Radio Nova host Bob Gallico passes away

Tributes are being paid to radio legend Bob Gallico, who passed away at the age of 83.

Bob was a newsreader on the original radio Nova in Dublin in the eighties, and was best known for his distinctive delivery and quirky sense of humour.

A New York native, Bob returned to the US in the 90's, and continued to work in broadcasting right up until his illness before he died.

Friend and colleague, Henry O'Donovan of Bondi Tunes in Australia, said Gallico told him he would never retire from broadcasting - and produced something as recently as two weeks ago.

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