Dáithí Ó Sé: ‘I can't wait for the day we have a trans Rose on stage’

The presenter of one of RTE’s most enduring institutions says he’s delighted to see the programme moving with the times

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Dáithí Ó Sé was working as a boat driver around the Blasket Islands in the summer of 1999 when he first caught the attention of someone from TG4. He still remembers his surprise at getting a call from the station after ferrying a TV crew back to the mainland. The young Kerryman must have made an impression, because soon enough he was heading to the network to meet a few higher-ups.

“I had just finished ...