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|Caption||Michael O'Hehir at Leinster Senior Football Championship semi-final (1984)|
|Programme||Centenary Sunday Game (The)|
O'Hehir, Michael (1920 - 1996)
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|
|Date of photograph||
(24/Jun/1984 - 24/Jun/1984)