“If the streaker doesn’t mind, it will be going over his direction now”

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When a streaker appeared on the pitch at the Leinster Senior Hurling Final in 2003, Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh included him in his commentary.

  • Title
    Streaker
  • 1st Broadcast
    06/07/2003
  • Contributor
    Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh
  • Clip Duration
    00:02:12
  • Material Type
    Audio
  • Series title
    Sunday Sport
  • Clip title
    “If the streaker doesn’t mind, it will be going over his direction now”
  • Extended description

    During the Leinster Senior Hurling Final in 2003 between Kilkenny and Wexford a streaker appears on the pitch just after a goal by Henry Shefflin. Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh includes him in his commentary, "There is a streaker on the ground now. Well he must be a Kilkenny man because he is quite happy with the situation right now."

  • Information

    'Sunday Sport' is a weekly sports programme on RTÉ Radio 1 covering all the sporting action.

    The accompanying image shows Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh photographed for the RTÉ Guide in April 2008.
    © RTÉ Archives 4118/003

    This photoshoot was to accompany a feature that was published in the RTÉ Guide's GAA Football Championship 2008 special on 10 May 2008. The article is a day-in-the-life type feature as the RTÉ Guide spends the day with Ó Muircheartaigh and his daughter Doireann on a match-day.

  • Local keywords
    Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh, Leinster, Hurling, Radio Sports Commentary
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Sport
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ Radio One
  • Production year
    2003
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • 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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