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Saturday 2 December 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Dedication

This year
'I finish work at half 4 on a Friday and I drive to Limerick'
Having recently made his 400th League of Ireland appearance, Marc Ludden discusses the challenges of being a footballer with a job on the side.
All time
'I was considered not to be Irish... I could have buckled at any stage and drank'
John O’Flynn reflects on his career with Cork City, Peterborough United, Limerick and others.
'Anything that's strange, people are going to poke at it. I wouldn't play football too often, I had to turn parties down'
Gymnastics star Rhys McClenaghan has risen to become one of Ireland’s most exciting Olympic prospects.
'We probably train as much as any full-time team'
Aaron Barry reflects on Bohemians’ impressive start to the season.
'More games, more pressure, more stress, so I would suspect those figures are not accurate'
A 2016 ERSI study found that players are dedicating up to 31 hours per week to the inter-county game, but Michael Fennelly says it’s “definitely higher.”
Goalkeeper Colin Doyle starts for Bradford just 20 hours after playing in Turkey 4,000km away
The 32-year-old played 90 minutes during a 1-0 friendly defeat to Turkey last night before keeping a clean sheet on Saturday afternoon against Gillingham.
People are getting behind this Mayo fan's plea for an All-Ireland ticket after she went all out for the cause
10 hours to get this very appropriate hairstyle.
People are getting behind this Mayo fan's plea for an All-Ireland ticket after she went all out for the cause
10 hours to get this very appropriate hairstyle.
Ireland's Heritage Hero spent 10 years selling lottery tickets to raise funds
Matt Farrell from Co Longford was named Ireland’s Heritage Hero at an awards ceremony this week.
Clare footballers travel 500km inside 24 hours to represent club and county
Gary Brennan and Pearse Lillis have had a busier weekend than most.
Ronaldo reunites with coma patient who woke to a replay of his goal for Portugal
David Pawlaczyc and his family drove six hours to meet the Real Madrid star for a second time.
A dedicated fan didn't let surgery keep her from going to a Beyoncé concert
It’s us in July.
Man crucified with real nails in the Philippines in annual ceremony
Ruben Enaje dedicated the act to peace in Belgium and other countries targeted by Islamic extremism.
I'm going to reach my 16 stone goal. Not by being lazy, but with hard work and dedication
This week, Alan says he is looking forward to the Operation Transformation run in Phoenix Park this weekend.
This guy shared a photo of his girlfriend sleeping for the sweetest reason
This is sweet.
'Pep Guardiola has shown me 200 videos'
The Spanish coach’s tactical approach has been criticised by Ottmar Hitzfeld.
This moving dedication in Gloria Steinem's new book is going viral
Steinem thanked the doctor who gave her an abortion 58 years ago.
Somebody has used the pages of Harry Potter to build a perfect Hogwarts
And it’s thoroughly impressed the internet.
This couple just came up with a genius solution to let their pets sleep in their bed
“9 in the bed and the little one said…”
'I was back training 3 days after giving birth' - The life of an Irish Olympic hopeful
Sinead Jennings and Claire Lambe chat to The42 about next week’s World Championships and Rio 2016.
'Lionel Messi's resurgence down to change of diet'
The four-time Ballon d’Or winner inspired Barcelona to a historic treble after giving up processed food last July
One Juventus fan is going to great lengths to see his team in the Champions League final
The Turin club have also facilitated him brilliantly.
The Peamount U9s showed their commitment to the cause tonight
The team trained tonight despite some fairly adverse conditions.
'An hour and a half to training and the same coming back' - Donegal minor dedication
Tony McCleneghan will take on Kerry in Sunday’s All-Ireland minor football final at Croke Park.
Man takes picture of his face every day for eight years
9 examples of WWE CEO Vince McMahon's unreal work ethic
The controversial billionaire wrestling promoter turned 69 recently.
Rob Elliot is missing his own stag party for Ireland duty... but his mates are still going
The Newcastle goalkeeper could make his senior debut for the Boys in Green days before getting married.
Derry City fans have paid their respects to 'Wee Oscar' at the Brandywell
Supporters at the Airtricity League clash against Shamrock Rovers made a touching gesture.
Awesome Twitter account has been telling one joke for seven years
Chesterfield's Irish midfielder Jay O'Shea dedicates league title to his late friend
The Dubliner played football with St Joseph’s Boys alongside his pal David Spain, who passed away in January.
Make-or-break qualifier sees Algeria fans fill stadium... SIX HOURS before kick-off
You can’t question their commitment.
The 'Mayo for Sam' campaign gains support from the bottom of the ocean
Kudos to Jeff Moran and Sean Conroy for their dedication.
Irish fan buys rights to show World Cup qualifier in Australia
David Feeney has gone to the extreme to ensure he gets to watch next week’s Sweden game.
Irish golfer Simon Thornton dedicates triumph to late dad on Father's Day
The Newcastle, Co. Down pro was emotional upon clinching his maiden European Tour title.
Column: I’m running in the London marathon and I’m proud I’ll be able to pay my respect to the Boston runners
Jenny Conlon says it’s difficult to understand why an event of achievement like the Boston Marathon would be targeted in such a way. Training for a marathon is one of the most challenging things you can do and it makes you realise that life is for living, she writes.
How's Christmas Eve going Kenny? Egan training hard for nationals
The Olympic silver medallist also told us that he will be heading out for a jog, or two, tomorrow.
Due south: Carizza happy to wander for 'club' Argentina
After seven years in France, the second row has had to pack his bags to continue playing for the Pumas.
Cork gamers to attempt Fifa 2012 World Record
Four avid fans of the game will play for 2,012 minutes (33 hours 32minutes) in aid of Children In Hospital Ireland.
Kerry's O'Mahony played with broken leg out of 'fear'
The player took part in the majority of Rathmore’s victory over Laune Rangers in the Kerry Club SFC final.
Kobe shoots some late-night hoops after Lakers loss
Star stays behind for two-hour workout after LA lose 94-88 against the Miami Heat.