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'It’s inevitable that it will happen. You have no power over it, why worry about it?'
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'It’s inevitable that it will happen. You have no power over it, why worry about it?'

Updated Nov 5th 2019, 8:16 PM 54,110 Views 16 Comments

Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh talks to The42 about death, Gay Byrne, Kerry and Luke Kelly.

Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh gave a dramatic reading of Camila Cabello's 'Havana' on The Six O'Clock Show last night
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# Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh

Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh gave a dramatic reading of Camila Cabello's 'Havana' on The Six O'Clock Show last night

Feb 20th 2018, 10:40 AM 5,327 Views 0 Comments

“Havana. Oooh. Na. Na.”

‘As John B. Keane put it — they will need to be at their almighty best to beat Dublin’
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‘As John B. Keane put it — they will need to be at their almighty best to beat Dublin’

Sep 16th 2017, 7:00 AM 13,693 Views 18 Comments

Legendary broadcaster Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh remembers the Mayo side who last won the All-Ireland football title in 1951.

'Micheál Ó Mother what?' - Stelling and Kammy meet broadcasting icon
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'Micheál Ó Mother what?' - Stelling and Kammy meet broadcasting icon

Aug 8th 2017, 5:03 PM 13,622 Views 16 Comments

The Sky Sports duo will commentate on the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship final next month.

Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh has been busting some serious moves in Asia
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Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh has been busting some serious moves in Asia

Oct 30th 2015, 6:30 PM 8,052 Views 3 Comments

The legendary GAA commentator joined in the fun at the FEXCO Asian Games.

'Bill wouldn't prolong a meeting but would prolong the aftermath of it - he was special'
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'Bill wouldn't prolong a meeting but would prolong the aftermath of it - he was special'

Jun 12th 2015, 11:14 AM 4,820 Views 1 Comment

One broadcasting legend pays tribute to another.

Galway footballer does superb Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh impression after county final
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Galway footballer does superb Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh impression after county final

Oct 22nd 2014, 12:06 PM 9,518 Views 4 Comments

When Eddie Hoare hangs up the boots, a career as an impressionist awaits.

Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh's top 7 moments from this year's Gaelic football championship
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Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh's top 7 moments from this year's Gaelic football championship

Dec 17th 2013, 5:54 PM 8,119 Views 1 Comment

Mícheál counts down his favourite moments including Michael Meehan, Tommy Freeman, the Gooch and more…

The best Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh impression you’ll hear today
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The best Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh impression you’ll hear today

Oct 15th 2013, 3:28 PM 4,437 Views 4 Comments

Here’s how Kells club Gaeil Colmcille celebrated their Meath intermediate final win last Sunday.

Calling all aspiring GAA commentators…
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Calling all aspiring GAA commentators…

Jul 23rd 2013, 7:30 AM 2,474 Views 0 Comments

A new competition is offering you the chance to win a unique prize on All-Ireland football or hurling weekend.

Ó Muircheartaigh is Ireland's favourite ageing role model
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Ó Muircheartaigh is Ireland's favourite ageing role model

Sep 23rd 2011, 12:57 PM 361 Views 4 Comments

The legendary GAA commentator joins Mary O’Rourke and Giovanni Trappatoni as some of Ireland’s most popular older people.

Caption comp: Does this make you feel positive about ageing?
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Caption comp: Does this make you feel positive about ageing?

Sep 19th 2011, 2:15 PM 1,547 Views 14 Comments

We’re not sure what’s being advertised here – so help the PR guys and fill out your own caption for Georgia and pals…

Fine Gael and Labour dismiss appeals for poster-free Áras campaign
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Fine Gael and Labour dismiss appeals for poster-free Áras campaign

Aug 27th 2011, 9:15 AM 968 Views 28 Comments

Spokespersons for Gay Mitchell and Michael D Higgins say their parties don’t intend on dropping posters for October’s election.

