Slavin, Michael

Michael Slavin (1931-) is a broadcaster and author. Born in Cavan, he moved to America with his family when he was 17.

He became an equestrian correspondent when he returned to Ireland in the 1960s and has written for national and provincial newspapers and international sporting journals. He is also the author of 'Show jumping Legends Ireland 1868-1998' and co-author of ‘Ambassadors on Horseback’.

For over 20 years now, Michael Slavin has commentated on show jumping events at home and abroad for RTÉ Radio Sport.