Friday January 17, 2020

Off Message: Sad days for radio

Larry Gogan, Marian Finucane and Gay Byrne are all gone, and with them the voices that brought a community together

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
12th January, 2020
Larry Gogan, Marian Finucane and Gay Byrne have all passed away in the last two months

As a nation, we spend an awful lot of time giving out about RTÉ. We complain about the high salaries presenters earn. We expostulate about the shows that we feel aren't high-calibre enough. But my goodness, in the wake of the few months we've had, if ever there were a time to pause and think about how much some of those landmark RTÉ voices have affected your life as a person in Ireland, that time...

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