Bill O'Herlihy

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Bill O'Herlihy (26 September 1938 – 25 May 2015) was an Irish television broadcaster and public relations executive. His career began in 1965. He worked for Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ), and was best known for his work on RTÉ Sport. He presented for 10 FIFA World Cups and 10 Summer Olympic Games before retiring in 2014. He also appeared in current affairs programs Newsbeat and 7 Days.

O'Herlihy was born in Glasheen, Cork. He was married to Hilary and had two daughters, Jill and Sally. He had an operation in 2007 because of a colon cancer tumour.

O'Herlihy died on 25 May 2015 in Dublin, aged 76.[1]

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  1. "Former RTÉ presenter Bill O'Herlihy dies aged 76". The Irish Times. 25 May 2015. Retrieved 31 May 2015.