Last year, when I met Bill O’Herlihy for the first and only time just days before his last broadcast anchoring the RTÉ football panel, he made one of those characteristic self-depreciating comments as we were finishing up.
Tue, 26 May, 2015
Tributes have been pouring in for RTÉ sports broadcaster Bill O’ Herlihy who passed away today at the age of 76; Averil Power has resigned from Fianna Fáil and the Westboro Baptist Church can’t work out the Irish tricolour.
Mon, 25 May, 2015
There will be a lot of fanfare over the coming weeks to mark Gay Byrne’s 80th birthday, which falls in early August, as there has just been plaudits for Bill O’Herlihy, as he stepped away from the anchor seat of RTÉ’s sports department, having steered us through 10 World Cups and 10 Olympic Games on TV. And rightly so.
Mon, 28 Jul, 2014
Eamon Dunphy believes Giovanni Trapattoni will select younger players for the upcoming friendly against Greece, but that the Republic of Ireland manager will revert to established senior players for the vital qualifier against Sweden next March because the Italian “is not going to change” his conservative philosophy.
Wed, 31 Oct, 2012
Mon, 21 Feb, 2011