Michael O'Hehir discusses the special relationship he has with his listeners.
- Title Over To You, Michael O'Hehir
- 1st Broadcast 22/02/1976
- ContributorMichael 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.
'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
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- Item type part/extract
- Item sound Mono
- Language used English (eng)
- Original language English (eng)
Michael O'Hehir Becoming 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