Tributes from friends and colleagues have been pouring in for RTÉ Radio 1 presenter Sandy Harsch, who has died at the age of 76.
Stephen Averill of Dublin band The Trouble Pilgrims, said, "It was with a deep sadness and loss that I learnt that my friend and colleague Sandy Harsch - a giant of radio broadcasting - had passed away. All who knew her will miss her greatly."
It was with a deep sadness and loss that I learnt that my friend and colleague Sandy Harsch - a giant of radio broadcasting - had passed away. All who knew her will miss her greatly.— Stephen Averill (@StephenRapid) November 20, 2018
Radio 1 presenter John Creedon said, "Few have known and loved their music like our colleague Sandy Harsch #RIP. Still play this box-set she sent me 20yrs ago. A generous spirit."
Sandy's fellow Radio 1 presenter Lilian Smith tweeted, "My lovely friend, my brilliant colleague, my Radio sister #RIP Sandy Harsch xx"
RTÉ Radio 1 presenter Sandy Harsch has died unexpectedly after a short illness. Nighttime radio is defined by likes of herself and @Lillylatelee. Sandy's voice picked you up, flew you over the great plains, dragged you into real America and brought America into your home. RIP pic.twitter.com/WVPyzvGqgX— Declan Varley (@declanvarley) November 20, 2018
So saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Sandy Harsch last night. Sandy was a superb on air CMA award winning talent and possessed an encyclopedic knowledge of all things Country. Our national airwaves will... https://t.co/Z2jXA8uA15— Howard Dee (@HowardDee2) November 20, 2018
We'll miss you, our friend Sandy pic.twitter.com/khs4vOOHJH— RTE Arena (@RTEArena) November 20, 2018