sunday 12 February, 2017

The man balancing the turbulent life of a League of Ireland manager with a Masters in UCD

Shane Keegan chats to The42 about the challenges that await his Galway side this season.

# interview - Saturday 11 February, 2017

'I haven't really thought about England... Playing with Shamrock Rovers is the best thing for me' Potential This post contains videos

'I haven't really thought about England... Playing with Shamrock Rovers is the best thing for me'

Promising Irish teenager Sean Boyd chats to The42 ahead of the new League of Ireland season.

# interview - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Reasons behind Ronnie O'Sullivan's 'robot' interview revealed Perturbed This post contains videos

Reasons behind Ronnie O'Sullivan's 'robot' interview revealed

The snooker legend has suggested he will no longer give frank or in-depth interviews to the media.

# interview - Sunday 5 February, 2017

'I don't mind being sore from rugby when I grow up but it's different when you can't hold a conversation'

After nearly twelve months on the sidelines with concussion, Ben Marshall had to make the brave decision to cut his professional career short at the age of 26.

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Trump draws criticism as he repeats respect for 'killer' Putin

Trump was speaking in an excerpt of a Super Bowl interview with Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly.

# interview - Saturday 4 February, 2017

'There are people out there who want me to fail but that drives you on more'

Sinead Kane made history in Sydney last weekend but the journey to this point has been far from plain sailing.

# interview - Friday 3 February, 2017

After taking up rugby in college, Clare GAA star set for Ireland debut

Eimear Considine chats to The42 ahead of her side’s Six Nations opener with Scotland this evening.

# interview - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Meet the man championing musicians who were captured by the Nazis Daniel Hope

Meet the man championing musicians who were captured by the Nazis

A hugely successful violinist, Daniel Hope is using music to bring the stories of the oppressed to the rest of the world.

# interview - Monday 30 January, 2017

From Auckland to Athy: Carbery was Ireland's first 1995-born international Class Of 95 This post contains videos

From Auckland to Athy: Carbery was Ireland's first 1995-born international

We sat down with the breakout star of Ireland’s stunning November series last year.

# interview - Sunday 29 January, 2017

'I've cried more times over injuries in the last number of years than anything else'

Jessie Barr has seen her promising career interrupted by a succession of injuries but she’s hoping to return in 2017.

'I had offers to go abroad, but I feel at home in Cork' Interview This post contains videos

'I had offers to go abroad, but I feel at home in Cork'

Sean Maguire tells The42 why he chose to stay with the Leesiders as he looks ahead to the coming campaign

Beckham: Man United humiliated me, but there was no abuse

The former academy graduate insists the only negative experiences he had at the Old Trafford club were character-building ones.

# interview - Saturday 28 January, 2017

'This isn't where I wanted to be at this stage of my life... but it's out of my control'

After making the breakthrough with Munster, Johnny Holland was forced to mark his 25th birthday by announcing his retirement.

'They looked beatable against Southampton, we're going to Anfield to win' Interview This post contains videos

'They looked beatable against Southampton, we're going to Anfield to win'

Dubliner Matt Doherty on Wolves’ plans to claim another Premier League scalp, his new-found versatility and what Martin O’Neill told him he needs to work on.

# interview - Monday 23 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ruth Negga: 'Race was this subject that no one wanted to talk about' Loving

Ruth Negga: 'Race was this subject that no one wanted to talk about'

The Irish-Ethiopian actress has had a stellar year – and her latest film, Loving, touches on a subject very close to her heart.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm not aware of any campaign to discredit any individual' - Nóirín O'Sullivan Whistleblowers

'I'm not aware of any campaign to discredit any individual' - Nóirín O'Sullivan

The Garda Commissioner has been speaking out ahead of the launch of a new Garda code of ethics this morning.

# interview - Sunday 22 January, 2017

'I was never interested in making friends in football'

The Secret Footballer tells The42 about psychology, performance-enhancing drugs and constant paranoia.

'I still have dark days when it's up and down but I won't give in to anything, not even depression'

This isn’t the first time Ashling Thompson has told her story but each and every time she does it helps someone else in a vulnerable position. A few years ago, she had given up but found a mental fortitude to battle back from the brink.

# interview - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Standing up and speaking out: Fionnuala McCormack on the rules denying her medals

The three-time Olympian would prefer if someone else did the talking but as a runner who has consistently been denied medals by Kenyan-born athletes running for Turkey, McCormack is concerned by the lack of action from those at the top.

From 14-year-old Olympian to sporting icon - the story of Tom Daley's incredible rise

The British diver chats to The42 about his decorated career.

# interview - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Tactic brings social media and the love of sport together for youngsters

The new web app allows users to analyse and discuss footage professional games and their own matches.

'They like to pick boys playing at home' - Ulsterman Whitten happy in Exeter

The 29-year-old centre has been an important part of the Chiefs squad in the last five years.

The Irish Powerchair team set to take on the world this summer Feature This post contains videos

The Irish Powerchair team set to take on the world this summer

Donal Byrne chats to The42 about their upcoming competition.

Irishman Tadhg Beirne thriving with new lease of life at the Scarlets

The 25-year-old has been impressing in the second row and at blindside.

# interview - Saturday 14 January, 2017

'I feel like I can relate to Munster. I think I've got that connection'

Jaco Taute feels at home in Munster after a torrid time with injuries at home in South Africa.

Introducing Kickabout, the new app aiming to change the way 5-a-side football is organised

Gary O’Toole chats to The42 about his acclaimed initiative.

# interview - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Is James McCarthy's time at Everton coming to an end? Interview This post contains videos

Is James McCarthy's time at Everton coming to an end?

Phil Kirkbride, the Liverpool Echo’s Everton FC correspondent, chats to The42 about the Ireland midfielder.

# interview - Sunday 8 January, 2017

38-year-old Irish Olympian Breege Connolly one of the unsung heroes of 2016

The Leitrim native recalls her unforgettable experience at the Olympics.

The Irish pair aiming to make history in the world's toughest bike race

Graham Macken chats to The42 about the arduous challenge himself and cycling partner Declan Brassil are set to undertake.

# interview - Monday 2 January, 2017

‘If he were alive now, he wouldn’t go anywhere near an Olympic Games’ Legend This post contains videos

‘If he were alive now, he wouldn’t go anywhere near an Olympic Games’

Duncan Hamilton speaks to The42 about his new book on the life of Eric Liddell.

'This decision will have a lot of influence on my career one way or another but I'm happy with it'

Becoming a professional golfer has always been Leona Maguire’s dream but she has made the bold move of postponing the step-up to continue her development as an amateur and complete her US college degree.

# interview - Sunday 1 January, 2017

'I know young girls especially have watched him talking about "'grabbing women's p***ies'"

Meet the woman using sport to embolden females in the age of Trump.

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