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Derek Davis in a fabulous gold jacket at the helm of RTÉ's Live Aid coverage

The Live at 3 presenter has died at the age of 67.
May 13th 2015, 12:11 PM 3,708 1

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FORMER RTÉ PRESENTER Derek Davis has passed away at the age of 67.

The Down man, best known for his work presenting Live at 3 with Thelma Mansfield, worked as a broadcaster for many years. He’s remembered for his work on Play The Game and the fishing programme Out of the Blue.

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His death was confirmed by RTÉ this afternoon.

Back in 1985, Davis worked at the helm of RTÉ’s Live Aid coverage, encouraging viewers to donate cash and bridging the feed from the live concerts taking place in London and Philadelphia.

He did it all while pulling off a marvellous gold jacket.

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RIP Derek Davis

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