# long-read - Saturday 18 February, 2017
'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.
# long-read - 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.
# long-read - Saturday 28 January, 2017
Meet the team taking chronic rough sleepers off the streets of Dublin and giving them their own home
The Housing First team in Dublin are at the forefront of the battle to end homelessness in Ireland.
# long-read - Saturday 31 December, 2016
Michael Calvin chats to The42 about ghostwriting football star Joey Barton’s acclaimed autobiography.
# long-read - Sunday 27 November, 2016
Plus, Sports Illustrated’s True Crime series investigates Randall Woodfield, the I-5 Killer.
# long-read - Saturday 26 November, 2016
The former Manchester United manager chats to The42 about an eventful career in football.
# long-read - Sunday 20 November, 2016
Plus, Dejan Lovren talks about how he became a refugee at just three years old.
# long-read - Monday 14 November, 2016
The Newcastle defender showed why Martin O’Neill has placed faith in him.
# long-read - Saturday 12 November, 2016
Take a trip back to Siberia with Connacht in this excerpt of John Fallon’s new book ‘Connacht – The Team That Refused To Die’.
# long-read - Sunday 6 November, 2016
Easing football addiction with marijuana, profound effects of glory and the week's best sportswriting
The Chicago Cubs, homophobia in soccer and an interesting Ray Allen letter also feature this week.
# long-read - Saturday 22 October, 2016
It’s a little over 15 years since a glorious homegrown Leeds United reached the Champions League semi-finals and Stephen McPhail, who retired today, was a part of it.
# long-read - Sunday 11 September, 2016
One of the world’s most renowned adventurers, Charlie Engle, on addiction, prison, Running the Sahara and meeting Matt Damon.
# long-read - Sunday 14 August, 2016
Author and journalist David Goldlatt chats to The42 about the troubled past of sport’s biggest event.
# long-read - Sunday 24 July, 2016
Journalist Richard Askwith chats to The42 about his new book on the legendary Czechoslovak long-distance runner Emil Zatopek.
# long-read - Monday 11 July, 2016
As the Taoiseach comes under fire again, this is the inside story of that coup six years ago.
# long-read - Monday 13 June, 2016
Ireland’s first-ever win against the Boks on South African soil was built on their 14-man defence.
# long-read - Sunday 5 June, 2016
# long-read - Wednesday 13 April, 2016
Although it’s likely the price will put many people off.
# long-read - Sunday 3 January, 2016
What an explosive, forgotten 172-year-old chapter in Irish-American history can teach us about the world today.
# long-read - Friday 1 January, 2016
He may be entering his 20th season on Tour but Pádraig Harrington has found a different motivation to keep him competitive in the game he loves.
# long-read - Thursday 12 November, 2015
The 25-year-old was always a leader during his youth and his departure was a blow to South African rugby.
# long-read - Sunday 1 November, 2015
Iain Macintosh speaks to The42 about Football Manager, British vs foreign coaches and whether pre-Premier League football was unsophisticated.
# long-read - Sunday 4 October, 2015
Adrian O’Dwyer was the rising star of Ireland’s 2004 Olympic squad. Then it all went wrong.
# long-read - Saturday 3 October, 2015
The legendary goalkeeper also chats to The42 about his distinguished career and his troubled relationship with Roy Keane.
# long-read - Sunday 27 September, 2015
Award-winning journalist and author Michael Calvin chats to us about his acclaimed new book on football management.
# long-read - Sunday 16 August, 2015
Brin-Jonathan Butler chats to The42 about his new book, meeting ‘Iron Mike’ and hooking up with Fidel Castro’s granddaughter.
# long-read - Sunday 21 June, 2015
That hasn’t stopped the British writer from scooping one of the world’s top literary prizes.
# long-read - Saturday 30 May, 2015
Munster hooker Eusebio Guiñazú tells The42 about feeling at home 11,000km from his native Mendoza.
# long-read - Monday 20 April, 2015
This is how Hinckley spends his free days.
# long-read - Tuesday 31 March, 2015
Martin O’Neill’s men dominated the second half and ultimately scored a deserved equaliser.
# long-read - Wednesday 11 March, 2015
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# long-read - Sunday 4 January, 2015
The very best of the year’s writing from around the web.
# long-read - Wednesday 17 December, 2014
What happened in the days and weeks leading up to the bank guarantee of 30 September 2008? TheJournal.ie presents an in-depth account from the people who were in the thick of it.
# long-read - Sunday 23 November, 2014
There are also pieces on England’s most-capped player and a footballer turned teacher.
# long-read - Sunday 2 November, 2014
Social media has put 13-year-old girls in a rare position of power, and they’re not afraid to use it.
# long-read - Sunday 20 July, 2014
One year on, TDs and Senators reflect on what it was like to be part of one of the most contentious political debates in decades.
# long-read - Saturday 5 July, 2014
The Irish whistleblower speaks out on her turbulent relationship with the disgraced American cyclist.
# long-read - Wednesday 18 June, 2014
On the 20th anniversary of one of Irish football’s most famous days, we revisit the story with the people who made it happen.
# long-read - Saturday 14 June, 2014
The retired Ulster, Ireland and Lions flanker opens up about his all-too-short comeback from a debilitating ankle injury.
# long-read - Thursday 15 May, 2014
The Glasgow Warriors coach tells TheScore.ie about his coaching journey ahead of his side’s clash with Munster.