BREAKING: Legendary GAA commentator Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh has sadly died aged 93 – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views

BREAKING: Legendary GAA commentator Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh has sadly died aged 93




Legendary gaelic games commentator Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh has sadly died in hospital at the age of 93.

Mr Ó Muircheartaigh was born in Dún Síon near Dingle, Co Kerry, in 1930 and became a well-liked teacher.

His first RTE gig saw him commentate on the 1949 Railway Cup Final on St Patrick’s Day. He worked as a teacher until the mid-1980s when he became a full-time broadcaster with RTÉ.

Tributes have already started to pour in on social media across the GAA landscape.

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