The Daily Fix: Friday
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The Daily Fix: Friday

Aug 26th 2011, 7:58 PM 1,294 Views 3 Comments

All the day’s news: Dublin Fire Brigade unions head for the LRC, Anglo’s last ever accounts, New York prepares for evacuation, and more success for Shamrock Rovers and Conor Niland…

Gallagher endorses call for poster-free Áras campaign
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Gallagher endorses call for poster-free Áras campaign

Aug 26th 2011, 2:41 PM 1,003 Views 25 Comments

Ireland may be spared from election posters, as Seán Gallagher says he’d agree to a presidential campaign without them.

‘I had never said I was interested’: Ó Muircheartaigh rules out presidential run
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‘I had never said I was interested’: Ó Muircheartaigh rules out presidential run

Aug 26th 2011, 8:30 AM 640 Views 17 Comments

The former GAA broadcaster had been considering entering the race but has ruled it out.

Presidential material: 8 other sports personalities who could run for the Áras
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Presidential material: 8 other sports personalities who could run for the Áras

Aug 17th 2011, 7:24 PM 1,075 Views 6 Comments

After Eamon Dunphy and Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh were linked with the position, we take a look at some other possible candidates.

Could Martin Sheen be the next President of Ireland?
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Could Martin Sheen be the next President of Ireland?

Aug 17th 2011, 5:36 PM 2,880 Views 56 Comments

The rumours circulating about potential candidates in this year’s race to the Aras reads like a pilot script for a ‘Celebrity President’ television series.

The Morning Score: Tuesday
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The Morning Score: Tuesday

Aug 16th 2011, 9:02 AM 177 Views 0 Comments

All the sports news you need to know this morning — or your money back.

Ó Muircheartaigh 'really considering' bid as FF members want candidate
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Ó Muircheartaigh 'really considering' bid as FF members want candidate

Aug 16th 2011, 8:40 AM 1,563 Views 76 Comments

The party wants to run a candidate according to a survey of TDs and senators. Meanwhile Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh is mulling a possible run.

Poll: Who is right in the dispute over Brian Carthy? RTÉ or the GAA managers?
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Poll: Who is right in the dispute over Brian Carthy? RTÉ or the GAA managers?

Jun 11th 2011, 2:52 PM 4,395 Views 24 Comments

Some inter-county GAA managers are threatening a boycott RTÉ over the state broadcaster’s perceived poor treatment of radio correspondent Brian Carthy, but who is right?

The Magnificent Seven: Iconic sports commentary
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The Magnificent Seven: Iconic sports commentary

May 6th 2011, 1:07 PM 1,209 Views 0 Comments

In tribute to “Whispering” Ted Lowe who passed away earlier this week at the age of 90, we relive some brilliant moments of sporting commentary.

2010 in review: September
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2010 in review: September

Dec 27th 2010, 11:56 AM 678 Views 0 Comments

A ‘final’ cost on Anglo Irish Bank, scorn for Conor Lenihan, and questions over Brian Cowen’s Morning Ireland performance.

Micheál-isms: the best Ó Muircheartaigh quotes
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# The Last Broadcast

Micheál-isms: the best Ó Muircheartaigh quotes

Oct 29th 2010, 3:07 PM 35,672 Views 0 Comments

Voice of gaelic games to bow out tomorrow

McAleese laments retirement of ‘wonderful’ Ó Muircheartaigh
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McAleese laments retirement of ‘wonderful’ Ó Muircheartaigh

Sep 16th 2010, 1:33 PM 339 Views 0 Comments

The President leads the tributes to the soon-to-retire gaelic games commentator.

Micheál-isms: the best Ó Muircheartaigh quotes
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Micheál-isms: the best Ó Muircheartaigh quotes

Sep 16th 2010, 9:09 AM 2,837 Views 0 Comments

A legend in broadcasting bows out after 60 years – leaving a catalogue of memorable quotes. Here’s our favourites.

The 'voice of gaelic games', Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh, to retire
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The 'voice of gaelic games', Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh, to retire

Sep 16th 2010, 8:16 AM 425 Views 0 Comments

RTÉ’s legendary commentator Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh will hang up the mic after Sunday’s All-Ireland.