"Oh, What A Game!"

EXHIBITION : RTÉ RADIO SPORTS COMMENTATORS

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Michael O'Hehir discusses the special relationship he has with his listeners.

  • Title
    Over To You, Michael O'Hehir
  • 1st Broadcast
    22/02/1976
  • Contributor
    Michael O'Hehir
  • Clip Duration
    00:02:47
  • Material Type
    Audio
  • Clip title
    "Oh, What A Game!"
  • Extended description

    Michael O'Hehir was known as "the voice of the GAA". There was a special connection between O'Hehir and followers of football and hurling. Listen here to O'Hehir in full flow, followed by his reflection on the commentator's relationship with his listeners.

  • Information

    'Over to You, Micheal O'Hehir' was a programme tracing the outstanding career of sports commentator Micheal O'Hehir and was broadcast as part of the commemoration of 50 years of Irish radio. The programme was compiled and presented by Philip Greene. As well as talking to Micheal O'Hehir himself, Greene reminisces with old friends such as Terry Rogers, Tommy Carbery and Dr. Donal Keenan of the G.A.A.

    'Over to You Michael O'Hehir' was broadcast on 22 February, 1976.

  • Local keywords
    Michael O'Hehir, Radio Sports Commentator
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Sport
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1976
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    LA001346
  • 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)
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