DJ, broadcaster and television presenter Vincent Hanley, also known as Fab Vinny in photographs.

Tipperary born Vincent Hanley (1954-1987) began his career at RTÉ Radio Cork before moving to RTÉ Radio 1 and RTÉ Television. He went to work with RTÉ Radio Two (now 2FM) when it was set up in 1979. A talented broadcaster Vincent presented many different programmes on both television and radio.

In 1981, he left RTÉ for London where he worked at Capital Radio before making the move to New York in 1983.

It was in New York that he became a household name in Ireland producing and presenting his own 3 hour music show MT-USA from 1983 to 1987.

In 1987, at the age of 33, Vincent Hanley died.

Presented here are some photographs of Vincent Hanley from across his career.

1 October 1974  RTÉ broadcaster Vincent Hanley (1974)  Broadcaster Vincent Hanley in a shot taken at the microphone in an RTÉ radio studio in October 1974.   Photo by Mary Lee.
RTÉ broadcaster Vincent Hanley (1974)
Photo by Mary Lee.
2280_091  September 1979 Vincent Hanley in 'Christmas at Castle Backtax' (1979)  Vincent Hanley in a comedy sketch from RTÉ Television's 1979 Christmas Day variety show 'Christmas at Castle Backtax', during studio filming in September 1979. 'Christmas at Castle Backtax' included music and comedy sketches. The RTÉ Guide previewed the show on 21 December 1979.    Photo by Joe St Leger
Vincent Hanley in a sketch from 'Christmas at Castle Backtax' (1979)
Photo by Joe St Leger
Vincent Hanley (1980)  	onboard a helicopter provided by the Irish Amry during the RTÉ Radio 2 birthday celebrations in May 1980.
Vincent Hanley (1980) onboard a helicopter provided by the Irish Amry during the RTÉ Radio 2 birthday celebrations in May 1980.
Broadcaster Vincent Hanley at the Stardust nightclub (1980)
Broadcaster Vincent Hanley at the Stardust nightclub (1980)
Photo by John Cooney
Vincent Hanley and Áine O'Connor in a publicity shot for 'Summerhouse' (1980)
Vincent Hanley and Áine O'Connor in a publicity shot for 'Summerhouse' (1980)
Photo by Peter Harding
Broadcaster Vincent Hanley in the cockpit of a Boeing aeroplane, in a promotional shot for RTÉ Radio 2 (now RTÉ 2fm), taken at Dublin Airport in October 1980. Hanley was a DJ with the station at the time.    Photo by Des Gaffney
Vincent Hanley in the cockpit of a Boeing aeroplane, in a promotional shot for RTÉ Radio 2 (now RTÉ 2fm), taken at Dublin Airport in October 1980.
Photo by Des Gaffney
Vincent Hanley on 'Live Aid for Africa' (1985)
Vincent Hanley on 'Live Aid for Africa' (1985)
Photo by Thomas Holton
RTÉ Radio broadcasters Vincent Hanley, Flo McSweeney, Carolyn Fisher, Pat Kenny, Marty Whelan and Maxi. (1985)
RTÉ Radio broadcasters Vincent Hanley, Flo McSweeney, Carolyn Fisher, Pat Kenny, Marty Whelan and Maxi. (1985)
Photo by Eve Holmes