The problems encountered by Michael O'Hehir when broadcasting the 1947 All-Ireland Football final from New York.
- Title This Game Is Not Over Yet
- 1st Broadcast 15/02/1976
- ContributorMichael O'Hehir
- Clip Duration 00:02:37
- Material Type Audio
- Clip title "Give Me Five Minutes More!"
- Extended description
In this programme from 1976, Michael O'Hehir relates the problems encountered in broadcasting the 1947 All-Ireland football final from New York, and how there was a danger that the nation might not get to hear the end of the match. He recalls realising that "I was the link between home and this game."
'This Game Is Not Over Yet' was a programme looking back at 50 years of radio sports broadcasting in Ireland.
"A look back over 50 years of sport on radio with voices and sounds which captured the thrills and excitement of great sporting events."
(RTÉ Guide, Vol.13, No.7, Feb 14-20, 1976, p.13)
'This Game Is Not Over Yet' was broadcast on 15 February 1976.
- Local keywords Michael O'Hehir, All-Ireland, 1947, Radio Sports Commentary
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Topic Sport
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ
- Production year 1976
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier BB2014
- IPR restrictions Rights Reserved - Free Access
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- Item type part/extract
- Item sound Mono
- Language used English (eng)
- Original language English (eng)
Audition to be a Commentator
Broadcast - 31/05/1975
Clip Length - 00:04:15
"Give Me Five Minutes More!"
Broadcast - 15/02/1976
Clip Length - 00:02:37
"Oh, What A Game!"
Broadcast - 22/02/1976
Clip Length - 00:02:47
"...With All this Mayhem, Foinavon Has Gone off on His Own"
Broadcast - 22/02/1976
Clip Length - 00:02:32