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12 of Ray D'Arcy's best moments in broadcasting so far

In the wake of his Today FM departure, we look back at his best bits.

RAY D’ARCY HAS announced his big return to Montrose after 14 years at Today FM.

He’ll tackle a range of radio and TV projects, but will they live up to what he’s already achieved?

Things like…

12. His dad dancing

Consistent and often.


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11. When he taught us all how to drive

Yes, he went through a driving test with us all, like some kind of damn superhero.


Why? Don’t don’t question it.

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10. This astounding lip-sync to Nothing Compares To You

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9. Line dancing on The Den


8. Abseiling down Hook lighthouse, while live on air

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7. When he danced INTO his trousers

But did he make it?


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6. His ice bucket challenge

Broadcast on the Rose of Tralee. Well, he stepped up, and from his holidays and everything!


Special mention to his #MenWithMakeupSelfie


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5. When he let everyone pelt him with water balloons, all in the name of breaking a record


4. Bringing the magical Blackboard Jungle to life

Some* called it the Irish university challenge, and he, the Jeremy Paxman.


*we did, just now.

3. Christmas Crisis

The Den Christmas special from 1992 was engrained in the minds of every Irish 80s kid. Lucky for us, some hero has uploaded it all to YouTube.


2.  Shave or Dye

Ray is a massive running force in the charity drive every year, always shaving, dying, or… waxing.


1. Interviewing Mary Robinson on The Den

Obviously number one. Irish society peaked when Dustin suggested our president had smelly feet.

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