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Michael O'Hehir at Leinster Senior Football Championship semi-final (1984)

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Caption   Michael O'Hehir at Leinster Senior Football Championship semi-final (1984)
Programme   Centenary Sunday Game (The)  
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Personalities/Groups   O'Hehir, Michael (1920 - 1996)
Description   RTÉ Radio sports commentator Michael O'Hehir pitch side at a Leinster Senior Football Championship semi-final, in Dublin's Croke Park on 24 June 1984. Dublin won against Offaly in this match and went on to win that year's All-Ireland. RTÉ Television broadcast highlights only on 'The Centenary Sunday Game' later that night.

Michael O'Hehir started his career as a radio commentator in 1938. He was appointed RTÉ's first Head of Sports Programmes in 1961 at the establishment of Telefís Éireann, a position he held until 1972 when he returned to being a freelance journalist.  
Collection   RTÉ Stills Department  
Photographer   Holton, Thomas  
Date of photograph   24/Jun/1984
(24/Jun/1984 - 24/Jun/1984)  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
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